A lively folk/gypsy/ceilidh band with 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 party!
We perform a range of music (both songs and tunes) from a broad repertoire and era from traditional folk to 70's and 80's rock!
We can cater for Scottish 'flavoured' 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!
Booking us for your wedding? Here is some more info!
Your wedding day is important to you, and it’s important to know that everything is in hand.
We have a few different wedding services that we can offer, but we are also flexible – so if you want to combine parts, or mix and match or have a different idea, do talk to us!
Giardino Strings was founded in 2000 by David Giardino who studied under Italy’s leading violinists Riccardo Brengola at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena and Alberto Fiore at the Conservatoire in Rome. David has extensive professional experience and his credits include Rome Opera House, London Concert Orchestra, Birmingham Royal Ballet, London Soloists, Cunard Cruise Liners and he is also a session musician for the BBC.
Giardino Strings is a distinguished ensemble composed of highly regarded professional musicians who have played extensively in concert halls across Europe. The group specialises in professional music engagements, weddings, corporate and Bollywood events, parties and Jewish celebrations including Bar Mitzvahs and weddings. The group is especially versatile and can perform as a solo, duo, trio, quartet, quintet, sextet, octet or chamber orchestra depending on your request or budget requirements. The group’s repertoire of strin...
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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SAXuality are two highly talented and professional female artists.
Together they have been gigging in the UK and abroad for many years constantly adding to their varied repertoire of over 400 songs, ranging from the 1940's to current day chart hits. SAXuality pride themselves on their versatility and specialise in tailoring their music to each occasion, the venue and the audience with a blend of sassy sax and soulful vocals so if it's laid back grooves you want or just to dance the night away, or a seventies themed evening, then SAXuality is the perfect duo for your event.
Saxuality can provide a Mobile DJ service complete with lighting rig and dj booth to complete your evening's entertainment.
WONDERBAND is a full live and highly entertaining show dedicated to the music of Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind & Fire, Chic The Jackson 5 and More.. Based in the UK, the band have performed all around the world, to a combined audience of over 500,000. Led by soul legend Ivan J (Dellimore) and The BBC Voice Finalist C J Edwards, the 9 piece band guarantees the best possible experience, faithfully and authentically performing all the classics, including ‘As’, ‘Sir Duke’, ‘September’, ‘Lets Groove’, ‘Rock With You', ‘Shake Your Body Down’, ‘Good Times’, ‘Lost In Music’ .
Run Gizmo Run is an outstanding, authentic, 5pc Band ready to "Bring the Noise" to any and every party, function or event.
The 5 members of Run Gizmo Run are all professional musicians, performing full time for Theatre Tribute Bands Dire Straits UK and Genesis Legacy, and Run Gizmo Run is their chance to let their hair down and have some all out fun on stage with each other and with their audiences.
This unique band provides a charismatic Male/Female front pair in Dave and Emily and Run Gizmo Run is the ONLY Function band in the UK to feature the Chapman Stick, played by "Doctor of Bassology" Alistair Begg. Drums provided by drummer master Gerald Mulligan and the Keys and Synths are provided by Rick Benbow, arranger for Status Quo and Jewell.
The Band is also available as a 6pc, featuring Saxophonist for Madness and Dire Straits UK - Steve Turner.
As standard, the band comes with a professional Sound Technician and full theatre...
Available in Avon
from £1300. Based in Southampton
The Zoots are a friendly and professional band, performed nearly a thousand gigs and travelled over 30 territories.
We perform a wide range of events all over the UK and overseas. We are highly experienced and have played at every type of venue there is to play.
We have over two hundred tracks in our repertoire from Queen, Killers to The Stones and Michael Jackson: there is something for everyone.
We also have a pretty cool Sixties theatre show where we'll recreate the note for note musical goodness of the most exciting decade in music including hits from The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Elvis, Neil DiamondThe Who and The Kinks.
The Magic Tones - The Party Band for Every Occasion!
The Magic Tones are a sensational, professional party and wedding band from Hampshire, available as a 5-piece with female lead vocals, or a 6-piece with male and female lead vocals.
We pride ourselves on being professional and easy to work with and do everything we can to provide what you want for your evening. And on top of the professional and slick show the band plays with infectious energy and enthusiasm, that ensures a packed dance floor all night!
We have a 100% positive feedback record and are recommended by a number of great wedding venues, agents and event companies, including:
De Vere New Place, Shirrell Heath, Hampshire
Skylark Golf & Country Club, Whiteley, Hampshire
Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth, Hampshire
Elmers Court Hotel, Lymington, Hampshire
Rhinefield House Hotel, New Forest, Hampshire
The band provide as standard: 2 hours of live music (split in to sets as requ...
