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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 Derby from £750. Based in Leicestershire

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Breaker Live

Top quality live music from a very talented four piece band! Playing classics to modern hits, Breaker Live keep blowing crowds away!

Available in Derby from £300. Based in Manchester

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Reviews 6

The Groovy Cats

We’re The Groovy Cats - a professional party band that will make your event special. Since 2013, we’ve been playing around the UK & Europe - at weddings, parties, functions and even ski resorts. That means our set is tight, and we know what audiences want! As a group of pro musicians, we care about two things: making your event a night to remember & filling your dance floor all night. Our influences are really varied - we love to play funk influenced songs from Prince and James Brown and then get everyone singing with a classic. We've got a huge repertoire, which means we can tailor our set list to the event, making sure everyone has a great night. Check out our video below, and give us a shout!

Available in Derby from £600. Based in Sheffield

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Reviews 13

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 Derby from £750. Based in West Midlands

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Bloomsbury Function Band - Bloomsbury Music Collective

WEDDING BANDS - DJ/LIVE BAND - JAZZ BAND - SWING BAND - DJ - JAZZ GROUPS Please enquire for our full range of musicians. Our music company operates as a collective managing some of the finest professional musicians in the North West. We specialise in creating packages for the entirety of your event selecting versatile musicians who can perform a wide range of styles throughout your day. Alternatively, if you'd prefer, we can of course provide you with just one musician or band.

Available in Derby from £800+vat. Based in Manchester

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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 Derby from £1350. Based in Coventry

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Reviews 5

The Breakfast Club 80s and Iconic Party Songs Band

As recently seen on BBC Midlands today, BBC Children in Need and BBC WM! Based in The West Midlands, The Breakfast Club have built a reputation for performing the classic eighties songs, that most other live bands are too scared to even try, with style and passion. The Breakfast Club 80s band have been performing at weddings, birthday parties and corporate events for nearly 16 years playing both in the UK and abroad in Ibiza! The Breakfast Club have a 2.5kw PA system enabling them to play to crowds of up to 500 people, Stage lighting, Sprinter van and iPad (for music to be played between our live sets, saving the client money on an additional DJ) Previous client testimonials: "Thanks guys for an amazing night, the rain didn't damper anyone's spirits and it felt like a mini festival!! Everyone said how amazing you were and we couldn't agree more, once again thank you" Julie and Pete Comment by: Julie phasey 31 July 2017 "We...

Available in Derby from £630.00. Based in Birmingham

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King Brasstards

King Brasstards are a great choice if you’re looking for something different and impressive at your event. Made up of seven professional musicians from Leicester, they have fast developed a reputation for being one of the most entertaining outfits around. The seven piece outfit features a sousaphone, snare drum, horns and percussion, and they spent years honing their skills and performing in different guises before coming together to form a mighty ensemble that covers everything from contemporary pop, swing, jazz, soul and funk, all with a New Orleans twist. The band are fully self contained and mobile, making them ideal for festivals, weddings, parties and other outdoor and indoor events. They pride themselves on putting on a spectacular show, and their versatility in being able to perform a stage show as well as perform energetically in a field, means they are a superb choice for events of all shapes and sizes.

Available in Derby from £725.00. Based in Leicester

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The 80s Tribute Band

Step inside the DeLorean and brace yourself as we go back in time! Into the 80s are the ultimate tribute band to the music of the 80s. The band recreate the sound, vibe, look and hit songs that everyone loves! Into the 80s provide a diverse set list of 80s tunes including songs by Madonna, Frankie goes to Hollywood, Wham, Cyndi Lauper, Tina Turner and many many more!This authentic 80s Tribute Band deliver a show bursting with fun and excitement with audience participation as a must! They guarantee that you will have the most fantastic party with all your guests on their feet, dancing and singing along to the best loved songs of the 80s.This fantastic 80s tribute band sell out venues and wow audiences wherever they go. With extensive bookings for corporate events, theatre shows, festivals, weddings, private parties and special occasions Into the 80s are perfect for your event!

Available in Derby from £1075

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Stak It Up!

Stak it up! Feel the Grooves that make you Move! Fill your Dancefloor.. Fantastic Covers Band with an Amazing Lead Vocalist! Large set list of Quality Pop, Soul, Funk and Jazz. Great Live Music for Your Event. We have extensive experience playing all kinds of Events...from a Birthday Party in your house or garden.... a Wedding Reception in a Marquee to a Corporate Awards Ceremony in a London Hotel. All our musicians and Soundcrew are Top Quality professionals We have Public Liability Insurance and our equipment is PAT Tested. We are based in The East Midland but will travel all over the UK and worldwide.

