Dressed in period costume, The 1940s Blitz Big Band specialises in authentic performance of those swinging hits and much-loved anthems from the wartime era. Glenn Miller springs into life before your eyes!
With all the individual flair and panache that only Sixties music and fashion could acquire, this four piece tribute group deliver the quality sound that defined British music for a generation, from the Beatles through The Beach Boys to Elvis - The King himself. This is '60's Tribute at it's very best.
78rpm present Ratpack, Swing and Jazz classics, all served up with stylish vocals and supreme musicianship. Impeccably turned out, this band is perfect for weddings, social occasions and corporate receptions
'80s Forever give you the best of the glamorous 1980s. From Bananarama and Madonna to Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Chaka Khan and Wham, expect the very best dancefloor fillers, presented in authentic '80s costume.It's a brilliant '80's Tribute!
Abba Alive presents a superb four-piece tribute to the smash-hit '70s band Abba. Complete with authentic costumes, lightshow and disco-style music in the breaks, it all adds up to a splendid evening's entertainment.
With superb singing, terrific stage-presence and wonderfully glamorous costumes, it's no great surprise that the ABBAGirls stageshow has rapidly become one of the biggest popular UK spectacles of recent times
African drums, energetic choreography and colourful costumes get both young and old clapping and dancing along to a fusion of exotic rhythm and evocative melody, creating an exciting carnival atmosphere
Al Fresco Trad Jazz Band will perform fine, stylish renditions of toe-tapping Dixieland and Trad Jazz Classics. Authentically attired with straw boater, blazer and bow-tie, they present a splendid garden party treat
An acoustic rock and pop duo performing a variety of music from the 1960s to the 2010s. Perfect for weddings, family parties, social functions and corporate events, they can provide a versatile DJ service as well
With a combination of superb backing tracks, excellent harmony singing and great presentation, All Shook Up can take you on a meandering musical trip from vintage 1950s and 1960s pop classics through to the present day
The Backbeat Beatles recapture the fresh enthusiasm of the early 'Fab Four' at their brilliant best. These guys present a show which is so musically and stylistically authentic, it's much more than simply a tribute
Banish Misfortune performs a well-presented, eclectic and versatile mix of traditional and modern Irish songs, melodies and dance-tunes, certain to delight and enthrall audiences of all ages and all backgrounds
Transport yourself back to the era of the Big Bands, when Swing and Jazz ruled the airwaves. Then was that Golden Age of 'The Great American Songbook' - brought to you afresh by the Bernard Wight Sextet
Irish Ceili? Scottish Celidh? English Barn Dance? American Hoedown? Versatile professional musicians from Black Velvet Band present Irish, Scottish, English and American songs and dances, including an expert dance caller when needed and tailoring the style to suit your event
Blazing Saddles are simply the best ‘fun’ Wild West Theme Band there is! So get out your kerchiefs and yank on your cowboy boots for a slice of real live country entertainment as American as Mom's apple pie
The Boomtown Swingalings are a group of young aficionados from the London thriving London swing scene that present a very exciting blend of jazz from the golden age of swing, perfect for a 1920s, 1930s or 1940s-styled event
Under the spell of Ian's splendid singing voice and superb keyboard skills, you’ll sigh, you'll cry, you'll laugh the night away. The Boulevard Swing Jazz trio will generate a magical, romantic atmosphere at any venue.
Based in Gloucestershire, Brand of Fire ceilidh band comes complete with caller to organise the dances. Expect high energy jigs and reels and simple dances everyone can join in. It is a great recipe for a barn dance or ceili!
If you are an exceptional Irish band that performs the very best of the Gaelic and Celtic tradition, look no further than Brand of Fire. A traditional ceili and Irish music night has to be one of the best all-inclusive styles of family party!
The Bristol Klezmer Band can offer a trio of strolling gypsy musicians for drinks receptions, or a dynamic five or six-piece outfit fronted by soaring saxophone, clarinet and trombone for dancing later in the evening. The band can include swinging Gypsy Jazz if required.
Presenting authentic traditional music and dances from the British Isles, The Burdock Ceilidh Band guarantees to get everyone up dancing, and will put together a package to suit both your event and your pocket
Burlesque Belles Vintage Dance Troupe evoke the festive spirit and style of a bygone era with their sparkling cabaret routines showcasing displays of a variety of retro dance-genres spanning the 20th century
The London based Caribbean Heatwave steel pan combo performs a mix of traditional steel pan and can also include Reggae pop classics that will fill the dance floor. The band can bring a limbo dancer if required.