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 £550. Based in Greater London
Producer, musician, singer, published songwriter and seasoned performing artist, Gary has toured the world several times over with various Live projects and written songs now well known across the world. Gary’s debut album 'The Life We Learned To Live' was released in 2011 and three of the songs were featured on huge TV Ad Campaigns for Mars, Arla and Microsoft.
in 2013 Gary co-produced and provided Backing Vocals on the song 'The Rage That's In Us All' that was sung by Bo Bruce and written by JJ Abrams and Snow Patrols Gary Lightbody and featured in the 'Star Trek: Into Darkness' Movie.
Another more recent song of Gary's ‘These City Steets’ was featured on the Movie Soundtrack Album for Warners British Film, starring Idriss Elba, ‘100 Streets’, in which he also played a short cameo role. You can download all of Garys Music on iTunes or stream on Spotify. A producer and songwriter by day, published by legendary band Snow Patrols Publishing...
Available in Avon
from £175. Based in Greater London
FUNKBUSTERS are an acid jazz, funk and soul band
6 piece band consisting of professional musicians with yonks of experience between them
A unique and funky sound perfect for parties and functions playing acid jazz, funk and soul as it was intended
Joe's Jazz is a jazz band made up of professional jazz musicians playing swing and jazz to a high standard. Highly schooled and with many years experience of professional playing, this band has travelled all over the world and extensively in the UK. It can be booked as a duo, trio, quartet, quintet or bigger and can be booked with a vocalist too. We play a wide range of music from jazz, to swing, latin, blues and funk - depending on your requirements.
Social Affair are experts in entertainment who aim to fill dance floors with their unique renditions of all the greatest Funk, Soul, Rock & Pop Classics. As a band they are hired throughout the South Coast for just about any occasion. Especially well versed in Weddings, Birthday Parties, Award Ceremonies, Charity Balls and Corporate Events, whatever your vision, there are quite simply no limits… Social Affair can do it all! Being in the business of entertainment, we understand that no two events are ever the same and we have seen and helped to create all sorts of wonderful ideas. Social Affair is a 4 piece line up performing all the very best dance floor hits by artists such as Stevie Wonder, The Beatles and James Brown to modern pop by the likes of Kings of Leon, The Killers and Robbie Williams, the band caters for tastes young and old with their fine-tuned set lists, expertly designed to ensure your audience have no choice but to spend the w...
Funk You! are the UK’s leading funk rock wedding band – Playing Hip Hop, funk and R’n’B covers with a live show that’s fun, lively and “totally rocks” weddings and parties throughout the UK and Europe!
Having spent many years performing and recording with signed bands in UK and USA this collective of experienced professional musicians have now come together to produce one of the most exciting and unique function bands on the circuit.
Their show is a fun, fresh mix of old and new funk and r’n’b hits that will have your party rocking from start to finish. From 90s classics No Diggity and Cosmic Girl to more recent chart hits Blurred Lines and Get Lucky. Funk You! have the songs, style and show that will guarantee a packed dance floor all night long.
These guys have previously played alongside bands such as EMF, SLAVES TO GRAVITY, MUNROE EFFECT, THIRST, MAX POKTROVSKY and JOOLS HOLLAND to name a few.
Performing at top venues includin...
Are you looking for a stylish, contemporary and exciting live music experience for your party or event? A-List is the Hampshire party band for you!
This superb live covers band is made up of 4 supremely talented young musicians who will guarantee a fun-filled night of classic party hits to have everyone, young and old, dancing the night away.
A-List are not your average wedding or function band. They are young, highly skilled professional musicians playing a refreshing mix of pop and rock covers including hits from the likes of The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, through to Oasis, Daft Punk, Bruno Mars and many more.
They are highly recommended at a vast array of wedding and event venues such as PORTSMOUTH & SOUTHAMPTON GUILDHALLS, DE VERE NEW PLACE & GRAND HARBOUR, SOPLEY MILL, OAKLEY HALL, HMS WARRIOR, SPINNAKER TOWER & many more. They’ve played for numerous corporate events including LLOYDS TSB, BARCLAYS, ROYAL ASCOT & TRETHO...
Decade are the premier wedding party band in the South and guarantee a packed dance floor and a night to remember!
This fantastic 4 piece male function band boast a set list that will take you from the 60’s classics of the Beatles right up to modern day dance floor fillers such as ‘Sex on Fire’ and ‘Mr Brightside.’ Whatever you and your guests music tastes there’s guaranteed to be something for everyone.
Made of up 4 full-time professional musicians; these guys live and breathe music whether it be performing, recording and producing or teaching. With years of experience in the industry you can be sure that by booking Decade your function is in safe hands!
Book a brilliant live covers band with Hampshire based Chorus!
If you are looking to hire a professional band for your wedding or function that will pack the dance floor and give you and your guests a great night to remember, then Chorus are the band for you!
