Hire a Band

Are you looking for awesome entertainment for your party or event? Hire a band or book a band for your function, party or event! You might also want to hire a DJ, but we know heaps of great covers bands of various genres that you could hire for covers or originals. A live cover band is so much more entertaining than background music, and the right band can make or break an event. If the selection of covers bands below do not fit your requirements, we know many more – feel free to call or email us for details. Whether you are looking for a covers band to match your 80s themed party, you want to dance to old school rock n roll or you want top 40 hits played at your wedding; we know a band that will suit your event, function, wedding or party! We also know heaps of original bands as well as covers bands. If you have a specific band in mind, we’ve probably worked with them before!

Only the best Cover bands! Example Auckland Bands for hire:

Book a band! We will be adding to this hire a band page soon – we promise only the best covers bands including the awesome phenomenon that is 80sX (perfect for an 80s band themed party) , the hip + corporate event and family-friendly White Chapel Jak, relive your New Zealand and Australian Music childhood with Shane Cortese and the 8 Track band, dance the night away to the Latin extravaganza that is Kantuta, Sing along to all the hits with The CVE and the rock out with the epic Colombo Massive. Or maybe you want the Rocking Roller Coasters or a specific band that suits a theme you have e.g Elvis, classic cars and pin-ups? ASK FOR THEM BY NAME – For now until I have sorted individual profiles just add the above example covers band profile to your quote and just let me know which one you want. One of our audio engineers (Michelle) works regularly with these bands and knows all about their specific sound and lighting requirements. We can make sure when you hire a band that they have all the technical rider production they need to put on an amazing show for you. If the band you want is not listed, no worries; just ask us, and we can sort booking a band out for you. So many Auckland bands to choose from, there is bound to be one that suits your needs.

Photos and Videos of Some Cover Bands we work with:

Book a band like in the below videos, we know you will love it. We have vetted and worked with these one before and can guarantee they are some of the best out there.

80’s X Auckland 80s band playing the 80s music classic “Alive and Kicking” at a local Music Lover’s wedding. Sound and Lighting production Provided by The Rock Factory.

Shane Cortese and The 8 Track band strutting their stuff at another local music lover’s wedding. Sound and lighting provided  by The Rock Factory.

Kantuta playing Live at the Manurewa Cosmopolitan Club. Everybody was dancing! Sound system and party lights provided by The Rock Factory.

White Chapel Jak playing a New Year’s Eve gig at the Auckland Viaduct Harbour. Sound and Lighting Production provided by The Rock Factory.

Colombo Massive playing a PTA fundraising gig in a hall out in the middle of nowhere. Sound and Lighting by Michelle.


Gigs coming up with these covers bands for hire:


Stay up to date by liking each covers band’s facebook page.. when they have a public gig you may be able to preview them for your own exclusive event:

Shane Cortese and The 8 Track Band – New Zealand and Australian Rock music covers upcoming events https://www.facebook.com/pg/Shane-Cortese-and-The-8-track-band-476798149132385/events/

White Chapel Jak – they are living the music and suit almost any event upcoming events https://www.facebook.com/pg/whitechapeljak/events/

80’s X – the best 80’s covers band in Auckland- upcoming events https://www.facebook.com/pg/80sXband/events/

Kantuta – New Zealand’s premier Latin band and latin dance party experience events https://www.facebook.com/groups/KantutaBand/events/

Colombo Massive – only the best rock music upcoming events https://www.facebook.com/pg/ColomboMassiveBand/events/

The CVE stands for Corporate Voice Experience – a group of professional musicians who like to spruce up your party and get you singing along at the top of your lungs. https://www.facebook.com/thecveband/events/


80’s X playing a corparate gig at Mantells on the Water. Sound production provided by The Rock Factory.