The Ultimate Wedding Band

The energy was INSANE
Chris
Groom - Sussex Wedding

AKA are a live wedding band and party experts, playing a stunning mix of Rock, Pop, Motown and Classic Contemporary songs. Based in the heart of Hampshire, AKA have a proven track record of being energetic, friendly, and one of the most vibrant party bands for hire in the South. With an extensive repertoire of sing-a-long tunes guaranteed to pack the dancefloor, AKA are the perfect choice for your wedding or event.

AKA have played in hundreds of venues across the South of England. So no matter where your event is being held, or what type of venue you are using, you can rest assured that we know exactly how to set the tone. In fact, we probably already know (and love) your venue! AKA are no strangers to the rustic barns, contemporary hotels and wedding venue gems hidden throughout Kent, Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire. We know exactly how to make live wedding music work in every setting.

What we offer

Weddings

Hiring the right live wedding band to suit your wedding day and venue can make all the difference between ‘just another evening’ and ‘party of the year’. AKA is a 4-piece electric band who specialise in live wedding entertainment. Whether you’re tying the knot in a rustic barn or a 5-star hotel – AKA are the perfect live music act to hire for your big day. Not only that, but we have a wide range of wedding packages that make the most of live music from the band and are suitable for all wedding venues, with added extras (including a manned DJ service) to suit all days, budgets and wedding goals.

If you're looking for wedding planning tips, what are the best wedding venues across Surrey, Sussex and Hampshire, what questions you should ask your wedding band before you book them, as well as the latest wedding trends for the year be sure to check out our Wedding Blogs.

Hampshire wedding band AKA performing at a rustic barn - Live Wedding Band | Surrey wedding entertainment | live band for wedding | Live band for wedding reception | AKA Party Band

Parties & Events

Are you searching for something a little extra for your Christmas Party, New Year's Eve shindig, or Birthday? AKA are a live party band for hire that can play any event in any venue across the UK. Every event is unique, and so deserves a custom quote. Check our availability and get more information to learn more about hiring AKA as a live band for your chosen date. Live entertainment is a really personal thing and can reflect your company and your core values, so give us a call to discuss what live entertainment lineup is best for you and your party.

Function bands in hampshire - Live Wedding Band | Hampshire wedding band | wedding music live band | best live wedding bands | how much does a live band cost for a wedding | AKA Party Band

Acoustic Options

While our 4-piece electric band is the perfect choice to hire for evening entertainment, we also offer a stunning acoustic lineup for wedding ceremonies and drinks receptions. AKA acoustic helps to create a beautiful atmosphere during each stage of your wedding day and can be booked on their own, or hired alongside our lively four-piece wedding band. If you have a stunning outdoor reception venue, cosy indoor snug for winter weddings or a glorious walled garden, AKA's acoustic options are not to be missed.

Looking to hire a live band for wedding reception? AKA are one of the best wedding bands in Surrey and Hampshire - Live Wedding Band | hampshire wedding bands | wedding live band cost | live bands for weddings in Kent | AKA Party Band

Repertoire

Our set list currently includes the below wide range of classic, floor-filling, sing-along hits - and is constantly being added too. Don’t see your favourite song here? Don’t worry, we’re more than happy to learn a request for you! Our goal is to get the party started, and have you and your guests on the dance floor all night long partying to the best live entertainment!

0-9

500 Miles - The Proclaimers
9 To 5 - Dolly Parton

A

A Hard Day's Night – The Beatles
A Town Called Malice – The Jam
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye
Ain’t No Sunshine – Nancy Sinatra
Ain’t Nobody – Chaka Khan
All About The Bass – Meghan Trainor
All I Want for Christmas - Mariah Carey
All Night Long - Lionel Richie
All The Small Things - Blink 182
American Boy – Estelle
American Idiot - Greenday

B

Basket Case - Greenday
Beat it – Michael Jackson
Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
Black And Gold - Sam Sparrow
Black Or White – Michael Jackson
Blame it on the Boogie – Jackson 5
Blue Suede Shoes – Elvis Presley
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
Don’t Look Back In Anger - Oasis
Boys Of Summer - Don Henley
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison

C

Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepson
Can’t Feel My Face – The Weekend
Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake
Car Wash – Rose Royce
Chelsea Dagger – The Fratellis
Come Together - The Beatles
Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
Crazy In Love - Beyonce
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen/p>

D

Dakota - Stereophonics
Dance With Me Tonight – Olly Murs
Dancing In The Moonlight - Toploader
Disco Inferno – The Trammps
Domino – Jessie J
Don’t Stop Believing – Journey

E

Every Breath You Take - The Police
Everywhere - Fleetwood Mac

F

Faith – George Michael
Footloose – Kenny Loggins
Forget You – Cee-Lo Green
Free Falling – Tom Petty

