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Switch and Contemporary Form New Partnership

We are very excited to announce a new strategic partnership between Switch and Contemporary Productions, LLC. More information to come soon but read all about it in the St. Louis Business Journal article posted HERE.

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Before and After 2.9.13

Here’s a quick tease for a much larger post to come. We had the pleasure of producing this unforgettable gala on February 9th at the Chase Park Plaza. Here’s a pretty cool way of showing “before and after” of the ballroom. Let us know what you think!

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Griffin at the Busch Stadium Bridal Show!

We had an absolute blast talking with dozens of engaged couples this past weekend at the Busch Stadium Bridal Show. It’s always a pleasure to be able to discuss the advantages of hiring a wedding band when you have Griffin and the Gargoyles playing behind you. For those of you that came over to our […]

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Griffin Live at the Cor Jesu Father Daughter Dance!

Last week Griffin and the Gargoyles rocked the Cor Jesu Father/Daughter Dance at the Millennium Hotel. Check out this clip of Griffin performing “Jump Around”. You can follow them on Facebook HERE to follow the band or like our page HERE to stay in the loop. JUMP AROUND!

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Charles Glenn Live at the VP Ball!

The Veiled Prophet Ball is truly a night for celebration. Contemporary hired 72 different musicians to play throughout the evening (and into the morning) including Arvell & Company, the Charles Glenn Group, the Fabulous Motown Revue, the Steve Schankman Orchestra and Peter Schankman’s quartet for a quick cocktail set. Guests were glued to the dance floor […]

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FMR Live at Casa Loma!

The Fabulous Motown Revue had a blast playing the Casa Loma Ballroom Thanksgiving weekend. Crowd was packed and everyone made it to the dance floor by the end of the night. Here’s one of the highlights captured on film!

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Happy Thanksgiving!

A couple of quick updates from the team at Contemporary! First, the Ladue News wrote a great interview about our president and founder, Steve Schankman. You can read it on their digital site HERE. Secondly, if you check out the featured weddings in the Ladue News’ Fall Elegant Living Magazine, you’ll notice that three of […]

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Last Minute Rally

While Contemporary Productions is a non-partisan business, there’s nothing like a last-minute campaign booking! The 17 musicians of the Fabulous Motown Revue were honored last week to play for Senator McCaskill’s final rally before the election. We’d like to think that her win was the result of voters being energized by authentic renditions of classic […]

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St. Louis Symphony Red Velvet Ball 2012

The Red Velvet Ball for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra was truly an unforgettable event! By partnering with NYC-based event planner, Michelle Rago, we were able to present a night of entertainment and ambiance that took guests back to the era of the Cotton Club. Wynton Marsalis was present as the guest of honor and gave a […]

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