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Thank you for your interest in Outer Banks Wedding Entertainment! Jeremy Russell has been singing, playing guitar, DJing, and performing on the Outer Banks of North Carolina for over 15 years! Over the past several years, he put together a small team of talented LOCAL musicians and DJs who are knowledgeable, skilled, fun, and friendly!

Drawing from their decades of combined experience, Jeremy and the pros at Outer Banks Wedding Entertainment know how to read your crowd and keep the music appropriate for the moment. From long-time crowd favorites to the latest hits, they play an array of music that appeals to all ages and the musicians are always willing to learn something new for your event. Using their detail-oriented approach, the OBWE DJ’s will create a personalized playlist for your reception that your guests will be talking about for years to come (in a good way)!!

What sets us apart? We are a full service entertainment company that covers you from “will you?” to “I do!”. We offer full day entertainment packages that combine a variety of services-live acoustic music for ceremonies and cocktail hours, DJ Services and a 7-piece party band for your reception, a dance floor, uplighting, and more! In addition to wedding day services, we also have great entertaining options and rentals for engagement parties, welcome parties, and rehearsals!

When planning your wedding, let this be something you don't have to worry about. Relax and call Outer Banks Wedding Entertainment to take care of all your entertainment needs! "Thank you for the opportunity to help make your wedding the most romantic and special day of your life!”

- Jeremy & the Team


'Jeremy & the Generations' is THE party band on the Outer Banks! As their name eludes, "J&theG's" are a multi-generational band playing hits from all genres and all generations. From oldies like "Stand By Me" to more recent hits like "Uptown Funk", they’ve got a set list of songs to satisfy everyone! Every year the band adds new songs to their list so that they are always staying current and fresh.

With years of experience playing weddings and private events up and down the Outer Banks, you will not find a more fun, professional, hard-working group of musicians for your big day! If you are looking to keep your guests entertained and on the dance floor all night long then J&theG's are the right choice for you!

There are options for five and seven-piece ensembles to suit your specific entertainment needs. The band is comprised of a dynamic group of musicians who all bring something different and unique to the table. The most important thing is that they all have a great time playing together and it shows! The 5-piece group includes a vocalist/guitarist, lead guitar/vocalist, bass player, a female vocalist/percussion, and a drummer. The 7-piece troupe adds a saxophone and a keyboard player/vocalist into the mix.

Here is a break down of the 5-piece crew:
Jeremy Russell plays acoustic guitar and leads the band in vocals. He’s been playing live gigs for over 15 years now and has been running his business “Outer Banks Wedding Entertainment” for the past six years. Tom Vinick, otherwise known as “Dr. Tom”, plays the lead guitar and sings backup vocals. Talk about dynamic; he’s actually a chiropractor and a talented musician! Bobby Soto, our tech whiz and D&D warlock, plays the bass guitar. He shreds and is a long-time fixture on the OBX music scene. He is part of several different popular music projects. James Ulrich (no relation to Lars) puts the percussion behind it all with his crazy drumming skills. He may be the newest member of “the Generations”, but he’s played with many bands on national and regional tours. Leslie Buck brings high-quality vocals, great stage presence, and additional percussion with the tambourine and the shaker. She knows how to keep the crowd having a great time every time!

For the 7-piece group, Chris Sawin joins in on the keyboard and vocals. Chris is an established local keyboard player and he also serves as the executive director of the Outer Banks Relief Foundation. He is a busy man helping to put together events all over the OBX! Dave Kreiselman is on saxophone-he's no stranger to music and performing. He is a Retired Army Bandsman and served as a clarinet instructor at the Armed Forces School of Music (20 years total). Dave brings an amazing sound, invaluable experience, and a magnetic personality!

​Whether you're planning an all-out party or an intimate gathering, we'd love the opportunity to help make your day something really special!

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Corey T. Married on 11/03/2023
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Amazing Set!

Jeremy Russell got everyone dancing and they kept dancing all night! Very impressive musicianship and stage presence. We loved ending the night on American Pie by Don Mclean!
Cordelia F. Married on 10/14/2023
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Best wedding band!!

Jeremy Russell and the Generations was one of the best decisions I made for my wedding. They are extremely thorough in planning and communicate extremely well! They adapted to changes in plans and were on top of emceeing the entire night, keeping everything right on track! They had everyone on the dance floor from the first song until the last (even the encore!) We had the absolute best time and can’t recommend them enough!
Gabby S. Married on 09/30/2023
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Jeremy was fantastic. All of our guests complimented on music choices and the acoustic set during happy hour. He knew what to play to get the crowd going! Also, the uplighting was so worth it! Thank you!!
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Jeremy is a great guitar player, singer and entertainer. He will keep your crowd engaged and entertained.

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