Almost Famous

Almost famous

This band is Almost Famous!

Genre(s): 80s band, cover band, dance band, rock band, variety band, college, corporate
Artist Bio:

Almost Famous is the quintessential high energy, sophisticated, and versatile band. Tailoring themselves to their clients needs, this live band has played everything from storybook weddings, corporate events, to sold out stadium concerts.

With show stopping live performances and a high fashioned look, this 4 piece, entertaining group is the best in it's field. Known as one of the most flexible and pleasant bands to work with, the Almost Famous Band has also become a must have with the society crowd.

Members have played on 23 Gold and Platinum records, performed  for President Bush, President Clinton, and Pope John Paul II, won 3 Emmy Awards, won 1 Dove award , 9 Grammy Nominations, an NFL Super Bowl Performance , a Gospel Music Hall Of Fame Inductee, 2 European Independent  Artist of the Year Awards, 2 ACM Drummer of the Year Nominations , 5 American Entertainer of the Year Awards , 1 Lifetime Achievement Award, performed the music and video for ABC television’s Monday Night Football Introduction “ Are You Ready For Some Football?”, ASCAP Vision Award, Headlined 50 Years of Rock n Roll Celebration in Liverpool England for the John Lennon family, and more .
You’ve seen members on stage with legends such as  Ringo Starr, Kid Rock , Hank Williams Jr , Toto, Survivor , The Beach Boys, Amy Grant , Sammy Hagar,Tina Turner, Steve Winwood, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, BB King, De Garmo and Key, Percy Sledge, Muddy Waters, Waylon Jennings, Howlin Wolf, John Mayall, Freddie King, Richie Blackmore and John Lord of Deep Purple, The Drifters, The Platters, Dickey Betts of Allman Bros, The Bama Band, and on and on!

Almost Famous Band's professionalism, stunning live performances and vast song repertoire have helped establish this dance band as the standard to make any special event a smashing success. You've heard them playing and singing on the radio as studio musicians for Glen Frey (Eagles), Jackson Browne, Hank Williams Jr, Jimmy Buffett, John Prine, Bonnie Raitt, Jerry Lee Lewis, DC Talk, Todd Rundgren, Big STar, Albert King, Big Tent Revival, Yvonne Elliman, Climax, Alex Chilton, Bertie Higgins, and many others.  You've seen them on the Tonight Show, Today Show, Grammy Awards Shows, MTV, VH1, FOX, ABC, NBC, AXS TV, A&E, HGTV, Food  Network, Don Kirshner's Rock Concerts, American Bandstand, Showtime TV Specials, Pay Per View, CMT Crossroads, Country Music Awards, Academy of Country Music Awards, ABC Monday Night Football, TNN, Nashville Now, Live from New York, Hee Haw and too many others to name. Members have Co-written songs on major releases by Hank williams Jr. and Jimmy Buffett. Members have been featured in major music publications such as Billboard, Rolling Stone, Modern Drummer, Rhythm Magazine, Drums and Drumming and Country Music Magazine.

Almost Famous is geared to please any audience. Maybe you know their own songs from major record company releases for A&M Records, Capital Records or Mercury Records. This dance band is endorsed by the best musical instrument companies in the world.

For booking information on Almost Famous Band or to book or hire this band for your wedding reception, college event, corporate function or concert, click on the Contact tab above.

