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A helpful guide to hiring a cover band for a party,event or wedding.

This page is intended as a helpful guide for a first time booker of a cover band for a private event. Whether you are looking for a cover band for a wedding, birthday or anniversary party, company conference, Christmas or New Years Eve party, product launch, University or Military ball then we hop you will find our specially selected list of covers bands and the following information helpful in making sure that your event is amazing and that the entertainment is fantastic.

What is a cover band?

A cover band is a live music act which plays covers of other peoples material. Cover bands are also known as party bands or function bands. A great cover band will cover a wide selection of material by many different artists ensuring that they have wide appeal to any age group at a party. Cover bands are not to be confused with tribute bands who play the music of one artist and often dress and look like the artist they are playing tribute to.

What should look for when hiring a cover band?

There are many, many cover bands available for hire in the UK. At LMM we only work with the best in cover bands for hire ensuring that you can be guaranteed of a great nights entertainment if you book a cover band from LMM. If you click on the individual pages of the cover bands for hire below you will find all you need in order to make an informed decision about the right band for your event. You will find sound files to listen to, set lists to peruse, biogs and testimonials to read and, in many cases, video which you can watch. Look for the band which meets with your audiences expectations. If in doubt call the LMM office for helpful, free advice about the cover band for hire to your event.

Why hire a cover band from LMM?

Live music management (LMM) have been established over ten years and we supply cover bands to several hundred private events every year. In addition to this we have been supplying the largest cover band circuit in the UK (The Walkabout Bars) since we began trading over a decade ago. LMM are acknowledged experts in the field. We are used by all the major private event organisers and many venues throughout the UK in order to ensure that they receive the best advice, the best price and the best cover band for their event. Contact the LMM office via email or phone or fill out the enquiry form on the bands pages below. You are just a short step from booking one of the best cover bands in the UK .

Sugar Shack

London-based act featuring some of the finest musicians and singers that the UK has to offer. Sugar Shack offers a unique live music performance backed up by a wealth of national and international experience. more info..

£1400 - £1595

Platform Six

London-based act established as one of the top new acts to hit the UK party scene. With over 100 songs in their repertoire, they cater for every type of event and do it well. Great guys with a fresh sound. more info..

£800 to £995

Goldtone

London-based choice for music lovers. A premier act entertaining clients internationally and UK-wide. Arranging mash-up medleys and covering vintage to current hits, they have one of the most excitingly diverse sets, delivered by UK's finest musicians. more info..

£1000 - £1395

Soul Policy

London-based group of young, highly experienced party professionals. Their youthful approach to the music and performance is guaranteed to open any occasion with a bang. more info..

£1000 - £1395

Union Jack

Union Jack are an awesome Bradford based three-piece Pop/Rock outfit that have successfully entertained crowds throughout the UK with their slick high-energy live show. more info..

£800 to £995

Ambassadors

Wiltshire-based renowned international function band well known for their exciting live shows. more info..

£1400 - £1595

Barn Storm

Surrey-based Irish jigs and reels, modern Irish rock, traditional Irish songs plus loads of rocking, mainstream party tunes, all spiced-up with crazy Irish fiddle and carried off with humour, energy and great playing. more info..

£1400 - £1595

The Beans

An exceptional, high-energy party band with male and female lead vocals, beautiful harmonies and the ability to play almost anything. They will have you dancing from the very first song to the last encore. more info..

£1000 - £1395

Officer Dibble

Fresh, young and versatile, Officer Dibble's high standard of quality entertainment guarantees every audience a night to remember more info..

£1000 - £1395

Carwash

Sussex-based Carwash are undoubtedly the best 70's tribute act on the circuit and have been bringing the house down for the past ten years. more info..

priced above £1600

The Bailey J Band

Merseyside-based band who have performed internationally and throughout the UK including exclusive live performances on BBC Radio and can perform anything from a back ground jazz set to a upbeat funky pop, soul, R&B and disco. more info..

priced above £1600

The Hi-Fidels

Swindon-based act with literally thousands of very successful gigs under their belts The Hi-Fidels belt out driving guitar riffs and amazing 3-part harmonies. more info..

