The Dents Band

The Dents Band

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The Dents Band engages and excites audiences, specializing in R&B, but also performing classic Motown, a bit of Jazz and Gospel, and ever-loving New Orleans Classics. Members of the band have performed in festivals & venues internationally, in the US, and on world famous Bourbon St.

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Biography

Ronnie Dents, the founder of The Dents Band, and a premiere bass guitarist and vocalist, was born in L.A., and raised in the musical streets of New Orleans. He has been entertaining audiences across the country and around the world for more than three decades. Influenced by such artists as Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Larry Graham, Sam Cooke, Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley, Ronnie has delighted fans with his funky bass lines, silky-smooth vocals and personable performances for more than 30 years, including 20 years on world famous Bourbon St. in New Orleans. Ronnie has had the pleasure of performing with and accompanying such artists as: Kellie Paterson, Rance Allen, Freda Payne, Richard “Dimples” Fields, Tata Vega, Lamont Dozier, and Steve Winwood.

The Dents Band encompasses classic sounds of Motown, Jazz R&B, Ever Loving New Orleans Classics, and Gospel, with a little bit of Country, and a little bit of Rock N Roll to round out their repertoire. The Dents Band engages its audiences, young and old, with a fusion of melodic classics, an exciting performance, and enthusiastic audience participation. The attentive style of their performances makes audiences feel like their own “personal” band is entertaining them. Since arriving in Destin three years ago, they have become a staple of the Emerald Coast’s ever-growing music scene.

Members of the band have performed at such venues as: Club 544 – Bourbon St. – New Orleans, LA,, House of Blues – New Orleans, LA, Modern New Era Club – Nashville, TN, The Cotton Club - Denver, CO, Ascona Jazz Festival - Lake Maggiore, Switzerland, Umbria Jazz Festival – Perugia, Italy, Brown Sugar Club – Taipei, Taiwan, Club TU – Taipei, Taiwan, Bourbon Street Club – Brazil, Half Note Jazz Club – Athens, Greece, The Village of Baytowne Wharf – Sandestin, FL., Harbor Village Wharf Destin, FL, Funky Blues Shack – Destin, FL, Florida Fish House – Sandestin, FL, The Ocean Club – Destin, FL., Harry Ts – Destin, FL, Surf-Side Resort – Destin, FL, BLUZ Grill & Bar – Destin, FL, Pat O’Brien’s – Destin, FL,

The Dents Band has enjoyed notable success along the Emerald Coast due to dedicated effort and a love of playing music & entertaining. The band is looking to expand itself to become “the Band to see”, embraced throughout the country and around the world.

Discography

Live In Taiwan - Ronnie Dents Sr.

Mardi Gras In New Orleans - Ronnie Dents Sr.

Fly By Night
Ernest "Fly" Dents

Set List

THE DENTS BAND SONG LIST
(This is a partial list – The Dents Band performs many songs not listed)

R&B

A Change Is Gonna Come
Ain’t No Sunshine
Brick House
Can I Change My
Celebrate
Georgia (on my mind)
Get Down On It
Groove Me Baby
How Sweet It Is
I Feel Good
I Was Made To Love Her
Isn’t She Lovely
It’s Alright
I’ve Been Loving You
Ladies Night
Let’s Stay Together
Let’s Get It On
Master Blaster Jammin
Mercy Mercy Me
Midnight Hour
Mustang Sally
My Cherie Amour
My Girl
Pick Up The Pieces
Play That Funky Music
Saturday In The Park
Send One Your Love
September
Sexual Healing
Shake, Rattle & Roll
Shout
Signed Sealed Deliver
Sittin On The Dock Of The Bay
Stand By Me
Summertime
Superfreak
Taking It To The Streets
That’s The Way Of The World
What Does It Take
What I Say
When A Man Loves A Woman
Word Up

POP/ROCK

50 Ways To Leave Your Lover
Always A Woman To Me
Bridge Over Troubled Waters
Brown-eyed Girl
Change The World
Close To Y