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Janis Nowlan Band – Philadelphia’s Premier Wedding Reception Party Dance Band Music Entertainment!

Amazingly Versatile & Absolute Fun! Philly's Talented High-Energy 5 Star Best Of Weddings Award Winning Janis Nowlan Band Features Outstanding Vocalists & Awesome Horns Rocking The Latest Hot Dance Hits And Irresistible Favorites Tailored To Your Celebration For The Most Unforgettable Dance Party Of Your Life!

If You Are Looking For That Perfect Party Band That Surpasses Everyone Else In Their Industry, Read Janis Nowlan Band's Reviews! The Janis Nowlan Band Specializes In Bringing The Most Energetic And Diverse Party Music To Any Venue Big Or Small. Professional Bandleader Janis Nowlan Personally Helps You Plan Your Music For The Celebration Of Your Dreams That Will Keep You And All Of Your Guests Dancing Non-Stop! "Party With The Best! Bring Someone You Love."
Awarded NBC "America's 15 Best Wedding Bands" - Best Philadelphia Wedding Band, First Philadelphia / Delaware Band Voted Into The Knot "Best Of Weddings Hall Of Fame" (Inaugural Honoree!) Based On Years Of Verified Reviews By Local Brides, The Knot 2014 Pick "Best Of Weddings" (7th Year!), WeddingWire 2014 "Couples' Choice / Bride's Choice Award" (4th Year!), Selected Dance Party Music Entertainment For The 2009 Presidential Inaugural Ball, Featured Band on NBC "Ultimate Wedding."

If you want the ultimate in live dance party music performance, the Janis Nowlan Band is the group for you! This highly sought-after, premier band has performed at some of the most prestigious events on the east coast - including a jam-packed evening at the 2009 Presidential Inaugural Ball.



Wedding reception held at the River Crest Golf Club ~ Video courtesy of TLJ Studios


In addition to Contemporary music, we offer a wide selection including R & B, Motown, Club Dance, Hip-Hop, Funk, Disco, Classic Rock, the 80’s and 70’s, Alternative, Indie Reggae, Blues, 50’s/Oldies, Swing/ Big Band Jazz, Sinatra, Standards, Latin, Ethnic, Broadway and traditional Ballroom Dance music. Our sound technician keeps the music full and focused for your venue, and is included with every Janis Nowlan Band performance.

Top 15 Bands in the US


The Janis Nowlan Band has been chosen as Philadelphia’s #1 Wedding Band and also one of the Top 15 Bands in the Nation via the NBC 10 voluntary poll

Upcoming Showcase


Meet Your Bandleader Janis Nowlan, along with other members of the band and enjoy a free live performance. Bring someone you love! Families & friends are always welcome!

Ultimate Performance


"There are live dance bands... and then there's the Janis Nowlan Band" - featuring seven exceptional vocalists, a full horn section and a Latin percussionist conga player!

JNB Awards & About Us


Energetic, exciting, and exceptional...This is how the Janis Nowlan Band has been described by countless guests, learn more and check out our awards.