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London Wedding Entertainment

Hire the Capital's Best Wedding Entertainment

Welcome to the home of finest wedding entertainment in London! Here at Entertainment Nation we represent a huge variety of vetted and proven wedding and event performers.

Whether you want a band, DJ, classical singer, or magician for your London wedding, we've got an act that's perfect for you. Below, we've picked some of our favourites, giving you a taste of our wedding entertainment for hire in London.

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Welcome to the home of finest wedding entertainment in London! Here at Entertainment Nation we represent a huge variety of vetted and proven wedding and event performers.

Whether you want a band, DJ, classical singer, or magician for your London wedding, we've got an act that's perfect for you. Below, we've picked some of our favourites, giving you a taste of our wedding entertainment for hire in London.

Wedding Ceremony Music

Choosing the perfect musical accompaniment for your ceremony can help enhance the occasion, no matter what kind of wedding you're planning.

Whether you want to highlight your romantic occasion with a choir, an acoustic singer, or a classical performer, our roster of talented acts will provide you with the luxury of choice.

Featured London Ceremony Entertainment

The Voices Classical Choir Listings
The Voices
From £688
The Voices Listing Content
THE VOICES
  • Vocal quartet
  • Wedding singers based in London
  • 4 piece line-up
  • 2 male & 2 female classical singers
  • Available with or without piano accompaniment
  • Option to add extra soprano & bass
  • Available UK wide
Anthea Listing
Anthea
From £375
Anthea Listing Content
ANTHEA
  • Harpist
  • Wedding classical musicians based in London
  • Female solo harpist
  • Instrumental harp
  • Classical, pop, jazz, rock, film and Bollywood
  • Highly experienced musician
  • Available Mids, East, South East, Wales
Taylor Thomas Listing
Taylor Thomas
From £188
Taylor Thomas Listing Content
TAYLOR THOMAS
  • Solo Guitarist
  • Wedding singer and guitarist based in London
  • Male vocals and guitar/piano
  • Pop and rock hits
  • Over a decade of experience
  • Option to add more sets
  • Available UK wide

Drinks Reception & Daytime Wedding Entertainment

Down time between your ceremony and meals is an opportunity to spend quality time with your family and friends. Make sure to keep your guests (and yourselves) comfortable with some drinks reception entertainment.

We offer everything from acoustic groups and classical ensembles to provide cool, relaxed background music, to magicians and caricaturists for a visual show.

Featured London Drinks Reception & Daytime Wedding Entertainment

The Jetters Cool Acoustic Duo
The Jetters
From £875
The Jetters Listing Content
THE JETTERS
  • Pop and rock duo
  • Wedding duo based in London
  • 2 piece duo line-up
  • Male lead vocalists
  • Option to add percussion
  • Varied repertoire
  • Available UK wide
Dynamic Magic Listing
Dynamic Magic
From £475
Dynamic Magic Listing Content
DYNAMIC MAGIC
  • Magician
  • Wedding magician based in Greater London
  • Highly experience performer
  • Close-up magic
  • Mind-reader
  • Stage magic
  • Available UK wide
Saturn Strings Listing
Saturn Strings
From £650
Saturn Strings Listing Content
SATURN STRINGS
  • String quartet
  • Wedding string quartet based in London
  • 2 violins, viola and cello
  • Classical, jazz, pop, film, tv and show tunes
  • Incredibly talented musicians
  • Over 25 years experience
  • Available South East

Evening Reception Wedding Entertainment London

With the (somewhat) scary bit of the wedding over and done with, your evening wedding reception is your chance to party your way into married life.

We represent a host of leading London wedding bands of all genres, guaranteed to keep the dance floor full all night.

Featured Evening Reception Wedding Entertainment London

Groove Station Wedding Band
Groove Station
From £2594
Groove Station Listing Content
GROOVE STATION
  • Funk, soul, disco and Motown
  • Wedding band based in London
  • 5-10 piece band
  • Female lead vocalist
  • Vast funk and soul repertoire
  • Option to add horns & percussion
  • Available nationwide
Clique Listing
Clique
From £2051
Clique Listing Content
CLIQUE
  • Motown and soul band
  • Wedding band based in London
  • 5-7 piece line-up
  • Female lead vocalist
  • Motown, disco, funk and soul hits
  • Highly experienced musicians
  • Available nationwide
The Smugglers Listing
The Smugglers
From £1381
The Smugglers Listing Content
THE SMUGGLERS
  • Acoustic festival-style band
  • Wedding band based in London
  • Folky trio of musicians
  • Feel-good pop and rock covers
  • Interactive roaming band set available
  • Professional and skilled performers
  • Available South, Midlands and Wales

Quirky, Unusual & Unique Wedding Entertainment in London

Sometimes, what you want more than anything else is for your wedding to be remembered. In which case, why not think outside of the box a little?