The Charleston Charlies will whisk you back on a nostalgic journey to the bandstand of The Savoy Ballroom, circa 1929. Their infectious, pitch-perfect rendition of '20s classics instantly recreates the Jazz Age
Specialising in generating the perfect party atmosphere by playing the best of Irish music with a rocking twist, Cheesecake also turn their hands to a wide range of classic pop for a full-on night of entertainment
An exceptional high-energy party band with male and female lead vocals and beautiful harmonies, they will get you dancing from their first song to their last encore with stunning musicianship and stage-presence
Showcasing saxophone/clarinet, double-bass and guitar, the Django Gypsies present a sophisticated version of the Parisian-style 'Hot Club' Swing Jazz genre performed with Eastern European verve and panache. Great Vintage gypsy jazz!
Caracas pianist Edgar Macias infuses the searing heat and humidity of Venezuela into the music of El Diablo. Smouldering Latin cross-rhythms and prominent percussion give the ensemble its distinctive sound
Excelsior Vintage Trad Jazz Band will generate a Dixieland carnival atmosphere at your garden party or drinks reception. Ranging from an acoustic quartet to a full six-piece band, it's iconic Trad Jazz at its very best
Vintage Swing Jazz will bring the '20s, '30s and '40s vividly to life. Light-hearted, very listenable and extremely danceable - ideal music for a stylish wedding reception, themed birthday party or family celebrations
Atmospheric keyboards, soaring guitar riffs and highly effective harmony vocals generate that trademark Firefly sound, relentlessly driven along by bass and drums, solidly underpinned by a toe-tapping disco beat
Stylish, authentic musical arrangements are the hallmark of Five Star Swing. When this eight-piece Little Big Band step out in style, Glenn Miller, Frank Sinatra and Shirley Bassey come to life before your eyes
The Frampton Footwarmers will bring you an invigorating transfusion of Trad Jazz from way down South at its toe-tapping best. It's carefree, sunshine music that puts a skip in the step and a smile on your face
With over three decades of acclaimed stage appearances in London theatres and prestigious venues in the UK, David Alacey has all the experience necessary to create and deliver his fine tribute to Frank Sinatra
Young and lively, dedicated followers of Funk, The Funk Monkeys are on an urgent mission with their main aim to bring the legendary Motown, Soul and Disco party experience vividly to life, before your very eyes
This stylish, superbly-presented band is equally at home with Funk, Soul, Motown and Pop. You can expect a non-stop, high-energy performance of a diverse range, from classic tracks to present-day chart hits
Want the glamour, excitement and razzmatazz of Frank Sinatra - Ole Blue Eyes himself - for your celebration party or social event? A veteran of the London cabaret and theatre scene, Gary Grace is your man
Gutsy guitar, funky bass and steaming drums really get the party going - add superb vocals and you've got a truly exciting combination. Grand Central is a scintillating five-piece outfit packing a massive sound
Grinch Mountain - London’s premier bluegrass band - gives you fiddle and banjo led Vintage Americana at its very best. The band includes a dance caller to get everyone up on their feet for a good ole hoedown barn dance!
A compact four-piece function band, fronted by both male and female vocals, plus excellent harmonies, High Fidelity presents an eclectic range of well-known pop hits from the '60s to now, including a complimentary DJ service
Whether it's a wedding reception, a birthday celebration, a private or corporate event or even a university ball, these guys can present exactly the right mix of popular music to get a party going with a real swing
Ian Towers Solo presents an enormous repertoire of chart-toppers spanning across the last six decades. Accompanying himself on synth keyboard with drum machine, Ian is a one man band! A talented musician, Ian cleverly creates the sound without using backing tracks.
Ian's solo show is the perfect vehicle for the wonderful Broadway songs that Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby made their own in that unrepeatable, glitzy, glamorous, Golden Hollywood Era of the '30s and '40s
If you’re looking to add a touch of exotic glamour to a special occasion, or are planning an Eastern-themed event, then Indian Sitar Duo may well fit the bill. The duo combines the instruments most commonly associated with the Indian tradition, sitar and tablas.
