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Acoustic Duo is a stylish guitar and vocal duo performing stripped-down acoustic versions of some of the greatest songs ever written. Their arrangements are simple, yet beautiful and they always give a performance to remember.
Monitor Lighting specialise in providing a huge range of event lighting for any type of occasion. Whether you are planning a fairytale wedding reception, huge corporate event, lavish university ball or small private function.
A classical guitarist is perfect for bringing something a little more personal and intimate to your event. Our guitarist, Michael, has a wealth of experience in playing a range of classical music and can keep your guests entertained throughout the entire night.
Imagine the soft strumming of strings and the magical melody that will welcome your guests as they arrive... Add the elegance of the harp to your wedding or special occasion.
We are proud to present Hitched (The UKs only dedicated wedding band). Due to the lack of young, fun & funky wedding bands we were determined that Hitched would consist of highest level of professionalism and experience.
Using their ground-breaking mash up skills to combine classic tracks with modern hits, an all star line-up who perform with artists including Nicole Scherzinger, Cee Lo Green, Robbie Williams & Sinead O’Connor on tours across the globe, Mayhem exceed all expectations.
Monitor Disco was established in early 2001 with the sole intention of creating the best disco company in the U.K. Monitor Music felt that the majority of companies offering their services had a lack of professionalism and required a younger and fresher alternative, and so Monitor Disco was born.
We pride ourselves on our personal service from your initial enquiry to the day itself and can advise you on suitable music for the ceremony if necessary and supply a singer to perform alongside any of our Monitor Melody Acts.
Looking for a classy, fun cocktail hour? Quiet ambience for an elegant or romantic dinner reception? Music conducive to conversation? Look no further. Monitor Music's Piano Melodies provides an atmospheric backdrop for your guests as they gather for the event.
Why not use live music created by Piano & String Melodies to create a special ambience as you entertain your clients? We can provide an appealing sound to suit your environment that can provide a focus for entertainment without being intrusive.
Saxophone Melodies are much in demand, specialising in performing distinctive background music for weddings, corporate functions, parties and social occasions. We aim to provide the perfect musical enhancement to entertain you and your guests.
If you're looking for a relaxing and chilled atmosphere for your function then look no further than our Vintage Jazz Band 'Smooth Grooves'. You'll find them the perfect accompaniment to any afternoon dinner or drinks reception with a subtle sophistication ideal for any type of event.
The Gifted have created an exceptional stage show which continues to rival the biggest and best acts around the globe. Consisting of the finest session musicians,The Gifted perform at over 200 weddings, corporate events and private parties each and every year performing all the biggest hits from the 50's through to modern day.
Monitor Lighting specialise in providing a huge range of event lighting for any type of occasion. Whether you are planning a discreet private party or a large scale event in a function room or marquee.

Bands for Hire from Monitor Music

The perfect event requires the perfect entertainment, which is where Monitor Music are able to help you out, providing the very best bands for hire.  Whether organising a private party, corporate event or intimate wedding ceremony, Monitor Music band and DJ hiring agency have the ideal solution for Read more »

The perfect event requires the perfect entertainment, which is where Monitor Music are able to help you out, providing the very best bands for hire.  Whether organising a private party, corporate event or intimate wedding ceremony, Monitor Music band and DJ hiring agency have the ideal solution for you.

As the UK’s leading provider of live band hire, we boast a catalogue of amazing music that includes wedding bands, function bands, party bands, disco and DJ hire, event lighting and much, much more. Everything is completely tailored to the client; you tell us your requirements and we will find you the perfect match for your individual event. 

We Provide a Friendly and Efficient Service for Live Band Hire

Whatever you require our services for, you can be happy knowing that you’re working with an expert team who are reliable, professional and friendly. We will guide you from beginning to end; everything from the initial contact right through to when the band play their last song. We are available 24/7 for you to contact us, whether through text, email or social media. 

