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How can anyone say their band is THE BEST? To us, being the best is about creating the environment for you and your guests to have an unforgettable experience. If you agree, then we’re the best…for you! We’re not interested in sitting across the table from a couple in pursuit of the best deal; we want to stand together, arm-in-arm and partner with you to create an amazing environment where your friends and family can make memories. If that’s what you’re looking for, then you’ve found the right band. We accomplish that through collaboration, professionalism and an engaging, high-energy musical performance. Shoot us a line if you want to hear more!
$$$ – Moderate
Guitar, Keyboard, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Vocals
Classical, Country, Dance, Disco, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Pop, R&B, Rock
After Party, Rehearsals + Parties, Ceremony, Reception, Wedding
Live Music, MC Services, Recorded Music, Sound Equipment, Music, Equipment, Rentals + Equipment
Knowing our top three important items for our wedding; the food, the bar and the band. It was important to us to make the right decision and truly the only decision -- Collision Six. Once we picked the venue it was rather smooth sailing. Our reception was in a restored theater with a beautiful stage. We knew we needed a band who could perform, but not need the spotlight on them all night. At the time of planning, my fiance requested a full 10 piece band including the horn section. The group sounded like they had been playing together their entire lives. Sarah's voice is like no other, a true unique gem! From our first conference call to the day of the wedding, Matt was professional, organized and did everything he could to make us feel like we were the most important clients. They truly personalized the entire wedding for us. We love country music and they did everything they could to play as much as possible. Throughout the night Matt did an excellent job communicating with us to ensure everything was going to plan and to make minor adjustments when needed. Talk about a seamless experience. The dance floor was packed all night, even when they took breaks. Four weeks after our wedding, are friends and family are still talking about how much fun they had and I thank Collision Six for helping to create the most special night. One of my favorite memories of the night is dancing on stage, with my husband and the band. If you want your guests to dance all night and you want to have a blast, trust me, choose Collision Six!
My husband and I first heard Collision Six live at my cousin's wedding and remember dancing all night long to their great sets. When the time came for us to find entertainment for our wedding in July 2017, we crossed our fingers that the band was available. Not only where they available, but Matt was in constant communication with us from our first contact. Matt provided us with dates for upcoming events to hear them live again and met up with us during their sets to chat. Once booked, the band provided us with a timeline of events, song playlists, spreadsheets for wedding details & check ins leading up to the date. When we had to communicate, they were very flexible with time of day & format (Skype, FaceTime, phone call). Ideal for a teacher like myself and a husband with late nights at work. They cater to every need and we appreciated their efficiency - planning with them was a breeze! When we inquired about my husband singing a song with the band, they promptly agreed & told him to pick out a song & even offered to have him come rehearse with them at their home! We got creative with the mother/son dance and asked about a mash-up of two songs. A mash-up, you say? No problem for Collision Six! Do it live? You got it! C6 did an incredible job at making this dance memorable & was so fitting for my husband & mother-in-law. Collision Six is a band that does the leg work for you - something any busy bride & groom will appreciate. Not only will the happy couple be pleased but your guests will rave about them for years to come! Our family & friends can't stop telling us "the band, the band, the band". Endless compliments about the variety & talent that makes up this eight piece band. Do yourself a favor and book Collision Six the minute you get engaged!
