Showbands for Hire in the UK
Hire a luxury showband for your wedding or corporate event in the UK
Start enquiry
How it works
Tell us about your event
Receive free quotes from hand‑picked musicians
Book and pay securely
About Our Carefully Curated Selection of Showbands in the UK

At FixTheMusic, we have handpicked the UK's finest luxury showbands to make it easy for you to connect directly with them. All are available to perform at weddings and events throughout the UK and internationally.

Our showbands have vast experience performing across the globe at some of the world's most exclusive venues and for the most discerning clients, at destination weddings and high-end corporate events.

Each showband has a wide-ranging repertoire that includes soul, Motown and pop, as well as R&B, 90s classics and hip-hop.

They are the perfect choice for when you really want to pull out all the stops, impress your guests and create a show to remember. When looking to hire a showband, international experience is a must – and our bands have the best experience and musical skills to put on the finest show.

View Some of Our UK Showbands Performing Live...
Why people love FixTheMusic
Why Hire a Showband for Your Wedding or Event?

Our selection of UK show bands are the ultimate form of live musical entertainment. They are the first choice for luxury, destination weddings across the world, high-end corporate parties and other VIP events. Luxury event planners and wedding planners turn to these bands when they need a reliable band to pull out all the stops for their client.

The showbands we have selected on FixTheMusic include some of the UK's finest musical talent: singers who tour the world with celebrities and session musicians at the very top of their game.

Each show band also has vast experience of performing at luxury Jewish weddings, both in the UK and across Europe.

How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Showband in the UK?

The starting price to hire a wedding showband for an event in the UK is usually around £3,000. The exact price will vary depending on the number of musicians and singers you book.

At the upper end, the cost can be between £10,000 - £20,000.

One of the most popular size of showband is a 12-piece wedding band. This size of band usually allows for multiple singers, a horn section, as well as the usual guitars, drums and bass. Pretty much any other combination is possible: from 10-piece, 11-piece, 13-piece, 14-piece wedding bands – the options are endless.

What Instruments Are Included in a Showband?

Each show band will offer different options and line-ups depending on what you require. Our showbands are more than happy to create bespoke arrangements for your event.

The usual line-up will be one or two singers (usually a mix of male and female singers), guitar, bass guitar, drums and keyboard. The next addition is often a horn section made up of sax, trumpet and possibly trombones.

The bands can add more singers, a string section (violins and cellos) and some even offer the option to add a full gospel choir.

These larger options are truly spectacular – both in look and sound. If you're really looking to wow your guests, then a 14-piece showband is guaranteed to blow them away. Our Gatsby showbands also feature dancers and other elements to put on the best show for you and your guests.

Where Will the Showband Perform?

Our showbands are available to perform anywhere in the world.

As the UK's capital city with numerous types of showband, London is the most popular area for showbands to perform – most frequently at large private events and 200+ person weddings.

In London, our showbands are regular performers at some of the cities top wedding venues, including the Rosewood Hotel , The Goring, The Beaumont, Corinthia, Claridge's in Mayfair and The Wellesley.

Outside of London, our showbands travel the length of the country frequently. They have performed in other parts of south-east England (in Kent and Berkshire for example), as well as further north, in Manchester and Leeds, as well as in Scotland.

Beyond the UK, the bands have vast experience entertaining at international conventions and destination weddings in countries such as Portugal, France, Spain, Italy, Greece, Dubai, Bahrain, Oman and Turkey.

About FixTheMusic

FixTheMusic is a one-stop shop for booking amazing professional musicians anywhere in the world. And it's completely free for event planners to use.

Founded in 2015 by two brothers who share a passion for great live music, FixTheMusic is a new way to find and book hand-picked bands and musicians for weddings, private parties, corporate events and charity events.

As professional musicians, we realised how difficult it can be for event planners to find and book musicians for their event. So we decided to make it easy.

With FixTheMusic, all you need to do is tell us what you’re looking for and our system does the heavy lifting to get you offers from our carefully curated selection of amazing musicians.

We make it simple and secure for you to connect directly with the best musicians across the globe so you can book live music for any event within minutes.

We're regularly featured on forums and blogs so take a look at FixTheMusic in the press.

FixTheMusic is trusted by the world's most prestigious brands, universities and charities

FixTheMusic's corporate and government clients include Google, Facebook, Amazon, Samsung, Singapore Grand Prix, U.S. Department of State, The Premier League, The Crown Estate, Playstation, Hewlett-Packard, Pepsi, CHANEL, Dior, Bacardi, Sky Arts, L'Oréal, House of Fraser, The Ritz, The Savoy, Johnson & Johnson, Aldi, the British Army, Ministry of Defence, Virgin Sport, WPP, W Series, KPMG, Deloitte, The Economist, G4S, Lavazza, University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, English Heritage, The Courtauld Institute of Art, The King's Fund and numerous luxury hotels and wedding planners around the world 🌍

FixTheMusic is proud to have provided live music for numerous charity fundraising events, including for WWF UK, The Zoological Society of London, The Royal British Legion, Shelter, The Genesis Research Trust and The Pituitary Foundation.

Local professional musicians and bands throughout the world

Beyond the UK, FixTheMusic has already helped clients find amazing local musicians and book UK-based bands for destination weddings and events as far afield as Cyprus, France, Malta, Monaco, Ibiza, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, Croatia, Sweden, Norway, Finland, the Netherlands, Iceland, Finland, Poland, Dubai, Oman, Egypt, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Guinea, India, Israel, Singapore and China.

We have become specialists in providing outstanding wedding bands for weddings in France, Italy, Greece (and the Greek islands, especially Santorini), Spain, Portugal and Croatia.

We have ambitious plans to grow internationally over the coming years — we want FixTheMusic to be the first port of call for discovering and booking outstanding local musicians throughout the world; to become Airbnb for live music.

We're proud that we have received consistent 5-star reviews on Facebook and Google.

As well as offering only a carefully curated selection of hand-picked bands and musicians, we strive to provide world-class customer service so you can book with complete confidence. See what our clients say in our verified reviews.

You can read more about FixTheMusic and their team of Ed, Adam, Zazie & Paul here.