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RunPro Entertainment LLC
from 7 reviews
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa V.
Verified review

DJ Runthy Williams is wonderful! He kept our meeting rocking,played great selections, and was so professional and courteous. So friendly, I will definitely keep his number for other occasions. Thanks so much, Runthy! :-) You rock!

Midj Ent.
from 3 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Reginique G.
Verified review

His energy level is great! He has All types of music! It was a teen party and He made it fun for everyone!

  • 4 years in business
Jen C.
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There aren't enough stars to show how great of a band Thumpdaddy is. The booking process is very easy. They showed up at the scheduled time to set up/warm up, and clean up was efficient. But that is nothing compared to their talent. Not only do they play a great mix of music from the last 40-50 years, they play it with style! We had a wide age range of guests and they all enjoyed the music. At least a dozen people commented on how great they are. We were dancing every minute of both sets. If you want to have a great party and dance till you can't dance no more, then Thumpdaddy is your band!

David Street
from 1 review
  • 20 years in business
Don L.
Verified review

I could listen to David Street all night long. Many times in Memphis I did just that while he played with The Rock Doctors. He's multi-talented and takes his music seriously. I witnessed David once walk off the stage because a fellow band member was performing poorly (due to over-medication?) & he refused to be part of a poor performance. After visiting with him personally and hearing his story, I grew to realize that music is truly his life long love. He's come very close to stardom many times over the last 50 decades and when he isn't performing for pay, he's performing for free. Do yourself a favor & make it a point to hear this truly remarkable musician.


I'm a seasoned professional who performs music from the 1940s through the 1970s. You'll hear live vocals, live instruments, and pre-recorded backup music for a really big sound. There is one break per hour, with a maximum of 3 hours. I will travel up to 150 miles from Memphis, TN, the home of blues, and rock and roll. I offer free demo CD for qualified individuals.

  • 12 years in business

We bring originality and we provide the best entertainment possible. Meeting people from all over the globe.


Bands for weddings and bands-for-hire for parties and wedding receptions, like the Blue Silk Band, are always in demand by brides, so contact them now for prices. You'll be glad you did. This is one of the best bands for weddings to hire for a wedding reception or a party event. They are playing weddings and party events in Memphis, TN; Little Rock, AR; and all areas in between. This is one of the bands for weddings who's well worth hiring for you special day or any party event.



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What is a mariachi band?

Mariachi bands are rooted in Mexican culture. Traditional mariachi bands consisted of two or more members playing stringed instruments, wearing regional costumes adapted from the charro (Mexican horseman or cowboy). Modern mariachi bands, which are likely what you’re looking for when searching for a mariachi band for hire, feature at least four members who play stringed instruments (violin, vihuela, bass guitar called guitarron) and one or more trumpets. The costumes have remained the same, but now trumpets are synonymous with mariachi music. Mariachi bands for hire often play a wide range of music, including styles originating from Mexico and adopted from elsewhere. These include jarabes, waltzes, serenades, corridos (Mexican ballads), ranchera, cumbia, and more. Mariachi bands for hire bring a festive and soulful element to a party, birthday, wedding, corporate affair, fundraiser or community event. UNESCO has inscribed mariachi music on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

How much does a mariachi band cost?

A mariachi band will bring your party or event alive with their fabulous costumes, beautiful playing and strong vocals. The cost of a mariachi band for hire will depend on how many players are in the group. Each musician in a performance group needs to be paid, so pricing is usually based on the number of mariachis (musicians), the location of the event (and travel time required), and the length of the performance. Day of the week also affects cost, as does day — Christmas, New Year’s Eve and other major holidays will cost more than regular days. The national average cost for live bands of all types ranges between $740 and $1,200. Depending on where you live and regional rates for performers, you might expect to pay between $65 and $120 per hour, per player. Mariachi groups may have 12-15 players available for performance at one time, depending on your budget. Here are some examples of how the number of players affects average cost:

  • Four mariachis: $300 per hour for weeknights, $400 per hour for weekends.
  • Five mariachis: $350 per hour for weeknights, $400-$450 per hour for weekends. Weekends may have a minimum number of hours.
  • Six mariachis: $400 per hour for weeknights, $450-$500 per hour for weekends.

How many mariachis can a band have?

A mariachi band for hire can have as many players as you like. Modern mariachi bands typically have a minimum of four players with the trumpet playing a vital musical role along with stringed instruments such as the violin, guitarrón (a Mexican bass guitar with a deep body), vihuela (a Spanish stringed guitar) and guitar. Strong vocals are also an important component of mariachi bands for hire, since one or more of the players will be singing during the performance. For a truly spectacular show, you can hire a mariachi band with 15 or more players. The medley of stringed instruments, multiple trumpets, soaring vocals, and even an accordion or harp is powerful and beautiful. Mariachis typically wear the traditional costume of charros — Mexican horsemen. The look is a very regal, monotone suit, often in black or white, with silver adornments and embroidery. Mariachi bands often wear sombreros as well. Traditional mariachi bands were only made up of two or more players, according to a UNESCO report celebrating the cultural heritage of the musical style. The style of music originated in the state of Jalisco. Now the style of music is symbolic of Mexico but is celebrated all over the world, and adds a fabulous vibrancy to any group’s events, parties and weddings.

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