There’s so much that goes into planning a wedding. But one decision that needs special attention is choosing your live band.
Pop and rock wedding bands are the perfect live entertainment. Playing a wide range of hits throughout our favourite decades, your guests will be guaranteed to head to the dancefloor – where they’ll boogie on down until the early hours.
Here we share the UK’s best pop and rock wedding bands for your special day.
The best pop and rock wedding bands in the UK
Check out our top wedding bands for hire across the nation. All acts come with a full professional sound system and stage lighting included as well as public liability insurance and PAT tested.
This indie 3 piece is the ultimate rock and roll wedding band. Amped brings high energy and tons of experience to every performance – their backgrounds in originally signed bands mean they know exactly how to entertain a crowd.
Rock out to the likes of Arctic Monkeys, The Killers and Red Hot Chili Peppers in a generous repertoire of the best rock wedding songs. The band can also play your first dance song or any modern-day bangers including James Bay, The 1975 and George Ezra.
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The Hounds are one of our most experienced wedding rock bands, with over 20 years in the music industry between them. After being originally signed to a record label, this 4 piece act went on to work with top producers in the business AND support UK Number 1 artist Lewis Capaldi at major festivals.
Now The Hounds are one the UK’s best wedding bands – and are understandably in demand. Their super varied setlist put a rocking twist on everything from 90s house music to Ed Sheeran – guaranteed to keep your guests dancing to their favourite tunes until the early hours.
“These guys are literally something else, absolutely incredible and by far the best band we’ve ever seen!! We want to thank you so much for bringing our whole wedding evening to life, there wasn’t any more room on the dance floor!! Thank you so much once again and we hope to see you again soon!”
For one of the hottest pop rock bands on the scene, book Weekend Lions. This 4 piece act is young, energetic and ready to rock your event!
With exceptional male vocals and a true indie band dress code, the Weekend Lions can rock any tune from The Weeknd to 5 Seconds of Summer. Their high energy act comes with a free DJ playlist between each set so your guests will never want to leave the dancefloor.
Fonz and The Poet
Whether you want an upbeat party or an acoustic wedding set, Fonz and The Poet are your guys. The energetic pop band has been entertaining crowds for almost a decade with a customisable lineup of singers and musicians. Pick from a traditional 4 piece or upgrade with a saxophonist, violin or bespoke request.
From 70s funk to the latest chart toppers, Fonz and The Poet have a ginormous repertoire of hits and know almost every tune in the book.
“We had the best night of our lives on Friday! You guys were absolutely amazing and kept us on the dance floor all night! It wouldn’t have been the same without you. Thank you so much for helping us to have the most fantastic wedding day ever!”
Funhaus are a super slick group of the UK’s best live musicians. Led by a powerhouse female vocalist, this 5 piece band put on an exceptional performance.
Their stellar setlist includes everything from 80s classic rock songs to modern dance tracks. Book Funhaus for your wedding entertainment and you’ll be guaranteed a show that is anything but ordinary.
Need help picking your perfect wedding band?
Got more questions about hiring your wedding entertainment? Check out our guide to what to consider when booking a band from average costs to venue restrictions.
Or get in touch with one of our lovely team who will pair you with the perfect live act for your wedding day.