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  • Fee for Nottingham £1,132

    Hypertones

    Wedding Band Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
    Number of members: 4 5 stars - Hypertones are Highly Recommended 117 Customer Reviews

    The Hypertones are by far one of the most exciting party bands currently performing at events all over the UK… Young, talented and unique in every way, they are everything you need to make your night! Promotional Offers Available!

  • Fee for Nottingham £736

    The Roots Acoustic Trio

    Acoustic Trio Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
    Number of members: 3 5 stars - The Roots Acoustic Trio are Highly Recommended 18 Customer Reviews

    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!

  • Fee for Nottingham £1,069

    Episode 23

    Wedding Band Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
    Number of members: 4 5 stars - Episode 23 are Highly Recommended 5 Customer Reviews

    With a floor-filling repertoire packed full of infectious Indie, pop, and classic tracks, Episode 23 have been leaving audiences enthralled for over 10 years. Having performed alongside some of the UK's biggest acts including Ash and Embrace this band knows exactly how to get the party stared.

  • Fee for Nottingham £1,018

    Sugarbeat

    Wedding Band Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
    Number of members: 4 5 stars - Sugarbeat are Highly Recommended 33 Customer Reviews

    Polished 4-piece band playing popular dancefloor hits that span the decades. Sugarbeat can tailor their set to suit any occasion playing everything from current chart hits to dancefloor classics.

  • Fee for Nottingham £865

    The Wize-Guys

    Wedding Band Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
    Number of members: 4 5 stars - The Wize-Guys are Highly Recommended 18 Customer Reviews

    An intoxicating cocktail of Jazz and Swing and Kitsch pop anthems delivered with unique style, humour and jaw dropping instrumental ability! Available as a Duo, up to a 7 piece band!

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  • Fee for Nottingham £1,450

    The Roamanced

    Wedding Band Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
    Number of members: 4 Highly Recommended

    Fall in love with The Roamanced! Inject some raw talent into your event! With no strings attached and amazing credits to their names to include the Jumeirah Beach resort, Dubai and shows for American Express and ASOS it’s no wonder the Roamanced have been described as the No.1 acoustic, roaming band... Read more...

  • Fee for Nottingham £483

    The Hamiltones

    Vocal, Piano and Drums Duo Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
    Number of members: 2 5 stars - The Hamiltones are Highly Recommended 4 Customer Reviews

    The Hamiltones are a piano led duo with a difference! Featuring piano, vocals and drums, they perform upbeat light jazz to full on party anthems! A complete alternative to your average party band, The Hamiltones are fun, quirky and most of all truly talented musicians guaranteed to entertain!

  • Fee for Nottingham £1,069

    Gentlemen Of Leisure

    Wedding Band Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
    Number of members: 4 5 stars - Gentlemen Of Leisure are Highly Recommended 6 Customer Reviews

    From The Beatles to Daft Punk, Micheal Jackson to Kings Of Leon, Stevie Wonder to Maroon 5 & more, Gentlemen Of Leisure are a professional, highly experienced & down right cool 4 piece live band guaranteed to rock your event!

  • Fee for Nottingham £1,069

    Radiophonics

    Wedding Band Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
    Number of members: 4 5 stars - Radiophonics are Highly Recommended 26 Customer Reviews

    Highly experienced and reliable musicians and regularly perform at parties, weddings and corporate events with an extensive, varied and carefully selected set that caters for all ages and musical tastes. Playing modern hits from the likes of Bruno Mars, Jess Glynne & Maroon 5, through to all-time cl... Read more...

  • Fee for Nottingham £1,230

    Crimson Kings

    Wedding Band Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
    Number of members: 4 5 stars - Crimson Kings are Highly Recommended 11 Customer Reviews

    A professional 4 piece band who have entertained hundreds of people all around the UK. Performing a diverse mix of 50's classics to modern chart toppers, Crimson Kings will create an exciting, fun atmosphere wherever they play!

Our Guide to the best
Wedding Bands Nottingham has to offer

After reading Nott’s mag LeftLion’s History of Nottingham Music, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Nottingham has minimal musical legacy. However, the early 80’s saw the opening of Rock City and The Royal Concert Hall, who between them have hosted a whole range of artists – from The Hallé, John Rutter and The Nottingham Philharmonic Orchestra to The Undertones, The Smiths, Nirvana and Rage Against The Machine.

In 2005, the Dot to Dot Festival was launched in Nottingham, showcasing the best new talent across three venues in the city. Today, it’s firmly on the music-lovers map, alongside Manchester and Bristol, as the Dot to Dot lineup perform one day in each city over the late May bank holiday weekend.

