THE BEST MELBOURNE WEDDING BANDMelbourne, you're in for a treat!
Creating the new benchmark in Melbourne entertainment.
Heatwave Band is leading the way in the Melbourne wedding band entertainment industry providing incredible performances, customisable options and personalised service.
Being a REAL Melbourne wedding band is our passion and promise!
Heatwave band are one band not a franchise. Phew that’s a relief! (We think so to) Learn more about the real difference. With us you are getting a sensational group of the same musicians who know each other, know the songs, and know your vision. A Melbourne wedding band that helps you along the way with any queries you many have. Yes, Mel (the manager) is also one of the vocalists so she will be there on the night ensuring your wedding is how you envisioned it to be.
Optional extras as standard
Because we are so committed to our clients, we offer optional extras as standard. Let’s begin the night with an electric atmosphere by Heatwave performing a song of your choice as you enter. This and many more options are available to our wedding couples at no extra charge, it’s just what we do.
Let’s make the magic happen!
With the best wedding band in Melbourne!
80’s 90’s TOP 40
Soul Funk RnB
Knowing which musical styles to perform at Melbourne event can be tricky. So what makes a good Melbourne band a fabulous one? Versatility and talented vocalists. Heatwave band have you covered. Check out our song-list that features hits from all eras. An ever-growing repertoire is just the beginning, Heatwave draw the crowd onto the dance-floor with sure-fired dance hits but keeping you there is another skill in itself. We read the crowd and adapt our sets to suit, ensuring young and old are having the time of their lives on the dance-floor. So how do we sound? Check out our live footage of Melbourne’s Heatwave band performing at Fed Square.
Our performances, all raw and live!
A Melbourne wedding band that is Professional, Passionate and Cares!
To be chosen to perform at the most amazing event of your life is an absolute honour.
This incredible privilege we don’t take lightly. Heatwave is a band that is not only professional, honest and talented but most of all we care. Mel (AKA band manager/vocalist/wedding planner) is more than happy to accommodate any meetings, phone calls and emails sharing her knowledge and running order ideas that will bring your vision to life.
What makes your Melbourne wedding unforgettable? For us it’s simple. Yes, your guests are wowed by the stunning venue, scrumptious food and breathtaking floristry’ but the feeling, energy, buzz and excitement of the night comes down to having fabulous entertainment. A band that is not only incredibly talented but one that engages with the audience but also grooves and performs with you on the dance-floor.
Make your wedding day unforgettable with an incredible wedding band.
Let’s make it happen!
a wedding band with no cringe.Want a wedding band that doesn't suck? What a down to earth honest review! It is no secret that Heatwave love what we do. We get a buzz every time we perform for our lovely couples. The key though is working seamlessly with...
MR & MRS SMITH WEDDING OF YEAR ENTRYHi Mel, just wanted to say a huge thank you to you and the rest of the band for performing at our wedding. You were all amazing! I'm sorry I didn't get to thank the rest of the band in person xo Jess & Reuben. ...
WOW FACTOR MEETS CARE FACTOR
Heatwave will add that all important wow factor to your wedding. What sets us apart?
Our core musicians and attention to detail! At the core of Heatwave are our 6 solid band members. Featuring some of the best players in Melbourne, this line up includes our stunning male and female vocalists, and our core rhythm section comprised of drums, bass, keyboard and guitar.
This line up has the versatility to cut any style of music, from subtle jazz numbers to all-out party tunes. Check out our footage to see our talented band in action.
PERFORM ALL NIGHT LONG
We offer our wedding couples more than just sensational dance music. Instead of stipulating strict set times, Mel works with you to create the perfect atmosphere throughout the entire night.
Live, perfectly timed entrance music kicks the night off with a bang! Our dinner sets are sophisticated with the right amount of funk and feel. The band can also performs during formalities such as; Cutting of the Cake, Bouquet and Garter throw as well as during the farewell circle. Heatwave is a cut above the rest. Of course, our vibrant dance sets is our speciality. We are taking Melbourne wedding music to a new level.
Heatwave’s very cool acoustic duo or trio can perform at your ceremony.
We set the vibe with 20min of live music awaiting the brides arrival. Perfectly timed accompaniment to walking up and down the aisle as well as signing of the register.
Heatwave band provides the perfect soundtrack to the most memorable moments of your lives.
Which songs do we perform? Check out our extensive songlist on our website – Our playlist includes: Funk, Soul and Jazz through to Rock, Disco, Pop and Top40 favourites, your guests will definitely be workin’ that dancefloor!
Formed over 10 years ago, Mel and the band know what it takes to make your event a brilliant one. Sophisticated wedding music with a cool and funky edge!
From smaller cocktail style weddings to 400+ extravaganzas Heatwave have experience and that all important attention to detail!
Where is your wedding? Will Heatwave fit? tbh size is never an issue. Clever amp, speaker and instrument placement ensures the allocated space is perfectly utilised.
Wedding Venues we adore include Luminare, Metropolis Events, The Palladium at Crown Casino, Picturesque venues in the Yarra Yalley through to the very hip venues in Brighton and St Kilda. Which Melbourne wedding venue have you chosen?
A CUT ABOVE THE REST
Melissa is on hand to assist with your wedding reception planning. At an extra charge, you ask?
Ahh no! (Wait. What?). It is all part of our service and JUST ONE of the key difference that makes Heatwave a cut above the rest. We Care!. and will do everything we can to assist you through the process of planning your wedding reception.
Send through a mock running sheet of the meal times and formalities and Mel will shoot through some suggestions.
We have the experience and ability to work within any wedding format, from a standard 3-course reception or wedding cocktail event to a Chinese banquet style wedding.
HONESTY – YES!
WE ARE JUST ONE BAND
Yes we are just one band not a franchise of musos who have never met each other so there are no surprises.
Unless there is an illness, Heatwave’s 6 core members perform at every performance.
What is the difference? All of the players know the tunes and know each other, seamless transitions between songs, sensational harmonies and groove not to mention the charisma only a formed band can have.
We’re feeling the love…
You made Cargo Hall rock & we had the best night dancing along to your music.
Our wedding song, ‘Use Somebody’ was played beautifully & made the moment very intimate for Chris & I. Our guests have all commented on how amazing Heatwave Band truly was!
Thank you all so much!
Melbourne's Best Wedding Band
A new standard of wedding entertainment in Melbourne.
Contact Mel to see why!
MEET THE VOCALISTS
MELISSA (AKA Mel – She runs the show)
WALTER (R’n’B and Soul King)
Heatwave’s Dream Team: Mel & Wal on Lead vocals. Kickin’ Backline with our Bassist Stew, Drummer Troy, Nico on Guitar & Adrian on Keys.
Step it up with these extras: 3 vocalists, Heatwave Horns, MC + Ceremony duo.
Not a franchise band! Phew, that’s a relief! (We think so to.) Read more.
Which line-up will you choose?
Still need help deciding, check out our line-up page.
7 PIECE BAND
9 PIECE BAND
3 INCREDIBLE VOCALISTS
Male & 2 Female
Drums, Bass, Keys and Guitar
2 Horns – Sax and Trumpet
Acoustic Guitarist + Vocalist
Pumpin DJ mixing during our set breaks