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Live Wire Entertainment

New York , NY
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New York, NY 10001 US (map)

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800-757-3303

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ABOUT US

There is nothing like wonderful music to add that special touch to your important occasions. Picture your wedding day, the most important day of your life. Your family and dearest... Read more
There is nothing like wonderful music to add that special touch to your important occasions. Picture your wedding day, the most important day of your life. Your family and dearest friends are there to help you celebrate. The atmosphere is elegant and festive. Your wedding day creates positive lifelong memories for you. Music will play a significant role on this occasion. You want the music and the band to be outstanding, with grace and style yet fun.

Founded in 1990 by Harry Poulos and Anthony Furio , Live Wire is an independent, rehearsed band representing a single group of gifted musicians. Live Wire offers non-stop live music from the 1940’s to today’s hottest dance favorites. Our talented band members sound just like the original artist!

Performing in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania Live Wire has had the pleasure of participating in over 1,000 weddings. Our specialties include, but are not limited to Engagements, Weddings, Anniversaries, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Corporate Functions and Top New York City Dance Clubs

Live Wire performs at only one wedding a day, so you will receive our exclusive attention. From ceremony to cocktail hour to reception Live Wire is always honored to be a part of your special occasion.

Contact Anthony at Live Wire to discuss your upcoming affair.
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INFO FOR BAND

Are you an agency or a band?
Band
What is the size of your band?
Large (6+ musicians), Medium (4-6 musicians), Small (1-3 musicians)
What music genre does your band play?
50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, Acoustic, Big Band, Blues, Calypso, Classic Rock, Classical, Country, Dance, Folk, Funk, Gospel, Hip Hop, Jazz, Latin, Motown, Oldies, Orchestra, Pop, Punk Rock, R&B, Reggae, Rock, Soul, Strings, Swing
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
I can't say enough great things about the band! Live music and dancing were the most important element of our wedding, and Live Wire Entertainment did not disappoint! From the very first song to the last song, each and every single one of our guests was on the dance floor celebrating our marriage with us! From oldies and classics to today's best hits, the band played it all. They did a great job reading the room, and playing the music that got everyone out of their seats and on the dance floor. As the night came to a close, no one wanted to leave the dance floor. Everyone started chanting "one more song, one more song" until the band played one final Bruce Springsteen. It was the perfect ending to a perfect night, and we can't thank Live Wire Entertainment enough. Everyone is still raving about the music!
I can't say enough great things about the band! Live music and dancing were the most important element of our wedding, and Read more...
I can't say enough great things about the band! Live music and dancing were the most important element of our wedding, and Live Wire Entertainment did not disappoint! From the very first song to the last song, each and every single one of our guests was on the dance floor celebrating our marriage with us! From oldies and classics to today's best hits, the band played it all. They did a great job reading the room, and playing the music that got everyone out of their seats and on the dance floor. As the night came to a close, no one wanted to leave the dance floor. Everyone started chanting "one more song, one more song" until the band played one final Bruce Springsteen. It was the perfect ending to a perfect night, and we can't thank Live Wire Entertainment enough. Everyone is still raving about the music! Read less
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Live Wire Entertainment responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much for your review!!!
Anthony
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Andrea
Wedding:
5/24/2014
5.0/5.0
Live wire is the best! We went to their showcase and knew we wanted to book them immediately. It's been over a month since our wedding and we are still having people tell us how amazing our band was. They are professional, reasonably priced (we contacted several other bands and all were much more expensive) and insanely talented. They were so great to work with and even learned our unconventional wedding song and accommodated some other requests we had. They kept everyone on the dance floor and definitely helped make our wedding a memorable one!
Live wire is the best! We went to their showcase and knew we wanted to book them immediately. It's been over a month since Read more...
Live wire is the best! We went to their showcase and knew we wanted to book them immediately. It's been over a month since our wedding and we are still having people tell us how amazing our band was. They are professional, reasonably priced (we contacted several other bands and all were much more expensive) and insanely talented. They were so great to work with and even learned our unconventional wedding song and accommodated some other requests we had. They kept everyone on the dance floor and definitely helped make our wedding a memorable one! Read less
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Live Wire Entertainment responded with the following comments:

