Fashioned after the bands of Benny Goodman and Pete Fountain , Mike Flaherty’s Dixieland Direct Jazz Band, plays Dixieland and Swing music. We raise the roof everywhere we go. In fact, we won the 2010 French Quarter Jazz Festival Battle of the Bands. Dixieland Direct has been together for almost two decades.
For over a decade we have helped thousands of brides and grooms book the best in live music. Our website features audio/video demos, photos, song lists and prices for hundreds of bands from jazz and Motown to '80s and classic rock-n-roll.
Top professional classical/acoustic guitarist serving all Virginia, Washington DC, Maryland, North Carolina, and all USA. Concerts in Carnegie Hall. 25+ years performing professionally. Styles: Classical, Pop/Movie/Folk/Celtic/Irish/Jazz songs, Hispanic, Spanish/Flamenco and Brazilian music.
Use our directory of live bands in Virginia to find the one that complements your taste and gets you in the mood to dance! When you have the right band, live music is an absolute blast at weddings!
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