New York City Alternative Bands

Whether you’re a fan of Pearl Jam, Radiohead, Spacehog, or any of the other classic bands of the 90s, you’ll be glad to know The Bash has a wide selection of Alternative Bands that you can book for your next event in the New York City, NY area. Start your search here!


Top Alternative Bands near New York City, NY (69 results)
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Hotelheads

10 reviews
18 verified bookings
Cover Band from New York City, NY

Hotelheads are a full-service event band specializing in high-quality live musical entertainment for weddings, parties, private events, and corporate functions across the northeast U.S. and beyond. The group's signature...

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The Good Life

19 reviews
30 verified bookings
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Cover Band from West Islip, NY (35 miles from New York City, NY)

**Best of 2016 and 2017** 25+ verified gigs and 5 star reviews across the board! The Good Life (formerly known as The Still Life) is a versatile top 40 pop/rock band hailing from Long Island, New York. For years, they r...

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$500 per event
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Naughty Humphrey

4 reviews
9 verified bookings
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Cover Band from West Orange, NJ (15 miles from New York City, NY)

Looking for an exciting, fun alternative to the same old, same old out there? Naughty Humphrey strives to separate from the pack. We play popular covers from the 60's thru today, but we resurrect those lost classics that...

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$500 per event

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Mirror Ball Karaoke Band

6 reviews
8 verified bookings
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Cover Band from New York City, NY

Thanks for browsing our profile! We are an energetic 6 piece live karaoke/cover band for all events from weddings to birthday parties to corporate gatherings - we have been playing together for 10 years and are extreme...

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$1,300 per event

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The WMDs

24 reviews
38 verified bookings
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Cover Band from New York City, NY

The WMDs are the tri-state's premier national touring rock/wedding cover band. From Classic Rock and Motown to old-school Hip-Hop medleys, 80's, 90's and Top-40, The WMDs can execute a show like no other. Having reside...

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$450 per event

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Frantic City

35 reviews
52 verified bookings
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Rock Band from Shelton, CT (58 miles from New York City, NY)

Frantic City is a high energy Rock Trio or Quartet playing popular songs from today's current hits back to the 90's, 80's, 70's, and 60's. We can also provide DJ services in between the live music for continuous music fo...

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$550 per event

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The 80’s vs. 90’s Show

2 reviews
4 verified bookings
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90s Band from New York City, NY

The 80's vs. 90's Show is a unique and mind blowing experience featuring the best music from two very different decades. Whether it's big hair, neon, Doc Martens or flannel, this band will keep your guests partying on th...

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$1,200 per event

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Blame it on the Dog Band

8 reviews
12 verified bookings
Reggae Band from Norwalk, CT (37 miles from New York City, NY)

If you're looking for a fun and enjoyable music experience then we are the Band for you. Blame it on the Dog is a Reggae and so. Cali rock band with a some Latin and blues mixed in. We are flexible in pieces we can pro...

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$350 per event

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Jose Conde Bands, Ola Fresca

34 reviews
83 verified bookings
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World Music Band from New York City, NY

A consistent choice of celebrities and top party planners for over 20 years, Jose Conde is "one of NY's most important Latin voices" (TIMEOUT NY), and a dynamic and charismatic Cuban American singer, performer, producer...

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$500 per event

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The Sulls

7 reviews
14 verified bookings
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Cover Band from Wilton, CT (41 miles from New York City, NY)

The Sullivan Brothers were awesome. They played all songs people wanted to hear. Their energy was awesome, they even played stairway to heaven on the guitar we were raffleing off. I honestly couldn't be happier, and I al...

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$1,000 per event

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Cold Weather Company

6 reviews
8 verified bookings
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Acoustic Band from New Brunswick, NJ (30 miles from New York City, NY)

Steadily building their artistic style and audience both along the East Coast and online for the past four years, New Jersey-based alternative folk band Cold Weather Company carries a diverse sound, rich with harmonies a...

