The Argyles keep the party moving with an extensive songlist, covering hits from the classics to today. With experience from thousands of private events, we will shape your evening and ensure that everyone has the time of their life. From swingin' standards to groovin' classics to dance favorites, The Argyles will make your party a night to remember!
ATLANTA GROOVE FACTORY
When Party Entertainment Matters... ATL Groove Factory!
As a corporate, private and special event band, ATL Groove Factory exploded onto the Atlanta music scene in 2011 and never glanced back. Motion, Movement, Involvement and Energy are four words that best describe this 14-piece, with 6-singers, 5 rhythm section and 3 horns party band, that electrifies every audience with a combination of high energy dance songs from the past, with the hits of today. ATL Groove Factory Band has performed for captains of industry, movie stars, famous athletes, elite weddings, up-scale charity galas, corporate events and good old fun parties all across America.
ATL Groove Factory’s ability to entertain is only rivaled by their extensive ability to get the audience on the dance floor. This super-group has taken their energy to the most prestigious country clubs and venues in the country. At every performance the band takes the audience to a higher level in entertainment and audience participation.
Every single decade of music since the 1940’s is represented with plenty of classic rock, soul, Motown, pop, country and today’s hottest hits. Come and find out for yourself what a truly memorable event can be... Ya’ll get ready!
And the fun never stops! ATL Groove plays up to four hours with NO BREAKS.
ATLANTA RHYTHM & GROOVE
Atlanta Rhythm & Groove has quickly become one of the South's most popular bands, as shown by their winning of the WeddingWire 2019 Couple's Choice Award! They've accomplished this with their incredible ability to cover decades of music - from the 40's to present day hits, big band, classic soul, funk, smooth R&B and hip hop, Atlanta Rhythm and Groove will certainly please everyone! Atlanta Rhythm and Groove features male and female vocals, a tight four piece rhythm section and some of Atlanta's best horn players with film score and recording credits to their name plus a cool art-deco look. You want more? The band can also upsize to include more horns, vocals and percussion. Whether it's a wedding reception, corporate occasion or just an excuse to have a party, Atlanta Rhythm and Groove will rock the house!
BIG BLAST & THE PARTY MASTERS
Wouldn’t it be cool if you could find a band whose sole purpose is to make sure YOU have a great time? Well, you’ve come to the right place!
Created by Grammy-award winning artist Jerry Freeman, Big Blast and the Party Masters® features musicians and vocalists who embrace Jerry’s number one goal of finding professional and talented entertainers who have “A Blast” performing!
If you are looking to have a great time at your event, book Big Blast and the Party Masters…guaranteed to make you and your guests have the time of your life!
For over 20 years Blind Date has remained the hottest premiere wedding and private party band. Based in Austin Texas, the live music capital of the world, the band is comprised of the city's most accomplished musicians. Well known for their incredibly versatile repertoire - consisting of anything from dance music, to rock, jazz, country and hip-hop. The band performs in top venues all over the United States. Blind Date works with each client to compose the perfect song choices for their event. Unlike most bands that have a set list of songs that vary only a little from one event to another, Blind Date calls songs one at a time during performances to perfectly fit the mood of your event at any given moment. Want to request a song? No problem! Blind Date can easily make that happen. With over 400 songs to choose from and a state of the art choreographed light show, Blind Date will make the night perfect. When you book Blind Date you not only get an incredible high energy performance, but also unparalleled service throughout the entire planning of your event. Blind Date promises to be here for you to answer any questions and make your event one you will never forget!
Recognized as the #1 Live Music Wedding Band in the World in the 2016 Wedding Industry Experts Awards, Caboose is the closest thing to a party in a can – just open ‘em up and let the party happen! With a broad repertoire including the best danceable R&B, country and modern hits from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and today, Caboose is guaranteed to make your Wedding Reception one for the ages!
CAP CITY BAND
Cap City Band offers a high energy variety band show catered to a modern audience featuring a fantastic balance of your favorite dance songs from Motown, soul, 80s, 90s, 00s, country and today's top 40. You'll appreciate that versatility when working together as your wedding band or corporate event entertainment - our non-stop medleys will keep the dance party going all night long! Our seamless transitions and slick, choreographed cover band show really set us apart and are a key reason why we're on the short list of Austin's top wedding bands... check out our reviews to read some amazing feedback! Cap City Band has the event experience to know how to get a great dance party going in any setting, stays current on repertoire and we pride ourselves in being well-rehearsed and always professional. Our show features the talent and personalities of our front line:
CENTER STAGE BAND
Live music has a way of bringing guests together which makes for some amazing memories. Are you looking for background music for the perfect cocktail party or elegant dinner? Do you feel like you might want to dance to some swing or Latin jazz a little later in the night? Whether you are looking for a solo pianist at your intimate gathering, or a 4-6 piece group for your event, you are in the right place!
Center Stage Band is an adaptable collection of seasoned musicians with decades of experience, including musicians who have performed with Grammy Award winning artists like Bruce Springsteen, Ray Charles and Willie Nelson. Center Stage Band can bring the perfect lineup of band members, instruments and music to meet the entertainment needs of any celebration…big or small.
Dance, Motown, Funk, R&B, Smooth Jazz, Standards,& Adult Contemporary, Music! From Sinatra to Marvin Gaye with a wide variety of songs from the 50′s through today’s hits. Collector’s Item performs from a 2 – piece duo to a 7- piece dance band playing the music that makes your function a success. All of the band members have been performing as a band for over 10 years and bring a level of professionalism that keeps the audience moving.
The C. I. Band has performed with or opened for The Texas Jazz and Blues Cruise, Roy Ayers, The Blue Notes, The Drifters, Jimmy Smith, Gene Chandler, Norman Brown, The Dellphonics, Lionel Hampton, Conrad Johnson, George Clinton and many others. We are available for weddings, clubs, charity functions, banquets, and almost any other occasion.
