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Tucker Dale
5.0
from 127 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 146 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Louraine A.
Verified review

We hired Tucker to be our guitarist for our wedding ceremony. I highly recommend him if you are looking for entertainment in your event! He went out of his way to do rehearsals to make sure everything is on point. He is very easy to work with and he did an amazing job!

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Emo Alaeddin
4.9
from 45 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Audrey S.
Verified review

Thank you so much for making my birthday party a fabulous night to remember. You were awesome and everyone raved at what an awesome band I had found! I will definitely hire you again!!!! Living Cover Band Rocks!

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Pianist On Call
5.0
from 33 reviews
  • 39 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ashley F.
Verified review

I love this guy! Vince is so welcoming and easy going. If you want your wedding or event to have beautiful music you must hire him! He's a professional who knows how to make sure your event is what you want! I will be recommending him to everyone I know! :)

Summer Swee-Singh
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Callum G.
Verified review

Summer performed for a small group of us and we were all very impressed and very happy with how it all went. I had asked her to blend in some 90's bands into her repertoire (my wife's favorite music!) and the choices were fantastic. She arrived early, played far longer than we had originally allowed time for (which was great) and was a very pleasant and easy person to get along with and communicate with. I'd hire her again in a heart beat.

Starliner Music
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Lars T.
Verified review

I have been taking guitar lessons from Kimberly via Skype for about six years. I really like her teaching style which is systematic and focused. She tailors her lessons to my goals and time. Her teaching method is to help you gain insight and skill through patient practice of gradually changing exercises. She doesn't snow you with theory, but presents it to you in digestible amounts just when it will make sense. She welcomes questions and I always learn from our discussions. She has led me to learn techniques on the guitar that I was absolutely sure I could never learn. For something to seem impossible at the start, to seem possible a week later and to be routine a month later is amazingly uplifting. Kimberly's background was first a life of teaching herself and playing gigs with all kinds of bands in all kinds of places. She has also deepened and strengthened her knowledge by gaining academic degrees in guitar and jazz and also by studying under masters. This gives her an incredibly deep understanding of learning and teaching music, an immense skill in playing guitar, and an appreciation for the challenges of playing with other people. I especially love her continued enthusiasm for guitar and that she really enjoys teaching. I have found in Kimberly the best of teachers and highly recommend her without reservation.

Wright Way Music
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Dustin D.
Verified review

Jamie played fantastic music for our wedding ceremony. She was a pleasure to deal with, very friendly, and came to our rehearsal to ensure everything went smoothly. Would highly recommend for future events!!

Top Pro
  • 5 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lydia H.
Verified review

Thank you all my wedding team! They provided me everything I need for a perfect wedding. Joanne and her team know this industry very well and assigned the wedding coordinator, photographer, stylist, venue, DJ to us. They helped me get rid of all time consuming vendor calls!!! Also, they have very stylish app to make everything organized and trackable. Very cool!!! Highly recommend the whole team!!!

Top Pro
  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ted K.
Verified review

We hired Mr. Varnell for our wedding and could not have been happier with his performance! Not only a true musical talent, but an honest professional who can walk you through the "in's and out's" with ease on an already hectic day. I was so happy we did not hire a tacky DJ or the same old organ/piano player for our wedding...but instead brought the elegance and uniqueness of the saxophone. We received so many compliments from our guests. Would most definitely hire him again!

Inland Empire Live Music
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Mercedes S.
Verified review

Wedding music was fantastic. Rob worked with us beforehand to chose the perfect songs for different parts of the ceremony. He was early and stayed until the last people left. Everyone commented on how beautiful the music was throughout. And he literally saved me by lending me his bowtie after my attempt to tie one failed. Highly recommend.

Scott Gardner
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly T.
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Scott is an amazing musician and was the perfect backdrop to our daughters outdoor wedding. He played impeccably and all our guests commented on the relaxed and romantic atmosphere he helped create. He was easy to work with in spite of our many changes. Truly fantastic!!

Cliff Targum Music & Lessons
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Benson S.
Verified review

Cliff is such a TALENTED MUSICIAN! He's an excellent performer with top quality skills on the guitar! When he puts together a band for an occasion you can be sure that he will arrive prepared and surpass your expectations! He's also a fine composer. As a teacher he is kind, compassionate and truly gifted. He's warm and an excellent communicator. BEST IN LA!!!

Taylor Carroll
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Linda K.
Verified review

Taylor created a very professional, radio ready song for me. He works extremely fast and knows how to construct modern music that sounds like he hired a full band. The mix was fantastic music and singer alike. I highly recommend Taylor for your project.

