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Awesome Toronto Live Music Bands For Your Upcoming Wedding or Event

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There’s something quite amazing about live music at an event – the interaction with crowd, the warmth of a live vocal performance, the way you simply just get drawn to the dance floor by a great cover song from your high school days. For some, the idea of a wedding or corporate event band conjures up thoughts of mullets and cheesy love ballads from yesteryear. Definitely not the case anymore – today’s live music bands know how to put on a show! Whether your musical taste includes the classics, a little bit of groove, or your fave top 40 hits, there’s a little something for everyone. A good live band is sure to have guests dancing well past their regular 11pm bedtime! Toronto Bands, especially, have a knack for elevating this experience to new heights.

If you’re in the market for the best live wedding band or special event band, we’ve rounded up some of the most acclaimed live music Toronto bands below. Have a glance through and discover which band tickles your fancy. For the most updated version of this article, click here.


Soular - Toronto Bands

Inspired by the classic sounds of Motown, Soul, R&B, Pop, Rock, Dance Music and Top 40, Soular performs all your favourite songs with a passion and energy that moves people to hit the dance floor and “dance to the music”! With over 10 years under their collective belt, Soular works with every Client to ensure an individualized experience that exceeds your expectations.

Pricing: Starts at $6,500

The Marc Joseph Band

The Marc Joseph Band - Toronto Bands

As full-time musicians, The Marc Joseph Band have been performing together with the same members for 9 years. Proud of this, they claim it to be a testament to their commitment to their clients, to their music, and to each other. Worthy of their 5 star ratings on EventSource.ca, they’ve been described as highly energetic, fun, friendly, charismatic, easy to work with and very professional. Their show is sure to get everyone dancing, interacting and talking about the event for months to follow!

Pricing: Starts at $4,500

The DNA Project

The DNA Project - Toronto Bands

The team at The DNA Project take the utmost pride in providing their audience with the highest quality of music. With a versatile catalog that includes R&B, Reggae, Top40 hits, Disco, Funk, Gospel, Classic Rock, Old School, Smooth Jazz, Classical and more, these guys will work closely with you to create the perfect musical solution based on your personal preferences. Sounds fab to us!

Pricing: Starts at $1,000

StereoFlavour Entertainment

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StereoFlavour Entertainment are a group of best friends first, and a full-service live entertainment company second! The core of the band came together while studying music in Toronto and are now among the most in-demand professionals in the GTA, having shared the stage with the likes of Ed Sheeran, Jully Black, Sloan, The Jonas Brothers, Lady Antebellum, Demi Lovato, The Arkells and Tim Hicks. The band offers everything from ceremony strings to an infectious 12-piece dance band (including a killer horn section!). Stereoflavour also has a repertoire that ranges from Top-40 to Jazz, Classic Rock to Motown, Country to Classical and everything in between. The chemistry that they share on stage from years of performing together will extend out to the dance floor and is guaranteed to get your guests up and moving all night!

Pricing: Starts at $4,000

The Sound Parade

The Sound Parade - Toronto Bands

The Sound Parade is well known to be one of the most professional and entertaining bands to come out of Toronto! This band provides a wide range of live music services for weddings including, ceremony musicians, jazz bands and  a 5-9 piece dance band. If your planning a corporate event, they also offer a 7-9 piece Latin band as well as a one of kind, fully interactive live video karaoke band – so cool! From start to finish, Sound Parade Entertainment will help make your wedding or special event a night to remember!

Pricing: Starts at $$3600

The Digs

The Digs - Toronto Bands

The Digs are a supergroup of some of Toronto’s finest musicians and is known to be a top party band ! While their specialty is Pop, Funk, Soul and R&B party music in a large ensemble format, The Digs are willing and able to perform almost any type music imaginable in a configuration that meets your vision and your budget.

Pricing: Starts at $2,650

St. Royal Entertainment


St. Royal Entertainment - Toronto Bands

St. Royal Entertainment are always ready to get funky! This super popular group of entertainers take the audience on a soulful journey with the best Funk, Soul, Motown and R&B music. With ensembles ranging from seven to nine pieces all the way to the St. Royal’s “super band” (which features 17 pieces: four vocalists, six horns and a seven piece rhythm section), their production team will work with you to provide the best band for your venue and budget.

Pricing: Starts at $7,800

Main Event Music

Main Event Music - Toronto Bands

Main Event Music consists of Toronto’s finest and most experienced vocalists, an air tight rhythm section, a totally hip horn section, a sleek string section, and heart pounding Drums. Their high energy live music and stage performance is finely designed to insure the best musical entertainment for your special event. The Toronto Orchestra performs from an eclectic repertoire of hundreds of popular and legendary songs, including the most current chart toppers, Funk, Motown and Rock — all with their own twist, full style, and show stopping energy!

