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Malea & the Tourists is a variety band based in Portland, Oregon, that happily entertains weddings throughout the Pacific Northwest. The band members have a list of accolades and experience between them, and can entertain guests of any age with their wide repertoire of genres. With their strong vocals and expressive stage presence, the band will work to have all your guests dancing the night away.

Services Offered

Malea & the Tourists can perform music for ceremonies, cocktail hours, and receptions. While they have a wide cover selection, they are open to learning new songs in advance, and provide recorded music during their breaks. They also provide MC services, and come with their own high-quality sound systems and microphones for heartfelt speeches and introductions. While the band members hold swing and pop music close to their souls, they can happily perform motown, jazz, and acoustic songs.

Frequently asked questions

Which of the following are included in the price?

Ceremony Music
Cocktail Hour Music
Learning New Songs
MC
Music During Breaks
Reception Music
Sample Performances
Sound/PA System
Travel Expenses

What is the price of your popular wedding package?

$1,999

Which of the following are included in the package?

Ceremony Music
Cocktail Hour Music
Learning New Songs
MC
Music During Breaks
Reception Music
Sample Performances
Sound/PA System
Travel Expenses

Are you an agency or a band?

Band

How many musicians are in your band(s)?

4 - 6

What genres of music does (do) your band(s) play?

Acoustic
Big Band
Blues
Country
Dance
Folk
Jazz
Latin
Motown
Oldies
Pop
R&B / Soul
Rock
Swing

What music services do you provide?

Instrumentals
Ceremony Music
Cocktail Hour Music
Learning New Songs
MC
Reception Music
Music During Breaks
Sample Performances
Vocals
Liability Insurance
Willing to Travel

What items are available?

Microphones
Sound/PA System
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Reviews of Malea & The Tourists

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Pam Sent on 09/29/2020
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great music -- lots of good music choices - very professional
Amy
Amy Sent on 09/29/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Crowd pleaser

I’ve know Malea for over 20 years as a friend and have attended many of her music events in the Portland area. Her professionalism, perseverance & friendly demeanor show well in her stage presence. Malea puts her best foot forward and is always eager and enthusiastic to fit her music and song selection to the occasion.
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David L. Sent on 10/02/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Quality music

I've enjoyed Malea and the Tourists many times and have always been impressed with the quality of their music.
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Team

Malea
Malea
Lead singer / bandleader

MALEA is no stranger to the stage. Her credits include performances in theater, film, television and radio. She had the opportunity to act in several independent films and was a featured dancer and actor in the 20th Century Fox film “Men of Honor” starring Robert De Niro and Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Charlize Theron, as well as the Lifetime film “Take My Advice: the Ann & Abby Story" staring Wendy Malick.

Kit Taylor
Kit Taylor
Piano/keyboards/backing vocals

KIT TAYLOR is a 10-time award-winning composer, pianist and producer based in Portland, OR, USA. Kit writes in a variety of genres, but his music is most often compared to the songs of Disney; and composers, songwriters and producers like Vangelis, Trent Reznor, David Foster, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Gino Vannelli, Max Martin, and Dr. Luke.

Steve  Morgan
Steve Morgan
Bass

Steve Morgan is a professional musician and one of the top-call bassists in the Portland area. His career spans a wide variety of opportunities, including working as a high-level director at Disney for many years after he finished college.

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