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Vintage Wedding Bands and Great Gatsby Bands

Vintage Wedding Bands and Great Gatsby Bands

Organsing a vintage wedding or event? Whether you have a soft spot for 1920s glamour, 60s psychedelia or festival-style folk, we have a selection of vintage bands to compliment your theme.

Hire a Vintage Band

Whisk your guests away to a bygone age with one of our authentic vintage function bands. With a hand-picked roster of retro bands, covering everything from ramped-up covers of '20s swing favourites to modern songs with a twist, you'll find something to suit your theme.

Great Gatsby Themed Bands

'Vintage' is a vastly popular theme to go for when planning all kinds of events, whether it's a wedding reception, corporate event, charity event, private dinner function, awards ceremony or even just a garden party. Settling on a specific time period gives everyone the chance to dress up in a similar fashion while putting their own spin on it, and an authentic soundtrack from one of our vintage cover bands will just tie the whole thing together. The vintage theme also comes ready-made with suggestions for food, drinks and activities, which just add to the fun!

Book a Vintage 50s Band

It's not just the songs that make watching our vintage bands such a realistic experience; it's the clothes, the presence, the instruments – everything is carefully thought out to add to the overall effect. Below you'll find 50s rock 'n' roll bands sporting quiffs and retro guitars who'll soon get everyone's knees knocking to Little Richard, Chuck Berry and Elvis Presley; Supremes- and Ronnettes-style girl groups in fabulous matching outfits with synchronised dance routines; dapper swing bands crooning their way through the best of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Bing Crosby's back catalogues; incredibly talented jazz musicians who look and sound as though they've just walked out of a 1920s speakeasy; and many more besides!

Being a flexible and accommodating agency, we at Bands for Hire make sure there are plenty of options available when it comes to booking your vintage band. Naturally, not every event is going to have the same budget, and not every venue is going to have the same facilities, so we provide a selection of different acts and deals to allow for these factors. For smaller venues and budgets, we have solo jazz guitarists, jazz pianists and acoustic duos; for larger-scale events, we have full swing bands and jazz ensembles with additional musicians, vocalists and dancers. There's plenty in between too – and many of our vintage bands give you the option of different line ups, so please feel free to send an inquiry our way for further details on how we can tailor our vintage band packages to your requirements.

Our vintage cover bands will, in general, provide all their own equipment, and many of them offer the additional service of a DJ or custom playlist to keep your guests entertained during breaks. The quote given is calculated with the regular line up and set length in mind; any adjustments to this will result in a recalculated quote.

Indiana
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...
The Lovettes
The Lovettes
From £935
Meet The Lovettes, a glamorous vocal trio performing hits from the 50s and 60s with their very own all-girl backing group. Founded in 2013, The Lovettes have wowed...
The Retro Jets
The Retro Jets
From £1095
The Retro Jets are a chic, retro & folk function band performing favourites from the 50s onwards alongside an array of contemporary hits in their own unique...
The Swing Band
The Swing Band
From £935
Performing a selection of classic tracks from all the greats, 'The Swing Band' offer an authentic take on the 40's and 50's covering artists such as Frank Sinatra,...
LulaBelle
LulaBelle
From £655
Meet LulaBelle, a stylish vintage duo bringing you a taste of the old and the new with their selection of modern classics with a twist. With a combination of beautiful...
The Pranksters
The Pranksters
From £1575
The Pranksters are a jump and jive 1940s swing band with exuberant spirit! A swing band like no other, The Pranksters welcome you to their unique vintage swing band,...
Absolute Vintage
Absolute Vintage
From £1495
Absolute Vintage know the 1920s like the back of their hands and have a stack of classic swing and contemporary songs to stir up any...
Clever Dixie
Clever Dixie
From £1250
Clever Dixie are a sensational 6-piece Swing Jive band for hire performing a range of popular pop and rock songs with a unique twist. With a line-up of talented...
Vintage Vibes
Vintage Vibes
From £490
Vintage Vibes are an exciting vintage duo who perfectly capture the 1920s era with their effortless renditions of popular jazz, blues and swing classics. Vintage Vibes...
The Gypsy Carnivals
The Gypsy Carnivals
From £880
The Gypsy Carnivals bring the sound of 1930's Paris back to life with their charming selection of gypsy jazz and modern covers. Their...
Prohibition Sound
Prohibition Sound
From £820
Prohibition Sound bring contemporary and classic hits reinvented into charming jazz & swing arrangements! Capturing the 1920s and 30s...
Jamie Berry - Electro Swing DJ
Jamie Berry - Electro Swing DJ
From £595
Fresh-faced producer Jamie Berry is recognised for his musical couplet of shuffling modern beats and vintage swing sounds. Jamie's...
The Hot Club
The Hot Club
From £820
The Hot Club are a swinging, gypsy jazz style acoustic band who deliver infectious rhythms and melodies from this hypnotic genre! This fantastic trio are made up of...
A Touch Of Paris
A Touch Of Paris
From £280
A Touch Of Paris specialise in classic American Swing, French Chanson and Cabaret. With a French born singer whose impressive vocals...
That Old Swing Thing
That Old Swing Thing
From £695
That Old Swing Thing bring you the very best swing tunes from the 20's, the perfect soundtrack for your vintage wedding, party or...
Syndicate Du Swing
Syndicate Du Swing
From £1170
Syndicate Du Swing are an awe-inspiring, speakeasy swing band fronted by three highly talented vocalists. A unique band with an...
Swing Groove
Swing Groove
From £2340
Swing Groove is a Swing Band and a Soul Band, covering all the party classics from Sinatra, Buble and Elvis through to Otis Redding, Stevie Wonder and more! With an...
The Chaser Quartet
The Chaser Quartet
From £935
The Chaser quartet bring you the very best of both worlds; cool, smooth and sophisticated Jazz, as well as dance-floor favourites from...

Why hire a vintage band through us?

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Bands For Hire Reviews
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The only comment I can make is FANTASTIC. The Lovettes are a wonderful group - the singing was first class and the whole event was spot on in every way. I would recommend the Lovettes to anyone . I've had numerous emails and telephone calls saying how good the girls were and how much they enjoyed the event and most of that is down to them. It's the first time we've used Bands For Hire but it will not be the last.

Jimmy - Party
Vintage Entertainment Ideas

Browse through our extensive roster of live entertainment ideas to compliment your vintage themed wedding or event. From jazz and swing bands to electro-swing DJs, you'll find the perfect live bands to get the party started.

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Swing/Modern Bands

Unique swing cover versions taking cue from Post-Modern Jukebox & The Great Gatsby soundtrack.

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50s Wedding Bands

Get ready to twist, shout and shake your tail feathers to one of our authentic rock 'n' roll bands for hire!

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Jazz and Swing Bands

A wide selection of talented jazz and swing bands, perfect for background & evening entertainment.