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We Are Hip Operation

UK Wedding Industry Awards - Best Band!
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Hip Operation - THE party starters!

North East wedding band playing live music at weddings, functions and corporate events
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Hip Operation

As seen on Emmerdale Live 40th Episode!

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Don’t just take our word for it. Read our Facebook visitor posts, and you’ll see that EVERYONE loves the band!


Wedding, Functions & Corporate Events Band

Best Band - National Wedding Awards

Hip Operation have won the Best Band / Entertainment Category at the National Wedding Awards in London. After winning the regional prize the band went on to win the national award too. The judging process was largely based on client comments received by the judging panel. This is the very best recommendation for any future clients and a firm acknowledgment from wedding industry professionals at the level of service they provide.

Hip Operation are THE party starters

A six to sixteen piece North East wedding band playing live music at weddings, functions and corporate events throughout the North East, Yorkshire, Scotland and across the UK. They are one of the the most requested wedding bands in the country and have played thousands of UK and International gigs.

As seen on Emmerdale Live 40th Episode

It has been quite a year. After being asked by ITV  to perform on the live 40th episode of Emmerdale, Hip Operation have also appeared a number of times for the Jordanian Royal Family, becoming their first choice for family celebrations, which re-enforces the acknowledgement of our high standards and service.

Alan Shearer's birthday party

Hip Operation  have recently worked with Ant and Dec on a celebration for the Donnelly family and played at Alan Shearer’s 40th birthday party. The band’s stellar performances at weddings, charity balls and corporate events have gained national recognition receiving fabulous accolades on the Chris Moyles show and other national radio stations.

Band of choice for the stars!

These including weddings for major sporting stars, awards ceremonies, post conference parties, charity balls and key corporate events such as the Coronation Street 40th Anniversary. This popular live band has appeared on the same bill as many household names in the entertainment world.

High standards and service

Hip Operation is proud to be on the recommended supplier list of the majority of prestigious venues in the North.

Whatever the occasion, a Charity Ball, Corporate Entertainment, Weddings or Festive celebrations, Hip Operation can cater for everyone.
Helen Fayle,

Shortlist for the UK Wedding Awards 2019

Shortlist for the UK Wedding Awards 2019
We are very pleased to announce that Hip Operation have been shortlisted for the 2019 UK Wedding Awards.
Popular wedding website hitched.co.uk are looking for a standout Wedding Musical Act that has the wedding party singing their praises!

We would love it if you could take the time to vote for us, whether you’ve already had the band at your wedding, seen us at a friend’s party, or have just looked at the website and are about to make a booking enquiry.

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Hip Operation play weddings, corporate events and private parties. Delivering top quality live entertainment in a wide variety of musical styles, from party music to big band, soul music and the best in wedding music.

The band are based in the North East, often playing in Newcastle, Teesside, Durham, North Yorkshire and Northumberland, though they play regularly across the whole of the UK to audiences in London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, and York.


Shut Up and Dance

Uptown Funk

Higher and Higher

Pencil Full of Lead

One Step Beyond

Land of 1000 Dances

Mr Brightside

Brown Eyed Girl

Town Called Malice

Hip Operation are a professional act, with a dedicated state of the art lighting system and sound system which can be scaled up or down depending on the size of your wedding, corporate event, Christmas party or function. They are a wedding band, function band, corporate event band and party band all in one, delivering no-compromise entertainment, whatever the event – tailored specifically to your needs and those of your audience. We guarantee you a unique, exciting, energetic and fun event.

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