Festival Band For Hire

With our two distinct styles, our set is well suited to music festivals. We have played several, including Oktoberfest 2017 where we played to over 24,000 beer fans over the course of 2 weekends. We play the folk of Mumford and Sons, mixed with the 90s pop, dance and r'n'b sounds of Montell Jordan, Faithless, and Sisqo, alongside rocking tunes by bands like Oasis, Rage Against The Machines, and The Killers. We're guaranteed to get any crowd on their feet and screaming for more. For the festival stage that requires more we can also add a trio of amazing horn players to the line-up adding some extra brass awesome-ness giving our set elements of ska and Rio style fiesta.

If you require a band of pros who know how to get a crowd going then look no further. Check out some of our live footage below.

UK based Party, Wedding & Event Band - Mister Kanish
90s Dance Covers - Rhythm Is A Dancer / Insomnia / Ride On Time
Don't Look Back In Anger

Tonight was so much fun! We’re back tomorrow... thanks Oktoberfest Worcester #oktoberfest #oktoberfest2017 #oasis #live #livemusic

Posted by Mister Kanish on Friday, 20 October 2017
UK Garage Medley Cover - Mister Kanish
90s Dance Medley - Party Band - Pro Audio
No Limit @ Oktober Fest Worcester

Well that was pretty fun Oktoberfest !!!!!!!!! ??????? Official 2 Unlimited #oktoberfest #oktoberfest2017 #oktoberfestworcester 2 Unlimited Oktoberfest Worcester

Posted by Mister Kanish on Saturday, 21 October 2017

And some more live videos of some of our folk styled covers...

Mister Kanish jamming Cheerleader!

It's Friday!!! CHEERS everybody , and let this video LEADYA into the weekend !! X ? ☀️ ??

Posted by Mister Kanish on Friday, 2 June 2017
Don't You Want Me Baby - Human League - Cover

Anyone ever had a job working as a cocktail? Ben seems to think someone has ...? Why not book us for some roaming background music for your wedding? Or for more party tunes in the evening.Contact us using the book now button

Posted by Mister Kanish on Monday, 29 May 2017
Drake - Passionfruit Full Band Rock Cover - Mister Kanish

  • 5 star review  Dear Ollie, and all the MK boys! From the bottom of our hearts Sally and I (Merriscourt, Sept 30th, 2017), would like to say an incredible thank you for helping to make our wedding day so special. We'd be lying if we didn't say that we had high expectations - having watched 'all' your videos online! - but you truly blew us away. You guys are good for every five star review and I'm not embarrassed to admit I was even a little star-struck! Parklife and the Calvin Harris songs we asked for we're an absolute highlight, but nothing could top the finale of multiple encores finishing with Oasis' 'Don't Look Back In Anger', with all our guests circling us and coming in at the end. Possibly the highlight of the entire evening! To any soon-to-be married couples out there looking for a band, then look no further. The lads were friendly, professional, were easy to deal with, sounded incredible, and had everyone talking about them the following day. We genuinely couldn't have asked for more... Sally and I always said how much we wanted the dance-floor filled all night, it was one of our big hopes for the day, and MK made this happen. We hope you had a good time too and, once again, thanks so much. All the best. Ben and Sally McGrath

    Benjamin McGrath Avatar Benjamin McGrath
    November 6, 2017
  • 5 star review  Mister Kanish played at our wedding in 2015 and they were INCREDIBLE. People still comment on how great they were. The dancefloor was full all night and they created such a brilliant atmosphere. They are also top guys, good fun and super easy to deal with during the booking process.

