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The Best Local event bands for hire for your event
It's very easy to find local event bands to hire for your event!
Without exception, each and every event is special and there are thousands of professional event bands to choose from. But, is it possible to hire top local live function bands and how much does it cost? ACE Music Booking Agency is happy to provide you with free expert help and advice until you are ready to hire an amazing local musician at the right price.
It is important to find the best pop rock live event band for hire for your event to get the best out of your live music entertainment. We appreciate that you may not want to spend too much time to find the right event bands locally. We can provide you with a shortlist of the top musicians from our verified affordable live function bands network of great local live music to hire. You are welcome to ask the musicians your questions before hiring. When you place your 'Managed' booking request, you can use the ACE messaging system on your shortlist.
ACE Music Booking Agency’s event entertainment bands are able to provide world class entertainment. All able to perform to suit your entertainment needs.
How To Hire affordable live event bands
It's easy and free to receive quotes and hire a local male/female live event bands. Simply place your live music booking request and start receiving quotes for free! Whether you are looking to hire a new original solo musician for a small village gathering or a 10 piece “cover” band for a lavish function, ACE Music Booking Agency is ready and able to help.
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Different styles of music to fit your entertainment perfectly
Just let us know what you have in mind and we will help you find the right male/female live event bands to hire for your event.
There is a wide variety of local function bands available. Also including pop rock cover bands and popular party bands. These may be a great fit to hire for your event entertainment. You may also be interested in rock pop covers bands or live party music groups.
Truth is, there are many types of music artists available. Let us know what you are looking for, we will be able to help you find suitable male/female live event bands.
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The local pop rock event entertainment bands can and do perform at many different types of events. The musicians to hire can be as subtle or energetic as you want them to be! The pop rock event entertainment bands play popular covers from famous artists and themes. Interested in original music as well? You can easily select this when placing your booking request. You can also ask the musicians to customise their set-list to fit your event, and they would be happy to help.
It is always best to place your booking request. You can then choose from the live event bands available for your live music needs. Let us know about your live music entertainment ideas, so we can help you find a fantastic musical entertainer for hire.
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Live music is a great way of providing memorable entertainment for your event. As your entertainment agency, we will help you find the best musicians to fit your needs. Feel free to get in touch and ACE will help create live music entertainment to remember.
You can choose different styles of live performance event bands. Types of available include, pop rock cover bands and popular party bands.. These are popular choices for weddings and events.
There are many different types of music acts available to hire. It is best to place your live music booking request and choose from the best live event bands. Booking live music entertainment for your event is easy. Choose from rock pop covers bands or live party music groups.. All you need to do is to relax and enjoy the music.
Want to receive direct quotes from world class event bands available to hire? Your music of choice can be anything from solo saxophone to live party music. Either way the quotes you receive will be direct. The event bands are happy to work with you directly to make sure your event runs smoothly.
When you know exactly the type of music you want to book at your event, we are happy to help! Looking for something different? Feel free to let us know what you have in mind and we can find unique live event bands for your event.
The list of live event bands displayed on this page is only a selection. New male/female live event bands are added on to the ACE Music Booking Agency website every day. If you haven’t seen what you’re looking for yet, it’s best to place your booking request and you will be assigned a personal music booking agent. In addition to local live event bands there are also many event bands all around the world that are willing to travel to perform at your event. Most professional live event bands perform nationwide as well as worldwide. Especially if you are consider offering accommodation with your event, this may even lower their costs for you.
Searching for live entertainment can be confusing and time wasting. The live musical entertainers you finally decide on elsewhere, may not even be available for your date. We recommend placing your request with ACE and receiving accurate quotes from the available. The cover event bands on your shortlist will reserve your date for at least 7 days enabling the time for you to review, decide and make a booking.
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Help and Advice on Hiring male/female live event bands
See below for frequently asked questions as well as help and advice when booking a live function band. If your question is not displayed below, please feel free to get in touch. Happy to help!
How can I hire a local live function band?
ACE makes it very easy to find the best local live function band. Simply request the type of music you have in mind. Add some information on the event you are planning and ACE will do all the work for free!
ACE can find you great event bands to choose from for your booking. If you want more control, you are welcome to add more information on your booking request. This can help us find exactly what you are looking for.
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Why should I book live music for my event?
Live music is a great way to add an extra special touch to any event or function. There is nothing quite like a live professional live event band for hire to bring an event to life. A great musician responds to the mood to deliver fantastic entertainment.Back to Top
How long do event entertainment bands take to set-up for my event?
Setting up time is based on the number of musicians involved. A solo acoustic musician can be ready within 30 minutes. A singer or small band can take up to an hour. Whereas a 10-piece function band for hire, with DJ service set up, may take up to 90 minutes or more. The time needed is to position the musicians on stage, prepare the equipment and sound-check.
If this is a special event with particular timings, they may need to arrive earlier. It is best to agree with the pop rock event band about the time of arrival. This will allow them to prepare for your event. This should ideally be before your guests or patrons arrive.Back to Top
I need to cancel or change my professional live event band booking. What should I do?
This is best done direct with live music artist you booked as soon as possible.
You can contact us or the pop rock event band for hire you selected for the event. Please ensure you provide the pop rock event band with as much notice as possible. They will want to be able to schedule another performance on the cancelled date to avoid any loss of earnings.
When you discuss the terms with your hired professional live event band, please cover the cancellation details. Musicians are human-beings too. They will understand if you have a genuine reason for the cancellation. Let them know when you would like them to perform. They may need time to check calendars before confirming the rearrangement.Back to Top
What happens if the hired professional event band cancels the booking?
