They were kind, amazing and knew all the songs! They cared!!!! Thanks for feeling all of us And especially my mom feel so special! We especially loved Danny boy , my wild Irish rose, Tura tura lora Lora , and rovwr!!! Never no nay! And thank you so much for coming onnauch short notice- my mom agreed to have an 80 th at the last minute! You were perfect!
Providing diverse types of music such as Rock, Blues, Jazz, Zydeco, Dixieland, Celtic/Irish, German and popular American songbook songs including songs from the 1920's on up to the present day. We are a diverse group that can perform for any audience, young or old. We do wonderful special events as: St. Patrick's Days-Oktoberfest, 4th of July parties, all the holidays including New Years Eve and Christmas parties, wedding rehearsals and cocktail hours.
Senior Centers and assisted living centers love to hear the SheilaMark Duo. As full time musicians, we love to perform and will make your event special.
We have six bands/solos available:
Solo: Mark Hamza (accordion)
Duo: SheilaMark Duo(accordion, vocals)
Band: SheilaMark Band(4) Hammond organ, vocals, drums, guitar,
The SheilaMark Band is a Hammond organ driven, 4 or 5 piece Blues, Rock and Zydeco band.
Our singer, Sheila Stratton, spotlights the great female Blues and Rock singers from the 60's to the present.
Mark Hamza, the organist, plays a modified Hammond organ that allows him to play all the bass lines with his feet. This is a unique and huge sound.
Dean Rickard, plays drums with uncanny empathy for our band. Teddy Young, is our amazing guitarist.
When Zydeco music is the order of the day, we include Sheila Stratton Hamza on rub board. Mark Hamza plays accordion for the Zydeco portion of our performances.
The SheilaMark Band are full time musicians and have been performing different musical styles, so we can satisfy a diverse audience. We also play a lively mix of tunes to get the audience up and dancing.
Band: Great Swamp Dixieland Band (6) accordion, drums, trumpet, trombone, vocals/rub board and clarinet. Zydeco/Cajun/Dixieland Band
CelticMoon (Duo): vocals, accordion, bodhran (Celtic-Irish-Scottish music) and band with fiddle, guitar, drums and whistles.
The Apple Strudel Gang: Authentic German band with accordion, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, drums and vocals/boomba.
"SheilaMark" is Sheila Stratton-Hamza and Mark Hamza. Sheila performs as singer and Mark on the accordion or Hammond organ. Mark plays the accordion in a very non-traditional way on great songs from many eras that include the 30, 40, 50's, 60's and songs from Rock and Blues to Jazz. We are a great blend to have your event come alive.
We have released two EP's, one for the Great Swamp Blues Band and one for the SheilaMark Blues Band. Great Swamp Band EP is called "Come Together" and SheilaMark Band is "A Presence of the Blues". You can find clips on this site. We also have more videos on our website, " *******.**********.***"
Find us on Facebook as SheilaMark !