the Melting Point in Athens, Ga.
One of many Celebrity
invitational-charity events. Java Monkey with David Wingo and friends.
Charity event: David Wingo, Steve
McRay, Steve Cropper and Marvin Taylor
CINGULAR Meeting Opening: Steve
McRay, Marvin Taylor, Michael Bastedo
Discover Mall Event: Francine
Reed & Java Monkey
Java Monkey provides
and fun for many wedding
We invite the future bride & groom
and the family out to hear the band 'live" to determine if we are the band for your
event! We enjoy and respect the honor of this special occasion - we can
even arrange to play your
Plus, we play CD/ipod music as guest arrive
and during the breaks - keeping the energy of the event up to par so there
is no lag in during the reception's festivities.
The couple can choose "special" songs
for those traditional wedding reception moments - the cake cutting, bouquet
toss, garter toss, and of course the First Dance, the Father-Daughter
Dance, and the Mother-Son Dance, as well as any other special "musical"
moment you may have in mind. If you have any questions or you need to
discuss your upcoming wedding plans, please call Steve McRay at
404-405-3412 or email
Note: For special events, we
the band with other musicians, i.e.,
the band from Atlanta.
types of live entertainment engagements:
Concerts, Festivals, Private Parties, Corporate Events,
Charity Functions, Wedding
Receptions, Pool Parties, Holiday and Christmas Parties, etc. Just
about any type of function...
Please call Steve McRay at 404-405-3412
These four studio musicians, Steve McRay, Michael Bastedo,
Marvin Taylor, and
have been a fixture on the
Atlanta music scene for years.
select cities across the US,
mostly with Atlanta favorite "Francine Reed", they have toured Europe
and Australia. The band has opened shows and shared the stage with many
Artists including Al Green, Bruce Hornsby, James Brown, Mavis Staples
just to name a few. As session musicians, they have recorded with national
artists for albums, CD's, and other studio projects.
played include: Fuzzy's Place, Otto's, Beluga,
Smith's Olde Bar,
Tin Roof (midtown),
(Roswell), Aunt Charlie's, Dicks Last Resort, The Tabernacle,
Blind Willies, Cafe 290, Zuffy's Place, Melting Point (Athens), The Variety Theatre, C.J.'s Landing,
57th Street, Hal's, Wingo's (Hilton Head, SC.), Sloppy Joe's (Key West, Fl.),
Chip's (Winder, Ga.) Freebird Cafe (Jacksonville, Fl.), tours in Europe
include Paris's Lionel Hampton Room, Ski Resorts in Switzerland, Blues
concerts in Italy, TV show in Baden-Baden Germany...
The band has backed up
Francine Reed, John Michael Montgomery,
Montgomery Gentry, Tracy
Bird, John Berry, Mark
Wills, Steve Cropper, Davy Jones, Susan Anton,
Paul Barrere & Kenny Gradney (Little Feat), Paul Williams, David Wingo,
Mickey Jones, Greg Allman, Bertie Higgins, Tabitha Fair, Jeff Carson, Mila Mason,
Jim Collins, Chubby Checker, Trudy Lynn, and others.
Events & Functions
Java Monkey plays
Partial Client List Includes:
'96 Olympic Games, 6 Nights
Christmas/Holiday Party - 3 years
Gala & Charity Event
Annually for 4 years
Gala & Event
Annually for 3 years
5 separate events in 5 different cities
Atlanta Journal &
the Olympic Games
New Years Eve Party - 2001/02
New Years Eve Party - 2000
New Years Eve Party - 2005, 2006
Music Midtown Atlanta Festival
Atlanta Dogwood Festival
Inman Park Festival
Festival - Western Australia 2002
with Francine Reed
Annually for 4 years
McDowell Cancer Foundation Celebrity event's
Annually for 4 years in Lexington, Ky.
Speedway Children's Charity
The Invitational for Georgia Baptist Health Care
2 annual Celebrity events in Atlanta
Summit Chase Country Club
"Chastain Night" Pool Party
Christmas/ Holiday Party
Monroe Golf & Country Club
5 Christmas/ Holiday Parties
Royal Lakes Golf & Country Club
Flowery Branch, Ga.
Country Club of the South
Currahee Golf & Country Club