Almost Famous

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Almost Famous Band Memphis

Highlights from the song list:

80's / MTV / Fun:

Don't Stop Believing - Journey

Happy - Pharrell Williams
Billie Jean - Micheal Jackson
Josie's on a Vacation (Your Love) - The Outfield 

Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Footloose - Kenny Loggins
Honkey Tonk Women - Rolling Stones
I Want You to Want Me - Cheap Trick

You Are the Best Thing - Ray LaMontagne
Video Killed the Radio Star - The Buggles
Whip It - Devo
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
I Love Rock 'n Roll - Joan Jett
I Wanna Be Sedated - The Ramones
Dancing with Myself - Billy Idol
My Sharona - The Knack
Fight for Your Right to Party - The Beastie Boys
I Ran - Flock of Seaguls
Don't You Forget about Me - Simple Minds
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
Take on Me - Aha
One Way or Another - Blondie
Melt with You - Modern English
Come on Eileen - Dexys Midnight Runners
Shout ("Animal House" version) - Otis Day and the Knights
Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield
Everybody Wants to Rule the World - Tears for Fears
Working for the Weekend - Loverboy
867-5309 (Jenny0 - Tommy Tutone
Rebel Yell - Billy Idol
Start Me Up - Rolling Stones
Centerfold - J. Geils Band
Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams
What I Like about You - The Romantics

Brick House - Commodores

Play That Funky Music White Boy - Wild Cherry
R.O.C.K in the USA - John Cougar Mellancamp
Addicted to Love - Robert Palmer
Mony Mony - Billy Idol
Hit Me with Your Best Shot - Pat Benatar
Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard
Sister Christian - Night Ranger
Walk This Way - Run/DMC & Aerosmith
Sweet Child 'o Mine - Guns N Roses
Nothing but a Good Time - Poison
Living on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi
You Give Love a Bad Name - Bon Jovi
Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne
You Really Got Me - Van Halen
Rock and Roll All Night - Kiss
Rock You Like a Hurricane - Scorpions
Cherry Pie - Warrant
Come on Feel the Noise - Quiet Riot
Once Bitten Twice Shy - Great White
I Hate Myself for Loving You - Joan Jett
We're Not Gonna Take It - Twisted Sister
Another One Bites the Dust - Queen
Rock This Town - Stray Cats
Just What I Needed - The Cars
Should I Stay Or Should I Go - The Clash

Wedding dance favorites

Hava Nagila (The Hora)
Everything I Do I Do It for You - Bryan Adams
What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton

Faithfully - Journey

You Are the Best Thing - Ray LaMontagne
I Can't Help Falling in Love - Elvis
The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra/Rod Stewart
Have I Told You Lately That I Love You - Van Morrison/Rod Stewart
In My Life - Beatles
Your Song - Elton John
How Sweet It Is  - James Taylor
You Send Me - Sam Cooke
My Girl - The Temptations
Stand By Me - Ben E. King
In Your Eyes - Peter Gabriel
Brown-Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
I Could Not Ask for More - Edwin McCain
Tupelo Honey - Van Morrison
When a Man Loves a Woman - Percy Sledge
Every Breath You Take - The Police
She Will Be Loved - Maroon 5
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
Singed Sealed Delivered / Superstitious - Stevie Wonder
Do You Love Me - "Dirty Dancing" soundtrack
Some Kinda Wonderful - "Dirty Dancing" soundtrack
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
The Joker - Steve Miller Band
Hotel California - The Eagles
Whole Lotta Love / Rock and Roll - Led Zeppelin
Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
Sweet Emotion - Aerosmith
Still Rock 'n Roll to Me - Billy Joel
Can't Get Enough - Bad Company
Ticket to Ride - The Beatles
Drift Away - Dobie Gray
Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Hard to Handle / Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding
Pride and Joy - Stevie Ray Vaughn
Gimmie One Reason - Tracy Chapman
Feeling All Right - Joe Cocker
Loving Touching Squeezing / Lights - Journey

90's Through Today

Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5

Happy - Pharrell Williams

Beautiful Day - U2 

Good Feeling - Flo Rida

Dynamite - Tiao Cruz

Drops of Jupiter - Train

Bad Romance - Lady Gaga
Are You Gonna Be My Girl - Jet 
Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day
Good Riddance - Green Day
Closing Time - Semisonic
Free Falling - Tom Petty
Last Dance with Mary Jane - Tom Petty
Interstate Love Song - Stone Temple Pilots
Mr. Jones  and Me - Counting Crows
Push - Matchbox Twenty
Crash - Dave Matthews Band
Hey Jealousy - Gin Blossoms
Are You Gonna Go My Way - Lenny Kravitz
Champagne Supernova / Wonder Wall - Oasis
Boys of Summer - Don Henley
One Headlight - Wallflowers
Mysterious Ways - U2

And many more......

About Almost Famous

Almost Famous is the quintessential high-energy, sophisticated, and versatile Memphis party band. They've played numerous events for major corporations and high-end charity galas, but they're probably best known for their awesome performances at wedding receptions throughout the region.

Featuring some of the best musicians in Memphis — a world-class music city — the band members of Almost Famous have received numerous awards and accolades, including

     • members have played on 23 gold and platinum records

     • performed for Presidents Clinton and Bush

     • nine Grammy nominations

     • one Dove Award

     • Superbowl pregame performance

     • performed on the "Are You Ready for Some Football?" video for Monday Night Football

     • three Emmy Awards

     • five American Entertainer of the Year Awards

     • two European Independent Artist of the Year Awards

     • two CMA Drummer of the Year nominations

With a reputation for professionalism, attention to detail, and incredible energy, Almost Famous has become one of the region's must-have dance bands for brides who want a truly memorable reception. They are adept at working with wedding coordinators and photographers to make sure every special moment at the reception happens flawlessly. The band can perform a formal "dinner set" with romantic classics for guests of all ages, providing the perfect atmosphere to begin the reception. As the night progresses, they are experts at reading a crowd and turning up the energy to amplify the celebration. The dance floor will be packed when it's time for your last dance!

Almost Famous will also provide appropriate recorded music throughout the evening (pre-show and during breaks) and a first-rate sound and light system for any size event.

For more information on booking Almost Famous for your wedding or special event, please contact us today.

"They were absolutely wonderful! Everything could not have been better!"

Christina Vranich (bride)

"Simply incredible! They made our reception one our guests will be talking about for years."

Lindsey Fanning, Memphis

"In my 18 years of booking this festival, I've never seen or heard anything like Almost Famous. They totally blew everyone away!"

Don Hanks, Esperanza Bonanza

"Almost Famous is more than a cut above the rest. Fabulous mix, fabulous voices!"

Mona Dunlap, Memphis

"We expected 80 for our fundraiser, and 300 showed up because of Almost Famous!"

Ashley Cole, ALSAC/St. Jude

"Almost Famous was so easy to work with, and what great energy! We'll be booking them again."

Jane Walsh, Make-A-Wish

"The best, and I got them! All of Springfield is talking about Almost Famous. Thanks for making our reception so memorable."

Nicole Hutcheson, Springfield, MO

"You guys sound amazing! Are you sure you aren't lip synching?!"

Lonnie Jordan (from the Grammy-winning band War)

"Their Hora can't be beat. It's the best I've heard!"

Rabbi Micah Greenstein, Temple Israel

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