Best Live Bands in Philadelphia

BVTLive! has a wide variety of award-winning live bands in Philadelphia to fit your musical tastes. Whether you are having a wedding, social party, or large event, we have you covered. We help you make your event a memorable occasion by keeping your guests dancing all night long.

Create the BEST Party with the BEST Philadelphia Live Band

We provide the best Philadelphia live bands for all kinds of parties. BVTLive! is experienced in providing live music for your special event:

Wedding Ceremonies Birthday Parties
Wedding Receptions Anniversary Parties
Bar/Bat Mitzvahs Galas
Graduation Parties Social Events
Corporate Parties And more!

Our Event Consultants in Philadelphia are here to help you make your party a success. Tell us what you are looking for, and we can pair you with one of the best live bands in Philadelphia. We love to make our clients happy. In fact, we guarantee that you will be satisfied with your choice.

Award Winning Live Bands in Philadelphia

BVTLive! bands have been honored consistently over the past 15+ years with numerous accolades. Home of the best live bands in Philadelphia, our award-winning bands have earned “Best of Philly”, “Best of The Main Line”, “Best of Delaware” and more.

In addition to reputable magazine awards, BVTLive! continues to win with authoritative wedding ranking sites such as ( Couples’ Choice Awards® near Philadelphia, PA and ( “Best of Weddings.”

Check out our band’s Google Reviews from satisfied party-goers. We know our 5-star Philly band reviews will speak for themselves, but don’t hesitate to see them for yourself before making any decision. Attend a free Philadelphia music showcase to experience the best live bands in Pennsylvania.

The Best Live Party Music in Philly

Providing live entertainment for your wedding, event, or party has never been easier! BVTLive! will work with you to create a personalized plan to hire the best musician in Philadelphia for your event. We can provide a wide range of Philadelphia party music and entertainment between our wedding bands, live bands, cover bands, DJs, and more.

That special party music with a Philadelphia sound is perfectly captured by our exclusive bands, which are experienced and extremely entertaining. If you partner with BVTLive! for your large event, we guarantee that your party music will be a success. We make it easy to find a band perfect for your style and budget by providing you with videos, song lists, and even the opportunity to see our bands live before you book them at one of our showcases.

Whether you need Philadelphia party music for a wedding, a bar or bat mitzvah, or any other party or large event, you can rest assured that BVTLive! has tons of experience helping plan similar events and making playlists of party music for the Philadelphia area. No matter what Philadelphia party entertainment you decide on, they are sure to keep your guests on their feet and the party going.

BVTLive! – The Best Bands to See Live in Philadelphia

  • Jellyroll – The best live bands in Philadelphia always includes Jellyroll. Also called “the original horn party band”, Jellyroll has earned every major award for wedding entertainment, including a mention in Martha Stewart Weddings where Jellyroll’s bandleader was named an expert. In addition to weddings, they have also rocked out at every major venue from NY to DC, including Madison Square Garden and the White House.
  • All About Me Band – Consisting of world-class musicians, this energetic and award-winning Philadelphia party and wedding band consistently earn 5-star reviews. Members of this band have backed-up and/or recorded with artists including Beyoncé, Will Smith, Jennifer Lopez, Los Lonely Boys, Justin Timberlake, Mary J Blige, LL Cool J, Patti LaBelle, The 4-Tops, and The Temptations just to name a few.
  • The Eddie Bruce Experience – The Philadelphia legend Eddie Bruce has been the bandleader for one of the best live bands in the Philadelphia area for decades. His classy demeanor and youthful front line is the perfect blend of experience and energy. Brides always give them 5-star reviews.
  • Big Ric Rising – When it comes to wedding celebrations, you can’t talk about the best live bands in Philadelphia without including high energy bandleader Big Ric Minter and his amazing band “Rising”. Ric is a Philadelphia native that has been dazzling guests at weddings for the past 25+ years with his professional approach and energetic personality.
  • Strangers – Their repertoire, musicianship, and high energy front line makes them one of the most sought after live bands of the year. Also known as Strangers Rock & Soul, this band has been chosen to perform at many high profile weddings and events in Philadelphia including The Lemon Ball benefiting Alex’s Lemonade Stand, and Fox29’s Salute to the Military.
  • Back2Life – Voted “Best Cover Band on the Main Line” by Main Line Today Magazine, Back2Life is an awesome live band in Philadelphia that has plays the perfect mix of music for all ages. Featuring super tight harmonies and grooving dance rhythms, no one is sitting still when this band plays.
  • City Rhythm – With a repertoire from Jazz & Swing to current Top 40 hits, this world-class live band has an international following from the US to the Amalfi Coast. They offer a fun and professionally run entertainment experience for upscale weddings and outdoor festivals alike.
  • Contagious – High energy showmanship are the words that are often used to describe such an amazing group as the Contagious band. Add in their deep grooves and harmonic melodies and you have a great live band in Philadelphia that wows audiences and keeps them dancing.
  • Deja Blue – The Deja Blue Band is one of the most versatile groups on the BVTLive! roster. Their cool yet energetic vibe can take the dance floor from old school R & B to 80’s/90’s rock to today’s hits without losing a dancer or missing a beat.
  • Midnight Hour – People love BVTLive!’s Midnight Hour Band. Led by a former member of the Grammy award-winning group “A Flock of Seagulls”, this band knows how to put on a high quality performance. Their professional, yet fun personality coupled with their musical talent is what makes them among the best live bands in Philadelphia.
  • Philly Special – Composed of some of the area’s best young talent, Philly Special Band is the newest high demand member of the BVTLive family! With bandmates that have cumulatively performed at hundreds of high-end private events, these musicians truly are some of the best in the area. Offering the same sophisticated event experience that BVTLive is known for providing, this band brings a young and high energy performance to everyone one of their events and has received rave reviews from their very first performance.

We can’t wait to rock your party! Get the best live bands in Philadelphia for your celebration right here at BVTLive!.

Philadelphia Wedding Band Showcase

Hire the best musicians in Philadelphia when you book with BVTLive! We offer the best live bands in Philadelphia because of our variety; we play all kinds of music to fit lots of musical tastes. All of our bands are amazing and fun for whatever the occasion (large event, wedding, party, etc). We offer the perfect blend of experience and entertainment to make your party a memorable one.

Watch our top-rated Philadelphia bands perform before you hire them at a local band showcase.

Best Live Band in Philadelphia

Make Your Event a Success with the Best Live Bands in Philly

We have years of experience, and we want to make your party a memorable one. Our Event Consultants are happy to work with you to make sure you get paired with the best live bands in Philadelphia for hire to fit your needs. We have extensive, customizable song lists and we allow you to be a part of the music planning process if you like. We are confident that we will give you a great experience.

Are you located outside of Philadelphia? No problem. Our bands frequently travel. We can easily provide you with live entertainment from New York to D.C., and everywhere in between.

Contact BVTLive! to tell us about your upcoming event and we will come up with a customized music package for you!

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