A lively folk/gypsy/ceilidh band, tunes from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, America and England. We are available for performing concerts, barn dances or ceilidhs at pubs, festivals, weddings, birthdays, BBQ's or any other parties!
We perform a range of music (both songs and tunes) from a broadly Irish repertoire although we also perform Scottish, Welsh, English, American or Cape Breton tunes.
The music can be fast and exciting - great for stomping your feet - or slow and relaxing - great for chilling between the stomping!
We can cater for Scottish 'flavored' Ceilidhs, although for most Barn Dance/ Ceilidhs we would keep it mixed to allow dancers of all experience levels to enjoy themselves.
Our aim is to 'entertain, not educate', it should be fun after all!
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Saxtasy - Female Saxophonist & Mobile DJ available for parties, weddings, events.
Mobile disco available complete with DJ booth, lighting rig, dry ice machine, DJ controller, laptop with full Public Liability Insurance.
Also available as saxophonist with backing tracks for wedding receptions, wedding breakfasts, parties, corporate events and to play saxophone along with club tracks.
When booking your event I will ask you if you have any favourite styles of music to ensure that I can incorporate these at your special event.
I currently hold 15,000 tracks and come armed with all the latest UK Top 40 tracks along with a full range of other popular styles:-
- 50's Rock n Roll
- Classic 60's including motown tracks
- 70's including funk, soul and disco
- 80's chart hits
- 90's pop and dance
- Party Classics and cheese
- Club Anthems
I can also provide specialised music as well as music for themed nights su...
Tweed in Bourbon | A Lively Wedding & Events Folk Band from the UK's South Coast.
Available to play at your; Wedding, Ceilidh (including Traditional Scottish), Barn Dance, Birthday, Festival or other celebration. We regularly cater for; Burns Night, St.Patrick’s Day & other special occasions!
Our sets are carefully thought-out to ensure guests are not only entertained, but also up & dancing! We balance the order of songs so that everyone is catered for, and customise each gig to suit the occasion. Our music genres range from traditional Irish, Scottish & English music; to popular Americana and modern Folk, plus re-imagined 'Live Lounge' style chart hits.
Looking for a high energy, non-stop Ceilidh? Then we’ll keep tunes fast, songs exciting and dances great fun!
Prefer a calm start that builds to a massive party evening? Perhaps just some gentle tunes during your wedding meal or ceremony? We cater across the board...
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Blag play a variety of Celtic and World music, from Irish Ballads and Scottish Jigs to Flamenco and Gypsy Jazz. They perform regularly in Britain and in festivals throughout Europe. All the musicians in the group are professionals that have trained at music college, made records and have performed on both T.V. and radio, including being featured in 'Loose Ends' on Radio 4.
Michael Pinsky started playing the fiddle at six. He has played in folk groups in Scotland from the age of 11 who’s members have become players in leading Scottish bands such a ‘Capercaille’ and ‘Shoogleniffty’ and with leading jazz players such a Courtney Pine in the ‘Grand Union Orchestra’. His ability to play both folk and jazz creates a unique fiddle style.
David Morgan played acoustic guitar with ‘Golage’, in Brighton, which later formed ‘Stomp’ an extremely successful percussion, performance group that have toured the world, playing on Broadway in New York and th...
Available in Avon
from £500. Based in Greater London
Hi there, my name is Murphy and I'm a full time professional singer/acoustic guitarist.
I have a vast repertoire that stretches from 60's till today's charts and have been performing on a full-time, professional basis for the past 15 years since the age of 17.
I have a summer residency every year at Windsor Racecourse as well as being the resident musician for the Ministry of Defence at Victoria (Windsor Castle), Wellington (Buckingham Palace) & Aldershot Barracks.
I am a regular featured artist at both Westfield London & Westfield Stratford Shopping Centres. As well as performing at restaurants for the likes of Antony Worrall Thompson & Jamie Oliver, I have also played parties for Fearne Cotton & Jo Whiley.
In 2014 I was asked to play as the main act at the Tour de France for the after event entertainment in Yorkshire to 16,000 people and in 2015 was given an Endorsement by Cole Clark Guitars who are also represented by Snow Patr...
Butterfly Kisses is a professional duo or 4-piece acoustic band, fronted by the stunning Lianne on lead vocals.
Lianne has been a professional performer since leaving ‘Performers’ College in 2003 and her career has seen her travel all over the globe singing on some of the most prestigious cruise ships. Lianne has now settled back in Hampshire and is fronting the brilliant Butterfly Kisses acoustic group. Lianne has an effortless performance style and classy stage presence which makes her a favourite for high end events.
The musicians in Butterfly Kisses are all music graduates from University Of Southampton & Academy Of Contemporary Music and are now very busy full time musicians who have performed and recorded with a host of named acts. The understated sound and style and fantastic vocal harmonies give a beautiful and sophisticated sound.