We manage over 2,000 bookings each year, for events ranging from small weddings to high profile corporate functions. We don’t just cater to those in the UK either; some of the events we've supplied music for have been located all over the world. All you need to do is sit back and relax; let us plan the event of the year. 

We Make Every Event Special & Memorable 

Our fantastic live bands for hire are been booked to perform right across the globe, from the Highlands of Scotland to a 5* hotel in Dubai. They have also been asked to perform alongside some of the biggest names in the business, including Bonnie Tyler, ABC and Robbie Williams.

We think our success is, in large part, because of the passion and love that we have for our job. We want every event to be special and memorable for our clients; it doesn’t matter what it is or who you are.

Monitor Disco & Monitor Lighting

Monitor Music isn't our only venture; we also own both Monitor Disco and Monitor Lighting. 

Whether it’s a discreet disco for a small gathering or a full scale DJ for an event with hundreds of guests, our team at Monitor Disco can help you find the perfect solution for you. Renowned for being modern and fresh, we will make sure that your guests are always on their feet. You can choose the theme and music and let us figure out the rest. 

Music isn't our only speciality either. At Monitor Lighting, we provide event lighting for any occasion. Whether for a fairytale wedding or lavish university ball, we can help you create the perfect atmosphere. We know how to make your event really stand out, from mood lighting to lighting effects. We also specialise in dance floors, including LED and checkerboard. 

We've been supplying venues for over 15 years, so you are guaranteed a wealth of experience that is second to none. From lighting to DJs and bands, we cover it all.

Contact Monitor Music To Hire Live Bands for Events 

All of the bands for hire and DJs that we have available on our website have been carefully chosen for their professionalism, reliability, personality and talent. They are either handpicked by us specially, or have been referred to us by some of the biggest names in the industry. Each of the acts has to meet our extremely strict standards; we only want the best. This means that they are all of the highest quality, and not only put on a fantastic live show, but know what it takes to make sure everything runs smoothly. They will always show up on time, set up quickly and be polite and professional to clients and guests.

Our fantastic reputation as an event band hire agency has been the reason for our amazing growth. So you can rest assured that you are always in safe hands when working with us here at Monitor Music.

If you have any questions about any of our services, or would like a brochure and demo DVD of all of our acts, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 0845 094 1162 or through emailing us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You can also contact us on Twitter too! 

Thanks for checking out our website - we look forward to rocking with you soon!


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For an exceptional acoustic duo who are perfect for any event, you don’t have to look any further than The Kicks! Having performed at hundreds of different events, including weddings, birthdays, corporate parties and intimate business dinners, they are more than experienced in winning over even the toughest crowds. The Kicks are a vocal and guitar duo who cover all your favourite songs in their own unique way.

The Talent from £1350

From the stylish guitar and vocal duo or 4 piece line-up to the world class 8 and 12 piece bands as hired by royalty and celebrities alike, this is one act that understands your event needs exceptional entertainment and an outstanding live band to ROCK your party! Regularly appearing alongside huge artists like Cee Lo Green, Nicole Scherzinger and Robbie Williams this spectacular live act pride themselves on being one of the busiest party bands on the planet.

Gifted Band from £800

The Gifted have created an exceptional sound & stage show and continue to rival the biggest and best acts around the globe. Consisting of the finest session musicians, The Gifted regularly perform at over 200 weddings, corporate events and private parties each and every year covering all the biggest hits from the 50's through to the modern day.
Abbie got her big break at the tender age of 16 after writing a song for soap opera Hollyoaks titled 'Missing You', which proved very popular with viewers. Following the strong response to the track Abbie decided to follow in her families footsteps and has gained substantial experience through performing at some of the UK’s most prestigious events, large and small."p1">
Formed in early 2013 Pop Nation has a unique energy and perfectly re-creates the sounds of the 1980's, featuring a huge range of 80's hits from Bon Jovi to Wham. This show is packed with instantly recognisable classics such as Rio, Power of Love, Lets Dance, We Built This City and Sweet Child O'Mine but also other gems such as Dangerzone, Don't Stop Beleivin and Died In Your Arms.

