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The Shuk

Best Jewish Wedding Band in New York City

Mazal Tov!🥂 Are you planning your wedding?  Look no further!

The Shuk, NYC's premier Jewish wedding band, sets the gold standard for unforgettable entertainment.

From sacred chuppah melodies to unforgettable hora dancing, our diverse repertoire ensures the perfect soundtrack for every moment. With genres ranging from rock and funk to jazz, R&B, hip-hop, and more, The Shuk transforms your dreams into a musical reality.

 

Contact us today, and let your perfect day begin with the perfect band – The Shuk.

The Shuk Music Group - Best Premier Jewish Wedding Band

From vibrant cities like New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Los Angeles, and Miami to international destinations such as Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, London, Paris, and Amsterdam, The Shuk Music Group has brought its exceptional musicianship and passion for Jewish music traditions to weddings and private events worldwide. Our commitment to delivering an unforgettable musical experience makes us the top choice for celebrations across the globe.

Testimonials

TESTIMONIALS

Read through some of the heartfelt testimonials from these couples who experienced The Shuk at their wedding

The Shuk Music Group - Best Premier Jewish Wedding Band - Married Couple

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"Thank you! The band absolutely blew us away. The energy was incredible. Having attended several weddings this summer, nothing compares to The Shuk band. Guests approached us all night, expressing amazement at the band's performance. You nailed it - the simcha music, American pop, Israeli pop, chuppah, cocktail music, all of it. Seriously, we loved every song. We can't stop talking about how great the band was. Thank you for making our celebration the magical party we all needed. Pure magic. We could go on and on about the band. :)"

Bess & Sam

Boston, MA

MUSIC

Live Music

Dive into the enchanting world of musical magic with The Shuk!

Experience the dynamic and diverse repertoire we've crafted for weddings—moving seamlessly from pop and Hip-Hop to Jewish, Israeli, Mizrachi, Jazz, and more. Our live music setlist captures the essence of celebration. Explore the unique fusion of genres below, and remember, we're delighted to tailor our performance to accommodate all music genres and song requests, ensuring your wedding is an unforgettable symphony of joy!

CONTACT US

Contact Us

Interested in having The Shuk make your wedding one for the ages?

We welcome you to callemail, WhatsApp message, or complete the form below.  We're happy to answer any questions you might have about starting to plan for your special day!

The Shuk Premier Jewish Wedding Band

Thanks for completing the contact form! We'll be in touch shortly. If you have any further questions, please e-mail us at yoni@the-shuk.com or send us a WhatsApp message.

