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

20 JULY 2020 (Updated 7 MAY 2021)
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 Birmingham on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2021 and 2022.

Birmingham 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.

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 5 best wedding bands in Birmingham for 2021...

1. The Score
2. The Britpop Covers Band
3. Starship
4. The Birmingham Acoustic Band
5. Groove Doctors

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

1. The Score
Average booking price: £1,100 (as of May 2021)
Location: Birmingham, UK

Playing literally hundreds of gigs throughout the UK per year, The Score function band can be relied on to provide top class live entertainment for your special evening.

So let The Score 3-piece band take the stress out of booking the live music for your party, wedding or corporate event!

The Score are perfect for festival-themed wedding receptions and just about any other private hire function.

They offer a free DJ set after the live band with every booking!

They have an extremely broad repertoire as you will see from their sample song list below.

With hits from the 1960s through to today, you’re sure to be on the dance floor from the first song!

You might be surprised to discover that they can also provide a DJ service to complement the live music.

As a professional, hard-working wedding reception band, you can be assured that The Score band use only top of the range equipment.

This includes instruments, amplifiers, a sound system and lights – all the equipment a top wedding music band needs to perform.

They can perform for approximately two hours, and this is usually broken into two sets. They can set up their equipment in a compact space that will allow you and your guests plenty of space to dance in.

They will work with the space available and will set up in a convenient and unobtrusive way.

They usually take approximately one hour to set up. All equipment will be checked and the band will be ready to perform within this time.

They perform at weddings and functions throughout the Midlands.

They hold public liability insurance (a requirement of most wedding venues) and all their equipment is PAT certified at regular intervals.

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2. The Britpop Covers Band
Average booking price: £1,287 (as of May 2021)
Location: Birmingham, UK

Based in Birmingham, The Britpop Covers Band is the best of its kind, delivering faithful and fun renditions of some your favourite nineties hits.

The Britpop Covers Band deliver an energy-packed tribute to the 90s Britpop, Madchester and Indie era.

The sound, the look and the vibe are all created by the lads as they belt out all the epic anthems you know and love, from Oasis’ Don’t Look Back In Anger and Blur’s Parklife to James’ Sit Down and The Verve’s Sonnet

These guys have an absolutely banging repertoire that will have everyone filled with ‘90s nostalgia and get everybody dancing!

Oasis didn’t sound like Blur who didn’t sound like James who didn’t sound like Happy Mondays.

Yet close attention to detail is a speciality as The Britpop Covers Band pay homage to a variety of different artists that came from such a defining era of music not seen since the sixties.

Additionally, The Britpop Covers Band can also swap some of the lesser-known / melancholy tracks for party floor-fillers that either influenced or were influenced by Britpop.

Artists such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, T. Rex, The Jam, Stereophonics, Kaiser Chiefs can also be included in the set to give something to every generation. Oh, and they can also throw in a couple of Christmas ones in December!

So, if you’re looking to hire one of the UK’s best Britpop tribute bands, look no further than The Britpop Covers Band and get in touch today!

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3. Starship
Average booking price: £1,100 - £1,500 (as of May 2021)
Location: Birmingham, UK

They're a West Midlands wedding band that's guaranteed to make your wedding reception, party or any other event an incredible night.

They are fast gaining a reputation for providing superb top quality live entertainment at weddings and other functions UK wide.

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4. The Birmingham Acoustic Band
Average booking price: £950 (as of May 2021)
Location: Birmingham, UK

The Birmingham Acoustic Band are 5 piece band specialising in Funk, Soul, Pop and Folk music. With their diverse backgrounds in theatre, classical music, jazz, rock, blues and pop, they can cover all areas of music.

Their members met in 2012 at Birmingham University, all studying music composition. Since forming properly in 2015 they have become the University's "go to" band, and become well known for busking in Birmingham, gathering large crowds and making Birmingham a brighter place.

The Birmingham Acoustic Band regularly perform at weddings, parties and festivals, previously performing at Godiva Festival and being featured on BBC radio.

You will love their energetic set that gets people up dancing from the start, and material lasting 4+ hours!

Our unconventional ensemble of instruments (including ukulele and accordion) combine to create a unique folk/soul sound. If you're expecting a Mumford and Sons imitation, you're in for a big surprise.

We get the crowd up on their feet and feeling good taking inspiration from bands such as 'Earth, Wind and Fire' and 'The Jackson Five'. We perform and busk regularly around Birmingham so if you see us around, don't hesitate to say hello!

Originally, we all met each other through our university course in 2012. However, the collaboration really began in early 2015 in Madrid, Spain where we came together for several ensemble performances as part of our music studies abroad.

Upon our return to the United Kingdom, following the positive critical reception received in Spain, we decided to officially form a band and thus The Birmingham Acoustic Band were born.

Since our inception, we have had an impact on the Birmingham music scene and have been regularly performing at various venues such as The Devonshire Arms, The Litten Tree as well as often performing for functions for groups within Birmingham University.

Some of these have included 'Autumn Disruption' hosted by the Disruptive Media Learning Lab, Culture Night 2016 hosted by Culturae Mundi, TRACE photography exhibition and many more...

The Birmingham Acoustic Band are perfect for weddings and functions with their easily portable setup and own PA system if needed.

Armed with a wide variety of songs spanning from the 60's classics all the way up to present day chart-toppers, The Birmingham Acoustic Band have something for everyone.

View more videos and read verified reviews of The Birmingham Acoustic Band ➡️

5. Groove Doctors
Average booking price: £1,225 (as of May 2021)
Location: Birmingham, UK

Groove Doctors are a party band consisting of five experienced musicians. They’re one of the most sought after live wedding bands in Birmingham.

With a mix of dual male and female lead vocals, dynamic vocal harmonies, energetic guitars and drums, Groove Doctors can provide wedding entertainment for any event that requires live music.

Groove Doctors perform an original live set of first dance songs, wedding music and many well-loved party songs.

Their vast setlist is finely tuned to include Pop, Rock, Reggae, Disco, Indie and Easy something for every age group.

Groove Doctors pride themselves on delivering fun, luxury wedding entertainment, so guests feel comfortable, engaged and most importantly enjoy themselves.

Groove Doctors offers a high energy, professional sound and exciting live performance. We feature female and male lead vocals and as a result, our song list is exciting and varied.

They use professional equipment, PA and lighting to deliver a stunning live sound and performance!

Have a favourite song? No problem – the band are happy to perform your first dance song or special birthday tune at no extra cost.

To keep the party going Groove Doctors happy play recorded music via an iPod or MP3 player.

The band are generally happy to travel anywhere in the UK, so don’t be afraid to ask.

The group offer a range of sets but typically will perform 2 x 45minutes or 2 x 60minutes of exciting, energetic live music.

So, if you’re looking to hire one of the UK’s best wedding & party bands, do not hesitate to get in touch with Groove Doctors today - these guys really are the best!

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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.