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Wedding Music Charleston
from 33 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Cathy G.
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We were tremendously pleased with Michael and Wayne Daws. Michael sang a special rendition of "Hallelujah" during the wedding ceremony and it was absolutely beautiful. The music before, during and after the wedding during the cocktail hour was just simply perfect!!! I highly recommend Michael!!!

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Adam Barley
from 14 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Melissa M.
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My husband and I hired Adam to play music at our wedding reception on 9/8/17. He arrived early to set everything up. His set up was legit and professional and he even brought some cool lights to add ambience to the dance area. When the guests arrived he played instrumental jams as well as some well known dance tunes to get the party going. He was great at reading the crowd to provide exactly the tempo of music that was appropriate. HIs talent far surpasses many other musicians I have heard. He is professional, friendly, and easy going. His positive energy and likable personality will fit right in with any crowd. Adam is an extremely talented and passionate musician. If you are looking for a musician for an event, I would HIGHLY recommend hiring Adam. You won't be disappointed!!!

Magic City Productions
from 10 reviews
  • 24 years in business
Isaac G.
Verified review

This was the DJ for my wedding and he was awesome. A wide selection of music and hilarious ad-lids made him the life of the party. I highly recommend.

Lowcountry DJ
from 6 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Peter J.
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My wife and I hired Brian for our wedding and wedding reception back in August. Although we didn't book him through this service, he sent an email request asking us to review him here. Overall, it was a great experience. He spent a lot of time with us in the beginning which was nice. The only problem was an apparent small glitch with his computer but it was really unnoticeable to us as he was able to keep going while he got it corrected. I guess he felt the need to let us know what was going on when he really didn't need too. Great guy though and good service.

Lane Doss
from 4 reviews
  • 17 years in business
Ann B.
Verified review

Lane Doss is a amazing dj and performer. He has a fun personality and can really manage a crowd. I have seen him dj in several settings middle school dances, private parties, and several weddings including my own wedding. He also can play several instruments and sing. He went above and beyond and does such a great job in every situation. Bar none you won’t have a better experience or find a better price for what he will do.

Charleston Flutist, LLC
from 4 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Emily H.
Verified review

We were so fortunate that Regina was able to play in our wedding over Christmas. I have been fortunate enough to enjoy her playing over the years as one of her students, a Charleston Symphony Orchestra attendee, and fellow Mt. Pleasant Presbyterian member. Her talents brought just the right amount of romantic melody to the ceremony and it was such a beautiful addition to the music selection. Highly, highly recommend her trio for any intimate gatherings!

from 3 reviews
  • 3 years in business
Dalton A.
Verified review

Great band

Guitarist Nikolai Svishev
from 1 review
    Sarah H.
    Verified review

    Nikolai performed for my outdoor wedding. His beautiful guitar skills carried through to our guests and made my wedding extra special. He is very professional and communicates well.


    Palmetto Soul is one of South Carolina's freshest and most exciting dance party bands. Featuring an incredible male and female lead vocalist, each of whom brings his/her own unique talent to the table, Palmetto Soul offers you a mix of well-known songs featuring covers of artists from Van Morrison to Aretha Franklin, Delbert McClinton, and Jennifer Nettles. With our brassy and rich grooves, Palmetto Soul has a hot-horn section. Our driving sound revs up the party and guarantees a performance like no other, getting everyone on their feet and filling the dance floor. We offer a broad range and diversity of songs in each set, from cover songs to classic rock, jazz, swing, R&B, funk, beach music, classics, and modern favorites. For excellent, smooth vibe and infectious groove, let it be Palmetto Soul! We are quickly building a fine reputation of being one of the best performance bands in town among those who hear our fresh, new sound for the first time. We are not the same old party band, we are fresh and exciting, and are breathing new life into the party band scene in Charleston and the surrounding areas.


