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8 Dallas Wedding Venues that are Perfect for a Live Wedding Band

Dallas Wedding? Find out which venues are the best if you are hiring a live Dallas wedding band

Are you looking for your dream Dallas wedding or reception venue that can accommodate a live band? Look no further than this article filled with wedding venues willing and able to host your live wedding bands.

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When looking for your dream wedding venue, finding a place that can accommodate your desires, including a Dallas live wedding band, can be a challenge. Fortunately, the Dallas area has some of the best wedding venues in the country. From beautiful industrial spaces to restored chapels, you are sure to find a venue you love that can host a live party band. Below are some of the best wedding and reception venues in the Dallas area ready to bring your dream day to life, including your live band.

Howell & Dragon

1130 Dragon St Suite 120, Dallas, TX
This wedding venue located in the heart of Dalla’s design district offers a romantic industrial style wedding reception in a beautiful open ballroom. They offer a center stage for live wedding bands, and this can easily turn into a great night filled with laughter and joy. They have dramatic 15-foot ceilings accented with chandeliers, perfect for breathtaking floral arrangements. They have a beautiful built-in bar and space available for a photo wall. Additionally, they have dressing rooms for the bride and groom complete with floor-length mirrors and a bar for the gentlemen. This venue is a great wedding reception venue for the bride looking for a mix of romanticism and modern industrial style and offers all you could want as a reception venue. This venue has a great layout for high-energy wedding entertainment.  Any bands for hire would be right at home at this pseudo wedding music venue.

Cliff House

610 N Tyler Street, Dallas, TX
The Cliff House is a gorgeous wedding venue inside a resorted church in the Bishop Arts District of Dallas. They offer ceremony and reception services with some takedown time needed.  The Ceremony area would be perfect for a Jazz band, vocalist, pianist, duos or string quartets.  This venue is perfect to accommodate all of your Pinterest dreams. They have a raised platform at the end of their venue perfect for a live band, large or small. They have an exclusive AV company that can handle all of your upgraded AV needs. This venue is perfect for a lush, clean, 21st-century wedding. They are incredibly flexible, allowing your wedding dream to come true no matter what your dream looks like. The Bishop Arts District offers beautiful locations to take wedding photos and the Cliff House offers beautiful photo locations as well. This venue is great for brides looking to take their dream and make it a reality. From trios, to big bands to funk bands, this venue has them all covered with plenty of space and enough power for both sound system and stage lights.

The Carlisle Room

1990 Jackson Street Dallas, Texas 75201
The Carlisle room is a perfect venue for anyone looking for a ballroom wedding and if you are going to hire a band, then this venue if your gig. The best wedding bands in Dallas have played this venue and highly recommend it.  Located inside the historic Lone Star Gas Company Building, this venue has historic charm with beautiful black & white accents. There are many gorgeous locations to take wedding photos and they offer a stage set up for live bands, perfect for your first dance and a beautiful dance floor. The space features 17-foot ceilings and an open floor plan for large weddings. They have on-site catering from acclaimed Chef Douglas Brown, and you can build your own menu upon request. The wedding includes glassware, china, tables and chairs, and linen napkins. The venue features a lounge, bar, and space for a buffet. No matter what your large wedding music band needs, the Carlisle Room will be able to accommodate whether you have a tribute-band, rat pack band, pop band or any style of Dallas local bands, they will be well taken care  of with any needs they may have. You can learn more about the Carlisle Room, including floor plans, on their website. Any event planner or music agency will highly recommend this venue for weddings that include live party entertainment.

Ruthe Jackson Center

3113 S Carrier Parkway Grand Prairie, Texas 75052
The Ruthe Jackson Center is a beautiful venue located 20 minutes outside of Dallas. They host live bands in their ballrooms fairly frequently and this would be a great location for anyone looking for an outside ceremony and an inside ballroom reception. This facility offers lush gardens and landscaping to greet your guests as they arrive, private dressing rooms, and unlimited pre-event photography in the gardens. They have more than one ballroom available meaning they can accommodate anywhere from 100-450 guests. Within the ballroom, their package comes with white or black linens, three 7-foot crystal chandeliers, and a projector mounts to show your wedding video. This location is a great choice for any brides looking for a timeless and classic wedding venue. If you find a band that specializes in private party music, funk, disco, or any other styles popular with wedding receptions, they should find this venue supplies everything they need for their live performance. Live music party bands will find everything they need for a wedding at the Ruthe Jackson Center.

