Oompah Bands for hire in the UK

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About our carefully curated selection of local Bavarian oompah bands for hire in the UK

The UK has a vast array of outstanding professional German-style oompah bands to choose from.

Our local oompah groups are selected by invitation only, and all are highly recommended by previous clients based on several factors, including quality, professionalism, punctuality and the ability to get guests dancing.

They are available throughout the year, but are particularly popular for Oktoberfest parties, as well as other German- and Bavarian-themed events.

At FixTheMusic, the oompah bands will provide quotes directly to you – FixTheMusic is free for event planners to use. You can submit an enquiry to get offers directly from our hand-picked professional brass bands in the local area.

You are always in direct contact with bands via our messaging system. When you've made your choice, you can book and pay securely on FixTheMusic.

Outstanding professional musicians

Members of our brass oompah bands have trained at some of the most renowned performing arts universities in the UK, including the Guildhall School of Music, The Royal Northern College of Music, the Royal College of Music, the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.

As they are in such high demand, many of our oompah bands already have bookings for 2019 and 2020, especially in for events in October.

Bands on FixTheMusic have public liability insurance and PAT tested equipment.

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Some FAQs about hiring oompah bands

How much does it cost to hire an oompah band for an event in the UK?

The average cost to hire an oompah band for an event in the UK is £725. The cost will vary depending on the size of band booked. Most of our groups offer a range of sizes, from small oompah duos, right through to larger 6-, 7- or 8-piece oompah bands.

Where will the oompah bands travel?

Our oompah bands are generally happy to travel throughout the UK, as well as in Europe and the Middle East, where there is a particular demand for the groups, especially around Oktoberfest and for New Year's Eve. In the UK, most oompah bands are based in London or Kent, but they regularly perform in places such as the Midlands, Liverpool, Manchester, Wales, Yorkshire and Scotland.

Will the oompah bands play games with our guests?

Yes – most of our oompah bands are happy to include games in their performance. These can include drinking games, but if you'd prefer to keep it more family-friendly then that is also possible. The games are a great way to have your guests interacting with the band.

What will the musicians in the oompah band wear?

They will wear traditional Bavarian clothing (think Lederhosen and Dirndl). If you have any particular requests, get in touch with the bands and they will be happy to help.

What sort of events do the oompah bands play at?

Our oompah bands are most frequently booked to perform at pubs and bars, usually for Oktoberfest events. They also have lots of experience providing musical entertainment at corporate events, weddings and product launches.

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