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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.

Soul Impression Band
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Kena M.
Verified review

I am SO thrilled with Soul Impression! Greg is very professional, helped me plan. Had great ideas. His music was amazing. He is great! I will definitely contact him again for any future party. His band was the hit of my 50th birthday celebration and we loved every minute of it. Thank you Greg! Not only are you a great musician but a darn nice guy! Great job and hope we see you again soon! I highly recommend Soul Impression for ANY party!!!! Thank you Kena Manfredi

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
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Ray D.
Verified review

Band was entertaining, wide variety of music. Definitely hire them.

Karm'n
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Coretta M.
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The outdoor atmosphere with the beautiful sunset and the band playing on the patio made for an unforgettable night. Karmn's selection of songs perfectly fit the occasion. I appreciated the versatility of the song selection, Karmn's professionalism and her good rapport with the audience. We all, as well as others in the audience truly enjoyed your performance. Look forward to many more!

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...

King & I Creative
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Roy W.
Verified review

Yolanda was very Professional, Voice of an Angel had a Great verity of different music would hire again !!!!!!!!

GuitarTommy
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Randy G.
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I started playing guitar about two years ago and after learning all I could from videos and the internet my technique wasn't what I was hoping for. I got Tommy's card from Out on a String music shop and I found the Most amazing instructor ever!! I've been working with Tommy for a few months now and will continue to. He has helped me tremendously within just a few lessons I was playing like I had hoped. I also work a full time job and Tommy is more than accommodating when other instructors weren't flexible at all.

  • 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.

Free Rain
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Joe H.
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Free Rain was kind enough to come to our wedding near Mt. Hood in Oregon, which is over a 4-hour drive from their homebase in Seattle. They were AWESOME! Dale is a great guitarist, all the musicians are very talented, and their female vocalist is out of this world. Anytime they were playing people were dancing for all 3 hours of their set. We didn't want them to stop, and they were kind enough to oblige us with an encore song since they likely faced a mutiny from the crowd if they didn't:) Dale was wonderful to work with... very quick responses, and seemingly able to deal with as much or as little input on the setlist as you want to give. We didn't have much direction to give, and completely left it in his hands, which was the right call. They've played enough events and weddings to know what keeps people moving. We received a bunch of compliments on them, which goes to show how lucky my wife and I were to find them. The quick summary: If you're looking for a professional, awesome-sounding, and high energy band playing great covers from the 80's through today, these are your guys (and gal). I couldn't recommend them more highly!

Proyecto Clave Latin Band
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Diana C.
Verified review

This Latin Band is amazing! Best in town... I have seen several Latin bands... nothing compared to the musical quality of this one.

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!

  • 5 years in business
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We Focus is quality. We’ll take the time to make sure you’re 100% happy!!!

  • 29 years in business
About

Blue Star Productions is opening up in Phoenix and Mesa Arizona area. We do Weddings, School Dances, Company holiday parties anything requiring indoor or outdoor sound. We have Karaoke also. Over 80,000 karaoke songs. We can record you singing your favorite song and put it on a CD for you. We have services in Amarillo Texas and Nashville Tennessee and now in Phoenix.

  • 9 years in business
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We perform a variety of music from Elvis Presley to John Legend. We enjoy performing music the way it was meant to be played.

  • 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 Making music and making sure everyone has a great time.

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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.

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We are a high-energy country band. We play all over and are able to travel. We pride ourselves in our ability to entertain crowds of all ages. We not only play traditional and new country, but we also play rock and metal. We also write and perform original music. We have played all over Pinal and Maricopa counties in Arizona, including Country Thunder in Florence, AZ twice in 2009 and 2014.

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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. I love music, singing and playing the guitar. I truly enjoy sharing my love through my performances.

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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.

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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.

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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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