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Gardena Rock Bands

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Tucker Dale
5.0
from 120 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 139 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Shirley K.
Verified review

Tucker provided a great environment of fun classic rock music for my daughter's graduation party. The kids and adults enjoyed listening and dancing to the music. Would definitely hire him again.

Top Pro
Aaron Gilmartin
5.0
from 36 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Dorothy S.
Verified review

How can I say enough about Aaron Gilmartin's ability as a guitar teacher? When I came to him for lessons, I literally had to learn parts for a tour with a band in Europe, and I had barely ever picked up a guitar! With clear explanations, great practice ideas, and encouragement, he got me over my fear of playing in public. Listen to his advice, and you too will be playing guitar in no time. I can't recommend him highly enough.

Granted Records
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 57 hires 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!

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.

The Happiness Band
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica W.
Verified review

I can't say enough wonderful things about The Happiness Band! We hired them to play jazz and classical music at our engagement and our guests loved them! Not only were they very talented, but a couple of days prior to the event I asked if the band would be willing to learn background music to a modern song for my sister to sing at our event and they totally pulled it off! They even rehearsed with her before the event started. They were very skilled, came and set up on time, and worked with our budget! I definitely plan on reaching out to them again in the future!

Starliner Music
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 24 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.

Damien Smith Productions
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Judi D.
Verified review

I was so lucky to have found Damien to teach my young son to play the guitar! My son had never played before, but Damien was able to have him playing real music in a few short weeks. Damien has an amazing ear for music and has been teaching my son to play all of his favorite video game tunes. Also, my son looks forward to sharing the antics of his weekly routine with his ultra cool rock star guitar teacher, and Damien is always patient enough to listen ;-)

  • 5 hires 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!

Nova Mariee
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Glen T.
Verified review

We commissioned Nova Mariee to perform with her band during our the dinner portion of our wedding reception and glad that we did! We asked to to perform a playlist of song that we wanted to hear live. From the initial contact to the day of the event it, the communication was outstanding. The performance was loved by all our guests, would love to work and refer Nova Mariee anytime! Amazing voice and band!

Reckless
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Wes P.
Verified review

Reckless was the host band for my wife's recent surprise birthday party. They were professional in every way. Kim was always responsive to texts and emails as the date got closer. On the night of the event they were an absolute pleasure. So many of the attendees were impressed with their set list and musicality. I would highly recommend them as a classic rock cover band.

Boombox Heroes
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 6 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 7 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah O.
Verified review

The John Brown Band played the Redondo Beach 4th of July Block Party and had the whole neighborhood rockin' out all night long. What a party!! After I heard them play, I knew I wanted to hire them for my wedding in San Diego on August 29. We had a great experience working with John and would recommend them in a heartbeat. The #1 comment from our wedding guests was how awesome the band was!! Upbeat song selection, dance-ability, and timing were perfect, even with no rehearsal on the Bridal Party Entrance!!! They even played a very special song (Harvest Moon) which I had totally forgotten to request - just perfect. And we got some GREAT pictures. :)

  • 27 years in business
  • 4 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!!!

Aaron Medina
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Heather C.
Verified review

Five years ago, when my daughters were 6 and 8 years old, they received guitars for Christmas. They had one lesson at a local guitar store, but the teacher talked to them as if they were adults and the information went way over their heads. They were frustrated and lost. Then, we found Aaron and everything changed. His love for guitar and teaching shined through, from the moment we walked in the door. Aaron's teaching methods and personality were perfect. My little girls were hooked and couldn't wait until their lessons each week. They were motivated to practice and excited to perform at the end of each session. The pace at which they excelled was astounding. With Aaron's background in so many genres, they could experiment with different styles of music. When they turned 10 and 12 years of age, they decided that they wanted to audition for our local art school's guitar program. Aaron worked with them on their classical audition pieces over the months and they were both accepted! Now they are 11 and 13 years old and are still in love with guitar. They continue to attend the art school in the guitar program, perform all over the place and even enjoy practicing. Having a successful learning experience early on is so important and Aaron played a big part in that. We highly recommend Aaron as a guitar teacher for any age.

Rebel Souls
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Karla M.
Verified review

Very professional band and awesome musicians. We had a blast!

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Vanessa B.
Verified review

Gregg is an amazing musician. He is one of the best pianists in the business and is extremely knowledgeable. Everything from jazz to gospel to funk to rock- he can do it all and he does it with SOUL! He's been playing, teaching and arranging for over 40 years and he is a phenomenal teacher. Gregg is definitely someone you will want to work with when you are ready to take your musicianship to the next level. He is an expert at theory, improvisation, arranging, and composition, as well as technique and putting together a great sounding group. He was my teacher beginning in high school and throughout college, and has continued working with me and many of my colleagues ever since. Gregg Tomlinson is a musician's musician and I would highly recommend him to anyone looking to advance their musical education or to anyone who is looking for a top-notch musician for a lesson or a gig- he is the finest piano player I have ever worked with!

Jennifer Deirmendjian
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Valerie R.
Verified review

I have known Jennifer Deirmendjian for 12 years now and worked with her musically on solo projects off and on as well as performances in bands. She plays and writes violin beautifully. I have learned so much from her musicianship in rehearsals on a professional level more than anyone I have ever worked with. She is patient, kind and disciplined. I highly recommend her teaching experience as she has been my mentor and inspired me in so many ways!

William Jordan
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kate K.
Verified review

Great musician! Can do many genres of music! Hire this guy and you won't be disappointed 😎

The A Section
5.0
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Rupa A.
Verified review

The A Section is a wonderful group to hire for your event! They played at our engagement party and we loved having them there. Their music really added to the wonderful ambiance of the party and they were able to accommodate special requests. Thank you A Section!

Texacali Productions

New To Thumbtack

  • 13 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
About

We are a duo of musicians who DJ, emcee, and furnish live bands for events across southern California. We specialize in weddings and corporate parties and have done all kinds of parties and fund-raisers as well. A deep knowledge of all genres of music, along with a huge library of music, makes us a great choice for any event. We also field a jazz band who performs classic standards a la the Rat Pack -- great for cocktail parties!

Cloudyreed Band

New To Thumbtack

  • New on Thumbtack
About

We are 4 seasoned players that have been together longer, well longer than I should say as there is a lady member. Let me just say that we remember classic rock. We play in weddings, parties and saloons.

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Need Classic Rock Band Entertainment

Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA

  • Event type
    Birthday party
  • Number of guests
    151-200
  • Duration of gig
    3 hours
  • Music styles or songs client would like performed
    santana, van morrison, greatful dead, fleetwood mac, rolling stones, who,
  • Vocals and instrumentals needs
    Singing and instrumentals
  • Emcee needed
    No
  • Event venue details
    Palos Verdes, Norris Pavillion
  • Stage location
    Indoors
  • Sound system provided?
    Yes, but equipment is limited and professional should bring their own equipment
  • Details
    This should be a fun event with a party crowd of 50somethings, ready to Dance
  • $850
    Average price
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