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The Uptown Band

Top 40 Band from Reading, PA Will travel up to 3000 miles

  • Avg 5.0 | 47 Reviews
  • 59 Verified Bookings
  • Member Since 2007
  • 7 Awards & Badges
  • Virtual Services Offered

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BEST OF GIGMASTERS AWARDS!!! PERFECT 5 STAR FEEDBACK ON EVERY INTERNET SITE!!! The Uptown Band features some of the Northeast's most accomplished and seasoned entertainers. They have been awarded Gigmasters' Rising Star Award for the #1 Top-40 Band in North America and Best of Gigmasters Awards. Able to play virtually every kind of music, the bands is a featured act performing for all occasions including weddings, conventions, festivals, and all other public and private events. Some of their more notable accomplishments include performing at the PA Vision of Hope Gala for former Homeland Security Chief Tom Ridge, working opposite Comedy Central's Jeff Dunham at a sold-out Luhrs Performing Arts Center, and being one of three acts chosen to play at the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building's Centennial Celebration. Members of the band have played with numerous celebrities including Marie Osmond, The Skyliners, and Martha and the Vandellas, to name a few. The group features an exciting rhythm section, horn section, and 3-4 Lead Male and Female Vocalists! Since 2005, The Uptown Band prides itself on 100% client satisfaction as shown by their perfect 5 Star feedback by each of their previous clients on Gigmasters and all other Internet websites. The band encourages clients to pick what songs they want played off of its extensive song list meaning that unlike other groups, you get total say in what the band plays. Also, if you turn on your TV or listen to the radio, you may also see and hear one of The Uptown Band's original songs being played on Music Choice National TV or Satellite Radio! Don't miss out on booking The Uptown Band! Make your event an UPTOWN affair and contact them today for pricing and availability. PLEASE NOTE: Song list below is only a portion of complete song list.


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Review by Stacie G.

WeddingReviewed on April 9, 2016From Dallas, PA

LOVE The Uptown Band!! Could not be more satisfied with how perfect they made our wedding! Everyone loved them! The whole planning process was handled so smoothly. Any questions we had were answered almost immediately! Erich was very helpful and as a busy bride helped me to remember the moments I wouldn't have thought of on my own! Thank you for helping to make our wedding the best night of our lives!!

Review by Sarah Z.

Wedding ReceptionReviewed on August 19, 2012From Collingswood, NJ

AMAZING! If you are looking for a great band... not just a run of the mill wedding band, hire Erich Cawalla and the Uptown Band. We heard from a lot of guests both during and after the wedding how amazing they thought the band was. We opted for 2 horns instead of one horn because of the song we chose for our first dance, and wow was it worth it! Honestly, we expected them to be a great band based on all the reviews, and they went above and beyond our expectations, it was the best band we had ever heard at a wedding. The whole experience in working with Erich Cawalla was great, and he was more than accomodating... the uptown band MADE my wedding phenomenal Thanks

Review by Ralph T.

WeddingReviewed on November 8, 2008From Macungie, PA

When we decided to have a band for our daughter's Nov. 8, 2008 wedding, we checked with Gigmaster and found out about the Uptown Band. We were anxious about selecting a band. However, once we came in contact with Erich Cawalla, our concerns were quickly relieved. Erich worked with us in order to see the Uptown Band perform. After we heard the band, our minds were made up! Erich worked with us to create a lovely, fun and exciting evening for the bride and groom, as well as, all the guests.Erich quickly responded to our phone calls and emails. Erich and the Uptown Band are extremely talented, accomodating and friendly. I stronly recommend the Uptown Band!

