The Arthur Stuart Band is one of the most exciting and sought after dance bands on the New York Party scene today. A lead singer and multi-instrumentalist on lead guitar, bass and keyboard, Artie has been performing for more than fourteen years with his regular set group of musicians and vocalists. The band performs for a range of private social, corporate and charitable party events, specializing in playing wedding receptions. They play more than 60 wedding each year.
A band leader of tremendous musical gifts, Artie and his band play an incredible range of music though the decades from traditional Swing, Big Band, Rock, Motown, R&B, Disco, 1980's, 1990's, Latin and right up to today's Top 40. Whether it is Artie's signature acoustic repertoire or hot club-style music, the repertoire can always be customized to meet any musical need or taste. The band has its core members, but is easily expandable to suit a variety of budgets, locations and musical styles.
In addition to playing four hours of exciting continuous live dance music during your dinner reception, musicians from the band are also available to play for wedding ceremonies and cocktail receptions. More elaborate string ensembles can also be provided. Artie loves to work with brides and grooms to help them plan the music for their big day, whether it is making knowledgeable suggestions or learning that special song.
Artie's skills extend well beyond the musical. As a band leader, his background and experience are vital to the success of any party. Artie's timing, his knack of sensing what is working with a particular group of guests, and what might not be working is impeccable. His ability to adjust to the conditions as they present themselves at any given party is exceptional. Knowing what to play and when to play it is where Artie excels.
The Arthur Stuart Band performs at the highest level of the industry, playing at some of the most prestigious hotels, country clubs, and catering facilities in and around the New York metropolitan area and throughout the country.