Started in 1987, Locomotion has become a favorite party and dance band in southern New England performing all styles of music at weddings, clubs, fundraisers, anniversary celebrations, retirement dinners, surprise parties, corporate functions, holiday parties, New Year's Eve celebrations, class reunions, summer concerts, and town fairs and festivals.
For 30 years, Locomotion has played countless events across all of Connecticut, with numerous shows in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New York.
The Locomotion lineup consists of a full power-house horn section, two lead singers (guy and gal), and super tight rhythm section to deliver a wide range of music including classic Motown hits, funk, rock, 80's dance, disco, standards, swing, and rhythm and blues.
Its many years of professional experience and musicianship gives the band the ability to perform authentic renditions that sound like original recordings.
Show after show, Locomotion packs a punch to bring you a high-energy, interactive, crowd-pleasing and classy experience you and your guests will love and remember long after your event is over!
Nothing beats the the vibe and energy of live music for your special event!
Locomotion offers you the best in live music entertainment for your party, meeting, gathering, or any public or private event.
In fact, Connecticut Magazine named Locomotion Best Band in Connecticut in 2003!
What To Do Next...
Explore our site and learn more about the band. Then, get in touch with us!
If you are ready to book Locomotion for your wedding, club, fund raiser, corporate party, fair, festival, or other event, the first easy step to get things rolling is to fill in this simple form.
The first thing you need to know is if we are available for your date. We'll get back to you in a heartbeat and see how we can pull together to make your event the best it can be!
Or, contact us here to tell us about your event so we can discuss how we can help make it one to remember!
Either way, it's free, it's easy, and there's no obligation.
Thank you for visiting and considering Locomotion!
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Recommended by 98% of couples
Michelle · Married on 09/08/2019
Excellent Wedding Band
Locomotion did an amazing job at our 9/8 wedding. In the months leading up to our wedding, Gary was great to work with. He was responsive and able to answer any questions we had. On our wedding day, they kept the guests dancing and added so muchSent on 10/06/2019
our wedding day. Guests were so impressed with Locomotion. We had Locomotion play a bass and keyboard during the cocktail hour and then the band rocked it during our reception. I would definitely recommend Locomotion as a wedding band.
Olivia · Married on 05/05/2018
Locomotion Band is AMAZING! My husband and I have seen them multiple times at different venues, but they hit it out of the park at our wedding!! They provided our guests with a variety of music to dance the night away too, never once was the dance floor empty! They were great to work with, they accommodated all of our personal requests, and made our Special Day extremely memorable! If you want to have a unique spin to your wedding day, choose Locomotion Band, you will not be disappointed!!Sent on 06/20/2018
Sarah · Married on 08/05/2017
My husband and I first saw locomotion at a friends wedding - about 6 months before we were engaged, and both took a mental note that we had to use them at our eventual wedding. The band has so much energy, a great horns section, makes sure to interact with the crowd, and plays great music that ALL of your wedding guests will enjoy. Once we were engaged I reached out to the band and was happy to find that they had great pricing, and even offered a discount if you booked early enough! I received quotes from a few other bands just to do my due diligence and nothing matched their offer. From then on out Gary was great to work with. We went to see them at a public show and he gave us a bottle of wine w/ card to congratulate us - and this was even before we let them know we were going to use them. They have a great song selection and if you have a song in mind for one of your dances that they do not play, they are willing to play the track for you. The wedding went even better than we could have imagined, with a packed dance floor for the entire night. After our wedding, so many guests reached out to us to say how amazing the band was and some even asking for their information to make recommendations to friends. All in all - great experience!Sent on 07/01/2018