The Contemporary Team had a blast putting together this Mardi Gras themed gala at the Chase Park Plaza. We were tasked with transforming the entire Khorassan ballroom, the Regency room and the hotel lobby into a festive atmosphere fit for Bacchus himself! Standout decor pieces included oversized Mardi Gras masks, a courtyard bar complete with […]
Zoofari 2013, sponsored by Wells Fargo Advisors, was a huge success! As always, the St. Louis Zoo put together an amazing event. We coordinated an unforgettable night of local and national entertainment with acts including DJ Andrew Mullins, DJ Nune, The Peter Schankman Trio, Griffin and the Gargoyles, the Fabulous Motown Revue and event headliner Huey Lewis & The News. […]
At Contemporary, we always enjoy producing events at the legendary Peabody Opera House. It’s already a beautiful venue on its own! For this April 2013 gala, our inspiration came from the lively casinos of Macau. We had everything from large Chinese paper soldiers, drummers, and an authentic Lion Dance to casino games featuring play money branded […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]