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Looking for function band to hire? Headliner is the best platform for function bands. If you want to get the party started and want a band to fill the dance floor, you need a band with a big sound, the best songs and the ultimate performance.

The sound of a live function band in full flow will leave your guests with an amazing experience that they'll talk about for weeks. Hire a function band today.

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

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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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    • The Covered

      London, United Kingdom
      The Covered is a 6 piece high-energy band, fronted by top male and female singers. They play floor exciting filling pop/rock/Motown/soul/funk classics from across the decades to suit all ages and tastes.! Lots of experience. All equipment,lighting and insurance included in quote. To see ...
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    • CJ's Allstars

      Band act for hire
      London, United Kingdom
      We are the ultimate party solution. Whatever your event, and whatever your era, we have the songs to take you there. Keyboard/vocalist CJ Barton works with the very best female vocalists and a stylish band of expert musicians to suit every budget and size of venue. From duo to 6-piece or more, ...
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      Fee from £480 (3 more options)
    • Pop With Us

      London, United Kingdom
      Welcome to the Pop With Us Experience - The Best Party Ever! We use strong showmanship & charisma to make our live music come to life. Engaging your guests on the dancefloor is our forté. We specialise in taking care of all your music entertainment needs from start to finish, so you can ...
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    • The Accused

      Band act for hire
      London, United Kingdom
      Available predominantly as a 5-piece function band, but also in other variations - duos, trios, quartets or combining with colleagues to create even bigger setups. They enjoy performing a diverse range of chart classics spanning many styles, eras and genres, usually with a retro feel. Alongside ...
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      Fee from £550 (3 more options)
    • Viewpoint

      Band act for hire
      London, United Kingdom
      Viewpoint is a collective of young, professional musicians from London who are gaining a wide reputation for their ability to combine high quality entertainment with technical expertise. With a repertoire including hits by the likes of Beyoncé, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, Stevie Wonder, Ed Sheeran, ...
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      Fee from £1235 (4 more options)
    • The Edge Band

      Band act for hire
      London, United Kingdom
      The Edge are a first class, international modern party band, rocking corporate events, weddings and functions both here in the UK and the rest of the globe. Featuring first class musicians, The Edge pride themselves on energetic and exciting performances that fill dancefloors with their mix of ...
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      Fee from £1500 (2 more options)
    • Debbie Boyd Band

      Band act for hire
      Newmarket, United Kingdom
      Experienced, versatile and very entertaining 5 to 10 piece female fronted wedding and corporate function band based in Norfolk, covering East Anglia. Huge repertoire of floor fillers from 7 decades, including up to date chart hits, both male and female lead vocals, optional brass section and DJ ...
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      Fee from £1055
    • Juno

      Band act for hire
      Oxford, United Kingdom
      Juno was born after three of its members returned from a successful six month contract on the Carnival Legend as the cruise ship’s house band. As well as taking them everywhere from Australia, the Pacific Islands and Hawaii to Seattle and Alaska, their time spent performing onboard vastly ...
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      Fee from £1400
    • Funktopus

      Band act for hire
      London, United Kingdom
      Funktopus are a 9 piece band specialising in funk and soul and is comprised of a friendly group of musicians who have gained many years of professional musical experience. They take huge pride in paying homage to some of the great funk and soul artists throughout history by bringing their music ...
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      Fee from £1200
    • Tropicalia Show Band

      Band act for hire
      London, United Kingdom
      This LUKAS Multi-Award Winning Latin Brazilian Show features an established exceptional live Band, a female Brazilian Singer/dancer singing comfortably in Portuguese, Spanish and English, fascinating and dynamic Dancers performing traditional Latin and Brazilian dance choreography with a ...
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      Fee from £1500
    • The Soul Convicts

      Band act for hire
      Blackburn, United Kingdom
      “An invigorating fusion of brass, melodies and disco pop, these funk soul brothers and sisters from Lancashire are kicking up a mighty storm on the live circuit.” - The Lancashire Telegraph The Soul Convicts are a 10 Piece Soul/Funk/Disco/Pop band of top quality. Boasting a line-up that ...
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      Fee from £2063


    One thing you can count on is the movement of time, days, months, and years. You can also count on the occurrence of special occasions, events, parties, celebrations, and ceremonies along the way.

