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The Best Wedding Bands in Canberra


Your wedding day is a huge milestone in your life, and you want it to be perfect. You have all of the little details checked off your list, and now you’re ready to focus on the bigger details like the wedding band.

From your first dance to entertaining your guests during the reception, the wedding band is an essential part of the wedding celebration. With all of this responsibility, it’s no wonder people often book months in advance.

If you’re searching for a reliable and professional wedding band in Canberra, you’ve landed on the right page. We’ll share what makes a great wedding band along with our recommendations for the best wedding bands in the Canberra region.

What Makes a Reliable Wedding Band?

Finding a professional and dedicated wedding band to help you celebrate your big day can be intimidating. When you’re searching for your wedding band, we suggest keeping an eye out for these must-have traits.

  • Passion for their performances.Musical talent is only one important part of your wedding band. If your band displays a true passion for their craft, this is what is going to translate to your guests. They should be able to project infectious energy that gets your guests on their feet and onto the dance floor.
  • Years of experience and flexibility. Some of the best wedding bands could play between 100 and 200 shows per year. Each show is another chance to add a layer of experience and improve. Great wedding bands will be able to respond to your guests by remixing or adding songs to match the current mood.
  • Willingness to take requests and an extensive repertoire. When you’re trying to decide between a few bands, contact them and ask them to send you their song lists. This is also the time to make any special song requests. Great bands work hard to deliver memorable moments, and they’re usually happy to take song requests.
  • They’re honest and transparent.Whichever wedding band you choose, they should be ready and willing to answer any questions or address any concerns you have.

The Top Three Wedding Bands in Canberra

Here are our top three wedding band picks for Canberra and the surrounding area.

The following businesses are not rated in any particular order, but have been included based on our readers feedback.

Something Like This

Experienced, professional, flexible, and with a large repertoire, Something Like This offers tailored wedding packages with a variety of musical talents, instruments, and music styles. For over 10 years, this group has been touring Australia and providing high-quality performances at weddings, private parties, black tie functions and more. Liz B. wrote that she stumbled uoon them by accident and, “She wouldn’t hesitate to hire them for any occasion!”

Smooth Ops 

Smooth Ops is a group of three talented musicians that are capable of delivering a vast range of hits. Whether you want The Beatles, Beyonce or any other decade, they can deliver. You’ll get a light show, a high-quality PA system and a sound engineer that helps to ensure everything runs smoothly. Fun and energetic, this wedding band brings powerful vocals and tight harmonies to give you a wedding experience that you won’t forget.


Hitparade is a multi-talented band that delivers a rich four-person sound with two male and two female vocalists. You only need a small amount of space for this band, but they’ll work hard to give you a memorable performance and energise your guests well into the evening hours. With over 60 wedding performances each year and 1,500 wedding performances and counting, Hitparade brings the experience and passion you want to see on your wedding day.

Your Experience with Wedding Bands in Canberra

Have you experienced any of the bands above in person? Maybe you don’t see your favourite band. Leave us a comment and let us know.

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