The Jon Bates Band
THE JON BATES BAND literally performs all over the world. They have the touring experience, pre-production knowledge and the resources required to effectively navigate all the logistical challenges involved with performing at remote geographical locations, always offering clients the highest quality and most affordable entertainment options on every level
Extraordinarly Gifted Musicians
THE JON BATES BAND features a rare blend of extraordinarily gifted musicians and vocalists, with a magical chemistry and cohesiveness that has evolved from playing music together. They have shared experiences, passion and deep personal friendships over many years. Most of all,
THE JON BATES BAND is an amazingly authentic, soulful and incredibly fun party band, with an unparalleled reputation for creating the perfect ambience, building the energy of a party, and ultimately getting everyone up on the dance floor and having a great time! They have entertained at many gala events around the world, often for parties that have included guest lists of some of the most prominent names in business, politics and the entertainment world. They have shared stages with many legendary performers, and their credentials are clearly evident.
THE JON BATES BAND is the ideal entertainment choice for any celebration or premier social event.
Covering a broad spectrum of styles and musical genres, THE JON BATES BAND is the ideal entertainment choice for any celebration or premier social event. Without exception, they always make a party come alive! They musically engage and inspire people to enjoy themselves! It is a band that can literally satisfy every musical appetite, and they're well known for their unbelievably expansive repertoire of great songs from every era.
An outstanding reputation is the result of years of experience, well documented by hundreds of testimonials from former clients and their extensive list of personal references.
THE JON BATES BAND makes every effort to accommodate a client's wishes and exceed expectations. Their outstanding reputation is the result of years of experience, and is well documented by hundreds of testimonials from former clients and their extensive list of personal references. The standard instrumentation of the core 7-piece band features a truly phenomenal male and female lead vocalist, accompanied by keyboard, guitar, bass, drums and saxophone.
Depending on a client’s personal preference, as well as the budget and space allowances for each event, The size of the band can be modified if necessary to adapt to a more intimate setting, or can be expanded to a larger orchestra that may include additional horns, afro-latin percussion and other assorted instruments. Musicians for a ceremony or cocktail music prior to a main event are also always an available and popular option.
Professional state-of-the-art PA system to present the highest quality sound with optimum clarity at an appropriate volume.
THE JON BATES BAND uses a professional state-of-the-art PA system to present the highest quality sound with optimum clarity at an appropriate volume. This also allows clients the optionto have digitally mastered recordings played during band breaks and for those who wish to have "Club Mixes" included in their overall entertainment package, or hear a favorite song from their iPod, making that transition is never a problem.
Once you confirm your event date with THE JON BATES BAND, the date is reserved for only you. The musicians and vocalists represented to you are the same musicians who will perform at your event. The “bait and switch” approach that many agencies are known for is never a concern when booking THE JON BATES BAND. This is an extremely cohesive and committed partnership of musicians who have developed an extraordinary sound that comes from playing consistently together for years and they offer their services at an extremely fair and competitive price.
What distinguishes us most as a first choice band for weddings and events is the exceptional talent and chemistry of the band.
What we do best is:
- Play an incredibly wide range of great music in all genres, and pack the dance floor!
- Entertain and completely engage the crowd
- Customize our playlist to accommodate our clients' personal preferences.
- Learn additional songs they may want to hear if we don't already know them.
- MC any and all announcements, introductions, special dances, toasts, formalities, etc that they want
- Always work closely with our clients, the banquet personnel and other event vendors to make everything flow smoothly.
- Always do everything possible to exceed our client's requests and expectations!