These are the perfect live bands for corporate events, weddings & parties in the Cardiff area .... in fact any event where you want to dance all night to rock and pop hits from across the decades! Find the best local function bands in Cardiff only at Alive Network, the UK's biggest music agency.
5 stars - Hipster are Highly Recommended480 Reviews Number of members: 4Cheshire
Hipster's repertoire contains classic & vintage artists; The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac & The Rolling Stones, plus modern indie & pop from Kings of Leon, The Killers & Pharrell. Over 1000 wedding & corporate bookings including; M&S, Wella, RBS, Lloyds, NSPCC, Oxford Uni Press & Claire's Accessories. Over 300 positive customer reviews!...
5 stars - Switch are Highly Recommended82 Reviews Number of members: 5Bristol
Switch are one of the freshest, most exciting new acts on the scene! Delivering up-to-date chart material to timeless classics, this band will fill your dance floor effortlessly with cool class, incredible vocals, amazing musicianship and a repertoire that's second to none!...
5 stars - Up are Highly Recommended25 Reviews Number of members: 3Neath Port Talbot
Up are the perfect choice to fill your dance floor with their energetic live sets. From The Beatles to Bruno Mars & everything else in-between, this 3 (or 4!) piece band will get your special event going with a bang!...
5 stars - Out Of Control are Highly Recommended95 Reviews Number of members: 3West Midlands
Out Of Control are a fantastic 3 piece function band with the ability to bring any crowd to their feet. Their repertoire covers the old classics right through to the music of today, whether it be rock, pop or soul! Out Of Control are ideal for any event!...
5 stars - Uptown Funk are Highly Recommended4 Reviews Number of members: 6West Midlands
Delivering a huge party atmosphere, incredible energy & music that will fill your dance floor from the very first note, Uptown Funk perform a repertoire packed with unforgettable classics & the latest chart-topping hits! Featuring 6 professional musicians with a wealth of experience, get ready to witness the best of the best & a night to remember!...
5 stars - The Kicks are Highly Recommended267 Reviews Number of members: 4Surrey
The Kicks play Indie & Pop; Killers, Rudimental, Ed Sheeran, Foals, Artic Monkeys with a sprinkling of vintage & retro. Members have shared a stage with One Direction, The Streets, Fat Boy Slim, Keane and had airplay on BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2, Radio X & BBC 6 Music. Previous clients include: BBC, O2, ITV, Ben Sherman and Procter & Gamble. Over 165 positive customer reviews!...
5 stars - The Vogue are Highly Recommended21 Reviews Number of members: 4Vale of Glamorgan
The Vogue are a professional 4 piece band made up of highly skilled musicians. Formed whist studying at music college, their talents and experience have taken them worldwide across over 60 countries performing together at countless events, including corporate events, production theatre shows, and as a live and studio backing band....
5 stars - The Compilation are Highly Recommended51 Reviews Number of members: 4East Sussex
Keeping the party dancing with an array of Chart Hits, 90s anthems and a selection of funk & disco classics, The Compilation offer something for everyone whilst bringing an infectious energy to each and every performance! This band are true professionals, with members performing at events for Birmingham City FC and supporting artists such as Disclosure, MJ Cole, Lamar, and Soul 2 Soul!...
5 stars - The Rips are Highly Recommended256 Reviews Number of members: 4Bedfordshire
Bringing fun, energy and a killer repertoire to every event, The Rips are experts at filling dance floors across the UK. Performing well known rock and pop from the 50's to present day, expect to hear music from Oasis, Kings Of Leon, Elvis, Arctic Monkeys and even a few fun surprises from the likes of Justin Bieber, One Direction and Girls Aloud!...
5 stars - Retrospect are Highly Recommended74 Reviews Number of members: 3Shropshire
Retrospect bring an authentic stadium rock/indie festival experience to any occasion! An award winning full time professional band for over 10 years, Their electrifying live reputation has been earned by rocking over 1000 events!...
5 stars - Evelyn and The Vipers are Highly Recommended63 Reviews Number of members: 5Bristol
Evelyn and the Vipers are a cool & stylish band with a signature sound. A fun 5 piece band perfect for any event looking for something exceptional, the band perform exciting arrangements of modern Pop, retro Soul and classic Jazz. Also available with additional brass and a laptop DJ set, this band ooze class & cool!...
5 stars - Dexter are Highly Recommended150 Reviews Number of members: 5Cheshire
With an awesome reputation since establishing in 1997, Dexter are THE CHOICE for delivering incredible parties across the UK! Featuring both male & female vocals, this exciting band perform everything from rock & pop classics, modern day floor fillers & sing-along favourites! Acoustic sets, DJ sets & even a 6-piece line up also available!...
5 stars - Northern Star are Highly Recommended27 Reviews Number of members: 3London
Northern Star are a full-blown festival styled extravaganza! Bringing you a folksy, bluegrass feel with original & quirky interpretations of classic & contemporary hits, you won't be able to keep your dance moves under control!...
5 stars - Live Forever are Highly Recommended26 Reviews Number of members: 3London
A cool, energetic party trio specialising in Pop, Rock & Indie. Spanning the unforgettable 60s through to the latest chart hits, Live Forever appeal to the masses & offer something special for every taste & style. The band also boast a unique Britpop repertoire, so if you are a lover of bands like Oasis, Pulp & more, prepare to get your swagger on!...
5 stars - The Upstarts are Highly Recommended62 Reviews Number of members: 4Lancashire
The Upstarts are one of the freshest bands around! Performing music everyone will love, The Upstarts live sets include cool classics from the Beatles and Stevie Wonder to the biggest modern-day hits from Bruno Mars, DNCE, Bieber and more!...
5 stars - Happy Hour are Highly Recommended406 Reviews Number of members: 4Kent
Let you & your guests be blown away by one of the most in-demand bands in the UK! With 300+ reviews, a setlist full of the best music around & a wealth of industry experience, Happy Hour have entertained some of the world's biggest names (Pinewood Studios, Microsoft, ITV & more) & are no strangers to jam-packed dance floor’s & demands for encores!...
5 stars - Resident Heroes are Highly Recommended91 Reviews Number of members: 3London
Contemporary covers trio Resident Heroes offer a truly versatile performance. Tackling a unique and appealing selection of indie-rock, pop & hip-hop hits from the early 90's to today, they can strip down to the bare basics for a laid-back acoustic session, or plug-in and amp-up to bring your party to a rousing climax....
5 stars - Boom Town are Highly Recommended62 Reviews Number of members: 5Hampshire
Boom Town are a dynamic 5 piece party band with both male & female vocals! Mixing a vast blend of timeless & contemporary pop & rock covers, this cool & charismatic band cover music from The Beatles, Michael Jackson, Bruno Mars, Jessie J & much more!...
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5 stars - Resident Heroes are Highly Recommended
“Fantastic performance, they put on a cracking show for a university event. Got lots of good comments about them and the music choices were great.”
Edward J booked Resident Heroes for their event in Cardiff on 13th December 2022
Evelyn and The Vipers
5 stars - Evelyn and The Vipers are Highly Recommended
“We loved the band. Great musicians and super professional. They absolutely made the party and can’t recommend them highly enough.”
Sarah C booked Evelyn and The Vipers for their event in Cardiff on 12th November 2022
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How much do Cardiff Function Bands cost?
Function Bands in Cardiff cost from £256 to £12,823. The average price in 2023 was £1,921. Prices vary depending on experience, demand, size of act, travel costs and the specs of the equipment provided. Artists travelling into Cardiff from further away will usually charge more than a local act due to travel time and fuel costs.
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