SIMPLY ON THE MOON DANCE EXPERIENCE

Blending Two Epic Bands for One Killer Performance

Can’t decide if you want to book Party on the Moon or Simply Irresistible for your next event? Problem solved. Introducing Simply on the Moon Dance Experience!  Now you can have the magic and talent of both amazing bands with this blended 30+-piece extravaganza.

Picture this. Phenomenal, Grammy award-winning musicians who have performed with superstars from Carrie Underwood and Prince to Beyonce and Maroon 5.  Choreographed dance moves from Beyonce’s own Kimmie Gibson that will dazzle your guests. Customized song list featuring the latest hits, 80s, classic rock, disco/funk, R&B and Motown.  Amazing lighting effects, costume changes and even an option to bring in a special guest vocalist such as Mark McGrath or Philip Bailey to join the fun. And, we bring this all to your event at pricing well under that of national acts!

With every performance, we promise you:

  • A mesmerizing 3-hour, non-stop show that will leave your guests wanting more
  • Award-winning, major-touring artists without the price tag, ego and rider
  • Up to 100 songs performed for your event
  • State-of-the-art show production and lighting similar to national acts
  • Customized song list, choreography and costumes
  • Exceptional customer service

Be sure to check out our video to see & hear why our clients include past and current presidents, leading corporations, celebrities and discerning brides from around the globe. And when you’re ready for a blow-the-roof-off kind of SUPERCHARGED PLUS experience, contact us!

Party On The Moon

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OPTIONS

Whether you wish to walk down the aisle to the whisper of tinkling piano keys or a beautiful string quartet, we have the music for you. We can provide keyboardist, vocalists, horns, choir or strings. Ceremony music ranges from standards to contemporary hits.

Add a four-piece “Marching Band Style” authentic drum line to your wedding or event. Complete with Marching Snare, Marching Bass, Marching Tom Tom and Quad Drums, a Drum Line it is a unique and interesting way to introduce the bride and groom, to kick off your private party, open sessions for a corporate event or lead guests from one area to another.

If you desire musical ambience as your guests arrive, during cocktail hour or as a soft accompaniment to your dinner, enjoy our trio featuring drums, piano and bass. Our repertoire spans almost every genre of music including soft jazz, Broadway classics, movie theme songs, easy listening pops and light Gospel standards.

You can also expand the trio performance with some sultry vocals from one of our singers or some jazzy horns from our talented ensemble. For that special “intimate touch,” another popular option with our clients is having one of our talented keyboardists as a solo pianist.

“We had seen Party on the Moon Band at a friend’s wedding before, but this time the trio played during dinner and my wife, a jazz pianist herself, was literally brought to tears as she listened. Awesome!”  – Steven Kincaid, Tampa, FL

Enjoy the romantic, expressive and refined sounds of a classical quartet or a full and energetic electric quartet during your cocktail hour or reception. A harp soloist or classic guitar soloist are also available if you would like to feature graceful beauty of these instruments at your event. Read more. (can we do a pop up or accordion for the copy below?)

Dallas String Quartet (DSQ) Electrics is an international ensemble based in Dallas playing contemporary music on electric string instruments. They have released three albums, Electric (2011), Red (2012), and Between Us (2014), and have a large following on Pandora, Sirius Xm and other radio stations. DSQ performs intimately as a quartet or with a full ensemble of drums, guitars, etc. for high-energy shows.

The quartet has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, and on A&E, CW33, and other networks. In addition to touring and performing internationally, DSQ has played “at home” for Presidents Obama and Bush, and the NBA and NFL organizations. They have opened for artists such as Air Supply and Kenny G, and have played alongside Josh Groban, Chicago and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Comprised of violinists Tatiana Glava and Melissa Priller, violist Ian Zanca and cellist Gaston Colloca, DSQ takes you on a journey to the nexus of classical music and modern pop where artists like Beethoven and Bono collide.

“DSQ ended their performance with a cover of Guns N’ Rose’s “Sweet Child of Mine” that just floored everyone in the building.” – Red Carpet Crash Review

Infuse your guests with joy and let the positive energy flow as The Higher Power singers take the stage. Featuring world-class vocals and a wide-ranging musical repertoire, Higher Power ignites the audience, transforming all your party-goers into party-makers – lifting their hands into the air and bringing their feet to the dance floor.

