About The Royal
The Royal Virginians Big Band was founded in 2004 by an
energetic young band leader from Richmond, Virginia
named Joe Enroughty. Today the orchestra boasts
some of the area's top musicians and has a reputation
for providing quality musical entertainment that is
The Royal Virginians, under the direction of 38 year
old Joe Enroughty, continue to be the leader
in Big Band entertainment for the Mid-Atlantic region. The orchestra performs
music made famous by many of the "name
bands" of the Big Band Era including: Guy Lombardo,
Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Harry James, Russ
Morgan, Jan Garber, and many more. The orchestra also performs
songs made famous by The Beatles, The Carpenters, Barry Manilow, and
Celine Dion, among others.
Click here to learn about the arrangers who created most
of the music you will hear during one of our performances.
Vocalists Dick Orange and Deborah Leone add
to the musical splendor of the orchestra and bring to life
many of the greatest popular songs
of our time. Songs like "Beyond The Sea,"
"Exactly Like You," "My Way," "Sentimental Journey,"
"Somewhere Over The Rainbow," "I Can't Give You Anything But Love,"
"Don't Get Around Much Anymore," and "All
The Way" are just a sampling of the many selections Dick and
Deborah can perform for you. You'll hear songs associated with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Perry Como,
Dinah Shore, Keely Smith, Judy Garland, Michael Buble, and more!
Recently, the orchestra has traveled to the Washington, D.C.
and Maryland areas, Charlottesville, Williamsburg, and many other
localities away from their home base. Whether it be the
elegant Historic Homestead Hotel in Hot Springs, Va. or the
Swank Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., we are right at home
in any location.
Some of our clients have included: The U.S. Department of
Defense, The Mary Washington Hospital Foundation, The
Congressional Medal Of Honor Gala Ceremony And Dinner, The
Hope Marietta Foundation, The University Of Virginia, The
International Club Of Washington, D.C., and many
To learn what past clients and friends of the orchestra have
said about our performances,
For a listing of our band personnel,
Check out some pictures of our band in action
Some Of The Places Where We Have Performed
Marquis - Washington, D.C.
Crossings Hotel And Conference Center - Glen Allen, Va.
The Hilton Hotel - Washington, D.C.
The Homestead Historic Hotel - Hot
Historic Hotel Stonewall Jackson - Staunton,
The Westwood Club - Richmond, Va.
The University Of Va.
The State Fair Of Va.
Hotel Palomar - Arlington,
Historic Main Street Station - Richmond,
Barboursville Vineyards - Barboursville,
Hospitality House - Fredericksburg,
The Carlyle Club - Alexandria,
The Richmond Marriott
Ascension Episcopal Church - Richmond, Va.
And Yacht Club - Virginia Beach, Va.
Summer Jazz Series
Inn - Richmond, Va.
John Marshall Hotel - Richmond, Va.
Cotillion - Richmond, Va.