finesse band


5-12 piece band with male and female singers playing Chart Pop, Motown classics, disco hits, 90’s Dance anthems, 00’s RnB.

Imagine dancing to the timeless tunes of Martha Vandella’s “Dancing in the Street,” reliving the wild and vibrant 90’s clubbing days, or basking in the smooth rhythms of emergent RnB in the 00’s. Finesse are not just your average party band – they are a league of extraordinary musicians, dedicated to creating an electrifying atmosphere wherever they go.

The full 12-piece ensemble comprises of two sensational female and two charismatic male singers, backed by two mesmerizing strings, a skillful guitarist, a talented keyboardist, a groovy drummer, a rock-solid bassist, and a brass section consisting of trumpet and saxophone. But don’t worry, if you need a more intimate setting, Finesse can effortlessly scale down to a smaller, equally fantastic lineup. They also offer a delightful duo option for afternoon receptions, setting the perfect ambiance for any occasion.

When you choose Finesse, you are guaranteed a highly energetic and captivating performance that will leave your guests talking about your event for years to come. They are the ideal entertainment choice for weddings, parties, and corporate events, ensuring everyone has a blast.

  • 5-12 piece band with flexible line-up options
  • Wide repertoire of music to suit all tastes
  • Experienced, professional musicians
  • Options to hire acoustic duo 
  • Based in London, South East
hire cosmonova band for weddings, parties and corporate events from Silver Dog Music


 4-11 piece band with sensational male and female singers and electrifying brass section – rock, pop, soul from various eras.

Cosmonova has left their mark on audiences across the globe,  and have showcased their talents at prestigious venues such as Hammersmith Apollo, Birmingham NIA, Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, Isle Of Wight Festival, and countless others.

Cosmonova promises to deliver luxury entertainment at its finest. Offering the flexibility of a 4 to 11-piece band, they can also upgrade to a show-stopping ensemble, complete with additional vocalists, percussionists, and a string section.

When you book Cosmonova, you’re not just hiring a band – you’re securing an evening of pure entertainment that will leave a lasting impression on everyone.

  • 4-11 piece band with brass section option
  • Large repertoire playing rock, pop and soul from all eras
  • Energetic band
  • Experienced professional musicians
  • Based in London, South East


Hire Empire State band from Silver Dog Music

Empire State

6-12 piece band specialising in funk, soul, Motown, and disco, with a repertoire of over 200 songs, spanning seven decades.

Empire State put on a spectacular show that will leave you and your guests in awe.

This brilliant funky band boasts an impressive repertoire of over 200 songs, spanning seven decades. From timeless classics to the latest chart-toppers, they have the perfect tunes to cater to diverse tastes and keep the dance floor alive.

The members of Empire State are highly talented professional musicians. Their experiences have taken them to some of the most prestigious venues, including The Savoy, Madame Tussauds, The Ritz, and even the Emirates Stadium, alongside numerous wedding venues across the UK.

Empire State understands that every event has unique requirements, and that’s why they offer a variety of band sizes to suit different budgets. From a vibrant 6-piece ensemble to a full-fledged 12-piece band with a brass section, they can cater to your specific needs. Moreover, if you desire a more intimate ambiance for afternoon or early evening receptions, they also offer a selection of smaller acoustic options.

If you’re ready to take your event to the next level, book Empire State now!

  • 6-12 piece band playing a wide selection of soul, Motown & disco hits
  • Option to include brass section
  • Ideal for all events including weddings, parties & corporate functions
  • Based in London, South East
dr groovelove band

Dr Groovelove

6-11 piece band with hits from Bruno Mars and Beyonce, to classics like James Brown and Earth, Wind & Fire.

Dr Groovelove, an amazing 11-piece party band specializing in soul, funk, and pop hits. This dynamic ensemble features a male singer, 2 female singers, keys, sax, guitar, bass, drums, trumpet, trombone, and percussion, delivering a show-stopping performance that will leave your guests in awe.

From chart-toppers by Bruno Mars, Beyonce, and The Black Eyed Peas to timeless classics from Earth, Wind & Fire and James Brown, Dr Groovelove serves up a musical extravaganza that caters to all tastes.

Dr Groovelove brings together the crème de la crème of the UK’s pop and party band musicians, each with an impressive resume boasting collaborations with renowned artists. Having performed with the likes of Amy Winehouse, Paloma Faith, Maceo Parker, Chaka Khan, and many others.

For clients with smaller budgets or more intimate venues, the band offers the flexibility to scale down to a smaller size band, starting from a 6-piece ensemble, without compromising on the quality of their performance.

