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With a resonating sound and a hip new vibe to music, an introduction to D.C.'s Trombone King and his band The Experience Band & Show would be an understatement. The Experience Band and Show...
With a resonating sound and a hip new vibe to music, an introduction to D.C.'s Trombone King and his band The Experience Band & Show would be an understatement. The Experience Band and Show is just that, a grand experience in showmanship, musician artist and good time music.
The band began by performing what is called a “funky feel good music” on the streets of D.C. to anyone willing to listen and drop a tip in our bucket. Now the Experience Band and Show have been blessed with opportunities to perform with a vast array of artists and events around the DMV area. The band performances are comprised of a variety of original songs, popular and old school covers with The Experience's unique sound as will as original music such as the Rock Music influenced “ Look what you’ve done to me”, and the jazz tune “ Farragut” . The Experience Band currently is the house band for Big Chief in Ivy City, D.C.
The band was featured in the Washingtonian's June 2017 & 2018 issues for "The Best of Washington". We have performed with Wale, during the 2017 Secret Honor Roll Performance at Suitland High School; Carolyn Malachi and Raheem Devaughn for a Valentine's Day performance at Ivy City Smokehouse. And the band was given the opportunity to perform at The Living Wage Rally held on the National Mall in 2017, D.C.'s Funk Parade (2016, 2017, 2018), The National Archives Fourth of July Parade (2017, 2018),Ben's Chili Bowl Mural Reveal, and at the Washington D.C. Premier of the hit movie "Girls Trip", and many other great events. Fox5 News has had us as guests to perform live five times, we were featured in a 2017 Volkswagen Pink Beetle & the D.C. 2017 Lottery Commercial.
Major highlighted events in DC allotted The Experience Band with the opportunity to perform on the main stage of Taste of D.C. at RFK Stadium and The Adam's Morgan and South East PorchFest. This allowed the Band to share their opportunity with fellow DC artists such as, Becky Cane, Uptown XO, JusPaul and MICCA, just to mention a few. 2018 has been off to an amazing start for the band. For 2018's Taste of D.C., which performances included venues such as the main stage at the new D.C. United Stadium at Audi Fields and performed at the 2018 Jameson Bartender's Ball at Penn Social.
In 2018 the band entered an Instagram contest to open for Lalah Hathaway at The Warner Theatre by submitting videos of our street performances. Not only did Ms. Hathaway choose us as the winners, we shut the Warner Theatre down! We also have had the great opportunity to grace the Blue's Alley Stage. Sharing the stage with Sugar Bear & EU's for their 30th Anniversary of "Doin Da Butt", show the caliber of musicianship of the Experience band to be able to work with legendary D.C. native artists.
The band was also given the honor of performing at the 2018 Good Hope Gala hosted at The Omni Shoreham Hotel. We recently were featured on a web series called "Locally Grown", the link is below for you to view our performance and interview! We have also performed at the Lincoln Theatre for Mayor Bowser's Summer Series: the DC Creates project.
In September 2018 we opened for Cameo at Fort Dupont Park. Since the start of 2019, we have had the opportunity of performing at Howard, Lincoln, and the Kennedy Center and plan to continue taking over!
The Experience Band and Show has worked with and for some great and influential people, artists, companies, etc. Providing the people with entertainment and joy with our music is our mission and passion! We pride ourselves on being a band that conducts all performances and events with the most respect and strict business ethics. Whether its for a community event, a concert or hired to play gala event, you can be certain that your Experience will be spectacular do have a standard rate but are willing to negotiate within reasonable budgets.