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Dan McGuire Group

Frederick, MD View map Visit website
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
Rating 5.0 out of 5
51 reviews
$4,750 Most Popular Price

About

2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$4,750 Most Popular Price

Dan McGuire Group is an energetic wedding group based in Frederick, Maryland. This team of musicians offers a combination of live music and DJ services, giving couples an all-in-one experience. With their various lighting services, photo booths, and variety of instruments, they work to transform each venue into a high-energy setting.

Services Offered

Dan McGuire Group is fully prepared to make your special day a night to remember. The team will schedule a one-on-one consultation with clients, and create a package that best suits their vision and budget. Whether you prefer an acoustic guitar solo or a seven-piece band, they will make sure that their performance matches your vision. To complete your reception set-up, some of their special effect services include:

  • Dance floor lights
  • Dancing on the Clouds
  • Gobo projector
  • Photo booths
  • Uplighting

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the average price for a wedding reception during peak season?

$4,000 - $7,000

What is the starting price for wedding DJ services?

$1,750

What is the average price for a wedding reception during off-peak season?

$4,000 - $7,000

What is included in the starting price?

Consultation
Disco Ball
MC
Microphones
Travel Expenses
Sound/PA System

Which of the following are included in the price?

Ceremony Music
Cocktail Hour Music
Learning New Songs
Lighting
MC
Music During Breaks
Reception Music
Sample Performances
Sound/PA System
Travel Expenses

What is the price of your most popular wedding package?

$1,750

What is the price of your popular wedding package?

$4,750

What is included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

Consultation
Disco Ball
Sound/PA System
MC
Microphones
Travel Expenses

Which of the following are included in the package?

Ceremony Music
Cocktail Hour Music
Learning New Songs
Lighting
MC
Music During Breaks
Reception Music
Sample Performances
Sound/PA System
Travel Expenses

What is the starting price for uplighting?

$400

Are you an agency or a band?

Band

What music genres do you specialize in?

Christian
Club
Country
Electronic
Hip Hop
Indie
International
Jazz
Oldies
Pop
R&B/Soul
Rock
Top 40

How many musicians are in your band(s)?

4 - 6
7+

What services do you offer?

Bilingual MC
Consultation
Do-Not-Play List
Karaoke
Liability Insurance
MC
One Event Per Day
Video Projection

What genres of music does (do) your band(s) play?

Acoustic
Blues
Classic Rock
Classical
Country
Dance
Folk
Funk
Hip Hop
Jazz
Motown
Oldies
Pop
Punk Rock
R&B / Soul
Reggae
Rock
Top 40

What additional equipment do you offer?

Disco Ball
Flat Screen
Microphones
Photobooth
Projector
Sound/PA System
Uplighting

What music services do you provide?

Bilingual MC
Instrumentals
Ceremony Music
Karaoke Services
Cocktail Hour Music
Learning New Songs
MC
Reception Music
Music During Breaks
Rehearsal Dinner Music
Sample Performances
Vocals
Liability Insurance
Willing to Travel

What items are available?

Disco Ball
Fog Machine
Gobo Projector
Lighting
Microphones
Projector
Sound/PA System

51 Reviews

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    Cassie G. Married on 12/18/2021
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    You won't regret hiring the Dan McGuire Group!

    Hiring the Dan McGuire group was one of the best decisions we made for our wedding. We did a combo of live acoustic guitar (by Dan) for our ceremony and cocktail hour, before Jon, took over as MC and DJ for the rest of the evening. Everything was perfect from initial inquiry to final song of the night. Dan and Jon listened to all of our requests and wants and executed it all with ease. Dan is extremely talented and Jon kept the party alive all night long. I would absolutely recommend hiring this crew for your wedding entertainment needs, and I would also recommend the acoustic guitar/DJ combo for those that want both live music and the flexibility that having a DJ has to offer. The value and quality are hard to beat.
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    Andrea L. Married on 10/08/2021
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    Perfect fit! He listened to exactly what we wanted. 100% recommend

    We used Dan McGuire as a solo guitarist for our ceremony and cocktail hour. It was absolutely perfect. He sounded amazing, and was complimented by a lot guests.

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner

Deals

Dan McGuire Group 1
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If you book the Dan McGuire Group on a Friday, Sunday, or any date between January 1st - March 31st you will receive a discounted rate***. Ask today about our special rates!

***Holidays are still normal pricing

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Team

Dan McGuire
Dan McGuire
Owner, Band Leader, & Guitarist

Dan has experience doing everything from weddings to corporate events and bar gigs. Using a set list that spans 5 decades and a wide vocal range, Dan McGuire has the ability to transcend genres and make each song his own while staying true to the songs themselves. With just his voice and a guitar, coupled with his unique personality, Dan can help you enjoy the songs you love in a entirely new way through a solo performance or with a full band!

Jon Smithfield
Jon Smithfield
Manager, DJ/MC

Jon is an experienced wedding and event DJ in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area. He makes sure that his clients and their guests truly enjoy the music and atmosphere that he provides. He does so by meeting with all of his clients to make sure that their wants, needs and expectations are understood.

With over 12 years of experience in the music and entertainment industry, Jon knows just what tunes will get the crowd on their feet. As a former event manager at a wedding venue and an Event Manager for a large entertainment company, he has a lot of previous experience in the wedding industry under his belt. He is also a former team member with WeddingWire. He has vast experience with many different events and loves weddings the most!

Christian Harper
Christian Harper
Guitarist & Band Leader

Christian Harper is a singer/guitarist that has been performing at venues and private events all over the Pennsylvania and Maryland area for over 15 years. Providing an energetic, fun performance with musical favorites that satisfy audiences of all ages is his ultimate goal. Christian brings a background of entertaining pop/rock and country spanning the decades in solo, duo or trio format allowing a performance appropriate for any event.

He is also the Band Leader & Singer for the Learned Doctors. The Learned Doctors is a collection of some of Maryland's finest cover artists. Trust them, they’re doctors. They are a great live event band covering all kinds of events and weddings. Great sound mix, fantastic energy, and killer vocals, these guys will keep you singing and dancing all night long!

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343 S Market Street Frederick, MD, 21701
3014717857
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