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Chula Vista Wedding Bands

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J-Mann Music
5.0
from 62 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tisha C.
Verified review

I hired Jason Mann to play music for my Wedding. He was a amazing!!! From the very beginning he was very professional and I trusted him right away. He learned a few songs specifically for us and he did an amazing job!! I'm so glad that we found him. His price fit my budget and he really sounded awesome!! Thank you Jason for a wonderful performance!!! I would 100% recommend you to anyone.

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Amy's Violin & Piano Studio
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Wendy W.
Verified review

"Amy was amazing! From our first contact via email to the final moments of her beautiful music on our wedding day, Amy was a joy to work with. Communication was quick and thorough, she was flexible with our music preferences, and very reliable. The violin music on our wedding day provided the perfect backdrop for our vows and our reception. We highly recommend Amy!" -Wendy and Josh, April 2017

jim bianchi
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Felicia B.
Verified review

I have been a student of Jim’s for years. He is a great teacher. Very talented, fun and professional vocal coach. I have also referred Jim to my clients and friends to play at private parties, weddings and funerals. They all have been very happy with his services.

Nate Donnis
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Peggy J.
Verified review

I book Nate and Nate's band for a variety of corporate clients and events - each and every time has been a hit. His music is excellent and he and his bandmates are professional and easy to work with.

Republic of Music
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Amy D.
Verified review

Getting an amazing band was priority numero uno for our wedding and after reading tons of reviews, I was already pretty sold on them. Once we sat down with Tiana, we were practically begging to sign a contract. We got the nine piece band for our wedding and on an epic day full of highlights, I think they take top honors. Our party simply would not have been as great without them. We weren’t really interested in doing the “traditional” wedding things – grand entrance, first dance, cake cutting, etc. and Tiana worked with us to make sure the evening was everything we envisioned, including letting the crowd dictate the flow and timeline. I think it takes an extremely professional crew who truly know their stuff to be able to take on that endeavor. They sang, they grooved, they rapped, they learned songs just for us, and they incorporated a last minute request that I made the day before the wedding. You know you have a good thing going when the oldest and youngest guests at the party are in agreement that they are “the best band ever!” But beyond the music, they are down to earth, gracious, and just seem like a fun bunch to be around – I kind of want to become a roadie now. I also know two people in the hotel business who have seen tons of weddings and they, too, think ROM is the best in the biz. If I were a bajillionaire, I would hire them to play at my house every Friday night just so I could dance by myself. Hurry up and snatch them up before they’re booked – you absolutely will not regret it.

Kicks Band
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Bill Y.
Verified review

Gary was extremely professional and easy to work with. The band put on a fantastic show, the feedback from my guests was 100% positive.

Marcela Mendez Duo
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Delilah P.
Verified review

Marcela Mendez Duo was perfect for my husbands 50th birthday celebration! They were so easy to work with and wonderful musicians. I will absolutely use them again! Delilah P.

Bell Music Services
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Katrina N.
Verified review

Ron and his musicians were outstanding!! I hired them for a '40s Big Band Pary for 2 hours and did the deliver! They were very much accommodating to our residents and the staff. Very upbeat group of men who sang and danced with our residents, which made all the ladies very happy!The music was spot on and made us all feel like we really were in the 1940s. Very happy with the performance and their attitudes, absolutely one of the best!

Christopher Garcia Morett
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew F.
Verified review

Chris did a great job picking music for my wedding ceremony. He made sure the style matched the setting and everyone one in the audience commented on how much it added to the wedding.

Manuel Paz & Co.
5.0
from 4 reviews
    ROMY G.
    Verified review

    He has a beautiful voice. The wedding ceremony was wonderful. I definitely recommend him.

    Picking Frenzy
    4.8
    from 4 reviews
    • 3 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Terry C.
    Verified review

    My son Max has been taking lessons with Ed for several years now and we couldn't be happier. Ed is an awesome music teacher with many talents. His knowledge of playing in a band has been a great help for my son. Ed will jump in and play the bass line with Max if needed. I love that he can teach vocals, guitar, bass, and drums and get in there and jam with my son, too. Ed's awesome! I'd highly recommend him if you're looking for a music teacher. Terry

    Jamaal
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 10 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Tina L.
    Verified review

    Jamaal did an amazing job at my wedding. We gave him a few preferred songs and he knew exactly what should be on the remainder of the mix list that has a wide variety and all complimentary to each song with great transitions. I would hire Jamaal for any event!!

