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Locomotion has been a crowd-favorite fixture on the Connecticut music scene since June 1987. Since then, the band has grown and evolved into one of southern New England's premiere club, dance, wedding, and party bands.

Featuring two lead singers and a full horn section, Locomotion's sound is distinctly diverse, with hot dance and party tunes from the 60's right up to today. Center stage, Locomotion covers hits from a huge array of artists and easily blends a variety of musical flavors: Rock, pop, R&B, Motown, disco, swing, jazz, and funk. Locomotion does it all.

The signature sound of their powerhouse horn section can be heard on just about every song they do. But the band really rips when they cover the most famous horn bands ever: Chicago, Tower of Power, and Earth-Wind-and-Fire.

Nominated in the Hartford Advocate's "Grand Band Slam" as a "Best Band" for 1998, 1999, and 2000, Locomotion was also named "Best Band In Connecticut 2003" by Connecticut Magazine.

Locomotion's performances include weddings, private parties and events, corporate functions, popular clubs, outdoor summer concerts, major fairs, and charitable fund raisers.

Here are just a few of the brides and grooms, individuals, organizations, and companies who have chosen Locomotion for their event:

  • Over 300 weddings
  • Travelerís Insurance Company Ball
  • WTNH-TV Channel 8 Holiday Party
  • Trinity College Reunion Weekend
  • Inaugural Ball for (former) Hartford Mayor Mike Peters
  • Hartford Downtown Council - Riverfest Celebration
  • Taste of Hartford - WTIC, WZMX, WDRC Stages
  • Waterbury Arts Festival
  • Black-Tie Fund Raiser Galas for: American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, Arthritis Foundation, Hartford Jaycees, Lawrence+Memorial Hospital (New London, CT)
  • Town Greens and Fairs - New Britain, East Hampton, Berlin, Colchester, Southington, Danbury, South Windsor, East Haven, North Haven
  • Mohegan Sun Casino Federal Tribe Recognition Gala
  • Numerous clubs and restaurants, including Friends Cafe, Maple Tree Cafe, Marilyn's, Murphy & Scarletti's, Chowder Pot, Arch St. Tavern, Ultimate Billiards, Roma's, J.C. Hooks, Molly Darcy's, and Geraldine's
For more information on booking Locomotion for your next wedding, corporate event, or club/restaurant, please contact us here.

Thanks for stopping by!

-Gary