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The top 10 most popular wedding bands

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The top 10 most popular wedding bands

Choosing your wedding music can be tricky, especially if you’re hiring a wedding band. To make things a little easier, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 most popular wedding bands available to hire with Jonny Ross Music.

Guaranteed to get your guests in the party mood, these acts are based in Leeds, ideal for a Yorkshire wedding. They can also travel to weddings around the UK and abroad.

Top ten most popular wedding bands

1. Big Shout Band

Pop and rock with a talented horn section

Graduates from Leeds Conservatoire, Big Shout Band deliver infectious energy and enthusiasm through their top-tier horn section, guitar and bass prowess, and tight drums and keys. 

Big Shout Band have been housemates as well as bandmates, and their bond shines through their slick onstage performances. Performing as a 5-piece or 7-piece band, these lads have an impressive repertoire. Enjoy tracks spanning Prince and George Michael to Jessie J and Daft Punk. 

2. The Northern House Band

Motown and soul classics

Looking for one of the best UK-based Motown function bands? The Northern House Band won’t disappoint!

With powerful male and female vocalists, this 5-piece wedding band are known for getting guests onto the dancefloor with classic Motown hits from Marvin Gaye to The Contours, as well as modern pop and rock anthems.

Northern House Band

3. The Wilde Ones

Indie wedding band for old and new rock and pop

Graduates from The Leeds College of Music, The Wilde Ones have managed to tour the world with a plethora of acclaimed artists alongside forming their own events band. This supremely talented group always bring their A-game with powerful lead vocals, sax, and a faultless rhythm section.

Their repertoire includes hits from The Beatles, The Killers, Oasis, Pulp, George Ezra, and more.

4. The Jazz Standard

Award-winning jazz musicians, perfect for a retro vibe

Do you have a passion for jazz, swing, and pop? The Jazz Standard will dazzle your wedding guests with a vibrant array of timeless jazz and pop tracks delivered in their signature vintage style.

5. Marc and Abi

Lively pop and rock vocalists with an acoustic option

These energetic vocalists have played all over the world at weddings and other events. Marc and Abi are known for bringing buckets of charm to their performances and delivering passionate renditions of songs from their vast repertoire — whether it’s “Hips Don’t Lie” by Shakira or “Valerie” by Amy Winehouse.

They’re available to book as a 4-8 piece band. Alternatively, if you’re looking for acoustic wedding entertainment, Marc and Abi can showcase a beautiful array of chilled hits as a duo, too.

6. The Jonny Ross Band

Sought-after rock and pop wedding band

With years of experience in events, The Jonny Ross Band have a well-earned five-star reputation in the UK and international wedding scene. One thing’s for certain — these musicians know how to put on a big show with chart hits, rock anthems, and party classics.

From Frank Sinatra and Neil Diamond to Avicii and MGMT, they’ll provide something for everyone.

7. Dae La Roux

Floor-filling rock, pop, and indie bangers

Dae La Roux are a 5-piece function band with a stellar reputation for bringing their all to every wedding performance. These talented musicians boast a vast repertoire of rock and pop songs from classic acts such as Elvis Presley and Chuck Berry to contemporary bands like Stereophonics and Kings of Leon.

Dae La Roux

8. The Pop Punk Allstars

Pop-punk classics

If you’re hoping to dance to your favourite pop-punk anthems on your wedding night, look no further than The Pop Punk Allstars. This 5-piece band will provide nostalgic pop-punk hits from the 90s and early 00s. Get ready to rock out with your nearest and dearest.

From Fall Out Boy and Avril Lavigne to Blink 182 and Paramore, their repertoire will delight any pop-punk fan.

9. The Rolling Keys

Energetic rock and pop to please the crowd

With world-class musicians from a broad range of impressive backgrounds, The Rolling Keys are an experienced 5-piece wedding band with a set list that includes hits from Bruno Mars, Alicia Keys, Queen, and more.

The Rolling Keys never fail to light up the room, fill the dance floor, and charm every wedding guest.

10. Something For The Weekend

Upbeat 90s dance tracks

Something For The Weekend is a professional, charismatic collective with oodles of experience performing at weddings and parties. The four musicians are known for their energetic renditions of 90s dancefloor hits from the likes of Earth, Wind & Fire, Justin Timberlake, and Basement Jaxx.

Find your perfect wedding entertainment with Jonny Ross Music

Good luck choosing your wedding band! If you’d like more information about hiring a wedding band, don’t hesitate to get in touch with the team at Jonny Ross Music.Take a look at all our bands for hire or learn more about hiring an acoustic act, professional DJ, or Sax & DJ service for your wedding.

5 Wedding Bands you Need to Know About

5 Wedding Bands you Need to Know About

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With wedding and events officially back on the scene for 2022, we couldn’t be more excited to share our latest repertoire of bands for hire with you. These guys offer everything you need to get the party started – even for those guests who usually avoid the dance-floor. Playing old school classics to the newbies on the block, we have a selection of live wedding bands that we just know you’re going to love. Without further ado, here are the 5 function bands you need to know about folks…

5 Wedding Bands you Need to Know About

Big Shout Band

Let’s kick things off with Big Shout Band, a 7-piece band that are dedicated to performing those classic 00s pop songs that never seem to get old. We’re talking Daft Punk, TLC, Jessie J and more – the perfect opportunity to relive the soundtrack of your teens with your favourite people. And if that’s not enough to tempt you onto your feet, Big Shout Band are loaded with one of the most talented horn sections in the North of England. Graduates from Leeds Conservaratoire, this wedding band have been house mates, band members and best friends for years – and it shows. They’re cool, cohesive and their energy is downright contagious.

BigShout band

Rolling Keys

Hold up people… we need to talk about Rolling Keys! The ultimate wedding entertainment for your celebration, this five-piece band are renowned for performing a huge variety of mega hits and floor fillers. They come with a tonne of experience and plenty of enthusiasm, having performed at west end shows, arenas, high-end studio recording sessions and more. With female-led vocals and a tight-knit rhythm section, you’ll be spoilt with everything from 50s to current tunes, as well as all your favourite classic hits. Long story short; Rolling Keys will make you wish the party would never end.

Rolling Keys

Marc & Abi

Marc & Abi need to be on your radar. Available as a band and duo, this act will certainly stop you in your tracks, offering energetic wedding band music that you and your guests will adore. Their diverse repertoire has been played across the globe, including Bora Bora, Bali and Fiji. They’re quirky, fun and provide just the right amount of sass courtesy of their fusion of female and male vocals.

Dae La Roux

Let us introduce you to Dae La Roux, an epic five-piece band that perform anything and everything you could ever want to hear, from Motown, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Indie and Pop. Their vocals are powerful, their enthusiasm is infectious and their rhythm is irresistible. Promising plenty of crowd-pleasing tunes from any era, they’re guaranteed to create an electric atmosphere for the duration of your celebration. What’s not to love?

Dae La Roux

Northern House Band

Say hello to Northern House Band, a sleek Motown-meets-Soul act featuring some of Leeds’ finest upcoming musicians. You can hire them as a duo, trio or five-piece – the choice is yours! Their authentic array of female and male vocals come with a set of classics, including Marvin Gaye, Amy Winehouse, Queen and more. Whether you’re having a smaller celebration or an extravagant event, the Northern House Band will adapt to any setting to make sure you have an unforgettable performance.

Northern House Band

We hope you’ve enjoyed checking out the latest wedding bands here at Jonny Ross Music. Don’t forget to drop our team a message if you’re still on the hunt for a band to hire for your wedding or event – we’d love to help out. In the meantime, make sure you’re following us on the ‘gram for daily music updates!