It’s been one month since my husband and I were married, and aside from the sparkly ring on my finger, there is one thing I can’t stop smiling about- Collision Six. I would consider myself somewhat of a music critic. It runs in my blood as the daughter of a radio DJ. I have been to over 200+ concerts in my lifetime, and enjoy ANY and ALL opportunities to listen to some quality, live music. I had the opportunity to see C6 at my best friend’s wedding in August 2015, and was truly blown away with the band. Days after the wedding I could not stop complimenting my friend on how much I LOVED the music, and how proud of her I was for booking such a talented band. Little did I know, just weeks later, I had my own proposal, and my own wedding to begin planning for. The absolute 1st thing that came to my mind was not when or where I wanted to get married, but that we HAD to have Collision Six as our wedding band. My other half was a bit apprehensive, as he likes to consider all options before he makes any decision in life. Well, this was a decision I was adamant on making, and BOY are we glad that we did! After reaching out to Matt and meeting face to face with Matt & Sarah for the first time, a big weight was taken off our shoulders. We were a truly naive bride and groom, and without the help of Matt & Sarah, I don’t know that we would’ve considered exactly how many elements of a wedding reception there are, OR that you could have a wedding without hearing the same old “Celebrate Good Times” songs that are routinely played. They sat with us, so patiently, and listened to all of our questions, concerns, requests, etc. We even had a specific request for a certain Jewish-tradition to take place at the reception when the last child in a family is married off. Without a question Matt & Sarah knew exactly what this tradition was, and had no problems including this in the evening’s timeline. Not only did Collision Six learn specific songs for our first dance (that included BEATBOXING- OMG!), and our parent dances, but they really took into consideration our favorite style of music and began to play more alternative rock (mixed w/ awesome 90's music) later on in the evening, even so much as to bring out an old Foo-Fighters song that they hadn’t played in some time. To this day (a month later exactly as I am writing this), I still receive texts and calls w/ compliments about how fantastic C6 was. There are not enough synonyms in a thesaurus to describe the utmost passion, professionalism, and pure talent this band has. There was a moment just before I walked down the aisle, by myself, no bridal party around, where I had that “OMG, I’m getting married” panic moment, and I am what you would consider a very laid-back gal. However, all of the sudden, I started to hear the music to one of my favorite songs, by one of my favorite bands, played in the most beautiful arrangement. I took the biggest breath, told the lady to open the doors, and I could not stop smiling! Obviously, this was due to the fact that my husband was waiting at the end, but more importantly due to the fact that I don’t know of many bands out there who would take their time to arrange a Blink 182 song and make it sound “pretty” so that I could be the most relaxed bride walking down the aisle. This is just a small example of what true, talented musicians can do. I will never forget (and continue to brag about) Collision Six for the rest of my life! THANK YOU x 182!
Second to deciding to marry each other, booking C6 for our wedding was the easiest decision we made throughout the entire wedding planning process. We recognized that a live band would either make or break our wedding and, if we were going to do it, we knew we had to do it right. C6 was more than 'right' and was the driving force behind all of our guests telling us that they have never had more fun at a wedding than at ours. From the very beginning Matt and Sarah went above any beyond to make sure that we were always on the same page and worked to make all of our wishes come to life. Their contagious energy made our wedding a blast from beginning to end and they were so receptive of our crowd and knowing what energy was needed in the moment. Their fun, interactive style (I'm talking, 'meet you on the dance floor', 'jump up on the tables with you' kind of style...) has been the talk of every gathering since our wedding and has even led to our newly-engaged friends wanting to book them for their own wedding. Matt, Sarah, and the rest of your crew, we can't thank you enough for being one of the best wedding decisions we made and for creating the memories of a lifetime with us. We wish we could keep reliving our favorite night ever and would choose you every time. P.S. if you're reading this review and are trying to figure out if you should book Collision Six, just save yourself the trouble and do it. At the end of the day, we both know you're going to anyways ;) We were torn between videography and a live band. A wedding video would have been fun to look back at the memories, but C6 MADE the memories. Happy wedding planning! - Kayla & Griffin
My husband and I first heard Collision Six at my brother’s wedding in 2015. They were amazing and the atmosphere they created was spectacular; we knew we wanted them at our wedding, no matter what the cost. When we finally set a date, Collision Six was the first contact I made. We chose to get married on a Wednesday and the band was more than willing to make a trip to Toledo on a weekday. Matt was beyond helpful. When we didn’t know what to do for our reception entrance, he helped us come up with an idea. When I wasn’t sure if we would get a photographer because of financial reasons, he went out of his way to talk to a photographer he knew that would be willing to take pictures for a lower rate. He also had great suggestions, my favorite suggestion being that the band play my brother and sister-in-law’s song from their first dance at their wedding (which was a song the band learned specifically for their wedding and hadn’t played since). My sister-in-laws reaction was priceless when Matt did a shout out to them and they heard their song. Matt’s communication throughout the entire planning and on the wedding day was more than I could ask for. For every little mishap, Matt and Sarah were there to help – whether it be getting me contact solution because my contact fell out or holding off speech introductions because the maid of honor needed an extra minute. Collision Six is so much more than just a band; they truly want your day to be special and are willing to help in any way to make that happen.
Collision Six played at our wedding on January 27th, 2018. From our very first encounter until after the wedding Collision Six went above and beyond to make our wedding exactly what we dreamed of. Matt had great suggestions and made me feel so comfortable with our unique strolling/cocktail style dinner. Collision Six learned the song for our first dance and killed it! I received countless compliments about the band from our guest, I can’t say enough great things about them! Thanks for making our day so special!!!
