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Are you looking for a function or a wedding band in Cambridge? Our catalogue includes 463 acts available for hire in Cambridge. We also recommend to see: function bands, jazz bands, string quartets, swing bands





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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 Cambridge from £600. Based in Greater London

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Reviews 10

Acoustic Jukebox

Energetic and fun duo playing great arrangements of modern pop songs and soul & funk classics. Jukebox Jam use a loop pedal, vocal harmony pedal and stomp box to create a sound so thick and rich you’ll forget you’re listening to just two people. Performances are tailored to each event, whether you want to get the whole room dancing or some background jazz, Jukebox Jam are guaranteed to deliver.

Available in Cambridge from £450. Based in London

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Reviews 7

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 Cambridge from £250. Based in London

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Reviews 4

The Night and Day Collective

A collective of multi-instrumentalists, able to provide an array of options catered to your event - Their repertoire consists of 1920s/30s jazz and vintage hits. Starting from a duo and then working up to a swingin' band option - The Night and Day Collective are the perfect addition to any event looking for a splash of vintage/jazzy atmosphere! Ideal for Background music Wedding reception drinks Evening entertainment for Weddings Private Parties Gatsby/Vintage Parties Corporate Outside/Unplugged Events (including Roaming options)

Available in Cambridge from £300. Based in Greater London

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Aces High!

The real Americana experience! Heel-stomping, rip-roaring hoedown fun. Aces High! play a set of the hottest modern and classic country hits! Guaranteed to get your guests up dancing and stompin’ their boots.

Available in Cambridge from £750. Based in London

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Reviews 9

The Lollipops

The Lollipops are a professional vintage inspired vocal trio, with a passion for the music and the fashion of the era! Specialising in Wartime and vintage themed events! 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!

Available in Cambridge from £640. Based in London

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Reviews 4

Paula Borrell

I have played sax and flute professionally for 25 years , I have had lots of experience in many fields of music including swing, soul, funk, salsa, motown, classical, shows, easy listening, jazz and smooth jazz. I can play solo (with backing tracks) or within a duo/trio/band. I am self contained with my own PAT tested PA and lights, I have £10,000,000 Public Liability Insurance. I currently play with a Ratpack show backing Anita Harris and Kenny Lynch, a 50's band touring the UK and abroad. Played with a Motown show, Beegee's show, 70's & 80's band and many function bands and big bands backing Tony Hadley, The Beverley Sisters, Denis Lotis, Max Byraves and Joe Longthorne.

Available in Cambridge from £150. Based in Essex

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Reviews 7

Climax Ceilidh Band

Climax Ceilidh Band is one of the most highly experienced and respected English ceilidh bands with excellent musicians and an experienced, friendly caller. We cover Kent, Surrey, and Sussex and can offer a range of line-ups to suit your budget. We play a wide variety of tunes for dancing, both original and taken from traditional sources. We also have a repertoire of tunes to play between dances.

Available in Cambridge from £375. Based in Bromley

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Reviews 4

Spooner

Hailing from the North Essex/Suffolk border, but covering the country, Spooner are an experienced, professional and exciting 5 piece function, party and wedding band. Boasting amazing female lead vocals and playing a varied and ever expanding range of pop, rock, funk, soul and dance covers from past to current charts, Spooner know how to get (and keep!) the party going whilst avoiding the cliché!

Available in Cambridge from £850. Based in Colchester

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Reviews 8

Spring Heeled Jacks

London ceilidh band The Spring Heeled Jacks is an exciting five-piece band delivering healthy doses of energising dance tunes from England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and beyond. Drawn from a number of experienced dance musicians and callers, The Spring Heeled Jacks are guaranteed to make your event a memorable one. From foot-stomping jigs to elegant waltzes, their repertoire draws on both traditional tunes and their own compositions, with a style and rhythm which is irresistibly danceable. Whether you're looking for a traditional Scottish wedding ceilidh, a fun birthday party English barn dance or even a Welsh twmpath for your community fundraisers, the Spring Heeled Jacks would love to hear from you. We are a London ceilidh band but are happy to travel.

Available in Cambridge . Based in London

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Reviews 1

Rock-ola Rockets

The Rock-ola Rockets are a 4 piece Authentic 50s Rock n Roll/Rockabilly band, covering classic songs by Gene Vincent, Bill Haley, Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis and many many more, also such bands as the Top Cats & Stray Cats. Rockabilly & 50s Chart toppers. "Let us put on a show" and give your event that 50s flavor and nostalga. Full line up, 2 guitars, upright bass, drums, 4x vocals. See over 40 utube live clips of the Band.

Available in Cambridge from £350. Based in Cambridgeshire

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Piccadilly Swing

Weddings, functions and parties – no matter the occasion or what you’re celebrating, it needs to be special. Live music, played by a professional, experienced band, can help to make it just that. So, if you are tired of trawling through lists of local bands or wedding entertainment, unable to find exactly what you’re after, then look no further. Piccadilly Swing have been performing together for over 15 years now, and each of our five members possess top-class musicianship individually. From our website, you will see just why we are the right band to help make your special day even more memorable.

