Frederick Girard & the BSO now on Gigmasters. 25+ yrs. professional experience. We've performed for thousands of weddings and corporate events for over a million satisfied partygoers. From solo guitar, vocal duo, trio, up to 17pc orchestra with everything in between, most packages include DJ, MC and non-stop great music, always exactly the way YOU want it. We have a huge repertoire in all styles including standards and specialty songs through today's top dance hits, and can make your event even more memorable with music composed exclusively for you and your special occasion. Whether it's subtle and sophisticated dinner music, your grand entrance, or our club style, fist pumping dance experience that will have everyone out on the floor, our premier 1800 watt state-of-the-art sound system featuring JBL and EAW, delivers crystal clarity at any volume. Our shows are family friendly and we can perform professionally attired in tuxedos and ball gowns unless you prefer otherwise. You can relax and focus your attention on your special day knowing that you've hired the very best.
Now exclusively thru Gigmasters, we're offering special introductory pricing and free package upgrades to build positive feedback here. Introductory packages starting under $200 to $10,000 and we offer additional discounts for some dates. See if yours is one of them by requesting a no obligation bid and reserve your date today.
Frederick Girard & the Bloomfield Society Orchestra. When only the best will do...
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Frederick Girard has been called one of the "best guitarists" to come out of Detroit, "a true musician's musician", and a "vocal powerhouse". He's performed at thousands of events, entertaining over a million people in all types of venues across North America and the Caribbean including top Society and Fortune 500 events, concerts, festivals and for over eighty thousand people at the Pontiac Silverdome, and national television audiences of millions.
Frederick was a member of pop icon Badfinger, and has toured, recorded, or performed with a long list of respected artists. Among them: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Martha Reeves, the Four Tops, Captain and Tennille, Maynard Ferguson, the Rockets, Phil Keaggy, Kent Henry, Doc Holiday, Spyro Gyra, Jack Wilkins, Doc Watson, The Second Avenue Band, Christopher James Gang, Osiris, Dana Jorgensen, Barnum and Bailey Circus, in Jesus Christ Superstar, Porgy & Bess, and has served as Music Director or led congregational worship at many churches and events including 10,000+ mega congregations.
Frederick was the house band lead guitarist for Detroit's top blues club in his early twenties, and was first chair guitarist at all five schools he attended including Interlochen, Wolftrap and Ohio State. He started playing guitar at age 6, professionally by 14, and received his first recording contract at age 17 with Bob Seger's management after winning a state championship.
Frederick co-founded and ran "Detroit's Number One Recording Studio" -Metro Times Magazine, and was co-founder and CEO of Event Horizons, which at the time included the nation's largest, and most respected mobile wedding and event entertainment provider, earning a spot on the INC. 500 List of Fastest Growing Companies. He employed and mentored hundreds of entertainers who performed over ten thousand events for millions of guests and was instrumental in bringing the Karaoke phenomenon to the U.S., receiving numerous accolades in the New York Times, DJ Times, and many other trade and financial publications.
Frederick's been a member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (the Grammys), received a gubernatorial appointment to the Michigan Council for the Arts, listings in Who's Who Among Outstanding Americans and the Better Business Bureau, and joined the American Federation of Musicians and MENSA.
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The Virtuoso Package - Renowned guitarist Frederick Girard alone with his instrument performing contemporary classical, jazz and pop ambiance, great for dinner and ceremony. Was $299, now only $199! *Limited time only
The Cafe Package - Includes the above plus: Frederick's acclaimed rock, pop and Motown vocal stylings, MC (Master of Ceremonies), premium sound system and hundreds of your favorite songs from yesterday through today. Was $399, now only $299! *Limited time only
One-Man-Band & DJ Package - Includes all the above plus: Note perfect recorded accompaniment and non-stop music with DJ and dancing if you wish. Was $499, now only $399! *Limited time only
His 'n Her's Package - A dynamic Male/Female duo including all the above plus an exceptional female vocalist doing the hits of your favorite divas, DJ, MC and non-stop entertainment! Champagne on a beer budget. Was $599, now only $499! *Limited time only
The Trio Package - A ROCKIN' 3 piece tribute to the greatest guitar legends of all time with award winning guitarist Frederick Girard on guitar and vocals joined by motown recording and touring artists on bass and drums. Was $899, now only $799! *Limited time only
The Quartet Package - A multi-talented 4 piece ensemble featuring the above entertainers including male and female vocals, guitar, bass, drums, DJ, and MC for non-stop fun! Was $1,199, now only $999! *Limited time only
The Dance Band Package - Our famous 5 piece dance band featuring the above "world-class" performers including male and female front vocalists, guitars, keys, bass, drums, DJ, and MC that really knows how to make your event a success, and keep your guests dancing all night long! Was $1,499, now only $1,249! *Limited time only
The Show Band Package - Includes our famous 5pc Dance Band, DJ and MC with a 3 piece horn section added to give it that extra eight piece punch! Was $2,399, now only $1,999! *Limited time only
The BSO Package - The Bloomfield Society Orchestra, is a classic 17 piece big band plus engaging male and female front vocalists, featuring some of the best musicians to be found anywhere, at any price. Includes our famous dance band rhythm section, full 4pc trumpet and trombone sections, 5pc sax section, DJ, MC and technicians performing classic swing, thru today's best hits. Experience Frederick Girard and the Bloomfield Society Orchestra, when only the best will do. Was $5,999 to $10,000, now only $4,999! *Limited time only
*Limited time exclusive introductory Gigmasters rate. Additional discounts for some dates may apply. See if yours is one of them by requesting a no obligation bid now and reserve your date today.