If you’re looking for a fun, high-energy band for your next party or corporate event, look no further. Banana Seat is a 10-piece band, including an exciting, four-piece horn section and talented female leads, hailing from the Oklahoma City area. Formed in 1996, the band’s quest to pay ultimate tribute to the greatest artists and songs from the 1970s to today has earned them recognition as one of the top musical acts in the Southwest Region. In fact, Banana Seat ranked in the top 3 Best Bands in Oklahoma City by the OKC Gazette in 2014.
The band strives for accurate renderings of difficult-to-cover bands and displays an impressively diverse repertoire, covering everything from the Earth, Wind and Fire and Chicago to Beyonce and Bruno Mars. Their grand instrumentation and complex vocal arrangements ensures that each number is given the attention to detail it deserves.
The band does not incorporate any artificial technologies or devices such as pitch enhancers or overdubbing - what you see is what you get. The resulting sound is authentic, soulful, and most importantly, big! Banana Seat will keep you and your guests entertained from the very first song to the last note of the night!
"Banana Seat was wonderful. Great sound and playlist on top of being punctual and professional. Our audience loved the music. 5 Stars!" - Downtown OKC - 2014 SandRidge Tree Lighting Festival
“It was a wonderful evening and the band did an exceptional job! They kept everyone up and moving all night long. They were very friendly and outgoing made I would highly recommend them to all my friends and anyone that is interested in hiring a band. They are a "class act"! Thank you all in assisting me by making it such a memorable event for my husband.” – Terri Pettigrew – Private Event November 2014
"Banana Seat was outstanding as always. Our fans enjoy having them at the Lloyd Noble Center. Banana Seat is by far one of the best bands I’ve ever had the pleasure to work with." - Director of Marketing for University of Oklahoma Athletics
"Thank you so much for a great performance. The event was a huge success!" - Elizabeth w/ Downtown OKC, Inc. - Tree Lighting Festival 2012
“As always, the band was punctual, helpful, professional, and the crowd loved the music. All the band members offered multiple times to help with anything I needed. Very happy!” - Elizabeth w/ Downtown OKC, Inc. - Tree Lighting Festival 2013
"We love Banana Seat. Great Band!!! Banana Seat was great as always. The dance floor was packed until they turned the lights on and kicked us out! Really enjoyed their new songs, "Treasure" and "Get Lucky"! They played our favorite Chicago and Earth Wind and Fire songs perfectly, as usual. My college kids loved them as did the old folks!" – 2014 Taste of Tulsa Event