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Entourage is an eight-piece band that delivers contagious energy and unmatched musical versatility. Led by top 20 American Idol finalist Leslie Hunt, this band brings a dynamic dance floor experience to every party, guaranteed to leave your guests talking about it for years to come.

Through their love of pop music and the boundless energy of their singers, they stay up-to-date with the latest top 40 hits, while also mixing in popular songs from each decade and genre. This something-for-everyone approach ensures that all of your guests will feel connected to the experience.

From the flow of the evening to the timing of the musical elements, you can expect Leslie Hunt to have a very production-minded, team-player approach to the planning process. She brings over ten years of experience in the special event industry and will work seamlessly with the team you have assembled or take the reigns and help you plan it from scratch.

Entourage brings the fun, talent and precision required for a successful event every time. Come see what makes them the hardest working band in the land!

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Leslie Hunt is a musical phenomenon, an outstanding vocalist and a natural bandleader who has been performing professionally since she was ten years old. By the time she was fifteen, she was already an established songwriter, working alongside songwriting legend Jim Peterik (Eye of the Tiger, Vehicle, Hold On Loosely). At seventeen, she inked a development deal with Sony and went on to write and release three solo albums by the time she was in her mid-twenties. In 2007, she was a semi-finalist on American Idol, landing a spot in the top ten females out of over 104,000 contestants. Leslie has also been touring the globe with her rock band District 97 as their high-energy front person since 2008. Before she became the leader of Entourage in 2014, she was the female lead singer, music director and co-leader of the Ken Arlen Orchestra, as well as vocal producer for Arlen Music Productions. Leslie is beyond thrilled to be leading Entourage, as her detail-oriented, quality-focused and fun band leading style promises to make every event a successful one.

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Jerome Matthews
Vocalist

Steve Ramsdell
Guitar

Patrick Mulcahy
Bass

Phillip Beale
Drums

Matt Long
Keyboard

James Davis
Trumpet

Thomas Hayes
Saxophone

Signature Events

New Year’s Eve Gala at the Peninsula Chicago

Friends of Conservation Gala

North Central College Sponsored Events

Chicago Bears Care Gala

New Years’ Eve at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Opening Night Gala

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entouragebandchicagoWednesday, June 6th, 2018 at 10:00am

Happy 1 Year Anniversary (3 days ago 😬) to @jillbilla and @mattjjanderson !!! This was a stunning wedding, planned by @birchdesignstudio, decorated beautifully by @therevelgroup and forever captured by @kentdrakephoto ❤️ that dance floor tho!!!!...

entouragebandchicagoMonday, May 28th, 2018 at 9:55am

Last night at @wyndhamgrandchicago was BON KERS ... Love this couple and their friends / family! We had a big weekend of amazing energy weddings and I regret not capturing anything from our first one cause that was insane, too!!! Love spreading that...

entouragebandchicagoSunday, May 13th, 2018 at 1:15am

Wowww, tonight was FUN !!! Erin + Brandon are the cutest and the dance floor props (including the bride’s Taco hat) were top notch. 🌮 🎩 @arlenmusicproductions #entouragebandchicago #arlenmusic #arlenmusicproductions #eventband #partyband

entouragebandchicagoSaturday, April 14th, 2018 at 3:53pm

Deep thoughts with Leslie Handy 😎 #entouragebandchicago

lesliehuntSaturday, March 17th, 2018 at 4:13pm

Before the busy season kicks in, we kick it in Steve’s basement and lay down some thick harmonieeeez 🎶 @entouragebandchicago @arlenmusicproductions #entouragebandchicago #arlenmusic #arlenmusicproductions #brunomars #finesseremix

entouragebandchicagoSaturday, March 17th, 2018 at 11:21am
lesliehuntSunday, February 25th, 2018 at 5:23pm

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What an incredible third consecutive year runnin’ that dance floor for the Marillac St. Vincent Family Services Fleur de Lis Ball!!! The generosity shown was outstanding and a HUGE difference will be made for countless struggling...

entouragebandchicagoSunday, February 25th, 2018 at 5:08pm

What an incredible third consecutive year runnin’ that dance floor for the Marillac St. Vincent Family Services Fleur de Lis Ball!!! The generosity shown was outstanding and a HUGE difference will be made for countless struggling individuals as a result. There’s nothing better than making...

entouragebandchicagoWednesday, January 24th, 2018 at 7:58pm

Doin a gig with @songdivision tonight!!! Putting the fun in ... Confunce? Confuntion? I got nuthin. #entouragebandchicago @arlenmusicproductions

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