Lloyd Dobler Effect

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Thank you very much for your interest in having Lloyd Dobler Effect perform at your up-coming event. Lloyd Dobler Effect have been full time touring musicians for almost a decade, having performed in over forty states and thirteen countries. The band has an impressive list of accomplishments: winners of the 99.1 WHFS Big Break Contest that pitted Lloyd Dobler Effect against hundreds of area rock bands and led to several main stage appearances at the Washington DC HFStival; headlining multiple international Armed Forces Entertainment tours; and being voted one of the top ten best bands on the east coast in a Washington Post reader’s poll. LDE has been on three record labels, has 13 CDS and performs over 250 shows each year. All members of the band are in their 30’s.

LDE performs between 50 and 60 weddings a year.  They are well experienced in regards to the standard order of events and working hand in hand with venue managers and wedding coordinators.

LDE has a cover song repertoire of over 1000 songs that include all genres.  The band works with you to pick what artists and songs you like and that is ALL they perform at your event.  Additionally, the band is happy to learn and perform requests.

At weddings, LDE handles all of the reception live music, the Deejaying, the emceeing and the band lighting and PA rental requirements.  LDE also has the ability to perform classical guitar duo music during the ceremony and/or acoustic trio live music during the cocktail hour.

The band leader, Phil Kominski, is available to speak with you on the phone or meet up with you for coffee to further discuss anything regarding the wedding.

Based in Silver Spring, MD., a suburb just outside of Washington, D.C., Lloyd Dobler Effect has gained a stellar reputation on the national college circuit and worldwide music scene as the next great band to watch. They have performed on the same bill with such notable artists as Santata, Steve Winwood, The Fray, Jane’s Addiction, Eminem, The Strokes, The Goo Goo Dolls, Good Charlotte, The Roots, Jack Johnson, Better Than Ezra, Kansas and 3rd Eye Blind, among many others.

Lloyd Dobler Effect’s multi-layered and upbeat music showcases their universal appeal to both mainstream modern rock lovers and culturally diverse audiences.



Wow! You and your group were unbelievable at the wedding.

It was extra special given our long history. We heard from so many family and friends that said you guys were the best band they’ve ever heard at a wedding. I think you guys are getting better with age. And, most importantly, it was oh so meaningful to Katie that you were a part of this wedding.

Also want to express our appreciation for jumping in and taking care of the ceremony. Your personal touch on that worship song made the wedding very special for us. You might want to consider getting into the growing Christian worship music business.

Phil, thanks so much for everything you did to make last Saturday so special. Please pass on our appreciation to the rest of the guys.