South 46 Band is based in San Jose and plays throughout the San Francisco Bay, and Santa Cruz/Monterey Bay. South 46 specializes in the Music of The Allman Brothers Band and adds the the best of Lynyrd Skynyrd, ZZ Top, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Johnny Lang and others to keep blues & classic rock alive and well. This is a seven-member band of great musicians, that plays a variety of venues and has diverse audience appeal. South 46 Band will present you with a full, well balanced sound that will entertain you for an evening of superb music. The Band playlist can be adapted for dancing or concert mode, depending on the clients' desire.
This band serves up authenticity: Delta southern blues; powerful, magnetic, electric. Wow! They have energy without pause. I danced non-stop. A band above others. Go hear them live; its energizing and cathartic. Hayward at Turf Club
Response from South 46 Band:
Hey Sil, thanks for the great review. Hope to see you soon in Hayward, CA. Checkout our schedule and join us at our other venues as well. We enjoy your company. We'll be at the Zucchini Festival in Hayward on August 16th @ 2:00PM.
Price Range: $350-$2000
Gig Length: 120 - 180 minutes
What to Expect
Band typically will play 2-hour or 3-hour sessions with 15 minute break. For example, 2-hours, 45 minutes first set, approx 15 min break & second set 45 mins. Longer durations are negotiable. Expect continuous performance. Would like to load-in and complete sound check minimum 1 hour before performance. However, fairs, festival where there are multiple bands using the stage, we conform to sponsors arrangements. Audience will experience professional level sound and performance allowing both dancing and great listening.
The South 46 Band specializes in the authentic sound of the Allman Brothers Band with its diverse offerings of blues, jazz, rock and country. In addition, the Band playlist includes the best of Steve Ray Vaughn, ZZ Top, and Lynyrd Skynrd, just to name a few. The Band playlist can be adapted for dancing or concert mode, depending on client needs. For small gatherings and quieter venues, South 46 Band can provide a quiet acoustical brand of the Allman Brothers music with the same dynamic presentation.
Each band member is an accomplished musician with great depth of musical experience and knowledge resulting in high quality sound and exceptional performance professionalism. The band members have performed together for several years and have played many types of venues. When logistics permit, the Band features two drummers in the Allman Brothers tradition. Performances are appropriate for all ages and diverse audiences.
Additional Booking Notes
Stage lighting must be provided
Set list varies by performance but a typical set can include: Allman Brothers standards such as, Dreams, Hot Lanta, Rambling Man, I'm No Angel, Whipping Post, Soulshine, Statesboro Blues, Ain't Wastin Time No More, Done Somebody Wrong, Midnight Rider. Additional songs include: Gimme 3 steps (Lynyrd Skynyrd), Superstition (Stevie Ray Vaughn), La Grange (ZZ Top), Tush (ZZ Top), Johnny Be Good (Chuck Berry). This is a sampling.
|Steve Hancock||Lead Vocals|
|Doc Ferreira||Guitar (Lead & Rhythm)|
|Jeff Niemann||Guitar (Lead & Rhythm, Vocals)|
|Gary Harang||Percussion, Vocals|
|Mario Castaneda||Keyboard, Organ, Vocals|
Influences & Inspiration
The Allman Brothers Band, Gregg Allman, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Lynyard Skynyrd
stage lighting, sound system, mics (both instrumental & vocal), power source, monitors
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