Available in Cambridge from £150. Based in Ipswich

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CUPIDS WISH

Cupids Wish have been making the magic happen for couples getting married and party people all over the UK, since 2008. Their ambition is to excite and unite family and friends with the power of live music! Georgia and Michael's performance is much more than just musicians playing great songs — they make it a personal experience between you, your guests and them.

Available in Cambridge

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OutBeat

Since forming in 2015 OutBeat have performed at a variety of events such as weddings, corporate events, anniversaries, birthday parties and charity fundraisers. OutBeat guarantees that every client who books the band will be left thrilled. The memories we help you to create will last a lifetime! OutBeat carry with them all of their own equipment from a professional 3000 - 4000 Watts PA System, amplifiers and lighting rig, so there's nothing you need to worry about or take care of. Instead you can just focus on the most important thing, having a good time. We also are amongst a small few that can offer to play any song especially for your event, be it a first dance for a wedding or a special song for a birthday at no extra cost. OutBeat alongside playing fantastic live music also offer a DJ service as part of our package. We have hundreds of songs spanning across multiple decades packed full of floor filler hits to keep your party going well...

Available in Cambridge from £750. Based in Hertfordshire

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Reviews 5

The London Swing and Soul Band

The London Swing and Soul Band is possibly the most eclectic, interactive, international and soulful collective of musicians imaginable. Their guest singers include the best of London soul talent, as well as a Bandleader who sings in 9 languages. Its outstanding brass section is now well-known for bringing together the hottest players that perform at the UK’s finest Jazz venues and festivals, as well as alongside international celebrities such as Beyonce, Jamie Cullum, Stevie Wonder and Roy Ayers. Offering a full personalised entertainment service in sound management, disco lighting, DJing, request taking and leading the ambiance from mellow jazz to the hottest dance-floor hits, The London Swing and Soul Band is unrivalled in its ability to help manage your wedding or special event from end-to-end – the way YOU want it!

Available in Cambridge from £1250. Based in London

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Reviews 8

Oliver Sean - MTV EMA Nominated Band

“It (Oliver Sean’s Music) is like the Eagles have hired Jack Johnson for some lessons on lightening up” - Rolling Stone Magazine ​ With over 5000 gigs under their belt, Oliver Sean and his band are the No.1 Classic Rock party bands in town. Oliver Sean performs hits from every decade that guarantees to fill a dance floor and is suited for any event where people are looking to let their hair down and dance the night away. With a repertoire of hit songs from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s to today’s top 40 Hits including Oliver Sean’s MTV/Vh1 Hits added to the mix, there is something in there for everyone’s taste and guaranteed to get your feet moving on the dance floor. ​ No event is too big or too small - from concerts of 40,000 people (where Oliver Sean has been a headliner at the International film festival) to a private event or a house party with close friends down the road - each gig is given the same attention to detail and a 100% perfor...

Available in Cambridge from £750. Based in Leicestershire

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Reviews 9

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 Cambridge from £495. Based in Guildford

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Reviews 5

Band on the Run

Band on the Run are made up of five permanent members. All of us are multi -talented to bring you the best quality sound available. The rapport between us is plain for all to see and we have a strong belief that if we are having a good time so will you. Our playlist is ever growing to include the latest hits and is always kept up to date with floor fillers from the day before yesterday right back to the roaring 40’s. We can offer you a diverse selection of music ranging from Classical Funk, Ballroom or Rat Pack as well as Pop, Soul and Disco. Four of the band are strong vocalist and with the highest possible quality of harmonies we have an excellent blend of voices to sing the eclectic range of songs that we have to offer. Our multi stack keyboards provide an amazing depth of sound (strings, brass,woodwind, synth and many more) that is normally associated with a small orchestra, so we create an excellent all round sound. wedding guests We are...

Available in Cambridge from £680. Based in Essex

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Reviews 4

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 Cambridge from £1350. Based in Coventry

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Reviews 3

Halos

Halo's are a young band made up of some of the most in-demand session musicians in the UK. Our band members have built up a wealth of experience playing with artists such as John Newman, Rod Stewart, Akala, Kwabs and Jehst. We bring a fresh touch to our performances with a repertoire focused on arrangements of modern pop, soul and R&B and mix this with some more classic hits. We have performed for major clients and venues such as Ronnie Scotts, Rolls Royce, The Ministry of Defence, Park Plaza Hotels and The Saracens FC. Having worked in the music industry for years we draw on our experience to deliver shows that are always high energy and engaging.

