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Bands & Ensembles in Poughkeepsie, 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).

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

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

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 Danger Days

Providing 7 decades of Top 40 Hits!
New York City, NY

Specializing in timeless hits of the last 7 decades, The Danger Days performs everything from dance/rock to ballads. Perfectly accommodating any event, The Danger Days provide entertainment for restaurants, bars, private parties, weddings and more.

Nelson Riveros Trio/quartet

Contemporary Latin-Jazz
New York City, NY

New York based guitarist Nelson Riveros is part of an emerging force of a new generation of Contemporary Latin-Jazz artists. His debut recording titled ‘Camino Al Barrio’ peaked at #8 on the Jazz Week World Music Chart. He was nominated among his peers as ‘Next Best Generation Artist’ and ‘Best Latin Jazz Guitar’ for the 2010 Latin Jazz Corner Best of The Year Awards.

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.

Ryan Townsend

Singing Guitarist
New York City, NY

Ryan Townsend is a singer/songwriter performing both original and cover acoustic driven compositions. His voice evokes influences from Joe Cocker to Ray Lamontagne. Ryan is like having a live jukebox on tap, performing your favorite songs from the last 75 years of music. Rock, Pop, Soul, Alternative, Jazz, Blues, and Instrumentals. Old school favorites to cotemporary Top 40. His catalog of songs is fun, energetic and can connect with audiences of all ages. He can be booked solo or with a band.