The Pearl

401 Sabine Creek Road Royse City, TX 75189
The Pearl is a wonderful colonial-style wedding venue on 8 acres of land in Sabine Creek. They offer live bands at their venue perfect for the bride looking to blend the old and the new. The venues southern beauty and charm is sure to impress guests and provide a timeless wedding day. Their wedding packages include full set up and clean-up of the venue, bridal suites with floor-length mirrors, and your choice of vendors. Their ballroom features a grand staircase, tons of natural lighting, three chandeliers, and a mezzanine with Juliet balconies. They also offer a family suite for your family to sit relax and prepare for the ceremony. Finally, they offer a dancing area and perfect for event entertainment whether you hire a rock band, swing band, brass band, pop band or any other type of wedding enertainer. This wedding venue is great for any bride looking to have a classic wedding venue with all of the new amenities and customizations you could want.


501 South Calhoun Street Fort Worth TX 76104
BRIK Venue is just minutes South of Fort Worth in a remodeled textile mill. This venue is great for a bride looking for the industrial look in their wedding. As they say, they are built for creativity and are always looking to incorporate new wedding ideas and trends. BRIK has 2 indoor venues and 2 outdoor wedding venues allowing brides to choose which venue suits them. It is also the perfect balance, allowing brides to customize and decorate the space without having to do too much to make it beautiful – because the remodeled building already is. The venue has over 10,00 square feet of space meaning they can accommodate up to 300 guests. They have an open vendor policy and offer general security. They have hosted many live dance bands and are always willing to incorporate bands into their space. They do not provide a stage and one would have to be brought in by the band but most wedding show bands can set up directly on the floor no problem. Overall, this space is great for any bride looking for a unique wedding.

Hilton Anatole Dallas

(214) 748-1200
2201 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, TX
Hilton Anatole Dallas offers a rich variety of wedding venue styles in Dallas to make your special day unforgettable. They offer personalized menus and a banquet style dinner for up to 50 guests. However, you can fit upwards of 300 guests in their ballrooms. Each ballroom (8 in total) has its’ own personality and you are sure to find your perfect fit at the Hilton Anatole Dallas. Here they have a stage you can use for live bands and a dance floor. This hotel’s gorgeous views are sure to impress any guests. They additionally offer on-site accommodations for any guests traveling in from across the country. Perfect for any bride looking for a fun night with live entertainment in a beautiful hotel.

Museum of Biblical Arts

7500 Park Ln, Dallas, TX 75225
The Museum of Biblical Art is a gorgeous wedding venue perfect for any bride looking to take wonderful pictures and get married in a historic and beautiful location. Their ceremony space is wonderfully surrounded by artwork and statues. And their ballroom reception area is similarly surrounded by artwork. They can accommodate up to 250 guests and their wedding package includes tables, chairs, and dramatic lighting. They also include a catering kitchen for your vendors and convenient parking for your guests. Finally, they have a covered Grand Entrance perfect for carriage and limousine arrival and departure. They have a stage available for live bands and are willing to accommodate your live band needs. This venue is a great wedding venue for brides looking for an artful and alluring wedding venue.

If you’re planning a party  and you’re considering bringing a live cover band, rockabilly band, or ceremony musicians into your wedding reception, it may be hard to know where to start. Rock and pop bands need plenty of power and space to set up but  this list of wedding venues willing to accommodate your live band needs, and you will not need to worry that your dream venue will not be able to host your live rock and roll band. The bottom line is, no matter what kind of wedding or reception venue you are looking for, Dallas has great options ready to accommodate and give you a night to remember. These beautiful and unique ballrooms, warehouses, chapels, and mansions are all ready to bring your dream to life on your big day.

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