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Ottawa's premier party band

the "dance commander" Mission:

Entertain civilians and troops by playing dance floor filling jams.

"Dance commander" personnel:

General Party Officer / Zach Martin / Vocals
Lieutenant Counter Melodies / Brian Letourneau / Keys
Sergeant of Hooks and Riffs / John King / Guitars
Dr. Bass / Noah Sassi / Bass
Major Beatmaker / Kris Mier / Drums


Their performance was beyond all expectations. The dance floor was always packed. Even the staff behind the bar couldn’t stand still. Their well thought out playlist ensured that each song blended perfectly into the next. Thank you Dance Commander for making my party a huge success.
— Jocelyne Pigeon
We booked them for our corporate annual Christmas party, held in one of Lac Leamy’s banquet halls. The music selection was fantastic and kept everyone dancing until the very end of the evening. We look forward to having them join us again next year!
— Don - General manager, Signiant Inc.
After their awesome performance in 2016, we booked Dance Commander to return in May of 2017 to play the main stage outside City Hall, part of our Celebration Concert Series during Race Weekend. Dance Commander’s high energy set was a perfect way for runners and to celebrate crossing the half-marathon and marathon finish lines.
— Al Macartney, Tamarack Ottawa Event Manager
Great music, tons of dancing. Loved it. Cannot wait for you guys to come to Orleans again.
— Diane Malette, D'Arcy McGee's Orleans

A few songs from our set list:

I Can't Feel My Face -  The Weeknd
Billie Jean -  Michael Jackson
Crazy -  Gnarls Barkley
Valerie -  Amy Winehouse
I Wish -  Stevie Wonder
I Want You Back -  The Jackson 5
Le Freak -  CHIC
Play That Funky Music -  Wild Cherry
Another One Bites the Dust -  Queen
Seven Nation Army -  The White Stripes
Let's Get It Started -  B.E.P.
We Are Family -  Sister Sledge
I Will Survive -  Gloria Gaynor
Happy -  Pharrell Williams
Staying Alive -  The Bee Gees
Groove Is In The Heart -  Dee-lite
Rolling In The Deep -  Adele
Disco Inferno -  The Tramps
Superstition -  Stevie Wonder
Kiss -  Prince
Funky Town -  LIPPS Inc
Get Lucky -  Daft Punk
Uptown Funk -  Bruno Mars
September -  Earth Wind and Fire
Eye Of The Tiger -  Survivor
Cosmic Girl – Jamiroquai
Jammin’ – Bob Marley
This Love- Maroon 5
Use Me – Bill Withers
Miss You – The Rolling Stones
Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough – Michael Jackson
Forget You – Gnarls Barkley
Cake By The Ocean - DNCE
Sweet Dreams - Eurythmics
Hot Stuff -  Donna Summer
Celebration - Kool and The Gang
Canned Heat - Jamiroquai
You Can't Hurry Love - Phil Collins
I'm Walking On Sunshine - Katrina & The Waves
Hungry Like The Wolf - Duran Duran

And many more!

 

Don't forget to listen to our DEMO TRACK

 

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Audio

by Dance Commander - Recorded live.
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    A few samples of our mad grooves recorded live. Song Credits: Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry Another One Bites The Dust by Queen Hot Stuff by Donna Summer Miss You by The Rolling Stones Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars Le Freak by Chic
 

Past Shows

We've rocked some serious venues, from tiny pubs to the entire downtown core. Private parties, weddings, any night of the week, you will be getting up out of your seat and making sick moves. No room is too small, no hall is too big for our perfectly sized funk. Here's just a few:

 

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The british pub

The people at The british pub know how to party! - The food and drinks were amazing, everyone was friendly and all had a great time rocking to our tunes! We're looking forward to another amazing gig in this beautiful venue in the heart of this super charming town called Aylmer.


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D'acrcy McGee's

we had a blast from start to finish, playing great dance tunes to a full dance floor all night. We look forward to returning to this amazing pub. 

good drinks, good food ,good people.


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blackburn arms

The locals in Blackburn Hamlet really knew how to bust a move - after we rocked a Friday night to the early light, many came back for Saturday delights. We're looking forward to another double header coming up soon.


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Buster's Bar and grill

If you're out at Lincoln Fields and notice the building is falling apart, we apologize - we dropped the beat so hard at Buster's we damn near wrecked the place. Get up for the down stroke next time we're back at this fabulous west end pub.


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Race weekend

What could make you want to move your feet one more step after you've run a marathon? Dance Commander and the Electric Goddamn F-Bomb, that's what. We kept the downtown core stayin' alive on the main Celebration Stage, with disco grooves echoing off city hall and all the way down Sparks Street.


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Hurley's Grill 

Nice venue! We had tons of fun playing in that nice spot in Kanata. Food and drinks were good, nice atmosphere and nice poeple! 


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The happy goat coffee co.

Great times at the happy Goat! We played for a private party and people grooved all night long, from the first chords to the last note!


OTTAWA DUFFFEST ANNUAL FUNDRAISER

Always happy to make it groove, espacially for a good cause!

 


Various wedding gigs

Just give us a call! 

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