Summer Tour 2024

The Iconix: Your Live Music Solution for Kalamazoo’s Summer…

The Iconix: Your Live Music Solution for Kalamazoo’s Summer Events (Indoor or Outdoor)

Planning a summer event in Kalamazoo, southwest Michigan, and seeking the perfect live music touch? Look no further than The Iconix! We're a local band ready to elevate your gathering, whether it's a wedding reception, a vibrant corporate party, a backyard barbecue, or a lively festival.

One-Stop Shop for Live Music

The Iconix takes the stress out of event planning.  We are a fully equipped band, arriving prepared to deliver an exceptional performance.  This means:

  • Our experienced crew handles the setup and breakdown of all equipment. No need to worry about finding additional vendors or managing logistics.
  • We bring our own high-quality instruments, sound system, and lighting. This ensures seamless sound and ambiance tailored to your venue, be it a spacious ballroom or a cozy outdoor patio.

Summer Sounds for Everyone:

As a versatile band, we cater to a wide range of musical tastes. Our extensive repertoire spans generations, offering dance floor hits from the 60s, 70s, and 80s, from Yacht Rock to Motown to Pop - all the hits you remember from long ago.

  • Small Band Option: Perfect for intimate gatherings or creating a relaxed atmosphere.
  • Large Band Experience: Our typical setup, where our entire band (plus even a horn section for bigger events) is ready to bring a high-energy atmosphere and get the crowd moving.

The Kalamazoo Summer Tour - Now Booking!

Summer 2024 is upon us, and The Iconix is excited to be a part of the vibrant local event scene. We're now booking for the entire season, so don't wait to secure your date!

Here's what sets The Iconix apart:

  • Experience: We are seasoned musicians, passionate about creating unforgettable musical experiences.
  • Adaptability: We perform flawlessly in various indoor and outdoor settings, adjusting our sound and stage presence to perfectly suit your venue.
  • Dedication: We collaborate closely with event planners and clients to curate the ideal musical selection that aligns with your vision.

Let The Iconix be the soundtrack to your unforgettable summer event in Kalamazoo!

Contact us today to discuss your specific needs and availability. We look forward to celebrating with you!

P.S. Browse our videos and performances, to get a feel for our musical style and the positive experiences we deliver for our clients.

How to Book a Band

Elevate Your Celebration: How to Book a Great Local…

How to Book a Great Band for Your Next Event

Planning a wedding, big party, or any special event? Live music adds a unique touch, transforming your gathering into a truly memorable occasion. But with a vast array of bands vying for your attention, especially here in the Southwest Michigan market, selecting the perfect band for your event can feel overwhelming.

This guide empowers you to discover the magic of local talent and book the ideal band to set the right mood and keep your guests grooving all night long.

Your party or event is all about creating a memorable experience, and the right live music can truly elevate the atmosphere. Here's how to choose a band for your next party.

  1. Define your musical style: Do you crave classic hits for a lively party? Perhaps a touch of soulful Motown for a sophisticated ambience? Knowing your desired musical style is crucial.
  2. Embrace local talentShop local by asking around your town and use social media to discover local bands. Search for bands in your area and explore their profiles, paying attention to genres, set lists, and snippets of their performances.
  3. Leverage the power of recommendations: Ask friends, family, or even your event venue for recommendations. Local event planning businesses often work with reliable bands, and their insights can be invaluable.
  4. Prioritize experience and professionalism: Look for bands with a proven track record and positive reviews. The Iconix, a Kalamazoo-based band known for their infectious energy and diverse setlist covering everything from 70s classics to modern dance hits, is a great example. Check out their website at to experience their sound and see if they align with your musical vision.
  5. Consider the band size and sound: A smaller band might be ideal for a more intimate setting, while a larger group with horns can create a powerful dance floor atmosphere.
  6. Sample the music: Most bands will have videos or audio samples on their website or YouTube channel. This allows you to get a feel for their sound quality, stage presence, and musical range. Check out the Iconix Demo Reel here.
  7. Communication is key: Contact your shortlisted bands and discuss your event details, budget, and any special requests you might have right away! A band that is responsive and easy to communicate with is a good sign.
  8. Don't be afraid to negotiate: Be upfront about your budget and inquire about potential packages or flexibility with setlists or number of performers.
  9. Secure your booking: Once you've found the perfect band, sign a contract that outlines the details of the performance, including date, time, duration, and fee.
  10. Enjoy the music! With careful planning and these helpful tips, you can find a local band that will transform your event into an unforgettable celebration.

