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80s Tribute Bands for Hire in the UK

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About Our Carefully Curated Selection of 80s Bands

We have invited the UK’s most in-demand 80s themed bands to join FixTheMusic. They are all professional musicians who receive consistently outstanding feedback and have performed at luxury hotels and for international corporate brands.

They are frequently booked for weddings and events at venues across the UK as well as throughout Europe and the Channel Islands (e.g. Jersey and Guernsey).

Bands on FixTheMusic have public liability insurance and PAT tested equipment.

You can submit an enquiry to receive offers directly from our hand-picked professional 80s acts. FixTheMusic is not an agency – you are always in direct contact with bands via our messaging system. When you've made your choice, you can book and pay securely on FixTheMusic.

View Some of the UK's Best 80s Tribute Bands Performing Live...

View more videos and read verified reviews of The London Roaming Band ➡️
View more videos and read verified reviews of The Dream Team ➡️
View more videos and read verified reviews of Tropicana 80s Band ➡️
View more videos and read verified reviews of Club 80s ➡️
View more videos and read verified reviews of Miami Nights ➡️
View more videos and read verified reviews of The 80s Rock Show ➡️
View more videos and read verified reviews of The Transformers ➡️
View more videos and read verified reviews of The Motleys ➡️

Why Book an 80s Themed Band?

Themed evenings are becoming more and more common these days – and 80s events are especially popular. The 1980s was a classic and defining decade for pop music in the UK and America and many of the era's hits are being revived for themed nights across the UK.

Many of the most popular artists from the 80s still have their songs played frequently, including Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet, Bon Jovi, Depeche Mode, Wham, The Human League, Culture Club, A-Ha, Pet Shop Boys, Tears for Fears, Joy Division, and Prince.

As well as the classic music, you could even request your guests attend in fancy dress (think day-glo clothing and lycra…). Throwing an 80s themed party accompanied by one of our bands is guaranteed to be a success.

Our 80s tribute bands for hire on FixTheMusic are ready and waiting to dust off the decade's best hits for your party!

Why people love FixTheMusic

Will They Wear 80s Themed Clothing?

Absolutely! All of our 80s themed bands perform wearing the classic outfits from the decade so will look the part. They all have vast experience putting on an authentic 80s tribute show so, as Frankie would say, relax and let the musical experts entertain.

Should I Hire an 80s Band for My Wedding?

We’ve noticed huge demand for couples choosing an 80s wedding band as their evening entertainment. Many of our bands will be happy for you to pick your favourite 1980s songs for them to play or will add a few extra to their setlist if given enough notice.

They can also usually provide a DJ service between sets and afterwards.

Although most wedding couples tend to choose a band that plays a mix of pop and rock songs from the 1950s and 1960s through to current charts music, in our experience, it can really make a wedding stand out if the couple picks an 80s band – it'll have your guests talking for years afterwards.

Many of our 80s themed bands include both male and female vocals, allowing them to perform a massive range of 80s hits.

As well as bands, FixTheMusic can recommend numerous 80s themed DJs for your event, complete with 80s-inspired costumes and retro-looking gear.

How Much Does It Cost to Hire an 80s Band in the UK?

80s party bands generally start at about £700 for a 3-piece group. The average price of hiring a 1980s themed act on FixTheMusic is £950.

At FixTheMusic, the musicians provide quotes directly to you – FixTheMusic is free for bookers to use.

So if you're looking to book the best 80s band for hire, submit an enquiry on FixTheMusic.

Where Will the 80s Tribute Bands Perform?

The 80s party bands for hire on FixTheMusic will travel all over the UK – from London in the south east, all the way across the UK – in Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, and other cities in the north east, as well as in Wales and Scotland.

FixTheMusic is also a leading provider of party bands for weddings and events across Europe, especially in France, Italy, Spain and Portugal. So if you're planning a destination wedding or corporate event in Europe and looking for that special 80s tribute show to wow your guests, get in touch!

What Kind of Events Do They Perform At?

80s cover bands are frequently in demand to perform at a variety of events across the UK, including weddings, corporate events, Christmas parties, New Year's Eve events, 50th birthday parties.

We recently provided our most popular 80s party band, Miami Nights for a 50th birthday party at The Siding near London Bridge.

Some Selected Reviews of Our 80s Tribute Bands for Hire...

Review of Tropicana 80s Band (1980s tribute band based in London) by Kate Harding

"I saw these guys perform at my friend's wedding party a few months ago and couldn't resist booking them for myself! So my husband and I had them play our one year wedding anniversary. They sounded just like the original records! It was such an amazing night with so many flashbacks and great memories of the songs they played! They looked fantastic with all those lights and effects and they were such a nice group of guys! Thanks for everything!"

