Free Spirit is the number one choice in the Washington DC and Baltimore areas for dance music, with a wide variety of tunes designed to keep your feet moving. The key to a memorable wedding reception, corporate party, fundraiser, or political event, is a band that brings a high-energy, customized set list, with great visual effects and crowd interaction. Free Spirit continues to meet these requirements, bringing crowd-pleasing tunes that make for a spectacular dance party. Free Spirit band is consistently chosen as a top dance band in the Washington DC and Baltimore areas, and was voted into “America’s Best Bands” two consecutive years in Modern Bride Magazine.
Since the inception of Free Spirit, the band has played thousands of events, constantly fine-tuning its repertoire to include a wide mix of the best dance songs. The song list is updated frequently to include today’s Top 40 hits and fresh takes on classics, as the band maintains its position as the most current band in the DC/Baltimore area. Very few bands have the range to play today’s Top 40 hits, Motown, Disco, R&B, Latin, Soul, Big Band, Pop, Classic Rock, and Swing, but Free Spirit’s outstanding musicians come from a variety of backgrounds, with individual styles coming together to create a uniquely smooth, polished sound. The band’s flexibility and professionalism allows Free Spirit to mold itself to your event, with personalized performances to encourage guests to move their feet and join the experience.
Free Spirit has been praised by critics in Washingtonian, Washington Life, Modern Bride, Town & Country, and Baltimore Magazines, and is a top choice for Washington DC and Baltimore area event planners. The band was also chosen during this gala season to perform for the leading entertainers in the region, including the National Opera, Washington Performing Arts Society, the National Symphony, Washington Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and the Choral Arts Society.
Free Spirit brings a large group on stage, with eleven incredibly talented musicians contributing to the band’s unique sound. The band is led by four wonderful singers (one male and three female) with the pipes to handle any genre of music. Behind the vocalists is the three-piece horn section (saxophone, trumpet, and trombone) bringing the heart and soul to our performances. Tying it all together is the four-piece rhythm section (guitar, bass, drums, and keyboards), the driving force that makes Free Spirit a top dance band. The vocalists and musicians are all accomplished performers, boasting recording contracts with major record labels, honored roles in armed forces bands and orchestras, and endorsement deals with instrument companies including Taye Drums, Paul Reed Smith Guitars, and Soul Tone Cymbals.
For over 35 years, Free Spirit has provided the music for the most important events in the Washington DC and Baltimore areas. Our experience reading crowds and encouraging interaction are critical component to successful events of all types. Book Free Spirit to perform at your wedding reception, corporate gala, fundraiser, or political function, and guarantee that your guests will go home happy! Check out a few of the band’s unsolicited client and event planner reviews, and let us know if you have any questions.