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Bands and DJs in New York, NY,
(800) 933-7249
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4.9 out of 5
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    Karen Chin

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  • WOW! WOW! WOW! That's all our guests were able to say about the JK Band's performance at our wedding reception at the Mansion at Natirar. Joel was such a joy to work with during the entire preparation leading up to the wedding day. His energy, professionalism, and desire to really make your wedding day more than you ever expected with respect to the entertainment is every bride and groom's dream come true. His band and vocalists are energetic and sound absolutely amazing. They can really throw a party, and get everyone on the dance floor and stay there. Joel even took the extra step to make my wedding day even more special by surprising me with a special friend of mine to perform at my wedding. What a special treat for me and all my guests!!! Throughout the evening, my guests kept coming up to me and my husband just raving about how AMAZING the band sounded! By the end of the evening our hearts were full of joy and love. Thank you JK Band for making our wedding so much more th... Read more

    Caroline Landau

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  • We had our wedding on 9/15/19 at Gotham Hall, which is a big space to fill with sound, and the JK Band did it and then some! Not only was the JK Band's sound incredible, but Joel is incredibly professional and personalized. (He even coordinated with my husband, the groom, for the band to perform an original song by my husband!) Multiple people asked me for the name of the band at the wedding. Can't recommend highly enough.

    Maggie

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    5 out of 5
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  • We had originally heard of the JK Band watching them perform at a family friend's wedding. When it came time to start planning our own wedding, my family and I knew booking the JK Band was a must! Throughout the entire process, Joel made everything so easy. His main priority was to ensure my family and I had everything we envisioned. One specific vision was the father/daughter dance. My dad and I had the idea of starting slow and ending with a fast song, only we had trouble choosing the songs. With the help of Joel we danced to My Girl and ended with Ain't No Mountain High Enough, which got our entire reception dancing. Throughout the night, the dance floor remained packed with people of all ages. The JK Band was able to appeal to all groups of people with different styles of music. The next day, all the guests could not stop talking about how amazing the band was. "That band can really rock a room!" "That band was absolutely incredible..." were just a few of the comments. A moment we ... Read more

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    What a pleasure to celebrate with you and your fantastic family. To get to do it again in just a few months makes it even better. Much love and joy to you and Brian! Joel

    Joe Mccarthy

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    5 out of 5
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  • We greatly enjoyed the jk band at my daughters wedding recently. Every band member was talented and professional. They led the celebration the entire night. Everyone had a great time. I highly recommend jk band - in fact they are playing at my next daughters wedding in December. Thank you jk band!

    Chris Pigott

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  • In just the three days since our wedding, we've had over a dozen guests rave about how great our band was, and a half-dozen more who have asked for their information to hire them. Moreover, my family includes several professional musicians, and they all though the JK Band was incredible. We are SO glad we hired them.

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    Thanks Chris Caileigh was one of the happiest brides I have ever seen (and I've seen over 2700 lol). You know what they say "happy wife, happy life". You are a blessed man! Hope to celebrate with you again. Joel

    Chrystyna

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    5 out of 5
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  • Wow wow wow! JK Entertainment delivered from start to finish! Joel and the entire band were an absolute pleasure to work with! Joel really knows his stuff, had great advice and recommendations, was super helpful and patient, and played awesome music at our wedding this past weekend!! What a TALENTED group of musicians! Everyone at our wedding has been nonstop talking about The JK Band! They were electric, so energetic, and there was not a single song where the dance floor was not packed! The JK Band played songs for every age group at our wedding and even sang and mingled among the crowd! I cannot say enough great things about this band! I am SO SO happy that we chose them for our wedding day! Joel and the band even learned our first dance, along with a song that was a crowd favorite among our friends (Party in the USA). If you are considering a band for your wedding day- go with The JK Band!! You will not be disappointed- I promise!! Thank you, Joel- and thank you to the entire JK Ban... Read more

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    Wow Wow Wow! is right Chrystyna. What a great wedding. So much love and joy from all your friends and family. You are truly blessed. Thank you for making "The JK Band" a part of it! Joel

    Taylor

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    5 out of 5
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  • The most incredible wedding band!!!! We couldn't get our guests off the dance floor! We can't say enough wonderful things about Joel and the JK band. They traveled to the Hotel DU PONT in Delaware for our wedding and rocked a huge ballroom, keeping the dance floor more than alive all night long. From our first conversation with Joel, we could tell he knew his stuff and he kept us at ease with the planning process. The band was super adaptable; played beautiful soft music for our ceremony, delivered classic music for the cocktail hour, then brought the heat for a non-stop party at the reception. We've had many friends and family members comment on how much they enjoyed the band, with several of our parents' friends commenting "Best Wedding Band Ever!". We are so glad to have worked with Joel and JK band, and really hope to be a guest at a wedding they play for soon!!

