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Are you looking for a function or a wedding band in Bristol? Our catalogue includes 267 acts available for hire in Bristol. We also recommend to see: function bands, jazz bands, string quartets, swing bands





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Catch 22

Catch 22 - We are also a modern and fresh party band using the latest music technology. Catch 22 use a full digital system which means they can sound amazing in the smallest of venues all the way up to giant marquees. Catch 22 have created many happy memories for clients off all ages. They can't be beaten on value and service so book now to find out why Catch 22 can make your event. Catch 22 provide both Female & Male vocals and run a click system which means we can perform alongside prerecorded orchestras and brass sections allowing us to produce a huge sound. It also helps us with a unique sound and the ability to play songs many bands could not such as our infamous 90's MegaMix and modern dance mashups. Although Catch 22 excel at weddings and private functions they are a 'go-to' band for holiday parks such as Haven, Park Dean, Park Resorts, John Fowler & Hoburne. They have also performed for many reputable companies & corporations (both ...

Available in Bristol from £750. Based in Wiltshire

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The Man from Funkle

The core of The Man from Funkle are a versatile four piece consisting of vocals, guitar, bass and drums. Based in Bristol & Somerset, this well established band has been delighting audiences in venues all over the country for over 15 years now. Their repertoire is extremely broad and varied: modern pop and rock, disco and funk, soul and R’n’B. Guaranteed to keep everyone strutting their stuff on the dance floor! A top party band... A great occasion whatever your event: Weddings, Birthday Celebrations, Corporate Parties, Charity Events, Functions, Student Balls, Festivals... & much more! With a solid foundation in both experience and talent, plus their unique funky groove, the band are just what you'd expect. A thoroughly professional show with a little bit extra...

Available in Bristol from £750

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Alive

Alive are regarded as one of the best Indie Rock Wedding Bands in the UK. Cool, fun and full of energy, they’ll give you a night of rocking live entertainment to remember forever. A perfect choice if you are looking for something different to the average wedding band and want to bring the sounds of your favourite festival head-liners to your event or party. If you love bands like The Killers, Kings Of Leon, Kaiser Chiefs, Arctic Monkeys, Kooks, Blur, to name a few, Alive is the band to book. This professional 4-piece band of exceptional full-time musicians are a recent addition to the Tailored Entertainment agency and are proving a popular choice for wedding and party bookers, as well as popular venues throughout the south of the UK. Including Brighton and West Sussex venues: THE GRAND, PANGDEAN BARN, SOUTHEND FARM BARN, SOUTH LODGE HOTEL and GRAVETYE MANOR. Alive are the ideal live party entertainment for weddings, corporate events, nig...

Available in Bristol from £1476

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Angel Up Front

An Overview Of Angel Up Front Angel Up Front have been gigging regularly since 2002 as a female fronted four piece band, playing pop, indie, disco and classic rock covers. We have lots of experience of playing live, making friends with audiences and making sure they have as much fun as we can every time we play. What We Play We play Pop, Rock, Indie, a little Disco and a few other genres to add a little spice here and there. Every song we play is a tried and road-tested crowd pleaser for audiences of all ages, from the Dandy Warhols to the Darkness, from Michael Jackson to Maroon 5, from Blondie to Bryan Adams and even from Gloria Gaynor to Guns’n’Roses. Our line-up is: Female lead vocalist Bass & backing vocals Guitar Drums Audience Participation When appropriate we go out of our way to make a connection with audiences and get them involved in singing along, dancing, and sometimes even playing along with the band; s...

Available in Bristol from £500

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Blag

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 Bristol from £600. Based in Greater London

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Push the Button Party Band

Top class Party Band for every special occasion

Available in Bristol from £999

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Harbottle and Jonas

•Highly rated acoustic duo •Have a wealth of experience providing quality entertainment for a variety of different events. •Repertoire includes over 100 upbeat and slow folky/acoustic cover songs. •Male and female vocals with acoustic guitar, concertina and stompbox. •Endorsed by BBC Introducing, Seasalt clothing and many folk icons. •Happy to learn request songs. Harbottle and Jonas are a acoustic/folk duo based in Totnes. Over the past six years, this talented duo have had extensive experience of music residencies, weddings and corporate events. The Duo have gigged extensively in Ireland, Italy and have appeared on Irish and Italian Radio & Television respectively. 'Phenomenal' - BBC Introducing Harbottle & Jonas can also perform with just a battery powered amp if required.

Available in Bristol from £300. Based in Totnes

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The Soul Station

Live function band, based in the South West of the UK, catering for all occasions - weddings, Birthdays, Corporate events, or just an all out party! Available to perform across the UK. Funk, Soul, Pop, Rock. We are the band choice to get your guests up 'Dancing in the street'!

