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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 Ilkeston from £725.00. Based in Leicester

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Swing Gitan UK

Swing Gitan Uk are scintillating, professional swing band from the east midlands. They specialise in the infectious gypsy jazz guitar style once popularised by Django Reinhart as well as the sounds of bebop, swing and bossa nova. The band has a superb reputation as a consistently professional, highly entertaining outfit who can perform for all ages and put on a show to suit all occasions. They are guaranteed to get you dancing! Don't forget to check out our videos. Available to hire as a trio, quartet or a quintet which includes Clarinet or Saxophone. Seeking festivals, Weddings, Swing workshops, Birthday parties, University balls, support slots, headline slots, Restaurant gigs, pubs and Garden parties.

Available in Ilkeston from £650. Based in Nottinghamshire

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Benny Lee & The Whistle Stop Five

`The hottest, swingiest, jumpiest jive band on the scene` From Sinatra to Sugababes, Beatles to Britney, Prima to Prince, Benny Lee & The Whistle Stop 5 have the style and experience to make your event go with a swing. With their unique blend of top-class musicians, they guarantee to bring you and your guests well-known toe-tappin’ tunes — all done with a twist! For your special event, put the music in the hands of Benny Lee and the Whistle Stop Five. It’s the sound decision!

Available in Ilkeston . Based in Nottingham

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The Midland Brass Ensemble

The Midland Brass Ensemble is available to perform at any event, be it a concert, a wedding ceremony, a wedding reception, private function, in fact a party of any description! Our repertoire is extensive, featuring music from classical to jazz, baroque to pop! We tend to write a lot of our own arrangements, so if there is anything special that you would want us to perform then let us know – we will make it happen!

Available in Ilkeston from £450. Based in Birmingham

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Your Wedding Entertainment

Welcome to the home of Your Wedding Entertainment, the premier bespoke wedding entertainment specialists. With an all encompassing, professional approach and enough quality acts of all kinds, we provide the very best live entertainment for your special day. From start to finish, we leave no stone unturned in supplying the best in the business through a personal yet professional service. We aim to put your mind at rest and do what we are best at, so that you enjoy your big day and your guests leave with a smile on their faces. We hope you like our extensive roster of acts, and if there’s one that particularly catches your eye for a part of your special day, please get in touch

Available in Ilkeston from ££300. Based in Leicestershire

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String Infusion

String Infusion managed by Emma Rushworth National and International String Ensemble. String Infusion all female vibrant string group ranging from 1-20+ offering any ensemble size from solo, duo, trio, quartet or beyond. We are musicians offering acoustic or electric performances.Our musicians are professionally trained at top Music Conservatoires. Together with choreographed moves, an eye for fashion and captivating output we entice audiences of all ages on a global level. We can play acoustic by day and electric by night whatever atmosphere you wish us to create it will be delivered. As well as quality performers we are versatile and adapt to any style of music. We benefit from repeat work through client recommendations offering a unique performance for every event Our bespoke service ensures we exceed our clients expectations. CHECK OUT OUR REVIEWS BELOW: Can’t begin to tell you how overwhelmed we were by the girls’ performa...

Available in Ilkeston from £200.00. Based in Manchester

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Boogie Knights

The Boogie Knights are Lincoln’s premier function band. The band consists of highly qualified session musicians, a brass section and a unique rapper. Our Musicians have played for the likes of The Sugar Babes, The Saturday’s, Pink & Jamie Cullum. With a comprehensive song list the Boogie Knights cater for all types of events and crowds. Our set lists range from Dolly Parton & The Beatles through to Jessie J & Lady Ga Ga. Booking the Boogie Knights is not just an incredible idea but it is a life changing experience. Some people have compared the experience to that of the birth of your first born child.

Available in Ilkeston . Based in Lincoln

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The Sleigh Belles

The Sleigh Belles are the ultimate in Christmas entertainment! A high energy vocal trio performing upbeat Christmas hits in three part harmony, and with amazing Christmas costumes and fully choreographed dancing, The Sleigh Belles bring the added sparkle of fantastic live music to any Christmas event! The Sleigh Belles are the ideal choice for TV, headline cruise bookings, Christmas light switch on's, corporate parties, weddings, holiday park, and bespoke Christmas events. They are one of the most popular Christmas theme acts in the UK and overseas!

Available in Ilkeston . Based in Birmingham

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New adventure band

We are a 4/5/6 piece party band , brass section optional . We provide all styles of music through the decades & can also provide special theme nights . We travel national & international .

