Chez Butter plays high-energy soul, R&B, funk, and jazz that turns every performance into a sing-along dance party!
We're a 5-piece band of vocals, keyboards, guitar, bass, and drums.
Professional band that had an easy contracting process, showed up on time and most importantly, played fantastic soul/r&b/motown music. Everyone was dancing and grooving! I'll book again for my next rooftop party!
Response from Chez Butter:
Thanks, Darien! We'd love to play again!
Chez Butter rocked the house at our Fundraising party. I have to say they exceeded my expectations. The music was phenomenal!! They were punctual and professional. The entire evening was smooth as silk. I would highly recommend this amazing to anyone. A heart felt thanks from the Animal Care League for making our night a success!!
Response from Chez Butter:
Thanks Vytus! It was great to work with you to support a worthy cause. See you next year, we hope!
Price Range: $750 and up, depending on details.
Gig Length: 45 - 180 minutes
What to Expect
Chez Butter turns every performance into a sing-along dance party. We're a 5-piece band (vocals, keyboards, guitar, bass, and drums) that plays classic and modern soul, R&B, Motown, funk, and more.
Chez Butter plays soul, R&B, and funk that turns every performance into a sing-along dance party.
The Chicago-based quintet’s repertoire consists of classic and contemporary soul hits and album tracks by Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye, Luther Vandross, and many more.
Chez Butter’s line-up comprises experienced Chicago musicians - vocalist Lester Jenkins, bassist Greg Nergaard, guitarist Jay Montana, drummer Thor Bremer, and keyboardist Ethan Sellers.
Although Chez Butter primarily performs for private engagements, past public performances include Fitzgerald's Sidebar, Underground Wonder Bar, Henry’s Swing Club, Red Line Tap, and Winston Plaza’s concert series.
Chez Butter’s name is a pun on shea butter, the West African product used in cosmetics, medicine, and food.
Additional Booking Notes
Contact us to discuss requirements if you are providing sound/lights/stage.
We can provide our own sound, if you need us to handle it. Please provide details about venue location and guest count, and we will calculate requirements/cost on that basis.
A recent setlist looked like this...:
I Thank You (Sam and Dave)
Crazy (Gnarls Barkley)
Let’s Stay Together (Al Green)
Live Wire (Meters)
Never Too Much (Luther Vandross)
You Are The Best Thing (Ray LaMontagne)
Mercy Mercy (The Ecology) (Marvin Gaye)
What’s Going On? (Marvin Gaye)
Three Little Birds (Bob Marley)
Signed, Sealed, Delivered (Stevie Wonder)
I Feel Good (James Brown)
Love and Happiness (Al Green)
Can I Take You Out (Luther Vandross)
Use Me (Bill Withers)
Isn’t She Lovely (Stevie Wonder)
One Love (Bob Marley)
Let’s Get it On (Marvin Gaye)
Get Lucky (Daft Punk featuring Pharell)
Billie Jean (Michael Jackson)
Influences & Inspiration
Meters, Sam and Dave, Gnarls Barkley, Al Green, Luther Vandross, Ray LaMontagne, Marvin Gaye, Medeski Scofield Martin Wood, James Brown, Four Tops, Temptations, Bill Withers, John Legend, Bob Marley, Pharell, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Kool and the Gang, Michael Jackson, Greyboy All Stars, Solomon Burke, Curtis Mayfield, Sly and the Family Stone, and many more.....
Contact to discuss.
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