The band is self contained (stage lights, sound system, and break music if requested) providing everything you need to make your function a hit. Collector’s Item has a song list to satisfy audiences of all ages. A tight rhythm section, swinging saxophones, and hard driving vocals are what makes the group a southwest favorite!.
Having performed for thousands of weddings, Doppelganger is Houston's Best Wedding Band. Doppelganger’s appeal comes from its diversity of musicians from all over the country, bringing a unique flavor to the variety that is the Doppelganger sound. Doppelganger continues to play classic and current hits, and is entertaining audiences of all ages with high-end production.
DOWNTOWN FEVER BAND
Downtown Fever is not your average party band. This high energy group is comprised of the most talented musicians Dallas has to offer. Through lighting, choreography, and multiple lead vocalists, they bring a dynamic and interactive style that is famous for keeping dance floors full all night long. With a versatile song list ranging from Frank Sinatra to the hits of today, they specialize in choosing the best dance music at just the right time to pace your party to perfection!
Downtown Fever is based in Dallas, Texas and also maintains a busy performance schedule in Austin, Houston, San Antonio, Kansas City, St. Louis and all over the United States.
When you hire Downtown Fever, you become part of the Emerald City tradition. Our management team works with you to plan out every detail. From the moment you arrive at the last note that’s played, the band customizes their performance and ensures an unforgettable evening.
EMERALD CITY BAND
Emerald City Band is the premier event & live entertainment cover band — based in Dallas – Fort Worth TX, but performing all over the U.S. and the world. ECB works with brides, grooms, and event planning professionals to provide the ultimate entertainment experience for any venue. Not just your average party cover band or corporate live entertainment we provide state-of-the-art event production services including staging, sound, and lights. Our gold standard in live entertainment doesn’t start on the stage, we manage the whole process from contract to venue coordination. We make each event a once in a lifetime!
GOOD QUESTION BAND
Good Question Band leader Bruce Cline has been performing for corporate events, weddings, festivals and more for over 25 years. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to each event which is a valuable tool in making each unique event a tremendous success.
GRADY GAINES & THE TEXAS UPSETTERS
GRADY WAS SAXOPHONIST AND BANDLEADER for Peacock Records' Don Robey when he met Little Richard and became leader of the Upsetters. They recorded many classics like "Long Tall Sally", "Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On" and when Richard (temporarily) retired, Grady was hired by Sam Cooke to lead his band. After Cookes' death, Grady continued to play all the great houses like The Apollo and the Palladium, backing up Diana Ross, Gladys Knight, Bo Diddley, Etta James, Jackie Wilson and many, many others.
Groove Knight is Austin's premier classic party band.
A high energy dance band featuring the "best of the best" of area talent – including the most extraordinary singers, Groove Knight is master of getting the party started and keeping it going all night long.
Groove Knight takes pride in customizing the performance to the needs of the client. They will assist in the planning process and will emcee the events on your special night. At your request they can also perform toned down music for your dinner or cocktail hour before filling the dance floor with the energy of the full band.
The musicians of Groove Knight have been entertaining audiences for more than two decades, performing for countless events from banquets and weddings to night clubs, corporate events, festivals, live radio and TV, and aboard major cruise lines.
With a wide range of options from the core 5-piece band for fun, intimate events to the incredible 10-piece show band with their sizzling full horn section and four singers, Groove Knight has options to fit your needs and budget.
Feel the power of generations of great dance music from the 60s, 70s, and 80s through today – music that sounds like the original artists performing live.
Always professional, always a party – All the right music
HOT SAUCE ATX
Hot Sauce ATX calls Austin Texas home, yet we enjoy performing all over the Central Texas Region and beyond. We've traveled to Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, Corpus Christi, Oklahoma and Colorado for weddings, Galas and Corporate Events. If you're seeking to have live music at your event, we'd love to be your band!
Ice House is the most dynamic and energetic party band that Dallas, TX has had to offer in quite some time. Made up of a combination of professional dancers, studio singers, and tour musicians, Ice House is multi-dimensional as well as entertaining! They have been covering songs from every era with an emphasis on current hits for nearly 10 years now.
They have an impressive client list and an unbeatable track record of success. Just see their client’s comments. “We’ll bring the party to you,” is the attitude of this fun group of people. This group genuinely enjoys being around one another and doing what they do.
The Dallas Cowboys, The Dallas Stars, Homemade Gourmet, Bridgestone/Firestone, Match.com, i2 Technologies, Catholic Charities, St. Ann’s, Ronald McDonald House, June Weddings Inc., Via Viente, Price Waterhouse Cooper, Dallas Symphony Gala, The Copper Fitness Center, Nokia, CompUSA; these are just some of their satisfied clients!. Entertainment, professionalism, energy, and service are what they promise at your event!
It’s what everyone describes as the biggest, most important day of your life. When you look at it that way (which you certainly do), it’s easy to see that it’s something worthy of the most intricately planned, luxe party you could possibly imagine. We agree. We also happen to specialize in connecting the dots, picking up on what you’re implying you would love for your party, and bringing to life the magic you’re already chomping at the bit to see unfold before you.
Yes, it sounds like planning the sounds, sights, and more of your wedding reception will require a lot (because it will) but it’s not something you have to deal with. It’s what we’re here for: Your Austin wedding band. In10City Band to be specific. Now, let’s make your soiree what it’s meant to be. The occasion of a lifetime.
