Best Live Wedding Bands For Hire In Southampton

Wedding Bands Southampton

Best Live Wedding Bands For Hire In Southampton

Southampton wedding bands for hire from the UK’s leading supplier of live wedding music, Tailored Entertainment. We represent the very best professional Southampton wedding bands, with acts to suit every style, size, and budget. Whether you’re after a soul showband for a city centre hotel wedding or a folk style wedding band for your rural reception, you’ll find the perfect act for your big day right here. For more information on booking incredible wedding entertainment, give us a call and chat to one of our expert team on 0800 564 2240. In the meantime, enjoy browsing our exclusive line-up of Southampton wedding bands for hire...

Find your perfect Southampton wedding band...

Choose a Southampton wedding band that ticks all the boxes. You can fine-tune your search to suit your own style and budget.
On this page you’ll find the best wedding band music in all the most popular genres – from festival-style to soul & Motown, vintage bands to R&B acts and everything in between. All our professional wedding bands have experience performing at the best Southampton wedding venues, with regular bookings at luxury hotels and barns, as well as tipi and marquee locations. Whichever band you choose for your wedding day, you can be sure that your big night is in safe hands.

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Indie Rock / Pop

Brightside

Are you after a function act that’s rocking a big, ballsy sound and a killer setlist? Then book Brightside - a magnetic indie trio with genuine star quality.

  • Location: Hampshire
  • Guide Price: £1,025
Club Anthems / Dance

Neon

Fancy some fresh nineties and noughties covers to get your big night going? Neon are a high energy dance anthem band with an awesome hip hop kick.

  • Location: Hampshire
  • Guide Price: £1,500
Pop Punk

Freshman Year

Hold on tight. Freshman Year are about to take you on an epic joyride through the biggest, most bruising riffs pop-punk has to offer.

  • Location: Southampton
  • Guide Price: £1,280
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

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
Indie Rock / Pop

A-List

The ultimate wedding & party band! Brilliant repertoire of guaranteed dance floor fillers, awesome live show, free disco/DJ option and a live lounge acoustic add-on - perfect for your drinks reception.

  • Location: Hampshire
  • Guide Price: £1,275

The band were absolutely brilliant on the day. Our first dance song was perfect and they performed three amazing sets that had everyone on the dance floor.

RNB / Hip Hop

Funk You!

For energetic funk-rock covers and a wild atmosphere, book Funk You! and enjoy an exhilarating night that totally rocks!

  • Location: Hampshire
  • Guide Price: £1,495
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
Rock / Pop / Soul

The Magic Tones

The band that started it all for Tailored Entertainment! The Magic Tones are the ultimate function band – perfect for weddings, parties and events of all shapes and sizes!

  • Location: Hampshire
  • Guide Price: £1,405
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
Bandeoke

Live Karaoke Band

Experience the ultimate party with the stunning Live Karaoke Band! This is your chance to sing on stage with a phenomenal, fully live, professional 5-piece band.

  • Location: Hampshire
  • Guide Price: £1,385
Club Anthems / Dance

Inertia

This brilliantly quirky, genre bending party band combine anthemic dance with pop classics and punk rock – all into one white-knuckle-ride live show.

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

Indigo Heights

A big, stomping, bona-fide indie rock band brimming with effortless talent and charisma. Nobody can bring your big night to life quite like Indigo Heights.

  • Location: Hampshire
  • Guide Price: £1,335
Rock / Pop / Soul

4 To The Floor

Breathing new life into the classic function outfit - 4 To The Floor provide a set list of crowd favourites that's positively fizzing with energy, at a price point that proves a great fit for any budget.

  • Location: Surrey
  • Guide Price: £1,180
Rock / Pop / Soul

MT Collective

Fresh, hip and tonnes of fun - The MT Collective handpicks the very best musicians from Tailored’s roster to deliver an exceptional night of dancefloor packing live music, every single time.

  • Location: Hampshire
  • Guide Price: £1,655
Rock / Pop / Soul

City Lights

If you want to experience a fantastic atmosphere and an exhilarating live show, get ready for the infectious energy of City Lights.

