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Best Wedding Bands In Los Angeles

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With springtime just around the corner, it should not come as a big surprise that even more weddings will be popping up all over Los Angeles. From simple nuptials in area churches to extravagant services, the greater Los Angeles area makes for a great venue when two are tying the knot. No matter the size and scope of the service, many couples will look to celebrate afterwards with great food and drink and even better music. Of course, making for great music is that perfect wedding band, one that can play a variety of music and leave guests dancing the night away. With that in mind, who will you and your partner to turn to this year when you celebrate one of the biggest days of your lives?

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Bob Gail Special Events
3321 La Cienega Place
Los Angeles, CA 90016
(310) 202-5200

When it comes to great wedding reception music, Bob Gail Special Events has you and yours covered. Your reception can have a myriad of sounds, including dance, classical, jazz, contemporary and many others. Providing Los Angeles' top studio musicians, the company's performers give couples and their guests the perfect mood necessary for an unforgettable wedding reception. Family-owned and operated for nearly 40 years, it all began with the inception of Bob Gail Orchestras and Entertainment, and Bob and Gail's signature big band, with Bob as the lead guitarist and Gail as the lead female vocalist. The company has been recognized by a number of wedding-related businesses that include Inside Weddings, In Style Weddings, California Wedding Day, Green Wedding Shoes, Junebug Weddings and more. Over this time, BGSE has grown to encompass a full package of wedding and event planning services, design and production.

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deBois Entertainment
9000 W. Sunset Blvd., Suite 707
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(310) 860-9370

If you are looking for a wide variety of band music for your wedding reception, look no further. In business for more than 25 years, deBois Entertainment has served up wedding music and entertainment throughout the greater Los Angeles area. Bridal parties and their guests can listen to an array of swing, classic, rock, jazz, dance, soul, Motown, Latin and much more. The company's bandleaders stand out when it comes to personality, experience and showmanship; the musicians and singers always give consistent crowd-pleasing performances. Once a couple has selected their band, they will enjoy the support of one of their music coordinators who will assist in customizing a timeline, help with song selections and work on any other special requests the bride and groom may have.

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Hollywood Hills West
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(323) 578-3902

Led by meow meow diva Val Peterson and bandleader/arranger/saxophonist Paul Frederick, the band is filled out with some of the finest touring and studio musicians from the greater Los Angeles area. Whether performing as a trio or tearing the roof off with a full 18-piece orchestra, BIG LUCKY provides a  unique, retro-lounge swing and glamorous sound. The band ranges from four to 20 musicians, offering innovative arrangements of nostalgic music from the 1920s to the 1960s and original songs with a jazz, Latin and European influence. If you choose BIG LUCKY for your special day, it won't be luck that you have the time of your lives.

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Pop Vision Band
Los Angeles, CA
(818) 317-2866

In the event your wedding reception needs some of the best Top 40 hits from the last 10 decades, you've come to the right place with Pop Vision. The five-member band is led by former American Idol (Season 7) contestant Amy Davis, featuring the best in classic funk, rock and soul for your big day. They typically perform with guitars, keyboards, bass and vocals, but can add a horn section also.

Along with Davis, the band includes the duo of Charley & Jesi holding down the group on lead guitar and bass, as well as lead vocals. Keaton Rogers (grandson of Kenny Rogers) plays keyboards, rhythm guitar and vocals. Hana Rivas plays drums and contributes with some singing, too. Best of all, the band prides themselves on making the customer happy, customizing each performance to meet the customer's needs.

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The Happiness Band
Los Angeles, CA
(818) 497-0962

Who wouldn't want to have a happy time on the biggest day of their life? With The Happiness Band at your big day, you can expect anywhere from two to 12 musicians providing you and your guests with a wide array of music. The music includes an assortment of pop, jazz, New Orleans, Latin and more. Offering up an extensive song list, the band travels throughout Southern California. Best of all, the band is more than likely to meet your budgetary needs, with the guarantee that if you hire the Happiness Band and are not completely satisfied with their performance, they will refuse payment. That is how proud of they are of their professionalism.

With all these bands and others have to offer couples tying the knot in the Los Angeles area, your celebration is sure to be a hit.

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Dave Thomas has been covering the sports world since his first job as a sports editor for a weekly newspaper in Pennsylvania back in 1989. He has covered a Super Bowl, college bowl games, MLB, NBA and more. His work can be found on
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