A party with music? That’s a party. A party with music that makes you feel all the feels, from the super special stuff that gives you chills to the adrenaline-boosting beats that end with the whole dance floor jumping in unison? That’s the celebration of your wedding dreams! So, what’s the special mixture of songs, lighting, and people that takes this shimmering idea from your thoughts and brings it into real life? Well, your Austin wedding band, of course. In10City Band does the legwork, so you can focus on getting your dance steps just right.
Infinite Groove Is Your Best Choice In Entertainment For Your Event. IG Plays Hits From All Decades And All Styles. IG Musicians Are “Ambassadors Of Fun”. Always Sharply Dressed And Professional. We Keep The Dance Floor Rocking All Night And Take Your Party To Another Level. IG Provides Hours Of “Non-Stop Hits”. The Music Never Stops!
INSIDE OUT BAND
Inside Out Band is based out of Dallas, Texas and has dazzled audiences since 1999. With over 500 satisfied clients, Inside Out is truly the hottest high-energy party band in the DFW Metroplex. Inside Out plays all the favorite current Top 40 radio hits of today, Motown, Disco, 80’s and 90’s dance hits, Classic Rock, Jazz, Swing, Country and Latin. They are the classic party band for all ages and demographics and are perfect for any wedding, corporate event, anniversary, birthday party, night club, and festival. Inside Out has the perfect blend of youth and experience, featuring 3 incredibly talented vocalists, a blazing hot horn section, and a great choreographed stage show that includes plenty of crowd participation specifically designed to keep the dance floor packed all night. Inside Out has traveled all over North America and can be in your city in a flash. Make Inside Out a part of your next private event!
Just be sure you are ready to sleep in the next day!
WE ARE JUMPSTART, THE HIGH ENERGY VARIETY DANCE BAND – SERVING AUSTIN SINCE 1988. JUMPSTART WAS SELECTED BY THE BRIDES OF THE KNOT AS “BEST OF WEDDINGS” BAND FOR 2017!
JUMPSTART your event or establishment with a perfect flowing mix from the 30’s to yesterday, dance styles from the Waltz to Salsa (Texmex and Latino too), Country to Soft Jazz, Two Step to Swing/Big Band and regular slow to Polka to Rock your socks off. We specialize in All-Age-Appeal.
Along with a full and varied playlist, JUMPSTART offers a dynamic and energetic presentation of High Energy Variety + Cocktail Music that will keep the good times rolling. We have a great time performing and with 9 vocal entertainers and 14+ instruments, we really get our audience involved in the show.
Since 1988 JUMPSTART has been entertaining clients at public and private events: corporate, holiday, birthday, and fundraising events; we specialize in entertaining at weddings of all sizes and types.
JUMPSTART is the perfect group to enhance your celebration. JUMPSTART your party with us!
KEN MONDSHINE & BROTHERHOOD
Ken Mondshine has shared the stage with luminaries such as Elton John, Colin Hay from Men at Work, Joe Sample, Peter White, Johnny Johnson, Ottmar Liebert, Eric Benet, and Bobby Lyle.
Mondshine’s passion for R&B and Jazz inspired him to form Brotherhood in 1997, which has become one of Houston’s hottest musical acts.
Brotherhood is a seven-piece contemporary dance band distinguished by their stunning lead vocals, which includes local legend Robert Berry and Ayanna. They deftly combine a wide range of styles (top 40, R&B, jazz, and dance music) perfect for weddings, nightclubs, and private corporate events. The Houston-based Brotherhood has even performed internationally, most recently in a concert for US troops stationed in Japan.
KING DAVID BAND
Since we opened our doors in 2000, we’ve come across a number of rising stars with the potential to reach celebrity status. Julia Shane is one of our many talents that has earned their superstar quality with a number of blockbuster entertainment productions. Read more about what Julia Shane is up to and the successes of our other talents by contacting us.
LC Rocks is known as Texas’ Premier 80’s Tribute Band.
They authentically deliver decades of your favorite rock and roll hits from the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s. Each member of the band is a veteran of the business and a professional musician. Together they are the rock and roll phenom known as LC Rocks. They are the only cover band that delivers authentic versions of rock’s heaviest and most beloved tunes. This professional rock band has spanned decades and have no intention of slowing down. They currently accept private bookings throughout Texas. They will consider live shows, festivals, corporate events, weddings, and private parties.
Le Freak is the perfect act for whatever occasion you might have that wants intensely UNIQUE, high energy, high quality, danceable entertainment. Why get the same old Top 40 bands when you could have a SHOW with "The Greatest Disco Band in the World"?
Le Freak has done every type of event imaginable from corporate parties, weddings, birthdays, Debutante' balls, festivals, bar mitzvah's, fraternities, sororities, spelling bee contests, puppet shows... in every medium including television, film, radio ... and in every type of element including indoors, outdoors, underwater, and in outer space.
Limelight is guaranteed to make any event unforgettable. Expanding on the experience and talent of The Emerald City Band, Limelight has entertained audiences from all over with their high-energy approach and style. Whether performing at a high-profile corporate, special event or festival; Limelight knows how to bring a party to life and the crowd to their feet.
This professional eleven-piece party band provides a musical range that spans decades of standards and classics to the current hits of today, taking your event to the next level. Limelight has quickly become one of the most sought-after party bands nationwide and CEO’s and event planners from around the country have paid the band the highest compliment by inviting them back to their annual events time and time again.
Make Limelight a part of your next musical experience and see why everyone is stepping into the light!
LOVE AND HAPPINESS
Love & Happiness is a dynamic, high-energy 7-9 piece variety band. This talented group of veteran Austin musicians covers everything from jazz to R&B classics, to hip-hop to modern Top 40 hits. They recognize the subtleties between weddings and corporate events and work with each client to curate the event of their dreams.
