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The Carmine Band is a wedding band based in Portland, Maine. They would describe their style as continuing the Tony Boffa music tradition. The Carmine Band offers show and dance music, party music and many other kinds of celebrations. They know how to get people on the dance floor and keep them celebrating your big day. From the beginning of the ceremony until the last song ends, there will not be a dull moment with The Carmine Band.

Services Offered
The Carmine Band features full vocals, three horns and a four-piece rhythm section. Other services they include to make your wedding day the best are:

  • Lighting
  • Microphones
  • Sound/PA system
  • Emcee
  • Music during breaks
  • Rehearsal dinner
  • Ceremony
  • Cocktail hour
  • Reception
  • Sample music
  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to learn new songs
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Frequently asked questions

Which of the following are included in the price?

Learning New Songs
Music During Breaks
Reception Music
Sound/PA System

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Which of the following are included in the package?

Learning New Songs
Music During Breaks
Reception Music
Sound/PA System

Are you an agency or a band?


How many musicians are in your band(s)?


What genres of music does (do) your band(s) play?

Classic Rock
Hip Hop
R&B / Soul

What music services do you provide?

Ceremony Music
Cocktail Hour Music
Learning New Songs
Reception Music
Music During Breaks
Rehearsal Dinner Music
Sample Performances
Willing to Travel

What items are available?

Sound/PA System
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Reviews of The Carmine Band

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Laura T. Sent on 07/10/2023
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Amazing amazing. Amazing more than a wedding band.

If you have the ability to book these guys for your party, you will not be disappointed. We have had the privilege of being at their concerts at charity events, two years in a row. They know what they are doing and EVERYBODY EVERYBODY DANCED AND LOVED THEM!!! Hoping for another opportunity to see them again soon!!!
Elizabeth P. Sent on 08/21/2022
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Carmine Band is the best!

Carmine was amazing. He really helped run the whole night and worked with the venue for making things run smoothly even though he had never been there before. He introduced speaches, got out in the crowd and even played rquests we thought might be too "odd" for most bands.

Our processional was the song "Concerning Hobbits" from the Lord of the Rings movie and it was beautifully played on the keyboard in the greenhouse we were married in. He also was happy to play the "Cantina Song" from Star Wars for our recessional which other bands might have scoffed at. He even had one of the band members bring an alto sax for this special request of ours.

After that they played at cocktail hour and the reception with classic party and wedding music that everyone enjoyed. "The Best Thing" by Ray LaMontagne was our first dance and it was PERFECT with the horn section. They really controlled their sound and volume well and we didn't feel like we were being blasted out by the music like we have felt at other weddings we've attended even though it was a full 8 piece band.

I can not sing their praises enough. You should hire The Carmine Band!
Annie K. Sent on 09/05/2022
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Love the Carmine Band!

We hired the Carmine Band for our June wedding at Ocean Gateway. We asked Carmine to help with our ceremony, as well as play during the cocktail hour and reception. We could have never pulled off the ceremony without the help of Carmine and the band. They took care of all of the music and mics and were right on cue. Having a few members of the band play during the cocktail hour made it feel so fancy and fun! Of course, they played great music for the reception that we and our guests danced the night away to.

Carmine and his band are willing learn a few songs at your request. We picked Mango Tree by Zac Brown Band for our first dance and they nailed it. Carmine and his band are thoughtful, kind and personable and we are so grateful for all of their help. We highly recommend considering Carmine Band for your wedding!
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