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Emily · Married on 07/28/2018
Best band Ever!
We booked CityScape after going back and forth on a DJ vs a band. My husband, a musician himself, insisted on the band. Our only problem? We were booking this whole thing from London and we couldn't go and see the bands perform. We ended up going with CityScape and it could not have worked out better! Mike, the band leader, made it SO easy to organize the entire thing from abroad. He talked my British husband through the entire thing (as weddings are run a little different here).Sent on 10/17/2018
I cannot thank this band enough for everything at the wedding! They were so fun and EVERYONE kept telling us that we had the best band they've ever seen at a wedding. We added the Park Avenue Horns as well which really kicked it up a notch. My husband was REALLY impressed and so were the rest of our guests (many of them musicians themselves). They play music that caters to ALL age groups and people were dancing from the moment we came in to the last song. One of the staff at the venue even said they never saw so many people on the dance floor. If you are considering a band, or maybe you haven't even considered one yet, I really recommend CityScape!
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Rebecca · Married on 11/17/2018
Amazing from start to finish!
We had such a great experience working with Elegant Music Group and Tom specifically. He was so easy to work with and really took the time to get to know us to make sure he understood our vision for the big day. People are continuing to rave about his music selection!
Dana Kline · Married on 11/16/2018
Can't recommend Bryan and EMG enough!
We had Bryan DJ at our wedding in November 2018. He couldn't have been any easier to work with. We spoke initially about a year prior to the wedding. I spoke to a few other DJ options but knew immediately that EMG would be the best choice.
We had another phone call and a FaceTime meeting closer to the wedding (you can meet in person if you'd prefer), and my husband and I filled out a couple of packets of music preferences. From there, I left everything in Bryan's hands and he did not disappoint!
I had multiple wedding guests approach me during and after the wedding to say how great he was. They asked how many songs I had pre-selected and were so surprised to find out it was only a few. He really knew how to read the room and play music that kept everyone up and dancing all night long.
I would recommend EMG and specifically Bryan to anyone who was in need of a DJ.
Taylor Howe · Married on 11/15/2018
I am beyond happy we decided to go with Elegant Music Group!!!!! They were on point all night, everyone absolutely loved them. Bryan and Matty did an amazing job!! I highly recommend them to anyone looking for a Dj.
Alyssa · Married on 11/10/2018
Emg nailed it
I’m not sure my review would do justice to how awesome and easy it was to work with Bryan at EMG, but the bottom line is (1) we booked Bryan because we attended a friend’s wedding where he DJ’d and we never left the dance floor and (2) our friends literally just booked Bryan for their wedding next December after dancing the night away at ours.
The details if you need more reason to book EMG:
As we started researching DJs, we thought about the weddings where we had the best time on the dance floor and reached out to our friends for recommendations. We had conversations with one or two other DJs and it wasn’t clicking for us. Then we had our first phone conversation with Bryan at EMG it just clicked. It was an easy decision to book Bryan, which was made almost instantly after we hung up the phone. The team at EMG made the planning process easy with worksheets to help narrow in on our likes & dislikes, must haves and do not play lists. The in-person finals meeting solidified we had the right guy to execute our reception vision of dance party USA / late 90s, early 00’s college party.
And Bryan NAILED it the night of. He respected our wishes in terms of the “do not play” list and kindly dismissed any song requests that didn’t fit into our vision. I got amazing feedback from our guests. We had a few “amateur” DJs in attendance who commented on the mixing of the songs, especially that each song led perfectly into the next without skipping a beat or a moment of silence. Another guest almost never left the dance floor that the soles of his Cole Haan shoes almost completely separated from the shoe itself.
I only have 2 complaints:
(1) He played one song that I was just like, “Really? This songs sucks, who requested this? Kick them out!”
But as soon as I walked over to the booth at the next opportunity it was gone and an even better song had more people on the dance floor.
(2) The set list was so good, I never wanted to leave the dance floor which meant my opportunities to use the ladies room or visit with guests off the dance floor was nearly impossible. (OK, so not really a major issue, but you can never give someone a 10/10).
*do note that in exchange for this review I demanded our playlist because it was just so amazing I want to use it while at the gym, working around the house or hosting a smaller dance party at home.
Renae · Married on 11/03/2018
The most epic party!
I am SO glad we inquired and booked EMG!!! So professional, knowledgeable, and so great to work with! Everyone on their team was amazing that we corresponded with, Bryan, Michelle and our course our DJ Matty G. After the initial meeting before booking and the meeting with our DJ after booking, we knew we were in AMAZING hands with people who knew how to throw great parties based on our guests' vibes and not a jersey shore night club. I didn't have to worry at all and it was totally stress-free the whole time. Matty G did an amazing job as our DJ!!!!! We got married on 11/3/18 at the Park Savoy and our family and friends are still talking about how packed the dance floor was THE WHOLE NIGHT and how great the music was. Truly the best party ever!!! Exactly what we had envisioned and Matty was even able to battle the Viennese dessert room because there was still people on the dance floor during that time! I would chose EMG and Matty as our DJ again and AGAIN! RECOMMENDING TO EVERYONE!! 😊
Kath C · Married on 11/01/2018
Michael and the CityScape band helped to make my wedding personalized and fun! They allowed my brother to have a position in the band so he could play our first dance on his guitar. Michael asked me questions to make sure we had the perfect evening.Sent on 12/04/2018
Our guests had the best time. Some of them said the band was so talented, -especially the solos, that they felt like they were at a concert!