  • 11-piece party band, featuring male singer, 2 female singers, keys, sax, guitar, bass, drums, trumpet, trombone, and percussion.
  • Option to scale down to a 6-piece band for clients with smaller budgets or intimate venues.
  • A wide variety of modern and classic hits to keep everyone on their feet and dancing.
  • Highly experienced and talented musicians
  • Based in London, South East
Hire The Diamonds band from Silver Dog Music

The Diamonds

Slick 6-14 function band with large repertoire of pop, soul and Motown hits. Hi-energy show. Flexible line-up with brass section.

The Diamonds is a dynamic 6-14 piece band comprised of highly skilled and experienced professional musicians, renowned for delivering exhilarating shows at events across the UK.

Each member of the ensemble has an impressive background, having performed individually on West End and touring productions, as well as accompanying headline artists on tour.

The line-up boasts stunning male and female vocalists, world-class horn players, and a tight, groovy rhythm section. Together, they bring a fresh and exciting twist to contemporary and classic songs.

Their repertoire spans across the decades, from timeless hits of the 60s to the chart-toppers of today. Artists covered include the likes of Pharrell Williams, Michael Jackson, Amy Winehouse, and many more.

They come fully self-contained with state-of-the-art sound and lighting equipment, along with expert technicians to ensure a top-notch live sound and visually stunning spectacle.

The Diamonds offer flexible line-up options, ranging from an intimate 6-piece ensemble to an impressive 14-piece band, accommodating any venue and budget. Whichever option is chosen, expect a professional and slick function band that will leave a lasting impression on all guests.

  • 6-14 piece band with flexible line-up
  • Slick function band with hi-energy show
  • Large repertoire of soul, Motown and pop hits
  • State of the art sound equipment and lighting
  • Based in London, South East
Hire Buzzards band from Silver Dog Music

The Buzzards

Trio of multi-instrumentalists with option to add brass. Diverse repertoire of music from 50’s rock n roll to indie-pop hits.

The Buzzards are a group of talented musicians who thrive on creativity and a deep passion for music. Whether you envision a relaxed and acoustic setting for your wedding afternoon or a high-energy, dance-filled party, The Buzzards can cater to your every need. Add a blistering horn section, funky bass, and pounding percussion, and they’ll turn up the heat, creating a dance floor sensation that will have your guests grooving all night long.

The Buzzards boast an extensive and diverse repertoire that spans across the decades. From ’50s rock ‘n’ roll that will transport your dad back to his glory days to singalong indie-pop hits from the noughties, The Buzzards have a song for every generation and musical taste. Their musical versatility knows no bounds, as they effortlessly transition from The Kinks to The Killers, proving that they can tackle any genre with finesse. There’s no song too challenging for them, and their ability to get every guest on their feet is a testament to their extraordinary talent.

The Buzzards offer a range of line-up options, from a trio to a magnificent 9-piece ensemble. You can choose to add brass instruments, percussion, and a female singer to further enhance the musical experience. This flexibility makes them the ideal choice for corporate events, weddings, and private parties that are seeking something truly exceptional.

  • Trio of multi-instrumentalists
  • Option to expand the line up to a 9-piece including, percussion, brass and female singer
  • Ability to adapt to different settings and create the perfect ambiance
  • A diverse range of songs spanning across decades and genres.
  • Based in London, South East
Hire Rambling Rhythms Band from Silver Dog Music

Rambling Rhythms

4-piece roaming & wandering band with acoustic performance of classic songs, from Green Day & Ed Sheeran to Elton John.

The Rambling Rhythms are a 4-piece roaming band that will captivate your guests with their extraordinary talent and diverse repertoire. This roaming band goes beyond the standard setlist, delivering a musical journey that stretches from Green Day to Sebastian The Crab (Little Mermaid) and from Ed Sheeran to Elton John. With their acoustic custom arrangements of classic party hits, they are the perfect choice for wedding celebrations, drinks receptions, and corporate entertainment.

The Rambling Rhythms wander and mingle with your guests, creating an interactive and immersive musical experience. With their dynamic 4-part harmonies and soulful acoustic rhythms, they will delight everyone, leaving a lasting impression on your event.

  • 4-piece roaming band
  • Classic party hits and beloved songs from various genres.
  • Ideal for wedding celebrations, drinks receptions, and corporate events.
  • Seamless roaming experience, moving from one venue space to another throughout your event.
  • Based in London, South East


Hire Jivin Five band from Silver Dog Music

Jivin’ Five

Jivin’ Five: Your Ticket to a Swinging Soiree

Step back in time with Jivin’ Five, the all-singing, all-swinging heart of the party, dedicated to getting everyone on the dance floor to Lindy hop, Jive, and boogie the night away. With their stunning three-part harmonies, scorching horn lines, and a rip-roaring rhythm section, Jivin’ Five pays homage to the Golden Age of Swing, with music from the likes of Benny Goodman, Louis Prima, and Louis Jordan, to name a few.

