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OVERVIEW

4-PIECE LINEUP

Male Vocal/Guitar

Mandolin/Banjo/Vocal

Bass/Vocal

Fiddle

Drums (optional 5th piece)

ABOUT THE BAND

The Bellevue Rhythmaires

Grassroots Party Perfection

A versatile acoustic band that packs a party punch, The Bellevue Rhythmaires delight any crowd with a down-home sound that’s down-right awesome. Never too loud but always so good, this charming and fun group can tailor a set and instrumentation that appeals even to the most particular partygoers, adding their own blend of class to the classics. The core of the band is a 4-piece bluegrass-style lineup, perfect for more relaxed events that call for fun, familiar music while guests socialize. T . . .

SONGLIST

'Til The End of the World - Flatt & Scruggs
Act Naturally - Buck Owens
Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers
Ain't Too Proud to Beg - The Temptations
All Blues - Miles Davis
All Of Me - Billie Holiday
All Shook Up - Elvis Presley
Amazing Grace - Traditional
American Girl - Tom Petty
Andy Griffith Theme - Traditional
Angelina Baker - Traditional
Another Saturday Night - Sam Cooke
As Time Goes By - Tony Bennett
Ashoken Farewell - Traditional
Autumn Leaves - Bill Evans
Ave Maria - Schubert
Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Battle Hymn of the Republic - Traditional
Be Boppa Lula - Gene Vincent
Beast of Burden - Rolling Stones
Behind Closed Doors - Charlie Rich
Beverly Hillbillies Theme - Traditional
Big River - Johnny Cash
Big Rock Candy Mountain - Traditional
Black Water - Doobie Brothers
Blackberry Blossom - Traditional
Blister in the Sun - Violent Femmes
Blue Days, Black Nights - Buddy Holly
Blue Eyes Cryin' In The Rain - Willie Nelson
Blue Moon - The Marcels
Blue Moon Of Kentucky - Bill Monroe
Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Presley
Blueberry Hill - Fats Domino
Boppin' the Blues - Carl Perkins
Boy Named Sue - Johnny Cash
Breakdown - Tom Petty
Breezin' - George Benson
Bridal Chorus - Traditional
Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones
Brown-Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Brown-Eyed Handsome Man - Chuck Berry
Bury Me Beneath the Willow - Traditional
Call Me The Breeze - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley
Can't You See - Marshall Tucker Band
Canon In D - Pachelbel
Caravan - Duke Ellington
Chicken Fried - Zac Brown Band
Choo Choo Ch' Boogie - Louis Jordan
Cocaine - Eric Clapton
Comin' 'Round the Mountain - Traditional
Country Roads - John Denver
Crazy - Patsy Cline
Crazy Arms - Ray Price
Crying Time - Buck Owens
Dixie Chicken - Little Feat
Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans - Harry Connick Jr.
Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding
Don't Be Cruel - Elvis Presley
Don't Get Around Much Anymore - Duke Ellington
Don't Let Your Deal Go Down - Flatt & Scruggs
Down On The Corner - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Dueling Banjos - Traditional
End of the Road - Jerry Lee Lewis
Every Day - Buddy Holly
Feast Here Tonight - Stanley Brothers
Fire and Rain - James Taylor
Foggy Mountain Breakdown - Earl Scruggs
Foggy Mountain Top - Carter Family
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
Fox on the Run - The Country Gentlemen
Free Falling - Tom Petty
Freight Train - Elizabeth Cotton
Friend of the Devil - Grateful Dead
Garden Party - Ricky Nelson
Georgia On My Mind - Ray Charles
Get Rhythm - Johnny Cash
Girl From Ipanema - Antonio Carlos Jobim
Goin' Down the Road - Grateful Dead
Good Golly Miss Molly - Mitch Ryder
Good Lovin' - The Rascals
Great Balls of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
Groovin' - Young Rascals
Guitar Concerto in D - Vivaldi
Happy - Pharrell
Have I Told You Lately - Van Morrison
Have You Ever Seen the Rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival
He Stopped Loving Her Today - George Jones
Head over Heels - Flatt & Scruggs
Heard It In a Love Song - Marshall Tucker Band
Heartache By the Numbers - Ray Price
Heartbreak Hotel - Elvis Presley
Hello Mary Lou - Ricky Nelson
Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles
Hey Good Lookin' - Hank Williams
Hey Porter - Johnny Cash
Hit The Road Jack - Ray Charles
Ho Hey - The Lumineers
Honey Don't - Carl Perkins
Honky Tonk Woman - Rolling Stones
Hornpipe from Water Music - Handel
House of the Rising Sun - The Ventures
How Mountain Girls Can Love - Ralph Stanley
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) - Marvin Gaye
I Am A Pilgrim - Merle Travis
I Got A Woman - Ray Charles
I Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
I Saw the Light - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
I Walk The Line - Johnny Cash
I Want You To Want Me - Cheap Trick
I Will Wait - Mumford & Sons
I Won't Back Down - Tom Petty
I and Love and You - Avett Brothers
I'll Fly Away - Traditional
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry - Hank Williams
I'm Walkin' - Fats Domino
I'm in Love Again - Fats Domino
In My Life - The Beatles
In the Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett
In the Pines - Traditional
Into The Mystic - Van Morrison
It Had to Be You - Frank Sinatra
It Stoned Me - Van Morrison
It's Your Thing - Isley Brothers
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley
Jambalaya - Hank Williams
January Wedding - Avett Brothers
Java - Al Hirt
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring - Traditional
Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry
Jumpin' Jack Flash - Rolling Stones
Just Like a Woman - Bob Dylan
Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison
Keep On the Sunny Side - Carter Family
King of the Road - Roger Miller
Kiss an Angel Good Morning - Charlie Pride
Knock Me A Kiss - Louis Jordan
Knock On Wood - Eddie Floyd
La Bamba - Richie Valens
Lay Down Sally - Eric Clapton
Lean On Me - Bill Withers
Let's Get it On - Marvin Gaye
Like A Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
Linus and Lucy - Vince Guaraldi
Listen To The Music - Doobie Brothers
Little Lion Man - Mumford & Sons
Lonesome Fugitive - Merle Haggard
Lonesome Road Blues - Traditional
Long Black Veil - The Band
Long Tall Sally - Little Richard
Long Train Runnin' - Doobie Brothers
Lost Highway - Hank Williams
Love Me Tender - Elvis Presley
Love on the Weekend - John Mayer
Lovesick Blues - Hank Williams
Lovin' In my Baby's Eyes - Leftover Salmon
Mama Tried - Johnny Cash
Man of Constant Sorrow - Soggy Bottom Boys
Mary Jane's Last Dance - Tom Petty
Maybelline - Chuck Berry
Melissa - The Allman Brothers
Mercy Mercy Mercy - Cannonball Adderly
Minuet - Bach
Molly and Tenbrooks - Bill Monroe
Money (That's What I want) - The Beatles
Moondance - Van Morrison
Moonglow - Traditional
Mountain Dew - Traditional
Move It On Over - Hank Williams
Mr. Bojangles - Jerry Jeff Walker
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
My Favorite Things - John Coltrane
My Girl - The Temptations
Napoleon Dynamite Theme Song - The White Stripes
New York, New York - Frank Sinatra
Nine Pound Hammer - Traditional
No Woman No Cry - Bob Marley
Norwegian Wood - The Beatles
Not Fade Away - Buddy Holly
O Tannenbaum - Traditional
Ode to Joy - Beethoven
Oh Lady Be Good - Duke Ellington
Okie From Muskogie - Merle Haggard
Old Joe Clark - Traditional
On the Road Again - Willie Nelson
Ophelia - The Band
Over the Rainbow - Judy Garland
Paper Moon - Frank Sinatra
Peggy Sue - Buddy Holly
Pennies from Heaven - Traditional
Pride & Joy - Stevie Ray Vaughn
Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Rainy Day Women #12 and #35 - Bob Dylan
Ramblin' Man - The Allman Brothers
Red Red Wine - UB40
Rock & Roll All Night - KISS
Rocky Top - Osbourne Brothers
Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms - Traditional
Roll Over Beethoven - Chuck Berry
Salty Dog - Flatt & Scruggs
San Antonio Rose - Bob Wills
Satisfaction - Rolling Stones
Save The Last Dance - The Drifters
Sesame Street Theme - Traditional
She Thinks I Still Care - George Jones
Should I Stay Or Should I Go - The Clash
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Simple Gifts - Traditional
Sing Me Back Home - Merle Haggard
Sittin' On Top Of The World - Traditional
So What - Miles Davis
Soulshine - The Allman Brothers
Stand By Me - Ben E. King
Stand by Me - Ben E. King
Statesboro Blues - The Allman Brothers
Steal My Heart Away - Van Morrison
Steamroller Blues - James Taylor
Stir It Up - Bob Marley
Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Susie Q - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Suspicious Minds - Elvis Presley
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Sweet Georgia Brown - Django Reinhart
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Sweet Little Sixteen - Chuck Berry
Sweet Lorraine - Nat King Cole
Swept Away - Avett Brothers
Take Five - Dave Brubeck
Tell it to Me - Old Crow Medicine Show
Tennessee Stud - Doc Watson
Tequila - The Champs
Thank You (Falettin Me Be Mice Elf) - Sly & The Family Stone
That'll be the Day - Buddy Holly
That's Alright Mama - Elvis Presley
The Cave - Mumford & Sons
The Most Beautiful Girl - Johnny Mathis
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down - The Band
The Race is On - George Jones
The Sunny Side of the Street - Louis Armstrong
The Water is Wide - Traditional
The Weight - The Band
These Arms Of Mine - Otis Redding
Three Little Birds - Bob Marley
Tiger By the Tail - Buck Owens
Travelin' Man - Ricky Nelson
Truck Drivin' Man - Buck Owens
Truckin' - Grateful Dead
Trumpet Voluntary - Traditional
Tupelo Honey - Van Morrison
Turkey In the Straw - Traditional
Tutti Frutti - Little Richard
Twist And Shout - The Beatles
Unchain My Heart - Ray Charles
Uncle Pen - Bill Monroe
Up On Cripple Creek - The Band
Use Me - Bill Withers
Wabash Cannonball - Traditional
Wagon Wheel - Old Crow Medicine Show
Watermelon Man - Herbie Hancock
Wedding March - Mendelssohn
Werewolves of London - Warren Zevon
What A Wonderful World (This World Would Be) - Sam Cooke
What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
What'd I Say - Ray Charles
When A Man Loves A Woman - Percy Sledge
Whiskey for Breakfast - Traditional
White Lightning - George Jones
Whole Lotta Shakin' - Jerry Lee Lewis
Why Baby Why - George Jones
Wild Horses - Rolling Stones
Wildwood Flower - Traditional
Will The Circle Be Unbroken - Traditional
Willin' - Little Feat
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
Working on a Building - Traditional
Workingman Blues - Merle Haggard
Y.M.C.A. - The Village People
You Ain't Goin' Nowhere - Bob Dylan
You Are So Beautiful - Joe Cocker
You Can't Always Get What You Want - Rolling Stones
You Don't Know Me - Ray Charles
You Never Can Tell - Chuck Berry
You Send Me - Sam Cooke
You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You - Frank Sinatra
You've Got to Hide Your Love Away - The Beatles
Your Cheating Heart - Hank Williams
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VIDEO (2)

