Steve Balesteri Music is a Buffalo-based wedding and special event band serving all of Western New York and beyond. With a focus on a high-class, high-energy show, they are sure to have your dance floor packed and will create a night to remember! The group's repertoire, although focusing on current hits, includes favorites from most every era, ranging from Jazz Standards to Disco and Funk Classics, to 90s Throwbacks to the latest chart-topping dance tunes of today. This diversity allows them to cater to a wide range of audiences and set the perfect ambiance for your wedding or event.
At Steve Balesteri Music, the focus is on creating a fully customizeable experience from the moment your guests arrive until the last song of the night. Every couple and family are different and for that reason they have created a wide range of performance options that can be tailored to provide the perfect soundtrack for your wedding. They can perform as small as an acoustic act and as large as a 12 piece band, with bass, drums, multiple guitars, multiple keyboards, percussion, horns and multiple vocalists. They can also add a violinist, which is the perfect addition for cocktail hours and ceremonies. Aside from their live instrument options, Steve Balesteri Music also features and in-band DJ to keep the party going while the band is on break! Here is a full list of the services they offer:
Recommended by 100% of couples
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Mary · Married on 01/19/2019
I'm telling you, this is your wedding band!
Steve was amazing from day 1 when we contacted him almost a year out from our wedding. We were planning a wedding from out of town and he made time to meet with us around our busy travel schedule when we were in Buffalo. It was so helpful to meet him in person and talk over things. He was so meticulous and thought of everything! We wanted to add another musician to the band sort-of last minute and it was no problem whatsoever! He had a list of songs and was super open to everything we absolutely wanted and did not want to hear played. He even sent us the music mix for bridal party introductions in advance so we could make sure we liked which pieces of the songs he chose! The day of the wedding, when I tell you these people took ONE break the whole night, I am not kidding! They jammed the entire night and the dance floor was FILLED! They read the crowd so well and just played song after song after song. Their mix of new and classic was perfect for our guests of all ages! Could not recommend more!
Beverly · Married on 09/01/2018
The ONLY band you should consider
Steve and the Uptown Sound were a huge hit at our wedding and kept the energy going all night long! Steve could not be more accommodating and worked very hard to ensure all of our requests and specifications were met. He and the band learned a new song for our first dance, customized specific music for the introductions and remained highly interactive with our crowd the entire night. The band was a hit with all ages! In addition to the band, Steve performed a solo acoustic set during our outdoor cocktail hour which set the tone for the entire event. Of all the vendors we dealt with, Steve stood out with regards to his level of professionalism, degree of communication, helpful suggestions and overall degree of service. We can't recommend Steve and The Uptown Sound enough! They are a blast!
Zach Bouley · Married on 08/25/2018
One of a kind, incredible, made our wedding nighy
STEVE AND HIS BAND WERE AMAZING.
Steve is naturally one of the nicest guys I have ever met. Him and his band were so easy to work with, and made the music portion of our wedding extremely stress free.
As far as their performance, they were a 10/10. Their sound is amazing, and I love how they incorporate today's popular music into their set lists. Our entire wedding crowd danced all night and I loved every second of it. Since the wedding we've gotten countless compliments on Steve and his band and how much fun they made our night.
I know it's cliche to say but we can't imagine our special night without Steve and his band!
Whatever you do, book them for your event!
Zach and Alison Bouley