MORE THAN A MUSIC AGENT

We provide music groups of every style, premier party bands, wedding music bands, jazz groups, dance bands, etc. for special events, music venues, private parties, festivals, corporate events, fundraisers, etc.

Live Music for Hire owner Tracy Rose has been a professional musician for more than 30 years. He has built strong personal and musical relationships with the Bay Area’s most talented and professional musicians. His life is virtually defined by his passionate commitment to music excellence. 

We are licensed and insured and guarantee your full satisfaction.

Our Musicians
Music. Live Music. It’s what transforms social gatherings into exciting, memorable events.      It’s the magical ingredient that brings to those gatherings a unique sense of warmth,
vitality and pure delight.
Pride & Joy

Variety, Dance band

San Francisco Bay Area’s Favorite Party Band.
Weddings, Corporate Parties, Fundraisers, Nightclubs, High Energy Soul Dance Music Performed with Passion and Fire.

Side Pocket

Variety band, dance band

Corporate party, celebrations, wedding, or just a fun shindig, Sidepocket fills the dance floor fast! “The ensemble sound hums like a vintage Porsche.” —Contra Costa Times

Tracy Rose

Jazz, dance band

Tasteful performances of classic and contemporary jazz, pop, and dance music! “This band is first class. Just fantastic!” Sharon Mitchell, Cotati Jazz Festival

Gator Nation

New Orleans, Zydeco dance

This Cajun, Zydeco, New Orleans R&B band puts on a fantastic show guaranteed to have you on your feet. and are known as “The Band With A Beat That Bites.”

Steve Freund Blues

Chicago Blues

Delmark Records recording artist Steve Freund, who’s earned a reputation as one of the hottest players on today’s blues scene. “Masterful, no-nonsense guitar work” Rolling Stone Magazine

The Pulsators

New Orleans, Funk, Reggae

THE PULSATORS, prompted a Northern California music magazine to call them “one killer band with irresistible hooks.  New Orleans-funky R&B, rock steady reggae and rock-and-roll.

Dallis Craft

Variety band, dance band

Dallis has performed with Huey Lewis, K.T. Oslin, Bruce Willis, Jesse Colin Young to name just a few. “An amazing talent, Dallis breathes life and light into every word she sings.”

Rumors

Classic Hits Dance Band 

With a repertoire that spans from the 50’s through the hits of today – it’s no surprise that RuMoRs is one of the most popular and fun bands on the circuit today!

Stompy Jones

Jump Swing Dance Band

Stompy Jones is a San Francisco based sextet, renowned for their jumpin’ rhythm, wailing improvisations, hip charm, retro style, and explosive stage show.

Aki Kumar

Blues India Style

Dynamic frontman & harp player Aki Kumar is a bonafide star among the next generation of West Coast blues artists. The world’s first professional blues player to hail from India.

Mitch Woods & Rocket 88’s

Boogie Woogie Jump Blues Band

Mitch Woods and His Rocket 88’s are the torch bearers of a great American musical heritage. Taking their inspiration from the great jump n’ boogie outfits.

Soul Shine

Blues, Dance music

Voted the “Best Blues Band”  in the North Bay. Wonderful and soulful renditions of familiar blues standards, infectious original tunes. The Soul Shine Blues band has something for everyone.

Pamela Rose

Variety band, dance band

An entertainer that delivers a stunning, and unforgettable musical experience. “A great voice, and on-the-mark intonation recalling Nancy Wilson” —All About Jazz

Johnny Tsunami

Rock n’ Roll Band

If your lookin’ for some butt-rockin’, low down, greasy blues, look no further than Johnny Tsunami & The Hurricanes. These cats are “Blowin’ The Roof Off the Motha!”

Kevin Durkin

Pop, Jazz Band

This group features some of San Francisco Bay’s finest musicians, and performs wonderful  renditions of jazz classics that make a special event lively and elegant

Collaboration

R&B Dance Band

A perfect band for parties or weddings needing a wide range of musical styles. Jazz, Pop, Soul, R&B, Latin, etc.  Brenda Reed and the band does it all, and with real style

Noel Jewkes

Jazz Band

Noel Jewkes is one of the premier saxophone players in Northern California. Working in the San Francisco Bay Area and has earned a distinguished reputation with jazz lovers.

Dorian Mode

30′ 40’s Swing Band

This four piece group is sure to fill adance floor playing wonderful renditions of classic dance music from the 30’s and 40’s.

The Rhythm Rangers

Country, Blues, Americana

Referred to as America’s jukebox, American traditions of blues, rock, country, and western swing, etc.