Feature Video
Bellevue Rhythmaires: Meet the Band

PHOTOS (13)

Bellevue Rhythmaires The promotional photo casual with violin and bass
Bellevue Rhythmaires The promotional photo of the band with instruments
Bellevue Rhythmaires The promotional photo of band performing with guitar bass and violin
Bellevue Rhythmaires The promotional photo with band singing and laughing
Bellevue Rhythmaires The solo male playing guitar
Bellevue Rhythmaires The entire band performing live at vineyard
Bellevue Rhythmaires The couples first dance with band performing
Bellevue Rhythmaires The band performing live playing guitar and bass
Bellevue Rhythmaires The male lead singer playing guitar and singing
Bellevue Rhythmaires The band on stage for wedding reception
Bellevue Rhythmaires The guests enjoy entertainment from bands wedding performance
Bellevue Rhythmaires The outdoor farm performance with guests dancing

CLIENT REVIEWS (See all 75)

The Bellevue Rhythmaires were great. I was impressed. WOW. The music they played was definitely my personal musical taste, and this was a Sunday evening wedding and it worked perfectly I thought. They were easy to work with and super agreeable – always makes a wedding day less stressful. (11/1/20)
Amber Irvin
Director of Special Events
Country Club of Virginia


From: Nikki Bollerman
Date: Wed, Aug 12, 2020 at 1:39 PM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Andy @ Sam Hill Entertainment

The Bellevue Rhythmaires were great! Charles was accommodating, easy to work with and sounded fantastic. 
Thanks so much for checking in!!
Nikki and Matt 


From: Kelly Gentry
Date: Mon, Jan 6, 2020 at 8:42 AM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Justin Paciocco
Justin,
Good morning Justin,Happy New Year!  Thank you for reaching out.  The band was wonderful and easy to work with.  I wish I could have enjoyed their music more as I was running all over the venue that day.
Many thanks,
Kelly


From: Brian Nelsen
Date: Sun, Nov 24, 2019 at 8:44 AM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Justin @ Sam Hill Entertainment

Justin,
Thanks for reaching out. Finally coming up for air after our wedding. 
Feedback on Band The Bellevue Rhythmaires were the perfect band for our wedding. They were totally dialed in at every moment. Started out as more back ground music playing for our dinner. Great music selections. We also had a lot of musicians as guests including myself.  I communicated with Charles beforehand and he was more than happy to have people sit in, sing a song or play guitar. He was extremely gracious and inviting.  Later when there was a lull Charles got on the mic and engaged the crowd. He knew exactly when to bring it up and mellow it out. The last hour of the wedding he brought it up big time and we had a fun dance party on the floor. Musician caliber was excellent and we had a great celebration with Charles leading the charge. The whole band was fun, engaging, good spirited and just a positive force to have around my friends and family. Could not be happier. A huge THANK YOU to The Bellevue Rhythmaires. You guys were amazing.
Sam Hill Feedback With only two and half months to plan the wedding the Sam Hill crew totally helped us out finding a band.  After I narrowed down the search Justin went into action and started calling on bands. When he said The Bellevue Rhythmaires would play at our wedding I was relieved and excited. The whole process was extremely easy.  Justin was efficient, considerate and professional. I highly recommend using Sam Hill. 
Thanks Justin.
Sincerely
Brian Nelsen



From: Meredith Burton
Date: Fri, Oct 25, 2019 at 12:51 PM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Justin @ Sam Hill Entertainment
Hi Justin,
Thank you so much for reaching out! We had an amazing wedding and the band was such a HUGE part of making it a success!! They were everything we were hoping for and more. Very professional, very talented, and very lively! We loved the atmosphere they brought into our venue and they made the night flow perfectly. They were even super flexible when the timeline needed to be changed slightly and helped us stay on track.
We had a blast with them and I hope they had fun playing for us. I would use them again or recommend them in a heartbeat. Thank you for your help with booking them and making this happen!
Meredith


From: Jacqueline Wood
Date: Tue, Oct 22, 2019 at 11:54 AM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Mike Miglino

Hi Mike,
The Bellevue Rhythmaires rocked and the crowd thoroughly enjoyed their sound! All the guys were super easy to work with and accommodated numerous song requests.
Thanks for always being so great to work with!
Talk soon,
Jacqui
Director of Advancement Events
University of Mary Washington


From: Caren Cone
Date: Fri, Oct 11, 2019 at 3:34 PM
Subject: Re: Bellevue Rhythmaires last Friday at Nest County Fair
To: Andy Jaspen

Hi Andy, the Bellevue Rhythmaires band was great! An excellent fit for the party. I got a lot of great feedback. I think people specially liked them because they were not too loud or flashy. Guests were able to dance but also carry a conversation. The band was on time and very good with communication. I would hire them again in a heartbeat.
Thank you so much for all your help throughout the process. We will do it again next year!!
Caren Cone
Nest Realty, Charlottesville, VA



From: Cindy Rutz
Date: Tue, Sep 17, 2019 at 8:56 AM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Andrew @ Sam Hill Entertainment
Hey!
Speaking for the family, you all were awesome! We fully enjoyed the music! The Bellevue Rythmaires and their song choices kept the crowd engaged and dancing until the last dance. We definitely will write a five star review on the Knot and encourage others to choose you all.
Thank you!
Cindy Rutz


From: Dick Huber
Date: Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 12:17 PM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Beth @ Sam Hill
It was a great time and the band was awesome. We would of course recommend them to anyone.



From: David Bluthardt
Date: Fri, Jun 28, 2019 at 6:40 AM
Subject: RE: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Justin Paciocco ,

Hi Justin,
Thanks for reaching out and following up to see how the night went. The guys were great! They arrived early, were very friendly and accommodating to the crowd. The music was perfect with a nice mix and didn’t seem to be a request they couldn’t do. For this crowd the sound level was ideal. Thanks again!
Dave Bluthardt


From: Melissa HowesVitek
Date: Tue, May 21, 2019 at 11:45 AM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Mike Miglino

Thanks for checking in, Mike! It went very well. The band was wonderful and professional. Danea was pleased with everything!
Thanks again for everything!
Best,
Melissa



From: Kathryn May
Date: Wed, May 8, 2019 at 11:23 AM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Andrew @ Sam Hill Entertainment

Hi Andrew,
The band was fantastic, and Charles was really communicative and easy to work with.
Thanks for helping us have such a fun wedding!
Kathryn


From: Rob Leopold
Date: May 6, 2019 at 7:56:09 PM EDT
To: Charles
Subject: Re: Music for May 4th
Mr. Charles Arthur,
Thank you so much for a great night of music at our wedding. The ceremony, the cocktail hour, the breaks, the microphone support, the reception everything was great! All of our guests had a great time and loved your music. Please pass our gratitude along to the rest of the band.
Thanks again,
Rob & Sarah


From: Victoria Tiggas
Date: Mon, May 6, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Subject: RE: follow up on Splendor w/ the Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Andy Jaspen
Hi Andy,

Thank you so much for your postSplendor followup email. Both the Lewis Ginter staff and gala guests who attended the event loved Bellevue Rhythmaires!
They played at the perfect volume (not too loud), which worked really nicely as background music. The band was friendly, kind, and so easy to work with. Most importantly, they were very communicative and quick to respond both by phone and email leading up to the event.
During the event, they were flexible with the weather, as it rained for about 20 mins. They discreetly moved inside the tent to not be exposed to the rain, and then moved back out on the porch when the rain stopped. It was all seamless and not noticeable by guests. They also worked really well with our Auctioneer, and allowed him to use their sound equipment.
Thank you for booking this band for us and helping make our event a success!

Best,
Victoria Tiggas
Board Liaison and Stewardship Manager
Advancement Office, Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens



From: Emily Ely
Date: Tue, Apr 16, 2019 at 5:06 PM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Andrew @ Sam Hill Entertainment
Andrew
We LOVED them and would highly recommend to others. I have only positive things to say. They were communicative and patient from the beginning, throughout, so happy and easy to work with, and their music was killer. They got people dancing, worked with our schedule, gave me advice along the way.... truly could not have been better. I’m so happy we went with them.
Thank you so much for all your help!
Emily


From: Bob Lohfeld
Date: Tue, Jan 15, 2019 at 8:38 AM
Subject: RE: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Justin Paciocco
This band was great. They really do a great job with a diverse crowd. They are a blast and really down to earth. Definitely 5 stars.
Best Regards,
Bob

Robert E. Lohfeld Jr.
CEO and Head Coach


From: Jason DeSon
Date: Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 4:04 PM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Mike @ Sam Hill Entertainment

Mike,
Hello from Germany! It’s long overdue, but we really wanted to write to say how great Charles and his band were at our wedding! In short, we had an amazing time and it was because of the awesome music and energy they brought to our reception. We are still thinking about it months later after our move overseas! They got everyone on the dance floor (even the kids) and even knew some classic Greek music for our family’s traditional dance! We didn’t want the party to end! We can’t recommend them enough to anyone looking to make their special day as memorable as ours was.
Sincerely,
Margaret and Jason


From: Kelly Perkins <
Date: Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 8:54 PM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Justin @ Sam Hill Entertainment

Hey Justin,
I'm so sorry its taken me so long to get back to you! We are just now getting settled back in from wedding chaos and got back from the honeymoon late last week. The Bellevue Rhythmaires were phenomenal! We absolutely loved them, and Josh and I were thrilled with how they performed our first dance song. I will definitely recommend them in the future. We also wanted to send them a thank you note if possible; is there an address that we can send it to?
Thank you,
Kelly and Josh


From: John Baker
Date: Tue, Oct 9, 2018 at 7:56 PM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Mike Miglino

Hi Mike,
The band was really good! They had great rhythm, played well together, and were a lot of fun to listen to.
Thanks!



