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Being born to greatness doesn't guarantee that greatness will be passed on, but in this case it's undeniable. Born the daughter of legendary soul singer, songwriter, actor and music producer Isaac Hayes, Heather Hayes has greatness flowing systemically through her veins.

In the spring of 2004 Heather formed The Heather Hayes Experience with four of Atlanta's most seasoned musicians. The guys have many impressive credits of their own and have recorded and toured with artists like Madonna, Cameo, Bobby Brown, George Clinton, India Arie and Whitney Houston extensively throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.

Heather has taken the crowd-pleasing formula of her professional experience and combined it with a soul-stirring band for a combination that's simply outstanding. The group's instrumentation and vocal ability allows a flexibility that's a hit at any event. This is one band you don't want to miss!

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  • 80s and 90s Rock
    Journey - Don't Stop Believing
  • Ethnic
    Traditional - Hava Nagila
  • Motown, Oldies, and Beach
    Aretha Franklin - Chain of Fools
    Aretha Franklin - Respect
    Ben E. King - Stand By Me
    Drifters - Under The Boardwalk
    Eddie Floyd - Knock On Wood
    Four Tops - Sugar Pie Honey Bunch
    James Brown - I Feel Good
    James Brown - Sex Machine
    Marvelettes - My Guy
    Marvin Gaye & Tammie Terrell - You're All I Need
    Michael Jackson - I'll Be There
    Otis Redding - Dock Of The Bay
    Percy Sledge - When A Man Loves A Woman
    Sam & Dave - Soul Man
    Sam Cooke - Chain Gang
    Sam Cooke - Twistin'
    Smokey Robinson - Cruisin
    Tams - Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy
    Temptations - Imagination
    Temptations - My Girl
    The Isley Brothers - Shout
    Wilson Pickett - Mustang Sally
  • Contemporary and Dance
    50 cent - Candy Shop
    50 Cent - In Da Club
    Alicia Keys - If I Ain't Got You
    Alicia Keys - No One
    Amy Winehouse - Rehab
    Ashanti - Only You
    Ashanti - Ooh Baby
    Babyface - Whip Appeal
    Beyonce - Baby Boy
    Beyonce - Irreplaceable
    Beyonce - Naughty Girls
    Beyonce - Work It Out
    Beyonce` - Check Up On It
    Beyonce` - Crazy In Love
    Beyonce` - Deja vu
    Black Eyed Peas - My Humps
    Black Street - No Diggity
    Chingy - Right Thurr
    Ciara - 1 2 Step
    Ciara - Goodies
    Ciara - Oh
    Destiny's Child - Bootylicious
    Destiny's Child - Independent Women
    Destiny's Child - Loose My Breath
    Destiny's Child - Say My Name
    Destiny's Child - Soldiers
    Dougie Fresh Mix - Planet Rock
    Dr Dre` & Tupac - California Love
    Duffle - Mercy
    Fat Joe - Lean Back
    Fergie - Glamorous
    Field Mobb & Ciara - So What
    Flo Rida - Low
    Gnarls Barkley - Crazy
    Gwen Stefani - Holla Back Girl
    Ice Cube - Today Was A Good Day
    Jamie Foxx - Unpredictable
    Jay Z - Give It To Me
    Jill Scott - Is It The Way
    John Mayer - Your Body Is A Wonderland
    Kanye West - Flashy Lights
    Katy Perry - I Kissed A Girl
    Kelis - Bossy
    Kelis - Milk Shake
    Kelly Clarkson - Since You Been Gone
    Lil Jon - Get Low
    Mariah Carey - Shake It off
    Mary J. Blige - Family Affair
    Mary J. Blige - Just Fine
    Mike Jones - Mike Jones
    Montel Jordan - This Is How We Do It
    Nelly - Hot In Herre
    Nelly - Ride Wit Me
    Nelly Furtado - Promiscuous
    No Doubt - Hella Good
    Oleta Adams - Get Here
    Outkast - Hey Ya
    Outkast - I Like The Way U Move
    Outkast - Miss Jackson
    Pussy Cat Dolls - Buttons
    PussyCat Dolls - Don't Cha
    Rihanna - Umbrella
    Sean Paul - Temperature
    Shop Boyz - Party Like A Rock Star
    Snoop Dogg - Drop It Like It's Hot
    T. Paine - Bartender
    TI - What You Know About That
    Usher - Yeah
    Ying Yang Twins - Salt Shaker
    Young Jeezy & Akon - Soul Survivor
  • R&B, Funk, and Disco
    Cameo - Single Life
    Cameo - Word Up
    Cheryl Lynn - To Be Real
    Chic - Good Times
    Chic - I Want Your Love
    Chic - Le Freak
    Commodores - Brick House
    Delfonics - La La La
    Donna Summer - Bad Girl
    Donna Summer - Hot Stuff
    Donna Summer - Last Dance
    Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove Tonight
    Earth,Wind & Fire - September
    Gap Band - Drop Da Bomb
    Gap Band - Early In The Morning
    Gloria Gayner - I Will Survive
    Groove Theory - Tell Me
    Isley Brothers - Footsteps
    Isley Brothers - Shout
    K.C. & The Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight
    Kool & The Gang - Celebration
    Kool & The Gang - Get Down On It
    Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
    McFaddin & Whitehead - Aint No Stoppin Us Now
    Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
    Michael Jackson - Shake Ya Body
    Parliament Funkadelic - Flashlight
    Parliament Funkadelic - One Nation
    Prince - 1999
    Prince - Kiss
    Prince - Let's Go Crazy
    Prince - Purple Rain
    Rick James - Give It To Me Baby
    Rick James - Super Freak
    Roberta Flack - Killing Me Softly
    Sister Sledge - We Are Family
    Sly & The Family Stone - Thank You
    Stevie Wonder - Superstition
    Taste of Honey - Boogie Oogie Oogie
    The Time - Jungle Love
    The Time - The Byrd
    Tina Turner - Proud Mary
    Tina Turner - What's Love Got To Do With It
    Village People - YMCA
    War - The World Is A Ghetto
    Whitney Houston - I Will Always Love You
    Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music
  • 80's Retro
    Beastie Boys - Fight For Your Right To Party
    John Mellencamp - Hurt So Good
    Madonna - Holiday
    RUN DMC / Aerosmith - Walk This Way
    Van Halen - Jump
  • Classic Rock
    AC/DC - Shook Me All Night Long
    Eagles - Hotel California
    Eric Clapton - Wonderful Night
    Jimmy Hendrix - Hey Joe
    Joan Jett - I Love Rock n Roll
    Lenny Kravitz - American Woman
    Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama
    Mother's Finest - Baby Love
    Mother's Finest - Love Changes
    Pat Benetar - Hit Me With Your Best Shot
    Rod Stewart - Have I Told You Lately
    Rolling Stones - Miss U
    Van Halen - Jump
    Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
    Yes - Owner of A Lonely Heart
  • Standards, Swing, and Jazz
    Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife
    Etta James - At Last
    Frank Sinatra - Fly Me to the Moon
    Frank Sinatra - The Way You Look Tonight
    Groover Washington Jr. - Mr. Magic
    Louis Armstrong - Wonderful World
    Nat King Cole - Unforgettable
    Natalie Cole - Route 66
    Ray Charles - You Are So Beautiful
    Standard - After Hours
  • Acoustic, Folk, and Blues
    B.B. King - The Thrill is Gone

