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Funk & Pop Party Band Hire Surrey

Make your party a sweltering summer affair with the balmy Guildford-based Tropic who will bring an explosion of colour with their funktastic-pop party sound. A repertoire spanning across the decades, Tropic will bring all the dancefloor fillers from the 50’s to modern day as they waltz through an expansive repertoire of all your favourite current chart toppers to Lionel Ritchie, Bee Gees and Luther Vandross all the way to funk-tastic takes on the likes of glam-rock royalty Queen, Led Zeppelin and the psychedelic shaman Jimi Hendrix.

“These guys are amazing! From the very beginning I knew we were in such safe hands! Jaz and his band were so accommodating and flexible delivering the type of music we wanted for the night and my god were they fantastic from start to finish! Music is such a key element to creating a perfect party atmosphere and these guys smashed it! Thank you so so much again..... now I'm thinking when can I have another party!”
Valentina Cooper - Party


From the start your enquiry will be dealt with by leading entertainment agency Tailored Entertainment. Tailored Entertainment specialise in exclusive representation of the best professional function bands in the UK and have a very select roster of top live bands. So you can be reassured from the off that the band have met the high standards Tailored Entertainment demands of its acts and that you'll also have an expert team on hand to help with all of the planning and any questions you may have. The guys at Tailored Entertainment are available 0800 564 2240 / info@tropic-band.com and will be very happy to hear from you.


Once you have decided that Tropic are the band for you Tailored Entertainment will send a booking contract to you to confirm the booking. The contract features all the important details for the event and once you have signed, the band will sign a copy and confirm the booking in their diary. We ask for a deposit to secure the booking, with the balance payable by bank transfer seven days ahead of the day.


In the lead up to your party you are very welcome to contact us any time to discuss the plan for the evening. Around four weeks before the day the experienced team at Tailored Entertainment will contact you to go over the final details - timings, set preferences, song requests for the disco or DJ, final payment details etc. All of the details will be recorded and sent to the band in one simple final confirmation email, so you can be sure nothing will get missed and everything discussed will happen as planned on the night.


Tropic will arrive fully self-contained with PA, lighting and pre-mixed disco (or a band member can DJ if you add this to your booking) and will perform 2 hours of live music (2 x 60 or 3 x 40 minute live sets). The band will cover your whole evening of entertainment so you don't need to hire a separate DJ or any additional equipment.

A guide to a standard evening party would be:

  • 17:30 - Band Arrive
  • 19:00 - Background Music On For Welcome Drinks
  • 20:00 - First Set (60 mins)
  • 21:00 - Disco/DJ (ideal time for buffet if you’re having one, and if it’s a birthday, perfect time for doing the cake!)
  • 22:00 - Second Set (60 mins)
  • 23:00 - Disco/DJ Until Close

Timings are flexible to suit your needs and live sets can be split 3 x 40 mins if you prefer. The standard price for Tropic is based on them arriving at 17:00 earliest and finishing as late as 00:00. For an early arrival or late finish outside of these times, there is an additional charge.

The band are very happy to perform a special request for you as long as they have at least three weeks’ notice of the song choice.

Tropic also offer a brilliant live lounge-style acoustic set, this is the perfect addition to your welcome drinks and can really help set the mood for a great party. As the musicians are already booked to perform at the event, the price of this set represents excellent value when compared to hiring a separate band for your drinks reception entertainment - it can be as much as 50% cheaper than hiring an equivalent act.

To discuss hiring Tropic to perform at your party please call Tailored Entertainment for a friendly chat on 0800 564 2240 or email info@tropic-band.com.

Tropic are a South East-based party band and can travel comfortably to locations throughout the U.K including London, Kent, Berkshire, East Anglia, Norfolk, Sussex, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Guildford and many more.



Emily & Andrew
Wedding, Hampton Court House, London
Tropic are an absolutely awesome wedding band! They were totally professional and also really nice guys. The dance floor was packed all night thanks to their great performance, and we were very impressed by their cover of Wet Leg, which we had asked them to play as a special request. We had so many comments from our guests on how fantastic Tropic were - we are so glad we chose them to perform at our wedding reception.
Sophie & Jonathan
Wedding, Florence House, East Sussex
Tropic were absolutely brilliant - every single song was bang on and they went down a storm. They were also really nice guys and flexible with our requests. 10/10!
Mitchell & Alison
Wedding, The Ashes Barn, Stoke-On-Trent
Can you please let the band know how fantastic they were. Literally every single person at our wedding said how good they were honestly, such nice guys and extremely talented as well!
Ashley & Jessica
5/5 Absolutely brilliant! Really lovely guys and amazing music. Very talented! Thank you so very much!
Danni & Richard
Wedding, The Wilderness, Kent
Just wanted to say, please can you pass on our huge huge thanks to Tropic for playing at our wedding! They were absolutely fantastic and all the guests loved them. We didn’t get to thank them at the end, but we loved every second.


our clients

We provide entertainment for a host of private and corporate clients, in the UK and abroad. These include: