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Pressure Point Band

A premiere Portland, Oregon based variety dance band for weddings, company parties, and other special events. More about Pressure Point.

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The amazing vocals of Leisa Hart and Jarrod Lawson, backed by an all star cast of musicians.  More on the variety dance band A New Groove.

DJ - Media Jockeys

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The highest quality mobile disc jockey service in the northwest. More on the Media Jockeys DJ service.

Jazz - Michael Winkle

Recording artist Michael Winkle is a fabulous singer of great songs. More about jazz vocalist Michael Winkle.

Dance - Dance That

Individuals and couples dance instruction. Specializing in first dances for weddings, Latin, Ballroom and more.  Read more about Dance That.

Fabulous Essentials

Fabulous Essentials band imageThe Fabulous Essentials are one of the Northwest's most versatile variety dance bands. From Motown, classic rock n' roll, disco, blues, funk, top 40 hits, and background jazz, The Fabulous Essentials have you covered! The Fabulous Essentials are perfect for weddings, corporate events, or any event where fabulous entertainment is essential.


The Fabulous Essentials have been entertaining audiences with distinctive style since 1989. The depth of the Fabulous Essentials play list includes all styles of music, from classic American standards to the greatest rhythm and blues, rock, and pop hits of our time. The band also takes special requests and provides emcee services

The Fabulous Essentials perform for weddings, nightclubs, casinos, and corporate events, as well as fairs and festivals.

The Fabulous Essentials feature singer, Nayibe Rojas, and brass by the Scappoose Horns. ROC Sound and Lights provides state of the art production. Be it a large, medium, or small venue, we bring the highest quality sound equipment and the latest in hi-tech lighting. All of it set up and sound checked before your guests arrive.

Tuxedoed or casually hip, The Fabulous Essentials provide the elegance and energy for your special occasion. Thoroughly professional, on time and on target, we are masters at helping create the big moments your guests will rave about. We consider each affair to be unique, with its own style and character. Your occasion is as special to us as it is to you.

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Additional information may be available by contacting CMEvents.

Download Name Play Size Length
download At Last
Fabulous Essentials

2.5 MB 1:47 min
download Comin' Up
Fabulous Essentials

2 MB 1:26 min
download Good Rockin' At Midnight
Fabulous Essentials

2.8 MB 2:04 min
download Late In the Evening
Fabulous Essentials

3.1 MB 2:16 min
download Nothin' Ever Hurt Like You
Fabulous Essentials

2.6 MB 1:52 min
download Our House
Fabulous Essentials

2.7 MB 1:56 min
download She Works Hard For the Money
Fabulous Essentials

3.6 MB 2:36 min
download The Letter
Fabulous Essentials

2.6 MB 1:53 min
download Think
Fabulous Essentials

1.6 MB 1:10 min
download What You Neeed
Fabulous Essentials

2.5 MB 1:50 min
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Partial Song List

At Last Etta James
Brick House Commodores
Chain of Fools Aretha Franklin
Cherie, Cherie Neil Diamond
Crazy Patsy Cline
Dancin In the Streets Martha and the Vandellas
Does Anybody Know What Time It Is Chicago
Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Cryin Freddie and the Dreamers
Gimmie Some Lovin Spencer Davis
Guilty Bonnie Raitt
Hard to Handle Black Crowes
Hold On Sam and Dave
Hot, Hot, Hot Buster Poindexter
House Is a Rockin Stevie Ray Vaughn
How Can You mend a Broken Heart Al Green
I Don’t Know Why Nora Jones
I Feel Good James Brown
I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight Bob Dylan
Into The Mystic Van Morrison
I Will Survive Gloria Gaynor
I Wish Stevie Wonder
Jailhouse Rock Elvis Presley
Jump, Jive and Wail Brian Setzer
Keep Your Hands to Yourself Georgia Satellites
Last Time, the Jose’ Feliciano
Let it Bleed Rolling Stones
Let’s Stay Together Al Green
Lovey Dovey Delbert McClinton
Low Rider War
Messin With the Kid Blues Brothers
Midnight Hour Wilson Pickett
Midnight Confessions Grass Roots
Mother in Law Ernie K-Doe
Mustang Sally Wilson Pickett
My Girl Temptations
Natural Woman Aretha Franklin
Ninety nine and a Half Wilson Pickett
Nothin’ Ever Hurt Like You James Morrison
Peter Gunn Blues Brothers
Pretty Woman Roy Orbison
Proud Mary Ike and Tina Turner
Respect Aretha Franklin
She Came In Thru the Bathroom Beatles
She Caught the Caddy Taj Mahal
She’s Mine Traditional Swing
Signed, Sealed and Delivered Stevie Wonder
Sir Duke Stevie Wonder
Some kind Of Wonderful Grand Funk
Son Of A preacher Man Dusty Springfield
Stand By Me Ben E King
Superstitious Stevie Wonder
Sweet Soul Music Arthur Connely
Tell Mama Etta James
Think Aretha Franklin
To Love Somebody Bee Gees
Tore Down Eric Clapton
Treat Her Right Commitments
Treat Me like A Fool Elvis Presley
Under The Boardwalk Drifters
Vehicle Ides of March
We Are Family Sister Sledge
What a Wonderful World Louis Armstrong
Zoot Suit Riot Cherry Poppin Daddies

The Fabulous Essentials have hundreds of songs in our archives.

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Wedding Services

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!

Promotional offers available in connection with the booking of any DJ service!

Contact Us

Celebration Music and Events
Address: 5883 SE Quiet Meadows Dr. | Milwaukie, OR 97267
Phone: 503-234-2492 | Mobile: 503-680-5201 



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