Higher Power Features:

  • 8 lead vocalists
  • Song variety – from Southern Gospel to today’s dance hits
  • Striking costume options

“As musical director for Gladys Knight for 20 years as well as stints with Marvin Gaye, Barry White and Diana Ross, I have pretty much seen it all. I can tell you the “magic” that Higher Power brings to the show you can only get in a Gospel church on Sunday morning. The raw energy and vocal power rivals anything I have seen on the road in my 30 years in the biz.” –

Spencer Bean

You just got married. Doesn’t that deserve a super cool introduction? Consider horns or a drum role before you officially make your first public appearance as man and wife. Or, perhaps you have a horn or drum role as you head out to the car to make your exit.

Ever wish you could be a part of the band? Well now you can! With Star for a Night, we give you coaching and confidence to get on stage with our band and unleash your inner rock star and give your guests a performance they’ll never forget!

Incorporate our featured DJ into your event, wedding or after party. During our live performances, our DJs mix recorded music for an amazing effect. Or enjoy them as a stand-alone as they spin the hottest tracks of the 80s, 90s, and today as well as all the standard party tunes.

A versatile professional speaker and entertainer, Marvelless Mark’s® boundless energy add sparkle to business conferences, motivational seminars, team-building events, award ceremonies, contests and game shows, parties and more. Mark wears a variety of hats from leading your team in a series of entertaining activities to playing event host and keeping your show lively and entertaining.

Let us help you create a powerful experience customized to your company, cause or commitment. Using the power of a videotaped “mission story,” which incorporates both mission articulation and “branded” creative solutions, your event will not only leave guests excited and happy, but empowered to support your vision.

Package options include:

  • Development of messaging, mission articulation and “branded” creative solutions for audience and member communications outreach
  • Incorporation of the messaging and “branded solutions” into your event via a custom videotaped “mission story,” played at the event and usable in previews to boost awareness and attendance
  • Integration with activities before and/or during the event

The Woman’s Board at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago saw amazing results from the Power of Music package. The pre-event promotion helped build excitement for and attendance at the event, while the at-event video messaging helped increase interest in the campaign. All in all, the Board raised more than $1.3M for this worthy cause. The Power of Music package is an important option for any organization trying to throw a great party, while optimizing fundraising results.

While you’re creating memories, be sure to capture them with a photo booth! Our photobooth is classic style with the very latest in digital technology and a stylish look that fits any event. Our photo strips are professional quality and they are developed in 15 seconds. We always send a professional event attendant with the booth to ensure the booth runs seamlessly.

Shadow Dancing is a fun and unique type of dancing. Created by Shadow Boxes with screens and a light source shown in the direction of the dancer in the box, they make guests do things they never thought they would do!  The audience, on the other side of the screen, only sees a silhouette of the person dancing, creating a wild and exotic type of dance that spices up any type of event. National Party Bands offer these Shadow Boxes for your guests to go crazy in, to really show off their moves!!!

At your event, you want everything to look great and so do we! That’s why we work closely with you and/or your planner in selecting just the right costumes. Your choices are almost limitless…we can dress to your theme, in colors of your choice or go formal. Complete with costume changes during the show, you will be thrilled not only by the great sounds of our bands, but how great they look, too.

THE BAND

BOOK THE BAND THAT HAS PERFORMED WITH:

  • Diana Ross
  • The Spinners
  • Train
  • Pat Benatar
  • Three Dog Night
  • Journey
  • The O’Jays
  • Peabo Bryson
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • James Brown
  • Prince
  • Huey Lewis
  • The Temptations
  • Bob Seger
  • Clint Black
  • Elton John
  • Beyonce
  • Lionel Richie
  • Aretha Franklin
  • Maroon 5
  • Earth Wind and Fire
  • Paula Abdul
  • Jennifer Holiday
  • Philip Bailey

Book the band that has played for:

  • Donald Trump
  • President Barack Obama
  • Eli Manning’s Wedding
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago Woman’s Board Gala
  • Kentucky Derby Celebrations
  • Pixar’s World Movie Premiere
  • HOT Atlanta – Largest Fireworks Display
  • Krewe of Endymion at Superdome
  • USS George HW Bush
  • American Heart Association
  • Wyndham Championship
Dennis Smith

Co-Founder of POTM, Co-Founder of GPB, Guitar & Band Leader

Dennis Smith

In 2002, Dennis and Ed Duncan co-created Party On The Moon®. Dennis’ love of music, however, began in his early teens where he led his own rock band, and went on to write and record dozens of albums. When he turned his sights to creating Party On The Moon, his goal was to develop a national caliber entertainment experience for the special events market.

Today, Party On The Moon is the most successful special events band in the country. Clients include President Barack Obama, Ted Turner, Donald Trump, Eli Manning, The Kentucky Derby, The Indianapolis 500 and heads of state and celebrities worldwide.

