A Top 10 list of Alive Network’s most in demand wedding bands of 2016!

Alive Network Entertainment Agency provides a plethora of live wedding bands to thousands of happy couples every year! The variety of artists and bands available is huge but there are always going to be some who seem to have mass appeal. The bands in the list below are booked to perform up and down the country week in week out at weddings and private parties. We hope one of these guys peaks your interest but for the full roster of bands, musicians and entertainers, please visit AliveNetwork.com

Happy Hour based in Kent


“Happy Hour were absolutely unbelievable. We couldn’t have asked more from the band. The dance floor was completely packed. Everybody was dancing till the very end. We lost count of the number of comments on how great the band were.” – Customer review from Tom Jarratt

The Hot Shots based in Essex

The Hot Shots, are an award winning modern rock & pop party band. Their repertoire features Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran & Maroon 5, as well as rock & indie by Foo Fighters, Killers & Kings Of Leon.


*WINNERS!!! of the 2015 & 2016 Wedding Industry Awards ‘Best Wedding Band’ in the East of England! and ‘National Finalists!’*

Hipster based in Shropshire

Hipster’s repertoire contains classic & vintage artists; The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac & The Rolling Stones, plus modern indie & pop from Kings of Leon, The Killers & Pharrell.


“You guys were amazing. Absolutely awesome!” – HRH Prince Harry

The Kicks based in Hertfordshire

The Kicks have a modern-indie focused repertoire; Pulp to Bastille, with vintage rock & pop included.


“If you are looking for a live band, stop your search now The Kicks are fantastic and I wouldn’t waste your time looking for anyone else!” – Customer review by Simon Aylot

The Dukes based in London

The Dukes offer an eclectic repertoire of rock & pop for discerning music lovers with songs from artists as diverse as Simon & Garfunkel, Dire Straits & The Police, to RHCP, Jesse J & even House Of Pain!


“The performance was outstanding and we could not have been happier. The band were incredible, great sound, very entertaining and had everyone up dancing, all of the guests thoroughly enjoyed it, and then male/female dance off and encore was amazing. Would absolutely recommend these guys to my friends and family.” – Customer review by Paul Calam

The Modern Way based in Brighton

The Modern Way are a 5 piece guitar band with keyboards. Their repertoire spans classic guitar indie rock bands such as; The Beatles, Blur, Kings Of Leon & The Killers to modern pop by Bruno Mars, Rudimental, Daft Punk and Avicii.


“The Modern Way were absolutely fantastic!!! They rocked the place and produced a show that most people had not experienced before. I am so glad I booked The Modern Way and would STRONGLY recommend them to anyone!” – Customer review by Paul Haley

Live Wires based in Staffordshire

Live Wires have a varied repertoire, performing tracks by everyone from The Beatles to Biffy Clyro. Members have experience performing infront of 15,000+, live prime time TV and radio performances, with a guitarist signed to EMI.


“The band were outstanding. They judged the mood of the evening and the guests perfectly. They ensured the dance floor was packed all night. Well done to all the guys. I would totally recommend them to anyone in the future.” – Customer review by James Turton

Teenage Kicks based in Brighton

Teenage Kicks: an Indie Rock orientated cover band who capture the sounds of The Clash, The Smiths, Arctic Monkeys & more brilliantly!


“They were brilliant, all the guest had a fab time. Had lots of positive compliments from our guests during and after the wedding. We would definitely rebook and recommend to a friend – great band” – Customer review by Kerrie Regan

The Sparks based in Dorset

The Sparks cover the very best music from the 1950’s to Modern day! Expect hits from The Beatles, Elvis, Queen, Stevie Wonder, Bruno Mars, Kings Of Leon, The Killers, Bon Jovi, Journey, Gun’s N Roses, and many more dance floor fillers!


“The Sparks were fantastic! We had read excellent reviews on the website and enjoyed listening to the MP3s but they exceeded our expectations on the evening of our wedding in every way.” – Customer review by Tamsin Kennedy

Munch based in Cheshire

Munch play a wide variety of party music, drawing influence from The Beatles as well as Oasis & Paolo Nutini. Members of the band have performed with Oasis, Echo & The Bunnymen, Del Amitri & more!


“I honestly can’t tell you how Amazing you guys were from start to finish…..to keep the dance floor full ALL evening takes some doing whoever you are, but you guys absolutely rocked the whole night!!!! Everybody at the wedding and since has commented how professional, fun and seriously entertaining you guys were!!!!” – Customer review by Lucy Ettridge

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  • Bella

    Great blog! Of all the wedding blogs I’ve come across I haven’t seen any about the bands – I had almost forgotten that you have the find one! Thanks for the insight into so many different genres of music and bands that you can consider when choosing the right one for you!

  • Pedro Baker

    Fantastic post! I normally play with The Bears Wedding Band but I have stood in for a few of those wedding bands on drums and they are all first class. Bravo!

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