Bands & Ensembles in San Diego, California

Wanna hire a rockstar? Yea you do... or maybe you don’t and are just looking for a Jazz singer (BTW, we think Jazz soloists are total rockstars). No matter the genre or style, the Special Guest band category will not disappoint. Scroll through our talent to book the perfect entertainment for your next big bash (or intimate cocktail party).


So Cal Funk and R&B
Los Angeles, CA

Jelani plays in multiple bands in the so cal area. StoneJonez is his funk and r&b band. Jelani plays with a number of the Reggae vocalists that perform in Laguna Beach, playing keyboards and providing back up vocals. Born into a musical family in Trinidad, WI .Jelani has been playing instruments and performing with relatives from the age of 6....moving to the US as a preteen to Philidelpia he played in many reggae groups eventually touring the US and setteling in LA in the early 1980s.

The Trip

Nationally acclaimed modern and classic rock band
Los Angeles, CA

One of the top Rock Cover Bands in America, THE TRIP is a high energy, genuine cover rock band that takes you on a fun-filled musical journey through the 60's, 70's, 80's, and 90's … as well as today’s Top 40 and rock hits. We’re one of the most popular booked wedding and corporate event bands in California. We perform at corporate events, concerts, weddings and private parties. We've performed at events for Microsoft, Disney, Lucasfilm, IBM, Sony Pictures, Budweiser, and for Toby Keith and Michael Anthony.

Eric French

Acoustic pop/ rock, soul, folk, & blues artist
Los Angeles, CA

Eric is a pop/ rock, soul, folk & jazz acoustic guitarist and singer. He has spent the last 13 years performing in New England and since 2016, in CA at concert venues, restaurants, bars and private social/ corporate events. Tailoring performances for a successful event every time is important to him. He has a large repertoire, with a fun mix of upbeat songs across genres - from recent hits back through the past 6 decades of pop music. He also loves playing original and traditional blues.

Brothers Igniting A Groove

High Energy Must See Band
Los Angeles, CA

B.I.G. (Brothers Igniting A Groove) is an R&B Smooth Jazz and old school funk band based out of Orange County, playing both covers and original music. Originally formed in '02, the core group consists of founding member Marcus “Slim” Shaw on bass, guitar and vocals; along with Robert Bullet Harris on guitar and vocals; John Bell on keys and vocals; lead vocalist Jon Mykal; and Andrew Jaimez on drums. B.I.G. strives for perfection each and every time out with high energy engaging performances. Members of B.I.G have performed with the likes of Stevie Wonder, Sly Stone, Timex Social Club, Tyrese, Rose Royce, Charles Wright, Nancy Wilson, The Brides of Funkenstein, Theodis Ealey, and Lakeside. We’re an exciting high-energy band, as you might see us stepping and enjoying the energy we receive from our patrons all night. Must See Band best describes us.

Kaitlyn Weathers

Country/Pop singer songwriter
Los Angeles, CA

Beachy country pop singer songwriter from Murrieta in Southern California. She combines the sweetness, honesty, and sass of country music with her own laid back, feel good California vibe. A dancer who later found a passion for singing, Kaitlyn has opened for top country acts such as Raelynn and Billy Currington. She has graced the main stage at Coastal Country Jam 2017, and played at the biggest NFR after party in Las Vegas. She released her first EP last summer called "Don't Lose the Moon."

Evan Diamond

Evan Diamond
Los Angeles, CA

Evan Diamond is an extremely talented singer-songwriter whos music spans genres such as indie/rock, pop and r&b. She plays on average around 20 shows per month in Southern California and has played such venues as The Hotel Cafe, The Viper Room, The Tin Roof and will be playing the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego on November 10th! She also plays private parties and events as well as weddings and can perform as a soloist, duo or with her full band "The Library". More info on Evan can be found on her website:

Robert Jon And The Wreck

Rock n’ Soul from Orange County, CA
Los Angeles, CA

Based out of Orange County, California, this award-winning quintet of seasoned touring veterans brings fire to the stage through their soaring guitar leads, 3-part harmonies and soul-activating groove. With 4 albums under their belt in as many years, new material in the works, and their 5th international tour departing Fall 2018, Robert Jon & The Wreck is a force to be reckoned with.

Mad Dogs & an Englishman

Joe Cocker Tribute Band
Los Angeles, CA

The world’s most incredible Joe Cocker tribute band!


Soul / Rock Musician
Los Angeles, CA

Ashley Hollander is a singer/songwriter native to San Diego. Coming from a large family and being one of ten siblings, she found comfort in music at a young age. She in turn has used that comfort to spread love to others through her music. Performing in various arenas, Ashley has opened for numerous artists throughout California, including big name bands such as P.O.D, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, J. J. Heller, Jeremy Camp and Gavin DeGraw.

The CoverUps Band

Rock, Pop, and Hip Hop of the 80s, live!
Los Angeles, CA

The CoverUps Band started with an idea: bringing back the lush, big and melodic sound the great 80s, rocking audiences throughout Southern California! The band’s songbook consists of carefully selected tracks spanning the history and excitement of one of the music’s most prolific and influential decades, capturing that unmistakable energy in a very authentic and direct way. The CoverUps love to treat their audience to a broad 80s-themed setlist, with select hits of the 90s mixed in, and featuring various genres and different approaches, including rock, funk, dance and even hip-hop. You can expect them to perform timeless tracks made famous by performers such as The Police, Pretenders, Duran Duran or even Blondie, B-52s and INXS, just to mention but a few. The group consists of 6 musicians covering a broad range of sounds and instruments: from massive drum tones to electrifying synth lines, lush harmonies and gigantic guitar riffs…and everything in between. No backing tracks or sequencing: it’s all 100% live music, brought to the audience with the utmost passion and integrity - keeping the spirits of the music intact. The CoverUps perform regularly in a wide variety of settings, including parties, celebrations, private events and other venues. Their charismatic live act, stunning stage presence, and professional equipment make for a high-quality performance to suit many different environments and situations. Feel free to get in touch for availability inquiries and let’s bring your event back to the hottest decade of all with an amazing live soundtrack!