Premier Texas Cover Band
Premier Texas Cover Band

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PREMIER Cover band entertainment

Texas cover Band

PREMIER PARTY BAND

GUNPOWDER SOUP is one-of-a-kind, same members each time, popular San Antonio corporate events party band playing a variety of music since 1999. This highly reviewed entertainment group has received numerous awards from The Knot and Wedding Wire for outstanding service in the wedding industry.

 
TOP HITS FROM COUNTRY, POP, 80s, 70s, CLASSIC ROCK

Visit our SONG LIST and pick the songs you want to hear at your reception! We duplicate the songs you know and love with 3-4 lead vocalists, everyone singing harmony, and musicians who play multi instruments. Other Bands advertise they know 300 – 500 songs. Really, how can a Band know that many songs…well!
During dinner, we play softly so guests can congregate. After the special dances and toast are done, we turn up the volume and turn on the party! The dance floor will be packed with dancers and singers and most songs are played back-to-back.

We know which songs will flood the dance floor and will orchestrate the flow of the reception. Guests can request songs from our repertoire. Our GPS DJ will play your favorite songs during break.

 

ATTENTION TO DETAILS

GUNPOWDER SOUP has been around a long time because of our strong business model.  Management will ensure all details are finalized before arrival and we work with the venue and wedding planner for scheduling and logistics.  Female owned and operated.

 

CORPORATE GALAS

During dinner or meet and greet, we play softly so people can congregate.  After dinner or the awards, we turn up the volume and turn on the party!   The dance floor will be packed with dancers and most songs are played back-to-back.  For straight “let's just party” situations with zero dinner or cocktail hour, we start the party when the doors open.

We know which songs will flood the dance floor and will orchestrate the flow of the event.  Guests can request songs from our repertoire.  Everyone loves to sing on our crowd mic!   During break, we play MP3 music from stage.

 

SAN ANTONIO CORPORATE EVENTS

What makes GUNPOWDER SOUP successful and popular in San Antonio and other Texas Towns….

Great lead / background vocals, talented musicians who play multi instruments, engaging and dancing performers, quality sound control, friendly professional members, fun attitude, dynamic light show, and high end equipment.

We are experts in the entertainment business and GUNPOWDER SOUP replies on client reviews and referrals for advertisement.

Read our reviews, listen to our music, watch our videos, and you will understand why clients and vendors recommend us to their friends and family!

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Julie Tedder
2 weeks ago

Specatuclar band that can play every genre of music! Our wedding guests had an incredible time and haven't stopped talking about the band. They are the REAL DEAL!

Kristi Shepherd
a month ago

Great band for a non-profit fundraising event. They were a real crowd pleaser.

Gunpowder Soup was the best decision that we made for our wedding! They are so personable and down to earth and they go out of their way to make your wedding night memorable and FUN! We have received so many compliments from wedding guests in regards to how awesome GPS is. We will be using them for any event in the future that we can because they’re that amazing! Thank you Gunpowder Soup!

Jodi Teis
4 months ago

Gunpowder Soup brought the FUN to my daughter’s wedding!! Wow!! The dance floor was full and the guests were requesting an encore at the end of the night! The band is filled with incredible musicians and we loved having them at our wedding. We highly recommend Gunpowder Soup!!

Jonanna Mikulenka
4 months ago

Gunpowder Soup performed at our daughters wedding and they were fantastic! Would highly recommend!

Meghan Cannon
4 months ago

We are thrilled we chose to work with Gun Powder Soup! Jeanine was professional and responsive leading up to our wedding day. The biggest compliment we received after our event was how interactive and entertaining our band was! Thank you to GPS for making our reception everything we dreamed of!

Deborah Mey
5 months ago

Sarah Hernandez
5 months ago

Gunpowder Soup are professional, organized, and entertaining! They know how to put on a great show and are very interactive with the crowd. No matter the event or setting, Gunpowder Soup is a MUST when it comes to entertainment. Highly recommend.

Great cover band was very entertaining through entire set. Would hire again.

Kenneth Kurburski
5 months ago

Fantastic band in an outstanding venue! Really enjoyed all the music! Very talented musicians.

Debbie Perry
6 months ago

I saw Gunpowder Soup at a recent wedding and I was so impressed! They played all the best songs to keep people dancing the whole event and they interacted great with the crowd! I would definitely consider hiring them if I ever plan a big event! Truly amazing local band!

Kate Kies
5 years ago

We hired Gunpowder soup for our parents 50th wedding anniversary. They did an outstanding job! Easy to work with during the entire process. Everyone was dancing all night and the guest of honor even helped sing a few songs. I highly recommend them for your next party.