Available in Bristol . Based in Bath

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Rock and Roll Jukebox

Rock and Roll Jukebox, the Midlands finest traditional rock and roll band, is a 6 piece band playing rock and roll numbers from the 50s, and occasionally early 60s. Our line-up comprises current and former professional musicians playing Guitar, Bass, Keyboard, Sax, Trumpet, Drums and Glockenspiel, yes really, Glockenspiel! We cover artists as diverse as Bill Hayley, Fats Domino, The Big Bopper, Jerry Lee Lewis and many, many more. We are proud of our stage appearance and full authentic sound giving us a unique stage presence. The band works hard to deliver a polished show which gets the audience on their feet and joining in to create a true rock and roll party atmosphere. This is what others say about us: Everyone loved the evening and your music - as you could tell! Many thanks to you and all the band for creating such a great atmosphere. Cheers for now, and thanks again Toby Gee - Walcott Hall - Shropshire - April 2017 Rock...

Available in Bristol from £500.00. Based in Worcester

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Mikado Grande

Hello! We’re Mikado Grande, a professional, 4 piece, Wedding & Party band based in the Midlands. We travel the UK turning up the Fun Dial and bringing parties to life! We have a wealth of experience performing at Weddings, Parties and Corporate events, playing indie / rock / pop chart hits from the 60’s to the present day! Take some time to read our reviews and you will see that we know how to get the party rocking! Our extensive repertoire allows us to be versatile so we can adapt to audience in front of us. We have a passion for what we do and always endeavour to be, Fun, Professional and Engaging! - Fully Insured - PAT tested - Songs 60's to the present day - Song requests available - Lighting included - Dj service Available

Available in Bristol from £750. Based in West Midlands

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SwingZing

SwingZing captures the Jump Jive & Swing sounds of the 40s & 50s including Louis Prima, Louis Jordan, Fats Domino, Duke Ellington, Count Basie & Nina Simone to name but a few. The band is led by Jeremy Huggett on tenor sax & vocals and includes female vocals, trumpet, trombone, keyboards, double bass and drums. As well as performing as a full 7 piece, we can reduce the band to a duo, trio, quartet or 5 piece depending on the size of venue and to cater for all budgets. The exciting, lively sound and the versatility of the band is appealing to audiences of all ages making it one of the most popular bands in the UK and ideal for dancing - great for weddings, parties, anniversaries, festivals and corporate events. Based in Bristol the band can travel anywhere in the UK and beyond. If you want your special occasion to go with a zing and with plenty of swing - it has to be SwingZing.

Available in Bristol from £400

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The Cheers

HELLO! The Cheers are a fun and highly professional party band with a modern edge. Traditionally a male and female fronted 5 piece, this experienced and exciting collaboration perform a variety of classic and upbeat tunes from the 50’s to current day; 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, events and any other occasion you are celebrating. CLASSIC SET UP Quintet (male & female vocals, keys, electric guitar, bass, drums) ALTERNATIVE SET UPS Quartet (vocals, electric guitar, bass, drums) Trio (vocals, acoustic guitar, cajon) Duo (vocals, acoustic guitar) Want to funk things up with a SAXOPHONE? Be sure to request upon booking so you don’t miss ou...

Available in Bristol from £495. Based in Guildford

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Elevation

Elevation is a hugely experienced four piece rock and pop band based in the South West of England. They cover a wide range of classic songs to suit all occasions fom artists such as; Queen, U2, The Killers, Razorlight, Oasis, The Fratellis, Bon Jovi, Daft Punk, Scissor Sisters, Five, Take That, The Beatles, Feeder, Coldplay, Amy Winehouse, Bryan Adams, Duran Duran, Kasabian and loads more. We have a full PA and quality lighting rig to compliment a polished and energetic performance that will get the party started and keep the dancefloor jumping. Dont book a separate DJ. We can provide party music between our live sets to help you keep your costs down. Booking Elevation guarantees you a great night of top quality entertainment, excellent value for money and very happy guests! We offer a range of packages to suit all budgets. Visit our contact page to book us or request a quote for your wedding, function, club or pub.

Available in Bristol

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Jazz Up Your Wedding!

Are you looking for a jazz band or soul band to play at your wedding? Then you’ve come to the right place! Here at Jazz Up Your Wedding we specialise in playing great live jazz and soul music at weddings, civil partnerships & parties. We cover England & Wales within a 120 mile radius of Bristol. Our versatile 2-5 piece band can play several styles of music. If you’re into your jazz, you’ll love our mixture of swing, jazz, latin & blues – whether for dancing or background music. But we also love to get down and dirty with soulful Motown, funk and disco dance classics! At weddings we’ll happily play during the ceremony, drinks, dinner or evening reception. Or why not just book us for the whole day? We know it can be tricky organising the music for your wedding. Are you unsure as to how big a band you need, or finding it difficult to decide on timings for the evening reception? Well, we’re here to help! As an ex-wedding co-ordinator, our ...

