Recommended by 100%
Jeff Healy · Getting married on 03/09/2021
An Awesome Band For Our Reception
We were so pleased with the Band Sundance! They sounded great! Jim, the band leader, was super responsive and easy to work with. We had requested a few songs for our special dances. The band learned the songs and then, later in the night, surprised us with more songs from one of our favorite artists. Our guests loved the band. We consistently had a large group dancing throughout the night. It was an absolute pleasure having them at our reception. They were professional, courteous, and a ton of fun. Oh, and Angela videotaped the reception and took pictures throughout the evening. It was awesome to get videos/photos after the reception. A great reminder of all of the fun!Sent on 10/17/2019
Kevin Reed · Married on 07/09/2019
Incredible bang for your buck
These guys were top notch for a cut rate price. They learned new songs that we requested, and played them with perfect execution and energy. Jim was overly communicative, was able to audible on the spot and provide tunes for the ceremony even though I asked him about it only 2 days before the wedding. Unexpectedly they had myself and my wife up on stage for 4 songs playing along and singing (helps to have some alcohol first), and even had the participants cheering us on. They took photos and sent us the entire roll only a few days after the wedding, and honestly the photos were so professionally done that we are framing a few of them ahead of the photographer that we hired! This group's as professional as it gets; well worth having them at whatever event you are hosting.Sent on 10/17/2019
Lauren Karcz · Married on 04/05/2019
Best wedding band in the midwest!
We cannot thank The Band Sundance enough for the spectacular performance they gave us for our wedding. Jim was very easy to work with and made sure every song we wanted was played whether it was for cocktail hour, dinner or dancing. This band is extremely interactive with the crowd and can get the whole room up and moving. They let us (the bride and groom) play some instruments and sing on the microphone which is not very common, but was AWESOME in our eyes! Another great thing about this band is they take pictures and videos of your reception so you have all the fun memories captured which means they go above and beyond for their customers. I highly recommend this band to anyone who's looking to throw a good party!Sent on 05/08/2019
Katie Dastych · Married on 11/17/2018
Best band ever!
Jim, Angie, & The rest of The Band Sundance were absolutely phenomenal! They were SO quick to respond to us each and every time we had a question or concern. They even learned some new songs for our Father-Daughter dance, Mother-Son dance, and for our first dance as a married couple! They sounded fantastic too! I can't tell you how many people approached us during and after the wedding and commented on how amazing Sundance was and how they really enjoyed the music, the interaction, and all the fun the band brought to the evening! They interacted with us, our bridal party (even working them into some songs!), and with the guests, which really made for a special evening for us and our guests. They were always polite, on time, and incredibly professional! To top it off, Angie even captured much of the ceremony, toasts, and reception for us on camera/video, so we have even more memories than what the photographer could capture on his own! Having the Band Sundance play at our wedding was one of the best decisions we made planning our wedding!Sent on 01/08/2019
Sarah · Married on 05/18/2018
The band Sundance did an amazing job at our wedding! I would definitely recommend them to anyone looking for a band for their wedding! From the beginning, the leader of the band, Jim, was so easy to work with! From learning new songs that we wanted played at our wedding to even capturing photos/videos after our photographer left, he made sure it was taken care of! They sounded amazing and had all of our guest up on their feet the whole night!!!Sent on 06/15/2018
Joseph · Married on 02/10/2018
The Band Sundance comes highly recommended from me. The value added they provide includes; video service, emcee service, willing to learn new songs and the ability to really get the party started. You won't find a better group of musicians. Their sound is the best. There is nothing like going from Bruno Mars to Chicago with the Sundance Horns. Vocals are the best with Jody and Angela fronting the band but then you include the guys singing and it's unbelievable. Jim is great to work with and is really accommodating to make your day even more special.Sent on 03/05/2018
Paul · Married on 11/11/2017
Do not have enough words to express how great the Band Sundance was for our wedding. Their ease of communication beforehand put both of us at ease that we would not have to worry about this vendor. The bands choice of songs kept everyone of all age groups on the dance floor. We received numerous compliments of the band. Whether it was when they were playing, or when they catered to other music the crowd liked when they were on break. Their professionalism, talent, and love of getting people out on the dance floor is second to none. I wish we could have had more time with the Band Sundance, and would recommend them to anyone looking to have a live band. Whether it was 70s-90s music or country music, the Band Sundace put on an amazing show. Also the fact they took candid photos while playing was something that went above and beyond what you woould expect of a band. Again, there are not enough words to express how great they were at our wedding.Sent on 11/19/2017
The Band Sundance's reply:Thank you!! It was a pleasure working with you and Lindsay!!