Acoustic Avenue are a young and fresh professional band that creates great versions of modern and classic songs into a Radio One Live Lounge session to your event. The songs vary from modern hits by Adele, Ed Sheeran and Mumford & Sons to more classic songs by The Temptations, Bob Marley and Etta James.
The band offer two lineups: acoustic guitar and female vocals or you can also add percussion to give the music more energy.
The Acoustic Avenue are a line-up of some of the most talented musicians currently working in the industry. They have been in-house resident players to some of the worlds biggest companies including Hard Rock Cafe, intercontinental and TUI.
The set list can be tailored to be a background dinner or drinks set, or a more upbeat party set.
The duo option consists of stunning female lead vocals and male acoustic guitar/backing vocals, the trio adds a percussionist/male vocalist.
Book the ultimate vintage wedding entertainment package with The Rustiques!
The Rustiques perform live covers of dancefloor fillers in a vintage Mumford & Sons style which is perfect for vintage-themed weddings! The repertoire covers classics from Elvis Presley, Ray Charles and The Beatles as well as modern dance floor fillers by the likes of Mumford & Sons, Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Swedish House Mafia & George Ezra!
We also offer the option of a 60-minute Acoustic Live Lounge set which is great for during drinks reception or meal. And cover the disco in the evening before and after the party sets to complete the full vintage wedding entertainment package!
The Rustiques are a professional 5-piece band that features some of the best professional musicians in the UK, who have performed at major festivals & venues such as Isle Of Wight Festival, O2 Arena, Windsor Castle & Wembley Stadium, alongside artists such as Tom Odell, Katie Tun...
The Cheers are a fun and highly professional party band with a modern edge. They are typically a male and female fronted 5 piece with a varied repertoire that covers all the classics from the 50’s through to the latest chart toppers.
As confident and experienced musicians this like-able collaboration will keep you on your feet all night long. They want to ensure that your party is the best it can be so that you and your guests leave with great memories and a story to tell. To guarantee that booking the entertainment for your occasion is easy, they also provide the PA, lighting and background music before, between and after sets.
The Cheers are available for weddings, parties, corporate events and, any other occasion you are celebrating. They are available as:
ELECTRIC BAND SET UP
Quintet (male and female vocals, keys, electric guitar, bass, drums) £1295
Quartet (vocals, electric guitar, bass, drums) £1045
Want to funk thi...
Gentlemen Groove have been playing events including weddings, corporate functions and other special events for nearly a decade now. We pride ourselves on our versatility, offering a range of line ups from a background duo to a full party band, we can provide the perfect backdrop to any event. Our professional musicians provide entertainment that is fresh, energetic and youthful covering a broad spectrum of musical styles including motown, soul, funk, indie rock and pop. Whether the event is for 20 or 2,000 people, these incredible musicians will make for a party that will last long in the memory. We bring you the best in function band entertainment across Bournemouth, Dorset, Hampshire & throughout the UK.
Gentlemen Groove are the go to solution for your event, formed as a working function band in 2009 this band can operate as an Acoustic Duo or Power Trio and have vast experience at events ranging from weddings, corporate events large par...
Up and Running Ceilidh Band and Caller are the best Ceilidh or Barn Dance outfit in the South West! We play exciting toe-tapping folk on traditional instruments - and Joy, our caller will have everyone dancing the night away. We love what we do and we come with all our own equipment - no event is too small or too big for us. You will find us enthusiastic, friendly, and above all, sensitive to your particular requirements. We can provide mics for your speeches and our PA is available for your choice of prerecorded music.
Bring the sound of the hit Radio One Live Lounge sessions to your event, with the UK’s number one Live Lounge Band.
The Live Lounge Band is a sensational duo, trio or 4-piece band performing stunning covers of the biggest Radio One Live Lounge performances to date. The band formed at The University Of Southampton and have quickly built a fantastic reputation for their stunning acoustic covers.
The set list can be tailored to be a background dinner or drinks set, or a more upbeat party set.
The duo option consists of stunning female lead vocals and male acoustic guitar/backing vocals, the trio adds a percussionist/male vocal and the full 4-piece option features a fantastic bass player.
The Lollipops are a professional vintage inspired vocal trio, with a passion for the music and the fashion of the era! The group cover a wide range of repertoire from the 1940s up to the 60s and also cover 70s - modern songs with authentic 3 part harmony arrangements. The Lollipops formed through their love of harmonies. Bound the please the crowd with their authentic choreography, close sweet harmonies and fantastic outfits. They take inspiration from artists such as The Andrew Sisters, The Puppini Sisters, The Chordettes, The Shirelles, That Marvelettes, Bette Midler and many more! They are available for a variety of events such as weddings, birthday parties and private functions, and deliver a fantastic and enjoyable experience with a nostalgic and vintage twist!
