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Best Music Wedding Bands of Melbourne

Would you like your wedding to be an unforgettable experience? Put your trust in these wedding music bands who have been recognised as trustworthy ABIA Winners & Finalists as determined by the married couples of Victoria! 

Something Borrowed Duo  Live Wedding Music  ABIA Winner

Photo: Something Borrowed Duo

Music Bands for Weddings

Your relationship is unique, and so is your wedding! If you’re searching for wedding music ideas with that unique touch, then live wedding music may be just what you’re looking for. With a range of classical, traditional, retro, acoustic and modern options to choose from, your guests will certainly be impressed!

Having a Wedding Singer, Musician or Band play for your ceremony, cocktail hour and/or reception adds a romantic and personal flavour to your wedding that everyone loves and enjoys. Whether your theme is black tie elegance or dance party frenzy (or a combination of both!), physical instruments and musicians can really set the mood for your special day.


Book Trustworthy Wedding Vendors

An experienced musician can help you every step of the way with your music choices, listen to your dreams and ideas, create the perfect musical scenery for your day, and will know to play the right music in each moment. Therefore it’s important to choose a Live Wedding Music professional you can trust. Reading independent reviews from their previous clients will help give you can idea of their personality, communication, organisation skills and professionalism.

With an ABIA-Accredited Vendor, you can be sure you're working with a trustworthy business. Within each business’ ABIA profile, you’ll find reviews and recommendations from genuine and verified wedding customers, as well as awards won. The 21st Victorian ABIA Wedding Awards recognised top-rated wedding vendors across the state, nominated by 6,600+ couples for their quality of service, quality of product, value for money and attitude of staff.

Ready to have your wedding filled with love, laughter and award-winning live entertainment? Let’s find out who Melbourne’s top Live Wedding Music experts are!


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#1 - Something Borrowed Duo

Melbourne Wedding Band

Winner: Best Live Wedding Music
ABIA Award Rating: 99.96%

Voted Best Live Wedding Music of the 2018 & 2019 VIC ABIA Awards and Runner-Up for Ceremony Music in 2019!

Make your day more memorable with Something Borrowed, Victoria's best wedding live entertainers! Brendan’s acoustic arrangements and Adam’s soft, sweet vocals can cater to weddings of all styles and sizes. They can learn any song you would like to walk down the aisle to, play both acoustic ceremonies and full band sound receptions, and play indoors or outdoors. With their decade of experience, Something Borrowed is sure to make your day perfect!

Live Wedding Music - Something Borrowed Duo - ABIA Awards Winner

Live Wedding Music - Something Borrowed Duo - ABIA Awards Winner

Live Wedding Music - Something Borrowed Duo - ABIA Awards Winner






Runner-Up: Best Live Wedding Music
ABIA Award Rating: 99.93%

VIC Runner-up for Live Wedding Music in 2019 and #3 in Ceremony Music

From wedding ceremonies to canapes to receptions, PAPER HEARTS has you covered from intimate acoustic love songs to roof-raising dance floor hits. Ryan and Amelia are a husband and wife musical duo along with a team of carefully curated and talented wedding entertainers across Melbourne and Sydney. They offer duo, trio and band options as well as DJs and MCs, and can even write you a song!

Live Wedding Music - PAPER HEARTS - ABIA Awards

Live Wedding Music - PAPER HEARTS - ABIA Awards




#3 - Baker Boys Band


3rd Place: Best Live Wedding Music
ABIA Award Rating: 99.14%

Live Wedding Music VIC Winner in 2013 and Top 5 in the 2016 National ABIA Awards

Baker Boys Band are your experts in live music, weddings and getting the party started! A customisable 3 to 14 piece band, they can set the perfect tone for your ceremony according to your preference for traditional, classical or modern music, and infuse your reception with high energy, fun and a full dance floor!

Live Wedding Music - Baker Boys Band - ABIA Awards

Live Wedding Music - Baker Boys Band - ABIA Awards




#4 - Retro Revival


Live Wedding Music - Retro Revival - ABIA Awards



#5 - The Bombastics


ABIA Award Rating: 98.76%

VIC’s #3 Live Wedding Music in 2017 and National Top 10 in 2017 & 2018

You get choice, flexibility and reliability with this collection of amazing musicians! The Bombastics can transform your wedding with their beautiful ceremony live music, followed by the dream reception party you’ve always imagined. They offer a range of services including background acoustic songs or jazz early in your reception, party songs from a range of genres for later, and a live band performance for your bridal dance.

Live Wedding Music - The Bombastics - ABIA Awards

Live Wedding Music - The Bombastics - ABIA Awards




#6 - After Five


ABIA Award Rating: 97.62%

#2 Live Wedding Music at the 2017 VIC ABIA Awards and #3 in 2018

Servicing Melbourne, Geelong and Ballarat, After Five is a fun and upbeat band that will get all your guests up and moving! They'll work with you to design the entertainment package that’s perfectly suited to the theme and size of your ceremony and reception, and with a repertoire including timeless classics to the latest radio hits, you and everyone will be dancing the night away.

Live Wedding Music - After Five - ABIA Awards

Live Wedding Music - After Five - ABIA Awards




#7 - Mad Cow Band


Live Wedding Music - Mad Cow Band - ABIA Awards



#8 - KISS Entertainment


KISS Entertainment is a family-owned and operated business that will help you create amazing wedding memories through music. Kelly is the owner and professional singer for your wedding (she’s also a DJ & MC!), or you can hire their duo – Kelly and her sister Bek – both accomplished musicians with 40+ years of wedding and live music experience, and incorporate live singing, saxophone, keys, flute and percussion. They will happily join in with all the dancing!

Live Wedding Music - KISS Entertainment - ABIA Awards

Live Wedding Music - KISS Entertainment - ABIA Awards




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