From: The AnnieAndrew
Date: Tue, Sep 4, 2018 at 11:19 AM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Justin @ Sam Hill Entertainment
Hi Justin,
Thanks for reaching out; just a short note now, and I'm happy to send a proper followup later. All I can say is that there is amazing, beyond amazing, and then there is the Bellevue Rhythmaries! After watching their online promos and speaking with Charles I already had high expectations going into Saturday, and they managed to blow those away. Charles could not have been more professional and helpful making arrangements, and made the day that much more special with his charisma, professionalism, and enthusiasm. It's not just the band's musicwhich is topnotch in its own rightbut also their ability to work the room and connect with the guests. Annie and I are beyond happy.
I know they already have a glowing reviews online, but I'd be very happy to add a glowing testimonial to add if they ever want a little extra icing on their musical cake.
Cheers,
Andrew


Bellevue Rhythmaires were FANTASTIC. We loved everything about them. Charles is just a super great & super talented guy. They were super easy to work with and just a pure delight to have on our team. We LOVE them!!
Marisa Vrooman
Orpha Events
wedding planner 6/2/18



From: Daniel Slaughter
Date: Thu, May 17, 2018 at 10:33 AM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Andrew @ Sam Hill Entertainment
Juge,
Words cannot describe but our experience with the band was nothing less than incredible! Charles and his crew were so accommodating and fun. We absolutely loved them!
Also working with Sam Hill was awesome! You run a great outfit. Thanks for everything!
Regards,
French


From: Lisa Deaton
Subject: Thank you for wedding in Mathews Co
Date: May 11, 2018 at 12:49:27 PM EDT
To: arthurch1@verizon.net
Charles,
I wanted to thank you and your bandmates for a wonderful and very fun wedding experience here in Bohannon on April 14. You guys were awesome, and I was too busy running around to show my true appreciation.
I am sorry the bugs hatched out near the porch and hounded you guys during the reception. I have finally found the bug spray that ended up in the attic during the wedding clean up. I will restock on citronella candles soon!
Our guests really enjoyed being able to make song requests, and the neighbors on the river all enjoyed having a night of listening to Pro's playing. The ceremony music was supersweet, too. Thanks for learning new songs for the lead dances, and I am glad the mother of the bride doesn't have to dance in front of everyone!
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
Lisa and Stuart Deaton, parents of the bride



From: Molly Szkotak
Date: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 at 4:41 PM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Justin Paciocco
Hi Justin,
Thanks so much! The band was a total hit and was perfect for the setting. They really knew how to play to the crowd and the covers were a huge hit. They were also incredibly professional and accommodating, despite it being a rainy November day and in an outdoor setting!
Thanks so much! I'll certainly keep y'all in mind for future events!
Best,
Molly



From: Megan Burke
Date: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 8:49 PM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Andrew @ Sam Hill Entertainment
Hi Andrew,
Everything went great with The Bellevue Rhythmaires. They were a fantastic addition to our reception; we could not have been happier with them. They played some pleasant background music during the meal and were flexible on the timing of their breaks so they kept the party going once dinner was over. They played a great variety of music and the dance floor was packed through the end of the wedding! Their style/vibe was also perfect for the venue a modern bluegrass group fit perfectly with Castle Hill's ambiance!
So many of our guests commented on how great they were. We loved them and they were also a steal! They could up their price and be absolutely worth it.
Sam Hill was also incredibly easy to work with and helped us find the group. Thank you to you and your team for that.
Everyone was raving about the band and we were so happy with them (which is key, because the band was one of our top three musthaves at the wedding)!
Best,
Megan


Hi Charles,
Lauren and I wanted to thank you and The Bellevue Rhythmaires for an awesome wedding! The music was great, and we got a lot of positive feedback from the guests. Thanks for being flexible with the timeline, and for taking short breaks to keep the party moving. I hope you guys got enough food and drinks, were taken care of, and had a safe trip back to Richmond.
I want to thank you for letting me sit in. In hindsight, I'm glad we decided to add the drums to the lineup!! That was a great surprise, and certainly something I will never forget. I don't remember the song you suggested initially, but American Girl was the only song I thought I could (barely) survive. It has been almost a decade since I sat behind a kit and played with a band, so I apologize for the rust, and appreciate you guys getting me through the song. Lauren, friends, and most of my family have never heard me play (or knew that I played at one time), so I appreciate you guys creating that moment.
We hope to see you guys again at another wedding or show.
Many thanks,
John and Lauren


From: Sarah Edwards
Date: Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 3:14 PM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Justin @ Sam Hill Entertainment
Good Afternoon Justin,
Thank you so much, we had such an amazing day! The Bellevue Rhythmaires were amazing, we got so many compliments for them by our guests. They had originally set up to play inside on the dance floor however it was such a nice day outside that everyone was hanging out outdoors so they picked up their guitars and microphone and moved with the crowd! Then when it got darker and chilled down they moved back inside. The flexibility of doing that made the day seamless and so enjoyable, they played a great range of music for everyone. We would definitely recommend them to others. We've also had such an easy and great experience working with Sam Hill Entertainment, I have already recommended you guys to others but will definitely leave a review on the knot and keep spreading the word.
Thank you so much for everything.
Sarah and Paul



From: Lauren Menges
Date: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 at 1:22 PM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Mike @ Sam Hill Entertainment
Hi Mike!
Everything was perfect. Charles was very easy to work with and our guests loved the band. We have no feedback other than to say they were great!
Thanks so much for helping us with everything!
Lauren



From: Christina Hatcher
Date: Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 11:24 AM
Subject: RE: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Andrew Juge
Hi Andrew,

The Bellevue Rhythmaires were amazing and awesome and I have nothing but great things to say about them. The event was held in a barn but because of the beautiful weather on Saturday, after dinner the guests went outside. So, the band just moved some mics and went outside too! It was awesome! Everyone danced in front of the band until the very end of the night. Helen and Drew were extremely happy which in the end is all that matters. J

Thank you so much for reaching out and I hope we can work together again soon!

All the best,

Christina C. Hatcher


From: Matthew Fulton
Subject: Re: Thanks
Date: January 29, 2017 11:24:48 PM EST
To: Charles Arthur
Charles,
Grace and I could not have been any happier with the incredible set you guys played for us. Our friends and family were more than impressed and continued to talk about the music for the rest of the weekend. Thank you for being so professional and easy going at the same time. We are so glad you guys enjoyed yourselves and it was great to finally meet in person.
Hopefully we can catch a show or two down in good ole Richmond.

Thanks again!
Matt F


From: Donna Reynolds
Date: Tue, Sep 27, 2016 at 10:00 AM
Subject: RE: Bellevue Rhythmaires follow up
To: Andy Jaspen

Hi Andy

The Bellevue Rhythmaires were wonderful! We really enjoyed them being a part of our Flowers After 5 series. We look forward to working with you all again in the future.

