We travel throughout the midwest.
Avalon The Band is a wedding entertainment group based in Holland, MI. Its lineup consists of five professional musicians who hold degrees in music and are passionate about the arts. They strive to provide attentive service throughout the planning process and engaging entertainment during the event. Rich Burkholder, graduate of Berklee College of Music, founded the band and handles all of the band management. Rich has had a longstanding love of music and sought to share his passion with the world. Together, the band boasts an extensive song repertoire ranging from Top 40 hits to classic favorites from recent decades. With experience performing at over 300 weddings, Rich will strive to make your wedding entertainment unforgettable. Rich owns a school, Avalon School of the Arts, and it's musical counterpart, The Avalon Music Academy of Holland. The school has 36 teachers and over 800 students. The members of Avalon the Band are Rich and teachers of the school. The band is able to add additional instrumentation and works with a string quartet who are members of the teaching faculty. Avalon The Band provides a comprehensive entertainment experience for weddings. Rich offers complimentary consultations where couples can discuss their music tastes and other details. Soon-to-be newlyweds have full creative control over their songs and timeline, and Rich is happy to serve as the evening’s MC. The band is available to perform during the ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception. Avalon The Band has multiple sound systems, wireless mic options, and a full light show for the perfect live music experience for your special day!