Hire a Band | Looking to hire a band? What to consider

Hire a Band

Hire a Band

Looking to hire a band? Live music is a great way to add additional value to any event, whether private or open to the public. We can help you to tailor the type of music your event or venue needs, whilst suiting your budget! Just get in touch with us below or use the live chat to get an accurate quote. We'd love to talk to you!

hire a bandHire a Band for Your Event

You will need to consider the type of music you want to hear and what type of event you are organising:

  • Wedding - This music will be classic to contemporary feel good love songs
  • Background / Lounge - Tastefully performed music which fits into  the background of a lounge style venue
  • Pub, Bar, Club - Well-known sing-along's ideal for a mixed audience
  • Party / Function - Upbeat music perfect for singing and dancing the night away
  • Rock - Hard and heavy tunes for those that need some bite in their music!

Hire a Band at Great Value

Light and Shade perform at all the venue types listed above from weddings to rock venues and always deliver a fantastic day or night of music, whatever the venue or type of music you need. And if you also need great value then look no further than our great value live music booking costs.

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Live Music Hire | Live Music for Events and Cost of Booking a Band

Live Music Hire | Live Music for Events and Cost of Booking a Band

Live Music Hire

Live music hire for events is a great way to ensure your function or party has that extra touch of magic. Especially when you hire a band that can play the type of music needed to suit your event too. No more worrying if the band will be too 'rock' for your lounge crowd or too background for your party guests. Hire us!

Live Music for Events & Cost of Booking a Band

You may wonder; what does live music for events hire cost? More expensive does not always mean you get more for your money. Light and Shade have special prices for different sizes of bands required at your live music performance and separate band hire costs on different days, ensuring you always get the right band (or duo!) at the right price. No more worrying if the band is going to charge you the earth for the same music they play most weekends!

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Live Band | Hire Live Bands | How Much to Hire a Live Band

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Live Band

There's nothing quite like the impact of live band at an event, transforming it from mundane chart music piped through a PA to a performance you can watch, enjoy, engage and interact with. Light and Shade perform live music, which results in a much richer experience.

Hire a Live Band for any Event or Venue:

When you're looking to hire a live band for your event or venue, you may want to consider:

  • The size of the live band: Light and Shade can perform as a duo, trio or quartet depending on your requirements. The duo is incredibly compact and can fit very small areas, a house party bay window or corner of a restaurant for example. Whereas, the quartet fits into any general performance area or main-stage very comfortably!
  • The type of songs they perform: The music should fit your event, whether that's a birthday party in a pub, background music at a wedding or corporate party music. We perform music fit for any occasion and we'd love to hear from you if you have any special song requests too! Contact us now.
  • The cost!

How much to hire a live band?

As any live band come in many different sizes, so can their fees. How much is it to book a live band? This depends on the band. Light and Shade do not charge more for the type of event and we also do not charge extra for travel within our area. How much is it to hire a band? With us, it costs a lot less because you can choose exactly the right size and type of live band you need!

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Live Music for Garden Party | Light And Shade Duo and Band

Live Music for Garden Party

Live Music for Garden Party

Light And Shade Duo and Band enjoy performing live music for garden party events.

The duo is a great choice as a garden party band when there is limited space in the garden or patio area. Even when set-up as a 4-Piece band, we are still compact and able to fit into just about any garden. If you're unsure, send us your enquiry with garden size

You also don't need to worry about upsetting the neighbours when hiring us as a live music duo as we have complete volume control too, meaning the music will be at just the right volume for everyone to enjoy.

Live Music for Garden Party events

There are a variety of reasons why you may book live music for garden party events, it may be for a birthday party family celebration, BBQ party or Braai or just because the weather's nice! Whatever type of event you are celebrating in your garden, hire Light and Shade live music band, trio or duo and you're sure to have a lot of fun in the sun!

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Book Live Music | Duo, Trio, Band | Book Live Music

Book Live Music

Book Live Music

Light and Shade Duo, Trio, Band are the perfect choice when you want to book live music. Our wide ranging songs are perfect for all audiences and our specially-tailored sets will always deliver what your audience needs from lounge bars and gastro-pub in the country to corporate party bookings and popular rock venues! Contact us.

