After Party features one of the finest vocalists the Bay Area has to offer. This extraordinary singer is Luisiana's loss and San Francisco's gain. After Party's material runs through the decades and they can really do current music as well as a Motown hit. After Party wants to make your party the hottest, and they can! ~ Band-booking note: This is not the band to hire for a jazz set, but if you want truly great singing with a good pop-rock band that has dance tunes for many generations of party-goers, this is your band.
A lively, energetic, upbeat 6 piece dance band, with soulful male vocals and a boppin' horn section. When Ben plays, everyone has fun! Whether it's rock & soul hits, swingin' jazz, or funky rhythm and blues they specialize in keeping the dance floor filled.
Big Band Beat has been one of the top party bands in the U.S. for many years. Their energy and professionalism makes them a favorite for conventions and special corporate functions. When the music has to get everyone movin' and shakin', Big Bang Beat is sure to get the job done. They have special theme sets and costumes available.
From 8 to 13 members this "world class band" offers 3 hour sets with no breaks & a custom interactive show featuring dancing, singing and group participation. Theme shows include Disco Nights, Carnival, Motor City, Rock 'N Around The Clock & Hard Rock Cafe, Nashville, Swing Time & British Invasion.
This 4 to 20 piece band plays contemporary and traditional Big Band music along with variety and covers. Drawing from the songs of Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald to Natalie Cole & Harry Connick, JR. Attesting to their musicianship, all the members of this great band work in the bay area as music teachers, composers, arrangers and studio musicians.
The Brian Cline Band’s musicians are not interchangeable parts- they are a professional band of established artisans. Their song list ranges 13 hours of the best music from the last 50 years and focuses on styles they do best: Pop, Modern/Classic Rock, Funk, R&B, Jazz, Swing, Rap, Motown, 80's, Folk, Adult Contemporary, and Singer/Songwriter. They are modern, but they love the classics; paying homage with fresh interpretations or with dead-on precision; whichever approach works best. They spice up their shows with audience interaction/participation, medleys, segue ways, and mashes so there is never a dull moment. Any party regardless of size can benefit from their services; be it solo, duo, or trio at a winery or a house party, or as a full band production with staging, light show, DJ's for breaks for corporate parties up to 1000.
From 5 to 9 pieces this versatile and energetic band features a hard driving 3 piece rhythm section, (they all sing!), a mighty 4 piece horn section (they all sing too!) and the superb vocalist Jackie Ryan. Together, they artfully capture Motown, Rock, R&B & classic Swing.
Busta-Groove is a whopping 9-piece show band. They play classic soul, pop, disco and hits of the 70's, 80's, 90's and today. They really get an audience involved. Busta-Groove is a total party package.
Pride themselves on making every show special with the ability to design any event around many fun themes as a 10 piece dance band or with the addition of gogo dancers, a DJ, sets, video and more. Featuring music from Bond, Bacharach, Tom Jones, Mel Torme, Nancy Sinatra, Petula Clark, Sergio Mendes, etc.
For the past 10 years The Chain of Fools have established a reputation as the band that does it all! 9 all-star Bay Area talents with amazingly diverse backgrounds provide for an unrivaled musical experience. Originally founded in 1985 as a Motown/R&B band, the Chain of Fools keep the most discriminating audience dancing all night!
The name of this 9 piece band says it all: Groovy, Funky, '70's disco dance hits and '80's pop classics. The result is always an audience that dances and sings along !
With 9 pieces, the timeless material from every era of cool is the basis of this dynamic, nonstop show ...featuring powerfully energetic vocals & funky dance moves. The finesse of the coolest rhythm section around, & a sizzling top brass horn section entitles them to be called "The hottest soul show this side of Detroit."
This 8 member ensemble has gained an extremely favorable reputation for their enthusiastic performances, musical variety, musicianship, flexibility and the band can musically "turn on a dime" to surprise audiences. From the '40's to the '90's & able to specialize in themes, periods, visual presentations & interactive audience participation.
A dynamic 7 piece band featuring the finest in Motown, '70's, Rock & Roll, Disco, R&B, and Jazz and the music of the '30's & '40's.They can begin the event with soft instrumental & vocal standards and pick up the tempo as needed to get the party in full swing.
This highly regarded group of 5 to 12 musicians possess the unique ability to reach all audiences with an extraordinary repertoire of '40's through '70's Standards and Ballads along with Rock, Pop & Soul.
