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

4 SEPTEMBER 2019 (Updated 19 AUGUST 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 to hire for weddings and events in Italy on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2022 and 2023.

Italy 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 Italy for 2022...

1. Trio Toscano
2. The Puppets
3. The Sonics
4. The Somethings
5. The Florence Jazz Band
6. Soul Drive
7. The Prodigal Duo
8. Stardust
9. Andiamo Duo
10. The Hopeless Wanderers

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

1. Trio Toscano
Average booking price: €1,573 (as of August 2022)
Location: Tuscany, Italy

Trio Toscano are an exciting all-male trio from Tuscany, Italy that offer original, live arrangements of well-known songs.

Trio Toscano has an extensive repertoire and draw on musical influences from throughout history to give you an eclectic and energetic event.

They cover some of the most well known and loved songs from recent history, giving you outstanding renditions of anything from Adele’s Rolling in the Deep to The Beatles’ Come Together.

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Trio Toscano are one of the most popular Italy-based wedding bands so we recommend enquiring well in advance, especially if your event is on a Friday or Saturday between May and October (peak wedding season). Please consider a weekday or Sunday wedding so we can have availability!

We're regularly booked to perform for weddings and events at Villa Montecastello in Monteriggioni and Borgo Castelvecchi in Siena, Italy.

Their love of music of all kinds is exemplified in Trio Toscano’s ability to play music from many different genres: Soul, Pop, Rock, folk and disco.

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The trio easily navigate through a varied setlist to provide you with a bespoke event catered to you.

The Tuscan Trio is made up of three members and comprises vocals, keyboard, guitar and percussion. The trio have played extensively in and around Italy and throughout Europe.

Trio Toscano take pride in caring for your every musical need and with experience in playing in diverse events – from weddings and parties to corporate and business events, Trio Toscano will be able to provide you with anything you may need.

Trio Toscano are a fully sufficient musical act, with all their equipment being easily transportable and suitable for any location. The band are also able to provide you with a DJ set if that is something that interests you.

So if you're looking to hire the finest wedding band Tuscany (Italy) has to offer, get in touch with Trio Toscano.

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

  • Castello di Bibbione, San Casciano in Val di Pesa, Italy
  • Villa Aura del Lago, Limonta, Lecco, Italy
  • Villa Aragona, Massa Lubrense, Naples, Italy
  • Villa Montecastello, Strada di Pieve a Castello, Monteriggioni, Italy
  • Villa Zagara, Sorrento, Italy
  • Villa La Placida, Bellagio, Como, Italy
  • Borgo Castelvecchi, Siena, Italy
  • Domus Comeliana, Via Cardinale Pietro Maffi, Pisa, Italy
  • Villa Cipressi, Varenna, Lake Como, Italy
  • Cervinia Valtournenche, Frazione Breuil Cervinia, Aosta Valley, Italy
  • Castello di Rossino, Via Castello, Calolziocorte, Lecco, Italy
  • Borgo di Colleoli Resort, Via Panoramica, Pisa, Italy
  • Villa di Ulignano, Volterra, Tuscany, Italy
  • Fattoria Lavacchio, Pontassieve, Italy
  • Villa del Cardinale, Via dei Laghi, Rocca di Papa, Rome, Italy
  • Castello Di Montegufoni, Montespertoli, Florence, Italy
  • Buccelletti Casali & Cantina, Castiglion Fiorentino, Italia
  • Villa il Pozzo, Certaldo, Florence, Italy
  • Country Relais & Spa Le Capanne, Volterra, Pisa, Italy
  • Villa Aia Vecchia, Asciano, Siena, Italy
  • Locanda dell'Amorosa, Siena, Italy
  • Castello il Palagio Ricevimenti, Mercatale In Val di Pesa, Italy
  • Borgo Corsignano, Poppi, Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy
  • Borgo San Faustino, Umbria, Italy
  • Castello del Trebbio, Pontassieve, Florence, Italy
  • Agriturismo Nerbona, Colle di Val d’Elsa, Siena, Italy
  • Casa Cornacchi Country House, Bucine, Arezzo, Italy
  • Il Relais Postiglione de Roma, Via Cassia Antica, Italy
  • Sole del Chianti Luxury Villa, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Italy
  • Villa Cariola, Preele, Caprino Veronese, Italy
  • Sansepolcro, Arezzo, Italy
  • Abbazia di San Galgano, Chiusdino, Siena, Italy
  • Agriturismo Le Canterie, Strada di Pennanino, Italy
  • Castello di Petrata, Via Petrata, Assisi, Perugia, Italy
  • Borgo Stomennano, Monteriggioni, Siena, Italy
  • Agriturismo Il Convento di Montepozzali, Grosseto, Tuscany, Italy
  • Zia Cathy's Country House, Castel Sant'Elia, Italy
  • Borgo Colognola, Perugia, Italy
  • Conti di San Bonifacio Wine & Wellness Retreat, Grosseto, Italy
  • Gualdo Cattaneo, Perugia, Italy
  • Palazzo Pfanner, Lucca, Italy
  • Ravello, Italy
  • Fattoria Rignana Agriturismo e Azienda Vinicola, Greve in Chianti
  • The Lazy Olive, Asciano, Italy
  • Terre di Nano, Italy
  • NH Hotel Convento Di Amalfi, Italy
  • Buti, Pisa, Italy
  • Via Collina, San Casciano in Val di Pesa, Italy
  • Castiglion Fiorentino, Arezzo, Italy
  • Villa Tolomei Hotel & Resort, Firenze, Italy
  • San Giuliano Terme
  • Castello di Meleto, Gaiole in Chianti, Siena, Italy
  • Farmhouse Antico Fio, Poppi, Arezzo, Italy
  • Antico Borgo San Lorenzo Poggibonsi, Siena, Italy
  • Tenuta di Casa Bruciata, Preggio, Perugia, Italy
  • Antica Fattoria Paterno, Via Paterno, Montespertoli, Florence, Italy
  • Agriturismo San Galgano, Siena, Italy
  • Villa Catignano, Siena, Italy
  • Volta Mantovana, Mantua, Italy
  • Via provinciale 11, Montepulciano, Tuscany, Italy
  • Chiesa Del carmine, Umbria, Italy
  • Borgo Argiano, Pianella, Siena, Italy
  • Florence, Italy
  • Montalto di Castro, Viterbo, Italy
  • Trequanda, Italy
  • Riva del Garda, Italy
  • Santa Brigida, Tuscany, Italy
  • Turin, Italy
  • Montecarlo, Lucca, Tuscany, Italy
  • Civita di Bagnoregio

