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No Diggity (Blackstreet)
Wannabe (Spice Girls)
Born To Run (Bruce Springsteen)
Crazy In Love (Beyoncé & Jay Z)
Worst Enemy (Lit)
Cant Help Falling In Love With You (Elvis Presley)
I Wish (Stevie Wonder)
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Butter BTS
Say So Doja Cat
Good 4 U Olivia Rodrigo
Stay The Kid LAROI, Justin Bieber
Lover Taylor Swift
Leave The Door Open Silk Sonic
Sacrifice The Weeknd
Blinding Lights The Weeknd
Levitating Dua Lipa
Don't Start Now Dua Lipa
Adore You Harry Styles
Watermelon Sugar Harry Styles
That's What I Like Lil Nas X
Heat Waves Glass Animals
Memories Maroon 5
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Good As Hell Lizzo
Truth Hurts Lizzo
Sucker Jonas Brothers
The Middle Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey
There's Nothing Holding Me Back Shawn Mendes
Finesse Bruno Mars & Cardi B
24K Magic Bruno Mars
That's What I Like Bruno Mars
Havana Camila Cabello
Can’t Stop The Feeling! Justin Timberlake
Galway Girl Ed Sheeran
Shape Of You Ed Sheeran
Something Just Like This The Chainsmokers
Closer The Chainsmokers
Thank U Next Ariana Grande
Side To Side Ariana Grande
Best Day Of My Life American Authors
Cake By The Ocean DNCE
Shut Up And Dance Walk The Moon
Want You To Want Me Jason Derulo
Work Rihanna
Cheerleader OMI
Sorry Justin Bieber
Shake It Off Taylor Swift
All About The Bass Meghan Trainor
Rather Be Clean Bandit
I Feel It Coming The Weeknd
I Can’t Feel My Face The Weeknd
Classic MKTO
Home Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
Timber Ke$ha ft. Pitbull
Tik Tok Ke$ha
Bang Bang Jessie J
Counting Stars One Republic
Wake Me Up Avicii
Suit & Tie Justin Timberlake
Mirrors Justin Timberlake
Get Lucky Daft Punk
One More Time Daft Punk
Happy Pharrell
Uptown Funk Bruno Mars
Treasure Bruno Mars
Locked Out Of Heaven Bruno Mars
Just The Way You Are Bruno Mars
Sugar Maroon 5
One More Night Maroon 5
Misery Maroon 5
Moves Like Jagger Maroon 5
Feel So Close Calvin Harris
Ho Hey The Lumineers
Fireball Pitbull
Don’t Stop The Party Pitbull
International Love Pitbull ft. Chris Brown
Give Me Everything Pitbull & Neyo
On The Floor J Lo ft. Pitbull
Only Girl In The World Rihanna
We Found Love Rihanna
Let Me Love You Neyo
Wild Ones Flo Rida
Club Can't Handle Me Flo Rida
Good Feeling Flo Rida
Rolling In The Deep Adele
Firework Katy Perry
California Gurls Katy Perry
Born This Way Lady Gaga
DJ Got Us Fallin' In Love Usher
Raise Your Glass Pink
Forget You Cee Lo Green
Party Rock LMFAO
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Rehab Amy Winehouse
Valerie Amy Winehouse
Crazy In Love Beyoncé
Dèjá Vu Beyoncé
Don’t Phunk With My Heart Black Eyed Peas
I Gotta Feeling Black Eyed Peas
All The Small Things Blink 182
Ants Marching Dave Matthews Band
Say My Name Destiny’s Child
Let’s Get Loud J.Lo
Empire State Of Mine Jay Z & Alicia Keys
Your Body Is A Wonderland John Mayer
Move Your Feet Junior Senior
Rock Your Body Justin Timberlake
Sexy Back Justin Timberlake
Gold Digger Kayne West
Can't Get You Outta My Head Kylie Minogue
Bad Romance Lady Gaga
Just Dance Lady Gaga
Poker Face Lady Gaga
I Need To Know Marc Anthony
This Love Maroon 5
Hot In Herre Nelly
Hey Ya Outkast
I Like The Way You Move Outkast
Get The Party Started Pink
You Are The Best Thing Ray Lamontagne
Please Don't Stop The Music Rihanna
Umbrella Rihanna
Smooth Rob Thomas ft. Carlos Santana
Dancing On My Own Robyn
Dynamite Taio Cruz
Mr. Brightside The Killers
YEAH! Usher
Gettin Jiggy Widdit Will Smith
Crazy Gnarls Barkley
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Walking On Broken Glass Annie Lennox
Everybody Backstreet Boys
I Want It That Way Backstreet Boys
Poison Bel Biv Devoe
No Diggity Blackstreet
My Prerogative Bobby Brown
Believe Cher
Groove Is In The Heart Deee-Lite
Time Of Your Life Green Day
Waiting For Tonight J.Lo
My Own Worst Enemy Lit
Like A Prayer Madonna
Vogue Madonna
Return Of The Mack Mark Morrison
This Is How We Do It Montell Jordan
Just A Girl No Doubt
I Want U Back *NSYNC
It's Gonna Be Me *NSYNC
Give It Away Red Hot Chili Peppers
Closing Time Semisonic
Spice Up Your Life Spice Girls
Wannabe Spice Girls
Two Princes Spin Doctors
Santeria Sublime
Everlong The Foo Fighters
The Best Tina Turner
No Scrubs TLC
Waterfalls TLC
Motown / Soul / R&B
Song Title Artist
Let’s Stay Together Al Green
Love & Happiness Al Green
Chain of Fools Aretha Franklin
Freeway Of Love Aretha Franklin
Respect Aretha Franklin
Think Aretha Franklin
Lovely Day Bill Withers
Ain’t Nobody Chaka Khan
I'm Every Woman Chaka Khan
Boogie Wonderland Earth Wind & Fire