Thanks!

Donna Reynolds
Facility Events Coordinator
Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens, Richmond VA


From: Ehren Dohler
Date: Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 5:48 PM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Justin @ Sam Hill Entertainment

Hi Justin,
The Bellevue Rhythmaires were really fantastic! They were friendly, easy to work with, and really played some amazing music! We loved that they started by playing acoustically during the cocktail hour then switched to party music when the dancing really got going. And they newly learned two songs for us, for the first dance and father daughter dance, which was very special. Thanks again, we really loved working with them!
Best,
Ehren



From: Ashley Mozer
Date: Mon, Sep 5, 2016 at 4:24 PM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Justin @ Sam Hill Entertainment

Hi Justin,
We had a fantastic time with The Bellevue Rhythmaires at our wedding! Charles did such a beautiful job with the ceremony music and the band had all of our guests on their feet the entire reception. It was really amazing. And our venue managers complimented the band and Sam Hill Entertainment for being so easy to work with. We will be sure to book through you guys again if we get an opportunity to do so in the future!
Thank you!
Ashley


From: Stacy Chambers
Date: Fri, Sep 2, 2016 at 1:02 PM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
justin@samhillbands.com

Justin,
We LOVED the Bellevue Rhythmaires! They were so awesome and accommodating to our needs! Our guests had a blast singing karaoke with a band which was a pleasant surprise! We appreciate everything you and the band did to ensure we had the best wedding ever!! I have written a review on the Knot! Our wedding was picked to be featured on a website called Borrowedandblue.com (http://www.borrowedandblue.com/charlottesville/weddings/stacypaul) where I have also written a review on the band! We will definitely recommend Sam Hill Entertainment and the Bellevue Rhythmaires to our friends and family!
Thank you again,
Stacy and Paul Coutry


The Knot review posted 08/08/2016 on www.theknot.com
5star rating:
We used Sam Hill Entertainment and booked the Bellevue Rhythmaires for our daughter's wedding. They were incredible, and just perfect for the outdoor reception. Lots of dancing, and tons of fun! Andy at Sam Hill Entertainment was helpful and we would definitely recommend using them for booking your band.




Date: Mon, Aug 1, 2016 at 2:57 PM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Andy @ Sam Hill Entertainment

Hi Andy,
Thanks so much for checking in the Bellevue Rhythmaires were SO awesome. They were not only perfect for the event and setting, they were such nice guys! They were willing to work with all of us beforehand, and were so kind and respectful as they did so. As far as their performance there was something for everyone, which is exactly what we wanted! A touch of old and a touch of new...it was so great! We loved their energy and the fun they brought to the whole night, and our guests could not stay off the dance floor (even at near 100 degrees!) Can't say enough good things about them. Thanks so much for your help in booking them for our event, it was wonderful!
Grace



From: Julie W
Date: Sat, Jul 2, 2016 at 5:33 AM
Subject: RE: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Andrew @ Sam Hill Entertainment
We loved the twoman bluegrass band from The Bellevue Rhythmaires and would highly recommend them. We invited them to play for my sisters wedding when I scoured bands in the area online, just a few weeks before the event. We all felt that it added just the right missing ingredient to her midweek wedding. All our family and friends enjoyed the music. The band fit in with our bluegrass, outdoor location perfectly (Lydia Mountain Lodge). The band members were friendly and everybody loved singing and dancing along. They even allowed a few old trio members in the family to go on stage and played beautifully while the ladies sang. The unique thing about this band was that they catered to us and the style of the wedding. The kids loved them especially when they played The Alphabet Song to change things up, seeing that some of their biggest fans were at the foot of the stage.
Julie W


From: Kyle Bogucki
Date: Sun, Jun 5, 2016 at 10:01 AM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Justin @ Sam Hill Entertainment

Hey Justin!
The band was incredible!!! Everyone, including Leslie and I, absolutely LOVED having Arthur and the band perform at our wedding. They were the perfect touch to the celebration. Arthur even consulted us about adding in a drummer to the mix and it was just so so so great! I will definitely recommend the band and Sam Hill to our friends. And may even employ them for personal house parties! :D
Thank you again for all of your help!
Best,
Kyle


From: Derek Criswell
Date: Sat, May 7, 2016 at 10:00 AM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Justin @ Sam Hill Entertainment

Hey Justin,
The Bellevue Rhythmaires were fantastic! 100% professional from start to finish, and most importantly... played incredible music all night long! I would highly recommend The Bellevue Rhythmaires to anyone looking for great music to be played at an event. We had an eclectic group of people at our wedding, and the band did an excellent job of playing music that everyone could enjoy. We heard all night from our guest how much they enjoyed the music.
Charles was very accommodating from the start. He was open to every idea we had. During our ceremony, we asked for some nontraditional songs to be played in a traditional wedding sounding way... and he nailed it! The entire day was just an absolute blast, and the band certainly contributed to that. I can't say enough great things about them... they were just an awesome band!
Thanks,
Derek



From: Alix Bendicksen
Date: Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 1:02 PM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Mike @ Sam Hill Entertainment

Hi Mike,
THEY WERE AMAZING!!! Truly, everyone was out on the dance floor all night, and couldn't stop talking about how fabulous they were.
We are en route to our honeymoon but plan to post and sing their praises everywhere possible when we return!!!
Warmly and with MUCH gratitude,
Alix



From: Meghan Rose
Date: Mon, Nov 16, 2015 at 11:45 AM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Andrew @ Sam Hill Entertainment
Hi Andrew,
Thank you for the well wishes! Our wedding was absolutely perfect. The Bellevue Rhythmaires were the perfect selection for our ceremony and cocktail hour. The music was perfect, and they revved up their sound during cocktail hour. They were fantastic. Throughout the planning, Charles was communicative and flexible. We are very pleased!
Thank you for checking in. I would be happy to recommend Sam Hill to anyone.
Sincerely,
Meghan Rose


From: emma mccallie
Date: Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 12:55 PM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Justin Paciocco

Hi Justin,
The band was SO fun! They did a great job, and guests hardly left the dance floor. They were timely, friendly, and gracious to oblige all our requests!
We don't have anything else this semester that will necessitate a band, but I have already passed your information to the new Social Chair who will begin in January.
Many thanks!
Emma



From: Corey Bauer
Date: Fri, Oct 16, 2015 at 9:33 AM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Andrew Juge
Andrew,
The Bellevue Rhythmaires were amazing! The day after the wedding that is all my family and friends were talking about. They played great music and were able to mesh well with everyone dancing. I had multiple people asking me who they were and where we found them.
Working with Charles was easy.
I will definitely recommend them and your company to anyone in the future who needs a band!
Thank you,
Corey


From: Jen Crigier
Date: Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 3:46 PM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Justin @ Sam Hill Entertainment

Justin,
The band was fantastic! They rolled with the punches as we had a rain delay. We had so many guests tell us how much they loved the band, and many said that they were by far the best wedding band they had ever seen! We couldn't have asked for anything better!! Please pass it along to them!!
All the best,
Jen


