We know you want to have a unique and memorable wedding. In order to do that, you need AWESOME music.
The problem is the wedding industry is overburdened with so many mediocre options and false promises which makes you feel anxious and overwhelmed.
We believe you should have the wedding of your dreams. We know what it feels like to struggle with planning the right entertainment, which is why we’ve helped over twelve hundred couples have their perfect celebration.
Here’s how we do it. First, we explore your vision and think BIG. Next, choose, plan and design. Finally, celebrate!
The region’s best dance bands, ranging in size from 4 to 12 piece groups. String trio or quartet for your ceremony and cocktail hour, Americana/Alternative/Folk or perhaps a Jazz combo, professional DJ/MC services, celebrity appearances — one thing we like to ask our couples — “If you could have anything for your wedding, what would it be?”
Let’s talk entertainment!
Since 1996, Hip Service has been generating crowd-pleasing music for couples on their wedding day. The band consists of world class vocalists, horn players, a funky rhythm section. Customizable 6-12 piece band specializing in high-energy dance music that packs the dance floor! Options are also available for ceremony musicians, cocktail hour, and dinner music.
Couple’s Choice Award – Wedding Wire 2012-2020
America’s Best Dance Band by the National Music Awards
Best Local Entertainer – Sacramento Magazine
The Bay Area’s Top Pick for Best Dance Band – San Francisco Magazine
Event Solutions Spotlight Finalist – Entertainment of the Year
Members of BBB Accredited A+ Rating
Members of ILEA – International Live Events Association
Hip Service will create a flexible program so your wedding day is unique. They offer music for the ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. Their services include:
- Learning new songs
- MC/ DJ
- Customized entertainment and special requests
- Sound/PA system
- Different genres
- Celebrity guests
- Ceremony musicians
- Cocktail Hour Music
- Options for intimate gatherings, including live streaming for friends and family who are unable to attend in person
Hip Service is located in Northern California and travels throughout the US and beyond!
- San Francisco
- Lake Tahoe
- Los Angeles
- Santa Barbara
- Las Vegas
- Sun Valley, ID
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The best decision we made during our wedding vendor selection was to hire Hip Service to perform during our reception! Having a band is definitely an investment, but it’s one that was so incredibly worth it. Steve was extremely professional and responsive throughout the planning process, and was so easy to work with.
On the wedding day, everything went so smoothly (AV set up with microphones, for speeches, and ceremony sound, etc.). We also had a jazz trio during cocktail hour that was awesome. The band was AMAZING! They really know how to get everyone out dancing! We are in our late 20s so we wanted to find a band that knew some modern songs but also played the classics to get guests of all ages on the dance floor. Hip Service did just that! They were also so interactive with the guests, and didn’t mind when my (HUGE) family got up on stage with them to dance and sing.
I want to re-live my wedding day thanks to Hip Service – seriously, you guys are the best! So many of our guests commented that the band was amazing and have asked for their information. Thank you, Hip Service, for making our wedding the best night of our lives!
Lexie · married on 08/11/2018
As New Yorkers getting married in California we didn’t have the luxury of hearing a lot of bands play before having to select one for our wedding. We went off of online reviews and posted videos, which is why writing this is so important… Hip Service was AWESOME and we are so grateful for everyone that took the time to share their great experience so we could have our own. It was definitely an investment and a scary one to make blind, but they were fantastic. We had a small wedding and a big band (54 people and a 12 person band) and Hip Service made sure the room didn’t feel small, the band didn’t swallow the people and that we truly were rocking all night long. We sent along our thoughts about songs in advance, everything was seamless and they truly read the crown that night. Thank you Hip Service for helping to make our wedding magical!
Christine · married on 04/12/2019
These guys & gals were amazing. We had a wedding of about 260 people and everyone was raving about how good the band was. The performance was 5 star and you could see that the band put their heart and soul into the performance. I will recommend to everyone and hope to hire them again! They made our wedding day so special!
From the first dance they preformed by Leon Bridges to don’t stop believing they had everyone dancing the entire night and everyone was sad when it ended but also exhausted from all the dancing! People that didn’t dance said they enjoyed just sitting watching the performance. That’s how good they were.
Carlo Zocchi · married on 06/04/2019
Best band ever
I cannot day enough great things about this band – they were AMAZING!! I’ve never seen more New Yorkers up and dancing at a wedding in my life and we are a hard bunch to please. These band was so much fun and so amazing, they kept the crowd going all night long.
Steve bloom was a fantastic partner- he accommodated all of our requests and took the time to get to know us and understand what we were looking for. We had some unique requests and he was totally willing to accommodate everything. My guests have not stopped talking about how amazing this band was!!!!
I highly highly recommend this band if you’re looking for a fun, non stop dance party wedding 🙂
Randi H · married on 07/06/2019
This is without a doubt one of the best hires made for our daughter’s wedding. They absolutely put on a show and are incredible performers/musicians/singers.
Dance floor was packed the entire time. True professionals. If I could rate them higher than a 5, I would. I have heard from so VERY many folks attending the wedding (night of or after the wedding) that it was the best band they have ever heard at a wedding.
Char · married on 10/26/2019
All I asked for was a band and Hip Service delivered! Everyone at the wedding was talking about the band the next day and even 6 months after! We couldn’t have asked for a more fun evening with family and friends. Hip Service kept the party going throughout the night and had everyone from the kids to grandma on their feet!
Tim Wang · married on 05/08/2020
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One of the BEST decisions we made for our wedding.
Hip Service was INCREDIBLE. The second they started performing, everyone was on the dance floor, and no one sat down the rest of the night. I think out of all of the decisions we made for the wedding, this was one of the best. I’ll never forget when the song Dancing Queen came one (my favorite), they prefaced it by saying it was a special request from a special person, and then they let me get on stage with them – it was one of the highlights of the entire wedding and made me SO happy!
Jaclyn Armanino · married on 04/01/2020
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