Best San Antonio Band for weddings and parties- The Grooves
The Grooves have been a favorite of local San Antonio bands since 1991 for weddings, corporate parties, and fund raisers and always delivers a rockin' good time. This fun interactive band packs dance floors across San Antonio performing favorites from the 60's,70's, 80's, 90's, country and current dance.
So if you're looking to hire a San Antonio band to play at your wedding, corporate event, or other special occassion - don't miss checking out this San Antonio favorite.
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San Antonio Bands
Welcome to San Antonio Bands - the premier web directory listing for the San Antonio, Texas live music and San Antonio Bar scene. We have put together the best list anywhere of all the places you need to visit while in San Antonio. We have visited all these wonderful places and offer you our insight into what makes each of them so good. No matter who you are or how you like to spend your nights out, San Antonio is supplied with a seemingly limitless list of places to get your own special groove on - so get started tonight!
Top Local San Antonio Bands
We have put together a listing of what believe are the Top 10 local San Antonio bands. As you are planning your next night out, be sure and check to see if one of these Hot San Antonio area favorites are playing and be sure to check them out!
The Grooves are a dynamic, high energy live variety and cover band. Pop, Country, Rock, Standards, Jazz, Disco, R&B, Oldies—they play it all. Available for weddings, private parties, corporate events, festivals, clubs—any event that needs great music and entertainment! This amazing musical group is extremely popular all across Texas. Click here for pricing and to see the band's live video: The Grooves
Two Tons of Steel
One of the better-known San Antonio bands, this group’s style is country-rooted high energy rockabilly with traditional rock thrown in, and rock the stage they do! Their studio album “Not That Lucky” was produced by Loyd Maines, Texas’ most in demand producer. This album ranked in the top 20 Americana albums for 2006. This high energy San Antonio band is not to be missed.
This heavily touring original San Antonio band blasts out radio friendly rock with an energy that gets your feet tapping. Reminiscent of Matchbox 20 style music with more of a high energy edge, solid drumming and catchy riffs, this group will have you coming back for more.
Mr. Self Destruct
This hard rocking San Antonio band is a Tribute to Nine Inch Nails and does a phenomenal job adding full stage show, costumes, makeup and even a projection screen like Trent Reznor uses at all his touring shows. Great playing, singing and lots of action on stage make this one of the popular San Antonio bands not to be missed by Nine Inch Nails fans.
This group is one of the funniest of all San Antonio bands by adding comedy into their song lyrics and show. Their style is a combination of great rock and roll with rap been thrown in from time to time and their songs tell funny stories that get you laughing as well as dancing. With riotous songs like Hamburgler, Chinese Robots and Teenage Mustache, you can’t go wrong with this band.
Glenn Allan and Kim Mackenzie
This fun twosome can be caught live in the pub scene in San Antonio. This dynamic duo churns out magical harmonies, great song writing, and fantastic musicianship blending elements of folk, country, blues and border sounds to create a great many eclectic styles that weaves a rich tapestry of sound delighting audiences across San Antonio and beyond.
It wouldn’t be San Antonio without the great hard rock scene that permeates through this city. Union Underground was one of the hardest rocking bands in the San Antonio area during their stint from 1996 – 2002. Blending manic riffing, powerful vocals, and blistering solos, this band fed the metal machine in San Antonio and was able to satisfy their fans hard rocking appetite. The band released 2 albums and 2 singles during that time to sell over 400,000 copies and earned their place among the metal greats.
Nominated for the 2010 Texas Music awards this talented San Antonio pop singer song writer has amazing soaring, gusty, elegant vocals which are a perfect compliment for her hard driving/delicate style of electric and acoustic guitar and bass. A few of her many achievements so far have included being the bass guitarist for the Ashlee Rose band, winner of the 2002 Kerrville Folk Festival, and being a Girls and Guitars performing artist.
Lil' Bit and the Customatics
This little jewel of a band from San Antonio can best be described as heartbreakin’ honky tonk-a-billy. Fronted by Jen "Lil’ Bit" Adams, this true Texas style honky tonk band delivers hillbilly, bluegrass, country and early rock and roll. Jen’s amazing Patsy Cline style vocals forge through the Telecaster guitar’s country licks and compliment the stand up bass with an authentic Texas sound like no other band. This group is the hardest touring of just about any of the local San Antonio bands with frequent tours up and down the West coast.
Sean Castillo and the Hubcaps
Journey back in time to the days of Elvis, honky tonks, hot rods, sock hops, and Rockabilly with this great San Antonio rockabilly band and get your jitterbug on. Sean Castillo has been performing authentic rockabilly original music since 1982 and has been featured on nearly every radio and television station in Texas and has shared the stage with greats such as Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, The Drifters, Frankie Avalon, Boxcar Willie, Fabian, Brian Setzer, and Junior Brown.
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San Antonio Live Music
San Antonio has local bands of all styles to please any type of music lover. Some of the styles of the San Antonio live band scene include Tejano, hard rock, metal, and even Irish music. Other more obscure styles of bands in San Antonio include electronica and even honky tonk bands in the old Texas style tradition. Check out our list of San Antonio live music venues to help you find the types of local bands that you are wanting to see. With so many different types of San Antonio bands performing in the area, you're sure to find one that tickles your fancy.
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San Antonio Bars
San Antonio has many different watering holes, from intimate bars where you can take a first date to places to swill your tequila and dance on the table. Many of these cool bars also host local San Antonio bands to give you some cool mood music, tap your foot to, or bang your head. If you're looking to grab a cold one after work, chill with your friends, or dance the night away to one of the rockin' local San Antonio bands, your sure to find a great bar to suit your own special tastes. Our local San Antonio bars page has descriptions of some of the coolest places around to get your groove on so head on over to our bars page and find one that suits your style.
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