    Rebecca Bettley Avatar Rebecca Bettley
    March 20, 2017
  • positive review  We had Mister Kanish play at our wedding in July last year, and what can I say...THE best wedding band EVER!!!! ? We knew these guys would be good,but they were even better than we expected! Some of our best memories of our wedding were from the evening entertainment from Mister Kanish! They can do anything, from pop, rock and indie, to hip hop and R&B! They did an incredible 90s dance medley which went down a treat and even learnt our cheesy NSYNC number to do as our first dance song (I’m pretty certain this will be a first for them...and probably a last ? but they learnt it anyway and did an amazing job!!!). Plus, you know when your band do a rendition of the Thong Song, you’ve picked the best! ? We loved the fact they could play electric or acoustic (we loved having the violin included in our first dance!!!). They put such a good twist on their songs which I believe makes them truly unique. Ben is an awesome singer and they’re all super talented making them sound A-MAZ-ING!!! Not only that, but my husband was over the moon that we were able to have a trance set arranged for the end of the night...a bit different, but was a massive hit with him and the best man! Booking was straight forward and Chris was so helpful with any questions we had and was really quick to respond! We honestly couldn’t have asked for a nicer group of guys to play at our wedding and would highly recommend them to anyone! Our guests were blown away by how good they were and had nothing but good things to say about them! So if you’re still undecided, rest assured you won’t be disappointed if you book Mister Kanish, and you might just regret it if you don’t!!! Love Nicole and Chris! ✨???? xxx

    Nicole Raven Avatar Nicole Raven
    January 8, 2019
  • positive review  - fantastic live band. Friendly and fun! - variety of music to suit all - love ? you guys xx

    Sonia Rigby Avatar Sonia Rigby
    June 27, 2019
  • positive review  Absolutely brilliant. I half bullied my co-hosts in to picking Mister Kanish and had to be even more persuasive about adding on the horns, but so, so happy we had them. We took the decision to leave the repertoire to them and to mix things up to keep everyone dancing. They completely made the party and we would definitely recommend them. From first enquiry, through two sets, a brilliant encore and efficient packing up, all of the band have been so easy and professional to deal with. Nothing but fabulous feedback from our guests.

    Tim Whiting Avatar Tim Whiting
    October 13, 2019
  • 5 star review  Saw you guys at the Oktoberfest in Colchester, great, great band! The Mrs is going to enquire around weddings in the near future!

    Dave Ware Avatar Dave Ware
    October 30, 2017
  • 5 star review  These guys are awesome - anyone thinking of booking them for your wedding - do it now!

    Liz Langton Avatar Liz Langton
    June 15, 2017
  • 5 star review  Hey guys!! Love your selfie vid from our wedding in Wiltshire 😀 Just wanted to let you know that I've had nothing but amazing comments from all the guests. You certainly kept the dance floor full and overflowing right until the end! In fact lots of people told me that they thought you were the best wedding band they'd ever heard and that they could have carried on dancing to your music for hours! We felt the same and were absolutely thrilled to have you as part of our big day. It was fantastic to have so many people dancing including the older generation. Everyone properly let their hair down thanks to your awesome performance. You really made the party! Thank you ever so much.

    Rebecca Scott Avatar Rebecca Scott
    June 28, 2018
  • positive review  There are no words to describe how kind, thoughtful and incredibly talented this group of gentlemen are. From enquiring about booking them, to learning and playing our first dance outside, to rocking the dance floor with everything from Britney to The Killers, Mister Kanish were everything you could wish for from a wedding band, and more! We are eternity grateful! Thank you so very much, from the new Mr & Mrs Taylor-Holt!

    Amy Taylor-Holt Avatar Amy Taylor-Holt
    September 13, 2018
  • 5 star review  Amazing band and great persons, very flexible and so good, thanks for all

    Poypoy Makasete Avatar Poypoy Makasete
    June 8, 2017
Non-Stop Party Set

We can play for a full 90mins with our non-stop party set made up of medleys, stand alone tunes, and mashups, moving between styles as we go. The setlist is ideal for a festival crowd and encompasses, modern folk, 90s dance and hip hop, classic sing-along anthems, and chart hits that everyone will know and love.

Mix of Two Styles

We offer both a folk inspired Mumford and sons style with violin, mandolin, acoustic guitars and double bass, and also an electrified rock style both perfect on their own or equally awesome when mixed. Our repertoire contains a mix of classics and contemporary tunes. The sound is perfect for a festival as it's like having a main support and headliner all in one.

Horn section
Everyone loves brass. Our awesome horn section, made up of trumpet, trombone, and sax, can be added to Mister Kanish for any festival booking. This gives our usual setlist a hint of Rio Carnival blended with a ska skankathon all rolled into one. Highly recommended for bigger stages!

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