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Live Wire Entertainment

New York , NY
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ABOUT US

Live Wire is now available from a Vocalist/DJ Packages to an 11-piece band.

Consider us for your next Corporate Event, Wedding, Bar/Bat-MItzvah, Christening, Birthday... Read more
Live Wire is now available from a Vocalist/DJ Packages to an 11-piece band.

Consider us for your next Corporate Event, Wedding, Bar/Bat-MItzvah, Christening, Birthday Party.

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
How many musicians are in your band(s)?
1-3, 4-6, 7+
What genres of music does (do) your band(s) play?
Big Band, Classic Rock, Classical, Country, Dance, Funk, Hip Hop, Jazz, Motown, Oldies, Orchestra, Pop, R&B/Soul, Reggae, Rock, Strings, Swing, Top 40
What music services do you provide?
Ceremony Music, Cocktail Hour Music, Instrumentals, Learning New Songs, Liability Insurance, MC, Music During Breaks, Reception Music, Rehearsal Dinner Music, Sample Performances, Vocals, Willing to Travel
What items are available?
Disco Ball, Fog Machine, Gobo Projector, Lighting, Microphones, Projector, Sound/PA System

REVIEWS

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Janet
Wedding:
8/7/2016
5.0/5.0
Live Wire played at my daughter and son-in-laws wedding on Sunday, August 7, 2016. They were spectacular!! Everyone was dancing. I found myself saying with every song they played, "I love this song!" Thank you for a wonderful time. I always say that the two things that are crucial to a good time at any event are the food and the music. Fabulous!!!!!!
Live Wire played at my daughter and son-in-laws wedding on Sunday, August 7, 2016. They were spectacular!! Everyone was Read more...
Live Wire played at my daughter and son-in-laws wedding on Sunday, August 7, 2016. They were spectacular!! Everyone was dancing. I found myself saying with every song they played, "I love this song!" Thank you for a wonderful time. I always say that the two things that are crucial to a good time at any event are the food and the music. Fabulous!!!!!! Read less
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Daniel
Wedding:
7/23/2016
5.0/5.0
Live Wire was an incredible band to work with for our wedding and we highly recommend them to anyone in need of a band. About a year prior to our wedding, I received a personal recommendation about Live Wire. A friend of mine was to be married and he was using them. We immediately started to do some research on them and spoke with Anthony. From the minute we spoke with him, we knew they would be a good choice. He was very prompt, organized, helpful, and always willing to speak with us. This was very important to us since we were never actually going to have the opportunity to meet or hear the band prior to our event. Over the next couple of weeks, we heard clips of their songs from their website and heard back from my friend after his wedding. He loved the band and was happy to hear we were thinking about using Live Wire. Shortly after, we booked with Anthony.




Over the next year, I would listen to clips of them on Facebook and each video got me more and more excited for the wedding. As we got closer to the wedding, the band provided us with a song list and allowed us to be VERY detailed with exactly what we were looking for. At times, I was scared I was asking for too much or had too many requests. With Anthony and Live Wire, no task was too hard. They were able to accommodate us in every way and helped make our reception amazing. There was a party atmosphere from the start of the night. The music was fantastic, they interacted with the audience (even sang with everyone at times), and worked with us and our families on a couple specials surprises various people had planned throughout the night. On top of all the fantastic music, the group was as nice as could be and they helped make our wedding more than memorable. I forgot to mention they traveled all the way to Harrisburg, PA from New York City. I recommend Live Wire for your wedding!
Live Wire was an incredible band to work with for our wedding and we highly recommend them to anyone in need of a band. Read more...
Live Wire was an incredible band to work with for our wedding and we highly recommend them to anyone in need of a band. About a year prior to our wedding, I received a personal recommendation about Live Wire. A friend of mine was to be married and he was using them. We immediately started to do some research on them and spoke with Anthony. From the minute we spoke with him, we knew they would be a good choice. He was very prompt, organized, helpful, and always willing to speak with us. This was very important to us since we were never actually going to have the opportunity to meet or hear the band prior to our event. Over the next couple of weeks, we heard clips of their songs from their website and heard back from my friend after his wedding. He loved the band and was happy to hear we were thinking about using Live Wire. Shortly after, we booked with Anthony.




Over the next year, I would listen to clips of them on Facebook and each video got me more and more excited for the wedding. As we got closer to the wedding, the band provided us with a song list and allowed us to be VERY detailed with exactly what we were looking for. At times, I was scared I was asking for too much or had too many requests. With Anthony and Live Wire, no task was too hard. They were able to accommodate us in every way and helped make our reception amazing. There was a party atmosphere from the start of the night. The music was fantastic, they interacted with the audience (even sang with everyone at times), and worked with us and our families on a couple specials surprises various people had planned throughout the night. On top of all the fantastic music, the group was as nice as could be and they helped make our wedding more than memorable. I forgot to mention they traveled all the way to Harrisburg, PA from New York City. I recommend Live Wire for your wedding! Read less
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Live Wire Entertainment responded with the following comments:

