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The Beatniks

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The Beatniks perform the music of the 60's & 70's with energy and passion that you won't find anywhere. Capturing the essence of the music with their charisma, chemistry, and natural talent is why people all over the world are fans of the band!

 

The Beatniks band imageThe Beatnik history can be traced back to the steamy coffee shops and poetry dens of Soho, in New York's Greenwich Village. Today, the Beatnik legacy lives on in four young men who adhere to the ideology that music is more than a mere background for our lives. They perform the music of the 60's & 70's (and 80's, too) with an energy and passion that you won't find anywhere else. Capturing the essence of the music with their Charisma, Chemistry and Natural Talent is why people all over the world are devoted fans of the band.

Since their explosive debut in the early 90s, the Beatniks have been pleasing Audiences ranging in age from eight to eighty with their signature energy, classic sound and Vigorous stage presence. With over 5,000 performances since their inception, they have Headlined shows that have drawn crowds of 35,000 people, and have proven to be the Largest drawing bands, consistently selling out the venues they play.

Performances include: The Seattle Mariners post-game concert at The Kingdome, Safeco Field, Seahawks Stadium, NYE at Caesar's Palace (Lake Tahoe), Absolut Vodka "Absolute Album Covers" Release Party (NYC), Detlef Schrempf's Celebrity Golf Classic Gala, The Bite of Seattle, The Bite of Portland, The Portland Rose Festival, The Taste of Edmonds (sponsored by MTV) and The Seafair Ball. In addition, they were the winning band on the world premier's nationally Televised VH-1's "Cover Wars" first episode, hosted by Paul Schaffer from David Letterman.


National Sports teams enjoy hiring the Beatniks. The Seattle Seahawks hired the boys to play two seasons as the house band during all home games on the turf. The Seattle Mariners, Emerald Downs Racetrack and The Portland Trailblazers, have all chosen the band for their Events. National Celebrities and legends not only hire the band, but are frequently seen on the stage playing with them; Alan White (Yes), Roger Fisher (Heart) and Goldie McJohn (Steppenwolf), to name a few. When Bruce Willis needed a high-caliber act to christen His new Night club, The Mint, in Sun Valley, Idaho - he called the Beatniks (Bruce even sat in with his harmonica). Paul Allen has Jammed with the Beatniks on stage, as seen on CNN and the Seattle Times picture of the year. Other celebrities including Detlef Schrempf and Richard Karn (Home Improvement), also had the band play for their private parties and special events.


Top corporations have chosen the Beatniks to perform at their holiday parties, awards banquets and product launch parties. These Clients include : Microsoft, Intel, Nike, Merix, Nordstrom, The Bon, Bank of America, AT&T, Sprint, Costco, Merrill Lynch, Chicago Title Co, Preston, Gates and Ellis, Polaris Venture Capitol, Vulcan Inc., Sheraton Hotels, Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group, MCM, Cisco Systems, SSA Construction, Haagens & Berman Law Firm, American Seafood's Co, American Bar Association, American Express, Young Presidents Organization, The Independent Film Channel, and many, many, many more.


When it has comes time to raise funds and awareness, the Beatniks have come to the aid of charities, associations and volunteer Groups including: Seattle Works, Seattle Emergency Housing, City of Hope, Treehouse, Leukemia Society of America, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Leukemia Society of America, United Cerebral Palsy, United Way and the Bellevue Boys and Girls Club.


The band has been the focus of both local and national press acclaim, with The Seattle Times proclaiming The Beatniks "The Biggest band in town" in terms of popularity, and Seventeen Magazine hailing the band's ability to entrance audiences of all Ages. The attention from press has generated requests for shows all over the World, sending the boys as far as the Hard Rock Cafe in Cancun (Mexico) during spring break, where they "played to difficult audiences (and) injected the entire restaurant with a rare enthusiasm." Others say: "Fabulous," "Captivating," "Festive" "Magical" and "True Pro's at entertaining and performing..."


