Top Inexpensive Wedding Bands For Hire in Glasgow, Edinburgh, and Scotland
Why pay a fortune for wedding bands, when you can hire the top wedding bands at reasonable prices!
The Magic Agency offers the lowest prices for Scottish wedding and Covers Bands in Scotland. For over twenty years, we have provided top-class wedding bands and wedding entertainment for weddings all over Scotland.
So, wherever your wedding is taking place and whatever your budget, we can find you the right wedding band at the right price for your Scottish wedding. We promise that we will always get the lowest price we can for any Scottish Band.
No administration fees - No hidden extras - 10% deposit - Balance on the night
If you scroll down the page, you will see many of the talented and brilliant Scottish-based, wedding bands represented by The Magic Agency.
We can honestly tell you that any of the bands listed here would give a marvellous evening's entertainment at any wedding, event, or function. However, every wedding is different and we can give you honest, unbiased advice about which band or bands would match your specific requirements.
If you are interested in a particular band, or type of band, then let us know and we will check availability and give you a quote. We can also arrange a date for you to see the band playing live at a function or wedding.
We give you our guarantee that we will always try to get you the lowest price we can from each band.
We also give you our guarantee that in the very unlikely event that one of our bands cannot perform due to accident or illness, then we will make every effort to find you a good-quality, replacement band.
We promise to go that extra mile to make your wedding or function a happy and successful one!
What We Can Do For You
We offer a quick and friendly service, where your complete satisfaction is our main concern.
In a nutshell, it is less hassle and more secure than doing it yourself.
What do bands cost?
There is no "set fee" for a good band and it varies depending on the band. However, as a very, general guide to help you plan your budget: Two-Piece = £500-£700, Three-Piece - £600 -£900, Four-Piece = £750 - £1000, and Five-Piece or more = £1000 - £1500.
Please remember, this is a very, general guide and some bands charge more or less than these fees. Always ask us for a specific quote.
Travelling expenses may also have to be added to fees depending on how far the band has to travel to the venue.
How do I choose a band?
Rather than just asking "what bands are available", we recommend you spend some time reading about the bands and listening to their music samples. This will help you decide on the type of band you like.
All the bands listed below are great bands and have an excellent track record. However, everyone has different tastes when it comes to music - so, it's better if you decide which band or bands you like.
When you have done this, then contact us and we can check availability, get you a quote, and arrange a date for you to see the band.
Five to Seven-Piece Bands
Pulse - "Dynamic Performance"
Pulse is a dynamic, fully live seven piece band based in Central Scotland. With marvellous vocals, harmnonies, and a three-piece brass section, they are guaranteed to blow your guests away and keep them dancing all night.
Male and female vocals, guitars, keyboards, drums, brass section.
Studio - "Simply Brilliant"
Studio is an exciting five or six-piece band providing top-class music and entertainment to give you a special night to remember.
With a superb repertoire ranging from the 50's to the 2000's (and Ceilidh), it is no wonder why they are one of the busiest and best bands on the Scottish entertainment circuit.
Female vocals, Keyboards/Male vocals, Saxophone, Guitar and Drums plus Fiddler for extended Ceilidh, if required.
AmpliFive - "Dynamic Vocals"
AmpliFive is a wedding and function band who have performed at almost every major venue in Scotland.
They are a fully live, five-piece band who can accommodate any type of function - from 60 seat weddings to 600 seat dinner-dances.
Two female vocalists, piano, drums, and guitar.
Waterfront - "Simply the Best"
Waterfront is a totaly live, five-piece band who have spent the last ten years entertaining clients all over the country have a vast experience in the wedding and function fields.
Female Vocals, Drum's, Keyboards, Bass Guitar and Lead Guitar.
Escapade - "Great!!!"
Escapade is one of the few remaining fully live five-piece bands on today’s circuit. The band members have a wealth of experience and pride themselves on their live sound. The success of any event can be guaranteed with these guys around!
Male Vocals, guitar, keyboard, bass guitar, drums..
The Copycats - "The Atmosphere is Electric!"
The Copycats is a five-piece band with a growing reputation as one of the more accomplished acts Scotland. They offer something to suit everyone’s taste, from the subtle melodies of the sixties to hits from the 90's and beyond.
Male/Female Vocals, guitar/vocals, keyboard/vocals, bass guitar, drums.
Hell For Leather - "Absolutely fantastic"
Featuring a high-energy fusion of Scottish, Folk, and Rock music, this five-piece band know how to wear out anyone's shoe-leather.
Male vocals, accordion, guitars, mandolin/tin whistle, Highland Bagpipes, Bodhran.
Shoestring - "Absolutely fantastic"
Shoestring is a six-piece band that combines ceilidh with pop covers to ensure that there is music for everyone at your wedding or function. They can even provide a disco.
From Edinburgh Castle to village halls - Shoestring have played them all.
Male vocals, electric lead and bass guitars, accoustic guitar, drums, keyboards, and fiddle.
Hip Operation - "Very Wonderful"
Eleven years of playing together has ensured that Hip Operation is a professional and highly entertaining band.
