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Below you’ll find 9 featured bands available for hire in Chicago. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Don’t worry! Give us a call or fill out the form above and we’ll share more options with you!
Rouge is a Southern California based party band that performs a mixture of world top 40’s and classic hits. The band can be customized to include music genres from all over the world including: American, Latin, Russian, Indian, Israeli, Persian and Armenian. The size of the band can vary anywhere between 3 to 40 performers making them one of the most versatile wedding bands in Chicago. Our premier 18-piece band includes musician solos, choreography, attire changes and custom arranged dinner shows.
Legendary is a 7 piece Rock/Pop wedding, corporate event, and party band. Specializing in English and Hebrew, Legendary plays hits from over the past 60 years including rock, pop, funk, and modern hits. Their incredibly talented musicians know what it takes to keep your private party rocking all night with music ranging from The Beatles to Rihanna!
Although the pair is the heart of this ensemble, they are also a musical collective. The band’s size is determined specifically for the customer. This may range from a guitar and vocal duet to a full band. Chechi x Conrad has an extensive list of songs that span many genres and eras of music. They’re simply the live performance you need to set the mood for a cocktail event or corporate party.
When it comes to having a hybrid DJ Band, LIV has you covered. The combination of world-renowned musicians playing alongside our DJs doesn’t go unnoticed. Create the perfect combination by teaming up your favorite instruments with a party DJ in Chicago.
Since releasing their first live performance videos in 2011, Janeiro has been praised around the world, becoming a standard of elegance and grace for the most exclusive and spectacular public and private events and shows across the globe. In a quartet or trio setting, the group revives forgotten sounds from Brazil’s classic Bossa Nova and Samba with a compelling musical experience.
Janeiro’s distinctive voice surrounds the audience with that extra flavor of elegance and timeless class, whether they’re playing lively Samba classics or sultry Bossa Nova.
Mood is a Traditional Jazz band with a Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin influence. Mood will transport you to the days of the swing era with their lush horn arrangements and soothing song choices. This band is best for social and corporate events.
The Duo Cellos is a musical group that combines cello with pop, classical, and contemporary music. Their song choices range from traditional orchestral arrangements to current chart-topping hits. The pair adds a distinctive spin to the more traditional string quartet performance. Their desire is to expose new and old worlds of music to audiences of all genres, making them very unique musicians.
Our String Quartet is another great option for a beautiful wedding ceremony or classy cocktail hour. The group features two violinists, a violist, and a cellist. This group plays a diverse range of music including traditional classical hits all the way to contemporary pop hits on the radio. Have a specific song request? They’ll learn to play it for your event in Chicago!
Charissa is a professional harpist serving the Chicago area with a diversified performing and recording background. She has a lot of experience playing many different types of music, which has resulted in collaborations with big names such as: the Wu Tang Clan, Dionne Warwick, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Jackson Guthy, Ghost, MAX, Damian Marley, Stanley Clarke, Mike Garson, Richard Carpenter, Barry Manilow and Shankar.
As an orchestral harpist, she has performed under the direction of John Williams, Michael Giacchino, Danny Elfin, Sir Nevile Marriner, Carl St. Clair, James Conlon, Jahja Ling, Larry Rachleff and Gerard Schwarz. She has performed throughout the US and Europe at prestigious venues, including Walt Disney Concert Hall, Segerstrom Hall, Coachella Music Festival and many more.
As one of the most notable figures in contemporary music, Derrick has recorded and performed with many famous artists during his lengthy career as a musician. He co-wrote “Can You Come Out And Play” for the soundtrack of White Men Can’t Jump (1992), which was composed by The O’Jays. In the same year he played on records by acts such as The Good Girls and Nona Gaye.
The next years saw him in a very faceted career as a sought-after session saxophonist, as well as an engineer, producer, arranger, composer and keyboardist. Derrick is an extremely versatile live musician who can play with harmonize with any prerecorded music.
Looking for an affordable band or DJ for hire in Chicago? How would you like the ability to choose from every era, genre, and artist? LIV Entertainment provides vetted party bands with a range of music from the latest and greatest artists, to international and classic songs. We’ll bring all of the equipment you’ll need to have your dance floor occupied all night! Sound, lighting, and variety are all covered!
A professional wedding band can make the entire event. From the ceremony to the reception and party, our live bands have all the songs you’ll want.
Celebrate your private event with a party band in Chicago. An exceptional band can make the birthday party, engagement party or any other private celebration fun and engaging.
From private parties to corporate events, our corporate event bands will ensure that your special occasions are fun, well-executed and professional.
“Nathan and his company provided excellent service and resources both for our engagement party and the wedding itself. He heard all of our music suggestions and was available for multiple meetings. When the venue came with restrictions, Nathan countered with amazing ideas to make our ceremony and celebration unique. His energy is contagious, and his band is exceptional.“
– Lauren N.
“Our wedding was such a magical day. Rouge was amazing! They went above and beyond what we expected for our Persian/Mexican mixed wedding. The best part of our night dancing on stage with ROUGE overlooking 300 people on our dance floor sharing the magical night with us! We are incredibly lucky to have had them be apart of our wedding day! Highly recommend.”
– Vanessa G.
“This company deserve more than 5 stars. If you are lucky enough to hear about them before your wedding, don’t doubt they are absolutely phenomenal. It’s. been over a month after our wedding and we still getting calls from our guests about how magical our wedding was. I can’t say enough about Rouge’s performance. The most professional, experienced, awesome people to work with”
– Sogol E.
Looking for live party bands in Chicago? LIV Entertainment Group proudly provides you and your guests with musical entertainment to get the party started. Our party bands have significant experience with corporate events, private parties, birthday parties, weddings and more in the following Chicago zip codes: 60007 / 60018 / 60106 / 60131 / 60290 / 60601 / 60602 / 60603 / 60604 / 60605 / 60606 / 60607 / 60608 / 60609 / 60610 / 60611 / 60612 / 60613 / 60614 / 60615 / 60616 / 60617 / 60618 / 60619 / 60620 / 60621 / 60622 / 60623 / 60624 / 60625 / 60626 / 60628 / 60629 / 60630 / 60631 / 60632 / 60633 / 60634 / 60636 / 60637 / 60638 / 60639 / 60640 / 60641 / 60642 / 60643 / 60644 / 60645 / 60646 / 60647 / 60649 / 60651 / 60652 / 60653 / 60654 / 60655 / 60656 / 60657 / 60659 / 60660 / 60661 / 60663 / 60664 / 60666 / 60668 / 60669 / 60670 / 60673 / 60674 / 60675 / 60677 / 60678 / 60679 / 60680 / 60681 / 60684 / 60685 / 60686 / 60687 / 60688 / 60689 / 60690 / 60691 / 60693 / 60694 / 60695 / 60696 / 60697 / 60699 / 60701 / 60707 / 60714 / 60804 / 60827
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The average starting cost of a party band in Chicago is around $5,000. You may find costs in the lower range. However, these are typically amateur bands with less experience and equipment. Contact us now for a free no obligation quote for your event.
Average starting costs for a wedding band is $7,000. This includes a 5 piece band, 1 singer and 4 musicians capable of covering several genres. There is of course the ability to add more singers and musicians to the band as needed.
Our team includes world renowned DJs, orchestral ensembles, string quartets, full bands, African hand drummers, and samba dancers from all over the world. Our unique blend of cultural and modern musicians as well as design-centric stagecraft and lighting will transform your event to an unforgettable and visually stunning icon. All of our entertainers are available for hire in Chicago and worldwide.