New York City/Long Island Wedding Bands

Here are just some of the great bands for hire in the New York City/Long Island area. Your New York City/Long Island wedding band search is made simple with Best Bands! Listen to samples of New York City/Long Island wedding bands to find ones you like! Don't be discouraged if you don't see a band that meets your musical preferences while browsing. Some of the best wedding bands that we work with are not listed on the site. Contact Us to find out more about these options.

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Skin Tight

We book a myriad of great bands here at Best Bands, but Skin Tight might very well be the finest band in the northeast. Skin Tight is loaded with the highest level of talent and entertainers—the absolute best singers and musicians from New York City. While other bands spend hours in the studio getting their demos just right, Skin Tight offers you song samples and video footage that is completely live! The band members of Skin Tight have played withStevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Blood Sweat & Tears, Tower of Power, Mary J Blige, Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald, Bruce Springsteen, Bobby Brown, Gladys Knight, and many more! Band leader Chris

Revival

If you’re looking for an exciting act with unparalleled energy—an act that is not just "going through the motions" but feels genuine joy and love when entertaining and playing music—look no further. Revival is a versatile and dynamic act, specializing in the soul of Ray Charles and Aretha Franklin, the feel-good Motown of Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson, Classic Rock from Billy Joel to the Beatles to the Stones, and New Orleans party music that comes complete with parades.Revival is not your typical wedding band. These musicians are the cream of the crop from the NYC area, not washed-up bored-looking

Rhythm Cats

The Rhythm Cats are one of New York’s premier dance bands! Their ability to bring any audience to their feet with their magical combination of on stage chemistry, talent, and an engaging performance has made them the band of choice for corporate events (Sony, Fortune Magazine, Estee Lauder, more) & a great musical alternative for weddings. Artists ranging from P-Diddy to Madonna to Bruce Springsteen have tapped the talents of these cats. The base 7 piece band includes saxophone, fronting male & female vocalists, and a super tight rhythm section.

Young Phillies

The Young Phillies are anything but your typical wedding band. These 5 seasoned professionals are young, creative musicians and songwriters actively involved in the East Coast music scene. Equally adept at weddings, they perform classic rock, pop, soul, r&b, jazz, alternative, country, folk… you name it. With strong male and female lead vocals and harmonies, they have long been a staple of the NJ/NY cover band scene. TYP has performed at large festivals of several thousand as well as entertained celebrity audiences including Matthew Broderick, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and the New York Jets Football Team.

Top Rockers

The product of an intense collaboration of three of New York City's most accomplished vocalists joined by three outstanding instrumentalists on keyboard, drums, and guitar. Top Rockers 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 Rockers offer a wide ranging appeal from the latest in hip hop and R&B; to now classic 80s and 90s hits; to motown and swing. Also offering a special "unplugged" set featuring acoustic guitar, bass, and percussion. And they're always ready to take your requests! Top Rockers

The Play

Somewhat of a rarity in the world of wedding bands, The Play has had success as both original artists and as a popular wedding band. With over 300 songs to channel their stage energy and originality through, this group will have your dance floor packed all night! Available as the four-piece core band, or with any combination of their female vocalist, sax, and DJ/emcee, they’ve got a great line up to keep any party hopping!

We have the best bands available for your wedding or other special event in Boston, New York City, and Philadelphia.  We cover all of Massachusetts, New Jersey, Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Maine, along with the Hudson Valley, Lake Placid, Saratoga and Capital regions of NY.  We’re also very excited to now offer some of the best bands in Minneapolis/St. Paul.  Click on Find A Band to get your customized shortlist of bands that fit your budget and are available in your area.

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