Amazing wedding entertainment for your Midlands wedding! With Entertainment Nation

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wedding bands for hire in the midlands

Stunning countryside, historic cities, and a proud industrial heritage make the Midlands region of the UK one of the prettiest locations to host your wedding! From the picturesque Wye River Valley to the stunning Malvern Hills, there’s plentiful gorgeous countryside to enjoy, while historic and attractive towns like Warwick and Stamford are home to wedding venues where you can tie the knot in style.

The Midlands is renowned for producing some incredible musicians too – Just think of all the bands and artists Birmingham alone has churned out! Black Sabbath, Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Duran Duran, The Spencer Davis Group, UB40, and countless others all hail from the Midland’s financial and cultural epicentre, which to this day hosts a vibrant live music scene.

Those looking for amazing wedding bands in the Midlands are in luck, as we’ve compiled a selection of the best Midlands wedding bands for hire today. Ranging from bands in the West Midlands to acts in Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Warwickshire, these bands are ready to travel and won’t have any issues crafting a truly incredible soundtrack to your special celebrations.

Check out the stunning acts below, and remember, if you have any questions when it comes to booking live wedding entertainment, the team at Entertainment Nation are always happy to help!

The Lightmen

Based in West Midlands, available nationwide.

To say the Lightmen are constantly in demand is no exaggeration, and it’s easy to see why when you listen to this vibrant festival-themed band put their sunny twist on popular songs!

They may be a trio, but this band pack a powerful punch through their line-up of acoustic guitar, double bass, drum, and three-part harmonies, and they certainly don’t fall short of the larger bands in producing a rich and irresistible sound. The Lightmen have the power to please all audiences with their repertoire of classic floor-fillers and contemporary chart hits, and bring a true feel-good festival vibe to your function with their high-quality PA and lighting rig!


Wandering Wings

Based in West Midlands, available nationwide.

An extensive repertoire of timeless songs from the decades, a troupe of experienced and highly qualified performers, and enough variety to provide chilled-out daytime playlists, thrilling roaming acoustic sets, and exciting amplified evening gigs – what could be better? Wandering Wings have been seen in stadiums, on TV and heard over the airwaves for a reason – they’re one of the most talented acoustic wedding bands in the UK today! Able to give your wedding the festival vibes or some modern folksiness popularised by the likes of Mumford and Sons, When the Wandering Wings fly into your venue it’ll create an atmosphere nobody will forget.



Based in Birmingham, available nationwide.

Wrap up your wedding entertainment in a tight and tidy package with Wildcard, a dynamic and professional three-piece pop and rock wedding band who cause a storm on the dancefloor from the very first chord! Their slick and professional sound has been heard alongside high calibre musicians around the world, and their driven lead vocals will deliver your favourite songs with a soulful twist.

The Revivers

Based in West Midlands, available nationwide.

Looking for the boyish charm of a young and exciting indie rock band? This unrestrained male-fronted group use rowdy lead vocals, backing vocals, guitar, bass and drums to deliver an upbeat repertoire of a whole range of genres from rock, pop and indie to folk and funk. Every hit is there to get you dancing late into the night, and with quality music degrees, the band deliver strict attention to detail to make every show a seamless and crowd-pleasing performance. Their repertoire includes exciting favourites from the old masters such as Elvis Presley and The Beatles to the modern favourites of George Ezra, Bruno Mars and Arctic Monkeys to make sure there’s something for everyone!

The Peaky Blinders

Based in West Midlands, available nationwide.

This dapper collective charm with their quirky mix of pop, rock and reggae. A four-piece are a feel-good band of two-singer guitarists (lead and acoustic) supported by the smooth rhythm of bass and drums. Their relaxed approach belies the band’s ability to deliver staggeringly good vocal harmonies, dedication to excellence, and top professionalism. Their exuberant repertoire is packed with guaranteed floor fillers from the Beatles to the Killers, Oasis to Ed Sheeran, and many more.


Back to Brass

Based in West Midlands, available nationwide.

Planning the ultimate, no-holds-barred wedding party? Invite the fervour of New-Orleans to your big day with roaming brass band Back to Brass, the West Midlands’ response to the Louisiana culture of bourbon and buzzing nightlife.

