Pricing

Understanding Your Investment

What you can expect to pay and the many options that will work with your budget.

What’s Included?

When you decide to go with us, you’re getting the best Chicago wedding band available. You’re getting some of the most experienced and talented musicians and vocalists. You also have a team of professionals who are there to take care of you every step of the way. Here’s the breakdown:

  • Full music company to provide all the music for your ceremony and reception
  • Choose from a solo piano to 14-Piece band with DJ
  • Over 3,000 songs with a full-time arranger to create any special song requests
  • An experienced Emcee to take care of all your announcements
  • A state-of-the-art sound system and lighting
  • Free DJ during band breaks and available for your after party
  • Customized wedding schedule that we keep on-track start to finish
  • Complete staff who are always available to help
  • Ceremony music director and online Wedding Ceremony Music Guide
  • Seamless transitions between each aspect of your ceremony and reception
  • Personal touches to make your wedding meaningful and authentically yours
  • Nearly 20 years of experience and hundreds of 5-star reviews

You might be satisfied with just having the best wedding band in Chicago, but we’re not. An unforgettable wedding goes beyond just a great band. Every moment and every transition is important and adds to the value of the entire evening.

When you go with David Rothstein Music for your wedding, you’re investing in a company that will take care of all the music, announcements while adding lots of personal touches for your big day. We’ll give you complete  peace of mind and a one-of-a-kind experience that everyone will remember and talk about for years.

Customized for Your Budget

David Rothstein Music has a wide variety of packages to help you find the perfect ensembles for your ceremony and reception. We’ll work with you to make sure you have the ideal music for each aspect of your wedding. You’ll get maximum value for your specific budget. If you only need a Jazz Trio, we can do that. If you need a string quartet, Jazz Trio and a 10-piece band, we have it ready for you too. Tell us what you want and we’ll put it all together for you! Special discounts are available for Friday, Sunday or off-season dates.

Our Most Popular Package

Full Packages range from $8,000 – $16,000.
Ceremony Ensembles can be added to any schedule. 

This is our most popular package:     

The Michigan Ave

6:00pm-7:00pm Cocktails:
Jazz Trio 

7:00pm-8:30pm Dinner:
Jazz Trio Continues w/ DJ

8:30pm-11:30pm Dancing:
10-Piece Band w/ DJ    

Total: $11,895

Schedule your free consultation to receive our complete pricing packet.

Reception Ensembles

Every 7-14 piece reception ensemble comes with a DJ, professional sound system, experienced sound engineers and stage lighting for the band.

Jazz Trio

Piano, Bass, Sax

7-Piece Band with DJ

Piano, Bass, Drums, Sax, Male & Female Vocalist, Guitar, DJ

10-Piece Band with DJ

Piano, Bass, Drums, Sax, Trumpet, Trombone, Guitar, Male vocalist, 2 Female vocalists, DJ

14-Piece Band with DJ

Piano, Bass, Drums, Sax, Trumpet, Trombone, Male Vocalist, 2 Female Vocalists, Guitar, 4 Violins, DJ

Ceremony Ensembles

Our ceremony musicians are separate from reception musicians. They can provide a smooth transition from the end of your ceremony to the start of cocktails.  

Classical Duo
Piano and Violin

Classical Trio
Piano, Violin and Cello

Modern Trio
Guitar, Violin, String Bass

String Quartet  
2 Violins, Viola and Cello

All-Styles Quartet
Violin, Sax/Flute, Piano and String Bass

Classical Trumpet
Add to any ensemble

Classical Vocalist
Add to any ensemble

Solo Harpist
For ceremony and/or cocktails

FAQs

WHAT ARE YOUR RATES AND PAYMENT TERMS?

Once David has a chance to chat with you and get more information about your specific wedding date and location, we will email you our complete pricing information packet. Discounts are given for Friday and Sunday weddings, off-season (January – April) and non-profit organizations. We require a 30% deposit to reserve your date. The remaining balance will be due the week prior to your event.  

Personal checks, MasterCard, VISA, AmEx, Discover, and cash are accepted.

DO YOU HAVE FLEXIBILITY WITH YOUR PRICING?

Yes, we offer 5-10% discounts for Friday, Sunday, and events held January through April. There may be specific dates where we may have more flexibility. Give David a call and explain your event and he will do everything he can to work with your budget!

WHAT DO I GET AFTER I SIGN A CONTRACT?

You’ll be emailed the DRM Welcome Packet. This includes:

  • Login to our ceremony and reception guides
  • Customized template of your wedding schedule
  • Current list of songs the band knows by heart
  • Tell Us More About You Form
  • DRM Marketing Questionnaire

We will also establish a folder to keep track of all your emails. We are as organized as it gets! We will even remind you when it’s time to set up a meeting to make sure we have all the details fine-tuned. We understand that you probably haven’t done this before and we make sure you’re comfortable every step of the way.