Let’s Groove Tonight Earth Wind & Fire
September Earth Wind & Fire
Shining Star Earth Wind & Fire
Midnight Train To Georgia Gladys Knight & The Pips
ABC Jackson 5
I Want You Back Jackson 5
I’ll Be There Jackson 5
Get Up Off That Thing James Brown
I Feel Good James Brown
Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag James Brown
Sex Machine James Brown
Dancin’ In The Streets Martha & The Vandellas
Nowhere To Run Martha & The Vandellas
Let’s Get It On Marvin Gaye
Through The Grapevine Marvin Gaye
What’s Goin’ On Marvin Gaye
Ain’t No Mountain Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
You're All I Need To Get By Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
Billie Jean Michael Jackson
Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough Michael Jackson
Remember The Time Michael Jackson
Rock With You Michael Jackson
Shake Your Body Down Michael Jackson
Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’ Michael Jackson
Dock Of The Bay Otis Redding
1999 Prince
Kiss Prince
Purple Rain Prince
Wanna Be Your Lover Prince
I Got A Woman Ray Charles
Mess Around Ray Charles
What’d I Say Ray Charles
Give It To Me Baby Rick James
Super Freak Rick James
Feel Like Makin’ Love Roberta Flack
Hold On, I’m Coming Sam & Dave
Soul Man Sam & Dave
You Send Me Sam Cooke
Everyday People Sly & Family Stone
Thank You for Lettin’ Me Sly & Family Stone
Crusin’ Smokey Robinson
Get Ready Smokey Robinson
Boogie On Reggae Woman Stevie Wonder
I Wish Stevie Wonder
Isn’t She Lovely Stevie Wonder
Signed, Sealed, Delivered Stevie Wonder
Sunshine Of My Life Stevie Wonder
Superstition Stevie Wonder
Uptight Stevie Wonder
Brick House The Commodores
Build Me Up Buttercup The Foundations
Baby I Need Your Loving The Four Tops
Sugar Pie Honey Bunch The Four Tops
Shout The Isley Brothers
I’ll Be Around The Spinners
Ain’t Too Proud To Beg The Temptations
My Girl The Temptations
Midnight Hour Wilson Pickett
Mustang Sally Wilson Pickett
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Dancing Queen ABBA
Mama Mia ABBA
Can't Get Enough Of Your Love Barry White
You're The First, The Last, My Everything Barry White
To Be Real Cheryl Lynn
Le Freak Chic
Last Dance Donna Summer
Shame Evelyn King
Oh What A Night Four Seasons
Get Down Tonight KC & Sunshine Band
That's The Way I Like It KC & Sunshine Band
Get Down On It Kool And The Gang
Jungle Boogie Kool And The Gang
Ladies Night Kool And The Gang
Ain't No Stopping Us Now McFadden & Whitehead
Lady Marmalade Patti Labelle
Loves Me Like A Rock Paul Simon
Car Wash Rose Royce
We Are Family Sister Sledge
Boogie, Oogie, Oogie Taste Of Honey
Stayin’ Alive The Bee Gee’s
You Should Be Dancing The Bee Gee’s
Best Of My Love The Emotions
Rapper’s Delight The Sugar Hill Gang
Disco Inferno The Trammps
Classic Rock & Pop
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Shook Me All Night Long AC/DC
Love Shack B52’s
Old Time Rock & Roll Bob Seger
Livin’ On A Prayer Bon Jovi
Born To Run Bruce Springsteen
Dancing In The Dark Bruce Springsteen
Glory Days Bruce Springsteen
Pink Cadillac Bruce Springsteen
Summer of ‘69 Bryan Adams
Johnny B. Goode Chuck Berry
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Cyndi Lauper
Runaway Del Shannon
Blue Suede Shoes Elvis
Jailhouse Rock Elvis
Faith George Michael
Some Kind of Wonderful Grand Funk Railroad
Great Balls Of Fire Jerry Lee Lewis
With A Little Help From My Friends Joe Cocker
Don’t Stop Believin’ Journey
Whole Lotta Love Led Zepplin
All Night Long Lionel Richie
Tutti Fruitti Little Richard
Sweet Caroline Neil Diamond
Hit Me With Your Best Shot Pat Benetar
La Bamba Richie Valen
Jessie's Girl Rick Springfield
Pretty Woman Roy Orbison
You Got It Roy Orbison
God Only Knows The Beach Boys
Can’t Buy Me Love The Beatles
Saw Her Standing There The Beatles
Twist & Shout The Beatles
When I'm Sixty-Four The Beatles
I’m A Believer The Monkees
Your Love The Outfield
Good Lovin' The Rascalls
Honky Tonk Woman The Rolling Stones
Satisfaction The Rolling Stones
Start Me Up The Rolling Stones
What I Like About You The Romantics
Dirty Water The Standells
American Girl Tom Petty
Free Fallin' Tom Petty
Play That Funky Music Wild Cherry
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When You Say Nothing At All Alison Krauss
Save A Horse, Ride A Cowboy Big & Rich
The Girl You Think I Am Carrie Underwood
Glad You Exist Dan & Shay
Speechless Dan & Shay
Tequila Dan & Shay
10,000 Hours Dan & Shay ft. Justin Bieber
Wagon Wheel Darius Rucker
Long And Happy Life Delta Rae
I Could Not Ask For More Edwin McCain
I’ll Be Edwin McCain
Breathe Faith Hill
Cruise Florida Georgia Line