Jalikunda presents a blend of West African melody and rhythm, with the rippling harp-like sounds of the kora and hand-held djembe drums generating mesmerising cross-rhythms that will set the pulses racing
Importing the pulsating, vibrant rhythms of Brazilian Carnival to the UK, this scaled-down version of a Samba troupe is designed to bring those infectious Latin beats to indoor events or more intimate occasions
Looking for a funky Swing Jazz band with added raunchy Rock 'n' Roll and sleek, smooth Soul? Talented four-piece Jazz It Up presents all this plus their very own take on Motown standards and Pop favourites
Versatility and flexibility are major watchwords as this talented ensemble sashays seamlessly between genres, from laid-back romantic ballads through Blues to Latin, Bebop, Swing - even up-front Soul and Funk
A solo violinist working with backing tracks, Joanna Chambers performs classical favourites, Bollywood hits and modern pop. She provides a bespoke tailored performance for civil partnerships, weddings, parties and corporate events.
Emanating from Trinidad during the late 1940s, the steel band phenomenon is now firmly part and parcel of the Caribbean experience. There simply can be no better way to evoke a sunshine, carnival atmosphere
The Kai Hoffman Quartet can present a beguiling selection of classic Swing standards, well-observed vintage 1920s Jazz and a brilliant, effervescent session of Jive that will have you all dancing your socks off
Dressed to kill and authentically attired in the finest vintage style, Kai's Cats are an exceptional five to seven-piece dance band performing a selection of the very best in Swing and Jive from the '40s and '50s!
London based Salsa Band Kinacho's Salsa & Latin present of Latin-American music that is passionate, dynamic and eminently danceable. Look forward to the characteristically hot-blooded tempos of Cuban Salsa and the Brazilian Lambada
King Ceilidh deliver an energetic, fun-filled session of ceilidh dancing that everybody can enjoy in English, Scottish, Irish ceili or even American Hoedown style - you take your pick. A rip-roaring assortment of jigs, reels, polkas and hornpipes will have all your guests up on their feet.
This band of brothers share a passion for American Country Music. From foot-stomping Bluegrass, through well-known Country classics, to the infectious rhythms of Tex-mex, this band are sure to have something for everybody at your event.
With swinging rhythms and skipping beats that lift the sound, Cuban music is powerhouse of cheerful energy. No-one can stay in their seats for long when La Cuba Ritmo strikes up - it's salsa music perfection
Le Cafe Jazz performs a delightful mix of Swing Jazz classics with a Gypsy Jazz twist. It's based around a string jazz trio, featuring violin, Django Reinhardt style guitar and double bass performing a version of Swing Jazz based on material drawn from the 1920s-30s Broadway Shows in "Hot Club" Paris style.
Are you searching for that elusive touch of class to give your event that extra edge? Then look no further. The youthful musicians of The Mancini String Quartet not only sound the part, they look sensational too
Bringing together some of London's talented young Irish musicians, Maximum Ceili presents an exciting modern take on traditional Irish jigs, reels and polkas. The band comes complete with a dance-caller, providing the perfect ceili option for wedding, anniversary or birthday parties .
This experienced four or five-piece perform an engaging mix of Irish songs and tunes. The four-piece includes a ceili-caller for organised dancing, and the five-piece presents a raunchy set of American Country/Pop
Want a good-time New Orleans or Dixieland Trad Jazz style marching band? This flexible, adaptable acoustic ensemble will be equally happy fronting a parade or playing a strolling set in a garden for a drinks reception.
Niteblues Original are a colourful group of musicians who take great pride in producing an uplifting performance at every event. Their lighthearted, sunshine music will import the spirit of the Caribbean to your party
With an exhaustive repertoire of foot-stomping classics delivered in their distinctive swinging style, Opus One present their exhilarating programme of music for dancing. This is Big Band Swing at its very best!
Carefully-crafted arrangements are the hallmarks of Oscar's Swing Jazz Band, offering keyboard, saxophone, double-bass and drums each the opportunity to step into the spotlight in style as the music unfolds
London-based Oysland provides a youthful “take” on the Balkan Klezmer tradition - perfect for weddings and bar mitzvahs. The band is available from a duo to a full-on seven piece and can include a dance caller.
Party Max is a 3 - 6 piece band performing an eclectic repertoire featuring Pop from the '50s to now, plus Disco, Rock, Punk, Swing and classic ballads. Including an additional DJ option, Party Max presents the perfect modern dance band for weddings parties and corporate events.