Words cannot describe how incredible Collision Six is! They made our dream wedding come true. We first saw them at a family friend’s wedding in Detroit, and my dad said, “We have to have them at your wedding!”. Remind you, my husband and I weren’t even engaged at this point. We ended up booking our wedding date around Collision Six’s availability. They are a must-have. From start to finish, Matt and Sarah were a top touch wedding vendor and partner. Everything from excellent communication, quick email response time, answering our questions, available dates, planning details, in-person meetings, taking time to get to know us as a couple, and helping us envision and plan one great party for our loved ones and guests. Collision Six truly makes your wedding music so easy to plan. They asked us for a handful of requests, and from there they read the crowd and kept the dance floor packed the entire night. The dance floor was so fun, we ended up extended them for an extra 60 min. They run the show! Our family and guests are still talking about how much fun they had at our wedding and how cool it was to have a live band. Collision Six will make your wedding a night you’ll never forget!
Hands down the best band EVER! I first saw the band a year and a half before my wedding and I was immediately sold. We hired them, and Matt was sure to keep in contact with me the entire wedding planning process, which made it much more personal. I felt like I got to know him and it made me feel so at ease! He even helped me with a lot of aspects of our venue since he had played there multiple times. Not only was he a huge help, but the band ROCKED IT. No one left the dance floor the entire night, and the energy in the room was incredible. They even learned 3 new songs for our first dance, mother/son, and father/daughter dances. All in all, I would recommend this band for any type of event. They are truly amazing!!
I wish it was possible to give Collision Six more than 5 stars. They were BY FAR the best wedding vendor I dealt with throughout the entire wedding process. Always responded immediately and we're beyond helpful, providing great recommendations for venues, vendors, etc. In terms of their performance, there was nothing about the wedding that we were complimented on more than our band. Our photographers ended up staying late just to enjoy the music and sing along and dance with us. Our friends and family said it was the best band they've ever heard. Collision Six knows how to get the party started and going all night long. They're also great at keeping the bride and groom at ease throughout the night. Any time we didn't know where to go or what to do (in terms of our grand entrance, cake cutting, speeches, etc), Matt was right there to give us direction and confidence in what we were doing. I can't say enough great things about them, we've already recommended them to all our friends so we're able to enjoy them at all the weddings to come!! :)
We've been hearing from a lot of people that they thought our wedding was one of the most fun weddings they've ever been to, and the first thing that everyone always points out is how amazing the band was. We loved the music from start to finish. From the ceremony, which, as soon as I heard the first song I started balling my eyes out (and I'm not a cryer), to the most fun horrah music of all time (which went on for over 20 minutes!), to the Collision Six band nailing every song that we and all of our friends could song along to, we could not have been happier. And, we loved how they interacted with people too. Yes, their music was great, but what really created the energy was how lively they were, how much fun it looked like THEY were having. One of my favorite moments of my wedding was when we were all dancing, and I heard everyone start to cheer on the dance floor. I turned around, and there was the band, playing the song ON the dance floor with all of us, dancing away. It's these little things like that that took the whole wedding to another level. The least we could do is give Collision Six the best review and highest recommendation possible. I cannot say enough how thankful we are that Collision Six was able to make this the dream wedding we always wanted it to be. They are the best event band money can buy (and they're affordable!), and if they're still playing in ___ decades, I hope they will agree to do our kids' bar mitzvahs and weddings.
We had a dream wedding and one big reason why the wedding was such a success was because of Collision Six. We knew they were going to be good but we didn’t know they were going to be absolutely fantastic. Guests at the wedding kept telling us how great the band was and how they were the best band they had ever seen. We are not big music people but we cannot imagine what the wedding would have been like if it wasn’t for them. They hands down made the celebration special! The process was smooth and easy because of how great Matt, the band leader, treated us. They have so many resources to help you pick the music you want played at your wedding. You could tell how hard working, detail-oriented, prepared and dedicated the whole band was on putting on a performance that everyone would enjoy and remember! If you are looking for not only a band at your wedding but an experience of a lifetime, Collision Six needs to be the band you choose. You will not regret it!
