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Hire a Band Under £500

Hiring a band for your event needn't be expensive. Many bands have different performance options and lineups to accommodate every type of event. Trios work very well and can provide a full sound.

This can make all the difference to your budget without compromising on a great performance that will have your guests up and dancing all night long.

Headliner helps you source and book great soloists, bands and DJs for your wedding, party or corporate event. Find and hire a local band for under £500 for your event.

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    • EDITSELECT

      Band act for hire
      EDITSELECT are an indie rock band based in London and also DJ. We write and release our own material but can also provide an absolutely rocking covers set too. We have played on several successful tours of the UK, Netherlands and Germany and are releasing a new EP in 2017. We love ...
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      Fee from £300
    • The Guest List

      Band act for hire
      We play a great fusion of music including funk, soul, motown, rock n roll to contemporary modern day pop with some indi rock n' roll to suit all tastes. We specialise in weddings, corporate events and parties. Together we have over 30 years experience in the business, and have had the ...
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      Fee from £350
    • The Swinging Magpies

      Band act for hire
      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 repertoire includes a vibrant and fresh interpretation of many jazz standards of the 1920s and 30s. ...
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      Fee from £500
    • Monkey Puzzles Band

      Trio act for hire
      Professional Trio, available also as Quarted. Wide repertoire: from upbeat contemporary hits to vintage tunes and classics.
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      Fee from £210
    • Purple Waves Acoustic Duo

      Duo act for hire
      Purple Waves, are a London based dynamic acoustic duo with powerful vocals, who, with their soulful sound never fail to captivate their audiences, whether it is a wedding party, an outdoor festival or a corporate function. Stefania and Inti are both session singers with wide experience in ...
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      Fee from £230
    • Clea Llewellyn

      Solo act for hire
      Clea is a Kent based act available to perform at your event, including weddings, parties and corporate events. Book me to play at your wedding breakfast where music will compliment the atmosphere, and help make your guests feel relaxed, and/or you can book me for live music at your reception, ...
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      Fee from £250
    • The Curious Incident

      Band act for hire
      We're The Curious Incident from London. We make Pop/Rock with a Caribbean twist that tastes like the spice of Hot-Sauce and the nice of Lemonade and makes your troubles melt away. We're just as comfortable playing for thousands of people at festivals as we are playing weddings, office parties ...
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      Fee from £300
    • Melange

      Trio act for hire
      Melange is a world music band performing music from North Africa, the. Middle and, Balkan and Mediterranean region. We also play Gypsy jazz, and can create a varied set with something for everyone!! Available from duo to 8 piece dance band, the line up includes Oud, Guitar, Cello, Accordion, ...
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      Fee from £300
    • Dust Me Down Blues Band

      Band act for hire
      Dust Me Down Blues Band is based in London and is composed of professional musicians, well-known in London's blues scene. Ray Wallen is an experienced singer and harp player; he played in several music bands such as Doctor Blue blues band, The Chameleons etc.. Davide Mazzantini is a tasteful ...
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      Fee from £400

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    Booking is easy… Use our search to filter by genre, location and price. You can favourite the acts you like the most, so that you can come back and find them any time. When you are ready to book, get in touch with the artist through their profile to check availability and details, before placing a deposit to secure their performance. Sorted!

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