Offering emcee services and DJ music during band breaks, Love & Happiness provides seamless transitions throughout each event and keep the music flowing all night long. This powerhouse band has the polish, professionalism, and talent to keep your guests on their feet, dancing, and having the time of their life!
Bring the love and happiness to your next special event with the Love & Happiness band
MAMBO JAZZ KINGS
Originating from the Galveston area in 1985, The Mambo Jazz Kings have been pleasing crowds for over three decades.
They are a high energy dance band that can lay down every funky beat from Earth Wind and Fire to Beyonce. The band’s resume of music also includes the big band sounds of Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, and Glen Miller.
The Mambo Jazz Kings, have been entertaining audiences both young and old from stages of concerts, festivals, and night clubs. Our impressive fourteen musician ensemble takes the stage every night. The band has an outstanding rhythm section, a powerful horn ensemble, and three vocalists that will keep you
moving until the very end!
When you book the Mambo Jazz Kings, you truly get a full entertainment package! The band’s sound technician is also an accomplished DJ that keeps the beat moving during intermissions.
The name, Mambo Jazz Kings, makes you wonder what to expect, but the
performance leaves no doubt! “Have Soul Will Travel” is our motto. The founder and leader of this entertainment package is Art Lopez. He has put together a great group of musicians, each having their own style and appeal. When these individuals take the stage together though, the chemistry is magic and you can be assured it will be hard to keep your seat.
The band has made numerous appearances at Mardi Gras Galveston, The International Festival, and The Power of Houston Festival. You can catch the band locally in Galveston at B Jiggers Lounge. If in the Houston area you can catch us at The Concert Pub, Sullivan’s, Cullens Live!, or Heads N Tails in Kemah. The Mambo Jazz Kings can also be found hitting the road playing and playing at places like Delta Downs Casino in Vinton, Louisiana.
Make sure you come early and grab a seat this band often plays to standing room only crowds!!!
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Mambo Jazz Kings Have Soul Will Travel!
Matchmaker Band has simultaneously been packing dancing floors and taking the stress out of party planning since 2008. With thousands of private parties under our belt, we know planning an event comes with an overwhelming number of variables, logistics and options. Don't let the music be one of them. We will walk you through how to make your private party a blast for every one of your attendees from helping you optimize the band's performance time, helping you choose the right set list for your private party vibe and more. Your goal is simple: you want to gather your friends and family to celebrate in an epic way. We are here to show you how to make that happen!
MATT WILSON BAND
Matt Wilson is a consummate performing musician. He first gained national exposure wowing sold-out theaters as the Piano Man in the First National Tour of the Billy Joel and Twyla Tharp’s Tony-award winning musical Movin’ Out. The Austin-based singer-songwriter’s big gospel voice and the down-home flavor of his tasty piano playing made him ideal for representing Joel’s music.
Wilson also performed at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney and guest-starred in the Carolina Opry at Myrtle Beach in 2006. The Texas State Senate honored Wilson with a resolution for his achievements in fine arts, and he was selected for the Texas Commission on the Arts Touring Roster in 2018. He’s been featured at numerous piano bars around the country, such as Jellyrolls at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL. In 2007 Matt completed and staged his theatrical multimedia tribute to the great rock n roll piano players called My Baby Grand. Each year, Matt Wilson headlines numerous private and social events for companies and parties of all sizes.
MEMPHIS TRAIN REVUE
Memphis Train Revue is consistently listed as one of the best live wedding bands in Austin, won multiple wedding industry awards, and offers a 10-piece wedding band with a proven track record of bringing the energy and the fun to Austin weddings and a wide range of private events.
What kind of music do we provide for your wedding or event? We play the biggest wedding dance hits from the 60’s through the current chart toppers, but we also provide an engaging, high-energy and personable experience for your wedding reception guests (or clients if it’s a private or corporate event).
Memphis Train Revue has performed all over the country, from Los Angeles, California to New Orleans, Louisiana to Jackson Hole, Wyoming to Las Vegas, Nevada, playing private events for corporations as well as wedding receptions of some of the world’s most high profile celebrities and sports stars.
But celebrity weddings aren’t all we play. We’ve been the premier Austin wedding band for more than 15 years.
We’ve been widely recognized as one of Austin’s best live wedding and private event bands, and awarded for providing exceptional service and value to our clients, both wedding and corporate.
Below is a short list of wedding industry awards and recognition for wedding bands (these wedding industry awards only go back to 2013):
Top 3 Live Wedding Band in the World in the Wedding Industry Experts Awards 2016
Top 3 Musicians in the World in the Wedding Industry Experts Awards 2016
WeddingWire Couples Choice Award 2016
“Best of Austin” Wedding Style Award 2016
#1 Musicians in the United States in the Wedding industry Experts Awards 2015
Top 2 Live Band in the United States in the Wedding industry Experts Awards 2015
Top 4 Musicians in the World in the Wedding Industry Experts Awards 2015
Top 4 Live Band in the World in the Wedding Industry Experts Awards 2015
WeddingWire Couples Choice Award 2015
Top 5 Musicians in the World in the Wedding Industry Experts Awards 2014
WeddingWire Couples Choice Award 2014
Top 5 Musicians in the World in the Wedding Industry Experts Awards 2013
OH SO GOOD BAND
Oh So Good Band! is an impressive professional cover band based in central Texas and playing in and around Austin, Houston, San Antonio, and Dallas, TX. This fun-loving, high-energy variety dance band provides clients with an interactive and customized entertainment experience. Oh So Good Band! has provided couples with top-tier entertainment at more than 500 weddings since their inception in 1995, and appreciate the importance of working directly with their clients in order to create a memorable experience. This seven/eight-piece band have a sprawling multi-decade and multi-genre repertoire including creative twists on various hits by artists like Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, 80’s artists like Journey, Def Leppard, Bon Jovi, The Eurythmics, Motown, 70’s, Disco, Country and MORE… all calculated to energize the crowd and maximize dancing.
