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EddieOnDrums
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Becky O.
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Eddie is an amazing teacher- I picked up my first drumstick at the age of 50- and in a little over a year, I was playing in a band. He adapts his teaching style to how I learn, which is reading music from the charts and he transcribes songs for me- then explains every detail of a beat or a chart - He also has many cool exercises to increase my abilities in all areas- His experience, knowledge and most of all enthusiasm are some of his best traits- I still have a long way to go, but I fully believe I came along quicker in my ability to play because of finding Eddie as my instructor.

Prelude Music Lessons
4.6
from 13 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Marie W.
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Selin is a consummate professional! Her musical theory knowledge is extensive and very helpful! She is a pure delight to work with on the professional level. She has fabulous stage presence and beautiful vocals, both lead and back up! I cannot express enough what a fantastic addition Selin has been to my band.

Yormelodies
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Gilda D.
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Yorman Williams and his band Yormelodies is a group of professional musicians who really knows how to get the party started. Instantly capturing the audience's attention with their wide range of music from the 60s, 70, 80s, and 90s, no one was able to remain in their seats as they performed. At one point, Yorman himself gave a superb rendition of Louis Armstrong's :"What a wonderful world", and if we were'nt all looking directly at him, we would never believe it was not Louis himself. I highly recommend this great performer for weddings, parties, reunions, and celebrations!

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The Sawmill Grinders
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ray D.
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Band was entertaining, wide variety of music. Definitely hire them.

Driven
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Barbara W.
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I can't tell you how many compliments I received about the band during and even several days after the "surprise" party I through for my fiancé. Driven was outstanding! They sounded amazing and even learned some new music to help make Craig's day special! Jeff and the rest of the band were professional and very respectful. Overall my experience with Driven was over and above what I expected. I HIGHLY recommend them if you want your event to be a success! Thank you so much Jeff and the rest of the band, you made Craig's party a huge success! You made things easy...

GuitarTommy
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Tina H.
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I have been with Tom learning guitar since Sept. 2011. Iam only on my first book but I am loving my lessons more and more as we progress. Tom is a great teacher and an all around good guy. He lets you learn at the pace YOU are comfortable with and makes learning fun! I hope to continue learning not only my guitar but other intruments in the future with Tom. His prices are the best around and he makes you feel like a friend from the first day of your lessons. I would recommend anyone to take music lessons from Tom, you will be happy you made that first step, Iam.

Outside the Line
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Sheila B.
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Outside The Line was the most amazing band ever! My husband and I researched and listened to many bands before we officially booked Outside the Line. They were the best of the best! They have soul, spirit, swag, and an incredible sound. They kept the energy the room going all night! They worked with us and what we wanted, and they truly exceeded our expectations. Our wedding guests said the band was the best part of the wedding! I can not say enough good things about these guys! We definitely recommend them to everyone and anyone!

  • 24 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Loretta Love H.
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I took music lessons from Karl. He really helped me increase my skills. He had so much music to pick from, I got to work on several songs I really liked.

Spank Entertainment
4.5
from 2 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Bea A.
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Rick did a fantastic job setting up prior to the event and was an awesome host! This was an event for Survivors of Suicide and Rick provided a very generous quote with a discount. We can't thank you enough for your time and efforts! Our guests had fun!

Mindy Harris Band
5.0
from 1 review
  • 7 years in business
Kristina D.
Verified review

Thank you Mindy and band for an amazing performance for our wedding- everyone had a blast and we couldn't have had that much fun without you guys! Can't wait to catch a future show!

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We are a full 4-piece rock band playing 99% original rock music and 1% covers, such as: • Jimi Hendrix • Van Halen • Concrete Blonde • Led Zeppelin • Tom Petty, et al We've been writing music together for more than 20 years. We have played hundreds of shows from the East to the West Coast and nowhere in between. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, now, we have played all of the big clubs such as Club Red, Martini Ranch and tons more (including acting as the house band for the Outlaws biker gangs' private parties). We recently open for such big acts as Quiet Riot, Firehouse and Faster Pussycat. With a full PA that blows the doors off and a light show with video projection, we prove to please. Give us a listen.

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I take pride in making sure your happy with your event. I strive to making sure your having a great time.

  • 18 years in business
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Professional with a great Sound!

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We are a blues and rock band, 3 piece. We provide high-energy show with originals and cover tunes. We do Hendrix, Clapton, SRV, A. Collins, A. King; we do some requests. Also, we have a country act. We can perform as solo, duo or 3 piece with stand-up bass.

  • 18 years in business
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We're a trio and we like to entertain and bring the party. We've been in the business for years and we all have extensive professional backgrounds and the experience that comes with it. We realize, it's all in the presentation. Baby Boomers love us especially as our blues rock and classic rock takes them back to the 60's and 70's. Others love us cuz we're 'retro and cool'. If you like good music and a good time, you'll find you'll love us, too. Check out our web site for a little more on us. outbackbluesband.com

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We are an upbeat, crowd-pleasing fan favorite country band. Our true love is entertainment. We are all seasoned professional musicians who play for the love of music and performing. We play special events, honkey-tonks, bars, private parties and special city/town events. Being that we play for the love of music and performing our rates are negotiable. Please contact us for any of your live entertainment needs!

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Jim Marchbanks has been performing since 1965 and created Axeman: One Man Band in 1986. Jim has programmed his backup band using synthesizers and a computer to create great songs including Country, Classic Rock, Oldies, R&B, Light Rock and Standards. Jim has a rich voice and his guitar playing is outstanding. Jim can provide excellent dance music or a fine show for your listening pleasure.

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We perform a variety of music from Elvis Presley to John Legend.

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We are a live band for entertainment. We do dances, parties, concerts and clubs, both indoors outdoors. We have a professional equipment.

  • 18 years in business
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Arizona's own Diamond Country band performs the perfect mix of Classic Country, New Country, and timeless Old Time Rock & Roll. All of the orchestrations and vocals are performed in the style of the original recordings giving you the sense that your listening to your favorite recording artist performing live on your stage.

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The Nate Williams Band is available for all your entertaining needs; we do private parties, weddings, and corporate events. Please visit our website for a free music, and be sure to check out our calendar as we play 6-7 times a week. You can see us on a weekly basis at Desert Ridge Marriott, Camelback Inn, and Talking Stick Resort.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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 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.

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.
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