The 5 Best Wedding Bands for Hire in Bath (With Prices)

8 NOVEMBER 2019 (Updated 28 JULY 2022)
Blog post by Adam Southall
Estimated read time: 3 minutes

In this blog post, we'll list out the 5 most popular wedding bands in Bath on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2022 and 2023.

Bath is home to some of the finest wedding bands in the UK...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings.

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You'll see that there is a huge range of styles and that many of the cover bands offer something a bit different to make your wedding truly memorable.

All of these bands perform sets for dancing, as well as chillout music if you require a background set, e.g. for an afternoon cocktail event.

Some of these wedding bands can also incorporate a horn section (trumpet and saxophone), as well as electric string instruments to add another dimension to weddings and events.

Wedding bands on FixTheMusic have public liability insurance and PAT tested equipment.

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FixTheMusic's cover bands perform in a variety of styles, from funk, blues, soul, acoustic, vintage and rock 'n' roll to R&B, Britpop, electro-swing and indie rock and pop covers. We also have a range of outstanding roaming bands, a particularly popular genre currently.

So here's the list of the 5 best wedding bands in Bath for 2022...

1. The Cardinals
2. The Sidekicks
3. The Dynamos
4. The Turnpikes
5. Brooklyn Funk

So let's take a closer look at these bands...

1. The Cardinals
Average booking price: £1,750 - £2,500 (as of August 2022)
Location: Bath & Bristol, UK

The Cardinals are a young, slick 5-piece covers band of highly experienced musicians who play a plethora of hits based on the Soul, Funk and Pop genres of the last 50 years.

Energetic and armed with an arsenal of floor fillers, this band know how to work a crowd and get your guests onto the dance floor!

We're regularly booked to perform for weddings and events at Maunsel House in Somerset, UK.

The Cardinals are a slick five-piece band that has played at a range of weddings and corporate shows over the past few years.

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They have played for the likes of Debenham's at their regional Christmas party as well as performing at countless weddings and birthday parties across the UK.

All band members have studied at musical universities including Bristol Institute for Modern Music.

The band perform a hit list of tunes ranging from Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind and Fire, Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake, Michael Jackson, Beyonce and R Kelly to name a few.

As standard The Cardinals can provide two sets of music from 45 to 60 minutes per set depending upon the client's needs and are more than happy to make one set shorter with a longer set for the second half which is what a lot of clients want.

The band also provide their own PA system and lighting along with background party music between each set until their last performance.

The Cardinals are happy to take song requests as long as they are musically possible for the band to both rehearse and play with the timescale allowed.

Here are just some of the locations where we have been booked by clients on FixTheMusic for weddings and events...

  • Maunsel House, North Newton, Bridgwater, UK
  • The Gloucester Old Spot, Kellaway Avenue, Bristol, UK
  • Elmhay Park, Frome
  • Coopers' Hall, Bristol Old Vic
  • New House Country Hotel, Cardiff
  • Kempsford, Fairford
  • Torpoint
  • Brympton d'Evercy, Yeovil
  • Swansea
  • Upper Windrush, Cheltenham

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2. The Sidekicks
Average booking price: £900 - £1,200 (as of August 2022)
Location: Somerset, UK

The Sidekicks are a little different, a little quirky and something which is proving to be very popular at weddings and parties.

Performing a large repertoire from pop and rock covers to indie classics, we know exactly how to judge the mood of your event...from a laid-back cocktail set to high-energy music for the dance floor!

So if you're looking to hire the finest wedding band Somerset has to offer for your wedding or event, get in touch with us.

We're regularly booked to perform for weddings and events at Bridwell Park in Devon.

We love playing the usual party tunes and changing them up in our own style. We also love playing live lounge style tunes.

Based in Weston-super-Mare, the trio have been inspired by bands such as Mumford and Sons and artists including Hozier and we believe that these influences strongly show in our performances.

Since 2012 we have been playing at weddings and events all over the Country including Somerset, Devon, Cornwall, Gloucester, London, Liverpool and Newcastle.

We have thought long and hard about the songs we play and we believe they are perfect for all sorts of events including tracks from George Ezra and The Chainsmokers to Queen and The Killers

Neil, Ed and Mike have worked as full-time musicians for over 7 years and have a dedication to make every event as perfect as can be!

We provide a full PA, and stage set with smoke machines and lighting. We want your event to not only sound spectacular but look it!

Here are just some of the locations where we have been booked by clients on FixTheMusic for weddings and events...

  • Bordeaux, France
  • Bridwell Park, Uffculme, Cullompton, UK
  • Huntsham Court Stables, Tiverton, UK
  • Pennard House, Shepton Mallet, UK
  • De Vere Tortworth Court, Wotton-under-Edge, UK
  • Sidmouth Harbour Hotel, Manor Road, Devon, UK
  • The Manor House Hotel, Moreton-in-Marsh, UK
  • Cefn Tilla Court, Llandenny, Usk
  • Bickham Barn & Farm, Kenn, Exeter, UK
  • The Grand Hotel, Torquay
  • Haselbury Mill, Crewkerne, UK
  • Storyteller Bar, North Place, Cheltenham, UK
  • Paintworks Event Space, Brislington, Bristol, UK
  • Musbury, Axminster
  • Allerford, Minehead, UK
  • Cossington, Bridgwater, UK
  • Lydford, Okehampton, UK

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Weddings

Your wedding is your special day and we offer a package catered around you and your needs. With every booking we provide a fully personal service including an event coordinator who will be your point of contact from booking until the day of the event.

The event coordinator will liaise with the venue and any other suppliers to ensure your wedding goes without a hitch.

