Weddings can be a nerve-racking experience. From the planning stages which involve finding a venue, to selecting a cake and then the all-important question on who to invite, there are a lot of decisions to make. Since a wedding is supposed to be a once-in-a-lifetime event, the families involved want everything perfect. A huge part of the wedding reception is the music. While some opt for a DJ or taped music, many want a full band to get everyone up and dancing the night away. Some of the best wedding bands around call Atlanta home. Here are some standout picks.
Do you want to transform your wedding party into the “arena rock” experience? Atlanta-based Block Party can do that for you and play all of your favorites from the 70s, 80s, 90s and today. Led by founder Thad Steven, Block Party has played thousands of concerts and has opened tour dates for big name acts. The word “energy” comes to mind when talking about the guys in Block Party. Keep the energy and good times flowing at your wedding with Block Party.
This six-piece ensemble band is guaranteed to get your wedding guests up on their feet and dancing. Sonic Groove features real musicians, songwriters and performers with decades of experience in making your wedding special and memorable. It doesn’t matter if you want a tribute band performance or you have your own song list in mind, Sonic Groove tailors a show to meet all your wants and desires. The group has performed everywhere from Philips Arena to casinos around the country, so this crew can rock your wedding. Sonic Groove will make your wedding the event of the year.
Variety, variety and more variety is what Mixed Company will give you at your wedding. Mixed Company has long been regarded as one of the top wedding and event bands in the area for over 20 years. From classic rock to jazz and country, there is no genre of music that Mixed Company can’t belt out. With Mixed Company, you get both male and female vocals and the group can even take requests. The last thing you want at your most special of days is a band you have to worry about. Eliminate all the worries and book a professional band like Mixed Company for your wedding or event.
If you want your wedding to take your guests back to the 80s, you don’t have to look any further than the Marietta-based band, Flux Capacitor. Patrick and Courtnaye Wood lead the charge with this band and they bring years of performing experience to your special event. Flux plays all of your 80’s favorites, whether it be hair band rock or those sultry ballads. Flux Capacitor will really take you “back in time” at your wedding reception.
For two years running, Band of Gold has been voted the “Best Wedding Band in Atlanta” by Bride’s Choice and the Wedding Industry Experts panel. Band of Gold can play anything from the 1940s to today, but it can also turn your wedding or event into a disco or new wave party. This group has been playing events for over 20 years, so you can’t throw a curve ball when it comes to making your wedding unique. Band of Gold wants your wedding to be just perfect, so it uses top-of-the-line instruments and lighting to set the mood. After hearing this collection of musicians, you’ll want the group back at your next event.
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