The UP ALL-NIGHTERS is a group of like-minded musicians who want to keep your party going! Hailing from New York City, we bring the energy and vibrancy of the City That Never Sleeps to you and your guests. We’re all working musicians who love to entertain our audience, get the crowd on the dance floor, and make sure they stay up all night!
Founded by Estée Maria, who has worked in the New York City entertainment business for the past two decades, the UP ALL-NIGHTERS brings together masterful musicians with passionate, vivacious vocalists to create a musical experience that is second to none! Our musicians have performed alongside world renowned artists such as Stevie Wonder, Pharrell, Alicia Keys, Lauren Hill, Bon Jovi and Janelle Monae.
We have some of the hottest DJ’s in the New York City circuit to make sure we take your event to the next level by spinning all your favorite tunes for your special day.
We perform a wide variety of musical styles tapping on Classic Rock, Motown, Disco, favorite hits of the 80’s & 90’s, Top 40’s, Hip Hop, Soul and Ballads! Our goal for the client is to provide the most memorable night with dancing and cater to your handpicked selection of songs you would like us to play for your special event.
We provide 12 musicians: 5 lead singers, piano, drums, guitar, bass, trumpet, saxophone and trombone. (We can add on services upon request).
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How far in advance should we book?
Of course the further out, the better; that way we can keep our calendar clear for your special day. But even if you’re in a pinch and need to hire us at the last minute, don’t hesitate to reach out!
Where can I preview the band?
Do you travel out of town?
Sure! We may be based in NYC, but we love to travel and play destination events. Get in touch with us for more details.
Will you learn songs or take requests for our event?
We want to give the people what they want! If you want to hear a particular song from our repertoire, then we’re happy to play it for you on the spot. If you have something in mind that isn’t on the song list, then just let us know a month prior to your event and we can learn and arrange a special version for you. Our experienced team of musicians and MC will also work with any lists of must plays/do not plays that you may have to ensure that your wedding day is perfect.
I do not see our wedding song/parent dance songs on the song list.
We can learn your first dance song and both parent dances. We ask that you email us the exact version of the song (or songs) you want — from YouTube, Spotify, or even just an mp3 — ahead of time so we can rehearse and be ready to perform at your party.
How will the band be dressed?
The entire band will be in formal black attire. All male musicians will be in suits and female musicians in black dresses. You can, of course, request something else.
Do you play cocktail hour & ceremony?
Absolutely! One or more musicians can be available for your cocktail hour & ceremony. We can provide Acoustic Guitar, Keyboard player or Saxophone/Flutist. If there is something in particular you are looking for, let us know and we will be happy to assist you with it.
I am having an after party, can you provide a DJ?
Yes! We work exclusively with our team of phenomenal DJs.
Are you insured?
Yes, we are fully insured and can provide a copy of our policy upon request.
Who Will EMCEE the event?
One of our lead singers/band leaders will act as the MC for your event to make sure everything goes smoothly.
Can we meet with you before the event?
Certainly! We would love to meet with and get to know you before your wedding so we can go over timing, song lists, and other details. Out of town? No problem! We can also arrange a Skype meetings.