Dance Bands

Every event needs a great dance band. Vancouver has some of the best dance bands in Western Canada to get your guests grooving and shakin’. See our full roster of Vancouver’s best dance bands.

Staff Picks:

Dr. Strangelove

Well known from their house gig at Vancouver's hippest club, this hi-energy band is perfect for groups looking for a FUN night of partying. Their clients include The Vancouver Canucks, NBA, NFL and BC Lions in addition to numerous corporate events. Follow Dr. Strangelove's prescription for stress relief and invite them to make a house call at your next function.

Famous Players

Energy, vibrancy & stage presence have made Famous Players one of the most requested acts in North America. This band makes people get up & dance! If you are planning a function and are looking for a group that caters to all demographics with flexibility and professionalism, then BOOK Famous Players.

The Rain City 6

Looking to take your special event to the next level? When you hire The Rain City 6 for your next event, you aren’t just getting an average band that’s replaying some of their favourite songs from high school. You are getting the most diverse, seasoned and passionate musicians around that are at the TOP of their game.

The Rain City 6

The Timebenders

The Timebenders are Canada’s Good Time Gurus Of Rock & Roll. With numerous costume changes and hilarious tributes to some of your favourite musical stars, this is a show that is as much fun to see as it is to hear!!! These interactive entertainers will take you on a fun filled ride through the decades.

RnB Icons

This powerful and soulful revue honours some of the greatest Rhythm & Blues legends of all time, including Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, James Brown, Tina Turner, Stevie Wonder and many more! Mike Henry and Jeanette O'Keefe lead a powerhouse cast of 13 on an inspiring musical journey you won't want to miss!

SIDEone

SIDEone is made up of extremely talented and experienced musicians. The sets were crafted for the sole purpose of packing a dance floor, while avoiding entirely the typical cover band cheese. With a repertoire covering ground from Aretha to Lady Gaga, Kings of Leon to Queen and literally everything in between, SIDEone will customize the set to appeal to your guests.

Popular Choices:

Beauty and the Beats

This performance act, features the beautiful Christina Sing on vocals and Bobby James on the drums. This duo packs a punch of unadulterated live sound and visual stimulation that rocks any crowd. The sounds are electro and progressive house mashed with 80's & 90's rock, pop and R&B, classics. Bobby and Christina remix, mash, and re-assemble all of their tracks to give the audience a special treat every show.

Cease & Desist

One of the strongest line up of professional musicians working today, Cease & Desist has been impressing audiences around the world for over a decade. Their seemingly endless repertoire of classic covers spans from the forties right up into the new millennium. The band members have all sung or performed on countless albums and radio hits. Each of the band members is a gifted multi-instrumentalist and singer and together they combine to make one of the tightest, most versatile bands you'll likely ever see.

Faith & Desire

In demand across North America, Faith & Desire deliver a high energy set of pop music! Ranging from Cee Lo, to CCR, their vast song list and engaging persona entertain any demographic. Featuring members from Trooper, The Northern Pikes, Prism and Strange Advance; Faith & Desire have performed on stage for Disney World, the 2010 Olympics, Pfizer, Telus and more.

Groove N Tonic

Vancouver hipsters Groove N Tonic, play a high energy blend of R&B Funk/pop with a repertoire both classic and contemporary. Always engaging, these musicians really love to sing and play getting into the songs and reinventing themselves with their top notch musicality and infallible grooves. A band that looks and sounds like it's name, Groove N Tonic would like to intoxicate you and get you up on the dance floor.

Hip Pocket, Jazz Ensemble

Hip Pocket performs smooth Jazz saxophone sounds in the style of David Sanborn and Grover Washington Jr., and showcases guitar stylings of the music of George Benson and Pat Metheny plus a tasty blend of Jazz Standards and Latin Favourites. The perfect musical accompaniment to your special event.

Luv Shak

Luv Shak has performed in every circumstance imaginable, from small pubs to large arenas including numerous private corporate functions. Luv Shak is known for its versatility and its ability to connect with, hold and entertain an audience like no other club and on the circuit today. A party band for every occasion.

March Hare

March Hare is the 'supergroup' of the Vancouver live music scene performing all your favourite songs plus the best of today's hits. The band exudes personality, talent and a great sense of fun. As well as being one of the most polished and musically adept show bands in Canada, March Hare is also extremely personable and professional and experienced in working in virtually any situation.

Mothers of Convention

Mothers of Convention, featuring Keith Bennett, brings together a well rehearsed group of Vancouver's finest musicians to create a highly entertaining live music show. They present a wide range of great dance music as well as sophisticated dinner music with superb musicianship, well crafted arrangements and soulful vocals and harmonies. The band sounds great in duo, trio, quartet, quintet or sextet formats.

Noah Nine

Noah Nine is a young, hip, high-energy band specializing in their own brand of stellar pop-rock, often compared to today's British pop sensations with strong roots in classic Beatles tunes. With an extensive repertoire of songs from classic rock n' roll to today's Top 40 Hits, they are a party favorite. Noah Nine WILL get the crowd up and dancing.