Mariachi Tequila are a fun, lively Mariachi band with an excellent reputation from TV, festivals, weddings and parties. They have been playing professionally for over 17 years, and they gained their massive reputation from their great cover versions of English rock and pop songs.
They also play traditional mariachi songs, well-known Latin hits, as well as the mariachi versions of Pop songs if requested .
They have been on TV many times (Strictly, Graham Norton, 9 out of 10 Cats, and many more) and are regular faces at festivals and public events (such as the 2016 Facebook Summer Party and Hyde Park Festival) as well as hundreds of weddings and birthday parties. They are lively and charismatic performers, genuine Latino musicians, and their great vibe proves they are a band with regular musicians used to performing together. They are the most reliable band for travelling long distances around the UK and still arriving early!
Mikado Grande are the Ultimate Party Band. They guarantee a performance packed with floor-fillers from each decade to make your special event one you will never forget.
The 4-piece group formed 2 years ago and built a name for themselves on the local pub scene. It wasn’t long before the bookings started coming in.
From modern mashups to classic rock, Mikado Grande have a wealth of experience turning up the fun dial and bringing parties to life! They have been invited to play at festivals, weddings and birthdays all over the UK.
This band can cater for any crowd with their extensive repertoire from 1960’s to the present day. Mikado Grande need no extra equipment so no stress at your event. Just sit back and let the lads take care of the entertainment. They are pros at creating a fun party atmosphere that's sure to get your guests singing and dancing!
Contact them today for a quotation. Now taking bookings for Spring 2018
Available in Avon
from £575. Based in West Midlands
In Too Chic are energetic party band who perform as a 6-piece party/disco function band. The 6-piece band has a standard line up of x2 female lead vocalists, x1 lead guitarist, x1 funky bassist, x1 keyboardist and x1 drummer. The 2 singers are also available as an acoustic duo called The Vanilla Candy girls. All of the musicians in the band are experienced professional gigging musicians. We have our own full PA system, lighting rig and music equipment, and can also provide a DJ on request. We provide an energetic ‘party’ performance guaranteed to make you want to dance! We always do our best to accommodate our clients needs and budgets. Please see below for a few of the songs we cover. (We are also open to learning new material for your special occasion)
Surrey wedding band The Winklepickers. Providing live music entertainment that will really get your event going.
By offering options of booking a solo guitarist with vocals for a more relaxed atmosphere through to a lively quintet that will add a spark to your special day, The Winklepickers give you the unique ability to tailor your musical entertainment for your specific needs.
The Winklepickers are available in the following formats:
[These prices are for 2 hours of live music divided to suit your requirements, background music through the sound system during breaks and the learning of a first dance song just for you]
Solo (guitar and vocals) for £300
Duo (guitar and vocals with double bass) for £500
Trio (guitar and vocals, bass and drums) for £800
Quartet (guitar and vocals, bass, drums with keyboard or saxophone) for £1000
Quintet (guitar and vocals, bass, drums, saxophone and keyboard) for £1200
Professional 4-piece covers band performing brilliant live music for weddings & functions in Surrey and the surrounding areas.
Are you looking to book an authentic indie rock & pop band for your wedding or event? If the answer is yes then Jubilee are the band for you!
The four band members met at the renowned Academy Of Contemporary Music in Guildford and since graduating the guys have gone on to build extensive CVs as professional musicians, as well as form Jubilee - a high energy indie rock/pop covers band, fast becoming the most popular live band available to hire for weddings and parties in the Surrey area.
Jubilee's repertoire features the best dance floor fillers from 60s to current chart, including classics by the likes of The Kinks, Fleetwood Mac and The Beatles, as well as recent chart hits by Justin Timberlake, The Strokes, Bruno Mars, Paolo Nutini and many more!
The perfect band for any event, the Ever Afters have all you music styles covered!
With a huge repertoire the band can perform either a mixed style 'Party Sets' full of hits from all the decades or 'Bespoke Sets' of a specific genre including 'Rock & Indie', 'EDM & Dancefloor Classics', 'Retro Set' (1950's & 1960's Rock & Roll / Soul), 'Vintage & Festival', 'IndiElectro' & 'D is for Disco Set' (Disco & Funk hits from the 1970's to present day).
Each member of The Ever Afters have toured throughout the UK, Europe and the World. Performed at prestigious venues such as Wembley Arena, The Royal Albert Hall, 2012 London Olympics opening & closing ceremonies, 02 Academy Birmingham, West End Musicals and as session musicians for BBC's The Voice UK.
Our Band Line Ups
4 piece - Female lead Vocals/Synth, Guitar / Vocals, Bass, Drums.
