Dorset Bands for Hire

Dorset Bands for Hire

Welcome to Bands For Hire, home to some of the very best function bands in Dorset. With an eclectic repertoire spanning across the decades, our bands ensure a set list that's perfect for guests of all ages. So whether it's jazz, swing and rock 'n' roll you're into or Motown, Soul and contemporary pop you'll find the perfect cover band in Dorset to suit your needs.

Whatever the event we offer a whole host of  Dorset bands for hire that are certain to get the party started, from a male fronted trio performing the very best indie and rock of the era, to a 5-piece female fronted function band with an emphasis on modern chart and current pop songs. Our Dorset function bands come in all shapes and sizes with many offering a range of line-ups to suit your venue size and budget.

Dorset Function Bands

Our local Dorset functions bands are the ideal choice for all types of functions and events, from wedding receptions and anniversary parties to charity balls, Bar & Bat Mitzvahs and surprise birthday parties. With a range of different styles and genres covered and multiple line ups to choose from, you’re bound to find the right live band to suit your occasion.

Our Dorset wedding bands are highly professional and happy to accommodate your every need; it may be that your venue have strict sound limitations in place or perhaps you'd like the band to learn a first dance for you; whatever your request, we're here to work with you and the band to ensure your event runs smoothly from start to finish.

With a trusted reputation to look after we've worked hard to find only the very best party bands in Dorset, each meeting our extremely strict criteria. Our guidelines include
exceptional musicianship, top quality vocals, exemplary track record and experience in every area of the music and events industry.

Hire Local Cover Bands in Dorset

All of our local Dorset cover bands come complete with PA system and lighting so you won't need to provide a thing. In addition to this all of our bands provide free iPod music between and after their live sets ensuring the atmosphere never dies and the dance floor is never empty.

Our Dorset function bands are available to hire throughout the area including Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Beaminster, Bridport, West Bar, West Lexington, Weymouth, Isle of Portland, Preston, Dorchester, Charlton Down, Cerne Abbas, Sherborne, Oborne, Gillingham, Shaftesbury, Fontmell Magna, Sturminster Newton, Shillingstone, Blandford Forum, Pimperne, Charlton Marshall, Milborne St Andrew, Bere Regis, Crossways, Bovington, Wool, East Lulworth, Wareham, Corfe Castle, Worth Matravers, Swanage, Studland, Lytchett Matravers, Farnham, Cranborne, Christchurch and more.

If you're organising a wedding in Dorset please also feel free to take a look at Dorset wedding bands and Jazz bands in Dorset.

