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Allentown Blues Bands

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Matt Santry
5.0
from 42 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Katelyn P.
Verified review

The Matt Santry band did a wonderful job. They were a perfect addition to our event and I would definitely use them in the future. Everyone at the party kept telling me how good a band pick Matt Santry was!

David Joel Guitar Studio
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Steve U.
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When I first started taking lessons with David Joel I just wanted to be a guitar player. I never had any intention of playing in a band or even in front of anyone for that matter. In the beginning I progressed with my playing very slowly, but David was patient and continued to encourage me and push me to get better. When i entered high school i was still a novice, but despite that I was offered a chance to play guitar for the school's jazz band. David held my hand every step of the way and helped me become an important part of the rhythm section. Soon I started playing guitar for the schools orchestra and string ensemble taking on more musical challenges. I am now going to attend college to pursue a life of music and get a teaching degree, and none of this would have been possible without the help of David Joel.

Raven Productions Inc
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 28 years in business
Melody R.
Verified review

I saw the band preforming at a festival they were very funny and interactive. Also professional and and entertaining. WOULD DEFINITELY HIRE THEM AGAIN!!!!!😀

Gary Reed Musician
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Igor G.
Verified review

Gary is incredible !!! He played at my 40ppl party, all the guests were mesmerized and paid to the band and to the host(me) thousands of compliment. Great selection of songs !! Professional and passionate performance!! Great sense of humor !! Many other qualities !! My sincere recommendations.

Guilty Pleasure Band
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 19 years in business
Kelly L.
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This band is a Band for Everyone and Every Occasion. Awesome talent, huge variety of music and a fun upbeat time!

B.D. Lenz Music
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 23 years in business
Allan P.
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B.D. and his jazz band played a party at my house. From the very first email he was friendly, responsive, and helpful. His band showed up early and played beautifully. These guys are total pros and I HIGHLY recommend them!!

  • 28 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth L.
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I truly can't begin to say enough wonderful things about this band. The exquisite music speaks for itself. Ron played at my wedding and the entire crowd still speaks about what a class act both he and his orchestra are. He not only had a littany of directions and partial MC-ing to do, but benevolently dealt with my sister who had planned some surprises as well. He is professional, patient, reliable, talented, friendly, accommodating, and downright fun. The band are highly talented musicians and good people. I recommend them highly!

Liquid A
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 17 years in business
Jen S.
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Great band! Music played always gets the audience up and dancing! I would recommend anyone to go see them play!

Matthew Mitchell Music
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Ed E.
    Verified review

    Sat in with the band at my daughter's wedding and hit it out of the park! Great musician, great guy.

    Well Strung Band
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 17 years in business
    Patrick M.
    Verified review

    Lots of energy, a great song lost and the crowd loves them.

    The Adam Price Group
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Clare P.
      Verified review

      This group is amazing. The music is intricate, and upbeat. The music weaves back and forth between each musician. You would never guess that the band leader is young by watching his professionalism. Their love for jazz is so apparent not only in the talent expressed in the music but it is a pleasure to watch them perform.

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      The James Supra Blues Band is an award-winning 4-piece blues and rock band, playing in the Eastern U.S. Driving rhythm section, blazing guitar, and the awesome harmonica, and vocals of 12x harmonica champion James Supra makes this a band to be seen. Their new album "JSBB Live" is garnering more radio play daily, and sold out of its first printing in mere days. This ain't your daddy's blues band!

      About

      We are a rock and pop band, playing a wide variety of music. We have an experience in playing at weddings, private parties, and fundraising events. We are consistently updating our set list with the latest music, as well as old favorites. We also learn songs based on the host's request. We've been entertaining the Lehigh Valley for over 10 years.

