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The Fun Factory
4.6
from 105 reviews
  • 157 hires on Thumbtack
Inge J.
Verified review

Jan is very professional, he was reading the crowd and knew what they wanted to hear, everybody had a very good time.He also has excellent equipment a wonderful personality ,everybody loved him at my Oktoberfest party. I will highly recommend Jan to anyone who is looking for a DJ, I will hire him back to my next event and looking forward to it.

Free Rain
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
David O.
Verified review

I am a bit of an audiophile so I'm picky about music and bands. These guys are excellent musicians. They have an extensive list of songs they cover and each song was played extraordinarily well. Definitely recommend them to a friend; but I don't have to because my friends were here and they loved the band too. Dave Orr Kelso Wa

The Aqua-Nets
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Alka S.
Verified review

I came across the Aqua-Nets at a charity event where they were playing 80's music. I had been debating having a 50th birthday party and having thoroughly enjoyed my evening, I booked the band for my party. The band manager made the planning very easy. The band were professional and really created a great atmosphere for my party. All my guests had a great time and mentioned how they hadn't danced in years. I would highly recommend the Aqua-Nets for your event. The performers will entertain your guests and I have no doubt they will make your event a complete success.

Maurer Music
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Josh O.
Verified review

I hired Lex Maurer's jazz trio (guitar, bass, drums) for my backyard garden party in July 2016, and was very pleased. The band arrived on time and were set up and ready to play when our guests arrived. The musicians were all excellent, and they played a good mix of jazz, latin jazz, and instrumental popular tunes that our family and friends knew and enjoyed. Mr. Maurer and his trio was exactly what I was looking for, and I would hire them again. -Josh O. Seattle WA

The Michael Benson Band
5.0
from 10 reviews
    Jenny K.
    Verified review

    The Michael Benson Band was definitely the highlight of our wedding. My husband and I actually planned our wedding date around the band's availability because we wanted them at our wedding so bad!! They did not disappoint! Our guests were blown away and could not stop raving about how awesome they were- going from Sinatra to Michael Jackson to modern dance. They also took the time to learn our first dance song. There's nothing they can't do. We had guests from all over the world and everyone was amazed. Not only is the band talented, Michael is such a professional, quick to respond to our questions and always so courteous. Thank you guys for being so easy to work with and for giving us such a memorable wedding. We couldn't have asked for more. You are truly the best! -Jenny & Sebastian

    • 6 hires on Thumbtack
    Tracey L.
    Verified review

    David is a very knowledgeable musician and teacher. I have had lessons from him in both music theory and a band setting. As a band leader he is outstanding and has helped me to understand the theory behind improv soloing. In the study of music theory he is a vault of knowledge and has broken things down to the smallest part so that beginners like me can start learning and USING the info in practice. The book he wrote is well laid out and very useful both in organization of theory and tools for practice on saxophone.

    Rafael Tranquilino Band
    5.0
    from 5 reviews
      Doug E.
      Verified review

      If the Rafael Tranquilino Band has any room for improvement, it's imperceptible to me.

      Max Holmberg
      5.0
      from 5 reviews
      • 12 years in business
      • 11 hires on Thumbtack
      Eve N.
      Verified review

      Max was great to work with and I would love to hire their band again in the future!

      Ian Skavdahl Music
      5.0
      from 5 reviews
      • 10 years in business
      Brendan K.
      Verified review

      I use Ian for our monthly music and all of our Wine Club releases as well. He is always professional, easy to work with, and always demanded by our guests to come back. If you are looking for the perfect sound, from a dependable musician, look no further. I highly recommend Ian (and his band if you have the space for it) for any event. He can rock any room, and he can also serenade any audience as well. He also brings an audience with him, and his sound draws in anybody within range. And unlike a lot in his profession; he is dependable and always incredibly easy to work with. Thank you Ian!

      Music Performance
      5.0
      from 5 reviews
        Lynne V.
        Verified review

        I hired this jazz combo to play during the reception at my wedding and they were fantastic! They showed up on time, they were very professional, musically they were tight, and they came practiced and prepared! Not only did they perform above and beyond the day of, but they also took time to talk with me and make sure we were all on the same page of what I was expecting from them and the style I was hoping for. I didn't really have specific song requests, but mostly just explained the style I was going for and left it up to them to put together a good mix. They did not disappoint! They met my expectations and went above and beyond, and they really put that final touch on the reception that I was hoping for! :) I highly recommend them!!