    • 11 years in business
    Sam T.
    Verified review

    We were so glad we chose this band for our wedding. They were spectacular from the solo guitar entrance music, hosting the event, to closing the dance-floor down late night. I don't know how they kept the energy up for the whole night but they played till the very end. They definitely made our big party complete! PS -- I don't like Journey but the band was so good even I sang along!

    Ottopilot
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 17 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Sarah M.
    Verified review

    I've seen Ottopilot perform at a number of venues and I've become a huge fan! They have a diverse repertoire of covers and originals from Jack Johnson to Metallica. Their acoustic rock style is perfect for corporate events, private parties, live-music venues and even weddings. They are professional with just the right amount of fun and cater to a clients needs. I would give them 6 stars if I could and I highly recommend them!

    • 36 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Kim K.
    Verified review

    Jesse and the band did a fantastic job for our birthday party. Played the music that we requested and were very professional. Came on time, started on time and sounded great. I would certainly hire them again for another event.

    About

    We play to the crowd, playing dance-friendly rhythms that span the ages, from the 1920s to 2010. All ages can get up and have fun, but we're even better in a honky-tonk setting. Our current cover list includes: Roy Orbison, Bob Dylan, U2, Tom Petty, Johnny Cash, The Traveling Wilburys, The Pogues, Van Morrison, Echo & the Bunnymen, The Pixies, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Old Crow Medicine Show, Chuck Berry, Faces, AC/DC, Queen, Bob Marley, T-Rex, David Bowie, Talking Heads, Talk Talk, Cyndi Lauper, The Pretenders, Stray Cats, Sam Cooke, Elvis Presley, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Soggy Bottom Boys, Eddie Vedder, The Doobies, The Allmans, Concrete Blonde, Counting Crows, Crowded House, Bruce Hornsby, and more! I love singing to the audience and dancing while I play guitar. As a band, we love helping people cut loose and mix up familiar songs with new ones, giving folks a chance to experience something new in a fun setting. We like to mix up the kinds of tunes we do so people who like different kinds of dances can try them all out or just wait for their favorite. Dance styles we play to besides rock and cajun conga lines include: two steps, waltzes, one steps, line dances, soul, blue grass, celtic caelidhs, rockabilly, and shuffles.

    About

    For over 15 years, Emerald River, as a Top 40-country and classic rock band, has been a San Diego country music scene favorite. They have regularly appeared at several private events and local venues, and the background of the band includes opening for major country acts, such as LeAnn Rimes, Pat Green, The Mavericks, and Blake Shelton. Their unique blend of high-energy performances, contemporary country hits, rich harmonies and time-tested country standards keep their audiences on the dance floor until last call!

    • 6 years in business
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    Make a memorable fiesta with our help! We have a variety of Latin music, cumbias, rancheras, corridos, valadas, rock en Espanol, oldies, rock en Engles. Call and ask if we play your favorite type of music! We bring the speakers, lights, and mic. Rudy Lizarraga Musical has the music; all you need to do is party! We also offer the famous "taquizas" (carne asada tacos) with all the trimmings.

    About

    We are a high-energy, fun and entertaining country western band. We play both new and old country. The likes of Johnny Cash, George Strait and Luke Bryan! We will play for weddings, birthday parties, corporate events, and retirements. You name it; we will play it!

    About

    We are a wedding, corporate, private and cruise band. We offer configurations from 4 musicians to 6 musicians. We are extremely professional with a significant amount of experience (all have at least 20 years of experience). We play what the client and audience want to hear, and we have complete volume control. We play at the appropriate volume that not only the event calls for, but also the volume the event requires at different times. We are known for our fun showmanship, getting people to sing and dance, and just generally have a great time! We will make your event and special day a great event, to be sure!

    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 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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