      About

      Stone Age is a rock and roll band that can make your club, party or event a rocking good time. Our music captures the sounds of the '60s, '70s and '80s, featuring classic songs, as well as original compositions, great vocal harmonies, and tight musicianship. We have a distinctive blend of pop, country, soul, blues, and good old, straight-ahead rock and roll. Stone Age was formed by musical veterans with a wide variety of performing experience ranging from bluegrass to Broadway. The result is a sound that is eclectic in style and an experience that is guaranteed to touch the heart, the soul and the feet! We are proud to announce the soon-to-be release of our first CD entitled, Down Every Road (with 11 original songs). Stone Age is all about heart and soul and rock and roll!

      About

      I am a traditional African drummer and performing artist of 15 years, playing conga, djembi and assortment of percussion instruments. I teach drum lessons for all ages and with individuals of special needs. Students with no prior exposure with music will find my lessons fun and easy to catch on.

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      Band 4 Higher is a 5-piece band — a guitarist, a bassist, a drummer and 2 keyboardists). Band 4 Higher specializes in a variety of genres including the following: * R&B/soul * Gospel * Hip-hop * Old school * Top 40 Philadelphia musicians are known worldwide for the talent, creativity, and skill, and Band 4 Higher lives up to the expectation. Like many Philadelphia musicians, these men began (and continue) in the church circuit and are grounded, inspired, and driven by God. They have been playing together for over 7 years — this is important as the band's unity is unmistakable on stage. Though relatively young in their careers, Band 4 Higher has many enviable performance experiences. In addition to private gigs, they have played on some of the area's most popular and coveted performance stages such as the following: * Viacom (MTV/VH1 — Online Music Awards) * WAWA Welcome America * TLA * Roots Picnic * Union Transfer * SOBs * Blockley * LOVE Park The band has been backing uprising talent like hip-hop artist Chill Moody, R&B singers Suzann Christine and Beano, and R&B diva Angie Stone! Let Band 4 Higher make your special event memorable.

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      About: The FM Band is the premier party band of Pennsylvania, NJ, and Delaware. Biography: We go up and down the FM dial playing every genre of music for the ultimate celebration. The FM Band is the supreme entertainment band in the Tri-state area. We don't just play the music; we bring it to life. Our song list features a plethora of music spanning 7 decades from Big Band to Beyonce. Let our first-class entertainment turn your special occasion into a distinctive affair. Our quality musicians bring professionalism and create an atmosphere of fun and excitement that your guests will be talking about for years to come! Pat Parise, the bandleader, is the founder of FM. The band has been together for more than 20 years now. The members have a combined experience of over 125 years! Some of the players and singers have played across the United States and around the world, from the smaller stages of Disney World to some of the biggest venues in the world including Madison Square Garden. We are now the premier party band of the Pennsylvania, NJ, and Delaware areas. We also play several clubs and casinos, from Philadelphia to the Jersey Shore Points. Band Interests: Obviously music -- we love to play music and love to see familiar faces singing along and dancing. We love spending time with family and friends, and in our little spare time, we take time out for a little vacation.

      About

      Music performance and entertainment for all occasions. We are the best source for live entertainment in the Philadelphia region. We provide exceptional talent on location for your event! Services range from weddings and formal events to happy hours at commercial venues and private parties. We also provide remote custom production services.

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      We are a 3 to 7-piece django-style gypsy jazz band and French musette available for concerts, weddings, corporate, swing dances, etc. and all size venues. We have played at the Kimmel Center, World Cafe, and Sellersville Theatre. We are musicians of any style -- Klezmer, strings group, classical guitar, etc. We also offer gypsy jazz guitar lessons (private and group), transcriptions, etc.

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      We play old school music as an old school band. We can perform line dancing in cabarets, family reunions, birthday parties, and club dates. The band is also available for studio work.

      About

      The Mojack Band is available for any event requiring classic rock, funk and soul dance music. We will provide our press kit with the demo DVD and CD, or you can preview the band on YouTube by putting "Mojack Band" into the search bar. We always entertain your guests and keep them dancing. Our rates are always negotiable.

      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 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.

      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.

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