Cardiff Wedding Bands

Cardiff Wedding Bands

Keep your guests up on their feet with one of our high-octane Cardiff wedding bands.

Performing a rip-roaring set of dance floor fillers, our Cardiff function bands promise to deliver an unforgettable night of wedding entertainment for you and your guests.

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Hire a Wedding Band in Cardiff

We represent a diverse range of wedding party bands in Cardiff, performing everything from old school Motown and soul to contemporary indie, rock and pop. Every year we book live wedding bands and musicians for hundreds of events across South Wales, so get in touch and let us find the perfect cover band for your big day.

The very best wedding bands Cardiff has to offer

As a leading wedding band agency, we've spent over a decade building up a roster of high-quality musicians and are proud to offer only the very best wedding music bands in Cardiff. Our selection process means we only take on function bands that meet our strict criteria - that means impeccable musicianship, exceptional vocal skills and professionalism in abundance.

Whatever style of live music you're into, you'll find a whole array of options to suit your requirements, from indie rock and pop bands to swing bands, rock 'n' roll bands and soul wedding bands. Browse through our cover bands below and visit their profile page to view more photos, videos and setlist. Once you've found a function band you like the look of, simply fill in the contact form on their page and we'll come to you to confirm price and availability.

The Young Vinyls
From £1795
Shake your tail feather to The Young Vinyls, offering a variety of Motown classics, popular chart hits and everything else in between. An...
The Rendition
From £1640
The Rendition are an entertaining and vibrant wedding band driven by powerful and soulful vocals. Dedicated musicians at heart with a passion for performing, The...
The Takeover
From £1520
The Takeover set their sights and aim to provide a fun filled, music packed extravaganza, guaranteed to get the party started. With a smorgasbord of both classic and...
Violet Soul
From £2070
A spectacularly soulful & vibrant party band with immense vocals, irresistible grooves and infectious rhythms to get the party started! Violet Soul are a dynamic...
Solstice
From £1755
Dance anthems, chart toppers and old school classics - Solstice are the ultimate party starters! Turning every event into an unforgettable night is the band's end...
Tailor & Co
From £995
Keeping the rhythm and soul flowing are Tailor & Co; a North West trio bringing together the very best of soul, rock 'n' roll and...
Detour
From £490
Dynamic and effervescent duo Detour expertly collide pop and rock covers for a sound to rival any function band on the scene. Creating a voracious sound suited to cool...
Indiana
From £1795
Indiana are a high-energy vintage wedding band performing a combination of contemporary party songs and folk renditions of popular modern classics. With their...
Black Jeans
From £1940
Black Jeans 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!...
Afterglow
From £490
A unique duo offering an upbeat and varied set to cater for a wide range of occasions. Afterglow blend together an eclectic range for genres with their own unique...
The Vacation
From £1495
An exhilarating function band that will keep the music flowing and guests smiling from start to finish. An exciting and enthusiastic band that deliver a wide range of...
The Makers
From £1285
Ready to rock out with party classics from every era, this vibrant young band are the perfect party starters! The Makers leave no genre left unturned with their...
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Spring Break
From £995
Spring Break are out for the summer and the guys are ready to hand out the red cups! Picture American Pie, The Girl Next Door, Road Trip and every other American...
The Rock 'n' Roll Kings
From £1170
Rock around the clock all night long with this explosive 3-piece band, guaranteed to pack a punch and leave audiences grinning from ear...
Deadlight
From £1795
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...
Suburban Nights
From £1920
Suburban Nights the ultimate indie rock party band with a stylish look, contemporary repertoire and polished performance that oozes...
The Overloads
From £1245
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...
Electric Soul Club
From £1295
Electric Soul Club are a gifted young 5-piece function band performing a range of music from old soul classics to contemporary pop. With...

Cardiff Wedding Band Booking Guide

With so much to organise, we understand that planning a wedding can be a time consuming and sometimes stressful process. With that in mind, we've put together the following list of FAQs to answer some of the most common queries couples have. If you need any help, just drop us an email or give us a call to chat with a member of our team.

How much do Cardiff wedding bands cost to hire?

We represent bands starting at approximately £1000-£1200 in South Wales. There are a number of factors that can affect the price of a wedding band in Cardiff, such as travelling distance, expenses, peak season dates, extended set times, early arrivals and late finish times.

What's included in the band's fee?

