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Current Genre - Rock Contemporary
Bigtime Band

Bigtime Band - Rock/Contemporary

Bigtime will blow your mind with their huge range of fun, danceable music! These multi-talented players and vocalists cover everything from Top 40, Rock, Funk, Disco to Oldies.

They even do Wedding Standards, but don't let that fool you, they will get you on the dance floor and rock you with a high energy performance and great vocals.

Conniption Fits - Rock/Contemporary

Having already had songs on MTV, ESPN's X-Games, CBS's Vans Triple Crown as well as national radio, Stevens Blanchard started The Conniption Fits in 2003 following his success with the band Motorplant (disbanded in 2001).

The Conniption Fits sound has been compared to Jimmy Eat World, Green Day, Foo Fighters, Silversun Pickups, u2, The Police and David Bowie. While they draw on a wide variety of influences, they manage to carve out a unique, pop rock sound.

Shawn Snyder, also from Motorplant, started on drums, Erik Von Geldern held down the bass and Tuck Stocking was the band's fourth member from 2005 to 2007. Shawn left, so Seth Roya joined in 2005 playing drums, then Seth left for family and Shawn came back in 2010. Erik left for Boston and Andrew Martin picked up the bass in early 2010. Andy left the band at the very end of 2011 and Jamie Hosley swooped in and has been holding down the bottom end to the present. Confused? The band is currently Stevens Blanchard (Vox / Guitar), Shawn Snyder (Drums) and Jamie Hosley (Bass).

The band won "Best Rock Trio" according to NH Magazine in 2011.

Always looking to build an audience an entertain, The Conniption Fits is a band that feeds an audience and consistently delivers a high energy, impacting show.

Crush - The Only Serious Choice

Crush - Rock/Contemporary

Live, Energetic, Entertaining and Style are only a few words that describe Crush, Boston's best wedding, corporate function, and party band.

Crush offers a wide variety of musical styles and performs with energy and passion that will get you on your feet in no time.

With vocals that are pure and dynamic, a horn section that is fun and exciting and a rhythm section that is second to none, Crush is sure to be a real winner at your wedding, function, or private party.

Groove Alliance

Groove Alliance - Rock/Contemporary

Whether it's a challenging arrangement of a Chicago song, or a fun, funky send-up of a KC and the Sunshine Band disco hit, this well-rehearsed, talented band plays tight and hot, and can deliver ballads or up beat dance numbers with equal skill and style.

 

In addition to being a regularly featured band at Foxwoods Resort and Casino, the band can also be seen at some of the best clubs in the greater Boston area.

Mama Kicks - Classic Rock

Mama Kicks: Voted NH's best rock band in 2003 & 2004, by NH Magazine. Mama Kicks is now available for weddings and functions of all types. While known mostly for their club work, this versatile quartet has consistently proven to be a refreshing option to the generic "wedding band." With individual personalities and years of performing experience, Mama Kicks has experienced tremendous success and a loyal following by every age group.

Rico Barr - Jazz/Big Band

Rico Barr - Rock/Contemporary

Rico Barr and the Jump ‘n’ Jive Review is New England’s Premier Swing and Party Band. Although the Band was nominated as Swing Band of The Year by the National Swing Awards, their repertoire includes much more. They perform selections from the Jazz and Rock decades including Motown and R&B, as well as Latin. They are in demand for Corporate Events, Weddings, Concerts and Dances throughout New England.

The Band’s repertoire includes great Motown & Soul classics by Marvin Gaye, The O’Jays, The Temptations, Al Green, Ray Charles and Billy Paul, Swing from Michael Buble, Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett and 80’s favorites from Wang Chung and The Cars. Also prominently featured is authentic Salsa for Zumba Lovers. For fans who want a brief return to the Disco Era, they have added a Bee Gees Greatest Hits Medley and Barry White. They also perform current hits from artists Cee Lo Green, Bruno Mars and Train.

Among the Band’s highlight performances and clients have been The Boston Harbor Festival, Radio Station WZID Christmas at the Palace, Cape Cod Jazz Festival, WNBP Jazz Cruise for the Benefit of the Firehouse Theater, Peabody Essex Museum, Castle Hill, Manchester NH Jazz & Blues Festival, Hampton Beach Seafood Festival, Swinging Under The Stars At Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Ryles Jazz Club, The Acton Jazz Café, Swing City in Cambridge, and Ron DellaChiesa’s Strictly Sinatra Dance Party.

Rico’s Band appears in the Disney Movie “The Finest Hours” starring Chris Pine to be released later this year.

The Hot Tamales - Rock/Contemporary

The Hot Tamales are a 5 piece acoustic/electric rock band playing the music of yesterday and today with a very spicy edge. The band features Jim Devlin on acoustic/electric guitars and vocals, Paul Costley on percussion/guitar, vocals & harmonica, Jay Ranslow on bass & vocals, Ian Katz on sax & vocals and Simon Adamson on drums.

The band has opened up for The Beach Boys (3 sold out shows at the Hampton Beach Casino) they have also shared the stage with Bob Marleys band The Wailers and were very well received at both events. Whether you like Dave Mathews, Train, Kings Of Leon or the Rolling Stones the Hot Tamales cover a wide variety of songs that are guaranteed to keep everybody happy.

The Hot Tamales can add some spice to any kind of event your planning whether it be a wedding, party or corporate function. Our main objection is to keep it fun!

Third Stone - Rock/Contemporary

Third Stone consists of outstanding musicians that have been performing professionally for years. Led by Nicole Caramanica and Garrison Bond on lead vocals this band has always thrived to put on a great show no matter the occasion or venue. Kendra has an amazing talent.

Gifted with a powerful and beautiful voice Nicole is extremely versatile and is simply a thrill to listen too. She is fast becoming one of the hottest vocalists in the area.

Garrison Bond is an electrfying showman and a huge musical talent that is evident at every show. Rounding out the group is a talented group of musicians. Alan Andrade on bass/vocals, Brian Lewis on drums/vocals , Amos Sanfillipo on guitars/vocals and Scott Poole on keyboards and vocals.. All musicians are dynamic players and have great chemistry performing with each other.

This is evident at every Third Stone performance creating that awesome "Third Stone" sound. Third Stone is available as a four, five or six piece band as well. True professionals that love music and performing!

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