The Top 10 Wedding Bands on the French Riviera For 2019 (With Prices)

4 APRIL 2019
Blog post by Adam Southall
Estimated read time: 3 minutes

The French Riviera (Côte d'Azur) is home to some of the finest cover bands in Europe...bands that perform regularly at high-end corporate events and celebrity weddings.

In this blog post, we'll list out the 10 most popular wedding bands on the French Riviera on FixTheMusic, based on the number of their confirmed bookings in 2019 and 2020.

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.

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Here's the list of 10 best wedding bands on the French Riviera for 2019...

1. Riviera Roaming Band
2. The Travellers
3. High Jinx
4. The Rascals
5. The Navigators
6. The Marseille Acoustic Band
7. The Twilights
8. The Nice Soul Band
9. The Mad Socks
10. The Sparks

So let's take a closer look at the most in-demand bands on the French Riviera this year...

1. Riviera Roaming Band
Average booking price: £2,191 (as of March 2020)

Originally created as a duo, Riviera Roaming Band has specialized in roaming and now offers several options for weddings and events.

The band can also perform amplified/electric with acoustic drums and a sound system.

Riviera Roaming Band is able to play more than 200 songs covering all periods and almost every style.

Based on the Côte d'Azur, Riviera Roaming Band can be booked for special events throughout France and Europe.


2. The Travellers
Average booking price: £3,722 (as of March 2020)

The Travellers are an acoustic roaming band available for weddings, corporate events and private parties on the French Riviera and throughout Europe.

All four members provide vocals resulting in a full sound and rich harmonies.


3. High Jinx
Average booking price: £3,206 (as of March 2020)

High Jinx are a professional wedding band on the French Riviera, who are in great demand to perform at events throughout the south of France and across Europe, especially in northern Italy.

Comprising four outstanding musicians, High Jinx offer pop and rock covers with a high-energy delivery to get your guests onto the dance floor!


4. The Rascals
Average booking price: £2,293 (as of March 2020)

Monaco’s leading party band, The Rascals are an energetic live band known for delivering an ambitious performance and a unique and entertaining set list.

The band is made up of five professional musicians, each bringing their unique skills to every song, be it a modern hit, a classic ballad or an electronic mix.


5. The Navigators
Average booking price: £2,321(as of March 2020)

The Navigators are currently one of the most in-demand private event bands in Europe.

Originating from the UK, but now based in Monaco, the band perform popular songs from the 60’s to contemporary chart hits that are perfect for any event.


6. The Marseille Acoustic Band
Average booking price: £3,064 (as of March 2020)

The Marseille Acoustic Band are the most highly regarded acoustic band in the South of France, performing at hundreds of weddings, corporate events and parties every year.

They specialise as an acoustic wedding band but they can also perform with amplification.


7. The Twilights
Average booking price: £2,004 (as of March 2020)

The Twilights are a group of outstanding young musicians who perform regularly at weddings, concerts, private or public parties.

They are based in the South of France, between Aix-en-Provence and Marseille.


8. The Nice Soul Band
Average booking price: £4,504 (as of March 2020)

The Nice Soul Band is a jazz-inspired soul and pop covers band with an impressive repertoire of songs.

They are perfect for any wedding, corporate event or private party.


9. The Mad Socks
Average booking price: £5,554 (as of March 2020)

The Mad Socks have performed around the world and are proud to boast royalty, world-famous recording artists and sports stars amongst some of their previous clients.

From yacht parties to corporate shows and weddings, they specialise in bespoke luxury events on the French Riviera and internationally.


10. The Sparks
Average booking price: £4,114 (as of March 2020)

The Sparks have been performing on the Côte d’Azur since 2010 – they started on the streets busking in the old towns of Nice, Antibes and Villefranche.

Now they perform across Europe at weddings and high-end corporate events and parties.

They are four British musicians comprising double bass, saxophone, guitar and a new custom drum kit, not to mention 4-part vocal harmony!


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We hope you've enjoyed reading this list of the best wedding bands French Riviera has to offer in 2019.

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Fill in the enquiry form to receive offers directly from hand-picked musicians. Once you've confirmed details with your preferred act, book and pay securely through our secure online checkout.

If you're planning your own wedding in France, 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.