Pam · Married on 11/11/2017
The Band Sundance was amazing. Everone enjoyed their music and their energy. I am still getting compliments from the wedding guests. They were easy to work with and very professional. Would hire them again they made the wedding an event to remember. THANK YOU SUNDANCE!!!!Sent on 11/20/2017
The Band Sundance's reply:Thank you Pam! We are honored to have been a part of your daughter's special day!
lauren · Married on 10/28/2017
The Band Sundance was absolutely incredible. They were such a blast! Every guest loved the music and felt like they were at a live concert. High energy, great quality, and totally made our wedding. They were great to work with and helped make the planning process much easier!! Would highly highly recommend this band!Sent on 11/14/2017
The Band Sundance's reply:Thank you Lauren! Your wedding was a blast!!
Jessi · Married on 08/26/2017
We would recommend this band to anyone looking for a something to set their party apart from others. Our guests from ages 30 to 70 commented on what a great band. The kids all had a blast on the dance floor and playing along on the triangle/tambourine. Jim was amazing to work with and accommodated our every request. The horns section really got people's attention and gave extra dimension to the sound! Book The Band Sundance now!Sent on 11/13/2017
The Band Sundance's reply:Thank you for your kind words. We enjoyed performing at your wedding!!
Phillip · Married on 08/06/2017
BOOK THEM NOW! The Band Sundance was an absolute joy to have at our wedding! From our initial conversations, I had nothing but positive and helpful communications with Jim and the band. They provided the music during the ceremony for us, and kicked it right off during cocktail hour and for the rest of the evening. The high energy, great sound, and amazing song selections kept everyone on the floor throughout the night.Sent on 11/10/2017
Our friends and family had only positive things to say about the music. They are an amazing value, and as an 8 Piece Band, they really get the party going! I highly recommend The Band Sundance for your event!
The Band Sundance's reply:Your wedding Rocked!! What a great party, thank you for having us be a part of it.
Kristin · Married on 08/04/2017
I highly recommend The Band Sundance! We received so many compliments about them. They are a lot of fun and keep the party going. They even learned our first dance song which made it extra special.Sent on 11/13/2017
They were very responsive throughout the whole process and prompt on our wedding day. You won’t be disappointed!!
The Band Sundance's reply:Thank you Kristin!! The band loved performing at your wedding...it was so much fun!!
Emily · Married on 04/28/2017
We booked this band for our wedding reception and they were amazing. All of our guests had a blast and gave a lot of compliments specifically about the band. They play a good variety of songs and are super fun. We would recommend them to anyone looking to book a wedding band!Sent on 11/14/2017
The Band Sundance's reply:Thank you Emily! Your wedding was an awesome party!!
Kristina · Married on 10/08/2016
Sundance did an amazing job at our wedding! They had no issues learning some of the songs that we wanted to be played and our reception was perfect thanks to them. We received so many compliments on how much fun our wedding was after the event and I believe that was mostly because of Sundance and how they were able to engage the crowd throughout the whole evening. I would definitely recommend them!Sent on 11/17/2017
The Band Sundance's reply:Thank you Kristina! Your wedding was awesome....thank you for letting us be a part of it!
Katie · Married on 07/23/2016
The Band Sundance played at my wedding and made the night! Everyone raved about the music and the band had everyone up dancing the whole night!! Jim is great to work with and kept me calm the whole night knowing the reception was going to be awesome. Great band and great value!!Sent on 08/15/2016
The Band Sundance's reply:Thank you Katie! We all had a blast performing at your wedding!
Renee · Married on 04/09/2016
All I can say is WOW. The Sundance Band made our wedding one of the most fun, memorable nights of our lives! The band played songs that got the young, old, and "I-don't-dance" people out on the dance floor all night. I was worried that there would be too many people outside on the veranda instead of on the dance floor, but this was never an issue.Sent on 04/27/2016
It was a pleasure working with Jim, the manager and emcee. The band played specific live songs we wanted for our Mother/Son and Father/Daughter dance. Also, last minute, they were able to play a blues song for our intros that made our wedding party intros fun and unique. It was seamless discussing the details with Jim up until the big day, and his calm demeanor really helped ease our worries.
We are still getting rave reviews about the band weeks after the big day. Would highly recommend the band to anyone.
The Band Sundance's reply:Thank you Renee!! Your crowd was amazing to play for...,WOW!
Megan · Married on 01/23/2016
This band ROCKED! A big part of our wedding budget went to live music and it was worth every penny. Not only was the band reasonable but they absolutely made the wedding. If we had just gone with a DJ it would not have been the big party that occurred. The floor was packed the entire time with people dancing whenever they played. My mom said she didn't remember the last time she danced so much. They even got some of our attendants and myself involved in playing along, and sent us a DVD at no charge! Great group of people, book them and you will not be disappointed in your special day!Sent on 03/03/2016
The Band Sundance's reply:Thank you Megan! WOW.....what a party! You guys are the best!!
