How Do I Book My Band For Weddings?

  • Reuben Avery
  • CEO - BackOnStage
  • Artist and
    Band Leader
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Performing at weddings, juat as most private events, can be a  very luctative way for musicians to make money.  Once you're established,  can can make as much money on a wedding as many jobs pay in a week. But obviously the hard part can be just getting the gigs in the 1st place. 

In this video, veteran band leader Reuben Avery explains exactly how he  and his band have built a reputation as a premiere wedding band in his area. He shartes tips on bridal fairs, showcasing, marketing, networking and a lot more. 


Tips And Advice Reuben Shares In This Video

Why Weddings

Learn why playing weddings can be incredibly beneficial and lucrative.

Where To Network

Learn who to network with to get referrals for weddings.

Bridal Fairs

Learn what kinds of wedding bands benefit  from or don't from playing Bridal Fairs.


Learn all of the things you need to account for when pricing your act for a wedding.


Learn multiple tips for marketing your act to wedding couples. 

The Business

Learn how the money and other important facets of a wedding are handled.

Reuben shares a lot more invaluable insights!

About The EXPERT

Reuben Avery

Reuben has over 20 years of experience in the live music entertainment industry. In 2009, he founded Phonix Band Inc., one of the top music entertainment and production companies based in Vancouver, BC. They provide sound production services and an array of live music, ranging from solo acts to 9-piece party bands.

Since earning his Bachelor of Music degree from Capilano University in 2010, Reuben has started several music-related businesses, performed in nearly 1,000 shows with various bands, and worked on film productions as a music copyist and librarian.

In 2019, he founded Back On Stage App, a comprehensive client, team, and business management software for live music businesses. His goal was to leverage his live music experience to help other musicians build and grow their music businesses.

Beyond music, Reuben has over six years of experience as the Marketing Director for Easiklip Floors, a North American hardwood flooring merchant. Here, he has created marketing campaigns, sales funnels, and website infrastructure.

Reuben is passionate about giving musicians and bands the freedom they need to focus on their music. He aims to achieve this by building tools that simplify running a music business.

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