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Midnight Players

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The Midnight Players are an R&B and Old School band based in Sacramento, California. Originally formed in 1977, remain intact as the group to this day continues to blast the R&B, old school and funk to audiences that love to party !!!
The Midnight Players are an R&B and Old School band based in Sacramento, California. Originally formed in 1977, founding members Raul Mejia, (Lead Guitar), Michael Sellars, (Keyboards), and Rudy Betancourt (Saxophones) remain intact as the group to this day continues to blast the R&B, old school and funk to audiences that love to party to the 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's and 2000's dance grooves.

Established as a household name in the Sacramento music scene - the Midnight Players have been attracting audiences to every kind of event and celebration imaginable, from opening for heavy hitting acts like WAR, The S.O.S. Band, Midnight Star, Tierra, Brenton Wood, The Bar Kays, Dazz Band, Club Nouveau, Zapp, Heatwave, Rose Royce, Lakeside. and many others, to entertaining guests at concerts, weddings and birthday parties. The Midnight Players continue to hit the stage today with old school hits from artists like Earth Wind & Fire, Toni Tone Toney, Chaka Khan, Carl Carlton, Slave, Madonna, Frankie Beverly & Maze, Kool & the Gang, Evelyn "Champagne" King, War, The Gap Band, Chic,.... and many more.

Equipped with a solid fan base, and over 30 years of tradition - The Midnight Players are a proven business force that can lift any audience off their seats and rock the house with an explosion of memorable dance grooves. Armed with a complement of rock solid singers and musicians The Midnight Players have managed to approach the soulful sounds of R&B at a level that only the original artists themselves have been so successful at recording and performing. The dynamic voices of Lead Singers Melissa Corona and Rudy Gomez skillfully bring out the extraordinary talents of Lead/Rhythm guitarist Raul Mejia, keyboardist Michael Sellars, bassist Manuel Cervin, saxophonist Rudy Betancourt, drummer Rudy Morones, keyboardist Adrian Ballesteros and percussionist Bobby Rodriguez to form a chemistry almost unheard of.

Business owners across the region continue to utilize the Midnight Players as a method of boosting sales, reputation and entertainment value for their clientele. Our continuous demand demonstrates why business owners enjoy return customers, and continuous growth to their long term business strategies. The Midnight Players mission is to give both public and private organizations a way of uniting communities to gather and celebrate life through the gift of music. Plan your next special event to include the Midnight Players as one of the most memorable and entertaining additions to your special evening.

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Tigereyes69 on April 2, 2014

Gotta vote for my peeps!

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Angela H. on March 31, 2014

Awesome band thAt makes you wanna dance and have fun!!!

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Lisa C. on March 26, 2014

Love them

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Irene F. on March 26, 2014

Midnight Players are an awesome band, they play alot of old school and the Eddie (lead singer) has an awesome voice. VOTE FOR THE MIDNIGHT PLAYERS.... come all my friends and family cast your vote.

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Adriana D. on March 25, 2014

Vote for the Midnight Players!

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carriej on March 25, 2014

Get out there and vote people....

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Athina S. on March 19, 2014

Best local band in Sacramento period. They ALWAYS put on a great show and get the crowd moving. They definitely deserve to be at the top!

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Jennifer D. on April 25, 2013

They always know how to get the party started and carry it out the whole night through.

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Athina S. on April 3, 2013

DUH x 2

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Athina S. on April 3, 2013

DUH

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