Janet Hammer

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Raise your Glass
Rock and Roll Music
Rock USA
Roller Coaster
Rolling in the Deep
Shook Me All Night Long
Shut Up and Dance
Signed Sealed Delivered
Sing a Song
Steal My Kisses
Sweet Child of Mine
Sweet Home Alabama
Taking Care of Business

Tic Tok

Doug Parent - Bass

Kevin Dow - Drums

Meet the Band Members

Wayne Duncan - Guitar/Vocals

Super Fun Beach Party Band!

Twist and Shout
Uptown Funk
Walking on Sunshine
We Got the Beat
What I like about you
Another Saturday Night
Banana Boat Song
Changes in Latitude
Cheeseburger in Paradise
Drift Away
Pina Colada Song
Fun Fun Fun
Heat Wave
Hey I Love You
Hot Hot Hot
I’m Yours
Lazy Song

Kevin Dow Bio

Janet Hammer - Vocals

Bernard Battle Bio

Ain’t It Fun
Ain’t Nobody
Aint Too Proud to Beg
All about the Bass
All Right Now
All Summer Long

Bad Girls
Blurred Lines
Boogie On Raggae Woman
Born to Be Wild
Brick House
Brown Eyed Girl
Cake by the Ocean
California Gurls

Can’t Stop the Feeling
Come on Eileen
Counting Stars

Dancing Queen
Danza Kudero

Janet Hammer Bio

What We Offer

Vortex plays the right tunes at the right volume whether we are playing light background for cocktails and dinner or high-energy dance music to finish the night;  whether your crowd is giant or small, a club or a wedding, a private or corporate party.  We have an excellent reputation for our ability to "read a crowd" and make your event unforgettable. Vortex is here for you!  Need a "theme" for your next party? We're more than happy to discuss any needs for special songs or themes to help make your event the best ever!

Our  extensive song list includes everything from Swing to today's current hits, including oldies, Motown, classic rock, funk, disco, and  contemporary. Don't forget the beach songs...

We'll play what YOU want to hear! 


Super Fun Party Band!!

Super Fun Party Band!
Wayne Duncan Bio

Do You Love Me
Don’t Stop Believing
Down Under
Everybody Have Fun Tonight
Forget You
Freak Out
Get Lucky

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
Good Times
Groove is in the Heart
Hey Mickey
Higher Ground
Hit Me with Your Best Shot
I Feel Good
I Got a Feeling
I Love Rock n Roll
I Want You Back

I Wish
I’m Sexy and I Know it
Jenny 867-5309
Jesse’s Girl
La Bamba
Lady Marmalade
Let’s Do the Twist
Living on a Prayer
Locked out of Heaven
Long Train Running
Love Shack
Mony Mony
Moves Like Jagger
Mustang Sally
Old time rock and roll
One Way or Another

Party Anthem rock
Play that Funky Music
Pretty Woman 

Sample Song List

Doug Parent Bio

Who We Are....
Vortex is all about  playing great music well!!  We'll keep your party movin', groovin', bumpin', and hoppin' all night.  That's our goal!!

This dynamic six-piece band is made up of seasoned professional musicians who have performed Nationwide and Worldwide.  Some of the credits attributed to these members include opening acts for Sheryl Crow, the Pointer Sisters, Edgar Winter, and performing with musicians such as Barry White, The Supremes, Mary Wells, Ike Turner, Sax great Eric Marienthal, guitarist Steve Lukather, singer/songwriter Paul Overstreet, David Pomeranz, Maxine Nightingale just to name a few.... as well as theater including 12 years on Broadway playing in the "Jersey Boys" band.  Each musician has recorded extensively and, of course, has played nearly every musical venue in San Diego County!  

Together, Vortex is your #1 choice for great entertainment  for your corporate event, your wedding, or any occasion!   With a killer four-piece rhythm section (Guitar, Keyboards, Bass, & Drums), an amazing front man (Guitar/Vocals), and an awesome female vocalist (Janet), Vortex plays only the best party music designed to put a smile on your face and your guests on the dance floor. But that's not all…

Bernard Battle - Keyboards

Super Fun Beach Party Band!