If you are looking for a dance band ... that will partner with you to make sure the entertainment fits the event with unforgettable music from every era with the experience of more than 2,500 outstanding events with a bandleader who will consult with you in advance, as many times as you require ... then this is the band you want!

The Continental Dance Orchestra caters to events such as society galas, charity fundraisers, weddings, debutante balls, and corporate parties. With the style and sophistication of a 1940s' Big Band and over 300 songs in their repertoire, they can satisfy the variety of tastes in a large audience at a special occasion.

Comprised of the South's most accomplished players, the Continental Dance Orchestra collectively has a breadth of musical experience unsurpassed by any other regional band. They move easily from jazz, swing and bebop to Top 40, classic rock and Motown. And the band can adjust their clothing and song selection to enhance your event's theme.





Let's Get Lost
Beatles - Can't Buy Me Love
Beatles - Hard Day's Night
Brian Setzer - This Cat's On A Hot Tin Roof
Count Basie - Jumpin' At The Woodside
Dean Martin - Ain't That A Kick In The Head
Dean Martin - That's Amore
Ella Fitzgerald - Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Ella Fitzgerald - It Don't Mean A Thing
Ella Fitzgerald - Takin' A Chance On Love
Ella Fitzgerald - They Can't Take That Away From Me
Fats Waller - Ain't Misbehavin'
Fats Waller - Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby?
Fats Waller - Makin' Whoopee
George Benson - Breezin'
Glenn Miller Big Band - Woodchopper's Ball
Gwen Hughes - Stranger's Kiss
James Brown - Jumpin' Jack Flash
James Brown - Papa's Got A Brand New Bag
Louis Jordan - Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens
Louis Jordan - Choo-Choo Ch'Boogie
Marvin Gaye - Ain't That Peculiar
Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
Marvin Gaye - What's Goin' On
Nat King Cole - S'Wonderful
Patsy Cline - Walkin' After Midnight
Ray Charles - I Can't Stop Loving You
Sarah Vaughn - I've Got The World On A String
Sarah Vaughn - That's All
Stevie Wonder - Isn't She Lovely
Tony Bennett - Steppin' Out

  • 50's Classics
    Ain't That A Shame
    Blue Moon
    I Only Have Eyes For You
    Shake Rattle N' Roll
    B Haley - Rock Around The Clock
    Buddy Holly - Rave On
    Buddy Holly - That'll Be The Day
    C Berry - Back In The USA
    C Berry - Rockin' Pneumonia
    Fabian - The Wanderer
    P Page - The Tennesee Waltz
    Platters - Only You
    Sam Cooke - You Send Me

  • 60's Classics
    I Can See Clearly Now
    Knock On Wood
    Midnight Hour
    More Today Than Yesterday
    Wipe Out
    Al Green - Let's Stay Together
    Blood Sweat & Tears - Spinning Wheel
    Dionne Warwick - I Say A Little Prayer
    Dusty Springfield - Son Of A Preacher Man
    Fontella Bass - Rescue Me
    Four Seasons - Goin' Out Of My Head
    Ike & Tina Turner - Proud Mary
    Jackie Wilson - Higher & Higher
    Otis Redding - Dock Of The Bay
    Rascals - Good Lovin'
    Santana - Evil Ways
    Three Dog Night - Joy To The World

  • 80s and 90s Rock
    Electric Slide
    Jungle Boogie
    B-52's - Love Shack
    Eric Clapton - Wonderful Tonight
    Joan Jett - I Love Rock N Roll
    Katrina & The Waves - Walkin' On Sunshine
    Lionel Richie - All Night Long
    Mary Chapin Carpenter - I Feel Lucky
    Miami Sound Machine - Rhythm Is Gonna Getcha
    Natalie Cole - Everlasting Love
    Police - Every Breath You Take
    Prince - 1999
    Prince - Kiss
    Sister Sledge - We Are Family
    Springsteen/Natalie Cole - Pink Cadillac

  • 90's and Today
    Black Eyed Peas - Let's Get The Party Started
    John Mayer - Daughters
    Maroon 5 - This Love
    No Doubt - I'm Just A Girl
    Norah Jones - Come Away With Me
    Norah Jones - Don't Know Why
    Outkast - Hey Ya
    Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer
    Pink - Get The Party Started
    Ricky Martin - Livin' La Vida Loca
    Romantics - What I Like About You
    Santana - Smooth

  • Beach Music
    Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy
    Hey Baby
    Mustang Sally
    Stand By Me
    Under The Boardwalk

  • Disco
    Get Down Tonight
    I Will Survive
    Play That Funky Music
    Shake Your Booty

  • Motown, R&B, Soul
    Ain't No Mountain High Enough
    Just My Imagination
    Papa Was A Rolling Stone
    The Way You Do The Things You Do
    Commodores - Brick House
    Lionel Richie - All Night Long
    Martha & Vandellas - Dancing In The Streets
    Martha & Vandellas - Heat Wave
    Miracles - Shop Around
    Supremes - Stop In The Name Of Love
    Temptations - Ain't Too Proud To Beg
    Temptations - My Girl

