Light Up Your Holiday Events with Live Music

Bring the festive cheer to Chicago with unforgettable Christmas and Hannukah performances by Ryan Hobbs and the Northside Brass.
Spreads Holiday Joy
Elevates Festive Mood
Custom Holiday Tunes

Seasonal Magic with Every Melody

Envision your holiday event wrapped in the warm, majestic sounds of Northside Brass. Our Christmas and Hannukah performances bring a festive spirit that lights up the room, crafting a backdrop of joy and celebration. We tailor our music to echo your holiday theme, creating moments that linger like the season’s cherished memories. From serene melodies that evoke winter’s calm to lively tunes that celebrate festive joy, our music makes every gathering sparkle.

Chicago’s Choice for Holiday Music Excellence

With years of experience in Chicago, Ryan Hobbs and the Northside Brass are experts at bringing holiday music to life. Our deep understanding of local traditions and venues enhances every performance, making us a favorite for events across the city.

From the bustling downtown to cozy neighborhood gatherings, we’ve performed at iconic Chicago venues like the Lakeshore Pavilion and Riverfront Center, ensuring each event sparkles with the perfect festive soundtrack.

Select the Perfect Ensemble for Your Event

Explore our diverse ensemble configurations tailored to match the ambiance and style of your special occasion. Each setup offers a unique musical experience, ensuring your event is unforgettable. Here are the versatile options we offer:

Brass Quintet

Experience the rich, resonant sounds of our Brass Quintet, featuring two trumpets, a trombone, a horn, and a tuba. This classic ensemble is perfect for adding a touch of sophistication and a powerful musical presence to any event.

String Quartet

Our String Quartet brings elegance with two violins, a viola, and a cello. Ideal for creating a refined and intimate atmosphere, this setup is perfect for ceremonies, receptions, and quiet gatherings where beautiful string music can truly shine.

Jazz Quartet

Add a layer of cool sophistication with our Jazz Quartet, available with combinations of piano, bass, drums, and your choice of trumpet or saxophone. This versatile group is suited for lively, engaging events where guests appreciate a smooth, melodic backdrop.

Seven Piece Swing Band

For a more dynamic and engaging musical experience, our Seven Piece Swing Band includes a rhythm section, three horns, and a vocalist. This ensemble is great for larger events, such as corporate gatherings or lively private parties, where dancing and high energy are expected.

Each configuration is performed by our talented musicians, who are dedicated to creating an atmospheric and enriching experience for your event. Let us help you choose the right ensemble to make your celebration truly spectacular.

Explore Our Customizable Holiday Playlists

Dive into our specially curated holiday playlist, perfect for Christmas and Hannukah celebrations. Remember, we can tailor each playlist to perfectly suit the theme of your event, ensuring a personalized festive atmosphere.

Sample Playlist

“All I Want for Christmas Is You” – Mariah Carey
“Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah” – Traditional
“Jingle Bell Rock” – Bobby Helms
“O Holy Night” – Traditional
“Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel” – Traditional

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Transparent Pricing for Your Customized Musical Experience

At Northside Brass Music Company, we understand that every event is unique, which is why we offer customized pricing tailored to fit the specific needs of your occasion. We take into account various factors such as location, event duration, and specific ensemble requirements to provide you with the most accurate and fair pricing possible.

Here’s What’s Included When You Book Us:

Personalized Music Planning

Work directly with our music director to select the ideal repertoire for your event.

Dedicated Performances

Enjoy live music performed by experienced and professional musicians.

Sound Equipment

High-quality sound equipment suited to your venue size and type.

Setup & Teardown

We handle all aspects of setup and teardown, so you don’t have to worry about the technical details.

Travel Costs

Inclusive of travel expenses within a specified radius.

Music Consultation

Ongoing communication to ensure your music selections and event timings are perfectly aligned.

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Guiding You to Perfect Event Music

Planning an event can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to creating the right atmosphere with music. At Northside Brass Music Company, we understand these challenges. With our extensive experience performing at hundreds of events, from intimate gatherings to grand celebrations, and numerous awards in our field, we bring not only music but also peace of mind. We ensure every musical detail is handled with expertise.

Ready to transform your event with award-winning music? Fill out the form below to start your journey with Northside Brass, where exceptional music makes unforgettable events.

Book Your Event Music in Three Simple Steps

Inquire About Availability and Pricing

Kick off your journey by reaching out to us with the details of your event. Just fill out our quick inquiry form or give us a call, and we’ll provide you with a personalized quote that reflects your specific needs.

the Date

Once you're happy with the quote and ready to move forward, we'll send you an online contract. Review, sign, and return the contract along with the booking fee to confirm and lock in your event date on our calendar.

Schedule a Music Consultation Meeting

After securing your date, we’ll arrange a detailed music consultation meeting. This step is where we dive deep into the logistics of your event, discussing everything from song selections to performance timing to ensure our music aligns perfectly with your vision.

Frequently Asked Questions About Our Wedding Cocktail Hour Performances

We perform at a variety of events including weddings, corporate functions, community outreach events, holiday parties, and private celebrations. Our versatile ensemble adapts to both the atmosphere and the audience of the event.

We recommend booking as early as possible, especially for popular dates. To ensure availability, contacting us at least 3-6 months before your event is ideal, but we can accommodate shorter timelines if needed.

Absolutely! We pride ourselves on our diverse repertoire. Whether you have specific songs, genres, or themes in mind, we’re happy to accommodate your musical preferences and can work with you to craft the perfect playlist.

Yes, we provide all necessary sound equipment for our performances. This includes microphones, speakers, and any other required audio technology to ensure top-quality sound tailored to your venue.

We are flexible and prepared for all situations. For outdoor events, we require adequate cover to protect our instruments and equipment. In case of adverse weather, we coordinate closely with event planners to ensure a seamless adaptation to any changes.

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