At Entertainment Nation, we represent a host of more unusual acts, including brass bands, roaming performers, singing waiters, and DJ/live musician blends.

Featured Quirky, Unusual & Unique Wedding Entertainment London

Secret Singers Listing
Secret Singers
From £1200 plus vat
Secret Singers Listing Content
SECRET SINGERS
  • Singing Waiters
  • Singing Waiters/Waitresses based in Buckinghamshire
  • Duo with backing tracks
  • Pop, soul, opera, disco, musical theatre and jazz
  • Outstanding vocalists
  • Highly experienced performers
  • Available nationwide
Brass Pack Listing
Brass Pack
From £1500
Brass Pack Listing Content
BRASS PACK
  • Brass band
  • Wedding band based in Greater London
  • 5-9 piece band
  • 2 trumpets, trombone, sousaphone and drums
  • New Orleans style brass and pop covers
  • Option to add extra musicians
  • Available UK wide
Contexte Listing
Contexte
From £825
Contexte Listing Content
CONTEXTE
  • DJ and Trumpet duo
  • Wedding DJ and musician based in London
  • Professional DJ and live trumpet
  • Lounge, House, Funk, Soul, Pop and Disco songs
  • Experienced DJ and musician
  • Option to add extra sets
  • Available UK wide

Wedding Entertainment FAQs

The average cost of wedding entertainment depends upon the style of wedding entertainment you choose and when and where you're getting married. Prices can range from a few hundred pounds for a solo act like a singer-acoustic-guitarist or magician to £1,000 upwards for a 4-5 piece wedding band. In general, the more members in the act, the more you can expect to pay. Hiring wedding entertainment near you can help you save money on travel expenses.
You should book your wedding entertainment as far in advance as possible! The most popular wedding bands and performers often fill their diaries up to two years in advance (sometimes even farther ahead), especially during the peak wedding season spring/summer weekends. If you find an act you love, snap them up as soon as possible to avoid missing out.
Plan your wedding entertainment with your guests and your venue in mind.

Ideally, you'll know the location of your wedding prior to planning the entertainment. Hiring your venue first means you'll be able to visualise the sort of entertainment that'll fit the setting and know about any performance or space restrictions the venue has in place. With a date and venue secured, you'll also be able to get the most accurate quotes if you're planning on hiring professional entertainment.

While it's important that you fall in love with your chosen entertainment, you also need to consider who'll be attending and what they'll be doing during each part of the day. Are you hiring wedding ceremony musicians? Consider keeping them on to perform for guests while you have photographs taken. Are there a couple of hours to spare between your ceremony and the wedding breakfast? A performance from an acoustic duo or a close-up magician could be just the thing to keep guests occupied during these quieter moments. Are you hiring a wedding band? Your evening wedding reception music is another decision where you should consider the ages and tastes of your guests - you'll want to add your personal touch while still giving everyone something to get down to on the dance floor!

If you've never planned live entertainment before (and who has?!), all this can seem daunting, but there's no need to fret - a good entertainment agency will have encountered almost any wedding planning pitfall possible and can offer you all the advice and guidance you need to plan wedding entertainment that runs smoothly and without fuss.

There are two school of thought on this one. The first is to spend hours meticulously viewing as many acts as possible so you can be certain you've found the perfect act to fit your wedding, your theme and your identity as a couple. The second is to go with your gut - sometimes you'll see a band, and like in love, you just know they're the one for you. Either approach works.

We'd always urge you to do a little extra research once you've found your ideal wedding entertainment; does the act have great reviews? How about the agency you're booking from? Is payment secure? Are there contracts in place tying the act to your event? A reputable act or agency will be able to reassure you on all these questions.

Whatever you can imagine, there's an act out there who can do it! Wedding entertainment has come a long way in recent years. Enormous demand for live entertainment at weddings has drawn the best young musicians into the industry, who've brought with them a melting pot of musical genres. The styles of wedding entertainment on offer include:

  • Rock and Pop Bands
  • Modern Pop, RnB and Dance Bands
  • Acoustic Folk-Pop Bands
  • Soul, Funk, Disco and Motown Bands
  • Jazz and Swing Bands
  • Rat Pack and Big Bands
  • Indie, Britpop and Pop-Punk Bands
  • Bandeoke / Rockaoke Bands
  • Tribute Bands
  • Vintage-Themed Bands
  • Rock 'n' Roll Bands

And that's just the bands! Other musicians and entertainers for you to consider include:

  • Acoustic Solos and Duos
  • Pro DJs
  • DJ Live Acts
  • Singing Waiters
  • String Quartets
  • Pianists
  • Sax Players
  • Harpists
  • Singers and Choirs
  • Magicians
  • Caricaturists
This all depends on you and your wedding!