If a professional event band cancels, you will need to find a replacement professional event band. Get in touch with us as soon as possible, as we have many event bands available at the last-minute for you.Back to Top
Can I see the cover band perform live before booking?
All our event bands for hire are actively performing. The cover band selected for your booking may be working in your local area. They may not be able to grant you access for private events. However, if it is a public event, pop along and have a listen.Back to Top
Is it possible to pick the songs the live function band will perform for my event?
You are welcome to discuss this with the live function band you are booking for your event. Some event bands for hire will work very hard on a particular series of songs. They would also link many songs together into a medley. These event bands to hire will have a routine to last the entire evening which they have perfected. Then it becomes very difficult for them to change the order of songs to include your choice. But, they may still be able to perform a special song for you. Other local live event bands for hire will be happy to play any song you request. Providing you give them enough notice.
Many international live event bands to hire travel the world with hundreds of songs in their repertoire. They will likely know the songs you like already! In both cases, don't be afraid to ask! It is important you get exactly the music you want at your event.Back to Top
How loud will the affordable live event band be?
The volume a affordable live event band performs is based on the type of instruments involved.Back to Top
Will the live event bandbe suitable for sound limiters?
Having a sound limiter is something that should be discussed when booking your live event band. However, many local event bands to hire have experience in working with sound limitations. They will be able to advise in detail.Back to Top
Do I need to provide anything for the event bands?
You are welcome to offer your chosen event bands anything included in your event planning. The event bands only need a space to perform and payment for their performance. The space they need is scalable based on the number of event bands in their line-up. The for hire have experience in everything they need and they can tell you in more detail.
The payment should be issued by prior arrangement. This is via a BACS transfer in the week leading up to the event, issued in cash at the end of the performance or payment via cheque as agreed.
ACE Music Booking Agency has a 'Managed' option. You can choose this for a secure and stress-free booking. ACE will handle communications and booking agreements as well as offering a secure online payment.Back to Top
What happens if I have a complaint about the live event band?
If you have a complaint this should be raised as soon as possible with the live event band themselves. The sooner a live event band knows there is an issue the quicker they can rectify the problem if it is within their power to do so. A great way to avoid complaints is to use ACE Music Booking Agency's Managed booking option.Back to Top
How will the male/female cover band plan their performance for my event?
Exactly as agreed! The event bands you selected will arrive as agreed, set-up and sound-check. They will then get ready for their performance. Once the music begins the male/female cover band you liked and hired for your event will play for the agreed amount of time, taking a small break if required. At the end, they will pack up their equipment, and as agreed with you, accept payment and leave.Back to Top
What equipment will the male/female live event band provide?
All event bands to hire will supply the equipment they need to perform, unless provided by you. Have particular requests? It is best to discuss these with your hired male/female live event band. The local male/female live event band for hire will provide a suitable lighting and PA sound system, where needed, and enjoyable live music perfect for your event.Back to Top
How much space will the cover band need to perform?
Hiring a musician for your available space is very easy. You can tell us about the space you have and we will help you find the best local event bands for hire that are suitable. Don't forget to place your booking request where you can tell us all about your event.Back to Top
How long do event bands perform?
As long as agreed! Generally, perform in sections of 45 minutes to an hour. This is usually separated with a small break lasting around 5 to 15 minutes. So if you want your cover band to perform across 3 hours, they will play for 45 minutes 3 times. Some event bands performing across 2 hours, would play for 45 minutes, take a 15-minute break then play for the whole last hour. There are also event bands that when asked to perform across 3 hours will do that without a break! You can discuss and agree how long you want your cover band to perform their music sets and break duration.Back to Top
Can I tailor my music act's performance?
The local event bands available to hire are happy to discuss any ways they can provide the best performance for your event. You may want particular songs performed at particular times or make announcements. Feel free to let the event bands know exactly what you would like to change or add. Especially if you plan to have them swinging from the chandeliers!Back to Top
How much does it cost to hire a local cover band?
Local event bands can cost between $/£/€200 and $/£/€3000. Popular professional original or cover event bands may have a minimum fee of $/£/€10000. On average, most solo singers, musicians or DJs will cost $/£/€350; small bands $/£/€750; function bands $/£/€2500. It also matters for how long you want the cover band to perform for your event and if there are any extra requirements. You can detail what you have in mind on your booking request. ACE Music Booking Agency will find the best male/female live event bands for hire to fit your budget. So you can rest assured you will be able to afford the event bands on your shortlist.Back to Top
What happens if a live event band becomes ill?
Illness is something all event bands for hire are prepared for. This means another live event band stepping in for your event. The replacement live event band will be well versed in the music that the initial live event band performs. You will be unlikely to hear any difference, although they may appear different. If the live event band is unable to provide a replacement, ACE will be available to help you hire another live event band of similar quality.Back to Top
Do all music artists perform live?
The will perform live but not all shows are completely live. Some event bands use musical backing tracks to perform with a larger sound. For example, a soloist may use a backing track accompaniment. Feel free to discuss your preferences with the live event band. Even some world famous music artists use backing tracks!Back to Top
Can the event bands play different styles of music?
Popular variety are happy to perform music across many genres and decades. Speciality artists prefer to focus their music on a particular style. Feel free to tell us what style of music you want your live event band to perform for your event.Back to Top
How do I hire a live event band?
Simply place your booking request for the type of music you prefer and receive price quotes from the best local event bands for hire!Back to Top