Available in Ilkeston from £700+. Based in Doncaster

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THE TOY HEARTS

After having made music together for over a decade, the core family trio of The Toy Hearts, sisters Hannah (vocals & mandolin), and Sophia (guitar & vocals) together with their father Stewart (Banjo, Dobro, Steel) decamped from their native Birmingham UK, to spend the whole of summer 2013 in the USA, working in and around the bars and honky tonks of the live music capital of the world Austin, Texas. With four studio albums already under their belts already the band spent their time in the lone star state developing the western swing elements of their live show and keeping their musical chops up by sitting in with some of Austin’s finest talents, Toni Price, The Jitterbug Vipers, Whit Smith & Dave Biller. In January 2014 the band kicked the year off in style with the release of the Flyin’ Too High Ep, which was recorded towards the end of their Austin trip, and features Jake Erwin (Hot Club of Cowtown) on Double Bass. The Ep is a representati...

Available in Ilkeston . Based in Birmingham

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Deeping Dixielanders

We are a five-piece band that has teamed up with Helen, a talented young lady singer. We play tuneful, foot tapping melodies and we are not too loud - conversation is still possible! You can dance to our music and we are popular with all ages (even very young children!). The tunes are generally from the 1920s and 30s but also include Gershwin and more modern composers. The instrumentalists are very experienced musicians and the line up is usually trumpet, clarinet/tenor sax, string bass, guitar/banjo, keyboard and, of course, Helen on vocals. We come from Deeping, Wisbech, Sleaford and Lincoln.

Available in Ilkeston . Based in Peterborough

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ETTA - Piano and Saxophone Duo

ETTA is an energetic, versatile and experienced piano and saxophone duo based in Greater Manchester and available to hire across the UK. Emily (piano) and Hannah (saxophone) specialise in performing a wide repertoire of live jazz and pop music for any event or occasion with the utmost professionalism and taste. (Scroll down to read our reviews) Whether it's chilled out jazz for a drinks reception, party tunes or background music for a wedding ceremony, your entertainment is in safe hands. Our tailored set lists ensure that our music is impeccably suited to the event in question and we are always happy to include your requests. We pride ourselves on providing the perfect finishing touches for your special occasion. ​ No problem if your chosen venue doesn’t have a piano- we can bring along a state-of-the-art keyboard with an incredibly accurate grand piano sound to set up instead. ​ The inspiration for our name comes from the iconic ja...

Available in Ilkeston from £230. Based in Manchester

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L A Jazz Band

Superb lively Dixieland Jazz Band, can be booked for Weddings, Promotional Work, Racecourses, Hotels, Golf Clubs, Corporate Functions, Student Balls,Parties etc. Bookings include the wedding of M.P. David Blunkett at Thornbridge Hall Derbyshire, also Wetherby Racecourse and Thirsk Racecourse at which they have played many times, They have also been rebooked five timed to play for the Sheffield hallam University Sports Ball.The band can be booked from a Trio up to 7 piece. Performing in Leeds, Bradford, Wakefield, Sheffield, Harrogate, York, and the North East Other venues include The Scotts Guards Officers Mess Catterick , Carlton Towers, Hospitium York, Bradford University, Wakefield Golf Club, Royal Armouries, York Outlet,Reighton Sands, Blue Dolphin Filey.Costa Coffee Leeds, Holiday Inn Brighouse Yorebridge House Hotel and many more

Available in Ilkeston . Based in Bradford

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Blind Tiger

Blind Tiger, a name taken from the prohibition-era secret bars, is a band who reinvigorates contemporary songs with a cool, quirky twist. Imagine a shot of jazz, a splash of latin, a glug of 1950s New York, and you'll be getting into the swing of things. All members are experienced musicians hailing from America to Accrington, and have worked professionally with artist such as; KT Tunstall, Ed Sheeran, Turin Brakes, Curtis Stigers, Grammy award winning songwriter/producer Eliot Kennedy (Bryan Adams, Celine Dion, Spice Girls), The Animals, Steve Cropper (Booker T and The MG's), Paul Heaton (Beautiful South), Plan B, Spencer Davis, Eric Shenkman (Spin Doctors), Janet Devlin (X-Factor), an appearance on Later with Jools Holland and most recently, live on Blue Peter with The Mend! Smaller line-ups are available on request (i.e. 2/3/4-pieces). Please get in touch with your ideas, thoughts or queries; we'd be happy to discuss your unique arrangements!

