The 6 Best Wedding Bands for hire in South Wales With Prices (Updated February 2020)

8 NOVEMBER 2019
Blog post by Adam Southall
Estimated read time: 3 minutes

South Wales is home to some of the finest wedding bands in the UK...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings.

In this blog post, we'll list out the 5 most popular wedding bands in South Wales on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings for 2020 and 2021.

You'll see that there is a huge range of styles and that many of the cover bands offer something a bit different to make your wedding truly memorable.

All of these bands perform sets for dancing, as well as chillout music if you require a background set, e.g. for an afternoon cocktail event.

Some of these wedding bands can also incorporate a horn section (trumpet and saxophone), as well as electric string instruments to add another dimension to weddings and events.

Wedding bands on FixTheMusic have public liability insurance and PAT tested equipment.

FixTheMusic's cover bands perform in a variety of styles, from funk, blues, soul, acoustic, vintage and rock 'n' roll to R&B, Britpop, electro-swing and indie rock and pop covers. We also have a range of outstanding roaming bands, a particularly popular genre currently.

So here's the list of the 5 best wedding bands in South Wales for 2020...

1. Miami Nights
2. The Atoms
3. The Golden Boys
4. Pop Republic
5. The Vibe
6. Ignite Duo

So let's take a closer look at these bands...

1. Miami Nights
Average booking price: £2,885 (as of February 2020)
Location: South Wales

Get your big hair, shoulder pads, spandex and neon dancing shoes at the ready as this charismatic, and stylish line up bring you the very best hits of the everyone’s favourite decade...the 80’s.

Huge 80’s dancefloor classics from artist including Wham, A-Ha, Human League, Spandau Ballet, Duran Duran, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Prince, Michael Jackson and many more.

This fun, nostalgic music will not fail to create an incredible atmosphere at any event. Dust off that shell suit and prepare to whip your mullet back and forth! Be transported back in time!

This world-class group have years of experience performing together and have built up a vast repertoire of epic tunes.

Meaning if you want to mix it up a little later in the night they are also able to perform a contemporary party set made up from all your favourite non 80’s party anthems!

So if you're looking to hire the finest 80s tribute band in the UK for your wedding or event, get in touch with Miami Nights.


2. The Atoms
Average booking price: £1,789 (as of February 2020)
Location: South Wales

The Atoms..the best young indie-rock cover band in the UK!

Since forming in 2011 they have fast become one of the most in-demand wedding bands in the country and play at over 100 weddings and events every year.

Their cool contemporary sets cater for all and include music from Mumford & Sons, Bastille, Ed Sheeran, The Killers, Kings Of Leon, The Kinks and many more....none of the same old wedding songs.

When you book this highly experienced 4 piece band your whole evening's entertainment is taken care of.

They provide free state of the art DJ software to keep your party kicking between sets. These super-talented boys are sure to make your night one to remember!

They live and breathe music and this is reflected in their refreshing performances and highly professional attitude.


3. The Golden Boys
Average booking price: £3,079 (as of February 2020)
Location: South Wales

Boasting incredible soul-tinged vocals, this popular quartet sets itself apart in its stylistic versatility.

Let them take you on a 24-karat magic journey through the decades as they deliver the biggest hits from the golden era right up to today’s contemporary chart.

Performing the gold records of singers such as Stevie Wonder, Bruno Mars, Tina Turner, Ed Sheeran, James Brown and Justin Timberlake, to name just a few, your guests are guaranteed to be on their feet all night!

Immaculately dressed, golden looks with golden hooks, it's hard to find a better band for your wedding, party or corporate event.

The band are also able to offer an acoustic set for the wedding drinks receptions. Please get in touch for more details.


4. Pop Republic
Average booking price: £1,804 (as of February 2020)
Location: Cardiff, South Wales

Pop Republic have over 20 years first hand industry and performance experience and are experts in live musical entertainment.

Having been signed to record labels themselves, worked with Major Label acts from Virgin, Sony, Universal and had their music featured on national and international radio along with music videos featured on SKY TV.

In June 2019, Pop Republic supported UK Chart Number 1 artist Lewis Capaldi.

Working with producers who have recording some of the most iconic artists in the world such as Oasis, Rolling Stones, Arctic Monkeys, Taylor Swift, Stereophonics, London Grammar, Paul Weller, 50 Cent, Mariah Carey, to playing major festivals, they will help you throughout the whole experience to make sure your event is the special night you will remember.

With them becoming the UK's most in-demand party band Pop Republic, book now to make sure it's a night to remember!


5. The Vibe
Average booking price: £1,534 (as of February 2020)
Location: Cardiff, South Wales

The Vibe are a professional covers band based in Cardiff, who are in regular demand to entertain at parties, corporate functions and weddings throughout the UK and internationally.

They are a modern rock and pop covers act based in South Wales who focus on keeping their repertoire broad and relevant, taking their musical cues from acts as varied as Michael Jackson, Daft Punk, Bruno Mars and Soft Cell.

The Vibe have an extensive song list built from their time working on some of the world's most luxury cruise lines, including Celebrity Cruises International, as well as various private events for individual celebrity clients!

They have been performing together for over 3 years and their love of music has taken them worldwide together performing and partying on stages globally.

The band is based in Cardiff, South Wales and are willing to travel across the UK. Special song requests are catered for as well as music as part of their included DJ package.


6. Ignite Duo
Average booking price: £534 (as of February 2020)
Location: Swansea, South Wales

Ignite Duo are a unique and upbeat acoustic duo based in the South Wales area.

Alex plays a wide range of instruments, while singer Gene completes the outfit with her delicate melodies and inimitable style.

Ignite Duo cover a provocative blend of genres and eras, with an original spin.

Whatever your taste, you're sure to hear something you know and love, with a pleasantly surprising twist!

Ignite travel the UK playing at weddings, functions and other events.

They are adaptable and can play for half an hour or all day, and can stick around to DJ your party, or play your mid-afternoon marquee function.

Parties and events come in all shapes and sizes and Ignite are used to fitting in to suit them.

So if you're looking to hire the finest acoustic duo South Wales has to offer for your wedding or event, get in touch with Ignite Duo.


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We hope you've enjoyed reading this list of the best wedding bands South Wales has to offer in 2020.

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If you're planning your own wedding in the UK, what are your plans for the live music or entertainment on your special day? Tell us in the comments section below!

— Adam is a co-founder of FixTheMusic and works on everything from copywriting and marketing to design and user experience. He studied Music at Cambridge University. Adam is a keen pianist, and also learned cello and trumpet from an early age.