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a fresh take on the classic party band
$10,000+ range for events in Charlottesville, VA

A fresh take on the classic party band, Nocturne has captured lightning in a bottle. Comprised of NYC’s finest musicians -- many of whom have performed all over the wo...  [more]

party classics, modern hits & packed dance floors
$7500-10,000 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

The members of The A-Town A-List have traveled the world, sharing stages with a Who’s Who of musical luminaries that includes Bruce Springsteen, The Black-Eyed Peas, T...  [more]

powerhouse of modern hits and classic soul!
$7500-10,000 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

Mo’ Sol’s energetic brand of Motown, funk, soul & hip-hop has become a mainstay at weddings, private parties and corporate events throughout the Southeast. The ban...  [more]

soul, pop & hip-hop hits for any event
$5000-7500 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

With the highest level of musicians and showmanship to provide extraordinary entertainment, 1st Generation Band can turn an ordinary event into a special occasion. Wit...  [more]

top 40 to soul, rock to swing, Attraction does it
$5000-7500 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

Let's face it. The goal of every party, celebration & special occasion is to have a great time. Finding a band that can complement and create that exciting, en...  [more]

live entertainment like you've never had it!
$5000-7500 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

Dynamic and energetic vocalists, a tight four-piece rhythm section and unparalleled client service set the Crystal Clear Band apart from the average party band. It is ...  [more]

classic party songs, current rock and hip-hop
$5000-7500 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

The Dickens formed with one goal in mind: to create the ULTIMATE PARTY BAND for a new generation of music fans. These veterans of the Southeastern music scene have jo...  [more]

melding modern style and rootsy charm
$5000-7500 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

Introducing The Free: an upscale party band that blends modern style and rootsy charm. The Free hail from the South but are not a Southern rock band, a distinction tha...  [more]

Best of the 70s, 80s, 90s and today - all party!
$5000-7500 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

Right Foot Red has been described by clients, fans and planners alike as "the ultimate party band." Based out of Baltimore, MD, Right Foot Red has been bring...  [more]

variety at its best - rock'n'roll, R&B, Top40
$3500-5000 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

Finding a band that can play everything from the Motown hits, classic rock and the danceable funk of the Sixties and Seventies to the rock hits of the Eighties and Nin...  [more]

endless repertoire of rock, soul & jazz tunes
$3500-5000 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

Combining critically acclaimed musicianship with a vast repertoire of music ranging from The Beatles, Van Morrison and Elton John to Marvin Gaye and Ray Charles to Duk...  [more]

rock-funk-soul-jazz-jam party band
$3500-5000 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

Hipshack is a rock-pop-funk-soul party band that's totally committed to keeping the dance floor packed. Known as the “Swiss Army Knife” of bands, they perform the ...  [more]

Motown, R&B, soul, funk & pop - sky's the limit
$3500-5000 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

A group of seven dynamic musicians who reach for the sky every time they hit the stage, HORIZON is non-stop excitement! Enthusiasm and energy best describe this funky,...  [more]

A Full Repertoire of Rock, Funk, Dance and more!
$3500-5000 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

In Full can play a million songs. A million and one if you count that hit that's coming out tomorrow.

With a rock solid rhythm section, exclamation points o...  [more]

it's the real thing: today's favs & party classics
$3500-5000 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

The Real Geniuses were formed in August 2000 when 5 musician friends were asked to ‘come up with something fun’ to play at a friend’s birthday party. The Real Geniuses...  [more]

kick your party into high gear
$3500-5000 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

There comes "a moment" at every event where the night can either remain a "pretty good time" or transform into something truly special that your gu...  [more]

rockin' party band: 80s/rock/hip-hop & more!
$3500-5000 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

Popular everywhere from wedding receptions to college campuses, Snackbar Jones has an extensive song list that includes a wide variety of styles, including modern rock...  [more]

tight, funky r&b, classic soul & today's hits!
$3500-5000 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

Soul Expressions is a high-energy soul band that can play funk, rock, reggae, jazz, and Motown, as well as today’s top hits. This 7-piece band includes bass, drums, le...  [more]

high energy dance and party music
$2500-3500 range for events in Charlottesville, VA
Affirmative Groove is a high energy dance band that consist of musicians from various musical backgrounds and musical experiences. Collectively, their experiences exceed...  [more]
best motown/soul classics, 70s & today's R&B hits
$2500-3500 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

ANOTHER LEVEL is known as one of the region's hottest bands. Each member has toured with top name stars from Prince, Patti Labelle, James Brown, Earth Wind and Fir...  [more]

rockin' old school soul and Motown classics
$2500-3500 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

The Blue Tips Rhythm Revue started off as a one shot deal. First assembling to play a set of motown and soul favorites at a mutual friend's wedding, the band and ...  [more]

central North Carolina's classic motown and beach
$2500-3500 range for events in Charlottesville, VA
Charlie Band - the answer to most clients' dreams! This six piece motown, beach and funk band can handle everything from standard jazz songs to the more popular dance tun...  [more]
music from the twentysomething years for twentysomethings' ears
$2500-3500 range for events in Charlottesville, VA
Specializing in the hottest music since 2000, Dance Candy plays music from the twentysomething years for twentysomethings' ears. A hand-picked all-star lineup of some of ...  [more]
a steady diet of funk, soul, r&b and rock
$2500-3500 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

Empty Pocket is a dynamic five-piece band based out of Greensboro, NC that feeds on a diet of funk, soul, and rock. Their repertoire includes cover songs spanning from...  [more]

rock'n'roll & party hits - classic, modern & more
$2500-3500 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

THE JANGLING REINHARTS came together to provide roots-rock music largely forgotten by other bands. Think: The Band meets Van Morrison and they go out to Stephen Stills...  [more]

catchy, upbeat & ecletic pop rock
$2500-3500 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

The Significant Others were formed in 2006 as a vehicle for four friends to play their favorite songs. Now a five piece, they've realized that hundreds of happy co...  [more]

playing the best of everything that rocks
$2500-3500 range for events in Charlottesville, VA
Out of Greensboro, North Carolina, and voted Best Cover Band in Greensboro for the year 2010 by Yes Weekly. Walrus consists of some of the best musicians that have come o...  [more]
Bluegrass classics and a whole lot more!
$1500-2500 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

The Bellevue Rhythmaires are an acoustic/bluegrass band from Richmond, VA that are equally adept at playing bluegrass, rock, country, jazz, and soul music. With a song...  [more]

your favorite songs with a bold new sound
$1500-2500 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

Tired of the same old cover band? Are you looking for something truly distinctive for your event? How about a band that puts a fresh spin on the songs you love, full o...  [more]

swingin' country, folk, and bluegrass music
$1500-2500 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

Based in the Blue Ridge Mountains of central Virginia, the Honeybirds have combined country, bluegrass, jazz, and old time rock and roll to create a band simply steepe...  [more]

Bluegrass champs turned Partygrass pioneers
$1500-2500 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

If you know the name Jackass Flats, you probably associate it with bluegrass. While the band can still pick and grin with the best of them, they have also infused a lo...  [more]

jazz, swing, standards, romantic ballads & more
$1500-2500 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

JEFF DECKER has been active in the central Virginia music scene for fifteen years. As a member of the University of Virginia's performance faculty, he performs reg...  [more]

fighting injustice & boredom with rock & roll!
$1500-2500 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

The Lone Rangers are on a mission to save the world from boring. Sporting a deep catalog of hits from the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s, and today, the band can elevate any social ...  [more]

mix of traditional bluegrass and great covers
$1500-2500 range for events in Charlottesville, VA

Skillful picking and expert three-part harmonies are just part of what you can expect from the Whiskey Rebellion, who have been plying their brand of high-energy acous...  [more]

soulful jazz, swing and New Orleans classics
$1500 or less range for events in Charlottesville, VA

