Musicians For Hire

Musicians For Hire

There's a significant gap between events that require a full live band and events that would suit a tight DJ set – and that gap is about to be filled by Bands for Hire's amazing solo musicians and duos. When you want your music to be served live, but not drown out your guests' conversations with thunderous drums and electrifying guitars, there's no better option than hiring just one or two of our exceptional musicians, and let them work their magic.

Solo Musicians and Duos for Hire

It's amazing how much versatility you can get out of just one instrument – a piano can, of course, reach both low (piano) and high (forte) volumes for dynamic effect, and can accompany vocals or be played purely instrumentally. Similarly, an acoustic guitar can be played in several ways to suit several musical styles: the percussive flamenco style, the tuneful folk style, the complex jazz style, the laid-back blues style or the sing- and strum-along singer-songwriter style, to name but a few. We have solo musicians who deliver the melodies you love either with their instruments or with their voices, and duos for hire who broaden the sound to include multiple instrumental parts and vocal harmonies – whichever you choose, you'll still get a musically rich yet intimate performance from some of Bands for Hire's most talented players.

Soloists and duos are particularly effective at meet and greets, dinner parties, private functions, awards ceremonies, garden parties and drinks reception – namely events where guests are happy to wander around chatting to one another to a light musical backdrop. That's not to say our solo musicians and acoustic duos aren't breathtaking to watch – far from it, in fact. When you find a moment to sit down at drink it all in, you'll see what we mean.

Solo Harpists

While there are plenty of distinct musical styles to be found in the repertoires of our solo pianists, solo acoustic guitarists and acoustic duos, if you want to take your event or party to new heights of class and sophistication, you might like to consider hiring one of our fantastic solo harpists. The beautiful dream-like quality of these gently plucked strings is ideal for wedding breakfasts and champagne receptions – the perfect backdrop for friends and family dressed in their finery. And while a significant portion of our harpists' repertoires are dedicated to the works of such classical composers as Mozart, Bach and Tchaikovsky, a pleasantly surprising portion is reserved for imaginative covers of the Beatles, Elton John, Beyonce and other popular artists.

Classical Singers / Vocalists For Hire

For millennia, it has been the aim of master craftsman to create an instrument as expressive, as versatile and as human as the voice – because it truly is the greatest instrument at our disposal! We at Bands for Hire have some truly remarkable singers on our roster, with their impressive vocal ability and presence making you forget just singing along to a backing track. Karaoke this ain't!

Read on to see what other fantastic solo musicians and duos Bands for Hire has to offer – and please don't hesitate to contact us for more information.

