For your convenience, we have identified some of our most frequently asked questions. We are happy to discuss your specific questions, please feel free to contact us today!
|Who is ETA?||
ETA is a versatile high energy band that has entertained audiences at over 3,000 events, including private fundraisers, weddings, corporate parties, dinner clubs, and nightclubs. We have also performed in venues serving crowds as small as 30 to well over 5,000. At ETA we believe that our greatest asset is the consistency of our experienced, dynamic musicians.
|Can you describe the band setup & the instruments in the band?||
The basic setup is a 7 piece band, which includes a male and female lead vocalist, a keyboard player/lead vocalist, guitarist/lead vocalist, drummer/lead vocalist, bassist, and saxophonist. To enhance the band further, you may choose to add one or more of the following: trumpet, trombone, percussion player and/or additional vocalists. We can also provide smaller combinations for smaller functions. There is a 7 piece minimum for Saturday evening bookings.
|What kind of music do you play?||
ETA’s versatility and musicianship enables us to authentically perform music ranging from 40’s swing to today’s top 40 contemporary hits. Our songlist is extensive and is updated weekly. Ethnic songs are available upon request and we will learn a song or two especially for your event. We tailor our musical playlist to our clients’ preferences and work hard with planners to customize musical selections. Our goal is to please our clients and their guests of all ages.
|How do you control the band’s volume levels?||
ETA will perform music that is especially suited for the dinner hour and background conversation when appropriate. We are attentive to volume levels and adjust them, up or down, at your request.
|How will we work together?||
We pride ourselves on the personal relationships we share with all our clients. Aside from the lasting impression our band will make on you and all your guests, we are very interested in forming a great, long lasting relationship with all our clients. In fact, a majority of our referrals are from recommendations from our past clients to their friends. As we work closely with you to cover all details, we will strive to be responsive and available for input, questions, and your concerns. Two months prior to the event, we will send you a link to your online event planer which will map out the sequence of events. From that, we will help you design the event and customize your choices. This is your day and this roadmap will be created according to your specifications.
|What is the makeup of the band?||
ETA varies in size from 5 to 15 pieces. The size of the band is determined jointly with you as we consider the event you are planning, the number of invited guests, your musical preferences, and the size of the room in which your event will take place.
|Can you provide music for the ceremony and cocktail hour?||
Yes! ETA provides music for all aspects of events. We help clients design the total musical experience for their event and provide many options for ceremonies, cocktail hours, rehearsal dinners, etc. Options include (single instruments or combinations of the following): piano, flute, harp, classical or flamenco guitar, cello, violin, steel drums, jazz trio, and bagpipes. Click here to hear some of our music samples or view our song list!
|Do you provide continuous music?||
We provide continuous music at all of our events. We work closely with you and the caterer or Maitre ‘d to coordinate the flow of your event.
|Can I choose the music for my reception?||
ETA encourages you to go through our updated songlist 2 months prior to your event and select the songs you would like to hear. Your input and the customization of the event is very important to us. We are also confident in our ability to choose music that will pack the dance floor and appeal to your guests.
|Where can we see ETA perform?||
If you would like to come hear us live click the Live Appearance tab to view our upcoming performances.