May 2010 -- Sacramento Magazine announces Hip Service to headline the next "Best of Sacramento" Party on Dec 2 2010!
June 2010 -- Hip Service named "BEST R&B BAND" by the 8th Annual Sounds of Soul Music Awards 2010
2009 -- American Music Awards names Hip Service as "America's Best Dance Band"
June 2007 — Sacramento Magazine names Hip Service as 2007 “Best of Sacramento” party band.
December, 2006 — Hip Service wins the Central Valley's “Best Dance Band” award at the 2006 STAMMMYS!
December, 2006 — Hip Service wins "Best Dance Band" runner-up award, 2006 National Music Awards - 6th Annual Dance Band Awards
November, 2006 — Hip Service opens for Huey Lewis and the News!
November, 2005 — Hip Service opens for Tower of Power!
July, 2005 — HIP SERVICE wins the Sacramento Sounds of Soul Music Award for “Best R&B Group”!
June 7, 2005 — Hip Service's debut CD Uncovered is released!
June, 2005 — Hip Service to play “Best of Sacramento” in November 2005. This is the largest “Best of” party in the U.S. With 6000+ attending.
June, 2005 — San Francisco; Hip Service is a top pick by San Francisco Magazine as one of the Bay Area’s best wedding bands!
May 23, 2005 — Hip Service announces that it has signed a promotional deal with Clear Channel to promote its debut CD, “Uncovered.” As part of the agreement, Clear Channel, in association with its Sacramento-based affiliate, KHYL-FM, V101.1, will be showcasing the band with commercial spots, on-air artist interviews, remote giveaways, and airplay. Hip Service's debut CD is scheduled to be released July 7, 2005 at record stores and online.
July 17, 2004, Modesto, CA — Hip Service is featured at the Modesto Xclamation Festival in the “World’s Largest Outdoor Disco” spanning four whole city blocks of pure dance energy! Performing on the Mega 100 stage, Hip Service plays to 15,000 in attendance, opening for the Dazz Band and Rose Royce.
May 29, 2004, Vacaville, CA – HIP SERVICE to headline for their 4th consecutive year at the “Northern California Rhythm & Brews Festival” at Travis Credit Union Stadium.
May 5, 2004, Antioch, CA – HIP SERVICE is going in the studio recording basic tracks for their first CD of original music. Under guidance of produce Jeff Tamelier (Tower of Power, Jefferson starship, Cold Blood), the band is recording a collection of hip grooves reminiscent of old school groups like EWF, TOP, Sly & The Family Stone, and Parliament. Throw in a bit modern Jamiroquai funk and Lenny Kravitz attitude, and you have the making of the new HIP Collective funk.
December 31, 2003, Sacramento, CA – HIP SERVICE brings in 2004 celebrating New Years Eve with local fans at Harlow’s Nightclub to a sell- out house for the 2nd consecutive year.
November, 2003, Sacramento, CA – Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger chooses HIP SERVICE to provide entertainment at pre-inaugural events and Sacramento’s Chamber of Commerce “Welcome to Sacramento” party and inauguration events.
August 27, 2003, Sacramento, CA – HIP SERVICE is chosen again in 2003 by the California State Legislature as “California’s Party Band” to perform at the annual “End of Session” Bash!
August 13, 2003, Las Vegas, NV – HIP SERVICE makes their Las Vegas debut at the Rio.
August 3, 2003, Sacramento, CA – HIP SERVICE headlines “Sacramento’s Biggest Picnic” at the West Sacramento Waterfront Park, sponsored by Clear Channel V101.1 radio.
July, 2003, Sacramento, CA – HIP SERVICE announces CD to be released in 2004. Producer Jeff Tamelier (Tower of Power, Jefferson Starship, Cold Blood) joins the group to produce their first release of original music.
May 24, 2003, Vacaville, CA – HIP SERVICE headlines the Northern California Rhythm & Brews Festival at the Travis Credit Union Stadium,Vacaville CA. Guest artist Mic Gillette, original member of Tower of Power, sits in with horn section.
March 14, 2003, Roseville, CA – Sponsored by Clear Channel V101.1, HIP SERVICE opens the “New Classic Jukebox” nightclub, the legendary nightspot is under new ownership and once again becomes the place to dance in Roseville and Rocklin areas.
November 20, 2003, Sacramento, CA – HIP SERVICE performs at Northern California’s largest indoor party, ‘The Best of Sacramento,” sponsored by Sacramento Magazine.
February 22, 2002, Sacramento, CA -- HIP SERVICE in concert with Con Funk Shun at Cal Expo. Kicking off the largest celebration of Black History Month in Northern California, HIP SERVICE opens Black Expo 2002 with a sell out crowd.
December 31, 2001, Sacramento, CA -- HIP SERVICE shares the stage with Grammy Award winners Midnight Star at the region’s hottest New Years Eve Bash. Sponsored by Clear Channel Media, this Old School and R&B New Years Eve Bash is a sell out.
March 30, 2001, Sacramento, CA -- HIP SERVICE chosen to perform with Evelyn Champagne King at the V101.1 FM R&B and Old School radio station’s one year anniversary concert.
May 5, 1999, Sacramento, CA -- HIP SERVICE opens for Malo in a blow out Cinco de Mayo concert.
June 2002, Raley Field -- Black Tie and Tennies with Sacramento River Cats
May 2001, El Dorado Hills, CA -- Serrano Balloon Festival -- HIP SERVICE headlines the Serrano Balloon Festival to an estimated 10,000 in attendance.
June, 2000, Arco Arena -- Black Tie and Tennies with Sacramento Kings