Recent Clients

  • Google
  • John Lewis
  • IBM
  • Adobe
  • Bauer Media
  • Rolex
  • Deloitte
  • BBC
  • News UK
  • Amazon
  • British Airways
  • Savills
  • National Trust
  • JP Morgan
  • IKEA
  • Liverpool Football Club
  • Mondelez
  • Vodafone
  • BMW
  • Which?
  • Waitrose
  • Worldpay
  • Ericsson
  • Fine and Country
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nationwide
  • Thorpe Park
  • Games Workshop
  • Children in Need
  • Harley Davidson
  • Barclays
  • Shutterstock
  • Money Supermarket
  • British Heart Foundation
  • Legoland
  • Arcadia
  • Howdens Joinery Ltd
  • David Llyod Leisure
  • Strutt & Parker
  • Tesco
  • P&G
  • Zurich Insurance
  • GTI Media Ltd
  • RAF
  • Air France
  • YouGov Plc
  • London Business School
  • Purina
  • LV= Insurance
  • Children with Cancer UK
  • NAVY
  • Unilever
  • RHS (Hampton court flower show)
  • BIFM
  • Kings College London
  • The Grosvenor Hotel
  • Goodman Masson
  • Imperial College London
  • Mobotix AG
  • London School of Economics
  • McCarthy & Stone
  • Cosy Club
  • Rugby School
  • TA
  • First Capital Connect
  • Pontins

About Bands for Hire

With 15 years experience in the entertainment business, we understand just how important your event is to you. We pride ourselves on our simple and straight forward approach to event organisation and client satisfaction.

Organising an event can be a stressful process and the one thing you'll want to get right is your entertainment for the evening. At Bands for Hire, we're committed to only working with the most talented and reliable musicians in the UK today, so you can rest assured that you're in safe hands.

We realise that there's an ever growing market for modern and contemporary function bands made up of professional musicians, active in every corner of the music industry. We only represent bands and musicians that are reliable, experienced and above all, display an excellent level of musicianship. If you're looking for entertainment for your event, please email us via the contact page and we will be happy to assist and advise wherever possible.

What our clients say

"Thanks again, a pleasure to work with you and I would definitely recommend you." - Joanna, Charity Event

"Thank you for making all the arrangements for Saturday night, you really made the whole process very easy. Decades were just fantastic; what a talented group of people. The dance floor was never empty, which I think says it all. Thank you again." - Melanie, Birthday Party

"Thank you so much for all your help, it really has been so easy to organise with your company in comparison to other companies we are using for different parts of the wedding." - Kate, Wedding

"Thank you for all your help you have been really efficient throughout!" - Clare, Wedding

"Copied you into my email to James and you will gather that we were really pleased.  We would unhesitatingly recommend them - 5 star plus! Also wanted to thank you for facilitating this and for the way in which everything was organized." - Julian, Party

"Please pass on my sincere thanks to the band and also to yourself for organising the booking in such a simple and professional way." - Jeremy, Party

"Thank you very much for all your emails and prompt responses and the excellent way you handled my booking from start to finish." - Eileen, Birthday Party

"We will definitely be recommending Bands for hire and also JJ in the future to family and Friends!" - Danny and Danielle, Wedding

"Very satisfied with the whole experience from booking to band performing! Parents Golden Wedding anniversary next year with marquee in garden and mother-in-law wants the band for that! Will be in touch." - Tracey, Wedding anniversary

"The entire process from booking them right through to the end of the night was straight forward and took the worry out of everything when planning stuff like this." - Sophie, Wedding

"10 / 10 - much easier to use than another agency which I'd originally visited but was so frustrated with I resumed my search and found Bands For Hire instead - very glad I did! - Lara, Wedding

"I would give everything a 10! Bands For hire - great to work with, good communications and a very clear website to navigate." - Kathryn, Corporate Event

"I would just like to take this opportunity to thank Sam at Bands For Hire for all the organisation and to the band for putting on such a great set. We had the best day and had so many complements on the music." - Carly, Wedding

"I would definitely recommend Bands For Hire. The website has been easy and straight forward to use. On a whole really impressed with this company and will definitely be using again." - Natalie, Party

"We would highly recommend Bella as a high quality performer with a broad repertoire. Bands for Hire were helpful and responded to my emails quickly. I highly recommend their service." - Leo, Wedding

