Big Ric Rising has been one of the best wedding bands in Philadelphia for decades. The consummate entertainer with unprecedented stage presence, Big Ric and his party dance band has been wowing audiences with their dynamic and interactive performances for 15+ years. With over 700 events under their belt, Big Ric Rising is one of the best at what they do – creating high-energy events!
Big Ric Rising: One of the Best Wedding Bands in Philadelphia
What Makes the Big Ric Rising Band One of the Best Wedding Bands in Philadelphia
Born and raised in Philadelphia, Big Ric began his distinguished career as a child. He started singing in local talent shows and began performing in high school theatre and other events throughout the city. After graduating school, he had the opportunity to perform with such musical greats as Grover Washington Jr., James Brown, and Sam and Dave.
The Big Ric Rising band has entertained a host of weddings, VIPs, benefits, charities, and special events. Backed by two beautiful dedicated powerhouse vocalists, this front line is incredible. Within the rest of the band there are a total of 6 singers, which is perfect for rich harmonies and a versatile range of sounds. The best wedding band in Philadelphia has a solid rhythm section and strong vocals. The group is supported by the Big Ric Horns. With a strong sound and fun enthusiasm, three powerhouse horns bring a new energy to the band that always gets the crowd going and keeps them dancing all night long.
The Big Ric Rising band has had the privilege of performing for such dignitaries as President Bill Clinton, Ben Vereen and Governor Ed Rendell. They have also played for the prestigious National Association of Catering Executives Gala, as well as the American Heart Association’s Heart Ball, the Cherry Blossom Ball, Grave Diggers Ball, and the Club Managers Association of Philadelphia and Vicinity Holiday Gala to rave reviews. By combining the Big Ric’s signature sound with a powerhouse band and vocalists, Big Ric Rising is sure to offer unforgettable entertainment for your next wedding, mitzvah or private event!
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As a long time wedding industry professional I thought I would know exactly how it would feel to be at a wedding reception of my own daughter. I was wrong! It was so much more fun then I imagined! I also have a new appreciation for what a live band can bring to a party. We had the complete pleasure of having Big Ric Rising play at our daughter's wedding last Saturday. It was simply the best day our family has ever experienced! From the moment the bride and groom were introduced into the room the entire band made it feel like they were family. They played like it was the only wedding that ever mattered to them. Our family and guests are still calling us a week later to say that Big Ric and the band made our day simply the best wedding they had ever attende. We are so glad we made the decision to use BVT and Big Ric. It was so easy dealing with Renee and the office staff, and Ric was responsive to any questions and special requests. There is no question who will will use for our next family event.
Big Ric Minter, I just wanted to Thank You for an epic night at our daughter's wedding. From the minute you played the first song the dance floor went crazy. The energy and enthusiasm you bring with you is contiguous . Our family and all our guests had a BLAST. We love you BIG Ric and can't thank you enough for making our wedding a wonderful memory that we will have for a lifetime. You and your Band are awesome.
David Campli and Valerie DiSanto Campli
WOW WOW WOW is all I can say! My husband and I hired Big Ric Rising from BVTLive for our wedding this past August. Big Ric Rising was nothing short of incredible. He was so unbelievable that I still have friends who attended my wedding asking me for his contact information all of these months later. Big Ric is a TRUE professional and is honestly one of the most gifted vocalists I have ever heard. In fact, he played my Bat Mitzvah in 2002 and my wedding in 2016--now who can say that! Big Ric Rising is an incredible ensemble of 10 musicians and if you are looking to throw an epic party than they are definitely the band for you. Big Ric made the night so special and it truly the best night of my life. If you want a PARTY that your guests will talk about for years to come then Big Ric Rising from BVTLive is your man.