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...
Detour
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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...
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...
Female Solo Singer in the North West
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Marina
From £365
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...
Classical and Contemporary Electric Violinist in London
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Jessica - Electric Violinist
From £460
Available to perform across the UK and Europe, Jessica is a naturally gifted acoustic and electric violinist able to perform both classical and contemporary...
Bluesy Male Vocalist and Guitarist For Hire
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Stereo Soul
From £310
Stereo Soul blends authentic pop, soul and blues sounds taking inspiration from both sides of the Atlantic. Perfectly suited for upbeat background music, Stereo Soul...
South Wales Duo for Events
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Afterglow
From £365
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...
Solo Jazz and Contemporay Pianist for Hire
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Richard - Solo Pianist
From £270
Richard is a talented pianist able to perform in a variety of styles from classic jazz to contemporary pop. With an impressive CV that has seen him perform worldwide,...
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 &...
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 Flamenco Guitarist
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Flamenco Puro
From £300
A true master of the strings, Flamenco Puro effortlessly crafts a passionate and beautiful performance combining both Latin American rhythms as well as spellbinding...
The French Cafe Accordionist
The French Cafe Accordionist
From £260
Give your event an authentic 1930s Parisian café feel with The French Cafe Accordionist. Combining jazz standards made popular by Django Reinhardt and Tony Murena in...
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...
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