Experience the best in live wedding reception entertainment in Chicago with the Northside Brass, ensuring your special day is nothing short of spectacular

Experience the best in live wedding ceremony entertainment right here in Chicago, featuring Northside Brass's renowned musical ensembles for an enchanting and memorable celebration.
Memorable Live Music
Tailored Music Sets
Seamless Event Flow

Dance the Night Away with Northside Brass

Imagine the energy soaring as our seven-piece swing band hits the stage, transforming your wedding reception into a vibrant celebration. With Northside Brass, we tailor every performance to match your wedding theme, ensuring the music complements every moment. From the grand entrance to the last dance, our expertly curated playlist keeps the atmosphere alive and your guests on their feet. Let us handle the tunes while you make memories that last a lifetime.

Your Premier Choice for Wedding Reception Entertainment in Chicago

As seasoned performers at Chicago’s finest venues, Ryan Hobbs and Northside Brass Music Company bring unparalleled local expertise to every wedding reception. Our deep understanding of the city’s vibrant venues ensures that your special day resonates with the heart and soul of Chicago.

Our experience performing across numerous iconic locations in the city has honed our ability to deliver exceptional music that perfectly complements the ambiance of any setting. With Northside Brass, you’re not just booking a band; you’re ensuring a tailor-made musical experience that enhances your celebration.

Tailor Your Event with Our Versatile Musical Configurations

At Northside Brass Music Company, we offer a range of musical ensembles to perfectly match the ambiance and style of your event. Each configuration brings its own unique flair and expertise, ensuring that we meet all your musical expectations. Explore our options to find the best fit for your special occasion:

Brass Quintet

Our Brass Quintet provides a rich, sonorous experience with two trumpets, a trombone, a horn, and a tuba. Ideal for formal gatherings, ceremonial events, or as a sophisticated backdrop, this classic ensemble adds a touch of elegance and grandeur.

String Quartet

Elevate your event with the timeless beauty of our String Quartet, featuring two violins, a viola, and a cello. Perfect for weddings, intimate gatherings, or any setting that calls for a refined musical touch, our quartet performs everything from classical pieces to modern arrangements.

Jazz Quartet

Add some cool vibes to your event with our Jazz Quartet. Choose between configurations that include piano, bass, drums, and either trumpet or saxophone. This versatile group is perfect for creating a relaxed yet lively atmosphere at cocktail hours, receptions, or corporate events.

Seven Piece Swing Band

For those looking to make a bigger impact, our Seven Piece Swing Band includes a full rhythm section, three horns, and a dynamic vocalist. This ensemble is guaranteed to fill the dance floor, making it an excellent choice for lively weddings, gala events, and large-scale celebrations.

No matter which configuration you choose, Northside Brass Music Company is dedicated to providing high-quality, memorable musical performances that are tailored to your event’s specific needs.

Explore Our Sample Wedding Reception Playlist

Dive into our curated sample playlist designed to enhance your wedding reception. Remember, every playlist is customizable to perfectly match the theme and atmosphere of your celebration.

Sample Playlist

“At Last” – Etta James
“Thinking Out Loud” – Ed Sheeran
“September” – Earth, Wind & Fire
“Can’t Help Falling in Love” – Elvis Presley
“Uptown Funk” – Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars

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Customized Pricing for Your Unique Event

At Northside Brass Music Company, we understand that every event is special and has its own set of requirements. That’s why we offer personalized pricing tailored to the specifics of your event including location, duration, and other essential factors. Our goal is to provide you with exceptional value and clear, upfront costs.

Included in Your Booking:

Tailored Music Performance

Customized music that resonates with the theme and mood of your event.

Professional Musicians

Skilled performers dedicated to delivering high-quality entertainment.


State-of-the-art sound equipment to ensure the best audio experience.

Setup &

Efficient setup and breakdown managed by our team, so you can focus on enjoying your event.


Included within a certain radius; additional fees may apply for venues outside this area.


A pre-event meeting to finalize all musical details and ensure everything runs smoothly.


We work closely with your event planners or venue staff to seamlessly integrate our services with your event schedule.


Enjoy live music that is timed and tailored to the flow of your event, ensuring maximum impact.

Let us help make your event unforgettable with music that perfectly complements the occasion. Contact us today for a custom quote tailored just for you.

Northside Brass Music Company

Guiding You to Event Success

At Northside Brass Music Company, we understand the complexities and pressures of planning large-scale events. With our extensive experience performing at hundreds of occasions, from intimate gatherings to grand galas, we bring not just music, but confidence and reliability to your event planning. Our award-winning performances have made us leaders in the event music industry, trusted by clients to deliver impeccable and memorable music experiences.

Ready to ensure your event’s success with professional, award-winning music? Fill out the form below to start planning with Northside Brass Music Company. Let us handle the music, so you can enjoy your event worry-free!

Book Northside Brass Music Company in Three Simple Steps

Inquire About Availability and Pricing

Start by reaching out to us to check our availability for your event date. We'll provide you with a detailed quote that matches the specifics of your event, ensuring you get the best service tailored to your needs.

the Date

Once you decide that Northside Brass is the perfect fit for your celebration, we'll send you an online contract to sign. Secure your date by submitting the booking fee, and rest assured, your event music is in professional hands.

Schedule a Music Consultation Meeting

After your date is secured, we will arrange a detailed consultation to discuss all aspects of your event's logistics. This meeting ensures we understand your vision and preferences, allowing us to deliver a performance that perfectly aligns with your expectations.

Frequently Asked Questions About Our Performances

We offer a versatile repertoire that includes classical, jazz, pop, and swing. We tailor our performance to match the theme and atmosphere of your wedding, ensuring a perfect musical backdrop.

Our standard performance is usually between two to four hours, but we are flexible and can adjust to fit the schedule of your event. We work with you to ensure our music seamlessly integrates with your reception timeline.

Absolutely! We can perform throughout different phases of your wedding, providing a cohesive musical experience from the ceremony to the last dance at your reception.

No, we are fully self-sufficient and bring all necessary equipment, including instruments, sound systems, and microphones. We ensure high-quality sound production tailored to your venue’s acoustics.

We recommend booking as soon as possible, typically at least 6 to 12 months in advance, especially for peak wedding seasons. Early booking ensures that your date is secured in our calendar.

If you have more specific questions or need further details, don’t hesitate to reach out. We’re here to make your wedding reception musically unforgettable!
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