My husband and I appreciate your personal detail and making sure everyone had a great time!
We most definitely recommend CityScape!
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Emily Michelle · Married on 10/21/2018
Cityscape was amazing!
We were initially drawn to using EMG because of how helpful and genuine Mark was in guiding us! Once he recommended that we see the bands live at a bar (which many companies dont give you the chance to do) we then fell in love with Cityscape. Their energy and talent was undeniable. Mike, the bandleader, was a pleasure to work with and listened to all of our requests and was a great MC too! The band learned all of the songs we wanted for specific dances plus more and sounded like theyve done them forever. Our guests are still talking about how amazing they were at our wedding. Not only were they fun, energetic, and sounded great, but they joined in on the party! Every member, including the horns, was seen at some point on dance floor, getting the crowd pumped up and keeping the energy going. It was truely a magical night and we owe it to Cityscape!Sent on 11/14/2018
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Megan Julian · Married on 10/19/2018
We used EMG for our wedding on 10/19/18 and they were beyond amazing! Our DJ was Bryan and he was fantastic throughout the entire process. He arrived very early the day of the wedding to set up and ensure everything was perfect. He listened to every single song request we had given to him prior to the wedding and made them all flow together for a wonderful combination of oldies, motown, pop, country, hip-hop, etc. He kept the songs changing frequently enough that you never got sick of what was playing. EVERYONE was up dancing. Even the guests who swore they weren’t dancers could not resist dancing. Our guests have been commenting on the music and what a fantastic job Bryan did. One of my main concerns was having music that appealed to people of all generations and kept people on their feet. Bryan managed to created the perfect mix and exceeded our expectations.
John Rummo · Married on 10/19/2018
My Wife and I worked with Matt G at EMG, he was ultra responsive throughout the planning process, friendly, and knew our venue like the back of his hand! He was a great MC, controlled night, but also let everyone hang as well. Everything went 100% smooth from our ceremony, to cocktail hour, all the way to the end of the night. He had everyone on the dance floor and worked with us throughout the night to ensure that the mood, schedule, and sound track was perfect.
10/10 DJ and MC.
Amanda F · Married on 10/13/2018
Simply the best!!
We had CityScape play at our 10-13-18 wedding and were blown away by their voca capabilities, range in song selection, energy, and ability to keep the dance floor packed the ENTIRE night. Seriously, it was never empty once!! People are still asking us who the band was and how we found them since they were so good and crowd pleasing in terms of musical variety.Sent on 10/19/2018
Mike was an amazing MC on-site and kept the pace and key moments on track without being interruptive which was important. He really knew how to read the crowd and when to amp up or down accordingly which is an underrated talent. Leading up to the wedding, he was amazingly communicative and responsive to all of our questions. The band also graciously learned two special dance songs which meant a lot to us.
Samantha and Remy have killer voices and sang their hearts out all night with amazing intensity. I loved how they interacted with the crowd. The rest of the band flawlessly played and adding a horn player at the last minute was so worth it to round out the sound.
I also really liked that this band offers frequent showcases. That helped give us confidence in the booking process since listening to clips online can only go so far. And a fun night out is always enjoyable ;) - we plan to go to future showcases in Hoboken just to hear them play again.
Without hesitation- book CityScape and make sure that you tell all of your guests to wear comfortable shoes. You will not be disappointed.
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Vicki Boxk · Married on 10/12/2018
You cannot ask for a better DJ group then EMG. My husband and I had the best time and danced the night away. Bryan knew exactly how to get our guests on the dance floor and make everyone happy. We are still receiving compliments on how what a great job he did!
Beth · Married on 10/12/2018
Everyone will be dancing
EMG and Tom did an absolutely amazing job! Many guests told us that Tom was the best dj they've heard at any wedding they've been to. He did a great job reading the room and playing music that kept everyone dancing all night. We highly recommend him!
Kymberly Duke · Married on 10/06/2018
Gave us the BEST party...
My husband and I got married on October 6th and let me tell you... Matty was INCREDIBLE! We wanted a party where everyone enjoyed the music (from us to our parents to our grandparents) and that's exactly what he gave us. The night flowed perfectly... the dance floor was packed for our ENTIRE reception. Matty was quick to respond to emails and phone calls when we had some last minute changes. He also provided me with an MP3 to ensure I liked my father-daughter song because it was a combination of 2 different songs. He truly went above and beyond for us. I would highly recommend Matty and Elegant Music Group.
