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    • Carbon Copy

      Band act for hire
      Glasgow, United Kingdom
      Carbon copy are a 4 piece covers band from central Scotland that offers a service that is second to none. The lad’s ONLY aim is for all clients that book them to have exactly what they want when they want it. If your event has to be a modern upbeat party or whether you need it to have the old ...
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      Fee from £1000 (1 more option)
    • Empire

      Band act for hire
      Glasgow, United Kingdom
      Empire are a fun, fresh and professional wedding band based in Glasgow Scotland. We pride ourselves in our performance, musicianship and the versatility of our song list, making sure there's something for all your guests to enjoy. Add in a full ceilidh dance set and you may just have found your ...
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      Fee from £900
    • LIFE and SOUL

      Band act for hire
      Glasgow, United Kingdom
      LIFE and SOUL are the ultimate 5 piece party band for your Wedding, Function, Charity Ball, Birthday or Special Event. Experts in entertainment, the band have been filling dance floors and entertaining audiences for over a decade with their unique renditions of Pop, Funk, Soul and Disco ...
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      Fee from £1200
    • Enigami

      Band act for hire
      Glasgow, United Kingdom
      Glasgow based band Enigami, is the songs of Jay Robertson, played by himself on lead guitar and vocals with Ikenna Oguguo on drums. Enigami has other members at times, and the bass position is one that changes a lot but theres always people ready to play, as Enigami isn't about a gang of people ...
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      Fee from £120
    • Zoee.

      Trio act for hire
      Bathgate, United Kingdom
      Zoee: Is an Australian Singer-Songwriter performing with two acoustic guitars and a cajon acoustic box-drum for a full on, jam-packed intimate Alt-Country/Rock & pop event. From massive festivals, with thousands, to intimate backyard session with only 5-10 folk, there is no show too big or ...
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      Fee from £420
    • Annasach Ceilidh Band

      Band act for hire
      Edinburgh, United Kingdom
      Annasach has been playing for ceilidhs, parties, birthdays, folk festivals and weddings since 1990 throughout Scotland, as well as UK, Ireland, Guernsey, Netherlands, France, Belgium, Italy, Portugal, Switzerland, Sweden and USA. We have a solid reputation, providing an energetic vibrant sound ...
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      Fee from £835
    • The Banjo Lounge 4

      Band act for hire
      Edinburgh, United Kingdom
      The Banjo Lounge 4 are an Edinburgh-based electro-acoustic crate digging mash-ups band delivering classics in an original and imaginative packaging. Once described as ‘Hayseed Dixie on speed with a serious chunk of Funk!’, they have been making fans wherever they play. Since their inception in ...
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      Fee from £700
    • HotScotch Ceilidh Band

      Band act for hire
      Edinburgh, United Kingdom
      HotScotch Ceilidh Band are a trio of dynamic musicians and offer an exciting blend of traditional and contemporary Scottish Ceilidh Music for Wedding Receptions, Corporate Functions, Parties and many other events. Formed in 2006, this Scottish Ceilidh Band provide a fantastic mix of ...
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      Fee from £650
    • The Flashes

      Band act for hire
      Kirkcudbright, United Kingdom
      From weddings to corporate events, dinner dances and fundraisers, this fully-live trio has a strong track record of delighting dancers, with songs to suit every crowd. Featuring striking three part harmonies and a massive selection of music from 1950s right through to modern day, with the ...
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      Fee from £600
    • The Fusion Dukes

      Band act for hire
      Carlisle, United Kingdom
      The Fusion Dukes deliver their musical prowess to The Lake District, Cumbria, Yorkshire, Lancashire, Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, North Wales, Scotland, Northumberland, Durham and surrounding areas in the UK. They offer covers of floor-filler favourites in a soul, funk and rock style to give ...
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      Fee from £1500
    • Groove Allstars

      Band act for hire
      Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
      Groove Allstars are a premier function and event band with bags of experience, guaranteeing to bring your event to life. Each member of Groove Allstars has been specially selected for their area of expertise and style and together they are by far the coolest, funkiest and freshest party band ...
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      Fee from £1295
    • The Baldy Holly Band

      Band act for hire
      Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
      The Baldy Holly Band are an energetic 4-piece fully live band with full period costumes or appropriate dress. We perform classic hits of the rock 'n' roll era by great artists such as Elvis, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, The Shadows, The Everly Brothers, Roy Orbison, Little Richard, Billy Fury and ...
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      Fee from £900

    HEADLINER'S GLASGOW BANDS

    Glasgow is one of the most unique cities in the UK with a storied history and deep cultural roots. There is a wealth of activities including concerts, music festivals, and parades. Glasgow is cherished by locals and continues to be a popular destination for visitors looking to expand their boundaries.

