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The 80s was the decade of bright personalities, massive hair and outlandish outfits. This anthem era was held up by shoulder pads and glam sensibilities. If your heart truly lies with a good synth riff, wailing guitar solos and a good pair of leather trousers, 80s cover bands are the ones for you! With Synthpop, Electro, House and Techno you can dance, bounce and even headbang your socks off! Throw a bit of glam metal in there or a good sprinkle of early Hip Hop and R&B and you have yourselves and 80s party.
An 80s tribute band promises to deliver the best 80s experience you can get. If ever there was an excuse to crimp your hair, wear neon and head bang the night away, booking an 80s band through Headliner is it!
Outside of the 80s being an outstanding era in terms of creativity and fun, themed parties are on rise - with 80s events taking the cake. The 80s was a classic decade for pop music in the UK and America.
80s artists are still popular, having their songs played frequently at parties, including Madonna, Michael Jackson, Bon Jovi, Duran Duran, A-Ha, Wham, The Human League, Prince and the Pet Shop Boys. Booking 1980s bands are the perfect way to show tribute to those great 80s acts.
80s nights also allow your guests to up the ante with their outfits! You can encourage them to relive their glory days from the 80s in tube socks and neon.
Throwing an 80s themed party accompanied by an 80s party band will be sure to make your party one to remember.
It depends on which act you're looking for. Headliner offers acts that go full-on eighties with their appearance. If that's not your style then we also offer acts who cover 80s, but don't provide the full costume experience.
Should I hire an 80s band for my wedding?
Why not? Booking an 80s wedding band is sure to touch the heartstrings of your guests, getting everyone up and dancing. If you decide to hire an 80s band for your wedding, many of the bands will work with you to make sure you are able to hand-pick some songs for your special day.
They can also usually provide a DJ service between sets and afterwards.
All of Headliner's Artists go through an extensive vetting process before being approved to go live on the platform. This is a measure of quality control issued by a member of the Headliner team. This means when putting through an enquiry to any acts from Headliner, you are working with the best in the business. Led by the highest standards, all of our acts are professional, friendly and experienced. Whether you're looking for a good tribute act who can do a wedding reception or corporate disco (providing a mobile disco hire), Headliner has a huge selection to choose from! Now that's band hire at its finest!
In regards to tribute acts, the genre is usually pretty focused on their specialty. However, some acts cover more than one era and will be happy to accommodate what you're looking for. When you're looking for a tribute act, it's recommended that you watch their showreel and listen to their audio tracks. Each act has their own distinctive style that sets them apart from the other acts.
Our acts also put up example set lists on their Headliner profile to display the types of artists you can expect them to cover.
Headliner Acts are vetted artists who are well experienced in a variety of functions and discos. From corporate affairs to weddings, birthday parties to club launches, our acts come well versed in what's needed for each function. Ask the Headliner team to help you source the best act for your event. Additionally, most of our acts have reviews and testimonials on their Headliner profiles showcasing useful references from past clients.
All the prices and fees listed on the Headliner platform are transparent. Whatever quote you and the act agree to is the one you will pay - there are no hidden fees! In order to proceed with booking the right act for your event, we recommend that you make sure you understand what their price includes, as well as if any additional equipment is needed. Once an act is confirmed, you'll be able to call them directly. Headliner is the best place for finding local tribute acts for hire that you will love! Whether it's north, south, east or west, we have a tribute act near you.
Relive the eighties with eighties tribute bands, performing all those hits you used to love. Eighties bands are the best for a true 80s party.
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