1st Generation Band

Motown Band from Atlanta, GA - Will travel up to 500 miles
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$3500 - $8000 per event
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Whether your event is a wedding, a formal fundraising gala, a corporate function, or just good friends gathering for a fun party, the 1st Generation Band knows exactly what it takes to give your guests the time of their lives. The band combines veteran experience with contemporary style, bringing a professional and high-energy approach that creates an atmosphere of fun and excitement to make your special occasion a complete success.

From Motown to current hits, soul to classic rock, 70s and 80s to jazz and even a little bit of country, 1st Generation covers all the greatest party music so you and your guests can dance for hours. With a lineup that includes two dynamic female singers, a classy and soulful male vocalist, electrifying sax and optional trumpet, 1st Generation is able to recreate every style of music to perfection. Simply let them know what type of ambiance you envision for your event and the band will help bring it to life!

Bandleader Morris Drane enthusiastically approaches every function with an open mind and heart, knowing that the right experience for his clients involves a great performance AND top-notch service. And the entire band, dressed for success and impeccably styled, offers both compelling personality and seasoned musicianship that is sure to keep your guests moving and grooving. Their goal is to exceed your high expectations and make sure everybody has FUN!

For any generation and for every occasion, 1st Generation guarantees an unforgettable night of incredible tunes and fun dancing so you and your guests will enjoy every moment.
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50+ GigMasters Bookings
A GigMasters member for 5+ years
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2012!
2014 - Top Motown Band
2012 - Top Motown Band
2011 - Top Motown Band

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First Generation, Wow! What a BLAST we had at our outdoor wedding reception on 10.13.2012! Morris was so very accommodating and prompt from the start. We worked together to come up with the perfect songlist! Everyone LOVED the band and we had so many guest dancing all night! We (the bride and a few bridesmaids) were even spotted dancing on stage once or twice. ;-) I look forward to booking 1st generating in the future! So many of my friends (future brides!) loved the band and I am hoping they will use them as well! Thanks again, Morris and Band! Sarah Beth and Doug

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1st Generation Band was the perfect band to play at our wedding. From the start, they were very professional and very quick to answer any questions we had. Mr. Drane was an excellent manager and helped ease the stress that planning a wedding can bring. They were easy to deal with and very accomidating to our requests. At the wedding, they were amazing! Their song choices were exactly what we wanted and we have been receiving comments about how awesome the band was. They will keep everyone dancing and having a great time. I would recommend 1st Generation Band to anyone. They professionalism, exciting atmosphere, and talent are unmatched. Thanks so much!!

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What a time! Wow. They were eager to please, and easily learned our "special request songs.". The manager, Mr. Drane, stayed in touch with us during the months before the wedding. The band arrived in town well in advance of the wedding. I would recommend these folks any time, anywhere.

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2019
Jun
29
Wedding Reception
Chattanooga, TN
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
2018
Sep
29
Wedding Reception
Asheville, NC
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2018
Sep
22
Wedding Reception
Atlanta, GA
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
2018
Apr
21
Wedding Ceremony
Palmetto, GA
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2017
Jun
17
Wedding Reception
Gadsden, AL
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2017
May
27
Wedding Reception
Braselton, GA
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2017
Mar
18
Wedding
Jacksonville, FL
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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Please note 1st Generation Band will also travel to East Point, Lawrenceville, Lilburn, Mansfield, Norcross, Thomasville, Decatur, Hampton, Mc Donough, Howard, Red Oak, Morrow, Stone Mountain, Tucker, Redan, Stockbridge, Clarkdale, Jonesboro, Rex, Locust Grove, Marietta, Ellenwood, Inman, Riverdale, Fayetteville, Forest Park, Griffin, Lovejoy, Conley, Jenkinsburg.
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