Hire Live Band

Hire a Live Band

Monitor Music are renowned for supplying over 1000 events with brilliant and professional bands each year.  We offer a fantastic range of different bands, including party, wedding, function and corporate entertainment. We also offer mobile DJs and high quality event lighting. It doesn’t matter where you are, what you are looking for or where your venue is; we can and do travel absolutely anywhere.

All Bands Happy to Travel Anywhere in the World 

We might be based in Essex and Suffolk, but we regularly find our services being booked from locations all over the UK. In fact, we’re happy for any of our services to be used anywhere in the world. Our live bands have made appearances at events in some of the biggest cities across the globe, including Paris and London. They have also been booked to provide entertainment at high profile events in Cyprus and throughout the Middle East. One of our live bands was even hired to perform a fantastic set at a magnificent castle on the island of Majorca!

We Make Sure Everything Runs as Smoothly as Possible 

Our job is to make sure that everything runs smoothly and efficiently. We want you and your guests to all have an amazing time. Our bands spend the better part of the year touring up and down the UK, and are just as happy to appear at a small wedding as they are to play at a massive corporate event. 

It’s worth noting that our fees are often reduced for those booking our bands for events in London, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Surrey & Suffolk, due to being based in the area. However, no matter where you’re located, we will always arrive polite, punctual and ready to give you a night you'll remember.

Function Bands

Function Bands

We believe that every special event deserves to be celebrated in style, which is why we can help you book fantastic live entertainment. We specialise in supplying some of the best live entertainment in the country, whatever the occasion. Whether searching for the finest wedding band or looking for an amazing cover band for your big birthday party, our extensive range of function bands for hire has something to suit every taste, event and budget.

We don’t just provide one style of music either; we have bands available to suit whatever type of music you’re looking for. From singing along to your favourite top 40 hits, or rocking to the best rock songs of the decade; we can easily find the perfect band for you.

Monitor Music Make Hiring Function Bands Easy 

Monitor Music are incredibly proud to be the UK’s leading live music booking agency. We take over 2000 bookings per year, for a wide range of different events. From weddings and birthdays to private and high profile corporate functions, no job is too big or too small for our agency.

We have an excellent team of music experts who are more than qualified to find the perfect act for your event. All of the function bands in our repertoire are either handpicked by our own musical geniuses or personally recommended to us by people in the industry. This means you’re guaranteed a high quality and reliable band. 

Bringing You a First Class Service 

Organising the biggest day of your life? Our function bands can add a unique touch to your wedding, creating the perfect ambience for your important first dance. Or maybe you’ve been tasked with throwing an important corporate party? Whatever the event, you should definitely consider hiring fantastic live entertainment. 

Choosing to work with Monitor Music guarantees you and your guests a night to remember. Choose from an extensive line up of the very best pop, jazz, rock, swing and dance bands; all guaranteed to play your favourite tunes. 

Party Bands

Party Bands

We don’t believe that a party is really a party without live entertainment, but luckily, Monitor Music are available to help you out. We specialise in hiring out some of the biggest and most sought after bands in the UK. Although we’re based in Essex, our party bands are available to hire anywhere in the country and beyond. We regularly have clients in places such as London, Oxford, Southampton and Surrey. 

Whether your event is a gigantic corporate affair, a celebrity bash, a sporting event or just an intimate wedding, we have and do cater for all. Don’t worry about finding a party band to suit your favourite style of music too, as we have an extensive range of different music genres available, including pop, indie, jazz and rock. 

A Personable & Professional Performance 

All of our party bands are personally handpicked or recommended to us, so you may rest assured that they will all be personable, reliable and extremely professional. Not only are our party bands some of the most talented performers in the country, they also offer a level of service that far surpasses the norm. They will go above and beyond to make sure that you’re 100% happy with their performance. 

