Boston funk and soul revival band The Chicken Slacks have established themselves as a fixture in local funk lore as the band that succeeded the legendary Little Joe Cook in the Thursday residency spot at the historic Cambridge, MA nightclub The Cantab. With their sound firmly rooted in the Stax and Memphis tradition, the seven-piece group's influences range beyond southern soul, from funk (Eddie Bo and Sly Stone) to boogie rock (Creedence, Beefheart).
Clockwork has performed at hundreds of events in Boston, New England and beyond since 1990, creating memorable wedding receptions all over New England. Each event is special, and your wedding reception will be given the care and attention it deserves to make it a once-in-a-lifetime event!
How about a groovin' full sounding trio for your Cape Cod, South Shore, or Boston wedding or function? This small band sounds like a much larger group and is strategically priced. Felonious Funk is the answer!
Funkestra, New England's premier band for weddings and parties of all kinds, allows you to choose from a stellar line-up of five lead vocalists. Funkestra has nine members: A three-piece brass section (slide trombone, tenor sax, and trumpet), two lead singers (one male, one female), lead guitar, bass guitar, drums, and a soundman/technician.
Groove Authority plays everything... R&B, Motown, Funk, Soul, Disco, as well as Top 40, Classic Rock, Pop, Hip Hop, Swing, Jazz and Reggae. If you are looking for a band that's fun, entertaining and versatile in a small, affordable package, you have found us!
The band Hush has been a Boston area favorite since 1979 playing weddings, corporate functions, concerts, night clubs, fund raisers, and private functions from Maine to Vermont. "Hush" has been requested to perform in many of the finest Boston area facilities such as The Ritz Carlton Hotel, The Four Seasons Hotel, The World Trade Center and hundreds of area's best country clubs such as The Eastern Yacht Club, The Corinthian Yacht Club, Andover Country Club and many more from Cape Cod to Maine.
New England's Premier Party and Dance Band Since 1998! In The House performs the Best R&B, Motown, Reggae and Dance Rock of the 60's Thru Today including the music of Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Earth Wind & Fire, Bob Marley, Santana, Outkast and a Whole Lot More! Jazz, Swing, Holiday and Ceremony Music also available!
It will take just of few moments of listening to Mac Chrupcala's music to comprehend the depth of talent and pathos that combine to make an audible work of art. In a time where innovation can translate to non-musicality - Mac Chrupcala shines with sensibility and spontaneity. Whether you experience his talent in a live performance or through one of his recordings, you will be moved...you will want to hear more.
Boston's hottest nine member funk-shun band is ready to gig! Let Manhattan Touch take you & your guests on a musical journey that is sure to put a smile on the faces of all in attendance. Featuring the timeless music of the swing era to the most recent hits of today. We pride ourselves on being able to satisfy any crowd. BE SURE AND WATCH THE LIVE VIDEOS!
Lively, Energetic, Entertaining and Stylish are only a few words that describe The MIRAGE Band. We offer a wide variety of musical styles and perform them with energy and passion that will get you on your feet in no time. With vocals that are pure and dynamic, a horn section that is fun and exciting and a rhythm section that is second to none MIRAGE is sure to be a real winner at your next event.
Alert the media! Mystique has a fantastic new female vocalist, and a horn section that is hotter than ever. Mystique's repertoire spans Big Band and Swing to Classic Rock, Motown, R&B, Sixties, Seventies, Eighties and Current Top Forty dance hits. Mystique can cover a variety of musical styles, having performed at many corporate events, including the Fleet Center Opening Night Celebration, Microsoft Computer and Jimmy Fund events, and the past five annual Hatch Awards celebrations.
RI Band | Weddings
Music that moves you-inside and out. Newport's Best!
Nightlife offers high energy performance, superb vocals and musicians, and a vast repertoire. Boston's most versatile band is available for your wedding or function!!
A newcomer to the Boston area, but veteran entertainers for weddings, this 5 piece band really packs a punch! Featuring two excellent lead singers, Teresa and Jamie, this exciting, high energy band is perfect for the fun-loving, younger bride and groom looking for a rockin' band that their friends will love and that parents will enjoy as well!
One of Boston's most electrifying female jazz vocalists, Patrice Williamson sparkles as she manuevers through standards, ballads, swing, up-tempo jazz, and originals. See what the journalists have to say below: "Patrice Williamson isn't a singer, she's a one-woman jazz sampler..
Introducing Rare Form, a dynamic, charismatic wedding band serving the greater Boston and New England area. Choosing Rare Form guarantees the quality live performance you expect from an outstanding group of professional entertainers - everytime! Having performed over 1200 weddings at the finest hotels and function spaces in New England, we're very confident you'll enjoy our presentation. We are currently one of the Top Five most requested function bands in New England.
Is that Tommy Flanagan on piano? Jimmy Smith on organ? Wynton Kelly? Hank Jones? Red Garland? The answer: Rusty Scott...The same spirit of fire heard listening to Tommy Flanagan manifest itself in low, medium, and high-flamed tunes...wonderfully executed interpretationsof Billy Strayhorn and Johnny Griffin....compact improvisational forays,excursions only the most confident and tightly knit groups make this smoothly.