Notable Notts musicians include Deep Purple founding member Ian Paice, who is still playing and touring with the band; Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson; Andy Fletcher, who founded Depeche Mode with Vince Clarke in 1980, and Brit-nominee Jake Bugg, who’s taken Nottingham’s name world-wide!

Our Wedding Bands in Nottingham

Our bands are available to hire in every East Midlands city surrounding Nottingham including:


Alive Network is home to three of the very best wedding bands who are based in Nottingham and other bands who are available to hire for weddings taking place within the county.


Hiring Nottingham Wedding Bands


How much does it cost to hire a wedding band in Nottingham?

The cost of wedding bands varies, depending on the line-up, and the options each band offers. In the last 12 months, the average price of a 5-piece band is around £1,600.

The table below shows the range of fees for different types of wedding bands:

Type of Artist Cost Range
Rock and Pop wedding party bands £670 - £960 (3-piece)
£980 - £1,550 (4-piece)
£1,050 - £1,380 (5-piece)
£1,570 - £2,160 (4-piece)
Upbeat and Dixieland Jazz bands £460 - £1,210 (3-piece)
£700 - £2,700 (5-piece)
Acoustic and Roaming bands £330 - £720 (2-piece)
£480 - £1,630 (3-piece)
£600 - £1,630 (4-piece)
Soul Bands £820 - £4,500 (4-piece)
£960 - £2,420 (5-piece)
£1,090 - £3,500 (6-piece)
£1,210 - £7,500 (larger bands)
Rat Pack and Swing bands £1,060 - £1,940 (5-piece)
£2,120 - £2,904 (7 to 9-piece)
£2,900 - £3,020 (10-piece+)

Booking a band who are local to your venue is a great way to reduce cost, as any travel fees will be minimal. The home town of all Alive Network wedding bands are included on their profile pages, and your Entertainment Coordinator can recommend the best bands near to your venue. However, you don’t need to limit your search to just local bands – your perfect band maybe willing to travel at nominal cost!




How much space will they need?

The table below shows approximately how much space wedding bands of different sizes require:

Size of Wedding Band Performance Space Required
   3-piece band 3 x 3 metres
    4-piece band 4 x 3 metres
     5 and 6-piece band 5 x 3 metres
       7-piece band and bigger 5/6 x 4 metres



How long will they take to set up & soundcheck?

Depending how close to the performance space a wedding band can park, unloading, setting up and performing their sound-check will take around 60 – 90 minutes.

Some busy city hotels require bands to load in via a supplier’s entrance, using a shared staff elevator, which can increase set up times.

Following their performance, it takes around 45 – 60 minutes to pack down and load out.



How long is a typical wedding band set list?

Our bands usually offer two 60-minute performances, though many can perform for longer if needed. You could spread out a two-hour performance by splitting it into three 40-minute sets. Most bands are flexible to fit in with your evening, and will usually take a break of around 15 minutes between sets, during which time they will provide background music from an MP3 player or laptop.

If providing the evening entertainment, a wedding band would typically arrive at 6pm, get set up and perform that all-important sound check by 7.30pm to 8pm, get changed and ready to start the first performance by around 9pm. The second performance would then start around 10.30pm, until a normal curfew of midnight. Many wedding bands offer longer performances or DJ sets at an additional cost, including finishing times of 1am and 2am. You can find the booking options on each wedding band’s profile page. These times serve as an example – the band will always liaise with you and will tailor what they are doing on the night to your particular needs.



Find The Perfect Wedding Band Nottingham Has To Offer!

Check out these reviews of Nottingham wedding bands to help you find the perfect band for you.



Local Nottingham Wedding Venues

We work closely with some amazing Nottingham wedding venues including: Swancar Farm Country House, Hazel Gap Barn, Norwood Park, Stubton Hall, The Carriage Hall, Goosedale Conference and Banqueting, Hodsock Priory, Colwick Hall Hotel, Nottingham Belfry, West Retford Hotel and many more.

If you want any advice on suitable entertainment at your chosen venue, just let us know where you’re planning to book and we’ll share what we know, who we’ve booked there in the past, which of our bands are most suitable and any other key information about entertainment at that venue that we think you might want to be aware of.



UKAWP Wedding Planners in Nottingham

As a proud supplier member of the UK Alliance of Wedding Planners, we are happy to recommend their members who abide by the UKAWP Code of Business Practice.

The following UKAWP wedding planners cover Nottingham and the surrounding areas: Ashlyn Events.