From: Elise Amyx
Date: August 31, 2015 at 9:36:59 AM EDT
To: arthurch1@verizon.net
Subject: We loved the Bellevue Rhythmaires!
Charles,
I want to tell you how much we loved the Bellevue Rhythmaires at our wedding. You all brought so much energy to the party in a way that got guests of all ages on the dance floor for the entire night something I rarely see at weddings! We all had so much fun and Kris and I couldn't be happier we chose the Bellevue Rhythmaires.
Please pass my appreciation along to the other band members. They were all phenomenal. I'll write a more formal review when I return from my honeymoon in two weeks, but I just wanted to thank you personally how truly wonderful and memorable you made our wedding. We hope we can see you play live again in the future!
Elise



From: Susan Stahl
Date: Wed, Jul 22, 2015 at 9:31 PM
Subject: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: justin@samhillbands.com
Hi Justin,
The Bellevue Rhythmaires were great! Everyone really enjoyed them. They were great guys and everyone had a wonderful time. I would definitely use them again....

Thanks,
Susan



From: Lauren DiSanto
Date: Tue, Jul 7, 2015 at 6:46 PM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Justin @ Sam Hill Entertainment
Justin,
The Bellevue Rhythmaires were fabulous and we could not have been happier with their performance! They were so skilled at such a variety of music and had everyone dancing! At least a dozen people asked me during the wedding how I found the band. People just loved them and we did too!
Thank you for the recommendation when I first contacted you to find a band. I couldn't find any group like them in the Philadelphia area & I'm so glad they were willing to take the trip up because they were exactly what we were looking for!!
Lauren



From: Heather Shaw
Date: Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 3:54 AM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Justin @ Sam Hill Entertainment
Justin,
They were awesome! The songs that we had them learn, they learned perfectly. Everyone had the best time. Charles was super easy to work with and gave suggestions along the way. We would recommend them to anyone.
Thank you!



From: Kerri CatinoNason
Date: Wed, Jun 3, 2015 at 8:22 AM
Subject: Re: GumucioAgee Wedding with the Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Andy Jaspen

Hey Andy ,
Thanks for checking in The Bellevue Rhythmaires were great. Charles was super easy to work with. Everyone was up and dancing.
Hope you are well. Best,
Kerri CatinoNason
The Proper Setting


From: heather beard
Date: Sun, May 17, 2015 at 10:57 AM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Justin Paciocco , Charles Arthur

Hi Justin!
Thanks for checking in with me after the wedding. Sorry to take so long to respond.
The wedding was a blast. I can't tell you how many compliments we got on the band. The Bellevue Rythmaires were fantastic. We wanted music that people would enjoy whether dancing or not. All ages, from 2 to 70 years old were on the dance floor and those not dancing said they really enjoyed the music. We had bluegrass, beach music, classics, rock something for everyone. It was all so well done. Charles was so easy to work with from the start. We asked if a group of us could play a song with the band, and he even sent a video of him playing so we could prepare. They did such a great job, we hope to have another party some day just so we can hire the Bellevue Rhythmaires again!
Thank you to Sam Hill for connecting us. We've already given your name to several friends.
Heather


From: Robert Steckel
Date: Thu, Apr 30, 2015 at 11:38 AM
Subject: RE: : The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Andy @ Sam Hill Entertainment

Good Morning Andy,
The wedding was wonderful and The Bellevue Rhythmaires were a major part of the success. The band was a pleasure to work with. Charles was in communication with us not only during the event but prior to it in an effort to meet our needs. They worked hard to make sure that our guests were entertained and were responsive to their musical tastes. We can't say enough how professional the band was and they made us feel that they were there to make our evening as wonderful as it could be.
The Bellevue Rhythmaires are a talented group of musicians that helped to make our daughter's wedding very special and for that we are grateful.
Sincerely,
Bob and Donna Steckel


From: kat kauffman
Date: Thu, Apr 30, 2015 at 8:13 AM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Justin @ Sam Hill Entertainment

Justin,
For me to say that The Bellevue Rhythmaires were amazing, would be an understatement. They were just perfect, and exactly what we had hoped! Charles was a pleasure to work with and my wedding planner could not say enough nice things about him. They learned the songs we asked and played them perfectly! I was sad for the reception to end because I would have liked to have had them play longer. All our guest loved them and were very complimentary of them! We will most definitely use them again for future parties! Our wedding was perfect and they absolutely had a part in that! Love them!!!
Thanks so much for all your help!
Sincerely,
Kathryn Flewelling


From: WALTER
Subject: THANK YOU!
Date: October 28, 2014 4:34:31 PM EDT
To: Arthur, Charles
Dear Charles,
THANK YOU so very much for a great evening on October 18! And thank you for coming so far to preform. Several of our guests this past week have told me it was one of the best parties they have ever been to! You all were amazing being able to play all those requests, too!
Sadly our photos of the evening and most of the family photos taken before the party are either blurred or not framed well. Friends did this for us....AND we got what we paid for.....The only way to correct this is to have another party! Wahoo! My sis in law asked what we would be doing for our 60th Anniversary...but that is way too far away and we are pretty old already. Soooo we are now planning a big bash for our 55th Anniversary in 5 years. Question: Would the Bellevue Rhythmaires come again to New Bern? This next time it would be in a 3,600 sq ft beautiful ball room in our quaint old town (downtown).
Again, thank you for coming so far and for a GREAT night of music!
Blessings,
GeorgeAnn Castles


From: Bryn Swartz
Subject: RobersonSwartz Wedding 11/9
Date: November 11, 2014 8:37:48 AM EST
To: Charles Arthur
Charles
Just wanted to drop you a line and thank you for everything at our wedding on Sunday. Aside from the fact that yall were exactly what Paula and I had hoped for, you guys were a huge hit with the guests. I had tons of people ask me how we came across yall, and tell me how much they thought you guys added to the reception. Being a smaller wedding, the band was key to keeping people entertained, livening things up, and really just creating the atmosphere we were going for. I also really appreciate you learning the ceremony song for Paula it was exactly what she wanted. In any event, thanks again for being a part of our big day, and I hope we'll catch you guys around town again in the near future.
Bryn Swartz



From: Renee Richardson
Date: Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 4:03 PM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Justin @ Sam Hill Entertainment
Justin
They were simply. amazing. We had a blast and so did all of our guests. I would use them again in a heart beat!! They were everything and more than we anticipated!
Thank you,
Renee & Charlene


From: Diane Hernandez
To: Andy Jaspen
Date: Fri, Oct 3, 2014 at 10:47 AM
Subject: Re: GrymesGladue Wedding with the Bellevue Rhythmaires

Hi Andy,
I really loved working with the Bellevue Rhythmaires. They were wonderful guys and easily adapted to all last minute changes. I know that the bride and groom really enjoyed the music... so much so that a guest asked them to stay on longer!
I look forward to working with Sam Hill bands in the future! Thank you for all your help, Andy!
Diane Hernandez
Amore Events By Cody LLC



