San Francisco Variety Band 2

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About San Francisco Variety Band 2

This San Francisco Variety Band recently won it's 15th Best Band Award when the San Jose Mercury News "Best In Silicon Valley" Reader's Poll gave them "Best Band Award" again.

They are the number one versatile entertainment choice for Corporate Events, Conventions, Fundraisers, Festivals, Wedding Receptions or any other party or event! Although they are well known in Northern California's Bay Area in places like San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Cruz, Napa, Yosemite, Monterey and Carmel, they perform all over the United States and always earn rave reviews.

San Francisco Variety Band performance

Why does this San Francisco Variety Band consistently please audiences? They sound great, they're incredible singers, with very high energy, they do an incredible variety of music and... they involve the audience. This band has an incredible ability to excite a crowd into singing along at the top of their lungs and the dance floor is always full! The band includes a former member of Santana and Sly and the Family Stone, plus a songwriter for Earth, Wind and Fire and Lee Rittenour. A two-man crew operates the sound and stage lighting.

San Francisco Variety Band music

Their music is the best of Pop, Rock, Motown, Funk, Country, Disco, R and B, Jazz, Latin and Swing from the last six decades. This San Francisco Variety Band always wins the audience over!

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32 responses to “San Francisco Variety Band 2”

  1. Sheila says:

    “Throughout the evening we had guests inquiring as to where we had found such a fantastic band. You have the ability to get the crowd moving around on the dance floor, having a good time. Many employees are still phoning or sending e-mail messages about your tremendous performance. Obviously, we are pleased far beyond our greatest expectations. We truly appreciate your professionalism and willingness to perform our corporate theme songs and play requests from the audience as the evening progressed. After working with your band and crew, it is no surprise that your establishment continues to be a Bay Area favorite. We wish you success in your future and look forward to working with you again.”
    Sheila Haut ~ UB Networks

  2. Byron says:

    “You were even better than your video! The rave reviews haven’t stopped yet. You guys have more energy than bands we’ve hired with 3 times as many members!”
    Byron Scordelis ~ Eureka Bank

  3. Rose says:

    “What a wonderful time we all had…. it’s probably been 20+ years since I’ve danced that much… had a ball! Our people were all raving about you and your band… they didn’t want to stay in their chairs! There has never been a night when they danced the entire evening, they loved you guys! Several of the people in our group were asking about you so I will definitely pass along your information to them. And I’ll tell the ICPA group how wonderful you were… thanks again, Joe! You guys were great… I told the hotel to be sure to recommend you!”
    Rose Duff ~ American Contractors Insurance Group

  4. Celeste says:

    “You did the impossible Saturday night! I don’t think anyone left the party ’til you and the band were done at 1:00! We definitely will call you to book for next year’s Holiday party. Thanks again.”
    Celeste Campbell ~ Sunsoft

  5. Willie Brown says:

    “This is the best band in California!” Mayor Willie Brown ~ San Francisco

  6. Bill says:

    “Thanks for another great performance! You kept everyone dancing until 1:00 A.M. and that’s amazing! I really appreciate how easy you and your crew were to work with. See you next year!”
    Bill Mattos ~ San Jose Police Department

  7. Suzanne says:

    “Young, old and everyone in between loved you and the band! Your incredible variety, energy and showmanship gave us just what we were looking for!”
    Suzanne Mulcahy ~ Sunnyvale Chamber of Commerce

  8. Sheryl says:

    “We really enjoyed your performance at Tony’s retirement dinner party. Your band was enthusiastic and entertaining as ever. Thank you for putting together a special song for Tony; I know everyone loved it! It was great working with you.”
    Sheryl Hinshaw, Johnason and Yau

  9. Pat says:

    “I can’t believe the number of compliments I’m getting about your band: Great singing, variety of songs, perfect volume (most bands we’ve had were too loud) and amazing energy! You even had ’em singing along!”
    Pat Wall ~ National Semiconductor

  10. Sue says:

    “You were terrific and I’ve received nothing but compliments about your music… the best band we’ve had in the five years I’ve been at Apple!”
    Sue Runfola ~ Apple Computer

  11. Laurie says:

    “I just had to tell you one more time how much everyone enjoyed you and your band. Be assured you will receive excellent personal referrals from our staff to all event planners calling our office.”
    Laurie Poel ~ San Jose Convention and Visitors Bureau

