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Hagerstown Rock Bands

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Damon Foreman Music Academy
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Erik B.
Verified review

After seeing Damon perform at venues and events in the area, we were very excited to hire his band for our wedding. We had an outdoor wedding with about 180 guest of all ages. After an initial meeting to discuss the evening, the band showed up and proceeded to rock the house right down to the ground! With music from every generation, all of the guests had an evening that they will remember forever. Damon learned our "first dance" song, rocked out a hardcore "Hava Nagila" and other cultural dance songs and even played my father in laws favorite tunes. People still talk about our big day and Damon and his crew were a huge part of the success. If you want to have an event that has has people dancing to the wee hours, Damon Forman is the guys for you!

DJ Utobia
5.0
from 7 reviews
    Saliha G.
    Verified review

    I had hired DJ Utobia to provide DJ and Lighting service for a 'South Asian Ladies Night' in Herndon, VA. If I have to summarize my experience of working with DJ Utobia in one sentence it will be... "I'm glad I picked Toby to do our event, I couldn't have asked for a better DJ." He not only changed around his playlist catering to his audience the whole time, but was super engaged with crowd providing great entertainment. He is a very intelligent guy with great people skills. So very easy to work with and once you tell him your vision, he will deliver. On time, engaged, very pleasant, and professional! Will be working with him again every time I need a DJ in future! ! Thanks DJ Utobia for making our event super successful!

    Music Lessons with Alan
    4.8
    from 6 reviews
    • 8 years in business
    Bess S.
    Verified review

    Mr. Alan is a fantastic teacher. He listens. He motivates. He inspires. Not only does he teach my daughter drums, he has also taught all my daughters how to play together and work together as a band. Often bringing in his own equipment and always bringing enthusiasm and fun, they thoroughly enjoy every minute with him. His love of music is contagious.

    Rags to Riches
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
      Christopher M.
      Verified review

      Rags to Riches played for our church's car show last year. They performed a well-balanced set, incorporating musical favorites from the 70's, 80's, and 90's. The members of the band conducted themselves with a high degree of professionalism: they were punctual, well-prepared, and courteous, making for a family-friendly atmosphere. We had a great a GREAT experience, and I would certainly use the band again!

      • 5 years in business
      • 6 hires on Thumbtack
      Thumbtack Customer
      Verified review

      I have been playing guitar since 1972 and wanted to learn a few different approaches to the way I perform my songs. Larry was glad to assist me in enhancing my performances,

      New Legacy Jazz Band
      5.0
      from 3 reviews
      • 28 years in business
      • 4 hires on Thumbtack
      Janelle T.
      Verified review

      We weren't sure what to expect booking a band without having met them, but New Legacy Jazz Band was definitely worth it! They made our wedding so much more fun, with none of the typical wedding band cheesiness many come to expect. We were very impressed with the samples posted on their website, and even more so with the easy communication with our contact Alan. We could tell they had done this many times in the past - every time we sent a question (such as whether they could play music from a CD, or would be able to make announcements), he responded promptly and assured us that all of our needs were covered. The band was able to do everything we hoped for and more! We had 165 guests, and packed the dance floor even at 1 in the afternoon. We had been so worried about people not dancing that early, but the music was so good it was hard not to! In addition, Alan was friendly and personable at the mic making announcements and cuing the events of the afternoon, giving us exactly what we wanted despite the vague descriptions we had sent. We heard a LOT of compliments about the music from our guests, and are so glad we booked New Legacy for our wedding. We would recommend them in a heartbeat - the music was great, the energy was high, and they were so very easy to work with.

      Pete Lancaster
      5.0
      from 2 reviews
        Courtney A.
        Verified review

        Awesome talent! A must see for Blues lovers and Neil Young/ Zepplin/Classic Rock fans. Great people and a ton of fun!

        Fake Flowers Real Dirt
        5.0
        from 1 review
        • 6 years in business
        Mike M.
        Verified review

        Billy and co are top notch. I've known Mr. Martin for a long time and he's played many events at my place in a couple different bands. He's a consummate professional and a good dude. FFRD is unique because they don't really sound like any one band. They're a combination of quite a few different genres, people of all ages will get what they do and they are super tight for such a big band. Hire them.

        • 1 hire on Thumbtack
        Rob B.
        Verified review

        The band really appreciated the professionalism and over-all experience from Bruce, Kathy and their team. We have dealt with many sound companies, and feel they are a top notch operation and would absolutely work with them again!

        About

        We are a high-energy blues band whose motto is "we're having a party, and you are all invited." We are made up of 5 musicians who have played both locally and internationally. Featuring Bobby Lewis on guitar and vocals, Joe Simpson on harmonica and vocals, Slim Fellow on keyboards and vocals, John Harden on bass and vocals, and Donnie Tinsman on drums and vocals.

        About

        Built 4 Comfort has been entertaining clubs, restaurants and private party audiences since 2009 with our special blend of blues, soul, R&B, and rock cover songs.

        About

        Our energetic and enthusiastic performance will make your event highly entertaining and memorable. Also we are extremely professional and flexible to guarantee costumer satisfaction.

        About

        We are the best live band for all occasions. We provide feel-good music for everyone to dance to from the '50s, '60s, '70s and '80s.

        • 4 years in business
        About

        Provide musical entertainment for corporate events, weddings, birthday parties, school events, whatever the request ... we can make it happen ...

        About

        Fifth Street Jazz is a septet based out of Northern Virginia that plays a variety of music, ranging from early-era swing to funk and contemporary pieces. Our musicians have been playing for years individually and as a group and have large scopes of experience. Fifth Street Jazz, as a combo, has played at community and scholastic events, local fund-raisers and restaurants, and numerous private functions. In addition to our talent, we can provide a sound system for your event as well, if required. Fifth Street Jazz is just what you are looking for to make your event special and unique. We create the groove and energy necessary for an entertaining and lively atmosphere.

        • 45 years in business
        About

        We are a 10-piece musician party/horn band with a 3-piece production crew. We are one of East Coast's finest dance/party bands.

        • 15 years in business
        About

        What makes my organization unique is that we are a MULTI-CULTURAL group of musicians with the ability to cater to a plethura of different genres of music.

        About

        We help develop artist from all levels and background from beginner to advance. We provide music lessons and band services

        • 30 years in business
        About

        Bad Influence, the premier Washington, DC band, has been playing their style of blues-infused, high-energy music since 1988. Ever-growing crowds turn out for the band's scorching hot and sinfully addicting shows, which are charged with a masterful blend of sensuously rough edges wrapped in soulful smoothness, riveting rock currents and potent shots of swing and American roots music. All this is signed, sealed and delivered in a suggestive, in-your-face style guaranteed to captivate even the most stoic of mind, body and spirit. The award-winning Bad Influence features Bob Mallardi on bass and vocals, Hohner endorsed artist Roger Edsall on harp and vocals, Epiphone endorsed artist Michael "Jr" Tash on guitar and vocals, and Sonor endorsed artist David Thaler on the drums.

        About

        We are a Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute band, which is a must-see if you never got to see the original band or if you are just a die-hard Southern rock fan.

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        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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