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(919) 749-0609

About Us

The Risse Band has traveled throughout the Southeast wowing audiences with the greatest package of multi-talented musicians and entertainers to hit the road. This concept of a 6-piece live dream band, is committed to providing superb instrumentation, extraordinary vocals and a repertoire of innovative musical arrangements, merging traditional with originality. The band was formed in 1980 by Victor Stone. The Risse Band never leaves home without class from the front line to the rear. With three dynamic lead vocalists, guitar, bass, keyboards, drums and percussion, the Risse Band compliments a broad range of tastes.

As the Risse Band approaches the third decade of entertaining audiences all over the US, the band has firmly established itself as a premiere variety, corporate and wedding band. Members of Risse have been members of legendary groups the likes of Martha Reeves and The Vandellas and the World Famous Platters,and have opened for such headliners as Sawyer Brown, David Ruffin, Eddie Kendrick, The Supremes, Mothers Finest, Levert, Millie Jackson, McFadden and Whitehead and Eddie Floyd, to name a few. The presentation of music is customized for each event. The band’s versatility allows it to switch gears at any given moment, depending on the mood of the room. The basic set begins low-key, lowest volume, with standards or beach and oldies, or right to the heart of the party, whatever is appropriate, Risse delivers. Each song is especially chosen for a proven audience response. “A Party’s Not A Party Without The Risse Band”.


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  • Risse was a wonderful band! We had several guests come up to us and let us know how much they enjoyed the music. They were wonderful at getting the crowd to get up at dance! Jaisun is great at emceeing and helping you to plan out the flow of how the reception should go. I would highly recommend them!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Band

    What is the average price for a wedding reception during peak season?

    What is the average price for a wedding reception during off-peak season?

    Which of the following are included in the price?

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

    Which of the following are included in the package?

    Learning New Songs, 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?

    Blues, Classic Rock, Country, Dance, Funk, Jazz, Motown, Oldies, Pop, R&B / Soul, Reggae, Rock, Swing

    What music services do you provide?

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