G

Get Lucky – Daft Punk
Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
Good Times – Chic
Grenade – Bruno Mars

H

Happy - Pharrell Williams
Hard to Handle – Black Crowes
Harder To Breathe – Maroon 5
Help - The Bealtes
Hey Jude - The Beales
Hey Ya - Outkast
Hey Ho - The Luminiers
Hey Soul Sister – Train
Higher and Higher - Jackie Wilson
Hit Me Baby (One More Time) - Britney Spears
Hot Stuff – Donna Summer


I

I Feel Good - James Brown
I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyes Peas
I Gotta Get Thru This - Daniel Beddingfield
I Got You (I Feel Good) – James Brown
I Heard it Through the Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll – Joan Jonette
I Need A Dollar – Aloe Black
I Predict A Riot – Kaiser Chiefs
I Want You Back – The Jackson 5
I Wish – Stevie Wonder
I’m A Believer – The Monkees
I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) – The Proclaimers
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
If I Ain’t Got You - Alicia Keys
Ironic - Alanis Morisette
Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder

J

Johnny B. Good – Chuck Berry
Just The Way You Are – Bruno Mars

K

Killing Me Softly - Roberta Flack
Kiss – Prince
Kiss Me – Sixpence None The Richer

L

Lady Marmalade – Patti LaBelle
Last Christmas - Wham
Le Freak – Chic
Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
Locked Out Of Heaven – Bruno Mars
Long Train Runnin’ – The Doobie Brothers
Love Shack - B 52’s

M

Man In The Mirror – MJ
Marry You – Bruno Mars
Material Girl – Madonna
Mercy – Duffy
Moondance – Van Morrison
Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5
Mustang Sally – The Commitments
Mr. Brightside – The Killers

N

Naive – The Kooks
Never Too Much – Luther Vandross
Next To Me – Emile Sande

O

One Way Or Another - Blondie
Only Girl In The World - Rhianna

P

Pack Up – Eliza Doolitlle
Paradise - George Ezra
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Place Your Hands - Reef
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Pokerface - Lady Gaga
Price Tag – Jessie J
Proud Mary – Credence Clearwater Revival/Tina Turner


R

Raise Your Glass – Pink
Rehab - Amy Winehouse
Respect – Aretha Franklin
Rock Your Body – Justin Timberlake
Rolling In The Deep – Adele
Rude - Magic
Runaway Baby – Bruno Mars

S

Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
Save Tonight – Eagle Eyed Cherry
Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
September - Earth, Wind and Fire
Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes
Sex On Fire – Kings Of Leon
Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
She Will Be Loved – Maroon 5
Shotgun - Geroge Ezra
Shut Up And Dance – Walk The Moon
Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Simply The Best - Tina Turner
Smooth Operator - Sade
So What - Pink
Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Stacey’s Mom - Fountains Of Wayne
Stay With me - Sam Smith
Stuck In The Middle – Stealers Wheel
Summer Of ’69 – Brian Adams
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd

T

Teenage Dirtbag - Wheetus
Teenage Dream – Katy Perry
The Power Of Love - Huey Lewis and The News
The Way You Make Me Feel - Michael Jackson
Torn - Natalie Imbruglia
Town Called Malice - The Jam
Toxic – Britney Spears
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Twist & Shout - The Beatles

U

Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars
Use Somebody - Kings Of Leon

V

Valerie - Amy Winehouse

W

Wake Me Up - Avici
Walking On Sunshine - Katrina & The Waves
Waterloo – ABBA
We Are Family - Sister Sledge
What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye
When You’re Gone - Bryan Adams and Mel C
Wonderwall - Oasis

Y

You Can't Hurry Love - Diana Ross
You Give Me Something - James Morrison
You Gotta Be - Des’ree
You Really Got Me - The Kinks
You Shook Me All Night Long – AC/DC
You’ve Got The Love – Florence And The Machine

AKA is a cost effective live wedding band based across Hampshire, Surrey and Sussex - Live Wedding Band | wedding band | live music band for wedding | band live wedding | wedding live band price | AKA Party Band
Book Now

