The Original Moonlighters

Often Imitated...Never Duplicated!, Washington, DC 20007 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Original Moonlighters

The "Original" Moonlighters ® is a wedding entertainment company in Washington, D.C. Since 1990, this Motown and Variety Dance band has performed throughout the United States, featuring HUNDREDS of songs in a wide variety of styles. They offer affordable quality, with an emphasis on strong, soulful vocals and solid instrumentation. If you close your eyes, you will swear the original artists are performing. But don't close them for too long or you won't be able to enjoy their outstanding dance moves and showmanship.

Services Offered

This high-energy wedding band is famous for getting guests out on the dance floor and more importantly, keeping them there. They are experts at reading the crowd and gladly take requests, making their performances highly entertaining and interactive as guests just feed off their energy and vice versa. These dynamic singers and musicians can be booked in several different combinations to fit any budget and venue. The "Original" Moonlighters ® band is available for the following services:

  • Music played during your rehearsal dinner, ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception
  • Learning new songs
  • Emcee
  • Music during breaks
  • Willing to travel
  • Liability insurance
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Wedding Showcase
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Formal Attire
Matching Blue Suits
Matching Blue Suits
Female Singers
Female Singers
Professional Lighting
Professional Lighting
Male Singers
Male Singers
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Filling the Dancefloor
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Dinner Music
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Tight Horn Section
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Interacting with Guests
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Hotel Ballrooms
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Cocktail Music
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Taking Requests
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Outdoor Weddings
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Video Screens
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Country Clubs
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58 Reviews for The Original Moonlighters

Recommended by 96% of couples


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  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.8

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    Amberly Nguyen · Married on 12/07/2018

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    Our feet still hurt from dancing, lol!

    Yes, they do!!! I've been to TONS of weddings with boring DJ music, so we decided to hire a live band covering all the classics and top 40 hits. But the Moonlighters pretty much know every song in the universe, so it was an easy decision. Pricing was reasonable, they took all our requests, and even personalized some songs with our names...now how cute is THAT??? But when they let our family members on stage, singing a couple songs with the band, it brought the whole house down!!! You guys totally rock, and we're already making plans to book you again for our family reunion next yr.

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    Vivian Boswell · Married on 10/13/2018

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    Simply Superb!

    We love everything about The “Original” Moonlighters - their incredible talent, sound, energy, and song selection will wow your guests and make your event memorable!! They worked with us in advance on the Bride’s surprise song for her Groom. The band kept the energy high and fun from the very beginning of our reception, and they continued to wow everyone throughout the evening. Our guests packed the dance floor throughout the night, and everyone loved the music and the band. We have continued to receive compliments on the band, several days after the wedding.

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The Original Moonlighters FAQ

  • Which of the following are included in the price? Ceremony Music, Learning New Songs, Lighting, MC, Music During Breaks, Reception Music, Sound/PA System, Travel Expenses
  • What is the price of your popular wedding package? $ 2,500.00
  • Which of the following are included in the package? Ceremony Music, Cocktail Hour Music, Learning New Songs, Lighting, MC, Music During Breaks, Reception Music, Sound/PA System, Travel Expenses
  • Are you an agency or a band? Band
  • How many musicians are in your band(s)? 4 - 6, 7+
  • What genres of music does (do) your band(s) play? Acoustic, Big Band, Blues, Classic Rock, Country, Dance, Funk, Hip Hop, Jazz, Motown, Oldies, Pop, R&B / Soul, Reggae, 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, Vocals, Liability Insurance, Willing to Travel
  • What items are available? Fog Machine, Lighting, Microphones, Sound/PA System

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    202-684-3954 (Phone number)
    10:00am-8:00pm Monday-Saturday

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