BB King band

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Which lounge were they playing in? Ocean Bar?
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It would be very easy for HAL to arrange these bands for other ships. At the BB King clubs there are house bands at each one. The band is a house band, just on a higher caliber than the HAL cats. HAL will have to pay them more.

There are so many fab blues musicians scraping out a living, I am sure the booking agents could assemble more bands. HAL would certainly be a winner here. It would help improve their weakest area, which is of course entertainment.
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Do I correctly assume they play jazz and blues type music? BB King is one of the greatest blues players ever so I would think a band named after him would at least try to stick with his genre.
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Glad you all enjoyed the BB King band and had a great cruise with lots of music and dancing.
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Hal Cats still play around the ship-The BB King band played in the Queens lounge each nite-they played a little of everything-blues,oldies,dance music and were great-the dance floor was full and very audience friendly.