Welcome to the website of the Dave Murphy Band.

If you would like great live music for your wedding, corporate event, party, festival or dance in the Greater Toronto Area, you have come to the right place.

For well over a decade the band has performed more than 3000 shows.

Playing an incredible variety of hits and styles, the band specializes in getting audiences of diverse ages and tastes to dance all night long.

For a talented, fun and professional band that will turn your event into a party that no one will forget, look no further than the Dave Murphy Band.





The band is renown for its versatility and enormous repertoire. Our songlists contain hundreds of songs that guests have enjoyed at countless weddings, parties and special events. Every songlist includes audio samples, so you can hear the band perform a huge range of styles including Motown and R & B, Reggae, Disco and Latin, Fifties and Sixties, Rap and Modern Rock, Jazz, Funk, Ballads, Eighties, Pop and Classic Rock, Blues, and More.

Our cost and availability are usually the first things potential clients want to know about, and you can quickly find out both by filling out our simple price quote request form.

If you are planning a wedding, The Dave Murphy Band is the one band your friends and family will both love. Read more about the band's wedding services, common questions and even some first dance suggestions. Our photo gallery contains pictures of the band at many of the venues we have performed. By far our best advertising has been by word of mouth, so be sure to read what other couples have to say about the band.

Great entertainment is the key to making your corporate event a total success. Read about how the band can enliven your party, event or conference. Labatt, Bombardier, Kraft, Bell, Hewlett-Packard, Sick Kids Hospital, Investors Group, Royal LePage, the Ontario Federation of Labour, Nabisco, BILD, Pratt & Whitney, YMCA, Scotia Capital and Loblaws are just a few of the organizations who have enlisted the Dave Murphy Band to take their events to the next level. The band has performed a huge variety of successful events at the finest venues throughout the Greater Toronto Area. Above all, the testimony of our satisfied clients attests to the level of excellence that is our constant goal.

If you are planning a dance, party, festival, fundraiser or other function, why not use the Dave Murphy Band to make your event truly special? Read more to find out how we can enhance your occasion. In addition to countless dances, birthday and anniversary celebrations, the band has been an integral part of many major events, including the NHL Awards, the Canadian Curling Championships, the Grey Cup and special performances to honor visits to Canada by both Prince Charles and Queen Elizabeth II. The band has been an integral part of very successful fundraisers for the Make a Wish Foundation, the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, and many others.

The Dave Murphy Band's musicianship and energetic performances originally established themselves one of the most popular acts on the Toronto club circuit. At the clubs the guys enjoy playing Funk, Rock, Blues and Soul as well as their own original music. The band still performs at the legendary Orbit Room in downtown Toronto where they have been in a weekly residency for more than a decade. Over the years Dave has often performed with some of world's great musicians including Levon Helm, Jack Bruce, Colin James, Randy Bachman, Ian Gillan, Alex Lifeson, Edgar Winter and many more. Dave recorded and toured worldwide for five years with the late great Jeff Healey before his untimely death. The Dave Murphy Band has also opened for a number of great acts, including the Godfather of Soul himself: James Brown.

For the band's numerous fans, our schedule has information about when and where the band will be performing, complete with maps and directions.

If you would like to discuss your wedding, corporate party, dance or special event in detail, please just email dave@davemurphyband.com or feel free to call Dave anytime at 905 845-7444.

Thanks so much for visiting!