MIRAGE MUSIC specializes in elegant, sophisticated dance and background music. MIRAGE is a special events oriented band featuring the sounds of the big band era, jazz and the tropical tones of the steel drum. They play a variety of the best hits from big band jazz, swing, rock, latin, ballroom dance standards, show tunes, pop and hits from all decades. MIRAGE is perfect for welcome receptions, dinners, award ceremonies and dancing for all corporate as well as social events and parties. When the image needs to be upscale and topnotch, MIRAGE is the band you need.
* Mirage Big Band Orchestra - 8 to 15 pieces playing the Great American Songbook classics from big band era up to today
* Island Mirage Steel Drum Band - Caribbean hits, Bob Marley reggae, tropical rock, Jimmy Buffet and great party music
* Mirage Jazz Band - 1 to 6 pieces playing the great jazz and swing hits from all eras, including pop and smooth jazz
* Blues Mirage Band - 4 to 6 pieces playing great blues and soul hits for that perfect sound
Since 1993, the band has performed well over 1000 events, both corporate special events, private parties and weddings throughout Southern California. MIRAGE has played for functions not only for local hotels and event planners, but also national corporations, associations, travel agencies and destination management companies. They also play frequently in the Palm Springs, Los Angeles and Orange County areas.
One important aspect of MIRAGE is that you can use the band for award ceremonies, presentations, general session openers and other special events where musical play-ons and play-offs are need. MIRAGE can customize special music for your show or theme. The band can also play in situations were there is no electricity, such as outdoor events, beach parties and picnics.
MIRAGE brings the whole music package together better than anybody in Southern California. From jazz standards that everyone know and loves to new stylish renditions of contemporary pop songs. MIRAGE will make the difference at your special event. The band can play lively, energetic music for cocktails, soft ballads for dinner and then, if desired, pick up the tempo for dancing. A microphone is always provided for your event so you can make announcements as needed, or they'll be glad to act as your emcee. Music is always continuous at your party because the band provides tastefully selected CD music during their breaks.
With MIRAGE you have a wide variety of attire options: black tie tuxedo, sports coat & tie, matching shirts and coordinated vests as well as themed outfits such as Nautical or Tropical. Special requests are no problem and Mirage will always make sure your guests are having a great time with great music. MIRAGE has the look you want and the sound you need.
Notable Events Worked
2014 CUSCO Financial holiday party at Tom Ham's Lighthouse
2013 International House Of Pancakes convention La Quinta Resort
2012 United Agribusiness League - Disneyland Grand Resort
2011 100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation USS Midway with Kenny Loggins
2011 KFC Convention opening act for Lady Antebellum
2010 Qualcomm awards dinners at Natural History Museum, Balboa Park
2010 Conoco Phillips convention, Hotel del Coronado
2009 CIGNA Insurance - Hotel del Coronando, San Diego CA
2008 Microsoft Conference - La Quinta Resort CA
2007 Hormel Corporation - Annual Sales Meeting - Austin TX
2006 Buick Invitational Golf Tournament - San Diego Marriott
2005 Accenture Golf Tournament La Costa Resort - Gala Party with Bonnie Raitt
2005 Budweiser National Sales Convention - San Diego Convention Center
2004 Microsoft Convergence Event - Embarcadero Park - San Diego
2004 New Years Eve Gala - USS Midway
2004 San Diego Padres & Petco Park Stadium - opening day VIP celebration
2003 Super Bowl XXXVII - San Diego Sports Elite player party
2001 San Diego Padres Celebration for Tony Gwynn's Final season at Qualcomm Stadium
1998 New York Yankees World Series Victory Party at the San Diego Hyatt Hotel
1998 SuperBowl XXXII Green Bay Packers Post Super Bowl Party at the Sheraton Torrey Pines Hotel
Ford Motor Corporation Sales Award at La Costa Spa & Resort
Lincon - Mercury Presidents Circle Award
Former First Lady, Barbara Bush at the Loew's Coronado Resort
American Bar Association Awards Ceremony at San Diego Marriott Hotel
Rick Steffens (Bass, Vocals and band leader)