About Us


Utah Live Bands staff at the Best of State GalaThanks for learning about Utah Live Bands.  Our company is run and operated by Utah musicians. We know the ins and outs of the entertainment industry from the perspective of the entertainment buyer to producer, audio/visual engineer and from the standpoint of the musician.  Utah Live Bands serves Utah and the surrounding states as the premier source of entertainment for corporate events and Utah Weddings.  We have produced some of the largest events in the world and then turned around and provided a small wedding band in Utah, all in the same weekend.  Large or small, Utah Live Bands means experience and reliability.  By hiring us, you can rest assured that the entertainment, audio-visual and production portion of the evening will be executed just the way you intended.

Here are a few things that you can expect from us:

Professionalism and experience,

-Our experience with event entertainment is second to none.  From producing custom shows for fortune 500 companies to providing a jazz combo or string quartet for an intimate setting, we ensure that all the details are taken care of and the entertainment will go perfectly.  Also, our staff are the best in the business in terms of organization, reliability and expertise with audio/visual and planning needs.   Be sure to visit our references section to see some of the positive things said about our team.Hire Utah's Best event bands


– If your event is running behind or there are last minute changes, we are flexible, prepared and know how to adapt on the spot.   We have a wide variety of acts and even if we don’t have exactly what you are looking for, we can create it as we are well known for producing custom world class shows.


-We are committed to honesty and integrity in all our business dealings.  Our business comes largely from referrals, recommendations and recurring clients.

We are a 46x Best of State Winner!

Utah Live Bands Best Of StateOver the years, Utah Live Bands has established itself as the premier  source for music and entertainment nationwide but especially in and around the state of Utah.  Owned and managed by professional musicians, we have worked with clients ranging from small local weddings to large celebrity receptions, from small company parties to huge conventions put on by some of the largest companies in the world (see list of references).  We recently received four prestigious Best of State awards for 2023 to add to our awards from 2009 through 2022.  We are the only music booking agency in Utah to have won this award multiple times.



WeddingWire Couples Choice Awards

Utah Live Bands wins couples choice awards weddingwireGiven to the top 5% of wedding professionals in the country. Utah Live Bands has won based on unsolicited client reviews.

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Our owner Michael Tobian is on the board & vice president for the Utah chapter of WIPA, the Wedding International Professionals Association.

Visit Salt Lake

We are also on the membership committee for Visit Salt Lake.

Humble Beginnings

Utah Live Bands was started in 2005, when owner Michael Tobian was a college student music major trying to pay some bills. Since then, it has grown to be the largest music production company and music booking agency in Utah and one of the most successful agencies in the United States. As event professionals, Utah Live Bands has helped put Utah on the map as a place to find high end, world class entertainment and has produced the entertainment for Microsoft’s national convention multiple years in a row, for the Arabian Travel Market (the largest convention held in the middle east), many celebrity weddings and private parties and more. Be sure to check out our references for a larger list of client examples.

Our Staff

Our staff is second to none and consists of the best professionals in the business. Please check out our staff page of event producers for more information on our talented crew.

Found us from another website?

Utah Live Bands has been featured on many other websites and in the press. If you found us from another site, or were referred to us by one of our amazing partners or vendors, please let us know here so we can thank them.

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