What to expect
Greg explains what you can expect when you book The Chuck Taylors
The Chuck Taylors is a professional wedding band in Cincinnati.
If the number of weddings we've played means anything, it's that we're experts.
As 'experts' we know no two weddings are alike.
One thing that is always alike, though, is the joy of people dancing, singing, smiling, and celebrating.
That's why started playing music in the first place.
The Chuck Taylors have one goal: to make your party something you, your family, and friends will talk about for years.
Non-stop music and no band breaks makes us different from other bands. But what guests remember most is how we connect with them, how we bond. We celebrate right along with you.
The most important thing we've learned in 20 years of weddings is that it's all about you.
A rare combination of skilled musicianship with high level of entertainment and engagement.
We create lifelong memories with you.
Yours is a once in a lifetime celebration. We treat it that way.
All styles of music
You can tell what to play
The best equipment and lighting
Music for every part of the event
Emcee to guide the event
"Best In The Business"
Scott Mescher- Executive Director Drees Pavilion
See us in action
Watch this compilation of videos
The Chuck Taylors motto
The answer to a request from a bride, a groom,
or a parent is always
"Yes." "Yes, we can." "Yes, we will."
Don't get scammed by a "franchise type" of band. There is too much at stake.
They aren't who they appear to be (or sound to be).
A growing trend in the music business that is causing a lot of mistrust is the deceptive and risky practice of a 'bait and switch' wedding band. Yes, it is a 'thing'. Here is how it works.
An talent agency starts by creating a band name. They stage a photoshoot with models holding musical instruments. They hire musicians to professionally record demos. They hire website designers along with a promotion staff. The site containing the promo material goes live. Voila`, a new band has been created.
Meanwhile, the agent creates a data base of musicians, a pool of players. The preferred demographic, but not always, for this database is young musicians, students, those who might be willing to work for less money.
So, you search for a band online and the ''fake' band is listed at the top of the page, which is what large advertising budgets can do for a product. The band looks and sounds amazing. There is even a disclaimer that reads 'save thousands by booking direct'. Who wouldn't be impressed? Sign me up! You book them under the impression you are hiring the people that you see and hear. Well, you won't be getting them at your event.
After a client requests information, the agent sends out a message to the data base asking 'who is available' and 'who wants the job'? The first one to respond gets hired. The musicians are instructed to not mention any of this at your event. In fact, they are instructed not to introduce themselves to each other in front of clients or staff. It is often times the first time they have met, meeting for the first time, just minutes prior to your once in a lifetime event.
With The Chuck Taylors, on the other hand, who you see here is who you get. You don't get website models (obviously). You get friends who have played together for nearly 20 years who have developed chemistry, not to mention the polished presentation that only comes with experience of thousands of performances.
Our website videos and songs were recorded live. You are hearing the exact musicians who you will be hiring as opposed to some other wedding bands who hire 'studio musicians' for their videos and demos. We do not use 'studio trickery' or enhanced instrument tracks of any kind.
Master Of Ceremonies
Don't overlook the importance of an experienced Emcee for your party.
We will guide and direct your event, and keep your timeline on track.
Knowledge Of Music & Mixing
Don't overestimate the ease of playing music that keeps guests dancing.
We know what songs are guaranteed to pack a dance floor.
The Right Attitude
We are passionate about music and entertainment.
We are but one part of a team working together to make your party a success.
"They are the best."
When I am asked for a live wedding band reference by a Bride and Groom I always tell them, The Chuck Taylor Band is the only wedding band in the tristate area that sells out every Friday and Saturday. NEED I SAY MORE!?"
That said if you are wanting a live wedding band that is high energy and keeps the party hopping, look no further. They are the best." - Jeff Thomas, owner of Jeff Thomas Catering
"Don't miss out."
"The Chuck Taylors Band is one of the best wedding bands in the city! Their high energy and wide array of music keeps the dance floor packed all night long! From the initial booking process to the day-of coordination and performance, the band's communication and attention to detail is spot on. As a wedding and event planner, they make my life easy!
Don't miss out on this amazing wedding band your guests are sure to love and remember for years to come! Book them today!"
"Book them EARLY."
"..This decision is an easy one!"
The Chuck Taylors are hands town the best live wedding bands to hire for your special event! They are highly professional, easy to work with, and I can't express enough how FUN they are! They draw everyone in with their high energy and great personalities paired with quality music that crosses all generations and genres. Your dance floor will be packed all night long!
As a wedding planner, they make my job so easy and I am always so thrilled to work with them! There are so many decisions to make when planning your wedding, but this decision is an easy one!
"They throw a hell of a party!"
Maura Bassman Events
Award winning professional DJ and Emcee
Cincinnati and Columbus
20 years of experience
Engaging and charismatic
My clients demand a high level of professionalism and talent, I strive to exceed their expectations.
The most unique option that no other DJ offers
Live music for cocktails
Live music for dinner
DJ the dance party