Cotillion Club

They were fabulous! They were completely set up and ready to go once we got there, they were ready to go as soon as the presentation was over, and they sounded amazing! We had low numbers attend the presentation this year, so I hope that didn't discourage them, but they seemed like they had a great time preforming for us, and all of us loved them! They are always so fun to have and so kind to let us get up and dance with them. I appreciate all of the band and you for everything to make our night so great!

Jeanette C.
Cherokee Country Club

Wedding Planner

The band was awesome! We danced the entire night and everyone was talking about how good the HHE was. Thanks for all of your help!

Emily C.


Heather Hayes did a wonderful job!! Everyone was once the dance all night long and had a fabulous time. I have had more people comment to me on how great the band was!!  -Kai K.

Wedding Coordinator

Saturday night was unbelievable! The Bride, Groom and their Guests danced all night. The Band knew just how to get things started and how to keep the party going. We had dancers from 2 years old to 70 years old. It was like being back at college!

At the beginning, I stood up and welcomed the group and introduced the band. I told the guests a great reception could only happen if we had a great band and they put on their "happy feet". The band didn't let us down, and neither did our guests. I hope the band enjoyed their evening as much as everyone there. Please thank them for me. Sincerely,

Woody W.

Special Event

Amazing! They are superstars and our crowd went wild!!! DJ rocked and Heather and the gang joined the AfterParty! Couldn't aske for more!  -Syril K.

College Event

We loved Heather Hayes and the guys! They did an excellent job performing, and I got a lot of complements from my sisters on how they thought that they were a great band. They created a wonderful atmosphere and everyone had so much fun. Thank you for your help, and we'd love to possibly have them again in the future. -Lindsay L


That was the best wedding I have ever attended.  And I'm not just saying that because it was my own -- as Jeff knows, if anything, I am more critical of my own work and efforts than anyone else's.   As you know, I put a lot in your hands without providing much instruction, and man did you all deliver.  The first dances were fabulous.  Heather and the band did a fantastic job of breaking it down toward the end of Signed, Sealed, Delivered and we had 30 people on the dance floor -- at least -- up there with us to kick off the dancing.  The first set was perfect -- the 5 year old flower girl and my dad's 70 year old friends were all dancing, and I had a special dance with my 10 year old cousin to What a Wonderful World.  The music was perfect for every age.  The leis and sunglasses came out during the break, and the band kicked off the second set with a bang.  It was the most incredible dance party -- the floor was PACKED.  The most unbelievable thing to me was that my 75 year old dad was ON THE STAGE dancing to TI waving his hands around with the band.  My 10 year old cousin also sang an entire song with Heather; you will have to just ask them about that.  It was indescribable.  And they played the most fabulous encore that pulled as many folks as would fit on the stage: Empire State of Mind.    During the second set,  people I didn't even know were coming up to tell me that they'd never had so much fun at a wedding.  But most importantly, my dad was clearly having the best night of his life.  He danced to every single song and stayed until the very end.  He

Wedding Planner

They totally KILLED IT!

Amazing... Bride and Groom and Guests were beyond thrilled.

I cannot wait to work with them AGAIN!

Augusta C. (June 7th, 2014)
Easton Events - Wedding Planner

Heather Hayes Experience