A fresh blend of remarkable, inspired instrumentals and Jennifer's sweet, pure voice. The 4-piece band provides warm, professional sets to keep the energy up with upbeat bluegrass or relax to truly artistic background music. Bring a flavor of Tennessee to your wedding with award winning bluegrass music.
Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Michael and Jennifer McLain & the Banjocats offer a fresh approach to wedding music. The warm, natural sound of acoustic music provides the perfect musical backdrop for an extra-special wedding day with family and friends.
While guests are being seated, the band will help create a sense that something special is about the happen with truly artistic background music.
Upbeat songs with instrumentals will create a festive tone while friends and relatives celebrate and engage in conversation and the newly-weds make their entrance.
The dinner is a perfect time for clean, smooth music on acoustic guitar and fiddle and Jennifer’s sweet, pure voice.
The Banjocats can pick up the pace at the reception with live sets of upbeat bluegrass, acoustic swing, rockabilly, and instrumental showpieces featuring fiddle and banjo. During the after-party, guests will enjoy dancing to a custom playlist over a professional sound system.
From large, extravagant celebrations to intimate gatherings, the McLain's will fit into the couple’s event with a duo, trio or a full, 4 piece band option. Couples can incorporate the band’s music throughout their wedding from the rehearsal dinner to their reception. You may email through the banjocats website for full details and a detailed price list - ask about a custom wedding package.
Recent Professional Activity
2012 - 2021 have been incredible years for the band! They were featured on NPR, PBS, RFD, WSM, and toured the U.S. with shows in 24 states. Headline concerts included Boca Grande, FL, Reading, PA, New Orleans, LA and Grand Maris, MN. Over 50 corporate clients include U-Haul, Subway, Bluewolf Technologies and the Library of Congress. "Best of Gigmasters" awards: 2019 - 2012 (8 straight years!)
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Upbeat sets or artistic background music by Michael and Jennifer McLain. Jennifer's sweet, pure voice, harmony vocals, (2) 5-string banjo's, flatpicking guitar, mandolin
Minimal sound system available - Ask us!
Ask us to arrange, produce, record, mix, and master a studio quality CD of your special request! You could load your custom recorded songs onto your website to build anticipation for the big day. Or, you could give copies as a special gift to each guest as a keepsake. After the wedding, use the recorded tracks as a backdrop for a photo gallery from your photographer. To hear past projects go to www.banjocats.com/what-we-do. All the audio on our website was recorded by us.
We are glad to provide an excellent sound system at your request. Our system is tailored to what we do and we are very familiar with it. It is compact enough for small venues but has plenty of power for large ballrooms and outdoor park settings. We offer an incredible value with sound and lights and have several configurations to match your venue, large or small. We have lots of experience with live sound and very high quality gear. Please let us know if you would like us to take care of this.
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