BOOKING INFORMATION FOR COLIN ARTHUR WIEBE
“Songs bring back wonderful memories of youth and romance. When performing, my goal is to ensure that every audience has an awesome musical experience. They may want to dance or just sit and listen but, I guarantee that the hit songs that my band will play will touch their hearts and stimulate those musical memories.
Creating energy is easy when you know the secret to moving people. Experience has shown me that certain set of songs will produce the desired results for the client everytime. Years of playing clubs and corporate events have given me hidden insights that most bands take years to figure out. I look forward to sharing your evening.” – Colin Arthur Wiebe
For Show Pricing call (604) 275-2585. It’s helpful if you have a calendar date in mind, don’t worry if you don’t but popular weekend dates fill up quickly!
Read what others are saying about Colin’s Band.
“Colin ….Our members have very high expectations of people whom we hire for our social events. When an entertainer exceeds those expectations we like to let them know. We heartedly thank you for your obvious musical skill and your tremendous talent for entertaining! We would not hesitate to recommend you to any group wishing to have you play for their event. – Robert McDougall. D.D.S. President, Victoria District Dental Society
Colin does a set of Guess Who material in show. He breathes new life into old material and gets you to listen to familiar tracks like No Time, These Eyes and Undun with fresh ears and renewed enthusiasm. Colin’s band pulls off superb renditions of the tracks
Colin Wiebe sounds uncannily like the old Burton Cummings You can close your eyes and picture where you were in the 70’s. Awesome band!!!! – P. Steed
Colin, Thank You for being a light of inspiration to us all. We appreciate your gift of music so much and loved having you at our event. – Heather King, M
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Does Colin perform Solo or with a band?
Colin can perform solo or with a band. His solo show is suited to a listening audience. In an intimate setting he can share stories and experiences that always make for an entertaining evening. He prefers to only do one 60 -90 minute set that will take the listener on a musical journey that includes songs from his experiences with Randy Bachman Band and The Guess Who, as well as selected cuts from his 4 nationally released CD’s. He also performs a wide variety of hit songs from a catalog that spans decades from 50’s to the present. His live DVD of Songs and Stories is an example of this format.
When Colin brings the band, get ready to dance. His group of seasoned pros will really heat up the dance floor. When you watch the band in action live onstage, you will be amazed at their killer musicianship and audience rapport. Just a quick glance at their massive song list will tell you that they are capable of just about any style of music. One listen to the live recording and you will be convinced.
What type of music can we expect to hear?
Colin and his band (Canadian Classic Rock All-Stars) play songs that everyone knows and loves spanning 4 decades.You’ll sway to Classic ’70’s favorites by CCR, the Eagles, Three Dog Night, The Guess Who, the Rolling Stones, and many more.
Sing along with 50’s favorites by Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Beach Boys or The Beatles. Guaranteed you’ll know every word to every song. Waltz down memory lane, cheek to cheek to favourites like “Sea of Love” or “Unchained Melody”.
Sweat to party rockers “Brown-Eyed Girl” or “Mustang Sally”. 80’s hits by Bruce Springsteen, Cheap Trick, Bryan Adams and more. This band of experienced professionals will leave you breathless and cheering for more. You’ll be Shakin’ All Over because their will definitely be a “Whole Lotta Shakin” goin on. Plus . . . witness Colin’s spectacular tribute to The Guess Who. After two decades of singing these songs with Randy Bachman, Colin’s uncanny ability to sing these hits to perfection will amaze you. American Woman, These Eyes, No Time and all the hits!
Contact your nearest event planner or entertainment provider, and insist on Colin Arthur Wiebe and The Canadian Classic Rock Allstars for your next “must-see” event.
How long will they play?
If you are booking a corporate event Colin and his band will be prepared to play one 90 minute set or two 45 – 50 minute sets. If more music is required you must state that during your initial contact.
Who pays for the equipment?
The Band bring their own personal backline (guitars, amps, drums and keyboards etc.) if a PA system and lighting is not provided by the you or the venue, arrangements for a rental company can be made. This cost is usually separate from the band’s fee.
What type of system, stage and lighting do they require?
The Band is usually comprised of 4 or 5 members. Drums, Bass Guitar, Guitar and Keyboards and depending on the show, Saxophone. Here is a basic list of minimum requirements:
- 16 x 16 raised stage, preferably with carpet.
- 5 -Beta58 Vocal mics with boom stands.
- Mics for drums and guitar amps. 4- D.I .boxes (keyboard and bass).
- 4 Monitor mixes (4 wedges, power, mixer and cabling).
- Front end speakers adequate for the venue with power
- Mixing console (16channel or more) plus cabling
- Reverb, EQ and Delay effects processors (unless built into mixer)
- 2 light trees with 2 -4 lights each with gels (non 220amp lights are fine)
- AC boxes and extension cords
- Spare 1/4″ guitar cables
What’s a rider?
The Band Performance Contract Rider is designed to be attached to the Band Performance Contract. The Rider discusses topics such as stage requirements, compensation, transportation, hotel accommodations, guest list, equipment, catering, sound check and more.
What do we provide for their rider?
1. A meal is to be provided the day of the performance, or a $20 per man buy out.
2. 1 dozen bottled water
3. 4 – Hand towels
4. Table for display of CDs and merchandise
Will Colin have CD’s available and will the band sign them?
Colin and other members of his band usually have CD’s and photos for sale depending on the venue. The band will always stay and sign autographs if their schedule permits.
When we agree to pay expenses what does that include.
Expenses cover all transportation to and from the venue ie: Airfare, Vehicle Rental or Driver if the venue is out of town. Gas, Flights, Ferry, Taxi or other travel costs. A Non-Smoking Hotel Room for each band member or other pre-approved accommodations.
Can I request special music.
If you book far enough ahead Colin will, in some cases, take requests for specially requested music and perform it at your function. If you need live or pre-recorded background music you will have to source that separately or ask for our list of sub-contractors.
Do I need to put down a deposit, do I sign a contract?
A standard engagement contract from the Musicians Union is used to give you complete confidence that you have booked professional entertainment that will show up on time and deliver a high quality performance.
A 50% deposit is required to hold a date. 45 days prior to date the deposit becomes non- refundable. This ensures band members can get some compensation if another engagement can’t be found for that date.
How do I get started?
If you have a date in mind,send an email to info (at) colinwiebe.com
It’s that simple! Be sure to ask about your FREE gift offer and the custom CD package option for your guests! Give your VIP guests an autographed CD at every place setting!
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