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

8 NOVEMBER 2019 (Updated 18 OCTOBER 2023)
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 2024 and 2025.

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 2024...

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

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

1. The Cardinals
Average booking price: £2,000 - £2,500 (as of October 2023)
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...

  • Château Mader, Gujan-Mestras, Gironde, France
  • 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
  • Sudeley Castle, Cheltenham
  • Tunnels Beaches, Bath Place, Ilfracombe, UK
  • Barley Wood House, Long Lane, Wrington, Bristol, UK
  • Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel, College Green, Bristol, UK
  • The Bird, Pulteney Road, Bathwick, Bath, Somerset
  • Kempsford, Fairford
  • Torpoint
  • Brympton d'Evercy, Yeovil
  • Swansea
  • Upper Windrush, Cheltenham
  • Witchampton, Wimborne

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2. The Sidekicks
Average booking price: £1,200 - £1,500 (as of October 2023)
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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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.


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!


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 October 2023)
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. Mashup Kings
Average booking price: £4,000 - £10,000 (as of October 2023)
Location: Bath & Bristol

The Professional Party Starters, Masters of The Mashups….Mashup Kings are a true all rounder, being able to build a custom setlist to suit any event, whether it be weddings, parties, corporate events or award shows…..anywhere in the world!

Whether we are playing acoustic music during your afternoon drinks reception, creating a unique interactive & immersive atmosphere amongst your guests during dinner, or bringing a high-energy evening party…it will be an unforgettable experience!

We specialise in taking the very best songs from an era or artist & mashing them together, constantly taking the listener by surprise….playing a diverse range of covers that rarely sound the same as the original and more often than none sound completely fresh & original. We feel this is what really makes our band stand out. WE DON’T DO CHEESE!

We have been best friends for over 10 years and have built this band from a shared love for music, both listening and performing…and we feel that shines through when we’re on stage performing.

We spend hours on the road laughing and sharing music, looking forward to whatever awaits us at the next event, always primed and ready to bring the party. We will provide a free DJ service with every booking.

We love travelling and have spent not only a lot of time in the UK performing up and down the country….we also have extensive experience performing abroad in countries including France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Cyprus & Greece, which has given us a great understanding of how things work best when planning a wedding overseas, as well as great connections to help make the booking process very smooth.

If there is a song in our setlist that you can’t see then please be sure to request this when enquiring. We are also familiar with traditional Jewish & Greek Wedding songs/dances.

We offer a smaller band for more intimate events or different budgets… Acoustic Royale for weddings and events in the UK and worldwide.

We're regularly booked to perform for weddings and events at Abbazia di San Galgano in Italy, Château de Lerse in France, Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz in Malta, Finca Comassema in Mallorca and Hampton Court Palace in Surrey, UK.

We will always arrive in good time to make sure everything is set up perfectly and ready to go when required, and there will always be one of us ready to answer any questions you may have leading up to the event or afterwards.

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We all have a huge passion for music and performing, as well as a very similar taste in music, being that we enjoy anything that sounds good!

We love funk, soul, jazz, R&B, and anything that grooves. This puts us in the perfect position to compile a set-list of songs from the 1960s to the Top 40, featuring tracks from the likes of Stevie Wonder, George Benson, Jess Glynne, Calvin Harris, Bob Marley, Ed Sheeran, Lauryn Hill, Van Morrison, Amy Winehouse, and loads more.

Our standard set times are Standard 2 x 1-hour sets or 3 x 40-minute sets. In between our sets, we are able to use our PA system to play some mp3s or your choice if required. We provide our own professional sound and lighting equipment.

We can also offer a DJ service after our live wedding band has finished playing, to keep your guests dancing into the night!

We pride ourselves on being willing to go the extra mile to make sure your event is everything you want it to be, whether it be learning a song for a special occasion or wedding, working with you to put together a bespoke set-list from our repertoire for a party or wedding reception, offering a DJ service, or anything else to make sure your event goes as smoothly as possible.

Between us, Mashup Kings have many years of experience, with achievements including touring the UK and Europe, performing on prestigious stages at Glastonbury Festival, and The Royal Albert Hall, as well as numerous other events and festivals.

But, all of that aside, we just love getting together, playing music and having fun, which we feel comes across well in our performance.

So if you're looking to hire one of the finest luxury wedding band's the UK has to offer, get in touch with Mashup Kings.

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

  • Abbazia di San Galgano, Chiusdino, Siena, Italy
  • Castello di Petrata, Assisi, Perugia, Italy
  • Castello di Celsa, Siena, Italy
  • Finca Comassema, Mallorca, Spain
  • Château de Lerse, Pérignac, France
  • Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz, Malta
  • Bruisyard Hall, Woodbridge, UK
  • Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey
  • Old Gore by Yard Space, Cirencester, UK
  • Offley Place Country House Hotel, Hitchin, UK
  • Syon Park, Brent Lea, Brentford, UK
  • The Kingscote Barn, Tetbury, UK
  • Elmbridge Farm, Droitwich, Worcestershire
  • Burrow Farm Gardens, Axminster, UK
  • Holbrook Manor, Castle Cary, Wincanton, UK
  • Port Lympne Reserve, Aldington Road, Hythe, Kent
  • Fairyhill, Reynoldston, Swansea
  • Elmore Court, Weir Lane, Gloucester, UK
  • Brympton House, Odcombe, Yeovil, Somerset, UK
  • Swindon Road, Cheltenham, UK
  • Kingston Estate, Staverton, Totnes, UK
  • Ewen, Cirencester, UK
  • Consall Lane, Stoke-on-Trent, UK
  • Yeovil, UK
  • Builth Wells, UK
  • Bagley Wood Road, Kennington, Oxford
  • Kineton, Warwickshire
  • Hanham, Bristol, UK

Mashup Kings acoustic duo

Mashup Kings is also the moniker of an acoustic duo with a difference. Playing a set list of classic funk, soul, jazz, reggae, R&B, and Motown, the acoustic duo is perfect for any occasion.

Mashup Kings acoustic duo can perform at your party, corporate event, wedding ceremony, wedding reception, as background music, or as upbeat evening entertainment. As an acoustic duo, Mashup Kings are the perfect musical backdrop for any event.

We are based in Wiltshire and regularly perform as a wedding band or acoustic duo in the towns of Swindon, Salisbury, Chippenham, Trowbridge, Warminster, Melksham, Devizes and Calne.

We also perform at weddings and events in South West England, and throughout the UK.

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5. Brooklyn Funk
Average booking price: £2,000 - £4,000 (as of October 2023)
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!

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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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— 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.