The Uprising
Wedding Band & Party Band

About The Uprising – professional cover band based in Bristol
14 reviews

Booked 63 times on FixTheMusic

The Uprising are a charismatic pop, rock & indie covers band based in Bristol.

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!

We're regularly booked to perform for weddings and events at Notley Tythe Barn in Aylesbury and Haselbury Mill in Crewkerne, UK.

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The boys were born to perform, spending most of their time on the road to make parties unforgettable and some may say, life-changing.

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Playing over 250 shows last year, you won’t find a band this tight with this much energy in a lifetime!

Taking the world by storm at weddings, parties and on cruise ships, these stylish gentlemen are well versed in providing professional entertainment of the highest quality and treat the local pub as if it were Wembley Stadium.

Friendly and approachable, they’ve made a name for themselves in the industry and are favoured by numerous clients that have rebooked for the next get together.

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

  • Notley Tythe Barn, Aylesbury
  • Haselbury Mill, Crewkerne
  • Nottinghamshire, UK

So if you're looking to hire the finest wedding band Bristol has to offer, get in touch with The Uprising.


Where are you based and how far will you travel?

The Uprising are based in Bristol, UK and are happy to travel all over the UK and abroad!

Can you play background music or DJ for us?

Yes! Background music is provided with the standard booking rate and one of the band members can also DJ for you as part of one of our additional extras!

How much space do you require?

We require a minimum area of 5m x 3m in order for the band to perform.

What do The Uprising require at the venue?

Adequate electrical supply, i.e. a minimum of 2 standard 3 pin, 13 amp power sockets near the performance area that are independent, i.e. NOT shared with catering, disco, etc. This should save overloading any circuits!

If we are running off of a generator, we run no more than 3000 watts from a 230 volt supply = 13 amps.

We also ask if some food and soft drinks can be provided, especially if we’re there a long time!

How long do you take to set up?

The ideal amount of time for us to load in, set up and sound check is 90 minutes. We can arrive earlier in the day to fit around your requirements which may incur an additional fee and some hospitality. This can be arranged during the booking process.

What do the performers usually wear?

We will always dress appropriately depending on the type of event. For example weddings/corporate events they will wear smart attire. They will always make the effort to dress up for any themed/fancy dress events.

Can we make DJ requests in advance of the event?

If you have any specific songs you would like to be played via the DJ we would need to receive these prior to the event so we can include them into the playlist and we will do our best to accommodate as best we can.

If we cannot provide the songs you would like then we would encourage you to provide your own laptop/MP3 device to play the songs that can then be plugged into the band's PA system.

Can I pick your setlist?

Although we don't apply a policy whereby you can select the whole show, if there are any songs you would particularly like to/not hear from our repertoire please let us know and we can arrange something for you.

However, I would recommend keeping this to a minimum as we are constantly evolving a set that works great dynamically and keeps the vast majority of crowds happy!

Will you learn our special song?

The band are more than happy to play any songs that might be requested, however some songs can be unsuitable for the band to play. If this is the case we will let you know that they are unable to play your requested song.

If you do have a special song that you would like the band to play for your event just let us know when making the booking. That way they will have plenty of time to learn it for you.

Can we use your sound system for speeches?

You are welcome to use our sound system for speeches, however if this requires the act to arrive at the venue earlier than scheduled, this will need to be taken into consideration and an extra fee may apply.

Do you have PAT and PLI certificates?

We will always have up to date PAT and PLI certificates and can provide a copy of these upon request.

How much do you charge?

The band endeavour to be as flexible as possible to suit your requirements. We will review your requests and tailor a quote specifically for you.

