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7 Sharp 9 Band

Power Dance and Classic Rock Band
    Biography
    7 Sharp 9 band takes the stage performing their favorite Wedding classic hits.

    The Passion Statement

    Words from the bandleader, Chris:

    I can vividly remember the day when my hands trembled uncontrollably as I approached my first-ever guitar solo, just 8 measures away, in front of my 9th-grade middle school class. In the solitude of my bedroom, I could effortlessly play "Johnny B. Goode," note for note. But performing in front of an actual crowd was a wholly different story. Despite my racing heart, I somehow managed to coax those notes out during that middle school pep rally – not flawlessly, but adequately. And as the final chords resonated through the hall, a distinct feeling washed over me.

    I knew I needed more. Fast forward a few decades, and while the nerves are far more manageable, that same exhilaration still surges through me whenever I stand in front of a crowd, backed by a fantastic band. It speaks to the significance of each performance, from that 9th-grade pep rally to a solitary acoustic set, from a joyous wedding reception to a heartwarming community show.

    For me, one of the most profound compliments a musician can receive is when someone links a cherished memory to a song they've written. This is an accomplishment I cherish above all else in my career.

    The sense of belonging and community that music has gifted me is the most extraordinary aspect of my journey. From my school days to my professional career, I've formed lifelong friendships through the musical ensembles I've been a part of. I've found my place among them—a remarkable place. When I established 7 Sharp 9 in the year 2000, I had no inkling of the incredible people I would meet or the extraordinary experiences that awaited.

    Reflecting on the friends and family who have joined me on this journey, I wouldn't change a single moment. Much like I felt after that trembling guitar solo in 9th grade, I still yearn for "more" of what music offers: the fun, the excitement, the connection, the creativity, the sense of belonging, and, above all, the love.

    Note: For larger events and Weddings, they add an additional guitarist to make an even fuller, more authentic sound.   4,500 - 5,500.

    7 Sharp 9 Song List - Pick and choose your favorites!

    2 Princes - Spin Doctors
    3 A.M. - Matchbox 20
    500 Miles - The Proclaimers
    Africa - Toto
    Ain’t No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye
    All For You - Sister Hazel
    All Of Me - John Legend
    All The Small Things - Blink 182
    Always On My Mind - Willie Nelson
    American Girl - Tom Petty
    American Pie - Don Mclean
    Animal - Neon Trees
    Ants Marching - Dave Mathews Band
    Apologize - One Republic
    At Last - Etta James
    Babylon - David Gray
    Bad Bad Leroy Brown - Jim Croce
    Baker Street - Gerry Rafferty
    Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy - The Tams
    Beverly Hills - Weezer
    Billy Jean - Michael Jackson
    Black Bird - The Beatles
    Black Magic Woman - Santana
    Blister In The Sun - Violent Femmes
    Breakfast At Tiffany's - Deep Blue Something
    Brickhouse - Commodores
    Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
    Build Me Up Buttercup - The Foundations
    Can't Always Get What You Want - Rolling Stones
    Can’t Take My Eyes Off You - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
    Can't You See - Marshall Tucker Band
    Caribbean Queen - Billy Ocean
    Carolina In My Mind - James Taylor
    Cecelia - Simon & Garfunkel
    Centerfold - J. Geils Band
    Chicken Fried - Zac Brown Band
    Come On, Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners
    Crash - Dave Mathews Band
    Cruise - Florida Georgia Line
    Dance The Night Away - Van Halen
    Dancing In The Dark - Bruce Springsteen
    Dancing In The Moonlight - King Harvest
    Dead Or Alive - Bon Jovi
    December, 1963 (Oh What A Night) - Frank Valli & The Four Seasons
    Devil Went Down To Georgia - Charlie Daniels Band
    Dixieland Delight - Alabama

    Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
    Don't Stop Believing - Journey
    Don’t You Forget About Me - Simple Minds
    Drift Away - Dobie Gray
    Drops Of Jupiter - Train
    Dynamite - Taio Cruz
    Every Rose Has Its Thorn - Poison
    Everybody Talks - Neon Trees
    Everyday I Write The Book - Elvis Costello
    Everything - Michael Buble
    Everything You Want - Vertical Horizon
    Faith - George Michael
    Family Tradition - Hank Williams, Jr.
    Feel Like Makin' Love - Bad Company
    Fight For Your Right - Beastie Boys
    Fishing In The Dark - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
    Follow Me - Uncle Kracker
    Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
    Footloose - Kenny Loggins
    Forever Young - Rod Stewart
    Forever Young - Bob Dylan
    Free Fallin' - Tom Petty
    Friends In Low Places - Garth Brooks
    Georgia On My Mind - Ray Charles
    Hallelujah, I Love Her So - Ray Charles
    Happy - Pharrell Williams
    Hashpipe - Weezer
    Hava Nagila - Jewish Folk Song
    Heaven - Bryan Adams
    Hey Baby - Bruce Channel
    Hey Jealousy - Gin Blossoms
    Hey Soul Sister - Train
    Hey Ya - Outkast
    Home - Phillip Phillips
    Honky Tonk Woman - Rolling Stones
    Hootch - Everything
    Hotel California - Eagles
    How Sweet It Is - James Taylor
    Hurt So Good - John Mellencamp
    I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) - The Four Tops
    I Don't Wanna Be - Gavin Degraw
    I Loved Her First - Heartland
    I Saw The Light - Todd Rundgren
    I Want You To Want Me - Cheap Trick
    I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
    I'm Going Straight To Hell - Drivin' and Cryin’