They are a totally live, seven-piece band, who have performed from Brechin to Brussels and deliver outstanding music from the sixties to the current decade. If you are looking for a band to really get the party going and have performed, this band will not to let you down!
Female vocals, backing vocals, percussion, keyboard, guitars, acoustic guitars, bass, and drums.
The Goodfellas - "Just Teriffic"
The Goodfellas are a totally live, five-piece band who are making a great reputation for themselves in Scotland. With a great selection of songs from the 60's to the present day, they can bring the house down at any wedding or music venue.
Male vocals, guitar, guitar, bass, keyboards, and drums.
Big Tuna - "Let's Rock"
Big Tuna is one of Scotland’s hottest, live, indie-rock cover bands. This four-man, no-nonsense, band plays a great selection of classic rock tunes and songs from today’s great bands and artists. Big Tuna also has a number of originals within it's repertoire, which they can perform if appropriate for the venue.
Lead guitar/vocals, guitar/vocals, bass guitar, and drums.
The Wild Cigarillos - "Brilliant Performance"
The Wild Cigarillos is an Internationally-acclaimed four-piece wedding and function band who can perform Ceilidh, Country and Western, Swing, Jazz, Pop, and Rock.
Male and female vocals, Keyboard, Guitar, Sax, Fiddle, Harmonica, Percussion, Bass, Referee's Whistle, Accordion, Organ Drums...and anything else they feel like playing.
The Alastair Wood Band - "A Touch of Class"
The Alastair Wood Band is one of the busiest bands in Scotland and is a firm favourite with many exclusive venues - such as Hopetoun House.
Alastair's four-piece band is recognised as one of the best Ceilidh and Scottish Country Dance bands in Scotland and performs regularly on BBC Radio Scotland.
He offers a great mixture of Pop Covers and Ceilidh music to suit all tastes and functions.
Male vocals, accordion, keyboard, fiddle, guitar and drums.
Ernest - "A Cool Band"
Ernest is the ultimate in contemporary corporate and wedding entertainment. A totally-live three-piece band who have played with great success at T In The Park and Glasgow Carling Academy.
On the 17th of November, 2007 Ernest were chosen as the headline band for an audience of seven thousand at the Tartan Party On The Green event at Glasgow Green.
Vocals/guitar, Bass Guitar, Drum's - plus state of the art sound system.
Freeway - "Absolutely Amazing"
Freeway is a great three-piece band with the talent and experience to guarantee a superb evening of entertainment.
With an exciting repertoire that covers everything from Sinatra to Sno Patrol, they can cater for any wedding and function.
Two guitars with male vocals, bass guitar - plus state of the art backing.
Mixed Company - "Dynamic Performance"
Mixed Company is a superb three-piece band with years of experience in performing at weddings and functions in Scotland.
Their line up of keyboard's, guitar and vocal harmonies allow them to indulge in all types of music from artists such as Robbie Williams, Shania Twain, Abba, Elvis Presley, Neil Diamond, Runrig and Jimmy Shand.
Male and female vocals, keyboard, guitar - plus state of the art backing.
Rhythm Dot Com - "What a Night!"
Rhythm Dot Com is a superb, live band comprising of three experienced and extremely-talented musicians.
Mixing traditional musicianship with modern technology, they can provide music for any type of event. This flexibility enables them to play a wide spectrum of styles from totally acoustic music to full-on chart hits from the 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's, and 90's.
Female vocals, guitar, drums.
Funky Stuff - "What a Performance!"
Funky Stuff is one of Central Scotland's most popular live bands.
Their extensive and comprehensive repertoire guarantees your night will be highly successful and memorable. Being a flexible three-piece band means they can accommodate the smallest venues through to the largest castles!
Female Vocals, Male Vocals/Keyboard, Guitar.
Heatwave - "Brilliant Band!"
Heatwave, is an exciting two or three-piece band with years of experience on the wedding circuit in Scotland.
Over the years, they have played in all the top venues and been asked back time and time again.
Male vocals, guitars and keyboard - plus state of the art backing.
DeVille - "A Great Band"
DeVille is a fantastic two-piece band based in Ayrshire. They have an impressive performance record, and, over the past ten years, have provided outstanding entertainment for weddings, functions, and corporate events all over the UK.
Male vocals, guitars, sax - plus state of the art backing.
Mystery Train - "Fantastic Night!"
Mystery Train is one of the top two-piece wedding or function bands in Scotland. Their energy, talent, and sheer enthusiasm will make your function or wedding a night to remember. Highly recommended.
Male vocals, two guitars - plus state of the art backing.
Pop Fiction - "Brilliant!!"
Pop Fiction is a talented two-piece band with two great charasmatic lead vocals. From the Killers and Razorlight to The Beatles and Elvis, all tastes and ages are catered for with an extensive set list covering all genres.
Male vocals, two guitars - plus state of the art backing.
To Hire a Band
If you wish to check a band's availability and fee, then please email us by filling in the enquiry form on the Contact Us page.
You can also give us a call on 0141 577 6604.
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