Corporate event Function Bands for hire in Southend-on-Sea

Hire a function band in Southend-on-Sea for your corporate event today. Whatever type of corporate event you're planning, we have 766 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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41 bands in or around Southend-on-Sea
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Function bandSittingbourne(15 mi)

Loose Change is the perfect showband for weddings, birthday parties, anniversaries, functions or corporate events in South-East England.

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From£1700
Function bandBexleyheath(24 mi)

Toured the US twice, Supported Bruce Springsteen at Hyde Park & Headlined Trafalgar Square - this band is guaranteed to deliver & then some!

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From£800
Function bandChislehurst(27 mi)

Function Band, Wedding Band, All hits from 50's up!!

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From£1600
Function bandWickford(8 mi)

Bootsy - Ten piece funk/soul band based in Essex with DJ Performing classic Soul, Disco and Funk covers... guaranteed to get you dancing!

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From£900
Function bandWickford(9 mi)

All the biggest Rock and indie Festival Anthems!

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From£400
Function bandChatham(14 mi)

Soul, Pop & Rock cover band based in Kent available for all events! All your favourites performed by a live band with an ELECTRIC twist!!

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Function bandChelmsford(15 mi)

Rockoon are a 4 piece Essex based covers band. We play a mixture of, rock, indy pop and more.

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From£640
Function bandGravesend(16 mi)

4 piece function band located in London/Kent bringing you the finest in party music and guaranteed to make your guest dance all night.

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From£800
Function bandChelmsford(17 mi)

Dirty Wafer are a professional 5 piece band, performing nationwide for corporate and wedding events.

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From£960
Function bandWhitstable(18 mi)

Motown and soulful funk driven covers from a super six piece function and party band

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Function bandSnodland(18 mi)

Clea & The Dubs are an established, professional band based in Kent. Available as a solo act, all the way up to a six piece band

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From£800
Function bandKent(19 mi)

Premium Party Band Based in Kent

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Function bandMaidstone(20 mi)

We are Brothers From Another Cover, a covers band made with a passion for music and making sure everyone has a good time.

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Function bandHornchurch(20 mi)

We are a 5 piece covers band playing upbeat songs from the 60’s to the 00’s

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From£700
Function bandHornchurch(21 mi)

Let Matt, Dave and Paul give your party event a brilliant musical boost with the very best in live music.

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From£1000
Function bandMaidstone(21 mi)

The Chaucer’s are a private entertainment party band for any celebration or event.

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Function bandAshford(21 mi)

Professional, fun and energetic function band based in Kent. Be prepared to dance your socks off!

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From£2230
Function bandCanterbury(23 mi)

Folk Kings are here to bring their roots-driven, Mumford & Sons style sound to bare on all your favourite hit tunes.

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Popular genres:
Pop, Rock, Jazz
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How much does it cost to hire a function band?

The typical price per group member for function bands is:
£Budget£220
££Pro£330
£££High-end£400+

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Frequently asked questions

What kind of performance should I expect from a function band?

Good question! There are essentially three types of function band performances: headline, background, and roaming. Headline bands are the most common; perfect for filling the dancefloor and getting the crowd moving. Background function bands are usually jazz bands - they can provide a great ambience for whatever event you might have in mind. Roaming bands are great for outdoor weddings or events where you want the band to get around to all the guests and provide a bit of audience interaction. Roaming bands are only possible as an acoustic act, so they come cord-free!

Will function bands take song requests?

Yes - but always best to ask well in advance! Most bands will be very accomodating if you've asked them to play a few special requests. Function bands are also usually very experienced, so requests on the night aren't out-of-the-question either (just don't be upset if they aren't keen to play all 23 minutes of Echoes by Pink Floyd!).

Will the function band provide all their own equipment?

Yes - most function bands will be fully equipped with their own PA system, music gear, and usually even lighting! Many will also provide a sound assistant, as well as a DJ service. A DJ service will keep the music going while the band take short breaks, but is also perfect add-on if you and your guests want to boogie into the far-reaches of the night!

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