Bands & Ensembles in Cincinnati, Ohio
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).
Megan KatarinaSinger-Songwriter Megan Katarina
Megan Katarina is a Florida born and raised singer-songwriter. She began writing music and poetry at age 6, when she discovered Shel Silverstein and Martina McBride. She started playing guitar at age 12. Now, at just 22, Megan has shown the work ethic of an established musician. She performs at prestigious venues, such as the Bluebird Cafe, The House of Blues Orlando, and has shared the stage with artists like Asleep at The Wheel, Drew Baldridge, and Emerson Drive and more.
Tommy Tutone8675309/Jenny Power Pop Band
Tommy Tutone were an early-'80s power pop band led by vocalist Tommy Heath and guitarist Jim Keller. The group's first single, 1980's "Angel Say No," charted on the American Top 40, yet it was 1981's "867-5309/Jenny" that sent the group to the top of the charts. Peaking in early 1982, the single hit number four and went gold. Tommy Tutone also charted in the the Top 40 with the release of their third album, 1983's National Emotion. In 1994, Heath returned with Tommy Tutone and a new release!
Jeff Ponders IiJazz Saxophone
Born in Detroit, Jeff honed his skills under the tutelage of jazz masters Donald Walden and Marcus Belgrave. His resume includes performances and recordings with heavyweights across many genres, including James Carter, Robert Glasper, Mike Phillips, Keyshia Cole, Bebe Winans, Eric Roberson, and John Legend. Jeff is a founding member of the electrifying band HotSauceMusic, and performa throughout the US as an artist. His debut album, "Spark," is available digitally everywhere.
Hard RocketMountain High Rock-n-Roll
Hard Rocket is based in Asheville, NC. Known for playing tight, energetic, and convicted rock n roll with ability to musically style-shift while remaining true to its core rock sound. We have a deep musical chemistry featuring dual lead guitars and a hard hitting rhythm section. The four band members have played with respected musicians and producers in a variety of live settings and recording studios.
Being hailed by press around the world as Shania's Successor, Jessica Lynn is fast on her way to becoming a household name. In the last three years, the New York singer/songwriter has completed three highly successful nationwide tours of the United States and has seen her first two full length concert television specials, This Much Fun – Live from the Winery at St. George, and Jessica Lynn - Takin' Over - Live from The Paramount, be met with rave reviews and seen by millions of viewers across America. She has sung her country’s National Anthem twice in New York’s famed Madison Square Garden and on national television for NASCAR, signed a major publishing deal with publishing giant Round Hill Music that has her in Nashville writing with today’s top hit writers, and has shared stages with country music elite: Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Hank Williams Jr., Thompson Square, Jake Owen, Sammy Kershaw, Clint Black, Montgomery Gentry, Phil Vassar and others. In 2016, Jessica hit the road with country legend Jo Dee Messina for a west coast tour and recently had the honor of opening for the Queen of Country Music herself, Loretta Lynn.
Rose ColellaJazz Vocalist in Chicago & Owner of Lola Bard Productions.
Jazz vocalist Rose Colella currently performs regularly at Chicago's top jazz clubs and hotels, including The Jazz Showcase & The Green Mill, alongside the city's top jazz musicians. Rose released her critically acclaimed album "Small Hours" in 2009 and plans to release her next album in the coming months. Rose received her Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies from Roosevelt University in Chicago and owns the entertainment agency Lola Bard Productions, named for her grandmother, a 1930s vocalist who performed and recorded with Bobby Hackett & The Original Dixieland Jazz Band. Rose & Lola were recently featured in The New York Times, with a story detailing Rose’s career as a jazz vocalist in Chicago, inspired by Lola’s career as a jazz vocalist in New York City. Lola Bard Productions books jazz, classical and holiday entertainment at Chicago's finest establishments, along with weddings, corporate events and private parties.
Jerry JacobsHigh-energy Pop/Country/Rock from Nashville, TN
“’Maybe Tonight’ by Jerry Jacobs may be your new favorite song,” writes Whiskey Riff. The popular country music and lifestyle blog has Jerry Jacobs’ debut single “on repeat, all day.” Country artist and songwriter Jerry Jacobs landed onto Nashville’s music scene in early 2014, and has been making noise in Music City and across the nation ever since.
Steven CadeAward Winning Modern Country Artist
Steven Cade is a Nashville based, award-winning modern country artist and singer/songwriter. Originally from Texas, Steven arrived to Nashville by way of California. His sound is frequently compared to Keith Urban, Hunter Hayes, and Rascal Flatts. He has been the featured artist and/or opening act for Eric Church, Darius Rucker, Carrie Underwood, Frankie Ballard, Shania Twain, Billy Currington, Gavin DeGraw and others.