Ryan · Married on 09/19/2015
We recently hired The Band Sundance for our wedding. They are super fun and play songs that will be a hit in any environment and to wide audience. This is key for a wedding as they can play something for everyone.Sent on 10/16/2015
They were interactive with us and overall they were just perfect.
Being the groom, you don't remember each song or the entire set list but the next day, everyone was raving about what a great band and asking how i found them. That is a sign that they did a great job and I highly suggest them.
Very professional and leaves you to not worry about the music, which is key. Do yourself a favor and hire them for your wedding.
The Band Sundance's reply:Thank you Ryan!! Your wedding was an awesome party....it was like a concert!! We could have played on and on!!
lisa · Married on 09/12/2015
I cannot even begin to tell you how happy I was that we hired this band! We knew a dj was out of the question. The band really knows how to play for a crowd. We had guests ranging from high school on up and the dance floor was always packed. People are still telling me that this was by far the best party that they can remember attending. They brought in special lighting, mc'd my event, and even gave me a cd! They also dj during breaks! No one remembers your flowers or cake, but they will remember what a good time to they had. Thank you Jim and the band Sundance! Maybe an anniversary party will be in the future! !Sent on 10/11/2015
Lisa and John
The Band Sundance's reply:Thank you Lisa and John for the kind words!! Let us know when you have that anniversary party....we will be there!!
Kelly · Married on 08/01/2015
You cannot get a better band than Sundance. Go for the full 8 piece and your guests will love it! Our dance floor was full the entire night and everyone - from teens to twenty-somethings to older guests -mentioned the band as a highlight of the night. Wide variety of songs. You will love them!Sent on 08/10/2015
The Band Sundance's reply:Thank you Kelly.....it was truly a great night to remember!
Daina · Married on 06/20/2015
Everything about the band was great. We were all very pleased and would recommend them to anyone. In addition to playing at the dinner reception at Brookfield Zoo, a saxophonist performed during the cocktail hour at the bear enclosure and it made that part of the wedding celebraion even more interesting.Sent on 07/30/2015
The Band Sundance's reply:The Zoo was an awesome setting!! Thank you for selecting Sundance to perform at your wedding!
Camilla · Married on 04/04/2015
Sundance was amazing for my wedding. I continue to get compliments on how great the reception was because of the band. They played such a variety of music and were interactive which made it very very fun!Sent on 07/14/2015
The Band Sundance's reply:Thank you Camilla! We enjoyed performing at your wedding!
Brian · Married on 04/04/2015
You guys rocked it!!! Thank you so much for the great memories! We will see you at Kevin and Amy's again maybe!Sent on 07/29/2015
The Band Sundance's reply:Thank you Brian! You are the best!
Matthew · Married on 12/27/2014
Sundance was professional and willing to make the wedding night the way we wanted it. I would, without hesitation recommend this band to anyone, for any venue.Sent on 01/05/2015
The Band Sundance's reply:Thank you Matthew! Your wedding was AWESOME!
Brendan · Married on 10/11/2014
You'll need a bigger dance floor! Holy cow! My wife and I have seen Sundance perform now at three weddings (two family friends and now our own wedding). The first decision we made regarding our wedding was not a date or a venue, but rather that we HAD to have this band! They play a wide variety of music from your typical dinner music to the classic rock n' roll and current pop.Sent on 12/31/2014
From day one our communication with Jim, the band leader, was fantastic. We didn't have easy requests either...my father-in-law is a big Rolling Stones fan and his request was to have a Stones song for the Father/Daughter dance. They learned it and even performed several other Stones songs throughout the night that they had learned!
The band showed up early and was ready before guests began arriving to the reception. The band took 1-2 short breaks but during the breaks had DJ music to make sure no one left the dance floor. The dance floor was packed all night long! My cousin grabbed the mic and sang "Don't Stop Believin'" with the band and my uncle joined in on the jaw-harp for some "Sweet Home Chicago" to end the night!
Having a band at your wedding will cost you a few more green-backs than having a DJ. But lets be honest, who remembers the food, booze, or decor? No one! But everyone remembers whether they were dancing all night and having a great time. You'll get that and more with Sundance.
This band is worth the money and if you are a little strapped on budget you can always cut a horn from the ensemble and save a few bucks. But don't...you know you want the whole sha-bang! Quit looking around for another "wedding band" and snatch this "awesome band" before they are booked. You won't regret it! I only wish I could have another event to have Sundance perform at but I'm not hoping for a second wedding :-)
The Band Sundance's reply:WOW.... Thank you Brendan and Amy! Your wedding was truly an awesome party that will be remembered for years to come! We love your review!