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  • Fee for Birmingham £1,104

    Radioactive

    Wedding Band Birmingham, West Midlands
    Number of members: 4 5 stars - Radioactive are Highly Recommended 56 Customer Reviews

    Radioactive are an exciting & in-demand 4 piece band covering music from the 1960's to present day. Guaranteed to fill your dance floor with music ranging from The Beatles, Oasis, Pharrell, Bruno Mars & more, Radioactive are the perfect choice to kick start your party!

  • Fee for Birmingham £1,006

    Out Of Control

    Wedding Band Birmingham, West Midlands
    Number of members: 3 5 stars - Out Of Control are Highly Recommended 56 Customer Reviews

    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!

  • Fee for Birmingham £1,249

    The Fireworks

    Wedding Band Birmingham, West Midlands
    Number of members: 4 5 stars - The Fireworks are Highly Recommended 12 Customer Reviews

    The Fireworks function band are fast gaining a reputation for providing superb top quality live entertainment at weddings and other functions UK wide.

  • Fee for Birmingham £2,075

    After 8s

    Wedding Band Birmingham, West Midlands
    Number of members: 8 5 stars - After 8s are Highly Recommended 18 Customer Reviews

    Superb energetic 8 piece band with male & female lead vocals, backing vocals & brass section! After 8's playing an awesome unique blend of modern & classic Funk, Soul, Motown, Disco, Rock ‘n Roll, R ‘n’ B and House anthems!

  • Fee for Birmingham £995

    Audio Wave

    Rock and Pop Trio Birmingham, West Midlands
    Number of members: 3 5 stars - Audio Wave are Highly Recommended 108 Customer Reviews

    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, instrum... Read more...

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  • Fee for Birmingham £1,015

    Atomic Hi-Fi

    Wedding Band Birmingham, West Midlands
    Number of members: 4 5 stars - Atomic Hi-Fi are Highly Recommended 36 Customer Reviews

    Atomic Hi-Fi are the ultimate entertaining pop rock band. Young professional musicians having a great time makes for the perfect party atmosphere. With songs from The Beatles, Queen, James Brown, and Bon Jovi, through to The Arctic Monkeys, Kings Of Leon, Reef, and The Killers, they have the perfect... Read more...

  • Fee for Birmingham £817

    Gypsy Rogues

    Wedding Band Birmingham, West Midlands
    Number of members: 4 5 stars - Gypsy Rogues are Highly Recommended 69 Customer Reviews

    This fantastic 4 piece Irish & ceilidh band has enjoyed a steady rise to success with a number of radio and TV appearances, two fast-selling self-produced CDs, and a reputation as ‘one of the best Irish bands to come out of Birmingham’.

  • Fee for Birmingham £1,326

    Rabscallion

    Wedding Band Birmingham, West Midlands
    Number of members: 5 5 stars - Rabscallion are Highly Recommended 35 Customer Reviews

    A ceilidh band, with a charismatic caller, who will get all the audience on the dancefloor from the word go, the onus is on fun! Dances suit all ages and levels of experience.

  • Fee for Birmingham £1,258

    The Groove Commanders

    Wedding Band Birmingham, West Midlands
    Number of members: 5 5 stars - The Groove Commanders are Highly Recommended 6 Customer Reviews

    The Groove Commanders are a dynamic 5 piece band with both female and male lead vocals. Focusing on the best pop and rock anthems amongst a host of other musical genres, they provide a live sound that won’t fail to disappoint.

  • Fee for Birmingham £1,205

    The Harmonics

    Wedding Band Birmingham, West Midlands
    Number of members: 4 5 stars - The Harmonics are Highly Recommended 33 Customer Reviews

    A sound like no other covers band! Exciting and captivating, blending incredible instrumental performance with mind-blowing vocals! With real style, The Harmonics cover a range of artists from The Beatles and Stevie Wonder to Daft Punk and Mumford & Sons!

Our Guide to the Best
Wedding Bands Birmingham has to offer

From seventies supergroup ELO, and eighties stars UB40 & Duran Duran, to modern artists The Streets, Clare Maguire, and Mr Hudson, Birmingham has a wide-ranging musical origins. The region is also home to the world’s longest-running bhangra band, Bhujhangy Group, formed in 1967.

Birmingham is home to a range of music and event venues – from the O2 Academy, the stunning Symphony Hall, the huge Arena, and – with more canals than Venice – The Flapper is an independent live music venue that takes advantage of a fabulous canal-side pitch. The region revels in music festivals too, from the UK dance and urban music festival MADE, to the UK’s premier experimental music celebration Supersonic Festival, and Swingamajig at Birmingham’s Botanical Gardens – a 1920s style festival of live music, dance & cabaret with a modern twist.

Birmingham’s music schools are devoted to enabling the next generation of musicians to flourish, including the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, and Europe’s largest and leading music college, the British & Irish Modern Music Institute, BIMM Birmingham.

Our Wedding Bands in Birmingham

Our bands are available to hire in every West Midlands including:


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


    Hiring Birmingham Wedding Bands


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

    The cost of a wedding band 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 Birmingham Has To Offer!

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



    Our Favourite Local Birmingham Wedding Venues

    We work closely with some amazing Birmingham & West Midlands wedding venues including: Shustoke Farm Barns, ICC Birmingham, Moxhull Hall Hotel, De Vere Belfry, Nuthurst Grange Hotel, Hilton Birmingham Metropole, Hogarths, Dunchurch Park, Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel, Blakelands Country House 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 Birmingham

    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 Birmingham and the West Midlands: Mary Cushen Wedding Planner.