The music you want to hear…
From Indianapolis’ fun and exciting wedding cover band
You know you’re in for some BIG FUN and great memories when the band etc… takes the stage.
Talented and masterful musicians, the band etc…offers remarkable vocals, creativity, and versatility. We have a reputation for bringing talent and professionalism to
- Corporate functions
- Galas and fundraisers
- And other public or private events
Have band. Will travel. Based in Indianapolis, we regularly travel to venues across the United States. Many band members have traveled worldwide to entertain troops with the USO and international dignitaries.
For more than 15 years, the band etc… has been performing classic big band hits, jazz standards, hip-hop, R&B, rap, and contemporary Top 40 music for all ages.
Not just another cover band. We can deliver tons of fun, energy, and variety to any size or type of event. From black-tie events to casual get-togethers, the band etc… covers it.
- Clean, fun, energetic and professional. We’ll tailor our appearance and attitude to match your event and tastes.
- The band etc… group is flexible and affordable for any party or gathering. From a small four-piece combo to a large band, we can customize our approach to fit your needs and budget.
- Ask about our “New York Style Wedding” performances. In this style, the band etc… performs with no breaks, which means more dancing, more music, and more fun!
For the music YOU want to hear, book Indianapolis’ premier high-energy band, etc…
- Professional attitude and appearance
- Talented and high-quality
- Customer oriented
- Variety of musical genres
- Suitable for all ages
- Requests welcomed
- Encore Entertainment carries insurance for all acts, musicians, and performers.
Instrumentals • Learning new songs • Liability insurance • Music during breaks •
Emcee • Sample music • Vocals • PA/sound system • Lighting • Microphones
Hear what our clients say
“The Band Etc. was amazing. They kept our guests on the dance floor the entire night! They played a great mix of songs that related to all age groups and sounded incredible. We couldn’t have been happier booking them.”
“They were extremely professional, excellent musicians, and created a party atmosphere that unfortunately had to end at the stroke of midnight because the wedding venue closed. We could have listened and danced for another two hours, probably. I would recommend this band to anyone who appreciates live musicians who are excellent at not only playing, but creating a great party atmosphere. 5 out of 5.”
“The band etc. played during the Heartland Film Festival 25th Anniversary Celebration. This was by far one of the best bands I have worked with for a special event. Larry was always accessible for pre-event logistics and his team was easy to work with in general. The music was perfect for our event, and the selection of music was spot-on! The crowd loved this band and actually danced throughout the entire evening.”
– Michael A.
VP Heartland Film
Turn up the fun on your wedding reception
Selecting high-quality entertainment is an important part of planning any wedding.
We work with brides, grooms, wedding planners, and on-site coordinators to make sure everything comes together for local and destination wedding receptions. And because we understand every wedding has a budget, we can work to adjust the length of playtime or band size to accommodate every need.
If you’re planning a wedding, ask about our custom reception planner questionnaire that can help you think through the details for your upcoming celebration.
Drum up excitement at your corporate event, gala, or fundraiser
Looking to add a shot of energy to your upcoming event? We’ve helped hundreds of corporate event planners and organizers liven up even the most sedate corporate environments.
For more than 20 years, the band etc… has provided an experience people actually remember.
Whether it’s a corporate or fundraising event consisting of a dozen people, several hundred, or even thousands, the band etc… can provide entertainment and music for all parts of your event.
For fundraisers, we can even pump up the energy between songs to help encourage guest donations by acting as master of ceremonies.
“I want to take a moment to thank you and the band etc… for the wonderful experience we had hosting our 2017 CPT Dinner program at the Indiana State Museum. The reviews from the guests are raving! I can’t believe the fun they had with you all, I can honestly say we have not had that many guests moving and shaking before. You all were a blast and so much fun to have as part of the evening.”—C. Cormay
Set the tempo at casinos and entertainment venues
There’s so much more to the band etc… than meets the eyes and ears. We’re not just your typical cover band. We’re seasoned musicians that know how to entertain your guests.
We’re the band you book when you’re launching a new venue or attraction and want a great evening of music and fun. And you can count on us to bring your audiences something new, different and exciting!
Based in Indianapolis, Indiana, the band etc… routinely travels the Midwest and is available for destination events.
Casinos, theaters, and clubs looking to bring an exciting new experience to their patrons will find the right mix with the band etc….
Frequently Asked Questions
What is your average price for a wedding reception?
Prices average $3,000-$7,000 depending on time of year, travel, and other factors like the size of the band and play time. Most receptions in and around central Indiana cost about $4,500.
What’s included in the price?
We’ll learn new songs, emcee your event, provide reception music, music during breaks (if needed), and can provide lighting and mics plus a sound system.
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes, the band and all Encore Entertainment acts have liability insurance coverage.
What musical genres are you most comfortable with?
We’re a popular choice for big band, classic rock, funk, jazz, Motown, pop, R&B/Soul, rock, swing, and Top 40 hits.
Need some song ideas? Here are the top songs requested of the band etc.