The best decision I made on my wedding day was choosing to marry Bert and the second was definitely booking Collision 6!! We had the most amazing wedding and they were such an integral part of the night turning out the way it did. They sounded incredible and the dance floor was literally packed all night long. Within the first few songs we already had people commenting how great they were. We would not have had the memories we did without them. I can tell you as an extremely busy Manhattan bride planning a Michigan wedding that Matt was an absolute dream to work with. From the first e-mail I sent to the hug at the end of the wedding night he was fantastic. He is organized, professional, and a genuinely nice guy!! We did a lot through e-mail and he is very responsive. We met with him and his wife Sara (her voice is unreal!!) a few months prior to the wedding and they made everything so easy. They so clearly saw our vision, offered us great advice, and were so attentive to detail (Matt actually reviewed the pronunciation of our bridal party on two separate occasions) and we discussed everything from song choices to the best order of the toasts. There wasn't anything they hadn't thought of. We had a few songs requests (mother-son dance and my parents wedding song) that they actually learned for our wedding and you would have never known they hadn't been playing it for years. Matt called us a few days before the wedding to review everything and i couldn't have been more confident and relaxed going into the reception. He ran the entire night so smoothly and transition effortlessly between cake cutting, special dances, dinner, etc. They ended the night for us in such a special and amazing way. It wasn't even anything we asked for but it was beyond perfect. Bert was holding me with everyone around us and he said "remember this moment" and I always will. I could continue on but I think you get the gist. Basically, if you want to have an amazing wedding, book Collision 6!
I cannot recommend Collision Six highly enough! The band manager, Matt, is a bride's dream to work with. He is so professional and organized, not to mention that the band absolutely rocked their performance. The music at our wedding was extremely important to us. Matt helped us with our first dance song, worked with my aunt who sang during our ceremony, and even helped me surprise my new husband by singing for him (and the band sang/played with me!) at the reception. They made our dreams come true for our wedding, from the ceremony all the way through the reception. We got so many compliments from our guests and we had so much fun ourselves. They went above and beyond for us so many different times! I'm sure you will love them as much as we do!
I couldn't have imagined a more fluid process. As I began to realize the tasks involved in the wedding planning process as a whole, I questioned my sanity in the months ahead. Collision Six smoothly placed all the pieces together; knowledge of the venue and service, and coordinating with the other vendors involved, made for a truly stressless day. From the initial meeting with Sarah and Matt just chatting and getting to know each other better, to planning and helpful updates in the months leading up to the big day, to an unforgettable finale, it was all perfect. Thank you for making that big room feel like we were at home, surrounded by family and friends who felt the love from the music just as much as we did.
Collision Six is pretty popular amongst people we know who have gotten married in the area. We went to listen to them during the wedding planning process and were sold right away. As our wedding approached, we were sent a document to fill out regarding song choices, and it also had a structured format for how the timeline of the night would go. The band was super organized when we had our final meeting, and very accommodating with small changes we wanted to make. The wedding night was amazing, which we attribute mostly to the band - thank you Collision Six for bringing your energy, skills, and professionalism to our special night! You kept our guests on the dance floor all night and there was never a dull moment. We couldn't have been happier!
This band made our reception! We had multiple guests approach us throughout the night complimenting their energy and enthusiasm! They were so easy and great to work with! They helped us with any questions we had throughout the planning process! If you are looking for a once in a lifetime experience, book them asap!! Beyond words AMAHZING!!
Booking Collision Six is a no-brainer. Matt and Sara are wonderful people and so easy to work with! This band is incredibly talented and their performance at our wedding was bursting with energy! Our guests are still gushing about the band. Our Wedding was at the Henry Ford Museum which was a HUGE venue, and Collision Six managed to keep the dance floor rockin' all night. Matt was our MC and the timing of everything was perfect. 5 stars for a top-notch band!
WOW! Collision 6 was absolutely amazing from start to finish. I was incredibly impressed by the communication, follow up and planning up to the wedding. The music at the wedding was out of this world. They kept everyone at the reception dancing all night long. We have had so many compliments. I would recommend Collision 6 to anyone.
Collision Six is incredibly talented and it also exceeded our expectations every step of the wedding planning process. The band is extremely organized, professional, and kind. It responded promptly when we first inquired about booking it for our wedding, checked in periodically throughout the year, and helped us stick to our timeline on the wedding day. Moreover, Collision Six helped us plan surprises to honor two of our guests at the reception and one big surprise for the groom! We have received countless compliments from friends and family about the music at our reception. To begin, the eight-piece band has an amazing sound. Collision Six also chose a range of fun, timeless, and new songs to feature at the reception and truly mastered every song it played. Friends who "never dance" danced at our wedding and that says it all. The way Collision Six transitioned seamlessly to the next song kept the energy high and ensured no one wanted to leave the floor! I cannot thank Collision Six enough for setting the tone and making our wedding a special night to remember not just for us, but for all of our family and friends.