Boombox Heroes
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Mike M.
Verified review

WOW! What an amazing band! We were absolutely blown away by these amazing musicians it is clear that they are all at the top of the field. We chose to book the 6 Piece with both male and female singers and boy! can they really really SING. They sounded amazing, looked fresh and fun and had such energy every single person at our wedding was on there feet even my dad who is 83. We had an absolute blast and everyone could not stopped raving about the band they asked if we stole them from American Idol!!!! I can tell you from the moment we were in contact they were communicative professional and handled everything, even thinking of things we haven't even thought of yet like lighting and sound requirements. The MC was charismatic, funny and charming and was able to tell our story with such class that my wife and I were in tears. We looked around for 6 months before choosing a band most great wedding bands were way way out of the budget, they were reasonably priced and for what you get which is one of the best bands i've ever seen at a wedding I actually think we should have been paying double or more like some of the bands we first looked at that weren't even as good. So thats my rant. Amazing. Blown Away. Memories for a lifetime. They do book up early were lucky we had our wedding on a Sunday so it wasn't a problem. If it was on Saturday we may not have been as lucky!

John Brown Entertainment
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa M.
Verified review

John Brown is a talented musician. I hired him for my parents 50th wedding anniversary party. He was amazing! Played all of the songs we asked and sounded great. He even let my dad, who enjoys singing and playing the guitar harmonize with him for a few of the songs. My dad was over the moon about the experience. I will hire John again and again if I am in need of live music. Thank you John for making my parents 50th extra special!

  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Ellys D.
Verified review

Hugo is very responsive to all my questions and answer it very quickly. Initially I was looking for a band but Hugo sent me email and I liked his video so I decided to hire him. It's 1 of the best decision I've ever made.Everyone at the party is impressed with Hugo. He is really a good singer and I'm really satisfied with his performance which is way better than his video. I will definitely hire him for future events. You hit a jackpot when you hire him so stop looking and just hire him!

Organic String Quartet
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Paige H.
Verified review

Alicia and her team were so easy and wonderful to work with during the wedding planning process! The musicians played beautifully during our wedding ceremony, were very accommodating about learning new songs at a nominal price and I was so impressed with how quickly Alicia always responded to emails and questions. We absolutely loved working with Organic String Quartet and would highly recommend them to anyone looking for live musicians to play at their wedding or other event!

JMV Entertainment LLC
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole D.
Verified review

JMV is amazing. We were without a band only two weeks before our wedding, and were considering a DJ until we found Malynda and John at JMV. They provided us with amazingly talented and friendly musicians for our wedding. In addition to the band for the reception, they also provided a guitarist for our ceremony and a piano player for the cocktail hour. Everyone was extremely professional and amazingly talented. They even learned new songs (in a very short time frame) that were important to us. We could not have asked for anything more, and would highly recommend JMV. All of our guests were dancing and complimenting the music. We've received so many texts and calls from our friends and family about how much fun the wedding was, and we know this would not have been possible without such great music. So, so impressed with JMV.

Ken Weiner
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Vaibhav P.
Verified review

I used Ken's band at Beethoven Elementary's annual fund raiser. He and his bandmates came on time and played very good music in spite of some of the constraints of the venue. Everybody loved the music. I will certainly hire then again!

  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Melodie S.
Verified review

From the first time I talked to Neil Stipp I know he would be the perfect person to play at my wedding on November 22nd, 2014. Before my wedding happened, I had never even attended a wedding, so I wasnt sure what music to play or how anything really went in a wedding ceremony. The first time I talked to him he explained everything perfectly, and he hummed different songs so I had an Idea of the type of music he played and the songs he suggested.(since I had no clue about any of it! Haha) He always stayed in contact with me and made sure everything was going well. He came and set up a week early to figure out where he would be set up and did trials of different songs and them in different tunes. Then on the day of the wedding he played and all my guests loved him. We got married outdoors, and he brought his own keyboard and amp.. my guests said it set the perfect mood for a wedding when he was playing. I couldnt have asked for anybody better to play the music for my wedding. Thank you Neil!

Gaku Murata Entertainment
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth R.
Verified review

I hired Gaku and Dwayne to perform at my wedding ceremony. They were AMAZING!!!! It was a Catholic ceremony, so they had to learn a few new songs. It was as if they had performed those songs a million times- you would've never known that they had just learned them. They sounded so beautiful together and really added something extra special to my BIG day. The highlight was definitely "Ave Maria." I cried because it was the most beautiful version I had ever heard. Do yourself a favor and hire them for an event!

  • 6 years in business
Nevah S.
Verified review

We love Gold Standard. This was the second time we hired Rob and his terrific group to perform on our campus. Previously they entertained at our staff holiday party. This past Saturday (February 25, 2017,) they were the featured band at our school's Mardi Gras gala. This was a major fundraising event, with a silent auction/social hour, dinner, live auction and dancing. Gold Standard is a class act. They are stellar musicians who know how to please the crowd. Perhaps most notable, is their refreshing versatility. They opened our event with smooth ballads and light jazz - and featured great sounds on saxophone. Then they edged into more upbeat dance songs following dinner, with refreshing and soulful takes on covers everyone recognized. They closed our event with late night DJ services, spinning all the latest in dance club favorites. Our guests loved the music and Gold Standard understands how to read a crowd. They are professional, talented, punctual, out-going, great looking guys who could effortlessly assimilate into any event. I recommend them highly. ~Nevah

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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