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Event Rates & Services

You're planning an event!

We know how important it is that your event be a fun and memorable occasion for your guests. With our blend of classic old school music, there's sure to be a song for everyone during your dance party. We've also got you covered for classy jazz music during your cocktails and dinner.

We strive to be easy to work with by communicating quickly via email or phone, providing detailed contracts and invoices, and of course, delivering the highest calibre of musicianship for an engaging and fun entertainment experience.

Please take brief moment to read and understand the following information so that you are aware of all the awesome perks that come with booking our band!

(Planning a wedding?)

    “The Phonix was great to work with - from the first email to the final song they played. The band was happy to tailor their entire set list and set times to meet our needs...even during the event. Their set went off so well that we even had competing companies in our industry ask about how we were able to hire such a great band. Really, I can't say enough good things about the band. In an age where it is easy to create websites and social media pages that promise big things, it is very rare to find a group of performers that surpass the hype. The Phonix did it....believe everything you read!”
    - GORE MUTUAL

    Our Event Entertainment Services

    Our flagship band is our 9-piece Dance Band. This size band is what it takes to most accurately and authentically reproduce the old school music that we specialize in. Wedding couples love our 9-piece band for the incredible 3-piece brass section (trumpet, tenor sax and baritone sax), two soulful lead singers and punchy rhythm section. Over our 9 years of performing, we have carefully curated a repertoire that will pack a serious punch for the dance floor and leave your guests talking about your party for years to come!

    We also offer a 7-piece version if you are facing budget or space constraints. This configuration is similar to the 9-piece, but does not include either of the saxophones.

     


       

    ENTERTAINMENT SERVICES

    Choose a dance band and then some add-ons.

    --------- Dance Band ---------

     

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    7-Piece Band

    Less footprint, but just as much fun. Includes trumpet, two lead singers, piano, guitar, bass and drums.

    -3 x 50-minute sets in a 4-hour window.

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    9-Piece Band

    Our best high-energy, interactive dance party. Includes our 3-piece horn section, two lead singers, guitar, piano, bass and drums. 

    -3 x 50-minute sets in a 4-hour window.

    --------- Add-On Services ---------

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    Solo Musician

    Be different. Add a unique twist to your event registration, lunch or coffee break with a skilled guitarist or pianist.

         - 60 minutes or longer

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    Cocktail or Dinner Jazz Trio

    Nothing says "classy" like jazz. All your favourite standards brought to life with piano, bass and light drums. 

    -Up to 90 minutes.
    -Purchase additional hours for a fee

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    Cocktail or Dinner Jazz Quartet

    Add some sultry saxophone or trumpet to the Jazz Trio. Now that's some sophisticated background music! 

    -Up to 90 minutes.
    -Purchase additional hours for a fee

     

    --------- Sound Reinforcement & Lighting ---------

    Sound system for wedding reception music

    Mini Production

    A compact sound system and small lighting rig suitable for crowds as large as 60. If your crowd is tiny, we can likely downsize to this option and save you some money.

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    Production

    All the audio and lighting provisions to make our band seen and heard in crowds of up to 300.

    -Included with 7 or 9-piece dance band
    -Dedicated audio technician for up to 10 hours
    -Larger crowds will require more sound equipment for a nominal fee

    Wedding ceremony sound system for speeches and music

    Custom Sound

    We provide a sleek and elegant sound system and vocal microphones. Perfect for your luncheon, presentations or conferences.

    -Cable for connecting iPod audio
    -Technician for setup, operation and tear down
    -Customizable for any crowd size
    -Discounted rates when combined with dance band
    -Rates vary based on length of call


     

    Band Travel Fees

    If your event requires that we travel outside the Greater Vancouver Area, we will charge an additional travel fee. Please contact us for a travel quote if your city is not listed here.
    Pemberton & Whistler..............$500*
    Penticton..............$870*
    Kelowna..............$845*
    Victoria & Nanaimo..............$1050*
    *In addition to travel fees, we ask that you kindly provide hotel accommodations for all musicians and sound technician.