The Bavarian Hofbrau Band was founded over twenty years ago by a group of musicians from the North Shore of Boston. In the ensuing years, they have worked on perfecting the style of the oompah band.
The Boston-based Boogaloo Swamis have been playing their unique blend of New Orleans influenced r and B for over fifteen years. In addition to Cajun, Zydeco, anbd R and B originals, the Swamis also play recognizable tunes that incorporate their own style.
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The Boston Kiltics specialize in foot tapping Celtic folk music, excelling at the music, song and dance of Nova Scotia.
Puerto Rican guitarist Jose Gonzalez presents his latin ensembles Criollo Clasico and Banda Criolla. Concerts, festivals and latin dance music. Five CD recordings and 2 Putumayo World Music compilations "Islands" and "Best of World Instrumental".
Dis-n-Dat Band is a Boston based reggae and calypso band lead by award winning steel drummer and vocalist Debra Sarjeant and Grammy nominated ex-Black Uhuru drummer Marcus Rangotan Smith. The band has five members and has played all over the U.S. and the Caribbean.
Opa's Oompah has been a favorite for 20 years in the NH area. Dressed in Bavarian attire and featuring beer drinking songs and Deutsch favorites, they're sure to make you say " Ach du lieber!"
Rebecca Cline, sparkling pianist, has performed or recorded in the US and Caribbean with such artists as Giovanni Hidalgo, Pedrito Martinez, Paulo Braga, Romero Lubambo, Jerry Gonzalez, Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez, Charles Neville, and Alex Acuña. In 2007, she received a CMA grant to compose a suite for her quartet entitled Clay, Iron, Water, based on Yoruban-derived Afro-Cuban ceremonial music.
Sambita is the blending of Latin and American dance music with jazz and pop styles, and is led by multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Mark Greel, one of Boston's longstanding premier talents. Sambita can play numerous South American dance hits, and well as easy listening Latin jazz and even more "gringo" oriented north american latin, pop and jazz favorites. When you're looking for a band that can keep your guests dancing to the hottest salsa and merengue, look no further than "Sambita"!
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The Exiles play exhilarating, traditional, Irish instrumental dance music, as well as their own compositions, with vitality and spark. The Exiles features Bob Drouin, on a dizzying array of melodic instruments, backed by one of the most driving rhythm sections in the business.
The Vagabonds formed in 1986 to upkeep the heritage of German-American Music in the U.S.. More than twenty years later, they are still the number one German band to turn to when it comes to entertaining crowds.
Wildest Dreams was founded by keyboardist Andy Holiner and vocalist Alice Johnson in the summer of 1989. They auditioned many fine musicians, seeking soulful accomplished players with a joyful spirt. The present members of this multicultural ensemble, hail from, South America, Japan and the U.S.
D`RAFAEL Guitarist, Composer arranger & Music Director of D`Rafael & Gitano Group Mr. Rafael, is a multifaceted Guitarist, performing Latin Music with his unique gypsy (Roma), jazz, pop & classical influences. His Music has gained an excellent reputation for his innovations technique as well as his individualized approach to a new style of Instrumental Guitar.
Cuban music is a myriad of styles and genres, with a long history. While influences from Africa and Spain were predominant, Cuban music has also been shaped by the music of Europe, Latin-America and American pop music and jazz. Disclaimer: this sampling is by no means meant to be all-inclusive, this is only scratching the surface of Cuban music.
This ensemble is comprised of some of the finest musicians in New England. A variety of instruments are available including fiddle, guitar, harmonica,acoustic bass, vocals, and vibraphone, all improvising and performing in the Gypsy Jazz genre. "Gypsy Nights" can be tailored to meet the needs of your event, dining experience, or club.
Hector Cuevas & The Boston Latin Band is the premier Latin Band in New England and New York, playing smooth Latin jazz, salsa, merengue, danzon and cumbia. The band plays at elegant Boston, Newport, and New England weddings, at nightclubs, for bar and bat mitzvah's, for anniversary and graduation parties, at festivals and on cruises.
Inca Son, since its earliest beginnings, has been a band with a mission: to preserve and instill appreciation for their cultural legacy through the international language of music and dance. Dressed as either their Inca forebears, with feathers and gold earrings, or in the resplendent wool ponchos still worn in the Andes Mountains, Inca Son is, in the words of Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart, “the indispensable cultural ambassadors of this nearly lost South American folk tradition.
King Ludwig's Bavarian Band Was founded in 1976 by Hugo Helmer vom Bavaria. Originally formed as an adhoc get-together alpine band for Apri Ski end-of-day fun at the old Crotched Mountain Ski Area in New Hampshire, the group quickly became a favorite of the mountain employees and ski crowds
Led by master musician Angel Wagner, Mariachi Fantasia has pleased audiences of all nationalities with his rousing and authentic mariachi groups. Available as a trio on up to seven pieces, Fantasia will add the Mexican flavor you need for your next Cinco de Maya, theme party, or poolside mixer.
Pan United is one of Boston's premier steel pan groups. They offer three versions of the band, as well as soloists Debra and Charleston Sarjeant.
Raised on Cape Cod, Musician/Artist Jefferey Clayton (Music Director, Music Educator), founded PanNeubean Steel to share his passion for music. His love-passion for his Jamaican heritage and the quality of PanNeubean Steel is evident through his enthusiasm, initiative and dedication to professionalism. Showcasing the Steelpan's versatility in Caribbean (reggae, soca, calypso), Afro-Caribbean, Contemporary, Jazz, Fusion and Classical music styles is the essence of PanNeubean Steel.
Denzil "Bolt" Botus is a Steel drum (pan) player from Trinidad. Panorama is available as a duo, trio or larger group.
“Schwarze Schafe”, is a family friendly German Band, perfect for an Oktoberfest Celebration or other German Party.
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The Jolly Rogues are known for their irish and scottish (celtic music) , sea shanties and colonial music, ballads and drinking songs with such songs as Cape Cod Girls, All for Me Grog, and the Good Old Colony Days.
Strike up the band! Need authentic Trinidadian and Caribbean music? Latin, jazz, contemporary, and light classical music, too? We play all of the above and would be delighted to perform at your special occasion, indoors or out.