Band Of Gold

Dance Band from Denver, CO - Will travel up to 3000 miles

$800 - $5200 per event
Make this special moment in your life truly unforgettable. Live music with Band of Gold makes your Wedding, Party, or other Special Event a memory that will last forever for you and your guests. Keep everyone entertained, amused and delighted with their favorite hits from the 30's thru the 90's and beyond!

Wedding ... That one word speaks volumes, doesn't it? What could be a more special, 'special event' than your Wedding? Band of Gold was created especially for the purpose of playing music for Weddings. Even today, 90 percent of our business is still Weddings. We're proud of that and we love being able to play a part in that most singular of Special Occasions. Please include a note with your request, to contact me directly, Dale Brandt, to discuss the details of your Wedding Ceremony or Reception. You won't be disappointed!

From the 'First Dance' through the dinner music, to the cake cutting and dancing the night away with family and closest friends, Band of Gold leads the competition in tasteful, elegant and exciting Wedding Entertainment.

Your wedding is all about You! The Bride is the Star
of the Show. Sorry Gents! Yes, you get to be 'King for
a Day' but the Queen RULES on this day, so
graciously accept being at her side and be her 'Best
Supporting Actor.' It's a tough role but we're sure
you can handle it.

The Bride has a very tough job coordinating EVERYTHING for this once-in-a-lifetime event. Making your job easy when it comes to the
entertainment is what Band of Gold is all about.

Why choose Band of Gold? Well, for a number of reasons:

One: We have fabulous performers. Our Bios are available on request.

Two: We're here to entertain and make sure you and your guests have a wonderful time. Let us know about your favorite songs well in advance. Chances are we already know them. And if not, we can learn them.

Three: Providing music for Weddings is our primary business; not a hobby. Band of Gold was started for the expressed purpose of playing music for Weddings over 10 years ago. And we've been going strong ever since.

Four: All music is performed LIVE on stage, by the musicians on stage. Band of Gold does NOT use 'music sampling' 'prerecorded music' 'tracks' 'Band in a Box' or any other music emulator, as is so common today. When Band of Gold performs, you are hearing the actual musicians themselves.

Five: We can learn any music you wish to have played at your Wedding Ceremony, or at the Reception.

Six: We can also be your 'Master of Ceremonies' and conduct everyone through the events of your Reception so that everything goes smoothly.

We've made a lot of people very happy over the past 10 years or so. References are available on request.

The Entertainment is an essential part of your Reception, so make sure not to skimp in this area. You wouldn't hire your next door neighbor (you know; the one that grills those great hamburgers in the
summer?) to cater the event; so why would you hire amateurs to play the music? Band of Gold has done hundreds of Weddings and we know just how to make yours come out great! Ninety percent of our business is Wedding Receptions and in fact Band of Gold was formed especially to play music just for Weddings.

We like our job! What could be a better job than to stand in front of a room full of happy people and play beautiful love songs, ballads, and dance music? We can't think of one!

A great story that illustrates the power of some of these ballads is the from the swing-era classic 'The Way You Look Tonight' by Dorothy Fields and Jerome Kern: This classic was originally sung by Fred Astaire to Ginger Rogers in a comic situation in the film 'Swing Time'; it won Dorothy and Jerome Kern the Best Song Oscar in 1936. Since then it's become one of the most beloved romantic songs of all time with numerous performers naming it as their personal favourite love song. Kern's contribution is of course a major part of this. Dorothy Fields said 'The first time Jerry played that melody for me I had to leave the room because I started to cry... I couldn't stop, it was so beautiful.'
Dorothy Fields created a lyric of such perfect tenderness that it touches the listener every time words such as the following are heard:
Someday, when I'm awfully low,
When the world is cold,
I will feel a glow just thinking of you
And the way you look tonight.

Robert Cushman wrote a wonderful essay about the song. Here's how he describes the continuation of the lyric after the first verse above:
'Then comes the masterstroke. 'Oh, but you're lovely ...'. That 'oh, but', deftly fitted by Fields to Kern's pick-up notes, forestalls any chance of the second eight bars being mere repetition. Disarmingly conversational, it also suggests uncertainty, inability to find words, a sense of how-could-you-be-so-lovely, and of 'lovely', though conventional (and more or less patented by Kern's contemporary; Irving Berlin), being the only possible word.'
There's lots more where this stuff came from folks. We'd love to play it for you.

For more information on how Band of Gold can make Your Wedding and Wedding Reception a fabulous Once-in-a-Lifetime experience, just fill out the no-obligation form below.

