The Rat Pack was a group of actors from the 1960’s era who appeared together on stage and these gentlemen included Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and more. They were associated with amazing performances and crooner style music. Nowadays, there are many tribute rat pack shows that provide similar style performances with plenty of swing and rhythm. This style of music has become popularised for the current day but artists such as Michael Bublé and Jamie Cullum. This guide will give you all of the tips and advice you need before you book a rat pack show for your own event…
What Does a Rat Pack Show Actually Do?
A rat pack show if a complete performance offering crooner-style music along with an amazing stage presence, and sometimes showgirls are also included! Singing a number of classics from the 1960’s onwards, a rat pack show is perfect if you are into swing and lounge music.
What Types of Event are Rat Pack Shows Suitable For?
Rat Pack Shows provide an all-round ultimate performance, so they need quite a bit of space to perform. As long as your venue has a stage or large enough area for a rat pack show to set up, they are suitable for many types of event, including:
- Wedding Evening Reception Entertainment
- Corporate Event Entertainment
- Birthday Party Entertainment
- Drinks Receptions
How Long will a Rat Pack Show Perform For?
Each show will have their own performance lengths, and probably offer a number of options to suit many different events. It is always advisable to check with your act before booking if you have any special requirements.
How Much does a Rat Pack Show Cost?
Again, each act will have their own costs. This will vary depending on many factors including the length of their performance, number of members of the group and also their location.
What Should I Ask a Rat Pack Show?
There are many things you might want to ask a rat pack show before booking, especially if this genre of music isn’t one you are familiar with. Examples of questions you might want to ask include:
- Are you free to perform on the date of my event?
- How much space will you need for your performance?
- Which songs can you perform and do you take special requests?
- Are there any additional effects or members of the show?
- Do you have public liability insurance?
- How much does it cost to book your rat pack show?
How do I Choose a Rat Pack Show?
Choosing a rat pack show is generally down to personal preference, but we like to try and make things a little easier when you use our website where you can view all of the available groups, and read about their previous experience and testimonials. Many of the performers on our website also offer audio or video samples so that you can get a feel for the type of performance you’ll be getting.
I’ve Chosen a Rat Pack Show! How do I Book?
Once you’ve chosen a rat pack show, all you need to do is click the orange “Contact Direct / Request Quote” button which will put you in direct contact with your chosen act. We always advise that you speak with your performer face-to-face, via telephone or using Facetime/Skype so that you can gauge if they will be suitable for your event. No matter which rat pack show you choose for your upcoming celebration, you’ll be guaranteed an evening to remember!
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