  12. Pam says:

    “As usual, you got our whole group dancing, singing and clapping. You guys are the best anywhere!!”
    Pam North ~ Tandem

  13. Jackie says:

    “Even in Florida, where no one knows you, the crowd goes berserk! Thanks for a great performance… with no breaks! The guy standing on the table playing his sax was a show stopper!”
    Jackie Lawrence ~ Merck Medco

  14. Linda says:

    “You guys were fantastic as usual! No other band ever got our people rocking, dancing and singing along like you do! I will be in touch about our July event, too.”
    Linda Reinhardt ~ Hewlett Packard

  15. Joann says:

    “Everyone wanted me to call you to see if you were available. Wow! What a great time we had at the party on 1/19! Basically you made the party! If it weren’t for you and the band it would not have been such a huge success!”
    Joann Martino ~ Cisco Systems

  16. Linda says:

    “I want you to know what a pleasure it is to work with you and your band. You are always filled with energy and smiles… It always makes for a fun evening! Everyone goes home with smiles on their faces after an evening of song and dance with your band. I look forward to working with you in the years to come.”
    Linda Brown ~ Cisco Systems

  17. Diane says:

    “Thank you so much for an outstanding performance! I received rave reviews about the band. If you ever have a corporate client looking for a reference, please do not hesitate to pass my name along. Great job.”
    Diane Braga, Cisco

  18. Ann says:

    “Thanks for making this year’s Christmas Party the best ever. The feedback has been so overwhelmingly positive, that everyone who’s approached me has requested a repeat performance next year.”
    Ann Gechman ~ Amdahl Corporation

  19. Laurie says:

    “For the seventh year in a row, you were marvelous! The compliments keep pouring in.”
    Laurie Taylor ~ Marriott Hotels

  20. Eddie says:

    “You’ve got a great band and an incredible sound!”
    Eddie DeBartolo ~ Owner San Francisco 49ers

  21. BAM Magazine says:

    “…established his turf as the South Bay’s Premier Cover Artist.”
    BAM Magazine ~ San Francisco, CA

  22. Date Magazine says:

    “Their extensive repertoire allows the band to cater to everyone in the audience.”
    Date Magazine

  23. Coasting Magazine says:

    “He wins the crowd over wherever he performs.”
    Coasting Magazine ~ Monterey, CA

  24. Spartan Daily says:

    “The hottest nightclub act in the South Bay. The audience responds to his music by singing, clapping and dancing wildly.” – Spartan Daily ~ San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

  25. Santa Cruz Sentinel says:

    “One of the finest evenings of professional entertainment I’ve ever seen. They cram through the door in figural droves to clap, sing along, and bop in the aisles. No one can rival [his] incredible drawing power… a local cultural phenomenon. Wide-ranging vocal talents… natural charisma… utterly sincere charm.” – Santa Cruz Sentinel ~ Santa Cruz, CA

  26. Good Times Magazine says:

    “A crack interpreter of Rock ‘n Roll. They pack them in every week. …seamless Rock ‘n Roll entertainment for his sizable stable of hard earned fans who live throughout the west.” – Good Times Magazine ~ Santa Cruz, CA

  27. Arizona Daily Star says:

    “The audience gets what it wants.”
    Arizona Daily Star ~ Tucson, AZ

  28. Chico News Review says:

    “… created the biggest audience participation event in Chico Club history. They play hits with an emphasis on audience participation – get people singing, clapping and having a good time.” – Chico News Review ~ Chico, CA

  29. Spartan Daily says:

    “[This band] and his band opened for America and rocked the crowd of 3,500 at at the Leavey Activity Center on the University of Santa Clara campus. America, in all their greatness, was little match for Sharino’s showmanship and manipulation of the crowd.” – Spartan Daily ~ San Jose, CA

  30. The Sun says:

    “…a long running love affair with local audiences that is unprecedented.”
    The Sun ~ Santa Cruz, CA

  31. New Times Magazine says:

    “One of the most talked about and highly praised entertainers in the valley. They’re singing along with him, dancing and whooping it up for as long as he is on stage. [he] acts as a catalyst for an evening of good times and brotherly love.” – New Times Magazine, Phoenix, AZ

  32. The Post says:

    “[He] rocks ’em at the US fest, opens show for 200,000 fans.”
    The Post ~ Aptos, CA

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