The Top 10 Best Roaming Bands in the UK (With Prices)

30 SEPTEMBER 2020
Blog post by Adam Southall
Estimated read time: 4 minutes

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

In this blog post, we'll list out the 10 most popular roaming bands in the UK on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings in 2020 and 2021.

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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 event truly memorable.

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

Here's the list of the 10 best roaming bands in the UK for 2020...

1. NOMAD
2. Roaming About
3. The London Roaming Band
4. Wandering Three
5. The Strolling Pack
6. Folk Fellows
7. The Manhattan Roamers
8. The Walkmen
9. The Free Roamers
10. The Roaming Folks

So let's take a closer look at the most in-demand roaming bands in the UK this year...

1. NOMAD
Average booking price: £2,404 (as of October 2020)
Location: London

NOMAD is a carefully sculpted, slick and totally innovative music entertainment trio and quartet.

The outfit was formed to create something unique for the entertainment world, which brought to life a vision of a small, dapper roaming band, able to deliver a big dance floor sound, while weaving through rooms, interacting with guests.

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2. Roaming About
Average booking price: £1,433 (as of October 2020)
Location: London

Roaming About are a professional roaming band based in London.

They are a roaming covers band composed of five fantastic musicians, with a line up of male vocals, drums, guitar, bass/double bass and sax/flute. The band are incredibly versatile and offer a unique sound, with their acoustic roaming style.

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3. The London Roaming Band
Average booking price: £3,521 (as of October 2020)
Location: London

The London Roaming Band are the ultimate roaming band for weddings and events!

Unlike most acts of this nature, they come with a fully wireless, portable PA (as you can see in our videos) which we can easily roll around a venue, or plug into a larger system.

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4. Wandering Three
Average booking price: £1,402 (as of October 2020)
Location: London

Wandering Three are London’s fresh, high-energy acoustic roaming band.

With no need for a PA, Wandering Three take no time to set up and can perform anywhere you need. They can roam around the guests at your event, entertaining them in small groups and playing their requests.

Or show them a stage and they'll fiddle the house down!

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5. The Strolling Pack
Average booking price: £1,504 (as of October 2020)
Location: London

The Strolling Pack combine two acoustic guitars percussion, saxophone, double bass and numerous vocal harmonies to offer a fresh delivery of live music arrangements with a warm feel-good twist once described as Mumford & Sons meets The Lumineers.

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6. Folk Fellows
Average booking price: £1,699 (as of October 2020)
Location: London

Ready to dust off your dancing shoes? Folk Fellows are here to play all your favourite tunes in the original Mumford & Sons style!

Featuring all of the most unforgettable songs you love to sing and dance along, a true root-driven sound in their acoustic lineup, complete with banjo, double bass and soaring harmonies, or a powerful, vibrant kick when playing their electric instruments, Folk Fellows will really take your party and make a memorable festival out of it.

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7. The Manhattan Roamers
Average booking price: £1,567 (as of October 2020)
Location: London

The Manhattan Roamers are a high-energy acoustic roaming band based in London.

They perform modern and classic pop and rock acoustically at weddings, parties and corporate events.

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8. The Walkmen
Average booking price: £2,815 (as of October 2020)
Location: Manchester

The Walkmen are Manchester's favourite roaming band.

Fully mobile, playing acoustic instruments, they are able to walk around, perform and interact with your guests and really create the perfect party atmosphere.

Performing their own versions of classic songs old and new, there will definitely be something for everyone in their set list.

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9. The Free Roamers
Average booking price: £1,527 (as of October 2020)
Location: Norfolk

Young, cool and energetic, The Free Roamers combine guitars and saxophone with gorgeous 3-part harmonies to create truly unique music for your event. No need for wires, speakers and lights!

As a true 'wandering trio’, The Free Roamers perform a huge range of songs from 50s classics to today’s chart-toppers (from Sinatra & The Beatles to Queen & Bruno Mars – and everything in between) whilst mingling with you guests and guarantee to have them singing and dancing along to their unforgettable sound.

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10. The Roaming Folks
Average booking price: £898 (as of October 2020)
Location: London

Welcome to the eclectic world of The Roaming Folks!

A carnival of spontaneous musical wonder, born from the chance combination of three somewhat brilliant, like-minded musicians, on one dark, cold winter's eve, early in the year of two thousand and nine...

The Roaming Folks are an eccentric, continental-esque ensemble, blending violin, guitar, accordion, and 3-part male harmonies.

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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.