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Big City Horns Reviews
Looking back at our amazing wedding, I can honestly say Big City Horns was the highlight for me. They were AWESOME. They took our wedding from good to great - our guests couldn't stop talking about them and what a great party they created.
I can't stress enough how talented and fun they were. Ben and Maria kill it on vocals, and the brass and band were on point. The mix of music was perfect and they kept the energy going all night. That night and the next day, we heard over and over again how much people LOVED them. "So fun!", "Where did you find them!?", "You could just feel the music!", "Way better than a DJ!". Our guests will certainly remember them for a long time.
Beyond all that, one serious differentiator was their professionalism and communication. I think the first time I reached out, I heard back within 30 minutes and had a call that same night. In the months before the wedding, we connected regularly and Ben and Maria made sure that everything would be perfect on our big day.
I can't recommend Big City Horns enough - they were a pleasure to work with, and brought down the house. Thank you Ben, Maria and the rest of the band. You rock! D. October 2017
The dancing NEVER stopped! If you want a live band, full of energy, and a lively and full dance floor.. Big City Horns is the way to go! They were great to work with, accommodated all of our requests and they even let my husband play a song with them, twice! They have such a diverse song/set list and will learn songs for you if you ask! They played oldies but goodies, and also popular music from today! They even sprinkled in a little bit of country! I am going to be honest, I was a little nervous when we hired a band for our wedding because I wanted everyone to dance and wasn’t sure if people would with a live band. But let me tell you, at one point I looked around our venue and not a single person was sitting at their table. EVERYONE, and when I say everyone, I mean even our grandparents and elderly adults, as well as the little 6 years olds, were out on the dance floor! It was FULL from the very first song to the very last! Or guests even tried to get them to keep playing after our reception officially ended! That’s how GREAT they were! I would highly recommend Big City Horns for your wedding if you want a fun, upbeat, happy, dancing all night long wedding reception! I thank Ben and the rest of the band for making our wedding the BEST DAY EVER!! Jillian J. November 2018
I would like to begin by saying that hands down, this is THE BEST party/wedding band in WNY!!! Big City Horns Played at our wedding in October of 2014 and we are still getting feedback from guests on the fabulous entertainment. My husband and I spent a very long time researching wedding bands even from out of town and the Rochester area and after reviewing our options, we thought BCH was in a different class altogether. Ben, Maria and the band as a whole put on a truly professional show that equals national acts. That is not surprising with Maria’s American Idol experience. The quality of the voices, the incredible song selection, the great stage show and dancing… the energy is out of this world! The dance floor was packed all night long. People kept asking me all night where I found this band. I kept telling them this is Buffalo’s best kept secret! People said that they sounded like a CD. Perfection! If you want to have the most memorable night… this is the band to book! And by the way, working with Ben on the details was seamless. He is on top of everything. He took all the stress out of the entertainment planning of our wedding. This was professionalism from beginning to end. Thank you BCH! We could not have dreamed of a better night!
Christina B. October 2014
This is the BAND! We had the whole party on its feet for every song from 5- 98 years just having the greatest time bringing back songs and memories from every part of our life. We have been to many functions , weddings & parties in the last 10 years ,seen many bands & groups and Big City Horns is STILL OUR FAVORITE! We still have people when we see them two years later telling us it was the best time had in a very long time. Regards,
Steve & Sharon F. September 2013
I got married in August of 2014. We weren't sure if we should hire a live band, or use a DJ. I'm so glad we went with the Big City Horns! They made our reception so memorable. Everyone was on the dance floor having a great time. The variety of songs was perfect, and almost everyone stayed to the very end. Book this band with total confidence and look no further!
Stephanie B. August 2014
I cannot say enough good things about the Big City Horns. They were recommended to us by my parents who had seen them at a big gala event and they couldn’t stop talking about the quality and energy of this band. We were set on going with a DJ for our wedding, and at the insistence of my parents, we decided to invest the extra money for the live band experience. Boy, were we blown away!!! I don’t think anyone expected such an entertaining evening. They are experts at getting the crowd going. I will never think of hiring a DJ again. Now I’m trying to think of parties to host just to have them come back!!!
Michelle D. June 2014
Best party Band EVER. We got married May of 2014 in Rochester. Big City Horns was the highlight of our wedding! They could be a national touring band. They are just a different caliber of musicianship! They do better and more unique arrangements than many of the original artists. This band is so creative in their delivery, dance moves and engaging the crowd… and it’s non-stop music! We hired them to do the cocktail music before the big party began. Its amazing how versatile they are! It’s like two different bands. I don’t think there is a genre of music that they don’t master. I am telling you, you HAVE TO hear this band. Ben and Maria, and the whole gang… thank you for making our wedding a night no one will ever forget!
Sarah M. May 2014
This band rocked the house at my son’s wedding! I had heard them at the Annual Spring Fling Gala to benefit the Bradford PA Hospital and have since used them for several events. Whether it is a jazz trio for a cocktail reception, or any other configuration and genre you can think of, this band is second to none. Each time we use them, they reinvent themselves! Their extensive repertoire and on-stage charisma will have you moving all night long. You should hear Ben and Maria singing. The way their voices blend in their duets is truly a thing of beauty. Best male vocals hands down, and Maria’s voice rivals some of the great musical icons, like Aretha, Whitney and Mariah. What a powerful voice! Book this band, you will not be disappointed! Thanks Ben and Maria and the whole Big City Horns band!
Jacqueline M. April 2013
Maria the singer was fantastic along with you Ben, you make a great pair. After May I like to know where are you performing so I can come and enjoy myself. Best to all of you, les
Laslo (Les) October 2013