Function and Wedding Singer / Pianist
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Spenser - Singer / Pianist
From £335
Experienced male vocalist and multi-instrumentalist available to hire for wedding receptions and special occasions across the UK. Spenser performs an eclectic mix of...
Solo Soul Singer
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Oliver Soul
From £610
Oliver Soul delivers a slick and soulful performance with an abundance of charisma and on-stage presence. With two decades of experience in both the studio and on...
Available for all Occasions | Classic Jazz Duo
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Jay and Fi
From £490
Exclusive representation: Jay and Fi are undoubtedly one of our most experienced duos featuring the warm and engaging vocals of Welsh-born session singer Fi,...
Solo Pianist performing Indie, Rock and Rock 'n' Roll
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Anthony - Contemporary Pianist
From £295
Anthony specialises in carefully crafted piano arrangements of the great classic indie, pop and rock songs through the ages. Anthony has a wealth of experience in...
Female Solo Singer in the North West
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Marina
From £490
Phenomenal vocals that really hit the mark; Marina is a stunning soloist perfect for any event or occasion! Marina is a professional vocalist based in the North who...
Pop Duo with Piano or Backing Tracks
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Switch - Duo
From £490
Switch are a talented pop duo with insatiable female vocals performing incredible renditions of chart hits across the decades. Switch consists of a professional female...
South Wales Duo for Events
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Aurora
From £365
A unique duo offering an upbeat and varied set to cater for a wide range of occasions. Aurora blend together an eclectic range for genres with their own unique spin,...
Duo for hire in the North West
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Him & Her
From £575
Pristine piano playing accompanied by staggeringly beautiful vocals that resonate right through to the bone; Him & Her are a duo you won't want to miss! Him &...
Soul & Pop Acoustic Duo
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Sunset Avenue
From £415
Sunset Avenue are a soulful, pop duo that perform unique electric arrangements of popular and classic songs. If you're looking for the perfect laid back soundtrack to...
Solo Singer/Pianist for Functions
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Ellie - Singer / Pianist
From £360
With her soulful tone and graceful style, Ellie has captivated audiences across the UK. Performing both as a solo singer-pianist or with accompanying musicians, Ellie...
Solo Female Pianist in the Midlands
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Louise - Solo Pianist
From £230
Versatile and experienced female pianist available to hire for weddings and events. Louise is a professional solo pianist based in the West Midlands, offering a broad...
Male Solo Singer / Pianists for Hire
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Sean - Singer / Pianist
From £305
Sean is a professional singer and pianist in the Midlands, performing contemporary hits and well known classics from across the decades. Sean comes fully self...
Female Solo Sax Player
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Alice - Solo Saxophonist
From £425
Sassy saxophonist covering songs from the jazz age right through to today's chart topping club hits. A lifetime of performance has lead Alice to become quite the...
Solo Pianist for hire
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Darell - Solo Pianist
From £310
Darell is an exquisite pianist with an elegance in his touch, perfect for setting the mood at special occasions. A versatile pianist with a wide and varied repertoire,...
Solo Pianist performing Jazz, Contemporary and Classical
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Ben - Solo Pianist
From £240
Multi-talented male pianist available to hire for private events and special occasions. Ben is a professional pianist based in the Midlands, offering a versatile set...
Contemporary Male Solo Singer & Pianist
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Jimmy - Singer / Pianist
From £250
Jimmy performs and sings beautifully stripped down versions of popular songs and classic hits on the piano. His unique playing style and arrangements of well known...
  • Jon - Singer / Pianist
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    Jon - Singer / Pianist
    From £340
    Jon is an exceptional talent with a distinct vocal ability that is certain to delight and entertain. Performing solo piano / vocals, he is perfect for any function...
  • JJ - Solo / Trio
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    JJ - Solo / Trio
    From £490
    JJ is a professional solo singer/guitarist available to book for weddings, functions and corporate events. From chilled out background music to an upbeat set of...
  • Toby - Solo Pianist
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    Toby - Solo Pianist
    From £250
    Toby is a talented young jazz pianist providing subtle, background jazz music for any occasion. He is the ideal choice if you're looking to add some ambiance to your...
  • Frederica - Harpist
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    Frederica - Harpist
    From £340
    Frederica is a talented solo Harpist with a wealth of experience, from live concerts and session work to private events. Frederica provides the perfect soundtrack to...
  • Soul Front
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    Soul Front
    From £495
    Soul Front are an acoustic duo offering chilled out acoustic music for weddings, corporate events, civil ceremonies, parties and more. With stunning vocals and...
  • Adam - Singer / Guitarist
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    Adam - Singer / Guitarist
    From £260
    Solo singer / guitarist providing the perfect soundtrack to your party, drinks reception or private function. Adam is a professional solo singer/guitarist available...
  • Valentina
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    Valentina
    From £495
    Valentina are an acoustic duo featuring a combination of intricate guitar work and beautiful female vocals. Their acoustic set has been put together to cater for...
  • Chris - Solo Piano / Vocals
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    Chris - Solo Piano / Vocals
    From £295
    Chris is an accomplished pianist, perfect for solo jazz piano during your wedding breakfast or a combination of piano and vocals during the drinks reception. Having...
  • Two Beats
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    Two Beats
    From £495
    Using an assortment of loop stations, harmony peddles and other clever gizmos this talented acoustic duo create a sound equal to that of any 5-piece function band....
  • Ash - Solo Classical Guitarist
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    Ash - Solo Classical Guitarist
    From £175
    Ash is a highly talented young jazz / classical guitarist who has perfected his art to a standard way beyond his years. His repertoire includes a wide variety of...
  • Dave - Jazz/Pop Solo Piano
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    Dave - Jazz/Pop Solo Piano
    From £290
    From well known jazz and swing right through to contemporary pop, Dave offers an eclectic mix of music to cater for events of every kind. As a solo pianist, Dave has...
  • Abigail - Singer / Guitarist
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    Abigail - Singer / Guitarist
    From £330
    Abigail is a stunning talent with an angelic voice that blends beautifully with her thoughtful and well executed guitar playing. Abigail's insatiable love for...
  • Christopher - Solo Guitar
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    Christopher - Solo Guitar
    From £250
    Christopher is a highly accomplished Flamenco / Classical Guitarist available to hire for weddings, functions and events. His repertoire includes a combination of...
  • Paco - Solo Guitarist
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    Paco - Solo Guitarist
    From £425
    Paco is a professional solo wedding guitarist performing a varied mixture of popular contemporary music, classical, jazz and flamenco. Paco offers a number of packages...
  • Matthew - Singer / Guitarist
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    Matthew - Singer / Guitarist
    From £310
    Matthew is a highly talented solo acoustic guitar player with an incredibly soulful and bluesy voice that brings depth and emotion to his performances. A highly...
  • Lera - Harpist
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    Lera - Harpist
    From £250
    A wondrous musician who's simply magnificent. Lera is a splendour to watch, as she plucks and dances her way across this unusual and heavenly instrument to produce a...
  • Thumri - Sitarist
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    Thumri - Sitarist
    From £245
    An enchanting and professional Sitarist for hire with an awe-inspiring talent. Enjoy a spiritual experience expressed wonderfully by the far eastern sounds of Thumri....
  • Bella - Harpist
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    Bella - Harpist
    From £310
    An exceedingly talented harpist, sure to bring a touch of tranquillity and sophistication to your event. Bella offers a vast and eclectic repertoire of laid back Harp...