80th Birthday Surprise Singers

Highland Park, Illinois

80th Birthday Surprise Entertainment

This past weekend, we had the pleasure to sing at the Highland Park Country Club in Highland Park, Illinois.  Gerald, who was celebrating his 80th birthday, had a couple of surprise singers (us) posing as waiters and entertaining family and guests, alike.

This particular event had our “1+1 Show”- 1 Guy and 1 Girl singing classic hits from several generations that included, Fly Me To The MoonThe Lady is a Tramp, and more modern songs like Not for the Life of Me from Thoroughly Modern Millie.

If You’re Celebrating your 80th Birthday

As of today, 80 year olds are considered “The Silent Generation“.  But, in this case, this group was hardly “silent”.  A great bunch of people that were very generous with their kind words and open hearts.

The surprise that no one know about

We enjoy singing at small parties.  Everyone is usually there to celebrate something.  Even though we’re a surprise, we know that we’ll have fun because of that.  Bringing levity and great music to parties is usually a win-win for everyone.  And, this was no

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different.  The minute we started singing, guests began singing along to the familiar songs.  A great byproduct of our live shows!

Music speaks to everyone

There is no surprise that music has no barriers.  People respond to singing.

See how this afternoon buffet turned out with The Amazing Waiters.

Here are some highlights of our live surprise performance for this 80th Birthday Party.

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The Amazing Waiters are surprise entertainment specialists, performing for small and corporate parties across the United States.

Wedding Reception With Singing Waiters

Surprise Wedding Reception With Singing Waiters

April Fools isn’t just for jokes.  The Amazing Waiters had the distinct pleasure to be a part of April Fool’s this year, just outside of Chicago, IL.  A wedding reception featuring a fab couple that finally decided to tie the knot after being together for several years.

Celebrating their marriage at the lovely Alpine Banquets in Darien, IL, just West of Chicago, Illinois, Andrea and Victor and a couple hundred of their closest friends, gathered…in a most suitable way.

Entertainment That Works With A DJ

Andrea called us several months ago looking for something “different” for their reception. She told us that her and her husband to be had large families of different cultures and thought music delivered in our special way would be perfect since both sides loved music. They decided on having a DJ for the dance hits and a live mariachi band to play as their guests entered the reception area.  She wanted to continue with their music theme and thought that our singing waiters surprise was just the right amount of “unique” she as looking for.  She asked if we could work with their DJ to cut costs on production and we were happy to do so.  Once the logistics were cleared, we proposed our music ideas and then she decided to have us be a part of their special day.

Mariachis in Chicago

Loved the Mariachis.  James looks like he should have been in white as well…

Tailored Music To Fit Musical Tastes

It was great putting the show components together for Andrea and Victor.  They had varied musical tastes so we tried to put together a program that somewhat reflected that. She allowed us to put together a show and we decided on music ranging from Beatles, Rat Pack Jazz, A Capella to Disco.  We loved that fact that her kids loved the movie “Step Brothers”, so we sang a song from that too!  It was pretty much everything AND the kitchen sink!

Customized Surprise Entertainment

As usual, we wove all of the eclectic music with our one-of-a-kind script and performed it during the dinner portion of the evening.  It was great fun!  The guests weren’t sure (as usual) what was going on at the beginning but soon after the third song, they realized that we weren’t just waiters and this wasn’t an April Fools prank, we were waiters that sing (and sometimes dance)!  Chris, one of our Chicago singing waiters is a fabulous dancer and he gave the guests a treat during the Disco song.  He especially loved the little girl in the tutu that decided to do an improvisational dance during his song!  We guess there was more than one dancer on the floor this evening!

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Who knew Chris was going to dance this evening? Maybe the wonderful cake inspired him?

Wedding Reception Entertainment For All Ages

All in all, a night to remember for all of us.  We had a great time working with the wait staff and Alice, the wedding coordinator (she was very sweet).  Congratulations to Andrea and Victor!  We’ll see you on your 5th Anniversary Party!

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For more information on The Amazing Waiters Wedding Reception Entertainment, please visit our Wedding Entertainment Page, or call 855-899-7701.

 

Chicago Singing Waiters Dazzle

Chicago Singing Waiters dazzle at a Chicago Fundraiser

The Amazing Waiters had recent privilege to celebrate Greek Heritage here in Chicago, Illinois recently. Celebrating the Greek City of Tripoli, Greece, the organization gets together one time a year for its annual fundraiser and is always looking for fun and unique entertainment.

Tripoli

Chicago Singing Waiters entertained at a fundraiser for the people of Tripoli, Greece

ONE YEAR TOO SOON

The President and organizer of this year’s event, Dino, was excited to try to have us this year. “Last year, we tried to make it happen, but our singing waiters were so new in Chicago that we were unable to fulfill the request”, stated James Anest, General director of The Amazing Waiters. “So, we decided to table it until next year…sure enough, I pleased to receive a call from Dino asking if our Chicago Singing Waiters were able to make it happen this year and I said “you bet!” we’re going to make it happen!”  

SINGING WAITER SHOWS SPECIALLY-WRITTEN AND UNIQUE

We were very excited to work on this show for many reasons.  One, it is in our Regional “backyard”, being Singing Waiters in Chicago, but other is much closer to James’ heart….and heritage…a Greek-American himself, he was very excited to put together a fun and entertaining show with a special surprise twist to reflect Greek Heritage as well as the various musical tastes that this dynamic group of people would appreciate. “You guys knocked it out of the park!”, Dino exclaimed. “You hit every age group in the audience and they absolutely loved it. It was great!”

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ENTERTAINMENT FOR ALL AGES

It especially wonderful watching the younger audience members intrigued interested in what the show was delivering. Singing everything from Broadway, Opera, to Rat Pack-inspired music, made famous by The famed Las Vegas Trio in the 1950’s and 60’s, the diverse show was incredibly successful. To top it all off, James  surprised and entertained the guests by speaking Greek and seamlessly finishing with the Greek classic from Zorba the Greek, “Never On Sunday”, with James and Cassandra, (our latest addition who is also Greek) a Chicago native, singing and clapping along with the guests.  Even our third waiter, Chris who is not Greek had great fun dancing the Greek folk Style. 🙂

HAVE YOUR OWN CHICAGO SINGING WAITERS ENTERTAINMENT

With one, two, and three waiters entertainment, our regional branch of The Amazing Waiters, Chicago Singing Waiters offer the most diverse and dynamic customized singing waiters shows in the United States. Find out how you can get the best Chicago Surprise Entertainment available, by calling 312-473-2919

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