Pete · Married on 10/06/2018
Elegant was the best!
Hiring DJ Matty G and Elegant Music Group was the best music decision we could've made for our wedding! Matty was extremely attentive throughout the whole process, and was able to offer some tips to help us when we weren't sure how we wanted to proceed. The night of the wedding, he was constantly checking in with us to make sure we were all on the same page. He set every tone just right, and had the crowd dancing all night. People haven't stopped commenting to us how great the music was. EMG made our wedding rock, thank you so much for the best party ever!
Maryellen · Married on 10/05/2018
No words to describe how FANTASTIC EMG was at my son’s wedding! Worth every single penny! The lead singers were amazing and they sang everything that my son and DIL had planned with them. They left us wanting more. Guests were yelling for an “encore” !!!!Sent on 10/08/2018
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Emily · Married on 09/29/2018
I can’t say enough about Todd, Mark and the whole team at EMG! They were the first vendor we booked once we picked a location, and they helped us through everything- from recommendations to make the night flow, to understanding some nuances with our families. So easy to work with and such professionals. On the day of, they set up and worked with the venue and other vendors quickly and easily! They had everyone dancing all night - it was awesome! We also booked a great photo booth through them - what a hit!Sent on 10/01/2018
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John Bradshaw · Married on 09/26/2018
Matty was amazing!!!
Matty and his team took all the anxiety out of the DJ process from the very first meeting. Matty was a pleasure to work with and made our wedding an amazing experience. Not to mention, we was not only on time but an hour early!! You have no idea how big that is until you’re in it! Thank you so much Matty!!
Laura · Married on 09/22/2018
Bryan and his team made our wedding music dreams come true!!! Bryan helped me and my husband create the perfect first dance mix, he played all of our cultural songs requested and had a last hour of major party mixes that our friends and family loveddd!! They had people on the dance floor all night, young and old!! He helped my husband plan a surprise video from my family in Brasil that weren’t able to make it and had me in tears! Such a beautiful night with the perfect mix of music!! Thank you so much EMG you killed it!!!!!!
Alicia · Married on 09/22/2018
We worked with Mark at EMG for our wedding in September 2018 at the W Hoboken. They were amazing and they crafted our somewhat unusual and complicated needs perfectly. Mark followed up with us repeatedly to make sure we were comfortable and doing ok all through the months between contracting with them initially all the way up to the week before. He was very fast and very responsive and extremely knowledgeable.
we were especially challenging, i think, in that we wanted all classical music, in particular, all Bach for the reception. We worked with Patty and her quartet to choreograph the reception. she sent me maybe 15-20 different links to sheet music that we could use to take pieces that were written for, say, piano and adapt them for string quartet.
Susan took the lead in getting the all Bach ceremony, except for Wagner's wedding march together and then played spanish and brazilian classical guitar for the cocktail hour.
the musicians were great, EMG's professionalism and knowledge and reliability made our wedding music needs almost effortless. We cannot recommend them highly enough.
jennifer · Married on 09/22/2018
We worked with Bryan for our wedding and he along with his EMG team were absolutely incredible! We were originally very concerned about having a daytime wedding and whether our guests would be willing to dance but Bryan assured us he'd take care of it and he exceeded all expectations. He put together a killer playlist and his enthusiasm and energy are truly infectious. Bryan cared about all the subtle details and made our experience unique and one to remember. We received SO many compliments on the music and the wedding as a whole, and it wouldn't have been possible without Bryan and his team.
Megan · Married on 09/08/2018
BRYAN IS AMAZING. We had the most incredible wedding. The dance floor was electric all night. Bryan was very accommodating, patient, and reliable. The mirrored photo booth was a HUGE hit and the uplighting made the venue glow!!
Our guests had a terrific time at our wedding and it is all thanks to Bryan and Elegant Music Group! My sister also used Elegant Music Group for her wedding and they were AMAZING. Highly recommend!!
Mary · Married on 09/08/2018
EMG was so easy and fun to work with, and was a very good value as well! We loved Frank, our DJ, from the moment we first talked to him. He did a great job at accommodating all of our requests and making sure to know what was really important to us for the overall day/theme of our wedding. He handled everything with ease and made sure that we were having fun the whole time! All of our wedding guests were on the dance floor the entire night - he did a great job of reading the room and making sure everyone was having fun.
N Brown · Married on 09/08/2018
Best time ever!
We had an amazing wedding, and an amazing DJ! Matty was fantastic to work with. We had some of our friends (who my now husband thought would be sticks in the mud) coming up to us during our reception telling us that this was the best wedding ever because our DJ was amazing. Can't say enough great things!
Nicole · Married on 09/07/2018
We had such an amazing night all thanks to the fantastic entertainment provided by EMG Music and our amazing MC/DJ Tom! We added drums and the saxophone and everyone kept raving all night about how amazing the music was! We couldn't have chosen a better vendor to help provide exactly the type of entertainment we needed! Tom was fantastic throughout the entire process and made it super fun and enjoyable!