PARTY ON THE MOON
Nationally recognized as America’s #1 Corporate and Private Party Band, Party on the Moon® has performed over 1,000 shows worldwide for the likes of President Obama, Jesse Jackson and Ted Turner, oil sheiks, NFL Quarterbacks, global company CEOs and top sales executives, discerning brides and national and local philanthropists. Why is Party on the Moon so in demand? It’s simple. Party on the Moon understands that every event no matter how big or small is about you… and creating memories that last a lifetime. That’s why we are laser focused on delivering an experience where every guest leaves, saying, “That’s the most fun I’ve had in years!” And, we are proud to report that they do. Check out our raves section to see what our clients say about their experience with us.
With Party on the Moon, you will enjoy:
A three-hour non-stop show, where your guests don’t want to go home
Major-touring artists who have performed with some of the biggest names in music, including Diana Ross, Train, Prince, Jennifer Lopez, Maroon Five, Carrie Underwood and many more
Over 100 customized songs performed for your event
High-energy professional choreography and super cool costumes
Ability to add Special Guest Rock Stars like Mark McGrath from Sugar Ray
Options from Cocktail/Dinner Set, String Quartet, DJ and Drum Line to Confetti Cannons and Sparkular Light Display
Most visually appealing and sounding production of any non-national artist in the world
Attention to detail throughout event planning
PDA Band is a high energy 8 piece party band, not only praised for their talent and incredibly extensive songbook, but also for their advanced choreography and showmanship. PDA covers anything from the classic boy band era - Jackson 5, The Temptations, The Four Tops - to the 90s superstar era - Boyz II Men, N'Sync, Backstreet Boys - all the way to the essentials of today - Justin Timberlake, Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars. PDA comes complete with turn-key sound production and stage lighting, a full-service, live female DJ with unlimited playlists, and the ability to emcee your event. The band also offers a female singer as an add-on, if desired, for any private event package. Book PDA Band for your big wedding day, your next private happening, or your upcoming corporate event. Amazing party guaranteed.
No other party band in the country puts more electricity in a room than Dallas’ Professor D. They are a band with a single purpose – to make sure you and your guests leave stunned and amazed by the band you found. It starts out with great male and female vocals, continues with a soulful horn section, and finishes with a dazzling rhythm section. This phenomenal, interactive, fun band has a love for performing that shines through on every face.
Radio Live Radio Live, a dynamic group of high-energy musicians, hit the live music scene of Houston in 1986 performing the classics of rock & roll. As the music scene in Houston demanded more R&B and Pop style bands, Rufus and Tom, the two original members,...
ROTEL & THE HOT TOMATOES
IF YOU LIKE TO DANCE, IF YOU LIKE TO WATCH A GREAT SHOW, IF YOU LIKE TO PARTY, IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR FUN, THEN YOU’RE GOING TO LOVE ROTEL AND THE HOT TOMATOES.
Named as one of the top ten party bands in the United States by Harper’s Bazaar magazine, their show captures the sounds, the look, and the fun of the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s through today!
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Rotel & the Hot Tomatoes are beehives for breakfast, leopard-skin for lunch, and satin for supper. The Hot Tomatoes are three dazzling female singers decked out in one outrageous costume after another: big hair, shimmy dresses, sequins, and leopard pants. When the Hot Tomatoes dance, strut, sing, and stomp, you’re sure to have as much fun as the law allows.
Rotel and the Hot Tomatoes combine world-class vocals and musicianship, stunning costumes, precision choreography, a “blast-from-the-past” repertoire, and hilarious comedy into a unique, dynamic and exciting show that never fails to leave audiences wanting more.
In their home state of Texas, Rotel and the Hot Tomatoes are legendary as a band that turns any event into an unforgettable experience. “We had just landed in Oklahoma City on Friday for a show when we got a call from Austin saying that Governor Bush wanted us to play his Christmas party at the Governor’s Mansion that Sunday.” said Rotel drummer James Cruz. “He danced all night and even got on stage with us.”
Sauce the Band, led by Carlos Sosa (Jason Mraz, Kelly Clarkson & Zac Brown Band), will energize your crowd, keep the dance floor bumping, and make your next event an unforgettable one. This 10-member band will liven up any atmosphere with fun and exciting grooves and popular songs that your guests know and love.
THE BEST EVENT PERFORMERS IN TEXAS
Our band members are talented and seasoned musicians who have played with such legendary performers as Blues Traveler, Willie Nelson, Stevie Wonder & Dave Matthews to name a few. They have performed at NBA games, The King of Thailand, and even sung the National Anthem at The White House. If you want the finest musicians in Austin to perform at your next event, then look no further than Sauce. Learn more on our band members page.
We perform for corporate events, weddings and private parties of the highest caliber. When a DJ just won’t cut it, and you really want the crowd to have a great time, call Sauce the Band.
SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED
Signed Sealed Delivered is one of the top private party and wedding bands in Texas. Based in the Dallas Ft. Worth metroplex, SSD is bursting with talent and versatility. You will know every song and you won’t want to stop dancing and singing along.
Signed Sealed Delivered has been performing in Dallas since 1998. Their versatile style has made them a popular choice at wedding receptions, private parties and local nightclubs. The band is made up of 8 pieces and includes 3 vocalists, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Trombone and Sax. All of the band members are extremely talented and have been performing for a number of years.
Are you "hungry like the wolf" for some real live entertainment? Look no further. Let SKYROCKET! blast you into the upper limits of the stratosphere with astounding musicianship, effortless charisma, and a fanatical attention to detail that is usually reserved for crazy people.
