Premier Cover Band

BEST cover band for EVERYTHING

GUNPOWDER
SOUP

TO BE THE BEST COVER BAND, WE WORK HARD and PROVIDE a MEMORABLE SHOW.
 
LET US EARN YOUR TRUST!

Professional Business Model with Party Attitude  

 

Why do we have so many 5 star reviews?  Why do we see so many familiar faces on the dance floor?  Why do venue and planners suggest GUNPOWDER SOUP?

GUNPOWDER SOUP has been in business since 1999, therefore, WE ARE definitely doing something right.  We specialize in galas, weddings, fundraisers, conventions, and corporate events.  When you hire GUNPOWDER SOUP, you receive a fantastic performance, experience, and stressless planning.  Your guests will be entertained and the dance floor will stay packed the entire night.  Our talented members are energetic, play different instruments, and ready to put on a show.

Our management will work with you to plan the perfect music set and let you pick the songs!  Some clients have changed their date because GUNPOWDER SOUP was booked for another event.  Prep early and contact us!  210.488.4388.   People get upset when they find out we are already booked, and then they ask for a Band like ours…there is none!  There is only ONE GUNPOWDER SOUP!  We are an unique band able to perform country and rock/pop songs with 3 LEAD VOCALISTS and multi background harmonies.

We are not a franchise and employ only a handful of outside performers when needed.  WE ARE NOT PART OF AN ENTERTAINMENT COMGLOMERATION.  WHAT YOU SEE ON THIS WEBSITE IS WHAT YOU HIRE.   Make live music a priority and spend more for quality.   Hire the best for cover music and entertaining….GUNPOWDER SOUP.

Best of Fredericksburg Wedding Bands

The Knot & Wedding Wire
Award Winning Band

Best Cover Band Serving High End Events

Professional Sound / Light Equipment

Detailed Female Management / Owner

Professional Business Model

In Business Since 1999

Numerous Awards

GPS Trio

Best of Austin Cover Bands

5 Star Rating & Best Reviews for Weddings and Corporate Entertainment

Two time GRAMMY Award Winning Engineer

Female Vocalist – Pop Hits, 80s Rock, Disco

Male Vocalist – Classic Rock, Oldies

Male Vocalist – Country, 80s, Easy Listening

Engage with Guests Off Stage

Songs Played Back-to-Back 

Emcee Service

DJ Service

 

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Make your Event Unforgettable with Engaging Performers

“Marius walks around with this guitar and a microphone inviting guests to sing along with them”

“Our guests have repeatedly texted us RAVING about our band”

“Guests still talking about the band!  Numerous Texting after our wedding reception!”

“They performed a very wide variety of cover music, and they kept the audience engaged!”

“You will find they are very professional, organized and genuinely sincere while loving what they do best”

“They knew exactly how to engage the audience because everyone was dancing at our Jabil convention”

“I went to see three different bands and Gunpowder Soup won hands down”

UPCOMING EVENTS

1.07.2023 Wedding, Dripping Springs TX

1.21.2023  Fundraiser, Let's Rodeo Ball, San Antonio TX

1.25.2023  Corporate, Nokia, San Antonio TX

NEWS

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MY MARIA

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MAN! I FEEL LIKE A WOMAN

 

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UPTOWN FUNK

 

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CORPORATE CLIENTS

 iFly, Nokia, New York Life, Ryder, Jabil, Meitec Industries, Point S Tires, Pacesetter Homes, Daughters of the Republic, Humane Society, Advanced Micro Devices, Vermeer Company, South Texas Border Patrol, Morgan’s Wonderland, Howard Energy, San Antonio Let’s Rodeo Ball, National Fragile X Foundation, Washington Lobbyist Groups, Oregon Ducks, Rush Enterprise, New Braunfels Wurstfest, SA Specialities, RUSH, San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, SA Specialties, KCA, AFGE Corpus Christi, The Dominion Country Club, San Antonio Auto Dealers, Thermon Inc, Sabalo Energy, Cornerstone Lending, Westcore, uShip, MarkLogic, fraternities and sororities, Black Rifle Coffee Company

VENUES

Austin Hotel Ella, The Oasis, Dripping Springs Camp Lucy, Austin Maggie Mae’s, The Alamo, Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio AT&T Center, Joe Freeman Coliseum, Alamodome, JW Marriott Hill Country Resort, Hyatt Hill Country Resort, Alamo, Fredericksburg Nimitz Museum, Houston The Bell Tower on 34th Street,  Luckenbach Dance Hall, American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi Art Museum, San Antonio Botanical Gardens, Fredericksburg Hangar Hotel, Don Strange Ranch, Texas Cultural Institute, Pedrotti North Wind Ranch, Enchanted Springs, Texas State Aquarium, Houston Marquis Hotel, Pedrotti's Ranch, Vista Oaks, Park 31, The Fairmont, Austin SkyBox, The Rustic

AWARDS

The Knot Best of Weddings
2021 and 2022

Wedding Wire Couples' Choice Awards 
2023, 2022, 2021, 2019, 2018, 2016, 2014

CREDENTAILS

Marius and Jeanine are building a new “state of the art” recording studio and run a school, Audio Enginearing Institute, teaching audio engineering classes, audio-eng.com.

Our gear has been assembled by our GRAMMY Award Winning Recording Engineer, Marius Perron, who has a MS in Electrical Engineering from The University of Texas. Jeanine Davis-Perron (owner) has a BS degree in Hospital Administration.  Team members have a BA degree in Music Education and on the job instruction from cruise ships. 

PERFORMANCE

For cocktail hour, we play MP3 music from our stage speakers, unless you hire an acoustic musician from our staff. During dinner, the Band will play low volume and slow to mid-tempo songs to accommodate conversations.

After formalities, we will fill the dance floor with dancers, interact with guests off-stage, enlist singers on our crowd microphone. GUNPOWDER SOUP started tambourines and crowd mics on the dance floor and we continue this client favorite 22 years later.

GPS BUSINESS MODEL

We have been engaging with guests since 1999 and are experts in the entertainment business. Detailed local female management and an A+ from the Better Business Bureau set us apart from other bands. Clients call and book directly through our Contact page and we generate our own contracts.

Important: GUNPOWDER SOUP carries general liability insurance for venues that require a one million dollar policy. The owner is always on site and manages the Band during the event.

INSTRUMENTATION

Drums, Bass, Electric Lead Guitar, Piano, Synthesizer, Acoustic Guitar, and Trombone.

If you want to hire a two or three piece horn section, let us know.  You will love the variety of three different lead vocalists and wall of harmonies. Our musicians are multi-talented on different instruments so we have a full sound depending on the instrumentation of each song.

EVENT TYPES

Corporate Events, Fundraisers, Galas, Weddings, Conventions, Private Parties

TEXAS LOCATIONS

San Antonio, Austin, Fredericksburg, Dripping Springs, New Braunfels, Houston, College Station, Corpus Christi, Texas Hill Country, and small towns in between. Call about Destination events.

GENRES

Country, Pop Hits, 80s, Classic Rock, Oldies, Disco, Easy Listening, Latin

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