The Dexter Lake Club Band song list covers almost every genre from classic rock to early soul, R&B, country, jazz, 80’s, 90’s, and modern music, with special attention paid to songs other than the usual overplayed wedding staples.


Classic Rock

The Beach Boys- God Only Knows

The Beatles- All My Loving

The Beatles- Drive My Car

The Beatles- Here Comes the Sun

The Beatles- I Saw Her Standing There

The Beatles- In My Life

The Beatles- Rock and Roll Music

Billy Joel- Only the Good Die Young

Billy Joel- New York State of Mind

Bob Dylan- Forever Young

Bob Dylan- The Man in Me

Boston- More Than a Feeling

Bruce Springsteen- Born to Run

Bruce Springsteen- Dancing In the Dark

Bruce Springsteen- Glory Days

Bruce Springsteen- Hungry Heart

Cheap Trick- I Want You to Want Me

Cheap Trick- Surrender

Credence Clearwater Revival- Fortunate Son

David Bowie- Suffragette City

David Bowie- Let’s Dance

David Bowie- Young Americans

David Bowie- Rebel, Rebel

The Faces- Ooh La La

The Faces- Stay With Me

The Grateful Dead- Scarlet Begonias

The Grateful Dead- Shakedown Street

John Lennon- Be My Baby

John Lennon- Beautiful Boy

The Kinks- You Really Got Me

The Kinks- All Day and All of the Night

Neil Diamond- Sweet Caroline

Neil Young- Everybody Knows This is Nowhere

Neil Young- Harvest Moon

Phish- Loving Cup

The Pretenders- Brass In Pocket

The Rolling Stones- Ain’t Too Proud to Beg

The Rolling Stones- Beast of Burden

The Rolling Stones- Brown Sugar

The Rolling Stones- Dead Flowers

The Rolling Stones- Honky-Tonk Women

The Rolling Stones- Loving Cup

The Rolling Stones- Jumping Jack Flash

The Rolling Stones- Miss You

The Rolling Stones- Rocks Off

The Rolling Stones- Start Me Up

Tom Petty- American Girl

Tom Petty- Don’t Do Me Like That

Tom Petty- Here Comes My Girl

Van Morrison- Brown-Eyed Girl

Van Morrison- Crazy Love

Van Morrison- Tupelo Honey

Velvet Underground- Sweet Jane

The Zombies- This Will Be Our Year


We work closely with our clients to craft a unique set list for their event that all their guests, young and old, will enjoy. Whether you want to be very involved with the music or leave it to us, we’ll come up with a set list that reflects your individual tastes and style.


Soul, R&B, Oldies

Bill Withers- Just the Two of Us

Bill Withers- Lovely Day

Bill Withers- Use Me

Chuck Berry- You Never Can Tell

Commodores- Easy (Like Sunday Morning)

Earth, Wind, and Fire- September

Elvis Presley- Suspicious Minds

Elvis Presley- Can’t Help Falling In Love

Frankie Valli- Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You

The Foundations- Build Me Up Buttercup

Jackie Wilson- Your Love (Keeps Lifting Me Higher)

Jackson Five- I Want You Back

Martha and the Vandellas- Heat Wave

Marvin Gaye- Let’s Get It On

Marvin Gaye- How Sweet It Is

Michael Jackson- P.Y.T.

Michael Jackson- Billie Jean

Otis Redding- That’s How Strong My Love Is

Paul Simon- Father and Daughter

Paul Simon- Kodachrome

Paul Simon- You Can Call Me Al

The Ronettes- Be My Baby

Roy Orbison- Anything You Want (You Got It)

Sam Cooke- Bring It On Home To Me

Sam Cooke- We’re Having A Party

Sam Cooke- What a Wonderful World

Santo and Johnny- Sleepwalk

Smokey Robinson- Tracks of My Tears

Stevie Wonder- Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Stevie Wonder- Uptight

The Temptations- Ain’t Too Proud to Beg

Tina Tuner- Proud Mary

Wilson Pickett- The Midnight Hour


We are constantly adding new songs to our list. The Dexter Lake Club Band will learn up to five requests for every event we play. First dance, parent dances, or just your favorite tune-- if we don’t know it already, we’ll happily learn it.


