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Bands and Ceremony Music in La Mesa, CA,
(619) 277-8689
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    Eric Chiu

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  • Definitely the best vendor I got for the wedding. Great band.

    Linda Scott Rees

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  • This band is phenomenal! They played/emcee'd for my daughter's wedding on 9/21/2019, and our guests did not want to leave the dance floor. Tiana, Cory and Ali are amazing vocalists and can sing just about anything ! We would have continued dancing into the early hours if not for the venue needing to close down. Thank you ROM for am amazing night of music!

    Ariel

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  • We LOVED having Republic of Music (ROM) perform at our wedding. We knew that the music would be the entertainment focal point so picking the right group was critical. Tiana at ROM was able to coordinate a live sampling of their music repertoire and we immediately felt the great energy they would provide at our wedding. Getting through the planning stages and making decisions for a wedding can be very stressful. Tiana and ROM did an exceptional job of making us feel at ease when it came to the music. ROM reassured us several times that they know how to gauge an audience and they did exactly that. We've had several wedding guests that said they loved the music and that it made the party. Guests danced the night away! ROM has a wide array of music across genres to choose from that they cover extremely well. If there is a song that they don't know they are open to learning it and performing it at your function. You can also customize the group to your preferences, i.e. adding vocals... Read more

    Paul Jacobson

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  • Well, July 20th, 2019 is gone but the incredible memories will endure as ROM entertained our wedding guests in a way I have never seen. With 15 band members.....they played and played and played! The energy and musical talent this band brought to our wedding was simply.....AMAZING! There is no other choice for music for your wedding, birthday, Bar Mitzvah, party....whatever!!! Book this band. Tiana is a dream to work with and takes care of her clients because she loves her clients. It shows! Thank you Tiana we love you, too!! Paul :) :) :)

    Nick

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  • We searched long and hard for the right wedding band and were lucky enough to stumble onto RoM. All of our guests, from the wild college friends to the 90-year-old aunt complimented us on such a fun band! More than just a wedding band, Republic of Music was a full-wedding-day solution. Tiana was able to arrange and provide strings for our ceremony, a fantastic jazz band for cocktail hour, the perfect full 8-piece band for the reception and even a great DJ for our after-party! The strings played beautiful classic wedding music, but also some super-fun songs like the Mario Brothers theme to lighten the mood and create some smiles as our guests were seated. During the reception, they made sure that the dance floor was never empty, but also made sure to mix up fun, new music with upbeat older tunes that kept the entire age range (from 30-80!) up and moving. The lead singer even led a conga line around the ceremony and Tiana convinced my wife and I to crowd surf to Don't Stop Believin... Read more

    G Lazarus

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  • Short version - WOW!!! Full version - We knew we wanted a band for our wedding so we spent a lot of time reviewing the various options and went to go see multiple bands play live before we settled on Republic of Music given (1) quality, (2) price, and (3) their desire and ability to play the entire night. Selecting ROM was the best decision we made for the wedding (maybe slightly behind our decision to get married in the first place but it's close). Starting from the beginning, the ROM team was extremely communicative (which can be rare in the industry). Tiana was supportive of all of our needs while offering suggestions based on her experience (without being pushy). We were able to select the performers that we wanted and the entire planning process was seamless. ROM was also extremely flexible, the day before the wedding we asked them to come a couple hours early for set up due to weather concerns and it was not even close to being an issue. It's hard to put into words how i... Read more

    Katlyn Heusner

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  • How can we put this... Amazing? Incredible? Absolutely unforgettable, memorable and hands down the best band to work with for your wedding. RoM was not only highly professional to work with- they completely made our wedding the most fun and special day not just for us- but for all of our guests who packed the dance floor. Tiana and team are a special group that understand how to rock the house, while also letting the wedding couple shine. Highly recommend and 100% would hire again.

    Carlo & Hilary

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  • We got married at the Prado in March. Neither of us live in SD anymore, so we could only talk to vendors over the phone. Even through the phone, we could tell that RoM was special -- their range was staggering, their service was absolutely impeccable. Most of all, their first priority was what we wanted. They wanted to know who was going to be there, what mood we expected, what kind of energy we wanted to have, how we wanted to break up the dancing sets. Other bands seemed more concerned with their own needs and abilities; RoM wanted to know what we wanted. Besides the band, they had strings for the ceremony. They played pop hits (Daft Punk, other stuff), Latin (Buena Vista Social Club, Selena), Motown. They even had a singer who could sing in Italian, which pleased my family to no end. How did they play? I can't even begin to explain it. They were better than anyone has a right to expect. Everyone, everyone danced -- the old people, the kids, the mostly 25-35 y.o. crowd. The ... Read more

    Othello

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  • Tiana and her team delivered a high energy, fun, and 'we wish!' never ending great entertainment for our wedding! My husband and I were very ecstatic to see and hear that our guests really enjoyed the band.. we did too!! ROM was accommodating and professional, and they assisted us in tailoring the high energy dance party that we envisioned for our wedding! Thank you ROM!!!

