Live music to entertain you

There’s nothing quite like live music to get your event going. Whether it’s a jazz trio, a band that takes you back to your teenage years, a string quartet or a classical soloist, Popshop has the right entertainer for your event. But it doesn’t stop there. Popshop has almost every kind of musical artist and genre at its fingertips, ready to book to make your event shine. Take a look at all the different kinds of professional music acts we can book for you. Of course, if you want a DJ to get everyone in the mood for dancing, we have those too. We have a DJ who will play to your brief and your audience — so that everyone will remember what a fantastic night you put on!

Make sure you book the best of the best live music. Talk to Popshop about your next event and let us take care of it. Our experience and know-how of the Australian music industry means we can recommend the perfect talent for your next event.

What bands are available for private bookings?

Top acts

Featured performers

Here is a list of Popshop’s most requested and hottest live music acts! Take a look at who is being booked and who people are asking for at their events and functions. Book Australia’s best bands, live music acts, DJs, entertainers and performance artists right here at Popshop, your event entertainment booking agency.

Browse our pick of the Top 30 Australian entertainers available to book for your next special event!

Dale Ryder, Brian Mannix and Scott Carne from the Absolutely 80s supergroup

Absolutely 80s – The ultimate 80s supergroup

This super group comprises an exciting roster of famous Aussie frontmen and women including Brian Mannix, Dale Ryder, Dave Sterry, Sean Kelly, Tottie Goldsmith and Scott Carne. Absolutely 80s is a fun, energetic rock show that pumps out all your fave singalong hits from the eighties. Absolutely 80s band is guaranteed to get your event rocking out to all the tunes that everyone knows. Talk to Popshop about booking Absolutely 80s for your next event.

Read more about the Absolutely 80s supergroup.

Guests attending a corporate event about to watch a band at a stage lit up with coloured lights

Corporate entertainment

Corporate entertainers are high quality performers, speakers and MCs experienced in the art of entertaining in environments such as awards night, conferences and gala events. Experience, professionalism and charm are paramount in these environments and Popshop’s corporate entertainers are just the ticket. Popshop can provide the best MCs and public speakers, comedians, musical entertainers and novelty acts for your event.

Read more about booking entertainers for corporate events.

Musician with banjo playing blues and roots music

Blues and roots

Book the top blues and roots artists in Australia right here at Popshop. Blues and roots genre covers blues artists, Americana, Latin, bluegrass and all roots based styles from the 30s till now. Dirty blues, delta, Detroit, jump blues, rockabilly, soul blues, tribute and much more. At Popshop we have a wide range of roots and blues options:

  • African blues
  • Boogie-woogie
  • British blues
  • Canadian blues
  • Chicago blues
  • Classic female blues
  • Country blues
  • Delta blues
  • Detroit blues
  • Dirty blues
  • Electric blues
  • Gospel blues
  • Hill country blues
  • Hokum blues
  • Jump blues
  • Kansas City blues
  • Louisiana blues
  • Memphis blues
  • New Orleans blues
  • Piedmont blues
  • Soul blues
  • St. Louis blues
  • Swamp blues
  • Texas blues
  • West Coast blues
Classical musician playing the violin

Classical, opera and cabaret

Whether it is a string quartet for a wedding ceremony, a talented, high profile cabaret act or an outstanding opera performer, Popshop has the best artists and musicians Australia-wide. Having the right performance will set the tone for your event. Do you want the music to be part of the background ambience or do you want a rousing performance that wows your crowd? Talk to Popshop and let us advise.

Kings of Queen performers doing a Queen tribute concept show

Concept bands

Concept bands are ensembles which may have a theme such as 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s or 90s music or even music from a specific moment in time such as Woodstock, surf or rockabilly. If you’re having a themed event or party, let Popshop book you the perfect concept band! We can even tailor-make a concept band to suit your specific brief. Book the perfect concept band for your event with Popshop.

Interested in booking an all-star Queen extravaganza to rock your function? Read more about unmissable concept show Kings of Queen.

Wedding guests dancing to a wedding band

Dance acts

Popshop is a dance music specialist. Get your crowd up on the dancefloor and dancing the night away with Popshop’s great range of dance music acts. Electro pop duos, electronic music artists, dance bands, in-demand DJs — Popshop has the lot. What kind of electronic music do you want for your event? House, hip-hop, funk, Britpop, acid jazz, groove — whatever the dance genre, book it through Popshop. Check out the dance bands that are available for booking.

DJ turntables with audio and production equipment

Event DJs

Popshop has leading name DJ artists for big venues, corporate or private functions.

The biggest and best professional DJs in Australia. From the well-known names to budget DJs for weddings, 21st birthdays–50th and 60th birthdays, Christmas functions, kids’ parties, hens’ nights — you name it, Popshop has professional DJs that play every genre, and more importantly your very own playlist. Get the songs you want played at your party or wedding by Popshop’s DJs!

Saxophonists playing jazz music

Jazz music

Popshop has incredible bands for hire for your next corporate event, wedding, birthday party, opening night or private celebration. Talk to us about booking a sensational jazz bands from anywhere in Australia. We have accomplished jazz singers, jazz trios, jazz soloists and full jazz bands. Let Popshop jazz up your event with the right entertainment to really make it shine!

World music duo playing guitars

Latin and world music

From the exotic, thrilling sounds of South America, Mexico, Spain and the Caribbean, to the indigenous music of Australia, Popshop has a vast selection of world music acts. Whatever your flavour in world music, Popshop can satisfy your taste from every corner of the globe. Whether its traditional German folk music for a beer festival or the sounds of Africa for a food festival, Popshop has outstanding global performers available.

Flute player and guitarist playing original music

Original artists

Popshop has access to Australia’s best original recording and performing artists. Wow your guests with a celebrity performer at your next event. We’re the entertainment experts – let’s make sure your event leaves a lasting impression!

From Baby Animals and Barnesy through to You Am I and everything in between. Check out our full line up of original artists available for bookings.

Saxophonist playing in a band

Solo, duos and trios

Check out Popshop’s solos, duos and trios selection. From that one perfect artist with the incredible voice to a doo-wop trio that gets the room jumping, Popshop has professional Australian performers ready for your next corporate event, wedding ceremony, birthday or private function. Australia-wide, Popshop can book the best solo, duo or trio for your taste and budget.

Abba tribute band

Tribute bands

Book the best tribute bands and shows in Australia through Popshop event entertainment. Are you thinking of an Elvis or 70s Abba themed night? Perhaps a Kylie or INXS Aussie music event is more what you’re after? Or maybe you’re looking for a Frank Sinatra vibe? Popshop has experienced and professional tribute bands and some of Australia’s best impersonators to really wow your crowd. Talk to Popshop about your ideas and let us make your next event or function sing!