The Best Party Bands for Hire in Canterbury

Canterbury Party Bands

The Best Party Bands for Hire in Canterbury

The best Canterbury party bands for hire from the UK’s leading supplier of live party music, Tailored Entertainment. On this website you’ll find premium live music acts to suit every event style, size, and budget. Whether you’re after a professional showband for your wedding anniversary at a glitzy hotel, or a retro 90’s party band for a big birthday bash, you’ll find the perfect act for your big night right here. For more information on booking the perfect Canterbury party entertainment, you can get in touch and chat to one of our entertainment booking experts on 0800 564 2240. For now, have fun browsing our exclusive roster of Canterbury party bands.

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Here you’ll find unique Canterbury party bands for hire with acts available in all the most popular genres, from indie rock party bands to vintage swing function entertainment and everything in between. Our professional Canterbury party bands have extensive experience performing at some of the most exclusive party venues in the area, with regular bookings in luxury hotels, members clubs, rustic venues, private residencies, as well as marquee and tipi locations. Whichever of our bands you decide to go for, you can be sure of a packed dance floor right through to last orders.

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Rock / Pop / Soul

Light Years

Light Years mix awesome musicianship with cutting edge sounds – bringing a fresh, funk-ridden kick to a fistful of the biggest pop, hip hop and dance anthems ever written.

  • Location: Herne Bay, Kent
  • Guide Price: £1,650
Rock / Pop / Soul

Tropic

Polished, funk-filled party covers delivered with a deft touch of neo-soul. Tropic will elevate your big event to the next level.

  • Location: Greenwich
  • Guide Price: £1,025
Indie Rock / Pop

The Full House

Make sure your big night gets off to an absolute flyer by booking The Full House, Buckinghamshire’s most in demand indie rock function band.

  • Location: Buckinghamshire
  • Guide Price: £1,255
Rock / Pop / Soul

Pulse

This gutsy indie rock function band grab your big night by the scruff of the neck, with a deliciously punchy live show that’s packed with massive, singalong chart hits.

  • Location: Colchester, Essex
  • Guide Price: £1,310
Indie Rock / Pop

Decade

Decade are a punchy, dance-floor cramming indie rock act with serious rock n’ roll swagger and the kind of set list that’s sure to please all your guests!

  • Location: Hampshire
  • Guide Price: £1,365
Rock / Pop / Soul

Suit & Tie

Leave it all on the dance floor with Suit & Tie – a charismatic rock and pop party trio with a timeless sense of style and a refined, contemporary sound.

  • Location: London
  • Guide Price: £1,025

Seen Pulse play a few times now, and they never fail to impress. Extremely talented and entertaining!

Mumford/Folk

Festival Folk

Break out the banjo's and get set for a big old barn dance! Festival Folk are here to bring their fun fuelled, Mumford & Sons style sound to bare on all your favourite hit tunes. An ideal addition to your festival themed wedding!

  • Location: Kent
  • Guide Price: £1,880
'90s Pop

Sega And The Boombox

I’ll tell you what you want. What you really, really want. A badass covers band playing a set list packed full of awesome 90’s nostalgia? Thought so.

  • Location: London
  • Guide Price: £3,480
Club Anthems / Dance

LFX

Get ready to hit the floor with LFX, the country's most popular covers band for nightclub anthems; bringing a huge, heady hit of Ibiza to your wedding or corporate function.

  • Location: Hampshire
  • Guide Price: £2,425
'90s Pop

White Men Can't Funk

Electric, eclectic and properly good fun – this awesome live band funks up all your guiltiest pleasures, from disco to hip hop and absolutely everything in between!

  • Location: Rugby, Warwickshire
  • Guide Price: £1,410
Mumford/Folk

Vintage Roots

Discover your vintage roots with the UK’s top vintage and folk rock-style professional live covers band!

  • Location: Winchester
  • Guide Price: £1,620
Mumford/Folk

Victoriana

Victoriana are the UK's leading vintage wedding entertainment provider. Incredible live band for vintage weddings and events in the UK and beyond!

  • Location: Hampshire
  • Guide Price: £1,720
Rock / Pop / Soul

Underground

Soaring Dance Anthems. Slick Neo Soul. Swaggering Pop Punk. Sounds pretty cool, right? There’s only once place to get it all in one incredible night. You’ve gotta go Underground.

  • Location: Wiltshire
  • Guide Price: £1,310
Festival Style

Two Doors Down

A proper, all out indie-pop act with the style and setlist to really shake up your big night - Two Doors Down offer a cool new take on wedding and party entertainment.

  • Location: South East
  • Guide Price: £1,415
'90s Pop

Throwback

Throwback serve up the biggest tunes from the 80’s and 90’s with an ultra-modern 21st century twist. A super fun party band that’s a particularly good fit for venues with strict sound limits.

  • Location: South East
  • Guide Price: £1,660
Alternative Rock

The White Rooms

A fiery indie rock five piece offering up huge, guitar driven choruses: The White Rooms are ideal for anyone looking to bring their big night a bit of added swagger.

  • Location: Surrey
  • Guide Price: £1,500
Retro

The Vinyls

For a fabulous set of 50's Rock and Roll retro fun followed by a blistering Indie Rock festival headliner set, hire The Vinyls: Surrey's classiest covers band.

