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Aces n Eights is a premier Arizona cover band. The professional 5 member group performs a repertoire ranging from 70s favorites to today, with a little blues, funk & country thrown in to satisfy everyone. They can provide a full night of rock, country or a variety of both.​ They have a light show that creates a great dance floor atmosphere, and is sure to get everyone feeling their inner John Travolta!

They have combined experience of over 35 years, and they love what they do! With a diverse variety of music, they strive to please everyone in their audience. Each of the members brings such a variety, that when mixed together produce a sound like no other band around. Their influences and experiences vary greatly, but each member has devoted a large portion of their lives to music. The electric variety of music is sure to please.

They have provided entertainment for events such as Country Thunder, Warrior Dash, the Northern Arizona Barbeque Festival, Verde Valley Fair, & Verde Valley Beer Festival to name just a few.

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Big Daddy D and the Dynamites are a dynamic Blues, Soul, Funk, and Americana based band with more than 20 years of experience performing in the Arizona Northland. The focus is high energy, great musicianship and FUN. Band consists of ‘Big Daddy’ Darryl Porras on guitar, Dan Miller on keys, Roger Smith on bass, and Dr. Bob Sellani on drums. ‘It’s blues time, baby!’

 

BigDaddyD.com or Facebook: Big Daddy D and the Dynamites

Four veteran musicians makeup this energy filled classic rock band. Featuring tunes by Jimi Hendrix, Foreigner, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Deep Purple, Loverboy, and even Elvis Costello and more. Don't miss the Gozers.

Be sure and bring your best dancefloor moves. The Gozers will keep you moving all night long.

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4 veteran musicians makeup a band that's been together for nearly three decades. Playing a variety of styles of music that includes funk, modern rock, blues, and country with an emphasis on classic rock. The Izzies kick out tunes one after another and keeps the dancers on the dance floor.

Don't miss the Izzies. A high energy show it is!

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JBad Band - Hi Energy Dance Music. Be ready to dance!

  • Classic rock, funk, blues and country.
  • Instrumentation: electric guitar, drums, percussion, bass and sax.
  • Band members: Joey Cruz, Douglas Forero, Shane the Hilton, Bruce (The warbler) Wilson and Johnny Badiaco.
  • Music venue territory includes California, Arizona and Mexico.

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The Johnny Lingo Trio consists of John Ziegler, vocalist and guitarist for the musical group Major Lingo, Tina Reichow, performing on a wide variety of percussion and vocals, and Kirk Burnett, a multi-talented instrumentalist, rounds out the trio on banjo, violin, and mandolin. They have come together to blend contemporary pop and traditional folk music from around the world.

Whether it be an Irish reel or American bluegrass, a Mexican ballad or a German cabaret song, original compositions or reinventing a Beatles tune, The Johnny Lingo Trio creates a unique dialogue that is both melodic and rhythmic with an emphasis on what matters most: that it comes from the heart.

To hear the trio perform is to experience a whole new depth of expression from these talented minstrels. As usual, the special guests who frequent the trio's shows are always a great treat.

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Llory McDonald and Combo Deluxe have been playing all over Arizona since the 90s.
The current lineup includes:

  • Llory McDonald-vocals/guitar,
  • Steve Botterweg-vocals/drums, and
  • Darryl Icard-vocals/bass.

Enjoy danceable classic rock and originals with a bit of comedy thrown in!
"One of the best bands in Arizona"- The Arizona Republic

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Menagerie is a high-energy fun-loving dance/party band! Their song list is an eclectic blend of Janis (not Ian), Tyrone, T-Bone, Carlos, Stevie (not Nicks), Aretha, Bonnie, Boz, Sting, Chrissie, and Delbert to name a few. We always have fun and it's infectious!

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Toucan Eddy is a 5-piece variety rock and R&B band. Considered one of the premier groups in Northern Arizona, and a longtime favorite of dancers, the band likes to refer to their style as "Rhythm & Roll". Along with select classic rock and R&B songs, the group also performs some originals during the show. The audience loves the variety and the groove. Come early for good seats.