From: Peter Nolan
Date: Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 10:36 AM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Justin @ Sam Hill Entertainment

Hi Justin,
The band were very good and they did an excellent job of the one song we requested that was not part of their musical repertoire. Charles was a consummate professional. They started and ended exactly on time No more no less. I will recommend you, Sam Hill and BR if ever an opportunity arises.
Many thanks,
Peter




From: Elsie Saucedo
Date: Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 12:47 PM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Mike @ Sam Hill Entertainment

Hello Mike,

I'm just touching base with you in order to provide feedback concerning the Bellevue Rhythmaires. From the start, it has been a great journey. There were very communiative in finding out our interests in songs and for our wedding.. It really helped filling out the questionnaire and talking to Charles multiple times before our wedding to ensure we are on the same page and had everything we needed. They were very organized and communicated all things efficiently.
The day of our wedding, they were very flexible, supportive, and wonderful. They adjusted to any last minute changes with a smile and ensured they performed songs that got a great response from the audience. The pieces they played during the ceremony were lovely and the songs they played for the first dance was incredible.
We really enjoyed having them and would definitely recommend The Bellevue Rhythmaires.

Sincerely,
Elsie Saucedo




From: Liz Miller
Date: Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 9:12 AM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Justin @ Sam Hill Entertainment

Hi Justin!
Thank you so much! We absolutely loved the Bellevue Rhythmaires and so did our guests. They truly made our wedding wonderful and complete. They were also very accommodating to the crowd when little kids were dancing to the late night crowd. We will definitely recommend them to our family and friends. Thank you so much!
Liz




From: Bay McLaughlin
Date: Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 6:07 PM
Subject: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Andrew @ Sam Hill Entertainment
It was an absolute blast. Everyone loved them. Already have people that want to book them for their parties!!


From: Nina Newton
Date: Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 6:34 PM
Subject: Re: Wedding music follow up
To: Andy Jaspen

Andy,
The Rhythmaires were the very best! Everyone continues to rave about them. I highly recommend, thank you! Please pass on my compliments and my thanks to them.
Nina



From: Susan Urban
Date: Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 2:28 PM
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
To: Justin @ Sam Hill Entertainment
Hi Justin!
The Bellevue Rhythmaires were great! Everyone loved their music. They were very easy to work with before the wedding and also at the reception. They are obviously very experienced with weddings and had everyone on their feet dancing. They were a big hit and I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a good band at their wedding.
Thanks for working with us on this!
Sincerely,
Susan Urban



From: Wedding
Sent: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 2:30 PM
To: Justin @ Sam Hill Entertainment
Subject: Re: The Bellevue Rhythmaires
Justin,
Thanks for the email. We cannot say enough good things about the Bellevue Rhythmaires. The entire group was first class all the way and entertained everyone both young and old. Charles Arthur was easy and incredible to work with. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend the group to anyone that is looking for an act to perform at their event. Please let us know if you ever need a testimonial.
Thank you again for a wonderful event!
Andy & Danielle Rowdon



These guys are awesome! I have never seen a band get the entire crowd on the dance floor so early in the night and keep them there until the very end, but the Bellevue Rhythmaires pulled it off for our wedding!

Charles and crew expertly tailored their performance to match the feel of our wedding and the dancefriendly show that we were hoping for. Their set list appealed to all age ranges with songs that were fun, energetic and full of character. My wife and I were thrilled and our guests clearly felt the same – we received compliments on the performance all night and long afterward. In the biggest testament to the performance, we’ve been contacted by multiple guests from our wedding looking to book Bellevue for their own events.

On the planning end of things, Charles was a total pleasure to work with. We especially appreciated that he was laid back and responded promptly.

On behalf of my wife, myself, and all our wedding guests, I want to thank the Bellevue Rhythmaires and give them our highest recommendation.
Thanks again! We hope to see you all again sometime soon.
Best,
Ware and Liz S.


From: Terri Carlton
Sent: Tuesday, October 01, 2013 6:33 PM
To: Andy Jaspen @ Sam Hill Entertainment
Subject: Re: wedding music follow ups

Andy,
Everything was perfect at the rehearsal dinner, and I loved the Bellevue Rhythmaires. The guys were polite and accommodating. I would use them again of given the opportunity!
Terri Carlton


From: Megan Maupin
Subject: Re: Wedding questionnaire
Date: June 23, 2013 7:07:53 PM EDT
To: Charles Arthur
Charles,
On behalf of myself, my husband Nathan and my entire family, thank you SO MUCH for the wonderful work you and your band members did on June 1st for our wedding. It was truly a fabulous event and people are STILL talking (and will be for a while) about how great of a band you all are. The most frequent comment we got during and after the reception was Whoa. Where did you find the band?! They are the best I've ever heard at a wedding! For this, the wonderful job announcing and keeping us on time, and the adequate prep ahead of time, we truly thank you.
Thanks again! You are definitely a very talented group of musicians! If you have need a recommendation or praise, you'll get very high remarks from us!
Megan and Nathan Burgess


My wedding was a fantastic success, part of which was due to the Bellevue Rhythmaires for providing a great atmosphere with their excellent performance. The customer service before the event was exceptional, with immediate responses and willingness to give us exactly what we wanted for our special day. Even with custom song requests just weeks before the event (Vivaldi's Spring for the processional, and Mendelsohn's Wedding March for the recessional), the band sent us sound clips within a week so we could decide which sound we liked best. Finally, the best review of all came from the guests, who upon leaving, EVERY SINGLE ONE said, I LOVED the band! Bravo.
Max B, Fredericksburg, VA


The Bellevue Rhythmaires absolutely rocked our wedding reception! From the start our interaction with them was extremely professional; they were very accommodating of our outdoor wedding location (under a tent on a farm) and even learned a few songs for us. They were extremely tight musically we had some very musically literate folks in the crowd and all were very impressed. We were also pleased that, in addition to the standard bluegrass stuff, they were very good at the classic rock & roll tunes, which kept the dance floor packed until the very end. Our guests are still raving about them. I would 100% recommend the Rythmaires for any event.
Thomas B, Richmond, VA


THIS BAND WAS ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL! They were so helpful and accommodating before the wedding and were so great at the actual wedding. They made it so much fun for all our guests! EVERYONE THERE RAVED ABOUT THEM! Their music was amazing and they added such a fun vibe to our event. They were extremely professional and SO NICE throughout it all! I would recommend them to anyone!
Lindsay T, Powhatan, VA



From: Dana Bolton
Sent: Sunday, December 02, 2012 9:08 PM
To: Mike Miglino
Subject: Re: Bellevue Rhythmaires

Hi Mike!

Bellevue Rhythmaires were WONDERFUL!! The wedding would never have been the same without them. They were so versatile and easy going. It turned out to be a very warm day and people wanted to sit outside on the patio so they unplugged and came to play outside and were very open to requests. I would recommend them to anyone. It was a pleasure working with you all. Thanks so much for everything!

