Eric Nicolas & One Love is an wedding band and entertainment group based in New York City. With Eric Nicolas & One Love, you're guaranteed to be a top priority for the band, as they take exceptional pride in their performances and experience for clients. From humble beginnings playing at Manhattan’s Le Bar Bat club in the 90s, this band has grown to international fame and success. Choose Eric Nicolas & One Love for a once-in-a-lifetime wedding performance.
Eric Nicolas & One Love started in the mid-90s as a club band in Manhattan, performing for the dance party crowds and small events in New York. They eventually grew into a professional event band, and recruited world-class musicians to draw in the crowds and give the best music entertainment possible. Members of One Love have recorded and toured with The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Bon Jovi, Prince, Cyndi Lauper, Ray Charles, Rod Stewart, Britney Spears, and Sting, among others.
Eric Nicolas & One Love band serves as a dance band, but also perform as a wedding ceremony ensemble and cocktail ensemble to meet all your wedding event needs. They specialize in funk, rock, and jazz, but will learn songs and accomodate the crowd as the party goes on. Choose a customized setlist based on their repertoire and any other special song requests you’d like for your ceremony. Eric Nicolas & One Love also perform religious music, international music, traditional bagpipe performances, chamber ensembles, big bands and more.
Eric Nicolas & One Love are based in New York City, but will travel worldwide for destination weddings and events.
Recommended by 99% of couples
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Katherine · Married on 06/23/2018
Awesome Music for a Memorable Wedding Reception!!
One Love is hands down the best wedding band. If you are able to get them for your wedding, DO IT! We have received so many compliments from guests about the music at our wedding reception. One Love was instrumental (no pun intended) in making sure our guests had a great time!
Leading up to the wedding day, Eric and Melissa were great communicators, and made sure they had a good sense of the type of music and experience we were looking for. We had a few conference calls to walk through our requests and the format of the reception, and then they coordinated with our venue to take care of the rest. It was very organized and seamless!
One Love is comprised of a group of extremely talented musicians - they are a "stacked" team. In addition to sounding great, they have a very wide range in terms of what they can play. Over the course of the evening, they were busting out 70s, 80s, 90s, 2000s, 2010s pop, motown / soul, hip hop / R&B, punk rock, latin - you name it! There was something for everyone. They even went out of their way to learn some new songs we requested ("Coming Home" by Leon Bridges for our first dance and "Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing" by Stevie Wonder for the father / daughter dance) - all of which sounded amazing. One Love did a great job of curating the musical selection - they ended up playing a number of hits from my college years (which obviously got my buddies all fired up). Everyone had such a great time on the dance floor.
I would recommend One Love to any bride or groom who wants exceptional music at their wedding (or for anyone looking to throw an awesome party, for that matter)!
John Geise · Married on 08/25/2018
Wonderful Wedding Band!!!
We had a great time with One Love at our wedding! Their song list is extensive and they play every song wonderfully. Our guests were all very impressed and appreciated the band’s interaction with the guest. Thanks so much for making our day special!
Louisa · Married on 07/21/2018
A Dance Party for the Books!
Eric, Melissa, and all of the members of One Love are truly incredible. From our first phone call, we could tell that they would help us make our wedding day one to remember. They did not hesitate to take on our first dance song, which is not particularly mainstream, and they nailed it. They started playing from the moment guests walked in until the end of the night, and all of our guests made it out onto the dance floor. They played a song for everyone, and people still comment on how wonderful our band was. They are not only extremely talented but incredibly kind, patient, thoughtful, and professional. We feel so lucky that we found One Love and hope that our paths cross again with them. They truly exceeded our expectations and made our wedding a dance party that is one for the books!
One Love will be holding a rare live showcase for new clients on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25 at 8pm, at Smash Studios in the Penn Station area. In addition to a rocking medley of your favorite dance tunes, we will also be offering a tasting menu of our ceremony and cocktail music options, and finishing with an all-request set.
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text Melissa (917) 699-7854