  • Location: Surrey
  • Guide Price: £1,255
Mumford/Folk

The Thatchers

Folky, roots driven re-imaginings of your favourite pop tunes, reminiscent of those unforgettable summer nights at your favourite festivals. The Thatchers make a barnstorming addition to any festival-themed wedding or function!

  • Location: Surrey
  • Guide Price: £1,195
“Rugby Music Festival featured 17 acts and White Men Can't Funk were one of the stand-outs. Great sound and a great fun performance from the guys had the crowd with them all the way. They were the first band we invited back for the following year, we love it that they’re a band that don’t take themselves too seriously yet still produce some serious funk!”
David Head, Rugby Music Festival
Need a little help hiring Canterbury party bands?

If you’re not quite sure where to start with finding the perfect live entertainment for your big bash, then we’re here to help. Here’s answers to some of our most frequently asked questions...

How much does it cost to hire a party band in Canterbury?

For professional party bands in Canterbury we recommend a base-level starting price of around £1000. At this price, you’re ensuring that your party band is made up of the UK’s very best professional musicians with the requisite skill set, equipment, and production to perform at any events venue in the country. Keep in mind that this is a starting price, and lots of bands you’ll like are going to cost more than this.

My favourite party band isn't local, will they travel to Canterbury?

Yes - our party bands regularly travel to perform at parties right across the UK and abroad. Travel costs will be added if your Canterbury party location is not local to the act, and if your venue is around two hours or more in travel time, an additional fee to cover Travelodge-style accommodation will be accounted for in your quote.

We’re planning a party at our Canterbury house/private residence. Is it still okay to book a professional party band?

Yes! Our Canterbury party bands are more than happy to play at houses and private residences. If your party is taking place outdoors, you just need to make sure that there is adequate electrical power for the band to use. For more information on this, you can chat to our booking team.

How do I make a booking for a Canterbury party band?

First off, take a look through our Canterbury party band roster and shortlist any bands that you are keen on. Once you've made your shortlist you can submit that to us – you’ll be asked to provide your contact details, and then one of our booking team will get in touch with you to chat through options and how to progress. If you’d prefer, you can just give us a call on 0800 564 2240 to get the ball rolling with finding your perfect party band!

Can I pick the songs my Canterbury party band plays?

On every Canterbury party band’s profile, you’ll find their specific repertoire of party band music. We suggest that you take their repertoire into consideration when booking your party band, and make sure that you like plenty of the songs on their list. When you book your act, we’ll ask you to go through this list and highlight your favourites, so the band can keep those in mind when putting the sets together for your big night. You can also use this time to identify any songs you wouldn’t like to hear, too.

All our professional Canterbury party bands also offer to learn one special request (a song not listed on their repertoire) as standard with your booking.

Do I need to hire a DJ to work alongside my Canterbury party band?

No, all of the Canterbury party bands on the Tailored Entertainment roster provide a full entertainment package with a bespoke DJ service before and after live sets - so your whole night of entertainment is covered in one booking.

Can someone help me pick the right Canterbury party band?

If you’re struggling to find the right Canterbury party band for you, we’d be more than happy to help! It’s helpful to think about the kind of music you like to listen to, or the kind of music that gets you and your friends and family dancing at a party, and choose an act that fits with that style. If you’re still not sure, give our expert team a call and we can suggest a few acts you might like based on your preferences and budget.

Do Canterbury party bands have Public Liability Insurance and PAT Testing certificates?

In many Canterbury party venues Public Liability Insurance (PLI) and PAT Testing Certificates (documentation that ensures all electrical items are safe) are an essential requirement from bands for parties. Every one of our party bands carry up-to-date PLI and PAT Testing Certification in line with venues guidelines, meaning when you book a Tailored Entertainment function act, you’ve nothing to worry about.

What different styles of party band can I hire in Canterbury?

Our Canterbury party bands cover all the most popular styles in contemporary function entertainment. We have folk-style function bands for festival parties, soul & Motown showbands for big, glitzy events, Gatsby-style bands for vintage parties and indie-rock covers bands that guarantee a packed dance floor. For those looking for something a bit different from their party band, we’ve got incredible dance anthem bands, retro 90s college rock acts, brilliant RnB bands and much more besides!

If you don’t know where to start, it's useful to think about the kind of music you love and find a band that fits. You can use our search function to fine-tune your choices a bit!

My Canterbury venue has a noise limiter. Can I still book my party band?

The short answer is yes, you absolutely can book a great band if your venue has a noise limiter. Most of our professional Canterbury party bands are able to perform within the restrictions of a sound limiter and your experience will be the same as at a venue without one. We have a few bands - mainly the club anthems style, whose music may not be suitable depending on the individual venue restrictions. Please contact us to chat further if your venue has a sound limiter as we'll likely have experience of working at your chosen venue.

Where can I hire a Canterbury party band?

Canterbury party bands can be hired from a professional live music agency, such as Tailored Entertainment. Tailored Entertainment exclusively represents a host of the best Canterbury party bands and on this website you'll find videos, photos, repertoire and links to band websites so you can find all the information you need to hire the perfect live music for you. When hiring a Canterbury party band with Tailored Entertainment your booking will be secured by a booking contract between you and the act. Standard payment terms are a deposit to secure the booking (usually around 20% of the total fee) with the balance payable 7 days in advance of the event.

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