Now that you're armed with this valuable knowledge, take action and curate the soundtrack to your unforgettable event.

Ready to discover exceptional local talent?

Remember, local bands often bring a distinct flavor and personal touch to your celebration! Look no further than The Iconix, a Kalamazoo-based band renowned for their high-energy performances and captivating setlists spanning decades of musical favorites. Visit the website to delve into their sound, explore available dates, and book your party today! Currently booking summer 2024 engagements.

Let The Iconix add a touch of magic to your celebration!

P.S. Browse our videos and performances, to get a feel for our musical style and the positive experiences we deliver for our clients.


A Journey Through Decades: The Iconix Band’s Musical Compass

A Journey Through Decades: The Iconix Band's Musical Compass

Music is a powerful force that sets the mood and evokes emotions at any time, but never more than at a memorable event. Choosing “Our Song” for a wedding….selecting just the right background band for an important corporate meeting….planning an outdoor bash on the shores of Lake Michigan! When selecting a band, understanding the group’s musical genres and eras of the music they play becomes crucial.

How The Iconix became the go-to ’60s, ’70s, ’80s live band in Kalamazoo.

The Iconix understands the power of music and the importance of catering to diverse tastes. Our extensive repertoire boasts a solid collection of iconic hits, spanning decades and genres. Whether you crave soulful sounds of the ’60s, the electrifying energy of ’70s rock, or the dance-inducing anthems of the ’80s, The Iconix band in Kalamazoo, Michigan has you covered.

We’re Setting the Stage for the ’60s and ’70s:

Do you envision a soulful, vibrant atmosphere that grooves? Artists like The Spinners, The Temptations and Aretha Franklin (Motown/Soul) capture the essence of the ‘60s. Moving into the ‘70s, iconic names like Linda Ronstadt (Rock/Pop), James Taylor (Folk/Rock), Steely Dan (Rock/Pop), The Eagles (Country Rock), Doobie Brothers (Pop/Rock), and Stevie Nicks (Rock/Pop) bring the classic rock sound to life. We perform covers of all those artists!.

Bringing you the ‘80s Dance Floor Hits and Beyond

Looking to create an energetic atmosphere with danceable tunes? Look no further than the ‘80s. Bands like U2 (Rock), Toto (Rock), Bruce Springsteen (Pop/Rock), John Cougar Mellencamp (Pop/Rock), Robert Palmer (Pop) and The Police (Rock/Pop) defined the decade. Yep, we cover those artists too!

A Timeless Blend:

Some artists defy categorization. Fleetwood Mac transcended eras with their unique blend of Rock and Pop, achieving success in the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s. Stevie Wonder is another musical giant whose soulful sound captivated audiences across generations. Those are some big shoes to fill and we’re up to the challenge!

Finding a band that seamlessly blends various styles and caters to diverse tastes can be a challenge.

Experience the Iconix Difference:

Beyond our musical expertise, The Iconix is a fully equipped band, prepared to deliver exceptional performances at any venue. We bring our own professional crew, high-quality sound system, and necessary equipment, ensuring a seamless and stress-free experience for you. Our mobility allows us to perform both indoors and outdoors, catering to your specific needs. Additionally,  we can tailor the band size to match the atmosphere of your event, offering flexibility to create the perfect musical ambiance.

This Kalamazoo-based band, renowned for their ability to deliver electrifying performances that span decades, features an extensive list of iconic hits, from the soulful grooves of the ’60s to the dance floor anthems of the ’80s and beyond.

Envision your dream event: The Iconix can transform your wedding, corporate party, or any special occasion into an unforgettable celebration. Visit our Booking Page to explore our music and book your date today!

Let us curate the perfect musical journey for your guests, ensuring a night filled with timeless melodies and unforgettable memories.