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The O-Tones
from 9 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Anne M.
Verified review

Mary is warm, smart and professional. She was very quick to respond to questions I had about booking her band for my wedding. At the event, they sounded great and were so much fun to watch! I can't say enough about The O-Tones. My friend Dana booked them after seeing them at my wedding and I think it's safe to say she had the same experience.

The Conniption Fits
from 5 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jake H.
Verified review

The Conniption Fits were a big hit at my wedding. They played two long sets and DJed other portions. They are also fun guys to hang out and have a beer with. I would definitely hire them again.

  • 20 years in business
Tessa N.
Verified review

Mike has worked with two of my children as an instructor for drums and ukelele. He also worked with my husband and father with guitar. He is highly skilled, patient, and very cool! I even hired Mike and his band to play for my 40th birthday party and they were outstanding. We all danced and chilled out to favorite pieces. Many compliments came my way about his jazz ensemble. Mike is an all around class act.

Rob Wolfe
from 4 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley N.
Verified review

Rob performed at my wedding. He and the band did an exceptional job. The music was phenomenal and he was very personable. He performed as we walked in, he announced us after we were married, and the band played the night away during the reception. It was wonderful and we received many compliments on the band. Highly recommend using Rob for any event- especially a wedding!

Denise Therrien
from 3 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Marc K.
Verified review

Denise is a "pro" at whatever style of music she sings: rock, ballads or big bands! Great vocal quality, interpretation, and showmanship!

  • 23 years in business

The Wyld Nightz Band is a classic rock band, featuring rocking sax and dynamic vocals. From the Beatles and Stones to Jason Mraz and the Black Eyed Peas, the Wyld Nightz Band plays the music you want to hear! People love to dance to the wide variety of music provided by the Wyld Nightz Band!


We're a urban country acoustic band that plays modern country, stripped down, we are fun and reasonably priced for the local area.


We are a classic rock band and duo/blues band and duo. We are talented, seasoned and versatile, and we have many members to adjust our sound and style of music.

  • 19 years in business

We are a band that do request. We Know hundreds of songs and learn the most requested songs of the year of the reunion being played.


Manchuka is an exciting and new 10-piece dance band that is consisted of two lead singers, a full-horn section and a full-rhythm section. The group is available for weddings, corporate functions, and parties. The seasoned musicians in this group offer big band swing, light jazz, as well as high-energy dance music from the 60s, 70s, and 80s. The diverse Manchuka backgrounds bring together many influences from the past and combine them with a new and contemporary feel. The result? A compelling urge to stand on your feet and dance! And is that not what a dance band should be about?!

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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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