Piazza is a four-piece rock and pop band showcasing the standard conventional line-up of bass guitar, drumkit, guitar and keyboard, but it is their vocal strengths that really make this outfit stand out from the rest
The Piccadilly Dance Orchestra are proud to present arguably the greatest dance music of all time - a studied selection of the best tunes of the Jazz Age, not to mention the 'Ratpack' classics of the Swing era
Tasty keyboard over a solid rhythm section of bass and drums sets the pulse going as Chris's great saxophone adds tonal texture. Meanwhile Mara's eminently versatile voice breathes life and soul into the songs
There's one thing you can be quite sure of with Country Music - it comes from the heart. Expect Ponchartrain to transport you over the big pond and right down to that little bar in Nashville where it's all happening!
Premier Brass supply a fanfare team or marching band for every occasion. Whether it's an awards ceremony, banquet or product launch, these superbly-drilled musicians will enhance the event and add a distinct ceremonial touch
To balance and complement keyboard, guitar, double-bass and drums, throw in two saxophones, a trumpet and an occasional flute. The variety in the repertoire and the texture of sound produced are simply huge!
There is a vibrant, life-loving feel to this music. When the drums strike up you just can't help smiling - there's a tangible sense of excitement in the air. The Rainbow Steel Band is one of the best Steel Bands for hire in Bristol, Bath and the South West
Modern-day chart hits, iconic '80s classics and all-time favourite retro tunes from this high-energy and dynamic four-piece covers band based in the Midlands. Rox Elektra are guaranteed to get any party started!
Playing an exciting mix of traditional Irish jigs, polkas, hornpipes and reels alongside an experienced 'caller' to organise dances, Sergeant Early's Dream are probably one of the most exciting Ceilidh bands Bristol offers
Sergeant Early's Dream reaches back into the past, both recent and more remote, and picks out the very best of the tried-and-trusted melodies, songs and dance-tunes that have delighted folk down the centuries
Shama leads a versatile Indian band who bring the exotic spectacle and sensual flavour of Bollywood music to the world fusion stage through their vivid, unique presentations and exciting, colourful performances!
Sharp 7 are a young and dynamic swing jazz band based in Birmingham, revisiting the heady glitz and glamour of the Golden Age of Hollywood and Broadway and performing the very best Vintage swing jazz hits
Simply Blue is a great London function band. Modern Pop, Classic Pop, Motown and Soul, Indie and Rock band good old Rock 'n' Roll are all included in the mix. It's the perfect band for weddings parties and corporate events. Available as a 4 - 7 piece band.
Sirius Salsa is a Bristol based Brazillian band. Catch a ride on the widely varied but invariably sensual rhythms the Salsa, Bossa Nova, Samba, Baiao - and experience moods and sensations ranging from the ethereal to unashamed street-party madness
Roll back the years to the magical time when Frank Sinatra and Nat 'King' Cole were the undisputed superstars of popular music. As Hollywood and Broadway adopt the songwriting giants, you've got Swing Jazz
From Blues to Debussy, Bach to Bacharach, Bebop to Beethoven - Something Blue performs music from each of these diverse genres and styles. And it's all beautifully presented with superb musicality and flair
Catering for all occasions, Soul Station is a high-energy party band with a ripping horn section. Be it a wedding reception, birthday bash, family celebration or a corporate event, these guys could be perfect for you
Huge reserves of energy and solid musical skills are the foundations of the Souled Out experience. With a huge repertoire of Soul and Motown favourites, these guys have what it takes to really get the party going
Spill The Whiskey are one of the most versatile bands around. Superb Celtic music featuring Irish and Scottish songs and dancetunes, together with an experienced dance-caller to organise a ceilidh or barndance
As Britain’s first and foremost ‘crossover’ string quartet, Status has its very own distinctive style, with a unique library of sparkling arrangements of all kinds of popular music from Monteverdi or Mozart to Madonna
Founded in 1994 by international singer Anuradha Shukla and music producer Kiran Thakrar, Strings Bollywood Band has steadily become the foremost exponent in the UK of Bollywood in its purely musical form
Sunset is a guitar-based four or five-piece band playing a mixture of classic rock and pop, underpinned by bass and drums creating their trademark sound. Heartfelt three-part harmony vocals complete the picture
Swing For Sale are a three-piece vintage group from London, dedicated to getting hips swingin’ and toes tappin’. With a powerful sound that will transport you back to a time when the swing was king, these three know how to give you a night to remember.