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    Thank you Thank you Taylor! What an amazing wedding and a beautiful place. It was worth the drive to Wilmington. You treated us like part of the family.

    Stephanie

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    5 out of 5
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  • Joel and the JK Band were great!! We got married at Tappan Hill and our 200 guests were always on the dance floor! We were very pleased with Joel's responsiveness and expertise. He was very helpful in combining our taste with songs that our guests would enjoy. We've already recommended the JK Band to friends!

    Amanda

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  • We hired The JK Band after hearing them play at our friends' wedding years earlier. Their performance stuck out in our mind so much so that they were one of the first groups to come to mind when we were planning our own wedding! Right away, Joel was very responsive to our emails, and came to our apartment in NYC to meet with us in person to answer any questions we might have before hiring him. It was clear he was organized and highly professional, right from the start. As we planned our wedding, Joel was very responsive to our questions. The band's pre-wedding questionnaire was comprehensive and helped us feel like we were all on the same page regarding the type of music we wanted played going into our wedding day. At our wedding, The JK Band truly delivered! Their performance was honestly one of the best parts of our wedding, and tons of our guests raved to us about them long after the event was over. The band truly set the tone for an amazing, high-energy, and fun evening! I'd highly... Read more

    Katie

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  • I HIGHLY recommend the JK Band! Working with Joel from start to finish was fantastic. He works closely with you and the venue to structure a timeline that helps the evening flow perfectly. From song one to the last the dance floor was packed and the energy they brought just added something extra to an already special day. The rave reviews from our guests about the JK Band keep coming weeks after the wedding. We cannot thank Joel and the JK Band enough!!

    Gabrielle

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  • We got married in Nyack, New York and could not have been happier with our choice in band. Joel kept in touch months prior to our wedding and worked with us to ensure our wedding had our own personal touches. His band learned songs we requested and executed flawlessly. Joel is reliable, consistent (JK band was also great 11 years ago at my brother's wedding), and entertaining. I got many compliments about how amazing the band was, and couldn't ask for more.

    Marissa

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  • The JK Band might just be the best band in the business. Unbelievable talent from top to bottom. They performed with unbelievable energy and you can tell they were genuinely having a good time while performing. Many of our guests have told us how good of a job they did, and we couldn't agree more!

    Colette

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  • We had such an amazing time with the JK Band. The dance floor was packed the entire night and Joel and team stopped at nothing to ensure the party kept rocking the entire night. From the moment we booked, we had several calls to dicusss which music to play, what songs the band would learn and even navigate logistics of how to introduce different family members. Joel and crew learned newly released music and mixed that in with classics to make for an epic dance party. We received so many compliments that JK was the best band people had heard. The band allowed my husband to perform his favorite song which was such a great memory for us to share. Overall, Joel and band are highly professional and very easy to work with. If you are looking for a band who will keep your guests engaged and excited throughout the whole night, look no further than JK!!!!

    kristin

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    4.6 out of 5
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  • The JK Band did an amazing job at our wedding, and we are so happy we hired them. Leading up to the big day, the band leader was very patient with us as we had a very unique and specific vision for the wedding party introductions. They were able to learn a new song, play it well, and seamlessly introduce the wedding party like they had done it 1,000 times. They also know how to run a party — the dance floor was packed all night solely because they knew what songs to play and when to play them! If you hire the JK Band, you are guaranteed to have one heck of a party.

    matthew

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  • There are not enough Stars for me to rate this Band.......Expectations are frequently not realized in this Contemporary Culture but the JK Band not only realized but vastly exceeded our expectations! There is a Joie De Vivre that Joel and his group bring to the Event and an understanding of the dynamics of performing through which he communicates the true essence of the term Celebration. Asking for all Professionals to perform in the same manner is a Pipe Dream for there is only one JK Band and only one Joel Krantz........... Kudos from a deliriously happy Father of the Bride !!
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