Joan Zen is a high-energy, powerhouse live band based in Missoula, Montana. This successful six-piece funky-soul and reggae band can bring a polished performance and to your wedding event. As both a cover band and successful original band, Joan Zen has released three albums and has been voted Best Musician of the Bitterroot Valley 11 times over the past 15 years. Seasoned, tight, and soulful, this experienced group of musicians can enhance your event with their signature soul sound.
Joan Zen is a versatile group that can provide a variety of styles and ensembles to best suit your event needs. They can play you up the aisle as an acoustic trio, provide soulful background music for your cocktail hour, and then unleash their prime performance for your wedding reception. Their repertoire includes many popular covers, by such legends as Aretha Franklin, Prince, and Stevie Wonder, to ensure that your dancefloor is full all night long. Additional services offered by Joan Zen include:
30 Reviews for Joan Zen
Recommended by 100% of couples
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Jon P. · Getting married on 01/01/2023
Outstanding band! They know how to get the crowd going and keep them there all night long!
I have been hiring Joan Zen for 4 plus years and they are our top band. Our establishment meets full capacity every time they play. I give them the top spot every month they play here. Highly recommend them for your wedding needs!Sent on 01/25/2021
Joan Zen's reply:Thanks, Jon, and how we miss playing at our favorite club in Montana! Can’t wait to get back to it. Hope y’all are hanging in there.
Mary C. · Married on 05/23/2021
You’ve never seen a band like this one!
Joan can sing anything, literally anything, and she will leave you laughing, crying, singing, and dancing your tush off! The band has an enormous playlist— pop, jazz, soul, reggae— to appeal to any tastes, any venue you can imagine. The boys in the band are all geniuses in their own right. Your group will feel so energized by this band! If you want your guests to remember your special day, book this band now!Sent on 01/23/2021
Joan Zen's reply:Mary, thanks for the kudos! That means a lot to us. Looking forward to singing with you in the future!
Andrew H. · Married on 01/24/2021
Booking Agent for Finn Dining Room and Deck
I book live music for Finn dining room, deck, and special events. Joan Zen is a sure bet. Whether solo, trio, or full band, Joan and her musicians bring professionalism, energy, and artistry to every performance. I have every confidence in Joan, so If you ever have an opportunity to book her, do it! Andrew Huppert.Sent on 01/24/2021
Joan Zen's reply:Thanks for the review, Andrew. It means a lot! We love playing at Finn and appreciate the opportunity to perform there!