Generations Quartet

Why book Generations Quartet?

Generations is the busiest Barbershop Quartet in the Northeast. In 2011 we had 119 appearances. If you are looking for an old fashion quartet for your next event, please contact us. We even have the old fashioned rad & white striped jackets and "real" straw hats. Our songs range from the 1890's to the 1970's. We are available days or evenings and travel throughout New England. Senior centers, Assisted Living Facilities, Nursing Homes, Parades, Fairs, Festivals, Weddings, Funerals, Family Reunions, Birthdays, Anniversaries and Holiday parties. And don't forget Valentine's Day!

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Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 30 - 120 minutes
  • Fee: Contact for rates
  • Unions: Member Of The Barbershop Harmony Society

Overview

We have different outfits depending on the needs of the client. Our most requested outfit is the traditional Red & White Striped Jacket with red bowtie and straw hat. We have a repertoire of about 40 songs and will choose the songs that best fit the audience. We talk about the songs that we are going to sing and give a little history on them. We always try to include a "sing-a-long" at some point during the performance. We might even tell a joke or two. At the end of our show we tend to stick around for a little bit and talk with our audience members on a one to one basis. They all seem to have a story to share about seeing a Barbershop Quartet or haveing a family member that once sang Barbershop Harmony. We are always amazed at the number of people who sing along with us during the show.

Additional Booking Notes

We can sing just about anywhere. Strolling or on a stage. If we are playing a large room with a big audience, we usually need a sound system with 2 multi-directional microphones. If you cannot supply a sound system, we can provide one at an additional charge.

Generations Quartet

If you are looking for entertainment that is a bit different from the every day, then Generations can fill that bill. We have almost 150 years experience singing Barbershop Harmony (we all started very young). With over 40 songs in our repertoire plus over a dozen Holiday Songs, we can easily fill a one hour show. Our songs selections are popular tunes from the 1890's to the 1960's. We always include a Sing-A-Long with the audience because we believe in community singing. It brightens everyones day when they can sing familiar songs as they bring back fond memories. We have numerous outfits that we can wear, but the favorite is the old fashion red/white striped jackets with the straw hats. So whether you are looking for someone to sing the National Anthem at a sporting event, or a full show at a Senior Center, we can handle that. We look forward to working with your next show request.

The team providing the talent:

Steve Isherwood

Lead Singer & Business manager

Ellis Strange

Bass

Bill White

Tenor

Bill Cheney

Baritone

Set List

Current songs we are singing:
1.Alexander's Ragtime Band, Caroline, Chantez - Chantez, County Down, Don't Blame Me, Down Our Way, Every Day Of My Life, Feeling Groovy, Forgive Me, From the First Hello, Happy Birthday, Heart of My Heart, Hello Mary Lou, I Believe, I Love You Truly, If You Were The Only Girl In The World, I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter, Irish Blessing, Let Me Call You Sweetheart, Little Boy, Lida Rose, My Wild Irish Rose, Old Bones, Paper Doll, Sentimental Journey, Side By Side, Star Spangled Banner, Sweet and Lovely, Sweet Roses of Morn, That Old Quartet of Mine, Wait Til The Sunshines Nellie, What a Wonderful World, You Are My Sunshine, Zip A Dee Doo Da.

Influences & Inspiration

Mills Brothers, Perry Como, The Buffalo Bills Quartet

Setup Requirements

From a simple chair to full-blown stage and lighting, there are certain configurations and needs that many performers and service providers require in order to provide the best possible experience at your event. Get a free quote request to check with Generations Quartet to find out what their setup requirements are.

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