Mercy & The Heartbeats
Phi Rho Pi National Celebration
Photos and Videos
5 photos and 2 videos
General event / party,
Pop / top 40,
Rock / classic rock,
Jazz / Blues,
Country / bluegrass,
Had the BEST experience in working with Mercy & The Heartbeats. Kyle was great to work with from start to finish and the band was phenomenal. Our event had such a good time with the energy and enthusiasm coming from the stage. It was a non-stop party from first to last song. Absolutely NO reservations about recommending this great group to anyone who's seeking live entertainment for their activity. Tons of fun was had by all.Apr 30, 2019
I cannot express enough how instrumental Kyle, Jacque, and the rest of Mercy and the Heartbeats were to making my bay area wedding the best night of our (and our guests') lives. We can't recommend them more highly!! Leading up to the wedding, friends kept asking what I was most excited for about our wedding, and I'd always reply "the band". I knew they were something special when we went to their showcase, but even with those incredibly high expectations, my partner and I were BLOWN AWAY by the energy, playlist, personality, and fun that Mercy & co injected into our reception. So many guests told me they have never seen a dance floor that packed at a wedding before -- people were dancing on the grass next to the dance floor because there wasn't enough room. I'm serious when I say this lasted the ENTIRE 3 hours they played. Some guests didn't even eat dinner because they wanted to dance instead. So. many. people came up to me that night and in the days after to tell me how they usually don't dance at weddings, or usually don't like wedding bands, and yet they couldn't stop dancing at ours because the band was so good. Not only was the wedding itself amazing, Mercy & co couldn't have been easier to work with leading up to the wedding. Their showcase was a blast and sealed the deal for us booking them since we couldn't help but dance while they played. Once we booked, they checked in regularly. They asked for broad song preferences and then based on my response, created an unreal 90's setlist that perfectly reflected the vibe I was going for. They controlled the music during our ceremony and cocktail hour, and served as emcees. They were the perfect, non-cheesy, professional-but-fun hosts for the night. What I love most of all is that they're all amazing musicians and fun people individually, not just a run-of-the-mill wedding band who goes through the motions. I had high standards for my wedding band and it was truly the only thing I really cared about during the planning process. Again, even with sky-high expectations, I couldn't imagine how much Mercy & the Heartbeats would blow them out of the water. THANK YOU for making our wedding the best dance party I've ever been to!Sep 8, 2019
One word, AWESOME! Mercy & The Heartbeats performed at our corporate event this week and they were a hit with everyone there. They played a set list that covered every genre / decade and could read the crowd to know what was working best. Before long the dance floor was full for the night! If I am planning another event soon, they'll be my first call.Nov 7, 2019Verified
I hired Mercy and the Heartbeats for my event. Kyle was easy to communicate with in negotiating a price. The band was also very flexible when I came to them with ideas like having some of the audience do a dance-off for example. As for the band themselves...WOW. They are awesome. I took my family and neighbors to see them at a local concert in the park. They were professional to deal with and delivered on every promise.Jul 26, 2019
There are no weak links in this band--every single member is a consummate professional with years, if not decades, of gigging experience. There are bands out there that are good technicians, but not great performers; or good performers, but lacking in musicianship. This band has it all. I challenge anyone looking for a cover band to find a more talented, hardworking, and ambitious band in the Bay Area than Mercy and Heartbeats.Apr 30, 2019Mercy & The Heartbeats's reply
I think you mean you'd CHALLENGE "anyone looking for a cover band to find a more talented, hardworking, and ambitious band in the Bay Area than Mercy and Heartbeats." LOL - Thanks Charlie, we appreciate the kind words!
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?The pricing listed on our Thumbtack page is a guesstimate. Once we know what your event entails, we bid at a price that takes into account location, date, performance time, and other factors that we will always be transparent about!
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?We try to get as much information about your event as we can, while fostering a personal relationship with our clients! We're always happy to talk on the phone or meet in person!
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?Decades of experience playing every type of event you can think of, big and small!