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The Best Folk Acoustic Wedding Bands 2019

Last updated on March 15th, 2019

Whether you’re planning a festival-themed wedding, a rustic-style wedding or you just love Mumford and Sons style folk music, folk acoustic wedding bands are the hottest live wedding band hire trend right now!

The rustic, festival-style look is perfect for a barn wedding or even a summer ball. With the addition of authentic folk instruments like the double bass, banjo and cajon, acoustic bands create an atmosphere like no other, taking feel-good songs to a new level. It’s easy to see why folk acoustic wedding bands are such a hit with brides and grooms.

Summon blissed-out summer vibes at your afternoon drinks reception with upbeat contemporary folk tunes blended with folkified versions of all your favourite mellow pop, rock and soul.

Many of the bands featured allow you to complete your festival wedding line-up in a single booking: casting their acoustic instruments aside, they perform a fully amplified evening wedding reception set crammed with floor-filling pop, rock and indie anthems.

We’ve listed the best folk and acoustic bands below, so if you’re looking to book the best Mumford and Sons style band, be sure to pay close attention!

The Lightmen

One of the UK’s hottest contemporary folk wedding bands, The Lightmen conjure an exultant atmosphere that never fails to put a smile on the face of every guest. Combining exceptional acoustic guitar, double bass and drums with passionate 3-part harmonies, The Lightmen always get their audiences into the party spirit. These sensationally talented young musicians specialise in energetic sets of live acoustic music that compel people to dance and sing along. Featuring modern folk superstars like Avicii, The Lumineers and Of Monsters and Men, as well as rustic spins on rock and pop old and new from artists as varied as The Beatles, Ed Sheeran and Bruno Mars, The Lightmen have something for everyone!

CHARISMATIC, CAPTIVATING, CHARMING: CLICK TO BOOK THE LIGHTMEN FOR THE ULTIMATE WEDDING PERFORMANCE!


Wandering Wings

A troupe of extremely talented musicians, with a captivating pastoral charm!

Wandering Wings are a fantastic five-piece band, with a repertoire full of hits from all eras, from the 50s and 60s right up to the biggest songs in the current charts. Spectacular acoustic arrangements of amazing tunes, authentic instruments and stylish rustic-chic costume, combine to create one of the hottest festival-themed bands in the UK.

Wandering Wings offer an acoustic guitar/vocalist duo set that’s perfect for setting a relaxed mood at your drinks reception or enhancing the romance of your wedding ceremony. The band also play a fully acoustic roaming set, where they can perform, free from the restrictions of electric cables, and play their way through the audience.

CLICK HERE TO HIRE WANDERING WINGS FOR AN UNFORGETTABLE WEDDING MUSIC EXPERIENCE!


The Peaky Blinders

This upbeat 4-piece acoustic wedding band are the perfect addition to your big day! The Peaky Blinders are a contemporary band with a unique sound. They perform a diverse range of songs by well known artists, all in their signature energetic, grin-inducing style.

With gorgeous vocal harmonies and joy-inducing guitar playing, The Peaky Blinders will fill you with warmth even if your wedding is in the depths of winter. Their set can also be amplified for larger venues. The Peaky Blinders are natural performers who love putting smiles on the faces of their audience.

FOR A FUN-FILLED NIGHT, WITH A FULL DANCE FLOOR TO MATCH, HIRE THE PEAKY BLINDERS!


Dance Floor Fillers

Dance Floor Fillers blend the best elements of modern folk wedding bands and pop, rock and indie function bands to ensure your wedding reception is a jublilant celebration overflowing with singing and dancing.

An experienced group who’ve been performing together for years, Dance Floor Fillers have crafted an undeniable repertoire of songs that ranges from acoustic pop faves like Ed Sheeran, The Lumineers and Mumford & Sons to crowd-pleasers from the Beatles, Oasis and Kings of Leon.

FOR A BAND WHO LIVE UP THEIR NAME, HIRE DANCE FLOOR FILLERS!


Roaming Free

Roaming Free are an acoustic four/five-piece band, with an exceptional live sound. This troupe of talented musicians have created a performance full of your favourite hits from the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s AND the 10s!

Roaming Free’s jam-packed repertoire is nothing short of perfect for every moment of a wedding celebration: from romantic wedding first dance songs, to roaming afternoon folk favourites, to innervating acoustic party songs to get the dance floor buzzing.

The band is made up of two acoustic guitars, a Cajon and a double bass or sax (or both if booked as a five-piece) for that unmistakable acoustic vibe.

BOOK ROAMING FREE TODAY!


The Haywains

Festival band to the core: it’s The Haywains!

The Haywains’ incredible style and musicality make for the perfect function band. Bringing together acoustic guitar, upright bass, banjo and drums, The Haywains create an amazing folky sound whilst covering some of pop music’s biggest hits. Who else can sing Toxic by Britney Spears in a folk-acoustic style?!

