Sometimes the phrase "world-class" just isn't enough. In the case of Party Planet, "galaxy-class" might be more appropriate!
The most exciting band on the Mid-South's party scene, Party Planet includes award-winners and earth-shakers that will make your event the sensation of the season! With a who's who that reads like an invitation list to the Grammy's, this band has generated more excitement in the region than any band this millennium.
Lead singer Al Paris has unmatched charisma, and he was lead singer for Kool & the Gang. Again: LEAD SINGER FOR KOOL & THE GANG. What more do you need to know?!
Amber Wilson, a beautiful young woman with a powerhouse voice, was lead vocalist for Sound Fuzion for five years. She has performed at numerous events and venues throughout the U.S. and Europe.
Niko Lyras is the most famous Memphis musician you've never heard of — guitarist, producer, engineer, writer, publisher, and studio owner. Thirty years in the business — numerous gold and platinum records — recording credits that include B.B. King, Al Green, Dr. John, Saliva, P. Diddy, and even Terrence Howard from Hustle & Flow (for which he received a New York Critic’s Award). Niko's hands are as impressive as his ears, and his fantastic energy and playing on stage powers the Party Planet rocket.
Dave Smith is the go-to studio and live bassist in Memphis. Just ask Johnny Lang, Buddy Guy, John Mayall, Cat Power, Norah Jones, Kirk Whalum, or Derek Trucks. Dave is a five-time winner of the NARAS Premier Bass Player Award and has been inducted into the NARAS Hall of Fame.
Sax master Lannie McMillan will leave you breathless. You might have heard him with Dionne Warwick, the Staple Singers, the Moody Blues, Foghat, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, just to name a few. Now he can blow you away with PARTY PLANET.
Grammy-nominee Jason Clark holds performance and/or production credits with artists such as Patti Austin, Yolanda Adams, Kirk Whalum, Jennifer Holiday, Kirk Franklin, Glenn Jones, Howard Hewett, and with countless others. His tasteful keyboard talent and megawatt smile make every performance joyous.
If you want additional star power, REG can arrange for appearances by some of the country's biggest stars, backed by Party Planet! These guys have played with everyone you can think of — from local luminaries like Ruby Wilson and Carla Thomas to international headliners like Al Green, Irma Thomas, Cyndi Lauper, William Bell, and many more. Call REG today to discuss your ideas.
Put all these amazing talents together and you have a band that will rock the planet. Just listen to their extraordinary demo, and you'll have no doubt — PARTY PLANET will blast your event into orbit!
"You were such an unmistakable HIT at the party. Gov. Haslam and the First Lady didn’t leave the dance floor for the first ten songs! Thank you for making the 21st anniversary of A Tennessee Waltz the most memorable." -- Mary Unobsky, TN State Museum
"Party Planet was wonderful! Many people said it was the best, most fun wedding they were ever at! We couldn't fit any more people on the dance floor! Never too loud so you couldn't talk. Plus, they were professional, friendly, and really easy to work with. The service from REG was excellent. We couldn't be more pleased." -- Maureen O'Connor, June 2013
"Please tell the band we couldn’t have been more pleased with their performance. Wonderful!!!" -- Sarah Morgan, White River Health System Foundation
"BEST BAND EVER!! Our guests are still raving about you. The entire night was just incredible! We have so many great memories thanks to all of your hard work and dedication to us." -- Robert & Kaity
"Party Planet was absolutely amazing and even more interactive than we had ever anticipated. Many of our guests raved about the reception as a whole, but the band was definitely praised the most." -- Erin Lenahan
"What a blast we had with Party Planet! Words can’t describe how much fun everyone had! Now we're trying to find another occasion to book them for. They exceeded our expectations, and the wedding party and family will never forget the night. If you ever need a recommendation, I'm your gal!" -- Lisa Wooten
"Party Planet provided wonderful entertainment for what is considered the 'it' party of our annual meeting." -- Mike Mastropaolo, E&I Cooperative
"I wanted the event to be FUN and it was! I wanted everyone dancing and they did! You created a cool party and people are giving us rave reviews." -- Judy Spiegel, Heart Ball director
"We had a magnificent wedding reception, and Party Planet was a major reason!" -- Meg Valadie
"I just wanted to let you know how great Party Planet was this past weekend. Everyone loved them! They were so wonderful with our guests — it just couldn't have been better. Thanks for all of your help." -- Nancy
"We had Party Planet for my daughter's wedding. I just want to let you know how much fun our guests had with the band. Everyone was asking who the band was and where they were from. My daughter had a blast, and her husband, who never dances, even got on stage with the band. They were great working the crowd!" -- Cindy Hawkins
"Party Planet was phenomenal! I was stopped more times than I can count asking who they were — the crowd loved them! So glad you recommended them." -- Lynda Edwards, American Heart Assoc.
"Everyone loved them — kids and adults. In fact, we are turning into groupies — they're playing for a Carnival party, and we're going to get a group together to go!" -- Mary Ashmun, Wolf River Cotillion
"They sounded great and the guests really liked them. The word must have gotten-out around town because they had a great crowd Saturday. I look forward to having them back." -- Kelly Jeffers, Ameristar Casino, Vicksburg, MS
"Just want to thank you for the Party Planet suggestion for our reunion. We were shaking the trees on Saturday night! They were so much fun — even my husband joined me on the dance floor. We went out with a shake, a rattle, and a roll!" -- Lalla Colmer, GHS Class of 70/71 Reunion