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South Wales & Swansea Wedding Venue Suppliers - Evening Wedding Party Bands & Musicians

We have had recent updates from The Session Band, The Soul Band and Brand F ceilidh band, so these three listings are up to date and open for business as of Dec 2023.

The Session Band

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Telephone: 07850 627 070
Contact: Cameron

Welcome to the Session Band, the home of the UK’s and Wales’ Premier Wedding and Function Covers Band!

Exclusive Party, Wedding, and Event Band Performances. Experience the thrill of live music with the UK's favourite band for weddings, events, and parties. Comprising talented musicians, this band delivers a mix of popular hits spanning seven decades in various genres, featuring dynamic male and female lead vocals.

Discover the award-winning Session Band – a band that goes beyond the typical wedding music ensemble!

Your event will be unforgettable with their high-energy and unforgettable performances. Known for their infectious stage presence and dynamic shows, they offer a diverse set of tunes that cater to all tastes. No other band in South Wales or the West can match their ability to get your guests on their feet like The Session Band. Find glowing testimonials from delighted couples on and our social media on Facebook and Instagram!

The Session Band is professional, adaptable, and surprisingly affordable. They are committed to making your Welsh wedding, event, or ceremony memorable.

Reach out to The Session Band's today to start planning the ultimate wedding and party music experience in Wales!

Also offering an 11-piece showband, an acoustic trio, and an Ibiza-style Sax & DJ combo for relaxed daytime and ceremony performances.

YouTube Playlist (6-Piece Band): (Promo Videos) &  (Live Videos)

YouTube Playlist (Acoustic Trio):



The Session Showband stands out as a world-class ensemble of skilled musicians, delivering top-tier entertainment for various events both in the UK and abroad.

Their unparalleled talent and exceptional music have established them as a top choice in the entertainment industry. Known for crafting the ideal musical ambiance for any celebration, corporate gathering, or formal event, their extensive repertoire covers genres like pop, rock, soul, and funk. The Session Band consistently wows audiences, thanks to their years of musical passion and commitment.

Choosing The Session Band guarantees your guests an extraordinary and memorable musical journey.

Proud to be accredited members of the Wedding Guild of Wales.

Session offer a range of packages to suit your specific function and venue. Whether it be an intimate birthday party, a wedding reception, a large outdoor event or a prestigious corporate function, Session can provide the perfect entertainment solution for your event. Each package is available with or without a DJ.

"If you are looking for a band for the most important day of your life then Session are the one. They helped make our wedding the most memorable day we will ever have"

When you hire Session, you aren't just booking a band -- you're booking an experience. We can guarantee that you'll enjoy every minute of our gig for the
simple reason that we love what we do, and it shows. Session's energy onstage, tight musical performance and varied repertoire will have you and your guests dancing and singing all night long. We are committed to making your event truly memorable.

Over the many years that Session have been performing together, we have built up a reputation as a much sought-after band in Wales and beyond, and have played at numerous functions, including private and corporate receptions, weddings, and pleasure cruises. We pride ourselves on the calibre of our musicianship, enhanced by the quality of our professional lighting rig and audio equipment, operated by our fully trained sound and lighting engineers. Customer satisfaction is our priority, and our high standard of service has led to many repeat bookings from happy wedding couples and corporate companies.

Whether you like your music fresh from the pop charts or prefer classic hits, Session play a wide range of material that is adaptable to your tastes. With our extensive gigging experience, you can feel confident about letting us put together the perfect cover set-list, be it for a corporate event, wedding, birthday party or rugby club. Alternatively, you are welcome to make some of your own song choices -- as well as tell us which songs you definitely don't want to hear! You can also choose from a selection of first dance favourites for weddings.

“Out of all the things that we have spent money on, Session have been the thing that most people will remember. They were worth every penny!”

SessionUK Wales Wedding Band

Session Band offers a number of competitive packages to suit your budget, and the production can be structured in various ways depending on your needs. A popular combination for weddings and private functions is to book Session for both the live band and disco, which helps reduce costs and ensures that the evening unfolds smoothly and efficiently.

