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We do it all, from DJs to bands and musicians to entertainers of all kinds. We have set up and organized thousands of events. With over 20 years' experience, no detail is overlooked. Our prices are competitive and give you good value for your money! So, give us a call. We're a one-stop shop for everything in the world of entertainment. If we don't have it, we know where to find it! A-1 Entertainment, We're the Ones!
The O-Tones, a hot swing and Motown band from Massachusetts, will melt your hearts and get your feet dancing. They've got soul; The O-Tones strike a chord with all ages. From the nostalgia of the big band era to the motown and R&B numbers we all love to dance to, they know how to punch it out! Based in the heart of Massachusetts, this event and wedding band travels all over New England with many happy clients to recommend them. Their songs are well-loved, coming from many different eras like the guests they play for. They love the music they play and it shows. Whether singing an old jazz ballad for dinner music or punching out a fiery motown or R&B tune for dancing, audiences have taken to their sound since 1990, when they first started playing for weddings, parties, swing dances and fundraisers. Their diverse repertoire as a dance band showcases powerful vocal harmonies, a driving rhythm section, soulful tenor sax, blazing guitar solos and funky keyboard. The older generation feels nostalgic while the younger crowd comes alive hearing the compelling rhythm and melodies. Some of the band members are dancers; they really understand the groove. The core of the group is made up of three stellar singers: Mary Witt (bass), Ann Percival (rhythm guitar) and Anand Nayak (lead guitar). Each lending their own flavor, they soar in their solo vocal stylings, while blending smoothly in their harmonies. Add to that hot tenor sax by Kerry Blount, boogie woogie piano and organ by Walt Chapman and creative, rock-solid drumming by Pieter Struyk and you've got a sound that can't be beaten. With three singers and six instruments, you get the feeling of a big band with horn section. Smaller groupings are also available. They provide their own sound system and will help you make your event the best it can be!
Hi! My name is Andrew Wheeler, and I own and run the site 518guitar.com, and I'm a Berklee-certified guitarist. I have been providing guitar lessons and performance coaching for over 10 years. I love to teach! If you are looking for lessons that will help you grow as a musician and a performer, my teaching style is right for you! I teach you what you WANT to know, and how to get to the next level of proficiency. I offer understanding, quality, and rigor in the lessons. I'll help you build the benchmarks for success. I specialize in rock and blues. I also play classical and some jazz. I can also help prep you for the New York State Schools Music Association (NYSSMA) audition and performance requirements. Or, if it's just an open mic at your local cafe or bar, I can help you prep for that, too! My students have ranged in age from 7-66 and I truly enjoy working with that diversity. I recently received my first Berklee College of Music Guitar Specialist Certification, and will receive my Professional Guitarist Certificate this Spring 2016. In October 2015 I won the Capital Region Blues Network's Solo Performer category and will travel to Memphis, TN, in late January 2016 to the International Blues Contest where I will compete with guitarists from around the world. I recently finished a run with a broadway play in Albany, NY as the orchestra/pit guitarist, I'm a member of the local musician's union, and I play between 20-30 shows a year.
Ariel has got be one of the top wedding bands in the New York Metropolitan area. Their level of professionalism is only surpassed by pure talent. They make every effort to turn your vision into reality. No huge egos, just lovely people to work with.
Tim is a awesome Dj with a amazing voice. Very entertaining and pleasant. Looking forward to hiring him for the next family function.
I am a private DJ. I have done weddings and anniversaries. I have quality equipment and am a very lively and fun DJ.
Avenue Groove was my automatic go-to band for my twin daughter's wedding at the Farmington Club in Farmington, CT last September. They are simply the BEST wedding band I have ever heard (and I am also a professional musician who knows MANY bands!) Their professionalism, tact and warm approach made the announcing in of the wedding party seem like saying hello to your best friends! The wedding party danced their way into the reception hall all the way from the outside gathering spot! Once they started playing, EVERYONE got up to dance and never sat down! This band goes from one song into the next and keeps everyone rocking from beginning to end, making for a PERFECT party for any age crowd! We were SO impressed with them that they are also playing our other twin daughter's wedding this month on August 31st at the Great Hill Country Club in Waterford. There wasn't even a MOMENT'S hesitation when we sat down with my daughter, my future son-in-law and the groom's parents about who to have play their wedding since my future son-in-law's family had also attended another relative of theirs wedding with Avenue Groove playing for that one also (on our recommendation!) The bottom line is that I've been a professional musician for 50 years, played ALL types of music and I can honestly say that there is not a more perfect band for playing a wedding than Avenue Groove if you want the wedding to stay exciting, moving right along and FUN! Oh......and their level of musicianship and sound is second to none also! My wife and I go to hear them all the time also. That's how much we LOVE their music!
It was such a great experience working with DJ Chad. He listened carefully to what we wanted and made it happen! He gave us great recommendations about the flow of the evening. Everyone had a great time!!
Tracy DeLucia, a Nashville recording artist, ready to make your event one to be talked about for years to come. A high energy band, performing the New Country music along with classic rock, and dance. Whether it be a festival or a wedding we have your needs covered to bring you great live music. Requests are highly recommended because it is your show and we want it to be the most memorable it can be. Looking forward to hearing from you!! Rock on!!!
Black out Boys Ent offers a wide range of services. We do all events from sweet 16s to tailgates parties. Our music is available in clean edit. We have our own equipment. We are always professional and on time. Let us entertain your guests and have them dancing the night away.
There are two parts: first, the Orchestra is for hire for weddings and corporate social functions. Go to the SoundCloud link below for a live recording of the Orchestra featuring guest singer, Donna Singer. Here are some testimonials. "Good job everyone. The band sounded great last night." - Michael "Linda from Got2Lindy sent us and the brewery a very nice email saying how much everyone enjoyed our music and what a great success the night was." - Bruce "Wow!" - April
We are mobile disc jockeys providing quality service for all events. We specialize in all your music needs at your request.