About The Band
The Exceptions have been performing weddings, private parties, casinos, clubs and other events throughout the tri-state area for over 40 years now! Although the group ranges in age from 24 to 62, 4 of the members have been performing together for over 35 years now!
Their track and record and reputation in the industry is simply unparalleled. They have performed literally “thousands” of weddings over the years, starting out as the house band at Rosewood Caterers in Northeast Philly where they averaged over 120 weddings a year for 12 consecutive years! Their fan base grew so quickly from the volume of area weddings that when they made their first club appearance the group was an instant major draw.
The Exceptions headline all of the area venues including Sundays throughout the summer at The Deck at Golden Nugget In AC (17 consecutive years and counting!), Thursdays throughout the summer at The Windrift in Avalon NJ (7 consecutive years now), and regular appearances at Sugarhouse Casino, Parx Casino, Harrahs in AC, Sands Casino in Bethlehem, Currans in N.E. Philly, Spencers in N.E. Philly, and The Buck Hotel in Bucks County.
The band recently shared the stage with Chicago and Kenny Loggins and private events at The Borgata. They are the only band to be invited to perform the National Anthem at a Phillies game each and every year, spanning the last 12 years. The Exceptions were also featured in the recent Jerry Blavat book as one of Philly’s all-time great bands and WIP 610’s Big Daddy Graham and Glen Macnow listed as one of the top ten cover bands of all-time in the Philly area!
The Exceptions presently maintain a fan base exceeding 20,000 fans throughout the tri-state area and the list is growing on a weekly basis. They continue to perform on an average of 2 to 4 times per week, 52 weeks a year! The group attributes their popularity and longevity to a simple mantra – “We Love What We’re Doing and We’re Doing What We Love!”