Top Shelf Oldies is a Live 4 piece music band - beautiful three-part-harmonies bringing you back to the good ole' days when music was fun and memorable.
Playing oldies music - the Number One Hits and classics spanning 5 decades. Also mixing in song classics and sing along tunes you'll absolutely know and love.
We're about entertaining ... our volume is always professionally low. Accommodating dinner conversations and showing respect for all guests ... but our music is played with passion and electric performances that will leave you and your guests wanting more ... we're fun ... we're friendly ... We're Top Shelf Oldies waiting to play and perform at your next function or event.
They far exceeded our expectations! Did a great job entertaining at our yacht club event of 140 members for St Patrick's Day!
Response from Top Shelf Oldies:
Thank You Mary Ann we to enjoyed the beautiful afternoon at Gulf Harbor!
Thank you John, Glenn and Leo for a fabulous evening. Our members are still talking about your performance for our Dinner Party. You guys we so energetic and engaging and your volume near perfect. We are planning our 2014 calendar and can't wait to have you return.
~ Harry & Mary Rubin Entertainment Committee
First off I just want to say that the members loved you guys on Valentines Day, they thought you did an amazing job, one of our best all year. Thanks!
Secondly, are you available Friday May 3rd for a Happy Hour event. 6:30-9:30? Finally I would like to book you again for Valentines Day next year.
Food & Beverage Manager
Plantation Golf & Country Club
10500 Dartington Drive
Fort Myers, FL 33913
Price Range: $600.00 - $3000.00
Gig Length: 90 - 180 minutes
Languages: English, Spanish
What to Expect
Q. What style of music do you play?
A. Top Shelf Oldies plays a wide variety of the popular music from the 1950's - 60's and 70's. just have a look at our Song List! We also play some popular music from 1980's to today. Our focus is to play easily recognizable music ... songs that were usually top ten of the year back in their day.
Q. Will the musicians that I see in your promotional materials and pictures be the same musicians who will perform at my event?
A. The short answer is yes. Top Shelf Oldies is proud to be a “set group” which means that the musicians that you see here and have heard live at our performances, will be the same musicians that will be performing at your event. In the event a member is sick or detained beyond their control we will notify you of this circumstance and may substitute as required. The founding musicians that perform in Top Shelf Oldies meet a certain talent level and any replacement musicians will meet our quality standards to insure your event is completed with the highest satisfaction level we can muster on your behalf.
Q. How does the band dress during a performance?
A. We always seek to dress appropriately for the venue and we will be sure to accommodate your preferences as required. Our attire varies from very casual shorts and dress shirts with sports jackets for country club social events to full formal dress for weddings and formal occasions. If you would like us to dress in something specific, please ask!
~Will Ravellete Lead Guitar and Vocals
Mr. Willy Skills a passionate performer and skilled musician. He plays the guitar left handed and upside down, but a Jimmy Hendrix "wanna be" he's not. His lead guitar playing career, spanning several decades, has allowed Will to tour throughout the United States and Canada. Performing in front of thousands of adoring fans, Will is a true music professional.
Will's talented guitar playing is the perfect splash of class for Top Shelf and their seasoned sound. Will's diverse style allows for a variety of sound and texture to enhance Top Shelf's every performance. His energetic performance style is infectious and a joy to watch to hear.
Will certainly tops the team of Top Shelf with his sophisticated expertise. We're truly blessed to have such a talented musician sharpening the sound of Top Shelf. Oh and he's a hell of nice guy too!
~ John Webber - Guitar and Vocals
John comes from Boston, MA area; John has boatloads of professional experience playing all over New England. John played his first professional job, a wedding, in 1977 as a lead singer with the band Ultra Blue - While John's peers pursued professional recording contracts John was content performing and entertaining. "It was always about the audience for me ... no one really wanted to hear my originals but me" ` John
John has played venues including ~ Boston Harbor Hotel ~ Marriott Long Wharf ~ Hancock Tower ~ The Prudential Building ~ Hundreds of Hotels ~ Quaint New England Inn's ~ Political Campaigns in NH ~ Corporate functions throughout New England. John has traveled the Northeast performing in all 6 New England states also in NY, NJ, PA, OH, and now brings his singing and performing talents to Southwest Florida.
John did eventually pursue a professional writing and recording career which has enabled him to leave a permanent mark in the annals of music. See John's original song composition and recording under the stage name of Jay Norris recorded and performed with local Florida professional Ira Wilkes. Find it on you tube ... Last Chance Cafe
~ Jack Cobelens Drums and Vocals
In the pocket Jack Cobelens on drums and vocals... a seasoned pro with decades of experience spanning 3 continents. Jack sings and plays he is a serious showman with every stick hit. He can play like feathers or like thunder ... you'll be spell bound with his intensity of focus on his craft, but his warm friendly nature is what makes him a great fit with Top Shelf.
Mark Boroska Bass Guitar
The heart pulse foundation of the band is Mark Boroska on Bass. Delivering those familiar walking bass lines which stamp those oldies tune, meticulously echoed on every song from back in the day.
Additional Booking Notes
Complete Rain Protected Stage with Sound Person and Equipment for Outdoor Performanaces
Past Booked Events
|March 17, 2017 • 7:00pm - 10:30pm||Holiday Party (Other)|
On the Road Again
Blue Suede Shoes
King of the Road
Rock Around The Clock
Matchbox 3 AM
Peaceful Easy Feeling
You Got It
Long Train Running
Falling in Love With You
Good @ Drinkin Beer
Tears on My Pillow
Get Ready Cause Here I Come
5 O'clock Somewhere
If it Don't Work Out
Stand by Me
Sweet Home Chicago
Get Ready Cause Here I Come
Play That Funky Music
More (Mondo Cane)
Story in Your Eyes
Hang on Sloopy
And I Love You So
Twist and Shout
Best of My Love
Horse With No Name
Old Time Rock-n-Roll
Johnny B Good
Friends in Low Places
Hootie – Hold My Hand
Keep Your Hands To Yourself
Return to Me
Everybody Loves Somebody
Little Pink Houses
So Happy Together
8 Days a Week
Rock Me Gently
Wise Men Say
Can I have This Dance
Make it With You
Toes in The Water
Hold Me Close
Everything you need
Brown Eyed Girl
Last Chance Caf
Born to Be Wild
Dock of the Bay
Sweet Home Alabama
Summer of 69
I'm not Your Stepping Stone
You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling
Joy The World
Sister Golden Hair
Beach Boys 409
The Break-up Song
|John Webber||Guitar & Vocals|
|Will Ravellette (Willy Skills)||Lead Guitar and Vocals|
|Jack Cobelens||Drums and Vocals|
|Jim Ronca||Bass and Vocals|
Influences & Inspiration
We love tight vocal harmonies and professional musicianship. Groups like the Eagles and America. We perform Doo Whop and Rock n Roll from the 50's and 60's, a Smidge of Country and pop music too, Every song we play is easily recognizable and we entertain as we play.
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