FAQs
  • 1. What sets The Shuk apart from other wedding bands?
    The Shuk offers a unique blend of talent, versatility, and professionalism. Our vast repertoire covers various musical genres, from the traditional hora wedding music, Israeli contemporary hits and and the classics, to Mizrachi music, Persian music, and all the funk, hip-hop, rock, jazz, classical, and much much more. This ensures there's something for everyone at your wedding. Our goal is to make your celebration, one of the most special day of your life, an unforgettable one that's tailored to your preferences! We've performed at weddings across the United States, Israel, and Europe from pluralistic, secular, non-denominational, gay, reform, conservative, conservadox, and orthodox and are experienced with all parts of the 'traditional' wedding and are more than happy to customize the music and elements of the wedding to meet your vision and desires.
  • 2. How can we book The Shuk for our wedding?
    Booking The Shuk is easy! Simply visit our website or contact us directly through email, phone, WhatsApp, or complete the contact form above. We'll discuss availability, pricing, and any special requests you may have. Once the wedding date, and venue (location), and financial details are all confirmed, we'll send you an agreement for you to review and sign. We generally asked for a deposit upon signing and the remaining payment to be made on or around the date of the wedding.
  • 3. Can we customize the playlist for our wedding?
    Absolutely! We encourage you to share your favorite songs and must-play tracks with us. We'll work closely with you to create a personalized playlist that matches your style and the atmosphere you want to create.
  • 4. What types of events can The Shuk perform at?
    The Shuk specializes in weddings, but we're also available for other events such as corporate parties, anniversaries, birthday celebrations, and private gatherings. We'll adapt our performance to suit the occasion.
  • 5. Does The Shuk provide its own equipment and sound system?
    Yes. For weddings in New York City and the northeast region of the United States along with weddings in Israel, we work closely with our own sound company that comes fully equipped with our instruments and a professional sound system to ensure the best sound quality for your wedding no matter the audience size. We'll coordinate with your venue regarding technical requirements. For weddings in other parts of the U.S., Europe, and elsewhere, we work with local sound companies.
  • 6. How many band members are in The Shuk?
    The Shuk typically consists of 5 musicians for weddings and private events, including vocalists, instrumentalists (guitar, bass guitar, keyboards, and percussion) and a dedicated sound engineer with an assistant. Our lineup can be adjusted to fit your specific needs and we can also add additional instrumentation such as a violinist, saxophonist, clarinetist, harpist, female vocalist, and more.
  • 7. What is the booking process and payment schedule? What is your wedding fee?
    After reaching out to us, we'll discuss your wedding details, including date, time, and venue. Once we confirm availability, we'll send you a contract with pricing information and payment schedules. A deposit is usually required to secure your booking. Please reach out to us to discuss the wedding fee according to your wishes and vision. As we're based in New York City and also have a cast of musicians in Israel, we are readily available for weddings across the United States.
  • 8. Can The Shuk perform during the ceremony and reception?
    Certainly! The chuppah or wedding ceremony is arguably the most memorable element of the wedding day and we'll gladly coordinate together with you all your wishes in terms of the music and structure of the ceremony so that it meets your vision. For the cocktail hour and reception, we'll cater the live music selection to whatever you'd like. Let us know your preferences, and we'll tailor a package to suit your needs.
  • 9. What attire will The Shuk wear for our wedding?
    We understand the importance of looking professional and matching your wedding theme. We'll coordinate our attire with you, ensuring we complement your chosen colors and style. We generally wear black blazers with a white-button shirt but open to fitting your wedding's style.
  • 10. Does The Shuk travel for weddings?
    Yes, we're available to travel for weddings and events both within our local area (New York City and Israel) and beyond. We've performed at weddings and private events in Boston, Philadelphia, New Jersey, Baltimore, Miami, Los Angeles, Dallas, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and across Europe (to name a few). So we're global :-)
  • 11. Do you offer a backup plan in case a band member can't make it on our wedding day?
    We have a pool of amazingly talented musicians and backup members to ensure that your wedding day runs smoothly. We'll always have a plan in place to guarantee a fantastic performance of live music at your wedding.
  • 12. Does The Shuk also offer DJ services?
    Yes! Aside from live music for cocktail hour, the ceremony (chuppah), and live dance sets, we also offer DJ services that couples often choose to have as an additional dance set later in the evening.
  • 13. Does The Shuk offer an orchestra for weddings?
    We can certainly provide a more orchestral arrangement for your wedding should you like to have a strings section for your ceremony and/or reception which includes violin, cello, bass, harp, etc.
The Shuk Best Jewish Wedding Band

Unraveled Musical Expertise

The Shuk's ensemble comprises virtuoso musicians, each possessing a profound understanding of Jewish music traditions. Whether rendering soulful Klezmer melodies or performing contemporary Israeli hits, we breathe life into the richness of Jewish music with authenticity and skill.

Available Worldwide

The Shuk transcends borders, ready to grace weddings and private events in New York City, in cities throughout the United States, in Israel, and across the globe. No distance is too great for us to bring our music to your special occasion.

Expansive Repertoire

Our repertoire is vast and diverse, tailored to suit every taste and Jewish tradition. From the timeless melodies of a traditional Jewish wedding to the vibrant energy of modern Israeli songs and a spectrum of music genres, we've got it all covered.

International Performances

Dreaming of a destination wedding or planning a private event abroad? Our band is adept at navigating the intricacies of international performances. From handling legal requirements to managing logistics, we ensure your celebration becomes a seamless 'musical masterpiece.'

Our Commitment

At The Shuk, we transcend being just a band; we are memory-makers. We pledge to make your wedding or private event genuinely extraordinary. Opting for us means choosing excellence, professionalism, and a musical journey that will resonate for a lifetime.

Eager to experience the pinnacle of Jewish wedding and event entertainment? Reach out today to discuss your event, verify our availability, and embark on planning the musical experience of your dreams. Regardless of your location in the world, The Shuk is dedicated to ensuring your celebration is nothing short of unforgettable.

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