Friends In Low Places Garth Brooks
I Loved Her First Heartland
Ring of Fire Johnny Cash
Long Hot Summer Keith Urban
She’s From Boston Kenny Chesney
Need You Now Lady A
When You Got A Good Thing Lady A
Greatest Love Story LANCO
I Hope You Dance Lee Ann Womack
Bring It On Home Little Big Town
Amazed Lonestar
Country Girl Luke Bryan
Beautiful Crazy Luke Combs
True Companion Marc Cohn
The Bones Maren Morris
Chasing After You Maren Morris, Ryan Hurd
Dance With Me Morgan Evans ft. Kelsea Ballerini
Crazy Patsy Cline
Bless The Broken Road Rascal Flatts
Life Is A Highway Rascal Flatts
My Wish Rascal Flatts
From This Moment Shania Twain
Man! I Feel Like A Woman Shania Twain
Still The One Shania Twain
You’ve Got A Way Shania Twain
Stuck Like Glue Sugarland
Die A Happy Man Thomas Rhett
Humble & Kind Tim McGraw
It’s Your Love Tim McGraw & Faith Hill
The Rest Of Our Life Tim McGraw & Faith Hill
Chicken Fried Zac Brown Band
Whatever It Is Zac Brown Band
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Make You Feel My Love Adele
One & Only Adele
If I Ain't Got You Alicia Keys
Natural Woman Aretha Franklin
Stand By Me Ben E. King
Wind Beneath My Wings Bette Midler
Just The Way You Are Billy Joel
Butterfly Kisses Bob Carlisle
Shallow Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga
Back At One Brian McKnight
Because You Loved Me Celine Dion
One Call Away Charlie Puth
Time After Time Cyndi Lauper
Stay Dave Matthews Band
You & Me Dave Matthews Band
Perfect Ed Sheeran
Thinking Out Loud Ed Sheeran
Can You Feel The Love Tonight Elton John
Your Song Elton John
Can't Help Falling In Love Elvis
Wonderful Tonight Eric Clapton
At Last Etta James
Landslide Fleetwood Mac
Say You Won't Let Go James Arthur
You Give Me Something James Morrison
I Won't Give Up Jason Mraz
I'm Yours Jason Mraz
Lucky Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat
All Of Me John Legend
Conversations In The Dark John Legend
Love Me Now John Legend
Your Body Is A Wonderland John Mayer
Through The Years Kenny Rogers
Beyond Leon Bridges
Coming Home Leon Bridges
Ascension Maxwell
Like I'm Gonna Lose You Meghan Trainor ft. John Legend
Everything Michael Bublé
Home Michael Bublé
Father And Daughter Paul Simon
When A Man Loves A Woman Percy Sledge
Georgia Ray Charles
Unchained Melody Righteous Brothers
The Closer I Get To You Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway
Forever Young Rod Stewart
By Your Side Sade
I Choose You Sara Bareilles
Ice Cream Sarah McLachlan
Isn’t She Lovely Stevie Wonder
Ribbon In The Sky Stevie Wonder
Fields Of Gold Sting
Lover Taylor Swift
In My Life The Beatles
Could It Be I’m Fallin’ In Love The Spinners
Marry Me Train
Brown Eyed Girl Van Morrison
Crazy Love Van Morrison
Have I Told You Lately Van Morrison
Into The Mystic Van Morrison
Someone Like You Van Morrison
Wild Night Van Morrison
Swing / Standards
Song Title Artist
Girl From Ipanema Antônio Carlos Jobim
Mack The Knife Bobby Darin
Satin Doll Duke Ellington
My Romance Ella Fitzgerald
Someone to Watch Over Me Ella Fitzgerald
Come Fly With Me Frank Sinatra
Fly Me To The Moon Frank Sinatra
I’ve Got You Under My Skin Frank Sinatra
It Had To Be You Frank Sinatra
New York, New York Frank Sinatra
Summer Wind Frank Sinatra
The Best Is Yet To Come Frank Sinatra
The Way You Look Tonight Frank Sinatra
In The Mood Glen Miller
What A Wonderful World Louis Armstrong
Can’t Take That Away From Me Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald
Feeling Good Michael Bublé
Unforgettable Nat King Cole
Blue Bossa Standard
Green Dolphin Street Standard
In The Wee Small Hours Standard
L.O.V.E. Standard
Misty Standard
Straight No Chaser Standard
String Of Pearls Standard
Sway Standard
The Nearness Of You Standard
World Music
Song Title Artist
Artsa Alinu
Dodi Li
Hava Nagilia
La Mezinka
Od Yishama
Ose Shalom
Ot Azoy
Siman Tov
Sisu Et Y'rushalayim
Zemer Atik
Danza Kuduro Don Omar
Mi Tierra Gloria Estéfan
La Bamba Richie Valen
Arrivederci Roma
That’s Amore
Besame Mucho Andrea Bocelli
Danny Boy
Galway Girl
Toora, Loora, Lorra
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
Somewhere My Love
Sunrise, Sunset Fiddler On The Roof
Amber 311
Could You Be Loved Bob Marley
I Shot The Sheriff Bob Marley
One Love Bob Marley
Stir It Up Bob Marley
Three Little Birds Bob Marley
Hot, Hot, Hot Buster Poindexter
Iko Iko Dixie Cup
Jamaica Farewell Jimmy Buffet
Margaritaville Jimmy Buffet
I Can See Clearly Now Johnny Nash
Late In The Evening Paul Simon
You Can Call Me Al Paul Simon
Boogie On Reggae Woman Stevie Wonder
Red Red Wine UB40
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About Protege