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The Reacharounds

The Reacharounds play rocked-up cover versions of favourite party tunes. The focus is on rocking up all the synthy, poppy, sing-a-long party songs we know will make a great party legendary. Ever wondered what Bonnie Tyler's Holding out for a hero or The Pointer Sisters Jump sound like with twin guitars? We've rocked pubs, parties, weddings, festivals and even army bases: we really can make your party pop. If you want a covers band with a difference playing great songs then we’re the band for you. If you have a party, wedding or function and if no one else can help, and if you can find them, maybe you can hire:

Available in Bristol

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The Skinny Dippers

The Skinny Dippers are a 4 piece cover band based in Bristol in the West of England. We specialise in Weddings, Birthday Parties, Corporate Events and Pubs and Clubs playing good music from the 50's right up to modern pop classics. Disco, Dance, Pop, Rock, Soul, Rock'n'Roll and Country. Many years ago, when moonlighting from Led Zeppelin, Robert Plant used to play low key gigs with a pick up band around Somerset and Gloucestershire under a variety of different assumed names. At The Crabapple in Clevedon, he used the name The Skinny Dippers, which was not lost on a young and impressionable musician called Andy Dipper. The original line up of The Skinny Dippers formed around 1993 and comprised Steve - Guitar, Andy - Bass, Jon - Drums and Gary - Vocals. This line up played across the West until the Summer of 1995 when Gary left and Jon decided to give up playing drums. Meanwhile, across town, Mike - Vocals and Paul - Keyboards/Bas...

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The Jazz Rats

Line Up - Piano and Vocals (With the option of adding bass, drums, and horn section on request) Passionate about Jazz and Soul, The Jazz Rats perform a variety of high quality music, from eloquent Jazz standards and upbeat Swing, to popular Soul classics and mellow contemporary Pop. They also do a Great Gatsby show and Christmas show! With a combined experience of over 15 years as professional musicians and complimenting each other’s style beautifully, George and Molly perform wonderfully fresh arrangements of popular tunes with flawless execution, leaving audiences captivated. Having been likened to Oscar Peterson, George has years of experience performing to hard core Jazz fans and can take you back to the 40s and 50s for a mellow afternoon or for a foot stomping boogie-woogie for the later crowd. He also has extensive Funk and Pop experience so can hone the atmosphere to suit the requests of the client for any occasion. Molly has...

Available in Bristol from £350

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Wilde

Wilde are a highly acclaimed live electric & acoustic duo, based in Bristol. They craft unique, emotive versions of popular songs and deliver them with artistic flair and a contemporary edge. Using a blend of acoustic and electric guitar stylings, they are able to emulate a range of current chart sounds within a live lounge setting.Between them Stacy & Iain have over 20 years of experience in performing. Both are graduates of a leading music university and work as professional musicians within the industry. They have played for and worked with many companies including The BBC, ITV, Blue Peter, The International Guitar Festival, Beach Break Live Festival and Total Guitar Magazine. They have also performed at hundreds of private events and weddings nationwide.

Available in Bristol from £385

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Doctor Chocolate

Based in and around Bristol and the South West Doctor Chocolate are one of the UK’s leading wedding, party and function bands. We have an excellent reputation as a reliable, professional, lively and fun live 9-piece band. We guarantee you a fully confident, professional performance each and every time! Doctor Chocolate have performed at thousands of events all over the UK and abroad and are hugely experienced at functions and parties of all kinds: weddings, corporate events, charity fundraisers, proms, festivals, balls, product launches and everything in-between! Our sets are bursting with the best songs from the 1960’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and 00’s – all designed to keep your guests on the dance-floor no matter what the occasion.

Available in Bristol from £1750.00

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The REGZ

The ultimate nine piece party band with over 10 years experience. The REGZ will bring the party to your special event. Weddings, corporate, birthday, private and festivals!!..If you like Ska, Motown, Soul and Pop, this is the band for you, with a full brass section!

Available in Bristol from £950

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The Night Hours

Are you looking for a band who will provide you with a great nights entertainment? Do you want a group who are flexible and can adapt their set to meet your needs? Are you after an act who will not let you down? Then look no further than THE NIGHT HOURS. Based in the South-West, we are five experienced musicians who have been together since 1999, and are widely considered to be one of the leading entertainment acts in the region and have performed at hundreds of weddings, parties and functions throughout the UK. We offer the very best in live music & entertainment and our performances cover a wide range of music from present day chart hits right back to 60's classics, with great guitar sounds, rockin' keyboards and polished 4-part vocal harmonies. With 1,000's of live performances under our belts, we aim to provide you with the highest standard in musical entertainment and customer service. So ask for a quote and check our availability t...