If you wish, you can book us on-line right here on the Gigmasters site. You can even pay online through Gigmasters. What a wonderful company! It doesn't get any easier than that, does it? And the music
doesn't get any better than Band of Gold!

Congratulations and Best Wishes from Band of Gold!

**Band of Gold comes complete with Sound System; Lights; and plenty of CD's to spin on the breaks! AND, our Professional Announcers can help coordinate all of the activities you have planned for your Party or Wedding Reception.

Don't take a chance on the Entertainment letting your Big Day fizzle! Band of Gold has been entertaining at Weddings for over 10 years. We can keep the mood cozy and mellow for dinner... or get people up and dancing for the party! We work hard so you and your Guests can play!

Making everything perfect for that Perfect Day can be a daunting task at times. Let us help. Band of Gold has been providing wonderful Live Music for Weddings and Wedding Receptions for over 10 years. We've done literally hundreds of Weddings. We know what it takes to make it work. Just ask.

EXPERIENCE the Thrill and Excitement of LIVE MUSIC!!!

Recent Band of Gold Gigs:

March 16, 2002 The South Forty, Elbert Colorado
April 20, 2002 The South Forty, Elbert Colorado
June 22, 2002 Wedding Longmont Colorado
July 5, 2002 Elbert Colorado Party
July 26, 2002 Eagle Trace Country Club, Party
August 10, 2002 The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Wedding
Sept 14, 2002 The South Forty, Elbert Colorado Birthday Party
Oct 26, 2002 Elbert Feed and Hardware Annual Party
Nov 2, 2002 The South Forty, Elbert Colorado
Nov 9, 2002 The Boulderado Hotel Wedding
Nov 23, 2002 The County Seat Saloon, Kiowa Colorado
Dec 7, 2002 Sun Microsystems Christmas Party
March 10 2003 Castle Rock Fire Department Open House
April 29, 2003 Wedding, Castle Rock, Colorado
May 3, 2003 The South Forty, Elbert Alumni Party, Elbert Colorado
May 9, 2003 Wedding, Longmont Colorado
May 10, 2003 The Taste of Castle Rock
June 1, 2003 Private Party, Elizabeth Colorado
June 7, 2003 Allens Park Colorado, Wedding
June 19, 2003 The Castle Rock Bank, Customer Appreciation Party
June 21, The South Forty, Elbert Colorado
June 27, 2003 The Cottonwood Club, Fort Collins, Private Party
July 3, 2003 Breckenridge, Colorado, Wedding
July 4, 2003 Private Party, Elbert Colorado
July 5, 2003 Bev's Kitchen Bennett Colorado
July 13, 2003 Denver Colorado, Private Party with Thomas Rogers
July 19, 2003 Private Party Elizabeth, Colorado
July 25, 2003 I&I cafe Nederland, Colorado with Thomas Rogers
August 8, 2003 Crested Butte, Colorado wedding
August 30 2003 Boulder Reservoir Party
Sept 4 2003 Pueblo Colorado Private Party with Thomas Rogers
Sept 11 2003 Famous Door, Glendale, Colorado with Thomas Rogers
Sept 13 2003 Parker Colorado, wedding
Sept 20 2003 Rapid City South Dakota wedding
Sept 26 2003 Lyons, Colorado wedding
Oct 4 2003 Bev's Kitchen, Bennett Colorado
Oct 11 2003 Glenn Eyrie Castle, Colorado Springs wedding
Nov 22, 2003 Plum Creek Country Club
December 13 2003 The Pinnacle Club, Denver, Co
December 20 2003 The Radission Hotel, Christmas Party
December 31 2003 Private Party, Denver Colorado
Feb 11 2004 Private Party Elbert Colorado
March 2 2004 Cricket on the Hill, Denver Colorado with Thomas Rogers
March 3 2004 The Little Bear, Evergreen Colorado
