"Best Maine Band" (Maine Sunday Telegram's Audience Readers' Poll 2005, 2007, 2008, & 2009), & featured as one of the nation's "Hottest 150 Bands and DJ's." (Modern Bride Dec/Jan 2005 & 2006)
The 9 Piece Bob Charest Band brings the right blend of sophistication, fun, and musical repertoire to your reception or party. Versatile and fun for dancing or listening, from elegant dinner music to high energy dance sets, The band features 3 lead vocalists performing a complete range of hits from all eras. This polished event band is the perfect complement to your special occasion.
Formed in 2009, Kids at Play combines Al Smith's Bass guitar and Ken Janson's percussion skills with a laptop computer (a.k.a. "Mac") loaded with backing tracks to provide the melodies, piano leads and sax solos. With selections ranging from Frank Sinatra, The Eagles, Jimmy Buffett and The Beatles to Billy Joel and Rod Stewart, Al & Ken will sing and play all your favorite Songs You Know By Heart! We play at clubs, class reunions, weddings and corporate parties and can provide MC services as well as plat any special songs via iTunes or your CD's. We combine the best of a live band and a DJ!
Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but taking the time to choose the right venue, caterer, photographer, DJ, and other vendors will help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Read More