Starting to plan your wedding can be difficult, most likely because you have never planned one before. If you haven't planned a wedding, you probably don’t have much of an idea about common costs, which makes figuring out a budget challenging. Knowing your budget is important when planning your wedding, particularly since it will most likely be the first question a wedding vendor will ask.
Regional Wedding Cost Series: Detroit, MI
Our Regional Wedding Cost Series is here to provide information regarding various wedding entertainment costs throughout the U.S., to assist you in figuring out a budget based on the location of your wedding. For each entertainment category, we have included the average cost for that category. Remember that these averages can have a wide range between the highest and lowest priced weddings for this particular location.
Average Cost of a U.S. Wedding in 2012: $25,656
Average Cost of a Detroit Wedding: $24,758
Average Number of Guests: 148
Source: The Wedding Report for 2012.
Top Entertainers in the Detroit Area
GigMasters has booked over 65,000 weddings all over the country. We have compiled a list of our top 5 entertainment categories booked for Detroit weddings and included the average cost for each one:
- Soloist (Pianist): $300
- Live Band: $1712
- Ensemble (String Quartet): $500
- DJ: $582
- Variety Act (Caricaturist): $375
Below we have listed some of our most booked Detroit entertainers in the above categories. These 5-star rated performers have client reviews to read through and are frequently booked in the Detroit area. To find more great entertainers in your area, browse the GigMasters – I’m sure you will find the right entertainment for your vision and budget.
SOLOIST - PIANIST
89 Verified Bookings
Pianist Rim Kasputis has been performing in the Detroit area for over 25 years for countless weddings and other events. His multi-instrumental skills are a result of his lifelong pursuit of improving and diversifying his music.
86 Verified Bookings
This jazz band is fluent in a variety of styles of jazz and classical music featuring the classics as well as jazz standards. Their music is particularly appropriate for wedding ceremonies, banquets and other social affairs.
ENSEMBLE – STRING QUARTET
62 Verified Bookings
The Knot named Go 4 Baroque “Best of Weddings” the past three years for their ability to enhance wedding events for over 20 years with beautiful classical and contemporary music.
81 Verified Bookings
These motivated DJ’s are determined to customize your wedding to match your vision. Their goal is to provide outstanding entertainment for your event at an affordable price.
VARIETY ACT – CARICATURIST
59 Verified Bookings
Goofy Faces is a full service art and entertainment company providing the live entertainment of caricature artists nationwide. All artists are equipped with many years of experience and exceptional customer service skills.