Pricing: Starts at $1,000

The Intentions

The Intentions - Toronto Bands

Band leader, Jonathan Ophek, was inspired to form The Intentions! in 2010 while planning his own wedding! Today, the band utilizes its vast catalog of crowd-pleasers and dance floor shakers to energize and inspire their audience. The band boasts an 11-piece powerhouse lineup that can also provide a vocal ensemble with piano during ceremonies, and a jazz quartet for cocktail hour. Rounding out their offerings, The Intentions! also provide DJ and sound production services to meet all their clients’ needs.

Pricing: Starts at $5,500

Parkside Drive

Parkside Drive - Toronto Bands

Parkside Drive, based in Toronto, Ontario, is a dynamic and highly sought-after band, renowned for electrifying weddings and events across North America. Known for their vibrant energy, they offer various band sizes to fit any event, from jazz trios and quartets for cocktail receptions to 5-piece dance bands and larger ensembles with horns and percussion. Since 2008, they’ve been captivating audiences across North America with their diverse repertoire of pop, soul, jazz, and more. Renowned as Toronto’s best-reviewed and most frequently booked event band, Parkside Drive guarantees a packed dance floor and an unforgettable musical experience.

Pricing: Starts at $1,200

The Brightside

The Brightside - Toronto Bands

The Brightside is an exceptional band choice for anyone seeking an electrifying musical performance at their special event! Known for their high-energy renditions of both timeless classics and modern hits, they ensure every guest is thoroughly entertained. Their extensive repertoire covers a diverse range of artists, from Harry Styles to Aretha Franklin, Elton John to The Killers, and many more. The Brightside excels in adapting to various event atmospheres, whether it’s igniting a festival stage or providing an intimate soundtrack for a first dance. Their passion and commitment to every performance shine through in every note, chord, and beat, making them an outstanding choice for creating a memorable and extraordinary event experience.

Pricing: Starts at $1,000

The Jade Monkeys

The Jade Monkeys - Toronto Bands

The Jade Monkeys are a group of A-list musicians renowned for their energetic, interactive, and versatile performances! They excel in reading the room, ensuring the perfect atmosphere by adjusting their performance intensity and even taking live requests on the spot. With each member capable of singing lead vocals, their style range is vast, and they offer a massive song list for clients to choose from. Their experience spans weddings, corporate events, and international destinations, including Dubai, Japan, and the Virgin Islands. The band provides a full PA system and stage lighting for up to 500 guests and offers additional services like staging, DJ, and dance floors. With over 50 events annually across North America, their all-inclusive pricing, covering travel and no hidden fees, makes them an ideal choice for any event seeking exceptional musical entertainment.

Pricing: Starts at $3,000

Next Level Entertainment

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Next Level Entertainment, hailing from the Greater Toronto Area, is known for electrifying parties with over 15 years in the industry and having shared stages with stars like Shawn Mendes and Jennifer Lopez! They are no strangers to the genres of Top 40, Motown, Classic Rock, Funk, and hits from the 1950s to 2020. They also offer flexible configurations complete with A/V and DJ services, which are perfect for weddings, corporate events, or galas to guarantee guests dancing all night!

Pricing: Starts at $600

Supersonic Hearts Band

Supersonic Hearts - Toronto Bands

Supersonic Hearts Band is a premium, versatile band ranging from 3 to 14 members, specializing in high-energy live music for festivals, weddings, corporate events, and private functions! Known as experts in live music and passionate about creating unforgettable experiences, they excel in energizing events at a sensible price. Their commitment to bringing fun and filling dance floors makes them a top choice for anyone looking to add a dynamic musical touch to their event.

Pricing: Starts at $2,000

St. Kitts Music

St. Kitts Music - Toronto Bands

St. Kitts Music is dedicated to delivering exceptional entertainment tailored to suit any event! With their transformational costume changes and versatile vocals, offering a variety of music genres including Motown, Rock, Pop, Jazz, and R&B, your cozy gathering of 100 or a grand affair with 200 guests or more will keep dancing all night long. They also provide customizable packages that include DJ services and bands of varying sizes to fit different budgets and venues. Ideal for weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, corporate events, and charity fundraisers, St. Kitts Music promises to make your special occasion an unforgettable musical journey.

Pricing: Starts at $1,200

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