80s & 90s

Aha- Take On Me

AC/DC- Highway to Hell

AC/DC- You Shook Me All Night Long

Billy Idol- Dancing With Myself

Billy Idol- Rebel Yell

Billy Idol- White Wedding

Bon Jovi- Linvin’ On A Prayer

Bryan Adams- Summer of ‘69

The Cars- Best Friend’s Girl

The Cars- Just What I Needed

The Clash- Train In Vain

The Cure- Just Like Heaven

Elvis Costello- What’s So Funny ‘Bout Peace Love and Understanding

Elvis Costello- Pump It Up

Def Leppard- Pour Some Sugar On Me

Dexy’s Midnight Runners- Come On Eileen

Duran Duran- Hungry Like the Wolf

Guns ‘N Roses- Sweet Chile O’ Mine

Guns ‘N Roses- Welcome to the Jungle

Hall & Oates- You Make My Dreams Come True

Huey Lewis and the News- Power of Love

Human League- Don’t You Want Me Baby

James- Laid

Joan Jett- I Love Rock ‘n Roll

John Cougar Mellencamp- Hurts So Good

Journey- Anyway You Want It

Journey- Don’t Stop Believin’

The Knack- My Sharona

Loverboy- Working for the Weekend

Madonna- Like A Prayer

Madonna- Material Girl

Michael Jackson- P.Y.T.

Michael Jackson- Billie Jean

Modern English- Melt With You

Nena- 99 Luftballoons

New Order- Bizarre Love Triangle

No Doubt- Spiderwebs

Oasis- Wonderwall

The Outfield- Your Love

Pat Benatar- Hit Me With Your Best Shot

Phillip Bailey/Phil Collins- Easy Lover

Pixies- Here Comes Your Man

The Police- So Lonely

Prince- Let’s Go Crazy

Prince- Little Red Corvette

The Proclaimers- 500 Miles

The Ramones- I Wanna Be Sedated

Rick Springfield- Jessie’s Girl

Survivor- Eye of the Tiger

Talking Heads- Burning Down the House

Talking Heads- Naive Melody (This Must Be the Place)

Talking Heads- Wild, Wild, Life

Tears for Fears- Everybody Wants to Rule the World

Tommy Tutone- 867-5309 (Jenny)

Toto- Africa

Van Halen- Jump

Van Halen- You Really Got Me

Van Halen- Panama

Weezer- Buddy Holly

Whitesnake- Here I Go Again


The Dexter Lake Club Band covers a ton of modern music and indie bands that most wedding bands can’t pull off or won’t touch. When it comes to modern music we always get input from our clients, so we can craft a set list that reflects their tastes and that their guests will love. So whether you want to hear indie bands like Arcade Fire, Phoenix, and Empire of the Sun, or modern pop like Katy Perry and Walk the Moon, we’ll plan the perfect set for your event.


2000s and Modern Music

Amy Winehouse- Valerie

Arcade Fire- Rebellion (Lies)

The Black Keys- Howling For You

The Black Keys- Lonely Boy

Bruno Mars- Locked Out of Heaven

Cat Power- Sea of Love

Daft Punk- Get Lucky

The Darkness- I Believe In a Thing Called Love

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros- Home

Empire of the Sun- Walking On A Dream

Franz Ferdinand- Take Me Out

Katy Perry- Firework

Katy Perry- Teenage Dream

The Killers- All These Things That I’ve Done

The Killers- Mr. Brightside

Lady Gaga- Just Dance

Loudon Wainwright- Daughter

The Lumineers- Ho Hey

MGMT- Kids

Modest Mouse- Float On

Old Crow Medicine Show- Wagon Wheel

Phoenix- 1901

Phoenix- Lisztomania

Pink- Raise Your Glass

Portugal the Man- Feel It Still

Shawn Mendes- Holding Me Back

Spoon- I Turn My Camera On

The Stokes- Last Nite

Walk the Moon- Shut Up and Dance

Weezer- Island In the Sun

Weezer/Toto- Africa

Wilco- California Stars


Louis Armstrong- What A Wonderful World

Nat King Cole- L-O-V-E

Nat King Cole- Unforgettable

Bobby Darin- Beyond the Sea

Duke Ellington- Don’t Get Around Much Anymore

Antonio-Carlos Jobim- The Girl from Ipanema

Frank Sinatra- Fly Me to the Moon

Frank Sinatra- New York, New York

Frank Sinatra- The Way You Look Tonight

Frank Sinatra- That’s Life

Many more standards upon request, if you’re looking for a specific jazz tunes chances are we already know it.


Traditional Jewish Music:

Hava Negila


Simon Tov

other horas upon request

Traditional Irish Music:

The Wild Rover

Whiskey in the Jar

Traditional Italian:

Tarantella (various)

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