Top 10 Vintage Wedding Entertainment of 2019.

Are you looking for vintage styled wedding entertainment? An alternative to the usual wedding entertainment? Something completely unique and never seen before with a vintage twist? The Band Boutique have have been on the prowl for the best vintage wedding and party entertainment all over the UK and have come up with a top ten list of bands for the 2019 wedding season!

The Bands

The bands below cover all sorts of eras from the 20's to the 80's. Some play songs from back in the day and others play unique versions of popular classics and contemporary tunes on a crazy assortment of vintage instruments in style you aren't likely to associate with the originals! Let's take a look.

Number 1 - Classic Kanish - Vintage Styled Wedding Entertainment from the South, UK

Mumford & Sons style wedding band by a barn

This band play all your favourite tunes but on the instruments you wouldn't expect! They use double bass, acoustic guitars, violin, mandolin, and drums and come up with their own vintage styled arrangements perfect for listening and dancing to at weddings. Songs from The Killers, Peter Andre, Britney, Sisqo, Rihanna and more. Mixing gypsy jazz with the folk stylings of Mumford and Sons the band are guaranteed to have you and your wedding guests up and dancing. The band are also well known for their rocking end of the night sets where they upgrade their acoustics for electrics and really let the music out. A perfect choice for both vintage and contemporary wedding entertainment that can start your party slow and finish by blowing the roof off completely!

Classic Kanish | Mister Kanish

Number 2 - The Bombshells - Vintage 1940s Harmony Trio

A trio of amazing vocalists who do a toe-tapping mix of 1940s classic hits and their own big band-style arrangements of modern tunes. The trio can be booked on their own singing to backing tracks or if you fancy something with a bit more wow factor for your big day book them with an authentic swing band made up of keys, double bass and drums.

The Bombshells

1940s harmony trio midlands

Number 3 - Great Scott - 80s Party and Tribute Band

The 80s counts as vintage!! If you want an absolutely packed dance floor consider our 80s party band Great Scott. With a line-up including both male and female vocals, synths, guitars, bass and drums these guys accurately replicate all the hits from the era of massive hair, neon spandex, and some of the biggest artists the world has ever seen. Set lists include hits from Van Halen, Bon Jovi, Cyndi Lauper, Duran Duran, Whitney and more. You'll be surprised by how many songs you already know the words to. So if you are after an alternative to the usual wedding entertainment and want something a bit vintage but still rockin' why not try Great Scott!

Great Scott

Number 4 - The Samurais of Swing - Gypsy Jazz Busking Band

Based in Brighton this band have a very vintage sound. They can offer a quartet of double bass, sousaphone, guitar, sax and three-piece vocals for the day and can go all the way up to a six-piece with double bass, drums and clarinet. Then if you want more you could include burlesque dancers and a three-piece female vocal trio! This band can really cater for any event. From a chilled vintage tea party to a smashing evening party!

The Samurais of Swing

Number 5 - The 45s - Non-stop Rock and Roll Express Train!!!

We saw these guys at the Back To The Future Secret Cinema in London a few years ago now and they absolutely blew us away with their renditions of 50s and 60s rock n roll songs. Their energy is unmatched. Everyone there was dancing. The band are a power trio of guitar, bass, drums, and vocals, and put their own edgy spin on songs such as Hound Dog, Gimme Some Lovin', and I Feel Good. Definitely check them out if you want a vintage themed wedding to really go off with a bang!

The 45s

Number 6 - The Diamond Collective - Modern Swing Band

A little lighter but just as upbeat are The Diamond Collective. The band play modern-day and classic hits with their own swing styled arrangements. They have been likened to Post Modern Jukebox. The band can offer two options. One, a more background style, perfect for during a wedding breakfast or drinks reception, while the other, a dynamic and energetic performance, perfect for dancing the night away.

The Diamond Collective

Number 7 - The Swing Kings - London Based Jazz Band

The Swing Kings play a mix of jazz and swing standards and can perform in differing line-ups from a duo upwards. Their singer is outstanding - a world-class vocalist backed by talented jazz musicians. Their jazz standards are perfect for a 20s or Great Gatsby themed evening, and work well for both dancing or as backing to a sophisticated drinks reception.

The Swing Kings

Number 8 - The Chattanooga Choo Choos - 20s Style Wedding entertainment

Completely outrageous tribute to the roaring 20's, The Chattanooga Choo Choos are the perfect musical accompaniment to any 20s themed wedding. Playing all the hits from the time with costume and charisma! If you are after something truly show-stopping then check out The Chattanooga Choo Choos. Playing old favourites such as Five foot two eyes of blue, The Charleston and Top hat white tie and tails you'll be in vintage heaven with this great band! They are perfect for some post-ceremony entertainment or perhaps as a show during dinner.

The Chattanooga Choo Choo

20s style band

Number 9 - Belle - Vintage Style Band from Leeds, UK

This band play gypsy jazz classics on an assortment of vintage instruments. The band's line-up is interchangeable and can include acoustic guitars, double bass, accordion, clarinet, trumpet, drums and male vocals depending on your requirements and how you want your evening to go. They can offer laid back gypsy jazz for outside on a sunny day or classic jazz and swing hits for dancing in the evening. Great for a more relaxed wedding with a vintage feel. They are based in Leeds but happy to travel for any wedding.


vintage wedding entertainment

Number 10 - Lipstick On His Collar - 50's Tribute Band

A tribute to the 50's perfect for any vintage or 50's styled wedding reception. Great for dancing. Great for jiving! You'll have lots of fun with this 50's themed band who play the hits of the 50's including La Bamba, Lets Dance and Lipstick On Your Collar. They recreate the sound of the 50's perfectly with both male and female lead vocals. They can even organise 50's music for between their sets so the party doesn't have to stop when they do! If you are need of a 50's style band for your wedding or party then look no further.

Lipstick On His Collar

50s style entertainment

Well, that about wraps up our top ten list of vintage wedding bands for 2019. All bands are based in the UK and can travel. If you're looking for alternative or vintage entertainment for your wedding then please get in touch with The Band Boutique today.

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