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The St Louis Big Band & The St. Louis Variety Band

Saint Louis , MO

LOCATION

Saint Louis, MO 63101 US (map)

PHONE

314-608-5721

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Instantly download the St. Louis Big Band's pricing packet: visit www.stlbigband.com now.

With a retro mix of hot jazz, swing, and rock-n-roll the St. Louis Big Band features... Read more
Instantly download the St. Louis Big Band's pricing packet: visit www.stlbigband.com now.

With a retro mix of hot jazz, swing, and rock-n-roll the St. Louis Big Band features Joe Scalzitti as a young Sinatra and is home to the exclusive Gatsby wedding package. Traveling nationwide & offering a 9-18 piece configuration The St. Louis Big Band fills the dance floors for the nation's most discerning wedding & corporate clients. Whether your reception will be traditional, east-coast, or a unique style of your own The St. Louis Big Band has the experience to bring your vision to life. Available nationwide.

The St. Louis Big Band is the home of the Gatsby Experience featuring aerial dancers, stilt walkers and more.

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INFO FOR BAND

Are you an agency or a band?
Band
How many musicians are in your band(s)?
7+
What genres of music does (do) your band(s) play?
Big Band, Blues, Classic Rock, Dance, Funk, Jazz, Latin, Motown, Oldies, Pop, R&B/Soul, Rock, Swing, Top 40
What music services do you provide?
Cocktail Hour Music, Instrumentals, Learning New Songs, Liability Insurance, MC, Reception Music, Vocals, Willing to Travel
What items are available?
Fog Machine, Lighting, Microphones, Projector, Sound/PA System

REVIEWS

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Claire
Wedding:
6/27/2015
5.0/5.0
The St. Louis Big Band played at my wedding reception and did a spectacular job! My guests were extremely impressed with their performance, and I was impressed with the professionalism and courtesy of Ryan, the booking consultant. I had a great experience and a rocking party at the reception!
The St. Louis Big Band played at my wedding reception and did a spectacular job! My guests were extremely impressed with Read more...
The St. Louis Big Band played at my wedding reception and did a spectacular job! My guests were extremely impressed with their performance, and I was impressed with the professionalism and courtesy of Ryan, the booking consultant. I had a great experience and a rocking party at the reception! Read less
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Sarah
Wedding:
3/27/2015
5.0/5.0
The St. Louis Big Band was awesome!! They played for 3 hours total and the musicians were supper talented!
The St. Louis Big Band was awesome!! They played for 3 hours total and the musicians were supper talented!
The St. Louis Big Band was awesome!! They played for 3 hours total and the musicians were supper talented! Read less
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Amanda
Wedding:
5/17/2014
5.0/5.0
We had The St. Louis Big Band for our wedding reception and loved every minute of their performance. From Joe's excellent voice to the overall classy look everything was great. My guests were extremely impressed and everyone commented on how nice it was to see a band instead of a DJ. We spent alot of time on the dance floor and every song was better than the last!
We had The St. Louis Big Band for our wedding reception and loved every minute of their performance. From Joe's excellent Read more...
We had The St. Louis Big Band for our wedding reception and loved every minute of their performance. From Joe's excellent voice to the overall classy look everything was great. My guests were extremely impressed and everyone commented on how nice it was to see a band instead of a DJ. We spent alot of time on the dance floor and every song was better than the last! Read less
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Tommy Sowers
Wedding:
11/12/2011
5.0/5.0
Stop looking and pray that you book the St. Louis Big Band for your wedding. Ryan and his crew simply made our wedding. If you are looking for an incredible night, a classy feel, then look no further.

A few notes:
They have an incredibly broad diversity, all the standard big band classics but they will throw in some Black Eyed Peas if you want. They learned our first dance song. This sort of customized experience is rare to find.
They kept the dance floof filled. Ryan conducted the band perfectly, keeping the people out of their seats.
They provide an easy service. Easy. A couple of emails. One meeting. Then they did all the coordination with the hotel directly. They arrived early, stayed late, sounded great, brought their own PA. Easy.
They provide a diverse service. We wanted a band and a DJ. They did both. Band cut out at 10:30 and then DJ played our custom mix of dance tunes until midnight. All for the same price.
They are professional. Simply put, they will enhance, not detract from your wedding. No monologues, mike hogging, nothing but what you want.
They are an absolute steal. We shopped around and found other bands overpriced. One we saw was drunk. Not St. Louis Big Band. They are phenomenal. Pray that you can book them now.
Stop looking and pray that you book the St. Louis Big Band for your wedding. Ryan and his crew simply made our wedding. If Read more...
Stop looking and pray that you book the St. Louis Big Band for your wedding. Ryan and his crew simply made our wedding. If you are looking for an incredible night, a classy feel, then look no further.