Ryan Morales
4 years ago

Such a fantastic band!! You just can't ask for a more professional group of people and it is obvious how much they care about what they do. Gunpowder has it down and did a fantastic job at our wedding! I knew from the first moment that they were the band for us and now we have the best memories of our special day! They will engage your crowd no matter the audience and keep the night pumping! Thanks again for being a part of our wedding!!

Ryan Anderson
11 months ago

Hiring Gunpowder Soup is seriously the best decision we made for our wedding. They had the crowd cheering for an encore after they finished their set! It’s been almost a month since the wedding and people are still coming up to me raving about the band. Couldn’t recommend them enough!!

Katie Burns
a year ago

Gunpowder Soup Band brought the party! Gunpowder Soup played at my daughter’s wedding this past weekend. They played all the best songs and they have extremely talented musicians! They also get the crowd involved. The entire wedding was dancing and had so much fun!! We were so sad when they told us it was the last song- it was still very crowded on the dance floor. Everyone at our wedding asked where we found this awesome band. My daughter was the one who found the band saying that it is always more fun to have live music - she was right! If you want to make your wedding or birthday celebration or other event exceptional, you absolutely NEED to book this band!! They were worth every dollar spent! I have not had so much fun on an evening out in such a long time!

Hannah Wied
a year ago

Gunpowder Soup is the best band!!! My sister originally used this band for her wedding so I got to hear and see them play in advance. We decided to book them for my wedding for the big reason of how great of entertainers they are! They really get the crowd going and dancing. They interact with the crowd and let the crowd sing in the microphone. The band is a great mix of all different talents and both men and women are in it. They play all types of genres of songs and really listen to your wants and needs. If you have the means to book this band for your wedding, DO IT!!!!! Highly recommend!

Ellen Hardin
a year ago

We hired GPS for my step-daughter's wedding outside under a tent at our place in the country near La Grange and they were fantastic. The energy level was amazing - the audience participation was so fun - the music was perfect for a beautiful night under the stars in July. They were responsive and easy to work with. Our friends still stop us and talk about how much fun they had at the wedding and GPS was an integral part of that! Thanks so much for helping to make Ashley's wedding perfect. And that lead singer Jayna is destined for greatness!

Owen Duggan
6 months ago

This band is top shelf. Their covers are perfectly executed and have just the right touch of personality and originality. They’re also really fun and congenial with the crowd. Way to go!

5 HOUR GALA

cocktail hour (MP3 music)

4 Hours of service (up to 180 minutes of music)

MP3 music during breaks

General liability insurance

Premium sound system Up to 350 guests

Professional Stage Lights

Theatrical Geysers

4 HOUR PARTY

4 hours of service (up to 180 minutes of music)

MP3 music during breaks

General liability insurance

Premium sound system Up to 350 guests

Professional Stage Lights

Theatrical Geysers

3 HOUR PARTY

3 hours of service (Up to 135 minutes of music)

MP3 music during breaks

General liability insurance

Premium sound system Up to 350 guests

Professional Stage Lights

Theatrical Geysers

TRIO

3 hours of service (Up to 135 minutes of music)

Premium Loudspeaker up to 75 guests

Professional LED light

NOTE: different playlist

show videos

UPTOWN FUNK
CHAIN OF FOOLS
DON'T STOP BELIEVN'
DRINKING PROBLEM
COUNTRY ROADS TAKE ME HOME
FEVER
THESE BOOTS ARE MADE FOR WALKING
SHAKE YOUR BOOTY
BRANDY
Best of San Antonio Wedding Bands

The Knot & Wedding Wire Award Winning Band

Professional Sound Equipment

Trio for Smaller Events

Songs Played Back-to-Back

Professional Business Model

In Business Since 1999

Awards Year after Year

Professional Lighting

Best of Austin Cover Bands

Professional Entertainment

Two Time GRAMMY Award WINNING Engineer

Talented Musicians on Multi Instruments

Female Vocalist – Pop, 80s, Disco, Ballads

Male Vocalist – Classic Rock, Oldies

Male Vocalist – Country, 80s

Engage with Guests Off Stage

Wedding DJ Service during Break

Detailed Management

Emcee 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 him”

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

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

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

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

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

“The biggest compliment we received was how interactive and entertaining our band was!”

“The dance floor was full and the guests were requesting an encore at the end of the night!”

“Gunpowder Soup played for our block party in Boerne. They got the people dancing in the streets and singing on mics. The songs they played were everyone’s favorites and customers keep asking my employees to hire the band for another party.”