Please E-mail us with details of your wedding or event for a personalised, no-obligation quote.  We are always happy to discuss with you your specific requirements, and advise suitability as to the most appropriate entertainment package for your needs.

The Platinum Package is Session’s ultimate wedding & function package. When only the best will do!
Up to 2 hours 30 minutes of fantastic live music

Nightlife DJ Show until 1am (Extra time may need to be booked with your venue if partying till 01.00)
FREE background music during meal & evening
Designated sound and lighting engineer
Public address (PA) system for speeches & announcements
Fully featured intelligent overhead lighting rig
State of the art L.E.D. vision backdrop
Show quality full-range PA system suitable for all size rooms
Early setup (prior to 5pm)
First dance learned and performed by the band

Ideally suited for larger weddings and corporate events, the Platinum Package offers the client the full live music experience. Your guests will be blown away by the impressive overhead controlled lighting rig, LED backdrop and huge

repertoire of songs that Session perform.  A very cost-effective way to take advantage of the additional extras we offer, resulting in the ultimate wedding and function entertainment package!

Live Band
- DJ Packages - Acoustic Duo - Live Karaoke - Cocktail Pianist - PA and Lighting AV Hire - LED Starcloth Hire - LED Dancefloor Hire - new for 2014!

Welcome to the new breed of Wedding and Event entertainment!

The Soul Miners

Contact: Paul Drew (Manager)
Telephone: 07763 081

The Soul Miners are a 100% live, high-energy, 8-piece, classic soul band, based in Cardiff, Wales, UK.

The Soult Miners South Wales Wedding Band

We specialise in performing at weddings, parties, functions, and providing entertainment at corporate and charity fundraising events. Whatever your requirements – from a house party to a national event – The Soul Miners are able to accommodate you! Weddings in particular are our pleasure and speciality.

"We were absolutely thrilled with your performance on the night. It really made the evening for us and our guests and we had so many comments on how fantastic you were. We even had some family members who never dance up there giving it their all!! For anyone reading this who are thinking of booking the Soul Miners...DO IT NOW...they are brilliant!
"  - Scott and Kelly, Hammet House, Pembrokeshire, wedding

The Soult Miners South Wales Wedding BandThe Soul Miners have provided entertainment at hundreds of events in many prestige venues across the UK, including locally in South Wales - The Millennium Stadium, SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, The Celtic Manor Resort, The Vale of Glamorgan Hotel, St Pierre Golf Resort, and St David's Hotel & Spa, amongst many others. The band’s past and present clients include, British Airways, First Direct Bank, CAMRA, S A Brain, and Greene King.

Our repertoire consists of songs that feature each of our three vocalists (one male, two females). Our vocalists also perform backing vocals, duet and sing in harmony, making our sets appeal to a very wide audience.

Our repertoire features classic soul songs from artists such as Aretha Franklin, James Brown, and Stevie Wonder - Guaranteed to get your guests dancing! Click here to view our repertoire.

We tailor our set lists to suit a client's individual requirements, should you like us to perform a song for your first dance, we are very happy to do so, provided it is included in our repertoire or is a classic soul song that we would wish to add to it.

The Soult Miners South Wales Wedding BandBackground music can be provided throughout the event by the band. Clients are also welcome to create their own music playlists via an iPod/mp3 player etc, which we would connect to our mixing desk. We would run the equipment, so all you have to do is sit back and enjoy yourselves!

The band line-up includes brass. The band will provide its own professional-standard PA and lighting rig, unless otherwise instructed.

The Soul Miners have performed at many public and private events, in a multitude of prestige venues across the country. The Soul Miners are available to perform throughout the UK and internationally.

