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New Braunfels Bands

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Nine Muses Studio
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
Samantha M.
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Kylah offers a very comfortable environment which is important for nervous people like myself. She was able to plan out our goals, was very flexible with listening to bands I wanted to sing along with for practice, and described how the body is effected when you sing a certain way or how your voice will sound when you do certain things to your body. That extra knowledge is vital if you want to learn to stay healthy and perform strong. Overall, the lesson went very well and we plan to meet again a week from now. Thanks Kylah!

Animal Abstrakt
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Jonathan L.
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I took guitar lessons with Tim a couple years ago before he moved away. I knew his skill and talent from his previous work in bands and it was a no-brainer for me to go to him. His ability to assess where you are at as a student and apply the proper curriculum to help advance you in your craft is what you would expect from a quality teacher such as Tim. If you're looking to open your creativity, you can't go wrong seeking guidance with him. He's got my recommendation 🖒👍

Groovin' River Band
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Julia L.
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What a great band and a great time!

  • 23 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Myrta D.
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Carlos and his band made our event really (anniversary) special. Carlos called us to find out all the details and order of the event and his music was fantastic. But, he really went above and beyond. When it was time for a couple of our dearest friends to wish us a happy anniversary, he even helped us with the microphones so their toasts could be heard well by all the guests. Our guests really loved the music, and especially the variety they played. Thank you Carlos and band. You guys were amazing.

Roxy Roca
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 8 years in business
Sally J.
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We hired Roxy Roca for our wedding AND wedding reception. The band members were all very professional, well-dresses, on time, and actually were very helpful when we had our own sound problems. They saved my wedding!!!! We love you ROXY ROCA!

Paul Amelang
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Andrew A.
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Paul taught piano, guitar, and band classes for our music school for three years before leaving for Austin. He is an excellent teacher and outstanding musician and songwriter. We recommend him highly and miss having him at our school.

Meshed Up Productions
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Les W.
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Matt handled sound for our wedding and worked with the band we booked to make the whole thing smooth.

Trevor Helt
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Ryan E.
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I had such a great experience working with Trevor! He recorded and mixed my bands first record and it was ABSOLUTELY FLAWLESS! He is such a talented musician and producer. Aside from the quality, he was very patient and very passionate about what he does. He also is hilarious so it's a ton of fun to work with him. I'd deff recommend him to anyone looking for this sort of service! Thanks Trevor!

Steel Betty
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Stephen N.
Verified review

We can only rave at how great this little band was at my daughter's wedding last May in Austin. David does a great job of communicating and was very flexible with a number of special requests which helped to make it such a great day. They came early, and stayed late, even helping us to pick up afterwards. The music is very precise and FUN!!! Steel Betty played quiet prayerful tunes during the ceremony, and gradually amped up the energy as the festivities followed. Highly recommended! Stephen N.

Heritage
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Claudia H.
    Verified review

    Heritage band plays a variety of music... great sound... perfect for a girls night out or date night

    Dax R.
    Verified review

    I run a variety dance band called The Sophisticates based in Austin, TX. Philip and his techs from Head Water have provided consistent, professional service for every gig we've had the last two years. I have dealt with many sound technicians in my 30 years in this business, believe me when I say Philip Ramirez is a rising star in this industry!

    Sherah & The Fine Souls
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    About

    I'm Sherah, the writer and lead singer for The Fine Souls. My smokey, jazz-inflected vocal croons against a backdrop of guitar, upright bass and jazz drum kit. I specialize in writing beautiful, danceable love songs, and I write from a wide range of Roots genres: folk, vocal and Louisiana jazz, blues, soul, pop and early R&B, so the music never gets boring or repetitious. My melodies are memorable, and the lyrics are vivid, poetic, and romantic, reflecting all the various moods of love. I've even written a song about a couple who's watching the sunset, enjoying the memories of their wedding earlier in the day! We play primarily our own love songs, but we will also learn and play up to 8 of your choice of cover songs, especially if you have particular songs in mind for the first dance, the garter and bouquet toss, or other special moments. Bonus item: For an additional fee, I will write a song for you that's based on your personal love story, and we will record it as a single to give to your guests. We'll also perform this song as the first dance! My musicians are among the very best that Austin has to offer, and we have been or are currently a part of other touring bands. We have performed at various wine bars, coffee shops and restaurants around town, as well as at the Hyatt, the Austin airport on the Ray Benson Stage, and at the Continental Club Gallery. Please visit my Facebook page Sherah & The Fine Souls to see what we're up to!

    About

    I provide country music at its finest. I am a country singer/songwriter who does solo and full band performances. I am available for dances, parties, weddings, and other events.

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    Hands down to the best wedding band in town. We are competitively priced and provide tons of fun! Give us a call today, and let me answer all your questions.

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    We are promoting bands and musicians for gigs and following their dreams. We are building bridges between the musicians, bands and the job market, so they can both live their dreams and get paid for it.

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    We are a hybrid band that will add live horns to supplement the variety of music we provide. We can play Jazz, Country and Western, Salsa, Tejano, Classic Rock, and other styles for our clients.

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    Love & Happiness is a dynamic, high-energy 10-piece variety band featuring three unique lead vocalists and a 3-piece horn section. This talented group of veteran Austin musicians covers everything from jazz to R&B classics, to hip-hop to modern Top 40 hits. They recognize the subtleties between weddings and corporate events and work with each client to curate the event of their dreams. Offering emcee services and DJ music during band breaks, Love & Happiness provides seamless transitions throughout each event and keep the music flowing all night long. This powerhouse band has the polish, professionalism, and talent to keep your guests on their feet, dancing, and having the time of their life! Bring the love and happiness to your next special event with the Love & Happiness band. Packages start at $5,000, including all production.

    • 4 years in business
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    SCB is a Texas Country/Country band who strives to provide engaging entertainment for all stages. We believe we are doing our job when the dance floor is full. We perform songs off the Texas charts as well as songs from current top 40 charts as well as songs from past years.

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    The Lucky Strikes is a full-time professional lounge, swing, and jazz band based in Austin, TX. Having been together for over sixteen years, they specialize in vocal and jazz standards from the '40s and '50s, as well as original tunes written in the same style. Their selections include many favorites by Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Tony Bennett, Chet Baker, Count Basie, and Duke Ellington. With three CDs released, the band has toured throughout the U.S.A and Canada, performing in almost every state. The Lucky Strikes can be found weekly at local jazz clubs and restaurants. Their music combines the class and style of the '40s and '50s with the youthful energy of a real working swing band!

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    We are a gospel, R&B, and soul band for hire. We are looking for venues, weddings, and fundraisers to play. We are a fun and uplifting dance band with great vocals.

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    CLV is a band with years of experience under their belt, ranging from different genres all over the country. CLV performs the best music from the '70's, '80s, '90s and even hits from today! CLV provides a high volume of energy to make your social event the talk of the town for years to come! We serve Austin.

    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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