Available in Derby from £750. Based in Nottingham

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Decent Chaps Jazz & Swing

"DECENT CHAPS" fronted by Alan Walker, has played at many prestigious events up and down the country. Decent Chaps quartet has played for Jimmy Carr, Baby Lifeline National Charity Events, Kate Adie, Kenneth Clarke MP, Richard Baker, Freddie Flintoff, Nick Owen to name but a few and play nationwide at many weddings/civil partnerships, birthday/cocktail/dinner/garden parties, balls and civic and corporate functions. Our repertoire includes Jazz, Swing, Latin, Jump-Jive, Trad-Dixie, 1920s-1940s and Ratpack and is excellent for both background and for dancing later in the evening. The instrumentation comprises clarinet, saxophones, flute, piano, vocals, backing vocals, double bass, guitar and drums and we have our own stage lighting. We provide suitable background music during the breaks.

Available in Derby from £250. Based in Nottingham

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Abba Fever

Now in our 20th year, Abba Fever is one of the most succesful touring live Abba produtions in the UK and Europe! A 5 piece live band, with 5 part harmonies, this show transports you back to the 70’s through the biggest hits of the world’s favourite band. Live vocals, stunning musicianship, authentic costumes and exciting choreography all contribute to a spectacular show which gets audiences to their feet night after night. With the music of Abba firmly in the hearts of all generations - what better time to bring an Abba tribute to your venue or function? If experience, professionalism, high quailty sound and visual production is what you are looking for to ensure your succesful event - Abba Fever ticks all the boxes! Performing throughout the UK and Europe, each show is customised to meet the needs of our clients. Our stage show is suitable for any venue including hotels, theatres, leisure centres, racecourses and themed events.

Available in Derby from £850. Based in Nottingham

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Ultra 90s

Europe’s Premier 90s Dance Anthem Live Event Band! Ultra 90s is Europe’s Official 1990’s Dance Anthem Production Show currently touring the UK. The first show of its kind, takes you back to the most exciting musical movement in decades - the dance era of the 1990’s. It’s fresh, unique and not to be missed! Lead Vocalist, Kelly, has worked hard to pull off the powerful vocals from Divas such as Kelly Llorenna ‘Set You Free’, Robin S ‘Show Me Love’, Rozalla ‘Everybody’s Free’ and the show has pulled out all the stops to re-create the sounds of acts such as Snap, 2 Unlimited, Livin’ Joy and Baby D to name a few. Ultra 90s perform the best classic chart, dance and club anthems from the 1990s. From Snap! To Faithless, from Dee-lite to Vanilla Ice, Ultra 90s guarantees to get any party buzzing. Taking you through House, Chart, Dance and Club Classics along with popular Drum and Bass tunes from the 90s - The Ultimate 90s Revival - 90s Nostal...

Available in Derby from £1000. Based in Nottingham

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Madison Avenue UK

We are a 9-11 piece Soul band, and can offer 6-8 piece for smaller venues. We mainly perform authentic Atlantic/Stax Soul, with a little Motown, some Disco/Funk, a few RnB, and a few alternative songs in a Soulful style (eg Seven Nation Army!). We are also going to introduce a few jazz/swing numbers later in 2018, possibly building to a 45-60min set of that as an additional option. The full line-up is one female lead vocalist and two male lead vocalists; 4-piece horns section (2x Sax, trumpet and trombone), 4-piece usual backline (keys, guitar, bass and drums). We can offer optional iPod music, we have our own PA, public liability insurance and fully PAT-tested.

Available in Derby from £800.00. Based in Leicestershire

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Flames function band

Need a professional, dynamic and fun party band? Choose The Flames - resident band again for the whole of December at the Pirelli Stadium, Burton. Feel free to call them for a reference.

Available in Derby

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Live it up

Live it up are a totaly live 5 piece band of expreienced musicians and performers offering accurate Pop, Soul and modern renditions to the highest possible standard.

Available in Derby

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Reflection

Reflection are a Derby / Derbyshire based live music band for hire who cover popular music from the 60`s to present day. Our band play at birthdays, weddings, charitys, pubs, clubs and general social events.

Available in Derby

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Lonely Mr Punch Ceilidh Band

An event with The Lonely Mister Punch is an EXTRAVAGANZA of EPIC PROPORTIONS..... MUSIC and DANCE with both original and traditional flavours from around the Empire. With a CORNUCOPIA of REAL MOVING MUSICIANS your evening will be sure to go with a swing..... Each event can be tailored to meet even the most exacting of requirements All types of events catered for; Ceilidhs, Barn Dances, Folk festivals, beer festivals, weddings, fund raising, birthdays, corporate events, or just great parties.

