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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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