In today’s day of digital media the art of live music is commonly traded in for the ease and vast repertoire of a DJ for live events. But nothing makes your wedding reception more memorable that an incredible live band that can keep the party going all night. If your special day is approaching and you are looking for some live entertainment to keep the dance floor hopping for your reception the following groups will give you just what you are looking for.

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Grand Avenue Band
(866) 683-5483

If you are looking for great entertainment, high energy and superior musicianship to make your wedding reception one that everyone will be talking about — Grand Avenue Band is the answer for you. Their incredibly diverse repertoire will fill your evening with great music from the classics that will take your older relatives back to their own wedding day to the hottest contemporary hits that will keep the dance floor pumping all night long. The incredible passion and love these artists have for their craft flows through every note they play and every lyric sung and will infect your guests with their energetic grooves.

Shady Drive
(440) 371-9448

Looking for a rocking good time at your reception? Shady Drive may just be the answer. This Blues/Rock Band epitomizes the Cleveland sound with their heavy 60s and 70s rock influences, filled out by a bluesy sound. Shady Drive can be caught performing at many area live music venues, but are also available for private events. Your guests will rock the night away when you book this band for your wedding.

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Dave Banks Big Band

(330) 472-2512

If you are looking to take your reception into a realm where tuxedos and fancy dresses were the standard attire for dancing the night away, perhaps Dave Banks Big Band can take you there. Lead by 20-year Las Vegas veteran, Dave Banks, this 17-piece band will take your reception to an entirely different level. Their big sound will transform the dance floor into a magical night that will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression on your guests. Their incredible stage presence, talent and energy will keep your guests entertained throughout the evening.

The Bottom Line Band
(440) 835-4391

The soulful sounds of The Bottom Line Band have been getting guests moving at wedding events for over three decades. Their long history of dependability and professionalism make them a favorite for event planning. Their experience on stage shines through with every performance and pulls people of all ages to the dance floor throughout the evening.

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Midnite Groove
(440) 915-7021

Midnite Groove can adapt to whatever it is you are looking for in the arena of live entertainment for your wedding. They offer everything from a four-piece band to a powerhouse duo to a Band/DJ combo package that can accommodate any request through the power of the Internet. Looking for a group that can work with you and your budget, while still giving you great entertainment? Midnite Groove may be the answer for you.

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Danielle Andes has spent the past two decades documenting the world around her through photography and writing, paying particular attention to the world of music. She was born and raised in Cleveland, and still resides there today. Her work can be found at