The Top 10 Best Wedding Bands for Hire in France for 2022 (With Prices)

9 SEPTEMBER 2019 (Updated 15 SEPTEMBER 2022)
Blog post by Adam Southall
Estimated read time: 4 minutes

In this blog post, we'll list out the 10 most popular cover bands for weddings and events in France on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2022 and 2023.

France is home to some of the finest wedding bands for hire in Europe...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings.

You'll see that there is a good range of styles (from pop, jazz and swing to hip hop, garage and soul) and that many of the bands offer something a bit different to make your wedding truly memorable.

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Here's the list of the 10 best wedding bands in France for 2022...

1. High Jinx
2. The Mad Socks
3. Riviera Roaming Band
4. Funk Mode
5. Mixology Sax & DJ
6. The Impresarios
7. Le Pont-Neuf Swing Band
8. The Whiskey Boys
9. Funky Fresh
10. Rock Empire

So let's take a closer look at the most in-demand wedding cover bands for hire in France this year...

1. High Jinx
Average booking price: €4,000 - €6,000 (as of September 2022)
Location: Cannes, Côte d'Azur, Provence, France

High Jinx are a professional wedding band on the French Riviera, who are in great demand to perform at events throughout the south of France and across Europe, especially in northern Italy.

Comprising four outstanding musicians, High Jinx offer pop and rock covers with a high-energy delivery to get your guests onto the dance floor!

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We're regularly booked to perform for weddings and events at Hotel Hermitage in Monte Carlo and Château Destinée in Saint-Seurin-de-Prats, France.

The band can also offer a roaming / strolling acoustic group, popular for outdoor cocktail receptions or venues with strict sound restrictions. They can also add a professional DJ to the booking for a small extra fee, or an acoustic guitarist and singer for earlier in the day (e.g. for the ceremony or afternoon reception).

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So if you're looking to hire the finest wedding band Cannes has to offer, get in touch with High Jinx.

As well as weddings in France, the band is in high demand to perform at events in Italy – particularly for destination weddings around Lake Como and in Tuscany.

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

  • La Villa Hotel, Mombaruzzo, Asti, Italy
  • Lake Como, Italy
  • Castello di Petrata, Assisi, Perugia, Italy
  • Château Destinée, Saint-Seurin-de-Prats, France
  • Borgo Condé Wine Resort, Forlì-Cesena, Italy
  • Clos du Tuilier, Oppedette, France
  • Florence, Italy
  • Château du Bédat, Aignan, Midi-Pyrenees, France
  • Chateau Lagorce, Haux, France
  • Chateau Plombis, Castelsagrat, France
  • Castelnau des Fieumarcon, Lagarde, France
  • Hotel Hermitage, Monte Carlo, Monaco
  • La Cabane, Chamonix, France
  • Chateau de Brametourte, Lautrec, France
  • Chateau du Doux, Altillac, France
  • Chateau Lartigolle, Pessan, France
  • Domaine de Sarson, Grignan, Provence, France
  • Chateau Le Mas de Montet, Petit-Bersac, France
  • Bastide du Roy, Antibes, France
  • Le Mas de La Rose, Route d'Eygalières, Orgon, France
  • Château de Brives, Brives-sur-Charente, France
  • Château Les Carrasses, Quarante, France
  • Chateau La Durantie, Lanouaille, France
  • Correns, France
  • Montréal, France
  • Villeneuve-Loubet, France
  • Dordogne, France
  • Rustiques, France
  • Cancon, France
  • Lahitte-Toupière, France
  • Birac, France
  • Villefranche-sur-Mer, France

The band's performance at Chateau Le Mas de Montet was recently featured in the French Wedding Style blog. The bride said the following about the band: "Following dinner our band, High Jinx started to begin to kick the night off! They were brilliant and provided entertainment throughout the evening."

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2. The Mad Socks
Average booking price: €5,586 (as of September 2022)
Location: French Riviera, France

The Mad Socks have performed around the world and are proud to boast royalty, world-famous recording artists and sports stars amongst some of their previous clients.

From yacht parties to corporate shows and weddings, they specialise in bespoke luxury events on the French Riviera and internationally.

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3. Riviera Roaming Band
Average booking price: €4,000 - €8,000 (as of September 2022)
Location: Nice, France

Riviera Roaming Band are a professional acoustic covers band based in Nice, France.