  • Location: Staines-Upon-Thames
  • Guide Price: £1,420
“Words can not describe how impressed we were with LFX. They were amazing!”
Grace Davies - Wedding, Shropshire (LFX)
Need a little help hiring Southampton wedding bands?

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

How much should I pay for my Southampton wedding band?

For professional bands for weddings in Southampton, we recommend a base-level starting price of around £1000. At this price, you’re ensuring that your wedding band is made up of the UK’s very best professional musicians with the requisite skill set, equipment, and production to perform at any wedding 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.

For loads more information on how much bands cost and what you get for your money, check out our in-depth Tailored Guide on how much you should pay for your wedding band.

What does the Southampton wedding band fee include?

As standard, a Tailored Entertainment booking includes...

  • Two hours of live music split into sets to suit you.
  • Professional sound and lighting production.
  • A pre-mixed DJ playlist for before and after live sets (so your whole evening of entertainment is covered).
  • PAT Testing and PLI Insurance (required by all UK venues).

You also get our 5-star Tailored Entertainment customer service. From your first enquiry right through to the big day itself, you'll have a dedicated booking agent on hand to answer any questions or arrange any last-minute changes. This kind of peace of mind can make all the difference in the lead-up to your big event!

Lots of our bands also offer 'optional extras' for an additional fee. These include services such as afternoon drinks reception add-ons, roaming acoustic sets, 'band as DJ' sets, early load-in and late finishes. You’ll find all these options listed in the band's profile.

I love a band that isn't local to my wedding venue, will they travel to Southampton?

Yes! Our bands regularly travel to perform at weddings right across the UK and abroad. If your Southampton wedding is taking place outside of their local area travel costs will be added and if your venue is around two hours or more in travel time, an additional fee to cover Travelodge-style accommodation will also be accounted for in your quote.

How do I book a Southampton wedding band?

First off, take a look through our Southampton wedding 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 wedding band!

Can I pick the songs my Southampton wedding band performs?

On every wedding band’s profile, you’ll find their specific repertoire of wedding band music. We suggest that you take their repertoire into consideration when booking your wedding band, and make sure that you like plenty of the songs on their list (the repertoire for party bands will be refined around packing a dance floor - it's good to have that in mind when reviewing repertoire). 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 wedding bands also offer to learn one special request (a song not listed on their repertoire) as standard with your booking. Lots of people use this for their first dance, but you can also just choose a song you love to go into the evening sets!

Can someone help me pick the right Southampton wedding band?

If you’re struggling to find the right live wedding entertainment in Southampton, 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.

What different styles of wedding band can I book in Southampton?

Our Southampton wedding bands cover all the most popular styles in contemporary wedding entertainment. We have festival-style wedding bands for rustic barn and tipi weddings, soul & Motown showbands for big, glitzy events, Gatsby-style bands for vintage weddings and indie-rock wedding bands that guarantee a packed dance floor. For those looking for something a bit different from their wedding 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!

Can my Southampton wedding band perform at the afternoon drinks reception too?

Absolutely! Many of our Southampton wedding bands 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.

How early should I book my Southampton wedding band?

The timing has to be right for you, but we’d recommend booking your Southampton wedding band as early as possible. We represent some of the most in-demand wedding bands in the country, and peak summer dates will often book up around a year in advance - sometimes longer. To ensure you get the band you really want, we’d suggest booking as soon as you have your venue confirmed and have found the band for you.

My wedding venue has a noise limiter. Can I still book one of your Southampton wedding bands?

The short answer is yes, you absolutely can book a great Southampton wedding band if your venue has a noise limiter. Most of our professional wedding 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. You can read all about what sound limiters are and how they might affect your wedding entertainment in our Tailored Guide on wedding venues with sound limiters.

Where can I hire a Southampton wedding band?

Southampton wedding bands can be hired from a professional live music agency, such as Tailored Entertainment. Tailored Entertainment exclusively represents a host of the best Southampton wedding 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 Southampton wedding 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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