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The House Arrest Band

Dance Band from Ventura, CA - Will travel up to 10 miles
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$700 - $7000 per event
Always in demand, the HOUSE ARREST Band brings their energetic blend of music to stages and dancefloors across Southern California.
Playing dance hits from many genres: Old School Funk, Soul/R&B, Latin Soul, Cumbias, Boleros, Cha-Chas, Classic Oldies, Rock & Roll and everything in between, HOUSE ARREST always brings the party wherever they perform. With its polished horn section, funky rhythm section and smooth vocal harmonies, the band is known for putting on lively, passionate, and memorable performances. So whether you want to go back to a time when music was live and uncut, or you just want to go back...to the back seat, hop in with HOUSE ARREST and they'll take you there!

The HOUSE ARREST Band began performing in August of 1995. Since then, HOUSE ARREST has performed for nearly 1000 events and regularly entertains people at weddings, parties, music festivals, dance clubs, restaurants and bars. In their 17-plus years of performing, HOUSE ARREST's following has grown to over 2,500 people and they have shared the stage with legendary performers such as WAR, Lakeside, Los Lobos, Rose Royce, The Dazz Band, Little Joe, Tierra, El Chicano and many others. In the past year they also headlined the California Strawberry Festival, Santa Barbara Fiesta Days ,the Avocado Festival, the Santa Paula Citrus Festival and the Fillmore May Festival.

A fun-loving, high energy band, HOUSE ARREST enjoys performing and entertaining people. They are known for drawing maximum-capacity crowds and for keeping dance floors packed.

The band is comprised of talented musicians from the counties of Ventura and Los Angeles. William Melendres plays trumpet and arranges all the horn parts, Dennis Akesson plays tenor saxophone, and Johnny Jacinto plays alto saxophone and sings lead vocalist. Rounding out the band is Travis Lee on lead vocals and percussion, lead guitarist John Grimaldo, bassist Paul FitzGerald, and drummer Lonnie Ponce.

Together they take you down memory lane as they perform dance tunes from the 60s, 70s, 80s, and today. With a genre spanning show that features the best Old School Funk, R & B/ Soul Oldies, Latin Classics, Latin Soul, Cumbias, Classic Rock & Roll, Blues, and Swing, the HOUSE ARREST Band brings the party wherever they go!
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2013
Jun
1
Wedding
Valencia, CA
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2013
Apr
13
The Mermaid Tavern
Thousand Oaks, CA
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2013
Mar
23
Pirates
Oxnard, CA
9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
2013
Mar
2
The Watermark W2O
Ventura, CA
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2013
Feb
9
Pirates
Oxnard, CA
9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
2013
Jan
20
Bombay Bar and Grill
Ventura, CA
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody
Brick
Aint No Stopping Us Now
McFadden and Whitehead
Back in Love
LTD
Bad Mama Jama
Carl Carleton
Beer Barrel Polka
Jaromir Vejvoda
Bonito Que Sabroso
Benny More
Boogie Nights
Heatwave
Brick House
The Commodores
Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrison
Bueno Suerte
Flaco Jimenez
Dance Band
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note The House Arrest Band will also travel to Oxnard, Port Hueneme, Port Hueneme Cbc Base, Camarillo, Santa Paula, Oak View, Point Mugu Nawc, Ojai, Somis, Newbury Park, Moorpark, Fillmore, Carpinteria, Piru, Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village, Simi Valley, Summerland, Oak Park, Santa Barbara, Agoura Hills, Malibu, Brandeis, West Hills, Calabasas, Canoga Park, Woodland Hills, Chatsworth, Newhall, Castaic.
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