Hi Daniel,
Thank you so much for your review!!!!
Anthony
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Jennifer
Wedding:
7/9/2016
5.0/5.0
The second we heard this band at their studio session, we knew they were IT! We heard a few bands before Live Wire, but they didn't sound great and could not compare. The amount of compliments we received about the band was incredible! We still get phone calls about how great they were,and its been over a month since our wedding. Our sings were so amazing and talented, and so was the band! Everyone was their feet the entire night! They had a great song selection, and even played current songs, and learned other songs for us. It made our day so special. They are worth every penny!!
The second we heard this band at their studio session, we knew they were IT! We heard a few bands before Live Wire, but Read more...
The second we heard this band at their studio session, we knew they were IT! We heard a few bands before Live Wire, but they didn't sound great and could not compare. The amount of compliments we received about the band was incredible! We still get phone calls about how great they were,and its been over a month since our wedding. Our sings were so amazing and talented, and so was the band! Everyone was their feet the entire night! They had a great song selection, and even played current songs, and learned other songs for us. It made our day so special. They are worth every penny!! Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
6/11/2016
5.0/5.0
BEST BAND EVER! We hired Live Wire to do our wedding after receiving recommendations and attending one of their showcases. They are absolutely incredible! Our guests are still raving about how amazing they were. Every song they played was perfect, they engaged with the crowd, and kept everyone up and dancing the whole reception! Anthony was a pleasure to work with throughout the process, and also helped coordinate amazing lighting for our reception. We could not have been happier with our choice, thank you Live Wire!
BEST BAND EVER! We hired Live Wire to do our wedding after receiving recommendations and attending one of their showcases. Read more...
BEST BAND EVER! We hired Live Wire to do our wedding after receiving recommendations and attending one of their showcases. They are absolutely incredible! Our guests are still raving about how amazing they were. Every song they played was perfect, they engaged with the crowd, and kept everyone up and dancing the whole reception! Anthony was a pleasure to work with throughout the process, and also helped coordinate amazing lighting for our reception. We could not have been happier with our choice, thank you Live Wire! Read less
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Kim
Wedding:
6/5/2016
5.0/5.0
Live Wire played at our wedding in June and they were absolutely amazing. We heard them play at a cousin's wedding a few years back and knew we would have to book them for our wedding (easiest wedding-related decision we made. We asked for a mix of oldies/traditional wedding songs and today's hits - there was lots of dancing and both our friends & our parent's friends could not stop raving about the music. We loved having them play and are looking forward to hearing them at a friend's wedding soon!
Live Wire played at our wedding in June and they were absolutely amazing. We heard them play at a cousin's wedding a few Read more...
Live Wire played at our wedding in June and they were absolutely amazing. We heard them play at a cousin's wedding a few years back and knew we would have to book them for our wedding (easiest wedding-related decision we made. We asked for a mix of oldies/traditional wedding songs and today's hits - there was lots of dancing and both our friends & our parent's friends could not stop raving about the music. We loved having them play and are looking forward to hearing them at a friend's wedding soon! Read less
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Live Wire Entertainment responded with the following comments:

Hi Kim,
Thank you so much for your review!!!
Anthony
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
I just want to say thank you for the amazing music at our wedding. From the ceremony to cocktail hour to the reception, everything was just perfect!! The guests cannot stop talking about how good the band is. My uncle, who never danced at any weddings he has attended, actually danced at our wedding and kept raving about how good the music was. Our first dance song was sang beautifully and Chantel was amazing. Although my niece was not able to practice with you ahead of time, the band was able to accommodate her. That meant so much for me and my husband. It was a pleasure working with you from start to finish.
I just want to say thank you for the amazing music at our wedding. From the ceremony to cocktail hour to the reception, Read more...
I just want to say thank you for the amazing music at our wedding. From the ceremony to cocktail hour to the reception, everything was just perfect!! The guests cannot stop talking about how good the band is. My uncle, who never danced at any weddings he has attended, actually danced at our wedding and kept raving about how good the music was. Our first dance song was sang beautifully and Chantel was amazing. Although my niece was not able to practice with you ahead of time, the band was able to accommodate her. That meant so much for me and my husband. It was a pleasure working with you from start to finish. 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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Evan & Denese
Wedding:
8/14/2015
5.0/5.0
Our wedding day was absolutely amazing! Livewire did such an amazing job at our wedding reception. From the moment we fell in love with them at the showcase to the very last song they played at our wedding, Livewire was such a pleasure to work with. Anthony made the whole process so easy and very comfortable. He worked with us and kept constant communication to make sure everything was exactly the way we wanted it. On the day of the wedding, the band showed up very early to setup and practice and we're ready to rock by the time the reception started. Chantel first greeted us to go over everyone's names and give instructions. She was really nice and seemed genuinely excited about the wedding. Her voice and performances were so incredible. Our guests are still talking about her ability to sing and entertain. She also honored one of our requests during the wedding to sing a specific song and it was beautiful. Jimmy sang our wedding song and nailed it. It was a song that was not on their playlist, but he definitely took the time to practice and it sounded exactly the way we wanted to hear it. Clurel started off the night with a great dance song and really got all of the energy up. Finally, a big shout out to Ashanti who really surprised us with her performances. She came out into the crowd on many occasions to get all of the guests involved in the song. She even made it a point to come up to me and my beautiful bride on multiple occasions to see how we were doing and talk with us. Ashanti was definitely a big hit with our guests. Overall, I highly recommend Livewire for your wedding reception. You will not be disappointed!!!

