Wedding Drinks Reception Music & Bands For Hire

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Wedding Drinks Reception Music & Bands For Hire

Head-turning drinks reception entertainment from the UK’s leading supplier of live wedding and party music, Tailored Entertainment. Our hand-picked roster of unique drinks reception music features some of the most popular live acts in the country, with thousands of bookings between them every year. What’s more, each act comes with our industry-leading booking management service – you’ll have your own dedicated agent overseeing every aspect of your booking from the first enquiry to the big day itself.

Find Your Perfect Wedding Band

Choose a professional wedding band that fits as well as the wedding dress. You can fine-tune your music search to suit your own style, budget, and location.
We have incredible wedding band music covering all the most popular genres – from soul & Motown to festival folk-style, dance anthem bands to retro 90’s acts and everything in between. And if you’re not quite sure what you want from your wedding music then there’s no need to worry! With our easy to use search window, you can have fun checking out professional bands for weddings in a dizzying array of styles – or you can give us a call and chat to one of our expert team. We’d absolutely love to hear from you.

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Roaming

The Wanderland Band

Be captivated by The Wanderland Band’s engaging charm and charisma as they roam around your event and invite you to join the fun!

  • Location: London
  • Guide Price: £1,145
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
Roaming

Festival Nights (Roaming)

Join London’s favourite roaming band as they blow the lid off your big event! Festival Nights’ pitch perfect harmonies and immersive, high-energy live show are sure leave your guests absolutely spellbound.

  • Location: London
  • Guide Price: £1,625
Roaming

Festival Sons (Roaming)

The UK’s foremost festival band go unplugged and leave the stage behind, roaming amongst your guests and playing spellbinding songs in an interactive, high energy live show.

  • Location: Surrey
  • Guide Price: £1,625
Jazz Trio

Noir Jazz Trio

Modern pop songs laced with the beguiling sound of a sophisticated jazz standard - Noir Jazz Trio are purveyors of pitch perfect, high-end drinks reception entertainment.

  • Location: London
  • Guide Price: £1,495
Acoustic

Butterfly Kisses

Butterfly Kisses is a professional duo or 4-piece acoustic band, fronted by the stunning Lianne on lead vocals.

  • Location: Hampshire
  • Guide Price: £520

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.

Live Lounge

Soho: Lounge Trio

This slick live-lounge act brings a deft touch and some serious groove to some of your favourite pop songs. Soho Lounge Trio go down like an ice-cold cocktail at a summer drinks reception.

  • Location: London
  • Guide Price: £1,500
Live Lounge

Acoustic Avenue

Acoustic Avenue perform live lounge style covers, with a relaxed sound perfect for background music at drinks receptions, or a more upbeat style that is great for evening functions.

  • Location: Fareham
  • Guide Price: £520
Acoustic

Love Story Acoustic

This gorgeous acoustic duo will sing you down the aisle to your favourite love song with subtlety and a stunning delivery; proving a wonderful addition to your ceremony, drinks reception or wedding breakfast.

  • Location: Surrey
  • Guide Price: £520
Jazz Trio

Soho: Jazz Trio

Soho: Jazz Trio breathe new life into the classic barroom Jazz band. Their refreshing takes on a host of standards makes them the perfect accompaniment to laid-back drinks receptions.

  • Location: London
  • Guide Price: £1,500
String Quartet

Soho: Strings

Soho: Strings combine the timeless sound of a stunning string quartet with contemporary beat-boxing in a spellbinding, genre-defying live show.

  • Location: London
  • Guide Price: £2,050
Saxophonist

Ellis - Solo Sax

An expert musician performing instrumental arrangements of your favourite pop songs – Ellis is charming guests at drinks receptions across the country.

  • Location: Brighton
  • Guide Price: £325
Saxophonist

Ash - Solo Sax

One of the country's finest sax players offering everything from subtle jazz to electrifying accompaniment with a live DJ. Ash is guaranteed to make your event absolutely unforgettable.

  • Location: London
  • Guide Price: £425
Jazz Trio

Meraki Jazz

Meraki Jazz exquisitely blends modern pop songs with timeless jazz standards – providing the perfect cocktail for exclusive parties and sophisticated drinks receptions.

  • Location: London
  • Guide Price: £915
Roaming

POP London - Roaming

Pop London’s immersive, all-action roaming show brings the party right to your guest’s feet – with a whole host of chart favourites performed mobile, and totally unplugged.

  • Location: London
  • Guide Price: £2,000
“The best band ever!!!! We loved having them play, they were friendly, fun and most of all amazing. Big love for these chaps!”
Jami Edwards - Wedding, Highden Estate
Need a little help hiring wedding drinks reception music?

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...

Where can I hire live music for my wedding drinks reception?

Wedding Drinks Reception Music can be hired from a live music agency, such as Tailored Entertainment. Tailored Entertainment exclusively represents a host of the best Wedding Drinks Reception Music 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 Wedding Drinks Reception Music & 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 live wedding drinks reception music?

For professional wedding drinks reception music, a base-level starting price is around £500 for a duo and £1000 for a band. At this price, you’re ensuring that your Drinks Reception Music 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 wedding drinks reception bands are going to cost more than this.

How long do bands play for at wedding drinks receptions?

Most wedding drinks reception bands will perform up to 2 hours of live music, split in to sets as required.

How long do wedding drinks reception bands take to set up and sound check?

Most bands that perform at drinks receptions take up to 60 minutes to be fully set up and sound checked. Small line-ups may be a bit quicker whereas large line-ups with more 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.

Do wedding drinks reception bands perform a special request?

Yes, all of our drinks reception bands are happy to perform a special request. 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 wedding drinks reception bands provide all their own equipment?

Yes, all of our wedding drinks reception bands come fully self-contained with suitable amplification.

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