The SensationS are San Diego's #1 rated and southern California's premier professional variety dance band and are ideal for weddings, private parties, corporate functions or any special event requiring the very finest in professional live dance music and entertainment.
Our mission is to provide top quality professional live dance music and entertainment for a reasonable price.
Here are a few client testimonials which are typical of the reviews we always receive:
"The SensationS Band was awesome. They were very professional and my guests LOVED them. They interacted with my guests and had them up and dancing in no time. I loved the variety of songs they performed and will hire them again for future events. I highly recommend them." Nancy Shultz
"We were thrilled with the job your band did. All of our business dealings were very professional. The SensationS
were the perfect choice for our wedding. We will not hesitate
to recommend you to our friends."
"We had a great time! We danced and danced all through the night."
"Thank you for an amazing performance for our 16th annualHeartwalk in Balboa Park. Your lively music was enjoyed by
all and it was a pleasure working with you." The American Heart Association
"We've had nothing but excellent comments from our guests. Everyone raved about your music and danced the entire time. Thank you for your professionalism and great entertainment." Symitar Corporation
"We hired The SensationS to perform for my 50th birthday party. The SensationS were absolutely fantastic! I would hire them again in a minute."
*She did hire us again* Kelly Rand
"We really appreciate the great work you did for our corporate convention! We were very pleased with The SensationS Band of San Diego."
Joyce Hsieh, PN Life Sciences Corporation
Out of all the bands in the San Diego area, The SensationS were selected by a major national entertainment agency to perform 3 big shows for 2,000 people in the 90,000 square feet main room, Sails Pavilion, at the magnificent San Diego Convention Center which received excellent reviews.
The SensationS were selected by The American Heart Association to perform for 10,000 people for their special event which was covered by NBC news and KOGO radio station selected The SensationS to perform for their events twice at Qualcomm Stadium which is home to the NFL San Diego Chargers football team.
Since 1999 The SensationS Band of San Diego has been enertaining audiences throughout southern California to rave reviews including on television, concerts, weddings, private parties, resorts, casinos, gala and special events and has an excellent reputation as a first rate group which always keeps everybody dancing, entertained and having FUN the entire time.
We feature the amazing voice of our spectacular female vocalist, as well as 3 outstaning male lead singers, and are renowned for top caliber professional lead vocals, fantastic harmonies, superb musicianship and excellent audience rapport. Also featured is our incredible sax player who dazzles our audiences with his brilliant playing while adding a very classy sound to the band. Our maestro keyboard artist provides rich orchestral sounds of violins, cellos, trumpets and horns, in addition to traditional piano and organ, and makes The SensationS sound like a much larger band.
We play the top dance hits from the 60s to today and our music appeals to all age groups. We will keep you and your guests moving and grooving to the music and having FUN the entire time.
We don't just play great music, we also put on a great show!
If you like Pop, Rock, Disco, Latin, Rhythm & Blues, Motown, exquisite ballads and GREAT DANCE MUSIC then you will LOVE The SensationS Band of San Diego. We also have a full one hour set of beautiful jazzy music for your dinner hour.
Here are a few of our clients & venues:
Performed on KUSI Television
Qualcomm Stadium twice
3 Galas - San Diego Convention Center for 2,000 guests, international convention
Gala - Anaheim Marriott for 1,000 guests - convention
La Jolla Country Club Grand Ballroom
Seapointe Resort Grand Ballroom
Paradise Point Resort Grand Ballroom
4 Seasons Aviara
Catamaran Resort Grand Ballroom
Bahi Resort Grand Ballroom
Balboa Park for 10,000 people for national event covered by NBC News
PN Life Sciences Corp.
Medical Center Pharmacies Corp.
American Heart Association
American Association For Respiratory Care, international convention
KOGO Radio Station
Liberty Glove & Safety Corp.
Bates White Corp.
Mary Kay Corp.
Corp. Sponsored Fund Raiser
Admiral Kid Officer's Club
Quail Botanical Gardens
MCAS Miramar Officer's Club
The German American Society - New Years Eve
Viejas Casino main room
Barona Casino main room
Many beautiful weddings, excellent private parties and special events.
We are very flexible and accommodating and will gladly tailor our performance to suit your needs and budget.
We offer several entertainment packages for your consideration. The SensationS can perform as our standard 5 piece or 6 piece by adding our maestro keyboard artist specialist. For high end gigs we can add our 2nd female vocalist and even professional female dancers.
We provide a colored stage lighting system as well as a cd system for you to play your cds through our full PA during band breaks for continuous music - like having a free dj.
