Midnight Ride

Southern California’s Most Diverse Wedding and Events Band

About the band

  • Midnight Ride was formed in November, 2009 and has rocked over 550 shows across 11 different counties since. This is a 5-piece Rock/Top 40 cover band that will leave you begging for more. Each talented member has years of stage experience. Drummer Scott and Bassist/Vocalist Shawn keep the Midnight Ride engine running strong and groovy, while Guitarist Joel unleashes beefy chords and tasty solos and keyboardist Nikhil layers on the funky sounds and delectable melodies. If that wasn’t enough, we add in the powerful and versatile lead vocalist, Megan, showing off her powerful range and commanding the crowd with her soulful vocals and high energy.

  • With this band you get top notch musicianship, sweet harmonies, memorable tunes, and most importantly these musicians play to entertain and make sure all in attendance has a great time. We play everything from clubs and casinos to private parties and large concerts Don’t miss out on hiring Midnight Ride today! Contact us for our reasonable rates or any questions.

Band Members

Meet the multi-talented members of Midnight Ride who know how to keep venues rocking all day and night.

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Weddings

Midnight Ride is available for your special day. We can customize our extensive song list to fit your wedding. We have fantastic rates for our 5 piece line-up. Please review our FAQ section for answers to questions you will have.

Weddings FAQ

Corporate Events

Midnight Ride is available for your company event. We will bring the party and have the dance floor packed all night long. You can even customize our extensive song list to fit your event.

City Events / Festivals

Midnight Ride is available for your Summer Concert, Concert in the Park, Car Show, or any other city events that you want a fantastic and experienced cover band. Some of the events we’ve headlined include:

  • Pasadena Chalk Festival

    (7 years in a row)

  • Murrieta Summer Concerts

    (2014 and 2017)

  • Lake Elsinore Fourth of July

    (2015, 2015, 2016)

  • Menifee Independence Day Celebration

    (2016)

  • Stroll & Savor

    (2013, 2014, 2015)

  • Fontana Car Show

    (2015)

  • Chula Vista Street Fair

    (2014)

  • Ventura Fair

    (2011)

  • Big Fresno Fair

    (2011)

Private Parties

Midnight Ride is available for your birthday party, graduation, bar mitzvah, or any other event where you need a diverse cover band to entertain your guests. We have fantastic rates for our 4 piece or 5 piece line-up.

Songlist

  • Ballads

    1. Because You've Loved Me - Celion Dion
    2. Dream A Little Dream - Mamas & Papas
    3. Everything I Do (I Do it) - Bryan Adams
    4. Hopelessly Devoted To - Olivia Newton J
    5. I Just Called To Say I Lov - Stevie Wonder
    6. I've Got You Under My Sk - Frank Sinatra
    7. Kiss From A Rose - Seal
    8. Marry Me (only gtr/piano) - Train
    9. New York New York - Frank Sinatra
    10. Save The Best For Last - Vanessa Williams
    11. Sittin' On The Dock Of - Otis Redding
    12. That's Amore - Dean Martin
    13. Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
    14. Time After Time - Cindi Lauper
    15. What A Wonderful Wo - Louie Armstrong
    16. You Are So Beautiful - Joe Cocker
    17. You Are The Sunshine of - Stevie Wonder
    18. You're Beautiful - James Blunt
  • Father/Daughter Dance

    1. Can't Take My Eyes - Frankie Valli
    2. Daughers (only guit) - John Mayer
    3. God Only Knows - The Beach Bo
    4. Have I Told You Lat - Rod Stewart
    5. Here, There, Every - The Beatles
    6. In My Life - The Beatles
    7. Isn't She Lovel - Stevie Wonder
    8. My Girl - Temptations
    9. My Little Girl - Tim Mcgraw
    10. Unforgetable - Nat/Natalie Co
  • 1st Dance Songs

    1. Always - Bon Jovi
    2. At Last - Etta James
    3. Can You Feel The Love - Elton John
    4. Can't Help Falling In - Elvis
    5. Endless Love - Lionel/Diana Ross
    6. Faithfully - Journey
    7. I've Had The Time of - Medley/Warnes
    8. Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
    9. My Best Friend - Tim Mcgraw
    10. Stay With Me - Sam Smith
    11. Unchained Melody - Righteous Bros
    12. Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
    13. Your Song - Elton John
  • 50s/60s

