Chicago Big Bands

Looking to book that big band sound? You’re in the right place! The Bash has a wide selection of talented jazz bands that you can book for any event, from a wedding to big band-themed school dance. Choose from the top-rated bands in the Chicago, IL area.


Top Big Bands near Chicago, IL (94 results)
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Tim Marin Orchestra

8 reviews
11 verified bookings
virtual services offered
Big Band from Lombard, IL (17 miles from Chicago, IL)

The Tim Marin's "Nite Hawk Orchestra" combines big time class with big band brass. Bassist and arranger Tim Marin recently established this ensemble with a goal in mind of making the classic American big band sound acce...

Starting at
$3,000 per event
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Big Band Boom!

2 reviews
2 verified bookings
Big Band from Chicago, IL

+---+-- We Cover Your 5% Booking Fee --+---+ Big Band Boom! is an honest to goodness 17 piece big band and there is nothing that compares to that sound when you are able to experience in a live setting. No matter if...

Starting at
$800 per event
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Chicago Diamond Trio

77 reviews
173 verified bookings
virtual services offered
Jazz Band from Chicago, IL

Are you looking for the perfect live music for your event? CHICAGO MUSIC AWARD WINNER and BEST OF CHICAGO BUSINESS AWARD WINNER – CHICAGO DIAMOND TRIO is a diverse music group with an impeccable reputation for providing...

Starting at
$500 per event

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Mike Knauf Music

89 reviews
155 verified bookings
virtual services offered
Jazz Band from Chicago, IL

Are you looking for a jazz duo, trio, quartet or small jazz group? Do you need German or Irish musical entertainment for your event or club? We have our Die Musikmeisters German Band or Nippersink Rogues Irish Band. Ho...

Starting at
$300 per event

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Midnight

46 reviews
59 verified bookings
Cover Band from Tinley Park, IL (21 miles from Chicago, IL)

MIDNIGHT is a seven piece Rock, Pop and Cover band that covers the best songs from the past 5 generations. We have performed throughout the Midwest for a number of years and will provide high quality musical entertainme...

Starting at
$900 per event

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Judy Bridges/JazzCats/HappyWanderers

30 reviews
67 verified bookings
virtual services offered
German Band from Aurora, IL (30 miles from Chicago, IL)

The Bridges Brass " The Happy Wanderers" German Band are an authentic German Oktoberfest band. We play events large and small. Oktoberfest isn't just September and October. We perform year round. If you need a German ban...

Starting at
$1,000 per event

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Patrick & the LVB

3 verified bookings
virtual services offered
Cover Band from Chicago, IL

Patrick & the LVB - Chicago Cover Band / Top 40 Band / Party Band (Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Chicago, Denver, Orlando) Patrick Sieben has quickly become one of Las Vegas' top performers. He currently holds a 4 n...

Starting at
$1,000 per event

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Martini Lunch

24 reviews
59 verified bookings
Jazz Band from Elmhurst, IL (13 miles from Chicago, IL)

Flash back to the early sixties when the Mad Men execs went out for a classy Martini Lunch accompanied by the sounds of Sinatra, Bobby Darin, and company. Besides providing cool backgrounds or hot swing, Martini Lunch a...

Starting at
$450 per event

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The Company Band

10 reviews
12 verified bookings
virtual services offered
Dance Band from Chicago, IL

The Company Band is one of Chicago's premier bands known for its versatility and talented members. The Company Band is putting its own spin on the music industry by giving people a combination of music genres creating de...

Starting at
$3,600 per event

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Gold Standards & Jazz Ensembles!

12 reviews
24 verified bookings
Jazz Band from Chicago, IL

Averaging 300+ performances annually nationwide for corporate events, galas, and receptions of all types, Gold Standards & Jazz Ensembles reaffirms its reputation for professionalism and musical excellence with each enga...

Starting at
$700 per event

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Skip Towne And The Greyhounds

5 reviews
9 verified bookings
virtual services offered
Blues Band from Chicago, IL

Chicago's Skip Towne & The Greyhounds personify hard driving, heartfelt classic blues, jazz, swing, ballads, and downright good time Rockin' Blues that you can't refuse!. The band has been regularly performing acoustical...

Starting at
$800 per event

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Ring Of Music Corporate Event Band

4 reviews
11 verified bookings
Jazz Band from Chicago, IL

We are based out of Chicago, IL, and perform nationally and internationally for weddings, festivals, corporate events, fundraiser events, universities, private parties, and live music venues. Providing a variety of appro...