Dana


Hi Justin,

I just wanted to thank you for introducing our May 19th bride, Lindsey Moller to Charles Arthur and the Bellevue Rhythmaires' for her wedding reception. They were wonderful to work with leading up to the wedding, and really did a fantastic job on the wedding day. I have no complaints, other than I wish we would have started working with them sooner! You've got yet another great, talented band on your hands
Beth McDowell


My wife and I had a very unique wedding. Charles and the band did a superb job adapting to our farm venue. I certainly feel they that they could make any customer happy and I would recommend them in a heart beat!
Rory, Richmond VA


Charles,
Everyone is talking about how great you guys were you sounded amazing, you were fun, read the crowd well and played great dancing music! And we really loved the version of Such Great Heights that you guys arranged and played for us so perfect and so unique! Thank you soooo much!
Jenni, Cape Charles VA


From: Black, Jay
Sent: Monday, June 11, 2012 10:31 AM
To: Andy @ Sam Hill Entertainment
Subject: RE: Bellevue Rhythmaires

Andy, thanks for the followup. The band was a great complement to our wedding reception. I have no reservations whatsoever in recommending them for other similar functions. They played a great variety, were a lot of fun, and got a lot of compliments!
As for Sam Hill Entertainment, once again, thanks for coming to your rescue on such short notice, and for your professionalism. It was a pleasure dealing with you!
Jay


The Bellevue Rhythmaires have played for our annual dinner/dances at the Museum for the last four years. They are versatile, highly accomplished musicians who play a very wide variety of music. Whether its bluegrass, rock or country the guys always nail it!
For our functions they play unplugged down amongst the guests for the social hour and plug in when they take the stage for dancing after dinner. The boys interact with the crowd, getting everyone involved. You will not hear, up close and personal, a better group of musicians for whatever function you're having.
I recommended the group to others over the years and all have been beyond satisfied. Bill Powell, Deltaville, VA










































































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I'm in Love Again
Jerry Lee Lewis
Great Balls of Fire
Whole Lotta Shakin'
End of the Road
Little Richard
Long Tall Sally
Tutti Frutti
Jerry Jeff Walker
Mr. Bojangles
The Champs
Tequila
Wilbert Harrison
Kansas City
Richie Valens
La Bamba
The Ventures
House of the Rising Sun
The Rascals
Good Lovin'
Roger Miller
King of the Road
The Marcels
Blue Moon

Bluegrass
Traditional
Ashoken Farewell
In the Pines
Lonesome Road Blues
Nine Pound Hammer
Working on a Building
Sittin' On Top Of The World
Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms
Wabash Cannonball
Mountain Dew
Beverly Hillbillies Theme
Dueling Banjos
Big Rock Candy Mountain
Amazing Grace
Bury Me Beneath the Willow
Comin' 'Round the Mountain
Battle Hymn of the Republic
I'll Fly Away
Old Joe Clark
Turkey In the Straw
Blackberry Blossom
Whiskey for Breakfast
Angelina Baker
The Water is Wide
Flatt & Scruggs
Salty Dog
Don't Let Your Deal Go Down
Head over Heels
'Til The End of the World
Bill Monroe
Blue Moon Of Kentucky
Molly and Tenbrooks
Uncle Pen
Old Crow Medicine Show
Wagon Wheel
Tell it to Me
Carter Family
Keep On the Sunny Side
Foggy Mountain Top
The Country Gentlemen
Fox on the Run
Doc Watson
Tennessee Stud
Elizabeth Cotton
Freight Train
Earl Scruggs
Foggy Mountain Breakdown
Ralph Stanley
How Mountain Girls Can Love

Jazz, Swing & Standards
Frank Sinatra
Paper Moon
It Had to Be You
You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You
New York, New York
Traditional
Wildwood Flower
Pennies from Heaven
Moonglow
Duke Ellington
Oh Lady Be Good
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Caravan
Miles Davis
All Blues
So What
Billie Holiday
All Of Me
Louis Armstrong
The Sunny Side of the Street
Nat King Cole
Sweet Lorraine
Harry Connick Jr.
Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans
Tony Bennett
As Time Goes By
Bill Evans
Autumn Leaves
Cannonball Adderly
Mercy Mercy Mercy
Antonio Carlos Jobim
Girl From Ipanema
Dave Brubeck
Take Five
John Coltrane
My Favorite Things
Judy Garland
Over the Rainbow
Django Reinhart
Sweet Georgia Brown
Vince Guaraldi
Linus and Lucy
George Benson
Breezin'
Al Hirt
Java
Herbie Hancock
Watermelon Man

Motown, Funk, Soul, & Beach
Ray Charles
Hit The Road Jack
I Got A Woman
What'd I Say
Unchain My Heart
You Don't Know Me
Sam Cooke
You Send Me
What A Wonderful World (This World Would Be)
Another Saturday Night
Bill Withers
Ain't No Sunshine
Lean On Me
Use Me
Wilson Pickett
Mustang Sally
In the Midnight Hour
Marvin Gaye
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
Let's Get it On
The Temptations
Ain't Too Proud to Beg
My Girl
Louis Jordan
Choo Choo Ch' Boogie
Knock Me A Kiss
The Drifters
Save The Last Dance
Mitch Ryder
Good Golly Miss Molly
Eddie Floyd
Knock On Wood
Otis Redding
These Arms Of Mine
Isley Brothers
It's Your Thing
Ben E. King
Stand by Me

Classical
Traditional
Amazing Grace
Simple Gifts
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring
Trumpet Voluntary
Bridal Chorus
Handel
Hornpipe from Water Music
Vivaldi
Guitar Concerto in D
Schubert
Ave Maria
Bach
Minuet
Beethoven
Ode to Joy
Pachelbel
Canon In D
Mendelssohn
Wedding March

Ballads & Slow Songs
Elvis Presley
Can't Help Falling In Love
Eric Clapton
Wonderful Tonight
Van Morrison
Tupelo Honey
Johnny Mathis
The Most Beautiful Girl
Ray Charles
Georgia On My Mind
Otis Redding
Dock of the Bay
Percy Sledge
When A Man Loves A Woman
Louis Armstrong
What a Wonderful World
Ben E. King
Stand By Me

2000's Rock, Pop & Hip-Hop
Mumford & Sons
Little Lion Man
I Will Wait
The Lumineers
Ho Hey
Pharrell
Happy

80’s Pop and Rock
Violent Femmes
Blister in the Sun
Cheap Trick
I Want You To Want Me
The Clash
Should I Stay Or Should I Go
UB40
Red Red Wine

70s Disco & Funk
Stevie Wonder
Signed Sealed Delivered
Superstition
The Village People
Y.M.C.A.
Sly & The Family Stone
Thank You (Falettin Me Be Mice Elf)

Reggae & Caribbean
Bob Marley
Stir It Up
Three Little Birds
No Woman No Cry

Ethnic & Specialty
Traditional
Andy Griffith Theme
Sesame Street Theme

Modern Hits
John Mayer
Love on the Weekend

Holiday
Traditional
O Tannenbaum