Adrian Duke owns an impressive and diverse musical resume. Boasting a deep list of accomplishments that run the gamut from participating in the Royal Welcome of Queen ...  [more]

Real. Comfortable. Bluegrass.
$1500 or less range for events in Charlottesville, VA

Despite the Montana namesake, Gallatin Canyon is a Charlottesville, Virginia-based bluegrass band. Influenced by dozens of great artists, both contemporary and from th...  [more]

Full list of bands for events in Charlottesville:
Price Range: $10,000+ top ^

The Celebrity AllStars
cut loose with the backing band of the stars
Nocturne
a fresh take on the classic party band
Right On Band
the ultimate PARTY band - lots of Motown & disco!
The Ruperts Orchestra
the Southeast's most versatile dance & party band
Sound Connection
powerhouse of talent & energy
Tyrone Smith Revue (Super T)
Super Tyrone! Super T! Legendary Party Band!
Price Range: $7500-10,000 top ^

14 Karat Gold
South's most authentic Motown, soul & R&B band!
Amaretto
high energy mid-Atlantic dance band
The A-Town A-List
party classics, modern hits & packed dance floors
Marquise
experienced, dynamic & exciting dance band with horn options
Mo' Sol
powerhouse of modern hits and classic soul!
The New Royals
a party band fit for kings
Rhythm6
an unforgettable and dynamic custom-crafted band
Sound Nation
dynamic, versatile and seasoned party band
Swingin' Medallions
the party band of the South
Total Package Band
high-energy motown & soul party band!
Price Range: $5000-7500 top ^

The 1st Generation Band
soul, pop & hip-hop hits for any event
Al Walsh & Three Flights Up
high-energy party band with soaring harmonies
Andrew Thielen Big Band
performing the great songs of yesterday & today
Attraction
top 40 to soul, rock to swing, Attraction does it
The Crystal Clear Band
live entertainment like you've never had it!
DC Fusion
in-demand mid-Atlantic party band
The Dickens
classic party songs, current rock and hip-hop
The Free
melding modern style and rootsy charm
Gonzo's Nose
80s & 90s party music
The Reagan Years
America's Premier 80's Tribute Band
The Reflex
eternally rocking the 80's
Right Foot Red
Best of the 70s, 80s, 90s and today - all party!
The Shakedown
party favorites from the 60's to today
Spare Change
Classic and Modern Rock, 80's, R&B and Country
Upper East Side Big Band
making big band music sound phenomenal
Price Range: $3500-5000 top ^

10 Spot
variety at its best - rock'n'roll, R&B, Top40
The Adrian Duke Project
endless repertoire of rock, soul & jazz tunes
Boilermaker Jazz Band
authentic american jazz, ragtime and swing
C. Barnes Project
10pc variety band plays it ALL!
Cazhmiere
the Mid-Atlantic's best dance and party band
Edsel West
dynamite variety band rocking country to jazz!
Envision
Hard Day's Night
ladies and gentlemen...the BEATLES!
Hipshack
rock-funk-soul-jazz-jam party band
Horizon
Motown, R&B, soul, funk & pop - sky's the limit
In Full
A Full Repertoire of Rock, Funk, Dance and more!
The Janitors
60s, 70s, 80s, classic rock, country & Top40
KOS Band (Kings of Swing)
classic swing/jazz w/ beach, R&B and variety too
The Real Geniuses
it's the real thing: today's favs & party classics
Six Stylez
kick your party into high gear
Snackbar Jones
rockin' party band: 80s/rock/hip-hop & more!
Soul Expressions
tight, funky r&b, classic soul & today's hits!
Tropikiimba
authentic salsa, caribbean & afro-cuban treasure Original Music
The VIPs
playing the best hits from the 70s to today
White Chocolate
large-scale entertainment in a smaller package
Price Range: $2500-3500 top ^