Tainted Lovers

Do you remember the days when you back-combed your hair till your arms hurt? When Miami Vice and The Breakfast Club was a way of life? Now you can relive those glory days with The Tainted Lovers. This high-energy group will bring the sounds of Duran Duran, DEVO, Blondie, David Bowie and countless others to life at your next party!

Ten Souljers

Ten Souljers are the most energetic, turbocharged, hip shakin', head-turnin' deep fried, chocolate-covered party band in the world. This amazing band features a soul-stirring blend of powerhouse vocals, spine tingling harmonies, a sensational horn section, and a diverse show that will touch your heart and your soul. Ten Souljers, easy to deal with and consummately professional, will tailor their show to suit your event. For the very best in entertainment - Ten Souljers.

The Champagne Orchestra

The Champagne Orchestra, led by trumpeter Al Guraliuk, is a swinging band that plays the songs that filled the great ballrooms of the thirties and forties. The big bands of the day had people dancing cheek-to-cheek during the Golden Era of Radio and their music is still popular today. Artists such as Michael Bublé, Natalie Cole, Diana Krall and even Rod Stewart have once again popularized these timeless songs.

The HitZone

Formed in 2000, the HitZone (formerly the Hitmen) is one of Vancouver's most unique musical acts. When the HitZone are booked to play your event, you can be sure your guests will be rave about the quality of the band and the non-stop energy they create. Clients consistently marvel at the band's versatility and "can do" attitude. The HitZone will keep every crowd happy with sure-fire party faves from the 50's to today.

The Neurotics

The Neurotics rock every party they play with their fun-filled over the top show performing the best of Sixties British Invasion and Beach music. Hilarious characters & costumes combine with great music to create a party no one will want to ever end. The fab four have played numerous fairs & festivals, and a career of corporate parties at every major hotel and venue in Vancouver.

The Way Cool Revue

Formed in 1992 specifically for the Vancouver/Whistler special events market, The Way Cool Revue has performed over 500 shows. This versatile band plays classic C&W, contemporary country pop, plus 50's rock'n roll, R&B and more. The Way Cool Revue can be tailored to meet your specific needs from acoustic strolling background music to high energy country pop dance music.

The Young Executives

The Young Executives specialize in throwing highly entertaining dance parties that will keep everyone moving the whole night. If you need to create an unforgettable party, The Young Executives are your best option. With their huge repertoire of rock, dance, and country songs spanning over six decades of music, The Young Executives play everyone's favourite songs.

YVR Band

YVR Band is one of Vancouver's most sought after party bands designed to make your function a highly exciting, enjoyable and memorable experience. With stunning female vocalist Jillian Hart fronting the band and three other lead vocalists their extensive repertoire covers a FIFTY-YEAR-SPAN of top music hits. YVR’s goal is to provide an entertaining and interactive soundtrack for your event.

The Pompadoors (5-7 piece band)

The Pompadoors has marry the classic rock and roll feel with a modern roots and dance vibe. Lead singer, Josh Wyper, has a magnetic stage presence and sounds like the second coming of Rod Stewart. When combined with the powerhouse talents of guitarist Carl Davis and drummer Eric Davis, the band captures the heart of every single person in the audience.

Electric Ballroom (6-piece band)

Electric Ballroom Band is one of Vancouver's freshest dance, party, wedding, corporate and event bands. Comprised of some of Vancouver's finest professional musicians, Electric Ballroom will bring an unstoppable energy to any occasion or event. Turn your party into the talk of the town with Electric Ballroom. We provide musical services in all popular musical styles, venues, sizes and configurations.

Emily Chambers Band (4-6 piece band)

Emily Chambers is a dynamic vocalist with a sultry tone and a powerhouse range. With a love for classic soul and R&B, she combines an old school Motown vibe with hints of hip hop and a little bit of Southern grit, to give you a fresh sound that hits you in the gut.

BANG! (5-piece)

Their set list mixes songs that are hot on the charts right now with dance-able hits of the 70's, 80's and 90's and current songs for a superb music mix.The BANG! setlist has been designed to be loaded with great club songs that make the room want to dance! That's why BANG! is such a buzz band in Vancouver.

Kelly Brock Band (4-8-piece band) 

Three-Generation Vancouverite, Vocalist and Entertainer, Kelly Brock has been a mainstay on the BC music scene for over two decades, performing at many nightclubs, casinos, corporate parties, charity functions and sports-related events. Her smooth, inviting vocals, warm and engaging personality and professional, friendly nature adds a nice flavour to many a soiree.

WestCoast Players (6-piece Asian Band)

The WestCoast Players is made up of some of BC's most talented singers and musicians this wonderful province has to offer! The two dynamic and gifted front singers, Benny Lau and D'arcy Han both sing fluently in Cantonese, Mandarin and English. They are native Vancouverites who exude personality and who completely engage the audience- these two singers love what they do and it shows! The band consists of Pete Barone on drums, Michael Pavie on guitar, Victor Noriega and Leo Bae on keyboards. All seasoned, professional musicians who have been performing for many years.


Call Darren Dreger at 1.604.696.1234 for
more information on our entertainment roster.
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