Book live music easily

It is easy to book live music, get in touch via telephone or complete the enquiry form below, entering all the information we need to give you the best possible quote. Don't forget we do not charge extra for travel within the area we regularly perform. Once we receive your live music enquiry we will respond within 24 hours with a provisional booking. Just confirm the booking details via email or telephone and you're all set for a great night!

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Cover Band | Hire a Cover Band & Duo for Functions, Weddings, Parties, Events

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Cover Band

cover bandIf you are looking to hire a cover band for your event, function or venue, Light and Shade want to know! We are flexible in size and set-up, with versatile set-lists to ensure the live music you book is exactly as you want. You can book us as a duo, trio or a 4-piece cover band, as we can provide live music for any type of venue or event, large or small, party or lounge, high-street club or quiet country gastro-pub. This helps you to hire live music that fits with your budget and requirements as well as your customers and/or guests.

Whichever size of cover band you book, Light and Shade will be able to deliver a fantastic night of music. From relaxing numbers for customers or guests to enjoy to all-out rock and party sets to keep your audience on their feet and singing all night long!

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Band Hire Prices | Cost to Book a Band

Band Hire Prices | Cost to Book a Band

Band Hire Prices

Our band hire prices are cheaper than many live music acts for the simple reason; we are professional musicians. As such, we perform every day of the week and this allows us to reduce the band hire prices of the client. Light and Shade are bookable as a cover duo, trio and band for any type of live music event from, corporate function, house party to festival main stage.

What is the Cost to Book a Band?

For us to be able to quote accurately for your event it is important to provide as much information as possible. Below is a list of just a few of the enquiries we have received:

  • What is the cost for wedding band?
  • How much do live bands cost to hire?
  • How much does it cost to hire a band?
  • Is there a cost to hire a band?
  • Cost of a wedding band?
  • What is the price of bands?
  • Live music band prices in Hampshire?
  • What is the cost of hiring a band?
  • How much does it cost to book a band?
  • What are your wedding band prices?

Once your enquiry has been received we will work out the cost to book a band for your live music depending on the number of musicians required, the venue location (no extra fees for events in Hampshire), the timings involved and any extra special live music requests you may have. This could be to play a particular style of music for the duration of the event or to learn a particular song for a wedding dance (no extra charge here either!). Once the quote is ready we will return it to you for appraisal.

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Corporate Christmas Party Band

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Corporate Christmas Party Band

When you arrange a function band to perform as a corporate Christmas party band there are a number of factors you will need to consider. For instance should you be hiring Christmas party bands, trios or duos? What material do they perform? Do they look 'the part'? How much do they cost? Will hiring them incur additional travelling expenses? And many more questions begin to arise.

corporate christmas party bandHire a Corporate Christmas Party Band

Light and Shade can provide live music entertainment for your corporate Christmas party band and do so as either a duo, trio or band. We offer great value for money, perform fantastic party music and we always dress smart. We also do not charge extra for travelling within our covered areas.

Contact Light and Shade today and let us be your perfect corporate Christmas party band!

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New Year’s Eve Band | Hire a NYE Party Band – Light and Shade

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New Year's Eve Band

New Year's Eve is a great time for an amazing celebration with friends and family. A live New Year's Eve band performing wall-to-wall party songs will make your NYE event stand out as the best around.

We are happy to perform your event from the duo at your house party (we have complete volume control, so we're the perfect music act for your neighbours too!) to a full New Year's Eve band performing on a main stage event. And yes, we do perform 'Auld Lang Syne' in a unique way too!

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Christmas Party Band | Hire a Christmas party band

Christmas Party Band | Hire a Christmas party band

Hire a Christmas Party Band

A Christmas function is a great time to gather all your colleagues, friends and family for a celebration and, if you're celebrating, then a live music Christmas party band adds an extra layer of fun to the event. The best live Christmas party music manages to mix the songs to the right balance of classic Christmas songs and party favourites, to ensure everyone gets into the Christmas spirit and enjoys the party all night long.

Light and Shade party band are able to perform as a Christmas party band as either a duo, trio or band for either public, private or corporate clients. With our extensive repertoire the chosen Christmas party music is absolutely suited to your guests.

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