March 31 2004 Private Party with Thomas Rogers
April 18, 2004 Private Party with Thomas Rogers
May 1 2004 Wedding, Gennesee Colorado
May 7 2004 Bowl-ero Lakewood, Colorado, Private Party
May 29 2004 Boulder Colorado, Private Party with Thomas Rogers
June 12 2004 Denver Colorado, Private Party with Thomas Rogers
June 18 2004 Arvada Colorado, Private Party with Thomas Rogers
June 25, 2004 Grand Lake Colorado, Wedding
June 26 2004 Casper Wyoming, Wedding
July 3 2004 Wedding, Denver Colorado
July 9, 2004 Arvada Colorado, Private Party with Thomas Rogers
July 10, 2004 Nederland Colorado, Private Party with Thomas Rogers
July 16 2004 Wedding, Colorado Springs
July 24 2004 The Stanley Hotel, Estes Park Colorado, Wedding
July 31 2004 Edwards Colorado, Wedding
August 14 2004 Scottsbluff Nebraska, Vietnam Veterans Reunion
August 24 2004 Hyatt Regency, Denver Colorado, Private Party
August 31 2004 The Little Bear, Evergreen CO, with Thomas Rogers
Sept 4, 2004 Estes Park Colorado, Wedding
Sept 14 2004 Lakewood, Colorado, Private Party with Thomas Rogers
October 8 2004 Colorado Springs, Wedding
November 6 2004 Glendale Chamber of Commerce Party
November 12 2004 Private Party with Thomas Rogers
November 13 2004 Hyatt Regency Wedding Anniversary
November 26 2004, The Buffalo Rose w/ Thomas Rogers
December 3, 2004 Lamar Colorado, Holiday Party
December 11, 2004 Mariott Denver, Holiday Party
December 20, 2004 Private Holiday Party, Denver
December 31, 2004 New Year's Party, Denver
January 7, 2005 Wedding, Colorado Springs
January 15, 2005 Circle J Futurity Stud Service Fee Auction
February 5, 2005 Wedding, Denver
February 26, 2005 with Thomas Rogers at the Pioneer Inn in Nederland
March 5, 2005 Wedding, Denver
March 26, 2005 Wedding, Denver
April 2, 2005 The Wyndham Hotel; Wedding
April 16, 2005 The prestigious Stanley Hotel; Wedding
April 18, 2005 Wedding, Denver
April 20, 2005 Wedding, Denver
April 30, 2005 Wedding, Denver
May 5, 2005 Wedding, Denver
May 6, 2005 Wedding, Denver
May 7 2005 Wedding, Denver
May 14 2005 Wedding, Denver
May 21 2005 Wedding, Denver
May 29, 2005 Wedding, Laramie, Wyoming
June 4, 2005 Wedding, Denver
June 11, 2005 Wedding, Denver
June 18, 2005 Wedding, Denver
June 23, 2005 Wedding, Denver
June 24, 2005 Wedding, Denver
June 25, 2005 Wedding, Denver
June 30, 2005 Community Event, Buckley AFB
July 5, 2005 Wedding, Denver
July 23, 2005 Wedding, Denver
July 29, 2005 Wedding, Denver
July 30, 2005 Wedding Reception for Joei Vogt, ne: 'Wheelis' Rapid City, South Dakota (don't forget to look at the nice card she sent us and read 'The Elephant in the Room.' Thank you!)
August 6, 2005 Wedding, Wyoming
August 11, 2005 Wedding, Denver
August 12, 2005 Wedding, Denver
August 17, 2005 Wedding, Denver
August 20, 2005 Wedding, Denver
August 27, 2005 Wedding, Denver
August 28, 2005 Wedding, Denver
September 2, 2005 Wedding, Denver
September 3, 2005 Wedding, Denver
September 4, 2005 Wedding, Beaver Meadows
September 9, 2005 Wedding, Denver
September 10, 2005 Wedding, Denver
September 17, 2005 Wedding, Denver
September 18, 2005 Private Party, Denver
September 24, 2005 Wedding, Denver
October 1, 2005 Wedding, Manitu Springs
October 14, 2005 Wedding, Denver
October 15, 2005 Wedding, Denver
November 19, 2005 Wedding, Denver
December 31, 2005 New Years Party, Scotts Bluff Nebraska
25+ GigMasters Bookings