From NYC (Absolute & VH-1) to San Francisco, Monterey, CA, the Reno Hilton (Nevada) to Chilkoot Charlie's (Alaska) and to Mexico, the band is known to mesmerize audiences throughout the world. The Beatniks have received kudos from virtually every organization they have played for: from Nightclubs, Private parties, Casinos, Corporate Parties and Weddings. Always praised for their professionalism and non-stop energy; both on and off the stage. This energy is not only emoted through their music, but also in their humor, intensity and spontaneity, as they are able to play practically any song the audience Requests (even if they have never performed it before). The question is not, "Who has hired the band," but "Who Has Not!" They want to play for you!


The Beatniks are a rarity; not often does a band come along that is able to do everything right, but do it to near perfection as well. In true Beatnik tradition, these boys will provide the feel and soul of an era long erased from our calendars, but not from our Memories they create memories for a lifetime.

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Song List: 

Down on the Corner
Creedence Clearwater Revival
Eight Days a Week
The Beatles
Cecelia
Simon & Garfunkel
Honky Tonk Woman
The Rolling Stones
Twist and Shout
The Beatles
Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrison
Magic Carpet Ride
Steppenwolf
Last Train to Clarksville
The Monkees
Get Off My Cloud
The Rolling Stones
Hey Jude
The Beatles
The Joker
Steve Miller
Barbara Ann
The Beach Boys
Hard Day's Night
The Beatles
Doo Wah Diddy
Manfred Mann
Monkee's Theme
The Monkees
Hang On Sloopy
The McCoys
Up Around The Bend
Creedence Clearwater Revival
Pinball Wizard
The Who
Dizzy
Tommy Roe
Joy to the World
Three Dog Night
I Saw Her Standing There
The Beatles
Let's Spend the Night Together
The Rolling Stones
I'm A Believer
The Monkees
Sgt. Pepper/A Day in the Life
The Beatles
Maybe I'm Amazed
Paul Mcartney
Can't Explain
The Who
I Can See Clearly Now
Johnny Nash
I Feel Fine
The Beatles
Margaritaville
Jimmy Buffet
Second Hand News
Fleetwood Mac
Day Tripper
The Beatles
Changes
David Bowie
I Get Around
The Beach Boys
I Feel Good
James Brown
American Pie
Don Mclean
Bad Moon Rising
Creedence Clearwater Revival
Stuck in the Middle With You
Steelers Wheel
I Want To Hold Your Hand
The Beatles
Up On Cripple Creek
The Band
Blister in the Sun
The Violent Femmes
Ticket To Ride
The Beatles
Baba O'Reily
The Who
Wonderful Tonight
Eric Clapton
American Girl
Tom Petty
Needles and Pins
The Searchers
Can't Buy Me Love
The Beatles
Folsom Prison Blues
Johnny Cash
Pretty Woman
Roy Orbison
Help
The Beatles
You Really Got Me
The Kinks
Some Kind Of Wonderful
Grand Funk Railroad
The Night Before
The Beatles
Something
The Beatles
Dance To The Music
Sly And The Family Stone
Alright Now
Free
Lazing On A Sunny Afternoon
The Kinks
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
The Beatles
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Queen
Don't Worry Baby
The Beach Boys
My Generation
The Who
Tequila
The Champs
These Boots Are Made For Walking
Nancy Sinatra
Revolution
The Beatles
Brown Sugar
The Rolling Stones
Mustang Sally
Wilson Pickett
Proud Mary
Creedence Clearwater Revival
My Girl
The Temptations
Shiloh
Neil Diamond
Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight/The End
The Beatles

 

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First Dance Instruction:

For some, dancing is a big part of the wedding reception. However, most people are not blessed with innate dancing skills and therefore could benefit from professional dance instruction. Whether the goal is simply to feel comfortable and confident on the dance floor or to create a one-of-a-kind first dance to impress, we can help. Dance That has on staff, professional dance instructors skilled in Latin, Swing, Ballroom, and various other popular styles. The lessons are affordable and the instructors are patient and very people oriented.

Our dance lessons are a fantastic investment in the overall success of your wedding reception!

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