    The original beach wedding company in Charleston, SC, we help you have beautiful and affordable weddings on Folly Beach, just 15 minutes from historic Charleston,SC. Whether you want to elope with a simple ceremony or have a full-sized wedding with photography, videography, musicians, wedding arch, and seashell aisle, our weddings range from beautifully simple to simply spectacular!


    Joe Clarke Big Band offers big band, big sound, and big fun! We’ve been bringing the swinging sounds of the 30s, 40s, and 50s to your weddings, parties, and corporate events for nearly twenty years. Our repertoire includes hits from Frank Sinatra, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and more! In addition to a song selection spanning three decades, we can provide as many musicians as needed from a single intimate singer/pianist, all the way up to a full 19-piece big band orchestra. No matter what the capacity of your venue or your wallet, you can be sure that Joe Clarke Big Band will provide music and service that will make your event; in the words of Nat King Cole, it is unforgettable.


    The Louie D. Project is considered as one of Charleston's most popular and versatile wedding party bands for years entertaining both young and old. They play all genres of music such as smooth jazz, funk, Motown, R&B, soul, rock, blues, beach, bold energetic and ceremony, allowing them unlimited flexibility in music choice. Choose from their extensive song list, and if your song is not listed, they will learn it. They were nominated as the Best Funk and Best Jazz Band by The Charleston City Paper and Louie D. had nominations for Best Musician, Best Horn Player, Best Blues Artist and Best Hip-Hop Artist! Quoted by them, "Louie D. has a stage presence unrivaled in Charleston." The LDP brings their own state-of-the-art sound system and lights.


    Experienced wedding DJ in Charleston, SC. Friendly and helpful, will help you plan your wedding as well with money saving advice that comes from years of experience. Don't skimp on the entertainment...they can make or break your event...the cheese tray will not.


    We are the premier old-school R&B band in the Southeast. Our genre covers Motown, jazz, and reggae, from the '50s to the present. We specialize in doing wedding receptions.


    Delivering music for all occasions. Professional musicians and vocalist.


    For a nontraditional wedding, we can perform the ceremony, wherever and whenever you wan it. We can do it anywhere from Charleston to Moncks Corner. Other services include catering for smaller (30 or less) parties, video and still photos, and even a DJ if you need.


    We are all Professional musicians that have done these type services for over twenty years. We are extremely familiar with the whole wedding ceremony procedure and different event settings. In addition, we have a huge selection of all type of music to fit every costumers needs. Just contact us and we will take care of the rest.


    Why hire The Coppertones? It's really very simple. We offer the following: * Consistency: We bring the same musicians every night, so you're getting the exact band you paid for. Not all bands do this! * Recognition: With songs on some 40 or more radio stations across the Southeast and on Carolina Beach Music Award award-nominated discs (we record on Ripete Records), we're a well-known commodity. * Authenticity: We play live; there are no prerecorded tracks. * Flexibility: We're hired professionals, hired to make your evening perfect, and we're happy to tailor our show to your needs. * Professionalism: It's not our show; it's your party. This is a quick word about us: It ain't about us. Our job is to do whatever we can to make the evening perfect. * Quality: You will simply not find a better band for your money, and don't you and your guests deserve the best? Hire the band that South Carolina Homes and Gardens magazine calls "the Lowcountry's favorite band". Hire The Coppertones. It's really very simple.

    • 23 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack

    My name is Sherry Lynn Pedersen. I have been a musical entertainer in the Charleston area for over 20 years. I also perform with our band, The MusicCatz Band. We are 4 musicians - keyboard/vocals; guitar/vocals, drums/vocal & our 4th piece is sax. We play all types of music- 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s etc; from oldies shag, classic rock, big band, current hits.


    We do everything, from solo piano for an intimate evening to 19-piece big band for an amazing evening of classic music. We specialize in creating a fun, romantic and memorable evening of music.


    We have professional sound, DJs, lighting, live bands playing and what you want. We have been in business for over 15 years and providing top-of-the-line service for many events that included major artists.

    Q & A

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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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