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Song List

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  • 24K Magic | Bruno Mars
  • 25 or 6 to 4 | Chicago
  • Ain't No Other Man | Christina Aguilera
  • Ain't Nobody | Chaka Khan
  • Apache | Sugarhill Gang
  • Ain't Too Proud to Beg | Temptations
  • At Last | Etta James
  • At This Moment | Billy Vera and the Beaters
  • Bad Romance | Lady Gaga
  • Before He Cheats | Carrie Underwood
  • Birdland | Weather Report
  • Bruce Springsteen Medley | Bruce Springstreen
  • Cant Stop the Feeling | Justin Timberlake
  • Country Roads | John Denver
  • Crazy in Love | Beyonce
  • Dance to the Music | Sly and the Family Stone
  • December of 63 (Oh, What a Night) | Frankie Valli
  • Dontcha Wanna Ride | Joss Stone
  • For Once in My Life | Stevie Wonder/Tony Bennett
  • Forget You | Cee Lo Green
  • Get Down Tonight | KC and the Sunshine Band
  • Ex's and Oh's | Elle King
  • Give it to Me Baby | Rick James
  • Grazin' in the Grass | Boney James/Rick Braun
  • Hellagood | No Doubt
  • Here for the Party | Gretchen Wilson
  • Hey There, Lonely Girl | Eddie Holman
  • Higher Ground | Stevie Wonder
  • Honky Tonk Woman | Rolling Stones
  • I'm Yours | Jason Mraz
  • I Feel Good | James Brown
  • I Need to Know | Marc Anthony
  • If I Ain't Got You | Alicia Keys
  • In My Life | The Beatles
  • In the Mood | Glenn Miller
  • Jersey Boys Medley | Frankie Valli
  • Jessie's Girl | Rick Springfield
  • Just a Gigolo | Louis Prima/Sam Butera
  • Just the Way You Are | Billy Joel
  • Land of 1000 Dances | Wilson Pickett
  • Listen to the Music | Doobie Brothers
  • Mack the Knife | Bobby Darin
  • Margaritaville | Jimmy Buffett
  • Marry Me | Train
  • Morning Dance | Spyro Gyra
  • Mustang Sally | Wilson Pickett
  • My Girl | Temptations
  • My Prerogative | Bobby Brown
  • Night Train | Buddy Morrow
  • Ooh, Baby Baby | Smokey Robinson
  • Pick Up the Pieces | Average White Band
  • Pour Some Sugar on Me | Def Leppard
  • Rapper's Delight | Sugar Hill Gang
  • Respect | Aretha Franklin
  • Roadhouse Blues | The Doors
  • Rock and Roll | Led Zeppelin
  • Rolling in the Deep | Adele
  • Runaround Sue | Dion and the Belmonts
  • Satin Doll | Duke Ellington
  • Saving All My Love | Whitney Houston
  • September | Earth Wind & Fire
  • Shook Me All Night | AC/DC
  • Shut Up and Dance | Walk The Moon
  • Somewhere Over the Rainbow | Eva Cassidy
  • The Way You Look Tonight | Frank Sinatra
  • This Is How We Do It | Montell Jordan
  • Turn Your Love Around | George Benson
  • Unchained Melody | Righteous Brothers
  • Uptown Funk | Bruno Mars
  • You Don't Know Me | Michael Buble/Ray Charles
  • You Make Me Feel Brand New | The Stylistics


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Past Events

June 16, 2018 • Community Event
Sat6:00 PM - 10:30 PM Chester Springs, PA
June 9, 2018 • Private Party
Sat7:00 PM - 9:30 PM York, PA
February 25, 2017 • Corporate Function
Sat7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Columbia, MD
August 3, 2016 • Event
Wed6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Langhorne, PA
April 9, 2016 • Wedding
Sat5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Dallas, PA
September 22, 2015 • Corporate Function
Tue5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Carlisle, PA
March 22, 2015 • Birthday Party (Adult)
Sun6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Malvern, PA
December 21, 2014 • Christmas Party
Sun4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Philadelphia, PA
September 27, 2014 • Wedding Reception
Sat7:00 PM - 11:00 PM Reading, PA
July 27, 2014 • Corporate Function
Sun5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Lancaster, PA
May 17, 2014 • Wedding Reception
Sat6:30 PM - 12:30 AM Washington, DC
April 5, 2014 • Wedding Reception
Sat5:30 PM - 10:30 PM Roanoke, VA

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