Bands & Ensembles in Detroit, Michigan
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).
Jeff Ponders IiJazz Saxophone
Born in Detroit, Jeff honed his skills under the tutelage of jazz masters Donald Walden and Marcus Belgrave. His resume includes performances and recordings with heavyweights across many genres, including James Carter, Robert Glasper, Mike Phillips, Keyshia Cole, Bebe Winans, Eric Roberson, and John Legend. Jeff is a founding member of the electrifying band HotSauceMusic, and performa throughout the US as an artist. His debut album, "Spark," is available digitally everywhere.
Todd Michael BandTodd Michael Band - Rockin' Country Music
Established in late 2017, the Todd Michael Band is a band of high caliber and all-star country musicians. The band was formed as a vision of Todd Michael, a singer/songwriter from Michigan, to be a regional powerhouse and to spread their passion and joy of music to all who attend their shows. The Todd Michael Band has become more than just a band, it's a way of life for these talented and professional musicians. "We play music we love to perform live. It's just what we do."
Audrey Ray BandCountry music with a touch of Outlaw roots
Growing up in the small town of Highland, Michigan country music singer-songwriter Audrey Ray made her move to the bright lights. Country music was always playing in her home and she was always encouraged to sing everywhere she went. Early on, Audrey was influenced by a wide variety of music from her father. She was very much influenced by tunes of Merle Haggard, Loretta Lynn, Patty Griffin and Steve Earle.
Brian Randall BandCountry Band
A late bloomer to the music world, Brian Randall didn’t start his musical ambition till after High School. With a cheap guitar he taught himself how to play. Now, just a little over a decade later, with a much nicer guitar, Brian has formed his first band with over 40 original songs in his clip. One "Lonesome Road" drawing from experiences of moving cross country to go to school, working on an Alaskan fishing boat, drew a "ones to watch" from Nashville Songwriters Association in October of 2014.
Louis Picasso And The GalleryLouis Picasso & The Gallery
FOUNDER/ARTIST Louis Picasso, 26-year-old artist from Ypsilanti, MI, first turned to music when he heard Biggie's album, "I'm Ready To Die", After throwing his first sold out show, he started to elevate his performances by performing with full bands and a DJ. In May 2016, he began his 3 part series concert "Red Aura", each sold out within the first 2 weeks of going on sale. While planning the final one he continuously thinks, "there's always a greater new after the last with Mr. Picasso."
Taylor TuckyModern and Classic Country
Taylor Tucky is an American five-member country music band formed in Taylor, Michigan. The band consists of Perry Jo Zaremba (lead vocals), Chris Wietzke (vocals /acoustic and electric guitar/keys/mandolin/banjo), Lonnell Lewis (drums, programming), Caelin Amin (bass guitar, vocals), and Marc Davis (Lead guitar). Their music is contemporary Country with rock instrumentation with melodic pop melodies and memorable hooks. The band is in the process of releasing their first full-length album "Smoke
Marq Andrew SpeckSolo But Never Alone
In my regular role as lead vocalist/keyboard player for Sweet Crystal, I have been blessed to win 22 Detroit Music Awards in the Outstanding Gospel/Christian categories of singer, songwriter, musician, act and recording with no plans to stop any time soon. Always moving forward, I will occasionally step away from my “Big Rig” and full band presentation into a more intimate and personal settings. My “Solo But Never Alone” show brings my one-man/one keyboard show to more intimate venues. Sweet.
Eric Jerome Brodberg (brodberg Band)Live Acoustic Singer/Songwriter
I’m from the Mid-Michigan area and have been playing music professionally for the last 20 years. I can either perform as a solo artist or with a band. my genre of music ranges from country to blues, and classic rock. I also have some original music to throw in every now and then.