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Avalon The Band is a wedding band operating out of Holland, Michigan. Having performed at over 300 weddings, bandleader Rich Burkholder has assembled the finest experienced and professional musicians to create a world-class musical act. Together they strive to provide couples and their guests with a fantastic musical experience full of energy, excitement, and fun. Rich owns a music school, The Avalon Music Academy of Holland. The band is made up of Rich and teachers at the school, all of whom have degrees in music.
With an extensive repertoire of songs to choose from, Avalon the Band is ready to soundtrack your wedding celebration from start to finish. Every aspect of their performance can be customized to fit your needs and musical tastes and they will help you craft the perfect reception playlist. As well as live music, they also provide DJ services and use only the finest audiovisual equipment to ensure superior sound and lighting quality. Additional services include:
- Learning new songs
- Rehearsal dinner music
- Wireless Microphones
- MC services
- Ceremony sound & music
- Cocktail hour music
Wedding Reception Frequently Asked Questions
Can you provide MC & DJ services also?
Yes ,we provide a complete audio solution to your reception and also ceremony if desired. All MC & DJ services are provided. We provide wireless mics for toasts, prayers, and other announcements.
Can you provide sound and music for the ceremony and cocktail hour?
Yes, we have multiple sound systems and are able to setup in different locations concurrently. We can provide microphones & music for ceremonies and cocktail hours. We have many different music options with our musicians on staff including acoustic guitar & vocals, string quartet, classical guitar, & jazz trio.
Can we choose the song list?
Absolutely. You can be as detailed as you'd like with guidance on songs to play or not to play and when they should happen. We can learn any songs for special music as needed.
Do you meet with each couple?
Yes, Rich Burkholder will meet with you in person if possible or online (Zoom, FaceTime) if distance is an issue. He will go through the timeline for your day to make sure everything happens on time. You can spend your time enjoying your special day and Rich will take care of the schedule.
What do you wear for weddings?
We've performed at weddings of all shapes and sizes. We'll customize our attire to the feel of your reception. Suits, tuxes, smart casual, whatever the feel of your reception is, just let us know and we'll fit right in!
How loud is the band?
We use the latest technology in audio including wireless Ipad mixers to ensure that we are at the proper sound level for the venue. We check in multiple times throughout the evening to make sure you are comfortable with our sound level.
How long do you play?
Our sets are customizable to your timeline. Common set times are 3 x 50 minutes or 4 x 45 minutes.
Do you allow special guests?
We do as long as this is prearranged beforehand. If you have a friend or family member who needs accompaniment at the ceremony, we have musicians for that also.
Do you travel for weddings?
Yes, we do!
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The BEST Wedding Band!!
The sound is exceptional and ability to read the crowd is incredible.
Rich and the Avalon Band will bring all their talents to your event for you to breath and enjoy!
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