Thank you!!!!
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Joy
Wedding:
1/11/2014
5.0/5.0
Best. Band. Ever! We had Live Wire play at our wedding, and they were absolutely incredible. Not one of our guests was in their seat. They were all out on the dance floor the entire night. You NEED to hire them. It will be the best decision you make for your wedding.
Best. Band. Ever! We had Live Wire play at our wedding, and they were absolutely incredible. Not one of our guests was in Read more...
Best. Band. Ever! We had Live Wire play at our wedding, and they were absolutely incredible. Not one of our guests was in their seat. They were all out on the dance floor the entire night. You NEED to hire them. It will be the best decision you make for your wedding. Read less
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Live Wire Entertainment responded with the following comments:

Live Wire had a great time performing for your affair!!!!
Anthony
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Kimberly
Wedding:
11/16/2013
5.0/5.0
We loved having Live Wire for our wedding band! We received so many compliments on the band throughout the night and thought they did an amazing job of keeping the energy up at our wedding! They provide a great mix of music and are responsive to requests made by the bride and groom. I highly recommend them and one of my friends has already booked them for her spring wedding!
We loved having Live Wire for our wedding band! We received so many compliments on the band throughout the night and Read more...
We loved having Live Wire for our wedding band! We received so many compliments on the band throughout the night and thought they did an amazing job of keeping the energy up at our wedding! They provide a great mix of music and are responsive to requests made by the bride and groom. I highly recommend them and one of my friends has already booked them for her spring wedding! Read less
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Rachel
Wedding:
10/12/2013
5.0/5.0
We had an 8 piece band for our October wedding. To say that they were fantastic is an understatement. We had seen them at my cousin's wedding 18 months earlier, so we knew they would be great, but they exceeded our expectations. The dance floor was full all night long.

A great band was my in-laws' only request. They had never heard or heard of Live Wire, but they were blown away by the performance. They and their friends, guests at many weddings, keep talking about Live Wire and several have referred them to other friends. Everyone was particularly complimentary of the lead singer, Chantele.

The song we wanted for our first dance wasn't in their repertoire but they learned it for us and performed it well.

We highly recommend hiring Live Wire for any party.
We had an 8 piece band for our October wedding. To say that they were fantastic is an understatement. We had seen them at Read more...
We had an 8 piece band for our October wedding. To say that they were fantastic is an understatement. We had seen them at my cousin's wedding 18 months earlier, so we knew they would be great, but they exceeded our expectations. The dance floor was full all night long.

A great band was my in-laws' only request. They had never heard or heard of Live Wire, but they were blown away by the performance. They and their friends, guests at many weddings, keep talking about Live Wire and several have referred them to other friends. Everyone was particularly complimentary of the lead singer, Chantele.

The song we wanted for our first dance wasn't in their repertoire but they learned it for us and performed it well.

We highly recommend hiring Live Wire for any party. Read less
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R & C
Wedding:
9/14/2013
5.0/5.0
Excellent entertainment. Our wedding was special having Live Wire perform at the Oyster Point Hotel, Red Bank, NJ on September 14, 2013. They got everyone onto the dance floor for each and every song. Would highly recommend this band.
Excellent entertainment. Our wedding was special having Live Wire perform at the Oyster Point Hotel, Red Bank, NJ on Read more...
Excellent entertainment. Our wedding was special having Live Wire perform at the Oyster Point Hotel, Red Bank, NJ on September 14, 2013. They got everyone onto the dance floor for each and every song. Would highly recommend this band. Read less
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Live Wire Entertainment responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much!!
Anthony
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Corinne
Wedding:
9/8/2013
5.0/5.0
By far the best band we heard. They sounded amazing, were very reasonable and even learned new songs just for us. A true treat!
By far the best band we heard. They sounded amazing, were very reasonable and even learned new songs just for us. A true Read more...
By far the best band we heard. They sounded amazing, were very reasonable and even learned new songs just for us. A true treat! Read less
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Live Wire Entertainment responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much!!!
Anthony
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Private User
Wedding:
7/27/2013
5.0/5.0
I cannot say enough about Live Wire and all they did to make my wedding the most fun party I have ever attended (and this is someone who has attended 30+ weddings over the past 5 years). Their energy, talent and overall performance just surpassed all of my expectations. Of course as the bride, I was in a whirlwind, but all of my guests have commented on how fabulous they were...even my venue wants to add them to their preferred list! They learned my 3 special requests with out a blink of the eye and performed them perfectly. Please dont hesitate...they will book up fast! I can't wait to get my video so I can relive their amazing entertainment all over again!
I cannot say enough about Live Wire and all they did to make my wedding the most fun party I have ever attended (and this Read more...
I cannot say enough about Live Wire and all they did to make my wedding the most fun party I have ever attended (and this is someone who has attended 30+ weddings over the past 5 years). Their energy, talent and overall performance just surpassed all of my expectations. Of course as the bride, I was in a whirlwind, but all of my guests have commented on how fabulous they were...even my venue wants to add them to their preferred list! They learned my 3 special requests with out a blink of the eye and performed them perfectly. Please dont hesitate...they will book up fast! I can't wait to get my video so I can relive their amazing entertainment all over again! Read less
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N & M
Wedding:
6/1/2013
5.0/5.0
Our daughters wedding was on June 1, 2013. As soon as we entered the barn at Cedarlakesestate Live Wire started playing and no one sat the entire evening. They were so AWESOME. The energy of the band was amazing. I am so thrilled that we chose this band. Every bride and groom should have this group if they want their wedding to be the best ever. We saw them at a showcase in NYC. I can't stop raving about them. Thanks LiveWire for making my daughters wedding so fabulous.
Our daughters wedding was on June 1, 2013. As soon as we entered the barn at Cedarlakesestate Live Wire started playing Read more...
Our daughters wedding was on June 1, 2013. As soon as we entered the barn at Cedarlakesestate Live Wire started playing and no one sat the entire evening. They were so AWESOME. The energy of the band was amazing. I am so thrilled that we chose this band. Every bride and groom should have this group if they want their wedding to be the best ever. We saw them at a showcase in NYC. I can't stop raving about them. Thanks LiveWire for making my daughters wedding so fabulous. Read less
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Live Wire Entertainment responded with the following comments:

