BRIDES New York: The Best Live Bands for Your Wedding Reception

Updated 01/15/16

Justine Montigny

It's time to face the music when it comes to choosing from this list of musical talent for your big day. Whether you are looking for something unique — like Gospel — or traditional decade hits, this roundup of NYC's elite live entertainers will leave your guests dancing all night long!

Élan Artists

Each artist within this cooperative group of musicians offers unique elements of personalization and talent that makes the group as a whole one of Brooklyn's most prestigious entertainment services. Genres such as gospel, boutique jazz, and rhythm collective (a variety dance band that sings its way through the decades) provide a wide range of musical accommodations.

For over 35 years, this prestigious music vendor has been recommended by some of New York's most elite venues. The band's sought-after blend of a variety of music and live-entertainment has a soundtrack for every type of bride. Adaptable formats such as jazz, Motown, disco, and everything in between provide the extensive roster of musical genres associated with this renowned company.

A standout in the music industry, this exclusive boutique production company utilizes a universal standard of proven talent and passion to form a personal framework for each couple. High-profile clientele includes celebrities from Mariah Carey to Tommy Hilfiger provide a standard of credibility of the highest authenticity.

This elite entertainment company has graced the stages of weddings, presidential inaugural balls, and an extended list of high-profile events. The personalized design of the performance caters to a variety of musical preferences, which is an asset to any wedding party.

Known worldwide for its superior quality of music and talent, this family-owned provider of live entertainment has stayed true to a commitment of providing first-class events since its establishment in 1959. Undeniable passion and creativity have the success of this company, dedicated to tailoring each event to a couple's specific vision and creating an aura of luxury that cannot be paralleled.

For over three decades, this boutique-entertainment company has represented some of the leading professional entertainers and musicians in the industry. Craig Scott Entertainment's live performances have featured 18-piece orchestras and specialty performers for over 30 years. Dating back over six decades, music performed by the band Richard Bascomb and Phase One are amazing options available for your big day — along with "Escapade," a band committed to performing the world's top dance songs.

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