We have had the pleasure of being entertained by Collision Six on two occasions. One was traditional and one not so traditional. In both situations they rocked the house. Everyone and I mean everyone danced the night away. Matt and the team picked up the vibe of each group and played to maximize participation. We look forward to booking them for one more event whenever that event happens. The beer was cold, the food was fresh and hot and the band made the party a party. No doubt Collision Six should be any bride and grooms first choice for music. They will make your first memories as a couple memorable and your guests memories the same. Collision Six is flexible, professional and most important gifted artists.
Collision Six played our wedding in May 2017, and we couldn't have asked for a better band. We received dozens of compliments after the wedding about the talent (vocal and instrumental), song range, and ability to artfully emcee our reception. They worked with us to make sure everything we wanted included in the evening was part of it. They were very helpful during the planning process and made it easy for us. We highly recommend C6!
My husband and I cannot say enough words of gratitude to Collision Six for making our wedding day truly unforgettable. Matt and Sarah were wonderful to work with every step of the way. They made sure that our dance floor was packed the entire night! I appreciated the wide variety of songs that they play, as they truly have something for every age group. We had a trio playing at our cocktail hour, and they had a great playlist of songs to chose from. When you book Collision Six you get so much more than a wedding band. Matt coordinates everything about your reception timeline and it was such a stress relief knowing I didn't have to worry about a thing. Most importantly they kept us on schedule so we could maximize our time on the dance floor! Thank you to Collision Six for making our wedding day even more perfect than we could have imagined!
Matt and his crew were fantastic. Energetic, fun and our guests are still talking about them! They learned special songs for us, and were super professional and affordable too!
I loved working with them and our wedding was such a blast for us and all our guests! It felt like a personalize concert!!
An organization I used to work for booked Collision Six to play at their annual gala a few years back, and even as an employee, I danced all night - the band was so amazing! When my husband and I began planning our wedding, we knew we wanted Collision Six. I booked them as soon as we picked a date, more than a year in advance, but honestly, we would have changed our wedding date to work with their schedule :) Hiring Collision Six for our wedding was one of the best decisions we made. Matt was a total professional from the very beginning - he’s quick to respond to emails and calls, answered all of our questions in great detail, and was just easy to communicate with overall. The band’s website is also really helpful - full of song lists, videos, and helpful wedding resources. Every time we talked with Matt and Sarah they were very friendly, super organized, and clearly on top of everything. Matt followed up every phone call with a detailed email to summarize what we talked about and lay out next steps. As our date got closer, Matt was in communication directly with our wedding planner, our venue, and even those giving speeches to make sure everything was all set for our big day. He brings and takes care of all the A/V, sound, and light equipment too (so we didn’t have to pay extra to our venue for these services). I am admittedly a micromanager, but I totally trusted Matt and never once felt I needed to micromanage him. Collsion Six’s Jazz Trio played our cocktail hour and created such a great vibe. From the Grand Entrance to the last song, Collision Six rocked it. They learned music for us, and even welcomed a few of our family members on stage to play during our Klezmer/Jewish dance set. My husband and I prepared a “first dance” and I was a little nervous about doing it with the band when we had never practiced with them. But it was perfectly timed, just like the recording we sent them (except 100x better). The set list we chose was mostly Motown and funk with some pop, and our dance floor was packed all night. My husband and I stayed on the dance floor, right up next to the stage, and pretty much didn’t leave that spot. At one point my husband and my little brother got on stage and took over the keyboard and drums for “Superstitious” - definitely a highlight. They played Rent’s “Seasons of Love” as the last song and had our family and friends surround us in a love circle, such a tear jerker moment for us and just an amazing way to close the best night ever. Collision Six really made our party. Don’t hesitate to book them. For real, do it now. It will be one of the best decisions you make for your wedding :)
Meet The Manager
Matt started Collision Six with college friends and now serves private events surrounded by amazing musicians! Matt is a graduate of the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Using the skills he learned in the boardroom, Matt takes extra care of every client by being detailed-oriented, following through on commitments and doing the right thing. Matt believes it's time to turn the music industry on its head, by dealing with people in a straight-forward and honest way - and of course, making sure that every event he touches creates lifelong memories for everyone.