Rare Blend is one of the most popular and requested bands in the Detroit Metropolitan area. This professional and versatile group of musicians has performed at over 2,000 wedding receptions, corporate events, and country club functions. Talented, featuring strong, professional musicians. Versatile, providing a broad repertoire of music and various group sizes 1 to 10 musicians.
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Rare Blend is about live music, entertainment, customized service, and personal attention to every detail of your wedding, party, or special event. This professional and versatile live band has performed at over 2,000 Metro Detroit and Southeast Michigan weddings and special events. In addition to performing with Rare Blend, individual members of the band have performed with and/or toured with a number of big-name acts, including Detroit's own Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band, Aretha Franklin, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Gladys Knight and the Pips, and Martha Reeves, as well as Grand Funk, The Who, The Moody Blues, Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Natalie Cole, Manhattan Transfer, and David Sanborn.
Alison and Josh, who live in New York, chose to return to Michigan for their wedding. Their reception was a high-energy party from start to finish! Everyone, young and old, loved the band and had a blast! At the very end of the night, as we were packing up equipment, a lovely lady, who I suspect was in her 80s, stopped me to say that this was the best wedding she had ever been to and that I had done the finest job of coordinating that she had ever seen. When I told her that she made my day, she replied, "Oh no, you made my day!"
Rare Blend, as a premier Metro Detroit wedding band, is one of the most trusted names in music and entertainment in Southeast Michigan, due in part to the leadership of Mary Davis, Rare Blend's bandleader. With over twenty years of experience as an event planner, Mary guides her clients through each step of the planning process with extensive knowledge and a genuine desire to address their needs and create an event that matches their every dream. Read what some of those clients are saying about one of the most trusted wedding bands in the Detroit Area!
For the third consecutive year, Rare Blend has been chosen to receive The Knot Best of Weddings award! This highly coveted accolade celebrates the most outstanding professionals in the wedding industry. According to a press release entitled "The Knot Awards the Best Wedding Vendors in the United States for 2014," (XO Group Inc., 2014), starting in 2014, The Knot Best of Weddings award became "more exclusive than ever before, representing just the top 1 percent of local vendors." We are excited about this prestigious recognition and remain dedicated to providing each and every client with excellent live music and entertainment, combined with personalized service and attention.