Dennis is also co-creator of Galaxy Party Management™, a management service provider that represents the most successful event bands in the country, led by its flagship band Party On The Moon.

A video producer and author of the book “Rock and Roll, Martial Arts and God – Tips for Success from the Masters,” Dennis’ goal is to educate, entertain and inspire each of us to create our best life, and do work that we care about – every day.

The Great Ronnie Garrett

Leader of Simply Irresistible

Ronnie Garrett

Ronnie Garrett is a Grammy nominee, songwriter, producer and musician who has produced, performed and written on more than 15 million records sold worldwide.  Ronnie is renowned for his work as Tyler Perry’s music director, where he composes songs for Tyler Perry’s movies and plays.  Ronnie has performed on the Grammy Awards and the American Music Awards with Toni Braxton.  He has worked with Beyonce, Elton John, Maurice White (of Earth Wind and Fire), Chaka Kahn, Cuba Gooding, Jr, and received a 2007 Grammy Nomination (Best Duo or Group) for Tyler Perry’s Soundtrack. We are honored to have him as the band leader of Simply Irresistible!

Just a few of Ronnie’s amazing accomplishments:

Movie Soundtracks

Madea’s Witeness Protection – 2012
Madea’s Big Happy Family – 2012
I Can Do Bad All By Myself – 2009
Family That Preys – 2008
Daddy’s Little Girl – 2007
Madea’s Family Reunion – 2006
Diary of a Mad Black Women – 2005
The Fighting Temptations – 2003
Fame LA – 1998
The Associate 0 1996
Kazaam – 1996

Songwriter/Producer/Bass

January 2004 – 2008
Aaliyah, Dru Hill, Monica, Deborah Cox, Issac Hayes, Mya, Tamia, Will Downing, Maysa, Toni Braxton, Boney James, Destiny’s Child, The Temptations, Aretha Franklin, Lionel Richie, 98 Degrees, Heather Headley, Diana Ross, Patti Labell, Yolonda Adams, Gerald Levert, Carl Thomas, Natalie Cole, Chaka Kahn, Kelly Rowland, Usher

Television Commercials

K-Swiss, Toyota, Chevy, Honda, Nike, McDonalds, AT@T, NBA, WNBA, Burger King, Ford, Budweiser

Television Shows (Original compositions used for)

The Oprah Winfrey Show, Live With Regis & Kelly, Young and the Restless MTV Cribs, Growing Up Gotti, Queer Eye For The Straight Guy, Star Search, Run’s House, Kimora Lee Simmons, True Hollywood Stories, Gotti’s Way, Paula Abdul, MTV Exposed, Your Momma Don’t Dance (Lifetime Network)

Tours

1996 to 2004

Will Downing, Jonathan Butler, Jennifer Holiday, Roy Ayers, Chante Moore, Boney James, Isaac Hayes, Phillip Bailey, Toni Braxton.

  • What an amazing event and you all were the icing on the cake!  Thank you so much for everything. I truly enjoyed working with you as well!  Hopefully we will work together many times in the future.

    Jessica A Southern Event Planning Company
  • I received a million compliments on how great you were, so thanks for another great show! We hope to see you guys again soon.

    Sheila McLenaghan SVP, Customer Relations, PGA TOUR

Customize Your Event With Our Ultimate Song List!

We’ll work with you to make sure we play only your favorite types of music. The song list below is representative of the various musical styles and genres we play, but it’s only a small sampling of what we can do.

  • Taylor Swift – Shake It Off
  • Coldplay – Viva La Vida
  • Skrillex – Breakin A Sweat
  • Guns N’ Roses – Sweet Child O’ Mine
  • Def Leppard – Pour Some Sugar On Me
  • Earth, Wind & Fire – September
  • Lenny Kravitz – American Woman
  • Rolling Stones – Satisfaction
  • Aretha Franklin – Chain Of Fools
  • Eric Clapton – Wonderful Tonight
  • Santana – Ojos Maria Maria
  • Garth Brooks – Friends In Low Places
  • Jazz & Instrumental – Blue Bossa
  • Canon In D – Piano
  • Queen – We Will Rock You
  • Justin Timberlake – Suit And Tie, Sexy Back
  • The Black Keys – Fever
  • Ariana Grande – Problem
  • Draft Punk – Get Lucky
  • Happy – Parnell Williams
  • Lordes – Royals
  • One Republic – Counting Stars
  • Ke$ha & Pitbull – Timber
  • Avicii – Wake Me Up
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