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McMinnville Blues Bands

Browse these blues bands with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in McMinnville.

  • 35 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
David T.
Verified review

What a Great performance!! We had a band cancel at the last minute and had to scramble to find someone quick. I sent out the request on Thumbtack and WOW what a great response. I was happy we with our choice. The band did a fantastic job and was very professional and interactive. Way fun!! Thanks Phil!!

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Sofia’s Music Room
4.8
from 25 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Martha K.
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As a vocalist in a worship band I wanted to improve my voice so I joined Sofia's lessons a year ago. My voice became definitely more stable after a couple of months and she helped me to discover my real register. Besides practicing scales she recommended me songs from different styles which I'd not thought before that I could ever sing. She gave me useful instructions how to perform. Because of her sensitivity she found the best personal examples for me. It was really a pleasure to take part in her lessons. We had lots of fun.

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All Requests Live, Inc.
4.7
from 24 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joni M.
Verified review

We created a life-long memory for my husband's surprise 60th birthday party and David and the All Requests Live band were a big part of that! They were so easy to work with. The videos they provided really impressed me and they more than delivered! They talked with the guests to see if they had any special requests and I think they managed to perform almost every one of them from multiple decades and various genres. They were very flexible and at the last minute even hooked up my niece's phone to their system so she could sing a dedication song she'd been working on that we had no idea about. My family is not known for cutting a rug but everyone was on their feet and had the most amazing time. Thank you so much ARL!

UpFront Band
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Michael W.
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Great wedding band for ballroom dancing We hired Up Front for our wedding in early December 2014. Attentive, friendly, great repertoire, classy in dress and style, They have the talent to perform many different genres which is important for a wedding with guests aging 2-95. My wife and I like dancing, ballroom, Latin, blues and rock n roll; and they delivered. Not only was the music and talent outstanding but working with them through the whole seamless process was easy. We had seen them at 3 previous events and in all they were a hit and pleasant to listen and dance to. We highly recommend Up Front for any function! Everybody loved them.

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Hans & The Wanted
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shannon D.
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Hans & the Wanted... WERE AMAZING!!!! thank you guys for making this such an epic event. I asked he band if they could do a "1979 PROM 20th ANNIVERSARY PARTY" for my husband with a lip sync battle...done. They played all 70s themed tunes, knew to do background music while dinner was served, accommodated us for the lip sync battle which included song list and letting guests come up and perform 70s tracks. I asked to not "show boat" and they performed at exactly the right level and LOVED there ability and song chooses. I will never forget these guys as they made it the Epic event that it was and would recommend them %100 percent. oh and great to deal w in planning, returned calls emails immediately as well as scheduled and MCd time table

Stumptown DJs LLC
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 10 years in business
Amy G.
Verified review

Most efficient and satisfying DJ service. Google Music database had all but a few songs to choose from and I was able to listen to my entire playlist in order to narrow it down to just the right music choices! Hourly prices and a patient phone conference catered to our needs and left me confident, day of. Our DJ nailed it day of, even coordinating with a live band in a small space and short timeframe. Thank you guys for being such a treat!

Dennis Hitchcox - guitarist
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa H.
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You will be thrilled with Dennis! Dennis Hitchcox has been teaching our son for just over 3 years. Our son has learned so much - not just music theory but he's learned to play (and enjoy) the fun stuff: rock, blues, folk, classical and some ear training. Dennis makes learning fun. I love to hear them talking about music. As a parent, it's so convenient having Dennis teach here. And in all this time, Dennis has never been late. He's the perfect combination of professional and friendly. If you're considering lessons, do yourself a favor and choose Dennis. (Just don't take our time slot.)

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jen C.
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I started voice lessons with Bre on a bit of a whim, hoping to get brave enough to sing in blues jam sessions. I am so glad I did! My singing and my confidence are improving steadily, in a way that matches my own individual ambition and goals. Bre is also a blast to work with: she is clearly enjoying our lessons as much as I am, and she makes them fun. And here's an added (unexpected) bonus: The breathing techniques I'm learning from Bre to improve my singing are also a totally amazing stress release!

Pressure Point Band
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Janet F.
Verified review

Pressure Point Band was a true highlight for our daughters wedding. So many guests complimented us on hiring a live band for the party. Even the other vendors were impressed and delighted with the music. We would do it again in a heartbeat. Just need another wedding in the family :)

Tara Velarde
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Krista H.
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Ms. Velarde is a very talented and passionate musician, teacher, and role model. She takes the time and puts forth extreme effort in giving my son the skills he needs to be a great guitarist and vocalist. We couldn't have asked for a better person for the job.

Drivingsouth Music
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole P.
Verified review

Drivingsouth Music were fantastic! They were flexible and easy to work with. Their performance was relaxed, enjoyable and perfect for our annual community park event. Many of the guests commented on how amazing they were and wanted to know how I found such a great band.

Sarah Clarke
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Margaret G.
    Verified review

    Sarah did a one on one workshop with my daughter's band, Death By Thumb. She was able to connect with them immediately and help them sort out some issues they had as a band. Then they went right into song writing. Polished off one and started another all in a two hour period. One song called Mirror was performed just a few weeks later at the Analog Theater in late November. The band members have a lot respect for her and admire what she is doing with her own career. The kids want her to come back as soon as possible! Thank you Sarah, and we hope to see you soon!!

    Nathan Trueb
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 17 years in business
    Charlie R.
    Verified review

    I have been taking guitar lessons from Nathan for 8 years. He is an amazing guitarist and an even more amazing teacher. His knowledge of theory is unsurpassed. He can play all styles of music and explain it and teach it to you in an easygoing, fun way! I absolutely love my time with Nathan and look forward to each lesson. His band (Tango Alfa Tango) is awesome. I highly recommend Nathan for anyone and any level!

    Carlos Munoz Kampff
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 7 years in business
    Jennifer B.
    Verified review

    Carlos is an amazing guitar teacher! Our son learned so much over the years with Carlos & currently plays in two high level Jazz Bands! Thank you Carlos! xoxo The Ball Family

    About

    We do music. We are an experienced band that will cater your event with music that you desire. We offer oldies, rock, country, blues, jazz and pop music genres.

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    We are Portland's premier classic rock, R&B, and nostalgic music band that's available for clubs, casinos, weddings, corporate parties, or any event. If you need great music played by awesome, highly talented musicians, call us!

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    Our band provides live music entertainment. We perform for nightclubs, weddings, private parties, community events, and special functions. Our genre of music is r&b, funk, blues, smooth jazz, Latin jazz, and bosa nova.

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    I can have music produced and recorded. I play on drums, bass, guitar, keyboards, and have a lot of studio gear. I am looking for an online job. I do mixing or mastering too.

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    We're a female-fronted rock band, bringing a combination of classic and modern rock. Imagine the soul in Bad Company meets female angst of Alanis Morissette. We entertain children's birthday parties, wedding anniversaries, and just-rock venues. We guarantee smiles on your lovely faces! Grandpas can rock with us!

    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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