Thank you for visiting the official website of Baltimore's own Straight Ahead Band!

When you're looking for the very best and most experienced variety dance band to provide the musical entertainment for your party, night club, wedding reception, corporate event, fund raiser, or any special occasion, The Straight Ahead Band is simply, the perfect choice.

Performing primarily in the Baltimore/Washington area, The Straight Ahead Band is widely regarded as a group who consistently provides the utmost in talent, versatility, and professionalism in a variety dance band.

Formed in the late 80's around a core of three seasoned musicians and lead vocalists, the group continues to enjoy a broad based audience appeal due to it's entertaining performances of both nostalgic and contemporary music. Whether it's today's rock, pop, country, or yesterday's 40's swing through the 90's best dance hits, you can be sure
we have it covered!

Audiences of all ages have come to appreciate our comprehensive songlist that includes over 300 selections from virtually every genre of popular music. Our songlist is constantly growing so that we can perform all the hits you know now and the oldies you grew up with over the years.

During our performances, we love taking requests and always choose our songs "on the fly" based on audience reaction. This guarantees our mix of music will always make your event a success! From start to finish, our mission is to play the music that
keeps everyone on the dance floor!

Contact us today!
We still have some 2011 dates available and we're booking
wedding receptions through 2012.

Let's get your party started!


Why Choose The Straight Ahead Band?

Selecting the musical entertainment for your event can be a confusing experience. Find out why The Straight Ahead Band is booked time and time again to provide the highest quality yet affordable variety dance band music for your event. Learn More >>

Do you need help with planning?
We're easy to work with and would be happy to share our expertise with you to make your event extraordinary in every way. Each member has over 30 years of live performance experience and has played at many of the most popular night clubs, hotels, concert halls, and other venues in the Baltimore /Washington area and throughout the country. We're here to help! Learn More >>

What people are saying about
The Straight Ahead Band:

2011 Fall Caribbean Cruise Dance Party

November 5 - 12, 2011
Departing from Fort Lauderdale FL
Oh Lay Oh Lay... You know what that means...” It's hard to believe it's been over a year since we trekked down to the islands and played for all of our friends on the last Straight Ahead Caribbean Cruise and Dance Party. We all had a fantastic time! Well... grab your SPF30, and passport, because we are about to do it again on one of Royal Caribbean’s newest ships... the “Oasis of the Seas”!
Get your tickets soon before this one is booked up! Get all cruise details here >>
Great Dancers...Great Music... and a Great Vacation in one package!
Tonight is going to be a good night with the Straight Ahead Band!

Contact Us Today For Your Next Event or Party!

For bookings and general info just Click here!
We can also be reached at 410.529.6550

The Ultimate Variety Dance Band For Your:

Party, Night Club, Wedding, Corporate Event

Straight Ahead has the music covered:

We perform all of your favorite songs Rock, Pop, Swing, Beach Music, Country, Disco