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    • The Dance Project Band

      Reading, United Kingdom
      The ultimate party band. Playing dance classics from the 70s, 80s, 90s, 2000s to the present day. The Dance Project have a huge amount of experience and proven track record in providing entertainment of the highest quality. We deliver a high-octane performance with a fresh and exciting ...
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    • Boogie Wookie

      Band act for hire
      Reading, United Kingdom
      Boogie Wookie love to make your party one to remember, we deliver a professional, slick and sensational performance. Boogie Wookie are a 4 piece who provide a full show band sound in a smaller neater package. Based near Reading, Berkshire and available all across the UK and ...
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      Fee from £1200 (2 more options)
    • Gigabit Band

      Band act for hire
      Reading, United Kingdom
      Gigabit is a 5 piece , female fronted mature band with a great character and sense of fun. We play Rock and Pop Covers with passion and are well known for the wide variety of songs we cover and our efforts to play easy listening, dance music and favourite Rock Covers at every gig. We play pub ...
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      Fee from £625
    • Hepsonic

      Band act for hire
      Reading, United Kingdom
      HEPSONIC: The covers band with a difference! Bringing you the best modern chart hits HEPSONIC will get the party started and you won't want it to end! Seven piece band featuring male and female vocals we cover everything from Ed Sheeran to Beyonce, with a bit of The Killers, throw in something ...
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      Fee from £1000
    • The Loops

      Band act for hire
      Harpsden, United Kingdom
      The band is made up of four experienced professional musicians based in and around London. Between them they’ve played winter seasons in the Alps, livened up countless weddings and other events here in the UK and been on tours of Europe and the USA. They’ve been playing together as The Loops ...
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      Fee from £1200
    • The Abject Band

      Band act for hire
      Binfield, United Kingdom
      Based in Berkshire, The Abject Band play a range of well-known covers from the 60s to the present day.
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      Fee from £200
    • White Light

      Band act for hire
      Bracknell, United Kingdom
      One of the most in demand Party & Function bands in the UK today playing a vast variety of events, parties & weddings every year, White Light offer a live experience like no other, designed to make your event remarkable, memorable and unique. Their hugely entertaining, charismatic, energetic, ...
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      Fee from £800 (5 more options)
    • Verber

      Band act for hire
      Marlow, United Kingdom
      Verber are an essential live experience. Adding to any party or function with a performance to remember. We have worked with some very well known names in the music industry. We look forward to making your event the best it can be.
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      Fee from £900
    • Anna Nightingale Vintage Style Jazz + Swing Singer

      Solo act for hire
      Maidenhead, United Kingdom
      Anna Nightingale is a fantastic and energetic wedding singer who was the sole vocalist with a "Glenn Miller Tribute Orchestra" in Spain. When she returned to the UK she has gained immense popularity and has become a sought-after performer for parties as well as special events and especially for ...
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      Fee from £500 (1 more option)
    • The Dont look Now Band

      Band act for hire
      , United Kingdom
      THE DONT LOOK NOW BAND are 4 piece pop rock band from Windsor in Berkshire with a distinctly English flavour. A combination of British Rhythm & Blues from the 60's in the style of The Kinks & The Stones, a slice of New Wave from the 70's & 80's in the style of Madness & The Jam & the best that ...
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      Fee from £560 (3 more options)
    • Champagne at the Blitz

      Trio act for hire
      Fleet, United Kingdom
      As seen on ITV's Good Morning Britain, Champagne at the Blitz are a professional vintage style close harmony group armed with swinging songs, seamed nylons and lots and lots of red lippy! As individuals we have different sounds but collectively our voices go together like Bogart, Bacall and a ...
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      Fee from £650
    • Elvis In Trouble

      Band act for hire
      Newbury, United Kingdom
      “The Elvis In Trouble Band” are a truly amazing & authentic Elvis Experience. Elvis and his music crossed many age groups and musical era’s that is hard to see why any audience would not enjoy hearing their favourites, being delivered with energetic passion and an authentic sound that can only ...
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      Fee from £1200


    Reading 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. Reading 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 Reading 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 Reading bands can bring just that.

    Similar to any other city across the globe, more and more people in Reading 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 Reading 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 Reading, had proven to be an overwhelming task.

    Nowadays, there are platforms like 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, 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 Reading 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 Reading 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 'Reading 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 Reading, 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, is unmatched.

    It's one of the most comprehensive and intuitive online destinations to find and book incredible musicians and live acts. From Reading 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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