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The Midwest's highest energy party band!

Featuring the hottest horns, powerhouse vocalists and a setlist that keeps you on your feet, FatPocket will move your guests to the dance floor for a nonstop dance party until the house lights turn on.


As a Knot Hall of Fame band, FatPocket excels at performing for weddings. A FatPocket wedding show will keep your guests guessing as they weave through top hits, both new and old throughout the evening. From the Motown classics you just “gotta” have to the “late night sing-a-longs” and inevitable encores, FatPocket will make sure you have the best celebration of your life!


Corporate Events

With corporate clients including Taubman Outlets, Worldwide Technology, the St. Louis Cardinals, and more, FatPocket understands the task of bringing a wide demographic of coworkers to their feet. With high interaction coming from the stage, we’ll help you get your team to come out of their shells. For those who don’t wish to dance, they’ll still experience an amazing show!



Charities are a specialty of the band. Having played for hospitals including SSM, Mercy and Cardinal Glennon, nonprofits including Great Circle, Nurses for Newborns and Concordance Academy, the band knows how to throw a great party while aligning their lyrics and performance style to your mission. FatPocket will make your donors want to keep coming to your event year after year!







The Show

With a set list ranging from Michael Jackson to Justin Timberlake, Tina Turner to Lizzo, and Nelly to the Weeknd, FP plays the hits from every era. Featuring original mashups and no breaks between songs, the FatPocket experience is a seamless show that keeps the energy going all night. Songs of all eras are woven together to make for an unpredictable night that will make your guests fall in love with the hits all over again.


What You’ll Get

  • A high energy, rehearsed 9-piece band
  • The hits from the 60s to what’s on the radio today
  • Professional sound and lights
  • Unlimited Emceeing
  • Complimentary DJ’ed music for dinner
  • Special songs learned for no additional fees
  • The best night of your life



2011 – St. Louis Mag A-List Party Band

2016 – Riverfront Times Best Cover-band

2017 – Riverfront Times Best Cover-band

2018 – St. Louis Mag A-List Party Band (only 2 time winner!)

2018/2019/2020/2021 – Knot “Best of Weddings”

2021 – Knot “Hall of Fame”

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What we're currently playing:

    FatPocket plays at many settings including festivals, weddings, corporate events and clubs/casinos. Songs with asterisks (*) are not played traditionally played at weddings unless requested. Songs with two asterisks (**) are recommended for special wedding dances and not typically played otherwise (First Dance, Father/Daughter, Mother/Son)
  • ABBA – Dancing Queen *
  • Al Green – Let’s Stay Together **
  • Aretha Franklin – Chain of Fools
  • Aretha Franklin – RESPECT
  • Aretha Franklin – Rocksteady
  • Backstreet Boys – Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)
  • Ben E. King – Stand By Me**
  • Beyonce – All the Single Ladies (for Bouquet tosses)
  • Beyonce – Crazy In Love
  • Beyonce – Deja Vu
  • Beyonce – Love on Top
  • Billy Joel – Just The Way You Are**
  • Black Eyed Peas – Let’s Get It Started
  • Blackstreet – No Diggity
  • Bob Seger – Old Time Rock and Roll
  • Bruno Mars & Mark Ronson – Uptown Funk
  • Bruno Mars – 24K Magic
  • Bruno Mars – Marry You
  • Bruno Mars ft Cardi B – Finesse (Remix)
  • Camila Cabello – Havana
  • Carl Carlton – Bad Mamma Jamma *
  • Cee Lo – Forget You
  • Chainsmokers ft. Coldplay – Something Just Like This
  • Chainsmokers – Closer
  • Chaka Kahn – Ain’t Nobody*
  • Chicago – 25 or 6 to 4 *
  • Chris Stapleton – Tennessee Whiskey
  • Commodores – Brick House
  • Daft Punk – Get Lucky
  • Diana Ross – I’m Coming Out
  • Dua Lipa – Don’t Start Now
  • Dua Lipa – Levitating
  • Dua Lipa – New Rules
  • Earth Wind & Fire – September
  • Earth Wind & Fire – Shining Star *
  • Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud **
  • Elton John – Your Song **
  • Elvis – Can’t Help Falling In Love **
  • Etta James – At Last
  • Fifth Harmony – Worth It
  • Flo Rida – My House
  • Four Tops – I Can’t Help Myself (Sugarpie Honeybunch)
  • Frank Sinatra – Fly Me To the Moon **
  • Frank Sinatra – The Way You Look Tonight **
  • Ginuwine – Pony *
  • Gloria Gaynor – I Will Survive
  • Gnarls Barkley – Crazy*
  • Hall and Oates – Make My Dreams Come True
  • Heartland – I Loved Her First **
  • Heatwave – Boogie Nights *
  • Heatwave – The Grooveline *
  • Jackie Wilson – Higher and Higher
  • Jackson 5 – I Want You Back
  • James Taylor – How Sweet It Is **
  • Jason Derulo – Talk Dirty To Me
  • Jill Scott – The Way *
  • John Legend – All of Me **
  • Journey – Don’t Stop Believing
  • Justin Bieber – Peaches
  • Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop the Feeling
  • Justin Timberlake – Sexyback
  • KC and the Sunshine Band – Get Down Tonight
  • KC and the Sunshine Band – That’s the Way
  • Kid Laroi, Justin Bieber, Charlie Puth – Stay
  • Kool and the Gang – Hollywood Swinging *
  • Lil Nas x Billy Ray Cyrus – Old Town Road
  • Lizzo – Good as Hell
  • Lizzo – Juice
  • Lizzo – Truth Hurts
  • Lizzo – Boys
  • Louis Armstrong – What A Wonderful World **
  • Macklemore – Can’t Hold Us
  • Macklemore – Thrift Shop
  • Mark Morrison – Return of the Mack
  • Martha and the Vandellas – Dancing in the Street
  • Martha and the Vandellas – Heat Wave
  • Marvin Gaye / Tami Tyrell – Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
  • Marvin Gaye / Tami Tyrell – You’re All I Need To Get By
  • Michael Buble – Everything **
  • Michael Buble – Forever Now **
  • Michael Jackson – PYT
  • Michael Jackson – Rock With You
  • Miley Cyrus – Party in the USA
  • Montell Jordan – This is How We Do It
  • Nat King Cole – Unforgettable
  • Neil Diamond – Sweet Caroline
  • Nelly – Hot in Herre
  • OMI – Cheerleader
  • Otis Day – Shout
  • Outkast – Hey Ya
  • P!nk – Raise Your Glass
  • Patti Labelle – Lady Marmalade
  • Paul Simon – Call Me Al
  • Pharrell – Happy
  • Pitbull – Fireball
  • Pitbull ft. K$sha – Timber
  • Portugal The Man – Feel It Still
  • Prince – Kiss
  • Rascal Flatts – My Wish **
  • Ray LaMontagne – You Are The Best Thing **
  • Redbone – Come and Get Your Love *
  • Rick James – Give It To Me Baby *
  • Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines
  • Sam & Dave – Hold On I’m Comin’
  • Sam & Dave – Soul Man
  • Sister Sledge – We Are Family
  • Stevie Wonder – Isn’t She Lovely **
  • Stevie Wonder – I Wish *
  • Stevie Wonder – Signed, Sealed, Delivered
  • Stevie Wonder – Superstition
  • Stevie Wonder – You Are the Sunshine of My Life **
  • TOTO – Africa
  • TOTO – Georgy Porgy *
  • Taylor Swift – Shake it Off
  • Temptations – Ain’t Too Proud To Beg
  • Temptations – My Girl
  • The Weeknd – Blinding Lights
  • The Weeknd – Can’t Feel My Face
  • Tim McGraw – Humble and Kind **
  • Tim McGraw – I Loved Her First **
  • Tina Turner – Proud Mary
  • Traditional – Hava Nagila **
  • Van Morrison – Days Like This
  • Van Morrison – Moon Dance **
  • Walk the Moon – Shut Up And Dance
  • Whitney Houston – I Wanna Dance With Somebody
  • Wild Cherry – Play That Funky Music
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As far as bands go.. we cannot day enough amazing things about this one!! Hiring Fat Pocket to perform for our wedding was one of the first checks on our planning list and easily one of the best parts of our day. Planning a wedding during a pandemic was a task on its own, but working with this group made the day that much sweeter when it finally came around. Guests matched our praise for these guys with the rave reviews even still a month out from our wedding! The quality of the performance Fat Pocket gave to our evening was filled with more energy than we could have even imagined! The group was amazing to work with as far as details and directions go, very transparent and always quick to respond to any and every email sent their way. Hiring this band is one of the easiest decisions to make if you are looking for a high energy, incredible sound and vocalists, and interactive group of beyond talented individuals to keep your dance floor flooded and guests screaming for encores well into your night!