Africa – Toto
All About That Bass – Meghan Trainor
At Last – Etta James
Back In Love Again – LTD
Bad Romance – Lady Gaga
Before He Cheats – Carrie Underwood
Best Of My Love – The Emotions
Billy Jean – Michael Jackson
Brandy – Looking Glass
Brickhouse – The Commodores
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Bust A Move – Young MC
Cake By the Ocean – DNCE
Can’t Stop the Feeling – Justin Timberlake
Celebration – Kool & the Gang
Chain of Fools – Aretha Franklin
Cheap Thrills – Sia
Country Girl (Shake It For Me) – Luke Bryan
Cupid – Sam Cooke
Dancing Queen – ABBA
Do You Love Me – The Contours
Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding
The Dog Days are Over – Florence and the Machine
Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
Dynamite – Taio Cruz
Everytime We Touch – Cascada
Faithfully – Journey
Forever In Blue Jeans – Neil Diamond
Forget You – Cee Lo Green
Friends In Low Places – Garth Brooks
Get Down Tonight – KC & the Sunshine Band
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
Got to be Real – Cheryl Lynn
Grenade – Bruno Mars
Happy – Pharell Williams
Heard it Through the Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
Hit Me With Your Best Shot – Pat Benatar
Hold On, I’m Comin’ – Sam & Dave
Holiday – Madonna
I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
I’ll Be Around – The Spinners
I Love Rock n’ Roll – Pat Benatar
I Love This Bar – Toby Keith
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
Ice Ice Baby – Vanilla Ice
In My Life – The Beatles
Into the Mystic – Van Morrison
Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston
I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
Jolene – Dolly Parton
Juice – Lizzo
Jump Around – House of Pain
Keep It Between the Lines – Sturgill Simpson
Kiss On My List – Hall & Oates
Knock on Wood – Otis Redding
Land of a Thousand Dances – Wilson Pickett
Last Dance – Donna Summers
Let’s Groove Tonight – Earth Wind and Fire
Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
Living On a Prayer – Bon Jovi
Locked Out of Heaven – Bruno Mars
Love Shack – B-52′s
Love Train – The O’Jays
Margaritaville – Jimmy Buffet
Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5
Mr. Brightside – The Killers
My Girl – The Temptations
Nine to Five – Dolly Parton
Old Time Rock N’ Roll – Bob Seger
Old Town Road – Li’l Nas X
Paparazzi – Lady Gaga
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Pontoon – Little Big Town
Pretty Women – Roy Orbison
P.Y.T. – Michael Jackson
Price Tag – Jessie J
Pride and Joy – Stevie Ray Vaughan
Raise Your Glass – Pink
Redneck Woman – Gretchen Wilson
Respect – Aretha Franklin
R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A – John Mellencamp
Rolling in the Deep – Adele
Rude – Magic
Senorita – Shawn Mendes/Camila Cabello
September – Earth, Wind & Fire
Sexy and I Know It – LMFAO
Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
Shake Your Booty – KC & the Sunshine Band
Shining Star – Earth Wind and Fire
Shoop – Salt-N-Pepa
Short Skirt Long Jacket – Cake
Shout – The Blues Brothers
Shut Up and Dance – Walk The Moon
Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
Smooth – Santana
Soulman – Blues Brothers
Stand By Me – Ben E. King
Sugar – Maroon 5
Sway – Michael Buble’
Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
Tennessee Whiskey – Chris Stapleton
That’s the Way I Like It – KC and The Sunshine Band
The Way I Am – Ingrid Michaelson
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
Treasure – Bruno Mars
Truth Hurts – Lizzo
Tubthumping – Chumbawamba
Turn Me On – Nora Jones
Twist and Shout – Beatles
Unchained Melody – The Righteous Brothers
Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars
Vogue – Madonna
Wagon Wheel – Darius Rucker
We Are Family – Sister Sledge
When You Say Nothing At All – Alison Krause
Wild Nights – John Mellencamp
Your Love – Outfield, The
You Make My Dreams – Hall and Oates
You Shook Me All Night Long – AC / DC
Big Band Standards
Ain’t That A Kick In The Head – Dean Martin
All of Me – Billie Holiday
Anniversary Waltz – Trad/Waltz
As Time Goes By – Traditional
Autumn Leaves – Traditional
Blue Bossa – Traditional
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore – Duke Ellington
Embraceable You – Traditional
Fever – Peggy Lee
Fly Me to the Moon – Frank Sinatra
Girl from Ipanema – Stan Getz
I Get A Kick Out Of You – Frank Sinatra
I Left My Heart in San Francisco – Tony Bennett
In the Mood – Glen Miller
In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning – Frank Sinatra
It Had to Be You – Harry Connick Jr.
L-O-V-E – Natalie Cole
Love Walked In – Traditional
Mac the Knife – Bobby Darin
Mambo Italiano – Rosemary Clooney
Moonlight Serenade – Glen Miller
My Funny Valentine – Traditional
My Way – Frank Sinatra
New York New York – Frank Sinatra
Our Love is Here to Stay – Frank Sinatra
Pennsylvania 6-5000 – Glen Miller
Perdido – Trad/Latin
Satin Doll – Duke Ellington
Sentimental Reasons – Natalie Cole
Song For My Father – Traditional
Stardust – Hoagy Carmichael
String of Pearls – Glen Miller
Summer Wind – Frank Sinatra
Tea for Two – Trad/Cha Cha
Tennessee Waltz – Trad/Waltz
The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra
Time After Time – Traditional
True Love – Natalie Cole
Unforgettable – Nat King Cole/Natalie Cole
Very Thought of You, The – Natalie Cole
Watch What Happens – Traditional
What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
When I Fall in Love – Nat King Cole
Artsa Alinu – Trad/Jewish
Beer Barrel Polka – Trad/Polka
Hava Nagila – Trad/Jewish
Hava Netse B’machol – Trad/Jewish
Hevenu Shalom – Trad/Jewish
Hokey Pokey – Traditional
Hora Medley – Trad/Jewish
L’Chayim – Trad/Jewish
Machar – Trad/Jewish
Sunrise, Sunset – Traditional
Tarantella – Traditional
Tsena Tsena – Trad/Jewish
V’shuv Itchem – Trad/Jewish