Available in Bristol from £800

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Divide and Rowl

A five piece multi genre function band, consisting of bass, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Piano, three vocals and drums. Playing anything from Nina Simone to The Killers. Whatever you want, whatever you need! We'll play it!

Available in Bristol from ££350 (negotiable)

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The CoverUps

For over a decade, The CoverUps have performed as a professional live wedding band playing lively pop and rock shows in a wide variety of settings: the top 5 UK wedding venues, corporate parties at the Emirates stadium and even in the French Alps! Whether in our West Midlands home or across the UK and Europe, audiences are impressed by the musical skill and level of professionalism from a band still bursting with excitement for live performance. If you’re looking for a live band to give your guests a night to remember, The CoverUps could be the wedding band you’re looking for!

Available in Bristol from £1350. Based in Coventry

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Blue Orchid

This fantastic, versatile act have performed at some of London's top music venues, such as Ronnie Scotts, Hideaway and Jazz after Dark, and performed at countless parties and functions, this duo will make any event a special occasion. Whether you require soothing background jazz/soul or upbeat funky tunes to boogie the night away, Blue Orchid will deliver an unforgettable experience, they can also provide a trio/quartet or full band.This super talented duo specialize in providing laid back jazz/soul for the first part of your event, whilst the guests mingle, chat and have drinks, then the second half, getting the crowd on their feet to dance the night away. With a varied repertoire there is something for everyone and they are always happy to cater for special requests.

Available in Bristol from £250. Based in London

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Boogie Avenue

BOOGIE AVENUE is a fresh, Vocal and Dance show taking you on a nostalgic whirlwind journey through the 60's, 70's and 80's. Let Boogie Avenue transport you back, way back, to the times of Rock n Roll, DISCO, Glam Rock, and Eighties Pop. Put on your dancing shoes, flares and medallions and boogie the night away with this fully contained show featuring songs from artists such as the Beatles, Elvis, David Bowie, Gloria Gaynor, Earth Wind & Fire, Lulu, BeeGees, ABBA, Status Quo, Bananarama, Madonna, Kylie, Yazz, Madness, Wham and so much more ..... Boogie Avenue are a team of Professional performers whose experience has seen them perform to Thousands in Theatres, Cruise Ships, Outdoor Festivals, Military Bases, Casinos and various Corporate functions and Weddings.

Available in Bristol . Based in Bath

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Hi, The night and day collective were absolutely amazing!!!!! Wonderful people, gorgeous music and it all really worked well with the venue. Thank you to the Night and Day collective for starting off the celebrations and contributing the best day of my life!!! I hope i get a chance to hear their wonderful playing again. Thank you 100 times for being part of the day, it was perfect xx


Just a note to say ‘Thank you’ to you all for making our night a success – truly wonderful music! Thank you. Best regards Jo Banton BDA Coordinator


Hi Anna, Thank you so much for singing at our event yesterday! Evertyhing you sung was perfect and fit really well with our theme. We had some really great feedback about you! Thank you so much again and if we ever do something similar would hire you again in a heartbeat! It was really lovely to meet you too! Louisa Brammer






How to choose a wedding / function band



If you're looking to hire a Function & Wedding Band for your wedding, corporate or private celebration in Bristol, take a look at our extensive catalogue to find the best option for your event. You can filter Function & Wedding 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:

Function bands in Bristol have the ability to add an element of energy to any event and infuse a degree of heightened activity into the general landscape of a party. If you are afraid that an event could potentially end up too stiff and you think that your guests could wind up bringing down the overall mood of the event, ensure that you carefully consider live music bands into the plan for your event.

The great thing about live music bands is that they are applicable in so many different event settings, no matter what the occasion. Additionally, Bristol wedding bands are capable of playing so many different types of music, and the right selection for each party planner is out there.

Hiring live music bands for weddings and other functions in Bristol is quite simple, and live music bands that specialize in these types of events are often well adept at getting the crowd involved. They play a wide variety of music and offer guests many different musical genres to dance to. If you are hiring a wedding band, make sure that you provide the bride and groom with an opportunity to talk to the band members themselves to plan which song will be reserved for the first dance and any other scheduling requests that the couple may have. In most cases, the set list is ironed out with a wedding band before the actual event because there is an elevated level of planning that goes into a wedding. This should not deter you from pursuing a wedding band as their skill and determination to give the client what they want is incomparable.

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