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On WeddingWire since 2009

East Coast Soul is a collective of musicians who are based in Boston, Massachusetts. Their talent performs at weddings throughout the area, with artists coming from Boston, New York, and New England. These professional ensembles have a similar style while adding their own individuality to their performances. Passionate about their industry, they offer lively renditions that leave a lasting impression.

Services Offered

While the ensembles of East Coast Soul are soul bands, they play music from a variety of genres. They are known for their expressive and emotive performances that infuse an event with energy. Each band operates in a similar fashion, ensuring continuity between shows and consistent quality. These full-time musicians can learn new songs and the number of artists performing together can vary depending on your preferences and needs. In addition to receptions, the bands can perform during cocktail hour, even when it's in a different location. Willing to travel, these professionals arrive with the sound equipment, microphones, and instruments they need to create an unforgettable experience, not to mention the flair.

Frequently asked questions

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

$6,000 - $9,000

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

$5,000 - $8,000

Which of the following are included in the price?

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

What is the price of your popular wedding package?

$6,840

Which of the following are included in the package?

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

Are you an agency or a band?

Band

How many musicians are in your band(s)?

4 - 6
7+

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

Acoustic
Big Band
Blues
Classic Rock
Classical
Country
Dance
Funk
Gospel
Hip Hop
Jazz
Motown
Oldies
Pop
Punk Rock
R&B / Soul
Reggae
Rock
Strings
Swing

What music services do you provide?

Instrumentals
Ceremony Music
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?

Lighting
Microphones
Sound/PA System
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Reviews of East Coast Soul

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Marianne K. Sent on 06/19/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Very proven and trusted professionals.

We worked with East Coast Soul to, plan the band for our wedding and were expertly guided through the process from initial contact to ‘Go Time’. Very good experience working with East Coast Soul!
Alexandra
Alexandra F. Sent on 10/25/2023
5 out of 5 rating

East Coast Soul will be the best vendor decision you make!

INCREDIBLE is an understatement! I lost count of the amount of guests who told us East Coast Soul was the best wedding band they've ever witnessed. Many said they weren't sure if they were at a wedding, concert or a show. The East Coast Soul Stax Ensemble is simply amazing! They put their heart and soul into every performance and made our wedding spectacular. We are beyond grateful!
Alexandra
Alexandra R. Sent on 01/01/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Simply the best

Absolutely sensational! Our experience with ECS’s Atlantic Ensemble was nothing short of extraordinary. They were the heartbeat of our celebration, creating an electric atmosphere that had everyone on their feet and dancing the night away. Their talent and versatility were unmatched—they flawlessly performed arrange of songs that catered to all ages and tastes. The energy they brought to the room was infectious, making our wedding reception an absolute blast. From the classic jazz during dinner to the high-energy hits that got everyone grooving on the dance floor, they knew exactly how to read the crowd and keep the party alive. Their professionalism and seamless coordination made the entire process stress-free and enjoyable. Working with them was a delight; they were accommodating, responsive, and committed to making our day unforgettable. If you want a wedding band that will elevate your celebration to an unforgettable level and keep the dance floor packed, this band is a true five-star choice. They are masters at creating an unforgettable musical experience!
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Awards

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Professional Network & Endorsements

1 Endorsement
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Great wedding band! Super high energy and the crowed loved them!

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