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Variety Bands

Want a little bit of everything at your party? Then you have come to the right place! The list below contains a sampling of our favorite variety bands and groups from Houston, the Gulf Coast region and throughout the United States. These groups are able to play a wide variety of music for your party, ranging from Motown to contemporary.

Whether you are looking for entertainment for your wedding, private party, or corporate event, we are more than happy to assist you in selecting the perfect Houston variety band for your big night. Some of the listed groups specialize in certain genres more than others, so click on the band name for more information or call us at 713-523-7004 to help you whittle down the list!

  • 5th Avenue

    5th Avenue Band is a Houston based group that delivers an incredible sound with some truly fabulous musicians and vocalists. From Sinatra to Motown, 5th Avenue plays…

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    A-Town A-List

    With world-class talent and effortless style, this party powerhouse transforms every event—from rustic winery weddings to luxe urban soirees—into larger-than-life experiences

     

  • Airwave 80’s

    Airwave 80s plays dance music from the bands that were the icons of the ’80’s – Blondie, Duran-Duran, Cyndi Lauper, INXS, Pat Benatar, The Cure, The Go-Go’s, The B-52’s…

  • The Argyles

    From Austin, TX, The Argyles play an astounding mix of styles covering classic rock, motown, big band, bossa nova, country, modern rock, 70’s rock, 70’s disco, 80’s new wave, and jazz…

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    Atlanta Showstoppers

    Bandleaders Glenn Carvin (keyboards) and Kenny Faison (sax) have assembled one of the most talented and versatile party bands on the scene today with a unit that stacks up favorably against any other national act.

     

  • Big Swing and the Ballroom Blasters

    Big Swing and the Ballroom Blasters is a blast from the past and the best party music of today. Assembled to recreate the excitement of the world-famous Cotton Club in New York where the…

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    Big Blast and the Party Masters

    Meet Big Blast and the Party Masters, Atlanta’s hottest sister band to Big Swing and the Ballroom Blasters.

     

  • The Big Time

    The Big Time plays rock, soul, blues, country, latin, and swing with dynamic singers, an irresistible dance…

  • Black & Blue

    For over 30 years, Black & Blue has entertained audiences worldwide – from the Virgin Islands to Puerto Rico, and from Texas to Canada. The customer is the first priority to the band – as the…

  • The Blue Monks

    Backed by more than 20 years of experience, The Blue Monks are a flexible ensemble with three to nine musicians including outstanding…

  • Bourbon Street

    Houston’s Bourbon Street Band combines Zydeco and blues with the music of the 50’s (Little Richard and Fats Domino), 60’s (Temptations and Otis Redding), and 70’s (KC and the Sunshine Band)…

  • Chinatown

    The Chinatown experience includes a state-of-the-art light show coupled with the perfect mix of favorites from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, sprinkled with all of today’s current hits.

  • Collector’s Item

    From a duo to a 7 piece band, Collector’s Item plays Motown, Funk, R&B, Smooth Jazz, Standards – from Sinatra to Marvin Gay, from the 50’s through…

  • Commercial Art

    Commercial Art got together in Houston, TX in 1987. Soaking in the style of vintage Aretha Franklin, Motown, Disco, and Old School Funk, the band developed a following that has kept them in…

  • David Caceres Band

    Originally from San Antonio, saxophonist and vocalist David Caceres took Houston by storm and quickly became its most sought-after musician. Not surprising given his musical heritage – his…

  • Doppelganger

    One of America’s most versatile and entertaining variety bands, Doppelganger has been performing with a high level of excitement and professionalism since 1969. All band members are seasoned…

  • Durell Coleman Band

    The Durell Coleman Band, America’s Premiere Party Band, is also Hollywood’s favorite party band when it comes to putting on an event that rocks. Known to millions of Americans as one of the first…

  • Dysfunkshun Junkshun

    Hailing from Austin, Texas, the live music capital of the world, Dysfunkshun Junkshun is known as one of the best show bands in the southwest! They have shared the stage with KC and the Sunshine…

  • Easy Money

    Since 1988 Easy Money has been turning out the hits all over Houston and the Gulf coast. The five piece group covers a wide variety of musical eras and styles, and is outstanding for their excellent…

  • Eclipse

    Playing together for over 20 years, Eclipse has evolved into a full-blown orchestra and dance band capable of playing several decades of the best music of all time. This Houston band has long been…

  • ELS

    Based in New Orleans, the ladies of ELS are known for their high energy, tight harmonies, and upbeat style. Combining rhythm and blues with choreographed dance and lavish costumes, the band makes…

  • Empire 6

    Empire 6 is a variety band that specializes in modern pop. This means they play everything from Rihanna and LMFAO to Bon Jovi, George Strait, or Earth, Wind and Fire. They build their set lists so that…

  • Eturnity Band

    From New York, the Eturnity Band has gained a reputation for making any event into a great party. This powerful 10 piece show band/orchestra never fails to get the audience on its feet with their versions..

