ABC Band Chicago

Buffalo Grove , IL


411 Town Place cir
Buffalo Grove, IL US 60089 (map)




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ABC (Alex Babiy Chicago) Band is the perfect solution for most events. It varies in size from a solo performance up to eight pieces, depending on your personal preferences and budget,... Read more
ABC (Alex Babiy Chicago) Band is the perfect solution for most events. It varies in size from a solo performance up to eight pieces, depending on your personal preferences and budget, and can handle most of the styles: from sophisticated Jazz to various Dance styles. We're proud to collaborate only with top-notch Chicago professionals in order to provide uncompromising quality of musicianship for Your event. ABC Band's repertoire policy is simple: The Best Hits of ALL TIMES. Our repertoire consists of more than 2000 songs and melodies in ENGLISH, POLISH, GERMAN, SPANISH, RUSSIAN, FRENCH, ITALIAN, HEBREW etc. Please, take a moment to listen to audio and video samples provided on our gigmasters.com profile. Thanks for Your Time and have a Great Party!
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Are you an agency or a band?
What is the size of your band?
Large (6+ musicians), Medium (4-6 musicians), Small (1-3 musicians)
What music genre does your band play?
50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, Acoustic, Big Band, Blues, Classic Rock, Country, Dance, Funk, Jazz, Latin, Motown, Oldies, Pop, R&B, Reggae, Rock, Swing
Do you have liability insurance?
What is your band's usual attire?
Semi-formal (guitars and tox does not match :) unless formal is required
Do you offer live sample performances or CDs?
you can find some on our gigmasters' page or at www.abcbandchicago.com
Are you willing to learn songs that you do not currently know?
sure, always ready to grow... usually 1-2 songs for each gig
How much time do you usually need for setup?
1-3 hrs depending on a band format,
How much space do you usually require?
12'x24' for 6-piece band format
Do you have a sign or banner that you use at events?
yes we do use vinyl music stands with ABC Band logo, there's also a logo on the front Bass drum head
What (if any) special equipment, such as disco balls or lighting, is offered with your service?
We use latest (2009) LED wash lights technology, latest (2010) x-lasers,
 latest (2010) moving heads, gobo lights, fog machine if needed.
Do you usually emcee the event, or talk between songs?
Yes, if needed.
How would you motivate the crowd if no one is dancing?
Don't remember the last time it happened on our gigs; our music does all the job...
What is your policy on taking breaks? If you need a meal break, do you require that the client provide your meal?
Yes, we do take breaks but it never means silence in the room, our DJ fills in with your favorite music while we "refuel our tanks" and of course we need at least one sufficient meal to operate (usually) by the time dinner is served
Do you play recorded music during your break?
If one or more of the band members is unable to attend, what is your backup plan?
We have a back up calling list, though most us are relatively young and healthy (23-47y.o.)
What is your overtime rate?
Standard US $70/0.5hr per 1 band member, which could be discounted if planned in advance
Do you charge for travel expenses? If yes, how much do you charge?
Standard US $0.5 per 1 mile per one band member (for travel beyond 30 mi radius of Chicago)
What is the required deposit to secure your services?
10% non refundable deposit due by the time of signing the contract.


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Every single guest was dancing all night! The musicians are so talented I LOVED dancing and singing along with them!!
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We had ABC band for our wedding. They did an amazing job keeping the crowd energized and dancing the whole time. We had many polish wedding guests and they knew just how much polish music to keep playing to have everyone having a good time. They were very professional, really cared and wanted to make us happy and listened to us. They played all night, and it seemed that they took few breaks. For the amount of time we had them playing (5 hours), we think we had a good deal. We received many compliments on our band and would recommend them again to anyone!
Services Used: Band
If you go with this band you will not be let down. I let Alex know what songs I wanted them to play at my wedding. The Band and him did a fantastic job preparing for the wedding.

I was glad that we were able to go to many rehearsals that they held. After the rehearsals my husband and I would let the band know what we liked and did not like so that they would be able to be fantastic at our wedding.

I hope to have them work my 30th birthday party or some party for me in the future!
Services Used: Band
ABC was exactly what we needed because our wedding was a mixture of polish, italian and american. They did a great job of keeping an eye on the clock and making sure everything was done on time (i.e. bouquet toss, garter, etc.). The music was a good mixture and they played what brought people to the dance floor. Alex was easy to communicate with and always replied to emails quickly. They were much more expensive then some bands, but they did play from 6:30 pm to 3:00 am which did bring the price up. Overall we were very satisfied.
Services Used: Band
ABC provided us with MC services, a band, and a singer. High quality musicians. They were very flexible with our choice of music and were able to complement our choices with their own selection.
Services Used: Band


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