Two Bit Bandits

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Two Bit Bandits

The Two Bit Bandits are a Calgary-based events band who specialize in packing the dance floor, travelling all over Canada and the U.S. for the better part of a decade performing their high-energy music at corporate events and a variety of private functions.

With over 200 songs that span many decades, from the 50’s all the way to today’s hits, they can play to any audience regardless of age or musical taste. They can perform as an Acoustic Duo or Trio for smaller venues, or as a Four or Five Piece Full Band for larger functions.

The Bandits are flexible and easy to work with, so you can customize your event any way you want. Let them help you make your event an exciting party that guests will be raving about for months to come!

Two Bit Bandits Quick Facts

  • High quality band. Professional. Classy. Respectful.
  • Great music and energetic stage presence to get your guests up and dancing
  • Can provide up to five hours of material including rock, country, pop, hip-hop, top 40 and great oldies.
  • Scalable to suit the size of your event, from an acoustic duo to a five-piece full band.
  • Sound system and lighting provided, including a wireless mic for you to use for speeches & announcements.
  • DJ service is included with every package, so you get the best of both worlds without having to hire a separate DJ.

Download a PDF to take to your committee:

Corporate Events — staff parties, conferences, client appreciations

Community Events ­— public events, fundraisers, ladies nights, family events

Summer Events — fairs, festivals, outdoor events

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The Two Bit Bandits specialize in packing the dance floor. Their repertoire includes many musical styles & spans the last six decades, guaranteeing they’ll be enjoyed by any audience regardless of age or musical taste.

Two Bit Bandits Show Options

Packages include Live Music for your event plus DJ service for when the band is on break. So you get the best of both worlds without having to book a DJ separately.

Their set list can be tailored to fit your preferences. Whether your guests love Country, Pop, Top 40, Classic Rock, 80's, 90's or R&B, the Bandits can do it all and keep the dance floor packed.

Options include: 

  • Acoustic Duo (2 acoustic guitars, vocals) - perfect for intimate events or background music during cocktail hour.
  • Acoustic Trio (2 guitars, small drum kit, vocals) – great for stage shows and dancing in smaller venues.
  • 4 piece band (2 guitars, bass, drums, vocals) - great for stage shows and dancing in medium and large venues.
  • 5 piece band (2 guitars, bass, drums, keys, vocals) - a fantastic full-band experience for medium and large venues.

Additional services can be included at no extra cost:

  • DJ service for cocktail hour, dinner music, and between sets
  • ​Wireless mic with sound tech for speeches
  • ​A special song request (the band can learn almost anything you want)
  • ​Join the band on stage for a song

Here are just a few of the great venues that the Bandits have performed at:

The Metropolitan Centre (Calgary) • The Banff Springs Hotel • Chateau Lake Louise • Cornerstone Theatre (Canmore) • Emerald Lake Lodge • Nipika Mountain Resort • Silvertip Resort • Eagles Eye Restaurant (on top of Kicking Horse Mountain) • and many more!

Sample Songlist

Here are some examples of songs and styles, contact us for a full repertoire list.

Classic Rock & Oldies - 8 Days a Week • Twist & Shout • Some Kind of Wonderful • Sweet Home Alabama • Run Around Sue • Have You Ever Seen the Rain • Build Me Up Buttercup • I’m a Believer • Sweet Caroline • The Joker • Brown Eyed Girl • Old Time Rock and Roll • Superstition • Great Balls of Fire • Wonderful Tonight • My Girl • Stand By Me • Here Comes the Sun • Free Fallin’

80’s - Faith • Jessie’s Girl • Land Down Under • Don’t Stop Believing • Footloose • Billie Jean • Summer of 69 • Here For a Good Time • Bust a Move • Kiss

90’s - Semi Charmed Kind of Life • New Orleans is Sinking • Small Things • No Diggity • 500 miles • Mr Jones • 5 Days in May • Sublime • If I Had a Million Dollars • 90’s power pop medley (Backstreet Boys, Spice Girls, Brittney Spears, Hanson)

Modern Hits - Honey I’m Good • Shut Up and Dance • Want to Want Me • Uptown Funk • Sugar • Royals • I’m Yours • Shake it Off • I Can’t Feel My Face • Lion Man • Ho Hey • Marry you • Thinking Out Loud

Country - Dust on the bottle • Folsom Prison Blues • Sold • Something Like That • Fishin’ in the Dark • The Race is On • Wagon Wheel • Country Girl • Friends in Low Places • Cadillac Ranch • The Gambler • My Little Girl


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  • Standard fee range is$2000 - $4000 + GST, depending on number of performers and the scope of the event.
  • Travel and accommodations may be extra where applicable, contact us for details.
  • If the fee falls outside your budget, please call us to discuss this. Depending on a few factors (including the day of the week, the nature of your event, and how it fits with the artist’s touring schedule) we can occasionally negotiate a reduced fee.
  • We also offer a variety of other artists whose entertainment styles and fees may be a better fit for your event. We invite you to call us to discuss your event so that we can help you provide an unforgettable experience for your guests.

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“Thank you, thank you, thank you to the Two Bit Bandits!! You guys made the night a huge success and everyone is still raving about how awesome you were! You can tell you really care about your guests and play the right song at the right time to keep the party going when needed! Also love the fact that DJ music is provided for your break time! Thank you again for an amazing night!!"

Dan Busby - private event


“You guys rock! Amazing energy, incredible sound (the highlight of our night was no diggity, for sure!), and positive vibes to bring the house down all night long. Thank you so much for making the evening outstanding!”

Kristen Stella - private event

"Two Bit Bandits exceeded our expectations. They kept the dance floor pumping from start to finish! Their versatility from oldies to current hits was incredible and done well! We couldn't have asked for a better band!“

Jillian & Brandon - private event

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