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Jun 7, 2023

Wellington Wedding Bands - The Ultimate Guide

If you're organising your wedding in Wellington, you'll want to find an amazing band to enhance your special day! Look no further because we've got you covered with our top picks for Wellington wedding bands!

Whether you’re looking for ceremony musicians who create a beautiful ambiance as you walk down the aisle or high-energy party bands that keep your guests entertained all night long, wedding music plays a crucial role in setting the soundtrack for the most significant day of your life. To alleviate the stress of searching, we have handpicked a collection of the finest Wellington wedding bands, ensuring that your big day becomes a truly remarkable and unforgettable event. Prepare to be captivated by their remarkable talent, musical prowess, and infectious energy!

Reception Bands

If you're looking for a wild reception with a packed dance floor, a party band is exactly what you need. Our handpicked selection of Wellington's finest wedding bands will have you up on your feet in no time, creating unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime. Get ready to let loose and dance the night away with these incredible performers!

The Day Trippers

Genres: Classic Hits

The Day Trippers are experts in delivering the mesmerising sounds of psychedelic rock, soul, and rock and roll from the iconic eras of the 60s and 70s. Their extensive repertoire is filled with timeless classics from legendary artists such as The Beatles, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Fleetwood Mac, and David Bowie, transporting you back to the euphoric Summer of Love. The band is dedicated to capturing the raw and tangible energy of the psychedelic era, showcasing authentic musicianship, electrifying performances, and vintage tones. Having shared the stage in various capacities as touring artists, The Day Trippers possess a tight-knit musical bond that shines through in their captivating performances.

The Day Trippers played 2 solid hours at my 60th. The dance floor was always occupied. If you're after the genuine sound of 60s and 70s rock, Dylan, Stones, Beatles, Floyd, Van Morrison etc, this is your band. Immaculate musicianship and vocals.


Selected Songs

The Beatles
Get Back

Fleetwood Mac

Creedence Clearwater Revival
Bad Moon Rising

Pink Floyd

Jefferson Airplane
Somebody To Love

Rolling Stones
Jumping Jack Flash

Buffalo Springfield
For What It's Worth

Neil Young
Heart Of Gold

The Beatles
Don't Let Me Down

The Band
The Weight

The Day Trippers Profile

Vincent Vega and the Hateful Eight

Genres: Pop, Classic Hits

Vincent Vega and the Hateful 8 play with great vengeance and furious anger! The band deliver an exceptional blend of Surf, Soul, and Rock'n'Roll, carefully selected from Quentin Tarantino's iconic cult films including Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill, Reservoir Dogs, Once Upon A Time In America, and others. Their repertoire encapsulates the spirit of renowned artists such as Chuck Berry, Al Green, Dick Dale, The Ventures, Dusty Springfield, Nancy Sinatra, Johnny Cash, and Aretha Franklin. Prepare to immerse yourself in a musical experience that captures the essence of Tarantino's cinematic universe with the dynamic sounds of Vincent Vega and the Hateful 8.

The Vincent Vega band will make the shyest member of your friend group boogie in public, regardless of how sober they are.


Selected Songs

Urge Overkill
Girl, You'll Be A Woman Soon

Dick Dale & His Del Tones

Stealers Wheel
Stuck In The Middle With You

Chuck Berry
You Never Can Tell

Kool & The Gang
Jungle Boogie

George Baker Selection
Little Green Bag

Al Green
Love & Happiness

Dusty Springfield
Son Of A Preacher Man

The Coasters
Down In Mexico

Aretha Franklin
Chain Of Fools


Vincent Vega and the Hateful Eight PROFILE 

The Hustle

Genres: Top 40, Pop, Classic Hits

The Hustle, a Wellington covers band, is composed of seasoned musicians who have graced stages around the globe. With their captivating repertoire, they are guaranteed to keep your dance floor packed throughout the entire night, delivering a fresh and funky sound that will leave you wanting more! Their dynamic performances combine a seamless fusion of classic and contemporary funk, disco, pop, and soul hits. Prepare to groove to the timeless tunes of Stevie Wonder and Luther Vandross, as well as the modern chart-toppers from artists like Bruno Mars and Beyoncé. The Hustle effortlessly spans across decades, ensuring a captivating musical journey that will have you moving and grooving all night long.

