Hire Notorious

the basics: Notorious

Travel: Internationally

Genres: Current hits, Motown, soul, funk, 70s, 80s, 90s dance classics.  

Song list: Click here to see Notorious's complete song list

Testimonials: Yelp reviews here.

Clients include: San Francisco Opera, Apple, Red Cross, San Francisco Symphony, Google, St. Jude Children's Hospital, San Francisco Ballet, DocuSign, Cisco, Genentech

Band composition: 6 piece - 9 piece band: male lead vocals, female lead vocals, lead guitar, bass guitar, drums, keyboards / keytars. Can add 3 piece horn section.

Other services available with Notorious:

  • Ceremony sound system

  • ceremony musicians

  • cocktail and dinner music

  • DJ for after parties / events

  • Celebrity guest singers

  • customized lighting

  • MC services

  • staging

  • power

Notorious was seriously amazing at a New Years Eve wedding I was coordinating... having THIS band really set the standards through the roof for any future bands I hear. I HIGHLY recommend them for any wedding or event.
— Sarah M

Hire notorious

Notorious are available internationally for all kinds of special events: weddings, fundraisers, corporate functions, galas and more. To inquire about pricing and availability of Notorious, or to hire Notorious for your event, Contact Jay Siegan Presents here.



Pop Rocks core 6 piece band expandable to 10 piece with horns + persuasion.

Notorious is renowned California based dance band that is consistently recognized as one of the best groups in the country for weddings (and social events) by Martha Stewart Weddings, Modern Bride, The Knot (voted 'Best Of' for 2017) and many other blogs, websites and wedding professionals  (Hey, thank you!). Notorious is packed with glamour, sophistication, style, and fun.

Notorious always brings their A-game high energy show to any event (and their many rave reviews on Yelp prove this) and have done so for hundreds of thrilled clients for over 10 years.Notorious’ demand for high end social events has led to them performing as the headline entertainment for the Opening Night Galas for the SymphonyBallet and Opera as well as The San Francisco Giants World Series Party.

Notorious is truly customizable to the events needs, whether its a preferred genre of music, customizable set of musicians or aesthetic / visual presentation.

Notorious excels at performing current hits, along with 70s, 80s and 90s classics and Motown, disco, R&B, soul and classic rock. Let’s discuss curating the perfect set of songs for your event!



Notorious | compilation video 

'Cant Stop The Feeling' | Notorious live in San Francisco

'Shut Up and Dance'

Thinking Out Loud | Notorious

'Just Like Heaven' - Live

Eli Nelson | Available for ceremony music, cocktail or dinner hour and special curated music moments. 

Top Reasons to hire Notorious for your event:

1. Quality / Reputation: This is the very same band that Appeared, Genentech, Cisco, Toyota, Yahoo, Google and countless other Fortune 50 companies and other discerning clients have used for their special events. 

2. Elegance & style: Notorious has been a go-to band for high end galas for the San Francisco Opera, Symphony, Ballet and other social events on many occasions. Their sophisticated musical aesthetic is matched by their stylish visual presentation, with the men in fine suits and the gals in beautiful gowns and dresses.

3. Not hired guns, but a real band: Notorious got their start in San Francisco nightclubs, and have grown to be a go-to band for all kinds of events based on the authenticity of the band. These are not ‘hired gun’ musicians but a group of friends who have played together for many years. You know you will be getting when you hire Notorious (look at the photo above!). Watch out for the bands who are always / often different members! 

4. The band is good luck: The San Francisco Giants hired us and they won the World Series. Who doesn’t want to win the World Series?

5. Scalability / diversity: Notorious has both male and female lead vocalists, and a full band of top musicians. The band can also be augmented with a horn section to be a larger 9 piece band.

6. Cocktail hour / solo + duo musicians:  Notorious band members can perform customized music for ceremony and cocktail hours prior to the band, led by the talented master musician Eli Nelson. See more on Eli Nelson here

7. No hidden costs: Notorious price is easy + clear when hiring a band, there are no hidden costs, taxes, fees, tips, travel. All inclusive and clear booking fee. No extra agencies, or ‘middle men’ involved.

8. Won "Best Of The Knot" in 2017: This award winning band is often recognized for their flexibility, professionalism and generally enthusiasm to put on an amazing show. Notorious is simply a top notch dance band by all accounts.