7 Best Wedding Bands for Hire in South Wales For 2024 (With Prices)

Updated 15 May 2024
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7 Best Wedding Bands for Hire in South Wales For 2024 (With Prices)
In this blog post, we'll list the 7 most popular wedding bands in South Wales on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2024 and 2025 as well as verified reviews from real couples

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.

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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.

How we choose the best wedding bands in South Wales

Every band on this list has been selected because they have the most bookings on our platform.

The team at FixTheMusic invite only exceptional musicians to join the platform, so the wedding bands highlighted here are truly the best of the best.

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Here's the list of the 7 best wedding bands in South Wales for 2024...

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

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

1. The Vibe
Average booking price: £1,712 (as of May 2024)
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
  • Toto’s Wine Bar, Bristol
  • Llanerch Vineyard Hotel, Hensol
  • Folly Farm Centre, Bristol, UK
  • Aldwick Estate, Redhill, Bristol
  • Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
  • Tall Johns Weddings, Brecon
  • The Shack Revolution, Hereford
  • Revolution Southampton
  • Peterstone Court Country House
  • Wethele Manor
  • Gellifawr Woodland Retreat
  • Revolution Cardiff Cocktail Bar
  • Isle of Man
  • Cheltenham, UK
  • Knipton, Grantham, UK
  • Newport, Pembrokeshire

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2. Pop Republic
Average booking price: £1,949 (as of May 2024)
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 Sidekicks
Average booking price: £1,500 - £2,000 (as of May 2024)
Location: South Wales & 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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Weddings

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.

Options

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!

Clients

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.

View more videos and read verified reviews of The Sidekicks ➡️


4. The Bourbon Boys
Average booking price: £2,192 (as of May 2024)
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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5. The Golden Boys
Average booking price: £2,576 (as of May 2024)
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.

View more videos and read verified reviews of The Golden Boys ➡️


6. The Atoms
Average booking price: £2,275 (as of May 2024)
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.

View more videos and read verified reviews of The Atoms ➡️


7. Radio Flare
Average booking price: £2,816 (as of May 2024)
Location: Swansea & Cardiff

With over a decade of collective experience, Radio Flare aren't just another events band; they're a tight-knit trio of musicians whose camaraderie shines through every performance.

Since their inception in 2018, they've set the stage ablaze at over 500 weddings and events, captivating audiences not just with their musical prowess but with the genuine connection they share.

Individually, they boast impressive credentials: one has been igniting dance floors since 2010, while the dynamic duo has been crafting musical magic since 2003.

Together, as Radio Flare, they've elevated the art of event entertainment to new heights.

Their accolades speak volumes. Radio Flare are no strangers to the spotlight, having graced the stages of celebrity weddings, including those of notable football and rugby stars, as well as reality TV personalities.

Their electrifying performances have even captivated royal audiences at prestigious events like the Hampton Court Flower Show, solidifying their reputation as headline-worthy entertainment.

Flexibility is their forte. From Bronze to Platinum packages, Radio Flare offer a range of options to cater to diverse entertainment needs and budgets.

Whether it's an intimate gathering or a grand celebration, they know exactly how to orchestrate an unforgettable experience that keeps every guest on their feet and every moment unforgettable.

View more videos and read verified reviews of Radio Flare ➡️


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We hope you've enjoyed reading this list of the best wedding bands South Wales 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.

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