Back to Brass capture the zest and zeal of the Mardi Gras capital, using two trumpets, trombone, tenor and baritone sax, sousaphone, and marching snare and bass drums. Together they bang out well known tunes in a huge helping of fiery genres from jazz and rock to hip hop, RnB and more. Supremely talented, highly educated in prestigious conservatoires, and with experience touring the UK, stealing shows on the festival scene, and releasing albums, there’s no stopping this magnetic band!


Mona Vale Acoustics

Based in West Midlands, available nationwide.

Mona Vale Acoustics are a fresh and exceptionally talented acoustic duo for weddings, singing songs by Bruno mars, Ed Sheeran, the Chainsmokers and George Ezra with unique vocals and backing vocals. The pair have toured the UK and Europe and have played gigs in Asia and Australia at all manner of performances. This tight band are perfect for creating chilled out vibes, helping you relax with their ambient live lounge acoustic style, but they also bring the versatility of feel-good chart-topping hits to put the mood on a high all night long!


Matt Taylorson

Based in West Midlands, available nationwide.

Matt Taylorson is a wedding singer-guitarist who brings an astonishing power straight from the bottom of his soul to every performance. You’ll be captivated from the very first note when his smooth vocals and the power of just a single acoustic guitar fill your venue. Covering rock, soul, reggae, pop, country and indie, he brings an eclectic repertoire and dynamic sets to make sure your audience are feeling good long after the night is over. With virtuoso talent that’s been growing since he picked up a guitar as a child, there’s been no stopping him as he travels the UK at sell-out festivals, tours and recording sessions, playing alongside big names and in prestigious venues across the country.


Jazz on the Rocks

Based in West Midlands, available nationwide.

Jazz on the Rocks are the very definition of smooth sophistication, with the sparkle of a traditional jazz band coming through the harmony of piano, double bass, sax and drums. Their five years of experience at prestigious events shines through their seamless coordination as they play set lists of jazz and swing to modern funk, soul and pop covers in their signature jazz style. The band can be customised to your preference and are a perfect choice for jazz lovers – make up the quartet into a quintet or sextet with optional vocals, guitar, trumpet, trombone and clarinet (or downsize to a trio or duo – it’s all up to you!


EM Viola

Based in West Midlands, available nationwide.

EM Viola is a phenomenal string musician who has toured alongside the likes of G4, performed for globe-trotting luxury show band Jam Hot, has played in classical concerts, undertaken orchestral pit work, sessional recording, and provided the soundtrack for hundreds of happy couples taking their first steps into married life. Her broad repertoire reflects her love of performing all genres of music, and she’ll play an elegant set-list of classical and modern music, film scores, hymns, Greek, folk, and Bollywood music to be the perfect acoustic accompaniment to your romantic day.


Vin Rouge

Vin Rouge wedding band Midlands

Based in West Midlands, available nationwide.

Whether you want to travel back to some cosy 20th century Parisian cafes, or you’re simply a Francophile who wants a French style café twist for your big day, Vin Rouge’s carefree melodies cover Gypsy Jazz standards pioneered by Django Reinhardt to modern favourites that give all your guests a quirky treat. This self-contained trio are exceptionally talented musicians suited to any kind of venue, performing acoustically with accordion, clarinet and guitar, providing PA if required, and always delivering an elegant atmosphere.


Suite Beat

Based in West Midlands, available nationwide.

Want to get your guests involved when the band takes to the stage? Suite Beat don’t let you hide in the shadows, because this invigorating soul, Motown, dance and R’n’B band will get everyone involved with their infectious feel-good vibes. Their repertoire covers old-school and modern hits from Marvin Gaye and Luther Vandross to Amy Winehouse and Beyoncé, making it impossible not to hit the stage! An incredible soul and Motown band with an impressive professional reputation, Suite Beat toured internationally, and is available in a range of line ups from a 5-piece to a 6- or 7- piece.


Swing City Big Band

Based in West Midlands, available nationwide.

