The Venusians

Matt Venuti and The Venusians have pioneered a unique form of Global-Instrumental Music to clubs, festivals and the Special Events Market and produced an album that held a spot in the top 10 on College Radio charts. Their style fuses sophisticated arrangements with enchanting melodies and entrancing rhythms. The instrumentation that the band is best known for combines world instruments with ones more common…with masterful musicianship. The band members have performed together for many years and have a chemistry and synergy that is pure magic. 

The venues they play are most often landmarks that host gala events, but they also perform for intimate gatherings and diverse happenings worldwide in configurations that range from solo to 6 pieces. Click the video link below for live band footage and send an email through the “Booking and Contact” page for more information.

Aside from numerous club and festival appearances and a CD that held a spot in the top 10 of College Radio charts, Matt Venuti and The Venusians have also introduced a unique form of Global-Instrumental Music to the Special Events Market. Their style fuses sophisticated arrangements with enchanting melodies and entrancing rhythms. The instrumentation that the band is best known for combines world instruments with ones more common…with the touch of masterful musicianship. The band members have performed together for many years and have a chemistry and synergy that is pure magic. 

The venues they play are most often landmarks that host gala events, but they also perform for intimate gatherings and diverse happenings worldwide in configurations that range from solo to 6 pieces. Click the video link below for live band footage and send an email through the “Booking and Contact” page for more information.

Sightings

Apple Computer’s launch party for Lion operating system, DeYoung Museum, San Francisco 
Oracle Open World, San Francisco 
TED Conferences 
Cadence Design Gala, 4 Seasons Kailua, Hawaii 
2006 Lake Tahoe Celebrity Golf Tournament 
Audi Annual Press Event, Napa Valley 
LPGA Gala Pebble Beach 
New Year’s Eve High Rollers Party at Harrah’s Casino 
Opening of Sony Metreon 
Java World Moscone Center 
Opening of the Museum of Technology & Innovation in San Jose 
George Lucas’ Star Wars Opening Gala 
Intercontinental Hotel, Rhine River Cruise, Frankfurt, Germany 
Software 2005, 2006, and 2007 Santa Clara Convention Center 
Yamaha Corp, Cancun Mexico 
San Francisco 49er’s 50th Anniversary Gala 
Maverick Film and Technology Awards Ceremony 
Opening of the new Asian Art Museum, San Francisco 
Caesar’s, MGM Grand and numerous casino events in Vegas & Reno 
Featured at numerous corporate parties and major events for companies including IBM, Apple, Microsoft, Sun Microsystems, NYSE, etc. 
CBS Millennium Party, San Francisco 
The only contemporary band on the bill for the Summer of Love 25th Anniversary in Golden Gate Park 
Sierra Nevada World Music Festival 
Cinequest Film Festival 
Verbum Digital Be-In 
U.S. Conference of Mayors opening Gala 
NFL Championship game party for 49er’s and Packers 
Headliner Oregon Country Fair 
Headliner Earthdance 
Burning Man “95, ’96, ’98, 2000, 2003, 2006 
Headliner Geekapalooza 
Headliner United Nations 50th Anniversary Party at Fort Mason 
Numerous night club performances and special events including Great American Music Hall, Slim’s, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, Pac Bell Park, The Regency Ballroom, San Jose Arena, The Arena in Austin, The Delta Center in Salt Lake City, San Francisco Maritime Hall, Transmission Theatre, Ashkenaz, 19 Broadway, Sweetwater, Santa Monica Cultural Festival, Avalon Ballroom, Black & White Ball, Academy of Science’s Star Trek Show, etc.

Accolades