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

20 JULY 2020 (Updated 14 MARCH 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 Birmingham on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2022 and 2023.

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 2022...

1. The Score
2. The Britpop Covers Band
3. The Directors
4. The Cassettes 90s Band
5. Groove Doctors

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

1. The Score
Average booking price: £1,115 (as of March 2022)
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 March 2022)
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. The Directors
Average booking price: £1,188 (as of March 2022)
Location: Birmingham, UK

An acoustic duo playing classic hits to modern tunes with beautiful harmonies, The Directors are lively, charismatic and professional.

We perform an eclectic mix of musical favourites from Chuck Berry to The Stereophonics and from Bob Marley to Oasis.

So if you're looking to hire the finest acoustic duo West Midlands has to offer, get in touch with The Directors.

We're regularly booked to perform for weddings and events at The Willow Marsh Farm in Loughborough, UK.

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4. The Cassettes 90s Band
Average booking price: £1,445 (as of March 2022)
Location: Birmingham, UK

UK five-piece band The Cassettes have shared the bill with 90s legends Judge Jules, Artful Dodger, Danny Rampling, Five, Liberty X, S Club 7, K Klass, Ultrabeat and N Trance and have performed live at a host of top festivals including; Victorious, Glastonbury, Secret Garden Party and The Big Chill.

They regularly perform on stage backing artists like 90s house diva Angie brown and the Queen of Rave Rozalla...they are the real deal.

The Cassettes 90s Band are also in demand to perform at weddings and events in the UK and worldwide!

The Cassettes 90s Band provide up to three hours of epic 90s tunes.

Their live 90s Dance Show delivers the best euphoric dance tunes, house classics and rave anthems faithfully arranged for a live band.

Their Nostalgia Show delivers a unique blend of 90s dance, Britpop and chart tunes guaranteed to bring back those old skool 90s vibes.

A Totally Live 90s Dance Band

Sometimes you just want a night of banging 90s dance classics for that perfect nostalgic club feel. Bring on The Cassettes 90s Band epic 2 hour fully live 90s dance show.

Venues such as the NEC and NIA and festivals such as the Big Chill, Godiva, Victorious, Secret Garden Party and Glastonbury have all played host to the band’s live 90s dance show.

Seeing them share stages with a wide range of artists including Judge Jules, Artful Dodger, Danny Rampling, Five, Liberty X, Steps, S Club 7, Ultrabeat, K Klass, Rozalla, Angie Brown and N Trance. This has seen them travel not only in the UK, but jet-setting around USA, Europe, and the Middle East.

The Cassettes 90s Band are proud to perform as the in-house band for the epic Choose 90s club nights in Portsmouth performing live on stage with the decade’s biggest artists.

You can be sure that only the biggest dance hits of the decade have been selected for this amazing live show. No backing tracks – simply five professional musicians recreating that awesome Dreamscape vibe in all its glory. Hands in the air, we’re taking you guys back the rave…!

The Ultimate 90s Covers Band

90s covers band The Cassettes 90s Band features top UK band, a professional 5-piece outfit of virtuosic instrumentalists fronted by the highly talented and respected Debbie-Ann.

Their fully live 90s nostalgia show has been touring the past 6 years performing at venues such as the NEC and NIA, playing at The Big Chill, Secret Garden Party, Godiva, Victorious and Glastonbury festivals, and performing live on BBC radio.

Lights, Costumes, Glow Sticks

The Nostalgia Show features the band’s unique mix of dance, Britpop and chart hits.

The Cassettes 90s Band are the only band bringing back those banging 90s tunes from both the Manchester Hacienda scene and the Dreamscape rave era.

Aside from the awesome live 90s covers band, The Cassettes 90s Band show also features an epic light show and the option to include original 90s house and rave artists as part of the package.

The band dress in authentic retro 90s outfits and encourage the audience to do the same! Combats, parka jackets, jumpers around your waist, whatever… Oh, but don’t worry the glow sticks are provided…

View more videos and read verified reviews of The Cassettes 90s Band ➡️


5. Groove Doctors
Average booking price: £1,225 (as of March 2022)
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 Listening...so 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.