West Sussex Wedding Bands

West Sussex Wedding Bands

End your big day on a high with one of our incredible West Sussex wedding bands.

Performing a repertoire jam-packed with the biggest and best dance floor fillers from every decade, our wedding bands in Sussex are certain to keep the party atmosphere in full flow.

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The Best Wedding Bands in Sussex

Browse through our exclusive roster of acts featuring the very best wedding bands in West Sussex. From 50s rock 'n' roll, Motown and soul bands to indie, rock and modern party bands, you'll find the perfect live entertainment to suit your wedding day.

Hire a West Sussex Function Band

With over twenty years in the business and hundreds of five-star reviews under our belts, you can rest assured that every band we work with meets our strict criteria.

Our West Sussex wedding bands have been carefully selected for their exceptional level of musicianship, professionalism and experience in the wedding entertainment business.

When hiring a function band through us, you can expect to receive a friendly one-to-one service from the moment of your enquiry to the day of your wedding.

The New Tones
From £1395
The New Tones are a young and vibrant function band who offer a lively repertoire, enthusiastic performance and upbeat style to kickstart your event. The New Tones...
Big Teaser
From £1575
Fresh on the London scene are Big Teaser - a high-energy indie/pop band bringing the perfect blend of contemporary and classic hits to the party. With a versatile...
Wild Ones
From £1350
Get ready to party with Wild Ones, a chic soul band with exceptional vocals and musicianship. With a diverse range of genres including soul, RnB, pop, and funk, these...
From £1295
From classic indie rock to all-out party anthems, Replay promise to leave your guests wanting more. Replay are a professional and versatile band delivering a live show...
Kissed & Crowned
From £1395
A cutting-edge, modern event band. Having met at music college, Kissed and Crowned have literally lived and breathed music together....
The Tricks
From £1545
Introducing The Tricks - London’s most prestigious function band, available to book for weddings, corporate functions, business awards ceremonies and more....
The Soundouts
From £1625
This young and exciting 4-piece band bring an air of rock 'n' roll to the table with a fresh sound that oozes style and East London cool. With Sir Richard Branson,...
From £3265 + VAT
Meet Atlantica, an energetic and entertaining party band bringing you the absolute best from the past six decades. Atlantica are an exceptionally talented group of...
From £1695
An effortlessly stylish pop, soul and rhythm & blues party band. Futures are a band that focus on providing an immersive, highly energetic and rhythmically...
From £1345
Powerhouse line-up bringing non-stop crowd-pleasers to the dance floor. Meet SugarFly, a dynamic function band with a rich history in the UK music scene. Having cut...
The Jets
From £1450
If you're looking for an ultra-cool wedding band to get your party rockin', the Jet's are certain to deliver! With close to a thousand gigs under their belt, their...
From £1465
When it comes to event entertainment, Stylus are the elite. This function band comprises some of the UK’s most in-demand rock and pop session musicians; each at the...
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The Oliver Soul Band
From £4595 + VAT
With an abundance of charisma, on-stage charm and talent, The Oliver Soul Band have got the goods to take your event to the next level....
From £2395
A lively and dynamic party band covering a wide range of music for every generation. The core band consists of five professional musicians, all of whom have graduated...
The Matchsticks
From £1195
A high-octane indie-rock party band that offer a diverse selection of songs powered by electric vocals! The Matchsticks consist of three...
Soho Soul
From £1795
An upbeat soul band from London who bring an abundance of style and charisma to the stage! Having studied in numerous music colleges in the capital, such as BIMM...
From £1490
Vibrance are a sensational party band with oodles of charisma and style, guaranteed to kick the night off with a bang! With a variety of line-ups on offer, the band...
From £1395
Elite are a stunning vocal group featuring live sax - perfect for corporate events, award ceremonies and private parties. This lively and enthusiastic band features a...
Sussex Wedding Band Booking Guide

We understand that planning a wedding can be a complex and lengthy process and so it's important to have all the information you need in advance. That's why our team at Bands For Hire have put together the following list of FAQs to help you get started. If you need further help, please just drop us an email or give us a call for a friendly chat.