Available in Ilkeston from £650. Based in Manchester

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The Harmonettes

The Harmonettes are a sensational female vocal harmony trio in the style of the legendary Andrews Sisters. With a set list packed full of golden hits from the 40s & 50’s, as well as current chart toppers with a vintage twist, this trio are a great addition to any vintage or 1940s/50s themed event!

Available in Ilkeston from £1118. Based in Chester

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Tessa Smith and The AppleJacks

Whether you're looking for a swinging band for dancing, a jazz band for added sophistication and atmosphere, or a vintage band for your special Gatsby-inspired event, Tessa is happy to oblige! Fronted by the ever-smiling Tessa Smith, the band's size and repertoire can be tailored to suit your needs. Tessa can even offer your guests a 1920s solo Charleston lesson, or teach them to Lindy Hop! Get in touch to chat to Tessa about your event and get an individual quotation based on your musical needs! Lineups available: 1. Solo - Vocalist w/ backing tracks. (From £250) 2. Duo - Vocalist w/ Pianist or Guitarist (From £400) 3. Trio - Vocalist, Pianist, Bassist/Saxophonist (From £600) 4. Quartet - Vocalist, Pianist, Bassist, Drummer/Saxophonist (From £800) 5. Quintet - Vocalist, Pianist, Bassist, Drummer and Saxophonist (From £1000) 6. Sextet - Vocalist, Pianist, Bassist, Drummer, Saxophonist and Trumpeter (From £1200) Tessa ...

Available in Ilkeston from £250. Based in Leeds

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Stirling Austin Swing and Soul Band

With a vast repertoire covering Swing, Jazz, Rat Pack, Soul, Motown and Pop, we offer you a fabulous musical mix spanning seven decades of party music. From Sinatra and Buble to Stevie Wonder and Beyonce, there's something for everyone! We provide top-class musical entertainment for every part of your event, from a background Jazz Duo to a sensational 10-piece Swing and Soul "Mini Big Band" guaranteed to keep your party buzzing with energy! We are a professional function band with over 8 years experience of playing weddings, parties, corporate functions and awards events. Band members are all full time musicians who have worked with a wide range of artists such as the BBC Big Band, Martha Reeves, Tom Jones, The Rat Pack Productions, The Magic of Motown and many other celebrities. Our music has been specially arranged to get an authentic “mini big band” sound that most other swing bands simply cannot achieve. With a long list of...

Available in Ilkeston from £1750. Based in Manchester

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Dani Sicari & The Easy Rollers

Grab your dancin’ shoes ‘cos the 20s are here to stay! Taking you back to the golden age of jazz, Dani Sicari & The Easy Rollers is a roaring seven-piece vintage jazz band featuring award-winning musicians from The Royal Northern College Of Music in Manchester. Performing music from the illegal speakeasy bars of the Prohibition era, the band has had audiences jumpin’ and jivin’ on dance floors across the country. They have been steadily building a reputation as one of the hardest working swing bands in the north of England with appearances at Manchester, Brecon and Marsden Jazz Festivals, Spinfest, Buxton Festival & Manchester Day. Whether it’s a wedding, festival or social dance, Dani Sicari & The Easy Rollers can provide the perfect swinging accompaniment to suit any occasion.

Available in Ilkeston from £1,050. Based in Manchester

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Available in Ilkeston . Based in Altrincham

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Available in Ilkeston from £600. Based in Manchester

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Pastry Shoes

A trio of tenor saxophone, guitar and female vocals, Pastry Shoes play an engaging and familiar mix of easy-listening jazz, swing and pop songs ranging from Fats Waller, Carmen Miranda, Stevie Wonder and Sandie Shaw to the Phil Spector Wall of Sound and Olly Murs. Pastry Shoes bring unique qualities to each performance, responding to the mood of the occasion, and delight in creating a warm and endearing atmosphere. They provide whimsical entertainment for weddings, celebrations, parties and dinners. Pastry Shoes love to dress up and have developed an intriguing presentation theme, reminiscent of an early 20th century vintage parlour, complete with fringed lamps, old bird cages housing faux birds and vintage cases housing their (modern) equipment. Based in Cheshire UK, they normally play throughout the North West of England and the Midlands, but are always willing to consider anything further afield. Pastry Shoes formed in 2012 wi...

