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Welcome to the official website for The Bay Kings, voted one of the country's best party bands. The Bay Kings perform all around the world, but play mostly in Miami, Tampa, Key West, Jacksonville and St. Petersburg, plus the surrounding areas. They play an unusual high energy mix of funk, old-school rock, jazz, current top 40, soul, swing, 80s/70s/90s hits, latin/afro-cuban, horas and more - anything to get 'em up and dancing - the choice is yours!
The Bay Kings Band is completely self-managed, and so you get the best musicians in the country for a fraction of the price: you'll be very pleasantly surprised at how far your budget goes for a top tier band...
The Bay Kings Band is also a proud part of the International Musicians League, a group of world-class, full-time musicians, who lead the industry with standards, accountability and professionalism.

Corporate and Wedding Band Specialists

For many people, booking a band is a daunting task. The Bay Kings Band prides itself on a level of pre-event service that is unrivalled - we guarantee that the band will be the easiest part of planning your event. Any logistical complications are taken care of behind the scenes, and we pro-actively guide you through the process, so that you can simply enjoy your event to the full. Just tell us about your vision, and let us take care of the rest.


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   NEWS - Nov 2015
Upcoming Free Showcase Gigs:
Free public Bay Kings Band showcase evenings are held regularly so that you can see the band in action - these events are always a really fun night out, and you'll get a good feel for exactly why this band is so different compared to everything else out there. ( more info... )


Where can I see the band showcases?
St Petersburg: Tue Dec 1st - details...

Orlando: Mon Jan 25th - details...

Tallahassee: Mon Feb 1st - details...

Miami: Mon Dec 14th - details...

Best of the Bay Winner
We couldnt be more proud of Bay Kings Band violinist Rebecca Zapen, who took out the award for Best Local Classical Musician at Creative Loafings Best of the Bay Awards. Congratulations Rebecca!
Rebecca performs with Johnny Mathis
Bay Kings Band violinist Rebecca Zapen recently had the honor of performing with the legendary Johnny Mathis, a Grammy Hall of Fame inductee famous for many hits over the past 60 years including Wonderful! Wonderful! and Chances Are. Rebecca has been busy, as well as performing with Johnny Mathis and Bay Kings Band, she has also had recent performances with ELO and the Indigo Girls.
Erik on tour with The Commodores
Bay King's drummer Erik 'Edubb' Holmes has recently taken a short time off from performing with us to go on tour with the much loved and world famous Thomas McClarry and The Commodores. Erik joined the renowned band throughout the UK and Europe on their tour, performing many of the classics we know and love such as 'Easy' and 'Three Times a Lady'. Congratulations Edubb, glad to have you back!
David performs in production of Chicago
Bay Kings Bands prolific trombone played David Hope recently had the honor of performing with the legendary Johnny Mathis, and completed a brief run with the Broadway production of Chicago. His upcoming performances outside of the Bay Kings include playing with the Indigo Girls and Dennis Deyoung from Styx. Come along to one of the Bay Kings regular showcases to see David in action!
Matt Plays Wanee
BKB Drummer Matt, with The Hip Abduction, whose album debuted at #2 on the iTunes Reggae charts, will be playing alongside The Allman Brothers Band and Lynyrd Skynyrd at Wanee Festival. Come catch him at a showcase when he's back!
Tori Teams Up With Hyundai
Congratulations Tori, of the Bay Kings Band, for signing her first music licensing deal with Hyundai Hope On Wheels, a non-profit organization that has donated over $72 million in the fight against pediatric cancer.
BKB & The Voice
Bay Kings Band drummer Erik Edubb, will feature his percussion work in the studio this spring, with R. Anthony from NBC The Voice!