Solo Guitarist

Jazz, Pop, Classical

Chris has performed with Bobby Caldwell, The Coasters, The Drifters, Patrick Simmons (Doobie Bros.)and many other national acts.

Jami Jamison Band

Variety band, dance band

The Jami Jamison Band provides a music for dance entertainment,  or can fill the air with soft sounds on a quiet afternoon.

The Coronados

Country Western

Classic country hits, Hank Williams, Merle Haggard, and much more. The Coronados have been performing in th Bay Area for many years.

Rovetti Bluegrass

Bluegrass, Country

Rovetti has opened shows for Eagles, Willie Nelson, Great American Music Hall, and Colorado’s Telluride Music Festival.

Da Prunnah Bruddas

Hawaiian band

Hawaiian music that reflects the sounds, and feelings of the islands. Music from the 1890s up to contemporary Hawaiian music.

Diamante

Latin, Flamenco

Smooth jazz meets classic and contemporary Brazilian, Spanish and Latin music styles. A wonderful “South of the Border” ambience.

Honey B and the Pollinators

30’s 40’s Swing Band

A lively blend of swing, jump/jive and jazz standards from the ’20s, ’30s and ’40s. We bring good times to any event.

Samurai Gypsies

Gypsy Jazz

Passionate, High-energy, gypsy soul-fire acoustic ensemble. Their masterfully rich instrumentation, is both complex and precise, gritty and hot.

Annie Sampson

R&B, Blues, Soul Band

One of the San Francisco Bay Area’s finest souls singers. Annie belts out the blues and soul tunes that rock the house all night long.

Levi Lloyd 

Blues Dance Band

A blues veteran, Levi has played with B. B. King, John Lee Hooker and toured worldwide as the guitarist for the legendary Joe Louis Walker.

Rose String Trio

Classical, Pop Jazz

Classical and popular wedding favorites. Also performs a wide variety of styles, country, tango, waltz, jazz, and even rock and roll!

Foxes in the Henhouse

Folk, Americana

Foxes In The HenHouse is five audacious women with stunning three-part harmonies and mad instrumental skills.

Sandy Geller Group

Jazz, Pop, dance band

This group plays a wide range of musical styles, including Jazz, Pop, R&B, etc. A group perfect for events with a diverse crowd.

Brad Bann Sinatra

Sinatra hits

An amazing replication of Frank Sinatra’s voice and mannerisms. Brad performs with quartet, or as a soloist with backing tracks.

Buck Nickels & Loose Change

Country Western

One of The Bay Areas finest Country Western bands. Guaranteed to keep those boots moving on the dance floor.

We’re your source for talented professionals. And by “professionals,” we mean people who demonstrate a lot more than technical proficiency. We mean musicians with reputations for being where they’re needed, when they’re needed – musicians who arrive on time every time, appropriately attired and ready to perform.
Testimonials

What People are Saying

“Life of our party!”

“You made Hewlett Packard’s 50th anniversary party a success. Thank you to the entire band for bringing life to the party! We look forward to working with you again in the future.” Morgan HP Inc.

“Always a pleasure”

“Tracy has provided many wonderful bands to the      Sho-ka-wah Casino! It’s always a great pleasure to work with Mr. Rose” Event Co. Sho-ka-wa Casino

“Another success!”

“Thank you for performing at the Olympic Club’s 150th year celebration. Everyone had nothing but wonderful things to say about your music. Olympic Club, San Francisco

“Wonderful music!”

“KGO Radio thanks you for a wonderful performance at our Cure-A-Thon. We received many compliments
about your music!”

Sylvia Ramirez — KGO Radio Event Coordinator

Hours of Operation
MON – FRI 10:00am – 3:00pm 4:00pm – 10:30pm
SAT 1:00pm – 10:30pm
SUN We are closed

(707) 364-3862

Let us exceed your expectations, and help you find just the right music for your special event. 

Music of every style, Jazz, Pop, Dance, Latin, Zydeco, Country, Blues, Swing, R&B, Motown, etc.

Dance bands, party bands, variety bands, wedding music, theme bands, etc. 

Wedding Musicians, Dance Bands, Party Bands!
Serving Northern California including
San Francisco Bay Area, Marin, Napa, Napa Valley, Napa Wine Country, Wine Country Entertainment, Sonoma, Sacramento, Lake Tahoe, San Jose, Carmel, Santa Rosa, Mill Valley, Tiburon, Monterey.

Contact Us

Please feel free to  call us at

(707) 364-3862