There’s no better feeling than seeing the look of love on a couples face when their friends and family join them on the dance floor. That feeling is why we love what we do.
Whether you prefer traditional music, classical songs, or modern tunes, we can work with you to set the perfect tone for your day. Ask us for a Free Demo Pack to hear for yourself.
Start the party off right with a jazz quartet or easy listening trio to accompany your cocktail hour.
This is where we really shine - amazing dance parties are how the Emerald Empire have earned their fantastic reputation! We pride ourselves on our high energy, flawless performance–it’s all about great preparation and a genuine love for what we do to ensure you have the best night of your life.
We want you to love the music!
We pride ourselves on knowing just what to play and when to play it. It isn't enough just to fill your dancefloor - we want you to love the music! Every song from the start of the day until you drive away together as a married couple can be tailored especially for you. Or, if you prefer, just leave it all up to us.
- Funk & Motown
- Top 40
Let’s keep things organized.
We offer a unique online planning system which allows you to customize your day-of schedule and playlist–and update it as many times as you like leading up to the wedding. This means more control and less stress.
Choosing your investment
Whether you’re hosting a backyard soirée or a black-tie bash, we’re here to help you find the perfect band for your event, from a 3 piece to a 14 piece! Explore some of our pricing examples below:
3-4 Piece Band
A three to four piece band is perfect for an intimate soirée or cocktail party where the music’s primary purpose is to create a relaxed, conversational ambience. Customize the instruments to fit your vision.Inquire
5 Piece Band
Get your party started with a five piece band and guarantee your guests will be dancing all night.Inquire
7 Piece Band
Bring the house down with our most popular band size. Perfect for party lovers!Inquire
9 Piece Band
A rocking band to get your party roaring! The full horn section will elevate your event.Inquire
Pricing may vary based on date, location, logistics and customization.
Cocktail Hour Trio
$250 *with a Band booking
Full Room Lighting
Photo & Video Services
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Cocktail Hour Trio (1 Hour) $270 per hour
Includes a 3-piece instrumental cocktail band for 45 minutes to 1-hour of music plus set-up (depends on event schedule). This add-on kicks off your event with the perfect amount of sophistication! This small group is able to move quickly between areas without requiring a full set-up, so can be based at a separate on-site location than the Reception. *Pricing only applies when a band is also included in the booking. Please inquire for specialty musician requests (e.g. harp, string trio) as pricing may vary.
MC Service $130
Our MC will eloquently escort your guests through the evening by making announcements to help keep your guests informed and your event timeline on track. Special Announcements may include: First Dance, Parent Dances, Dinner Service, Cake Cutting, Bouquet Toss, Last Call, Photo Ops, Final Dance, & More. Our MC will follow your schedule and touch base with your other vendors on the night to help ensure the event runs smoothly.
DJ Set (1 Hour) $200
Includes a 1 hour post-reception DJ set and a DJ during band breaks. This add-on is ideal for large events lasting more than 4 to 5 hours. (Please note that iPod playlists during band breaks are included in all band packages.) *Pricing only applies when a band is also included in the booking.
Basic Lighting $250
Includes high-powered LED lights with color change options to light the band and elevate your event's ambience. For a limited time, get 10% Off our basic lighting package when you add it to your band booking.
Full Room Lighting $795
We offer full room uplighting service with colors of your choice, from light pastels to deeply concentrated hues to match your theme, decor, and venue. Includes up to 10 'Up Lights', an on-site lighting tech, and 6 hours of event coverage (lighting looks best after sunset!).
Full Production (Premium Sound+Lighting) $1,500
Includes an on-site professional production technician, premium sound support, industrial PA with additional microphone setups for speeches etc., & full dance floor and band lighting with colors of your choice. This is our premium level of sound and lighting support and is recommended for all events with 400+ guests or for large bands of 12+ musicians.
Flexible Date $500
Haven’t decided on a date? Our Flexible Date add on is perfect for those who want to secure the band for their event while still finalizing plans. This is ideal for corporate clients working around multiple vendor schedules or for our free-spirited wedding & event clients!
T&C's:This add-on must be purchased within 2 weeks of your deposit date. If you need to change your date, you must inform your band at least 3 months before your new event date to guarantee availability. One date change is included in this price. While we will do our best to accommodate, vocalists cannot be guaranteed on re-bookings. Peak season dates are not included.
Dates Not Included:
Some Bands & Artists We’ve Performed With:
- Aretha Franklin
- Bruno Mars
- Greg Allman Band
- Janelle Monae
- Jay Z
- Lionel Richie
- Martina McBride
- Stevie Wonder
Everyone LOVED them!