Patti | Black Rifle Coffee Company

“Gunpowder Soup was the featured band for the IKEA Live Oak Grand Opening and they were awesome! They kept the crowd engaged and entertained and were a pleasure to work with!”

Dawn | IKEA

“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! 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). Our group is not an easy crowd to get excited and up to dance, after a full day of meetings – but half way through the performance a small group gathered to dance and we’re given tambourines. This band was also was happy to play MC for part of the business portion of the evening event, ie. “Please welcome Clint to the stage” and played an entrance track. Jeanine cracked a few jokes and added commentary to make the performance feel personal. Gunpowder Soup met all of our expectations, plus some. We will absolutely consider having them come to future events as long as budget allows.”

Candice | Point S Tire

“Gun Powder Soup was beyond amazing! Very energetic and played songs that appealed to everyone. A good time was definitely had by all! Jeanine was fantastic to work with as well and made everything super easy. I highly recommend them and look forward to booking Gun Powder Soup again in the future!”

Dawn | SkinCure Oncology

“I hired Gunpowder Soup to perform during an afterglow party for a corporate event, this was the best money ever spent! They were fantastic! They performed a very wide variety of music, and they keot the audience engaged! It was a remarkable performance, and remarkable evening! I highly recommend this group! We were so pleased!!”

Katherine | Pacesetters Homes

” Fantastic! I booked Gunpowder Soup for a work celebration and they were awesome! We have very diverse group with ages ranging from 20s to 50s and Gunpowder Soup played something for everyone! They were interactive and kept everyone on the dance floor. My team is still talking about the awesome band!!! Book Gunpowder Soup for your next event! You will not be disappointed!”

Shannan | Arkansas Dental Inc

“I hired them for the 4th for a neighborhood block party and everyone loved them, the music was amazing and the band made it so much fun – they were interactive and put on a fantastic show! Will for sure be hiring them again.”

Gina | Option One

“We hired them for our company Open House and they were so great to work with! They are so much fun and know how to work the crowd. Played a wide range of music and made our event so much fun!”

Mallory B  | Corporate 

*for corporate events
Outdoor events must provide shade or cover over Gunpowder Soup

FOUNDATION
Marius and Jeanine own a “state of the art” recording studio and run an audio school, Audio Enginearing Institute, teaching audio engineering classes, audio-eng.com.  Our gear has been built and assembled by two time GRAMMY Award Winning Recording Engineer, Marius Perron, who has a MS degree in Electrical Engineering from The University of Texas and a BA in Geometry from Trinity University.  Jeanine has a BS degree in Hospital Administration from Southwest Texas State University and manages every business detail.

RIDER INFORMATION
Rider Information

SERVICE
For cocktail hour, we play MP3 music from our stage speakers, unless you hire an acoustic musician from our staff.  During dinner, music is played at a low volume with slow to mid-tempo songs to accommodate conversations at the table.  After formalities, WE turn up the volume and dancers immediately fill the dance floor.  Entertainers interact with guests off-stage and encourage guests participation.  GUNPOWDER SOUP started tambourines and crowd mics on the dance floor and we continue this client favorite.

GPS BUSINESS MODEL
Experts in the entertainment business with detailed female management and an A+ from the Better Business Bureau (Audio Enginearing Institute).

INSTRUMENTATION
Drums, Bass, Electric Lead Guitar, Piano, Synthesizer, Acoustic Guitar.  Since GUNPOWDER SOUP team members are multi-talented on many instruments, we have a full sound and cover all songs close to the original.  You will love our variety of lead vocalists and wall of harmonies.  For icing on the cake, hire our horn or fiddle player.

CORPORATE CLIENTS
Valero, iFly, Nokia, New York Life, Ryder, Jabil, ADP, 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, HVAC Washington Lobbyist Group, Oregon Ducks, Rush Enterprise, Wurstfest VIP, RUSH, San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, The Dominion Country Club, Truck and Auto Convention, Thermon Inc, Cornerstone Lending, Black Rifle Coffee Company, SkinCure Oncology…

WEDDINGS
Over 1000 weddings and counting

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

GENRES
Top 40 Pop Hits, Country, 80s, Classic Rock, Oldies, Disco, Latin, Motown

TEXAS LOCATIONS
San Antonio, Austin, Dallas, Houston, Corpus Christi, Dripping Springs, Midland, Fredericksburg, Boerne, Kerrville, Padre Island, McAllen, Laredo, Horseshoe Bay, College Station…

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