Steve Balesteri and The Uptown Sound

1705 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14216 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Steve Balesteri and The Uptown Sound

Steve Balesteri and The Uptown Sound is a Buffalo-based wedding and special event band serving all of Western New York and beyond. Combining world-class musicianship with a high-class, high-energy show, they are sure to have your dance floor packed and most will definitely 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.

Services Offered

At Steve Balesteri and The Uptown Sound, the focus is not only an an incredible live performance, but also 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 Emcee services to help with the flow of the evening and an in-band DJ to keep the party going while the band is on break!! Here is a full list of the services they offer:

  • Ceremony music
  • Cocktail hour music
  • Dinner music
  • Reception Band/DJ combo
  • Emcee
  • Horns
  • Sound/PA System
  • Band Lighting
  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to learn music
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49 Reviews for Steve Balesteri and The Uptown Sound

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5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Paige L. · Married on 05/06/2021

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    Great experience

    Steve and his crew were the best! So easy to work with and played every song we wanted. Responsive, nice, and really genuine. Also nailed our first dance song, too! Highly recommend!

    Sent on 10/28/2019
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    Kristin W. · Married on 03/13/2021

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    Truly a custom experience

    Steve was absolutely incredible to work with, if we wanted we could have picked every single song played on our wedding night (we just didn’t have time to dig that deep). Steve not only sounded incredible, he brought so many recommendations and ideas for our day. My only regret is that we didn’t have more time to get to know Steve and the rest of the band, given covid.

    Sent on 05/22/2021

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Steve Balesteri and The Uptown Sound FAQ

  • Which of the following are included in the price?
    Ceremony Music
    Cocktail Hour Music
    Learning New Songs
    Lighting
    MC
    Music During Breaks
    Reception Music
    Sample Performances
    Sound/PA System
    Travel Expenses
  • Which of the following are included in the package?
    Ceremony Music
    Cocktail Hour Music
    Learning New Songs
    Lighting
    MC
    Music During Breaks
    Reception Music
    Sample Performances
    Sound/PA System
    Travel Expenses
  • Are you an agency or a band?
    Band
  • How many musicians are in your band(s)?
    1 - 3
    4 - 6
    7+
  • What genres of music does (do) your band(s) play?
    Acoustic
    Big Band
    Classic Rock
    Classical
    Country
    Dance
    Funk
    Hip Hop
    Jazz
    Latin
    Motown
    Oldies
    Pop
    R&B / Soul
    Rock
    Swing
    Top 40
  • What music services do you provide?
    Instrumentals
    Ceremony Music
    Cocktail Hour Music
    Learning New Songs
    MC
    Reception Music
    Music During Breaks
    Rehearsal Dinner Music
    Sample Performances
    Vocals
    Willing to Travel
  • What items are available?
    Lighting
    Microphones
    Sound/PA System

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