14 verified reviews

"I had the pleasure of working with The Uprising on our Oktoberfest national tour. From start to finish, the guys went above and beyond to ensure that our customers received the best experience possible. They are by far the best cover band I have hired and really know how to get the crowd involved. From a management perspective, I was incredibly impressed with the professionalism and organisation of the band and everything run very smoothly. A huge thank you again to the whole band!"
– Claire Cantor, 28 October 2022, corporate event in Birmingham
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“It was a must to have The Uprising at our wedding since you were part of the proposal on P&O Ferries! And we’ve got to say that it was so worth it to have you travel up to Hull for our big day. Brilliant night for all our friends & family and you’ve definitely made an impact in our life!”
– Ellie Skorcz, 22 June 2022, wedding in Hull
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“The Uprising rocked my 50th birthday and retirement party over the last 2 years! I must say, those boys know how to throw a party… and they gave sterling efforts on the fancy dress front! Lovely people and true professionals.”
– Ian Wells, 28 January 2022, birthday party in Bristol
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"The Uprising were absolutely brilliant - "smashed it", "those guys were awesome" - just a couple of the great comments from guests on the night. Beforehand Connor was great at keeping in touch throughout all of COVID and really positive to accommodate various requests and really happy to say all went very smoothly. Delighted that they were as exactly as we wanted and sounded brilliant, with a great mix of songs and a sound that kept the party and dancing going til the very end of the night! Thanks so much to all three - they really help make our night after such a long delay through COVID! Tom."
– Tom Hobbs, 7 September 2021, wedding at Notley Tythe Barn, Aylesbury
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“We saw you playing on board Fred Olsen cruises in the Caribbean and couldn’t get enough! You made our holiday and it was so enjoyable getting to chat to you on a daily basis. Shame we couldn’t stay on with you for longer, 14 nights wasn’t enough Uprising for our liking!”
– Terry James, 19 January 2020, Fred Olsen cruise in the Caribbean
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"Excellent group very friendly and professional. I will book them again."
– Barbara Liemann, 25 September 2019, wedding in Bristol
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"This band is outrageously fantastic. I am fussy about my music but they delivered an amazing performance. They look the part and sound the part and really nice guys as well."
– Mark Letts, 28 August 2019, wedding in Bristol
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"Fantastic!!! such a fun night, everyone loved The Uprising. Great musicians, excellent vocals, lots of fun, couldn't be happier. Lovely friendly lads, hope to see them again."
– Karen Valentine, 21 August 2019, corporate event in Gloucestershire
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"The Uprising were absolutely incredible. They played music to suit a variety of ages in a style we liked. Everyone loved them. They communicated brilliantly all the way and even helped with suggestions as to our first dance. I cannot recommend them enough and would definitely rebook!"
– Katy Harvey, 30 May 2019, wedding in Bristol
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"Brilliant music and lovely people, couldn't have been better."
– Linda Pointer, 15 May 2019, corporate event in London
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"Attended a wedding at Folley Farm in Somerset on 30th August and these guys were the band. They were awesome and filled the dance floor all evening! A good mix of music was played for all ages. Had a chat with them during a short break and they were really nice people very friendly and easy to talk to! I would highly recommend them."
– Jeanette Byrnes, 11 May 2019, wedding in Somerset
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"I would recommend them for any party, celebration or wedding. They were amazing !! The dance floor was never empty, they played a big mix that was heavy on the indie which suits us and our friends. In the lead up to the wedding I emailed and asked if they could learn my hero by the foo fighters. They were so lovely about it as I kept it a secret from Dave. They kept me up to date and were delighted about learning it for us and loved playing it which made me feel even more excited. We both love the Foo fighters and went to see them in June this year, with the wedding looming to the gig for us was even more unforgettable. The Uprising not only played it as good as the Foos but looked the part too. I have had the most positive feedback about the band than anything else. Plus they were super lovely in all communications and to all guests. They had dance moves too!! Everyone at our wedding loved them, we had a very relaxed picnic in the afternoon with lots of food, then a hog roast, so the guests could have been sleepy and too chilled to jump about. Not a chance with this band!!!! Blinding performance. Thank you all so much, were so grateful and feel so pleased we decided on live music, the atmosphere was great and they played all the right songs. Really hoping our friends book you for their weddings now. Best of luck to you not that you need it :) thanks again for being super lovely and friendly too xxxxx"
– Christina McQuillan, 26 April 2019, wedding in Bristol
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"We booked The Uprising for my daughters 21st birthday party and could not have been happier with them. We were a mixed aged group with my daughter's friends and other older family friends. From initial contact to the various requests from my daughter with regard to the playlist the communication from the band was professional and very obliging. They kept the dance floor packed all evening and we really didn’t want them to stop! We couldn’t recommend them highly enough and would definitely book again in the future."
– Amanda Chapman, 19 February 2019, birthday party in Cornwall
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"THIS BAND IS INSANE! We had the best night at our wedding reception. You will not regret booking these guys, absolutely top quality musicians and a bunch of fun!"
– Hannah Winson, 21 December 2018, wedding in Bristol
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Set List

500 Miles - The Proclaimers

54-46 That's My Number - Toots And The Maytals

A-punk - Vampire Weekend

Ace Of Spades - Motorhead

Ain’t No Sunshine - Bill Withers

Albatross - Fleetwood Mac

All The Small Things - Blink 182

Are You Gonna Be My Girl - Jet

Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival

Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor - Arctic Monkeys

Bohemian Like You - The Dandy Warhols

Born To Be Wild - Steppenwolf

Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison

Can’t Stop - Red Hot Chilli Peppers

Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellis

Cigarettes & Alcohol - Oasis

Cissy Strut - The Meters

Cocoon - Catfish & The Bottlemen

Come Together - Beatles

Copperhead Road - Steve Earle

Don’t Stop Me Now - Queen

Easy - Lionel Richie

Everlong - Foo Fighters

Fire - Kasabian

Flip, Flop, Fly - Blues Brothers

Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash

Galway Girl - Ed Sheeran

Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac

Good Riddance (time Of Your Life) - Green Day

Green Onions - Booker T & The Mgs

Hate To Say I Told You So - The Hives

Hey Good Lookin' - Hank Williams

Honky Tonk Woman - Rolling Stones

I Fought The Law - The Clash

I Got A Woman - Ray Charles

I Love To Boogie - T Rex

I’m Yours - Jason Mraz

I Need A Dollar - Aloe Blac

I Predict A Riot - Kaiser Chiefs

I Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles

It Must Be Love - Madness

Jammin' - Bob Marley

Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry

Last Night - The Strokes

Lucille - Little Richard

Message In Bottle - The Police

Molly’s Chamber - Kings Of Leon

Monkey Man- Toots & The Maytals

Mr Brightside - The Killers

My Hero - Foo Fighters

Naïve - The Kooks

No Diggity - Blackstreet

Norwegian Wood - The Beatles

Park Life - Blur

Pencil Full Of Lead - Paolo Nutini

Perfect - Ed Sheeran

Place Your Hands - Reef

Pumped Up Kicks - Foster The People

Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix

Ruby - Kaiser Chiefs

Rocks - Primal Scream

Satisfaction - Rolling Stones

Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes

Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon

Should I Stay Or Should I Go - The Clash

Shotgun - George Ezra

Shut Up & Dance - Walk The Moon

Song 2 - Blur

Stayin’ Alive - Bee Gees

Superstition - Stevie Wonder

Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond

Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd

Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand

Teenage Kicks - The Undertones

The Importance Of Being Idle - Oasis

The Wanderer - Dion

Whatcha Gonna Do About It - Small Face

Wagon Wheel - Old Crow Medicine Show

You Really Got Me - The Kinks

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