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

  • 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
  • Honestly we couldn't recommend Mister Kanish enough, they played at our wedding in September 2016 and kept the dance floor full from start to finish - they even gave in to the demands of an encore from our guests! So professional to deal with ahead of the wedding, and very accommodating to the needs of our venue (even bringing electric drums). Learnt our first dance amazingly well and were lovely when we changed our mind about the song a few weeks before the wedding. We only wish we had another occasion to book them for!! Thanks guys 🙂

    Kimberley Thomas Avatar Kimberley Thomas
    May 17, 2017
  • I just wanted to drop you and the rest of the band a small note to say a very big and a very grateful thank you for your wonderful performance on Saturday night. We had so many guests come up to us and say how fantastic the music was and how brilliant you were. I'm thrilled to pieces that you were free on my dad's birthday and that you put on such a good show. We absolutely loved having you play and everyone's performance was of such a high quality (which is nothing less than we expected) but you all looked like you were having so much fun too which makes a huge difference. The songs were brilliant and there were quite a few favourites of my own in the mix which was a bonus. To anyone considering hiring this band for your special event I would say absolutely go for it; you won't regret it!

    Lauren Gautier-Ollerenshaw Avatar Lauren Gautier-Ollerenshaw
    March 15, 2018
  • positive review  Absolutely awesome band, fantastic music and fabulous people. Couldn’t do enough to make Wedfest really rock. Great sense of humour too. If you need a band to rock your wedding this is the band. Everyone dancing from the first song to the last. Thank you Mister Kanish we and all our guests loved you ??

    Karen Harper Avatar Karen Harper
    June 24, 2019
  • positive review  I'm the biggest fan!!! Those guys are super fun and you need them on your wedding or event!!! It will be the best night of your life!!!

    Marzena Cytacka Avatar Marzena Cytacka
    September 22, 2020
  • positive review  We were lucky to have Mister Kanish at my daughter’s recent wedding party. We had high hopes for them as what we had seen online looked great and they certainly didn’t disappoint. A great band, great vocals and instrumentalists, fabulous covers. Love them and hope to see them again someday.

    Anita Huckle Avatar Anita Huckle
    August 25, 2019
  • We had Mister Kanish play at our festival weekend wedding in August 17 and they were absolutely brilliant. Really good at communicating beforehand and giving us an idea of the sorts of music they played - they also let us choose specific songs we did/didn't want. On the day they were extremely professional and a fantastic band, all of our guests loved them and we've recommended them to others! Thanks again! Steve

    Steven Baldwin Avatar Steven Baldwin
    January 14, 2018
  • Amazing band and great persons, very flexible and so good, thanks for all

    Poypoy Makasete Avatar Poypoy Makasete
    June 8, 2017
  • These guys played at our wedding on 29th May 2016 and honestly from our first dance right to the end they were beyond brilliant and amazing. Andy & I were chuffed to bits and all of our friends and family loved them too. From the acoustic vintage style through to the most AMAZING RnB tunes. Thanks guys, you were the stars of the show � Mr & Mrs Ferris, May 2016, The Dairy, Waddesdon Manor

    Sundari Uthayakumar Avatar Sundari Uthayakumar
    April 18, 2017
  • 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
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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