Top Tier is a top-notch, award-winning wedding band based in Nashville, TN that services the entire state of Tennessee, Kentucky, and anywhere else within a 500 mile radius. Top Tier is the best of both worlds - a fun, high-energy party band and a smooth, light jazz band all in one. Since forming in 2009, they receive the Wedding Wire Couple's Choice Award annually along with The Knot's Best of Weddings Award. They have 5 lead vocalists to offer a diverse repertoire of over eight decade's worth of the greatest hits from a wide-range of music genres, including classic rock, oldies, Motown, R&B, pop, jazz, country, and top 40. Top Tier can be hired as a 5-piece, 6-piece (with sax), or 8-piece band (with 3-piece horn section). We also have Top Tier DJ service for events without the budget or space for a band.
Top Tier's band members have shared the stage with a diverse group of artists, such as Rick Springfield, The Cars, Craig Morgan, Tiffany, Phil Vassar, Ambrosia, and John Ford Coley. Collectively they have performed everywhere from casinos to arenas to headlining major outdoor concerts. Members of the band have also written and recorded music with members of Sawyer Brown, Thompson Square, Winger, Giant, and Steve Perry’s band. Music that they have written and produced has been used in major motion pictures, TV, advertising, and recorded by several artists.
Top Tier takes pride in going above and beyond to make sure every client's event is second to none. Over 200 fantastic reviews of Top Tier have been posted online. On your special day, Top Tier Band will keep you and your guests on the dance floor all night! So when you want live music at the highest level, look no further than Top Tier!
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123 Reviews for Top Tier Band & DJ Service
Recommended by 100% of couples
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Jim P. · Getting married on 06/07/2022
Top Tier was an excellent choice
Top Tier was an outstanding choice for my daughter's wedding. The Band was extremely flexible and responsive, as the reception went through various changes. Top Tier played a repertoire that offered everything from contemporary to the classics, and had all the guests and wedding party dancing the entire time. The band was extremely engaged during the entire reception.Sent on 07/30/2020
Top Tier Band & DJ Service's reply:Thank you so much Jim for the wonderful review! We truly appreciate the kind words and how great you all were to work with throughout the planning process. We wish all the best for Amanda and Don, and sure hope to see you all again at a future event!
Matt · Married on 04/09/2021
Great Experience with Top Tier Band!
Top Tier Band did an awesome job playing our wedding! The music was great and we received a ton of compliments from our guests. JD is a real pro - great to communicate with and made the whole process easy on us. We added the horn section which brought some great energy. I would definitely recommend booking Top Tier Band - they'll do a great job and it's one less thing you'll have to stress about!Sent on 05/10/2020
Top Tier Band & DJ Service's reply:Matt, thank you so much for the wonderful review and kind words! It's greatly appreciated! We had a fantastic time playing for your wedding! We hope you and Aubyn are doing great and hope to see you at a future event!
Nathan N. · Married on 03/27/2021
Great live band for a wedding or other event
Started searching for wedding bands with a wide variety of a playlist, came across Top Teir and was very impressed with the songs I heard and the range of 50/60s to modern hits.Sent on 04/13/2021
Top Tier Band & DJ Service's reply:Thank you so much Nathan! We had a fantastic time playing for your wedding and seeing the packed dance floor! We truly wish you and Michelle all the best!
As an assistant working with Top Tier, I have learned so much about the wedding business from JD, the band owner and leader. JD is wonderful to work with – he is so organized and prepared for every event. Many times he has had to work without a wedding planner or coordinator and has done much of the work himself! First and foremost, he wants to make sure that the night is perfect for each and every couple. He goes above and beyond for every customer and works very hard to accommodate special requests for clients. He is also extremely responsive to their needs. As a wedding planner, I love working with JD and Top Tier because I know that everything will run smoothly and that JD has the clients’ best interests at heart. The band is phenomenal – so upbeat and it is very obvious that they truly love to play music together. I can’t say enough great things about JD and the band, and I’m so grateful to be a part of this wonderful company!
Top Tier Band ROCKS! JD was unbelievably easy to work with and great on responding quickly! Top Tier does an amazing job in giving a couple the type of reception they are looking for! We always tell our couples a band or DJ can make or break a reception-Top Tier exceeds in making the reception a HIT! We look forward to working with Top Tier Band again and again!
Top Tier Band rock the house! Check these guys out if you want some of the best musicians in Music City to keep your guests on their feet and feelin' the beat!!