Live bands bring spectacle, charisma and buckets of atmosphere; even the sounds of a band tuning up are enough to set the anticipation flowing for an evening of wild celebrations. Plus, most bands will put on a DJ service between their sets to keep up the energy on the dance floor.

DJs meanwhile are ideal if you want more control over the music you'll be hearing. A good band will know a decent number of songs, but a DJ has access to almost any song ever recorded... and they take requests, so you can customise your night on the fly. If your venue has limited space or a sound limiter set below 90DB, a DJ is a great choice to work around these restrictions while still giving an unforgettable night of entertainment.

Why not combine the best of both worlds with a DJ and Live Musician act? Bringing Balearic vibes, these exciting performers feature DJ sets enhanced with live sax, vocals, percussion, guitar, or horns for a thrilling superclub experience.

Recent Reviews

"We had a wonderful evening, thank you. The band were absolutely fantastic! People didn't leave the dance floor all night and we had a great time. The band were helpful in their correspondence with us beforehand. They turned up early, set everything up and were ready to go when needed. The band helped make our evening reception really special and we are so glad we picked them. The playlists between were also a perfect mix of new and older tunes to get all generations dancing. 5/5. The booking process through entertainment nation was also great. You were very helpful in liaising with the band and getting us all the information we needed from the band such as insurance and certification for the venue. Overall very happy with the service!"
Aysa and Jake - Wedding - Stratford Upon Avon
"We were so incredibly pleased with the Dance Floor Fillers and Entertainment Nation. EN made it so easy to find entertainment for our wedding, not only was the website easy to navigate but all communication with Izzy was fast and easy. She was great to work with! The band themselves communicated with us before the wedding asking us all sorts of questions about song choices so that their sets were personal to us. I can't express enough how amazing this band is! Not only did they learn our first dance song for us but they kept the dance floor packed the entire night. We had the best evening and the Dancefloor Fillers were a major part of that. Highly recommend Entertainment Nation and Dancefloor Fillers. One million stars!"
Kathleen and Andrew - Wedding - Northumberland
"From the day we started planning our wedding, music was always going to be a huge thing and we were totally set on having a band. We looked on Entertainment Nation and saw The Rhythm Detectives. The type of music they played was right up our street so we booked them straight away. Everyone at Entertainment Nation was so helpful, providing us with everything I needed and consistently replying to me in really quick time no matter what time I emailed. It was great to speak to a member of the band before the big day so that we could make specific requests for certain songs. They created a perfect set list based on our requests and it was perfect. So many people came up to us after the gig on the day and said how great they were. They really made the night and their performance was perfect. The fact they were a great bunch of lads who were a pleasure to have at our wedding was the added bonus. Would recommend to anyone!"
Joe and Imogen - Wedding - Northamptonshire
"The band The Harriers were amazing, I could not rate them more. They were great with any specifications and really flexible with all of our requests. They helped us choose our first dance song and everything they played was fantastic. They went with the flow of the day using their initiative and checking with us that we were happy with all decisions that needed to be made. Both the vocals and instrumentals were on point and had everyone dancing all night. The Harriers were punctual and smart clearly taking pride in their performances. Would rate them 5 out of 5, thank you Harriers for contributing to our wedding day!"
Samuel and Tasmin - Wedding - Kent
"Taylor was simply fantastic. Great communication beforehand, and nothing was too much trouble. He has a laid back style which was great, and my mind was always at rest knowing that everything was under control. Everyone at our party absolutely loved the performance, especially those that were encouraged to join in a bit. What a voice! Taylor also wrote a personalised song for my wife which was fantastic and something that I'm sure we will listen to for the rest of our lives. I'm really pleased to have found Taylor. We've had so many complements about him from our guests."
William F - Party - Kent
"We had a great experience working with this band and they were perfect for our Wedding! The band were easy to communicate with and helpful in all our enquiries. The band learnt a specific song for our first dance which made it extra special for us (thank you!). The sound set up on the day was of high quality and awesome musicianship evident throughout the set. Alongside this the band were great company and fitted in well with our Wedding guests. Highly Recommend! Many Thanks, Alexandra and Will "
Alexandra and William - Wedding - Cotswolds

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Company Number: 8412437 VAT No. 201071380

Phone: 0800 53 000 35

Email: info@entertainment-nation.co.uk

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