Playing their well-balanced mixture of classics from six decades, The Bears are a wildly addictive, charismatic four-piece pop and rock band guaranteed to fill the dancefloor at any celebration party or social event
The Great Gatsby 1920s Band, all dressed to kill in authentic period style and performing a repertoire to match, will evoke the atmosphere and bring the iconic sounds of the Roaring Twenties to your event!
Bringing rock and indie classics to the stage, along with all the pop favourites that everyone knows and loves, this Somerset party and wedding band provides a high energy performance that is guaranteed to keep the dance floor filled throughout the evening.
Grab your Stetson, polish those rhinestones and come on down for just the best party ever. The Hoedown Band present their unique combination of rocky traditional and country style music to get your feet tapping
The Lambeth Swing presents the very best of the genre featuring Bath's no.1 jazz vocalist, James Lambeth. All those favourites are included - look forward to the Great American Songbook, both sung and swung!
Chancery Blame and The Gadjo Gypsies serve up a potent cocktail of Eastern European gypsy music, begged, borrowed, blagged and all muddled up with a telling twist of klezmer and a devilish dash of rock'n'roll
The Morellos conjure up and revitalise the excitement and energy of night-time Montmartre. A violin, guitar and double-bass trio, their musical style features melodic blends of Parisian Swing and Mainstream Jazz
This young and vibrant four-piece outfit performs all your favourite party tunes from the '50s to the present day. Featuring female vocals, guitar, bass and drums, the band generates a big sound from small forces
Expect superb, characterful harmony vocals that might give The Dubliners a run for their money - driven along by tasty guitar and banjo and topped with lashings of fine fiddle and the odd trill of a penny whistle
Bright, lively and full of fun, Trad Jazz captures the spirit of turn-of-the-century New Orleans at its bustling best. It's a life-affirming mix of toe-tapping tunes, drawing its inspiration from Blues, Gospel and Ragtime
Klezmer reflects the culture of a people who fought hard to maintain their existence in the face of international social exclusion. The expression of joy in their music is so vivid, it comes close to incandescence
The Swing Set presents a unique blend of favourite 'Ratpack' swing and jazz standards from the Golden Age of Hollywood. Classy arrangements recreate the unmistakeable sound of a Glenn Miller-style Big Band
Expect to be taken on a musical rollercoaster ride through a veritable lexicon of pop and rock classics, ranging from vintage Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley all the way up to Coldplay and The Scissor Sisters
With a repertoire spanning the ‘20s, ‘30s, ‘40’s, ‘50’s, and ‘60’s and costumes to suit each decade, The Vintage Diva brings the period of your choice to life. Performing with backing tracks and PA, it’s a complete evening’s entertainment.
Looking to add an extra touch of glamour and romance to your wedding celebration or special event? The Vintage Songstress glides effortlessly from classical and operatic arias to swing jazz. Working with backing tracks, one person can provide all your entertainment needs.
Steeped in the incomparably rich musical tradition of the British Isles, and Ireland in particular, Tommy's Crew present their contagious selection of the very best Irish and Celtic songs, melodies and dance-tunes
Tommy's Ceilidh Crew presents an infectious mix of jigs, polkas, reels and hornpipes, played with tremendous verve and enthusiasm. Add their seasoned dance-caller to the mix and you're in for a fantastic party! It's a brilliant ceilidh band.
Up The Function is an exciting 12 piece wedding and party band, fronted by 3 vocalists and featuring a stomping 6 piece brass section. The band gives the Big Band treatment to dance floor favourites from the ‘60s to the present day.
A versatile musician, veteran performer of diverse genres of music, Mike first encountered the Classical 'Top Ten' while entertaining visitors to the world-famous city of Bath as leader of The Pump Room Trio
Walking On Sunshine is a talented trio with a versatile repertoire featuring Pop favourites to suit all generations - from Beatles and Stones to Adèle and Mumfords, plus everything in between - the ideal party band!
Waytes And Measures perform traditional music from the Medieval and Tudor periods on authentic instruments. This quintet is a perfect choice for medieval banquets, re-enactments, concerts and themed events
The Wigornia String Quartet performs a repertoire that includes classical favourites, contemporary pop, film music, Latin & Jazz and Bollywood. The group provides bespoke performances for weddings, parties and corporate events.
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