Available in Ilkeston from £400. Based in Northwich

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Leeds City Stompers

We are a high energy 1920s - 1950s trio that plays popular Blues, Jazz, Ragtime, Rock & Roll, Swing and Boogie music. With guitar, double bass, drums, washboard and three vocals, Leeds City Stompers produce a sound as authentic and vibrant as our favourite pre-1950's influences We're all fans of traditional blues, jazz, swing etc and LOVE bringing to life the music we adore! We have classic and well-loved songs such as: Dust My Broom, Shake Rattle and Roll, Sitting on Top of the World and Sweet Home Chicago as well as many others. The band uses 1930s metal resonator guitars, a real 1920s drum kit and washboards as well as wearing tailored vintage suits. We swap instruments and singers at various times in a set. This provides you with a show with a wide variety of sounds and styles while also being authentic, danceable and with the odd quip between songs - entertaining and humorous. The band has tailored its set and show to ge...

Available in Ilkeston from £950. Based in Leeds

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The Hudson Dukes

The Hudson Dukes are a Jazz & Swing band based in the UK! The line-up is made up of in demand jazz musicians who have trained at the UK’s most prestigious music conservatoires, with experience playing at some of the country's most exclusive wedding venues, jazz clubs and concert halls. These include Ronnie Scotts, The Barbican, Buckingham Palace, Grosvenor House, The Royal Albert Hall, The Sage and many more. Offering various band options including duos, trios, quartets, full 5-piece band or instrumental alternatives allows them to tailor the line-up to your event, accommodating different budget and space requirements. Their extensive repertoire includes Jazz, Swing, Blues, Rock n’ Roll, Soul and Pop meaning they can adapt the music at your request. From background music to up-beat dancing music, they’ve got it all covered! Available for bookings across the UK and internationally, their members regularly perform abroad in Holland, Chi...

Available in Ilkeston from £400. Based in Leeds

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Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra

Mr Swing’s Dance Orchestra is a compact 13-piece Rat-pack style big band comprising male vocalist, four brass, five saxes and three rhythm. Founded in 1997 with help from The Prince’s Trust, Mr Swing has become very popular on the corporate, society and wedding circuits. Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra performs classic swing band songs from the radio broadcasts of the thirties, through the Glenn Miller sound of the forties to the Rat-pack days of the fifties and beyond. Well-known big band tunes made famous by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, Bobby Darin, Andy Williams, Tom Jones and Neil Diamond and more recently revived by Harry Connick Jnr, Robbie Williams and Michael Bublé. Mr Swing's Dance Orchestra has played to audiences the length and breadth of the country encouraging young and old to get up and dance. With a repertoire of over a hundred swing band and big band songs, there’s guaranteed to be something for everyone. Mr Swing i...

Available in Ilkeston from £1500. Based in York

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Dr Jazz

A fun and quirky 6-piece Roaring 20s band comprising trumpet/vocals, trombone, clarinet, piano, bass and drums with some songs being sung through a megaphone for that authentic 1920s sound! With an extensive repertoire of instantly recognisable favourites from the Roaring 20s through the Musicals of the 1930s and beyond, Dr Jazz entertains all ages with its infectious mix of timeless, ever-popular songs from Broadway and Hollywood. Serving up classics by the likes of George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin...with a generous order of Dixie on the side! This Great Gatsby band can be presented in traditional waistcoats and dickie bows or full white tie evening dress. Dr Jazz is a very experienced and professional band offering a top class and hassle-free service. This 1920s band is very versatile and can provide music indoors or outdoors for weddings, drinks receptions, garden parties, dinners, Great Gatsby balls, race meetings,...

Available in Ilkeston from £1000. Based in York

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Tips on choosing a perfect swing band in Ilkeston



If you're looking to hire a Swing Band for your wedding, corporate or private celebration in Ilkeston, take a look at our extensive catalogue to find the best option for your event. You can filter Swing 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 Swing Band in Ilkeston
  • * Double-check your chosen entertainer has the appropriate insurance, PAT testing and equipment for your venue's requirements

As well as Swing Bands, our catalogue also includes Funk bands, Gypsy Jazz Bands, Electronic Dance Music 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 Langwith , Wingerworth and Derby – 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 Ilkeston is £786, with prices starting from £250 to £1750.

What people say about Ilkeston Swing Bands:

This band really deserves a good amount of appreciation. They are finest musicians of their type in the country. They are also highly sophisticated and also talented. Their performance can only be defined as something full of energy. The lively music and the unique setup they have made suit them well for both parties and also chill out environments. They are real entertainers.



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