The band is built in a way that allows them to pull off any kind of music- classic rock, standards, soul, motown, hip-hop, indie rock- and do it in a way that can only be described as “authentic”. The rest of the band contains musicians every bit as impressive, from American Idol notables to Chicago music scene standouts. The Gold Coast All Stars have done it all- they’ve played the most lavish weddings in Chicago, rocked extravagant parties, and performed at high end events for clients like Mercedes Benz, Macy’s, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Autism Speaks, among many others. As performers they are electrifying, effortlessly shifting through the musical landscape to take every event to a magical place. The Gold Coast All Stars are realizing Danny’s vision of changing the definition of what is possible in an event band. With The Gold Coast All Stars, expect greatness.
The Gold Coast All Stars were founded by Danny Chaimson, a musician who’s had a truly remarkable career in the entertainment industry. As a solo artist, Danny has performed all throughout the country headlining the hottest clubs and opening for legendary acts like Etta James and The Neville Brothers, as well as current favorites like O.A.R. Eric Hutchinson, and Jem. He’s received great critical acclaim from Esquire Magazine, Keyboard Magazine, The Chicago Sun-Times among countless other publications, and has had his songs featured on NBC’s Parenthood and the smash feature film, The Lincoln Lawyer. His accomplishments as a keyboard player are even more impressive. Danny has played keyboards and guitar for the biggest acts in music- jamming alongside O.A.R., Howie Day, George Clinton, Slash, Solange Knowles, Shwayze, Mike Doughty (of Soul Coughing), Jem and many others. That’s not even mentioning the others that he’s shared the stage with. Chances are if you listen to them, Danny’s got a story about his experiences with them. He’s had the privilege of performing at the world’s most amazing venues- from The Fillmore in San Francisco, to Alpine Valley in Wisconsin, to the fabulous O2 arena in London. He’s played on all the talk shows, shaking hands with the likes of Jay Leno and Craig Ferguson, and done countless other national TV and radio appearances. He’s truly a world class musician who grew up on the North Shore, spent years in Los Angeles, and has now moved back to enjoy family life back where he started- in the greatest city in the world- Chicago! Danny leaned on his industry connections to assemble an All Star group of Chicago musicians that is truly unrivaled.