£800 to £995

The Chiefs

London-based lively and dynamic four-piece function band covering all musical styles and genres from the 60's to present day. more info..

£1000 - £1395

Dynamo Groove

Dynamo Groove are a dynamic and entertaining pop, rock and dance powerhouse. The fact that their experience includes international residencies, cruise ships ,corporate events, weddings, birthdays and anniversaries means that they are among the elite in UK cabaret artistes. more info..

£800 to £995

Brainscape

Direct from Brazil these boys play a high energy set full of Anthemic rock covers featuring some rare and authentic Brazilian twists such as the samba beat they drop into their version of Place Your Hands. Great vocals and a great beat!! more info..

£1000 - £1395

Sound Party

Essex-based four young musicians looking to liven up any party. They want to bring that something different to the night and leave you talking about it for months after! more info..

£800 to £995

Violet

Exciting girl-fronted pop/rock covers band playing the best party tracks from the 60's to the present day. Guaranteed to leave you breathless and wanting more! more info..

£1000 - £1395

Medallion Groove

Medallion Groove are the Ultimate Party Band providing the very best in live entertainment. With years of experience under their sparkly belts, the band has a professional and stylish show with high energy performances guaranteed. more info..

priced above £1600

Funk and Soul Crew

London-based The Funk & Soul Crew are guaranteed to get your crowd dancing! more info..

£1000 - £1395

Black Tye

Northants-based young, gifted and with a seamless repertoire, each and every show has strengthened a reputation that has carried Black Tye throughout the UK and the world. more info..

£1400 - £1595

Pop

Leicestershire-based 5-piece band with superb Male and Female vocals backed by excellent musicianship, Pop perform 2 x 45 min sets of a wide range of timeless hits from the 60s through to the present day, ensuring the dance floor is packed from start to finish. more info..

£1000 - £1395

Flip Side

Rochester-based young, contemporary, and versatile party band with a vast playlist of modern chart hits, as well as classics from the 50's through to the 90's. more info..

£1000 - £1395

Hard To Handle

Hard To Handle are a 5-9 piece no-nonsense funk and soul band who guarantee to keep your dancefloor hot throughout the night. Featuring the full horn section recently used for Lily Allen's previous world tour- here is the freshest, hippest act available for hire today. more info..

£1000 - £1395

Huggies

Bucks-based Huggies will turn your event into a party with their entertaining repertoire of sixties soul and seventies disco classics. Party like it's 1979! more info..

£1000 - £1395

Storm

SHEFFIELD-based wedding & party band - travel 150 miles. Storm perform a non stop high energy set filled with the very best sing a long party, pop and indie anthems. more info..

£800 to £995

Junior

Oxford Based four piece party band.Great musicianship perfect for lively weddings and parties. more info..

£1000 - £1395

The Collective

Leeds-based exciting, vibrant and talented 5-piece function band with addictive grooves and infectious riffs. Their repertoire covers a huge range from 60's through to modern day classics. more info..

£800 to £995

The Millers

Swindon-based band of talented and versatile musicians with a strong vocal presence and a great sound. With tracks from the Beatles to The Kings of Leon they definitely know how to work a crowd. more info..

£1400 - £1595

ABC

Birmingham-based superb energetic 5-piece band with accomplished soulful vocals, playing an awesome and unique blend of modern & classic funk, soul, motown, disco, and rock 'n roll. 100% live, no backing tracks! Powerful PA & lighting rig are included. more info..

£1000 - £1395

Captain Howdy

London-based act with an international line-up who have quickly made their mark in the UK as a high-energy three-piece rock'n'roll party band that packs a real punch. more info..

£1400 - £1595

Kitten

West Country-based fantastic 4-piece high-energy pop/rock covers band. more info..

