These are the perfect live bands for corporate events, weddings & parties in the Durham 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 Durham only at Alive Network, the UK's biggest music agency.
5 stars - Algorhythm are Highly Recommended11 Reviews Number of members: 4Northumberland
A phenomenal, 100% live, four-piece unit essential for every party! With music from 60's (the Beatles, Marvin Gaye, Etta James) right through to the latest chart hits (Dua Lipa, The Weeknd, Bruno Mars), Algorhythm are ready to fill your dance floor with favourites for everyone!...
5 stars - The Marlins are Highly Recommended27 Reviews Number of members: 3North Yorkshire
The Marlins are a 3-piece Rock, Pop and Indie band based in York, who have the experience, tunes, passion and musical ability to make your event completely unforgettable! Members of this talented group have performed with internationally renowned artists including The Vamps and Rick Astley at prestigious venues such as Scarborough Open Air Theatre and London’s O2 Arena....
5 stars - Front Runners are Highly Recommended56 Reviews Number of members: 4South Yorkshire
Offering a live show like no other, Front Runners are passionate, energetic & ready for a party! Bringing you the very best floor-filling indie-rock, their set list is packed with iconic anthems everyone knows & loves! From Oasis to The Stones, The Jam, Kasabian & more, a night with Front Runners will be an experience you want again & again!...
5 stars - Midnight Train are Highly Recommended48 Reviews Number of members: 4West Yorkshire
Midnight Train are a 4 piece party band hailing from Leeds. They have played together for almost a decade, combining their different styles & passions to create exciting, memorable sets to fill any dance floor. Expect hits from Bruno Mars, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Beyonce & much more! Previous clients include Cancer Research UK, The RAF, York Races & more!...
5 stars - Overdrive are Highly Recommended10 Reviews Number of members: 4Greater Manchester
Get ready for the party of a lifetime with Overdrive! Bringing you infectious energy, great musicianship & a repertoire spanning the likes of the Beatles, Harry Styles, Foo Fighters, Stevie Wonder, Blink-182 & many more. Featuring pro-musicians with a wealth of experience, members of Overdrive have previously received BBC Radio 1 airplay, jammed with Nile Rogers & Chic & been featured on nationwide Italian TV!...
5 stars - The Roots Acoustic Trio are Highly Recommended51 Reviews Number of members: 3Nottinghamshire
The Roots Acoustic Trio provide amazing live music that all your guests will be talking about! Their upbeat, feel-good repertoire includes music from Bruno Mars to Bob Marley and is designed to get guests of all ages onto the dance floor!...
5 stars - The 123s are Highly Recommended24 Reviews Number of members: 3North Yorkshire
Playing banging songs that’ll keep you dancing & singing all night long, The 123's deliver infectious personality, huge talent & a powerful party vibe! Covering much-loved guitar anthems, from modern Indie to classic Rock & retro Rock n' Roll, The 123's are not to be missed!...
5 stars - Tuxedo are Highly Recommended41 Reviews Number of members: 5West Yorkshire
Featuring some of the most seasoned, sought after session musicians, this professional 5 piece band boast outstanding musicianship, a crowd-pleasing repertoire & a unique experience that guarantees a foot stomping, hand clapping, unforgettable occasion!...
5 stars - Dexter are Highly Recommended168 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 - Indie Shakes are Highly Recommended26 Reviews Number of members: 4West Yorkshire
Indie Shakes have it all, vocal harmonies, a driving rhythm section even two lead singers. They are able to cater for a huge range of events with the ability to add musicians to their lineup, DJ’s and acoustic options. Choosing songs from a vast repertoire including hits by artists such as The Killers, Queen and The Darkness. Indie Shakes are experienced, exciting and guaranteed to fill your dancefloor....
5 stars - Beat Surrender are Highly Recommended17 Reviews Number of members: 3Northumberland
Beat Surrender are a young, energetic and highly talented function band. With a repertoire full of dance floor fillers, and a tight, powerful sound far bigger than their 3 piece lineup suggests; they're guaranteed to bring the house down at your party!...
5 stars - Hipster are Highly Recommended507 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 - The Connection are Highly Recommended31 Reviews Number of members: 4Leicestershire
Professional, fun and friendly. With a huge ranges of styles and material to draw on including pop, rock, jazz, dance and many other genres - old and new. From tasteful, sedate gatherings to full on P.A.R.T.Y!...
5 stars - The Upstarts are Highly Recommended73 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 - Raise The Roof are Highly Recommended12 Reviews Number of members: 3Shropshire
Raise The Roof are a high-energy party band whose exciting, interactive performance will get you singing & dancing all night! Playing the very best rock, pop, indie & funk party classics, this band will have you & your guests crying out for more! Previous clients include Marks & Spencer, Shrewsbury Town FC, TIA Wheels & many others....
5 stars - Audio Wave are Highly Recommended134 Reviews Number of members: 3West Midlands
If you want an energetic, cool & contemporary band that bring your event to life with their powerful 3-piece harmonies & selection of rock, pop, funk & soul hits from the sixties to the present day, Audio Wave are for you! They will bring music to life with their amazing, top of the line PA, instrument and lighting set up....
5 stars - Drive are Highly Recommended79 Reviews Number of members: 4Greater Manchester
Known across the UK for their ‘real gig’ feel, Drive are the perfect choice for real music lovers looking to party! Specialising in indie-rock with a bit of modern pop thrown in for good measure, this energetic 4-piece band are huge crowd-pleasers and receive rave reviews wherever they go!...
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5 stars - Overdrive are Highly Recommended
“Everyone kept asking us where we got the band from, because of how good they were! Super fun sets of music and just lovely professional guys who made it an amazing evening. Absolut...”
Sue C booked Overdrive for their event on 22nd September 2023
5 stars - Georgia Grace are Highly Recommended
“I would highly recommend Georgia to anyone looking for a talented and versatile performer. She has a great voice and charismatic stage presence! Thank you - Thirsk Racecourse”
Erin S booked Georgia Grace for their event in North Yorkshire on 18th September 2023
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How much do Durham Function Bands cost?
Function Bands in Durham cost from £256 to £12,823. The average price in 2023 was £1,933. Prices vary depending on experience, demand, size of act, travel costs and the specs of the equipment provided. Artists travelling into Durham from further away will usually charge more than a local act due to travel time and fuel costs.
We will always do our best to help you find Function Bands on your budget, so please give us a call if you can't find what you're looking for.
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Alive Network represents Function Bands throughout Durham, with acts available for events in .
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