  • The Fab 5

    A desire to recreate the spirit and enthusiasm of the British Invasion and America’s subsequent retaliation led to the formation of The Fab 5 in 1990. The Fab 5 is a Houston-based tribute band performing…

  • Fidelity Maxx

    Houston’s choice for funky dance music. The dynamic sound and performance of FIDELITY MAXX have electrified audiences throughout Texas and Louisiana. From concert halls to small clubs, and restaurants…

  • Grady Gaines and the Texas Upsetters

    Grady was saxophonist and bandleader for Peacock Records’ Don Robey when he met Little Richard and became leader of the Upsetters. They recorded many classics like “Long Tall Sally”, “Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On”…

  • Grateful Geezers

    The Grateful Geezers specialize in classic songs of the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. From rock and roll to soul, R&B to 50’s Doo Wop, blues to Zydeco to…

  • The Grooves

    Performing all styles of music, The Grooves have proven to be one of Texas’ favorite party bands. The Grooves’ show is an exciting combination of classic rock, Motown, oldies, country, standards, swing…

  • Haute Chile

    Whether a private soiree or a large corporate event, California’s Haute Chili will tailor itself to your special needs. Their spicy bland of the hits, both past and present, has established Haute…

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    The Heat

    Whether it’s Old School Funk, Trash Disco, Classic R&B, a taste of Country, the latest dance hit, or Latin dance music, The Heat plays it all. And the leader Donnie Hayden (founding member of the Professor D band)…

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    Hot Sauce ATX

    One of Austin Texas’ Premier Party bands, setting a new trend that brands a music science of DJ meets Band medleys & mixes; always appealing to all age groups…

     

  • IDT Band

    Identity Theft is a variety band that specializes in modern pop. This means they play everything from Rihanna and LMFAO to Bon Jovi, Goerge Strait or Earth, Wind and Fire. They build their set…

  • In10City

    In10City (Intensity) is one of our most sought-after wedding and special event bands.  In10City performs at nearly 200 weddings, corporate events, debutante parties, fund-raisers and social galas each year.

     

  • Infinite Groove

    This highly energetic band plays all your favorite hits. The singers and musicians of Infinite Groove…

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    JB Project

    The JB Project has the ability to cover, with authenticity, material ranging from The Classics Americana Songbook, Big Band and Jazz Standards to Classic and contemporary Rock to Classic Soul, R&B, Motown and today’s contemporary pop, rock, and R&B hits…

     

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    Jessie’s Girls

    Tyler Perry’s Musical Director, Ronnie Garrett, and Party On the Moon leader, Dennis Smith, partnered together to create a national act caliber band in 2010, now called Jessie Girls.

     

  • The Jig is Up!

    Houston’s premier traditional Irish Band, presents both ancient and new tunes and songs in innovative and dynamic arrangements. 

     

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    Jordan Kahn Orchestra 

    Jordan Kahn and Company have entertained thousands with their high-energy approach and style…

     

  • Kelly Dean Band

    A regular performer on sax, flute, and vocals, Kelly Dean has carved out a reputation as a solid, reliable addition to any musical situation…

  • Ken Mondshine and Brotherhood

    Brotherhood combines a wide variety of Top 40, R&B, and dance music, all of which keeps the dance floor full and makes the band a perfect choice for weddings and private parties. Brotherhood…

  • Klockwork

    Klockword was formed in 1997 as a show band with lots of energy and many years of collaborative experience. The band has a unique sound and keeps the audience dancing for hours. Their songlist…

  • Le Freak

    Based out of Dallas, Le Freak has played in almost every state, to every type of crowd. Whether the party is corporate, private, festival, or on TV; to a crowd of 10 or 10,000, Le Freak satisfies…

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    Level One Band

    The Level One Band got together in Houston in 1998. Soaking in the style of vintage Aretha Franklin, Motown, Disco, and Old School Funk, the band developed a following that has kept them…

  • Liquid Pleasure

    As they enter their 30th year, Liquid Pleasure has firmly established themselves as the South and Gulf Coast’s premiere show and dance band. Three of the six current members who make up Liquid…

  • Luther & the Healers

    Luther Rada leads this Houston four piece blues and r&b band, called the hardest working band in Texas.

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    Mango Punch!

    Six-time winner of Best Latin Band in the Houston Press Awards, Mango Punch! lives up to that distinction. Mango Punch! is an in-demand, experienced band that has played…

  • Matchmaker

    A ten piece show band specializing in the sounds of Motown, Soul, Funk and Dance music. With 4 unique vocalists on the front line, rhythm section, keys, horns, and percussion, they offer a loaded…

  • Memphis Train Revue

    Memphis Train Revue is a 9-piece R&B, classic soul, and funk powerhouse. Comprised of a vocal section, horn section and rhythm section, Memphis Train Revue has rocked and rolled audiences for 20 years.

     

  • Midstream

    Midstream is Houston’s popular party band featuring music from the 40’s to the present. Their repertoire encompasses a variety of musical styles including Rock, Jazz, Latin and Country, as well as…

  • Milton Hopkins

    Milton Hopkins was awarded the Albert King Award in Memphis for the best guitarist from the Jus’Blues Music Foundation. Hopkins often plays with KoKo Taylor and Trudy Lynn.

