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Dirk Howell is the kind of magnetic singer that people just can't seem to categorize. You will love his voice. You'll love the way he and the band entertain you and your guests. Dirk possesses a unique style - one derived from his fluid, rangy and powerful voice - one with just enough grit mixed in. Dirk has lived in Athens Georgia since he was three. Singing together as a family was a practice in the Howell household and he developed an early appreciation for music. Dirk's earliest musical influences came from such legendary soul men as Sam Cooke, James Brown, Curtis Mayfield, and Jerry Butler. The soul sounds of Motown and Philadelphia held an attraction for him that is evident in his singing style.

If you are planning a large event like a wedding reception, reunion, or party of any kind, call Dirk! He will keep you and your guests on the dance floor with his energetic style. Good music is crucial to the success of a large gathering, and Dirk won't let you down. He will take a personal interest in making your event a memorable one. You can rest assured that he and his band will help you create an occasion everyone will be talking about for years to come!

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  • Acoustic, Folk, and Blues
    Jim Croce - Leroy Brown
    Willie T. - Thank You John
    Willie T. - Walking Up A One Way Street
  • Classic Rock
    B.T.O. - Takin' Care of Business
    Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody
    Righteous Brothers - You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'
    Tom Petty - Free Falling
    Van Morrison - Wild Night
  • Contemporary and Dance
    Bobby Blue Bland - Stormy Monday
    Commodores - Brickhouse
    Kool & The Gang - Celebration
    Marcia Griffiths - Electric Slide
    Prince - Kiss
    Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music
  • Country and Bluegrass
    Alabama - Lady Down On Love
    Alabama - Old Flame
    Alan Jackson - Don't Rock The Jukebox
    Brooks & Dunn - Boot Scootin' Boogie
    Charlie Rich - Behind Closed Doors
    Charlie Rich - Most Beautiful Girl
    Collin Raye - In This Life
    David Allan Coe - You Never Called Me By My Name
    Eddie Raven - Island
    Garth Brooks - Friends In Low Places
    Garth Brooks - The Dance
    George Jones - He Stopped Lovin' Her Today
    George Jones - The Grand Tour
    George Strait - All My Ex's Live In Texas
    George Strait - The Fireman
    Hank Williams, Jr. - Born To Boogie
    Hank Williams, Jr. - Tear In My Beer
    Hank Williams, Sr - Your Cheatin' Heart
    Hank Williams, Sr. - Take These Chains
    John Michael Montgomery - I Love The Way You Love Me
    John Michael Montgomery - I Swear
    Johnny Lee - Lookin' For Love
    Keith Whitley - Don't Close Your Eyes
    Keith Whitley - When You Say Nothing At All
    Kevin Sharp - Nobody Knows It But Me
    Kris Kristofferson - Help Me Make It Through The Night
    Mark Chesnutt - I Don't Want To Miss A Thing
    Mickey Gilley - You Don't Know Me
    Oak Ridge Boys - Elvira
    Osbourne Brothers - Rocky Top
    Ray Price - For The Good Times
    T. Graham Brown - Hell & High Water
    Vince Gill - Look At Us
    Vince Gill - When I Call Your Name
    Waylon Jennings/Willie Nelson - Good Hearted Woman
    Waylon Jennings/Willie Nelson - Luckenback, Texas
    Willie Nelson - Blue Eyes Cryin' In The Rain
    Willie Nelson - On The Road Again
    Willie Nelson - You Were Always On My Mind
  • Ethnic
    Daniel O'Donnell - Danny Boy
    Various - Hava Nagila
    Various - When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
  • International
    Calypso Joe - Yellow Bird
  • Modern, Alternative, and Classic Rock
    Aerosmith - I Don't Want To Miss A Thing
    Allman Bros. - Statesboro Blues
    Beatles - Back in the USSR
    Beatles - Yesterday
    Billy Stewart - I Do Love You
    Billy Stewart - Sitting In The Park
    Billy Ward & The Dominos - Sixty Minute Man
    Bob Seger - Old Time Rock & Roll