    1. Knock On Wood - Eddie Floyd
    2. Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
    3. I Wanna Hold Your - The Beatles
    4. Eight Days A Week - The Beatles
    5. She Love You - The Beatles
    6. Groovin' - The Rascals
    7. I'm A Believer - The Monkees
    8. Runaround Sue - Dion
    9. Hey Jude - The Beatles
    10. All My Loving - The Beatles
    11. Wooly Bully - Sam The Sham
    12. It's So Easy - Buddy Holly
    13. It's Not Unusual - Tom Jones
    14. Tequila - The Champs
    15. A Hard Day's Night - The Beatles
    16. Bad Moon Risin' - CCR
    17. Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
    18. Great Balls Of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
    19. Come Together - The Beatles
    20. Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin - Jerry Lee Lewis
    21. Gloria - Them
    22. Honky Tonk Woman - The Rolling Sto
    23. House of The Rising - The Animals
    24. Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry
    25. La Bamba/Twist & Shout - R Valens/Beatles
    26. Mony Mony - Tommy James
    27. My Generation - The Who
    28. Proud Mary - Tina Turner
    29. Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley
    30. Sunshine of Your Lov - Cream
    31. With A Little Help From - The Beatles
  • 70s

    1. American Girl - Tom Petty
    2. Bang A Gong - T-Rex
    3. Dreams - Fleetwood Ma
    4. Escape (Pina Colada) - Rupert Holmes
    5. Fame - David Bowie
    6. Feel Like Makin' Lov - Bad Company
    7. Frankenstein - Edgar Winter
    8. Have You Ever Seen - CCR
    9. Hotel California - The Eagles
    10. Jet Airliner - Steve Miller
    11. Knockin' On Heaven - Bob Dylan
    12. La Grange - ZZ Top
    13. Life In The Fast Lane - The Eagles
    14. Listen To The Music - Doobie Bros
    15. Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffet
    16. Midnight Rider - The Allman Bros
    17. Moby Dick - Led Zeppelin
    18. Old Time Rock & Roll - Bob Seger
    19. Rhiannon - Fleetwood Mac
    20. Roadhouse Blues - The Doors
    21. Rock And Roll - Led Zeppelin
    22. Roxanne - The Police
    23. Saturday In The Park - Chicago
    24. Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynrd
    25. The Joker - Steve Miller
    26. Tiny Dancer - Elton Joun
    27. Walk On The Wild - Lou Reed
  • 80s

    1. Africa - Toto
    2. Addicted To Love - Robert Palmer
    3. All Night Long - Lionel Richie
    4. Billy Jean - Michael Jackson
    5. Blister In The Sun - Violent Femmes
    6. Careless Whisper - George Michael
    7. Crazy Little Thing Call - Queen
    8. Crazy Train - Ozzy Osborne
    9. Don't Stop Believin - Journey
    10. Eye of Tiger/Edge of S - Survivor/S Nicks
    11. Fight For Your Right - Beastie Boys
    12. Footloose - Kenny Loggins
    13. Free Fallin' - Tom Petty
    14. Friday I'm In Love - The Cure
    15. Girls Just Wanna Have - Cindi Lauper
    16. Got My Mind Set On Y - George Harrison
    17. Heart & Soul - Huey Lewis
    18. Hey Mickey - Toni Basil
    19. Hit Me With Your Be - Pat Benetar
    20. I Love Rock & Roll - Joan Jett
    21. I've Had The Time Of -
    22. Jessie's Girl - Rick Springfield
    23. Jump - Van halen
    24. Legs - ZZ Top
    25. Livin' On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
    26. Love Shack - B-52's
    27. Only The Good Die - Billy Joel
    28. Pour Some Sugar On - Def Leppard
    29. Pride & Joy - Stevie Ray Vaug
    30. Red Red Wine - UB40
    31. Rockin' In The Free - Neil Young
    32. Sharp Dressed Man - ZZ Top
    33. Stray Cat Strut - The Stray Cats
    34. Sultans of Swing - Dire Straits
    35. Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams
    36. Super Freak - Rick James
    37. Sweet Child O Mine - Guns N Roses
    38. Walk of Life - Dire Straits
    39. What I Like About You - The Romantics
    40. White Wedding - Billy Idol
    41. You Shook Me All Nig - ACDC
    42. You're The Inspiration - Chicago
    43. Let's Dance - David Bowie
  • 90s