All of our wedding bands in Cardiff offer an inclusive wedding package to cover everything you'll need for your big day. This includes PA system (speakers / sound system), lighting rig and music between sets to keep your guests on the dance floor all night long.

We'll always send you a breakdown of what's included in your quote, but you typically expect your Cardiff wedding band to include the following:

  • 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

Do your Cardiff wedding bands provide a DJ service?

Yes, whilst all of our wedding bands provide free mp3 playlists to keep the party in full flow, many of our bands also offer optional DJ sets for a small additional fee.

A laptop DJ service (or DJ package) involves a member of the band DJ-ing between and after sets, mixing tracks, making announcements and generally being on hand to take requests on the night.

What type of music do wedding bands in Cardiff play?

Every one of our wedding bands has put together a varied set list of songs to appeal to a broad audience. From classic hits from the 50s and 60s, right through to soul, Motown, funk, hip hop, indie, rock, pop and modern chart songs.

So whether you're looking for rock 'n' roll favourites from the Beatles, Rolling Stones and Chuck Berry, or modern classics from the likes of Mumford and Sons, The Killers, Kings of Leon, Ed Sheeran and Bruno Mars, you're sure to find something that suits guests of all ages.

Will my wedding band perform our first dance song?

All of our Cardiff function bands will be happy to learn and perform your first dance song, please just let us know at least six weeks in advance so we can ensure it's suitable for their line-up.

Most bands include one song request within the price but please check prior to booking if you have something in mind.

How many musicians are there in a wedding band?

Our most popular bands usually feature at least three musicians. Below are some of the most common line-ups we work with:

  • 3-piece indie rock party band: Lead Vocals/Guitar, Bass, Drums
  • 4-piece function band: Vocals/Guitar, Keys, Bass, Drums
  • 5-piece band: Vocals/Guitar, Keys, Bass, Sax, Drums
  • 5-piece: Male Vocals/Guitar, Female Vocals, Keys, Bass, Drums
  • 6-piece: Male Vocals/Guitar, Female Vocals, Keys, Bass, Sax, Drums
  • 7-piece party band: 2 x Vocals, Keys, Bass, Drums, 2-piece horn section

Of course, there are no limits if your venue has the space! We represent wedding bands that can offer an incredible line-up of 12 or more members to include multiple vocalists, percussion and choreographed dancers for an explosive live performance.

Where do your Cardiff wedding bands perform?

Every Cardiff wedding band we work with has spent years on the circuit earning their stripes. Our bands have played at hundreds of wedding venues across South Wales including Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Glamorgan, Monmouthshire, Newport, Swansea, St Davids, Barry, Carmarthen, Bridgend, Chepstow, Monmouth, Colwyn Bay, Port Talbot and Tenby.

What time will the band arrive to set up?

Wedding bands usually base their quote on a standard arrival time of approximately 5:30 pm/6 pm. If the band are setting up in a separate room to the meal and speeches, they'll be able to set up straight away. Otherwise, the band will usually wait until the meal and speeches have finished avoiding any interruptions.

What time will the band start their sets?

Your wedding band will be happy to fit in with your schedule. As a rule, we recommend that the band starts no earlier than 8:30 pm/9 pm to avoid peaking too early on in the evening.

How long does the band take to set up?

Covers bands typically take around an hour to set up and sound check. If you've booked a larger party band, you may need to allow between 90 minutes to 2 hours.

How do I book a wedding band in Cardiff?

Hiring a wedding band couldn't be easier with our super-simple booking process. Once you've found a band you love, simply fill out the enquiry form on their profile page to enquire. We'll then check availability and send over a bespoke quote for your event.

From here, our experienced team will be on hand to answer any queries you may have. Once you're ready to book, simply drop us an email with your details, and we'll guide you through the rest of the process.

Cardiff Wedding Entertainment

As a leading live music agency in the UK, we represent an extensive range of wedding musicians in South Wales to cater for every part of your wedding day. From harpists and string quartets for your wedding ceremony to pianists, jazz bands and wedding singers for the drinks reception.

If you envisage your wedding as a low key, intimate affair with a few close friends and family members, you may well be interested in our solo guitarists, jazz pianists and acoustic duos. If you've got something larger in mind, you might want to go down the route of Motown bands, rock and pop cover bands and tribute bands.

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Why hire a Cardiff wedding band through us?

  • Over 20 Years experience in the events industry
  • Hundreds of 5 Star reviews across Facebook and Google
  • All function 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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