Starting at
$300 per event

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Ring Of Music Dance Band

1 review
3 verified bookings
Dance Band from Chicago, IL

Real Musicians, Real Music! We are based out of Chicago, IL, and perform nationally and internationally for weddings, festivals, corporate events, universities, private parties, and live music venues. Providing a vari...

Starting at
$1,900 per event

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Martini Lunch

5 reviews
10 verified bookings
Jazz Ensemble from Chicago, IL

Flash back to the early sixties when the Mad Men execs went out for a classy Martini Lunch accompanied by the sounds of Sinatra, Bobby Darin, and company. Besides providing cool backgrounds or hot swing, Martini Lunch a...

Starting at
$600 per event

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Sam Fazio Music

2 reviews
3 verified bookings
virtual services offered
Jazz Band from Chicago, IL

Sam Fazio's music is hip, elegant and bold. He puts a wonderful new spin on the songs we love. Whether he's singing a swing standard, pop classic or love ballad, his soulful yet classic style comes shining through. Sam's...

Starting at
$500 per event

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Brassworks Music Productions

3 reviews
3 verified bookings
Dance Band from Chicago, IL

Brassworks Music Productions provides excellent Music & Entertainment for concerts, corporate events, private parties, receptions, weddings, ceremonies, and church services. Past clients include: Airgas Corp., McDonald's...

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Background Jazz Trio/Quartet

Jazz Band from Chicago, IL

Live Background Jazz provides classy background jazz for private events!

Starting at
$900 per event

Swing Jazz Band

Big Band from Chicago, IL

Percussionist * Drummer * Band Leader * * With his edgy style and innovative beats, jazz and blues drummer Isaiah Spencer has carved out a unique reputation in Chicago and on the national and international music...

Starting at
$450 per event

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Moodswing Bands

8 reviews
13 verified bookings
Big Band from Milwaukee, WI (91 miles from Chicago, IL)

Moodswing Bands is a professional ensemble that will be the centerpiece for your next wedding or event. We offer three configurations; a 17 piece big band utilizing two female vocalists and featuring many of Milwaukee'...

Starting at
$1,500 per event

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Big Band Express Orchestra

3 verified bookings
virtual services offered
Big Band from Northville, MI (218 miles from Chicago, IL)

THE BIG BAND EXPRESS has enjoyed a long and rich history in performing big band music in the state of Michigan and surrounding areas. We typically play at weddings, fundraisers, anniversary parties and other celebratio...

Starting at
$1,700 per event

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Rhythm Society Orchestra

1 review
3 verified bookings
Big Band from Grosse Pointe, MI (247 miles from Chicago, IL)

Rhythm Society Orchestra is a 16-piece dance big band specializing in true vintage swing music of the '30s and '40s with a good helping of Sinatra and The Rat Pack from the '50s. We're as authentic as they come - no wat...

Starting at
$2,400 per event

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Ambassadors Big Band

5 reviews
8 verified bookings
virtual services offered
Big Band from Milford, MI (214 miles from Chicago, IL)

The Ambassadors Big Band was formed in 1957 in the Ann Arbor area. The 17 or 18-member swing band continues to excite audiences with their unique arrangments of great standard swing tunes and newer tunes in a swing styl...

Starting at
$2,200 per event

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Steve Wood Duo, Trio, And Quartet(ensemble)

21 reviews
54 verified bookings
virtual services offered
Jazz Ensemble from Detroit, MI (245 miles from Chicago, IL)

Steve is a woodwind virtuoso specializing in saxophone and flute and is fluent in a wide variety of styles of jazz and classical music. The Duo features the classics as well as jazz standards, and is particularly approp...

Starting at
$200 per event

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Steve Wood Duo, Trio, And Quartet

82 reviews
158 verified bookings
virtual services offered
Jazz Band from Detroit, MI (245 miles from Chicago, IL)

Steve is a woodwind virtuoso specializing in saxophone and flute and is fluent in a variety of styles of jazz and classical music. The Duo features the classics as well as jazz standards, and is particularly appropriate...

Starting at
$300 per event

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Tuxedo Junction Dance Orchestra

6 reviews
34 verified bookings
virtual services offered
Swing Band from Dayton, OH (228 miles from Chicago, IL)

This is the real deal. This is a 3214 big band. This was the format that dominated the regional band scene through out the 30's, 40's and 50's. We have recaptured the scores, the instrumentation and feeling of the great...

Starting at
$650 per event
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