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Derbyshire Wedding Bands

Derbyshire Wedding Bands

Get your wedding reception off to a roaring start with one of our electrifying Derbyshire wedding bands.

With a fully charged set list featuring the biggest anthems from every decade, our local function bands in Derbyshire guarantee a jam-packed dance floor from the get-go.

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Hire a Derbyshire Wedding Band

From indie, rock and pop party bands to authentic soul and rock 'n' roll we have the very best wedding bands Derbyshire has to offer. Our local wedding bands in Derbyshire have carefully crafted a repertoire to cover a range of wedding music perfectly suited for guests of all ages.

The Best Wedding Bands in Derbyshire

If you're looking for the best Derbyshire wedding bands in the business, we promise you'll find a whole host of options to choose from on our website.

At Bands For Hire, we only work alongside the most professional musicians and bands in the business. With only a very small percentage of applicants meeting our criteria, you can be safe in the knowledge that every band we offer meets our very high standards. That means exceptional live vocals, incredible musicianship and an uncompromising level of professionalism.

From an indie trio to a 4-piece function band or 5/6-piece band with male and female vocalists, we have a number of options available to suit every budget and venue size. If it's a showstopping party band you're after then look no further, a number of our wedding bands for hire offer line-ups to include brass section, percussion and even dancers for that extra wow factor.

Browse through our roster of acts and groups below to find a wedding band that suits your style.

Electric Soul Club
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...
The Mesh Band
The Mesh Band
From £1250
The mesh band are an experienced 4-piece wedding and function band performing a variety of music from 50s rock 'n' roll to Motown, indie rock and up-to-date pop. With...
Tailor & Co
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...
The Beat Roots
The Beat Roots
From £975
The Beat Roots are a charismatic and energetic party band covering classic soul and modern pop for the ultimate musical backdrop. The Beat Roots are a quirky three...
The Overloads
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...
The Lost Keys
The Lost Keys
From £1095
This all-rocking indie quartet is guaranteed to set your party off with a bang! Smart haircuts, smart shirts and even smarter tunes are what await your guests when you...
The Highways
The Highways
From £1395
Fully armed with a set crammed with high energy party tunes! This fun and friendly band are certain to provide an unforgettable night of entertainment for you and your...
The Squires
The Squires
From £1395
Well rehearsed harmonies and killer song choices make The Squires the obvious choice for your event! The Squires consist of four talented musicians whose passion for...
The Makers
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...
Floral Moustache
Floral Moustache
From £1230
Floral Moustache are passionate about getting the party started, from Bowie to Bruno Mars there’s something for everyone! More than...
The Rock 'n' Roll Kings
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...
Something Blue
Something Blue
From £1285
Made up of six exceptional young musicians in the Midlands, this charismatic function band are the perfect recipe for a party! With hundreds of weddings, parties and...
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The Poets
The Poets
From £1170
Highly energetic and thoroughly engaging, The Poets bring professionalism and entertainment to each and every event. The Poets are an experienced 5-piece wedding...
Pop Twist
Pop Twist
From £1170
Pop Twist reimagine popular songs in the style of Calypso, Swing & Jazz! With jazzy arrangements galore, this band stop at nothing short to deliver a truly...
Old School Disco
Old School Disco
From £1395
Relive your favourite 90s moments with this larger than life pop disco outfit! These six incredibly talented musicians bring your...
Version One
Version One
From £1395
An explosive function band with an infectious enthusiasm to keep your guests dancing all night long! A truly exciting performance from start to finish, Version One...
Jukebox Nation
Jukebox Nation
From £1285
Jukebox Nation have created a sound & stage show that continues to reckon with the best function bands in the UK. With a line-up made up of the finest musicians on...
The XL
The XL
From £2075
The XL deliver a truly exceptional live sound with their carefully crafted arrangements of popular hits from across the decades. The band's high-energy performance...

Derbyshire Wedding Band Booking Guide

Looking to hire a local Derbyshire wedding band but not quite sure where to start? Our team of live music experts have put together the following booking guide to fill you in on the basics, from the initial booking process to set up and logistics on the day.

