The 7 Best Wedding Bands for Hire in Swansea (With Prices)

8 NOVEMBER 2019 (Updated 24 NOVEMBER 2023)
Blog post by Adam Southall
Estimated read time: 3 minutes

In this blog post, we'll list out the 7 most popular wedding bands in Swansea on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2024 and 2025.

Swansea 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 7 best wedding bands in Swansea for 2024...

1. Pop Republic
2. The Bourbon Boys
3. The Vibe
4. The Sidekicks
5. Miami Nights
6. The Atoms
7. The Golden Boys

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

1. Pop Republic
Average booking price: £1,906 (as of December 2023)
Location: Swansea, 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!

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

  • Searcys at The Gherkin
  • Elmhay Park, Frome, UK
  • Peterstone Court Country House
  • The Eastside Rooms
  • Hedsor House, Buckinghamshire
  • Fairyhill, Swansea
  • Lutterworth, UK
  • Offham, Kent

So if you're looking to hire the finest wedding band Cardiff (Wales) has to offer, get in touch with Pop Republic.

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2. The Bourbon Boys
Average booking price: £2,138 (as of December 2023)
Location: Swansea, 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.

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3. The Vibe
Average booking price: £1,706 (as of December 2023)
Location: Swansea, 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.

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4. The Sidekicks
Average booking price: £1,500 - £2,000 (as of December 2023)
Location: Swansea & Somerset

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!

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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 Chateau de La Ligne in France, Bridwell Park in Devon and De Vere Tortworth Court in Wotton-under-Edge, UK.

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, Cullompton, UK
  • Huntsham Court Stables, Tiverton, UK
  • Pennard House, Shepton Mallet, UK
  • De Vere Tortworth Court
  • Sidmouth Harbour Hotel, Devon
  • The Manor House Hotel, Moreton-in-Marsh
  • Cefn Tilla Court, Llandenny, Usk
  • Aldwick Estate, Bristol, UK
  • Bickham Barn & Farm, Exeter
  • Mapperton House & Gardens
  • The Grand Hotel, Torquay
  • Ash Barton Estate, Braunton, UK
  • Berwick Lodge, Bristol, UK
  • Crowcombe Court, Taunton, UK
  • Downside School, Radstock
  • St Audries Park, Somerset
  • Goldney Hall, Bristol
  • Pittville Pump Room
  • Newton Abbot, Devon
  • Haselbury Mill, Crewkerne, UK
  • Bleadon Hill, Weston-super-Mare
  • Dartington Hall, Totnes, UK
  • Newton Ferrers, Devon, UK
  • The Pear Tree, Swindon, UK
  • Storyteller Bar, Cheltenham,
  • Paintworks Event Space, Bristol
  • Musbury, Axminster
  • Allerford, Minehead, UK
  • Cossington, Bridgwater, UK
  • Lydford, Okehampton, UK
  • South Petherton, Somerset, UK
  • Puckrup, Tewkesbury

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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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5. Miami Nights
Average booking price: £2,326 (as of December 2023)
Location: Swansea, South Wales

Get your big hair, shoulder pads, spandex and neon dancing shoes at the ready as this charismatic, and stylish line up bring you the very best hits of everyone’s favourite decade...the 80’s.

Huge 80’s dancefloor classics from artists including Wham, A-Ha, Human League, Spandau Ballet, Duran Duran, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Prince, Michael Jackson and many more.

This fun, nostalgic music will not fail to create an incredible atmosphere at any event. Dust off that shell suit and prepare to whip your mullet back and forth! Be transported back in time!

This world-class group have years of experience performing together and have built up a vast repertoire of epic tunes.

Meaning if you want to mix it up a little later in the night they are also able to perform a contemporary party set made up of all your favourite non 80’s party anthems!

So if you're looking to hire the finest 80s tribute band in the UK for your wedding or event, get in touch with Miami Nights.

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6. The Atoms
Average booking price: £2,417 (as of December 2023)
Location: Swansea, 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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7. The Golden Boys
Average booking price: £2,816 (as of December 2023)
Location: Swansea, 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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We hope you've enjoyed reading this list of the best wedding bands Swansea has to offer in 2024.

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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.