Corporate Function

Overall Talent

Band performed very well. However, leading up to the event, communication with the band was very poor. After the band committed to our event and deposit was received, I left several messages for a reply that we were still on for my event. It took a week and a half. Furthermore, the original drummer was committed to performing the day after my event. The band leader had the gull to ask me to pay for a flight to get him to that other event. When I told him no, he implied that my show would be less the their best. I suggested that the other event pay for his transportation. That it was not MY responsibility to fly him to an event that was not for me. Then he asked that I pay for a ticket from Denver to my event, so they could trade it in for the drummer to fly to the other event. I said no, and asked for a back-up drummer. I will never recommend this band to any other meeting planner. EVER!

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Overall Talent

For this band to refer to themselves as a "Wedding Band" definitely leaves me puzzled. I guess maybe I expected to much, but when I think "Wedding Band", I think a band that will announce the bride and groom's first dance, a band that will get the crowd involved, a band that is happy to announce the wedding party, and a band that makes sure that SOMEONE is informed on what is going on (bride, bride's mom or dad, maid of honor, etc). However, what we got with Band of Gold was a bunch of empty promises and disappointment. To start things off, I hired Band of Gold not only to play at the reception, but also asked for Viv to sing at the ceremony and for the guitarist to play at the ceremony. Dale had told me the whole time that they would be at the rehearsal... but at the last minute, he let me know that they would not be there. That wasnot ideal for me, but it seemed okay, these guys were "professionals" so I figured that they could do it without much practice. Then the day of the wedding I got a call from Dale, I didn't get to the phone, so he left a message stating that the guitarist (yes the one that Dale brags about that has been in numerous magazines, etc.) was not going to be able to make it, he was sick. However, he assured me that everything would be okay because he had another band member that could sit in for the guitarist. What Dale did not tell me was that this was a keyboardist (not exactly the type of musical instruments I had pictured at MY wedding). Well...they show up for the ceremony and to say the least, they do not look very professional... I had another girl hired to sing other songs and she ended up playing the keyboard for the Band of Gold guy some of the time and she sung one of the songs that Viv was going to sing and the other one did not get sung at all! :(...they still got payed for this work. The reception was a different story, the first dance was supposed to be really funny... Dale had learned "Grow Old with You" by Adam Sandler...but noone even heard him announce the first dance and you could not hear the band well enough to even know what song they were singing. Dale came up to me at the beginning of the reception and apologized for the guitarist not being there...he said "we don't ahve a clue where he is" (well on the phone message earlier he said he was sick, so was he sick or lost...they did not even have their lies straight) I also talked with Dale at this time and gave him a list of my wedding party and asked him to announce them...he took the list, but the wedding party was never announced. The band only played a few songs and then would break for about 30 minutes. The songs that played during the breaks were horrible 80s songs and there were only like 8 songs...they just continued to replay and replay (Paula Abdul sticks out in my mind). Then to top it all off, I look up and the band is packing up... Dale had promised me that we would have a chance to have them stay longer if we needed them to. Anyways, one would think a band manager would make sure that the bride was aware that the music was ending. Erik (my husband) was very upset and asking what was going on, but my dad likes to keep the peace, so he just asked them how much money it would take for them to stay an hour longer. guessed my dad payed them MORE just so they would stay longer....they never even did what had been promised! This band is totally unprofessional and the only regret I have when looking back on my wedding is having them play!! I always said I would have live music at my wedding, but after this, I wish I would have just had a would have been cheaper and a hell of a lot more fun!

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Band Of Gold’s Response:

I am quite surprised by this review because the feedback I got from the bride was very complimentary. After the wedding she sent me a card saying "Thank you so much for everything! You guys have been great!". A photocopy of the card mayed be viewed in the photo section of this website. We played everything we were asked to play and more, and stayed for an extra two hours. We did additional rehearsals above and beyond what we normally do in order to accomodate the bride's ever-changing requests for music, including requests for music two days before the event. Even though I had to pay the musicians for the extra rehearsals and the extra time at the gig, I didn'


Private Party

Overall Talent

Band of gold's performance was very good. very professional in their demeanor as well as their looks. Their music covered a wide range of tastes. And everyone at the party had a great time and said that they enjoyed the band very, very much. I would hire them again if the need arose.

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Overall Talent

A year after our wedding, my wife and I decided to hold a reception party for about 200 friends. We hired Band of Gold to entertain. They were terrific! Not only was their music fabulous, but they were great at reading the crowd and knowing exactly when to speed it up or slow it down. Like many of our guests, we only missed dancing to one song the entire night (and that's because we were called out for photos!) When the party finally wrapped up, everyone was still on the dancefloor not wanting to stop. I highly recommend this band to anyone looking for terrific and talented entertainment!