    Just think, there are milestones to celebrate such as a 21st birthday, a 50th wedding anniversary, the day one actually gets married, and/or the day one graduates university. Aside from milestones, there are holiday parties, feel-good backyard gatherings, professional engagements and corporate events (i.e. festivals, fundraisers, fairs), fancy galas, family reunions, intimate dinners, and more.

    All of these instances have one thing in common – inviting and booking live entertainment and performers enhance them all. Hiring local function bands not only boosts attendance or increase donations at fundraisers, they also keep guests entertained.

    We've all attended uninspiring, boring events, at least once or twice in our lives. And, we've all likely said to ourselves, "It was a cool event, but the only thing missing was some type of entertainment."

    While having fun is the easy part, trying to hire a function band has been a stressful and difficult process for some time. From having the time to research acts and sending emails to negotiating terms and prices, securing live entertainment was once an overwhelming task.

    That was until was launched.

    With a vision to make booking live entertainment simpler and more accessible, Headliner was launched in June 2015. Essentially, Headliner is an online marketplace that connects world-class artists with event professionals and bookers looking to hire a function band.

    Being seasoned music industry professionals and understanding the plight of musicians, along with having experienced the challenging consumer side of trying to book wedding function bands for their special day, the founders incorporated two major components to benefit both sides:

    1. An in-house team that conducts a stringent and continuous vetting and review process to ensure quality musicians and performers.
    2. Permitting musicians to manage their own bookings, from start to finish, allowing them to earn a sustainable living doing what they do best, as well as control their own careers.

    Gone are the days of sifting through pages of search results, missed phone calls, delayed emails, and bad contracts. Simply put, Headliner has eased the task of hiring function bands for parties, special events, ceremonies, or other occasions requiring live entertainment.

    Headliner's streamlined process for finding a function band for hire, to them actually showing up to your event, starts with a simple artist search.

    Bookers can either search the 'Artists of the week', which is presented on the search page or use the 'Refine Your Search' feature to find and narrow down an exact match by using the following search criteria: event location, event date, price range, act name, performance type, genres, and event types.

    For those who take to Google to search "how to hire a function band near me" or "function bands near me", need to search no further. Searching on Headliner, anyone can zero-in on specific locations to find the acts they are looking for.

    Throughout the searching process, bookers have the ability to click on any musician profile to acquire more information. From bios, videos of them in action, and their preferred event types to learning their specializations, listening to their music, and viewing their availability calendar. It's never been easier to hire a function band.

    Bookers can also use the ‘Wish List' feature to curate a collection of their favorite Headliner acts. Whether used to organize choices to make a final decision or to simply revisit profiles, creating a list of potential acts will definitely come in handy.

    All carefully vetted, musicians can be messaged directly through the platform, with details of your event. A free no-obligation quote can be requested as well (no booking fees); responses are typically received within 48 hours.

    Once a decision has been made to book a function band, the act can be confirmed by paying the requested deposit through a safe and secure booking system. As an added bonus, all payments are held in an escrow account, only to be released to the musician 48 hours after the event. This is to ensure 100% satisfaction.

    In addition, Headliner invites all frequent bookers to sign up for the Reward Scheme program. Refer friends, family, or colleagues to Headliner and receive cash back and/or vouchers when they make their first booking.

    Lastly, Headliner offers an exclusive concierge service, "H", which is a premium specialist service connecting agencies, brands, and event planners directly to global talent.

    With a mixture of backgrounds in events, music journalism and performance, design, marketing, web development, and tech, the Headliner team prides itself on being the go-to online platform to find and hire the best in live entertainment – that's simple, affordable, and reliable, no matter the type of event.

    All in all, is the answer for all of your live entertainment booking needs.

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