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New Zealand's Finest Covers Bands, Jazz Groups & More

hand Picked Selection of World-class Musical ActS 

Bands by Design can provide music for any event size and shape, with everything from full covers bands for large corporate parties through to solo acts for intimate private functions. 

Browse the bands below, or contact us to hire a band for your function. 

 

Options for any event

corporate events, private parties, weddings, wine & food festivals, 

Wide Variety of Styles

covers bands: top 40, rock, pop, 
jazz, Latin, blues, funk,
acoustic and more.... 

Resolution

COVERS LIKE NO OTHER | AUCKLAND | 5-piece

Boasting a huge repertoire with song styles to cater to any audience, Resolution will provide the perfect soundtrack to your event. Start the night off with cool funk or get straight into party mode with the best of classic rock, top 40, disco and dance.

The New Squad

SOUL, FUNK, JAZZ & POP DANCE COVERS BAND | AUCKLAND | 5 Piece (plus)

The New Squad are the hottest thing in town - deep grooves, big pocket, funky soul, R'n'B and Top 40 will keep any party pumping!

Headrush

ROCKING DANCE COVERS BAND | CHRISTCHURCH | 4 Piece (plus)

Headrush play all your fave hits, to keep the dance floor packed all night long- the perfect band for corporate, wedding or any private function.

Santiago Soul Stars

EXPLOSIVE LATIN SUPER GROUP | AUCKLAND | 5-7 Piece

Bring your party to life with the grooviest Samba, Salsa, Funk and Acid Jazz in town. Santiago Soul Stars perform songs from the greatest Latin music composers of the last five decades.

Oval Office

SOUL, FUNK, JAZZ & POP DANCE COVERS BAND | CHRISTCHURCH | 7 pc +

Oval Office deliver the hottest funk, soul, R'n'B and jazz with killing vocals, live rhythm section and horns.

Samsom Nacey Haines

PREMIUM JAZZ | AUCKLAND | Trio

Featuring three of New Zealand’s premiere jazz artists, this elegant trio has enthralled festival and corporate crowds alike with their stunning renditions of original and standard jazz.

Kevin Field & The A List

MODERN JAZZ FUSION | AUCKLAND | 4 to 6-Piece

Contemporary jazz, funk and fusion delivered by an exceptional 6 piece line up of New Zealand's top jazz musicians, lead by acclaimed pianist Kevin Field

The Black Quartet

CONTEMPORARY & CLASSICAL STRING QUARTET | AUCKLAND | 4 Piece +

Stunning arrangements of your favourite classical, jazz and popular repertoire performed by one of New Zealand's leading string groups.

Nacey Gray & The Resolutions

COVERS WITH A TWIST | AUCKLAND | Duo

Covering almost every popular style of music from The Beatles to The Killers, Black Keys to Blackstreet and UB40 to U2, this stylish duo adds a touch of class to any event.

La Petite Manouche

SWINGING GYPSY JAZZ | CHRISTCHURCH | Duo or Trio

Be transported to the heart of Europe with the swingingest jazz guitar duet in New Zealand.

KZ7

JAZZ, POP & LATIN | AUCKLAND | Duo

Ensure your occasion has the shine it deserves with ‘KZ7’ – the jazz duo of accomplished vocalist Chris Melville with acclaimed guitarist Dixon Nacey. Superb musicians, sublime ambience; perfect for cocktail parties, lounge, dinner, weddings and corporate.

Deluca

CLASSY JAZZ, SOUL & BLUES | TAURANGA, AUCKLAND | 2-4 Piece

An excellent look and sound match for classy wedding and corporate events Deluca can perform as a duo, trio or quartet. 

Conscious Music Collective

UNIQUE WORLD JAZZ FUSION | AUCKLAND | 6 Piece

The Conscious Music Collective will create the perfect aural landscape, as feature artists or background, with a spicy cocktail of fresh funk delights and tasty grooves.

I.D.

PACIFIC KIWI FUNK POP | AUCKLAND | 6-Piece

Original jazz inspired funk-pop infused with Pacific Island and Kiwi flavours

The Jazz Age

PREMIUM JAZZ | AUCKLAND | Quintet

A scintillating musical journey through the 1920's, 1930's and beyond, with New Zealand's premiere prohibition era jazz group.

Solo & More

SOLO ACTS | 1-6 Piece

Bands by Design offers a variety of 'Solo & More' acts in a range of styles: Accomplished artists who perform as solo, duo, trio and more.

 

Production

Public Address Sound System (P.A.) / Lighting (LED quads)

Bands by Design bands and artists all have their own high quality backline musical equipment (instruments, microphones, amps, and peripherals).

BBD also offers a brand new (purchased July 2015) KV2 KX12 series, 4 box P.A. system to cater to crowds up to 250 pax, in addition to a 6 x latest technology QUAD LED parcan lighting solution (for band / dance-floor area only).

We have quality contacts for outsourcing for any staging, high end A.V., dance floor and other technical requirements.