Evan and Denese Farkas
Our wedding day was absolutely amazing! Livewire did such an amazing job at our wedding reception. From the moment we fell Read more...
Our wedding day was absolutely amazing! Livewire did such an amazing job at our wedding reception. From the moment we fell in love with them at the showcase to the very last song they played at our wedding, Livewire was such a pleasure to work with. Anthony made the whole process so easy and very comfortable. He worked with us and kept constant communication to make sure everything was exactly the way we wanted it. On the day of the wedding, the band showed up very early to setup and practice and we're ready to rock by the time the reception started. Chantel first greeted us to go over everyone's names and give instructions. She was really nice and seemed genuinely excited about the wedding. Her voice and performances were so incredible. Our guests are still talking about her ability to sing and entertain. She also honored one of our requests during the wedding to sing a specific song and it was beautiful. Jimmy sang our wedding song and nailed it. It was a song that was not on their playlist, but he definitely took the time to practice and it sounded exactly the way we wanted to hear it. Clurel started off the night with a great dance song and really got all of the energy up. Finally, a big shout out to Ashanti who really surprised us with her performances. She came out into the crowd on many occasions to get all of the guests involved in the song. She even made it a point to come up to me and my beautiful bride on multiple occasions to see how we were doing and talk with us. Ashanti was definitely a big hit with our guests. Overall, I highly recommend Livewire for your wedding reception. You will not be disappointed!!!

Evan and Denese Farkas Read less
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Live Wire Entertainment responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much for your review. We also had a great time performing for you and your guests!!

Thank you for making a part of your special day,
Anthony
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Ann Marie
Wedding:
7/4/2015
5.0/5.0
Live Wire performed at my son and daughter in law's wedding on July 4, 2105 at the Fountainhead. They had all the guests on the dance floor the entire evening. They learned four special songs for the couple, including their wedding song. Anthony and the entire band were wonderful to work with. Friends and family are still talking about how wonderful Live Wire were a month later!!! We would highly recommend them for an amazing wedding experience !!
Live Wire performed at my son and daughter in law's wedding on July 4, 2105 at the Fountainhead. They had all the guests Read more...
Live Wire performed at my son and daughter in law's wedding on July 4, 2105 at the Fountainhead. They had all the guests on the dance floor the entire evening. They learned four special songs for the couple, including their wedding song. Anthony and the entire band were wonderful to work with. Friends and family are still talking about how wonderful Live Wire were a month later!!! We would highly recommend them for an amazing wedding experience !! Read less
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Live Wire Entertainment responded with the following comments:

Thank you Ann Marie for your review. We also had a great time performing for your family and friends!!! Anthony
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Courtney
Wedding:
7/3/2015
5.0/5.0
There are no words to describe how perfect in every way the band was for my daughters wedding this past Friday night at Giorgios in Wading River. From the constant communication during the planning stages, to arriving early and ready to go on a holiday weekend, we could not have made a better decision. I have not stopped receiving messages about how fabulous the night was because of your talented group of musicians. People have told me that they have never seen a dance floor so packed. Thank you so very much. Please keep us in mind if you need any recommendations and of course, we will send pictures when we get them back!!!
There are no words to describe how perfect in every way the band was for my daughters wedding this past Friday night at Read more...
There are no words to describe how perfect in every way the band was for my daughters wedding this past Friday night at Giorgios in Wading River. From the constant communication during the planning stages, to arriving early and ready to go on a holiday weekend, we could not have made a better decision. I have not stopped receiving messages about how fabulous the night was because of your talented group of musicians. People have told me that they have never seen a dance floor so packed. Thank you so very much. Please keep us in mind if you need any recommendations and of course, we will send pictures when we get them back!!! Read less
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alissa
Wedding:
6/27/2015
5.0/5.0
A few minutes into Live Wire's demo set we knew they were the band for us. They could perform a variety of music from classic to pop, easily pleasing all guests. They were very easy to work with and learned our first dance song as well as two additional favorite songs. They were such a huge hit that we had 3 guests book them for their weddings, that should say enough! Very reasonably priced compared to other groups this size.
A few minutes into Live Wire's demo set we knew they were the band for us. They could perform a variety of music from Read more...
A few minutes into Live Wire's demo set we knew they were the band for us. They could perform a variety of music from classic to pop, easily pleasing all guests. They were very easy to work with and learned our first dance song as well as two additional favorite songs. They were such a huge hit that we had 3 guests book them for their weddings, that should say enough! Very reasonably priced compared to other groups this size. Read less
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Live Wire Entertainment responded with the following comments:

Hi Alissa,
Thank you so much for your review.
Anthony

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