We have an extensive back catalogue of songs for all ages and with enough notice we can also include any specific songs that you may require, e.g. for a first dance.

Options

Most of our clients book us as a 3-piece band, with lighting and state of the art sound system for 2 x 45-minute sets, with background music from a laptop in between sets.

We also have an upgrade package available which includes a DJ – this gives you a host for the evening and someone who is available to take requests between and after the band's sets. Both packages come with a stunning light show and top-of-the-range sound system.

So if you're looking for one of the best wedding bands in the South West, look no further!

Clients

Our regular clients include Costa Coffee, Brittany Ferries, Bristol Zoo Garden, Butlin's, Hilton Hotels, The Co-operative, Holiday Inn, Parkwood Leisure.

About Mike (band manager)

Mike plays the guitar and sings in the band. Mike has worked as a musician for several years playing as a solo artist, as part of a duo and with bands. Inspiration for Mike comes not only from the acoustic world but from artists such as Usher, Chris Brown and NeYo.

Although based in the UK, the band can travel across Europe for weddings and events. They have recently been booked on FixTheMusic for weddings in Bordeaux, France.

Check out our recent feature on Firehorse Photography's website following our performance at Marie & Danny's wedding at Chateau La Gauterie, Bordeaux, France.

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3. The Dynamos
Average booking price: £1,612 (as of August 2022)
Location: Somerset & Gloucestershire, UK

The Dynamos are an experienced, fun and lively four piece party band based in Gloucestershire with an impressive repertoire guaranteed to get your guests up and dancing.

With a highly energetic performance, the band request guests get up and dance whilst performing hits from across the decades with songs from The Kinks, The Beatles, Kings of Leon, The Killers, Rolling Stones, Status Quo, Pharrell Williams, Daft Punk, Arctic Monkeys and more.

We're regularly booked to perform for weddings and events at Brympton House in Yeovil, UK.

The Dynamos are a professional outfit performing internationally at well over 70 weddings and events each year across the UK as well as Europe.

The Dynamos are happy to learn any new songs you may want for your event (as long as musically possible for the line up) and would be more than happy to play a first dance for a wedding.

We provide a professional lighting and PA system to each event and can even provide an electric drum kit on request to events where there is a sound limiter in place.

Our previous clients include HSBC Cardiff, Bath Spa University Ball, Priston Mill, Wiltshire Holiday Inn, Bristol Queens Hotel, Cheltenham Rookery Manor and many more!

Here are just some of the locations where we have been booked by clients on FixTheMusic for weddings and events...

  • Priston Mill, Bath, UK
  • The Thimble Inn, Dorchester, UK
  • Brympton House, Odcombe, Yeovil, UK
  • London
  • The Manor at Old Down Estate, Bristol, UK
  • Long Newnton, Tetbury

DJ option

As part of our service, we can provide an experienced DJ to provide music for you and your guests. This service means they will be permanently on hand to take requests from you or your guests on the night as well as select music suitable to the guests on the dance floor.

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4. The Turnpikes
Average booking price: £1,842 (as of August 2022)
Location: Somerset & Gloucestershire, UK

The Turnpikes are the perfect addition to any vintage or festival themed wedding.

Their cool Mumford and sons style lends itself to so many of today’s chart-topping hits and epic dance floor filling artists including Ed Sheeran, George Ezra, Noah & The Whale, The Lumineers, Train and American Authors.

Let them bring the best day of your life alive with their feel-good festival vibes!

Here are just some of the locations where we have been booked by clients on FixTheMusic for weddings and events...

  • Brympton House, Odcombe, Yeovil, UK
  • La Mare Vineyards, Jersey
  • Pynes House, Upton Pyne Hill, Exeter, UK
  • Lillibrooke Manor & Barns, Ockwells Road, Cox Green, Maidenhead, UK
  • Bryngarw House, Brynmenyn, Bridgend, UK

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5. Brooklyn Funk
Average booking price: £1,861 (as of August 2022)
Location: Bath & Bristol, UK

Formed in 2011, Brooklyn Funk was created as a way for seven talented musicians to play the music they love...funk, soul and Motown.

Initially playing in pubs and clubs around Bristol & The South West, the authentic sound of Brooklyn Funk has led to more and more wedding and corporate performances throughout the UK.

Brooklyn Funk's musicians can really play. Their busy schedule includes performing and recording with artists such as Kenny Thomas, Bizarre Inc & This Picture.

We're regularly booked to perform for weddings and events at Temple of Minerva in Bath, UK.

They are also seasoned wedding band players, having only the best equipment and will speak directly with your venue to ensure that everything runs smoothly!

View our list of the UK's best soul & Motown bands ➡️

Brooklyn Funk band are all you need to make for a memorable evening – they can’t fail to impress!

So if you're looking for the finest funk covers band Bristol has to offer for your wedding or event, get in touch with Brooklyn Funk.

Here are just some of the locations where we have been booked by clients on FixTheMusic for weddings and events...

  • Owlpen Manor Estate, Uley, Dursley, UK
  • Ash Barton Estate, Braunton, UK
  • Temple of Minerva, Bath, UK
  • Ritual Coffee Roasters, Cheltenham, UK
  • Bashall Barn
  • Broadwell, Moreton-in-Marsh
  • Priston Mill, Bath, UK
  • Claygate, Surrey, UK
  • Romsley, Bridgnorth

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We hope you've enjoyed reading this list of the best wedding bands Bath has to offer in 2022.

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— Adam is a co-founder of FixTheMusic and works on everything from copywriting and marketing to design and user experience. He studied Music at Cambridge University. Adam is a keen pianist, and also learned cello and trumpet from an early age.