    No matter the city you live in, large or small, people love to be entertained, and people in Glasgow know how to entertain.

    Whether a wedding reception, holiday party, 40th birthday celebration, 'Welcome Home' party, or a corporate event, good music and live entertainment can add tremendous fun and enjoyment to any affair – and local Glasgow bands can bring just that.

    Similar to any other city across the globe, more and more people in Glasgow are embracing and appreciating live musicians and the demand for such performances has increased.

    Although people are seeking this type of talent for their events, the challenge has been, for quite some time, figuring out how to find an available Glasgow band for hire.

    Sure, most musicians and entertainers are on social media, but unless they are constantly checking their profiles and emails, or having someone else do it, inquiries fall through the cracks. Not to mention delays in correspondences, miscommunications involving contract terms, or simply musicians not showing up.

    In other words, the effort necessary to book a musician or more specifically, to hire a band in Glasgow, had proven to be an overwhelming task.

    Nowadays, there are platforms like Headliner.io that have transformed the way musicians and live entertainers are found and booked.

    In 2015, three entrepreneurs, Maria Hayden, Stan Mcleod, and Rosario Garcia de Zuniga, noticed a void in the live entertainment niche and set out to fill it – a streamlined way to find London's (as well as other cities') best bands and hire them, regardless of the type of event.

    Maria Hayden and Stan Mcleod, a couple and long-time music industry pros, had a difficult time finding musicians that were suitable for their wedding day; in essence, Headliner.io was born out of frustration.

    Along with the combined expertise of Maria and Stan, Rosario's background in technology was the perfect fit to create an online venue for booking London's hottest live entertainment acts.

    Bringing together world-class musicians, bookers, and event professionals, Headliner provides a safe, intuitive, and simplified way to hire a band in Glasgow to suit any entertainment requirements.

    Live entertainment provides an enjoyable and festive ambience to events. Elegance and poised, energetic and over the top, or laid back and relaxed, local Glasgow bands listed on Headliner are committed to meeting the demands of attendees and performing to the best of their abilities.

    Those on the hunt to find a band need only to begin a search query on the Headliner search page.

    For easy viewing and booking, selected 'Artists of the week' are displayed on the search page. If not interested, bookers can enter their detailed event information under 'Refine Your Search' to receive relevant musician options.

    For instance, a booker looking to hire acts for a wedding reception could effortlessly use specific search filters to return results for 'Glasgow bands for weddings'.

    Offering deciding information such as customer reviews; musician bios; preferred event types; musical tracks, videos, and photos; genre specialization; instruments they play; and an availability calendar, bookers can access and view each musician's profile.

    From there, a profile can be saved to a wish list for later viewing or a free no-obligation quote can be requested, with a typical response time of 48 hours.

    One notable feature of Headliner is the strict vetting process, which includes quality-checking musician biographies, images, audio, and videos.

    Additionally, each musician is required to have or acquire public liability insurance.

    Once a booker decides to hire a band in Glasgow, the payment process is just as stress-free as initiating a search.

    If an act is booked within 45 days of an event taking place, the full amount is due. If more than 45 days away, a non-refundable deposit of 20% of the total fee is due, while the remaining 80% is payable 45 days before the event. Note - there are protocols in place for cancellation incidents, on the part of both the booker and the entertaining act.

    Aside from providing in-depth search and booking features, Headliner offers two exclusive customer-centric programs:

    • Reward Scheme – a referral program for frequent bookers to earn cash back or vouchers
    • "H" – Headliner's premium concierge service designed to connect agencies, event planners, and brands directly to global talent

    While there are many live entertainment booking sites, Headliner.io is unmatched.

    It's one of the most comprehensive and intuitive online destinations to find and book incredible musicians and live acts. From Glasgow bands for parties and weddings to festivals and product launches, Headliner prides itself on turning a good event into a great event by supplying the perfect musician(s) to entertain your guests.

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