The House Arrest Band

Dance Band from Ventura, CA - Will travel up to 10 miles
MEMBER SINCE 2012
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$700 - $7000 per event
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About
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
Café
Malo
Cartas Marcardas
Lil' Joe y la Familia
Celebration
Kool & the Gang
Chachita
Orquestra Aragon
Cherry Bomb
John Cougar Mellencamp
Cherry Pink
Perez Prado
Cinco de Mayo
WAR
Coming Home
Booker T. and the MGs
Corazon Espinado
Mana feat. Carlos Santana
Cover Me
Bruce Springsteen
Crei
Los Tiranos del Norte
Cumbia Chingona
Johnny Chingas
Cumbia del Sol
Joel Guzman
Cut the Cake
Average White Band
Dance Sister Dance
Carlos Santana
Do You Really
Average White Band
Domino
Van Morrison
Don't Change Horses
Tower of Power
Don't Let No One Get You Down
WAR
El Cable
Los Sonors
Europa
Gato Barbieri version
Fantastic Voyage
Lakeside
Fight the Power
Isley Brothers
Flash in the Pan
Tower of Power
Flip Flop & Fly
Big Joe Turner
For Your Love
Ed Townsend
Funky Stuff
Kool & the Gang
Game of Love
Santana
Gangster of Love
Johnny Guitar Watson
Get Down On It
Kool & the Gang
Get Down Tonight
KC and the Sunshine Band
Get Ready
Rare Earth
Give it to Me
Rick James
Give Me Some Loving
Blues Brothers
Gloria
Them
Guacamole
Texas Tornados
Heaven
Los Lonely Boys
Hey Baby Que Paso
The Texas Tornados
Hollywood Swinging
Kool & the Gang
I Feel Good
James Brown
I Love You for Sentimental Reasons
Nat King Cole
I Never Met a Woman
Los Lonely Boys
I Wish
Stevie Wonder
I'll Be Good To You
The Brothers Johnson
If You Love Me Like You Say
Albert Collins
Into the Mystic
Van Morrison
It's Alright
J.J. Jackson
It's Your Thang
The Isley Brothers
Jugo de Pena
Domingo Rullo
Knock on Wood
Seal version
La Bamba
Richie Valens
La Mucura
Antonio Fuentes Sandoval
Ladies Night
Kool & the Gang
Let It Whip
Dazz Band
Let's Groove Tonight
Earth Wind and Fire
Let's Stay Together
Al Green
Long Train Running
Doobie Brothers
Los Dos
Los Panchos
Love Ballad
Jeffrey Osborne (LTD)
Love Won't Let Me Wait
Major Harris
Lowrider
WAR
Mi Reina Guajira
Mongo Santamaria
Midnight Hour
Wilson Picket
Moondance
Van Morrison
More Today Than Yesterday
Spiral Staircase
Mustang Sally
Wilson Picket
My Girl
The Temptations
My Perogative
Bobby Brown
Nena
Malo
No Parking on the Dance Floor
Midnight Star
Oh Honey
Delegation
Ooh Baby Baby
Smokey Robinson
Outstanding
The GAP Band (live version)
Oye Como Va
Tito Puente
Pick up the Pieces
Average White Band
Play that Funky Music
Wild Cherry
Que Sera Mi China
Tito Puente
Rosa Maria
Los Moonlights
Sabor a Mi
El Chicano
Sarah's Smile
Hall & Oates
Sensitive Kind
Santana
Shotgun
Jr. Walker and the Allstars
Smooth
Santana
So Very Hard To Go
Tower of Power
Solamente una Ves
trad.
Sold Out
Tower of Power
Soul Finger
The Bar Kays
Spanish Grease
Willie Bobo
Spill the Wine
WAR
Suavecito
Malo
Sunshine Kerry
Lee Oskar
Tequila
The Champs
That's All
Thee Midnighters
Them Changes
Buddy Miles
This Time is Real
Tower of Power
Thunderbird
ZZ Top
Tiburon
Mike Laure
Tighten Up
Archie Bell and the Drells
Use Me
Bill Withers
Volver
Volver
Watermelon Man
Herbie Hancock
Wooly Bully
Sam the Sham and the Pharoahs
You & I
Rick James
You'll Never Find
Lou Rawls
You're Still a Young Man
Tower of Power
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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