why book ann stewart and the banjo buddies dixieland band?
Ann Stewart is among a very small group at the top of the jazz banjo world. She is the vocalist, banjoist, and leader of Chicago’s premier Dixieland Show band. Her percussive, swinging style along with her energy and enthusiasm fuels the exclusive arrangements performed by the band.
This is a high-energy Dixieland show band with the banjo as the focal point. The band’s contemporary showbiz savvy reflects their success at making their music relevant to current audiences with a sound and style that is uniquely different. Their repertoire includes Classic Dixieland Jazz and popular standards spanning three decades including swing, blues, novelty tunes, and much more.
Due to the band’s popularity and versatility, they have prospered over three decades performing at a variety of concert halls, local and international festivals, corporate events, theme parks, resorts, casinos, schools, cruise ships and countless private functions. They are listed in the Illinois Festival Association Hall of Fame as “Entertainers of the Year,” and have recorded eight albums.
Whether you are looking for a show or something a bit more subtle, this group is hard to beat. Smaller group sizes available to accommodate your budget or event size. It’s time to make your special event one to remember!