     

  • Newsboyz

    The ultimate party and dance band from Austin, the Newsboyz’ repertory is constantly evolving to offer clients a wide variety of choices…

  • Next Level Band

    From the Houston area, the Next Level Band has been the featured entertainment for corporate parties, wedding receptions, fund raisers, and a variety of special events. Their great sound extends…

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    The Nightowls

    A soul group based in Austin, TX that provides electrifying performances, perfect for any occasion …

  • NRG

    NRG is a unique entertainment company with unmatched talent, showmanship, business professionalism and long standing experience. They have been performing worldwide for over a decade. NRG covers…

  • The Octanes 

    Hailing from from Austin, TX, The Octanes are one of America’s premier roots/ rockabilly bands.

  • Password

    Password formed in mid 2000 with a focus to provide top class entertainment for corporate events and private functions. Password is a rare blend of experienced and talented musicians who adapt…

  • Party on the Moon

    Party on the Moon is out of this world fun. They have the perfect combination of raw energy, polish and sheer entertainment value to ensure a memorable event. They are a non-stop, high energy,…

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    People’s Choice Band

    People’s Choice is a variety dance band from Central Texas. In business since 1976, the band has played festivals, special events and private parties. People of all ages enjoy dancing to their…

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    The Pictures

    The Pictures are a solid variety dance group from Austin that provides a quality presentation of America’s favorite dance songs from the 40’s to the 90’s. The group has been performing in Texas and…

  • Professor D

    No other party band in the country puts more electricity in a room than Dallas’ Professor D. They are ten people with a single purpose – to make sure you and your guests leave stunned and amazed by…

  • Rotel and the Hot Tomatoes

    If you like to dance and watch a great show, then you’re going to love Rotel and the Hot Tomatoes. Recently named as one of the top…

  • Sauce

    From Austin, Texas, Sauce plays a great mix of your old favorites, like Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, and Earth, Wind and Fire, together with the hit songs of today. The ten piece group is a great…

  • Simply Irresistible

    Sister band to Party on the Moon, Simply Irresistible also offers three hours of non-stop dance music with the same great line-up of musicians and vocalists. The core group is nine pieces with a…

  • Skyrocket

    Named Austin’s Best Cover Band, Skyrocket plays AM-radio “solid gold” hits from the 1970’s, mixed with edgy favorites from the 80’s – songs you forgot you knew and loved. This seven-piece band…

  • The Spiffingtons

    This highly energetic band combines their outstanding musical abilities with an explosive stage show that will get your guests on the dance floor and make your party come alive. The Spiffingtons perform a…

  • Splash

    Splash! is much more than a band – they are the consummate party music professionals. First, they confer with the client to understand the exact vision of the event and then let the client choose from their…

  • Starlight Orchestras

    Co-founded in 1990 by CEO Valerie Romanoff, Starlight Orchestras and Productions is one of New York’s most sought after music and entertainment companies, known for its polished and professional…

  • The Spazmatics

    The Spazmatics are the endless fun 80’s dance and show band you’ve been hearing about.

  • The Swatchmen

    Great 80’s cover band from San Antonio.

  • Taylor Pace Orchestra

    The combination of Howard University Music Graduate and Ordained Minister Taylor Pace paired with event and music performance expert Jordan Kahn, brings to you another amazing orchestra party experience by Jordan Kahn Music Company.

  • Third Language

    Third Language is a high energy seven piece dance band fronted by 2 dynamic female singers. This group covers a wide variety of music with a repertoire spanning the most familiar and danceable songs from…

  • Time Machine

    The party never stops when Time Machine takes the stage. This energetic, charismatic, and very talented band has been captivating audiences all over the states with music that will take you through the…

  • The Tip Tops

    The Tip Tops are a high energy dance and show band based in Mobile, AL. The musical emphasis is 60’s, Motown and rhythm and blues. The 4 Tops, Otis Redding, The Temptations, and Marvin Gaye are just…

  • Tyrone Smith Revue (Super T)

    SUPER T! SUPER TYRONE! TYRONE SMITH! It doesn’t matter what name you use, the Tyrone Smith Revue has been the number one dance and show band throughout the South for over 28 years! From classic rock…

  • Voltage Brothers

    The Voltage Brothers have been creating high voltage music since 1969, when they were just teenagers in their home town of Rochester, NY. Now every city on the east and gulf…

  • The Wonders

    Members of The Wonders have performed throughout the Dallas/Ft. Worth area for over 20 years. The band was honored to perform for the Presidential Inaugural Ball in Washington, D.C. in 2005 and for…

  • Yelba’s Variety Band

    A five-piece variety band from Houston, featuring the beautiful, talented Yelba. Or, book Yelba’s 7pc Latin Fire band for the full latin experience!

  • Yvonne Washington and the Mix

    Yvonne Washington is a versatile artist from Houston that can sing everything from gospel to Motown, R&B, pop and jazz standards, and can perform with a small acoustic group or with her large band, The Mix…