Live Wedding Bands in Cape Town

Everybody enjoys live music at a wedding and it can be incorporated from the ceremony through to the party! Explore the best Entertainment and Live Wedding Bands in Cape Town and the Western Cape. Here is our selection of the Top Live Bands, recommended by wedding professionals and real couples. Click on the Request Quotes button below to request a quote from all listed here, or contact them individually.


martinus von tee

Martinus van Tee has drawn thousands of guests at hundreds of events throughout South Africa, and many top musicians, comedians and other celebs have been at the mercy of his pen at various launch parties, corporate functions and television appearances. His super fast caricatures are drawn in three minutes, providing laughs and entertainment, as well as a personalised keepsake of each event. When not drawing caricatures, Martinus illustrates children’s books and irritates his friends with his David Attenborough impressions.

Thank-you so much for attending our wedding. You were amazing, and the guests were in stitches with the caricatures you masterfully created, which, I might add, look exactly like each and every one of them! You brought a real fun element to the ceremony and we will always cherish that. Thank you again for being absolutely amazing. – Craig & Kerry

Wedding Bands in Cape Town

Top Wedding Singer Ike Moriz is a specialist, with 20 years of experience in the music industry, who loves doing his work: offering top quality entertainment for weddings and events. He is a well established and highly acclaimed international artist with 20 album releases and several hundred songs in his repertoire of Crooners, Easy Listening, Swing, Latin, Jazz, Blues, Pop and Rock. He has performed at all major venues in SA and he is currently one of the most popular professional male singers in the country. He sings and tours internationally performing at weddings, corporate events and festivals.

This top wedding singer and MC performs live in various function bands from a one man band, swing duo and jazz trio to a latin quartet, easy listening quintet, pop-rock band or even a full on big band ensemble. He can play piano and guitar, but mostly prefers to concentrate on his main trademark: singing and performing in a league of his own. His style of singing creates the perfect atmosphere for any occasion, be it pre-drinks, during dinner or to get people dancing.


Ike was a true professional who not just pleased the crowd with his tunes but also livened up the party with his charming personality. Highly recommended. – Woon Peng Ziady

shout mc

Shout Music Company is your “one-stop shop” for classical, jazz and DJ’s! Shout Music Company has twenty years of experience providing live musicians and DJ’s to the wedding and corporate industry in Cape Town, South Africa. Run by saxophonist, Dan Shout, who is well known as one of South Africa’s top session musicians and for his seven- year stint with the Johnny Clegg band, all ShoutMC artists are handpicked for their skill, experience, professionalism and friendliness by Dan himself.

Some highlights of the last two decades include meeting and performing for many awesome bridal couples and corporate clients, at dozens of wine estates, hotels, private game reserves, beaches and venues across the Western Cape and South Africa, for intimate and private ceremonies, to large receptions being filmed for television shows or covered by magazines, for dignitaries, sports celebrities, rock stars and long standing personal friends from our local neighbourhood, to visitors from the other side of the world seeking that once in a lifetime experience on the southern tip of Africa.

Added services include sound for wedding ceremonies, receptions or corporate events, pre-wedding meetings, site visits, customised transcription and arrangement of wedding processionals and recessionals for live band, live musicians with DJ and more. Click here to see more.

Just want to thank you and your team for providing the most fantastic entertainment on Saturday. Your band and DJ were absolutely excellent, so professional and we would’ve partied until sunrise if we could! Thank you! – Amy

Wedding Bands in Cape Town

These guys are DJ’s and musicians on steroids. They play a whole load of instruments, from funky acoustic setups to electrifying fusion acts along with their DJ sets . Werner Denner (owner of man with music) says: “When a couple book us, I want to blow them away…give everything I have to give. I want to make every minute, from when the first guests arrive, till the last song of the evening, exciting and fun. When you bring that kind of energy to the party, people light up, take note and truly enjoy themselves.”

The following is a possible scenario of what to expect when you hire the duo option from Man with Music. Note that they tailor make the experience according to taste. The boys start with a gentle piano and percussion set at the ceremony. A violin or cello player is available on request. Expect well known songs played in a beautiful instrumental way. Then they move to modern lounge vibes with saxophones and flutes during pre drinks. This will get everyone swaying. Think cocktails over a cafe del mar/ buddha bar set. Through dinner they perform the coolest guitar music. It’s a mix of show numbers and acoustic Gypsy like songs – very festive with that “wow” factor. Guests will clap along and most probably start dancing. Click here to see more.



Top 10 Wedding Live Bands in Cape Town

  • Ike Moriz Band
  • Man with Music
  • Dan Shout
  • Acoustic element
  • Danielle Appolis
  • Strings on Fire
  • Jamie Faul
  • Get Lucky
  • Chris Rain
  • Starlight Band

Our tips: Book your live wedding band

Meet 10 of the top live wedding bands in Cape Town. 

We are lucky to have an endless amount of incredibly talented musicians in and around Cape Town, from every genre and discipline. We recommend booking an experienced wedding band with musicians who know the do’s and don’ts with decorum and dress code when it comes to weddings. If possible, go see them perform ahead of time to make sure they can handle some variety.

You may prefer to have a live jazz band playing in the background during pre-drinks and dinner followed by a DJ. Or let a lively band take over after dinner when you open the dance floor and take you through to the early hours of the morning.

A professional wedding band can make your wedding day unforgettable. “That was the best wedding I have ever had the pleasure of attending” is what you want to hear from every guest. A professional can read a crowd and adjust according to your guests with a large variety of genres from all ages, for all ages. At the same time keep your guests from growing bored and providing unexpected and special moments.

There are many great entertainers around Cape Town – which is undeniably the artistic hub of South Africa. No matter how acquired your taste as a couple, there is something for you and you will find world-class musicians right here in the Western Cape!

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