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Bands in Boston, MA,
(617) 861-7430

About Us

Ripcord is comprised of Boston-based musicians who have played together in various cover, wedding and original bands over twelve years. This experience together enables the group to consistently deliver a perfect blend of hits from all genres; jazz standards, funk, R&B, soul, top 40, country, classic & modern rock… even that new indie tune you just heard on the radio. Ripcord's diversity is impressive; however, it'll likely be the remarkable accuracy, energy, and feel with which they perform that will blow you away.

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This diverse band won Boston Magazine's "Best of Boston" award in 2020 for top wedding band in Boston. They were also named Boston’s Best Wedding Band in 2016 by the Improper Bostonian and have received WeddingWire’s Couples’ Choice Award every year from 2012 to 2020, as well as The Knot's "Best of Weddings" from 2015-2020. Every time they perform they exude energy, emotion and accuracy.

Services Offered
This award-winning band offers configurations of various size, with the 8piece option being most popular. An 8piece would include female and male vocalists, guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, saxophone & trumpet; however, many opt to also add trombone or additional vocalists, as well. Their services include:

  • Ceremony
  • Cocktail hour
  • Reception
  • Learning new songs
  • MC
  • Music during breaks
  • Travel costs
  • Instrumentals
  • Vocals
  • Willing to travel

Other Services
In addition to providing music for your wedding, Ripcord will also provide the following:

  • Rehearsal dinner music
  • Karaoke
  • Lighting
  • Sound/PA system
  • Microphones

Areas Covered
Ripcord is located in Boston, Massachusetts, but they perform all over New England, as well as worldwide. Local areas include:

  • Western Massachusetts
  • Cape Cod
  • Martha’s Vineyard
  • Nantucket
  • Vermont
  • New Hampshire
  • Maine
  • Connecticut

Colleen Brodsky

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  • Ripcord is #1. They are consummate professionals, incredible musicians, and throw one hell of a wedding party!! They had people up and dancing all over our venue. Kevin, Ananda, Jeremy, and all, thank you for helping us throw the reception of our dreams last summer! To you engaged couples scouring through online wedding vendor reviews: look no further. Go with Ripcord, you will not regret it.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Band

    Which of the following are included in the price?

    Ceremony Music, Learning New Songs, Lighting, MC, Music During Breaks, Reception Music, Sound/PA System, Travel Expenses

    Which of the following are included in the package?

    Ceremony Music, Learning New Songs, Lighting, MC, Music During Breaks, Reception Music, Sound/PA System

    Are you an agency or a band?


    How many musicians are in your band(s)?


    What genres of music does (do) your band(s) play?

    Acoustic, Big Band, Blues, Caribbean, Classic Rock, Classical, Country, Dance, Folk, Funk, Gospel, Hip Hop, International, Jazz, Latin, Motown, Oldies, Pop, Punk Rock, R&B / Soul, Reggae, Rock, Swing

    What music services do you provide?

    Instrumentals, Ceremony Music, Karaoke Services, Cocktail Hour Music, Learning New Songs, MC, Reception Music, Music During Breaks, Rehearsal Dinner Music, Vocals, Liability Insurance, Willing to Travel

    What items are available?

    Lighting, Microphones, Sound/PA System

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