An experienced 9-piece wedding and party band serving DC, Maryland, and Virginia, Retrospect is the ideal choice for couples looking for a wide variety of musical styles. Three highly-talented vocalists backed by six versatile musicians, the band has been bringing the energy to weddings throughout the DMV, and well beyond, for over a decade. Offering the perfect combination of musical talent, energy, and experience, Retrospect will have you and your guests on their feet all night long!
Retrospect’s professional vocalists and musicians are dedicated to turning your celebration into a party your guests will never forget. Coupled with an extensive set-list of over 400 songs, the band’s services include the following:
Retrospect happily serves couples located in Washington DC, Northern Virginia, suburban Maryland and throughout the Atlantic seaboard, from Connecticut to South Carolina.
Recommended by 100% of couples
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Megan Moyer · Married on 09/14/2018
Trust the reviews - Retrospect Band is AWESOME!
Retrospect Band was absolutely incredible. Larry & Co. were such an integral part of our September wedding in Dallastown, Pennsylvania and we will forever be thankful we trusted so many other amazing reviews when making our band decision! Within just a few days of talking with Larry, and before we even signed a contract with him, he took time on a Saturday to drive up to our venue to check out the electrical set-up and other logistical aspects to ensure everything would go smoothly on the big day. The band learned 2 new songs for us for our wedding party entrances and even sent us media clips to hear how things would sound in advance of the wedding. During our reception they killed it - the dance floor was packed and everyone had a wonderful time. The Band even took some great pictures of our guests enjoying the reception and a few of those shots are some of our favorites from the entire day. So many guests have told us after the wedding that they were the best band they've ever seen at a wedding. We recommend times a million!
Lauren · Married on 09/22/2018
So much fun!!
Retrospect did an amazing job at our wedding and had everyone on the dance floor from beginning to end of the night! Larry was very professional and helpful throughout the whole process, he even took us to lunch to walk through logistics and all of our requests so everything went smoothly on the day of. They also learned several songs we requested! Cannot say enough great things about this band!! Thank you Retrospect!
Emily · Married on 04/07/2018
We wish we could give them ten stars each. After all of our guests left we went to each band member and thanked them personally for the amazing night. Hiring them was hands down the best decision of our wedding.
If you're tempted to prioritize flowers, cake, fancy appetizers or any of the other gazillion things that can come with a wedding, take a second to think about the most memorable weddings you've ever been to. I bet the thing that stands out is the music, the dancing and the celebration you had with friends and family. Don't skimp on live music! And you don't have to, because Retrospect is very affordable!
The father-daughter dance to Glenn Miller band's Moonlight Serenade, the mother-son dance to Frank Sinatra, and Retrospect learned the song we wanted played for our first dance... these are exceptional memories that we can't stop talking about. And there was no better way to create amazing new relationships and bonds with our new families and friends than dancing and laughing with them all on the dance floor. Seeing our cousins and siblings dance and laugh even though they just met each other was the most uplifting and incredible thing we didn't think about during wedding planning, but now find ourselves so fortunate about.
The band leader, Larry, was incredibly responsive and organized. We reviewed stage placement, songs we wanted them to play and the overall schedule. Compared to some of the others we interviewed prior to selecting Retrospect, they really stood out. There are a few bands online that are actually not real "bands," but corporate companies that put together contract musicians who may never have played together before! We found ourselves being very uneasy talking to them until we discovered this trade secret. And there are other bands that are simply way unaffordable.
But Retrospect has been playing and practicing together for a long time. And it really shows. Please get them for your wedding.
Retrospect really kept the party going. As a photographer, I rely on the DJ and entertainment to keep people smiling and active on the dance floor. Great entertainment, like Retrospect, makes my job so much easier and more fun! Thanks for being great pros!
I love this band they are awesome. Easy to work with and play such a wide variety of music you can only be pleased if you use Retrospect.
Larry and his gang are tops! Always a pleasure to work with them at receptions. The guests are always impressed with this group and they give you a terrific reception experience.