As an established and accomplished band, you will find The Soul Miners superb vocal and musical talent provides the basis for an unforgettable experience. The band uses top quality instrumentation, amplification, and lighting equipment to create a truly professional and entertaining show. Our musicians and vocalists are highly-experienced professionals, who share a love of classic soul music. Many of the band members have performed with the band since its formation in 2006, and we believe our enthusiasm for and enjoyment of performing together shows in our performances. Please take a look at our Testimonials to see what our clients have said about us!

Our repertoire consists of great classic soul music from legendary soul artists of the 60’s & 70’s such as Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Stevie Wonder, and Ray Charles. Many of the
The Soult Miners South Wales Wedding Bandsongs from the films ‘The Blues Brothers’ and ‘The Commitments’ are featured in our sets, as we know how much our audiences love to dance and sing along to them! Please visit our YouTube channel to watch footage of The Soul Miners performing!

The Soul Miners are happy to play anywhere - whatever your requirements, and we will ensure that your guests get up, and stay up, dancing all night long!

"The Soul Miners really made the evening.  Everyone commented on how good the band was - the sound was tremendous and created a wonderful party atmosphere. The band really was superb and  I will certainly have no problem in recommending the Soul Miners for future events’" - David

South Wales Wedding Bands

Telephone: 02921 259 252South Wales Wedding Bands Agency
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Main Company is Music HQ: Director Martin Goddard, Music HQ - Wedding & Event Music 01554 770 152   Mobile 07738 at The Beacon Centre for Enterprise, Dafen, Llanelli, SA14 8LQ  Email:

The South Wales Wedding Bands Agency is a professional wedding band hire service booking bands and other entertainment for weddings.

South Wales Wedding Bands AgencyFinding the right entertainment for your Special Day can be difficult. At the South Wales Wedding Bands agency you will be confident the acts we use will appeal to all your guests. We pride ourselves on providing qood quality and professional acts to suit every guest. We only use experienced and reliable entertainers whom you can trust to be punctual and professional. It is your wedding day and you should expect the best.

From Jazz ensembles and string quartets to DJ's and rock soul bands, we provide a full package of entertainment options to enhance your magical day and keep all your guests entertained. Our acts are quality assured so you can be confident that whatever entertainment you choose you will be dealing with experienced artists whom you can trust to be punctual, presentable and professional.

South Wales Wedding Bands AgencyBy booking with us you are hiring the very best wedding bands in South Wales. Make your special day extra special. We pride ourselves on providing the perfect wedding entertainment to suit every couple and every budget. Work with us to create a perfect sound track for your special occasion.

Meet and greet your guests with the elegance of a singer who knows all your favourite songs. As you walk down the aisle, savour the sound of an adagio string quartet.

At the reception put your guests at ease with a bespoke set of tasteful classics from your wedding jazz band. At the wedding breakfast select the perfect instrumentation to complement the meal.

Finally at the evening reception let your hair down to the very best rock and soul bands, before completing the night's entertainment with a DJ. (Many wedding bands provide a DJ service for free.)

South Wales Wedding Bands AgencySolo Performances from £200
Perfect for background music. A wedding pianist offers a background accompaniment as you meet your guests or as you walk down the aisle. Or choose a solo harpist recital and add a note of sophistication to your wedding ceremony.

Acoustic duo's and three-piece bands available from £380
The smaller line-ups are perfect when space or budget are limited. Jazz duets or trios. Jazz Piano accompanied by a double bass, saxophonist or trumpet brings a fantastic jazz sound to your wedding.

South Wales Wedding Bands AgencyString Quartets and classical ensembles from £600
As you greet your guests, as you walk down the aisle, and as you sign the register, the string quartet or classical ensemble adds the ultimate refinement to your Wedding Day. Set your guests at ease with a bespoke recital that will set your day apart.

Rock Bands from £800
South Wales Wedding Bands AgencyAll your favourite songs! Our wedding bands will keep your guests dancing and singing all night long. You can view each band's set list and listen to their live demos to get a good feel for which band is best for you and your guests.

Soul Bands and larger outfits from £1,000
A set of classic tracks which will appeal to every guest - young and old.

