The Best Local Big Bands for hire for your Birthday Party

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You can easily hire local Big Birthday Party Bands to perform the best live Birthday Party music entertainment. You are welcome to search and find local Big Bands to hire for your Birthday Party.

Listed below are a small selection of hand-picked Big Bands available to hire for your Birthday Party. Looking for something else? Request the type of music you prefer and we will help you find the top Big Bands for your Birthday Party entertainment!

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Live Music – Covers of well known songs

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Noah Cothern is available to hire as a solo acoustic singer / guitarist up to 10pc band. Most sought after cover artist with 300+ songs…

Live Music – Covers of well known songs, Original music

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Music from Afro/Pop to Jazz. From soft slow Ballads to up-tempo pop music. Big band for bigger venues to smaller band for intimate shows…

Live Music – Covers of well known songs, Original music

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Variety band. Duo to 11 piece. Song list consists of Motown, Top 40, Old school funk, Blues, Jazz, Rock and Roll, Gospel, and Country…

Live Music – Covers of well known songs

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Timeless repertoire through years of performance experience and proudly present it with our own unique, soulful style and energy…

Live Music – Covers of well known songs, Original music

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Specializing in The Great American Songbook jazz repertoire, as well as bebop and hard bop. Also well-versed in funk and soul music…

Live Music – Covers of well known songs

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Swing, Jazz, Pop, Funk, Rock, Country & Soul. Usually hired to sing to tracks. For the ultimate experience, hire him with a concert band…
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The Best Local big bands for hire for your birthday party

It's very easy to find local big bands to hire for your birthday party!

Without exception, each and every event is special and there are thousands of big bands to choose from. But, is it possible to hire top local big birthday party 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 big band for hire for your birthday party 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 big birthday party bands locally. We can provide you with a shortlist of the top musicians from our verified big 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 big bands are able to provide world class entertainment. All able to perform to suit your entertainment needs.

How To Hire big birthday party bands

It's easy and free to receive quotes and hire a local big birthday party 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 Birthday Party entertainment perfectly

Just let us know what you have in mind and we will help you find the right Bands to hire for your Birthday Party.

There is a wide variety of local bands and musicians available. Also including pop rock function bands and jazz singers. These may be a great fit to hire for your Birthday Party entertainment. You may also be interested in professional event musicians or music groups of a particular style. For special occasions you can consider expert function bands and singers.

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 Big Bands.

Hire the best big birthday party bands

The local big 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 big 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 bands available for your live music needs. Let us know about your Birthday Party 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 birthday party. 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 big bands. Types of bands and musicians available include, pop rock function bands and jazz singers.. 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 big bands. Booking live music entertainment for your birthday party is easy. Choose from professional event musicians or music groups of a particular style.. All you need to do is to relax and enjoy the music.

Want to receive direct quotes from world class big 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 big 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 big bands for your birthday party.

What next?

The list of big bands displayed on this page is only a selection. New big birthday party 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 big bands there are also many big bands all around the world that are willing to travel to perform at your event. Most professional big 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 bands and musicians. The cover 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 big birthday party bands

See below for frequently asked questions as well as help and advice when booking a big birthday party band. If your question is not displayed below, please feel free to get in touch. Happy to help!

How can I hire a local big birthday party band ?

ACE makes it very easy to find the best local big birthday party 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 big 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.

Take control and get the amazing music you need for your birthday party.

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Why should I book live music for my birthday party?

Live music is a great way to add an extra special touch to any birthday party. There is nothing quite like a live big band for hire to bring an event to life. A great musician responds to the mood to deliver fantastic entertainment.

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How long do bands take to set-up for my birthday party?

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 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.

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I need to cancel or change my big 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 band for hire you selected for the event. Please ensure you provide the 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 big 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.

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What happens if the hired big band cancels the booking?

If a big band cancels, you will need to find a replacement big band. Get in touch with us as soon as possible, as we have many big bands available at the last-minute for you.

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Can I see the big band perform live before booking?

All our big bands for hire are actively performing. The big 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.

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Is it possible to pick the songs the big band will perform for my birthday party?

You are welcome to discuss this with the big band you are booking for your birthday party. Some big bands for hire will work very hard on a particular series of songs. They would also link many songs together into a medley. These big 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 big bands for hire will be happy to play any song you request. Providing you give them enough notice.

Many international big 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.

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How loud will the big band be?

The volume a big band performs is based on the type of instruments involved.

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Will the big band be suitable for sound limiters?

Having a sound limiter is something that should be discussed when booking your big band. However, many local big bands to hire have experience in working with sound limitations. They will be able to advise in detail.

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Do I need to provide anything for the big bands ?

You are welcome to offer your chosenbig bands anything included in your event planning. The big bands only need a space to perform and payment for their performance. The space they need is scalable based on the number of big bands in their line-up. The bands and musicians 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.

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What happens if I have a complaint about the big band ?

If you have a complaint this should be raised as soon as possible with the big band themselves. The sooner a big 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.

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How will the big band plan their performance for my birthday party?

Exactly as agreed! The big 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 big band you liked and hired for your birthday party 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.

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What equipment will the big band provide?

All big 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 big band. The local big band for hire will provide a suitable lighting and PA sound system, where needed, and enjoyable live music perfect for your birthday party.

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How much space will the big 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 big bands for hire that are suitable. Don't forget to place your booking request where you can tell us all about your event.

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How long do big bands perform?

As long as agreed! Generally, bands and musicians 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 big band to perform across 3 hours, they will play for 45 minutes 3 times. Some big 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 big 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 big band to perform their music sets and break duration.

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Can I tailor my music act's performance?

The local big bands available to hire are happy to discuss any ways they can provide the best performance for your birthday party. You may want particular songs performed at particular times or make announcements. Feel free to let the big bands know exactly what you would like to change or add. Especially if you plan to have them swinging from the chandeliers!

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How much does it cost to hire a local big band ?

Local big bands can cost between $/£/€200 and $/£/€3000. Popular professional original or cover big 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 big band to perform for your birthday party 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 big birthday party bands for hire to fit your budget. So you can rest assured you will be able to afford the big bands on your shortlist.

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What happens if a big band becomes ill?

Illness is something all big bands for hire are prepared for. This means another stepping in for your birthday party. The replacement will be well versed in the music that the initial performs. You will be unlikely to hear any difference, although they may appear different. If the is unable to provide a replacement, ACE will be available to help you hire another big band of similar quality.

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Do all music artists perform live?

The bands and musicians will perform live but not all shows are completely live. Some big 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 big band. Even some world famous music artists use backing tracks!

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Can the big bands play different styles of music?

Popular variety bands and musicians 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 big band to perform for your birthday party.

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How do I hire a big band ?

Simply place your booking request for the type of music you prefer and receive price quotes from the best local big bands for hire!

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