A Cover Band from Philadelphia, PA
THE BUSINESS is a unique, 11-piece cover band from Philadelphia, PA, which has been dazzling audiences on national TV, concerts, weddings, parties, and nightclubs, since 1987.
From POP, R&B, and OLDIES, to STANDARDS, ROCK, and CONTEMPORARY, the band has been moving dance floors for more than two decades. Voted Philly’s Best Band, six times, by 70,000 local readers, this award-winning group, delivers a quality performance that you can count on anytime you encounter them. THE BUSINESS, EXPECT ENTERTAINMENT!
THE BUSINESS has routinely shared the stage, with national artists and contemporary rock bands, including: Tony Williams & The Platters, Shirley Alston & The Shirelles, Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge, Charlie Gracie, Bobby Rydell, Chubby Checker, Gary U.S. Bonds, Ce Ce Peniston, Crystal Waters, Human League, Solomon Burke, The Jordanaires, Bill Haley’s Original Comets, Eddie Holman, The Trammps, Kool & The Gang, KC & The Sunshine Band, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, The Tymes, G Love & Special Sauce, The Violent Femmes, Taylor Dayne, Rick Springfield, Pat Benatar, Sublime, Christina Perri, Journey and Natalie Cole.
Other notable accomplishments of renowned party band THE BUSINESS involve: appearing, and contributing, music production, on ABC’s national TV special, "Brides, A Tale Of Two Weddings," which was watched in over 10 million households, all over the country. THE BUSINESS has also appeared, on the internationally syndicated series, "Ed McMahon’s, Star Search," which was watched by millions of viewers, all over the world. In addition, THE BUSINESS has also written, recorded, and performed, the official fight song, for both the 1993 National League Champion, & 2008 World Champion, Philadelphia Phillies. Consequently, in 1994, two BUSINESS originals, "Those Phillies Thrill Me," and "Hip Hop A Billy," were named by Out On The Town Magazine, as two of the top five songs of 1993. It's no wonder, THE BUSINESS, has been the only band, in the tri-state area, that has been voted one of the TOP 5 BANDS, in the Delaware Valley, seven years running, by the Philly Hot List Contest.
Venues where THE BUSINESS has performed as a contemporary and oldies rock band at several venues, including: The Apollo, Veteran’s Stadium, Citizen’s Bank Park, Wells Fargo Arena, The Kimmel Center, Saint Anthony’s Italian Festival (Delaware), Italian Market Festival, Padre Pio Festival, Vendemmia Festival, Philadelphia Columbus Day Festival, Penn’s Landing Labor Day Concert (16 years), Hair O’ The Dog Ball(2014 and 2016), The Academy Of Music Ball, Showboat Casino, Tropicana Casino, Resorts Casino, Ovation Hall and The Social at The Ocean Casino, The Investors Bank Performing Arts Center, Four Seasons, Ritz Carlton, The Bellevue, The Rittenhouse Hotel, The Radison Blu Warwick Hotel, Liberty Place, Ballroom At The Ben, Crystal Tea Room, Cescaphe Ballroom, Vie, Tendenza, Water Works, The Lucy, The Downtown Club, The Curtis Center, Lucien’s Manor, The Mansion, and The Merion, THE BUSINESS has also performed, at a long list of country clubs, hotels, and catering halls, too many to mention.