Protege, recently featured in the Improper Bostonian magazine, is a highly talented 8 member ensemble comprised of musicians who have toured together for years. Protege’s vocalists have a charisma and vocal blend that makes every performance a dynamic musical experience. The rhythm section features multi- instrumentalists who sing as well, adding to the vocal strength of the band. Protege is versatile in every all genres of pop music and a guaranteed crowd pleaser.

Protege is an 8 piece band. They include 1) bass, 2) drums, 3) guitar/ vocals, 4) keyboard/ vocals, 5) saxophone, 6) lead female vocal 7) lead male vocal and 8) lead male vocal.

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What our customers are saying
everything they hoped for Shannon Ours Shepard's Run Wedding - October 8, 2022 - S. Kingstown, RI

Hello Katlin + the Protege team!

I just wanted to take a moment to say thank you for making Erin + Trey’s wedding incredible and everything they hoped for — it was an absolute pleasure working with you, the band was amazing and so helpful in getting the announcements out to the crowd. Please give my thanks to John and the crew and I do hope we have the chance to work together again in the near future.

Shannon Ours

an amazing party Chiara Maimone Private Residence Wedding - October 1, 2022 - Halesite, NY

Thank you again for working with us and helping to facilitate all the details of our wedding day. Everyone could not stop raving about Protege and James and I got to see our vision come to life. It was truly an amazing party!

an unbelievable time Patrick McCarren UMASS Club Wedding - September 24, 2022 - Boston, MA

Apologies for the delay, but we had an unbelievable time at our wedding. It is truly so hard to even put it into words. I cannot tell you the number of guests who said Protege was the best wedding band they’ve heard in years. They played such a key role in making our wedding a success- if there’s anything we could do to help promote outside of word of mouth we are happy to help please let us know!!

so friendly and entertaining! Gina Falzone Oakley Country Club Wedding - September 10, 2022 - Watertown, MA

Hi Katlin,

Matt and I had the best wedding day and we wanted to express how thankful we are to Protege and everyone at Wilson Stevens for making it as perfect as it was! As you may know, my father in law got up and played/sang a song for us, which was such a special moment. We greatly appreciate you all allowing him to do that. Everyone in the band was so friendly and entertaining! It was a blast. We have gotten so many compliments from our guests on how good they were! Additionally, Protege really made us feel like movie stars! They kept complimenting us, telling us how good we looked and how awesome our family and friends were.

Thanks again!

Bravo!! William VandenBerg Bar Harbor Club Wedding - September 4, 2022 - Bar Harbor, ME

Protege did a great job and all the guests were raving about them. Bravo!!

it came together beautifully Dianne Lee & Jordan Sack Graduate Providence Wedding - August 14, 2022 - Providence, RI

Dear Wilson Stevens,

Thank you so much for being a part of our special day! All the help, the calls and the lead-up…it came together beautifully would not have been the same without Protege.

We also greatly appreciate you learning the songs we requested for our first dance and parent dances, and we will always cherish these songs forever because of you! 

best wedding band we ever heard Randy Shaw The Towers Wedding - August 13, 2022 - Narragansett, RI

Protege was amazing! The Wilson Stevens team was so responsive, professional, very accommodating and collaborative. Many guests said Protege was the best wedding band they ever heard.

Thank you!

spectacular! Darlene & Bud Vincent Fort Adams Wedding - August 6, 2022 - Newport, RI

Thank you all for a smooth, professional process in securing Protégé for my son’s wedding. The dance floor was full the whole evening. Everyone raved about the band – they were spectacular! We look forward to working with you again in the future! Our daughter will be getting engaged next!

fantastic to work with Hannah Levin Alden Castle Wedding - July 23, 2022 - Brookline, MA

Protege was just as good as we remembered from seeing them at a friend’s wedding! Justin and Cheryl were fantastic to work with! We had to reschedule our wedding twice because of Covid, and they made everything so easy. We had so much fun and they even played our requested recorded music during the band break! Thank you so much!

absolutely amazing! Michael Slap Popponesset Inn Wedding - June 19, 2022 - New Seabury, MA

Protege was absolutely amazing! Our guests could not stop talking about how great the band was. Thank you!

better than I could have imagined Marilyn Dedrick The Dunes Club Wedding - June 4, 2022 - Narragansett, RI

Hi Justin,

I just wanted to email to say thank you so much to Protege for the most wonderful wedding! They made it even better than I could have imagined. I have already had multiple friends/family reach out and say when they get married they will be calling Protege. The band was fabulous and had everyone up and out on the dance floor. Their sound guy was amazing especially with the wind they had to deal with outside at one point. Brad and I truly are so happy that we had the opportunity to have them at our wedding. Please pass along my sincere thank you to Kaitlin & the band! Everything could not have been more perfect! 