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Denver, CO
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Loveland, CO
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Norfolk, NE
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Rapid City, SD
2:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Community Event
Aurora, CO
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Birthday Party (Adult)
Denver, CO
3:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Elk Mountain, WY
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Colorado Springs, CO
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Private Party
Lakewood, CO
9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Anniversary Party
Englewood, CO
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Private Party
Lamar, CO
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Anniversary Party
Denver, CO
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
We can play anything! Just ask!
Here's just a few of our Most-Often Requested Songs
Dancin' in the Streets
Martha and the Vandellas
Get Down Tonight
K.C. and the Sunshine Band
Gimme Some Lovin'
Spencer Davis Group
Van Morrison
I Can See Clearly Now
Jimmy Cliff
I'll be Your Baby Tonight
Bob Dylan
Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Stevie Wonder
Wonderful Tonight
Eric Clapton
Ain't Misbehavin'
Fats Waller
Nostalgia in Times Square
Charles Mingus
Back in the U.S.S.R.
The Beatles
Keep on Rockin' Me
Steve Miller
Handle with Care
The Travelling Wilbury's
Well be Together Tonight
Fleetwood Mac
Strawberry Wine
Dana Carter
Red Red Wine
Blue Side of Town
Patty Loveless
Carol King
Patsy Cline
Nine to Five
Dolly Parton
Cheeseburger in Paradise
Jimmy Buffet
Change the World
Eric Clapton
Anything You Want
Roy Orbison
Is This Love
Bob Marley
Vision of Love
Mariah Carey
Black Velvet
Alannah Miles
Roxy Music
Do it Again
Steely Dan
Soak up the Sun
Sheryl Crow
Wind Beneath My Wings
Bette Midler
The Beach Boys
What's Up
4 Non Blondes
White Rabbit
Jefferson Starship
My Girl
Smokey Robinson
Fleetwood Mac
Only You Know and I know
Dave Mason
Chain of Fools
Aretha Franklin
Mustang Sally
Wilson Pickett
By Your Side
Gimme Some Lovin'
Blues Brothers
Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrison
Gimme One Reason
Tracy Chapman
Something to Talk About
Bonnie Raitt
The Harder They Come
Jimmy Cliff
Big Yellow Taxi
Joni Mitchell
Blue Skies
Irving Berlin
Boys of Summer
The Eagles
Folsom Prison Blues
Johnny Cash
Have a Heart
Bonnie Raitt
I Can't Let Go
Lucinda Williams
I Want to Thank You
Lean on Me
Bill Withers
Let's Stay Together
Al Green
On the Road Again
Willie Nelson
Eric Clapton
Back at One
Brian McKnight
Keep Your Hands to Yourself
Georgia Satellites
Johnny B. Goode
Chuck Berry
Cold Shot
Stevie Ray Vaughn
Tulsa Time
Eric Clapton
It Hurts So Bad
Susan Tedeschi
House is a Rockin'
Stevie Ray Vaughn
I Can See Clearly Now
Jimmy Cliff
Bonnie Raitt
True Love Ways
Buddy Holly
The River
Vivien Lee
Come Monday
Jimmy Buffett
Witchy Woman
The Eagles
Avril Lavigne
I Can Fall in Love
Rythmn's Gonna Getcha
Gloria Estefan
Whatever Gets You Through the Night
John Lennon
Build me up Buttercup
Four Tops
Love Shack
The B-52's
Crying in the Chapel
What a Wonderful World
Louis Armstrong
Say You Love Me
Fleetwood Mac
You Make Lovin' Fun
Fleetwood Mac
Waltz Across Texas
Ernest Tubbs
Thank You
Led Zeppelin
Come Away with Me
Norah Jones
All I Want is You
You Are the Sunshine of my Life
Stevie Wonder
Stuff Like That
Chaka Khan
No Woman No Cry
Bob Marley
Easy Come Easy Go
George Strait
Amarillo By Morning
George Strait
Good Hearted Woman
Waylon Jennings
Pink Cadillac
Aretha Franklin
Take Another Piece of My Heart
Janice Joplin
Pretty Woman
Roy Orbison
Piece Frog
The Doors
Blue Sky
The Allman Brothers
How Sweet it is to be Loved by You
Junior Walker and the All-Stars
Lay Down Sally
Eric Clapton
You're the One that I Want
Olivia Newton John
Turn On Your Lovelight
Otis Redding
Beast of Burden
The Rolling Stones
With a Little Help from My Friends
Joe Cocker
Good Lovin'
The Young Rascals
Iko Iko
Doctor John
Burning Down the House
Talking Heads
Twisting the Night Away
Ben E. King
I Second that Emotion
Smokey Robinson
Life During Wartime
Talking Heads
The Weight
The Band
Son of a Preacherman
Dusty Springfield
Cinnamon Girl
Neil Young
Uncle John's Band
The Grateful Dead
Thank You
Sly and the Family Stone
Underneath it All
No Doubt
At Last
Etta James
And Many, Many, Many More!
Dance Band
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Happy Hours
Bachelorette Parties
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Bachelor Parties
Halloween Parties
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Band Of Gold will also travel to Lakewood, Aurora, Englewood, Wheat Ridge, Westminster, Dupont, Commerce City, Arvada, Littleton, Broomfield, Golden, Eastlake, Henderson, Highlands Ranch, Morrison, Idledale, Indian Hills, Kittredge, Louisville, Lafayette, Louviers, Brighton, Evergreen, Parker, Boulder, Eldorado Springs, Watkins, Erie, Dacono, Conifer.
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