Thank you!!
Anthony
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Private User
Wedding:
6/1/2013
5.0/5.0
I planned an east coast wedding from the west coast. I have an extremely particular style and taste and knew that booking a wedding band I had not ever seen was going to be a risk. I also knew that a good wedding band can make your party and a bad one can absolutely break it.

I literally interviewed/sent my parents to over 20+ showcases in Manhattan. Show case after Show case, we were disappointed, UNTIL Livewire. They were reasonable, not cheesey, diverse, EPIC sound and most of all TALENTED. Every single musician was exactly who we saw at the showcase. Not like an agency where you don't know who you are going to get. Anthony was not salesy, was not pushy and was exactly the opposite of every band manager out there I spoke too (Yes 20+ band managers I spoke with). He was easy going and himself. He didn't have to sell them, they sold themselves.
Livewire learned songs for us. Livewire played NON STOP. Livewire played every song we asked for and more.
We had a wedding at Cedar Lakes Estate and the venue said they have never worked with a band that was so easy to deal with. From start to finish there was not a single person sitting all night. PLEASE contact me for any questions as I can not express our deepest satisfaction for this band. I went with the best choice and they made our wedding; worth every moment spent trying to find the best out there. You will not be disappointed. Thank you for making our wedding the best for all 250 guests.
I planned an east coast wedding from the west coast. I have an extremely particular style and taste and knew that booking Read more...
I planned an east coast wedding from the west coast. I have an extremely particular style and taste and knew that booking a wedding band I had not ever seen was going to be a risk. I also knew that a good wedding band can make your party and a bad one can absolutely break it.

I literally interviewed/sent my parents to over 20+ showcases in Manhattan. Show case after Show case, we were disappointed, UNTIL Livewire. They were reasonable, not cheesey, diverse, EPIC sound and most of all TALENTED. Every single musician was exactly who we saw at the showcase. Not like an agency where you don't know who you are going to get. Anthony was not salesy, was not pushy and was exactly the opposite of every band manager out there I spoke too (Yes 20+ band managers I spoke with). He was easy going and himself. He didn't have to sell them, they sold themselves.
Livewire learned songs for us. Livewire played NON STOP. Livewire played every song we asked for and more.
We had a wedding at Cedar Lakes Estate and the venue said they have never worked with a band that was so easy to deal with. From start to finish there was not a single person sitting all night. PLEASE contact me for any questions as I can not express our deepest satisfaction for this band. I went with the best choice and they made our wedding; worth every moment spent trying to find the best out there. You will not be disappointed. Thank you for making our wedding the best for all 250 guests. Read less
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Live Wire Entertainment responded with the following comments:

We are privileged to be a part of your special day!
Anthony

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