ALMOST FAMOUS CORPORATE CLIENT PARTIAL LIST

Walmart /Sam’s Club
Fed Ex
General Mills
Dr. Pepper  Snapple Group
Johnson & Johnson
Coca Cola Company
Dollar General
Kroger Co
SYSCO Corporation
Bass Pro Shops / Bill Dance
Smuckers
Kraft
McCormick Foods
Lowes
Ghirardelli Chocolate
Delta General
Time Warner Cable
ALSAC / St Jude Children’s Hospital
Regions Financial Corporation
Prairie Farms
Blue Sky Chicago
Clear Channel
Filippo Berro Olive Oil
L'Oreal Cosmetics
Embassy Suites
Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
US Foods
Reynolds Consumer Products
Bausch & Lomb
Henkel Co
A.S. Barboro
SC Johnson
Athens Distributing  Co.
Eagle Distributing
Delta Wholesale
Green Bay Packers Inc.
Ghost River Brewing Co.
Ugly Mug Coffee
Bluff City Bakery
Harley Davidson
Charlie Sciara & Son Produce
Gordon Food Service
Hog Wild BBQ
Jarden Consumer Solutions
Harps Food
Mondelez International
Crain Automotive
Zero Mountain Inc.
iHeart Media
Northwest Health System
Svedka Vodka
Black Box Wines
Nucor Steel
Morton Salt
Rich's Products
US Nutrition
Max Point
WLJ Wright , Lindsey &Jennings LLP
Landers McLarty Automotive
American Heart Assoc.
Children’s Heart Assoc.
NWA Media
Patron Spirits Company
Superior Automotive
Black Box Wines
Clos Du Bois Winery
Boy Scouts of America
Triad Retail Media
ABC CW Arkansas Television Broadcasting
US Nutrition
Constellation Brands
Advanced Monitoring Systems
Boys and Girls Clubs of America
US Navy
Dowdle Construction Products
Cat Financial
LP Building Products
Kraft CPA's
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tn
Lipman  Bros Wine
Diversified Trust Comprehensive Wealth Management
HCA Tristar Health
Hotbox Fitness
VIP Bartending Services
Memphis Restaurant Assoc.
Memphis Redbirds Baseball
Ben E Keith Foods Corporation
Lipscomb and Pitts Insuran
Monroe Harding
Memphis Grizzlies
Gibson Guitars
RST Law Firms
Keller Williams Reality
Crye - Leike Reality
Reunion Property Owners
Med -Pay Inc.
Lady Luck Casino
Grace Episcopal Schools
Lausanne Laptop Institute
Crossroads Strategies Washington DC
Young Presidents Organization  Inc
Soladigm  View Dynamic Glass
National League of Junior Cotillions
Cancer Foundation League
Peabody Hotels
St Jude Golf Classic
Ortho Memphis
Dixon Art Gallery and Gardens
Northwest Airlines
Sunrise Pontiac
Cadillac of Memphis
UT Dental Group
Morgan Keegan
Fogelman Management Group
Ballet Memphis
Brooks Museum of art
WKNO Public Broadcasting

Song List

Almost Famous Partial Song List – This is not all of the songs Almost Famous can play. This is a short list of songs that we receive the most requests for, listed in no particular order . Every event is different and we choose songs that are appropriate for the success of your event .


Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
Footloose – Kenny Logins
Wagon Wheel – Darius Rucker
Honky Tonk Women – Rolling Stones
Hotel California – Eagles
I Love Rock n Roll – Joan Jett
Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen
Shout – Isley Brothers / Otis Day
Jessie’s Girl – Rick Springfield
Summer of ’69 – Bryan Adams
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Brickhouse – Commodores
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars
Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5
Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy ) – Big & Rich
Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett
The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra
My Girl – Temptations
Mony Mony – Billy Idol / Tommy James
Addicted To Love – Robert Palmer
Come On Eileen – Dexy’s Midnight Runners
Don’t You Forget About Me – Simple Minds
Your Love ( Josie’s on a Vacation)  –  The Outfield 
I Want You to Want Me – Cheap Trick
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
Everybody Wants To Rule the World – Tears For Fears
Pour Some Sugar On me – Def Leppard
Rock N Roll All Night – Kiss
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Can’t Get Enough of Your Love – Bad Company
Drops of Jupiter – Train
Sweet Emotion – Aerosmith
Rock This Town – Stray Cats
Pride and Joy – Stevie Ray Vaughn
Have I Told You Lately That I Love You – Rod Stewart /Van Morrison
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynyrd Skynyrd
The Joker – Steve Miller Band
Hard to Handle – Black Crowes /Otis Redding
Tainted Love – Soft Cell
867-5309 Jenny - Tommy Tu Tone
What I Like About You – Romantics
Life’s Been Good – Joe Walsh
R.O.C.K in the USA – John Cougar Mellencamp 
Living on a Prayer – Bon Jovi
Hey Jealousy – Gin Blossoms
Mary Janes Last Dance – Tom Petty
Some Kind of Wonderful – Grand Funk Railroad
Stand By Me – Ben E King
Whip It – Devo
Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
My Sharona – The Knack
Old Time Rock n Roll – Bob Seger
One Headlight – The Wallflowers
Twist and Shout – The Beatles
You Send Me – Sam Cooke
Melt With You – Modern English
Walk this Way – Aerosmith /Run DMC
Sweet Child O Mine – Guns and Roses
You Give Love  a Bad Name – Bon Jovi
Hit Me With Your Best Shot – Pat Benetar
Another One Bites the Dust – Queen
Should I Stay or Should I Go – The Clash
She Will Be Loved – Maroon 5
Good Feeling – Flo Rida
Dynamite – Tao Cruz
Margarittaville – Jimmy Buffett
Family Tradition – Hank Williams Jr
Talking In Your Sleep – Romantics
Beast Of Burden – Rolling Stones
Any way You Want It – Journey
Push It – Salt N  Pepa
I Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis
Your Song – Elton John
Still Rock N Roll To Me – Billy Joel
Lovin’ Touchin’ Squezin’ – Journey
Life In The Fast Lane – Eagles
Are You Gonna Be My Girl ?  – Jet
Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac
Born To Run – Bruce Springsteen
Feels Like The First Time – Foreigner
You Really Got Me – Van Halen
The Break Up Song – Greg Kihn Band
Boys Of Summer – Don Henley
Hurts So Good – John Cougar Mellemcamp
Your Song – Elton john
Every Breath you Take – Police
Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
Take On Me – Aha
One Way Or Another – Blondie
Centerfold – J Geils Band
Shook Me All Night Long –ACDC
You Really Got Me – Van Halen
Bad Romance – Lady GaGa
Do You Love Me – The Contours / Dirty Dancing Soundtrack
Gimmie One Reason – Tracy Chapman
Beautiful Day – U2
Proud Mary – CCR
Mr. Jones – Counting Crows
Rock N Roll – Led Zeppelin
The Stroke – Billy Squier
Drift Away – Dobie Gray
Feeling Alright – Joe Cocker
How Sweet it is to be Loved by You- James Taylor
Dancing With Myself – Billy Idol
Every Time I Roll the Dice – Delbert McClinton
Just What I Needed – The Cars  
Longtime – Boston
2 Tickets to Paradise – Eddie Money
Rebel Yell – Billy Idol
Come Together – The Beatles
You Are the Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne
Faithfully – Journey
Cuts Like A knife – Bryan Adams
With A Little Help From My Friends – Joe Cocker
Carry On Wayward Son – Kansas
Whole Lotta Love – Led Zeppelin
Wish You Were Here – Pink Floyd
Champagne Supernova – Oasis
Jack and Diane – John Cougar Mellencamp
Times Like These – Foo Fighters
Peaceful Easy Feeling – Eagles
Dream On – Aerosmith
Maggie May – Rod Stewart
Daughters – John Mayer
Wanted Dead or Alive – Bon Jovi
Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
Young Blood – Coasters /Bad Company
Baba O  Riley – The Who
Boys are Back in Town – Thin Lizzy
Forever Young – Rod Stewart
Nothing But A Good Time – Poison
Too Much Time on My Hands – Styx
Sister Christian – Night Ranger
We’re Not Gonna Take It – Twisted Sister
I Could Not Ask For More – Edwin McCain
In Your Eyes – Peter Gabriel
Working For The Weekend – Loverboy
Juke Box Hero – Foreigner
Heart Of the Matter – Don Henley
Crash – Dave Matthews Band
Sitting on the Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding
Sweet Mellissa – Allman Brothers Band
Good Day For the Blues – Storyville
Ticket To Ride – Beatles