HOW WE DO IT
Songs are memories. Songs are important. We care about music. A lot.
That one little part in your favorite song that other bands might not notice...well, we notice it. Who sang that harmony? What guitar did they use to get that sound? If I wear tighter pants will I indeed move like Jagger? We've done the research, and we will show you what we've learned.
No need to worry. No need to cry. We bring the party every time. Small room or arena, it is no matter. You are safe in the arms of SKYROCKET! We've been together forever, and have experienced every live situation known to man. Plus, we have a killer sound person.
Most of our repertoire is from the '70s and '80s (the two best decades for pop/rock in our humble opinion) but we occasionally venture out when it's appropriate. Over the years we've learned close to 500 songs and operate from a rotation of around 100 at a time.
View a song list here.
We work tirelessly on the video visuals that accompany our performance which, hopefully, augments the music by providing an extra level kick. We're always looking for ways to provide maximum entertainment and further set SKYROCKET! apart from run of the mill background bands.
The Spazmatics are the endless fun 80’s dance and show band you’ve been hearing about.
The Spazmatics were born in the spring of 1983 when physics professor Kevin Stigwood of Alta Dena High in Thousand Oaks California, lost a debate over String Theory to an upstart pupil in front of the entire student body and faculty. As agreed to by both parties, the loser would have to do anything that the winner demanded, and the victorious prodigy demanded that Mr. Stigwood perform “She Blinded Me With Science” by Thomas Dolby during half-time at an upcoming state basketball championship game.
Having no musical background and desperate to not go down in total humiliation, Professor Stigwood formed The Spazmatics by tapping the genius of electronics teacher Sydney Balderman (AKA “Syd Sonic”), who had achieved international acclaim in 1981 for his invention of “robot drums.” When Balderman (who was also the girls water polo coach at Alta Dena Middle School) explained that most of the music could be generated by computers, and that all he needed was a couple of decent musicians to complete The Spazmatics, Stigwood was ecstatic. To make The Spazmatics complete, Stigwood brought in his special needs brother Curtis on bass, and teacher’s assistant Rusty A. Woosmeir (AKA “The Raw”) on guitar.When The Spazmatics took center court that evening, members of the hip elite began heckling them with jibes of “geek” and “nerd,” while everyone else howled with laughter. But once they broke into the opening salvo of “Science,” the nonbelievers were stunned by the group’s authenticity of production, world class musicianship, and tight choreography. The Spazmatics performance came to a climax when Stigwood grabbed one of the cheerleaders and began doing the “Belinda” up and down the court with her in tow. When it was all over, the crowd rose in a standing ovation, and The Spazmatics were born.
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What’s the best way to bring any event to life and knock the socks off your guests? Music and a show, of course! That’s where we come in. We provide spectacular, custom entertainment for weddings, corporate events, private parties, and fundraisers. No matter the type of event, we always bring the greatest energy and the highest level of professionalism.
Event guests always have a great time watching our electrifying live performances.
You won’t have to stress about a thing when it comes to entertainment for your event.
We aim to make the entire experience of hiring and working with us a breeze and a joy!
We are flexible and offer several customization options to make sure that your event goes off without a hitch and that everyone has an amazing time.
Have you been on the hunt for local bands for hire near you to take an upcoming event to the next level? The search ends here with one of the highest-rated and best cover bands in Texas—The Grooves!
We are a four piece TOP-40 Dance Variety Rock n Roll band from San Antonio, Texas. We play Weddings, Conventions, Corporate Events, Clubs, etc. specializing in TOP-40 Cover songs. From today's current hits all the way thru to the '70's, plus Rap, Country, Latin and more, we perform what you want to hear. Add a killer Lighting Display, state-of-the-art P.A. System and Video to put it over the top and you have the perfect atmosphere for an amazing event. Having been together now for over 21 years as a band and a successful business, The KLOCKS can pretty much do it all. We hope you enjoy our website! Come out and see us play for your next great time!
It’s rare to find a band that is steeped in tradition, yet remarkably modern, but The Maxx embodies that statement. Founding members Rod Whittaker (bass/keyboards/vocals), Leroy “Roc” Lovelace (sax/vocals), and Steven Rollins (guitar) are products of the Atlanta band era when neighborhood kids emulated their favorite 70’s funk groups. For over twenty years, The Maxx has continued this tradition by performing the music of their youth along with classic oldies and today’s pop music. Their energetic choreography and eclectic sound keeps them traveling the world entertaining countless weddings, conventions, and major corporate events; including Bill Gates and Microsoft.
The Maxx DNA consists of a strict work ethic instilled by their blue collar parents and endless childhood rehearsals. This discipline elevated The Maxx from a talent show house band to a college tour staple. By naming themselves after The Ohio Players’ album, Climax, it seems they were already prepared for greatness. As the music industry began to shift away from bands in favor of solo artists, the chance of signing to a major label became less likely. This change forced The Maxx to take control of their musical destiny. The process started when they re-named themselves The Maxx to establish their own unique sound. The band’s focus culminated to a decision to move from pursuing a record deal to pursuing their true passion; helping people enjoy life’s most treasured moments. Their Christmas album, For The Holidays, and intimate stage presence are proof of their commitment. By putting their clients first, The Maxx combines professionalism with captivating entertainment.