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2. The Puppets
Average booking price: €3,000 - €6,000 (as of August 2022)
Location: Bologna, Italy

The Puppets are a charismatic pop covers band based in Northern Italy.

We 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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We're regularly booked to perform for weddings and events at Villa Cimbrone in Ravello and Palazzo di Cuzzano in Bologna, Italy.

Over the last few years, The Puppets have performed in the most prestigious clubs in Europe and entertained at countless weddings, private parties and corporate events all over the world.

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Highlights include being invited by fashion gurus like Tommy Hilfiger and Philipp Plein to animate their birthday parties. The band has also performed at the biggest luxury resort in Sharm El Sheik, Egypt, who invited The Puppets to perform as the principal band at their New Year's Eve party for seven years in a row.

The band's huge repertoire ranges from 70s disco to Rock 'n' Roll, from Italian evergreens to unforgettable 80/90s disco hits. But what makes The Puppets stand out is their Top 40 setlist, regularly updated with today's biggest dance and pop music hits.

The high-quality vocal performance and image of the two singers (Martina and Francesco) combining perfectly into a single dimension enhances the impact of the live show and gives the feel of a Dance House Club. The band is also known as the best party mash-up band Italy has to offer!

The band is in demand throughout Italy. They have performed at exclusive destination weddings in Bologna, Milan, Rome, Tuscany, Lake Como, Lake Garda, Venice, Parma, Genoa, Padua, Verona and Pisa.

They also offer a DJ service and all sound and lighting equipment is included (unless specified otherwise in the quote).

Here are just some of the locations where The Puppets have been booked by clients on FixTheMusic:

  • Belmond Caruso Hotel, Amalfi Coast, Italy
  • Abbazia San Pietro in Valle, Ferentillo, Umbria, Italy
  • Borgo di Pietrafitta Relais, Castellina in Chianti, Siena, Italy
  • Masseria Potenti, Manduria, Puglia, Italy
  • Tenuta di Monaciano, Ponte a Bozzone, Siena, Italy
  • La Casa degli Spiriti, Costermano sul Garda, Italy
  • Città della Pieve, Perugia, Italy
  • Villa Treville, Positano, Italy
  • Residenza Antica Flaminia, Civita Castellana, Italy
  • Villa Cimbrone, Via Santa Chiara, Ravello, Italy
  • La Cervara Abbazia di San Girolamo al Monte di Portofino
  • Castello di Trisobbio, Alessandria, Italy
  • Castello Odescalchi, Ladispoli, Rome, Italy.
  • Castello Vicchiomaggio, Greve in Chianti, Italy
  • Villa Giulia Ristorante Al Terrazzo, Lecco, Italy
  • Hotel Tenuta di Artimino (Meliá Collection), Prato, Italy
  • Villa Flori Ristorante Raimondi, Lake Como, Italia
  • Podere Il Poggiolo, Pontassieve, Italy
  • Poggio Paradiso Resort & Spa, Torrita di Siena, Italy
  • Castello di Baccaresca, Gubbio, Perugia, Italy
  • Fortino Napoleonico, Ancona, Italy
  • San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice, Italy
  • Castello di Rosciano, Torgiano, Perugia, Italy
  • Villa Meonia, Bomarzo, Italy
  • Villa Claudia, Stresa, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Italy
  • Villa Orlando, Torre del Lago Puccini, Lucca, Italy
  • VILLA CANAL, Vicenza, Italy
  • Fattoria Pogni, Certaldo, Florence, Italy
  • Villa Cortine, Viale Gennari, Sirmione, Brescia, Italy
  • Borgo Argiano, Siena, Italy
  • Castello di Montignano, Massa Martana, Perugia, Italy
  • Borgo Casabianca, Asciano, Siena, Italy
  • Villa Catignano
  • Agriturismo Castelvecchi
  • Villa Alceo, Via S. Elia, Viggiù, Italy
  • Palazzo di Cuzzano, Bologna, Italy
  • Borgo Corsignano, Poppi, Arezzo, Italy
  • Obbürgen, Stansstad, Switzerland
  • Vitznau, Switzerland
  • Borgo di Tragliata, Rome, Italy
  • Casa Privata, Via Rezzola, Praiano, Italy
  • Menton, France
  • Vietri Sul Mare, Ravello, Italy
  • Rifugio Valbella, Erbezzo, Italy
  • Villa Aura, Lake Como
  • Montelandi Villa
  • Lierna, Lecco, Italy
  • Passignano Sul Trasimeno
  • Tabiano Castello, Parma, Italy
  • Poggibonsi, Siena, Italy
  • Sirmione, Brescia, Italy
  • Roccamare, Italy
  • Strada Provinciale, Allerona, Italy
  • Torre De' Roveri, Bergamo, Italy
  • Pieve Santo Stefano, Italy
  • San Gimignano, Siena, Italy
  • Segonzano, Trentino, Italy

