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J-Mann Music
5.0
from 55 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michael H.
Verified review

what a great band and really made a special addition to our event

Bill Jones
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Stephen J.
Verified review

I have worked with Bill at countless live dates and recording gigs, especially as part of the Erick Macek band. Bill is a professional and serious musician who gives his all every moment of every gig. He knows when to hold back and when to unleash, tailoring his performance to the nature of the audience and the venue. As a sideman he is invaluable, and if I am ever in need of solo guitar performance I know who I am going to call.

Janet H.
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Northstar just played at my hubby's Birthday Bash this past weekend, and once again they WERE AWESOME and so much fun! They made our party a blast for everyone! We had so many tell us "what a great party" it was! We had it outdoors in the sunshine and Northstar was so accomodating to the space of our yard and did all the pre-set up! They come fully equipped. They play all genres of music, but they knew exactly what our crowd would like! I've known Northstar for years and had them play at my events before, and they have never EVER let me or my crowd down! They get everyone hopping! Too much fun!

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.

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!

Uncle Boogie
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 14 years in business
Felice R.
Verified review

High energy band with a great collection of songs that kept people on the dance floor. If you want to make your event extra special this band delivers.

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

  • 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!

Salsasteel
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 28 years in business
Scott S.
Verified review

I would like to tell anyone looking for a professional and talented person, duo, or group of musicians to enhance or lead an event to look no further Bill Harris can most certainly fill the bill for you. Bill & Stephanie individually or as a duo have been and continue to entertain my clients and guests for a couple of years now. They are currently performing weekly here for me at the Old town Tequila Factory. They do a fantastic job jamming on the Steel Drums on our outside patio or moving inside to the enclosed patio for a lighter marimba and oboe sound. Bill has also taken care of our needs for our special events and on location catering functions. Bill and Stephanie have performed in period costume for us at Christmastime performing music and singing carols looking like they just stepped out of a Norman Rockwell painting. Bill has also brought in additional drummers, guitarists, and a bassist to make the band for our event at the Sheriffs Museum. They are great performers and truly great people. I always look forward to the next appearance.

Chicken Wire
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Nancy H.
Verified review

Hired Chicken Wire for a friends birthday party and they were a major hit! We had a blast dancing to old time rock songs. The band was engaging and entertaining! Our friends had a great time but most especially the guest of honor, our friend, whose birthday we were celebrating, said it was one of the best nights of his life. He got to sing with Chicken Wire! Highly recommend them for your event!

Josie Day Band
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 13 years in business
Jon D.
Verified review

Josie Day is the best in biz. Pure natural talent. This lady is going places in the world. Keep up the great work Josie!!

  • 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.

  • 4 years in business
Bev C.
Verified review

We love Coffee and Creamer! As an event planner I never have to worry about them being late...they are hard working and truly engage their crowds....they are truly professional...and best of all they are so much fun to work with. The picture I posted is of a whole family that got together to sing. Our shoppers love the live entertainment & we love that they share good music & bring lots of fun to our events. I would recommend them for any & al events. Bev Cassity...Cassity Productions

About

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.

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“Kicks” performs the largest variety of music of any band making them the perfect choice for any event. We play everything from Sinatra to the Black Eyed Peas, from the greatest Motown classics to your favorite 80’s hits. From the Disco Funk era to all the current hits. “Kicks” covers it all! ”Kicks” has performed over 1000 private events. We have played dozens of events for Fortune 500 companies. We also play many charity galas, weddings, private resident parties, just about any type of event you could imagine, we've played. We also give special discounts for military functions. Our relationship with the military spans more than 20 years.

  • 6 years in business
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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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