When planning one of the most important days of your life, it’s a breath of fresh air when discovering a helpful hint or two. Trying to discover just the right music for your monumental affair can be difficult. We’ve just made it a lot easier for you with our list of some of the best wedding bands in the Tampa Bay area.

For bookings: Inspire Entertainment
(813) 728-4189

Phase5 was voted “Best Band in Tampa Bay” by Yelp, an online website that lets people review, rate and recommend their experiences. Phase5 plays all music genres and includes a DJ with every show. Besides performing at weddings, parties and corporate events, the band has also spent some time in the recording studio. Their debut record was a holiday single entitled “Christmas Edition.” The band’s second release is a full-length CD entitled “Phase5.” Phase5 has played over 150 shows in 2012 alone.

The DeLeon Band 
(813) 933-3924

The DeLeon Band has performed worldwide and been seen on “Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee.” The group shares a bona fide enthusiasm for entertaining audiences and stimulating spirits, especially at weddings, themed shows and special events. The DeLeon Band has performed locally at the Walt Disney Magic Kingdom, The Gasparilla Coronation Ball and Lifetime television’s “Weddings of a Lifetime.” The DeLeon family has perpetually entertained audiences for over 50 years.

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Lucky Penny 
(813) 230-6620

Lucky Penny was voted “2010 Best Reception Band” for West Florida. The band will tailor the music to fit the proper wedding ambience. Luck Penny usually begins their set with a lighter acoustic-orientated selection but then segues into full-fledged danceable rock ‘n’ roll. The group plays everything from Elvis to Kelly Clarkson and promises to please audiences of all ages. Lucky Penny is a definite crowd pleaser.

Don Juceam & The Don Juceam Orchestra
(813) 600-3134

Don Juceam is Florida’s very own Frank Sinatra. Juceam is a wedding singer/tribute artist and recipient of the Wedding Wire.com 2009 and 2010 “Bride’s Choice Awards.” Don Juceam is available with a scalable-sized orchestra or as a solo performer specializing in classic Sinatra, Rat Pack and Big Band favorites. Juceam also offers musical styles from the 1950s through 1990s. His services also include Disc-Jockey and Master of Ceremonies.

2 Dog Night
(727) 393-7828

Tampa Bay’s 2 Dog Night will captivate your wedding party on your special day with music from Sinatra to The Beatles, “The Twist” to “The Electric Slide,” Country to Motown and Rock to Hip-Hop. Your favorite tunes will come alive and you’re guaranteed to dance the night away. The musical duo offers styles from high-impact dance music with electronic drums to soft acoustic guitar entertainment.

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