Founder and lead guitarist Robert Latimer is also a professional classical guitarist and "romantic guitar artist" and is also available to perform as a soloist for your wedding ceremony or event. He has performed at Rockefellers Concert Hall as well as for many weddings and events at San Diego's finest venues.
Please visit our band web site at: www.sensationsband.com
for classical guitar page and classical guitar demo. His performance instrument is the world renown Hernandis Grand Concert classical guitar which may be amplified.
Robert also performs with a superb professional violinist in his very elegant Romantic Classical Guitar & Violin Duo. His violinist holds a Masters degree in music and her photo may be seen on this website.
From fine solo classical guitar or classical guitar & violin duo to beautiful dinner music to great dance music, Robert Latimer & The SensationS Band of San Diego are ideal for weddings as we can provide all of your professional live music and entertainment in one affordable package.
When you hire The SensationS Band of San Diego you are guaranteed a first rate professional performance and a FUN and very memorable time for all.
We look forward to hearing from you and in providing the very finest in top caliber professional live dance music and entertainment to help make your wedding, party or event perfect. Satisfaction guaranteed!
Robert Latimer: Leader/Lead Guitarist/Vocals
Nate Soule: Lead Vocals/Sax/Keys/Guitar/Percussion
Chuck Allen: Lead Vocals/Bass
Crystal Irwin: Featured Female Vocalist
Mel Lipsey: Drummer & Percussion
Marty Banas: Keyboard artist specialist for our 6 piece band
Beatles, Rolling Stones, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Santana, Sheryl Crow, Lady Gaga, Van Morrison, Madonna, Donna Summer, Aretha Franklin, The Romantics, Cher, Elvis, Martha & The Vandellas, The Temptations, and many more.
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 120 - 240 minutes
The SensationS Band is San Diego's premier high energy professional variety dance band which will keep you and your guests dancing, moving and grooving to the music while being entertained with a great show featuring our spectacular female featured vocalist and all star band.
125 great dance hit song which always pack the dance floor!
Our great sax player, who holds a music degree, and our incredible lead guitarist both use wireless systems which allow them to go out onto the dance floor and play a few songs around the dancers which provides great entertainment and is always thoroughly enjoyed by all.
The SensationS Band's mission is to provide top quality professional live music and entertainment for a reasonable price.
Please contact us regarding having The SensationS Band of San Diego perform for your event. We look forward to hearing from you and in providing your wedding, party or event with the very finest in live dance music and entertainment.
When you hire The SensationB Band of San Diego you are guaranteed a first rate, first class professional performance and a fun and very memorable time for all.
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For small to medium size events The SensationS Band provides a full PA and colored stage lighting system. For big shows a professional sound and lighting company is required as well as dressing rooms.
Each show is designed and prepared indivdually depending upon the needs and desires of our clients.
Past Booked Dates:
08-09-2009 — Private Party, Yorba Linda, Ca
08-22-2008 — Wedding, San Diego, Ca
08-02-2008 — Wedding, Solo Classical Guitar Artist
06-17-2008 — Corporate Event, Ivy Hotel, downtown San Diego, Ca
05-25-2008 — Private Party, Ramona, Ca
05-17-2008 — Wedding, La Jolla Country Club - San Diego, Ca
04-12-2008 — Private Party, Carlsbad, Ca
04-05-2008 — Wedding, San Diego, Ca
03-15-2008 — Wedding, Solo Classical Guitar Artist
03-08-2008 — Wedding, Solo Classical Guitar Artist
02-25-2008 — Engagement, Solo Classical Guitar Artist
12-31-2007 — German American Society of San Diego
11-30-2007 — Corporate Event Paradise Point Resort, San Diego
11-03-2007 — Wedding, Pacific Beach,Ca
10-27-2007 — Private Party Encinitas Ca
10-13-2007 — Private Party Encinitas, Ca
09-29-2007 — Qualcomm Stadium Concert, San Diego
09-22-2007 — Qualcomm Stadium Concert
08-24-2007 — Wedding, Solo Classical Guitar - Torrey Pines Hilton, San Diego Ca
07-22-2007 — Viejas Casino, San Diego
07-14-2007 — Barona Casino Main Stage, San Diego Ca
07-13-2007 — Barona Casino Main Stage, San Diego Ca
07-07-2007 — Wedding, San Diego Ca
06-29-2007 — Barona Casino Main Stage, San Diego Ca
06-09-2007 — Wedding, L'Auberge Resort in Del Mar Ca.- Solo Classical Guitar
05-01-2007 — Barona Casino Main Stage, San Diego Ca
04-07-2007 — Wedding, 4 Seasons Resort Aviara in San Diego
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