Megan L – 9.25.20 Wedding

We were one of the lucky COVID couples that were actually able to get married. From rearranging guest lists, to new venues, to completely replanning everything less than one month out, the folks with FatPocket were beyond comparison. They did a great job keeping in contact with us and being VERY responsive to our crazy plans. Customer service is BIG for me and FatPocket blew away all of my expectations. As an added bonus, every single person who congratulated us that attended the wedding mentioned how amazing the band was. They played for hours and my new bride and I never left the floor. Thank you FatPocket for making our wedding perfect even during the middle of a pandemic.

John S. – 7.10.20 Wedding

I saw Fat Pocket years ago at Westport, playing a gig. From that moment on - I knew I wanted them to play my wedding if I ever got married. Found the guy eventually but I knew I already had the band! ;) I even picked my wedding date around their availability. Even with COVID - and postponing a month - they were still able to make it work. This was their first show back in months and they knocked it out of the park. Everyone raved about them and I am thrilled it all worked out. Thanks!

Colleen H – 6.20.20 Wedding

When you hire a band for your daughter's wedding you wonder what the effect your decision will have on the overall event? WOW There were numerous times we looked around the room to realize 90% of our guests were on the dance floor, I think that is my answer. Interactive, lively, talented, professional, moving & affordable........this band may be way to fun for the most of you! LOL We worked with Peter Schankman to set things up and knowing his Dad, I must say...look out "Dad" this band is phenomenal! They rocked the house from the time they started until we ended reluctantly. By far the best wedding band my 58 years have ever seen and we had many guests say the same! Book them now because we had many guests ask how they could book them! Fat Pocket, you were one of the key pieces that made the night...keep up the great work. The members of the band played numerous instruments, but the horn section is unbelievable. Singers are super! What more can I say, easily the best band of their kind in The Lou! Band appeals to young and old. Don't wear new shoes or your feet are in big trouble! Wish we could turn back the clock and do it all again!

Jeff S. – 10.16.19 Wedding

What can I say that hasn't already been said? This band was amazing at our daughter's wedding last weekend. Every age group (pre-teens through senior citizens) was out on the dance floor the entire time--no easy feat to accomplish. The horn section alone is worth the price--and the fact that they came off the stage into the audience was very cool and fun. Prior to booking them, we heard them play at one of the local bars--and they were great--but they were even BETTER at the wedding. I was constantly being asked--"who's the band?--they are amazing". I am actually thrilled that some of the bands we had originally considered were already booked for the date of our daughter's wedding as that led us to Fat Pocket. Easy to work with and reasonably priced--you won't regret your decision if you pick this vendor. BEST DECISION EVER!