Double Funk Crunch is a 9-piece show band performing dance hits, some swing and lots of 70's, 80's, 90's, disco, funk and R&B hits.
This 7 piece band comes out swingin' and includes a 3 piece high steppin', soul shakin' horn section.This current lineup of unparalleled musicians play R&B, Motown, '60's & award winning Blues
One of the most enduring 5 to 8 piece bands in the bay area for 16 years. Their extensive repertoire includes everyone's favorites from background to high-energy dance tunes derived from the best of Motown, to the '70's. Rock, Soul & some Swing.
This 3 to 6 piece band with vocalist Donna Spitzer has a repertoire that has been carefully designed to cover music of all generations, including Top 40 Hits, Motown Greats, Country & Western, and a particularly tasteful selection of Standards, Swing Classics and contemporary Jazz. In addition they can provide elegant music for wedding ceremonies when the band is booked for the reception.
This 9 piece group present a high octane, fun filled stage show featuring great vocals, stunning costumes & electrifying choreography. Their extensive songlist is comprised of selections from Big Band, Swing to Motown, Disco, R&R classics through the '90's.
Having built a recording studio in a garage this 6 to 8 piece band is aptly named. Performing their own originals with Top 40 Hits, Pop from the '30's-'90's along with rock, Soul, Motown, R&B, Jazz, Oldies, Standards, Swing, Country, Ethnic and Novelty songs, this professional, fun band can do it all.
With 9 players, this is an upbeat party band with emphasis on funk, soul, Motown and rock. In the Bay Area for over a decade, they continue to do events at companies like Hewlett Packard, Apple Computers and Sun Microsystems. Their songlist is particularly extensive and they are known for their high energy performances.
This 6 to 7 piece band has a big splashy sound explosively delivered by 4 lead vocalists and a fat rhythm section. With Leopold Lacey on lead vocals he's the real deal with an electrifying stage presence to compliment this entire bands sterling credentials. Motown, Funk, Disco, a little swing & a high-energy repertoire.
This 8 piece band can perform material from a repertoire that spans more than 60 years of popular music, from the '30's to the present, and play it with authenticity, spirit, and style. Will act as Master of Ceremonies for any event.
From 3 to 7 pieces the band can tailor it's music to fit any occasion and include dance instruction. Offering Jewish/Isreali/Klezmer, Jazz Standards, R&R, Motown, along with prizes and novelty giveaways, Karaoke, games and emcee service.
A 9 piece band "standing squarely at the intersection" of a small big band, jazz and rhythm & blues. Covering everything from Duke Ellington and Lucky Millinder to Big Maybelle and Roy Milton, the band is a living museum of American dance music, big band blues & jumping jive.
A consummate professional, Jules emerges as uniquely qualified having shared studio & stage with such luminaries as Ray Charles, Boz Scaggs, Van Morrisn, Carlos Santana & many more. Offering varied styles & techniques this highly recognized Bay Area band is able to skillfully play to any audience.
Melody, sincerity and passion characterize this 3 to 7 piece ensemble. Transitioning from Rock 'n Roll, R & B, Blues and Jazz their repertoire pays tribute to Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole and Jack Jones. Singing with feeling, as if sung for the first time, with the words that touch everyone's heart.
This is 5 to 11 piece band is lead by Larry who is a brilliant composer & arranger as well as pianist. (He worked for years with Cleo Laine). Bobbe has the most exquisitely pure-pitched and unaffected voice. Together, they expertly offer Swing, Jazz, Motown, Latin and Rock.
Here is an impressive lineup of Bay Area
musicians, ready to
entertain you with the finest popular music from the 1940s-1990s. Formerly with the Greg Kihn Band, bandleader, Larry Lynch, was the drummer and vocalist on Kihn's #1 hit, Jeopardy. Whether you need a great dance band or excellent theme music, you can expect the best from Larry Lynch and the Mob!
This 6 to 7 piece band is best described as a warm and friendly high-energy rhythm & motion dance band. Celebrating 14 years with an extensive repertoire of classic high-energy dance tunes, dinner jazz & love songs covering the greats from the '40's through the '90's.