    Katie Rowley

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  • Tiana and the R.O.M. team went above and beyond to make our wedding dreams come true! I first reached out to Tiana in January of this year thinking there was no chance they would have my wedding weekend open as I was getting married in October of the same year. With a heart full of high hopes I called, and to my (and her supprise) they still had that weekend open!!!! Tiana took call from myself and my mother over the next week and walked us through options, packages, and song selections. She was warm, fun, spunky and helped me get to the heart of what we invisioned for our wedding (big time dance party). Including, taking into account my request for no "grinding music" lol ( I really was not mentally prepared to see my 95 year old grandma "get low." Tiana just chuckled and knew exactly what we meant/ what we were looking for! We had a 190 person wedding with a mix of ages ranging from 3 months to 90+ as well as an expectation to deliver on some Italian favorites!!! Oh boy did they!!... Read more

    Allison Rainsford

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  • Hiring RoM for our wedding was the BEST decision we made!!!! All of guests could not stop talking about how great they were – so many people told us they were the best wedding band they have ever seen!!! They had the guests on the dance floor all night and truly made the reception even better than we could have imagined. A band was our #1 priority so we spent a lot of time looking into and going to see bands in the area. We knew we wanted a big band with a good mix of oldies and current hits on their song list - and most importantly a band that would get everyone on the dance floor and know how to keep the party going. Once we talked to Tiana and saw them live (at a 4th of July show they were playing) we were sold! From the time we hired them they were great to work with – responded quickly to any questions we had and went over the entire timeline with us so we knew how everything would flow on the wedding day. I would absolutely recommend RoM to anyone – you will not regret it!... Read more

    Laura

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  • We absolutely loved having Tiana and the Republic of Music at our wedding! You need to book them for yours too! Our experience with them was truly phenomenal from start to finish. Tiana and the band are so talented, creative, and still super professional and organized - how often do you see that combination? They were the life of the party, and our wedding was a huge hit with all of our guests largely due to ROM. We would whole-heartedly say that ROM is worth every dime of the money we spent. We wouldn’t change a thing, and work with them again in a heartbeat! Who knows, maybe for an anniversary party? :)

    Diana

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  • Our wedding was one month ago and I'm STILL excited about how amazing the band was! I always knew I wanted a band for my wedding, as it brings a more elegant ambience with a much more energetic and fun vibe. ROM went above and beyond my expectations with their talent and energy. Our guests are still telling us how amazing the band was. I did a lot of research on various wedding websites and ROM kept getting the best reviews. I watched so many of their videos, particularly the live wedding videos to make sure they indeed sounded and performed well LIVE. From the initial consultation, Tiana helped me form a very detailed timeline from scratch, which we ended up using verbatim for our event. Our wedding was mixed with Vietnamese and American guests, from little kids to 80 year olds. We wanted to keep it classy but also wanted a real party. Cocktail hour music with the quartet set a very chill and classy vibe with "easy listening" music. The dinner music was like a performance show. We... Read more

    Monica

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  • My husband was assigned the task of figuring out the music/entertainment for our wedding. We had first discussed hiring a DJ who'd play top 40's and some old school hiphop and RnB (my favorite type of music) at the beginning of the night, then at the end of the night we’d close with a live latin band since we love dancing cumbia, bachata, reggaeton, etc. Never would I have thought my husband would present me with a 9-piece band who would provide us with bilingual MC'ing, cocktail hour DJ service, and amazing music and vocals throughout the evening that covered my desire for top 40's, hiphop and RnB, and our passion for latin music. I was hesitant at first because I wanted certain pre-recorded songs played and wasn’t so sure how live covers of some songs would sound like, but upon our first phone consult with Tiana, I felt reassured and confident in what ROM was able to provide for us because of Tiana’s professionalism, personability, transparency, and knowledge and wisdom from wo... Read more

    Danielle

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  • Tiana the best band leader ever, the beautiful and talented songstress, I cant even say enough about her!!! Tiana helped us from start to finish, she was patient and sweet and every single person at my wedding spoke highly of her and were blown away by the entire band. Tiana made my wedding better just because she was apart of it, I am forever grateful for how amazing she helped make our wedding:) Everyone danced and danced and danced...We Love this band and Tiana xoxo
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