Originally created as a duo, Riviera Roaming Band has specialized in roaming and now offers several options for weddings and events.

The band can also perform amplified/electric with acoustic drums and a sound system.

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4. Funk Mode
Average booking price: €4,155 (as of September 2022)
Location: Toulouse, France

Funk Mode are a charismatic soul, funk & pop covers band based in Toulouse, France.

They are in demand to perform at weddings, corporate events, parties, public events and any type of event where a packed dance floor is required!

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5. Mixology Sax & DJ
Average booking price: €2,147 (as of September 2022)
Location: Bordeaux, France

Mixology are a duo of saxophonist and DJ who regularly entertain at weddings, corporate events and parties in Bordeaux and throughout France.

Passionate about music since their childhoods, they take you on a tour through the genres of Funk, Disco, Pop, House and Soul.

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6. The Impresarios
Average booking price: €7,000 - €10,500 (as of September 2022)
Location: Nice, France

The Impresarios are a five-piece acoustic band that discard the formalities of the stage and are free to roam, interacting with the audience in fun and engaging ways.

From classic songs of the golden era of swing to modern day hits, they spontaneously curate the perfect musical setlist for each event, along with taking requests from the guests.

This alliance of experienced international performers are based in both Geneva and Nice, and are fluent in English, French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.

Between them they have given shows in 43 countries, performing for heads of state, royals and celebrities at many of the world’s most prestigious events.

We're regularly booked to perform for weddings and events at Grandhotel Giessbach in Switzerland, Villa Tolomei Hotel & Resort in Italy and Château de Vaugrigneuse in France.

The Impresarios are totally mobile and acoustic, enabling them to provide an immersive musical experience and interact directly with your guests. The band can also cater to larger events by utilising wireless microphones, taking the show to a whole new level.

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Experts in the unexpected: The versatile nature of the show means, rain or shine, any last-minute changes can be accommodated!

The band takes all precautions to ensure that they are COVID safe. Their musicians are regularly tested and take all precautions available. By special request they are able to take a COVID-19 test directly before any event.

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

  • Grandhotel Giessbach, Brienz, Switzerland
  • Villa Tolomei Hotel & Resort, Firenze, Italy
  • Athens, Greece
  • Domaine Des Andéols, Saint-Saturnin-lès-Apt, France
  • The French Farmhouse, Montaigu-de-Quercy, France
  • Château de Vaugrigneuse, Rue Héroard, Vaugrigneuse, France
  • Chamonix, France
  • St. Moritz, Switzerland

So, if you’re looking to hire one of Europe’s finest acoustic roaming bands look no further than The Impresarios and get in touch today!

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7. Le Pont-Neuf Swing Band
Average booking price: €2,334 (as of September 2022)
Location: Paris, France

Le Pont-Neuf Swing Band are in demand to perform at weddings, corporate events and private parties in France and throughout Europe.

They have a vast repertoire from swing and jazz to blues, pop covers and gypsy jazz.

So if you're looking to hire one of the finest swing bands Paris has to offer for your wedding or event, get in touch with them.

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8. The Whiskey Boys
Average booking price: €1,298 (as of September 2022)
Location: Toulouse, France

The Whiskey Boys perform a varied repertoire from pop and rock covers to blues and indie.

They are in demand to entertain at weddings and parties in Toulouse and throughout the South of France.

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9. Funky Fresh
Average booking price: €3,145 (as of September 2022)
Location: Bordeaux, France

Funky Fresh are an exciting wedding & party band hailing from Bordeaux who specialise in providing top-quality entertainment at both private and public functions.

They are regarded as the finest funk, Motown and soul wedding band for hire in France.

The 7-piece band is well-loved and celebrated, frequently performing all across France and Europe, they will be happy to travel to you and your event.

Well experienced entertainers, Funky Fresh consider themselves experts at weddings and can provide you with a bespoke performance like no other.

Their vast and varied repertoire of classic hits, from James Brown and Otis Redding to Stevie Wonder and The Temptations, will have everyone up on their feet in no time!

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10. Rock Empire
Average booking price: €1,682 (as of September 2022)
Location: Bordeaux, France

Rock Empire are a French cover band that plays mainly in the south of France, but can also travel out of his area.

They have more than a hundred songs in our repertoire, chosen primarily from the artists we love, from Little Richard to Bruno Mars and from the big names in rock, pop, soul and rhythm & blues.

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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.