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Why Not Hire a Country Band for Your Big Event?

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Considering a band for your wedding, gala, private party, corporate occasion? Think outside the box. Instead of the typical party function band, why not hire a country band?

A great country band can make your special event, wedding reception, festival, or corporate party a raging success! You can get people out on the dance floor with two-step tunes or enjoy a more laid-back vibe with a softer setlist or an acoustic set up. Whichever you prefer, you can’t go wrong if you hire a country band!

Some Things to Consider Before You Hire a Country Band

What type of country band are you looking to hire? There are different types of country bands and the music they play. Check this article out for a better understanding of the many popular sub-genres of country music. Many country bands embrace top dance hits, mixing in a variety of styles including inspirations from pop, dance, and R&B into their performance.  Other country bands stick to the classic country and grassroots sound.

Knowing what kind of country music your guests would enjoy is always helpful. Of course, if you’re paying the tab then pick the kind of music you want played before you search for and  hire a country band.

Some original country bands that are featured by TSE Entertainment include:

  • Sara Morgan

Hire Sara morganThe running theme behind Sara’s music is that of strength, loss, and confidence. With the sound of the steel guitar her music has signature country sounds with a fresh step forward. If you are keen on a female country vocalist, Sara is the perfect choice for any event. Learn more.



  • Phineus Reb Band

book phineus rebA mixture of rocking guitars, harmonica, banjo, drums and killer harmony vocals make for a fun, foot stomping blend of East Texas Tonkin Tunes with a bluegrass flavor. Their unique brand of Honky-Grass music makes for a great, fun show for any audience and venue. Learn more.



  • Frank Ray

hire frank ray for your partyFrank’s music is an easygoing contemporary country with pop-soul hooks and a dash of Southwestern spice. He sings about the cherished values in Country Music, including family, hard work and the positive impact immigrant labor has in America’s agriculture. Rolling Stone says “He’s got what it takes to be a legend…” Learn more.



  • Landon Bullard & The Mostly Sober

Classic country sound Landon Bullard & The Mostly SoberLandon Bullard & The Mostly Sober is a breaking Country Western / Americana group with a Texas country vibe. Landon Bullard is a perfect fit if you’re looking for that deep voice and classic country sound! Learn more.

If you are interested in hiring any of these country bands or others, TSE Entertainment works with several bands and is able to book any original country band you are wanting at your next event or show. However, if an original country band isn’t what you are looking for there are other options as well.

If there one well-known artist that would fit the bill best? If you have a particular, popular band in mind TSE Entertainment can book any artist for you, as well as country tribute bands. Some of our country tribute bands include: George Strait, Shania Twain, Kenny Chesney, and many more!

Tribute bands exclusively perform songs by the one specific band they are paying tribute to, usually mimicking the band’s appearance, sound, and style. They have taken a leap in popularity over the past 10 years and are a more affordable route to getting your favorite band at your next event, however, keep in mind that your request will be limited.

Do you want your guest or customers to be able to request songs? While most country bands can do a lot of covers, you may consider a country band that specializes in performing popular songs from various country artists you hear on the radio.  Country cover bands are known for playing all of the popular crowd pleasers, either in original style or with their own twist on the hit songs. This is the best type of country band to hire if you are anticipating a lot of song requests for various country artists. Check out our great country cover bands, Four Barrel Ramblers and Todd Freeman & Bullet Proof Band.  Visit here to inquire about booking a country cover band for your next event!

Hiring the right country band can be challenging, but not with TSE Entertainment! Here are great tips to follow before you hire a country band for your next special event:

  1. Listen to as many audio and videos as you can to make sure the style of a band overall is what you are looking for. TSE Entertainment has multiple audio and video samples available on our website. Our agents are also here to help point you in the right direction if you let us know exactly what you are looking for.
  2. Acoustic or full band? Some occasions are best suited for acoustic shows depending on the size of the room or the desired mood of the event. All of our artist can do both, but we must know at the time of booking so the band is prepared.
  3. Book well enough in advance. To ensure that the band you want will be available on the date of your event, try to book at least 3 to 6 months in advance.

Whatever the occasion, and whatever type of country band you are looking to hire, TSE Entertainment has you covered! Fill out our form or give us a call today so we can get started securing the perfect entertainment!


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Kassie Rae Phillips

Kassie is our go to person for social media for TSE and the artists we represent. Her background includes running the social media strategies of a number of companies before joining TSE.
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