For over two decades, The Classics have been one of the most popular dance bands in Halifax, entertaining audiences at corporate events, conventions, weddings and private functions. The seven-member band features six vocalists, horns and a dynamic rhythm section. From the soulful sounds of Motown and classic R&B, to the hottest dance hits of the disco era, The Classics perform the timeless dance music of the ’60s and ’70s that gets people on their feet and on the dance floor all night long.
The Classics are: Karleen Dooks, lead vocals; Dave Carrigan, keyboards, vocals; Mike Walsh, trumpet, vocals; Ross MacDougall, saxophone, vocals; Chris MacDonald, guitar, vocals; James Jackson, bass, vocals; George Clarke, drums
I Will Survive • Lady Marmalade • Ain’t Too Proud To Beg • Signed, Sealed, Delivered • We Are Family • Respect • Reach Out (I’ll Be There) • Midnight Train To Georgia • Get Down Tonight • Rescue Me • I Feel Good • Oh Girl • Don’t Leave Me This Way • Sugar Pie (Can’t Help Myself) • Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag • Shout • Boogie Oogie Oogie • Same Old Song • Do You Love Me • Heard It Through The Grapevine • Disco Inferno • My Girl • Soul Man • Cruisin’ • Play That Funky Music • Mustang Sally • Natural Woman • Hot Hot Hot • Pick Up The Pieces • Get Ready • Chain Of Fools • Land Of A Thousand Dances