Available in Cambridge from £480. Based in Greater London

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The Fabulators

Need to look good on the dancefloor ? Want your shack to shimmy ? Prefer your riot on the predictable side? Look no further.......The Fabulators are the ultimate rocking party band ! Versatile enough to perform covers from Stevie Wonder to Arctic Monkeys with equal authenticity, they’ll have your guests dancing and singing all night long! A four piece line up of superb musicians, including three great vocalists, bringing your favourite songs of the last few decades to life in such a way it feels less like watching a cover band, and more like watching an indie band with the best back catalogue in the world! For more intimate occasions Will and Callum can provide the same passion, energy and musicianship in a two man acoustic format. A word or two from recent clients and their guests: “Brilliant!” - “Star Quality!” - “Highly Recommended!” - “Everyone was fighting for space on the dance floor!” “You were awesome !” - “So authe...

Available in Cambridge from £900.00. Based in Milton Keynes

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Rio Brass

Rio Brass was founded in 2018 with the intention of bringing the tradition of Carnaval Blocos to London. Every year thousands gather in Rio streets and clubs to celebrate Carnaval and to listen and party to the music of the many different Blocos "street bands" that the city has to offer. With that in mind, trumpeter and founder of Rio Brass Gabriel Dias, who is originally from Rio and has studied music at the Juilliard School in New York created the group by arranging and rehearsing popular songs from both the UK and Brazil. Rio Brass has the mission to honour the Bloco tradition of celebrating music and life in Europe. Viva o Carnaval!

Available in Cambridge . Based in London

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Viva Express

Viva Express is an experienced 5 piece Cambridge, UK based function band. We can be seen playing at some of the most trendy nightclubs in and around Cambridge, so make sure you check out our website to see when we are next playing.

Available in Cambridge

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ABA Queens

Aba Queens is available as a duo or 4-piece band. Aba Queens (formerly Abba Queens) is a professional Abba tribute show based in Cambridgeshire. The show has successfully performed every weekend since its formation in 2007. Anneli, who plays Agnetha, is the founder, manager and promoter of Aba Queens and has been singing from a young age. Anneli has previously performed with Abba tribute show bands 'Mamma Mia' and 'Planet Abba'. Anneli is accompanied by a carefully-selected team of musicians. Aba Queens perform all Abba's well-known hits including 'Dancing Queen', 'The Winner Takes It All', 'Waterloo', 'Mamma Mia', 'Voulez-Vous' and many, many more. Costume changes and choreography are interactive and entertaining and we even adopt Swedish accents for the evening.

Available in Cambridge from £400.00

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The Wild Boys

Having formed in the summer of 2009 are setting very high standards with their vast performing experience and exciting shows! Covering all the great artists from the best decade in music. The 80s! Wild Boys are available for Corporate Events, Weddings, Parties, Festivals, Functions, Pool Parties, Rocket Launches, Snow ball fights, Hand car washes and any other event u can think of!!! Rich has been singing since he was 15 and has been in various groups over the years. Rich studied performing arts at college before moving to London at the age of 17 to seek his fortune!! His musical career has involved numerous T.V shows and Radio appearances! Rich worked for renowned music manager Tom Watkins (Pet Shop Boys, Bros and East 17 to name a few) for 2 years as lead singer and writer in the band QED. Rich was signed to independent record label E-Park in 2001. He has performed across the UK/Europe and also gained valuable performing experience on a 34...

Available in Cambridge from £1800. Based in Cambridgeshire

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What a fantastic band. You really made our wedding reception with great songs, incredible vocals, amazing musical talent and pure class. We had so much praise for the band on the night and would like to thank you for making our night even more special and performing a fantastic version of our first dance. Would highly recommend you. Jo & Andy.


Totally Funktional were beyond excellent, they totally made our event. Brilliant instrumentalists, fab singer and energy levels that got everyone up dancing. We had so much positive feedback from everyone about the band, we were so delighted with their performance and would have no hesitation recommending them.


Really big thank you to you guys for a fantastic night. Everybody said how great you were, and kept asking for your number for the future.






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 Cambridge, 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:

If you're looking to hire a Function & Wedding Band for your wedding, corporate or private celebration in Cambridge, 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:

If you are looking for tips on hiring function and wedding bands in Cambridge, East of England, you came to the right place. Entertainment is often what people will recall the most when they reflect on your wedding or special function. Here are some pointers on hiring live music bands:

When you are choosing a function or wedding band, make sure that the band has synergy with the crowd and that they are enjoying themselves. The last thing you want is a band that doesn't connect with your guests. Select performers who are suited for your guests, not for yourself. If your audience prefers rock music, do not select a jazz performer. When screening a band's video when you are choosing which live music bands to hire, make sure it resembles a live performance. If the music has too much production you will not be able to a certain what the band sounds like when they are actually performing. Don't be afraid to ask your Cambridge band for references and letters of recommendation. Make sure that the references and letters are specific, and describe the nature of the performance in detail.

Things to know before hiring a live music band in Cambridge:

Are you looking for a background band, or are you looking for a performance that will be the center of the event? Determine the songs you would like played before speaking to bands. Some musicians have specific songs that they will and will not play. After you have figured out the set list, figure out what level of experience your band must have. You can determine how experienced a band is by asking them how long they have been together, what other groups the band members are in, and what the average size of a crowd is for them.

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