Bands For Hire

Bands For Hire are a music agency providing live bands and musicians for every occasion. From live wedding bands to jazz bands, we've picked the very best talent on the circuit.

As a one-stop entertainment agency, we provide string quartets, wedding musicians, harpists, and DJs to cater to all your requirements. With over a decade in the events industry, our team of live music experts are here to assist you every step of the way, so why not give us a call for some friendly advice.

Wedding Bands, Wedding Musicians, DJs, and Function Bands to Hire

With years of experience booking wedding entertainment, we understand that everybody's needs are different.

We represent a wide selection of function bands in every genre, from soul bands, swing bands, and rock 'n' roll bands to pop/rock and modern indie/rock wedding bands.

As well as wedding bands and party entertainment, we also provide more ambient wedding background music, perfect for your wedding breakfast or drinks reception.

We offer a range of jazz bands for hire as well as classical musicians, pianists, and acoustic bands, with every wedding musician happy to work around your needs.

To read more about our wedding bands, mobile discos, and wedding musicians, visit our page on wedding music, where you'll find a whole range of options.

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Wedding Bands

An impressive range of wedding bands, UK wide. From Indie, Rock & Pop to Motown, Soul and more.

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Corporate Entertainment

A fun and sophisticated roster of unique live entertainment for corporate events, award ceremonies and parties.

High end party bands

Premier Party Bands

Take your event to the next level with one of our all-singing and all-dancing premier party bands.

Hire jazz and swing bands

Jazz & Swing Bands

From 1920s Speakeasy to 1940s Swing; from Sinatra to contemporary pop with a twist, there's something for everyone.

String quartets for hire

String Quartets

We represent a number of highly talented string quartets & ensembles, perfect for your wedding ceremony and drinks reception.

Acoustic bands for hire

Acoustic Music

Whether it's Classical, Folk, Pop or Indie you're looking for, you're certain to find the perfect acoustic band or solo performer at Bands For Hire.

singers for hire

Singers For Hire

When a live band feels a little too much for the occasion, our solo singers offer a compact alternative to compliment your event.

Harpists for hire


Hire one of our talented Harpists to add a touch of class to the proceedings; from classical to modern, to Broadway and beyond.

Pianists for hire


We work alongside a number of experienced pianists, both instrumental and with vocals; take a listen and see who strikes the right chord.

World Music

World Music

From Cuban and Latino to Bollywood and Mariachi, we've got all bases covered. Visit our world music page to be inspired!

Ceilidh, Folk and Country bands

Ceilidh and Folk

Hire one of our Ceilidh or Country bands for the ultimate barn dance experience - guaranteed to get the audience on their feet!

Hire a DJ


A selection of highly professional DJs playing music from every genre imaginable.

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Wedding Band Hire

Our fantastic roster of wedding musicians includes everything from daytime wedding singers, acoustic duos, and jazz bands, to high-energy evening wedding bands.

We're here to ensure you find the perfect live wedding entertainment for your big day, so take a look around and get in touch if you have any queries.

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Live Entertainment Advice

Looking to book a band or live entertainment for your next event? Our team of corporate event and wedding music experts have put together a whole range of live music guides and blog articles to help you along the way!

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Musician Booking Guides

Explore our in-depth Musician Booking Guides and get all the information you need to hire the perfect band or musician for your event.

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Wedding and Event Blog

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Local Party Bands For Hire

Whatever style of music you're into, you're sure to find a live band that fits the bill. Our party bands cover every genre imaginable - from pop, indie, and rock covers to jazz, soul, Motown, and swing.

We work alongside only the very best local function bands across the UK, available to hire for a wide variety of events including weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties, corporate parties, Bar Mitzvahs, and summer balls.

Every one of our corporate function bands has a wealth of experience performing at corporate events, big and small. From business lunches, conferences, grand openings, and trade shows to cocktail parties, barbecues, and garden parties - corporate entertainment is our speciality!

As well as live music for private parties, we also provide live entertainment for hotels, restaurants, pubs, clubs, and festivals in every area of the UK including London, Hertfordshire, Essex, Kent, Surrey, and Hampshire.

We also have an extensive range of Manchester wedding bands and Birmingham wedding bands.

Corporate Entertainment

We've hand-picked the very best corporate event bands and musicians in the UK, each with extensive experience in the corporate events sector.

Head over to our corporate entertainment page to browse through our selection of live musicians, groups and party bands.

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Why hire a band through us?

  • Over 20 Years experience in the events industry
  • Hundreds of 5 Star reviews across Facebook and Google
  • All bands hand-picked by our team of experts
  • Dedicated member of our team assigned to your event
  • Professional contracts for your peace of mind
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bands for hire reviews

A very friendly and professional organisation. Their expedient service was tremendous, giving me the assurance that my event would be a huge success. All written communication was clear and concise and telephone conversations were polite and gave me confidence. This was the first time I had used Bands For Hire, and I would certainly recommend them.

Julie - Wedding Reception