Class Act Music Productions





Shakespeare in the Ruins Gala (February 2010)


 This six-piece group guarantees that your guests will gush... after they catch their breath, that is!

Featuring the exceptional talents of Winnipeg's most experienced "A-list" professional musicians, this six-piece group covers a wide variety of repertoire specifically selected to get guests of all ages onto the dance floor. From Sinatra to Elvis, AC-DC to Brooks & Dunn and Bublé to the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the contagious energy and outstanding musicality of the Janice Finlay Dance Band will elevate your special event from great to extraordinary!

The band is comprised of Gary Grosvenor (vocals), Janice Finlay (sax/flute/clarinet), Rick Boughton (keyboards), Mike Swickis (guitar), John Ervin (bass) and Jordy McIntyre (drums).* If your budget permits, the band can be expanded to include a female vocalist and/or additional instruments.                  *Musicians subject to availability.

To hear a number of sound samples from the band please click here, or visit the client reviews page if you would like to read some objective comments from past clients. Of course, please feel free to contact us for a custom quote!

Past clients have included: YPO/WPO Christmas Party; U of Manitoba Medical School Class of '86 Reunion Gala; Glendale Golf & Country Club; St. John's High School 100th Anniversary Gala Event; Shakespeare in the Ruins Fundraising Gala; more than three dozen bridal couples in the past decade, and many more.

 Sample Repertoire List:

Ain't Too Proud To Beg Motown Angel Eyes (Healey) Pop Ballad
Besame Mucho Latin Boot Scootin'Boogie Country Line Dance
Brick House Funk Rock Brown Eyed Girl Rock
Butterfly Kisses Pop Ballad Cold Sweat R & B
Dust on the Bottle Country Rock Flip Flop & Fly Jump Blues
Get Ready Rock Have I Told You Lately Pop ballad
Heard it Through the Grapevine Motown I Can't Help Falling in Love with You Ballad (Elvis)
I Feel Good R & B I Saw Her Standing There Rock
I Shot the Sheriff Reggae I've Got You Under My Skin Foxtrot
Johnny B. Goode 50's Rock Jump, Jive & Wail Jump Blues
Just the Two of Us Pop Ballad  Knock on Wood R & B 
Mambo #5 Latin  Moondance Pop 
Moon River  3/4 waltz  Mustang Sally  R & B 
My Sharona Rock  Old Time Rock n Roll Rock 
Proud Mary Rock  (Adventures of) Rain Dance Maggie  Rock 
Rock Around the Clock  50's Rock Satisfaction   Rock
Shout  Rock  Superstition  Funk 
The Way You Look Tonight Foxtrot  Unchained Melody  Ballad 
Unforgettable  Ballad  What a Wonderful World  Ballad