World-Class Entertainment and Event Production
 

weddings

 
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SOULSYSTEM ORCHESTRAS has been providing "elegantly hip" wedding entertainment for more than 15 years. Clients can choose from a 3-piece ensemble to a 20-piece swing orchestra and beyond.

Our flagship band SOULSYSTEM has been voted "Best Band" in New York by the editors of The Knot year after year. New York Magazine says, "With their youthful enthusiasm and charismatic high energy performance, SOULSYSTEM ORCHESTRAS is NY's hippest entertainment company!"

We take pride in helping clients customize their music to perfectly fit their special day. Our music and event professionals will meet with you to carefully select the appropriate band or DJ for your music and budgetary needs. All of our bands can perform jazz, swing and Rat Pack classics, Motown, Soul, Disco, 80's, Rock, Hip Hop and today's dance hits.Our musical repertoire is extensive - you can view the song list here

We also provide ceremony and cocktail entertainment. Our musicians will create a variety of elegant, sophisticated, romantic music styles to suit every mood and ambiance. We recommend booking your entertainment 6-8 months in advance. Contact us to schedule an appointment with one of our music professionals.
 

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The best night of our lives

"Rob, we had a blast with you.... from the minute we met you, through all the planning and annoying questions I had, up until the wedding night. You are personable, professional, and absolutely hilarious. After the event, our Maitre d' came up to us and told us that Soulsystem was the best band that has EVER performed at The Palace!! We couldn't have asked for more and will always remember our wedding night as the best of our lives, thanks to Soulsystem!"

- Julie & Jason

 Blown away! 

"Soulsystem Orchestras is no question the best wedding band I have ever seen. All of our guests were blown away by their energy and ability to keep everyone (of all ages) on the dance floor the entire night! We forgot to cut the cake because we couldn't find one bad song to take us out of the dance party. They were so easy to work with and I wish I could do it all over again. Thank you Soulsystem Orchestras for the best night of our lives!"

- Casey & Bryan


 
 

CORPORATE EVENTS

Our bands, jazz trios, solo performers and DJs are the "go-to" entertainers for the most elite corporate functions and discriminating event planners around the country. We understand that each event has a life of its own and the entertainment needs must be addressed with this in mind. Covering a broad range of music (you can download our song list here), we provide top-notch entertainment from the cocktail party to the dance floor. 

 
 
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"For the past nine years, I have hired Soulsystem Orchestras for the entertainment for two of our company's annual events - our Company Holiday Party and Children's Holiday Party. The customer service is OUTSTANDING and the entertainers, magicians, specialty characters, DJs - everyone -  have been TOP NOTCH every year! Rob, you are easy to work with, accommodating, and always professional. I wouldn't work with any other entertainment company. Soulsystem Orchestras is truly the best!"

VALERIE RACCUGLIA — Vice President, Trust Company of the West

 

 
 
 
 

Soulsystem RULEs! Hands Down! I COUldn't stop dancing!

- Jill Hennessy

 
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Social & Charity

Charity event organizers know how important great entertainment is to keep their donors returning year after year. That is why organizations such as the Rainforest Alliance, Make-A-Wish Foundation, National Down Syndrome Society and many others have turned to SOULSYSTEM ORCHESTRAS to help make their events exceedingly successful and memorable. Our musical repertoire covers a broad range of genres and styles. You can download our complete song list here.

 

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"The American Heart Association has been hosting their annual fund raising gala in NY for years. For the past 6 years, your company has provided EXACTLY what we have needed every year. Rob, you listen to our needs and have delivered way above our staff and guests expectations year after year. Even the guest of honor, Bill Clinton, commented on how great your music was! . . . And on a personal note, I would have been foolish to hire any other company for my wedding. Thank you for bringing great music with your incredible customer service to New York!"

HELAINE BARUCH — Senior Vice President, American Heart Association

 
 
 

 

BAR / BAT MITZVAHS

 
 

Bar and Bat Mitzvah celebrations can be daunting to coordinate. We help organize all of your entertainment and production needs as well as help create and implement your theme. Our bands and DJs can deliver every style of music to entertain guests of all ages - take a look at our complete song list. Experienced, professional motivators, dancers and celebrity impersonators are available to make the party sizzle. We also provide the most popular games, party supplies, video equipment and lighting design to transform your party into an incredible event that all the kids (and adults) will be talking about for months to come!

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"There's nothing more stressful than planning a daughter's bat mitzvah.

Everything has to be perfect! Soulsystem Orchestras not only handled the DJ & MC, dancers, games, music and lighting but they helped advise on what would work best. They knew what I wanted and my daughter can't wait to use them for the second most stressful event — her wedding!"

- ALEXANDRA LEBENTHAL - CEO, Alexandra & James LLC