“One of the country’s top bands for the 2nd year in a row and the #1 variety dance band in Maryland.” ~ Modern Bride
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Free Spirit is regularly voted as one of the top dance bands in the Washington, DC and Baltimore metropolitan areas. Chosen among “America’s Best Bands” two years in a row by Modern Bride Magazine, Free Spirit is a high-energy, visual, and interactive band that has set the bar for creating memorable dance parties. Whether it’s a wedding reception, corporate gala, fundraiser, or political function, Free Spirit has been the choice for discerning clients and industry professionals since 1976.
What sets Free Spirit apart? Simply put, it’s exceptional musicians performing exceptional music exceptionally well. Free Spirit has played thousands of events over the years and the band has carefully honed its repertoire and has become known as the most current dance band in town — constantly updating its song selections to include today’s Top 40 hits (view the band’s song list and you’ll see what we mean). But they can also include the best time-tested dance hits from R&B, Motown, Disco, Latin, Big Band Swing and Standards. Free Spirit’s enormous song list allows for highly-personalized, dynamic performances during which your guests are engaged and encouraged to become part of the experience. Free Spirit is Current, Hip and Hot!
Free Spirit has received critical acclaim from notable publications including Washingtonian, Town & Country, Modern Bride, Washington Life and Baltimore Magazines and is one of the most-referred bands by the region’s leading event planners. To top it all off, the premier entertainers in the area including the National Symphony, National Opera, Washington Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Choral Arts Society and the Washington Performing Arts Society, to name a few, made Free Spirit their band of choice during this year’s gala season.
The band consists of eleven pieces including four impressive and dynamic lead singers (one male and three female), three talented horn players (trumpet, trombone and saxophone) one of whom doubles on percussion, and a driving four-piece rhythm section consisting of drums, bass, guitar and keyboards. Free Spirit’s singers and musicians are well-known and respected boasting recording contracts with major record companies, prestigious positions in the armed forces bands and orchestras and endorsement deals with major musical equipment companies including Paul Reed Smith Guitars, Taye Drums and Soul Tone Cymbals.
For over 30 years, clients around the country have enjoyed Free Spirit. It’s time for you to find out why! But you don’t have to take our word alone. Click on any of the links below to hear unsolicited client and event planner testimonials phoned in to Free Spirit following their events.
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“Free Spirit is known for never letting parties die” – Town & Country Magazine
“Free Spirit, the most sought-after band in town” – Washingtonian Magazine
“Baltimore Magazine…commends the band Free Spirit.” – Baltimore Magazine