Available in Derby from £600. Based in Retford

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The Mixers

​THE MIXERS are a covers band performing energetic live sets for parties, weddings, pubs and events. We're based in Quorn, Leicestershire, and we have a reputation as the best way to get the energy and atmosphere you want from a live gig. The set is a mix of the best rock, pop, indie, soul and funk from the last few decades, and is guaranteed to get people up and dancing. We're passionate about the music we play. We put our heart and soul into every song, and it’s all live!​

Available in Derby from £500. Based in Leicester

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The Soul Outlaws

The Soul Outlaws are a well established top quality funk and soul band from the East Midlands who specialise in keeping the dance-floor full. The band consists of the highest class performers in the area. The Soul Outlaws are in high demand for weddings and other events. Let the Soul Outlaws take you on a musical journey from soul classics to the most modern pop and chart hits.

Available in Derby from £600. Based in Nottingham

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ABBA Sensation

ABBA TRIBUTE BAND – SENSATION Relive the authentic ABBA experience with Sensation ABBA Tribute Band. Sensation will take you back to the golden days of ABBA. These guys have it all – the harmonies, the costumes, the choreography and a sprinkling of light hearted humour. This has allowed them to become one of the most sought after ABBA Tribute Bands in the world! The band even speak Swedish on stage! From Waterloo to Dancing Queen Sensation perform all of ABBA’s greatest hits. Sensation are proud to present a premium ABBA Tribute experience and have worked very hard to re-create the ABBA sound. With plenty of audience participation and sing-a-long moments, Sensation produce an exciting, jaw-dropping show. This ABBA Tribute Band wow audiences and sell out venues wherever they go. With extensive bookings for festivals, theatre shows, corporate events, weddings, private parties and special occasions Sensation are truly perfect for any event!

Available in Derby from £1100. Based in Derbyshire

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Ginny Brown & the Collective

Ginny Brown & the Collective are a superb 6 piece band playing all the very best in Soul, Disco & Funk We pride ourselves on filling the floor all night long with some of the greatest dance classics of the 70's, 80's through to today So if its Good Times you are after, then we are definitely the band for your wedding, party or event

Available in Derby from £770. Based in Nottingham

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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 Derby from £500.00. Based in Worcester

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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 Derby from £600. Based in Greater London

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Ministry of Soul

Ministry of Soul are the best choice for your event. Not only do we perform great music to the highest standard but we ensure everyone has fun too. Your guests will be talking about what a great evening of entertainment they had at your event for years to come. We are a 9 piece band covering soul, motown and disco classics from 60s to the present day which everyone knows and won’t be able to stay seated for. We don't just perform though, we get you and your audience involved be it singing along, dancing on tables or even inviting willing participants up on to the stage with is! Our 17 year history not only means we are reliable but also that we know exactly how to make sure the party is started right and continues through the night. For a small additional fee, we can also provide a DJ to keep the party going between our sets. Rest assured, our attention to detail, musicianship and professional management approach will leave you ...

Available in Derby from £1000. Based in Nottingham

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Hi Cheryl, We just wanted to email you to say a huge thank you to you and your team for playing at our wedding on Saturday at Stowe House. You were all fantastic!!! So many of our guests really enjoyed your music and told us that they loved the fact that you do modern covers. Your music kept the atmosphere joyful and relaxed - it was absolutely perfect. Thank you for making our day so special. We will never forget it. All the best, Sabrina and Andrew – Bride and Groom 30th July 2016 Stowe House


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We really enjoyed the band. we are very happy with their performance. Very friendly and professional very discreet and organised they set themselves up without any fuss. Dad was very happy they contributed to making our dads birthday a special one. We would recommend them for a small group like ours 39. Thank you






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 Derby, 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:

When looking for wedding bands for hire in derby, you will be faced with many choices. Wedding is once in a lifetime event meaning that you must ensure that make it memorable not only to you but also to the gust who will attend your wedding. One important component that will make your wedding memorable is choosing the right music band. Below are thing that you need to consider when choosing a music band for your wedding.

· Know what you want.

You can only get the right music band for your wedding if you clearly know what you want. What kind of music do you want to the music band to play on your wedding? Do you want them to play jazz or soft and cool love songs? To get the best ensure that you know what you want.

· Be clear on what you want the band to do.

You and the band that you are considering to hire must read form the same script. This means that you must clear tell the band of what you expect from them and the band must agree to your terms.



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