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Bands & Ensembles in New York

Wanna hire a rockstar? Yea you do... or maybe you don’t and are just looking for a Jazz singer (BTW, we think Jazz soloists are total rockstars). No matter the genre or style, the Special Guest band category will not disappoint. Scroll through our talent to book the perfect entertainment for your next big bash (or intimate cocktail party).

B.d. Lenz

NY/NJ based guitarist & bandleader
New York City, NY

B.D. Lenz is a guitarist extraordinaire and his band plays everything from lush jazz standards to high-energy jazz rock flavored with the grooves of Latin and Funk. His versatile ensembles can do it all from raging parties to quiet cocktail. He's released ten recordings, played thousands of gigs internationally, and has had music featured on hundreds of TV shows globally! This band can play in any configuration and instrumentation to fit your taste and budget - instrumental or with vocalists

Lip Service

The Hottest Dance Band in The Tri State Area!
New York City, NY

The hottest dance band in the Tri-State area elevating the karaoke experience by providing a full, live backing band. Lip Service is bringing your patrons into a fully immersive, memorable experience that will keep them coming back! Michael Jackson, Areatha Franklin, Madonna, Justin Timberlake, Brittany Spears, Jay-Z, Sean Paul, Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars, Pat Benetar, Pink Floyd, Santana...You get the gist. We are a cover band you know. WE LOVE: Crowd interaction Having a good time Having people sing with us ALWAYS open for requests

Adam Falcon

A blend of Roots & Soul music mixed with the Blues
New York City, NY

 Adam Falcon has worked and/or shared the stage with Roberta Flack, Sophie B. Hawkins, Whitney Houston, B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Jim Lauderdale, Robert Palmer, Peter Gabriel, and Nona Hendryx.  He's opened for James Cotton Blues Band, Matt “Guitar” Murphy, Ruthie Foster, The Wailers, Jim Lauderdale and Tower of Power. Writing songs for George Benson and having songs on national television got Falcon noticed by The Song Writers Hall of Fame, which honored him with the Abe Olman Scholarship Award.

Too Blue

Bluegrass & Swing
Poughkeepsie, NY

Traveling freely between the genres of bluegrass, swing, Celtic and jazz, a Too Blue performance is a dynamic dose of serious fun. Smooth harmonies and adventurous musicianship bring stellar arrangements to life and leave the listener anything but “blue”. Seamlessly blending their vocals are guitarist Betsy Rome and banjoist Joan Harrison. Mandolin powerhouse Michael Sassano astounds and entertains, while jazz bassist Jamie Doris brings a creative and unique perspective to the band.

The Bob Stump Band

Bluegrass, Americana Blues, R&B
Poughkeepsie, NY

Americana music influenced by bluegrass, western swing, country blues & folk. Just as Bob says "Bare bones, honest, heartfelt Americana!". Then while I was listening to this I wondered just what Americana really is?  Acoustic guitar? Check. Harmonica? Fiddle ?Check. Driving rhythm? Check. Rousing choruses. Yup!-

Deadgrass

String band adventure through Jerry Garcia's world
New York City, NY

Multi-instrumentalist Matt Turk and Grammy award winner C Lanzbom joined forces to form Deadgrass, a string band adventure through Jerry Garcia’s musical world. Bassist Dave Richards, banjoist Russell Gottlieb and fiddler Michael Donovan complete this fine group of seasoned pros exploring Garcia's life works on the instruments that first inspired him. Deadgrass interprets the music of Jerry Garcia, drawing from Old & in the Way, JGB, Grisman/Garcia, Jerry’s Jug Band days and The Grateful Dead.

Union Rail

New England's own original folk, country, bluegrass old time American music.
Scranton, PA

Union Rail is an original band with influences ranging from Appalachian bluegrass to folk, outlaw country, blues and they're own pop mix of early American music. With all members being both vocalists and multi-faceted instrumentalists the band brings a great mix of sounds from guitars to banjos to harmonicas and an array of other instruments along with frequent layered harmonies to create a great classic but modern friendly sound.

Fuzion Entertainment

Agent Extraordinaire!
Scranton, PA

Fuzion Entertainment is a provider of cutting edge tributes, urban, extreme and cultural attractions for all types of venues and special events worldwide. Whether you’re looking for that special attraction for your performing arts series or a VIP event at your casino, let Fuzion work for you. Locations in NY and LA!

Mandology

Gypsy Jazz
New York City, NY

Gypsy Jazz

Natalie Forteza

Alt-Soul/R&B/Pop/Singer-Songwriter/Jazz/World
Poughkeepsie, NY

A slow burn, simmering soft and subtle, tapping into both the sultry and sweet, NATALIE FORTEZA has a wondrous ability to push familiar buttons in the listener’s soul, but also find new ones they may not even be aware of. She can purr at the microphone but there’s an underlying vocal power there, Natalie’s vocal talent is hard to miss. With soulful, exotic mystique, her unique, recognizable voice summons emotion through layers of Pop, Alt-Soul, and World Music.