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About Downbeat

Downbeat is a nationally renowned entertainment agency with offices in Los Angeles, New York City and Hawaii. Downbeat specializes in producing luxury weddings and special events featuring world-class musicians, high energy dance bands and professional DJ services, and operates under a company-wide mission to share their passion for music to bring people together and create premium experiences.

Services Offered
Downbeat provides live music, DJ and lighting services for weddings and private events. Their featured dance bands – AMFM, Collective LA, DJ Live, Gold Standard, Soultones, and The A-List – all perform the hottest Top 40 hits from yesterday and today in a variety of genres, which includes Motown, classic rock, country, jazz, R&B/soul, pop and much more. Downbeat also provides MC, planning and coordination services.

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80 Reviews for Downbeat

Recommended by 99% of couples

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  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Megan Bernstein · Getting married on 06/05/2020

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    Our guests are still raving about SoulTones!

    We had the most amazing time at our wedding thanks to SoulTones and Downbeat LA! Diego and Joel were incredibly helpful throughout the planning process and patient with us as we tried to figure out how to make sure we could have the band set-up work with our wedding at The Ranch. We had SUCH A BLAST and all our guests were dancing their faces off the entire night! We have had people raving about them everytime we talk about the wedding, and we could not recommend them more. They were a hit and truly the highlight of the night! They are wonderful performers and had so many options that everyone from my grandparents to bridal party loved the songlist. Thanks so much Downbeat and SoulTones!

    Sent on 06/03/2019
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    Doug M · Married on 08/10/2019

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    Downbeat - SoulTones

    Downbeat put us together with the band Soul Tones. To say they were amazing would not do credit to the musicians. Instruments were rock solid and the vocalists!!! Holy cr@p! If you get a band with one great vocalist you are happy. If they happen to have two it's a blessing. Soul Tones came with three that were absolutely phenomenal. They played everything from classic rock jams to hip hop to slow dance ballads to dance party standards. Band interacted with our guests and read the crowd perfectly. EVERYONE commented on how tight they were. They got everyone out on the dance floor including life long "no dancers". My only regret was that the party had to end. I would strongly consider crashing weddings if Soul Tones were playing.

    Sent on 09/08/2019


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Downbeat FAQ

  • Which of the following are included in the price? Learning New Songs, MC, Music During Breaks, Reception Music
  • What is the price of your popular wedding package? $ 8,000.00
  • Which of the following are included in the package? Learning New Songs, MC, Music During Breaks, Reception Music, Sound/PA System
  • Are you an agency or a band? Agency
  • How many musicians are in your band(s)? 1 - 3, 4 - 6, 7+
  • What genres of music does (do) your band(s) play? Acoustic, Blues, Classic Rock, Classical, Country, Dance, Funk, Jazz, Latin, Motown, Oldies, Orchestra, Pop, R&B / Soul, Reggae, Rock, Strings, Swing, Top 40
  • What music services do you provide? Bilingual MC, Instrumentals, Ceremony Music, Cocktail Hour Music, Learning New Songs, MC, Reception Music, Music During Breaks, Vocals, Liability Insurance, Willing to Travel
  • What items are available? Lighting, Microphones, Sound/PA System

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  • Rila Stone
    Rila Stone Wedding Photographers

    What a great company to work with. We highly recommend them for your wedding!

  • The Events Boutique
    The Events Boutique Wedding Planners

    Downtown Beat LA is the first group we recommend for our clients who are interested in a live band for their wedding or event. Their onstage presence, sound, vocals, and energy gets everyone on the dance floor moving and singing along! They also understand the logistics and dynamics of events and are not just there to perform but to create entire experience. They were a pleasure to work with and hands down our favorite band in the industry!

  • Confetti Skies
    Confetti Skies Wedding Planners

    I thoroughly enjoyed working with Downbeat LA. Our client hired their band, The SoulTones, and I couldn't have been happier with their professionalism as well as their ability to get EVERYONE on the dance floor. All of the band members and sound crew were so great to work with and very respectful. The band was amazing and I loved their energy. I also really liked how the sound engineer was constantly checking to ensure the sound was perfect. Overall, I really enjoyed working with such a talented bunch of people and I enjoyed working with Diego on the planning side. If anyone is looking for a live band, I definitely recommend them! The quality of their services is outstanding.


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