£500 to £795

The Docs

Yorkshire-based 5-piece party band well known for their crazy antics onstage and amazing live shows playing all the cheesy classics and slick disco tunes that guarantee a packed dance floor and a great time. more info..

£800 to £995

Rockit

Simply one of the best cover bands in the UK, young, attractive and highly energetic, Rockit will create a great image and exciting energy for your event and can play as a 4 to 6 piece band with male and female vocals. more info..

£1000 - £1395

OPM2

Plymouth based Hi Tech duo with guitar,vocals and backing tracks.Ideal for pubs, parties,weddings and holiday parks. more info..

£500 to £795

Gordons Alive

East Sussex-based band will turn your event into a proper gig. more info..

£1000 - £1395

The Funky Soul Band

London based ten piece funk and soul outfit. Great musicians and female vocalists perfect for corporate functions, weddings and parties. more info..

priced above £1600

The Lizards of Oz

Kent-based kings of covers. Smashing rock, pop and indie classics spanning 7 decades! Specialising in weddings, commercial and corporate gigs, travelling all of the U.K and Europe. more info..

£1000 - £1395

The Crusaders

Brighton-based professional, young, high-energy function band guaranteed to provide top-class entertainment for any event you may be planning. more info..

£1400 - £1595

The Cool Dynamics

London-based female-fronted party trio playing to live recorded backing tracks and providing pre-recorded party playlists around their live sets. more info..

£800 to £995

7th Floor

Wales-based premier 4-piece wedding and corporate function band playing a mix of classic and contemporary floor fillers with fantastic male and female vocals. more info..

£1000 - £1395

LA Afters

Lancashire-based great 4-piece band playing biggest songs from the last 50 years, from Elvis through Kings of Leon to Rihanna. Something for everyone! more info..

£1400 - £1595

McLovin

McLovin are a three piece London based band who exude charisma. Great vocal harmonies and a full sound, McLovin offer more than a standard three-piece line-up. Loads of experience, McLovin are perfect for any occasion. more info..

£800 to £995

Silhouette

North West-based three-piece with great sound and over 15 years of experience entertaining clubland, weddings and functions all over the UK and abroad. more info..

£800 to £995

Blag

Blag' s unique mix of celtic notes, south American bites and central European anarchic rhythms have been entertaining audiences in Britain and abroad for more than a decade. The trio's humorous style has made them a favourite for weddings, barn dances and parties. more info..

£500 to £795

Crazy Jacks

Liverpool-based five great musicians who are regulars on the session music scene, Crazy Jacks have a great line up and a full sound. They are one of the North West and Cheshires most popular party Rock/Pop party bands. more info..

£1000 - £1395

90s Express

Midlands-based 90's Express is fresh, new and unique. A Tribute to the unforgettable dance era of the 1990s. With exciting arrangements, powerful vocals and accurate tracks, 90's Express gets the dance floor pumping and the crowd begging for more. more info..

£1000 - £1395

The Jacks

The Jacks are a fully professional wedding/party/function band playing classic dancefloor-fillers from the 50s through to the present day. more info..

£1000 - £1395

Draft

Draft are a Berkshire, UK based party rock cover band comprising 5 professional standard musicians who perform high energy and dynamic gigs across the Home Counties and West London to consistently excellent responses. more info..

£800 to £995

JAMMINTHEHOUSE

Stafford-based JAMMINTHEHOUSE are the UK's premier live dance band playing all the classic club anthems that guarantee to get any party, clubnight or function buzzing. more info..

priced above £1600

Indiego Express

Powerful and fun Surrey based four piece live band for weddings and parties. Check out the great live video. more info..

£800 to £995

Groovetunes

London-based GrooveTunes are one of the busiest and truly most gifted bands in the UK, regularly performing at major corporate events and are favourites for weddings and parties. more info..

£1000 - £1395

Roadster

Four-piece London based band fast becoming one of the UK's finest live acts. Fronted by a great singer who also plays a mean keyboard, the band have a loyal following and never disappoint; playing the best party tracks from all genres. more info..

£1000 - £1395