The Fender Benders are a versatile Rock Band that can play Soul, Early Rock, Blues, 70's 80's and Current Selections. We are known for keeping the party going (the crowd up and dancing to the last song). We have Five Performers. With the core Band we are able to cover most Gigs Extremely Well and have the ability to add Performers as needed. THE BAND - Peter Kahn - Dave Schroeder - David Dunbar - Tom McAllister - Richie Mitchell. This Group of Professional Musicians have unique and versatile backgrounds, All have have performed with famous musicians.
We enjoy what we do and it shows in our Crowd Response.
Let The Fender Benders raise the level of your Party or Event!
This was an amazing band to work with for my daughter's wedding. From the first online contact Richie was a dream to work with. He worked with his band and made a special effort to learn new songs for the Bride and Groom's First Dance and the Father and Daughter dance as well. They drove a good ways to provide top-notch music, set up an amazing light system, took requests from all of our family and friends and worked hard all night to provide a memorable experience. I highly recommend The Fender Benders for any type of event. My daughter's wedding will always be thought of as the Wedding with the Great Band. Thank you Richie, David, Pete, David and Ned.
We all had a great time. Sincerely, Karen & Cliff Sumner. July 29, 2013
Response from The Fender Benders:
It was a pleasure performing for such a special event, and a special group of fun loving folks. The Band and I would like to thank you and your family for choosing The Fender Benders. We of course hope that any of your future events or parties will include The Benders because, we had a great time too.
Thanks To You Guys So Much,
The Fender Benders
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 80 - 200 minutes
What to Expect
Great Harmonies - We Rotate Lead Singing throughout the Sets - Or Friends and Fans have given The Benders a Description Phrase as to how the Crowd feels the Music "You Can't Sit Down" - Dave Dunbar has been known to bound from the stage and work his way through the crowd Rockin' His Guitar All The While - We encourage The Crowd to participate in Singing Along with many different songs (Like - Brown Eyed Girl, Margaritaville, Sweet Home Alabama & Others). We will keep the Party Rockin' ALL Night.
The Original Fender Benders started out Rockin' Washington DC Six Nights a Week throughout Georgetown, 14th Street, & Wisconsin Ave. The Benders Today are accepting Gigs (Clubs, Parties,& Events) throughout The Metro Area. The Core of The Band Is - Richie Mitchell (Vocals, Bass, & Guitar) - Peter Kahn (Vocals, Keyboard, Blues Harmonica, Guitar or Bass) - David Dunbar (Vocals & Guitar) - David Schroeder (Vocals & Percussion) - Tom McAllister (Drums). We are Vesitile in several ways - We able to perform a very wide range of music - We can add Performers as necessary depending on Your needs. Richie Mitchell has been fortunate to perform with some great musicians throughout the years - That includes the Great Musicians that I Perform with in The Benders.
Past Booked Events
|July 27, 2013||Wedding Reception|
|Richie Mitchell||Vocals, Bass & Guitar|
|David Dunbar||Vocals & Guitar|
|Pete Kahn||Vocals, Keyboard, Guitar & Bass|
|David Schroeder||Vocals & Percussion|
Reasonable Band Performance Area (Preferable Stage or Bandstand)
Access to Electrical Outlets
The ability to have a covered area if it's an outside event