Review of Miami Nights (80s covers tribute band based in Cardiff, Wales) by Jean Burnell

"I just wanted to write and say how wonderful Max and the guys were on Saturday! They were so friendly, kind and patient, particularly enduring my drunken ramblings! Worth every penny! If you need recommendations on website stuff just tell me where. Thank you again. best wishes, jean"

Review of The Transformers (80s tribute band based in London, UK) by Sam Beeson

"A massive thanks to The Transformers for playing our wedding in December. They were incredible! We've had so many comments from our guests about how good they were and how fun they made the night. They were also more than happy to have a family member (a singer!) join them on stage to sing with them which was a nice surprise. They even threw in a couple of Xmas 80's hits for us! We'll hopefully get a chance to see you play another gig soon."

Review of The 80s Rock Show (80s rock and pop covers band based in London, UK) by Mr and Mrs Attwood

"Incredible! I can't think of any better word to describe The 80s Rock Show. They absolutely stole the show and played with complete passion. Having seen other bands at weddings just go through the motions, you felt that they loved what they were doing, the songs they were playing and how they really wanted to give us the best night possible. From learning a new song just for our first dance, to giving us an amazing custom playlist, they made it such a personal and bespoke set. Heaven by Warrant is a must for anyone's set list! You have to book these guys, no one else will come close!"

About FixTheMusic

FixTheMusic is a secure platform for hiring amazing professional wedding bands and musicians anywhere in the world. And it's completely free for event planners to use.

Founded in 2015 by two brothers who share a passion for great live music, FixTheMusic is a new way to find and book hand-picked bands and musicians for weddings, private parties, corporate events and charity events.

FixTheMusic is free to use – the price you agree with musicians is the price you pay.

We really hope you enjoy using FixTheMusic. If you have any feedback for us, please get in touch. Otherwise, read more about FixTheMusic, browse our FAQs or read our blog to find helpful articles, research, insights, definitive guides and much more!

As professional musicians, we realised how difficult it can be for event planners to find and book musicians for their event. So we decided to make it easy.

With FixTheMusic, all you need to do is tell us what you’re looking for and our system does the heavy lifting to get you offers from our carefully curated selection of amazing musicians.

We make it simple and secure for you to connect directly with the best musicians across the globe so you can book live music for any event within minutes.

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FixTheMusic's corporate and government clients include Google, Facebook, Amazon, Lamborghini, Samsung, U.S. Department of State, Formula One, The Premier League, The Crown Estate, UNESCO, Playstation, Huawei, Hewlett-Packard, Pepsi, CHANEL, Dior, Bacardi, Unilever, Red Bull, Sky Arts, L'Oréal, House of Fraser, The Ritz, The Savoy, Johnson & Johnson, Aldi, the British Army, Ministry of Defence, Virgin Sport, WPP, W Series, KPMG, Deloitte, The Economist, G4S, Lavazza, University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, English Heritage, The Courtauld Institute of Art, The King's Fund and numerous luxury hotels and wedding planners around the world 🌍

FixTheMusic is proud to have provided live music for numerous charity fundraising events, including for London's Air Ambulance, WWF UK, The Zoological Society of London, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, The Royal British Legion, Shelter, The Genesis Research Trust and The Pituitary Foundation.

Local professional musicians and function bands throughout the world

Beyond the UK, FixTheMusic has helped clients find amazing local musicians and book UK-based bands for destination weddings and events as far afield as Cyprus, France, Malta, Monaco, Ibiza, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Croatia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sweden, Norway, Finland, the Netherlands, Iceland, Finland, Poland, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Oman, Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Turkey, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Guinea, India, Israel, the Dominican Republic, Singapore and China.

We are the world's leading specialists in providing outstanding bands for weddings in France, Italy, Greece (and the Greek islands, especially Santorini), Spain, Portugal and Croatia.

We have ambitious plans to grow internationally over the coming years — we want FixTheMusic to be the first port of call for discovering and booking outstanding local musicians throughout the world.

View thousands of verified reviews of our wedding bands and book with confidence

We're proud that we have received consistent 5-star reviews on Facebook, Google and Trustpilot.

As well as offering only a carefully curated selection of hand-picked bands and musicians, we strive to provide world-class customer service so you can book with complete confidence. See what our clients say in our verified reviews.

FixTheMusic was a finalist in the Parmee Prize for Entrepreneurs at Pembroke College, Cambridge.

We have been an official supplier with Rock My Wedding. They choose only the very best wedding suppliers and we're proud that they invited us to join their hand-picked selection of outstanding suppliers.

We have become the first port-of-call for British couples looking to hire the finest wedding bands UK has to offer.

Having provided the live music entertainment for thousands of weddings and events worldwide, we were often asked by clients if we provided other entertainers aside from bands.

We now offer a full range of entertainment options for weddings and corporate events, from fire dancers and magicians to acrobats and stilt walkers, including other professionals such as wedding photographers.

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