  • Violet Soul Violet Soul
    From £1580
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    A spectacularly soulful & vibrant party band with immense vocals, irresistible grooves and infectious rhythms to get the party started! Violet Soul are a dynamic 6-piece soul band who provide a wide variety of popular and classic soulful hits from across the decades. The band's…
  • Radio King Radio King
    From £995
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    Radio King are a high octane party band that promise to kick start your event with their explosive repertoire of rock and indie classics. The band consists of four professional musicians who provide the ultimate 'rock out' repertoire, perfect for wedding receptions, birthday parties, uni…
  • The Jets The Jets
    From £1395
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    The Jets are an explosive young function band performing hits from every decade. From old rock 'n' roll classics from the 50's and 60's to indie, Britpop and the latest chart hits. If you're looking for an ultra-cool function band to get your party rockin',…
  • The Hey Nows The Hey Nows
    From £1650
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    A quirky and colourful 4-piece function band with a unique repertoire that explores all of the classics and some unspoken favourites. You’re guaranteed to be dancing all night long to this young, high energy and vibrant function band! The Hey Nows feature the freshest young…
  • Indiana Indiana
    From £1230
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    Indiana are a high-energy vintage wedding band performing a combination of contemporary party songs and folk renditions of popular modern classics. With their perfectly executed festival and electric sets, Indiana are the ideal choice for vintage and festival style events - the perfect dose of…
  • Jukebox Nation Jukebox Nation
    From £1285
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    Jukebox Nation have created a sound & stage show that continues to reckon with the biggest function bands in the UK. With a line-up made up of the finest musicians on the scene, Jukebox Nation regularly perform over 150 weddings, corporate events and parties every…
  • Soul Brother Soul Brother
    From £1755
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    A soulful male fronted band that will take the night by storm with their upbeat and funky approach to the classics and contemporary hits. Get ready to twist and shout the night away! Taking a unique approach on modern day hits, Soul Brother ignite all…
  • The Rocketeers The Rocketeers
    From £1050
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    The Rocketeers are a hi-octane rock band who pack a punch with their high intensity Indie, Rock & Pop sets - sure to have the dance floor going wild with excitement and adrenalin! The band consists of three professional musicians who pride themselves on their…
  • The Flip Top Floozies The Flip Top Floozies
    From £1000
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    Dressed to the nines in authentic 1950's style, the Flip Top Floozies will bring the era of Rock 'n' Roll back to life. This young energetic band first leapt onto the stage in 2007 leaving toes tapping and body's Jiving in every corner of the…
  • Before Sunrise Before Sunrise
    From £1050
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    With a repertoire that focuses on indie and rock classics from the last 50 years, Before Sunrise are the ultimate indie function band to get your party on it's feet. Before Sunrise are a 5-piece indie rock function band performing a wide range of music…
  • The Bandits The Bandits
    From £920
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    The Bandits are a trio of high quality musicians performing classics from the last 50 years, from Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson and Prince to The Kooks, Maroon 5, Coldplay and Kings of Leon. The band have put together a repertoire to cater for all ages,…
  • The Soundouts The Soundouts
    From £1295
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    This young and exciting 4-piece band bring an air of rock 'n' roll to the table with a fresh sound that oozes style and East London cool. With Sir Richard Branson, Sony and Channel 4 under their list of recent clients The Soundouts are certainly…
  • Electric Soul Club Electric Soul Club
    From £1295
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    Electric Soul Club are a gifted young 5-piece function band performing a range of music from old soul classics to contemporary pop. With all five members highly accomplished, trained musicians, their live performance is second to none. Having each reached a grade 8 in their…
  • Life In Stereo Life In Stereo
    From £1500
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    Life In Stereo are one of the UK's leading cover bands, made up of four world class session musicians, together they produce a sound you'll find difficult to match. The band's reputation has gone from strength to strength having made a name for themselves at…
  • The Lovettes The Lovettes
    From £875
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    Meet The Lovettes, a glamorous vocal trio performing hits from the 50's and 60's with their very own all-girl backing group. Their retro sound will have you and your guests up and dancing to the likes of Aretha Franklin, Dusty Springfield, The Supremes and many,…
  • Black Genes Black Genes
    From £1575
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    Black Genes are a slick and undeniably cool indie rock function band performing hit smashers and contemporary classics with flare and style; indie is the new black! The band consists of four professionally trained musicians who have performed extensively across the UK and internationally at…
  • The Fiction The Fiction
    From £940
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    The Fiction are a fun and entertaining function band performing popular songs from the past five decades. This talented and enthusiastic 4-piece function band offer a varied repertoire of fun and upbeat songs from the 50s and 60s right through to recent chart hits. From…
  • Motown Sensation Motown Sensation
    From £2495
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    'Motown Sensation' are a truly authentic Motown tribute band performing non-stop Motown hits from Stevie wonder, Marvin Gaye and Aretha Franklin to the Four Tops and The Jackson 5. Available as either a 7-piece band or 3-piece vocal group, this Motown tribute are certain to…
  • Audio Hype Audio Hype
    From £1495
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    Audio Hype are a talented young function band, perfect for weddings and parties. Their upbeat selection of contemporary classics will have your guests up on their feet in no time! The band offer both a 4-piece and 5-piece line-up with additional keys to cater for…
  • The Overloads The Overloads
    From £1170
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    With a repertoire jam-packed full of rocking indie anthems, The Overloads guarantee to bring a little bit of indie-rock 'n' roll excitement to your evening's entertainment. With a repertoire that covers everything from The Arctic monkeys, Killers and Kings of Leon to The Chilli Peppers…
  • The Weekend Connection The Weekend Connection
    From £1750
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    The Weekend Connection offer the perfect antidote to the working week with their exciting and energising collection of modern and classic hits. This 5-piece function band cover everything from rock and pop to soul and old school disco, guaranteed to get the crowd on their…
  • Stylus Stylus
    From £950
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    With an extensive repertoire that spans from 50s to modern, Stylus are certain to get the party started. This pop/rock function band are available to hire, either as a rockin' trio or 4-piece with keys. With 8 years of experience behind them, you can have…
  • The UpKicks The UpKicks
    From £1260
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    Young, fun and lively 4/5-piece party band, ready to roll up and rock out! This high-energy function band guarantee a jam-packed dance floor throughout the night, performing all the very best hits from the 60s to modern day classics as either a 4-piece or 5-piece…
  • Decades Decades
    From £1850
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    Decades are the ultimate function band, offering a stage show and performance that won't be beaten. With a repertoire of over 500 songs featuring the best of 50's and 60's Rock 'n' Roll, 70's, 80's and modern pop classics, the band are suitable for just…
  • The Big Beats The Big Beats
    From £1150
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    This energetic 4-piece are guaranteed to deliver a performance with great stage presence and charisma. The Big Beat offer a large and varied repertoire covering the very best from the 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's and modern. So whether you're organising a wedding, birthday party or…
  • Deadlight Deadlight
    From £1230
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    Deadlight bring an intense indie rock sound that's fuelled by gritty guitars, rumbling bass and sonic drum sounds that'll leave your guests blown away; not to mention lead male vocals to die for! A young and stylish male fronted indie band that deliver classic indie…