Testimonials

Absolutely BRILLIANT!!!
Abi
Bride - Northamptonshire Wedding
It takes a strong band to keep an Anglo-Irish wedding bouncing from the first minute till the last; AKA did just that, and then some! Many thanks to Matt & the Gang for contributing to a day that will live long in memories from Donegal to Melbourne! You guys were phenomenal!
Jo
Bride - Surrey Wedding
We are still absolutely buzzing and adrenaline is now running low but this is one email I knew I just had to write today.
Words really can't describe just how utterly grateful we are to you and the other members of AKA band and Grace too! You went above and beyond to help make our Wedding Day so extremely special and so much fun. Everyone has commented to us just how fabulous you were. You gave our day that extra special touch and we will be eternally grateful for all your help and kindness and fun shown to us. We are now desperately trying to think of another occasion so we can have you back!
Please, pass on our thanks to everyone involved. You sure made it " Our Day". You're amazing! See you very soon!
Much love and Thanks
Helen
Bride - Surrey Wedding
We couldn't recommend these guys enough! True professionals from start to finish.
Georgia Threadwell
Bride - Essex Wedding
We can't thank you enough for helping to make our day so special.
Dawn
Bride - Buckinghamshire Wedding
AKA absolutely MADE our wedding day. They had such good energy, a great vibe and the talent is out of this world. Not to mention they are just a lovely group of people. We had so many compliments as to the music selection and delivery, everyone just had the BEST time. We could not be more grateful to the band for the detail, execution and organisation. They made the day a dream. We highly recommend them and would certainly be inviting them to another event should we have one (I guess the aim is to only have one wedding though, right? So we might have to find a birthday or anniversary party as an excuse to have them play for us once again). Simply fantastic
Suzie
Bride - Berkshire Wedding

Venues

AKA party band set up at Gate Street Barn in Surrey
Gate Street Barn - Surrey
How to book a live band for your wedding is easy when you are working with AKA - Live Wedding Band | Wedding band Berkshire | best wedding bands uk | best party band | Wedding Bands Surrey | wedding entertainment | AKA Party Band
Bury Court - Hampshire
Kew Gardens Orangery Wedding
Kew Gardens - London
Southend Barns outdoor wedding reception venue in Sussex - Live Wedding Band | hampshire wedding bands | wedding live band cost | live bands for weddings in Kent | AKA Party Band
Southend Barn - Sussex
Pitt Hall Barn entrance, wedding venue in Hampshire - Live Wedding Band | Band hampshire | acoustic wedding band | live party band | Function Band | evening wedding music | wedding entertainment | AKA Party Band
Pitt Hall Barn - Hampshire
The Great Tythe Barn lawns in Tetbury Gloucestershire
The Great Tythe Barn - Gloucestershire
Findon Manor Wedding venue in Sussex
Findon Manor - West Sussex
Danesfield House Image
Danesfield House - Buckinghamshire
Clock Barn set out with table and wedding decoration for meal - wedding venue in surrey
Clock Barn - Surrey
Chiswick House and Gardens Wedding table set up in the Pavilion
Chiswick House and Gardens - London
Upwaltham Barn, wedding venue in the South Downs, Sussex - Live Wedding Band | wedding band | live music band for wedding | band live wedding | wedding live band price | AKA Party Band
Upwaltham Barns - Sussex
Polhawn Fort Military wedding venue in Cornwall
Polhawn Fort - Cornwall
Owlpen Manor, wedding venue in the Cotswolds, Gloucestershire
Owlpen Manor - Gloucestershire
AKA performing at Rivervale Barn - Surrey barn wedding venue
Rivervale Barn - Hampshire
Wedding Ceremony sewt up at Bartholomew Barn in Sussex - Live Wedding Band | Wedding band Sussex | best Sussex wedding bands uk | best party bands | wedding entertainment | AKA Party Band
Bartholomew Barn - Sussex
The Old Kent Barn Image
The Old Kent Barn - Kent
Hendall Manor Barns Entrance - Sussex
Hendall Manor Barns - Sussex
Furtho Manor Farm main house - Buckinghamshire
Furtho Manor Farm - Buckinghamshire
Cantley House Hotel - Surrey wedding venue - Live Wedding Band | How to book a wedding band | live bands for wedding | Live band wedding cost | how much is a live band for a wedding | AKA Party Band
Cantley House Hotel - Surrey
Hampton Court Palace Main gate
Hampton Court Palace - Richmond, London
Kingscote Wedding Venue Gloucestershire
The Kingscote Barn - Gloucestershire
Millbridge Court Surrey
Millbridge Court - Surrey
East Afton Farmhouse Isle of Wight Wedding Venue
East Afton Farmhouse - Isle of Wight
Farnhma Castle historic wedding venue
Farnham Castle - Surrey
Morden Hall London Wedding Venue
Morden Hall - London
Pelham House Venue In Sussex
Pelham House - Sussex
Orchard Leigh wedding venue in Somerset
Orchard Leigh Estate - Somerset
Shenley Cricket Club
Shenley Cricket Club - Hertfordshire
Oakley Hall hampshire wedding venue - Live Wedding Band | Wedding band Berkshire | best wedding bands uk | best party band | Wedding Bands Surrey | wedding entertainment | AKA Party Band
Oakley Hall - Hampshire
Gorse Hill front Lauren Henson Photography
Gorse Hill - Surrey
The soundtrack to
your big day