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Bartlett Wedding Bands

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Jon Novi
5.0
from 38 reviews
  • 48 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Andres P.
Verified review

Jon provided the music for the cocktail hour of our wedding on Sunday, September 18, 2016. We must start out by saying that, because the entire wedding was one big whirlwind, we did not have the pleasure of being able to hear a majority of Jon’s performance. However, we did hear through word of mouth that the guests really enjoyed the music that Jon provided. We communicated exclusively through e-mail. He was very kind and patient with us as we tried to figure out what types of music we wanted to play. Jon was able to send us a list of songs that he was well-versed in and that accommodated the genres we ultimately decided on (latin, jazz, bossa nova, R&B). This made our lives easier as it helped us to focus and eventually narrow our choices down to a small selection of songs. We finally got a chance to meet face to face at the wedding venue. He was very sweet and very formal (and he speaks Spanish too!). We did have a bit of confusion regarding whether or not Jon would use his own personal keyboard or the piano provided by the wedding venue but thankfully everything worked out in the end. Jon was VERY reasonably priced; however, he does not provide a contract (but because Jon is such a professional, this was not an issue at all). We would absolutely recommend Jon. And like we had mentioned to him at the venue, hopefully we have another opportunity to hire him so that we can listen to and enjoy his musical talents in its entirety. Thanks again Jon!

Top Pro
  • 11 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Laurie U.
Verified review

Bob is great! Patient and fun. We have worked with him for over a year and he even organized four 6-year-olds for a band for the school talent show in a very short time.

Matthew Steiner
5.0
from 28 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Jamie H.
Verified review

Matt performed at our wedding ceremony and it was the perfect addition. Churches typically allow only approved religious songs during the ceremony itself, however, Matt's guitar playing at the beginning and end of the ceremony was a great way to incorporate our own musical favorites and really personalize the experience for us and our guests. I had numerous guests comment on his guitar playing skills and how they enjoyed the live music and recognizable songs while they waited.

Matt Peterson Music
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Monya K.
Verified review

Matt is amazing!!! He really made my wedding music as elegant as can be! He even allowed me to pick 10 extra songs that I personally chose that he played live. I HIGHLY recommend him. He is very professional and extremely talented!

The Band Sundance
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Kenneth L.
Verified review

The Band Sundance was fantastic. On top of running our wedding ceremony audio, the band was spectacular for the entire reception. A large variety of music was played and it had all ages of people up and dancing the entire night. Jim is very professional and easy to work with - we were so pleased to have the band and our wedding reception wouldn't have been the same without them. Live music is the way to go.

Hello Cello!
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Andres P.
Verified review

Brit and Helen provided the music for our wedding ceremony on Sunday, September 18, 2016 as a violin and cello duo and they did a fantastic job! They were actually our second choice but they offered an amazing deal for two people for one hour so we decided to go with them (and we were not disappointed). It took us a little bit to select our music, but thankfully Brit was able to provide us with a wonderful selection of classical and contemporary music to pick from. We also had 3 additional musical selections (Star Wars, Star Trek, and The Legend of Zelda) that we wanted to incorporate into our ceremony. Brit and Helen were able to accurately and expertly integrate these pieces at no additional charge to us. We were both ecstatic when he heard them during the ceremony. It was the cherry on top. Even with a last minute musician substitution, everything turned out perfect. Our communication was mostly through e-mail but the initial phone conversation we had really helped to get us all on the same page. Brit was very responsive as we went back and forth with the music as well as some contract revisions we had requested. We would absolutely recommend Brit and Helen to anyone looking for top notch musicians for their wedding ceremony. Our only regret is that we didn’t get a chance to say goodbye because we were rushed away for pictures. We also forgot to mention that they totally could have stayed for the cocktail hour to indulge in drinks and hors d’ouevres. Sorry!

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Kathryn Lachey Music
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ashley G.
Verified review

I cannot express how AMAZING Kathryn and her band were at our wedding! It was the first thing our guests commented to me on: "Where did you find her?!" "She has an amazing voice!" Kathryn has a long repertoire list that is packed with songs of many genres. She also worked with us to incorporate any songs we wanted which weren't on the original list. She and her guitarist provided beautiful background music during our lunch and cocktails, and more danceable selections later on. Their music was such an important part of our event and I would hire her again in a second!

Artist Collective
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Patrick L.
Verified review

Artist collective is a very professional business that has the musician in their best interest. I personally have worked with them and it was so nice to have them take care of the "business" end, so I could concentrate on the creative end with my band. AC set us up with a photo/video shoot and it was a success! Highly recommended by us!!

