These are the perfect live bands for corporate events, weddings & parties in Carlisle .... 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 Carlisle only at Alive Network, the UK's biggest music agency.
5 stars - The Good Habits are Highly Recommended91 Reviews Number of members: 3Merseyside
With a combination of great songs plus years of playing experience, party trio The Good Habits will guarantee a busy dance floor & an entertaining evening for all! Performing music from Arctic Monkeys, Oasis, The Beatles, Bruno Mars, David Bowie, Stevie Wonder & more, this rock & pop trio pack a punch with their energetic & fun live sets!...
5 stars - The Upstarts are Highly Recommended53 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 - Hipster are Highly Recommended456 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 - Drive are Highly Recommended67 Reviews Number of members: 4Merseyside
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!...
5 stars - The Royale are Highly Recommended155 Reviews Number of members: 3Cheshire
Fronted by an amazing singer-guitarist with an incredible rock-pop voice, The Royale’s exciting repertoire spans modern day anthems plus a selection of unforgettable classics! A highly experienced band that has entertained crowds across the UK, played alongside Lenny Kravitz & Placebo, toured Europe, played numerous festivals & more!...
5 stars - Dexter are Highly Recommended142 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 - The Party Rockers are Highly Recommended12 Reviews Number of members: 5Lancashire
The Party Rockers are an energetic and modern 5-6 piece function & wedding band hailing from Lancashire. One of the hottest wedding bands in the North-West, combining a mix of soul & swing classics, with a range of modern pop music, these guys are the choice to get any party started and rocking until the early hours....
5 stars - Tuxedo are Highly Recommended32 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 - Midnight Train are Highly Recommended33 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 - Front Runners are Highly Recommended38 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 - Out Of Control are Highly Recommended89 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 - Retrospect are Highly Recommended72 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 - The Scoundrels are Highly Recommended63 Reviews Number of members: 4Cheshire
With dynamic stage presence, flawless musicianship and music from Chuck Berry to Kings Of Leon, 4 piece rock and pop band The Scoundrels guarantee to get your party started! Instrumental Jazz sets and DJ service also available!...
5 stars - Switch are Highly Recommended67 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 - Resident Heroes are Highly Recommended83 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 - Fleur And The Flamingos are Highly Recommended7 Reviews Number of members: 4Greater Manchester
Fleur and the Flamingos are a highly talented 4 piece pop band hailing from the musical streets of Manchester. The band perform the latest pop alongside classic dancefloor fillers from every era including Dua Lipa, Florence and the Machine and Aretha Franklin. All of the bands members have music degrees from some of the countries most prestigious music colleges, including The Royal Norther College of Music (RNCM), Royal Holloway University of London ....
5 stars - Uptown Funk are Highly Recommended3 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!...
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5 stars - The Upstarts are Highly Recommended
“Professional, incredible, talented, sensational performers!!! Could not recommend this band more!!”
Laura E booked The Upstarts for their Wedding in Cumbria on 23rd July 2022
5 stars - The Shakers are Highly Recommended
“The boys were absolutely fantastic! They accommodated our favourite songs and put their own spin on them. Highly recommend The Shakers for anyone looking to make their event specia...”
Georgina J booked The Shakers for their Wedding in Cumbria on 23rd July 2022
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How much do Carlisle Function Bands cost?
Function Bands in Carlisle cost from £256 to £10,195. The average price in 2022 was £1,886. Prices vary depending on experience, demand, size of act, travel costs and the specs of the equipment provided. Artists travelling into Carlisle from further away will usually charge more than a local act due to travel time and fuel costs.
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