        Pyramid Scheme
        5.0
        from 5 reviews
        • 18 years in business
        • 5 hires on Thumbtack
        Righard Z.
        Verified review

        Pyramid Scheme was everything we hoped for and more. The interaction with them before, during and after the performance was perfect. Their repotoire is excellent, they adjusted the sound level right to the size of the room and the crowd, normal discussions were still possible without loosing any intensity of the songs played. Even joining the band to play a few numbers together using their instruments was possible. Would definately hire Pyramid Scheme again if we need entertainment in the area.

        Ed Mays Groove Kitchen
        5.0
        from 4 reviews
        • 7 years in business
        • 2 hires on Thumbtack
        Lara P.
        Verified review

        They literally made the party and everyone talked about how awesome the band was. Great musicians, great people, flexible and fun. Would recommend them in a heartbeat and will definitely hire them for my next party (whenever that will be)

        Outta Control
        5.0
        from 4 reviews
        • 8 years in business
        • 2 hires on Thumbtack
        Joe P.
        Verified review

        Awesome band. Very nice people. I would hire this band again in a heartbeat. I will have live music again next year for sure.

        Bloomfield Music
        4.5
        from 4 reviews
        • 4 hires on Thumbtack
        Olivia P.
        Verified review

        We are very happy with Bloomfield Music's service! The 3 piece band we requested included piano, flute, and cello. They sounded wonderful, were very professional, accommodating, and well prepared. They played a mix of classical and contemporary/pop pieces for my husband's 50th birthday party. Highly recommended!

        The Highsteppers
        5.0
        from 3 reviews
        • 4 years in business
        Jeremy G.
        Verified review

        They did the best classics, and new stuff too, it was so fun! So nice to have a real live band and not a DJ. We were getting compliments on the band all night. Such a great time! Thanks Highsteppers, you rock.

        Lindstrom and Company
        5.0
        from 2 reviews
        • 3 years in business
        Rick J.
        Verified review

        Lindstrom and Company are truly great performers and musicians. They can be the highlighted talent, or perform as house music. They are capable of mastering a wide selection of music that easily makes them art for any occasion. You will never be dissapointed in hearing them perform.

        Indigo Jazz Band
        4.5
        from 2 reviews
        • 4 years in business
        • 2 hires on Thumbtack
        Erlene G.
        Verified review

        It was more than I expected!!!! We hired them for a little surprise anniversary dinner for Mama parents. Everyone was on the dance floor and all smiles. I will be hiring this band for all future events!

        Dan Leal Music
        5.0
        from 1 review
        • 2 hires on Thumbtack
        Natalie G.
        Verified review

        We found Dan on Thumbtack & are so glad he responded to our request to hire for live music! This band is fantastic!! Super friendly, easy to work with & their music is so good! We had a really great experience with Dan & the band & highly recommend them for your event. We hired them for a Hooteanny celebrating my nieces wedding & they were wonderful!!

        INF Productions

        New To Thumbtack

          About

          We provide a full-service band for weddings and events as well as the DJ and sound. We want your party or event to be the best it can be, and we are here to help.

          BadAxeMikee

          New To Thumbtack

            About

            I guess that would depend on which service we're referring to here; as far as karaoke goes I feel that it's because I add to the performance of the singer by playing assorted instruments, backing vocals, and an above average mix. These things combine to create a much more authentic feel for a singer. As far as instruction, I use a much more informal and flexible style that I feel is less rigid for a new student and allows for more creativity and enhanced advancement. Performance, of course; freedom, rapture, joy, longing... all contained in the empowerment of music 'All the world's indeed a stage and we are merely players... Performers and portrayer's... Each another's audience outside the gilded cage...'

            Craig Lawrence Band

            New To Thumbtack

            • 34 years in business
            About

            The Craig Lawrence Band is the Northwest's premier party band and has been creating the elements of great dancing and good times for private functions since 1984. We pride ourselves in providing the perfect music selections for your function, whether it is a wedding ceremony/wedding reception, private party, or corporate event. We are able to play everything from soft background dinner music to high-energy rock, including the most current hits. Our band was just selected as the best wedding band of 2013 at Mywedding, and we were in the winning category for Evening Magazine's best wedding/party bands for Western Washington. We are known for pleasing the crowd and packing the dance floor from the very start of the evening until the final dance. We appeal to all ages because of our ability to perform such a large variety of music, which includes the following: current hits, classic rock, oldies rock, big band, swing, Motown, disco, funk, country, jazz, Latin and ethnic music.

            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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