What would happen if Bublé met Sinatra? Swing City Big Band are here to answer that question by offering a truly sensational tribute to the kings of swing! A Rat Pack-themed big band featuring two highly experienced male lead vocalists, Swing City Big Band bring all the delight of vintage and modern swing in a 9-piece line up, accompanied by guitar, bass, keys, drums, and a horn section. You’ll hear all the well-known favourites such as ‘Fly Me to the Moon’, ‘Mack the Knife’ and many more from these flawless performers, who have played alongside enormous names like Coldplay, Jay-Z, Rihanna and Josh Groban. If you want to go all out, make sure you book the breath-taking 12-piece line up for a 6-piece horn section worthy of Frank and Bublé themselves!


Everything Bublé

Based in Warwickshire, available nationwide.

Everything Bublé is only the finest Bublé tribute act in the UK! If you want an earnest recreation of Michael Bublé’s honeyed vocals, you need look no further than Everything Bublé to pour on the romance and pull at the heart strings on your wedding day. Everything Bublé has over a decade of experience and knows how to work the room and get everybody in the right mood, timing his sets perfectly to get your guests in the right mood and up on the dance floor. Why not add a 3-piece professional Andrews Sisters style vocalist group to add some extra harmonies, or a backing pianist and 30-minute jazz and live lounge performance to bring even more thrills to the day?


Mystery Singers

Based in Worcestershire, available nationwide.

The Mystery Singers are an exhilarating and unforgettable band of performers, entertainers and singer-songwriters who use their broad knowledge of delivering top class entertainment to add surprise, incredible songs, and plenty of smiles to your big day! The Mystery Singers will blend in with the catering staff before drawing your guests’ attention with an eye-catching scenario (a dramatic fall, for example) before jumping back up and bursting into song in the ensuing silence. With 60 years’ worth of exciting songs in their repertoire, everyone can enjoy their 40-minute performance, which comprises napkin waving, dance offs, a conga line, and sparkly gold outfits for the grand finale.


Solar Music Duo

Based in Leicestershire, available nationwide.

Infectious guitar playing and uplifting female vocals make Solar Music Duo a perfect choice for any wedding celebrations. This fresh and versatile pairing have years of experience between them and use their gifted combination to deliver laid back daytime set lists and pour on the romance for your big day. With covers of Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Fleetwood Mac, Bruno Mars and many more, this duo has something for everyone – the pair have performed across the world and always exceed expectations wherever they play.


Easy Rhythm

Based in Nottinghamshire, available nationwide.

This four-piece reggae band carry sunshine with them, bringing feel-good tropical vibes to your event whether you’re making the most of summer or wanting to be reminded of it! Perfect for lovers of Bob Marley, Dennis Brown and Jimmy Cliff, reggae is the heart and soul of what Easy Rhythm do, but you can also expect to hear covers of soul – such as favourites by Jackie Wilson, Al Green and Bill Withers. They’ll also put a reggae spin on plenty of contemporary songs. Look no further for a world-travelling and beloved reggae and ska band!


Seven Day Soul

Based in Nottinghamshire, available nationwide.

Seven Day Soul are a band who know exactly which soul, Motown, jazz and pop songs are guaranteed to keep the party on the dance floor. Their polished sound comes from UK professionals with decades of experience playing for prestigious clients and alongside names like Take That, Westlife and Misteeq! Delivering a guaranteed smooth and exhilarating live experience, Seven Day Soul are a self-contained unit of silky-smooth soul perfection!


Hiring a Wedding Music Band in the Midlands

Did you enjoy watching and listening to our selection of bands? If you’ve fallen in love with one (or more!) of our groups or musicians, and you want them to perform for your big day, head on over to Entertainment Nation. We’ll make recommendations and help you find the perfect band for the kind of atmosphere you want on the big day. Book early though – our wedding bands’ diaries fill up very quickly!

The friendly Entertainment Nation team is available by phone, email and live chat every day from 10am to 10pm, and you can check out even more fantastic live acts on the Entertainment Nation website to see how we can make your wedding incredible!

Claire Gould

Claire spends her days writing - either in beautiful calligraphy or online. She lives on the edge of the English Lake District only minutes away from the beach, where she loves to escape and unwind. Claire's calligraphy can be found at Claire launched the English Wedding Blog in November 2009 - it's been a top 10 UK wedding blog ever since, with a regional focus we hope you LOVE.


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