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  Amazing band and great persons, very flexible and so good, thanks for all

    Poypoy Makasete Avatar Poypoy Makasete
    June 8, 2017
  • 5 star review  I Just heard them on YouTube! So funny and cute! And also great musicians. ??From Serbia.

    Jelena Filipović Avatar Jelena Filipović
    May 4, 2018
  • positive review  We hired these guys as our wedding band and they were mind-blowingly good! Just awesome!! Would definitely recommend the addition of the trio of brass! Thanks guys, you were superb! <3

    Emma Jade Tuckwell Avatar Emma Jade Tuckwell
    August 11, 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
  • 5 star review  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
  • 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 first saw Mister Kanish play at a wedding a couple of years back and straight away said that when the time came for us to get married we have to have them too. We even checked they were available before booking our date! Chris made the process so easy and when it finally came to the wedding evening they were amazing.... the dance/garage/hip-hop melodies are incredible and they get the dance floor filled from the first minute til the last. You guys should be an essential pick for anyone planning a wedding or event, everyone loved you, and we can’t thank you enough ? Ryan & Chelsey

    Ryan Wales Avatar Ryan Wales
    January 5, 2020
  • 5 star review  Mister Kanish were playing at a wedding where I was doing the photography last weekend and can honestly say they were brilliant. They played such a wide range of songs from different decades. The style, vocals and instruments were all fantastic! Great bunch of guys too and really engaged with the guests, highly recommended 🙂

    Steve McCann Avatar Steve McCann
    May 23, 2017
  • positive review  Mister Kanish played at our wedding last week. They were booked last minute but were more than we could have hoped for! Amazing tunes sang in a different way from your usual cheesy wedding cover band. We wish we could go back to our wedding as guests and enjoy them all over again. We really cannot recommend them enough! Everyone has talked about them since.. hope we get to see you again one day! ?

    Alice Elliott Avatar Alice Elliott
    May 31, 2019
  • 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
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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