Monitor Music Offer You Total Reliability 

By choosing Monitor Music as your live entertainment booking agency, you don’t have to worry about choosing between quality and price. All of our bands and DJs are of extremely high quality and available to hire at fantastic and competitive prices.

When it comes to helping you put on the party of the year, we can help you with more than just the entertainment. We also have a fantastic light production company, who you can find over on Catering for any type of event, they have lighting solutions to suit all.

Monitor Music aim to give total peace of mind by offering a huge selection of party bands for your event and work alongside and other selected agencies to ensure every booking is fulfilled perfectly everytime.

Wedding Music

Wedding Music

Many couples spend years dreaming of their wedding, a celebration that deserves to be the best day of your life. After months of saving and planning, it’s guaranteed to be worth it when your big day finally arrives. Here at Monitor Music, we want to help make your day as special as possible. We can do this by helping you to hire one of the best wedding bands in the country.

When it comes to amazing vocals, fantastic presence and brilliant service, you should definitely check out our extensive repertoire. Whether you’re looking for something to suit a traditional wedding, or you want something a little more modern, we have a wedding band that is guaranteed to fit the bill. 

Making Your Wedding Planning Stress Free 

Planning a wedding can be extremely stressful. Luckily, we understand the pressure that couples are often under during the planning process. Our services aim to take the stress of planning entertainment away from you, making it easy, efficient and hassle free. For those looking for something more tailored to their requirements, we even offer a bespoke service in which we build an entertainment package to suit your specific big day. 

Our wedding entertainment isn’t just for the evening reception, they can be booked to be utilised at any point during your wedding day. Some couples hire a string trio to play the bride down the aisle, adding an extra unique touch to the ceremony. Others hire the same trio to entertain guests as they wait for your big arrival to the reception, or a swing and jazz quartet to serenade the guests during the pre-dinner drinks. Whatever you’re looking for, we have you covered. 

We Also Cover Hen & Stag Parties 

The tradition of having a hen and stag do is just as important as your wedding, which is why we want to help make it a celebration to remember. With Bandeoke, you and your friends are given the lead. Whilst you pluck up the courage to take the mike, they will get everyone going with a brilliant set. Everything is provided, from the microphones to the lyrics, all you have to bring is your best singing voice! 

DJ Hire

DJ Hire 

Back in early 2001, Monitor Music spent time analysing what similar companies had to offer when it came to DJs and disco music. We found that the majority were lacking in both variety and professionalism. We believed that the UK needed a younger and fresher alternative; which is why we established Monitor Disco. 

Since 2001, it has grown bigger and better than we ever anticipated. It’s now one of the most popular and respected agencies in the country. Whatever your age or whatever your taste, our DJs have music to suit everyone. Available on both CD and computer, the sound systems used are top spec. In fact, they are updated every year because we believe in only using the best.  From birthdays to music festivals, Monitor Disco has something for every event. 

A Selection of DJ Packages Available 

Monitor Disco have some fantastic DJ packages available. They each come complete with top notch equipment, the UK’s best DJs and of course, amazing music. All of our packages are designed to give you the perfect entertainment for your important and exciting event! 

We offer packages to suit lots of different clients and budgets. We know there are many factors involved in creating the most exciting and memorable events, which is why our packages are tailored to include your preferred playlists of songs and the best quality lighting and sound equipment. 

Put Your Trust in Monitor Disco 

With more than 10 years’ professional experience, we have had more than 2000 successful bookings and a lot more to come. We understand the importance of making sure everything runs smoothly; we want your event to be perfect. Our DJs are reliable, professional and smartly dressed. They will work from your pre-chosen playlist from the 30,000 + songs we have available.

Wherever and whatever your event, we have the solution to your musical requirements. We guarantee full attention to detail, so that your experience with us is a memorable one.