The Cinderella Ball held at the Omni William Penn

Fairy tales really do come true -- with hard work, much planning and a dose of good luck.  A magical setting in the Omni William Penn ballroom created some enchanted evening on Saturday for the 21 debutantes. The ballroom has never looked prettier, and the excitement and energy were palpable as a vocal crowd cheered last year's Cinderella and PrinceWhen Gary Racan and the Studio-e Band took over after dinner with their irresistible repertoire, the dance floor swelled with all the guests who joined the debutantes... 
Marylynn Uricchio / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's Pointe in Time Ball

A rosy glow filled the Westin Convention Center ballroom Saturday, causing the nearly 400 guests to gush "c'est manifique" as they arrived for Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's Pointe in Time Ball. The theme was "A Parisian Cabaret," and the spectacular dinner would have made Julia Child proud. Everything was perfection and that was before the spirited crowd filled the dance floor with music from Gary Racan and the studio-e band...

- Marylynn Uricchio / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Gary Racan & the studio-e Band are the hottest, danciest sound in town! They tear the place apart with a style and musicianship that’s all too rare in this town!”

- Jean Horne - Editor Fanfare Magazine and Trib Total Media

Gary Racan & the studio-e Band is the best dance band in town! Old, new, fast, slow – they play it all and span the decades seamlessly. They are 5 bands in one – hugely talented, highly energetic – they are the life of the party!”

- Marylynn Uricchio – SEEN column / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Opera hosts Auld Lang Syne III Celebration

Following cocktail hour, Gary Racan and the studio-e band instantly transformed the dance floor from empty to elbow-room only as 220 VIPs enjoyed a multi-course dinner was served to perfection... 

- Kate Benz, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Jerome Bettis Bus Stops Here Foundation

"Bus money" took on a whole new meaning at the Jerome Bettis Caring for Kids Event. The former Pittsburgh Steelers great and 400 friends joined forces to raise $200,000 for The Bus Stops Here Foundation.  Gary Racan and the Studio-e Band enticed this tony crowd to the dance floor." 

                                                                                                                                                                                       - Pittsburgh Magazine

Rainbow Gala

Then it was dancing to the irresistible Gary Racan and the studio e band, as much a Vegas floorshow as a tip-top dance band...
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Ball of the Wild

Maecenas XXIV With its "Wild About Opera" African theme, the jungle drums could even be heard outside the Benedum Center while guests dined and danced to Gary Racan and the studio e band.

                                                                                                                                                                               - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette