BEST TEXAS COVER BAND
Gunpowder Soup…a name you will remember for years
Gunpowder Soup, the best of all Texas cover bands, has been performing for 20+ years. We handle most bookings in-house so call or email us for answers, pricing, and hiring. We want clients to contact our management team directly because Gunpowder Soup would like to know what services you need, what genre of music for the guests, and we like a personal connection. A contract will be generate between both parties, therefore, you feel secure hiring the best in the entertainment business.
Please answer all the questions in the contact form because the more details we receive, the better we can understand what you need for your event to be a success. For fundraisers, galas, corporate, and convention events, let us know the theme and any details in the message box.
We have performed for years in Texas so research Gunpowder Soup on the internet and find out why we are an award winning Texas wedding band and loved by brides and grooms. Our calendar is busy each weekend, our clients and guests write 5 star reviews. We are a happy, fun loving entertainment group that works with passion.
Quote Form for Pricing
If the form is filled correctly, the message “WE WILL CONTACT YOU SHORTLY!” will be found above. You can also email [email protected] for a quote form.
Floor - 22' (length) x 16' (depth) or larger. The flooring of the performance area must be level, dry, and smooth for heavy wheeled equipment.
High rise stage - 24' (length) x 16' (depth). If the stage is smaller than 24’ x 16’, the backlights and front floor lights will be eliminated from the stage due to space restriction. The stage must be very sturdy and durable to handle large truss (2), racks (2) and dancing performers.
Stairs should be situated on left side of the stage (looking towards the stage).
One SEPARATE 15 or 20 amp circuit dedicated for the band ONLY. One circuit is needed for stage lights and PA system.
Genres Gunpowder Soup Performs
Dance Hits in Country, Classic Rock, Top 40, Latin, 80s Rock and Pop, 70s Classic Rock, 60s and 50s Oldies, Texas Red Dirt, and Wedding Favorites. We cover songs that start a party and keep the party going! Gunpowder Soup appeals to all age groups.
iPads on Stage
General Liability Insurance
The Band carries general liability insurance with Nationwide. The Band is covered up to $1,000,000.00.
Breaks will be determined by the itinerary and length of the performance. Gunpowder Soup provides MP3 music for the dancers while on break. Gunpowder Soup can DJ during the band's break so email for this added service.
What Your Fee Includes
Performance with breaks
Gunpowder Soup instruments, sound, stage lights
Setup and breakdown
Unmanned MP3 music for breaks
Light and Geyser Show
Wireless mics for MC
Two wireless microphones for Master of Ceremonies.
Band Sound Check
The Band performs a sound check before every show. We hve the ability to do a quiet sound check with in-ear monitors. This is helpful in case the event has started and guests are in another area from the Band.
Crafted Song List
We monitor the crowd throughout the event and pick songs to keep the dance floor packed and your guests happy. Click on the Song List tab and click the box for each song you want to hear. Submit the list and a special song list will be created for your event.
Set and Break Itinerary
Performance of 45 minutes with a 15 minute break, 60 minutes of performance with a 30 minute break, 50 minutes of performance with a 20 minute break. The manager will set the schedule depending on the itinerary and the performance time. Some breaks can coincide with award shows, speeches, and wedding customs.
Electric Guitar (2)
Rhythm Guitar (2)
All members of Gunpowder Soup know how to play 4 or more instruments and we will fill in instrumentation parts where needed.
IKEA, Jabil, Advance Micro Devices, Rush Enterprise, San Antonio Auto and Truck Show, Federation of Defense and Corp. Counsel, TASPA, New York Life, Baker's Distributing, Oregon Ducks, Southwest Physicians Group, Humane Society, Mitek, Radiation Oncology Foundation, Episcopal Archdiocese of Texas, Military Warriors, San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, Society For Radiation Oncology, Fragile X Foundation, Spectro Inc, Point S Tires, Corwin Press, Sabalo Energy Inc, Thermon Industries, Boerne Berges Fest, PayneWest Insurance, Washington DC PHCC Group, Daughter's of the Republic of Texas, The Dominion Country Club, and more.....
Alamodome, Luckenbach Dance Hall, 1850 Settlement Inn, JW Marriott Resort and Spa, Albert Dance Hall, AT&T Center, Briscoe Museum, Buckhorn Saloon, Camp Waldemar, Corpus Christi Country Club, Don Strange Ranch, Enchanted Springs, Fair Oaks Country Club, Granberry Hills, Grand Hyatt Resort, Hyatt Regency, Ingenhuett on High, Institute of Texan Cultures, La Cantera Resort, San Antonio Alamo, Leon Springs Dance Hall, Los Patios, Lost Missions, Marquis II, Marriott Riverwalk, Montesino Ranch, Omni La Mansion, Paws and Taws, Pearl Stables, Pedrotti North Wind Ranch, River Oaks, Rockport Country Club, Sisterdale Dance Hall, Sunset Station, Tapatio Springs, The Venue at Church Street, Westin Riverwalk, Witte Museum, Yacht Club, Eilan Hotel and Spa, South Texas Maize, and much more… San Antonio Country Band
Best Live Music For Texas
Gunpowder Soup is a premier cover band that entertains guests with great vocals, exerts high energy with dance and props, performs songs back to back, MC service during the performance, and dazzles the stage with a light show. The Band is well known for creating a party on the dance floor by engaging with guests off stage for singing and dancing. We are a professional business group that performs for corporate galas, conventions, weddings, large expos, and fundraisers. We know the business well and have a great reputation with other professionals. We are the best Texas Cover Band....Period
Click here to visit our Song List. Our repertoire is carefully thought out and we play songs that make people dance and feel happy.
Texas Cover Bands
“Amazing!!! I had no choice but to select Gunpowder Soup for my wedding because my family had seen them at another San Antonio wedding and my dad was hooked. I was so excited they were not booked for my wedding weekend. Their song list is amazing and gets the whole crowd dancing. The band interacts with the crowd bringing mics and tambourines to the dance floor. All our guests, young and old, commented on how much fun they had! My wedding day was the best day because of Gunpowder Soup. Clay and I had more fun at our wedding than any other wedding we’ve been too!! We did not want the night to end!!! Very professional, talented, and overall INCREDIBLE!!”
2019 Wedding Ceremony And Reception In New Braunfels Texas
Texas Wedding Band
“We hired Gunpowder Soup for our wedding in December 2018 and they were absolutely awesome. They have a very good blend of country, pop, rock, and Latin music. Very engaging and interactive with the crowd as well with a microphone you can sing from and instruments to play. They were also very reasonably priced compared to some of the other bands we looked into. Fair warning, if you tell the band that you like Bust A Move, you will be singing it on stage with them. I highly recommend this band for your wedding, they will get the crowd moving.”
2019 Wedding Reception in Helotes Texas
Texas Cover Bands
“This band is seriously amazing!! They made our night so special and really worked the crowd! Jeanine was so down to earth and truly accommodating the bride’s every request. They even learned a much requested song during break and our guests went wild! We have had so many our of guests raving about the band and asking more about them. 5 Stars all the way!!!.”
2018 Wedding Reception At Incarnate Word College
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