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  • Fee for Lancashire £1,377

    The Upstarts

    Wedding Band Lancashire
    Number of members: 4 5 stars - The Upstarts are Highly Recommended 24 Customer Reviews

    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!

  • Fee for Lancashire £1,064


    Wedding Band Lancashire
    Number of members: 5 Highly Recommended

    An Indie Rock party band playing all the classic hits by Oasis, The Killers, Human League , The Clash & more! Made up of 4 talented and experienced musicians, Brooklyn will make sure your dancefloor is jam packed all night long!

  • Fee for Lancashire £1,539

    The Party Fettlers

    Wedding Band Lancashire
    Number of members: 5 5 stars - The Party Fettlers are Highly Recommended 7 Customer Reviews

    The Party Fettlers 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 unt... Read more...

  • Fee for Lancashire £962


    Rock and Pop Trio Lancashire
    Number of members: 3 5 stars - Astrix are Highly Recommended 1 Customer Reviews

    Astrix are a high energy party trio playing the very best pop and rock! A packed dance floor all night is guaranteed with your favourite hits from the 60s to present day! Expect to hear music from Bruno Mars, the Beatles, George Ezra, Oasis & loads more!

  • Fee for Lancashire £1,390

    Soul Affair

    Wedding Band Lancashire
    Number of members: 5 Highly Recommended

    Manchester based Soul Affair are a 5 piece party band that performs across the UK at all types of events. Consisting of female vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass guitar and drums, with additional backing vocals, the band perform a variety of tunes dating back to swing and jazz classics, running through... Read more...

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  • Fee for Lancashire £1,711

    The Shakers

    Wedding Band Lancashire
    Number of members: 5 Highly Recommended

    A rumbunctious bunch of of well aged chaps in daft shirts bringing you a different spin on classic tunes, merged into mind-bending medleys. From pub gigs to stadiums, from receptions to corporate parties, these guys have all the experience you could want and are guaranteed to keep you guessing with ... Read more...

  • Fee for Lancashire £1,062

    The Flairs

    Wedding Band Lancashire
    Number of members: 4 5 stars - The Flairs are Highly Recommended 5 Customer Reviews

    Providing high quality sound and lighting, The Flairs pride themselves on being reliable, efficient and experienced with tried and tested set lists, guaranteed to fill a dance floor! With lots of energy and commanding stage presence, the band will ensure a great for all.

  • Fee for Lancashire £2,693

    The Russell Shaun Big Band

    Wedding Band Lancashire
    Number of members: 12 5 stars - The Russell Shaun Big Band are Highly Recommended 99 Customer Reviews

    Russell Shaun & his amazing 11 piece big band recreate the sound of the roaring 40's with wonderful music from Frank Sinatra, Glen Miller & more! With style, charm & sophistication, this spectacular show will make your event one to remember!

  • Fee for Lancashire £833

    The Charleston Three

    Charleston Act Lancashire
    Number of members: 3 5 stars - The Charleston Three are Highly Recommended 5 Customer Reviews

    The Charleston Three are a smaller version of The Charleston Swingers; great for a Gatsby party or roaring 1920’s or 1930’s themed party with a modest budget, or an intimate party or a drinks reception.

  • Fee for Lancashire £1,732 +VAT

    Captain Party

    Wedding Band Lancashire
    Number of members: 5 5 stars - Captain Party are Highly Recommended 6 Customer Reviews

    The ultimate 4 to 9 piece party band made of the finest performers around! Packing dance floors for over a decade, Captain party will perform hits from the 50's to present day that will keep your guests dancing all night long!

Our Guide to the best
Wedding Bands Lancashire has to offer

The far-reaching county of Lancashire has a long heritage of music and entertainment, from the innocent days of Rochdale lass Dame Gracie Fields, right up to the folk-rock of Steph Fraser, the art-pop of Rae Morris and soul-pop of Charlotte OC, and tenor Alfie Boe. Lancashire is full of X’s too – music producer Richard X is from Whalley, X-factor semi-finalist Diana Vickers comes from Blackburn, and Liberty X singer, turned lead singer for Wet Wet Wet, Kevin Simm hails from Chorley.

Lancs is home to a wide range of music venues – from Blackpool’s Winter Gardens Opera House, and Blackburn’s King George’s Hall, to UCLan’s 53 Degrees in Preston, and Sanctuary Rock Bar in Burnley. The county hosts plenty of great music festivals too, including the award-winning Lancaster Music Festival, the Ribble Valley Jazz & Blues Festival, The Beat-Herder Festival – which bills itself as “an orgy of beats and barminess” – and the family-friendly Cloudspotting Music & Arts Festival at Gisburn Forest.

Our Wedding Bands in Lancashire

Our bands are available to hire in every city surrounding Lancashire including:

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

Hiring a Wedding Band In Lancashire

How much does it cost to hire wedding bands in Lancashire?

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 Lancashire Has To Offer!

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

Local Lancashire Wedding Venues

We work closely with some amazing wedding venues in Lancashire including: Eaves Hall Country Hotel, Farington Lodge, Mitton Hall Country House Hotel, The Inn At Whitewell, West Tower Hotel, Beeston Manor, Stanley House, The Gibbon Bridge Hotel, Hoghton Tower, Samlesbury Hall 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 Lancashire

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 Lancashire and the surrounding areas: Kook Events, Your Fabulous Wedding and Charlotte Elise Weddings & Events.

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