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Hire a 30s & 40s Act

If you're after some classy music with a sharp vintage look, check out our 30s & 40s acts. They reinvigorate the genre transporting you back to the peak of swing for a fun filled night of dancing and jiving!

Headliner helps you source and book great soloists, bands and DJs for your wedding, party or corporate event. Find and hire a 30s or 40s musician to perform at your event.

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  • The Swinging Magpies

    Band act for hire
    Fee from £500
    Imbued with a joyful exuberance, David McTea and the Swinging Magpies perform an intoxicating blend of period jazz standards and original material, lovingly crafted in the vintage style. Their ...
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  • Steve Conway Vintage Singer

    Solo act for hire
    Fee from £550
    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 ! ...
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  • The Lollipops

    Quartet act for hire
    Fee from £840
    The Lollipops are a leading female vocal harmony trio – specialising in arrangements perfect for vintage weddings, 1940s/WWII and 1950s themed events. They cover songs in the style of The ...
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  • The Hotsie Totsies

    Trio act for hire
    Fee from £950
    In springtime 1944, 3 New York City broads moved to London, England as part of the war effort and have been making waves ever since. With their captivating close-harmony singing, charming ...
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  • The Vintage Singer - Jess

    Solo act for hire
    Fee from £110
    Looking for an outstanding singer for your event? You've just found it! Jessica is a talented Italian/American singer with over 15 years of International experience on big stages, ...
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  • The Boulevards

    Band act for hire
    Fee from £800
    We are a vintage pop band based in Bristol that specialises in using famous pop, funk and soul songs, turning them into energetic dance tunes with a vintage vibe to it. We formed in 2012 and have ...
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  • Cafe Manouche

    Band act for hire
    Fee from £800
    Formed by three brothers, Cafe Manouche are a young and exciting vintage style Gypsy Jazz & Swing band, playing the old fashioned way in style. With Vintage style female vocals, swinging ...
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  • Benoit Viellefon & His Orchestra

    Band act for hire
    Fee from £2000
    Reminiscent of the sounds of Duke Ellington, Al Bowlly and Charles Trenet, Benoit Viellefon & his Orchestra are one of the leading bands in the UK’s swing scene, playing the classic repertoire of ...
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