Live Bands for events – Band Hire in London

I provide bands for artists and events such as weddings, birthday parties, award ceremonies and many more events, specialising in afrobeat, fusion, hip hop, r&b, jazz, pop, funk and gospel music.

How to book and what’s involved

There are prepared set lists and we can also take song requests from clients. We would need a minimum of 1 week to prepare the performance. Ideally, 2 weeks notice is preferable to organise set lists, musicians and set up rehearsals.

Band for Hire rates

The average band for hire rates are £200 per person with a minimum of 6 people in the band including bass, drums, keyboards, guitar and 1 singer. The sound engineer fee is £350. We will provide all the music equipment.

We can add saxophone and trumpet upon request, and can do instrumental sets without a vocalist too.

We would need a deposit of 50% of the fee before we can commit to anything.

The rate is £150 per person if the venue provides most of the equipment including bass amp, guitar amp, drum kit and PA with a mixer and microphones.

On the day of the event we will arrive early to set up and soundcheck. All equipment is PAT tested and I have Public Liability insurance too.

A quality service is guaranteed.

Set variations

There are four set variations to choose from:

  1. 1 x 60 minute set is £120 per musician
  2. 2 x 30 minute sets is £120 per musician
  3. 2 x 60 minute sets is £200 per musician
  4. 3 x 45 minute sets is £250 per musician

With at least a 15 minute break in between sets.

Fees are calculated using the Musicians Union National Gig Rates, found here, and the Casual Stage Rates, found here.

Drop me a line for more information about this via the contact form

Some examples of live hire bands playing

Second Floor Funk Band

Second Floor Funk Band performing at the Gaza Jam at TAM

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NSF Live Band

NSF is the Nigerian Schools Foundation

Visit the NSF website

NSF Live Band @ Wembley 2021
NSF Live Band @ Wembley 2021

Second Floor Funk Band

Second Floor Funk are The Resident Band at Hekspace Studios and are available for weddings, private events, jam nights etc


instagram: @secondfloorfunk

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