Sambita is the blending of Latin and American dance music with jazz and pop styles, and is led by multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Mark Greel, one of Boston's longstanding premier talents. Sambita can play numerous South American dance hits, and well as easy listening Latin jazz and even more "gringo" oriented north american latin, pop and jazz favorites. When you're looking for a band that can keep your guests dancing to the hottest salsa and merengue, look no further than "Sambita"!
Space-time has ten dimensions; this cosmic duo adds the missing eleventh. Winding, rhythmic melodies wrap around warping time and shifting tempos. A heavenly blend of guitar and bass weld the quantum inner world with the expanding megaverse.
When this eight piece band gets up on stage, audiences everywhere start rockin' to the beat. In fact, the Boston Globe hails Soul City as a "remarkably entertaining show band." Soul City has become a dynamic force in the music scene.
The question most asked of us is "How did you get started in this part of the business?" The Stardust band was chartered as an answer to two questions: "Why does a function/party band have to be sub-standard?" And, "Why should you settle for second best on such an important occasion in your life? The answers are: it doesn't, and you shouldn't. Keith Kostick & Cecilia Colucci formed stardust in 1995 after discussing the idea for several years.
The Superband is New England's most complete band. With two amazing lead singers (male/female) and a funky rhythm section, the Superband will knock you off your feet! From the 60's to the 90's, the Superband can represent! As big proponents of modern music, they do Coldplay, Keane, Shakira, Kanye, Usher, Snow Patrol, Avril Lavigne, and the Killers, too! S
The Belltones, co-lead by pianist Bill Duffy and drummer George Farrell,and featuring vocalist Dane Van Natter, are a 5-piece group specializing in Swing, Sinatra, Motown and Disco.The band is also available as a six piece, with vocalist Patrice Williamson, and as a seven piece by adding a saxophone.The band has appeared at most of Boston's finest hotels, restaurants, and function facilities.
Featuring four exciting lead vocalists, energetic soloists, and a first- class rhythm section, The Knights have been pleasing audiences throughout New England for almost 20 years. Bandleader Ric Hopkins is often tagged as "the best in the business", referring to his bandleading skills and sweet trumpet tone. This New Hampshire NH band travels to Maine, Boston, Cape Cod, CT, Vermont, and even NYC
Among those lucky listeners who have been fortunate enough to hear Mark play in one of his many incarnations, one truth is agreed upon; this is one talented dude! We can't think of any single performer in Boston who can cover as many styles, genres, or instruments as Mark. Equally adept on trumpet, sax, keys, guitar, or vocals, Mark sweeps across the musical landscape, splattering beautiful music as he goes.
When you're choosing a band for your wedding, what's the first thing to look for? Vocal ability is a predominant factor in determining the versatility of a live band. Whether it be a smooth ballad by Barbara Streisand a rock song by Bonnie Raitt, a sultry tune by Toni Braxton, or a swing hit from the 40's, Michelle Gadbois captures the style and the sound of dozens of music's top female vocalists.
The White Heat Swing Orchestra is renowned as the house band of the ROXY, an elegant ballroom 1300 persons in capacity. A total of nearly two million patrons attended the bands three-night-a-week engagement over five years, a record unparalled in recent swing band history.
"Soul Man" Delaware Floyd , like so many fine soul vocalists, began in the church choir as a youth, growing up in Ellsmere, Delaware. Also, like so many other talented singers, he gave up a promising musical career to get a "regular" job and raise a family. Now, with his children grown, he is back on stage, with a vengeance!
Classic Rock | Weddings
One of New England's most popular five piece band for 25 years! Bandleader Steve Camarda plays trumpet, sax, and keyboards, and sings and is the Master of ceremonies as well. Backed up by long-time bandmate Rudi Ridosh on guitar and lead vocals, Cheralyn Cannon on lead vocals, Steve Bankuti on drums, and Christian Bausch on bass, Steve leads his band into all genres of music.
Dave Whitney and his various groups have been a staple on the Boston music scene for decades. His sweet and swing trumpet sound has been the herald call for hundreds and hundreds of functions, nightclubs, and concerts.
El Grupo Chevere provides high quality professional entertainment with these services available: Live musical entertainment, DJ services and sound equipment for Weddings, Corporate Events, Nightclubs, Sweet 16/15 parties, Anniversaries and Festivals, etc. or any other event in and outside of Boston, MA.
Emily Halpern Lewis is Principal Harp with the Merrimack Valley Philharmonic Orchestra, Boston Civic Symphony, Salem Philharmonic, and the Wellesley Symphony Orchestra. She has held the position of Principal Harp with the Nashua Symphony, Bridgeport Symphony, and the New Haven Symphony.
Classic Rock | Weddings
Freddie and the Maybellines have been referred to as 'New England's Premier Show Band'. From First Night in Chatham to the Falmouth Road Race, from the Harwich Cranberry Festival to The Bourne Scallop Fest, Freddie and the Maybellines have played their marvelous blend of party tunes from the 50's, 60's, and 70's to the delight of audiences of all ages!.
