We can offer you a variety of entertainment
to choose from for your special event.
Groups listed below are available for any event and can be tailored to any budget or setting.
MARY & THE RAD PACK...Besides Mary's jazz stylings, she fronts this self-contained, high-energy showband perfect for dances, weddings, festivals and corporate events. Using top Michigan musicians, this 3-7 piece group entertains just about any musical taste. From Swing to Motown to Blues to Disco to Latin.....this band rocks! The core group is a trio, with horns or guitar added per request.
Mary's vocals range from soulful to powerful, with a versatile range to satisfy just about any crowd. She's joined by Kahny on the keys and Johnson on drums, lending a high level of professionalism to the group. All step up to the mic, adding to the variety of the show!
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Boogie Woogie Babies have been traveling around
the Midwest - festivals, concert series, theatres and more. Each of these
shows is a 2-Act musical revue, but we can tailor any show to your time
frame and budget - or do a mix of any combination!
Listen to and CHECK OUT OUR 1940's CD! www.cdbaby.com/bwbabies
THE BOOGIE WOOGIE BABIES...
1940's/WWII 2-act Musical Revue reminiscent
of the Andrews Sisters and USO Canteen shows. Complete with choreography,
skits, tight vocal harmonies, patriotism and audience participation.
Rademacher, Francesca Amari, Barbara Wisse with Mark Kahny on piano accompaniment (full band also available). Favorites include: Sentimental Journey, In the Mood, Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree, Bie Mier Bist Du Schoen, P.S. I Love You, 42nd St. and many more!
BOOGIE DOWN BROADWAY
Curtain up! Light the lights! Get ready for a musical journey down the Great White Way from the 30's to the present.
Classic favorites from Gypsy, Cabaret, Chess, Chicago, The Sound of Music, A Chorus Line and Wicked to some real gems that got left by the wayside long ago! Bernstein, Sondheim, Porter, Kander & Ebb, plus so much more!
BOOGIE, BEEHIVES & BEYOND.....Newest
revue highlighting the music and dance styles of Girl Groups throughout
This revue includes great harmonies from The Shirelles, The MacGuire Sisters, Carol King, Broadway & Movie Hits like Footloose, Cinderella and Little Shop of Horrors; Ronny & the Ronnettes, Linda Ronstadt and more tunes to get your fingers snappin' and your toes tappin'!
http://cdbaby.com/cd/bwbabies2 CLICK TO LISTEN
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STEPPIN' OUT !...Remember Louis & Ella, Fred & Ginger, Steve & Edye? Class all the way with a twinkle in their eyes...... Rademacher and Crooner, Rick Reuther, take you on a multi-faceted showcase filled with great harmony, audience participation, dance, mischievous chemistry and top-notch musicianship. Be delighted with favorites like "Dancing Cheek to Cheek", "Cabaret", "Mack the Knife", "Who Can I Turn To", "Chicago", "New York, New York" and much more! The Perfect after dinner show, concert or festival program. Featuring the Great American Songbook.
"The show blended familiar standards, high-energy cabaret songs, light comedy and excellent showmanship with the strong musical performances and was an extremely pleasant way to spend a summer evening. Judging from the standing ovation the group received I was not alone in my appreciation of the talent on stage that night." TIMES INDICATOR
THE MIDTOWN HORNS & RHYTHM BAND . Directed by trombonist/composer/arranger, Robert Taylor, this 7-piece swing band puts out a stellar show or entertains as a dance band, encompassing the styles of the 40's standards to the rock-a-billy styles of today. Mary is the featured vocalist with 4 horns and a rhythm section for that BIG BAND sound! Great for weddings, anniversaries and festivals. Dance to favorites like Moonglow; Day In, Day Out; Besame Mucho, Isn't It Romantic and more, including originals by Taylor.
Full floor show also available with dancers and instruction.
TO ELLA - THE FIRST LADY OF SONG"
Mary Rademacher swings it all the way, choosing favorite signature Ella Fitzgerald tunes from all the songbooks. From her first big hit , A Tisket A Tasket, to classics like Mack the Knife, To Keep my Love Alive, I Got It Bad and so many more, all the while, Mary inserting great trivia and fun facts about this legendary singer.
The Rad Pack quartet with Mark Kahny on keys joins Mary on a few vocal duets a la Louis Armstrong (ie: Stars Fell on Alabama)sure to put a smile on your face. Mary has even included Mel Torme and Buddy Rich's tribute, "Ella Be Good" in this program, complete with Mel's killer scat and trading fours with her drummer.
This program brought a standing ovation by a 700 person crowd with The West Michigan Jazz Society in November, 2003. Can be tailored to one or two sets.
BRAND NEW SHOW!
SHAKEN, NOT STIRRED:
THE MUSIC OF JAMES BOND OO7
Does It Better than Mary Rademacher when it comes to Bond...James Bond.
You'll encounter villains: Goldfinger, Goldeneye, The Man with the Golden
Gun and yes, even Dr. NO!
Diamonds Are Forever, but this opportunity IS NOW!
So say yes, yes, yes to Mary...Mary Rademacher.
and KEVIN CAVANAUGH ON KEYS/VOCALS.
THIS IS THE PERFECT SHOW
FOR A SPY NIGHT OR BOND THEME PARTY! THE NEW BOND MOVIE PREMIERS
BOOKING NOW FOR YOUR EVENT!
COME ALONG AS
MARY & KEV
EXPLORE THE MANY MOODS OF BOND FILM MUSIC - INTERTWINING GREAT TRIVIA, HUMOR, UNIQUE SONGS & MEDLEYS OF YOUR FAVORITE BOND TUNES AND SPOOFS...AND SOME NOT SO WELL-KNOWN -
PRESENTED CABARET/LOUNGE STYLE.
APPROX. 80 MINUTES, CAN BE ONE OR TWO SETS.
Mike Lutley, Mary, Mark Kahny, Tim Johnson @ Upbeat Cadillac Concert in the Park
Hey - we also clean up well!
Eric Thorne, Steve Anzivino, Dan Bryszka, Bob Taylor, Bob Nixon, Elgin Vines, Max Collee III
after 15 years! DIG THE HAIR!