I can’t say enough great things Nicole & Joey McCafferty Belle Mer Wedding - May 15, 2022 - Newport, RI

Thank you for being such an integral part of our wedding day. Our vision of our guests dancing the entire night was definitely accomplished. You guys are so incredibly talented. You were also such a pleasure to work with and accommodating when we decided to postpone. I can’t say enough great things about the band and Wilson Stevens company as a whole. I will definitely recommend you to everyone I know getting married.

absolutely incredible! Dana Schrimper Hidden Pond Wedding - May 14, 2022 - Kennebunkport, ME

Protege played for our wedding in Kennebunkport Maine this past weekend. They were absolutely incredible! All of our guests were blown away and had a great time on the dance floor. Everyone at WS and the whole team was a pleasure to work with.


absolutely unforgettable! Danielle & Jake Beebe The Barns at Wesleyan Hills Wedding - January 16, 2022 - Middletown, CT


Thank you so much for being a part of our special day and making it absolutely unforgettable!

You guys had everyone upon that dance floor, I mean some on chairs, and some in with the band- but everyone could not get over how amazing our entertainment was!

Thank you for being a part of our day and help making it the best day of our lives!!!

incredible and gifted Mr and Mrs Phelan Bedford Village Inn Wedding - January 1, 2022 - Bedford, NH

Before I head our for my honeymoon I wanted to send along a sincere thank you for all being incredible and gifted at your individual talents. You and Protege helped make my vision a reality. Yesterday was a dream. Thank you for everything!!!

exactly what we wanted Jen Kaufman The Cape Club of Sharon Wedding - December 18, 2021 - Sharon, MA

Working with Wilson Stevens was extremely easy! Our coordinator Katlin Florin answered all our questions and made sure we were taken care of. Multiple guests commented how good the band was. We loved the music and the dance floor was packed, which was exactly what we wanted at our wedding! Thank you!

You made the whole experience so easy CJ Coughlin and Tim Croke Battery Wharf Hotel Wedding - October 9, 2021 - Boston, MA

Words can’t even express our overwhelming gratitude to Wilson Stevens and Protege.

They literally played every song we wanted to hear. Their personalities and joining us on the dance floor was just killer, the bus cart on the floor was one of the best things I’ve ever seen. Learning Consequence Free, knowing it was not in their typical wheelhouse – was brilliant!!!! They followed every queue from our request list, and made it easy for us to know when we were “on”.

I’m an amatuer musician, so I’m usually very particular about bands being on point, and in tune. They were absolute perfection.

I’m hoping they had as much fun as we did. I will recommend you to anyone and everyone.  Simply the highlight of the whole day!!!!

Thank you as well for your professionalism and quick responses. You made the whole experience so easy.

Incredible! Joan Emerson & Meghan Grant The Barn on the Pemi Wedding - September 10, 2021 - Plymouth, NH

Hi Cheryl & Justin,

Just wanted to drop you a quick note to say Protege was absolutely incredible. You all truly made our day absolutely amazing!

Thank you, thank you!

best band I've ever heard! Jerry Feeney Trapp Family Lodge Wedding - August 7, 2021 - Stowe, VT

Hey Justin & Tim,

I’m in between the going away breakfast this morning and packing to head out of town. I just wanted to drop you a quick note to say that Protege was absolutely freaking phenomenal last night. That’s all people were talking about this morning at breakfast. The energy was incredible, the individual talent was unbelievable and their professionalism was outstanding. I’m not going to get into the details right now, but that group of musicians was the best band I’ve ever heard!

I cannot thank you enough for all of your assistance in helping make last night a very special event for my baby daughter!

We are so grateful Laura DellaFera Wadsworth Mansion Wedding - June 19, 2021 - Middletown, CT

My new husband and I are both professional classically trained musicians- and we were blown away by the band. They were excellent and the highlight of the reception! All of our guests were raving about the band. Protege was just wonderful!

As an aside, Justin, Katlin, and Cheryl were all incredible! Very responsive, and incredibly flexible throughout the pandemic, FOUR different wedding dates, and many changes to the contract. We are so grateful that they were so easy to work with.

best night of our entire lives Ashley & John The Wauwinet Wedding - May 15, 2021 - Nantucket, MA


Thank you so much for the best night of our entire lives. You really brought the best energy and vibes, and made it a party. We were so worried about the Covid regulations and having to put your stage away from the tent, but we were so relieved that your performance totally made up for it, and we had the best time.

Thank you again!


so full of energy Lauren Donovan The Red Barn at Outlook Farm Wedding - April 24, 2021 - South Berwick, ME

We absolutely loved working with Protege! They were so amazing at our wedding. People were on the dance floor the whole time and it made for such a fun wedding!! We received so many comments from our guests on how wonderful the band was, how they played a wide range of music and how they made the night a blast! We couldn’t have asked for a better night. The band was great to work with, the emcee was flexible and very approachable and all of the band members were so full of energy. We can’t thank you guys enough for making our wedding so memorable! We had so much fun that my husband said that he would pay to come see Protege in concert. Thank you guys so much for a wonderful night!!

BIG thank you for all you did Diana Chouinard Jonathan Edwards Winery Wedding - August 29, 2020 - N. Stonington, CT

Tim, Katlin, and Team,

A long overdue but BIG thank you for all you did to make Justine and Kevin’s August wedding a memorable one! Though it’s been the strangest, and easily one of the most heartbreaking years, their day is a bright spot and always will be. I appreciate you all being a part of that!

Here’s to a restful and happy holiday season! Thanks again!