Affirmative Groove
high energy dance and party music
Another Level
best motown/soul classics, 70s & today's R&B hits
B2B
Buffett band that takes you back to Margaritaville
Baaba Seth
homegrown world groove Original Music
The Beach Bumz
Buffett songs and island music
The Blue Tips Rhythm Revue
rockin' old school soul and Motown classics
Charlie
central North Carolina's classic motown and beach
Culture-Sol
the ultimate hip hop experience
Dance Candy
music from the twentysomething years for twentysomethings' ears
Doug Clark's Hot Nuts
legendary Hot Nuts...most popular Motown band ever
Empty Pocket
a steady diet of funk, soul, r&b and rock
The English Channel
premier british classic rock sextet
The Golddiggers
from Elvis to Ella - music from the 40s, 50s & 60s
The Groove Train
a fantastic voyage back to the groovy 70's
The Jangling Reinharts
rock'n'roll & party hits - classic, modern & more
Jimi Smooth & Hittime Band
favorite motown & soul classics - Jimi is smooth!
The John Winntet
a "winning" quintet for all occasions
JTL (Just a Touch of Love)
the hits of yesterday and today
Mills Family Band
folk and americana with a jazz sensibility
New Line Brass Band
big, brassy, New Orleans jazz and dixieland
The Plaids
rocking parties with hits from the 80's to today
Premiere Band
a premiere fit for all occasions
Radio Cult
playing the 80s like velcro is still in style
RadioJacks
performing only the freshest current radio hits
River City Party Band
6pc band plays jazz, Motown, beach and much more
Rosetta Stone
classy blend of swing, jazz, oldies and R&B
The Significant Others
catchy, upbeat & ecletic pop rock
Smith-Wade Band
rock'n'roll and R&B variety for every generation!
Soul Gravity
acoustic rock mixed with contemporary grooves
Walrus
playing the best of everything that rocks
Wil Gravatt Band
best Texas style country band 'round these parts
Price Range: $1500-2500 top ^

Back Porch Orchestra
modern music with deep roots
Ban Caribe
blend of Latin, Caribbean, jazz and soulful R&B
The Bellevue Rhythmaires
Bluegrass classics and a whole lot more!
Cedar Creek
rising virginia stars of modern country music Original Music
Charles Parker Band
Baltimore's most versatile cover band
Cheapshot
rocking covers from the 70's to today
CoverThis
performing only today's freshest hit songs!
Darkwater Redemption
modern and classic country favorites
Dixie Power Trio
authentic New Orleans zydeco, cajun, jazz & swing
E3
your favorite songs with a bold new sound
Emme St. James & Her Jazz Gentlemen
sultry vocal jazz and standards
Hipslack
rocking the hip-hop
The Honeybirds
swingin' country, folk, and bluegrass music
Jackass Flats
Bluegrass champs turned Partygrass pioneers
Jeff Decker Band
jazz, swing, standards, romantic ballads & more
Johnny Scott Band
roots country mixed with Southern pop-n-roll
Key West Band
Buffett tunes and Caribbean-style rock 'n' roll
Laura Ann Boyd
jazz standards with a Brazilian feel
Little Johnny Trailer Trash
oft-imitated, never duplicated 80's variety band
The Lone Rangers
fighting injustice & boredom with rock & roll!
Mill Street Ramblers
toe-tappin' Dixieland that everyone loves
Mystic Vibrations
authentic rasta reggae
Night Vision
they'll rock you and swing grandma too
Quatro na Bossa
Authentic Brazilian music from samba to bossa nova
The Radio Narks
party band and live-band-karaoke facilitators
Shame for Sydney
a mix of your favorite dance classics
Slack Family Bluegrass Band
traditional, contemporary, and original bluegrass
Terence McArdle & Big Trouble
swinging jump blues & R&B with hot horn section
Touche Band and Show
blending the old school with some new funk
The Whiskey Rebellion
mix of traditional bluegrass and great covers
The Winn Jazz All Stars
jazz standards, swing classics and more
World Jam Club
a combo of latin, world beat, caribbean and jazz
Zydeco Crayz
hot and spicy gumbo of Cajun, blues and soul
Price Range: $1500 or less top ^

