Do you love Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday or Ella Fitzgerald? Do you also love dancing? Then your heart might lie with swing bands and swing music! Originating from jazz in the early 30s, the swing genre stems from jazz’s experimentation with traditional, contemporary songs.
Swing bands are guaranteed to get your guests dancing. We’ve taken a moment to highlight some of our favourite swing bands for hire below. Want a more updated list? Make sure to check back here, for an regularly updated list of swing bands for hire.
The London Swing and Soul Band area 6-9 piece band that performs at public and private events all over the UK. Expect an eclectic mix of contemporary and traditional influences with this powerful swing act. They are influenced by the likes of Sinatra, Bruno Mars, Elvis, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, White Stripes, Killers, Justin Timberlake, Aretha Franklin, Jacksons, Michael Jackson. The London Swing and Soul Band musicians and singers have played at Bestival, Glastonbury, Hippodrome Leicester Square, Ronnie Scott’s, Vortex, 606 and Pizza Express Soho.
The London Swing and Soul Band are available to play private parties, festivals, company parties, weddings and bar/bat mitzvah’s.
The P.Y.T’s have been with Headliner from the beginning. They are a young band of accomplished musicians who are committed to bringing a fresh, professional and modern touch to your event, whatever it may be. Last year alone they played events for the BBC and also Facebook’s Summer & Christmas parties. Each band member has built up a lot of experience in the industry as a gigging musician, featuring in regular performances with popular artists such as Rita Ora, Jess Glynne, Rod Stewart, Years & Years, Kwabs, Ella Eyre, Sigala, Iggy Azalea & Conor Maynard.
The P.Y.T’s are available to play private parties, festivals, company parties, weddings and bar/bat mitzvah’s.
Night & Day are a wonderful jazz quartet, consisting of London’s finest jazz musicians. Whether you want swinging tunes to dance to or beautiful background music, they’ll deliver to the highest standard. From Frank Sinatra, to Ella Fitzgerald and Etta James, there will be songs you know and love.
Night & Day are available to play private parties, birthday parties, VIP events and weddings.
Andy has been wowing audiences across the UK with his Rat Pack tribute for the last 5 years. He is the perfect choice for weddings and events and whether it’s a laid back performance for a wedding breakfast or a foot stomping, dance floor-filling evening performance, Andy is the perfect choice for a stylish, swingin’ affair.
Andy King of Swing is available to play private parties, company parties, VIP events and weddings.
Their music is a tribute to the timeless sound of The Nat King Cole Trio, Earl Hines, Fats Waller, Ragtime, French Chanson and early Latin American music. The all singing band brings a fresh and different take on the Classic American songbooks of the 1920s, 30s and 40s, bringing together the elegance, fun and driving rhythms of the era! This formidable band can as easily entertain a small and intimate audience, as they can a huge, lively crowd – and get them all jumping and jiving!
Benoit Viellefon is available to play private parties, festivals, company parties, weddings and VIP events.
Formed by three brothers, Cafe Manouche are a young and exciting vintage style Gypsy Jazz & Swing band, playing the old fashioned way in style. With Vintage style female vocals, swinging guitars, hot double bass and melodic accordion/piano (when available).
Cafe Manouche are available to play private parties, birthday parties, VIP events and weddings.
If you are having a vintage themed event or just looking for something that little bit different than the norm to impress your guests then go no further than Bond Street. Playing music from the 90’s to present days in a vintage jazz style, Bond Street are right on the money for the current trend of vintage bands.
Bond Street are available to play private parties, birthday parties, VIP events and weddings.