How much does a West Sussex wedding band cost to hire?

We only represent musicians that meet our very high standards, ensuring that you receive a highly professional service and an incredible live performance on the day.

Our wedding bands typically start in the region of £1000-£1200 for a 3-piece or 4-piece band in their local region. Factors that can affect the price of your wedding band include travel costs, early set-up / late finish times, seasonal increases and the number of musicians in the band.

What do your West Sussex wedding bands include in the price?

To make things simple for you, our bands offer an all-inclusive quote to cover everything you'll need on the day. This usually includes a sound system, lighting rig, two or three sets of live music and music throughout the evening to keep your guests on the dance floor.

Below is an example of a typical wedding band package:

  • 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 performance area and dance floor
  • DJ Playlists before, between and after live sets until midnight
  • Travel expenses
  • Public Liability Insurance and required PAT test certificates

Many of our live wedding bands also offer a full wedding package to include ceremony music, background music during the day and party band sets in the evening.

When hiring a function band through us, you'll be assigned a dedicated member of our team with extensive experience in the industry. We'll be happy to assist with any queries you may have to ensure a stress-free booking process from the moment of your enquiry to the big day itself.

Do your Sussex wedding bands provide a DJ service?

Every one of our wedding bands in West Sussex offers playlists throughout the evening at no extra cost. This is usually supplied on a phone/tablet or laptop and played through the band's PA system. You're also welcome to supply your own playlist if you'd prefer to have your own selection of songs between sets.

In addition to this, many of our wedding music bands also offer a professional DJ service for a small additional fee. This usually entails a member of the band mixing tracks and taking requests beforehand and on the night itself.

What type of music do your West Sussex Wedding Bands perform?

When choosing a live wedding band, it's essential to ensure the style of music played appeals to a wide range of guests. That's why our wedding bands in West Sussex have carefully selected a repertoire that covers an extensive selection of music to get your guests firmly in the party mood.

From 50s and 60s rock 'n' roll, Motown and soul to 80s pop/rock, 90s Britpop and contemporary pop favourites, you'll find the perfect mix of music to suit every age group.

Along with our all-round pop/rock cover bands, we also represent a number of bands that focus on one particular genre such as swing, rock 'n' roll, soul, 70s disco, 80s, 90s or indie.

How many musicians are there in a professional wedding band?

We represent an extensive range of wedding bands in West Sussex 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

Where do your Sussex wedding bands perform?

We offer a range of East Sussex and West Sussex function bands for hire that regularly perform in Aldwick, Bognor Regis, Burgess Hill, Chichester, Crawley, East Grinstead, Haywards Heath, Horsham, Lancing, Littlehampton, North Lancing, Rustington, Shoreham-by-Sea, Southwick and Worthing.

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 the band start their sets?

Our wedding bands in Sussex 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 our wedding band learn the first dance song?

Absolutely! Our wedding bands will be more than happy to learn a first dance song that suits their line-up and sound. If you have something g particular in mind, please feel free to let us know during the enquiry process and we'll confirm that the song is suitable.

Most bands will learn and perform your song request free of charge, although please be aware that some bands may charge a small fee to cover their rehearsal and studio time.

How do I book a wedding band in Sussex?

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.

West Sussex Wedding Entertainment Ideas

If you're looking for background music during your wedding reception we also offer an extensive selection of live musicians to cover your ceremony, drinks reception and wedding breakfast.

Explore our range of wedding music ideas including West Sussex harpists, pianists, jazz bands and acoustic bands. For something completely unique, head on over to our wedding entertainment section where you'll find hundreds of wedding musicians in every genre imaginable.

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Sussex Jazz Bands

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

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Sussex Acoustic Bands

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

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Sussex String Quartets

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

Why hire a wedding band through us?

  • Over 20 Years experience in the events industry
  • Hundreds of 5 Star reviews across Facebook and Google
  • All 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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Life In Stereo were a great bunch and sounded even better in real life than they did online. Not only can the lead singer really sing but the band as a whole are excellent and the lead guitarist is fantastic! 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, Wedding
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