A few notes:
They have an incredibly broad diversity, all the standard big band classics but they will throw in some Black Eyed Peas if you want. They learned our first dance song. This sort of customized experience is rare to find.
They kept the dance floof filled. Ryan conducted the band perfectly, keeping the people out of their seats.
They provide an easy service. Easy. A couple of emails. One meeting. Then they did all the coordination with the hotel directly. They arrived early, stayed late, sounded great, brought their own PA. Easy.
They provide a diverse service. We wanted a band and a DJ. They did both. Band cut out at 10:30 and then DJ played our custom mix of dance tunes until midnight. All for the same price.
They are professional. Simply put, they will enhance, not detract from your wedding. No monologues, mike hogging, nothing but what you want.
They are an absolute steal. We shopped around and found other bands overpriced. One we saw was drunk. Not St. Louis Big Band. They are phenomenal. Pray that you can book them now. Read less
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Sara
Wedding:
5/10/2014
4.8/5.0
We used the St. Louis Big Band's DJ services for our wedding in May. They were AMAZING. From being quick with email responses to meeting me in person whenever I had questions, it was so easy to work with Ryan, the director. You can really tell that he cares about making sure your wedding day is everything you really want it to be. And their prices are a STEAL. I can't say this enough, their quality of service during the planning process and throughout the wedding was such a breeze, and they don't charge anywhere near what competitors do.

The DJ for our wedding reception was Nic, and he was incredible. He was really nice and easy to communicate with, and he played a good variety of music. He never hogged the mic or talked too much, but he would still chime in when everyone was having a good time in order to get people pumped up and on the dance floor.

The only hiccup we had was with dinner, but it was nothing major. Nic dismissed the first few tables to head back to the buffet line for dinner, but then stopped making the announcements after a few minutes. Once we realized only half the tables had their food, we asked him about it and he picked it back up. Not a huge deal, and no one was too upset about it.

Seriously, if you're still needing a band and/or DJ for your wedding, look no further. Our wedding was in Hermann, MO, which is about an hour and half outside of Saint Louis. The boys had no problem making the trip out for our reception. BOOK THEM BEFORE THEY'RE GONE!
We used the St. Louis Big Band's DJ services for our wedding in May. They were AMAZING. From being quick with email Read more...
We used the St. Louis Big Band's DJ services for our wedding in May. They were AMAZING. From being quick with email responses to meeting me in person whenever I had questions, it was so easy to work with Ryan, the director. You can really tell that he cares about making sure your wedding day is everything you really want it to be. And their prices are a STEAL. I can't say this enough, their quality of service during the planning process and throughout the wedding was such a breeze, and they don't charge anywhere near what competitors do.

The DJ for our wedding reception was Nic, and he was incredible. He was really nice and easy to communicate with, and he played a good variety of music. He never hogged the mic or talked too much, but he would still chime in when everyone was having a good time in order to get people pumped up and on the dance floor.

The only hiccup we had was with dinner, but it was nothing major. Nic dismissed the first few tables to head back to the buffet line for dinner, but then stopped making the announcements after a few minutes. Once we realized only half the tables had their food, we asked him about it and he picked it back up. Not a huge deal, and no one was too upset about it.

Seriously, if you're still needing a band and/or DJ for your wedding, look no further. Our wedding was in Hermann, MO, which is about an hour and half outside of Saint Louis. The boys had no problem making the trip out for our reception. BOOK THEM BEFORE THEY'RE GONE! Read less
Services Used: DJ

DEALS

St. Louis Big Band - 9 Piece
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Promo Code: 8943   $1,900 Value
9 piece St. Louis Big Band, Full Evenig Performance, Band up to 3 hours, Dinner Quartet up to 2 hours, DJ up to 2 hours. Prices listed are starting rates only for off-season, low demand dates.
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St. Louis Big Band - 12 Piece
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Promo Code: 1232   $2,500 Value
12 piece St. Louis Big Band, Full Evening Performance, Band up to 3 hours, Dinner quartet up to 2 hours, DJ up to 2 hours. Prices listed are starting rates only for off-season, low demand dates.
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St. Louis Big Band - 18 Piece
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Promo Code: 1653   $3,700 Value
Full 18 piece St. Louis Big Band, Full Evening Performance, Band up to 3 hours, Dinner quartet up to 2 hours, DJ up to 2 hours. Prices listed are starting rates only for off-season, low demand dates.
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St. Louis Big Band Gatsby Experience
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Promo Code: 1290   $5,800 Value
18 piece St. Louis Big Band, Full Evening Performance, Band up to 3 hours, Dinner Quartet up to 2 hours, DJ up to 2 hours, 2 Aerial Dancers, 2 Stilt Walkers, 2 Feather Dancers
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