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Function Bands in Essex

Function Bands Essex

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If you need to find entertainment for an event then check out the function bands below who are available to hire in Essex, including Colchester, Clacton-on-Sea, Basildon, Chelmsford and Chigwell. All acts have been vetted by Warble Entertainment’s artist sign up team so you can rest assured that they will be professional, reliable and of the highest quality.

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Warble Entertainment Agency hire function bands and live music entertainment throughout the entire UK. We have more than 1,000 live bands to choose from in many genres, ranging from; wedding bands and cover bands to solo and duo musicians and soul bands. With many more styles of music available to book you are guaranteed to find the perfect band for a party, wedding or as corporate entertainment.

In addition, if you are looking for some fantastic wedding entertainment ideas be sure to visit our entertainers pages to find the very best performers, shows and acts that the UK has to offer.

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All Function Bands in Essex

Steve's Rat Pack Show
5
Price in Essex
The ultimate tribute to the legends of Swing, performing hits from the Rat Pack and modern legends like Michael Bublé and Robbie Williams.
The Jump Jets
19
Price in Essex
The Jump Jets are a rock 'n' roll band who are ready to heat up your event or party!
Mix Street Band
1
Price in Essex
Mix Street Band fuse the foot-tapping feel of a New Orleans street band with some of the most popular chart hits ever.
The B Tones
3
Price in Essex
A young 5-piece of highly experienced musicians, playing a plethora of hits based on the soul, funk and pop movements of the last 50 years.
Bruno Mars - Brandon Mars
2
Price in Essex
Stunning tribute act featuring Brandon Mars and his band.
The Latin Tree
3
Price in Essex
The Latin Tree is a Latin-inspired band, a multicultural group of talented musicians who are rooted in the heart of Derbyshire.
Curtis The Swing Singer
13
Price in Essex
A professional singer who trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, expect an outstanding performance from this young crooner
Neil Morris
11
Price in Essex
Neil is as comfortable singing contemporary songs by George Ezra and Ed Sheeran as he is the 'greats' by Frank Sinatra, David Bowie and Elvis.
The Rock 'n' Roll Dolls
3
Price in Essex
Experience this super-fresh, all-girl rock 'n' roll band from London!
Femmes of the Forties
8
Price in Essex
A unique 1940s themed vocal harmony trio who will dazzle with their dulcet tones and adorable dance routines
Neo-Sonic
3
Price in Essex
From the 60s to tomorrow, Neo-Sonic's ever-growing repertoire of songs will get the feet tapping and the floor shaking at any event.
Absolutely Vintage Swing Band
15
Price in Essex
A toe tapping, jitterbug inducing female fronted swing band that will take you straight back to the vintage era.
Party Central
3
Price in Essex
Party Central are a dynamic 3-piece function and wedding band from the North West of England, available to travel nationwide.
For The Funk
1
Price in Essex
A Nottinghamshire based live band, jam packed with the best musical talent the Midlands has to offer.
Tandem Groove
1
Price in Essex
Performing soulful and unique versions of both contemporary and classic songs, Tandem Groove are a piano duo with a difference.
The Acoustics
2
Price in Essex
The Acoustics are a stylish guitar and vocal duo performing stripped-back acoustic versions of some of the greatest songs ever written.
Ministry Of Mayhem
1
Price in Essex
If you’re looking to whip the crowd into a frenzy, look no further than... Ministry of Mayhem!
The Big Sound Band
4
Price in Essex
The Big Sound Band are a dynamic five-piece party and function band from the South of England.
Ryan Gee
8
Price in Essex
A talented, experienced singer, Ryan Gee is one of Liverpool's most outstanding young musical acts.
The Runaway Babies
14
Price in Essex
The Runaway Babies are a top-class rock and pop cover band, based in the Midlands but available UK-wide.
El Dinero
6
Price in Essex
El Dinero are a slick and stylish world class covers band originating from the UK, who boast a varied and extensive repertoire.
Funk Fanatics
7
Price in Essex
If the Funk Fanatics are having a party on your stage, you will certainly be having one on the dance floor!
Jam Side Down
11
Price in Essex
Jam Side Down are a 3-piece rock and pop party band with an impressive repertoire spanning 7 decades!
Yo and Joe
9
Price in Essex
Yo & Joe are an acoustic duo available for hire - Based in North Yorkshire but available UK wide.

FAQs

Do I Get To Choose The Songs My Function Band Performs?

Let’s get something straight; function bands are exactly what you want them to be! The bands need to be flexible, because unlike specific concerts where an audience expects a certain sound and style, at functions – such as weddings, birthdays, and other special celebrations – the guests could be from several generations. You need to make sure that they all have a great time. So, function bands need to get the balance right, to be able to adapt and read how a party is progressing.