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$500 per event

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Uninvited

2 reviews
2 verified bookings
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Pop Band from Greenwich, CT (26 miles from New York City, NY)

Connecticut's Best Party and Wedding Band! We play every style of music including rock and roll, classic rock, 80's, disco and hip hop. We have 3 excellent singers, Ken, Danielle and Stephanie backed by the finest music...

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$800 per event

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Stage Fright Band

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Cover Band from Wayne, NJ (19 miles from New York City, NY)

Stage Fright is a Rock Cover Party Band covering 70's/80's/90's/2000's tunes. We are a PERFECT fit for Engagement Parties, Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties, Birthday Parties, Anniversaries, Corporate Events, Holiday Parti...

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$850 per event

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WAZA Cover Band

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Cover Band from New York City, NY

WAZA is one of the hottest rock cover bands in the NYC area, having been on the scene for 4+ years. Japanese for “Art and technique,” WAZA plays the biggest, most memorable hits. We call it the “soundtrack of our live...

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$1,900 per event

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Mariachi Nuevo Mexico

Mariachi Band from Passaic, NJ (10 miles from New York City, NY)

Mariachi Nuevo Mexico, New Jersey #MexicoVive If you looking for something extraordinary and sensational, don’t trouble yourself pick us and have an unforgettable time. The Mariachi Nuevo Mexico is, very well known t...

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Faces for Radio

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Cover Band from New York City, NY

Faces for Radio is the East Coast's favorite party band! We play all sorts of genres and top hits from 60's, 70's, 80, 90's to today. We specialize in 80's, 90s, early 2000's and contemporary pop-rock. Check out our In...

Starting at
$150 per event

GIBRILVILLE

World Music Band from Brooklyn, NY (4 miles from New York City, NY)

Gibrilville is a alternative world hip hop band from New York city. We Are a 8 piece band and play alternative, world hip hop, & Reggae music Our Latest EP is called "BLACK CADILLAC SEASON 1" Gibril "Gibrilvill...

Avi Pavlovich quartet

Alternative Band from New York City, NY

Avi's band plays upbeat and fun jazz and funk originals and standards.

Starting at
$400 per event

November Nights

Alternative Band from New York City, NY

Alternative Band November Nights is based in New York, New York and has been a member with GigMasters since 2014. November Nights services New York County and will travel up to 10 miles from New York, NY. Hire November N...

Fire and the Romance

Alternative Band from New York City, NY

Scientists have categorized the songs of a Raven into 33 unique vocalizations for each situation. Like the raven, Fire and the Romance use the medium of song to explore situational and emotional landscapes. Luring the li...

L-I-A-R

Alternative Band from New York City, NY

L-I-A-R stands for "Lost In Artificial reality" and was created by Eloine in Paris.

Starting at
$575 per event

Rini

Alternative Band from New York City, NY

Rini [Harini S Raghavan] is a New York based Singer, Songwriter and Violinist who blends Indian Classical and Folk music with Electronica and Rock. She has numerous performances and recordings to her credit, including re...

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$250 per event

Mike Rimbaud and The Subway Sun

Indie Rock Band from New York City, NY

Mike Rimbaud is an American singer-songwriter and rocker who lives from New York City. He has recorded 11 albums(including an album of covers and a compilation). “Put That Dream in Your Pipe and Smoke it” is the latest (...

Starting at
$500 per event

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Those Guys

129 reviews
246 verified bookings
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Dance Band from Waterbury, CT (73 miles from New York City, NY)

It's Wedding Time, and there's no better time to book your 2022/2023 wedding or event than right now with the company that makes YOUR wedding day dreams everything you imagined: Those Guys Entertainment!!! And, with ear...

Starting at
$775 per event

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The Unstoppable Hack Beats

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Cover Band from Audubon, NJ (83 miles from New York City, NY)

UNSTOPPABLE. That's how you describe the seven-piece sound of a group that brings a soul-band attitude to classic rock, New Wave, soul, and reggae tunes. Moving fluidly between Motown and Kingston, the Unstoppable Hack B...

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$500 per event
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