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      Into the Drift is the exciting entertainment you want for your Hotel Lounge, Cruise Ship or Corporate Party Event. Great things do come in small packages, and you’ll be amazed at the energy this powerful two piece band provides. You’ll be on the floor all night to their fun-filled mix of crowd pleasing, recognizable dance hits from all eras. Into the Drift performs with live vocals, guitar and keyboard accompanied by rich, skillfully arranged sequenced backing tracks. Being a two piece band affords the luxury of controlling volume in a way that most larger groups aren’t able to do, and you will be amazed at the impressive quality of sound.

Together Dave & Laurel Doucet have been performing together and thrilling crowds all across the country for years, accumulating an arsenal of performance experience and musical repertoire. Currently, Into the Drift is pleased to be working internationally with the very prestigious P&O British Cruise Line. Some of their notable past appearances have included Harrah’s in Lake Tahoe, Bally’s in Atlantic City, Caesars Palace Pocono Resorts in Pennsylvania, and Playboy Clubs throughout the Midwest. Based in the Seattle, Washington area of the USA, they have become favorites at many local nightclubs, hotels and resorts. They are skilled at "reading" a crowd, and are adept at playing the perfect song at just the right moment to create that party mood and keep people engaged. These two strong performers are all you'll need for an exciting night of non-stop musical fun!

Laurel has an extremely versatile and powerful voice, capable of covering brand new Top-40 releases, or belting out the biggest rock power classics on cue. She can also bring gentle tones to timeless ballads and standards. She can truly cover it all. Laurel’s musical training began at an early age, with private voice and piano lessons for many years. Her musical influences were diverse, including Elton John, Aerosmith, Ella Fitzgerald, Donna Summers, Ted Nugent, and Linda Ronstadt. Her college years were spent in a vocal jazz study program, with many performances all along the West Coast. She was a featured soloist at the Concord Jazz Festival in California. She later joined a traveling show band which appeared at hotels, resorts and showrooms nationwide. Laurel is the talented arranger behind the lush sequences that back Into the Drift.

Dave has an onstage energy that just won’t hold still. He moves and dances with the notes that pour out of his fingers. His voice is naturally pure with an incredible range. He’s able to cover pop and rock classics with his own flair and style, which always keeps audiences engaged. Dave began performing on guitar early in his teens at local dances and parties, always the showman. His stage persona was electrifying even at a young age. While heavily influenced by rock legends like Deep Purple, Kiss, and Journey, he also was drawn to the jazz greats such as George Benson, Lee Ritenour, and Al De Meola. In college he was a rhythm section guitarist with a local vocal jazz group before joining a touring Las Vegas style show band and performing all across the country for many years. Dave provides the electric intensity that draws people into every show with Into the Drift.

Updated:  July 15, 2012

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