Average Cost of a Wedding Band (Music) 2024


In 2024, the average cost of a wedding band is between $3097-$3617.  The total number of playing musicians and the equipment involved in the biggest influencer in cost. Most wedding bands consist of a 4-member group that plays for a 4-hour performance.

  • It is highly suggested to try and see a band “live” or listen to a demo before booking.
  • A “variety band” is a popular music option since they can provide different genres of music that everyone will enjoy.
  • 46% of planning brides consider music one of the most important aspects of their big day.
  • Most couples book their wedding band 6-8 months before their event date.
  • Top 10 Wedding Music Tips

Have a song that you absolutely must have at your wedding — but fear it could baffle or even offend older relatives? Save it for late in the evening, when most of the remaining revelers will be your friends.