Live Music for Weddings & Events in Virginia & Maryland

One of the first questions you’re asked when you announce your wedding is: “Are you going to choose a musician or DJ?”

Either one of these entertainers can offer you a fun and rewarding experience for your special occasion, whether it’s a wedding, party, or corporate event, but how do you know which entertainer is right for you?

At Planet DJ Productions, we don’t see musicians and DJs as two separate ideas. We see them as two peas in a pod. They are both entertainers, and will each bring something unique to your event. As the premiere entertainment service in the Metro DC area, we are proud to offer you a wide variety of DJs and live musicians for your special event.

Our musicians cover as wide a variety of music as our DJs, including:

  • Traditional American/Top 40
  • Indian/Ethnic Music
  • Dance
  • And more

We are proud to feature the following musicians, sure to complement the mood of your event:

  • Dhol players – A dhol is a double-headed drum widely used throughout India. We have a large number of dhol players on staff, certain to add excitement to your baraat and reception.
  • Tabla player – A tabla is a percussion instrument similar to bongos
  • Sitar player – A sitar is similar to a guitar, in that it’s a stringed instrument made famous in the West by Ravi Shankar and the Beatles
  • Bansuri player – A bansuri is a flute made out of bamboo that features six or seven finger holes. It is often used for live cocktail music as well as the ceremony
  • Shenai player – The shenai is a double-reed oboe widely used during wedding ceremonies because its sound is thought to create auspiciousness and sanctity

Why might you want a musician for your event?

There is something pure and organic about watching someone make music before your very eyes. People often respond positively to live music, and are more likely to dance and be festive. Plus, our musicians welcome requests and are skilled in talking directly with your guests.

When you hire a musician from us, you get more than a person with an instrument. You get a qualified MC and Party Motivator. You get a crew of expert lighting engineers who’ll create the mood of your event. And you’ll receive all the benefits and guarantees that every Planet DJ Productions client enjoys.

Not sure if you need a musician?

Let us help you decide what type of entertainment is best for you. We provide you a free consultation and can determine, from our conversation, how we can best make your event a success. Beyond musicians, we also offer:

Let us show you why we truly are your one source for entertainment, no matter what kind of event you’re organizing.