PROVIDING LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

We offer a wide range of musical services from solo piano to a full band for your special occasion. Perfect for any event, from weddings, company picnics, birthday parties, and more.

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THE BAND FEATURING SHARI RICHARDS

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THE RICK PURCELL BAND FEATURING SHARI RICHARDS

The Pittsburgh area’s most versatile and experienced private party band. Music for all generations as current as the 21st Century back to the music of The Big Band Era; sounds from the 1930s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, and today. The ideal band for wedding receptions, country club affairs, company parties, bar and bat mitzvahs, birthday parties, anniversary parties, convention banquets.

THE RICK PURCELL BIG BAND FEATURING SHARI RICHARDS

Up to 12 pieces with more of an emphasis on The Big Band Era, but this isn’t “your Grandma’s Big Band”. Can do the same variety repertoire as Rick’s regular band; The perfect musical entertainment for Charity Balls (Rick has done them all including The Bishop’s Medallion Ball, The Cinderella Ball, The CLO’s Pink Frolic, The Pittsburgh Opera’s Diamond Horseshoe and Maecenas Balls; and the Children’s Hospital Ball in Akron, Ohio for more than 20 consecutive years), large wedding receptions and conventions.

SHARI RICHARDS/RICK PURCELL DUO (Trio or Quartet)

With Shari on Vocals and Guitar and Rick doing Keyboard and Vocals, this is one of the most unique duos anywhere. The repertoire is vast; from Cole Porter and George Gershwin music to Billy Joel and Beatles music. Whether it’s Shari doing some Blues, Stevie Nicks, Janis Joplin, Etta James, Carole King, Roberta Flack, or old standards like Natalie Cole and Linda Ronstadt, or Rick’s interpretations of Van Morrison, Jimmy Buffet, Elton John, Billy Joel, Frank Sinatra or Bobby Darin. This duo is just right for cocktail/dinner parties, smaller wedding receptions or a country club or convention cocktail buffet mixer.

SOLO PIANIST/KEYBOARDIST/VOCALIST RICK PURCELL

It can be Rick doing solo background instrumental music on a piano for lunch, brunch, cocktails or dinner. Or Rick on electronic keyboard, if a piano is not available. Rick can add vocals to the solo performance just like in his duo, if the occasion requires vocals as well as instrumental music. Broadway, Jazz, Pop, Light Classical, Rick can perform whatever style piano or keyboard music that you need.

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