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

8 NOVEMBER 2019 (Updated 20 OCTOBER 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 Cheltenham on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2023 and 2024.

Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham for 2023...

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

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

1. The Sidekicks
Average booking price: £1,200 - £1,500 (as of November 2022)
Location: Gloucestershire & 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, they know exactly how to judge the mood of your event...from a laid-back cocktail set to high-energy music for the dance floor!

They love playing the usual party tunes and changing them up in our own style. They 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 they believe that these influences strongly show in their performance.

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2. The Cardinals
Average booking price: £1,950 - £2,500 (as of November 2022)
Location: Cheltenham & 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!

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

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.

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3. The Dynamos
Average booking price: £1,200 - £1,650 (as of November 2022)
Location: 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.

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.

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4. The Turnpikes
Average booking price: £1,526 (as of November 2022)
Location: 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!

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5. Brooklyn Funk
Average booking price: £1,778 (as of November 2022)
Location: Cheltenham & 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.

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!

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.

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We hope you've enjoyed reading this list of the best wedding bands Cheltenham has to offer in 2023.

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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.