21 Great Value for Money & Affordable Bands to Hire for Your Event
This list is a carefully curated selection of affordable bands of different sizes and genres. Take a look at some of the great value for money bands you can hire for your event
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This collection is composed of value for money bands that you can hire for your event. Styles include, but not limited to, jazz, soul, Celtic, pop and rock. Please enter your budget when you complete your live music booking request form. This way the quotes you receive from bands will be within budget and affordable.
How is a band better value for money?
Local bands: Bands that are local to your area will not have to charge for any travel fees. As they save time and money on travel, they become more cost-effective for your booking.
Less production: Bands with less equipment will have less costs to cover. These include insurance, installation and manned equipment. For example, stadium show quality laser lights or sound system for up to 50,000 people. If your event doesn't need this level of production, you may be able to hire a great value band.
Better evaluation: More experienced bands will be able to advise you on their best prices. For example, they will offer different packages for different types of events. This way, they will make sure that your receive the best value entertainment for your event.
How much does it cost to hire a local band?
The cost of hiring bands can depend on a few factors. Including how long you need your band to perform and if they need to provide anything else.
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Recommended entertainment ideas
Small bands: Great examples would be hi-tech or acoustic duos and trios. Many small bands can provide a full sounding entertainment without the cost of a larger band.
Soloists: Similar cost-effective options would include singers, singer guitarists, pianists, violinists and saxophonists. A solo musician and / or singer would typically have less equipment involved too.
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