We all danced all night Maryellen Hussey The Dennis Inn Wedding - October 19, 2019 - Dennis, MA

The wedding was so beautiful. Protege is the main reason why the wedding was awesome. Excellent communication with Katlin. Just awesome. Quick response and extremely pleasant. Joy to work with. Everyone loved the band. We all danced all night. Great reviews from all our guest. Thank you so much.

We were on cloud nine the entire night Lauren & John Keating Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club Wedding - September 7, 2019 - Brewster, MA

John and I truly cannot thank you enough for providing the best entertainment we ever could have imagined at our wedding in September! We can both still remember all the amazing music that you played like it was yesterday!

We were on cloud nine the entire night and it truly wouldn’t have been the same without you guys there. Every single one of our guests raved about you guys for good reason- talented is a huge understatement!  🙂

Katlin and Justin,

You were both so great and responsive with all the planning leading up to our big day! We hope to see you again in the future! Thanks again for everything.

We’re so grateful Shelby & Garrett Hasanbasic The Northfield Golf Club Wedding - August 31, 2019 - Northfield, MA

Justin, Katlin, Protege & Wilson Stevens Productions Team,

Thank you for an amazing night! You are all so wonderful to work with and made our night so special! We hear all the time how awesome the band was at our wedding! We’re so grateful we were able to work together, thank you!

so great to work with Christina & Peter The Atlantic Resort Wedding - August 24, 2019 - Newport, RI

Katlin & Cheryl,

Protege was fantastic and so was the lighting! Thank you guys for everything, it’s been so great to work with all of you!

incredibly professional Todd Riccardi Venezia on the Waterfront Wedding - August 17, 2019 - Dorchester, MA

Hi Justin and Katlin,

I just wanted to thank you again so much for working with Stephanie and I to have Protege play at our wedding. They were amazing performers and such nice people! Leah came up to our bridal suite and spoke with us prior to the reception just to make sure everything was good to go.

You were both so incredibly professional and easy to worth with. Stephanie was very impressed with Katlin’s organization.

you all brought amazing, positive energy Emme & Tripp Private Residence Wedding - July 20, 2019 - Westport Point, MA

Dear Protege,

Thank you so much for making our wedding night so special! You did an incredible job reading the energy of our guests and playing the perfect songs. We have had so many guests tell us it was the best band they have ever heard! Despite the heat, you all brought amazing, positive energy and we could not have asked for a better dance floor vibe. Wr had such a great time, thank you!

one of the best nights of the year Colleen Feeney Wychmere Beach Club Wedding - June 29, 2019 - Harwich Port, MA

The band was amazing!!! All our guests are still raving about what an amazing time they had and how they were dancing all night – truly one of the best nights of the year!! Thank you so much Protege!

They were INCREDIBLE last night at our wedding Sarah Kalish Wychmere Beach Club Wedding - June 16, 2019 - Harwich Port, MA

Hi Katlin and Justin,

First off, a big thank you to you guys and to the Protege band. They were INCREDIBLE last night at our wedding! Guests kept coming up to us on the dance floor to tell us how great they thought the band was – and my uncle who was a concert promoter for a long time said he thought they were among the best bands he’s seen at any wedding, period. They played with such energy, enthusiasm, and polish. Having them get people on the dance floor and keeping them there with fantastic song selection and style turned what was already a special night into an unforgettable one.

Everyone displayed excellent musicianship Michelle Sutton Omni Parker House Hotel Wedding - October 20, 2018 - Boston, MA

Protege was simply phenomenal. Everyone displayed excellent musicianship. We are musicians ourselves, and many of our guests in attendance are musicians as well, so it was important to us to hire a band of high caliber. Protege did not disappoint! Our guests are still talking about how much they enjoyed dancing and watching the band perform. The pianist who played for our ceremony was wonderful; we had specific covers of songs that we wanted to incorporate into our ceremony and he replicated them beautifully.

All of the representatives we spoke with, from Tim to Katlin as the wedding date approached, were professional and knowledgeable. They were great about answering all of our questions and were truly a pleasure to work with.

We have been recommending Wilson Stevens bands to all of our friends for future weddings! We couldn’t have been more satisfied with their performance and the planning process throughout.

they made my wedding that much better Jill Damico Samoset Resort Wedding - August 11, 2018 - Rockport, ME

Everyone couldn’t stop raving about the band. Protege was excellent and they made my wedding that much better.

we couldn’t be happier. Christina Proulx Peabody Essex Museum Wedding - August 4, 2018 - Salem, MA

We couldn’t be any happier with using Wilson Stevens. By hosting several events in the Boston area, it makes it extremely easy to see all the bands that they manage perform. Wilson Stevens handles everything, from providing the song lists to the questionnaire and all the little details. This made it very easy to get information and questions answered quickly. Katlin was very responsive with our never ending emails with questions. Not only do they manage the bands, but they also provide uplighting for the event. The uplighting was exactly how we pictured it, and we couldn’t be happier. Justin was able to answer any questions about the types of lights and how many he felt we needed for the venue. Wilson Stevens was awesome, and we have recommended them to our recently engaged friends!

We wish we could do it again! Emily (Herrick) & Mike Warren Warwick Country Club Wedding - July 21, 2018 - Warwick, RI

Dear Justin, Katlin, Wilson Stevens & members of Protege, Thank you so much for all of the help planning before the wedding and for the best performance ever on our wedding day! We had so much fun dancing, singing and stealing the mic from you on the dance floor!

Our guests are still raving about how much fun they had at our wedding and it was all because of you! I think that was some of the best dancing and singing the Warwick Country Club has ever seen! Thanks for helping us have the best wedding ever! We wish we could do it again!