We LOVED the Emerald Empire Band!!!!!!!! We wanted to have a party and the Emerald Empire Band BROUGHT IT! They are SO MUCH more than a normal wedding band - everyone LOVED them!
Made me feel at ease
FANTASTIC. Everyone complimented the musicians -- people were loving it. They were very organized in the lead up to the wedding, and made me feel at ease.
The best night ever
I honestly could not have asked for a better band! Working with them was such a dream! The music was perfect! They kept everyone on the dance floor the entire night! It was the best night ever and Emerald Empire Band was a key element in making that happen!!
The best decision we made
Hands down the best decision we made for our wedding. These guys have such talent and such energy, my whole party was up on their feet dancing all night having the time of our lives. The music and song choices were incredible, every member was so talented!
So many compliments
Amazing!!!! We got so many compliments all night and over the last few weeks since the wedding! The music they played was amazing I would highly recommend them to anyone and everyone looking for an amazing band with high energy that everyone will enjoy!
The crowd went wild!!!
The Crowd went Wild!!! LOVE THIS BAND!!! We went to see Emerald Empire play at a local showcase and instantly knew we wanted them to play at our wedding. Somehow they managed to get EVERY person out onto the dance floor. So many fun memories that we will never forget, all thanks to Emerald Empire!
So easy to communicate with
Better than I could have imagined. I knew they were talented, but they really do know how to keep a crowd entertained. Our guests danced the entire night and are still talking about how great they were! Prior to the actual wedding they were so easy to communicate with. I always got quick responses to my questions, and they have a website for planning/preferences that makes the process so easy to use. If you want a great band - look no further. They are worth it.
Best money we ever spent! So many people told us it was the best band they've ever heard and the most fun they've ever had at a wedding. They were incredible. Highly recommend to everyone and anyone.
What a joy
What a joy it was to have Emerald Empire Band play at our wedding. Leading up to the wedding, it was very easy to communicate and plan the details of our day. The night of our wedding the music was SO fun! Everyone enjoyed it. Thanks for making our reception special!
Flawless from planning to performance
Everything was flawless from planning to performance. Just about every guest at our wedding went out of the way to compliment the band. The dance floor was “lit”. It was unforgettable.
Such a great value
Amazing band in every way! Such a great value and a fun group of musicians! They kept people dancing the entire night! My husband, who is a musician himself, was able to play and sing a couple of songs with the band which made his night! All of our guests loved the band and several friends still comment on how great they were! Booking and organizing EEB was extremely user-friendly! I wish our reception was longer so we could have jammed and danced with them more!
Fabulous Flexible Band!
Fabulous Flexible Band! It was fabulous working with Emerald Empire Band. They were incredibly helpful setting up for the ceremony, rolled with the punches, and played an amazing set. The guests loved them! I look forward to working with EEB again soon!
The energy was incredible!
Absolutely perfect! The energy was incredible! People are still asking me where I found them, and I am still getting comments about how amazing they were months after the wedding. We would do it all over again in a heartbeat!
Best. Decision. Ever!
Best. Decision. Ever! We adored this band! The entire process was super smooth and easy! The band is very laid back and caters to what you want on your big day. And, they looked like they were having a BLAST while playing, which kept the vibe super upbeat! I don't think any other band could do what they do!
Incredible talent, epic performers.
Incredible talent, epic performers. We hired Emerald Empire's 11 piece band for my daughter's wedding. Wow! Unbelievable entertainment. Our dance floor was packed from start to the very last song. Working with Richard on coordinating both the band and a string quartet was very smooth. The entire organization is very professional. We continue to hear from guests who thoroughly enjoyed the performance. Thanks so much for taking our wedding over the top!
This band made my daughter's wedding. THEY ARE FABULOUS!!! If you are looking for a band that gets everyone dancing, having a great time and have the chops to do it, then this is the band for you. Additionally, they were professional, on time and willing to take requests. I can't think of anything they could have done better.
They make pre-planning a breeze
As a wedding planner, it is my absolute pleasure to work with Emerald Empire band. They make pre-planning a breeze and are flexible for different timelines. On the day of the wedding, they are on time, check in and go with the flow if we have any last minute changes for the reception. I love working with EEB!
My guests couldn’t help but dance
FANTASTIC BAND! My guests couldn't help but dance all night! They did our first dance song beautifully, amazing processional, GREAT hava nagila dance, and all of the break music was perfect. They arrived early, were beyond professional, and I could not have been happier!!
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