Dave Murphy Band

Dave Murphy Band

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  • Band Type:   Blues, Party, Pop, R&B, and Rock
  • Show/Info:   Toronto based four piece band piano, drums guitar, bass up to six piece with horns. 3-4 music sets sound system available.
  • Achievements:   Dave has performed with Levon Helm, Jack Bruce, Colin James, & Randy Bachman, and for corporations Labatt, Bombardier, Kraft, Bell, Hewlett-Packard, Loblaw and many more.
  • Performs:   Modern and classic rock & pop top 40 funk blues country



Great live music

If you would like great live music for your wedding, corporate event, party, festival or dance in the Greater Toronto Area, you have come to the right place. For well over a decade the band has performed more than 3000 shows.
Playing an incredible variety of hits and styles, the band specializes in getting audiences of diverse ages and tastes to dance all night long.
The band is renowned for its versatility and enormous repertoire. Their song lists contain hundreds of songs that guests have enjoyed at countless weddings, parties and special events. Every song list includes audio samples, so you can hear the band perform a huge range of styles including Motown and R & B, Reggae, Disco and Latin, Fifties and Sixties, Rap and Modern Rock, Jazz, Funk, Ballads, Eighties, Pop and Classic Rock, Blues, and More.
Great entertainment is the key to making your corporate event a total success. Read about how the band can enliven your party, event or conference. Labatt, Bombardier, Kraft, Bell, Hewlett-Packard, Sick Kids Hospital, Investors Group, Royal LePage, the Ontario Federation of Labour, Nabisco, BILD, Pratt & Whitney, YMCA, Scotia Capital and Loblaws are just a few of the organizations who have enlisted the Dave Murphy Band to take their events to the next level.

A band for all occasions

The band has performed a huge variety of successful events at the finest venues throughout the Greater Toronto Area. Above all, the testimony of our satisfied clients attests to the level of excellence that is our constant goal.
If you are planning a dance, party, festival, fundraiser or other function, why not use the Dave Murphy Band to make your event truly special. In addition to countless dances, birthday and anniversary celebrations, the band has been an integral part of many major events, including the NHL Awards, the Canadian Curling Championships, the Grey Cup and special performances to honor visits to Canada by both Prince Charles and Queen Elizabeth II. The band has been an integral part of very successful fundraisers for the Make a Wish Foundation, the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, and many others.
Dave has often performed with some of world’s great musicians including Levon Helm, Jack Bruce, Colin James, Randy Bachman, Ian Gillan, Alex Lifeson, Edgar Winter and many more. Dave recorded and toured worldwide for five years with the late great Jeff Healey before his untimely death. The Dave Murphy Band has also opened for a number of great acts, including the Godfather of Soul himself: James Brown.