Thank you thank you thank you!!! Steph Ricci Mount Hope Farm Wedding - July 14, 2018 - Bristol, RI

Protege was above and beyond what I expected. All my guests were raving about them, what a talented group of artists:) Thank you thank you thank you!!!

They were absolutely wonderful Lara Marie Edmonds Longshore Pavilion Wedding - June 30, 2018 - Norwalk, CT

Protege was absolutely PHENOMENAL!! Our guests continue to reach out to absolutely rave about the band !! The most important part things for us when planning our wedding were the music and the food. We had seen Groovin You’ at a friend’s wedding a few years ago and were very impressed – we were so glad that there were a few Wilson Stevens bands still available when we reached out about our wedding date. We loved Protege’s vibe. They were absolutely wonderful – great musicians, super cool vibe, fabulous entertainers out on the dance floor with our guests, true professionals reading the crowd and choosing appropriate songs during the course of the night. Protege made our wedding incredible!! Thank you!!

They created exactly the party we were hoping for Julia Goldenheim Institute of Contemporary Art Wedding - June 16, 2018 - Boston, MA

I can’t say enough good things about Protege and Wilson Stevens! First of all, I can’t even begin to count the number of people that came up to me at the wedding, the next day, and still, weeks later, to tell me how amazing Protege was! They created exactly the party we were hoping for and kept the whole crowd dancing all night. Yesterday, nearly 4 weeks after the wedding, a friend said to me that one of the songs that Protege played was “literally the best wedding dance party moment I’ve ever experienced.” Later, we had so much fun hanging out with the members of the band, who were all so down to earth, nice, and fun. I can’t think of anyone better to have play at a wedding! I was also so impressed with the management from Wilson Stevens. Katlin was responsive and thoughtful, and Wilson Stevens, along with the venue, took care of all the details so that we didn’t have to think about it! They just did their jobs exceptionally well, taking all of that off of my plate. Thank you Protege and Wilson Stevens!

the dance floor was packed all evening Megan Woonton Crane Estate Wedding - June 9, 2018 - Ipswich, MA

Protege was so amazing! They did a great job and the dance floor was packed all evening until the end of the event! Leah was so fantastic as the band leader and so easy to work with. 

I would definitely book them again! Allison Gearing-Kalill Sheraton Springfield Wedding - June 2, 2018 - Springfield, MA


Protege was amazing, very easy to work with. I would definitely book them again!

Thank you!

We received countless compliments Amy Ojena Elm Bank Horticulture Center Wedding - May 27, 2018 - Wellesley, MA

We received countless compliments from our guests on how great the band was. Protege did an amazing job of keeping the energy level up for the entire wedding and their performance kept people on the dance floor all night. We are so happy with our choice and would use them again in a heartbeat!

they did not disappoint in the least Jamie Waters Ocean Gateway Wedding - May 19, 2018 - Portland, ME

My sister had Protege play at her wedding and we loved them, so were hired them for ours and they did not disappoint in the least. Everybody had a blast and was dancing until the last song (including an encore!). I cannot recommend Protege enough and working with Wilson Stevens was painless and could not have gone smoother.

Very professional Wade Leveille Lombardo’s Event - December 16, 2017 - Randolph, MA

Protege was excellent once again. They’re easy to work, appropriately dressed and very professional.

Even our mothers were dancing Brian Saligman Sankaty Head Golf Club Wedding - September 30, 2017 - Siasconset, MA

The process was trouble free and Protege’s performance was spectacular. Even our mothers were dancing, can’t ask for more than that!

Where do I begin?! Julie Lavery Publick House Historic Inn Wedding - September 23, 2017 - Sturbridge, MA

Where do I begin?! Starting with the ceremony, they were on time, professional and spot -on with the timing of the ceremony music. Moving onto the reception, Protege made our night so incredibly special. We are a family who loves to dance and the band kept the party going with great song after great song. Their musicianship and talent is top of the line. Sometimes I had to glance over and see if the band was actually playing because it was SO good I thought it might be a track. I cannot tell you how many times my friends and family came up to me during the night yelling, “this band is amazing!”

Of course, I already knew that you guys would kill it because for a brief period of time I was a singer in Splash, and I remember the amount of care and practice that went in to each wedding. From the bottom of Spencer and I’s hearts, THANK YOU for being such an amazing part of our special night.

we wish we could relive this experience every weekend Lori Andrew The Lord Jeffery Inn Wedding - September 16, 2017 - Amherst, MA

We cannot say enough good things about PROTEGE! Rewinding to when we found PROTEGE online – Wilson Stevens and the whole PROTEGE team was extremely responsive, accommodating and flexible. We started with hiring them for the reception and added on services over the months leading up to our wedding. We had the absolute best time every second of the day. We were lucky enough for some of their band to join us for the ceremony and cocktail hour as well. They played instrumental versions of some of our favorite songs that made for special touches during the procession and recession. During the cocktail hour they played a great variety of instrumental music that set a relaxed mood for the afternoon. 

