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Indianapolis wedding bands! More than just a top-notch wedding reception band, they are an extremely talented group of wedding band musicians.  Make your next event sizzle with the band etc… one of Indianapolis’s most accomplished musical groups This seven piece, Indianapolis-based wedding band will exceed your expectations with their amazing vocals and superb musicianship. the band etc… is an excellent choice for weddings and corporate functions alike. Their customers are consistently satisfied and often call upon the band etc… for return engagements.

Indianapolis wedding bands

the band etc… one of the amazing Indianapolis wedding bands has a stunning command of widely varied styles and a genuine enthusiasm for making your party come alive. This versatile and dynamic group can cover a wide range of music. From Big Band to Disco to Top 40 to Jazz, the band etc… has something to please all musical tastes. Guests of all ages will be dancing the night away.

the band etc… will accurately read the crowd, gauge their mood, and perform accordingly. Their great sounds, incredible singers, and high energy will adapt to your unique party’s needs. The band’s appearance, class and professional attitude will leave a favorable impression on your guests for years to come. Whether they are laid back or dressed for a black tie event, the band etc… will make every performance fresh, on time, on target, and on fire!

the band etc… has the capability to adapt to your special needs. Ask about their “New York Style Wedding” option. In this package, the band performs with NO band breaks. No breaks mean more dancing time for you and your guests. Our expertise, skill, and creativity will have you and your guests talking for years to come.

  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Unparalleled talent
  • High quality
  • Customer oriented
  • Variety of musical genres
  • Suitable for all ages
  • Requests welcomed

the band etc… combines musical excitement with a unique entertainment style. Their talent and expertise shine through in their performances.

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The Band Etc…is your source for the best  Party Bands and Wedding Entertainment in the Indianapolis area.

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Darren Vincent

Darren Vincent is an accomplished pianist that will bring years of experience and expertise to your wedding or reception. His versatility and professionalism are unsurpassed! He will play the music you request flawlessly with amazing ease and sophistication. Darren can play anything, from classical works to top hits of today, he is sure to create the perfect atmosphere for your special day.

Darren attended the prestigious Indiana University School of Music and regularly performs throughout the Midwest, but has also performed internationally in such countries as Korea, Ecuador, Cuba, and the Caribbean. He currently plays as a soloist, in duos, trios, and several bands including Jayne Bond and the Pink Martinis. Darren is also a regular performer at various churches in the Indianapolis vicinity. For a truly distinguishable, talented, and versatile musician, ask for Darren Vincent to play at your next event.

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Monika Herzig

Monika has been performing professionally as a jazz pianist for many years. As a soloist or group leader she has an extensive repertoire, appropriate for private and corporate events.

Monika is perfect for weddings, parties, banquets, receptions, corporate functions, or reunions. Being a doctoral candidate in music, Monika provides entertainment of high quality to fit your special occasion.

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Jan Aldridge Clark

With over twenty years of playing experience behind her, harpist Jan Aldridge Clark plays the musical gamut with astounding ease. Jan is an elegant choice for wedding ceremonies and receptions.

On the classical front, Jan earned a Bachelor’s of Music degree in classical performance from the prestigious Indiana University School of Music and continued studying at California State University of Los Angeles with renowned pop and jazz artist Carrol McLaughlin while working on her Masters Degree. Jan has also formed the Hip Harp Jazz Trio featuring her on electric harp and accompanied by saxophone and percussion.

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Melissa Gallant

Melissa brings over twenty years playing experience to the harp. She studied with the world-renowned harpist Susan McDonald while completing a B.A. degree in music from Indiana University. She also holds a M.M. degree from Butler University where she performed with the Faculty Chamber Ensemble and extensively with the Butler Symphony Orchestra.

As a harp soloist, Melissa was named a Butler Award Artist and was a Concerto Competition winner. Melissa has held positions as staff harpist at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan and the former Greenhouse Restaurant in Indianapolis. She has also played in Ontario, Canada and Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Cathy Morris

Cathy Morris is among the few women playing jazz and even fewer playing jazz violin. She has developed a sound that is refreshingly different, blending a combination of musical styles with an approach to her instrument that is totally her own. Cathy has performed for such prestigious individuals as First Lady Laura Bush, twice for President Clinton, Michael Gorbachev, and numerous others.

