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I hired the Groovy Judy Band for my wedding and was thoroughly impressed by their professionalism, musicianship and choice of songs. They really kept the pace going and everyone - Millennials through Boomers - were dancing and had a great time. I highly recommend Groovy Judy for any event. :-)
When I proposed to my girlfriend of 8 years in San Francisco, I knew I needed someone there to set the mood. Dustin has an incredible voice (he was signed to a label!) and he's willing to adjust the style and tempo of any song to meet your needs. He's located in the Bay Area, and he doesn't charge travel fees unless it's outside of the city. From what I remember, they weren't nearly as much as other musicians. I Skype "interviewed" him and he sang a few songs for me - that's going the extra mile to land the gig! Whenever we settle on a venue, he's going to be the first one I go to for our ceremony. I haven't heard his full band yet, but I'd audition them for our reception as well!
This is long overdue. Funky Sound Experience Band performed at my husband's 40th birthday in Oakland. People were dancing all night. I am super impressed with them. They performed great songs. I wish I could have had them perform longer!
Pentimento Jazz was a great addition to our college campus event! It is clear that Mike and his group very much enjoy what they do, and their music adds a wonderful vibe to any event.
In a short time had a beginner performing live with a band in front of co-workers at a party. Kevin used many helpful tips and tricks to help me learn the minor and major chords to play.
Chick Jagger rocks and so do The Falling Rocks! If you love the Stones you can't not love this band. As a plus, they play a great mix of other tunes you will undoubtedly enjoy and the drummer truly rocks (as do the other band members). Go see what you've been missing!
The Band is exceptional! The Guitarist and lead singer is like nothing you have heard before! The whole experience with The Mike Osborn Band was AAAAAAAA++++++++++ Will hire again, and again!!
Isaac and the Haze is a fantastic dance band! They were really the perfect entertainment for last two parties of about 60 people each. We hired them because some of our co-workers had heard them play at the Crow's Nest in Santa Cruz. The guys arrived about an hour early to set up their sound equipment and were ready to play right on time. Isaac, the lead singer, plays a keytar and electric cello. He has a great voice, with a big range of emotion, and really engaged the audience in between songs. The lead and back-up vocals were great and consistently held up against the big beat of the band. Other band members played lead guitar, bass, drums, and keyboard. I was worried that their 5-member band would overpower the relatively small venue, but the sound levels were perfect, and they didn’t blast us to the back of the room. There were 20 or more people dancing all the time, including young kids and a grandma in her 90's. We really liked the numbers they performed, which were mostly covers of R&B music from the 2000's, like Bruno Mars’ 24K Magic, DNCE’s Cake By The Ocean, Maroon 5’s Moves Like Jaggar, and works by Justin Timberlake. You could tell the band members were all having a good time too and enjoyed what they were doing. Great music! Great entertainment!
County Rock band that gets the people up and dancing.
Quality - We have 2 Gold Records and a Grammy nomination. Credibility - We have performed in the Beach Boys' and Jan & Dean's bands. Longevity - We have performed continuously for over 45 years. We must be doing something right.
Integro Latino is a Hispanic band that is located in Milpitas, CA. We do quinceaneras and weddings. We play cumbias, nortenas, rancheras, etc.
From 1965 to 1973, I performed and took on the leadership with my rock band called Yellow Brick Road, located in the San Francisco Bay Area. At that time, my band enjoyed performing alongside some well-known groups in the San Francisco Bay Area. During 1974, after many years of performing with Yellow Brick Road, I moved to South San Jose. At that time, I decided to continue my passion for music and form a band with my own family and felt that it was only appropriate to call my new band "The Family." While forming a family band, My Family band performed all around the Bay Area for many years. That included the following: - The Policeman - Ball in the late 1970 While Diane Feinstein was a guest speaker on that special night, that was pretty cool.
Phoenix Ash is a five-piece power rock band from the San Francisco Bay Area. Drawing influence from Japanese melodic hard rock, Phoenix Ash combines pop melodies with progressive rock and metal elements to create a sound that is at once satisfying, engaging, relatable and electric. Phoenix Ash has performed across the West Coast and is one of the most requested bands on the California Convention circuit. Since the release of their debut EP Transcend, Phoenix Ash quickly received acclaim with the single Amberglow featured as the theme song on the TV series Visual Crunch, and by being ranked in the Top 20 most requested bands on JSHOXX Radio.
We are the pioneers of World Beat Music in Bay area ,Bammy award for the best World beat. We performed in Las Vegas,West End,Broadway,and Holywood with the musical show Ipi Tombi.
Because of our vocal and musical capabilities and diversity of song and instruments.
We are an all-original rock music band. We are family-friendly, performing at events/venues like: Alameda County Fair, San Mateo County Fair, California State Fair, Six Flags Theme Park, Great America Theme Park, and Troop Fest. We also performed at local clubs/venues like Rock It Room and Mighty in San Francisco, St. James Gate in Belmont, The Avalon Club in Santa Clara, Britannia Arms in San Jose, Willow Den in San Jose, Coyote Club in San Jose, and C&Js Sports Club in Santa Clara. We opened up for Ronnie Montrose Band.
Our services is outstanding and professional...we cater to whatever the client need...we are on time, perform on time and make sure our client have a great time with our music. Our music program cater to the type of venue..
The Refugees are the most authentic Tom Petty tribute band in the nation! The band was named the top tribute band in the entire SF Bay Area in 2009 on KFOX 98.5 FM.
We are a country band who will get you up and dancing. We put on a show complete with lights and 4 hours worth of non-repeat music.
We offer the following: * Pop/Latin Fridays (second and fourth Fridays) * Fuz Fridays (first and third Fridays) * Frat/Sorority Weekdays * College Thursdays * Teen Starz We are featuring the hottest Bay Area weekly and biweekly parties; three full bars; and 6,000 square feet including two VIP areas, full stage, lounge, heated patio, and water fountain. We offer full DJ, bands, artists, production, and entertainment on-site and off-site supported for both public and private events.
I Am a professional musician and songwriter, I have played hundreds of weddings and thousands of events. I do covers of artist ranging from: Jack Johnson,Ben Harper,John Meyer,Joe Cocker,John Lennon,Bob Dylan, And many more I am adaptable and always play to the vibe of the environment. Refined and professional and punctual.