Experience the excitement of a full horn section! Whether you add a trombone to your existing 2-piece section, or expand the band with additional horns, the impact of the amplified arrangements will surely be felt on the dance floor.
Nick Lynch, a country-blues sensation and American Idol veteran, has performed at countless venues and festivals throughout the Midwest. Performing classic rock, country, blues, and contemporary top 40 hits, this house-rocking, high-energy band is guaranteed to entertain guests all night long.
Lindsay has been praised for her ability to sing an amazing variety of music with finesse and style. Her voice has been likened to the mysterious sound of Stevie Nicks, the soulful notes of Aretha Franklin, and the sweet twang of the Dixie Chicks. Lindsay took a year to travel the United States, performing in over 50 live concerts of various rock and soul bands. Lindsay’s unmatched ability to mold her voice to whatever genre she is singing and yet deliver a performance all her own has helped her stay successful and at the forefront of the music scene in Chicago!
Russell “Russoul” Pike Jr.’s presentation of diverse musical genres combined with his vocal acrobatics, hip dance moves and charming good looks will light up any room with satisfied patrons chanting for more!!! Russoul has opened for artists Stevie Wonder, Kanye West, LL COOL J, New Edition, Eryka Badu, Chaka Khan, Cameo, Frankie Beverly, Maze, and Sam Salter. Russoul recently won the IMWS Midwest Regional Showcase, beating out 2000 bands in his region, and has performed for major events such as the Taste of Chicago 2004-2008, the Winter Music Conference 2006-2008 in South Beach, Miami with world-renowned house DJ Mark Grant, and at the Milwaukee’s Summerfest. In 2004, Russoul was declared the Chicago Idol winner by celebrity judges Kanye West, Common, No ID, Selena Johnson, Tiffany Green and contest sponsor, Elroy Smith. Grammy Award winner Kanye West produced the song, “Second Chance” on his self-titled release, Russoul.
A singer/actor originally from St. Paul, MN, Molly Callinan started performing at an early age by knocking on her neighbors’ doors and asking for candy/loose change in exchange for a song. Molly has since made Chicago her home, and has lead Chicago bands Catfight, Black Betty, and can currently be seen singing with Rock Candy.
Karla has a soulful, crystalline voice, and is equally comfortable singing styles as diverse as jazz, Motown, R&B, gospel and pop. She attended the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Vocal Performance, and continued on to receive her Master’s in both Vocal Performance and Music Education. Being recognized for her exceptional abilities as a vocalist, Karla was appointed to serve as the Assistant Director for the internationally renowned University of Illinois Black Chorus, under the direction of Dr. Ollie Watts Davis, and performed as a featured vocalist with gospel music legend Albertina Walker. Karla also has amazing ability as an operatic soprano, and has received standing ovations from President Bill Clinton and Vice-President Al Gore. She can easily traverse the styles of Aretha Franklin, Sarah Vaughan, Etta James and Alicia Keys, to name a few. Karla loves using her voice as an instrument to inspire, uplift and entertain with passion and artistry.
Michael Lynch commands the stage with a dynamic and youthful energy through his diverse repertoire that includes everything from Bruno Mars and Justin Timberlake, to Rascal Flatts and Frank Sinatra. Equally comfortable singing in both English and Spanish, Michael displayed his bilingual talent as he sang and danced with Christina Aguilera on NBC’s hit show “The Voice” during his Season 5 blind audition. A precise singer with a large vocal range, Michael performs with passion and excitement every time he hits the stage.
Price: $1,000/3 hours + round trip airfare from Nashville
AY Karsh has a passion for singing. Since he was very young, he has aspired to sing and perform for audiences. Little did he know, he would grow to be one of Chicago’s most requested wedding singers. During the 9 years that he has been singing with Jewish orchestras, his energy and excitement has developed into a powerhouse of a performance. AY was a semi-finalist on the Jewish Star competition and was a member of the Jewish Acapella group “Listen Up!” Acapella for many years.