Echo Four Two Big Band is an 18-piece band line up with excellent feature and guest vocalists.
We remain as Yorkshire’s longest continuous running and most versatile big band.
Keeping Music Live!

The band is based, and rehearses most Tuesday’s in Harrogate, North Yorkshire.
Our players live all across the North of England, and Echo 42 will travel to any event or function, and promise to give you the very best in live music entertainment.
We are fully equipped with PA and stage lighting and props so can professionally handle events large or small.
The band has full public liability insurance to give you complete peace of mind.

Our specialities are:

  • Swing era music and big band concerts
  • Dance events & festivals (including strict tempo dance)
  • 1940s music and themed events – wartime weekend events, hangar dances etc
  • Vintage flapper parties – Want a Downton Abbey theme? We’re your perfect band!
  • Rat-Pack swing & jazz nightclub cabaret party nights
  • Weddings and Private Functions – Make your event go with a swing!

We can even provide a “small band” within a band, for pre-event receptions, and can also provide a full disco package for an after event party, if required. So we can offer the perfect bespoke entertainment package for your event.

Echo Four Two band have provided musicians for film and television work and are available for private functions.
Please visit our Contact page to find out how to book the band.

You have probably already seen us on the Big Screen in the 2015 film “A Royal Night Out” dressed an an British Army dance band.
Click here to see the band in the official movie trailer.

Or perhaps you seen the band in their vintage RAF uniforms at one of the UK’s many 1940s events.
You can see and hear us in this short video.