Function bands primarily play the favourite tracks from a musical genre. So, if you have booked a Rock & Roll band, for example, perhaps specialising in 1970s and 80s sounds, you could rightly expect to hear cover songs from Bruce Springsteen, Queen, Dire Straits, Elton John and maybe Rod Stewart. When you book through Warble Entertainment we make sure that you are happy with the playlist and are confident that the band you choose can offer the variety that your guests will love. The very best bands will read the room and our advice is to trust their experience in getting the party started!

How Long Before My Event Should I Book A Function Band?

There is nothing worse than seeing people miss out on the perfect party band because they left things just that bit too late.

Most bands that do this professionally are booked up a year or two in advance of the event date. Our exclusive function bands are among the most popular in the UK and are extremely busy.

If your function falls on a busy peak summer date, we recommend booking your function band as soon as possible. Ideally, the second you have your venue booked, you should be aiming to book one of the many professional function bands we have to offer!

What Are The Most Popular Styles Of Professional Bands For Hire?

Whether you are hiring wedding bands, a party band, or a corporate function band, you can rest assured that you will have a plethora of choice when it comes to live music styles and genres.

Almost every single genre you can imagine is on offer with our incredible cover bands.

Rock & pop is without a doubt the most popular function band style, and is always guaranteed to get guests on the dance floor! A typical function band's repertoire will of course include a mix of songs to keep everyone entertained.

You can also hire acoustic singers, soul bands, saxophonists, folk bands, jazz bands, roaming bands, wedding bands, and even sound limiter-friendly bands that are set up to deal with noise restrictions and any noise limiter you may encounter at a function venue. Unique act types such as DJ and Saxophone wedding groups are also becoming increasingly popular!

How Much Does It Cost To Hire A Live Band For A Function In The UK?

The prices of hiring wedding bands or function bands in the UK can vary depending on these specific factors.

  • How many musicians are in the band
  • How far the function band has to travel to your event location
  • Their experience
  • Your function date

Typically, the cost of a wedding band or local band for hire in the UK averages between £1200 - £1700.

This fee includes the function band providing their own PA system, all equipment, performing live sets, and in most cases, providing backing tracks or DJ sets in between their live entertainment.

And of course, providing infectious energy and filling the dance floor alongside a DJ service!

How Far Will Function Bands Travel For Events?

Our function bands for hire will travel across the UK and regularly perform live music UK-wide for private events, weddings and parties.

If you're looking for a high-energy local band to take your event to the next level, you are sure to find function bands near you.

To keep costs manageable, we recommend shortlisting function bands that are near to your location. This will keep travel costs, and any potential accommodation costs down to a minimum.

Will Function Bands Perform At Corporate Events?

Hiring a party band or a function band doesn't have to be for a wedding or birthday party.

We have some of the best function bands in the UK that are experienced in providing show-stopping live music for corporate events, awards ceremonies, and functions.

Our live bands are experienced at performing at all types of venues and occasions. From private events to weddings and more, our rock-pop bands have been packing dance floors for years with high energy current chart music to get the party started.

No matter your special occasion, we can help you decide on the right live entertainment for your event. The booking process is easy so you can find and book your music instantly.

What Other Types Of Events Are Function Bands Suitable For?

Warble Entertainment arranges entertainment for thousands of functions every year.

Weddings, corporate evenings, private parties, charity events, birthdays, or unexpected celebrations; we have vast experience covering the requirements of people looking for the very best bands for a wide range of occasions – whether that involves jazz, pop, or rock. Warble Entertainment has years of experience in band hire and knows everything there is to know about function band prices and how to plan events!

Can Someone Help Me With Hiring Function Bands?

Picking the best band is only part of the process, as you must also consider a few other things if your event is going to be the swinging success you have always dreamt about. That’s where we can help. We’ll talk you through the process, from start to finish. Can your venue accommodate function bands and their equipment? Are there any power or lighting considerations? Would you like the party band to get involved with any other aspects of your function? There are many questions we can answer about live band hire, and some key questions to ask a wedding venue before you book a function band.

All good questions, and as an Entertainment Agency that likes to deliver an outstanding service we make sure that you get the best possible advice to guide you through the live band hiring process. That support is ongoing until the final notes are played on stage.

The musicians and party bands offered by Warble Entertainment come with some fantastic reviews. We produce video and audio recordings so that you can get a feel for their style and sound, and of course, we go and watch them in action. That way, we can recommend an incredible band for your functions or event with confidence.

Where Can I Hire A Function Band In The UK?

If you're looking to hire the best function bands for a wedding or party in the UK, look no further. Our talented live function bands perform nationwide and even worldwide. You are sure to find local bands with us. Hire live music now no matter what corner of the country you are in, we cover all popular locations for your event! Your dream wedding band or party outfit is waiting for you.

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