    Bobby Hebb - Sunny
    Bobby Vee - Devil Or Angel
    Bruce Springsteen - Pink Cadillac
    C.C.R - Proud Mary
    C.C.R. - Bad Moon Risin'
    C.C.R. - Green River
    C.C.R. - Suzy Q
    Chicago - Beginnings
    Chicago - Colour My World
    Del Shannon - Runaway
    Dennis Yost & Classics IV - Spooky
    Doobie Brothers - Long Train Runnin'
    Eagles - Best of My Love
    Eagles - Desperado
    Eagles - Take it Easy
    Elvis Presley - Don't Be Cruel
    Elvis Presley - Hound Dog
    Elvis Presley - I Can't Help Falling In Love With You
    Elvis Presley - Jailhouse Rock
    Eric Clapton - Before You Accuse Me
    Eric Clapton - If I Could Change the World
    Gene McDaniel - Hundred Pounds Of Clay
    Georgia Satellites - Keep Your Hands To Yourself
    J. Frank Wilson - Last Kiss
    JIMMY BUFFETT - Margaritaville
    Joe Cocker - You Are So Beautiful
    Kinks - You Really Got Me
    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Gimme 3 Steps
    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama
    Lynyrd Skynyrd - They Call Me the Breeze
    Neil Sedaka - Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
    Radiants - Ain't No Big Thing
    Ricky Van Shelton - I'll Leave This World Loving You
    Ricky Van Shelton - Life Turned Her That Way
    Rod Stewart - Forever Young
    Rod Stewart - Have I Told You Lately
    Rod Stewart - Maggie May
    Rod Stewart - Tonight's The Night
    Rod Stewart - You're In My Heart
    Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar
    Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Woman
    Roy Orbison - Pretty Woman
    Santana - Evil Ways
    Santana - Maria Maria
    Steppenwolf - Born To Be Wild
    Steve Wariner - The Weekend
    Tempos - See You In September
    Them - Gloria
    Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
  • Motown, Oldies, and Beach
    Archie Bell & The Drells - Tighten Up
    Band of Oz - Shaggin'
    Ben E. King - Stand By Me
    Bill Haley & The Comets - Rock Around The Clock
    Brook Benton - Rainy Night In Georgia
    Bruce Channel - Hey Baby
    Buddy Holly - Peggy Sue
    Capitols - Love Makes The World Go 'Round
    Catalinas - Summertime's Callin' Me
    Chubby Checker - The Twist
    Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode
    Coasters - Charlie Brown
    Coasters - Love Potion # 9
    Crests - Sixteen Candles
    Crests - Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye
    Curtis Mayfield & The Impressions - It's Alright
    Curtis Mayfield and The Impressions - I'm So Proud
    Del Vikings - Come Go With Me
    Dennis Yost & Classics IV - Stormy
    Dion - Run Around Sue
    Dixie Cups - Chapel Of Love
    Drifters - More Than A # In My Little Red Book
    Drifters - On Broadway
    Drifters - Saturday Night At The Movies
    Drifters - This Magic Moment
    Drifters - Under The Boardwalk
    Drifters - Up On The Roof
    Embers - I Love Beach Music
    Fantastic Shakers - Myrtle Beach Days
    Fats Domino - Blueberry Hill
    Flamingos - I Only Have Eyes For You
    Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup
    Frankie Avalon - Venus
    Isley Brothers - Shout/'Gator'
    Ivory Joe Hunter - Since I Met You Baby
    J.J. Jackson - But It's Alright
    Jackie Wilson - Higher & Higher
    James & Bobby Purify - I'm Your Puppet
    Jay & The Techniques - Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie
    Jr. Walker & The All-Stars - Shotgun
    Jr. Walker & The All-Stars - What Does It Take
    King Floyd - Groove Me
    Kingsmen - Louie, Louie
    Major Lance - Monkey Time
    Major Lance - Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um
    Marcels - Blue Moon
    Marvin Gaye - Heard It Through The Grapevine
    Marvin Gaye - Stubborn Kind Of Fellow
    Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs - Stay
    McCoys - Hang On Sloopy
    Morris Albert - Feelings
    O'Kaysions - Girl Watcher
    Otis Redding - Dock Of The Bay
    Otis Redding - That's How Strong My Love Is
    Platters - Only You