Lily H. – 9.8.18 Wedding

Having FatPocket at our wedding reception is by far the best decision we made and they were worth every penny! They were interactive, so friendly and easy to work with and the mix of songs they played kept the dance floor packed all night. I cant say enough good things about them! If you are looking for a St Louis area band for your wedding reception, look no further and just book FatPocket today!

Mandie S. – 9.2.18 Wedding

We couldn't imagine a better band for our daughter's wedding! Everyone was on the dance floor the whole night -- including the sophisticated East Coast guests who want to fly Fat Pocket to NYC for their events. Book them now before they become too famous. So easy to work with.

Diane K. – 8.11.18 Wedding

Wow. Wow. WOW!!!! FatPocket was the icing on the cake of our wedding day. When I say we had a party... we had a PARTY!! We had a wide range of ages at our reception and EVERYONE was on the dance floor from the beginning to the end of the night. They worked the crowd and the horns even came into the audience to play Proud Mary. Was the highlight of the night! Our guests are gushing about the band and saying it was the best wedding they've ever been to. They were the best choice we made for our day and soooo easy to work with. Peter was extremely responsive and so easy to work with. They were so attentive to myself and my husband during our reception and made sure we were taken care of. Many of my guests asked for their contact info to play at future events. I couldn't imagine my day without them. Thank you Peter and all the guys/gal in FatPocket for the best night of our lives!

Melissa F. – 5.26.18 Wedding

FatPocket is seriously the best wedding band in St. Louis. We are so happy we chose them for our big day. We wanted our reception to be lively and our guests energetic, which is exactly what happened. FatPocket kept not only the bride and groom on the dance floor all night but the entire guest list out there too. They turned the Art Museum into the best party we could have asked for! They play a wide variety of songs that keep all generations entertained. We even had a few engaged couples tell us FatPocket made them decide to switch from a wedding DJ to band. Best decision we made!

Rachel M. – 4.14.18 Wedding

Just wanted to thank you and the entire band again for everything. I thought you were fantastic at the Layton wedding but Saturday seemed extra special too. It is such a pleasure to work with you. I really appreciate your customer service pre-event and making sure everything goes off smoothly and according to plan. Please extend my gratitude to all of the band members. I know Lauren and Andy were thrilled and I personally heard lots of compliments about everything. It was wonderful from start to finish.

Allison M - Planner – 10.14.17

This band was amazing!! As soon as they started playing, everyone was on the dance floor and no one stopped dancing the entire time. They switched it up through out the night and came into the crowd to dance, sing and play - which was super awesome - and every song was perfect and kept the energy up all night!! We got so so so many compliments on our band and they seriously made our night extra special and beyond fun! I would hire them again in a heart beat!

Rachel B – 4.22.17 Wedding

We booked FatPocket for our daughter's wedding last month. Wow!! This band is professional, talented and Oh, so fun! The guests danced from the first song to the last, and everyone had so much fun. People continue to talk about the band! They definitely rocked the party! We plan to see them again.

Ann H – 9.23.17 Wedding

Wow what an unbelievable night!!! We had the most amazing time at our wedding on 5/13/17, and we truly believe that the band sets the tone (hehe pun was definitely intended) for the night. You guys did a phenomenal job and the energy level was consistently high! Can't tell you how many compliments we got about the band! The dance floor was PACKED the entire night!! 5 stars FOR SURE!

Amanda W – 5.13.17 Wedding

Everyone was on the dance floor with Fat Pocket for our wedding. A week later and my feet are still sore from dancing! Total entertainers - they kept the energy high and the party going. Music was a priority for us in planning and booking Fat Pocket was one of the best decisions we made. They knocked it out of the park.

Kathleen P – 10.7.17 Wedding

We had FatPocket for our wedding band in July. They were amazing!! I can't tell you how many people are still coming up to us saying it was the best band they have ever seen at a wedding. I couldn't leave the dance floor. It was one amazing song after another. Lot's of energy, wouldn't change a thing. Thank you so much for making our wedding unforgettable!

Kelly S – 7.30.16 Wedding

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