The band features five professional musicians with a huge amount of experience in entertaining at weddings and functions - from private parties at pubs and clubs, to weddings and corporate events at barn venues, in marquees and at 5 star hotels.
The Chorus repertoire features something for everyone – including 60s classics by the likes of Elvis Presley, The Beatles and Chuck Berry, soul favourites by Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson and Luther Vandross, as well as recent chart hits by artists such as Killers, Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift and Clean Bandit. The band also love a bit of nostalgic 90s party music and perform an awesome 90s medley that is always a real crowd pleaser!
The Funk Bunnies are a 6 piece dynamic funk covers band from Wiltshire, and pride themselves on their fresh interpretations of funk classics and well-loved hits, from the 70s through to the present day. With every performance you’re guaranteed an eclectic mix of reworks and medleys: from Bill Withers, Ian Drury, Chic and Chaka Khan to Joss Stone and Stevie Wonder. Coming up to their 5th year, The Funk Bunnies, would love to provide your event with the niche entertainment you’ve been searching for, so please get in touch! We are available for Weddings, Festivals, Parties (private, public and corporate) and much, much more. We are fully insured, our equipment is checked and tested and we supply all our equipment. We can play acoustically too, and have done so for smaller pub events, champagne receptions, weddings and namely Pizza Express live Jazz nights.
Our Trumpet Player Emma, is also an amazing DJ. If you'd like to complement your live musi...
The Strand is a lively Wedding and Party band. This well established 5 piece is very popular and plays a wide range of well-known music guaranteed to keep your dance floor full. The setlist includes songs from the music from 60`s together with plenty of up to date chart hits.
Dire Straits:UK is a tribute band to the legendary Dire Straits. Bring classic songs such as Sultans of Swing, Money for Nothing, Romeo and Juliet and Walk of Life to your event and give your guests a unique experience. The sounds and arrangements are authentically re-created by 6 super fans of the original band including Steve Turner, Saxophonist for Madness!
Available in Avon
from £1600. Based in Southampton
Aaardent is truly one of the more unique function bands working in the UK today. Unique in look and unique in sound but all of the songs will be very familiar! In fact, you won't find another band in the UK with a Chapman Stick player!
If you're looking for that 'special' band for your event, Aaardent will deliver an energetic, upbeat and memorable show jam packed with favourite songs that never fail to fill a dance floor.
This 3pc band has the biggest sound of any small band by incorporating backing tracks into our 3pc lineup.
The self contained band bring a full range pumping PA system and DMX lighting, with engineer to manage it, and haze to enhance the atmosphere. Let your guests, loosen their ties, kick off their heels and lose themselves in the music.
Not only will Aaardent deliver a professional show, the organisation and communication is guaranteed to be second to none and we'll help with the organisation of the entertainment at...
“…the atmosphere Headrush created was amazing.”
If you’re looking for a fantastic band for your wedding reception, corporate event, birthday party or other special occasion, you’ve come to the right place. Headrush have been delighting crowds with their sense of fun and big sound since 2001, adding the excitement that only live music can bring to an event.
Our full line up boasts a three piece horn section allowing us to truly do justice to hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s alongside choice covers from the 90s up to the present day. That big sound is delivered through a quality PA and we can provide lighting for what is sure to be a busy dance floor.
Based in Southampton, we play all across the South, mostly in Hampshire and Dorset but we have been known to travel further afield.
Available in Avon
from £1200. Based in Southampton
Whatever the occasion The Party Animalz Glam Rock band are committed to providing a fun packed evening of entertainment leaving you with a night to remember. The large repertoire of non stop popular sing along songs will keep you on the dance floor all evening until you drop!
Based in Wiltshire The Party Animalz cover around the UK to meet all of your partying needs. Whether it be a club, birthday, wedding, outdoor event............ The Party Animalz will leave you with a smile on your face!
Party Animalz also provide a Rock band called Second Nature playing more recent and classic rock.
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...
Thank you thank you thank you thank you soooo much! What a show you put on!!!!!! Everyone is still talking about it! I absolutely loved our first dance played live... perfect. You got every single person on that floor. I couldn't have asked for more and thank you again for the extra additions it made my night!!!!!! We will be coming to watch your gigs when we can and will thank you more formally when we are back. Streetlight Soul for life!!!!!!!
Just wanted to thank the band for a great performance at my Wedding
at Sale Waterside Arts Centre.
We were delighted & enjoyed all your songs.
All of our guests commented on how good you were.
Goo luck for the future & rest assured that we will be glad to tell others how good you were.
Jess was the perfect addition to our community event in rural Essex. She was warm, friendly and has a big repertoire of vintage classics. Our guests loved her performance and she really made our event pop! Thanks Jess for your beautiful songs and presence.
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