    1. Badfish - Sublime
    2. Can't Get Enough of You - Smash Mouth
    3. Hard To Handle - Black Crows
    4. Mary Jane's Last Da - Tom Petty
    5. Santaria - Sublime
    6. Two Princes - Spin Doctors
    7. Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chile
    8. Wonderwall - Oasis
  • 2000s/Misc

    1. All Summer Long - Kid Rock
    2. Bad Romance - Lady Gaga
    3. California Gurls - Katy Perry
    4. Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd
    5. Can't Stop The Feel - Justin Timb
    6. Crazy - Cee Lo Green
    7. Forget You - Cee Lo Green
    8. Happy - Pharell
    9. Hey Ya - Outkast
    10. I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
    11. I Love It - Icona Pop
    12. I Want It That Way - The Backstreet Bo
    13. Locked Out Of Heav - Bruno Mars
    14. Marry You - Bruno Mars
    15. Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
    16. Party In The U.S.A - Miley Cyrus
    17. Rock Your Body - Justin Timb
    18. Sexy Back - Justin Timberla
    19. Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
    20. Single Ladies - Beyonce
    21. Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
    22. We are Young - Fun
    23. We Found Love - Rihanna
    24. Yellow - Coldplay
  • Misc

    1. I Shot The Sheriff - Eric Clapton
    2. Jump Jive & Wail - Brian Setzer
    3. Steamroller Blues - James Taylor
    4. Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
    5. Three Little Birds - Bob Marley
    6. Whiskey In The Jar - Traditional
  • Hip Hop

    1. Cupid Shuffle - Cupid
    2. Hot In Herre - Nelly
    3. Superbass - Nicki Minaj
    4. U Can't Touch This - MC Hammer
    5. Party Rock Anthem - LMAFO
    6. Ice Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice
    7. Shots - LMAFO
  • Country

    1. All My Rowdy Friends - Hank Williams
    2. Before He Cheats - Carrie Underwood
    3. Boot Scootin' Boogie - Brooks & Dunn
    4. Chicken Fried - Zac Brown Band
    5. Country Girl Shake It - Luke Bryan
    6. Crazy - Patsy Cline
    7. Folsom Prison - Johnny Cash
    8. Friends In Low Places - Garth Brooks
    9. Honey Bee - Blake Shelton
    10. Jackson - Johnny Cash
    11. Life Is A Highway - Rascal Flatts
    12. Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash
    13. She's Country - Jason Aldean
    14. The Fireman - George Strait
    15. This Kiss - Faith Hill
    16. Wagon Wheel - Darius Rucker
    17. Workin' Man Blues - Merle Haggard
  • Disco/Funk

    1. Boogie Shoes - KC & Sunshine
    2. Brick House - Commodors
    3. Celebration - Kool & The G
    4. Dance To The Music - Sly & Family Stone
    5. Do You Think I'm Se - Rod Stewart
    6. Funky Town - Lipps Inc
    7. Get Down On It - Kool & The G
    8. Hot Stuff - Rod Stewart
    9. Hot Stuff - Donna Summer
    10. I Feel Good (I Got You) - James Brown
    11. I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
    12. Jungle Boogie - Kool & The G
    13. Ladies Night - Kool & The Gang
    14. Lady Mamalade - Labelle
    15. Let's Groove - Earth,Wind,Fir
    16. Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
    17. September - Earth,Wind,Fir
    18. Sex Machine - James Brown
    19. Superstitions - Stevie Wonder
    20. That's The Way I - KC & Sunshine
  • Motown/Soul/R&B

    1. Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Weaths
    2. Ain't Too Proud To Beg - The Temptations
    3. Chain Of Fools - Aretha Franklin
    4. Come And Get Your - Redbone
    5. Forever - Chris Brown
    6. How Sweet It Is - James Taylor
    7. I Can't Help Myself - The Four Tops
    8. I Wanna Dance With - Whitney Houston
    9. Kiss - Prince
    10. Let's Get It On - Marvin Gaye
    11. Let's Stay Together - Al Green
    12. Low Rider - War
    13. Miss You - Rolling Stones
    14. Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
    15. Shake Your Body Do - Michael Jackson
    16. Signed Sealed Delive - Stevie Wonder
    17. Stand By Me - Ben E. King
    18. Superfreak - Rick James
    19. We Are Family - Sister Sledge
    20. Why Can't We Be - War
    21. You Make Me Feel - Aretha Franklin
  • Latin

