Live Music for your Wedding, Party, Corporate Entertainment or Event in London, Surrey & The UK

Terms & Conditions

Artists covered by our bands include:
James Brown
Stevie Wonder
T-Rex/Marc Bolan
The Beatles
Bob Marley
The Police
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Prince
Crowded House
Blondie
Chic
Hot Chocolate
Otis Redding
Sam & Dave
Percy Sledge
Wilson Pickett
Marvin Gaye
Billy Idol
Chuck Berry
Led Zeppelin
Pink Floyd
Jimi Hendrix
Cream
The Rolling Stones
The Doobie Brothers
Guns'n'Roses
Radiohead
Muse
Nickleback
Nirvana
The Killers
Blur
Greenday
Bob Dylan
The Who
The Eagles
Sly And The Family Stone
Charles Wright
The Ohio Players
Pink
Amy Winehouse
Duffy
Aretha Franklin
Nina Simone
Kings Of Leon
Ian Dury
REM
U2
Peter Gabriel
Diana Ross
Michael Jackson
& Many Others...

Have A Great Event!

Full terms and conditions will be posted in the near future, nothing scary, just practical stuff to make sure there are no unexpected surprises for all concerned. In the meantime, here is a short version of fee information and basic artist requirements to help you plan your event.
We understand that no two events or venues are the same and will work with you to accommodate the circumstances of your event/venue to achieve the best situation possible for both you and the artist.
If you have any questions regarding the booking of any of our live music acts, please feel free to contact us with your name, number and e-mail address here.

Fee Information (short version)

The fees shown are the base price for the artist and include:
  • Two sets of up to an hour each or one set of up to an hour and a half
  • Travel to the venue up to one hour or 35 miles each way
  • Arrival up to one and a half hours before first set
  • Departure up to one hour after the last set
  • Up to half an hour gap between sets
    (The above equates to up to five hours on site before midnight before incurring extra costs)
  • The band's standard PA and lights which are good for rooms/marquees up to around 250 people
    (Larger PA systems and lighting rigs can be arranged at additional cost if required, please contact us to discuss)
Factors that will affect the final cost include:
  • Additional band members over the basic line-up
  • Arrival and set up more than an hour and a half before the first set
  • Departure more than one hour after the last set is finished
  • Departure after midnight
  • Distance or travel time to venue
  • More than two sets or two hours playing time required
  • Longer than half an hour gap between sets
  • Parking costs
  • Formal wear hire (black-tie etc.)
    (Circumstances that require the artist to be on site for more than five hours will normally incur additional costs)
Please note: Prices shown are subject to change without notice E&OE. Please comfirm the cost and availability of a band before making plans based on the information on this site.

Payment (short version)

A 20% deposit is required to confirm the booking which is payable to TheFunctionBand.com. The balance is payable directly to the artist by arrangement with them. Many artists request payment on the day in cash (as this is the easiest way to split the fee between the members), prior to their performance.

Artist Requirements (short version)

The following is a basic list of requirements to take into consideration when booking a live music act for your event:
  • Access to the performance area at least an hour (ideally an hour and a half) before the first set
  • At least two 13 amp power sockets in the performance area
  • Suitably sized clear performance area (i.e. minimum of 4m x 3m for a three/four piece band)
  • Stable, dry ground covering for performances in marquees or outdoors
  • Parking for unloading/loading within easy reach and access of the performance area
  • Nearby parking for leaving vehicles during event
  • Drinking water and light refreshments
  • Changing & rest area
  • Toilets
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Live music & function bands for your wedding, party, corporate entertainment or event in south & west London, Surrey & the UK, including Guildford, Kingston, Cobham, Weybridge, Richmond, Dorking, Leatherhead, Esher, Ewell, Epsom, Reigate, Farnham and surrounding areas.