Over the years, The Maxx has learned that in order to sustain a successful career, they would have to constantly re-invent themselves. 2002 saw the addition of their first and only female vocalist, Rainy Middleton, a remarkable vocalist whose voice can tear a hole in the sky. With the addition of Alvin “Deuce” Batiste, Jr. (drums), Andre Bernard (trombone/keyboards/vocals) and Menes Ray (trumpet/vocals), The Maxx stays current while propelling their legacy forward. On stage and off, The Maxx exemplify their name through a relentless pursuit of excellence. They tour 125 days out of the year while tailoring their set list to personalize every performance. Even with frequent travels, The Maxx has not forgotten their roots. They support children with their very own 501c3 non-profit, Musical Youth Of America, an organization developed to promote and provide music education to elementary and middle school children. Furthermore, they support and promote high school music programs, with their organization, Band Room Nation. The Maxx has come full circle in having two non-profit organizations give back to the community that produced them. The Maxx recognize that it’s more than music. It’s about creating special moments in people’s lives. Through their musical integrity, The Maxx invests in future generations while bringing joy to the hearts of many.
The Mo-Dels are one of the most successful dance bands in Texas. They have performed at conventions, college and high school events, debuts, weddings, bar mitzvahs, night clubs, festivals and shared the stage with groups like U2, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Cheap Trick, The Oak Ridge Boys and The Fabulous Thunderbirds. The Mo-Dels play a variety of music ranging from Big Band Swing to 50's and 60's Rockn'Roll, from 70's Disco music to Techno Rock of the 80's and 90's and many of everyones favorite music today. Their music catalog also includes a wide selection of Country and Western music as well as many Latin flavored songs.
The Mo-Dels style is a rhythmic blend of the old and the new in popular music.
You can find The Mo-Dels performing somewhere every week in South Texas. Consult The Mo-Dels monthly calendar for date and time information at www.mo-dels.com
THE MOTION BAND
Motion is an exciting Dallas based band with its own individual style and personality. This party, variety and dance band features top flight singers and musicians from around the country. With their years of experience and unmistakable talent, Motion’s band members will bring the energy and excitement that keeps your guests dancing and entertained at your wedding, party or special event. From the perfectly chosen song list, to the audience interaction, to the top notch sound & lighting production , this talented band promises a polished, high-energy performance as unique as it is entertaining. Be sure to check back frequently and follow us on instagram and facebook for updates and new information on The Motion Band!
The Motts aren't just your run-of-the-mill cover band; they are all of the bands that you love rolled into one, without the canned cheese that you normally get from cover bands. The Motts are as original as a cover band could possibly be. For almost a decade, The Motts have been recreating all of your favorite songs by your favorite bands for audiences in Austin and throughout Texas. Covering virtually all genres of music, they are guaranteed to have something for everyone. The Motts are the perfect addition to any private party or wedding, and with DJ services also available, your experience is customized to your tastes and likes. Next time that you’re thinking of a party, think of The Motts!
The Newsboyz have steadily climbed to the forefront of the Texas scene. With some of the more recognizable faces to play the circuit, you are assured of polish and professionalism every show. Widely regarded as one of the most versatile bands around, the group keeps the dance floor packed from start to finish. A 1-2 punch of amazing lead vocalists compliment a terrific pair of backing vocalists (with instruments) to form a versatile and formidable vocal lineup. This group boasts one of the most impressive lists of repeat clients in the business, illustrating just how happy audiences are with their performances. Performing regularly as a 5-piece group or for an extra big treat, add the three piece horn section and put an 8-piece group on stage for your event!
For non-stop dancing and the most professional overall presentation around...The Newsboyz deliver!
Nationally known for their dynamic and high-energy performances, The Nightowls, seamlessly weave all of your favorite songs into a non-stop, all-out, dance-packed party! With a DECADE! industry expertise and over 1000 performances under our belt, we understand that every event, no matter big or small, is about YOU! and creating memories that last a lifetime.
Whether you’re looking for the perfect song list, a dynamic light show, unique custom band options, or just raw musical talent, The Nightowls are your one-stop-shop for the greatest party ever.
AUSTIN’S FAVORITE PARTY BAND
If you want the best, you came to the right place.
Named as Austin’s Favorite Wedding Bands by 365 Things to Do In Austin, The Nightowls have been a staple in the capital city for over 10 years. Check out what they had to say:
If you’ve lived in Austin for any stretch of time, you’ve probably heard of The Nightowls. They are famous for their annual NYE Bash and Super Soul Sundays on Rainey Street. If you are hearing them live, you are dancing like a maniac. There’s just no way around it.
The band is also known for mastering pretty much every genre there is—from soul, pop, funk, disco and rock, which makes them the ideal band to book for a wedding or private event. Their dynamic and high-energy performances weave all of your favorite songs into a non-stop, all-out, dance party.
"THE BEST AUSTIN WEDDING BAND AWARD"- AUSTIN A-LIST
"The Pictures Band is a One of a Kind, Austin TX, HIGH ENERGY, interactive variety dance band specializing in Weddings, Corporate events, Galas/fundraisers, reunions, birthday parties and all kinds of events! Voted 'BEST AUSTIN WEDDING BAND'- Austin A-List, this family based dance band bring you the finest Grammy nominated, doctorate degreed musicians and expert level experience to your event! You can count on us NOT doing the 'thrown together duplicate multiple band' thing (No factory bands here)! From Orchestra size to 8-12 pc band w dancing interactive horns to 6pc band with even a fiddle, if you want more of a country flavor. Rumored sitings of celebrity Big Bang Theory alumni and (even Johnny Depp) sitting in occasionally! Doing events in Austin, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, all across Texas and beyond, specializing as a variety band with softer cocktail/dinner music early, if requested, Motown, 70s, 80s, 90s, 2000s, Country, current and all styles of not the overplayed/ cheesy music, but Best Dance Music, because YOU choose your own song list, if you want!" Contact us to learn more!
Since 2000, our talent has taken the industry by storm, making appearances in TV commercials, shows, movies, and more. John Osbourne has been a pleasure to work with, lighting up the screen with incredible stage presence. John Osbourne is just one success story out of the many talent we work with. Check out more from John Osbourne now.