The Hustle were spot on. Exactly what we needed in The Square at the end of the Toast Martinborough day, with festival goers dancing their hearts out to well-known covers! Great musicians, wonderful voices and very professional and easy to work with. Thank you!


Selected Songs

Earth, Wind & Fire

Bruno Mars


Rose Royce
Car Wash

Kool & The Gang

Justin Timberlake
Can’t Stop the Feeling

Dua Lipa
Break My Heart

Crazy In Love

The Jackson Five
Blame It on the Boogie

Pharrell Williams


The Hustle PROFILE

The Winsome Lost

Genres: Indie, Acoustic

Introducing The Winsome Lost, a talented and versatile five-piece covers band hailing from Palmerston North, New Zealand. Their unique lineup includes banjo, mandolin, fiddle, guitar, bass, harmonica, percussion, drums, and captivating male and female vocals. With an extensive repertoire, The Winsome Lost offers a diverse range of musical styles. From foot-stomping Americana folk tunes to cool old school numbers, timeless classics to contemporary favourites, they have something to please every musical taste. They are driven by their passion for music and the joy of watching you have an incredible time. The Winsome Lost is dedicated to delivering an unforgettable experience, filled with infectious energy, captivating melodies, and an atmosphere that will have you and your guests having a ball.

Thank you again for coming up to play at our engagement party. We had an awesome time and our guests can't stop raving about your band.


Selected Songs

Old Crow Medicine Show
Wagon Wheel

Mumford and Sons
Little Lion Man

Mumford and Sons​
I Will Wait

The Lumineers
Ho Hey

Someone Like You

Rolling in the Deep

Of Monsters and Men
Little Talks

Wake Me Up

Dolly Parton

Johnny Cash
Ring of Fire

The Winsome Lost PROFILE

The Satisfactions

Genres: Classic Hits, Pop, Rock

Prepare for an unforgettable wedding reception that will keep the party going all night long with The Satisfactions, the ultimate band to deliver a fantastic time. With their wide-ranging repertoire, they will transport you through the hits of the swinging sixties, the infectious disco tracks of the sensational seventies, and the crowd-pleasing classics of the vibrant eighties. The Satisfactions excel in covering a diverse range of music and do it exceptionally well. Allow them to transform your meticulously planned night into an extraordinary experience that will be remembered by your friends and family for years to come.

It was great to see the energy that you put out, and that along with the great tunes you selected & played got everyone from youngsters through to the oldies up and moving on the dance floor! As Sarah said a great temperature gauge of a wedding is how many people get up and dance, so we have you to thank there.


Selected Songs

Bruno Mars
Uptown Funk

The Killers
Mr. Brightside

Stevie Wonder

April Sun

Stevie Wonder
Signed Sealed Delivered

Wilson Pickett
Mustang Sally

Harry Styles
Watermelon Sugar

Nell Campbell, Patricia Quinn, and Richard O'Brien
Time Warp

Talking Heads
Burning Down The House

Jimmy Cliff
I Can See Clearly Now

The Satisfactions PROFILE

The Relatives

Genres: Classic Hits, Pop, Rock

Introducing The Relatives, a dynamic and modern four-piece cover band that brings an energetic vibe to any occasion. With their exceptional song selection, impressive musicianship, captivating showmanship, top-notch production value, and meticulous attention to detail, The Relatives are the epitome of first-class entertainment. Their presence guarantees the resounding success of your wedding, leaving a lasting impression on everyone in attendance. The Relatives possess a diverse repertoire, spanning from the classic hits of the fifties to the chart-topping tracks of today. Their music appeals to all generations, igniting a contagious energy that will have guests of all ages dancing throughout the night. From iconic artists like Amy Winehouse and Ed Sheeran to legendary bands like Dire Straits and Dragon, The Relatives cover the greatest hits that pack the dance floor and create an unforgettable atmosphere.

