The PHJR Band

The UK’s finest live function band

Live function band for hire for weddings, corporate

events, private events and more!

‘The PHJR Band’ are one of the UK’s most exclusive and exciting professional live function bands available for hire in the U.K & internationally.

A completely professional outfit with band members that radiate both energy and class in all of their performances. As well as this, the band’s roster consists of some of the UK’s most talented up and coming musicians and vocalists within the entire Live UK industry.

With such a versatile repertoire of songs spanning over 5 decades at their disposal, along with unrivalled and outstanding performances by the live function band members, ‘The PHJR Band’ are the first choice for all clients looking for a party-starting live function band for hire to perform at their events.

‘The PHJR Band’ comes as a 7 piece live function band as standard, but offer full flexibility in being able to adapt and perform from as small as a 3 piece or as large as a 14 piece band. Therefore, all band members are fully wireless! This enables the whole band to roam from the stage onto the dance floor to party with you and your guests, so offering intimate first dance serenades and surprise performances!

The live function band also includes an incredible 3 hour DJ set that is inclusive within the standard package, along with an additional mind-blowing, Ibiza styled 45-minute SaxAndBongos set from some of the band members, who are also one of the most in-demand teams in the U.K! So not only are you only getting one of Londons most exclusive live function bands for hire, you are also getting Londons BEST DJ, Sax & Bongo experience included in this price for free!

‘The PHJR Band’ are set to perform all over the world in the coming 18 months in countries such as  Italy, France, Switzerland, Spain, Mallorca, Ibiza & more.

Live function band for hire
"Paul’s been working for Contraband for 6 years, he’s one of our favourite saxophonists. Not only is phenomenally talented, but he’s a true professional, extremely personable, and always goes the extra mile with our clients. We’re very proud to have his calibre on our roster"
Archie - MD/FOUNDER

Contraband International

"I have had the pleasure to work with Paul over many years and always found him very professional with a raw talent on the Sax.. He is a genuine nice guy and always polite and helpful with the clients. I look forward to working many more times together in the future..WL"

Wayne Lineker - Owner

Linekers Bars and Ocean Beach ibiza

"I have had the pleasure of hiring Paul's services on numerous occasions over the years for the iN Magazine Christmas parties and PPS events, and he has never let us down. He always manages to pull it off with his energy and enthusiasm, and his incredible talent always leaves my crowd in awe of him. Total professional and I cannot recommend Paul enough"

Andy Hopkins - Director

iN Magazine & Pioneer Print Services

"I've known Paul H Jr for many years, and have had the pleasure of working with him on many occasions. He has great talent and always added a certain class to our performances with his enthusiasm and skill.
I would have no hesitation in recommending Paul H Jnr for any future projects"

Brandon Block - DJ

Ibiza Legend - Clockwork Orange

"Paul Hardcastle Jr - a genius! His talent with that sax is mind boggling. I love playing alongside Paul as he really is one of the top guys in his field. It helps that he’s a top bloke as well!"

Luke Burr

Singer/Songwriter/Performer


"Paul has played sax on a number of gigs with myself and my Martin Bell All Star Band, made up of some of the best session guys in the UK. Paul is class! Great player and looks great on stage too. He has a real style about his playing and fits perfectly into any music genre. Look forward to our next gig together"

Martin Bell

Songwriter/Live Band/ Vocalist


"Hey Paul myself & Stephanie would just like to say Thank you so much for playing at our wedding your set with Luke burr through our wedding breakfast was amazing & then when you joined the band on stage it really topped of the evening Thank you once again we can't wait to watch you again soon.. it really did make out day!! All the best Stephanie & Tony Roberts X"

Tony Roberts

Singer/Producer & Talent Scout