  • Retro 70's and 80's
    It's Your Thang
    Just The Two Of Us
    Roller Coaster Of Love
    Bill Withers - Use Me
    Bob Seger - Old Time Rock N' Roll
    Boz Scaggs - Lowdown
    Bto - Takin' Care Of Business
    Carole King - I Feel The Earth Move
    Eagles - Desperado
    Eric Clapton - After Midnight
    Grand Funk - Some Kind Of Wonderful
    Janis Joplin - Me & Bobby Mcgee
    Jimi Hendrix - Littlewing
    Jimmy Buffet - Margaritaville
    Labelle - Lady Marmalade
    Lnyrd Skynrd - Sweet Home Alabama
    Orleans - Still The One
    Sly & The Family Stone - Dance To The Music
    The O'Jays - Love Train
    Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music

  • Other Songs
    Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
    Saturday In The Park
    Speak Low
    Abba - Dancing Queen
    Aretha Franklin - Natural Woman
    Aretha Franklin - Respect
    Aretha Franklin - Rock Steady
    Aretha Franklin - Think
    Beatles - And Many More
    Beatles - Back In The Ussr
    Beatles - Get Back
    Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand
    Beatles - In My Life
    Beatles - Please Please Me
    Beatles - Twist & Shout
    Bessie Smith - Empty Bed Blues
    Bessie Smith - Mean Old Bedbug Blues
    Bobby Darin - Beyond The Sea
    Bobby Darin - Dream Lover
    Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife
    Bobby Darin - Splish Splash
    Brian Setzer - Rock This Town
    Brian Setzer - Zoot Suit Riot
    Count Basie - April In Paris
    Count Basie - Every Day I Have The Blues
    Count Basie - Kansas City
    Count Basie - Satin Doll
    Count Basie - Sit Right Down, Write Myself A Letter
    Diana Krall - Charmed Life
    Diana Krall - East Of The Sun
    Diana Krall - Frim Fram Sauce
    Diana Krall - Peel Me A Grape
    Duke Ellington - In A Mellow Tone
    Duke Ellington - Mood Indigo
    Duke Ellington - Satin Doll
    Duke Ellington - Take The “A” Train
    Earth Wind & Fire - Boogie Wonderland
    Earth Wind & Fire - Got To Get You Into My Life
    Earth Wind & Fire - September
    Earth Wind & Fire - Serpentine Fire
    Ella Fitzgerald - A Tisket, A Tasket
    Ella Fitzgerald - Air Mail Special
    Ella Fitzgerald - Our Love Is Here To Stay
    Ella Fitzgerald - Paper Moon
    Ella Fitzgerald - Sentimental Journey
    Ella Fitzgerald - Undecided
    Frank Sinatra - Come Fly With Me
    Frank Sinatra - Fly Me To The Moon
    Frank Sinatra - Girl From Ipanema
    Frank Sinatra - New York, New York
    Frank Sinatra - Nice Work If You Can Get It
    Frank Sinatra - On The Sunny Side Of The Street
    Frank Sinatra - That Old Black Magic
    Frank Sinatra - The Song Is You
    Frank Sinatra - The Way You Look Tonight
    George Benson - On Broadway
    George Benson - This Masquerade
    Glenn Miller Big Band - Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
    Glenn Miller Big Band - Chattanooga Choo-Choo
    Glenn Miller Big Band - In The Mood
    Glenn Miller Big Band - Little Brown Jug
    Glenn Miller Big Band - Opus One
    Glenn Miller Big Band - Sing, Sing, Sing
    Glenn Miller Big Band - String Of Pearls
    Glenn Miller Big Band - Sweet Georgia Brown
    Gwen Hughes - So & So
    Gwen Hughes - Soft Touch
    James Brown - Brown Sugar
    James Brown - Get Up (Sex Machine)
    James Brown - Honky Tonk Woman
    James Brown - I Feel Good
    James Brown - Under My Thumb
    Kool & The Gang - Celebration
    Kool & The Gang - Too Hot
    Louis Jordan - Caldonia
    Louis Jordan - Saturday Night Fish Fry
    Louis Prima - I Wanna Be Like You
    Louis Prima - Jump, Jive And Wail
    Louis Prima - Just A Gigolo
    Marvin Gaye - How Sweet It Is
    Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
    Nat King Cole - Mona Lisa
    Nat King Cole - Route 66
    Nat King Cole - There Is No Greater Love
    Nat King Cole - Unforgettable
    Patsy Cline - Crazy
    Patsy Cline - I Fall To Pieces
    Peggy Lee - Fever
    Peggy Lee - Fly Me To The Moon
    Peggy Lee - I Love Being Here With You
    Ray Charles - Georgia
    Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack
    Ray Charles - Smack Dab In The Middle
    Sade - Paradise
    Sade - Smooth Operator
    Sade - Sweetest Taboo
    Sade - Your Love Is King
    Sarah Vaughn - Misty
    Sarah Vaughn - My Funny Valentine
    Sarah Vaughn - Summertime
    Sarah Vaughn - Tenderly
    Stevie Ray Vaughn - Pride And Joy
    Stevie Ray Vaughn - Stormy Monday
    Stevie Wonder - I Wish
    Stevie Wonder - My Cherie Amour
    Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed, Delivered
    Stevie Wonder - Superstition
    Stevie Wonder - You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
    Tony Bennett - I Left My Heart In San Francisco
    Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
    Van Morrison - Crazy Love
    Van Morrison - Have I Told You Lately
    Van Morrison - Into The Mystic
    Van Morrison - Tupelo Honey