THE ROCKET BROTHERS
The Rocket Brothers Band is a group of professionally trained and experienced musicians that are dedicated to high-energy entertainment. Whether it’s a wedding, gala, club event, or any event, the band brings a unique and captivating performance to the table. The Rocket Brothers Band’s song catalog spans multiple genres of popular music from the 50′s ’til now, and is performed by both male and female vocalists. A true variety band, The Rocket Brothers Band is guaranteed to please!
THE ROOF RAISERS
This party band will lend excitement, flair, and class to your special occasions. Comprised of distinguished members of Dallas’ music community, we can provide virtually any type of musical experience or atmosphere you desire. From the beloved Big Band songs of the 30s and 40s, to Motown classics of the 50s and 60s. We have the best Disco era tunes of the 70s and the latest dance music of the 80s and 90s. Want the latest songs? We have it covered! We do it all, and do it well. The Roof Raisers also play numerous Country/Western favorites including Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley, Pat Green, Miranda Lambert, Taylor Swift, and George Strait.
A large number of our affairs are wedding receptions and conventions, and with our musical diversity, people of all ages and tastes will be thoroughly entertained both on and off the dance floor. We can dress in black tie for formal affairs, “hip/casual” for a pop/rock event, or don boots, bolo ties, and blue jeans for your Country/Western celebrations. It’s your party, and we’ll do whatever it takes to set the right mood for you and your guests!
Looking for an outta-this-world, one-of-a-kind show band that is going to leave your guests talking about your awesome party or event? Let The Space Rockers come to save the day, and turn you into a superhero party host!
This outrageously unique band has performed for over a decade at some of Texas' premiere galas, fundraisers, balls, and weddings, and rocked city events, festivals, fairs, Quinceañeras, high schools, and corporate events. The Space Rockers have played fraternity and sorority parties for The University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M in College Station, Baylor University in Waco, Southwestern University in Georgetown, and many other Texas colleges.
The fabulous Space Rockers have entertained up and down and all across Texas for events such as the opulent Ice Ball in Austin, the Space Ball for Southwest Airlines in Dallas, performing with iconic bands A Flock of Seagulls and The Outfield, and played for the San Antonio Spurs and Houston Rockets.
The Space Rockers are a themed party band, complete with characters, costumes, and comedy that are sure to make an impact; it's like having a comic book come to life right at your own event. These wacky superheroes from space perform the best dance hits from the '80s, '90s to today's radio hits.
THE TIN MAN BAND
It all started in Kansas City where Jeff Taylor was born and where at an early age he was exposed to the rich history and colors of that city's deep jazz tradition. He started gigging at the tender age of twelve with the “Al Bronson Polka Band”, and by the age of fourteen began playing lead trumpet for the “Kansas City Shriner Big Band”, as well as gigging around the Kansas City area during his High School years.
Jeff was awarded the N.A.J.E. outstanding musician award nine times during his high school and college years. Shortly afterward he was awarded the Outstanding Lead Trumpet prize at the Chicago Jazz Festival and Hawaiian Jazz Festival. He attended the University of Kansas, where he received a full scholarship in trumpet performance. He later attended the University of North Texas, where he studied with the legendary trumpet teacher Don “Jake” Jacoby. After a few years of intensive studies, the Clark Terry Big Band picked him up to play lead trumpet, which was then followed by a two-year stint of playing lead with the Maynard Ferguson Orchestra. He finally landed in Dallas, where he played with Bill Tillman (Blood Sweat and Tears) for nearly a decade. Jeff has also had the Honor of performing for former presidents Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barak Obama…and his jazz trio is a regular for the Bush family’s events at their Dallas home.
He started his first band as leader in 1995 performing for corporate events, weddings and for Dallas’s most elite clientele, and in recent years has morphed into The TIN MAN BAND, one of the hottest cover/variety dance bands to come out of Dallas in years. Through tinkering with different players and singers, researching the most popular dance material and working with the best sound equipment, Jeff has hit on the right mix of all these elements, as well as the intangibles that inevitably construct a winning team, thereby producing The TIN MAN BAND!
Any good dance band is literally built from the ground up with one primary goal. Deliver a great party, and The TIN MAN BAND is doing that in a big way. Just ask Melisa Minto, Director of Catering and Events at Westwood Country Club in Austin. When booking a band for their annual holiday bash last December, she mentioned that in the past, getting people on the dance floor has been a difficult chore. But moments into her event featuring The TIN MAN BAND, Minto exclaimed, “I’m floating on a cloud… look at them on the dance floor! TIN MAN is awesome!” Sure enough, The TIN MAN Band’s driving, high energy show had the dance floor packed all evening long. Melissa has become one of our best ‘sales person’. You can ask her yourself.
There are others, as well. Just ask us for a list of references. Jeff’s hard work in assembling this group of smashingly talented players is paying off big time with amazing parties all over this part of the country. And the hits just keep on coming…
Thanks for visiting us and congratulations on finding the highest rated corporate event and wedding band in Texas! Our goal is to curate the perfect entertainment at every event to execute our client's vision from start to finish. Uptown Drive has a very diverse song catalog which is well suited to serve as the soundtrack to your wedding reception or to be featured at your corporate event. We also offer an amazing interactive (live band karaoke) element to our corporate shows which is a total hit! We love to highlight our musicianship while playing the best dance songs from the Motown / Soul eras all the way through the hits of the 80s, 90s, 2000s and today’s top 40. You'll enjoy working with Uptown Drive's management team to cater the band's look, feel and song selection to your event... and you'll appreciate their experience in knowing the difference between a wedding reception and corporate event! Our show features the talent and personalities of our front line: