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Top University Party Bands

Top University Party Bands for Hire

Published on: 12th October 2018

Last Updated: 21st October 2021

Are you looking to book the best university summer ball band? Perhaps you are celebrating graduating with your friends and lecturers? Maybe you want to kick freshers off with a bang and need a rocking live band to complete the party.

Here at Entertainment Nation we have an excellent selection of live bands for university events that will leave students and lecturers alike dancing late into the night. With music styles and tastes to suit everyone, from university freshers to sports teams and societies, you can rest assured that the band you book for your university event will wow the crowd and give everyone an excuse to dress up and dance the night away.

With that in mind, we present a selection of first-class university party bands for hire that will make the perfect addition to your student union party, graduation celebration, summer ball or freshers event.

Too Damn Hot

Too Damn Hot are the high-end, contemporary and exciting party band that you need at your university celebration. This stunning 6-22 piece male and female fronted band are well respected full-time musicians who are at the top of their game! Singing the biggest hits in pop, soul, dance, RnB, Motown, hip-hop and funk, Too Damn Hot will certainly give you a show to remember. Available in a range of line-ups to suit your event, Too Damn Hot will provide the ultimate live entertainment that can’t be beaten. This band are incredibly popular, booking shows across the UK and the world so don’t hesitate and get in touch today.



If you are looking for an energetic band for your university party, Wildcard are an excellent choice. This 3-piece male fronted rock band are highly professional and experienced musicians who put on an incredible performance every time they hit the stage. They even come with a fully manned DJ service as standard, so you and your guests can carry on partying when they aren’t performing. Wildcard are a pop-rock trio that you don’t want to miss out on!


City Sounds

City Sounds are a luxury, contemporary pop, dance and soul band that are renowned for their outstanding vocals and high-intensity performances. With strong female lead vocals and the option to have four to fourteen musicians, you can create a band line up that is perfect for your university ball or freshers event. Packing out dance floors everywhere they perform, book City Sounds today for a guaranteed good time.


The Back Beats

You can’t stop these guys from rocking the stage! The Back Beats are some of the finest musicians around and with a repertoire of powerful and exciting anthems from the legendary artists of pop, soul, Motown and disco, it’s no wonder they are so popular. They have an abundance of experience performing to adoring crowds who just can’t control their feet! Flexible, dynamic and so talented – The Back Beats are a number 1 choice for your party.


Sharp Soul

Sharp Soul have over 10 years of experience in live performances and show no signs of stopping any time soon. This magnificent party band comes as a 6-piece as standard, with the option to increase this to a sensational 5-12-piece. With a repertoire covering classic and modern pop and soul hits by the likes of Stevie Wonder, Blink 182 and Justin Timberlake, guests of all ages will be flocking to the dance floor. If that wasn’t enough to convince you, they even offer a 1 hour FREE DJ before 12am. What more could you want?



A 4-piece male fronted band with a difference, Finesse are a multi-genre band who will give you and your guests a fantastic show. These South Wales based boys have a well thought out and rehearsed repertoire that suits any celebration. Making them even more outstanding, all four members of the band sing lead and backing vocals (something you very rarely find in other acts.) For a night to remember, book Finesse for your university celebration today.


All Together Now

For floor-filling anthems followed by chart-topping pop hits, All Together Now are a band with a star-studded repertoire that never fails to get everyone dancing. Their energy and outstanding sound has been enjoyed across the globe and has wowed so many crowds who cheer for more. A 4 piece line-up of female and male vocals, guitar, bass and drums, with the option to add sizzling sax, this contemporary, fresh and funky band are raring to go!



From charismatic frontmen to talent-soaked musicians, Jumpstart are a killer band that’ll have everyone dancing from the first note. They provide a ground-breaking performance of top pop hits, soul classics, singalong anthems and fresh RnB favourites that’s suited to all audiences. It’s no surprise that Jumpstart are so in demand, with such a wealth of experience on stage at clubs, theatres, weddings, arenas, festivals and more. You really don’t want to miss out on this wow-worthy band!


City Life

If you are looking for a luxury, high energy band for your graduation party or ball, City Life are the perfect choice for you. Featuring 6 exceptional musicians and male and female vocals, this band will perform the biggest pop, rock, soul and funk hits around. Having performed alongside Ed Sheeran, Jools Holland and on numerous West End Shows, this band really know how to put on a great performance. Certain to pack the dance floor no matter who’s in the crowd, City Life are the band you need for your university event.



Elevate are a 5-piece male-fronted band that will bring something a little different to your university party. Their electric repertoire features uplifting party classics and dance floor fillers, delivering an adrenaline party every time they set foot on stage. With glowing reviews and years of experience, Elevate are in high demand so book today to avoid disappointment!



Inka have a stage-owning presence and don’t disappoint when they kick-start your event. A fusion of fiery passion, charisma and talent, Inka are a captivating 4-piece with a magnetic pull that’ll drag everyone to the dance floor. Sensational female vocals, guitar, bass and drums – put it all together and you have a party that just keeps going and going. Don’t wait to book the hottest band around!


Dance Floor Fillers

The Dance Floor Fillers are a massively popular band with a repertoire fit for any occasion. Whether that’s your fresher’s ball or graduation celebration, this pop-rock party band will leave guests wanting more. You can even add on a 1 am finish for an extra cost, to keep the celebrations going on that little bit longer! With the experience of performing to thousands of people at festivals and corporate events, you will not be disappointed when you book the Dance Floor Fillers as your university party band.


The Ideal

We are ending our list with a powerhouse band that’ll be the highlight of your night, The Ideal! This 4-6 piece band of incredibly talented and experienced musicians have made a name for themselves and been performing together since 2016 – filling dance floors wherever they go. Performing the hottest pop hits, contemporary RnB and club anthems and classic party songs, your guests won’t be able to stop themselves from making moves on the dance floor. Turn things up a notch with the addition of sax and trumpet, layering their already incredible sound with horns and full-sounding grooves. For a truly memorable night, choose The Ideal as your live entertainment for your university celebration.


Hire Your University Event Band Today!

Any of these musicians would be the perfect choice as the band for your university ball or party. No matter the theme, occasion, celebration or time of year, here at Entertainment Nation we want to make sure your students get the party they have been waiting for and deserve after all their hard work. Whether you are throwing a memorable graduation party, a magical Christmas ball, or the end of term party that is the highlight of the year, we have the band for you.

Chat with our expert advisers to book your perfect university party band today. We’re here to help 7 days a week, anytime between 10am and 10pm. Go ahead and get in touch via email (, phone (0800 53 000 35), or through LiveChat!

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