Dance Bands

On this page are some of our favorite dance, party and event bands. Our talent roster includes many of the East Coast’s most sought after performers and recording session players.

We list our prices.  We believe clients are entitled to know the price range of a band before they call.  Prices on bands can vary (like hotel rooms) depending on time of year, day of the week, location and number of band members.

We can help you select the very best band for your event.  This is only a selection of our many bands; if you don’t see what you are looking for on this page, please call or send us an email and let us know what you have in mind.  We know and trust all the bands featured below and have no hesitation in recommending any of them; but we also recognize that choice of live music is a personal  decision.
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The NY Phenoms  $2500 - $5500
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The NY Phenoms offers the excitement of a club band, the polished professionalism of society band, and the accessibility of a wedding band. Bonded by a strong collaboration of many years —  a true rarity in the world of generic, fabricated groups — the NY Phenoms love performing live music and love performing together. One of the best groups on the local NY scene, and following its recent collaboration with Washington’s Best, the NY Phenoms are now available for bookings in the Washington DC area.  

Amaretto  Price Range  $4500 –  $5800
AMARETTO is one the East Coast’s most requested dance band, bringing the excitement of an authentic club band to the intimacy of a private event.Fresh and contemporary, but also solidly classic, this group has been featured at major venues in Washington, DC, Baltimore, New York, Richmond, Nashville, and Chicago. AMARETTO has opened for or appeared with many top name acts, including Winonna Judd, The Four Tops, the Spinners, and the Pointer Sisters, to name a few. This uniquely talented group includes two dynamic lead vocalists and full horn and rhythm sections. The AMARETTO performs frequently in Washington and New York.We asked our most loyal clients why they hire us again and again. Here’s what we heard:1. Not your typical wedding band – the musicians are all top drawer, many have advanced degrees in music from the best schools, and they are consummate professionals.2. The band is surprisingly affordable – the value for this quality band is simply astonishing.3. Great communication. Responsive, engaged. The band leader really listens and really “gets it.” Working with AMARETTO is a pleasure. Hiring AMARETTO equals zero stress, every time.Reviews of Amaretto

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NEW!  Top of the Rock Band  $2500 – $3500

The product of an intense collaboration of two of New York City’s most accomplished vocalists joined by three outstanding instrumentalists on keyboards, drums, and guitar, Top of the Rock is quite simply the top when it comes to rock – and so much more.

Delivering continuous high energy and dance, this New York based party band, Top of the Rock offers a wide ranging appeal from the latest in hip hop and R&B; to now classic 80s and 90s hits; to motown and swing. We also offer a special “unplugged” set featuring acoustic guitar, bass, and percussion.

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New York Minute  $6000 – $9000
New York Minute  offers one set rehearsed band that has been serving the industry for 8 years now providing the BEST in live music & event production. New York Minute is available from 7 to 21 pieces.  We have performed in Paris, West Palm Beach Florida, Houston Texas, Cleveland, as well as the tri-state area.

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NEW! FULASO
$3500 – $5500

Funky. Latin. Soul. This 11-piece band is a bi-lingual and multi-cultural collaboration led by the sensational Erica Ramos – their sound owes much to the classic 60’s and 70’s Boogaloo and Latin Soul of NY’s Barrio, with added original compositions and millennial funk.

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NEW! South of Houston Band
$3500 – $4500
South of Houston  is one of the best new contemporary bands to emerge on the Manhattan music scene. The band’s name was inspired by the band’s origins: three of New York’s star vocalists and three sought-after session players were introduced by a Soho music director/producer, and the natural alchemy that occurred led to a exciting artistic collaboration and musical partnership. The band’s country crossover “chops” and its downtown provenance led the group to call itself “South of Houston.”
NEW!  FastForward 80’s
$3000 – $40000

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 Groove Buffet  $4500 – $6500
Paying homage to Soul legends, founded solely on passion for the music, Groove Buffet formed in early 2005 has become one of the best Classic R&B, Motown & Soul acts on the East Coast  Groove Buffet captures the true spirit of what the music was all about.  People want to get up and dance to every song that they perform.

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Miss Babs & the Kickin Boogie Band  $2000 – $3500
MISS BABS & the Kickin’ Boogie Band performs at various events, including recent appearances at Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing, Westbury Music Fair, NYC & Long Island Outdoor Concert Series and various charity benefits and corporate functions.  Her CD, “GOOD HOME COOKIN”, hit the top 50 on the Pan European Charts and continues to receive raves from music lovers far and near.

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Love Revival Orchestra   $7500  – $9500
If you’re looking for an exciting, young act with unparalleled energy – an act that is not just “going through the motions” but feels genuine joy and love entertaining and playing music, look no further. The Love Revival Orchestra is happy to work with you to arrange ANY song in ANY style you can think of, but we specialize in Classic Rock from Billy Joel to the Beatles to Elton John, the Soul of Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin and Otis Redding, feel-good motown and New Orleans party music that comes complete with parades.

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Double Down $3500 – $5000
From the classic lounge stylings of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, to fun twists on popular modern hits, Double Down plays the songs you know and love. The band’s original style fuses together their fresh, bold talents with a tribute to the songs of yesteryear.Double Down gives the Rat Pack a swinging update for the new millennium.
Hot Jazz of the 20’s with Flapper Dancers  $1500 – $2500
In the hot jazz style of Stephan Grapelli and gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt,  this group features  noted jazz violinist Skye Steel,  guitarists Paul Hemmings and Peter Tascio,  with David Fletcher on acoustic bass.