How much do local Derbyshire wedding bands cost to hire?

At Bands For Hire, we only represent the very best wedding bands in Derbyshire, so you can rest assured of an exceptionally high-quality act. Our bands start from £1000-£1200 for a trio or 4-piece band with larger line-ups and options available.

What's included in the band's fee?

Every function band we work with has put together an all-inclusive package to cover everything you'll need on your wedding day. This will typically include two or three sets of live music, DJ playlists throughout the evening as well as musical equipment and lighting. Below is an example of the type of packages we offer:

  • 2 x 60 or 3 x 40 minute live sets to finish by midnight
  • Professional PA system (Speakers, mixing desk, amps etc)
  • High-quality lighting for the performance area and dance floor
  • DJ Playlists before, between and after live sets until midnight
  • Travel expenses
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • PAT test certificates

Many of our Derbyshire wedding bands offer a full package to include acoustic sets earlier on in the day and DJ sets in the evening, if this is something you're interested in please let us know and we'll put forward some suitable options for you to consider.

Do your Derbyshire wedding bands provide a DJ service?

All of our professional wedding bands provide free playlists throughout the evening reception to keep your guests dancing.

If you'd prefer something a little more interactive, many of our popular cover bands also offer the option to add a DJ service that involves a member of the band mixing tracks and taking song requests throughout the night.

How many musicians are there in a wedding band?

We represent an extensive range of UK wedding bands suitable for venues of every size. Whether you're looking for a high-energy indie rock band, a 4-piece band featuring keys and vocals or a larger cover band with a brass section, you'll find the perfect line up to suit your requirements.

Below are some of the most popular line-ups we offer:

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

What time will the band arrive to set up?

Our 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 my Derbyshire wedding band start their sets?

Our wedding bands in Derbyshire are always 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 a wedding band take to set up?

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

Will the band learn our first dance song?

Most wedding bands are more than happy to learn a first dance song, especially for your big day. We always recommend running your song request past us in advance if you have something particular in mind so that we can check the song is suitable for your band's line-up and style.

Most wedding bands include a song request in their quote, whilst some bands do charge a small fee to cover their studio and rehearsal time.

What type of music do Derbyshire function bands play?

Our function bands perform a broad and diverse range of party classics to cater for guests of all ages. That means a tried and tested set list of high energy party tunes covering everything from classic soul and Motown, 80s, 90s to contemporary indie, rock and modern pop.

Perhaps you'd like your wedding band to focus on a particular style or genre? At Bands For Hire, we represent a range of tribute bands as well as bands that pay particular to a specific genre such as indie, soul or Motown.

Where in Derbyshire do your wedding bands perform?

We represent a range of Derby wedding bands for hire across the region including Alfreton, Ashbourne, Bakewell, Barrow Hill and Whittington, Belper, Bolsover, Buxton, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Chesterfield, Clay Cross, Darley Dale, Derby, Dronfield, Dronfield Woodhouse, Eckington, Fairfield, Glossop, Hadfield, Derbyshire, Heanor, Ilkeston, Killamarsh, Langley Mill, Long Eaton, Matlock, and Melbourne.

You more information on the options available you may also like to check out our Derbyshire Bands For Hire.

How do I book a wedding band in Derbyshire?

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 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.

Derbyshire Wedding Entertainment Ideas

If you're organising a wedding in Derbyshire you may also be looking for live wedding music throughout the day. Along with our Derby bands, you'll also find a whole array of wedding entertainment ideas to cover your ceremony music, drinks reception and wedding breakfast. To see what's on offer, check out the links below or head over to our live wedding musicians page to get inspired.

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Derbyshire Jazz Bands

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

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Derbyshire Acoustic Bands

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

Derbyshire string quartet
Derbyshire String Quartets

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

Why hire a Derbyshire 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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The Overloads - AMAZING! The vocalist was incredible, guitarists & drums out of this world. Everybody at our wedding was blown away. Great band, great guys, would recommend them to everyone. Bands For Hire, again, professional service and James was excellent to deal with. If I ever have another event, Bands For Hire get me The Overloads. Cheers guys, you made my wedding day.

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