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
Need a fully-equipped Disco with impressive lights and effects for your special event? With its comprehensive library of tracks catering for all ages and musical tastes, AG Roadshow Disco is the perfect choice
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
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
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!
Three folk fiddlers and a ‘cellist join together to create the exciting and innovative Bristol Ceilidh Quartet. Add a dance caller to the quartet of musicians and you’re ready to ceilidh or barn dance.
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.
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
Cardiff Steel Pan creates a Caribbean carnival atmosphere to your drinks reception or party. As a duo or trio working with backing tracks, they perform a lively mix of Reggae, Ska, Calypso and popular music
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
This group of musicians is led by Mike Evans, who first explored the lighter side of the classical repertoire during his years in the world-famous Pump Room in Bath. Hire this string quartet for your wedding, party or corporate event.
With a diverse, ever-expanding repertoire of Disco, Soul or Motown favourites plus a back-catalogue of classic Pop both old and new, including recent chart hits. Dance On magically brings each era back to life
The brash, clashing and vibrant society that was the emerging urban America of a century ago springs vividly to life through The Blues - a body of songs that represent the mundane experiences of ordinary people on the street way back then.
The Dixieland Trad Jazzmen bring the essence of Louisiana to life for you. It's hip-swinging, striding music that ushers a smile to the lips - the perfect musical solution for an outdoor occasion on a summer's day
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!
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
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
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
The Jive Kats give you the best of Swing Jazz combined with classic Rock 'n' Roll and Jive - and even Pop and Funk. This is the perfect band for a Vintage 1950's night. Get ready to Jive the night away!
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.
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!
Based in Dorset, The Keysworth String Quartet performs a mix of light classical music and arrangements of popular tunes. It is the perfect accompaniment for a wedding or drinks reception in Shaftesbury, Bridport and Dorchester.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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!
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
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
Giving evergreen pop classics a Motown twist, Soul For Sale is an energetic five or seven-piece party band that looks every bit as good as it sounds. Look forward to a full dancefloor all night - signed, sealed, delivered!
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
Talented and passionate, this Spanish Classical guitarist puts flame and finesse into his melodies. With a wide ranging repertoire that gives him the ability to create exactly the mood you require, Spanish Flame Guitar provides an ideal bespoke background for an intimate event.
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
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
The Alistair Lennox Ceilidh Band is an enthusiastic ensemble of versatile Celtic traditional musicians, whose energetic, creative and professional manner of presentation reaches out to appeal to all age-groups
Performing solo with pre-recorded music on backing tracks, this professional, well-practised specialist dance-caller offers an extremely cost-effective ceilidh or barndance, suitable for beginners or experts alike
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!
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
Performing a variety of American country classics from the '50s onwards, The Somerset Hillbillies are a six-piece outfit. The perfect option for a cowboy themed event, these folks simply love to bring a smile to your face and a spring to your step!
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
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.
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
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