The 6 Best Wedding Bands for Hire in South Wales (With Prices)

8 NOVEMBER 2019 (Updated 26 APRIL 2023)
Blog post by Adam Southall
Estimated read time: 3 minutes

In this blog post, we'll list out the 6 most popular wedding bands in South Wales on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2023 and 2024.

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

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.

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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.

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 6 best wedding bands in South Wales for 2023...

1. The Vibe
2. Pop Republic
3. The Golden Boys
4. The Atoms
5. Periscope Duo
6. The Bourbon Boys

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

1. The Vibe
Average booking price: £1,712 (as of May 2023)
Location: South Wales

The Vibe are a professional covers band based in Cardiff, who are in regular demand to entertain at parties, corporate functions and weddings throughout the UK and internationally.

They are a modern rock and pop covers act based in South Wales who focus on keeping their repertoire broad and relevant, taking their musical cues from acts as varied as Michael Jackson, Daft Punk, Bruno Mars and Soft Cell.

The Vibe have an extensive song list built from their time working on some of the world's most luxury cruise lines, including Celebrity Cruises International, as well as various private events for individual celebrity clients!

They have been performing together for over 3 years and their love of music has taken them worldwide together performing and partying on stages globally.

The band is based in Cardiff, South Wales and are willing to travel across the UK. Special song requests are catered for as well as music as part of their included DJ package.

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

  • Hensol Castle, Pontyclun, Wales
  • Wethele Manor
  • Sant Ffraed House, Abergavenny, Wales
  • Toto’s Wine Bar, Bristol
  • Llanerch Vineyard Hotel, Hensol, Pontyclun
  • Folly Farm Centre, Stowey, Bishop Sutton, Bristol, UK
  • Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff
  • Tall Johns Weddings, Llangasty Tal-y-llyn, Brecon
  • The Shack Revolution, Bastion Mews, Hereford
  • Wethele Manor
  • Gellifawr Woodland Retreat, Fishguard
  • Isle of Man
  • Cheltenham, UK
  • Knipton, Grantham, UK

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2. Pop Republic
Average booking price: £1,949 (as of May 2023)
Location: South Wales

Pop Republic have over 20 years first hand industry and performance experience and are experts in live musical entertainment.

Having been signed to record labels themselves, worked with Major Label acts from Virgin, Sony, Universal and had their music featured on national and international radio along with music videos featured on SKY TV.

In June 2019, Pop Republic supported UK Chart Number 1 artist Lewis Capaldi.

Working with producers who have recording some of the most iconic artists in the world such as Oasis, Rolling Stones, Arctic Monkeys, Taylor Swift, Stereophonics, London Grammar, Paul Weller, 50 Cent, Mariah Carey, to playing major festivals, they will help you throughout the whole experience to make sure your event is the special night you will remember.

With them becoming the UK's most in-demand party band Pop Republic, book now to make sure it's a night to remember!

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3. The Golden Boys
Average booking price: £2,576 (as of May 2023)
Location: South Wales

Boasting incredible soul-tinged vocals, this popular quartet sets itself apart in its stylistic versatility.

Let them take you on a 24-karat magic journey through the decades as they deliver the biggest hits from the golden era right up to today’s contemporary chart.

Performing the gold records of singers such as Stevie Wonder, Bruno Mars, Tina Turner, Ed Sheeran, James Brown and Justin Timberlake, to name just a few, your guests are guaranteed to be on their feet all night!

Immaculately dressed, golden looks with golden hooks, it's hard to find a better band for your wedding, party or corporate event.

The band are also able to offer an acoustic set for the wedding drinks receptions. Please get in touch for more details.

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4. The Atoms
Average booking price: £2,275 (as of May 2023)
Location: South Wales

The Atoms..the best young indie-rock cover band in the UK!

Since forming in 2011 they have fast become one of the most in-demand wedding bands in the country and play at over 100 weddings and events every year.

Their cool contemporary sets cater for all and include music from Mumford & Sons, Bastille, Ed Sheeran, The Killers, Kings Of Leon, The Kinks and many more....none of the same old wedding songs.

When you book this highly experienced 4 piece band your whole evening's entertainment is taken care of.

They provide free state of the art DJ software to keep your party kicking between sets. These super-talented boys are sure to make your night one to remember!

They live and breathe music and this is reflected in their refreshing performances and highly professional attitude.

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5. Periscope Duo
Average booking price: £1,301 (as of May 2023)
Location: Cardiff, South Wales

Combining exceptional male vocals and talented multi-instrumentalist (playing guitar, ukulele, bass and keys), Periscope Duo perform smash hits from the top-charts from a whole range of genres – covering pop, rock, indie and alternative.

There’s something for all ages, as their repertoire also features some older classics, well-known floor-fillers and party starters.

We're regularly booked to perform for weddings and events at Pencoed House Estate in Cardiff, Wales.

Both musicians have huge amounts of experience performing around the UK doing what they do best. They have played at countless private functions and all other shapes and sizes of events.

Popular as both background musicians for drinks receptions and a party duo to fill the dance floor, Periscope deliver a passionate and polished performance.

Periscope provide a playlist DJ service, sound and lighting equipment, so you won’t have anything to worry about when you book Periscope. The duo are also happy to learn a special request/first dance for your occasion.

So if you're looking to hire the finest acoustic duo Cardiff (South Wales) has to offer for your wedding or event, get in touch with us.

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6. The Bourbon Boys
Average booking price: £2,192 (as of May 2023)
Location: South Wales

The Bourbon Boys are an energetic country-folk band hailing from South Wales, who specialise in providing top quality musical entertainment to all kinds of events.

Based in Wales, these talented musicians are happy to travel and regularly perform across the UK at weddings, private parties and public events.

Bringing a mix of your favourite country/folk classics and modern hits, The Bourbon Boys will have the perfect song for every occasion.

The band have a vast and varied repertoire that covers all of your country and folk hits, which, combined with their skilled reinterpretations of contemporary hits will have every single guest up and dancing!

This talented group have a number of line-ups available and can perform as:

  • Solo Vocalist w/ Acoustic Guitar
  • Duo - Vocalist w/ Acoustic Guitar & Violin
  • Full band - Vocalist w/ Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Full Drum Kit & Violin

The band is described as the best Mumford-style wedding band in Wales, and they're available to perform throughout the country, including in Cardiff and Swansea, as well as in the south-west of England (Devon, Cornwall).

So, if you’re looking to hire one of Wales’ best country & folk bands, look no further than The Bourbon Boys and get in touch today!

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

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Fill in the enquiry form to receive offers directly from hand-picked musicians. Once you've confirmed details with your preferred act, book and pay securely through our secure online checkout.

— 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.