Vintage Function Bands For Hire

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Vintage Function Bands For Hire

Tailored Entertainment exclusively represent and hire the UK’s best vintage wedding bands, such as Victoriana, Gatbsy's Jukebox and The Daddy-O’s - the perfect addition for vintage events and rustic settings. For a friendly chat about booking your live music, please call our expert team on 0800 564 2240.

Professional Function Bands For Hire

Finding the perfect live music for functions has never been easier. You can personalise your search to match your location, budget, and preferred style.
If you’re not sure where to start, think about the kind of music that gets you dancing at weddings and parties. Can’t get enough of Motown? Check out some of our soul showbands. Love those indie disco classics? We’ve got some of the UK’s best indie rock function bands on our roster. Or maybe you fancy something a little different, like a vintage swing function band or an R&B party act. Whatever you’re into, you’ll find it right here. And if you’re still struggling to choose a professional function band for your big event, pick up the phone and chat to one of our expert team. We’d love to hear from you.Read more...

Mumford/Folk

The Rustiques

Book the ultimate vintage band for your wedding entertainment package! The Rustiques perform live covers of dancefloor fillers in a vintage Mumford & Sons style.

  • Location: Hampshire
  • Guide Price: £1,620
Jazz & Swing

Bootleg Boogie Band

The swingin’ sound of The Bootleg Boogie Band will have you foxtrotting back through time - right into a smoky, roaring speakeasy. Trust us, these hip cats are the absolute bee’s knees!

  • Location: Bristol
  • Guide Price: £1,315
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
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
Mumford/Folk

Wonderfolk

For Wonderfolk, it's all in the name. Pure, joyous, irresistible, wondrous folk music. A truly remarkable band playing beautifully thoughtful, rootsy covers of the songs you love. This a band not to be missed.

  • Location: North West
  • Guide Price: £1,495
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

...we all had a fantastic time, and my friends are still raving about the band.

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

The Daddy-O's

The Daddy-O’s folk-inspired live act makes them a firm favourite for festival style weddings and vintage events of all shapes and sizes!

  • Location: North West
  • Guide Price: £1,795
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
Mumford/Folk

Folk Junkies

Incredible Folk/Rock band with violin - perfect for corporate events and weddings! This electrifying act perform all over the world; previous shows include Dubai, Italy, and Spain!

  • Location: Surrey
  • Guide Price: £1,725
Mumford/Folk

Smith & Sons

Bring out the hay bales - it’s the most popular UK wedding and events band offering folk-style covers of popular hits!

  • Location: London
  • Guide Price: £1,650
Retro

The Carousels

The Carousels bring your favourite retro pop songs to life, with a fabulously fun live show that’ll pack the dancefloor till the wee small hours.

  • Location: Hampshire
  • Guide Price: £1,280
Festival Style

Festival Nights

One of the UK’s biggest function bands, bringing the energy of an amazing festival headliner to your big event! Festival Nights are a much-loved favourite for weddings and corporate bookers across the country.

  • Location: London
  • Guide Price: £1,910
Gatsby Theme

Gatsby's Jukebox

Ready to hear modern music hits in the style of toe-tapping 1920s swing? Gatsby’s Jukebox is a professional and stylish covers band delivering live Postmodern Jukebox-style and electro-swing entertainment for your glitzy event.

  • Location: London
  • Guide Price: £2,425
'50s / '60s Rock 'n' Roll

Jimmy & The Jets

A timeless, toe-tapping Rock n' Roll six-piece combining 50's classics with contemporary chart hits. Jimmy & The Jets will get all your guests swinging!

  • Location: London
  • Guide Price: £2,680
Festival Style

Festival Sons

Festival Sons are the UK's most popular festival-themed wedding & function band. The line-up showcases four top pro musicians whose performance & recording credits include Ed Sheeran, The Beach and many more!

  • Location: Surrey
  • Guide Price: £1,910
Electro Swing

LFX - Electro Swing

Modern nightclub anthems meet the glamour of a smoky, vintage speakeasy – all with an awesome, high-energy hip hop twist. LFX Electro Swing are, without question, the ultimate party band.

  • Location: Hampshire
  • Guide Price: £3,420
Festival Style

Festival Foxes

Unforgettable festival favourites performed by a remarkable band with a completely unique sound and presentation: Without doubt, there's a reason Festival Foxes are London's most sought-after folk-style function band.

  • Location: London
  • Guide Price: £1,880
“Words are not enough to express how wonderful they were! The band were amazing musicians, so friendly & professional and from the first dance to the last encore they had everyone up on the dance floor!”
Peter & Jane - Wedding, Tithe Barn, Hampshire
Need a little help hiring Vintage Function Bands?

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

Where can I hire Vintage Function Bands?

Vintage Function Bands can be hired from a live music agency, such as Tailored Entertainment. Tailored Entertainment exclusively represents a host of the best Vintage 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 Vintage 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.

How much does it cost to hire Vintage Function Bands?

For professional Vintage Function Bands, a base-level starting price is around £1000. At this price, you’re ensuring that your Vintage 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 Vintage Function Bands are going to cost more than this.

How long do Vintage Function Bands play for?

Most Vintage 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.

How long do Vintage Function Bands take to set up and sound check?

Most Vintage 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.

Can Vintage Function Bands perform a set at my drinks reception?

Absolutely! Most Vintage 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.

Do Vintage Function Bands perform a special request or first dance?

Yes, all of our Vintage 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.

Do Vintage Function Bands provide all their own equipment?

Yes, all of our Vintage Function Bands come fully self-contained with premium audio and lighting equipment. Our Vintage 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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