LIP-Sticks is a delightful and experienced variety quartet. The L, I and P are their initials and Sticks is the drummer of course. They do swing, jazz standards, blues and rock, even classical piano or flute for wedding ceremonies. They are flexible and can appear as a duo, trio, quintet, on up to a big band. They feature a fine vocalist and seasoned professional instrumentalists. Economical and great for a smaller event.
Napata & her 2 back-up vocalist "Kisses" form a front line of dynamism & panache. From hard hitting R&B to romantic classics of the Swing Era, these women along with their 7 piece band, pride themselves on their ability to gauge an audience's mood and adjust the music accordingly.
With 5 to 6 players & known for their versitility and mastery of their art. Morning is an attractive and vivacious song stylist with a pure and uncomplicated approach. Her throaty voice has been likened to Roberta Flack's satiny glide. Jim possesses impressive credentials on the guitar with appearances on TV, radio, Carnegie Hall & The Tonight Show. Together they are sure to charm audiences everywhere with their repitoire of Jazz, R&B, Motown, Swing, Big Band, Latin, 60's, 70's, 80's and rock.
A "most bookable" versatile band with 4 to 8 players that expertly play timeless Standards, Motown, Soul, Rock & Roll, Jump Blues, Reggae, Boogie and Jump Blues.Sometimes appropriately irreverent & wacky to always classy and highly entertaining. Patrick is one of the Bay Area’s best male vocalists and a fine guitarist as well.
From 3 to 5 players and with a wide selection of material covering Rock & Rock-a-Billy of the '50's, the British invasion and "Flower Power" of the '60's, the rocking dance beats of the '70's & '80's, & the folk based rock of the '90's, their great repertoire and musicianship keeps everyone on the dance floor.
This 8 piece band has remained at the top of the Bay Area popularity list for many years. They have achieved this by presenting the most timeless Pop/Soul music of our time in an electrifying high-style show.
As a 5 to 9 piece band, their special blend of Classic Rock, R&B, Soul, Latin and Motown, featuring sumptuous four part harmony and a driving rhythm section, combined with a charismatic stage presence, is guaranteed to delight any audience.
An exciting 6 to 8 piece American roots combo featuring accomplished San Francisco musicians nationally known for their versatility and outstanding skill, delivering inventive, original 40's & 50's influenced swing, jump-blues, and New Orleans rhythm & blues.
A 6 to 17 piece band offering the greatest hits from the 40's to the hits of today.A perfect dance & party band that allows you to focus on an era, theme or combination of both to accommodate every event.
Two very fine vocalists put this band a cut above. The musicians in this 6-piece all-star group have appeared with such notables as Steve Allen, Ray Charles, Paul Anka, Tito Puente and many others. From irresistible Motown to Swing, Rock or Jump Classics the dance floor will be packed. Shake can be counted on to play the appropriate style & volume level for any situation.
A fun, sometimes funky & soulful 7 piece party band playing the most danceable songs from the 50's through the 80's. Lead by highly accomplished vocalists Glenn Walters & Pamela Rose. Both singers have extensive jazz & swing backgrounds. able to cover standards from the Sinatra/Nat King Cole era along with jump swing as well.
The musicians in this 4 to 11 piece group specializes in swingin' the night away with Big Band sounds, Jump, Motown, R&R & Holiday classics. Happy to perform specail requests.
This 7 piece group brings you back to the days when keyboards ruled the airwaves. With a stellar line-up of 3 high energy singers backed by a power driven band they deliver a non-stop '80's New Wave dance hits live show.
An 8 piece musical revue band that features the best in American Pop from the '40's through the '80's. Their exceptional vocalists and versatile rhythm section will regale any audience with authentic and imaginative renditions of classic songs from America's past and present, while entertaining with cheerful antics and an infectious style.
A highly entertaining 6 to 8 piece band which features 3 lead vocalists, covers a variety of genres with unique arrangements, rich vocal harmonies and a high energy stage presence.
A multi-ethnic 9 piece band "spawned from the ashes of the John Belushi Memorial Blues Band." Composed almost entirely of hand-picked studio musicians whose different styles successfully combine elements of Motown, Funk, Hip-Hop, Soul and spiced rhythms to bring forth an electrifying dance experience.
While this 5 piece band first took the stage as a Jackson 5/Michael Jackson tribute band, they've expanded their repertoire years beyond their original Motown sound. In psychedelic prints, wild wigs & 6' platforms, they now perform top hits from the '60's through the '90's.