"Modern Cocktail Society" beautifully bridges the past - an era marked by freedom, frivolity and fun, with the present, providing amazing musicianship, originality and unending, jaw-dropping happiness to every party they're at. 
LA Weekly

Having a roaring 20's, Great Gatsby, ,old Hollywood 1940's ,speakeasy or prohibition era party in the Los Angeles area or beyond? Welcome!

There’s a reason why Modern Cocktail Society  were named #1 live event band in Los Angeles by MyFoxLA.com. They’ve performed for everyone from Oscar winner actor/director Clint Eastwood, Kim Kardashian, Arnold Schwarzenegger, author Stephen King, to Grammy superstar Carole King.  Our events range from big name clients such as Chrysler Motors, The Getty Center and Universal  Studios, to simple backyard cocktail parties.  When event planners and party pros are looking for elegant and awesome, with the fun of vaudeville style thrown into the mix, they always call on Modern Cocktail Society.

From wowing the red carpet celebrities, to entertaining important corporate clients such as Mattel and Warner Bros. Studios, Modern Cocktail Society are a perennial favorite with “A” listers around Los Angeles and beyond. 

If you’re looking for an alternative to the “typical” for your wedding,  cocktail hour, wrap party, corporate event, birthday or anniversary you’ve arrived. We provide authentic vintage style jazz from the 1920's to the 1940's for your event, with unsurpassed musicianship and a visual look that sets a tone for your party. We will adapt to your needs by providing anything from a duo to a deluxe eight piece band. Our vast song list includes jazz tunes from the 1920's to 1940's, including popular tunes from the flapper era, war-time, ragtime and even originals. 

Modern Cocktail Society will go beyond mere nostalgia to set a mood for your party unlike any other. We'll satisfy your hippest guests (both young and old), with our exotic combination of retro classics, jazzy standards, and cool instrumental or vocal hits from the flapper era.  Our swingin’ speakeasy style will create a vintage vibe that is perfect for listening or dancing— sophisticated, fun and elegant! Our diversity allows for anything from an instrumental jazz trio, to a lush 8 piece band with female vocalist. 

Modern Cocktail Society is also known for their large repertoire of Christmas Songs and Specializes in 1920'2, 30's holiday Tunes for your party.

We gladly pack our bags and travel! San Diego, Santa Barbara, Vegas -- all destinations that we're accustomed to playing!


Contact MCS Today!

Click here to use our handy form, or call 818-917-8348. We'd love to talk to you about your event!
Modern Cocktail Society were a HUGE hit at our wedding. They arrived and setup at the primary location well beforehand, and were very friendly and accommodating throughout the entire day. I'd recommend them to others looking for unique and skilled talent in a heartbeat.


Spencer Cross
Santa Barbara, CA,


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