Blockhead is a wedding band based in Newport, Rhode Island that has been serving the Southern New England area for over 15 years. With four talented musicians and a high-energy sound, they are dedicated to making the music portion of your event unique and fun.
Blockhead has a very versatile group of musicians with diverse backgrounds that can switch things up for each part of your wedding. They can do everything from an acoustic duet for your ceremony to a powerful live performance for your reception that will keep guests dancing all night. They cover every genre from rock to jazz while also offering DJ services so you can play any recorded music you want. Blockhead will emcee your event and work closely with you to ensure that everything goes flawlessly.
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Casey · Married on 10/13/2018
Talented musicians and a great performance!
Blockhead was AMAZING. We cannot recommend them enough, and we credit them with making our wedding SO MUCH FUN. They played such a great variety of music that we had teens and seniors breaking it down on the dance floor all night. Every guest we’ve spoken to since the wedding can’t stop raving about how fantastic they were. Several people told us they don’t usually like wedding bands but Blockhead was a totally different experience. We love that they perform locally so we can go for a date night or out with friends to see them again! They also performed an acoustic duet for our ceremony and cocktail hour and our guests were recording videos of them playing and singing along. The whole experience was easy, personal and exciting. It felt more like a special event to have a great band play at our reception versus a DJ. Anyone who is on the fence about booking a band or having trouble finding the right one, look no further. Blockhead is everything you need and more for an incredible value!Sent on 12/30/2018
Sandra · Married on 09/14/2018
Hired for our daughter's wedding......Fabulous band that kept EVERYONE on the dance floor for the entire evening. Great mix of music, handled all aspects of the reception well and with great humor.....Absolutely recommend!!!Sent on 09/23/2018
Blockhead's reply:Thank you for the great review and thanks for having us!
Kate · Married on 09/08/2018
Do yourself a favor and book this band for any event you're having. We booked them never having heard them before so I was a little nervous because their price is so reasonable. THEY ARE AWESOME. From working with us so much to determine the right music for the night (and we were difficult) to bringing an amazing amount of energy to the dance floor - they are better than anyone else out there and our guests could not stop talking about them. The whole band was amazing and so much fun... just book them. I have been to weddings with 12 piece bands that cost $20,000 and Blockhead is better.Sent on 10/11/2018
Blockhead's reply:Thanks for the awesome review, Kate! Thank you so much for having us, and glad you and your guests had a great time!
If you are looking for a live band that also does acoustic music and also can DJ then Blockhead should be your first and only phone call. These guys are fantastic to work with and you and your guests will have the best time!