    Platters - Washed Ashore
    Platters - With This Ring
    Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind
    Richie Valens - La Bamba
    Safaris - Wipe Out
    Sam & Dave - Hold On, I'm Comin'
    Sam & Dave - Soul Man
    Sam Cooke - Chain Gang
    Sam Cooke - Cupid
    Sam Cooke - Only Sixteen
    Sam Cooke - You Send Me
    Sam The Sham & The Pharoahs - Wooly Bully
    Steve Tyrell (Father Of The Bride) - The Way You Look Tonight
    T. Graham Brown - I Tell It Like It Used To Be
    Tams - Be Young Be Foolish, Be Happy
    Temptations - My Girl/Ain't Too Proud To Beg
    Tommy James & The Shondells - Hanky Panky
    Wilbert Harrison - Kansas City
    Wilson Pickett - Midnight Hour
    Wilson Pickett - Mustang Sally
  • R&B, Funk, and Disco
    Aaron Neville - Crazy Love
    Al Green - Let's Stay Together
    Barbara Lewis - Hello Stranger
    Carl Carlton - She's A Bad Mama Jama
    Clarence Carter - Strokin'
    Commodores - Too Hot Ta Trot
    Eddie Floyd - I Can't Turn You Loose
    Eddie Floyd - Knock On Wood
    Intruders - Cowboys To Girls
    James Brown - I Feel Good
    James Brown - Papa's Got A Brand New Bag
    Jerry Butler - I Dig You, Baby
    Jerry Butler - Never Give You Up
    Joe Jones - You Talk Too Much
    Kool & The Gang - Get Down On It
    Lamont Dozier - Cool Me Out
    Major Harris - Love Won't Let Me Wait
    Mel and Tim - What's Your Name
    Percy Sledge - When A Man Loves A Woman
    Percy Sledge/Michael Bolton - When A Man Loves A Woman
    Showmen - 39-21-40 Shape
    Smokey Robinson - Ooh, Baby, Baby
    Spiral Staircase - More Today Than Yesterday
    Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You
    Tams - I've Been Hurt
    Tams - What Kind Of Fool Do You Think I Am
    Tony Clarke - The Entertainer
    Tymes - Ms. Grace
  • Retro 70's and 80's
    Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen
    KC & The Sunshine Band - Shake Your Bootie
    KC & The Sunshine Band - That's The Way I Like It
    Lionel Richie - Stuck On You
    Michael Bolton/ Bee Gees - To Love Somebody
  • Standards, Swing, and Jazz
    Anne Murray - Could I Have This Dance
    Antonio Jobim - Girl From Ipanema
    Bette Midler - The Rose
    Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife
    Bobby Darin - Splish Splash
    Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose - It's Too Late To Turn Back Now
    Engelbert Humperdinck - After The Lovin'
    Everly Brothers - Bye Bye Love
    Frank Sinatra - Fly Me To The Moon
    Frank Sinatra - New York, New York
    Frank Sinatra - Summer Wind
    Futures - Party Time Man
    Gary Morris/Bette Midler - Wind Beneath My Wings
    Harry Connick, Jr. - It Had To Be You
    Hogey Carmichael - All Of Me
    Hogey Carmichael - Moonlight In Vermont
    Hogey Carmichael - Stardust
    James Taylor - Auld Lang Syne
    Johnny Mathis - Misty
    Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World
    Mike Douglas - Daddy's Little Girl
    Nat King Cole - Unforgettable
    Patti Page - Tennessee Waltz
    Paul Anka - My Way
    Paul Anka - Put Your Head On My Shoulder
    Swinging Medallions - Double Shot (Of My Baby's Love)
    Tony Bennett - I Left My Heart In San Francisco
    Various - Christmas Song
    Various - Happy Birthday
    Various - Jingle Bells
    Various - Silver Bells
    Various - White Christmas

Mother & Father of the Bride

Thanks for putting on such a fantastic show at our daughter's wedding! There was a couple there who said they never dance, but your music got them joining in the fun - they thanked us for the memory they will always cherish.  -Randy & Susan

Special Event

Thank you for reading the crowd, working hard to get everyone in the ballroom and keeping 'em there. You did a super job of making it a party to remember.  -Sara B.

Special Event

You are such a sincerely nice, down-to-earth artist who really seems to enjoy your music AND people - and that makes you even better! Thank you from the bottom of my heart.  -Dianne M.

Dirk Howell Band