We strive to honor the unique sound, energy, and mood of every song, so that you and your guests will experience the music the way you know and love.
Unlike many groups that use a laptop computer to play along with karaoke-like music tracks, our performance is 100% live.
FANTASIA is one of the best entertainment values in Chicago.
We bring decades of performance experience to bear in making your event a success.
We will work with you to provide entertainment that fits the occasion.
Price Range: $2250 and up
Gig Length: 120 - 270 minutes
Insurance: $1,000,000 - umbrella / business pursuits
What to Expect
Here are some of the advantages of our band:
We strive to honor the sound and feel of the original recordings that you know and love.
Our dynamic performance is 100% live. (We do not use a laptop to play recorded "tracks".) We use multiple live instruments to cover piano, organ, strings, modern keyboard sounds, horns, and of course, guitar.
Live horns help to add variety and realistic renditions of many styles, especially Frank Sinatra, Motown, soul and disco.
In addition to 3 male vocalists, we have a female singer, allowing us to cover songs that all-male bands do not perform. And we do great vocal harmonies.
Our sound system is adjusted for clarity, so that guests can understand the lyrics being sung.
We adjust volume so that your guests can visit with each other without shouting.
We balance “party” songs with more romantic songs, to encourage couples to get on the dance floor.
We have been together as a group for over 20 years.
Here is what some of our repeat clients have to say about the band:
OCTOBER 24, 2015 EDWARD HOSPITAL FOUNDATION "BIG GIG", WESTIN LOMBARD
2015, 2016, 2017
It’s great to hear from you and thank you for following up. We only have great feedback for you and Fantasia. I think it was obvious that you were a hit. So many people stayed and danced. Our board members also gave us positive feedback for the band. I hope you had a good experience
Let’s keep in touch as we will start planning the 2016 Big Gig very soon. Thanks so much!
Renee Peters | Event Specialist
APRIL 23, 2016 BARRINGTON YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES, BARRINGTON HILLS C.C.
Thank you so much for a great evening. You really know how to rock the guitar. Well Done! Collectively we think it was a great success. . . . I’’m confident the feedback will be “make sure we book Fantasia for 2017.”
Thank you again!
Barrington Youth & Family Services
APRIL 9, 2016 DuPAGE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM, EMBASSY SUITES NAPERVILLE
Feedback from our guests and CEO, you ROCKED!!
Please email available dates for 2017 ASAP!
DuPage Children’s Museum
PACTT Work of Heart Ball, Hotel Intercontinental
2010, 2011, 2012, 2014
I would highly recommend Fantasia to anyone. They have played at our fundraiser for many years and I have received nothing but positive feedback from the guests at our events. As the organizer of the event, I love working with Frank and never sweat the details because I know he will accommodate any reasonable request regarding the event. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me
Development & Communications Director
PACTT Learning Center December 2014
Fantasia is a group of six talented musicians that have played together for over 20 years. We play because we love to entertain, and we enjoy working together as a group.
Additional Booking Notes
6 musicians: guitar, bass, keyboards, drums, sax&flute, trumpet
4 vocalists: 1 female, 3 male
Our 6-piece band provides the sound of most 9-piece bands.
Black Eyed Peas
Cee Lo Green
Walk The Moon
Cee Lo Green
K.C. & the Sunshine Band
Katrina & the Waves
Kool & the Gang
Los Lonely Boys
Santana / Michele Branch
Hootie & the Blowfish
Huey Lewis & the News
Beatles / Earth Wind & Fire
Bill Haley & the Comets
Buddy Holly (50's Medley)
Chuck Berry (50's Medley)
Danny & the Juniors (50's Medley)
Ides of March
Jerry Lee Lewis (50's Medley)
John Lennon / Elton John
K.C. & the Sunshine Band
Otis Day & the Knights
Sam The Sham & the Pharoahs
The Coasters (50's Medley)
Taste Of Honey
Barbara Streisand & Bryan Adams
Dionne Warwick & Friends
Eddie Rabbit & Crystal Gayle
Huey Lewis / Gwyneth Paltrow
Lionel Richie & Diana Ross
Michael Buble' & Nellie Furtado
Nat & Natalie Cole
Ray Charles, Michael Buble'
Etta James / Lou Rawls
Frankie Valii & Four Seasons
from "A Chorus Line"
New Colony Six
Billy Ray Cyrus
Brooks & Dunn
John Michael Montgomery
Oak Ridge Boys
Influences & Inspiration
We play music from over 100 different artists
Even if some of your guests are not big dancers,
they will hear SOMETHING that they can dance to,
and the rest of the night, they will enjoy listening.
We focus on music, not a show.
No gimmicks, no impersonations, no costumes, no karaoke tracks, no crazy hair. Just good music.
When people are on the dance floor having a good time, they are watching each other, not the band.
We have been fortunate to have had the opportunity to entertain great audiences for over 20 years !
preferred stage 24 x 12
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