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Dj S Dot
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Nikki M.
Verified review

Scott did an outstanding job DJing my son's grad party! Great taste in music and it all flowed nicely! My sons friends said it was the best grad party DJ they've been to. Highly recommended for any event!

Halls of Magic Entertainment
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Santosh N.
Verified review

I hired Halls of Magic to entertain during our little one's B'day party. Kevin did a great job of entertaining not only he kids but also the entire crowd. Everyone was so engaged in his show. We had 35-40 kids at RTR party and Kevin made sure everyone got a chance to participate in tra Magic. Great show!!

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Music with Josh
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kevin K.
Verified review

Josh provided music for our graduation party this weekend and it was fabulous. He received a playlist the day before and played many. The music was enjoyed by all!! Thanks Josh for making our evening so enjoyable.

  • 21 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Bill M.
Verified review

I wanted to let you know how much fun you and your band provided that evening. You guys were a hit and made the evening an absolute blast. The compliments from everyone for the great music were overwhelming. Laura's number one priority for her wedding was to have great music, which you absolutely provided beyond all of our expectations. We wanted to let you know how much we appreciated the attention you gave us regarding all our questions and concerns, from the set up for the wedding ceremony, all the way through to lighting, sound, and band members. We will for sure look to see where you're playing, and wouldn't hesitate recommending your band for other parties, hopefully for one of ours in the future. Thanks again, Bill & Kristy McClellan

  • 17 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Paul S.
Verified review

Tim Price was a valued member of our band for over 10 years. His creativity, work ethic and professionalism was always displayed at the highest level. My two favorite things about Tim are his entertaining stage presence and his willingness to be a team player at all times. In addition to these qualities, Tim is a good Christian and a great guy! He comes with my highest recommendation. Paul Shane Banks & Shane Atlanta, GA

Rock It Man Enterainment
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Benjamin W.
Verified review

Rockitman was the entertainment at my wedding, and it was an absolute blast! Jon entertained young and old alike, and the dance floor was going all night! He was funny, engaging, and super easy to work with. You pay a bit more for live music than a DJ, but the quality and professionalism Rockitman delivers is far and away better than any DJ, and unlike most live bands, Rockitman is able to customize the show based on requests. I would hire them again in a heartbeat for corporate parties or any kind of event, and I’d recommend them to anyone!

Wild Child Entertainment
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Lynn L.
Verified review

Silly miss Tilly, was the best, she kept the kids busy and happy, she even kept some of the adults fascinated , we would have Silly, come back for another party, if your looking for a great party, call Silly Miss Tilly

Radio Active
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Elle V.
Verified review

Ever since I attended a local gig that Radio Active played at, I have been following their band. I have been to their last few events and have had a blast! They are great musicians and vocalists. I would recommend Radio Active for almost any occasion! They keep the crowd dancing!

Musicians Unlimited, Inc.
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 38 years in business
Meg W.
Verified review

Was a true highlight of our Rotary Club's holiday party!

MJT
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Jami K.
    Verified review

    We really enjoyed Mary as our children's piano teacher. Our daughter is a fluent piano player and uses her musical talent In a band every week. My sons received the musical training they needed to be proficient with drums. Mary is kind, gentle and encouraging. She is prepared for her lessons. We highly recommend her.

    Les Izmoore
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 6 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    John K.
    Verified review

    To use an acronym to describe Les Izmoore, I would say WTF! (Wonderfully Talented Ferpormers!!!) These guys were Led Zeppelin before there was a dirigible. And who's more popular...J.C., or the Beatles??? Neither, it's Les Izmoore by a long shot. It ain't even close. While you may never hear Lez Izmore and Eye Candy in the same sentence, these guys are all exceptional musicians and amazing performers. Unlike bands I've been in...these guys start and end at the same time. Incredible, right? I've always wondered why I couldn't do that! If you want a great band, at a great price, that is better than you could have hoped for...these guys are it. At some point, they'll have to change their name to Moore Izmoore. Cheers music fans...these guys will make your day!

    Run Lucy Run
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 7 years in business
    Lisa H.
    Verified review

    I hired Run Lucy Run to play at my 30th birthday party. They were perfect! It was so fun. They were early, kept the party lively and were flexible with the set list. I would absolutely recommend them.

    About

    I do live music from a variety of a one-man band, a DJ and karaoke. I have a band of up to four pieces. I also do strolling accordion. I have over 40 years of experience in business. I perform at weddings, fairs, family events, nightclubs, casinos, ship and outdoor events, art shows and polka and senior events.

    • 11 years in business
    About

    Tapestry is an 11 member cover band in Minneapolis, featuring a five-piece band (or eight, when the horns are sober) and three vocalists. We cover rock & roll, soul, pop, country, blues, 80's hair metal, even a little early-90's rap. Adele? Check. Zac Brown Band? Yep. Temptations? You bet. Journey? Of course! Huey Lewis & The News? You'll have to catch a show to find out. Our goal at every show is to fill the dance floor and keep it full. Hit us up on the Web at (powertapband.com) or FB to book us for your next event. See you on the dance floor!

    About

    We are a high-energy live band performing inspired covers as well as original material with heavy 80's flavor. The sound is "Santana and Prince meet the Rolling Stones and Kid Rock" with a bit of EWF thrown in. Established in 1981, these 1985 star search winners (The Sweep) were inducted to the Mid-America Music Hall of Fame in 2010. Customers of all ages love our interaction with the audience during our performances. Watch our video clips on YouTube or our website. We're also on Facebook. Full production and sound support are available for an additional fee.

    About

    We are a full-service party and production company offering all party needs! We are specializing in face painting, fire performing, catering, decorating, and planning.

    • 8 years in business
    About

    Classic Gold is comprised of Peter Boyer, Matt Decker, Justin Lansdowne, and Michael Probert. Classic Gold has been playing a fresh brand of covers throughout the Twin Cities since 2010. The 4-piece outfit breathes new life into classics from the 60s, 70s, and 80s; as well as some current Top 40, rock, and pop hits. The band combines a high-energy set of pop hits with a professional feel, designed to get and keep people out on the dance floor. Classic Gold plays at weddings, corporate events, and private parties.

    About

    They are a husband-and-wife duo with an option for a full band. In one week, down in Eureka Springs, AR, on tour, they played a blues festival (Bikers, Blues, and BBQ festival), a country bar (Chelsea's), and a jazz lounge (the Voulez-Vous). There's a bit of chemistry going on, and they are enjoyable to watch and listen to. They are a perfect fit for any occasion!

    • 31 years in business
    About

    No one works harder than Paepke Productions! We are booking and managing musical artists. We specialize in tribute bands and impersonators. We provide bands for county fairs, outdoor festivals, casinos, nightclubs and weddings; you name it! We have bands for any occasion!

    About

    Caramelos 4 You is a children's party production agency. We are dedicated to making of your child's party a wonderful event!

    • 16 years in business
    About

    Woodshop provides a foot stomping good time, playing harmonica driven roots, rockabilly, bluegrass, and outlaw country songs guaranteed to make your friends and family kick up their heels on the dance floor! Such a wide variety of songs ands styles makes Woodshop the perfect fit for your next wedding, holiday party, biker rally, backyard BBQ, municipal gathering, or corporate event.

    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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