Featuring the horn section that toured with Phish and the Trey Anastiasio Band. The Grippo Funk Band strives to bring a concert energy to private functions and weddings! "Although we're all veterans of traditional wedding bands," says bassist/lead vocalist Aaron Hersey, "with this band we treat our Boston Vermont, New Hampshire and New England weddings like little concerts.
Having played with jazz greats Brandon Marsalis, Gary Burton, Makoto Ozone, The Yellowjackets, and countless others, Krisanthi is a true jewel in the Boston jazz scene. Available in trios and larger, her group can add an elegant touch that few other performers can offer. For sophisticated wedding receptions, or a high-profile corporate function, Krisanthi offers the perfect touch of class.
Mark Greel has been a leading jazz performer in Boston since the early 90's. Equally adept on trumpet, sax, keyboards, guitar, and vocals, Mark can provide that urban elegance required at functions where musical quality is of paramount importance.Available in a trio or larger ensembles as well.
"I'm a violinist, violist, composer and educator in the Boston area. I have a lot of classical training (including a degree from the New England Conservatory) but it was never enough for me.
Whether you want hot funk, cool jazz, heartfelt country, good-time rock and roll or romantic Ballads, Moonglow can play it! They have an extensive songlist that covers every style of popular music. If there's something you don't see on the songlist, ask them, they'll learn it! If you're holding your event at a larger venue, they can add two additional horns to really rock the house!
Paul Speidel is a recognized name in the Boston area both as a professional musician and a respected guitar instructor. He performs most often fronting his own group, the Paul Speidel Band, mixing a variety of styles from blues and rock to jazz and Latin music.
Ray Greene is a singer, producer and multi-instrumentalist living in Boston, Massachusetts. Having been brought up being influenced by the great Soul/R&B legends of our time, Ray has honed and fused his own distinct style, while maintaining those influences.
Shakedown began when a few previously experienced musicians in Vermont set out to create the ultimate musical experience: a band that plays unusual, cool selections that make you feel great. Click on the Pic for more info!
Possibly the most versatile five piece band in Boston, Shine presents a riveting array of talents, including sparkling soloists, irresistible dance grooves, powerful yet emotional vocals, and a deep repertoire of virtually all kinds of music. Your face will SHINE from the good vibes they project. Do yourself a favor; hire SHINE for your next event!
Sonho Meu is fluent in traditional and popular music from across Brazil, from pagode and samba to MPB and baião. The Boston-based group digs deep into the rich and diverse styles of Brazilian music, taking pride in representing this classic slice of the country's culture with love, respect and joy.
Soul Sound Revue, New England's most popular 9 piece dance and show band, captures the rich, vibrant sound that made Detroit one of the musical capitals of the world. Soul Sound Revue is perfect for weddings, corporate functions, holiday parties, or any event that requires a high energy dance band to keep guests dancing from the first down beat to the last
Professional, sophisticated, fun and entertaining. Our six piece band features both male and female voices backed by a group of exceptionally talented musicians. Contact us today to receive our promo kit that includes a complete description of our entertainment services, video, song list and reference letters.
Sugarfoot is one of Boston's hottest new club and function bands. Their brand of R and B and funk has been packing nightclubs for the last few years, and now they're bring their energy to weddings and functions across New England. Contact us for more info.
The Coronados are a six piece dance band featuring guitar, bass, drums, trombone, saxophone and vocals. Led by dynamic front man Jay Jacques, The Coronados play a wide array of dinner and dance tunes from the past 70 years of American popular music.
Voted Best Country Band by Mass. Country Music Association 1995 1996 1997 1998 2001 2004 The John Penny Band is a five piece country band with two guitars, bass, keyboards, and drums. A fiddle can be added if desired. All five members sing lead and backup vocals. Their repertoire consists of contemporary and traditional country music plus some pop standards and some oldies.
Led by bassist Jim Dillon, The House All-Stars have been pleasing audiences for twenty years with their own brand of small group swing and jazz. Available in configurations ranging from duos to quintets, The All-Stars draw from an amazing well-spring of talented musicians.
"The most requested local artist on my blues show"...Bill Smith WBOS 92.9. Toni Lynn Washington is an undiscovered local treasure whose rich musical history includes live performances and recordings with some of the most significant artists in R&B and Blues history. Toni's credits include her own early recordings on the Conti Label of Atlantic Records out of New Orleans, where she was included amongst other notables such as Irma Thomas, Carla Thomas, Rufus Thomas, Johnny Adams, and Jean Knight.
A dynamic eight piece band whose varied styles and versatile musicians present a professional, balanced and well rounded musical experience. Rhythm and Blues in Boston - Music for the Passionate. For Music that's Wild and Cool, make your next bash a Cool, Hip and Crazy Trip with THE URBAN RENEWAL BAND !
Big band sound from a three piece band. This band has two guys and a gal singer. Both guys double on instruments (including sax), and they augment their sound with the latest technological innovations. For the sound of an eight piece band for the price of three, let Vic Paul Express entertain your guests.