So if you're looking to hire the finest wedding band Italy has to offer for your wedding or event, get in touch with The Puppets.

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3. The Sonics
Average booking price: €3,688 (as of August 2022)
Location: Rome, Italy

The Sonics are a popular wedding band for hire in Rome and throughout Italy.

Performing high-energy electric party sets, they are professional musicians who can adapt their sets to suit a number of events.

Ideal for weddings, private functions or corporate events, The Sonics pride themselves on their vast repertoire and ability to get crowds of all ages going!

So if you're looking to hire the finest wedding band Rome (Italy) has to offer, get in touch with them.


4. The Somethings
Average booking price: €1,400 - €1,900 (as of August 2022)
Location: Florence, Tuscany, Italy

The Somethings are in demand to perform at weddings, corporate events and private parties in Tuscany and throughout Italy.

The band is formed of five professional musicians – expert, polite and good looking. We have extensive experience with international clients and we speak English at an advanced level.


5. The Florence Jazz Band
Average booking price: €1,250 - €1,750 (as of August 2022)
Location: Florence, Tuscany, Italy

The Florence Jazz Band present a repertoire based on a number of masterpieces of American vocal music in the styles of jazz and swing.

The band plays popular songs of Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, the blues songs of Nat King Cole, Ray Charles, Etta James, and the unknown songs of the masters of Jazz and Swing of the early 20th century.

They are in demand to entertain at weddings and parties in Tuscany, Italy and throughout Europe.


6. Soul Drive
Average booking price: €2,292 (as of August 2022)
Location: Rome, Italy

Soul Drive have been performing at weddings and events for several years in Italy and throughout Europe.

With their repertoire of soul, funk, blues and modern pop covers, Soul Drive can entertain your guests with background music or an upbeat set for dancing!


7. The Prodigal Duo
Average booking price: €1,477 (as of August 2022)
Location: Tuscany, Italy

The Prodigal Duo are professional musicians in the live music industry, with thousands of concerts played throughout Italy and Europe.

It is not easy to find two singers and two guitarists like The Prodigal Duo. With a vast repertoire of songs, the band is in demand to entertain at all kinds of event from weddings and corporate events to private parties and festivals.

The duo frequently teams up with a saxophonist player to create a "Tuscan trio", perfect for wedding entertainment.


8. Stardust
Average booking price: €2,428 (as of August 2022)
Location: Puglia, Italy

Stardust are a professional covers band based near Bari in Puglia, Italy.

They are in demand to perform at weddings, corporate events and private parties in Italy and throughout Europe.


9. Andiamo Duo
Average booking price: €1,573 (as of August 2022)
Location: Rome, Italy

Andiamo Duo are a young and charismatic pop covers duo who perform at weddings and events throughout Italy.

With a huge repertoire from soul & funk to modern chart covers and Italian songs, they know how to coax your guests onto the dance floor!

So if you're looking to hire the finest acoustic duo Rome (Italy) has to offer for your wedding or event, get in touch with Andiamo Duo.


10. The Hopeless Wanderers
Average booking price: €1,500 - €2,500 (as of August 2022)
Location: Padua, Italy

The Hopeless Wanderers are a quartet band driven by the ambition to turn the best international pop and rock songs into folk music which mixes traditional and contemporary elements.

The band is composed of Federico (voice/percussions), Andrea (backing vocals/accordion/guitar/ukulele), Luca (backing vocals guitar/mandolin/banjo & foot percussions) and Carlo (bass guitar).

The Hopeless Wanderers formed in 2012 and immediately attracted a large following of people of every age, background and musical taste.


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We hope you've enjoyed reading this list of the best wedding bands Italy has to offer for hire in 2022.

Also have a read of our blog post...SIAE Licence Fee for Weddings in Italy – a Short Guide ➡️

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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.