Krusin' Music
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Gary M.
Verified review

Pete and I regularly performed, wrote music and recorded albums together in Shenzhen, China from 20012-2014. I've traveled the world and have performed/collaborated w musicians from all walks of life. Without a doubt, Pete is one of the best. His unique melodic & harmonic guitar colorings are essential in what set him apart from other composers. Pete knows how to listen to each song and write to meet the needs of that song. Pete's written well over 3 albums worth of music and has produce a few of his own music videos. Pete is also a seasoned music teacher, having 3-5 years of classroom teaching of guitar, ukulele in China as well as private lessons in the US over the last decade. And then there's performing: Pete's performed in all manner of venues, all types of bands and with eclectic and unique musicians. Theres very little he hasn't experienced. Whether you want to develop your guitar chops, learn how to song write, pro tips and pointers on performance - Trust me, Pete Kruse is your mentor. I'm his peer and I have learned countless skills from him. He gets my full recommendation.

Farasha F.
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Audio West Professional DJ Services was one of the best choices that we made when planning our wedding! Our wedding was absolutely amazing thanks to them. The music catered to all of our guests, the lighting was beautiful, the DJ kept our guests engaged and everything flowed seemlessly! After a brief conversation where we were asked questions about what we envisioned for our fantasy wedding, Audio West then met and exceeded our requests with Ray Jones' special touches along the way. We can not thank him enough! Our guests still ask for Audio West' information to book for them for their events. If you have a special occasion expect to have your event turn into your dream with Audio West Professional DJ Services!

  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Cody H.
Verified review

Jeremy & Olivia were the perfect DJ's for our wedding. Everything sounded great, they were so helpful throughout, Olivia was fantastic and engaging our family and friends and Jeremy is a sound wizard! Thank you again you two for making our day go so great. Cody & Alyssa

EcoLimes
4.6
from 10 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Chris B.
Verified review

This Band rocked our campground for hours.

Maskil Maker Music
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Bill B.
Verified review

Over the years, I've had the privilege of playing in multiple bands with Joshua. His music theory based vocabulary is always cerebral. But instead of coming across as "speaking over one's head" it actually helps you to connect the dots! He can speak and teach like a college professor, or at an easier to grasp level... say, 3rd grade. Being around him, I've learned many important music theory items by osmosis. Such as knowing my G## from my A, and the difference in the notes between a Bb Ionian mode and an F Mixolydian!

Nick Roach Music
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea M.
Verified review

Nick is so easy to work with. He played with a trio for our wedding reception. The music sounded was the perfect backdrop and Nick, Ryan, and Zac were extremely professional.

Ken Rothacker - Guitarist
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 35 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Julie T.
Verified review

Ken was fantastic. He played for my parents 50th wedding anniversary vow renewal ceremony and put together a perfect arrangement of music and played beautifully. I could not be happier with his service. I would definitely call on him again or recommend him to anyone.

Jet Set Quartet (JSQ Band)
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer H.
Verified review

Fantastic music, fun band members, great night!

Maggie Mitchell Music
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Samantha M.
Verified review

Sang solo during my wedding ceremony

The Starving Artists
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Wes G.
Verified review

These guys art great! Really good original songs and their covers are spot on! Fantastic live band. Will definitely see them again.

Eden Music Group
5.0
from 1 review
  • 28 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sile G.
Verified review

A crooner / singer and she was great! It was for an in-home 50th wedding anniversary celebration for my bosses in-laws who are 87 and 90 and they loved it, so thank you!

About

The Full Circle Cover Band has been booked for weddings, concerts, parties, and private, public and corporate events. Our band features a five-piece instrumental arrangement and four singers sure to give you the live performance that's expected. Our showmanship is shown through our many selections and genres of music. There is nothing we can't cover. Our vocal cover band covers blues, R&B jazz, neo soul, pop, reggae, gospel, hip-hop, classical, rock, inspirational, and spiritual music. If you would like to put a list together of songs or requests, we are willing to accommodate your party. Our goal is to leave you with a song in your heart and a beat in your feet. If you are looking for a band who will make musical memories that is sure to last, Full Circle Cover Band is just whom you have been looking for. Book us, and we will become your go-to cover band for all upcoming events. Book us now; events are booked daily.

The Big Eagle Band

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    About

    The Big Eagle Band was established in Chicago, IL, in January 2008. Covering a range of jukebox favorites from the 1970’s to present day, The Big Eagle Band sets its sights on recreating what is in your establishment’s jukebox, live on stage. The Big Eagle Band features John Beniacs on bass and vocals, Matt Stone on guitar and vocals, Mark Sibincic on drums and Phil Valenti on guitar. All members are in their early 30's, jamming the music everyone loves. John, Matt, Mark and Phil have a long sordid history of playing in original bands dating back to the mid-90’s (most recently Mark and John in Government Warning and Matt and Phil in Killie McGee and Point 08). While styles and genres fade in and out, hits remain, and this idea brought the four members of The Big Eagle Band together. With everyone’s prior experience, it was a matter of weeks before the band was armed and ready to bring its show to the masses. The Big Eagle Band’s performance is guaranteed to electrify and stimulate any crowd with their diverse catalog of jukebox favorites and humorous banter — the perfect ingredients that make any show not just fun, but a blast! The Big Eagle Band is professional and is available for booking not only for bar gigs, but also for corporate events, festivals and public or private parties. Offering well over 6 hours of music, The Big Eagle Band can provide entertainment all night long.

    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 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.

    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.
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