Dance all night long to our powerhouse band at your wedding reception...

Sip a martini while listening to cool swingin' jazz classics at a cocktail hour...

Get lost in the moment while a flautist serenades you at your wedding ceremony...

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The MAC Band has you covered

The versatile musicians that make up the incredible 10-piece MAC Band are gifted in all kinds of music. "MAC" stands for Montana Artist Collective because we represent a wide array of the incredible talent that resides in big sky country. We have a roster of singers and instrumentalist that perform with who come from Montana, but also fly in from NYC and LA as well. While our claim to fame is getting everyone up and dancing to Top 40 favorites, we also specialize in customizing the musical experience for all our clients. We can provide ceremony and cocktail hour music in addition to the high-energy dance experience that we're known for. Click on "Listen/Watch" to check out our music, and give us a call to let us know exactly what you're looking for.

 

Meet the Band

Every member of the MAC Band has a unique story.

Here are a few...

MAC band founder Erica von Kleist

Erica von Kleist

Founder/Director

A graduate of Juilliard, Erica spent years in NYC before moving to Montana. As a multi-instrumentalist and composer, Erica has toured the world and is featured on several Grammy-Nominated recordings.

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Jeremy Reinbolt

Co-Director

A recent transplant to Montana from sunny California, Jeremy has had an extensive career in the arts, both as an actor and prolific percussionist.

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Shyamali Malakar

Vocalist

Originally from Seattle, Shyamali has been performing onstage both locally and nationally for years, also having been featured on American Idol. Shyamali now lives in Whitefish.

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Dixie Riddle

Vocalist

Dixie is a Montana-born vocal phenom who also specializes in the ukelele. You can catch her playing at local tiki bars, as well as rocking the stage with the MAC Band.

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Our Horn Section

Rebecca, RMI, and Sky

You'll see these incredible instrumentalists in both the full MAC Band and in classical/jazz ensembles. They're hot, swingin' and bring the shimmer to your party!

Frequently Asked Questions about what we do...

What kind of music do you specialize in?

The full MAC Band is an 8-10 piece group that performs favorite Top 40 hits, from Stevie Wonder to Lady Gaga. However, many of the musicians in the project are also incredible jazz, classical, bluegrass, and folk artists who can easily perform a wedding reception or a cocktail hour in addition to rocking your socks off. This makes for easy "one-stop shopping" when booking the MAC Band musicians for your event. Click on our Song List for details.


How much do you charge?

Because of the versatility of the MAC musicians, and the fact that every client has unique tastes, the performances we book are configured to fit the needs and budgets of our clients. We can provide everything from a full 10-piece dance band to a solo cellist for an intimate ceremony. For this reason our prices vary. Give us a call at 917-679-4368, or email macbandmontana@gmail.com and we'll dial in a quote for you.


Do you take requests?

Of course! Just let us know what you have in mind when you're booking us. In most cases we already know the song but occasionally we don't, and we love learning new repertoire.

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How far do you travel, and how long do you play?

For you, we'll go to the ends of the earth! Montana is our stomping grounds, but the MAC musicians love to travel and play music for people pretty much anywhere. Our dance party performances usually last around 3 hours, but we can also provide wedding ceremony music and cocktail hour groups if you'd like great live music for your entire event.