WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT BLUES BANDS?
Read on for the most comprehensive guide to booking a Blues Band, including how much a Blues Band costs, exactly what they will do at your event, plus tips, advice and information to help make your event one to remember!
A Blues Band will play all your favourite 12-bar Blues riffs that you know and love from the early Blues of the 1930s all the way through to the modern Blues of today!
What exactly will a Blues Band do at your event?
When you hire a Blues Band, you will get a group of professional Blues musicians playing live Blues music that will thrill your crowd! Combining their musicianship, their improvisational skills and their showmanship, the Blues Band will recreate the magic from classic Blues songs spanning the decades!
Whether it’s a 2-piece Blues Band or a 10-piece Blues Band, the hired Blues Band will play fantastic covers of Blues songs from Blues artists such as Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, B.B King, Howlin’ Wolf, Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton, John Lee Hooker, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Ray Charles, Bo Diddley, The Rolling Stones and more!
Mainly, a Blues Band will entertain your audience with a fantastic live show that will put the wow factor into celebrations and impress your guests, whatever their entertainment tastes may be.
What event types are Blues Bands hired for?
Book a Blues Band for Wedding Entertainment:
Wedding Ceremony Entertainment:
If you’re crazy about Blues music, then you may want to hire a Blues Band to play some of the best romantic Blues music ever! As the bride is walking down the aisle, you may want to hire a Blues Band to play a Blues love song such as ‘Wonderful Tonight’, by Eric Clapton, or maybe the sensual ‘At Last’ by Etta James! What a beautiful way for the bride to enter the venue! You may also want to play a celebratory Blues song once the wedding register has been signed by the bride and groom! May we suggest an upbeat Blues hit such as ‘Let The Good Times Roll’ by B.B King!
Wedding Drinks Reception Entertainment:
You may require a Blues Band to play some Blues hits at your wedding drinks reception. One of the great aspects of hiring a Blues Band for your wedding drinks reception is that they will be able to offer the best instrumental Blues songs ever written, so they can play brilliant Blues as background music without interrupting the guests chit-chat!
Wedding Breakfast Entertainment:
Hire a Blues Band for your wedding breakfast and get the party started with good, chilled out vibes! The Blues Band will know hundreds of classic Blues songs and their repertoire can be tailored to suit your event. Book a Blues Band for your wedding breakfast and they will create a mellow atmosphere for when the wedding cake is being cut and in between the wedding speeches!
Wedding Evening Reception Entertainment:
One of the main attractions of Blues music is that there are so many different types of Blues out there. Everybody at your wedding evening reception will appreciate a live Blue Band playing covers of the best Blues music ever! Whether it’s ‘Crossroad’ by Robert Johnson, ‘Mannish Boy’ by Muddy Waters, or ‘Since I’ve Been Loving You’ by the mighty Led Zeppelin, The Blues Band will be able to cover Hard Rock Blues, Acoustic Blues, Rhythm and Blues, Gospel Blues, Chicago Blues and more!
Book a Blues Band for Corporate Event Entertainment
Are you thinking of hiring a Blues Band for your corporate event? Your co-workers will dance the night away to world famous Blues song that everybody will love! The Blues Band can play massive Blues hits such as ‘Red House’ by The Jimi Hendrix Experience, and let’s not forget the whole of the Blues Brothers soundtrack!
A Blues Band will be perfect for breaking the ice at your corporate event as your colleagues boogie and twist to the best Blues guitar riffs of all time!
Maybe you are looking to hire a Blues Band for your trade show or your product launch? And who can blame you! The power of Blues music transcends generations due to its constant evolving through out the years! A Blues Band can get everybody interested in your company as the Blues brand is so strong!
Blues music is perfect for festivals and cruise ships alike!
Book a Blues Band for Party Entertainment
Fancy dancing to some live Blues music for your private party?! Maybe you are hosting a special Blues Brothers fancy dress party? Hire a Blues Covers Band and they will play 12-bar Blues that will impress all your friends and family!
12-bar Blues covers a surprising range of songs including ‘Rock Around the Clock’ by Bill Haley, ‘Shake Rattle and Roll’ by Big Joe Turner, James Brown’s ‘Night Train’, My Chemical Romances ’Teenagers’, Johnny Cash’s ‘Folsom Prison Blues’, Little Richard’s ’Tutti Fruitti’ and many song by The Beatles such as ‘Day-Tripper’ and ‘Why Don’t We Do It In the Road’.
So, the possibilities are endless with a Blues Band!
How much do Blues Bands cost to hire?
Our simple to use entertainment directory allows you to firstly search for the best Blues Bands who are local (or travel to your area) and then via the contact form you may message them directly to enquire for a no obligation quote to perform at your event. Some acts will also add a rough price guide to their profile for your convenience.
What are the usual set formats and performance lengths for Blues Bands?
The set formats for Blues Bands can vary from short sets (averaging from 15-25 minutes) to mid sets (averaging 45 minutes first half - 45 minutes 2nd half) and longer sets (averaging 1 hour for the first half - and 1 hour for the 2nd half)
How much space will a Blues Band need at your event?
This depends how many Blues musicians are in the band. As a rough guide, a 5 piece Blues Band will need a stage areas that is 5 metres wide by 3 metres deep.
What equipment and set up requirements do Blues Bands need?
As with most artists who sign up to Entertainersworldwide.com, a Blues Band will provide all of their own equipment. You may want to enquire if an artist needs a PA to amplify their sound, in which case we would advise to use our easy to use messaging service to find out. We do ask that each performer gets a backstage area in which they can prepare for the performance ahead. If your venue does not have a backstage area, then we kindly ask that you enquire with the venue to seek an alternative space in which the performer can comfortably get ready to entertain.
How can you find and book a Blues Band with Entertainersworldwide.com?
Simply enter your location in the search field below and you will be presented with all of the Blues Bands who are local to you or who travel to perform at your location. You can then view the act’s full profile to:
- View full information of the act including, Show description, Biography & Experience,
- Watch the act’s publicity video(s) to assess their quality,
- Listen to audio tracks
- Read previous client reviews.
- Contact the Act direct!