    I’m On Fire - Bruce Springsteen
    I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
    Ice Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice
    If You Could Only See - Tonic
    In My Life - The Beatles
    In Your Eyes - Peter Gabriel
    Inside Out - Eve 6
    Interstate Love Song - Stone Temple Pilots
    Into The Mystic - Van Morrison
    Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
    It's Your Love - Tim McGraw
    Jack And Diane - John Mellencamp
    Jenny - Tommy Tutone
    Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield
    Just The Way You Are - Billy Joel
    Keep Your Hands To Yourself - Georgia Satellites
    Kiss - Prince
    Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Bob Dylan
    Kryptonite - 3 Doors Down
    Laid - James
    Let Her Cry - Hootie And The Blowfish
    Let's Get It On - Marvin Gaye
    Life By The Drop - Stevie Ray Vaughn
    Listen To The Music - Doobie Brothers
    Livin' On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
    Locked Out Of Heaven - Bruno Mars
    Lovely Day - Bill Withers
    Lucky - Jason Mraz
    Make You Feel My Love - Bob Dylan
    Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffet
    Marry Me - Train
    Marry You - Bruno Mars
    Mary Jane's Last Dance - Tom Petty
    Meet Virginia - Train
    Melt With You - Modern English
    MMMBop - Hanson
    Money For Nothing - Dire Straits
    Mr. Brightside - The Killers
    Mrs. Robinson - Simon And Garfunkel
    Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
    My Girl - The Temptations
    My Little Girl - Tim McGraw
    No Diggity - Blackstreet
    One More Night - Maroon 5
    Piano Man - Billy Joel
    Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry

    Pour Some Sugar On Me - Def Leppard
    Pride And Joy - Stevie Ray Vaughn
    Proud Mary - CCR
    Push - Matchbox 20
    Rich Girl - Hall & Oates
    Ring Of Fire - Johnny Cash
    Rock And Roll All Night - KISS
    Rockin’ Robin - Bobby Day
    Rocket Man - Elton John
    Romeo & Juliet - Dire Straits
    Rosanna - Toto
    Runaround Sue - Dion
    Santeria - Sublime
    Save Tonight - Eagle Eye Cherry
    Say Hey (I Love You) - Michael Franti
    Semi Charmed Life - Third Eye Blind
    September - Earth, Wind & Fire
    Sex And Candy - Marcy's Playground
    Sharp Dressed Man - ZZ Top
    She Talks To Angels - Black Crowes
    Shimmer - Fuel
    Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
    Should I Stay Or Should I Go - The Clash
    Shout - Isley Brothers
    Shut Up And Dance - Walk The Moon
    Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Stevie Wonder
    Slide - Goo Goo Dolls
    Small Town - Mellencamp
    Some Kind Of Wonderful - Grand Funk Railroad
    Somewhere Over The Rainbow - IZ
    Soulshine - Allman Brothers Band
    Stealing Cinderella - Chuck Wicks
    Summer Of '69 - Bryan Adams
    Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
    Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses
    Sweet Home Alabama - Lynrd Skynrd
    Take It Easy - Eagles
    Take Me Home Tonight - Eddie Money
    Tennessee Whiskey - Chris Stapleton
    The Joker - Steve Miller
    The Middle - Jimmy Eat World
    The Twist - Chubby Checker
    The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra
    Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
    This Kind Of Love - Sister Hazel
    To Love Somebody - Bee Gees/Michael Buble

    Twist And Shout - The Beatles
    Under The Boardwalk - The Drifters
    Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
    Use Somebody - Kings Of Leon
    Wagon Wheel - Old Crow Medicine Show
    Walking On Sunshine - Katrina And The Waves
    What I Got - Sublime
    What I Like About You - The Romantics
    Whatever It Is - Zac Brown Band
    When I Come Around - Green Day
    Wildflowers - Tom Petty
    Wild Night - Van Morrison
    Wild World - Cat Stevens
    Wonderwall - Oasis
    Worst Enemy - Lit
    You And Me - Dave Matthews Band
    You Are The Best Thing - Ray LaMontagne
    You Make My Dreams - Hall & Oates

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