You guys provided the music at my son Chris's wedding in Wanganui on the weekend. Just wanted to comment on what a great job you did. Brilliant selection of music and first class musicians. Couldn't have been better


Selected Songs

Take on me

Amy Winehouse

Arctic Monkeys
Bet U Look Good On The Dance Floor

Billy Idol
Rebel yell

Bon Jovi
Living on a prayer

Bruce Springsteen
I’m on Fire

Bryan Adams
Summer of ‘69

Counting Crows
Mr Jones and Me

Crowded House
Distant Sun

Bruce Springsteen
Dancing in the Dark

The Relatives PROFILE


Genres: Classic Hits, Pop, Top 40

Experience the unforgettable entertainment of Jamie & The Gents, a Wellington-based covers trio ready to have your reception heaving. With an extensive repertoire featuring beloved artists like Elvis, Daft Punk, Justin Timberlake, The Exponents, Katy Perry, and Taylor Swift, they deliver non-stop hits that keep the dance floor packed. Renowned as one of the hottest covers acts in Wellington, Jamie & The Gents are passionate, professional, and reliable, ensuring a seamless and extraordinary night of celebration for you and your guests.

Jamie and the Gents played at my work's Christmas party which I organised. We had an audience of people ranging from age 20-65, and the band managed to play songs which appealed to everyone! Lots of my colleagues commented on how good the band was and said it made the night. Findaband was also very easy to deal with and made organising the band hassle free. Would definitely use the band and Findaband again!

LAURA GIBBS | Christmas party

Selected Songs

Justin Beiber
Beauty & a beat

Bon Jovi
Living on a Prayer

Bill Haley and the commits
Rock around the clock

Jailhouse rock

The 1975

The 1975

One Direction
What makes you beautiful

Ray Charles
I got a woman

Hey Ya

5 Seconds of Summer
She looks so perfect

Jamie and the Gents PROFILE


Jazz and Acoustic Artists

If you're seeking the ideal band to create a magical ambiance as you walk down the aisle and later indulge in champagne and canapés, look no further than an acoustic or jazz band. With their unparalleled musicianship, timeless repertoires, and sophisticated charm, these artists are the perfect match for crafting a captivating soundtrack for your enchanting day. Let their melodic tunes and elegant performances set the stage for an unforgettable and truly mesmerizing experience. Discover our top acoustic Wellington wedding bands -

Whiskey at Midnight

Genres: Funk & Soul, Jazz & Latin

Prepare to be enchanted by Whiskey at Midnight, a captivating band that delivers soulful renditions of your favourite jazz classics, as well as energised and upbeat interpretations of faster tempo numbers. Their setlist is packed with nostalgic hits, featuring the timeless songs of legendary artists such as Ella Fitzgerald, Etta James, Ray Charles, and Frank Sinatra. Led by Marysia and accompanied by some of Wellington's finest jazz artists, Whiskey at Midnight creates a mesmerising experience. Marysia's smooth and sultry vocals blend seamlessly with the incredible talent of the band members, who have graced the stage alongside some of New Zealand's top musical acts, including the NZSO, Whirimako Black, and Nathan Haines. When you choose Whiskey at Midnight for your wedding, you invite an elegant and intimate atmosphere that will add a touch of glamour to your special day. Get ready to be transported to a world of sophistication and enchantment as this exceptional band sets the stage for an unforgettable and glamorous experience.

We had Whiskey at Midnight perform at a party held to celebrate the Press Gallery's 150th anniversary. They got the tone just perfect and were very flexible with plans, which changed a lot because of Covid-19! The music was just fantastic and everyone had a wonderful time.


Selected Songs

Ella Fitzgerald
How High The Moon

Dinah Washington
What Difference A Day Makes

Sarah Vaughan
Lullaby of Birdland

Ella Fitzgerald
I got You Under my Skin

Ella Fitzgerald
It Don't Mean a Thing

Ella Fitzgerald
Let's do it (let's fall in love)

Ella Fitzgerald
Let's Call the Whole Thing Off

Little Willie John

Etta James
At Last

Ray Charles
Hit The Road Jack

Whiskey at Midnight PROFILE

Kevin Clark & Fran Burton

Genres: Jazz & Latin

Kevin and Fran have earned their popularity by delivering an enjoyable and accessible style of jazz, infused with humour and a touch of quirkiness. Whether performing as a dynamic duo or with the addition of bass and drums, their brand of jazz is both entertaining and highly sought after. Their repertoire encompasses a delightful mix of genres, including boogie-woogie, New Orleans jazz, pop classics, and Latin rhythms. Drawing inspiration from renowned artists such as Diana Krall and Peggy Lee, they bring a fresh and vibrant approach to their performances. When it comes to creating a lighthearted and upbeat ambiance for a cocktail hour or canapés, Kevin Clark and Fran Barton are the perfect choice. Their music sets the stage for an energetic and enjoyable experience, ensuring that guests are entertained and uplifted.