5 piece - 1 x Female lead Vocals / Synth, Guitar / Vocals, Bass, Drums, 2nd Guitar
6 piece - As 4 piece (plus ...
Karizma are a female fronted 4-7 piece band based in Surrey and the South East. We pride ourselves on delivering a professional and friendly service and make sure our performances are always unforgettable.If you're looking for a cool, young, high energy band Karizma are perfect for you.
We can offer a variety of different line-ups to suit your needs:
4 Piece Band: Female Vocalist, Guitarist, Bassist and Drummer
5 Piece Band: Female Vocalist, Guitarist, Bassist, Drummer + Keyboard
6 Piece Band: Add on a fabulous Saxophone player!
7 Piece Band: The ultimate line-up, 5 piece band + 2 piece horn secition!
We also offer our fantastic acoustic duo 'Karizma Duo' for ceremonies or occasions where space is an issue.
AKA are a lively 4 piece party band with a proven track record. Comprised of some of the finest UK musicians, all the players are trained professionals and have extensive experience performance and create a great atmosphere for any event.The Band can offer a full 4 piece as well as 5 piece band, but if this might be too much we can also offer an acoustic duo as part of a package or instead of the whole band. The Duo is perfect for drinks receptions or smaller more intimate events.We pride ourselves on playing every song that you know and love as well as many that have been forgotten.
Whether you want to groove away with some Stevie Wonder or Rock out with Brian Adams the band have it all.We know that people have specific songs that they want hear or ones that have particular meaning. We are always happy to learn up to 5 songs that you want us to play at your event. Maybe a first dance or that one song that is your song. We will be more t...
Folk Junkies are the perfect live band for barn, vintage theme & festival style weddings and events.
The professional 4-piece band perform folk-style covers of the best dancefloor fillers from 60s through to current chart, in a classic Mumford & Sons style line-up - with drums, upright bass, acoustic guitar, violin/piano and female lead vocals.
Folk Junkie's repertoire covers a great range of music from classics by the likes of Fleetwood Mac, Elvis Presley, The Beatles and Ray Charles, to modern hits by Clean Bandit, George Ezra, Mumford & Sons, Killers, Taylor Swift, Lumineers and more!
Folk Junkies formed at the renowned Academy Of Contemporary Music in Guildford and the band members are all top professional musicians who bring their experience of performing live on main stages at major festivals to your wedding or function, guaranteeing a night to remember!
Love Story Acoustic is a Surrey based duo specialising in performing beautiful acoustic style music at weddings.
The duo's beautiful sound and charming style makes them the perfect choice for wedding ceremony music or background music during the drinks reception.
Love Story Acoustic's repertoire is focused on modern popular music and unique renditions of hit songs by the likes of Ed Sheeran, Adele, Kodaline, Taylor Swift, Sam Smith, Eric Clapton, Van Morrison and many more!
A standard booking would see the duo play for around 15 minutes as guests arrive for the ceremony, then during the ceremony (the bride's entrance, during the signing of the registers and the exit), followed by a set during the drinks reception. This is flexible and the duo are happy to perform at just the ceremony or just the drinks reception depending on your individual preferences and requirements.
How to choose a Acoustic Band in Avon for your event
If you're looking to hire a Acoustic Band for your wedding, corporate or private celebration in Avon, take a look at our extensive catalogue to find the best option for your event. You can filter Acoustic Bands by price and location, and compare reviews, images and videos to help you make the right choice. When choosing a Live music band it's important to consider:
* The budget you have available for entertainment at your event
* The theme or tone you want to set at your party
* How much space is available, and how much your chosen entertainment is likely to want
* If you need to provide food, transport or accommodation for your Acoustic Band in Avon
* Double-check your chosen entertainer has the appropriate insurance, PAT testing and equipment for your venue's requirements
As well as Acoustic Bands, our catalogue also includes Disco Bands, Indie Bands, R&B Bands, so if you're not totally set on the style of entertainment you want for your party, be sure to check out some alternatives.
In order to make sure your search results are as useful as possible, we also include results from border regions, including Weston Super Mare , Banwell and Weston Super Mare – remember, many acts are willing to travel for an event, but this may incur additional costs for transport.
The average cost for a Live music band in Avon is £516, with prices starting from £500 to £550.
What people say about Avon Acoustic Bands:
Many thanks for your performance at the RNLI College Summer Ball. It was thoroughly enjoyed by all and commented on in the many emails and thanks I have received for organising the event. The choice of playlist was perfect with how the night progressed and as the dance floor filled up, the song choice was spot on! Our only regret is that we should have had you for an extra hour! Thank you once again for an outstanding performance, and I'm sure I'll be in touch once again to book you for next year.
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