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A listing of live music for weddings, receptions and parties.  The list has been compiled over years of working with these vendors. 

We do have a difficult time keeping track of who and who is not in business so you might find some of the vendors below are no longer in business; sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.  If you find a vendor is no longer in business, please tell us so we can remove them from our list.



Fifth Avenue Band

The Right Mix

Ain’t Nothin’ But A Party!

Phone: 937.433.6581 John Polites



All Events…Black Tie or Tie Dye, Denim to Diamonds



The Hathaways

Rock-n-Roll to Soothe the Soul

Phone: 937.254.2250




This Side Up

 "A party in a band"


 Phone: Kim 937.626.0218


This Side Up is a nine member band based in Southwest Ohio that is all about great music and having fun. We offer a unique blend of music from many genres that is guaranteed to get audiences of all ages singing along and dancing. Take that, mix in excellent musicianship, a professional attitude, a powerhouse horn section, add a sprinkle of the best vocal harmonies around, and you've got a recipe sure to leave you wanting for more at the end of the night. We love playing weddings, corporate events, festivals, reunions, private parties, or just about any event where live music can make a good time even better!



Karen Addie, Violinist

Serving Dayton, Cincinnati & Southwest Ohio

Phone: 513.542.8008


String Quartets, Soloist, Duo’s, Small Orchestras, String Instruments for Weddings, Receptions, Parties



Kim Kelly Orchestra

Phone: 937.256.2983  or  937.885.5112

From 4 piece band to 20 piece orchestra


My Three Sons Band

Classic hits of the 60’s

Phone: 937.264.0916  or  937.294.4340

Cell: 937.429.2403


My Three Sons offers a tribute to your most liked classic rock songs.  They have a refined, but entertaining sound with smooth vocals and full-blown, vibrant harmonies backed up by a cool groove that dances between musical instruments of three adaptive band members.  If you enjoy the everlasting tones of The Beatles, Van Morrison, James Taylor, The Eagles, Led Zeppelin, Elton John , Cat Stevens and more, you’ll soon be bouncing and singing along with My Three Sons’ remarkable energy.



Different Hats Music


Phone: 937.430.7694

Cincinnati and Dayton, OH


Tamara Staub – Flautist

Duo with Harp or Piano

Phone: 937.312.9701

Cell: 937.307.4977



Cincy Rockers

Phone: 513.981.7879


The Cincy Rockers are a six-member classic rock dance band from the greater Cincinnati area.  Collectively, we represent over 120 years’ experience in the music and recording business.  We play songs that sound like the original and are known as “One Fun Band” that provides family friendly music that gets people dancing!


Evergreen String Quartet

Phone: 937.766.5619

Jamie J. Whitmore

81 South Main Street
Cedarville, OH 45314


Bill Foley Band

Phone: 614.444.1333  or  1.888.443.6539



Flashback Band

Phone: 937.520.5707


Fun, High Energy, Engaging with the audience, a lot of Table Dancing (you’ll just have to trust us on that one), and the nicest members who love seeing you have a great time on your night out.


Gary Hill Entertainment

Find us on Facebook:

Phone: 937.253.0939



Bobbie Strobhar – Harpist

Phone: 937.376.4608

Hal Harris Band

Phone: 937.236.8428


Tim Jennens – keyboard and singer

Phone: 937.276-5866


Great Performer!! Super for Dinner Music


Focus Point Band

Phone: 937.864.2215


James Robinson


McCutcheon Music Studios

Phone: 937.287.7755


Great Solo performer


Swinging Sounds Promotions

Tom Pfrogner – Musical Director

Phone: 937.845.2468

Cell: 937.239.3097

Live Entertainment, Shows, Concerts, Big Bands, Vocalists, Vocal Groups, Acts


St. Andrew’s Pipes & Drums

Whole Band or Individuals

Weddings – Special Occasions – Funerals

Phone: 937.294.1112






 Stays In Vegas

Phone: 859.803.6224


Stays in Vegas is an entertaining 6-piece dance band co-fronted by the sassy & soulful Shannon Kramer and energetic entertainer, Jesse Moore.



Classic Accoustic Rock

Rick Cox

Phone: 937.313.5416


Mike Kierstead

Phone: 937.673.4628


Tim Arnold



Dave and Marlene Colburn

Piano, Violin, Classical Guitar

Phone: 937.436.0433

Cell: 937.416.3130


68 Esquire Avenue, Centerville, OH 45459

Elegant Music for any occasion


Elegant Entertainment

Specializing in string quartets.  Other instruments available by request.Maretta K. Alden

Music Director

Phone: 937.302.6253


Donna McFarland

Business Manager

Phone: 937.546.2020


Gary Appleton – Elegant Piano

Phone: 937.232.5600




Golden City Ballroom

Irina Kozheva

Phone: 937.643.4050

2078 E. Dorothy Lane, Kettering, OH 45420









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