Selected Songs

Ella Fitzgerald
Almost Like Being in Love

Billy Field
Bad Habits

Louis Prima
43 Banana Split

Peggy Lee
Beginning to see the Light

Peggy Lee
Bir Mir Bist du Schoen

Peggy Lee
Blue Skies

Black Coffee

Ertha Kitt
Cest Si Bon

Maria Muldau
Don’t You feel my Leg

Mamas and the Papas
Dream a little Dream

Kevin Clark & Fran Burton PROFILE

Mish & Wade

Genres: Acoustic, Funk & Soul, R'n'B

Prepare to be amazed by the extraordinary talent of Marysia (Mish) Collins, an exceptional and versatile vocalist and performer. Teaming up with Wade Reeve, one of Wellington's most accomplished and sought-after guitarists, they bring together decades of experience from their time performing in various covers bands and musical theatre productions. Their repertoire knows no bounds as they effortlessly navigate through genres such as pop, soul, funk, rock, and musical theatre, surprising and delighting you with their eclectic mix of songs. Whether you're walking down the aisle or enjoying a cocktail and canapés hour, Mish and Wade have curated the perfect setlist to create an unforgettable atmosphere for your big day. From the heartfelt melodies of Adele to the soulful tunes of Alicia Keys, they have carefully crafted a romantic playlist that will tug at your heartstrings and set the tone for a truly magical wedding celebration.

Mish and Wade were sensational. My only regret is having so many guests as all I wanted to do was sit and listen to them intently! They absolutely made the night what it was. I had so many people comment on how amazing they sounded. Mish has an incredible voice. They created a lovely relaxing vibe at the beginning and then ramped it up to dance worthy tunes later on. I could not have been happier!


Selected Songs

Bill Withers
Lovely Day

Carol King
You've Got A Friend

Emily King

Stevie Wonder
Isn’t She Lovely

Corrine Bailey Rae
Put Your Records On

Marvin Gaye
I Heard it Through the Grapevine

Dusty Springfield
Son Of A Preacher Man

Al Green
Let’s stay together

Grover Washington Jnr
Just the Two of Us

Paolo Nutini
Last Request

Mish & Wade PROFILE

The Benson Brothers

Genres: Funk & Soul, Jazz & Latin, 60s

Get ready to groove and tap your feet to the soulful sounds of The Benson Brothers, as they draw inspiration from the most captivating soul-jazz, blues, and boogaloo cuts of the 1960s. This talented band effortlessly strikes a rare balance between feel-good energy and sophisticated charm, creating an atmosphere evoking images of a luxurious New York penthouse. Comprised of seasoned musicians hailing from Wellington, The Benson Brothers not only bring exceptional musicality but also a sense of style, always dressing sharp. Get ready to immerse yourself in their captivating performances and let the irresistible rhythms transport you to a world of timeless elegance and undeniable groove.

Thank you so much for the wonderful job you did at our wedding last Saturday. The music was absolutely great and loved by all - we had so many compliments and it was just what we were looking for.


Selected Songs

Ahmad Jamal Trio

Esbjorn Svensson Trio
I Mean You

Abdullah Ibrahim
Water from An Ancient Well

Herbie mann
Comin' Home Baby

Bemsha Swing

Wes Montgomery
West Coast Blues

Abdullah Ibrahim
Maraba Blue

Grant Green
High heeled Sneakers

Dr. Lonnie Smith

Herbie Mann
Memphis Underground

The Benson Brothers PROFILE

Still not sure who to choose? Leave it with us! Our skilled team will help find the perfect artist to make your big day a huge success!

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