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Background, Lounge & Dinner Acts

Looking to create an ambient sound that works for a private dinner or in the background of smokey lounge bar?

Background and Lounge acts are perfect for such occasions. Jazz and Latin genres lend themselves particularly well to this setting. Any combination of solo acts, duo, trios and quartets are perfectly suited to entertain your guests.

Headliner helps you source and book great soloists, bands and DJs for your wedding, party or corporate event. Find and hire a local lounge or dinner act to perform at your event.

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      DJ act for hire
      Tayylor Made, is an American DJ & Producer from Washington, D.C based in London. Her creative, bass-heavy mixing style and high energy sets culminate from her years of DJ experience, continuously molding her craft since she was just 12 years old. In 2013, she moved to London to pursue DJing and ...
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      Fee from £250
    • Cat Delphi

      Solo act for hire
      Cat Delphi has performed at countless prestigious events all over the world including The Princess of Monaco Foundation, The Epsom Derby (where the Queen was in attendance), Top Of The Pops ( NYE Special 2017), a performance at Aston Martin HQ for the recent ‘DB4 GT’ relaunch (2017), The ...
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      Fee from £350
    • The Night and Day Collective

      Trio act for hire
      The Night and Day Collective play roaring hits from the 1920s/30s/40s with a ragtime/gypsy jazz twist - they are all multi-instrumentalists - happy to adapt to background and/or swingin' upbeat atmosphere!
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      Fee from £560
    • Steve Conway Vintage Singer

      Solo act for hire
      Steve Conway is a quality Vintage Style Vocalist ! Big band Swing , easy listening and some Blues and Jive ! Steve works as a solo vocalist and also with his own Band The Conway Quartet ! Steve is a regular entertainer at Wembley Stadium for Matchday VIP areas , weddings, Parties and ...
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      Fee from £600
    • The Upsiders

      Band act for hire
      The Upsiders are 5 piece band specialising in Funk, Soul, Pop and Folk music. With their diverse backgrounds in theatre, classical music, jazz, rock, blues and pop, they can cover all areas of music. The Upsiders members met in 2012 at Coventry University, all studying music composition. Since ...
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      Fee from £950
    • Dan Goode

      Solo act for hire
      "Dan is not only a talented Sax player and DJ but a true gent. His energy and professionalism coupled with the amazing playlists put together both on the Sax and for the DJ sets made for the most amazing party!! All my guests are raving about Dan and cannot wait to see him back at my wedding. " ...
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      Fee from £995
    • Duncan Howlett Guitarist

      Solo act for hire
      Duncan Howlett is a Brighton based solo fingerstyle guitarist who plays a wide variety of instrumental arrangements of well known songs, ranging from 1950s classics to modern day chart hits. As a polished, professional, self contained act, Duncan adds the perfect ambiance to any event, including ...
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      Fee from £100
    • Chez on sax

      Solo act for hire
      A bit about me: --------------------- Chez Taylor-Francis has an addiction to jazz, funk and soul. Doubling sax with flute, and clarinet has led her to play such main stages as Wembley Stadium (London), The NIA (Birmingham), Newton's Nation (Australia), Alliance Francaise (Zambia) and many ...
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      Fee from £180
    • Sarah Goodwin

      Solo act for hire
      Sarah’s soulful voice is inspired by classic jazz singers like Ella Fitzgerald, along with the sultry sounds of ‘60s female icons such as Dusty Springfield and Aretha Franklin. She performs a mix of timeless jazz standards as well as more modern songs with a vintage feel. In the last 12 months, ...
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      Fee from £250
    • Stefano Cestra

      Solo act for hire
      Stefano Cestra Drummer, Percussionist, Music Writer-Producer BRIEF BIO and TESTIMONIALS Diploma in Drums & Percussion ...
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      Fee from £300
    • Roos and Sam

      Duo act for hire
      Sam & Roos are a self contained London based function duo who play a broad range of songs ranging from old classics to cutting edge modern hits. Sam' dynamic and rhythmical guitar playing and rock vocals compliment Roos' soulfull voice.. They are able to learn songs on request with ease and are ...
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      Fee from £390
    • Harry Brunt

      Quartet act for hire
      Harry Brunt is a Saxophonist and composer. He is a graduate from the Royal Welsh Collage of Music and Drama (MA JAzz) and has performed in a vast array of musical scenarios. Currently based in London, Harry performs regularly in a plethora of creative environments. He also writes for his Jazz ...
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      Fee from £650
    • The Latin Quarter

      Quartet act for hire
      The Latin Quarter are a four piece band that perform all the songs people love and expect to hear but with a Latin twist giving clients something familiar but also fresh. Our style is perfect for drinks receptions/corporate events especially when that feeling of a bit more sunshine is required. ...
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      Fee from £900

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