Gala Season

We are full swing in the Gala & fundraising season & we are always proud to be on hand, on stage. It’s a time the Band really enjoys, as we feel an integral part of raising money for so many wonderful causes. When guests come up & tell us, they’re returning because they saw we… Read more »

How to maximize your Gala Potential

Post-Holiday wintertime in Chicago is the perfect time to hold your Gala Fundraiser.  You might think the weather is a negative factor, but as long as the facility you choose is accessible by major roads, there is only going to be a very slight chance that the weather could effect attendance.  On the contrary, most people are anxious to dress up,… Read more »

Making A Wish come true.

We are getting ready to perform once again for Make A Wish, the organization that selects critically ill children & grants their wish.  We have been entertaining over the years, with such Guest Stars as Jay Leno, Martin Short, Dana Carvey & David Spade, to name a few.  Each year, the organization features a personal story… Read more »

Professional Live Bands Highly Prioritize Customer Service

Customer Service

Live bands are a wonderful choice for your wedding entertainment. The live sound from actual musical instruments and singers, the upbeat personalities of band members and overall show-stopping fun can’t be beaten. Your live wedding band should be one that intends on catering to you and your needs. Although there will be the customary stipulations… Read more »

The Importance Of Customer Service And Musicians

The Importance Of Customer Service And Musicians

In nearly any industry, customer service is the single aspect of operations that can make the difference between a good business and a great business – or even decide whether you’re a success or a failure. With musicians, it’s just the same. Just as unpopular musicians rise and fall, artists and performers who take the… Read more »

Why do people want to come to your Fundraiser?

If you’ve been a part of organizing a Fundraiser, there are a few things that become apparent:  1.  It’s tremendously rewarding  2.  It’s a lot of hard work  3.  You need to create an event that people can’t resist attending.  These days, the competition for charitable donors has never been more fierce.  To involve yourself… Read more »

What to do, see & listen to, during the Holidays!

No matter where you live in the United States, there is a holiday to celebrate in the next few weeks.  This is a time when friends, family & colleagues take a moment to gather & enjoy whatever relationship they share.  Most of the time, this includes a party of some kind.  The background of that… Read more »

Summer Event Temptations

Who doesn’t love a summer party?  The gardens are in bloom, the temperatures balmy, everything is green & your clothes are light weight.  I certainly don’t want to rain on anyone’s parade, but if you’re thinking this is the perfect time to have your event, let me alert you to a few of the pitfalls… Read more »

Explaining the Science of Music

“Pop” Music. The “Pop” is short for popular.  & that is further defined by your age group & sheer numbers.  So, what makes a song “popular”?  This is where the science comes in. Music is a visceral part of the human condition.  From the moment a Neanderthal picked up a bone & began beating it rhythmically on a… Read more »