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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.

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Brekyn Johnson Vocals
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
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Tatum S.
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I have loved listening to Brekyn emerge as a singer. Her songs choices are great and her voice is amazing! Love that I have to option to choose just her, or have her sing with a band! Definitely hire again!

Prelude Music Lessons
4.6
from 13 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Ani K.
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Amazing musician deffinatly recommend Selin. Not only is she sweet with an awsome personality. She is extremely talented and a great teacher. Great Pianist. violinist and Singer. Love her and her prices are very reasonable.

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!

Soul Impression Band
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Wendy B.
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These guys, this band was outstanding! They performed for our 20th Anniversary at our retail store, Signatures, and they added such class, not to mention their amazing voices and talent. Thank you for making our party so special.

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

Josh Bierman Entertainment
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew M.
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Band were great.

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.

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
Gayle C.
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Rick made sure our event went off without a hitch & his team Cazz & Steve were great!

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

  • 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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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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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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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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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.

  • 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

  • 18 years in business
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Professional with a great Sound!

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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.

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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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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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