"Classy, professional, great dance music, great musicians and singers, ..." are all comments made by past clients. If you like contemporary country artists like Shania Twain, Sugarland, Lady Antebelum, Leann Rimes, Toby Keith or you prefer the more traditional country artists like Patsy Cline, Tammy Wynette, George Strait and Hank Williams then you will love Denim and Lace. We play the best songs from two-step to your favorite line dances to insure your event will be fun and memorable. If you have a country theme planned for your next corporate, wedding, or special celebration event Denim and Lace is an absolute must. The band's size and instrumentation can be modified to meet your budget or special entertainment needs.
Band leader Bill Vibe, keyboard/bass, has played with such country artists as Roger Miller, Sheb Wooley, Joe Maphis, Tommy Collins, Susan Raye, David Frizell, Freddie Hart, Fuzzy Owens, Jelly Sanders, and many more. He has regularly appeared in Las Vegas at the Bellagio, the Mirage, Ceasar's Palace, the Desert Inn, the Flamingo, Arizona Charlies, the Golden Nugget, and the Hilton Hotel at Laughlin, AZ.
Jim Lum is a two-time Grammy winner who is one of LA's premium guitar players. He plays regularly with R&B legend James Ingram, and he has been an alternate lead guitar with the Buckeroos for over 12 years. He has played with many great artists including Stevie Wonder, Celine Dion, Dolly Parton, and many more.
Amanda McDaniel is an incredible female vocalist who was featured as a headliner on RCCL and Princess Cruise Lines. She also sang and was a Cruise Director on Seabourn Cruise Line, and she is a past band leader and vocalist with Wayne Foster Entertainment. She is a great front person who knows how to get a party going and how to get the audience involved in the show.
Drummer Jim Philips has been around Bakersfield for many years and he is credited with being one of the originators of the "Bakersfield Sound". He was a "studio drummer" with such recording studios as Capitol Records, RCA Studios, Talley Records, Gold Star, and Five Star Studios. He has played with country artists Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, Tommy Collins, Joe Maphis, Sheb Wooley, Freddie Hart, and many more. He is a fine vocalist and he is featured on many of our audio samples.
Larry Petree is Bakersfield's premier pedal steele guitar player. He is well known for his classy and tasteful style, and he can be regularly seen at the Buck Owens' Crystal Palace in Bakersfield, CA.