Blacksmiths
From £3995
A multifaceted folk, pop & rock band with incredible range and diversity to their performances. Blacksmiths have travelled across the globe performing at a range...
Antheum
From £1695
A high energy funk & soul band perfect for disco dancing! Antheum is a fresh and ultra-talented group of musicians that know exactly how to fill up a dance floor....
Postmodern Dukes
From £1520
Postmodern Dukes put a brand new spin on contemporary classics with their unique vintage-style arrangements. Comprised of some of the...
Horizon
From £935
An electrifying group of young musicians with plenty of enthusiasm to match. Horizon present their own impressive take on modern and classic songs for an unforgettable...
Luna & The Wolves
From £1030
Luna & The Wolves bring to life classic hits from across the decades in their own unique and soulfully delivered style. Luna &...
90's Revival
From £2350
Hit rewind and let yourself be transported back to the 90s! An era of boy/girl bands, baggy clothes and grunge rock! 90s Revival are a faithful recreation of the...
Night Riders
From £2100
It's time to relive those glory days with Night Riders - the ultimate 80s band ready to take you back to the decade of decadence. The 80s has some of the best...
Boom Shake The 90s!
From £1345
Boom Shake The 90s! are the ultimate 90s tribute act performing indie anthems and dance floor fillers from the decade. With a carefully...
The Big Beats
From £1395
This energetic 4-piece are guaranteed to deliver a performance with great stage presence and charisma! Whether you're organising a wedding, birthday party or corporate...
Heatwaves
From £1170
Vibrant 4-piece pop, rock & soul band with dual vocals. Heatwaves are based in the Midlands and offer an exciting repertoire of songs to help craft the ultimate...
The Relays
From £1750
With a penchant for creating an electrifying live performance, The Relays offer non-stop party anthems all night long! With a casually cool yet professional on-stage...
The Sundowns
From £1055
A lively, festival-style, pop and folk band. The Sundowns are renowned for charming acoustic sets and their upbeat folk twist on modern and classic songs. Inspired by...
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The Last Dance
From £1755
Enjoy 'The Last Dance' with this enthusiastic and vibrant wedding band! Featuring a powerhouse vocalist and talented guitar & rhythm section, The Last Dance...
The Outta Sights
From £1285
Authentic 60s tribute band covering all the classics from the flower power era. The Outta Sights are four fab musicians that have crafted...

Bedfordshire Wedding Band Guide

If this is the first time you've hired a function band in Bedfordshire you're bound to have a number of questions. That's why our team of wedding entertainment specialists have put together the following guide so you can hit the ground running.

How much do Bedfordshire wedding bands cost to hire?

We represent over 100 wedding bands in Bedfordshire at various price points. You'll find typical fees for a 3-piece or 4-piece wedding bands range between £1000 and £1500. A number of factors can affect your end quote such as travel expense, additional hours on the road, set-up and finish times and the time of the year.

What's included in the wedding band's fee?

All of our Bedfordshire cover bands offer a full wedding entertainment package tailored specifically to wedding receptions. These typically include a sound system (speakers, amplifiers etc), a lighting rig for the stage area and dance floor, and free iPod music/DJ playlists between sets as standard. This means you'll have your whole evening covered without the need to hire a separate DJ after your band have finished.

Below is a brief outline of what you can expect from most wedding music bands in Bedfordshire:

  • Set up and soundcheck from 5:30 pm/6 pm
  • 2 x 60 minute or 3 x 40 minute live sets
  • DJ Playlists throughout the evening
  • Professional sound system (PA system, speakers etc.)
  • Lighting rig
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • PAT tested equipment

Most wedding bands in Beds base their quote on a midnight finish, however, if your venue offers a 1am finish time, please just let us know and we can quote accordingly for the extra time.

Do your Bedfordshire function bands provide a DJ service?

Whilst all of our live wedding bands include free playlists in their quote, a number of our bands also offer the option to add a professional DJ service for a small additional fee. This entails one of the band members taking requests on the night, interacting with your guests and mixing tracks on the night.

What type of music do wedding bands in Bedfordshire play?

At Bands For Hire, you'll find wedding bands that cover a diverse range of music that includes old school classics from every decade as well as contemporary pop and chart music.

With such a varied range of ages to cater for, it's vital to ensure there's a little something for everyone. That's why our live wedding music bands have spent years fine-tuning their setlists to create a high energy evening of music that's sure to get your guests dancing.

How many musicians are there in a Bedfordshire wedding band?

With over a thousand talented musicians on our books, we offer a diverse and select range of wedding bands to suit every occasion. From a lively and dynamic 3-piece indie rock band, to a pop covers band with additional keys, right through to a soul wedding band featuring male and female vocals, horn section, percussionist and choreographed dance routines.

Whatever budget you're working with, you'll find a covers band in Bedfordshire that meets your requirements.

What time will the band arrive to set up?

For evening wedding receptions, our bands typically quote to arrive from 5:30pm/6pm.

If the band are performing in the same room as your wedding breakfast and speeches, it's often a good idea to wait until the meal has finished before the band load-in and set up.

How long does a wedding band take to set up?

Most bands can set up in around an hour or so, although some larger bands or acts with a significant set-up may require longer.

How do I book a wedding band in Bedfordshire?

At Bands For Hire, we've made hiring a live wedding band in your local region a simple and stress-free process.

Once you've found your perfect wedding band, drop us an enquiry through the form on their profile page and we'll come back to you with price and availability.

From here, you'll be assigned one of our team to answer any questions you may have.

When you're ready to book, we'll just need to draw up a contract and invoice for a small deposit which can be paid by card or bank transfer.

Bedfordshire Wedding Entertainment

Along with our Bedfordshire bands for hire, we also offer an extensive range of professional wedding musicians, perfect for ceremony music and low-key afternoon drinks receptions. Check out our range of Bedfordshire string quartets, harpists and jazz bands below to get started.

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Bedfordshire Jazz Bands

A wide range of Bedfordshire jazz bands including trios, quartets and swing bands.

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Bedfordshire Acoustic Bands

From low-key acoustic singers and duos to upbeat roaming bands, our acoustic acts are the perfect choice for afternoon wedding music.

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Bedfordshire String Quartets

Make a grand entrance with one of our elegant wedding string quartets.

Why hire a Bedfordshire wedding band through us?

  • Over 20 Years experience in the events industry
  • Hundreds of 5 Star reviews across Facebook and Google
  • All wedding bands hand-picked by our team of experts
  • Dedicated member of our team assigned to your event
  • Professional contracts for your peace of mind
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