"From the initial communication with Sam to the great vocal performance from Abi at our recent wedding reception, the whole process was very very good. Highly recommended." - Paul, Wedding

"I'd like to extend particular thanks to Adam at Bands for Hire, too,  as he provided us with an absolutely first class service during the sometimes difficult process of meeting the requirements of our venue. He was always just a phone call or email away if I needed his help, which during that stressful time, was greatly appreciated. Thank you, Adam." - Tamsin, Wedding

"Thanks should go to Bands For Hire too; they were brilliant throughout and got back to us quickly whenever we asked any questions." - Tobias, Wedding

"Your website is excellent: it was the first and only one we looked at: it's very easy to use and we were able to hear extracts from your acts easily. Communication by your staff, all excellent." - John, Wedding

"I just wanted to say that both the pianist and the band you organised for us on Saturday evening were absolutely perfect, and that we had a great day. The process of booking through you was flawless and I'd have no hesitation doing so again." - Stuart, Wedding

"Great service from Bands For Hire. We would definitely recommend them to friends and family." - Yohan, Wedding

"We would highly recommend Bands For Hire; the service was excellent." - Emma, Wedding

"From the start Sam at Bands For Hire was super helpful and the communication from Sam was great and he reassured me all would be OK." - Elizabeth - Wedding

"We had a wonderful celebration for our wedding and the band played a major part in making it special, thanks to all of you and the staff at Bands for hire!" - Claire, Private Party

"The communication between me and Sam their agent was very professional any queries I had were answered very quickly and was always very helpful Thanks so much, job well done!" - Nina, 40th Birthday Party

"I’d like to take the opportunity to thank you for everything.  All your organisation and suggestions for bands were great.  The music sessions held here at the Business Park throughout the summer was very well received.  I’ll be in touch next year with more bookings." Beverly, Corporate Events

"Thanks again for sorting all this out so smoothly, it's been painless and very different from my previous experience with some of your competitors." - John, Wedding

"I would certainly use them again should the occasion arise and am happy to recommend Bands for Hire to my friends." - Hilary, Surprise Birthday Tea Dance

"The band worked hard to accommodate our requests. Communication leading up to the event was brilliant. We would book them again. Sam was also very helpful, liaising with the venue & the band about the speakers for example. Overall we are very happy we picked Before Sunrise through Bands for Hire. Thank you!" - Jenny, Wedding

"I just want to say that I have only experienced exceedingly positive interactions with your organisation. Communication has been prompt and efficient, and the band was amazing." - Justine, Private Party

"Superb service from the very first time I contacted Bands for Hire right up to the time Django Rags finished playing!!!" - Sarah, Wedding

"The service provided by your company have been second to none. Really easy to book and communication throughout has been great. Thank you all - the whole experience has been 5*.... if not better!! The risk was definitely worth it!" - Sarah, Wedding

"We would like to thank Sam for helping us. We would definitely recommend your services and Sound City to our friends and families! Thank you so much for making our day special and one to remember!! Thank you so much!!!" - Deni, Wedding

"Dear Sam, it was a wonderful night, Take Two did us proud and were very good-hearted musicians who got into the spirit of the party, thank you for all your help and your brilliant organisation bands-for-hire, best wishes." - Steve, Birthday Party

"The whole Bands for Hire experience has been great too. Quick and easy communication and easy-to-use contracts etc. It was a piece of cake. I will definitely use you again if I need another band! Thank you so much, it made our celebrations very special!" - Joanna Perkins

"The bands for hire website was really easy to use and Sam was great at keeping in contact and answering all of our questions. I would definitely recommend this website to friends and family." - Zoe Gibson, Wedding

"The Soundouts (and the booking process!) were absolutely amazing from start to finish. Sam, our contact for Bands for Hire was really helpful and communicated well." - Ruth Milne, Wedding

"Just WOW! We couldn’t be more thrilled with our booking from Bands for Hire. We found the website great when searching for the perfect band and the inclusion of videos and sample tracks along with photo galleries helped greatly in our decision making process. The booking process was extremely well managed and several specific restrictions from the venue were accommodated perfectly between Bands for Hire and Syndicate Du Swing including an alternative percussion being proposed due to a restriction on drums. Communication throughout was excellent." - Carl Bryant, Wedding

"Thanks so much to you all at Bands for Hire, you've been brilliant in helping us find and organise two perfect bands. We'd highly recommend using your service to friends and family. The whole booking process was smooth and efficient." - Oliver Wright, Wedding