AUSTIN VARIETY BANDS
“We recently had Gunpowder Soup play at our wedding, and they MADE THE NIGHT!!! Everyone was dancing the entire night, even at the beginning of dinner! Right from the first song they started playing, people were out of their seats dancing. Our guests were chanting “one more song” over and over when Gunpowder Soup announced for everyone to line up for the send-off. They made everyone sing in a microphone around the crowd and had people who don’t usually dance sore the next day from dancing so much! Highly highly highly recommend this band. They play everything- from country to popular oldies and new, current songs! You can’t go wrong with them.”
Gunpowder Soup has several Wedding Packages:
Contact us for the details on the different packages we offer.
Our different packages include ceremony vocalists/musician, officiant’s microphone set up system, DJ service, and acoustic music for cocktail hour.
Basic services in all packages:
- MP3 music prior to the performance and during breaks
- MC the grand entrance with fun MP3 music
- MC wedding customs with fun MP3 music
- Monitor open mics for toast and announcements
- MC and coordinate 1st dance
- MC and coordinate dad/bride and mother/groom dances
- Coordinate Band schedule with wedding coordinator
- Contact venue manager about set up
- Tambourines on the dance floor
Attention to Details
Gunpowder Soup is a premier San Antonio corporate cover band for entertainment. We communicate with technical directors, electricians, and event planners before arriving to the venue. The itinerary will be discussed in detail to ensure a perfectly timed event and we micro manage our productions to ensure high quality entertainment. In-ear monitors and talk-back mics are used to communicate between members on stage for song selection, walk in/walk off cues, and scheduled announcements. We monitor the crowd participation for deciding the next hit song and play most songs back to back.
The owners of Gunpowder Soup have an A+ from the Better Business Bureau.
We start your party with high energy and engage with guests with singing and dancing. You want great memories from your reception and we want your guests to rave about the reception or corporate event. Most of our clients hire Gunpowder Soup because of referrals, online reviews and videos. Some of our clients asked to be spokespersons for Gunpowder Soup, so contact us for their email and/or phone number. Gunpowder Soup travels to Houston, Austin, San Antonio, Texas Hill Country, Dripping Springs, and other towns. Call to inquire about travel outside Texas, 210.488.4388.
Master of Ceremonies
Announcing the wedding party with party MP3 music is something we love to conduct. Other MC jobs include announcing dinner, toasts, cake cutting, and garter/bouquet toss.
For corporate and gala events, Gunpowder Soup will emcee announcements and presentation for walk on and off stage. Ask about our line dance instructions.
“Gunpowder Soup was the feature performance at our Point S Tire & Auto annual business meeting in San Antonio. Performing to a room of 500 guests, they had so much energy and were excited to engage with the audience – cannot say that about every band. Pretty cool to see a band of five include two ladies. All of the band members are multi-talented; singing, playing instruments and dancing! They The guitarist worked the room, physically moving with guitar and microphone around the room, to encourage audience members to sing along with the band. The songs they chose were great; a variety of genres that all of our audience members enjoyed (some children and younger adults; mainly adults 35-65). We will absolutely consider having them come to future events as long as budget allows.”
Candice B – Point S Tire Inc.
For the show, Gunpowder Soup will start out with country and wedding favorites like Sweet Caroline, Crazy, or My Girl. Then we morph into 80s, line dance, and sing along songs like Friends In Low Places and Take Me Home Country Roads. The last set is dance favorites like Play That Funky Music, Kiss, and You Shook Me All Night.
For corporate events, out-of-state guests want to dance the two step, learn how to line dance to Boot Scootin’ Boogie and Copperhead Road. Ask about line dance instructions, we will teach you!
Gunpowder Soup specializes in weddings and creating fun for wedding customs and special dances. Our professional team can also perform for your ceremony.
Fun Austin Variety Band
“I was looking for a band to play at our fundraiser. I looked at about 12 different bands online and went to see 3 of them perform and Gunpowder Soup was at the top of the list. They are very professional and excellent musicians and they really get the guests engaged. I had so many compliments about their performance. We will definitely look to use them in the future.”
Sean N. – Morgan’s Wonderland
2019 Retts Syndrome Fundraiser
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