5 Incredible 80s Cover Bands For Hire That Excite Crowds

Green Light Booking’s 80s cover bands include award-winning groups that deliver high energy shows that crowds can’t get enough of. Whether you need a live band for an important corporate function, wedding reception, music festival, fair, party, or concert, we offer some of the best cover bands that routinely turn special celebrations into unforgettable events. For the best 80s bands for hire, your only choice is to book one of our most popular and experienced groups.

High Energy 80s Bands for Hire

The award-winning Liquid Blue band is one of the most popular live bands in the world; holding the official record for the World’s Most Traveled Party Band. They play all of the current chart-topping hits as well as the most popular dance tunes from decades past, and although they aren’t technically an “80s party band,” they can be hired as one. They are based in Southern California, but are in big demand all around the globe.

They can play an enormous amount of 80s cover band songs from legendary groups such as AC/DC, B52’s, Billy Idol, Blondie, Bon Jovi, Cyndi Lauper, David Bowie, Def Leppard, Depeche Mode, Donna Summer, Earth, Wind & Fire, Guns & Roses, INXS, Joan Jett, Journey, Kool & the Gang, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Pat Benatar, Queen, REO Speedwagon, Rolling Stones, U2, Van Halen, Whitney Houston, and many, many more. And if you want to throw in some of today’s popular radio hits, as well as classics from decades past, you won’t find a better band. As far as 80s cover bands go, this is one of America’s best.

If you’re searching for one of the most entertaining, pure 80s rock cover bands, you need to check out Power 80s, a high energy 80’s party band from Dallas Texas that delivers a real 1980s experience that always excites crowds. With colorful and authentic costumes to match the excitement of the best 80s band live shows, along with a long list of high energy cover songs that keep crowds on the dance floor, this is one powerhouse band, no question about it.

Whether it’s a reunion, corporate event, wedding, or private party, and whether you like pop, new wave, or hair metal, Power 80s is the band for you. They have shared the stage with the likes of Metallica, Kool and the Gang, and Duran Duran, and have played for crowds in the tens of thousands. They have played for some of the biggest corporations such as Southwest Airlines, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Cowboys, House of Blues, Dr. Pepper, American Airlines, Bud Light, Nieman Marcus, Verizon, Shell Oil, and countless others. They have also rocked intimate affairs such as high school reunions, weddings, clubs, and corporate parties. And at the opposite end of the spectrum, they can do a quiet dinner set before the big show, allowing guests to talk and visit while they eat.

But that’s not all. Depending on your budget and the size of your event, Power 80s can be a full, multimedia presentation that includes advanced computerized lighting, a video screen that’s synced to the band’s performance that incorporates the best music videos from the 80s, and go go dancers that do everything from the pop and lock to the worm to the moonwalk. The band can cater their show to fit your needs, including the song list and the size of the band (from 4 to 10). With extraordinary musical and vocal talents, a computerized light show, dazzling video projection, and high energy dancers, they are so much more than just your typical 80s cover band; they are the ultimate 80s music experience.

Fun 80s Party Bands for Any Occasion

Party Rock Project is a unique, interactive music show, based in Salt Lake City Utah, that incorporates the best music from the 70s, 80s, and 90s, as well as other decades, mind-bending games such as “Wheel of Fortune” and “Deal With It,” gut-busting humor, friendly audience participation, and tons of epic pop and rock music from legendary artists such as Duran Duran, Michael Jackson, Johnny Cash, Bee Gees, and the Beatles. You’ll hear classic hits like “Sweet Home Alabama,” Take on Me,” “Billie Jean,” “Ring of Fire,” “Eye of the Tiger,” “Stayin’ Alive,” and gobs more.

Incorporating blockbuster rock and pop music, laugh-out-loud comedy, friendly and yet competitive crowd participation, and visual, multimedia presentations, this highly creative and inventive show is the foundation for an unforgettable evening for public events, corporate events, and private occasions. Crowds walk away from Party Rock Project’s shows laughing hysterically, reminiscing, and having sung together. It’s a preferred show among major corporations including Coca-Cola, GE, NBC, Taco Bell, Sharp, and many more. For the best in corporate, interactive entertainment, look no further.

If you’re ready to put your dancing shoes on, it’s time for Timeless, an experienced group of vocalists and musicians that play chart-topping hits from the 80s, classics from other decades, and today’s current favorites. The Timeless band is for those who love 80s bands and 80s music, but want a mix of music from the past 50 or 60 years. You’ll be treated to music from Journey, Michael Jackson, Kool & The Gang, but also from Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Carrie Underwood, and so much more. Once Utah’s Timeless takes the stage, it’s nothing but high energy dance fun all party long.

Greg Simpson is a Utah classic rock star with gritty vocals and fiery guitar licks, playing tunes made famous by Alabama, Bon Jovi, Styx, Fleetwood Mac, Rascal Flatts, Stevie Wonder, Bryan Adams, Joe Walsh, to name just a few. If you like classic rock from the 70s, 80s, and 90s, you’ll love the Greg Simpson band.

80s Cover Bands That Pack a Wallop

The 1980s saw the emergence of new wave and dance music. It was the decade where digital recording really came into its own. The use of synthesisers and electronic equipment created a new sound that took the music industry by storm. The best 80s cover bands and 80s rock bands incorporated this new sound into their music, which by many standards is the reason why the 1980s is the most favored music decade of the past 5 decades.

The 1980s saw Michael Jackson emerge as a superstar solo performer. MTV had gained a huge worldwide audience by showing music videos from the biggest stars of the decade such as Madonna, Prince, Donna Summer, and Whitney Houston. Teen pop took over in the latter half of the 80s and included music from the likes of New Kids on the Block, The Bangles, Debbie Gibson, Cyndi Lauper, Tiffany, and Boy George.

Big name bands and artists from the 1980s included AC/DC, Def Leppard, Tina Turner, Green Day, Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, Phil Collins, and Duran Duran. Other groups that had their start in the 60s and 70s also had big hits in the 80s – groups like the Beach Boys, The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, and the Steve Miller Band. The biggest R&B artists of the time were Stevie Wonder, Kool & The Gang, Lionel Richie, Earth, Wind & Fire, and Marvin Gaye, to name a few.

The 1980s was a great time for music, no question about it. If you’re looking to relive the moment at a corporate event, party, wedding reception, or music festival, Green Light Booking offers exciting 80s cover bands that know how to create a fun party atmosphere.