The band’s performance doesn’t stop when the acoustic set ends. The Haywains’ second set is an electric rock and pop compilation of massive songs by artists such as Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Kinks, The White Stripes, The Beatles, The Darkness, Arctic Monkeys and many more. With additional options for an acoustic afternoon set, The Haywains do it all!

ENQUIRE ABOUT THE HAYWAINS TODAY!


Gentlemen Roamers

What more do you need than two guitars, a sax and exquisite vocals? The Gentlemen Roamers specialise in supplying superior acoustic entertainment for weddings, immersing you and your guests with meticulously performed pop, rock, folk, soul and Motown from the 50s onwards.

You don’t need more than two guitars, a sax and exquisite vocals, but for even more impressive show, you have the option to add a couple of extra gentlemen on double bass and drums.

ENJOY A PERFORMANCE OF PEDIGREE AND BOOK THE GENTLEMEN ROAMERS!


The Troubadours

Mumford & Sons style wedding band The Troubadours liven up the room every time they hit the stage! With an eclectic repertoire of hits, all slotting into their whimsical folk style, they get everyone up onto the dance floor.

These guys are experienced and professional musicians with the best musical training. They have performed at huge UK festivals including Glastonbury and are always sought after for festival style weddings.

The Troubadours are effectively two bands in one: they have an acoustic line-up of acoustic guitar, banjo, upright bass and drums, and an amplified line-up of electric guitars and bass and drums. Their modern folk acoustic set gets the party going at the beginning of the evening, and soon after they get the party rocking with their amplified set of rock, pop and indie songs. Thanks to their incredible combo of relaxed acoustic songs and high-energy rock and pop tunes, The Troubadours are one of the hottest folk function bands available for you to hire!

BOOK THE TROUBADOURS WHILE YOU CAN!


Wicker Park

Have you met Wicker Park? This vibrant young band will captivate you and your guests with their effervescent performance of folk style covers and the latest chart toppers.

This versatile four-piece feature male and female lead vocals and offer two specialised sets, separated into two unique styles: an early-evening folk-acoustic set featuring a mix of modern folk and live lounge style renditions of tunes by the likes of Bruno Mars, Maroon 5 and Sam Smith, followed by a festival-headliner evening party set featuring electrifying covers of pop and rock hits and party favourites from Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston and Coldplay.

BEAT THE RUSH AND BOOK WICKER PARK TODAY!


The Barn Owls

Ready to fill your dance floor, The Barn Owls are a versatile four-piece band ideal for rustic themed events. They offer a folk-pop set, styled much like Mumford and Sons as well as an energetic, amplified rock and pop set for the evenings!

The band is made up of acoustic guitar, banjo, upright bass and drums, creating a feel-good folky band. The Barn Owls have years of experience performing together and have mastered their sets, ready for a show-stopping performance. Their repertoire is full of hits from artists such as The Kinks, Coldplay and The Killers, and even a bit of The Beatles.

IF YOU WANT A FULL DANCE FLOOR, A HIGH-ENERGY SET AND AN EXCELLENT PERFORMANCE, THEN THE BARN OWLS ARE PERFECT FOR YOU!


Beating Heart

The ideal band for an authentic festival-style wedding! With vintage styling and a corresponding set list, Beating Heart will raise the roof at your wedding reception!

These four incredible musicians have come together to create one of the UK’s best festival-style function bands. Their shows feature an exciting repertoire of folk-infused hits from a wide variety of artists like George Ezra, Fleetwood Mac, Tina Turner, Taylor Swift and The Lumineers.

The band’s stunningly talented female lead vocalist also plays violin and piano, and she is accompanied by acoustic guitar, upright bass and drums. Together, Beating Heart create a joyful atmosphere that’ll get you and your guests stomping your feet on the dance floor.

CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF BEATING HEART? CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE!


Lady Strut

Lady Strut bring together acoustic sensibilites and powerful, soulful female vocals. You and your guests will be able to witness these astonishing performers at close quarters as they perform a fusion of elevating modern chart tunes and classics by divas like Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner and Chaka Khan.

Lady Strut’s fullly acoustic show requires no PA or lighting, making them ideal for venues with sound limiters and for outdoor weddings. Just imagine dancing around tipis in the firelight as Lady Strut belt out another epic song!

AIN’T NOBODY BETTER THAN THE LUDICROUSLY TALENTED LADY STRUT!


Folk Flock

Four-piece acoustic folk band Folk Flock feature stunning lead male vocals with acoustic guitar, lead guitar, double bass and drums. The band members are all highly experienced musicians with years of performing under their belts.

Folk Flock’s live show is jam-packed with feel-good hits performed in their unmistakable folk-pop style.If you’d prefer your wedding band to have the freedom to wander amongst you and your guests, Folk Flock offer a rousing roaming performance that’s certain to be a hit with your friends and family.

IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL, FOLK WEDDING BAND, LOOK NO FURTHER THAN FOLK FLOCK!


The Festival Crowd

The Festival Crowd are ready to make a big impression at your wedding!

This highly in-demand wedding band is made up of some of the UK’s most talented acoustic musicians with vast experience of performing at high profile events and venues across the UK. These guys have even written, recorded and performed with megastar Ed Sheeran!

The Festival Crowd’s repertoire is impressively varied, with a folky/acoustic set, a dreamy afternoon acoustic set and a raucous wedding reception set featuring modern and classic rock and pop hits.

The Festival Crowd have it all. Their diary is bursting with wedding bookings, so IF YOU LOVE THE FESTIVAL CROWD, GET THEM BOOKED UP RIGHT AWAY!


Arcadian

Vintage-style band Arcadian are an energetic and fun five-piece. With many years of live music experience, performing for crowds all over the UK, from festivals to private events, Arcadian deliver a stunning live performance.

Arcadian have a quirky sound, specialising in folk-style covers of contemporary hits. Featuring both male and female vocals, Arcadian’s repertoire is impressively diverse, featuring legendary artists like Bruce Springsteen, Nancy Sinatra and The Mamas and Papas, as well as modern greats like Bruno Mars, Amy Winehouse and Mumford and Sons.

IF YOU’RE IMPRESSED BY ARCADIAN’S MUSICAL TALENT,ENQUIRE NOW!


Festival Beyond

Female-fronted four-piece, Festival Beyond are an exciting summer festival band ideal for bringing some cheery vibes to your wedding.

Festival Beyond are exceptionally experienced musicians who excel in generating a sizzling summer atmosphere. The band’s selection of high-energy covers of some of the biggest pop, rock, indie and rock’n’roll hits, in a modern folk-pop style, is sure to get everyone on that dance floor!

With a fresh and cool style this brilliant band make an elegant addition to your wedding. Why not sweeten the band’s sound further and add on sax and trumpet?.

FESTIVAL BEYOND ARE SUPER POPULAR, SO MAKE SURE YOU BOOK THEM ASAP!


The Roving Rabble

The Roving Rabble are a fun and energetic roaming band who charismatic stage-presence is sure to enliven your wedding reception!

The four-piece specialise in performing uplifting songs in their trademark acoustic style. With hits from Bruno Mars, Stevie Wonder, Prince and many more, The Roving Rabble’s repertoire is an eclectic mix of exciting hits.

The Roving Rabble possess an irreverent charm, and you can feel their cheery and joyful vibe in every performance! Whilst playing acoustic guitar, upright bass, percussion and sax, The Roving Rabble roam around the dance floor interacting with guests and creating an unforgettable atmosphere.

HIRE THE ROVING RABBLE FOR AN AWE-INSPIRING ROAMING SHOW!


The Fletchers

Festival-styled and majestically talented are The Fletchers!

This gifted foursome of professional musicians incorporates male and female lead vocals, creating beautiful harmonies that will astound you and your guests. The Fletchers live show features two sets. The first is a folk set with the feel-good factor, and the second is an upbeat, fully amplified pop and rock festival main-stage set.

The Fletchers’ eclectic repertoire is ideal to get guests of all ages on the dance floor, offering something for everyone from toe-tapping toddlers to groovy grannies!

The Fletchers have an amazing history of musical education and experience, meaning that when you hire them, you can be sure your event is in safe hands.

IF YOU LOVE THE FLETCHERS, HEAD TO THEIR PROFILE TO HIRE THEM TODAY!

Full Circle

Full Circle are an impeccably accomplished pair of acoustic musicians with over a decade’s experience each in performing at weddings and other private events.

Both members of Full Circle provide stunning vocals allowing them to tackle a wide range of songs. The duo’s repertoire is brimming with classic songs from the 50s to the present day, meaning there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Whichever stage of your wedding you hire Full Circle to entertain at, you’re guaranteed a spellbinding performance.

Members of the band have performed alongside the likes of Stereophonics frontman Kelly Jones, Newton Faulkner and Mungo Jerry of “In The Summertime” fame. As well as performing with illustrious artists, they’ve appeared at The Royal Albert Hall, numerous West End Theatres and Ronnie Scott’s.

CHECK OUT FULL CIRCLE’S PROFILE AND BOOK THEM FOR YOUR BIG DAY!


Hire Acoustic Folk Wedding Bands Today!

If one of the amazing acoustic wedding bands featured has caught your eye, then simply fill out the short enquiry form on the band’s profile and we’ll get back to you right away. We’re available to contact through live chat or email from 10 am until 10 pm every day OR call us on 0800 53 000 35! If you have any questions at all then let us know, we are always happy to help!

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