International showbands perfect for high-end weddings and events. With showstopping live sets packed full of the best dance floor fillers, performed by the UK's finest musicians and vocalists, our showbands are a favourite for discerning entertainment bookers looking to host truly exceptional parties. For bookings call our expert team on +44 (0)800 564 2240.
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“5/5 - The band was absolutely fantastic, they got everyone up and dancing from their first set which we weren't really expecting. We would definitely use them for a future event - thank you!”Jessica Ford - Corporate, Paternoster Chop House, London
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...
Showband Essex Function Bands can be hired from a live music agency, such as Tailored Entertainment. Tailored Entertainment exclusively represents a host of the best Showband Essex Function 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 Showband Essex Function Bands 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.
For professional Showband Essex Function Bands, a base-level starting price is around £1000. At this price, you’re ensuring that your Showband band is made up of the UK’s very best professional musicians with the requisite skill set, equipment, and production to perform at any function venue in the country. Keep in mind that this is a starting price, and many of the best Showband Essex Function Bands are going to cost more than this.
Most Showband Essex Function Bands will perform 2 x 60 or 3 x 40 minute live sets as standard. The Tailored Entertainment roster of live bands all provide a bespoke DJ service before and after live sets, so your whole evening of entertainment is covered.
Most Showband Essex Function Bands take up to 90 minutes to be fully set up and sound checked. Small line-ups may be a bit quicker whereas large showbands with a lot of production will take longer. Our expert team will ensure a viable plan is in place ahead of your event so you have nothing to worry about on the day.
Absolutely! Most Showband Essex Function Bands on the Tailored Entertainment roster offer afternoon drinks reception add-ons to their standard booking. You’ll find these listed under ‘optional extras’ on the band’s profile.
Alternatively, you could book one of our dedicated drinks reception entertainment options like a stunning soloist or string quartet.
Yes, all of our Showband Essex Function Bands are happy to perform a special request - which is often the first dance or song of the evening. We'll prompt you for this information well in advance of your event to give the act plenty of time to plan and rehearse the performance.
Yes, all of our Showband Essex Function Bands come fully self-contained with premium audio and lighting equipment. Our Showband Essex Function Bands also provide a DJ service as standard so everything for your event is taken care of in just one booking.
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