Cathy has the amazing trait of musical versatility. She can play upbeat, contemporary pieces as well as the classics. Her talent on the violin will astonish and please you. For your wedding, Cathy can perform as a soloist, in a duo, trio, quartet, or even with nine piece chamber ensemble. For exquisite musical accompaniment at your wedding, just ask Encore Entertainment about Cathy Morris ... you won't be disappointed!

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Nick Kostas

Nick Kostas and his elegant violin performance will add a touch of class to your wedding or reception. He has been the strolling violinist at the Hyatt Regency, Hilton, Valle Vista C.C., Tavern on the Green and Salvatore Scallopini. In addition to his numerous performances, Nick also holds a bachelors degree from Ithaca College, a master's degree from Butler University's Jordan School of Music, and a doctorate from Indiana University.

Using his knowledge, past experiences, and passion for music, Nick went on to become a teacher at Butler while continuing to perform for the public.
Nick Kostas has years of experience, expertise, and enthusiasm to offer, and he delivers all three with perfect ease and sophistication. He would be an exceptional choice for your special day!

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Brent McPike

Brent is a seasoned professional with over 15 years of experience under his belt. If you desire a solo guitarist for your wedding or reception, pick the best ... Brent McPike. He has performed across the Midwest and East Coast at various art and music festivals, museums, and universities.

Brent has experience performing as not only a solo artist, but also as a chamber musician, pit orchestra member, and jazz guitarist. He has the ability to play a wide variety of music while conducting himself with the utmost class and sophistication.

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The Dolce Trio

The Dolce Trio is an idea choice for any occasion that call for musical ambiance. Founded in 1981 in Indianapolis, this ensemble of violin, cello and flute are an idea choice for weddings and receptions as well as dinners, parities, and various other events. Their repertoire includes the light classical music of Beethoven, Boccherini, Corelli, Handel, Haydn, Mozart, Vivaldi, and others.

They also handle music for Christian and Jewish ceremonies. Past clients include Bank One, Children’s Museum, Conner Prairie, Indiana State Symphony Society Women’s Committee, Walker Research, and numerous others.

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Serafini Quartet

The Serafini Quartet provides elegant music for almost any occasion. They can play everything from standard classics of Bach, Tchaikovsky, Mozart and others to the popular hits of today. This talented four piece string ensemble will delight you and your guests while setting the perfect atmosphere for your special day.

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Lockerbie String Quartet

The Lockerbie String Quartet has delighted midwest audiences since 1982 concretizing as one of the premiere string quartettes based in Indiana. The quartet has held concert residencies at the Indianapolis Museum of Art and at Butler University and has participated in the Indiana Arts Commission's Touring Program. Players in the quartet are also members of the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra.

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Silken Strings

Silken Strings are a perfect choice for wedding ceremonies and receptions alike. These soothing strings will help set the perfect atmosphere for your special day. Their professionalism is unparalleled and their expertise is extensive, so you won't have to worry about your music choice during such a stressful situation. Silken Strings has a unique and refreshingly different approach to sharing string music with students. The five piece group stretches the stylistic parameters of their classical string origins by including selections like Dueling Banjos (ala the violin and viola), an original 12 bars blues, a South American rhumba, Disney favorites and a country medley as part of their regular repertoire.

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Early Music Occasions

Something different for your occasion! Tunes that are a little quieter, a little more intimate, played on instruments of the 18th century -- wooden flute, baroque guitar, baroque violin, and cello. Early Music Occasions plays music from such renowned composers as Handel and Haydn. For an interesting and unique change of musical pace, call upon Early Music Occasions to harmonize your evening.

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Encore Quartet

The Encore Quartet is comprised of four things. Class, sophistication, style and elegance. This ensemble of the piano, bass, drums and saxophone will set the ambiance for your next dinner/cocktail party. Typically, the Encore Quartet plays light pop and jazz favorites, but their repertoire can be adapted to your wishes. The performers can also dress as you desire for your event. Also, the Encore Quartet can perform as a trio with your choice of instruments.

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Monument City Brass Quintet

The Monument City Brass Quintet is a group of seasoned professionals dedicated to bringing you the finest quality chamber music. They have been entertaining and inspiring Indianapolis audiences for over six years. They can offer you and exciting repertoire of a wide variety of music suitable to any occasion. This versatile group of professionals has added a touch of brass to special events such as Hymn Festivals, Concert Series, Organist Conventions, receptions, weddings, funerals, church services, private parties and even backyard BBQ's. From the flourish of a fanfare to the lighthearted sounds of Dixieland to the soothing sounds of a ballad, the Monument City Brass Quintet can make your special event even more memorable.

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