Founded in 1981, Fresh Air Music Entertainment (FAME) provides quality live music entertainment to Baltimore, DC, and Northern Virginia. For more than 32 years our focus has been on wedding bands, corporate parties, galas, fundraisers, and private social events such as anniversaries, birthdays, and bar/bat mitzvahs. Our bands have the experience, versatility and professionalism to take any event and turn it into an exciting and fun-filled party.

FAME represents many outstanding variety dance bands in the Baltimore, Washington, DC, suburban Maryland and Northern Virginia region. Our exclusive* live bands, Fresh Air, Horizon, Time Machine, and Boomerang!, plus the amazing Motown tribute vocal group Vintage, are widely considered the best live musical entertainment available.

In addition to our exclusive groups, FAME also represents a select group of independent dance bands, jazz combos and soloists, and string and brass ensembles. See our Bands page for a more complete listing.

* Though sometimes booked through other sources, our exclusive bands are managed by Fresh Air Music Entertainment. All pricing and other contract negotiations are handled through FAME.

The FAME difference

  • Personalized professional service from your first contact all the way to the conclusion of your event.
  • Careful attention to all details, ensuring your musicians arrive to your event informed, prepared, and ready to make your party a complete success.
  • Direct contact between you and your band leader from “day one.”
  • Optional music arranging services including preparation of special requests, party theme music, walk-ons, fanfares, etc.
  • Musicians and bandleaders who are mature experienced professionals.

For pricing and availability, please contact us with information about your event. We will be happy to prepare a quote for you with no hidden fees or other surprises.

Fresh Air Music Entertainment
3822 Wendy Lane
Silver Spring, MD 20906
Jim Templin

FAME is a member of

  • International Special Events Society (ISES)
  • Association of Mid-Atlantic Entertainment Agencies (AMAEA)
  • Washington Convention and Visitors Association (WCVA)
  • National Association of Catering Executives (NACE)
  • Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI)
  • National Association of Orchestra Leaders (NAOL)