Then from the second that we did the wedding party entrance, with Leah giving a great introduction, all the way through to the end of the night, PROTEGE kept every single guest on the dance floor. They had a wide range of songs, playing what we selected and playing to the crowds energy. At points of the night, we couldn’t tell if our wedding guests were feeding off of PROTEGE’s energy or if PROTEGE was feeding off of the wedding guests’ energy – it was seamless and immersive. We wish we could relive this experience every weekend. Wilson Stevens and PROTEGE was flexible even down to the final hours leading up to the wedding. When we arrived at our wedding venue the weekend of, we found out that we had the space for an additional half hour beyond what we had initially contracted the band for. We worked with Katlin and Cheryl to coordinate having one of the band members DJ for the last half hour of our reception so that we could continue the party right down to the last minute. I’m not sure that a single guest ate the cake because everyone was too busy dancing all night. I cannot recommend PROTEGE and Wilson Stevens more!!

everything was flawless! Andrea Schmid Taconic Hotel Wedding - September 9, 2017 - Manchester, VT

Protege was absolutely amazing! Everyone was on the dance floor the entire time…. even before dinner! I will recommend them to all of my friends and family for any future events!

I wouldn’t change a thing.   Sharon Bridburg Samberg Conference Center at MIT Wedding - September 2, 2017 - Cambridge, MA

Protege was absolutely perfect! I loved every single song and they had everyone up and dancing. I’m still hearing from people. Everyone commented favorably on how Leah came out and shook her tamborine and danced on the floor. We loved it! 

Thank you so much for making our special night so wonderful! I wouldn’t change a thing.  

The wedding was great! Jesse Ram Jay Peak Wedding - August 20, 2017 - Jay, VT

The wedding was great! Protege really fed off of the energy put out from the dance floor. We would recommend them to everyone!!!

The perfect wedding band. Kristyn Grybko Deerfield Academy Wedding - August 5, 2017 - Deerfield, MA

Protege were fantastic!! Polite, fun, energetic and respectful. The perfect wedding band. Thank you!!!


couldn't wait to have them for my big day. Jaclyn Roche Atlantica Wedding - June 23, 2017 - Cohasset MA

Performance Review:

1) Quality of Music: Excellent. I can’t even express how great the band was. They got everyone up and dancing.

2) Choice of Music: Excellent.

3) Grooming & Attire: Excellent.

4) Emceeing: Excellent.

5) Break Schedule: Excellent. I didn’t even notice the change from live music to the recorded.

6) Use Wilson Stevens again? It was a great process right from the beginning. It was very organized.

7) Use artist again?: Yes.

It was so great from the beginning. I booked Protege so long ago and couldn’t wait to have them for my big day. The band members are out going and made everyone feel comfortable about coming out to the dance floor. They played great music and changed up the genres. It was awesome!


Lead Vocals Leah

Originally from the Boston area, vocalist and composer Leah is a naturally gifted performer with a soulful voice. Growing up in a family of musicians, she has well rounded knowledge of music, and began writing songs in high school thru which she released her first CD, “At the Root”, in 2007. To further her studies, Leah went to Hampshire College with a focus on music and sociology. She has toured nationally, winning “Best Jazz” three years in a row in western Massachusetts and the Pioneer Valley (Valley Advocate), the grand prize for music on OurStage.com, and a nomination for “Outstanding Jazz Act” in the Boston Music Awards. Working professionally in the industry for years, Leah has performed at such noted venues as the Regattabar, CBGB’s, Higher Ground, and the Blue Note NYC.

Lead Vocals John

John hails from Brick, NJ. He began singing at age 11 as a child actor in musical theatre productions. He went on to perform in dozens of theatrical productions, eventually becoming the lead and background singer for a variety of cover bands, and most recently, a graduate of Berklee College of Music. John is also a talented multi instrumentalist and recording artist. His impeccable intonation and versatile range blend perfectly with Protege’s female vocalist, Leah.

Lead Vocals Brandon

Born and raised in Chicago, Brandon is a singer-songwriter full of rhythm and soul. He found his love for music while singing with his mother in church and since the age of ten, Brandon has been writing and releasing his own original material. As a musician, singer, writer & performer his artistry is influenced by artists such as Stevie Wonder, Usher & Beyonce. He is currently studying at Berklee College of Music, a sought after recording and ensemble member and the Music Director of the award winning a capella group Upper Structure.

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Lead Vocals Leah

Originally from the Boston area, vocalist and composer Leah is a naturally gifted performer with a soulful voice. Growing up in a family of musicians, she has well rounded knowledge of music, and began writing songs in high school thru which she released her first CD, “At the Root”, in 2007. To further her studies, Leah went to Hampshire College with a focus on music and sociology. She has toured nationally, winning “Best Jazz” three years in a row in western Massachusetts and the Pioneer Valley (Valley Advocate), the grand prize for music on OurStage.com, and a nomination for “Outstanding Jazz Act” in the Boston Music Awards. Working professionally in the industry for years, Leah has performed at such noted venues as the Regattabar, CBGB’s, Higher Ground, and the Blue Note NYC.

Lead Vocals John

John hails from Brick, NJ. He began singing at age 11 as a child actor in musical theatre productions. He went on to perform in dozens of theatrical productions, eventually becoming the lead and background singer for a variety of cover bands, and most recently, a graduate of Berklee College of Music. John is also a talented multi instrumentalist and recording artist. His impeccable intonation and versatile range blend perfectly with Protege’s female vocalist, Leah.

Lead Vocals Brandon

Born and raised in Chicago, Brandon is a singer-songwriter full of rhythm and soul. He found his love for music while singing with his mother in church and since the age of ten, Brandon has been writing and releasing his own original material. As a musician, singer, writer & performer his artistry is influenced by artists such as Stevie Wonder, Usher & Beyonce. He is currently studying at Berklee College of Music, a sought after recording and ensemble member and the Music Director of the award winning a capella group Upper Structure.

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