The Best Party Bands to Hire for Corporate Events in 2024

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Senior Content Executive
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The Overtones

Corporate parties are a chance for businesses to let loose after a stressful period, celebrate their successes or give back to hardworking employees. Everyone loves a good party, but what element is usually the most memorable? The band.

Below is a selection of the very best party bands to hire for your corporate events, decided by a survey with our loyal clients! 

The Best Party Bands To Hire For Corporate Events In 2024!

1. The Overtones


Described as a "soul sensation", The Overtones are an exciting addition to corporate events. The four-piece band have performed for the likes of Her Majesty the Queen and reached number four in the album charts with their debut, Good Ol' Fashioned Love.

The Overtones are a Platinum-selling part band with experience performing both on stage and screen. Their upbeat, feel-good music will keep the dance floor filled all event long. 

2. The Shane Nolan Band


The Shane Nolan Band are one of the most in-demand party bands available to hire in the UK! Fronted by Shane Ritchie Jnr, this talented band is comprised of four professional musicians, with Shane on vocals, Matt on drums, Jack on guitar and Dave on bass guitar. Performing top hits from stars such as Olly Murs, Stevie Wonder, The Jacksons and Justin Bieber, there are few artists that this polished band cannot perform. Having performed on Loose Women, for X Factor winner Sam Bailey's 40th Birthday and at the Farmfoods British Par 3, it is without question that the Shane Nolan Band is a highly popular addition to events of all kinds. 

If you are looking for an upbeat and energetic party band, that can perform songs from all eras, don't hesitate in booking the Shane Nolan Band today! 


"The Shane Nolan Band are simply terrific in every department and deserve to be as busy as they actually are. This son of Shane Ritchie and Colleen Nolan and his band and dancers should light the blue touch paper on every conceivable party firework." - Mark, UK Cabaret Magazine

3. The Decades Band


Taking influence from the last sixty years of music, The Decades Band are a talented group of musicians available to book for your event. From rock to pop, funk to soul, their live covers blow audiences away.

Your dance floor will be filled all night long with The Decades Band, as they effortlessly take guests on a journey from the 1960s through to modern-day through music. There is no stage that this band can't command, having previously performed at Wembley Stadium and Warwick Castle.


"Booked you guy’s on recommendation, and certainly wasn’t disappointed!! Will definitely contact you for all future band requirements." - Steve

4. American Top Four


Paying homage to the Four Tops, The Drifters and The Temptations, American Four Tops are a Motown band with a difference. Fronted by William Hicks and backed by three truly versatile singers, the quartet are a timeless tribute to the 1980s music scene.

Audiences will be enamoured by their cool charm and musical ability, as they sway the night away to such tracks as Soulman and I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie).

5. The Funtime Frankies


The Funtime Frankies are an award-winning function band ideal for corporate events. Two-time winners of The National Wedding Industry Awards, the band are now judges at the event, using their experience to spot the next dance floor-filling act.

For over 15 years, The Funtime Frankies have entertained clients of all backgrounds across the UK, especially business clients. Their setlist spans 70 years, meaning that there is truly something for everyone.

6. Boogie Street


Boogie Street are a band with all of the bells and whistles. Their services expand beyond exceptional entertainment, to supplying sweet and savoury food carts and light-up "LOVE" decoration letters.

Whether you want a professional party band or a stylised tribute act to the 70s and 80s, Boogie Street's versatile talent makes them the ideal corporate event entertainment.

7. The Redfords


The Redfords

Described as "amazing", "incredible" and with "such a good mix of songs”, The Redfords are a leading party band. Winners of the 2020 Kent Wedding Awards, the 2020 Wedding Industry Awards and the 2019 Best of the Wedding Industry, The Redfords have already taken the wedding scene by storm.

As corporate entertainment, The Redfords provide the same energy, talent and chart-topping hits. They are the perfect entertainment act for company milestones and networking events, as they can engage audiences all event long. 


"We cannot thank you enough for being part of our special day yesterday. Everyone thought you were amazing and you took the best day of our lives to the next level! Thank you all." - Nicola & Chris

8. King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys


Stars of the stage and screen, King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys have had over 100 televised appearances and radio broadcasts. This band comes with a "cheer-up guarantee", as they pride themselves on their upbeat, positive setlist.

King Pleasure and The Pleasure Boys have a fan base spanning from the UK to Russia, a testament to their industry-defining influence. As corporate entertainers, there are few as experienced as this band.


"Superb, a stunning range of instrumental ability. Classy stuff in the style of Louis Jordan and Eddie 'Cleanhead' Vinson, with nowt taken out! A band I recommend anybody to go and see." - Dave, Now Dig This Magazine

9. The Black Sheikhs


What could be better than modern chart-toppers in a traditional 1920s jazz style? The Black Sheikhs turn convention on its head, with their unique take on popular songs that sets them apart from other party acts on the market. 

our audience will never forget an event featuring The Black Sheikhs. Fronted by Lord Acton, this five-piece band boast a range of instruments and an even longer list of positive client testimonials.


"Black Sheikhs stand out amongst a number of bands who re-imagine contemporary pop music in a jazz idiom; many try, but few achieve it with the charm, aplomb, humour and outstanding musicianship of Black Sheikhs." - Barney, Marsden Jazz Festival

10. Café Manouche


Cafe Manouche

With an impressive list of recent clients, Café Manouche has the industry experience and talent to ensure that any corporate party runs smoothly. Experts in gipsy jazz and swing, they have graced such occasions as festivals, weddings and, of course, corporate events, filling any size stage with their bouncing tunes.

Café Manouche has been described as "wonderful", "fantastic" and "a delight" by former clients, reflecting their immense popularity.


"Thank you Café Manouche for playing at our party, it was wonderful! If anyone is looking for a fantastic, atmospheric swinging band check these guys out! Wonderful music, very professional from start to finish!" - Catherine

11. The Fly Boys


From Pharrell Williams to Judy Garland, there are few singers that The Fly Boys can't pay homage. As separate artists, each member enjoyed international success before forming the band, making The Fly Boys a truly professional party act.

Perfectly in harmony, this swing band add a flair of jazz to any modern hit, creating a truly unique experience for your audience.

Book A Corporate Party Band

To book any of the party bands in this article, simply contact Champions Music & Bands by calling 0203 7934 042 or sending us a message via our online contact form.

Megan Lupton Official Author Picture
Senior Content Executive

Megan Lupton serves as the Senior Content Executive for Champions Music & Entertainment, where she excels in crafting engaging and informative content. Her responsibilities encompass writing blog posts, creating detailed profiles for various acts and conducting exclusive interviews with iconic entertainers. Megan’s ability to weave compelling narratives and highlight the unique aspects of each performer ensures that the content resonates with a wide audience, from casual readers to industry professionals.

In her role, Megan plays a crucial part in bridging the gap between the creative and commercial sides of the business. She collaborates closely with the sales team and booking agents, leveraging her expertise to provide official guidance on the best acts to hire. This involves thorough research and a deep understanding of the entertainment landscape, ensuring that clients receive top-tier recommendations tailored to their specific needs.

Currently, Megan is also pursuing a PhD at De Montfort University, further enhancing her academic and professional credentials. Her advanced studies not only contribute to her personal growth but also enrich her work, bringing a scholarly perspective to her content creation efforts. Megan’s dedication to both her professional role and academic pursuits exemplifies her commitment to excellence in the field of music and entertainment.


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