Planning 101 28th January 2024

The 7 Best Wedding Bands In Kent

If you’re aiming for a packed out dance floor filled with your loved ones singing and dancing along to your all time favourite songs, then the band you choose to perform at your wedding is so very important. Often the highlight of the night for many wedding guests, its key that your wedding band really brings the fun and encourages people to join them through impressive musical skill teamed with charisma and ease. 

Below we’ve listed 7 wedding bands based in Kent who do just that, to help get you out on your search. 

1. Skyknights 

A five piece pop band that comprises of male vocals, two guitarists, sax, bass and drum players, Skyknights have performed at over 200 weddings and events together, with lots of experience performing and co-writing with McFly and many other bands. They typically play pop and contemporary hits, along with Folk, Soul and Motown and they’re happy to learn your first dance too. They offer a playlist DJ service between their live sets, and this can be upgraded to a manned DJ service if you wish. 

2. Kentish Gents 

A four piece pop and rock band with 11 years of experience playing at weddings and events, the Kentish Gents have a huge repertoire of well loved songs, from chart topping hits to party classics. A lovely addition is that you can also request an add on of afternoon acoustics, that can be performed during the drinks reception. 

3. The City Suits 

Having appeared at everything from weddings to festivals, this trio can perform Rock, Pop, Folk and Indie hits from the past 60 years. Their lead vocalist is supported by sultry backing vocals, as they perform music from the likes of Harry Styles to The Beatles. They collectively have over 10 years of experience writing, playing and touring, and their set up enables you to add on further elements like a sax or violin to amp up the performance further. 

4. Party Up 

An infectious mix of Pop, Funk, Soul, R & B, Hip Hop and UK Garage, this fun party band has an impressive list of credentials between them, having performed on Top of the Pops and Later With Jools Holland to name just two! Their client list includes Cadburys, the BBC, Lego and even the wonderful Emma Thompson who says this: 

“Party Up are the best live band I've ever danced all night to! They perform with huge joy and really know how to keep the crowd moving. I'll never book anyone else!”

5. Lightspeed 

Now for a very unique band set up, Lightspeed is a light up drum kit band that can play the best hits from the likes of James Brown and Queen to Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift and Avicci. They have rocked out alongside Adele and Michael Buble and played iconic venues such as the O2 arena, Wembley Stadium and Madison Square Gardens. Their vocalist oozes soul and style alongside the drum kit, which can also be used to surprise guests with voice notes, birthday wishes or lines from their favourite movies. 

6. The Soundouts 

A four-piece wedding band with an air of Rock and Roll, The Soundouts have a distinct sound that has style and a good dose of East London cool. They have performed hundreds of gigs across the UK and Europe, with clients that include Sir Richard Branson, Sony and Channel 4, as they take to the stage performing Indie, Rock and Pop classics from the last 50 years. 

7. Future 

With a focus on providing an immersive, high energy and rhythmic performance, Future has a floor filling set list that includes Rhianna, Due Lipa, Beyonce, Drake, Calvin Harris, Michael Jackson, Prince and Chaka Kahn. Their previous clients include Spotify, The British Museum, Kew Gardens and The Ministry of Defence to name just a few and they have worked alongside Rod Stewart, John Newman, Clean Bandit and Jessie J.