    1. Besame Mucho - Traditional
    2. Bidi Bidi Bom Bom - Selena
    3. Black Magic Woman - Santana
    4. Conga - Gloria Estefan
    5. Corazon Espinado - Santana/Mana
    6. Despacito - Beiber/Fonsi
    7. Evil Ways - Santana
    8. Fruta Fresca - Carlos Vives
    9. I Need To Know - Marc Anthony
    10. La Camisa Negra - Juanez
    11. Oye Mi Amor - Mana
    12. Oye Como Va - Santana
  • Salsa

    1. Amores Como El Nuestro - Jenny Rivera
    2. Tu Amor Me Hace Bien - Marc Anthony
  • Cumbia

    1. La Cumbia Del Mole - Lila Downs
    2. La Bola Negra - Los Hermanos Flo
  • Jazz/Standards (Cocktail set)

    1. Autumn Leaves - Traditional
    2. Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra
    3. Love Song - Sara Barellis
    4. Moon River - Traditional
    5. Route 66 - Traditional
    6. Smooth Operator - Sade
    7. Summertime - Traditional
    8. Moondance - Van Morrison
  • Medleys

    1. Top 40 Medley #1 (24K Magic/Treasure/Get Lucky/Crazy)
    2. Old School Medley (Baby Got Back/Jump Around/Wild Thing/Push It)
    3. Dance Medley #1 (This Is How We/Burning Down TheDown The House/Rolling In The Deep/Insane In Brain/My Prerogative)
    4. Beetlejuice Medley (Day-O/Jump In The Line)
    5. 80's Medley #1 (Shout/Come On Eileen/Stand/Walking On Sunshine/Don't You Forget About/With Or Without You/The Power of Love)
    6. 80's Medley #2 (Just Can't Get Enough/Your Love/You Spin Me Round/Centerfold/Hungry Like The Wolf)
    7. 90's Medley (Waterfalls/California Love/The Sign/Fresh Prince of Bel-Air)
    8. Doo-Wop Medley (Duke Of Earl/Earth Angel/Teenager In Love/Under The Boardwalk/Lets Go To The Hop)
    9. Disco Medley (Dancing Queen/You Dropped A Bomb/Stayin' Alive/You Sexy Thing)
    10. 80's TV Theme Medley (Dukes of Hazzard/Cheers/Growing Pains/Golden Girls/Full House)
    11. Grease Medley (You're The One That I Want/Grease/Summer Nights/Greased Lighting)
    12. Pink Floyd Medley (Wish You Were Here/Money/Another Brick In The Wall)
    13. Prince Medley (When Doves Cry/1999/Little Red Corvette/Let's Go Crazy)
    14. Four Season Medley (Sherry/Walk Like A Man/Big Girls Don't Cry/Working My Way Back To You/Dec '63)
    15. Elvis Medley (All Shook Up/Jailhouse Rock/Let's Have A Party/Blue Suede Shoes/That's Alright Mama)
    16. Oldies Medley #1 (Shout/Do You Love Me/Twist Again/Twist)
    17. Oldies Medley #2 (Rockin' Robin/Build Me Up Buttercup/Mack The Knife)
    18. 60's R&B Medley (Dancing In The Streets/Money That's What I Want/It's My Party/Be My Baby)
    19. Jackson 5 Medley (ABC/I Want You Back/The Love You Save)
    20. Michael Jackson Medley (That Way You Make Me Feel/Thriller/Bad/Beat It)

Testimonials

Here's what our past clients (partial list here) had to say about us:
  • ...Midnight Ride played at our Main Stage during this year's 24th annual Pasadena Chalk Festival which draws about 60,000 people each day during the two day event. Midnight Ride's music is a staple here at Paseo Colorado and during the chalk festival each year... It has been a pleasure to work with Midnight Ride and we absolutely recommend them for future events.

    Sara Neuman, Marketing Manager @ Paseo Colorado (link to full letter)
  • Midnight Ride kicked off our 2014 Murrieta Summer Concerts in the Park Series last week. They arrived on time, were very professional, and set up all equipment necessary in a timely fashion ... Their performance was outstanding ... We look forward to working with them again in the future.

    Laura Frasso, Special Events Coordinator @ City of Murrieta (link to full letter)

Contact

For booking inquires, contact Shawn Blakely at (818) 621-0693 or email us at midnightrideband @yahoo.com

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