Brass Animals

3057 Steiner Street, San Francisco, CA 94123 Map · Phone number
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About Brass Animals

Brass Animals is a San Francisco, California-based and New Orleans-style brass band that specializes in providing entertainment for weddings. They fuse together a traditional New Orleans-style brass band with an eclectic blend of funk, pop, hip-hop and R&B. They are also exceptional musicians that create fun renditions of today's most popular artists like Beyonce, Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran and so many more. Brass Animals is sure to keep your guest on their feet dancing all night long.

Services Offered
Brass Animals offers their music services for wedding receptions and cocktail hours, as well as rehearsal dinners. They provide the following music services for couples to choose from:

  • Instrumentals
  • Learning new songs
  • MC
  • Music during breaks
  • Vocals
  • Willing to travel


Other Services
In addition to the above wedding-related music services, the band can provide the following band items:

  • Lighting
  • Microphones
  • Sound/ PA system
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14 Reviews for Brass Animals

Recommended by 100% of couples


5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    matt · Married on 06/22/2019

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    The igniter of the party !

    My wife and I were on the fence about hiring a band to perform at our wedding because we found it extremely difficult to find one that could execute our vision and work within our budget . Through the search process, we either found that bands were priced at a premium, having you question whether they’d be worth it, or were affordable but only had decent reviews, appeared as mediocre, and/or lacked a “wow” factor. There was a moment where we felt that hiring a band felt forced because “it was the thing to do” but we couldn’t find the right fit. This feeling quickly dissipated when we came across Brass Animals- from the moment of connecting with them, we knew they were what we were looking for.

    Ben was communicative throughout the planning process and beyond helpful when it came to providing us content from their previous wedding gigs. He was also really detail oriented and organized when it came to planning leading up to our wedding day. We had a specific vision in having Brass Animals play softer, more conversational yet fun jazz music during our cocktail hour but then to perform alongside our DJ during the reception, improving to the melody of the DJ set while engaging with the crowd . Ben understood our need and coordinated with our DJ in advance to make sure everyone was on the same page. The band perfectly executed what we were looking for- they pivoted between improving with the DJ while working the crowd to playing more coordinated music alongside the music (songs like Havana, California Love, Touch the Sky, and I want you back). They were extremely lively, fun, and always on key !

    Ben and the Brass Animal band were unreal and outperformed our expectations. They not only executed our vision but created such a powerful impact at our wedding, creating a unique feel to the night and fueling the party. If there was one thing our guests were talking about, it was Brass Animals. Everyone came up to my wife and I saying they’ve never seen or experienced music performed at a wedding like what the Brass Animals did on our special day.

    Brass Animals was such a crucial piece to our wedding experience and we can’t express how unbelievable they were- do not have any hesitations in booking these guys ! 


    Sent on 08/01/2019
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    Trista Myers · Married on 06/15/2019

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    Best Brass Band in the Bay!

    This was actually our second time hiring the Brass Animals, so we knew we'd love them for our wedding. Our wedding was a day-time, brunch wedding so we wanted something fun and unique from our band. Ben is so responsive, so experienced, and was so accommodating to bring our vision to life. Our venue initially had some concerns about volume level, but Ben and the group are so experienced with all different types of venue requirements that concerns was quickly eased.
    We had Ben and the band lead our guests from our cocktail hour into our reception space with a fun, roving introduction! Ben played emcee for us throughout the day and totally read the crowd for what people wanted.
    As I mentioned, this was our second time hiring them, as we hired them for my husbands 30th birthday party and we fell in love with them and attended several of their gigs around the Bay Area. Ben is willing to work with you to make your vision come to life at a budget that works for you. We could not recommend Brass Animals any more highly! Book them!

    Sent on 07/03/2019
  • Lindsay

    Lindsay · Married on 06/08/2019

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    Best Energy, Look No More

    The Brass Animals set the tone for our entire wedding. The energy and excitement from our guests really connected everyone as we walked and danced to the reception. Our wedding was so unique, we have been told countless times how amazing it was, thank you to the Brass Animals. The music was awesome, a selection of old and new, made it so hard to pick. We can't imagine what the day would have been like without them. The day was so special and will forever stand out as one of the best weddings ever to many of our guests since it was so different and festive. Stop thinking about, and book them, you will have no regrets.

    Sent on 07/11/2019
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    Brass Animals's reply:

    Thanks Lindsay for the kind words. We had an absolute blast and am so pleased to hear that y'all had the day that you envisioned.

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Brass Animals FAQ

  • What is the average price for a wedding reception during peak season?
  • What is the average price for a wedding reception during off-peak season?
  • Which of the following are included in the price? Learning New Songs, MC, Music During Breaks, Reception Music, Sound/PA System, Travel Expenses
  • What is the price of your popular wedding package? $ 6,000.00
  • Which of the following are included in the package? Learning New Songs, Lighting, MC, Music During Breaks, Reception Music, Sample Performances, Sound/PA System, Travel Expenses
  • Are you an agency or a band? Band
  • How many musicians are in your band(s)? 7+
  • What genres of music does (do) your band(s) play? Dance, Funk, Hip Hop, Pop, R&B / Soul, Top 40
  • What music services do you provide? Instrumentals, Cocktail Hour Music, Learning New Songs, MC, Reception Music, Music During Breaks, Rehearsal Dinner Music, Vocals, Willing to Travel
  • What items are available? Lighting, Microphones, Sound/PA System

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  • 3057 Steiner Street San Francisco, California, 94123 See on map
    2149522847 (Phone number)

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