Usual Suspects are a 9 piece Wedding & Dance Band based in Louisville, Kentucky. USB consists of 5 Rhythm / Vocalists and the "BEST" 4 piece Horn Section, performing a wide variety of music from 70's to today! We do Rock, R&B, Pop, Blues, Motown, even Jazz & Swing!!! We are 5 Star Rated by Gigmasters, Gigsalad, Weddingwire and (link hidden)!!! If you are looking for Kentuckiana's Premier Wedding, Variety, Dance, Rock, R&B, Motown, Blues or Swing Band...then look not further!!! Have the Usual Suspects Band entertain at your next Wedding Reception, Corporate Event, Private Party or Community Concert / Festival!!!
if you are planning an event and need a great band the Usual
Suspects is it!! They are fantastic and so easy to work with!!!
Response from The Usual Suspects Band:
Thanks for having us Kathy!!! It was a BLAST!!!
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 120 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
Outstanding Rhythm Section Featuring Mike Damron on Piano / Vocals, Amber Reese Lead Vocals, Martina Shirley on Bass / Vocals, Darren Morgan on Drums / Vocals and Bruce Jones on Lead Guitar. The Band also features a 4 piece Horn Section with Brandon Bell on Alto Sax, Jeff Mackey on Tenor Sax, Doug Finke on Trombone and Daniel Fieselman on Lead Trumpet. Artists covered include Chicago, Steely Dan, Sam & Dave, Earth Wind and Fire, The Commodors, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Tower of Power, Stevie Wonder, Prince, Billy Joel, Huey Lewis and Many More.
The Usual Suspects Band got its start in 2010 by Founder Jeff Mackey (Tenor Sax) with a group of well-rounded musicians from the Tri-State area that is based in Central Kentucky. Our members have toured Nationally with various bands and was put together through friendships made along the road. 2016 has taken USB to new heights and we have performed at events in 5 states this year!!! USB has earned 5 STAR Ratings from (link hidden), (link hidden) and 2016 Preferred Vendor from (link hidden)!!! The Usual Suspects Band takes the best music from old to new, and covers it all!!! The BEST from the 70's, 80's,90's and Modern Rock, R&B, Pop, Blues, Motown, Jazz and Swing. Artists covered include Chicago, Stevie Wonder, The Rolling Stones, Nora Jones, Amy Wine house, Sam & Dave, The Blues Brothers, Otis Redding, Earth Wind & Fire, Tower of Power, Brian Setzer, Steely Dan, Delbert McClinton, Pharrell Williams, Bruno Mars, and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy among others. We have a wide variety of music to cover any occasion or venue!
Additional Booking Notes
Stage Plot and Song List available on request
Past Booked Events
|May 06, 2017 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||Wedding Reception|
|February 18, 2017–February 19, 2017 • 7:00pm - 12:00am||Culculic Wedding Party @ J-town CC|
|February 10, 2017–February 11, 2017 • 7:00pm - 12:00am||Bowling Wedding Party @ The Olmstead|
|January 21, 2017–January 22, 2017 • 9:00pm - 1:00am||Hotel Louisville|
|January 07, 2017–January 08, 2017 • 10:00pm - 2:00am||Wick's on Baxter|
|December 31, 2016–January 01, 2017 • 8:00pm - 1:00am||Capital Plaza Hotel NYE Party|
|November 26, 2016 • 3:00pm - 8:00pm||Cardinal Alley Tailgate Party UK vs U of L|
|November 25, 2016–November 26, 2016 • 10:00pm - 2:00am||Wick's on Baxter|
|November 12, 2016 • 8:00pm - 11:00pm||Celebration of Lights Charity Event|
|November 11, 2016 • 7:00pm - 11:00pm||Cronan Party @ Owl Creek Country Club|
|October 29, 2016–October 30, 2016 • 7:00pm - 12:00am||Tyra Wedding Reception|
|December 31, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Capital Plaza Hotel NYE Party in Frankfort, Ky.|
|November 28, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||The Healing Place Charity Event in Louisville, Ky.|
|November 14, 2015||Birthday (Adult)|
|November 14, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Knights of Columbus Hall for Sizemore Party|
|October 17, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Tropicana Casino in Evansville, IN.|
|October 16, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Tropicana Casino in Evansville, IN.|
|October 03, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||General Butler State Park|
|September 26, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Cardinal Alley in Louisville Ky.|
|June 27, 2015||Wedding Reception|
Available on Request
|Amber Reese||Lead Vocals|
|Bruce Jones||Lead Guitar|
|Mike Damron||Keyboard / Vocals|
|Darren Morgan||Drums / Vocals|
|Martina Shirley||Bass / Vocals|
|Jeff Mackey||Tenor Saxophone|
|Brandon Bell||Alto Saxophone|
|Daniel Fieselman||Lead Trumpet|
Influences & Inspiration
Artists covered include Chicago, Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind and Fire, The Commodors, Lionel Ritchey, Tower of Power, Prince, Billy Joel, Huey Lewis and Many More.
Available on Request
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