DJ's from £400
Round off the day with all your favourite anthems and modern classics alike. The very best Disco Technology, Lighting and Sound, trust our DJs to put on a show!

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A band who love coming and playing here, really popular we should add them to our recommended.

The verge - Wales - wedding and party band.

"Are you looking for the perfect band for your venue, wedding, party, function, or other special occasion?

The Verge are a multi award-winning professional covers band who cater for all kinds of events - weddings, corporate functions, pubs, clubs, festivals, birthdays, anniversaries and Christmas parties, or any other special occasion.
We are an energetic, fun and friendly band who play a mix of rock, pop, soul, party classics and indie bangers to suit all ages.
We were thrilled to win 'Best Musicians' three years running (2021, 2022 and 2023) at Best of Welsh Wedding Awards. We were also Finalists in the Nations Wedding Awards in 2023, recognised as one of the best wedding bands in the UK.
Our live entertainment packages can be tailored to your requirements and offer amazing value. We include high quality PA equipment, a trained sound engineer, and DJ service with every package - so everything is taken care of to make your celebration one to remember!

For booking enquiries, call 07812 683675 or send an email to "

Brand F ceilidh band

Contact Paul Weir 07795 565669 or

Brand F ceilidh band – a knees up you will remember!

Contact Paul Weir 07795 565669 or

Brand F ceilidh band comes complete with an experienced caller to organise the dances. Expect high energy jigs and reels and simple dances that everyone can join in with. Delivered with a dash of humour, and fined-tuned on the night to suit the audience. We can intersperse the dancing with songs and tunes while you get your breath back. Our repertoire comes from England, Ireland, Scotland, France and Germany. And we can also do a whole night of Irish songs and tunes for those who prefer a concert.The core line up is Paul Weir (caller, spoons, melodeon), Pete Miln (fiddle) and Dan James (voice and mandocello). We also offer a bigger line up for bigger budgets with some of the UK’s finest players including the possibility of piano, drums, bass, second fiddle, flute and accordion.

We’ve been playing for festivals, weddings, parties for 30 years – the best way to discover what we do is to watch a couple of videos.

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Circassian Circle at the Cheltenham Gold Cup

The Dave Barry Big Band

Website:  Tel: 07867 680222


The Dave Barry Big Band has a considerable repertoire of big band classics and jazz standards. It also has an alternative repertoire of rhythm and blues, disco, latin and funk to liven up most reserved of audiences.

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The band’s “pops” repertoire is particularly popular with our audiences, and this music includes, for example, orchestrations from many famous artists including The Drifters, The Beatles, Neil Diamond, Abba, Tom Jones, Blues Brothers and many more......

The Dave Barry Big Band is the ideal entertainment for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries or any other function or event.

For bookings please contact the band via telephone on 07867 680222 or emailing

The Dave Barry Big Band was formed in 2003 by Dave Singleton and Barry John, two prominent musicians from the Rhondda Valley.

The band draws on the best Welsh musicians for its line up and performs regularly at public and private events throughout South Wales.

The Dave Barry Big Band is a true big band with 5 saxophones, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, a 4-piece rhythm section and 2 singers. It is keeping the big band sound alive and well in the valleys.

As well as the jazz standards, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Glen Miller, Duke Ellington are all in the repertoire. And who can resist those timeless classics of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr, Tony Bennett, Bobby Darren, Matt Monro and Michael Bublé and from our female vocalist comes a range of songs from Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holliday, Shirley Bassey and many other greats, which always go down well with every type of audience, regardless of age.

But that's not all. The Dave Barry Big Band also has an alternative repertoire of rhythm and blues, disco, latin and funk to liven up the most reserved of audiences.

The Dave Barry Big Band's 'pop' repertoire is particularly popular with our audiences, and this music includes, for example, orchestrations from many famous artists including The Drifters, The Beatles, Neil Diamond, Abba, Tom Jones, Blues Brothers, Amy Winehouse, Duffy, and many more.

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