A Good Natured Riot
good natured central VA bluegrass
Adrian Duke's Jazztet
soulful jazz, swing and New Orleans classics
Alegria
gypsy jazz trio with latin influences
Beleza
brazilian, latin, jazz, soul, and blues
Bennie Dodd
hardest working man in show biz!
Bent Mountain Trio
classic twang and stringband favs
Billy Caldwell
acoustic guitarist with wide range of material
Blue Indigo
jazz, blues, latin, and soul
Bob Hallahan Swingtet
vintage jazz and swing from an excellent ensemble
The Bopcats
ain't no stoppin' the cats from boppin'
Bruce Sullivan
solo & duo piano music for any occasion
The Classical Hillbillies
musical versatility: three acts in one!
Crewe d'Bayou
bringing the styles of New Orleans to Virginia
Dave Barton
acoustic favorites from yesterday and today
The Deluge
southern americana and soul
DJ Stroud
no event is too large or too small for this DJ
Early Grove String Band
old time good time string band music
Eight More Miles
bluegrass duo that excels for quieter events
Erin Lunsford and Charles Owens
the American Songbook, blues, and rock favorites
Farm Vegas
A WILD college party band Original Music
Gallatin Canyon
Real. Comfortable. Bluegrass.
Gold Top County Ramblers
some of central VA's finest avant-Americana
The Green Boys
Appalachian-flavored folk and bluegrass
Grit City Grass
high-powered bluegrass with traditional roots
Gypsy Roots
gypsy jazz and old-time swing
Harwell Grice Band
young progressive bluegrass with a traditional air
Humberto Sales
classical, jazz, latin, & popular american guitar
J. Three
an electic mix of jazz, soul and rock classics
Jan Smith Band
folk and bluegrass-flavored acoustic tunes
Jim Wray
Virginia-renowned jazz pianist
Jocelyn Oldham
live acoustic entertainment for any occasion
Joshua Walker Band
a jazz trio led by a progressive guitarist
Jubeus
eclectic and catchy roots, jam and rock
Justin Paciocco
solo piano arrangements of classical, jazz & pop
Legion of Groove
central Virginia's hottest DJ
The Linden Trio
classical music perfect for weddings
Matty Metcalfe
jazz piano music for every special event
Morwenna Lasko & Jay Pun
beautifully explosive genre defying acoustic music Original Music
The Mulligans
your favorite rock songs, duo or full band style
No Charge
acoustic duo playing wide range of covers
Northridge
high energy bluegrass for any occasion
Olivarez Jazz
latin and gypsy jazz
Patrick Rock
acoustic solo or duo act that covers it all
PBR (People's Blues of Richmond)
the people's classic rock & blues band Original Music
Peter Fields
musical sophistication and absolute reliability
Peter Richardson
classical, jazz, and latin guitar
Piedmont Chamber Players
classical and string tunes for any occasion
Plum Blossom Strings
an elegant touch for any special event
The Populists
pop, jazz, latin & more
Rhythm Pigs
hard hitting southern rock
Robert Jospe Trio
instrumental jazz trio with optional vocalist
Sesshin
the jazz & swing project of party band In Full
The Shack Band
Collegiate Times' best local band of 2008
Skylark Jazz Combo
your favorite songs from jazz, pop and more
Terra Voce
an elegant and engaging flute and cello duo
The Threeo
classic and alt rock from a funky trio
Trongone Band
a family band that rocks!
Two Dudes Acoustic Group
sweet and mellow classic rock'n'roll duo
Vernon Fischer
one of Virginia's best & most versatile guitarists
William Walter & Co
twangy, wacky, soulful, hippy rock and roll

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