Swing into the Fun:

Jivin’ Five is the epitome of a swinging party, captivating guests with their infectious energy and irresistible charm. Their music harkens back to an era of timeless classics and toe-tapping rhythms, ensuring that the dance floor remains packed all night long. Featuring the finest musicianship from some of the country’s best young jazz talents, Jivin’ Five guarantees a night of pure entertainment.

Versatile Entertainment:

Perfect for weddings, parties, and corporate events, Jivin’ Five is a surefire hit with guests of all ages. Their engaging performances and wide repertoire make them the ideal choice for any celebration, creating a vibrant and unforgettable atmosphere. Corporate clients, such as Gillette, Hampton Court Flower Show, and American Express, have experienced the magic of Jivin’ Five firsthand, leaving lasting impressions on their audiences.

Key Features of Jivin’ Five:

  1. Swingin’ 5-Piece Band: Jivin’ Five comprises male vocals/guitar, double bass, drums, saxophone, and trumpet, delivering an authentic and irresistible sound.
  2. Golden Age of Swing: Be transported to the era of classic swing and jive music, featuring iconic tunes from legendary artists.
  3. Experienced at Corporate Level: With a track record of entertaining prestigious clients, Jivin’ Five knows how to create a captivating performance.
  4. Professional Production: Jivin’ Five comes fully equipped with their own PA system and lights, ensuring a seamless and polished presentation.
  5. Music Tailored to You: The band provides recorded music free of charge during intervals, and they offer the option to hire a separate DJ for an extra fee, ensuring a non-stop party experience.

Jivin’ Five will sweep you off your feet with their scintillating swing and jive repertoire, leaving guests eager to hit the dance floor and move to the infectious rhythms of the past. Whether it’s a wedding, party, or corporate event, Jivin’ Five brings the magic of the Golden Age of Swing to life, creating an unforgettable evening for everyone in attendance.


Hire Hep Cats band from Silver Dog Music

The Hep Cats

The Hep Cats Band: From Classic Jazz to Vintage-Style Pop Hits

Experience the magic of the classic era of Jazz with The Hep Cats Band, an exceptionally talented Rat Pack & swing ensemble that brings sophistication and style to every performance. Their unique twist on current Pop hits cleverly adapted into vintage-style will captivate any audience, making them the perfect choice for weddings, private parties, and corporate events.

Extensive Repertoire and Tailored Performances:

With a vast repertoire, The Hep Cats Band can tailor their performance to suit each client’s specific needs. Whether you desire the sophistication of swing music or want to get everyone grooving with a Soul/Funk set later in the evening, the band has the versatility to create the perfect atmosphere for your event.

Professional Experience:

Having performed for esteemed clients such as Gordon Ramsey, Gary Rhodes, and The Savoy, The Hep Cats Band boasts a level of professionalism and skill that ensures an unforgettable musical experience for all.

Flexible Line-Up:

The Hep Cats feature a flexible line-up, starting with a 5-piece ensemble that includes male or female vocals, sax, keys, bass, and drums. For those seeking a bigger sound, additional vocalists, saxophones, and trumpets can be added, expanding the band up to a full 9-piece extravaganza.

Key Features of The Hep Cats Band:

  1. Vintage-Style Adaptations: From classic Jazz to current Pop hits, performed with a unique vintage twist.
  2. Sophisticated and Fun: Experience the sophistication of swing music with the option for a Soul/Funk set later in the evening.
  3. Ideal for Any Occasion: Perfect for weddings, private parties, and corporate events.
  4. Tailored Performances: The band can customize their setlist to meet individual clients’ preferences.
  5. Professional and Experienced: Previous clients include renowned names such as Gordon Ramsey, Gary Rhodes, and The Savoy.
  6. Flexible Line-Up: Options for a 5-piece to a full 9-piece band, with additional vocalists, saxophones, and trumpets available.
  7. Complementary Recorded Music: Provides recorded music during intervals at no extra charge, with an option to hire a dedicated DJ.
  8. Acoustic Options: Choose smaller acoustic arrangements earlier in the evening or daytime for a charming touch.

The Hep Cats Band is more than just a swing ensemble; they are musical chameleons, seamlessly adapting their performance to create an ambiance that suits your event to perfection. With their exceptional talent, extensive repertoire, and impeccable style, The Hep Cats Band will leave your guests enthralled and entertained throughout your special occasion.