Hank Lane Music

65 West 55th Street
Hank Lane Music has been consistently rated as one of the best wedding dance bands in the New York m...


Hank Lane Music has been consistently rated as one of the best wedding dance bands in the New York metro area for over 30 years. The company's bands and musicians have been recognized as among the top wedding dance bands in New York in all areas of the media including on national and local television programs, in popular wedding websites, blogs, newspapers, magazines and books. We are pleased that WeddingWire has selected Hank Lane Music as a "Bride's Choice" for 2010. In addition, for the past several years in a row and including for 2009-2010, editors of theknot.com have chosen Hank Lane Music as "The Best in New York" after being voted on by thousands of brides in the New York metropolitan area. Hank Lane Music has also been cited in New York Magazine as having the "Best Party Pop Band" and the company has been selected by Town & Country magazine as one of the best dance bands in New York. Author Joan Hamburg has also cited Hank Lane Music as among the best dance bands for weddings in her must-have book, City Wedding. Hank Lane bands have performed for many notable clients as well including at the wedding of fashion icon Vera Wang and Ivanka Trump's 2009 wedding.

Hank Lane Music has also eceived national acclaim, having appeared on NBC's Today Show wedding three times, the CBS Morning Show's wedding segment, ABC's Good Morning America and on the popular cable television series, My Fair Wedding with David Tutera many times in the 2009-2010 season on the We Channel. Hank Lane's event design and lighting division, Fusion Lighting has also been featured on My Fair Wedding with David Tutera on many episodes as well in 2009-2010 turning celebrity party planner David Tutera's lighting designs into reality. Fusion offers band and dance floor lighting to complement your band, decorative and up-lighting, as well as, beautiful video screens for your wedding montage. More Than Music is the DJ division of Hank Lane Music providing professional disc jockeys adept in all styles of music. More Than Music also provides the popular Coney Island style photo booths for great instant wedding pictures.

With more than twenty fabulous dance bands on its roster, Hank Lane Music offers some of the most sought after musical groups for weddings in the country today. All of the bands can perform a wide variety of musical dance styles from Big Band and the Classic Rock sounds of the 1950's & 1960's, to Motown, Disco, 1980's, Hip Hop, right up to today's contemporary hits. Every Hank Lane band prides itself on its ability to "custom-style" the musical repertoire to the needs of each particular client. As a full service company, ethnic music from many cultures are a specialty including Hebrew, Klezmer, Israeli, Russian, Caribbean, Latin and Indian including for baraat, ceremony and Sangeet celebrations. Hank Lane bands will travel outside the New York area as well.

Looking for music for your wedding ceremony? Hank Lane musicians can perform the romantic wedding ceremony of your dreams. Each band features musicians capable of performing beautiful ceremony music, or, if you prefer the sound of strings, you can take advantage of the company's in-house classical department dedicated to providing the finest string ensembles available anywhere.

As a wedding industry leader, Hank Lane Music is recommended by many prestigious hotels and catering facilities in New York, many of these exclusively. These include, 583 Park Avenue, Allegria Hotel, Battery Gardens, Bridgewaters, Capitale, The Carltun, Carlyle on the Green, Central Park Boathouse, Cipriani 42nd Street, Cipriani Wall Street, DeSeversky Conference Center, Espace Restaurant, Garden City Hotel, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Guastavino's, Hyatt Regency-Jersey City, Mandarin Oriental, New York Palace, New York Botanical Gardens, Pier Sixty & The Lighthouse @ Chelsea Piers, The Pierre, The Plaza, Ritz-Carlton Battery Park, Rockleigh Country Club, The St. Regis, Shelter Rock Jewish Center, Stage 6 @ Steiner Studios, South Huntington Jewish Center, Tappan Hill, Temple Beth El-Cedarhurst, Temple Israel-Lawrence, Temple Sinai-Roslyn, Top of the Rock,Tribeca Rooftop, Trump National Golf Club, Twenty Four Fifth, Waldorf-Astoria, Water's Edge, Westin Jersey City, Woodbury Country Club and Woodbury Jewish Center, among many others.

Due to immense popularity of the Hank Lane dance bands for weddings, we recommend scheduling an in person appointment at either the New York City or Long Island locations. At that time, you can meet with an event specialist who can assist you in finding the right band to fit your requirements.


Awesome band! Listened to the style of music we wanted, and had the wedding out dancing the entire night. Guests said they had never danced so much.


We had the Russ Bennett band through Hank Lane and they were absolutely amazing!! Everyone was dancing all night, they played anything from oldies to current pop songs and everything I requested. They were very easy to work with throughout the process, incredibly organized and easy to get in touch with. I highly recommend this company!

Fifth Avenue Band was AMAZING!

It was such a pleasure working with Erik and the performance that he and his 10 piece band put on was heart-stopping. Guests from the wedding are still raving about how incredible this band was. Everyone was on the dance floor and it made for the best party imaginable.

OUT OF CONTROL AMAZING! People raving about it STILL. They played it all and FANTASTIC! Dance floor was full from start to end!

We wanted to have a Motown, Funk, 50's, 60's, 70's vibe to the music at our wedding. Hank Lane's Earnest Miller Band was the perfect fit. They had an a great depth to their song list and an exceptional range with the vocal ability of their ensemble. The band leader, Ernest Mills, did a great job of reading the crowd all night and selecting songs that were appropriate for the energy in the room. I would highly recommend this band.

Hank Lane Music has many musicians that they work with so they were able to provide a few select pieces for the ceremony, a different combination for the cocktail hour, and an entire 9 piece ensemble for the reception. The music was excellent throughout each part.

They aren't cheap, but nothing in Manhattan is and they did a really great job.

They were great! I would make sure to give a play list before hand. I didn't do that because I thought it was too pushy, but I think we would have been happier with the song selection if we did.

Hank Lane provided a calypso band! Awesome! Music was excellent!

While a little pricey, the people at hank lane gave me a lot of attention and indulged every musical request. All of the wedding guests said: the band was the best wedding band they ever heard. The dance floor was packed all night. Granted I selected and mandated a lot of the music. They delivered. I've read a lot of bad things about this vendor. I have to say that they made my wedding! ^ months later people are still talking about how great the band and all of the music was.

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