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LGBTQ Wedding Musicians & Live Bands

Find professional LGBTQ wedding musicians and live bands near you. Choose your vendor by location, style of music and customer reviews. Find the best same-sex wedding musicians and live bands in your area.

Advice From EVOL.LGBT

How to choose an LGBTQ wedding musician or live band?

Start With Your Style

The date is set. It’s time to think about your wedding musician or a live band.

Kick off the search by asking around, searching Google for wedding music band recordings. Find what inspires you.

Understand the Options

Once you know what kind of music or a band you want, look around for local wedding musicians and live bands in your area. Compare options by user reviews, cost and repertoire.

Start a Conversation

Once you’ve found a wedding musician whose style you love, it’s time to learn if your personalities click. Reach out via EVOL.LGBT’s “Request Quote” feature, which walks you through the key pieces of info to share.

Frequently Asked Questions

Check answer to common questions about choosing LGBTQ wedding musicians and live bands.

How to find a musician for my wedding?

There are several options for finding musicians for your wedding day. First, check your local phone directory for booking companies that specialize in providing musicians for such occasions. You can also call a local orchestra, which may have members who are willing to work independently.

Does a musician count as wedding guest?

Generally those people count but it can depend on the venue. Generally speaking anyone a venue must prepare to host or who contributes towards the capacity of the venue is included in the guest count. That includes you and your partner too.

Do you need to provide dinner to musician at wedding?

While organizing the food and drink for your wedding it is strongly advised that you take your live wedding band into account as most live bands will be with you and your guests for around 6-8 hours so unless you have agreed otherwise, it is usually your responsibility to offer them food and drink. Any contract you sign with a wedding band you hire should detail whether you have to provide food and drink for them. 9 times out of 10 you will have to.

How much do you pay a musician at a wedding?

While the cost of wedding ceremony music can vary widely depending on the type of musicians you choose, their level of expertise and a number of other factors, the average wedding musicians’ cost in the U.S. comes in at $500.

How much do you tip your wedding ceremony musician?

Here’s a general guideline: Ceremony Musicians: 15% of the ceremony music fee or $15–$25 per musician. Reception Band: $25–$50 per musician. DJ: 10–15% of the total bill or $50–$150.