A Premier Variety Band in Texas

For those who love to party!

Stage Requirements

16 feet x 16 feet is the minimum size needed for this energetic Band. High rise stage – stair case should be situated on the left side of the stage (view from audience) for our performers to engage with guests.

Who is Gunpowder Soup

We are a premier variety cover band that covers Country, Classic Rock, 80s Rock/Pop, Tejano, and Dance Favorites.

Electrical Requirements

One SEPARATE 20 amp circuit dedicated for the band ONLYONLY. One circuit is needed for stage lights and PA system.

General Liability Insurance

The Band carries general liability insurance with Nationwide. The Band is covered up to $1,000,000.00.

Cancellation Policy

Deposit is non-refundable. Cancellation for any reason will result in complete forfeiture of deposit. The Employer will pay the Forward Balance if canceling within 8 months of the event.

Break Music

Breaks will be determined by the itinerary and length of the performance. Gunpowder Soup provides MP 3 music for the dancers while on break. If you have certain songs you would like to play during break or before the show, please bring your media player and we will plug it into our sound system.
If you want a DJ during the break, contact Jeanine for a quote.

load In and load out times

Load in time is 120 minutes
Load out time is 90 minutes

Fee includes...
  • Performance with break
  • Gunpowder Soup instruments, sound, and lighting equipment
  • Set up and breakdown
  • Unmanned MP 3 music for breaks
Light and Geyser Show

Stage LED lights are programmed for each song. Stage lights are not intended for lighting on the dance floor. The Band utilizes 2 – 6 foot truss and must be placed on stage.

Gunpowder Soup utilizes 2 geyser machines on each side of the stage. Each geysers has a reach of 15 feet in the air and are programmed for several songs.

Wireless mics for MC

Two wireless microphones for Master of Ceremonies.

Band sound check

The Band performs a sound check before every show. We hve the ability to do a quiet sound check with in-ear monitors. This is helpful in case the event has started and guests are in another area from the Band.

Crafted Song List

For each event, a special song list is created depending on the genre of music you pick.
We monitor the crowd throughout the event and pick songs to keep the dance floor packed and your guests happy. And we take requests!  Please visit our website, Song List.

Set and break itinerary

The Band will play for 45 minutes and break for 15 minutes. Depending on the itinerary, the break will coincide with award shows, speeches, and other scheduling breaks. Another schedule might be 60 minutes of performance and 20 minutes of break.

Instrumentation

Drums
Bass Guitar
Electric Guitar
Keyboards/Piano
Rhythm Guitar
Trombone
Percussion

Clientele

Advance Micro Devices, Rush Enterprise, Federation of Defense and Corp. Counsel, TASPA, New York Life, Baker’s Distributing, Oregon Ducks, Southwest Physicians Group, Humane Society, Mitek, Radiation Oncology Foundation, Episcopal Archdiocese of Texas, Military Warriors, San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo, Society For Radiation Oncology, Fragile X Foundation, Spectro Inc, Boerne Chamber of Commerce, Corwin Press, Sabalo Energy Inc, Thermon Industries, Boerne Berges Fest, PayneWest Insurance, Washington DC PHCC Group, Daughter’s of the Republic of Texas, and more…..

Venues

Alamodome, 1850 Settlement Inn, JW Marriott Resort and Spa, Albert Dance Hall, AT&T Center, Briscoe Museum, Buckhorn Saloon, Camp Waldemar, Corpus Christi Country Club, Don Strange Ranch, Enchanted Springs, Fair Oaks Country Club, Granberry Hills, Grand Hyatt Resort, Hyatt Regency, Ingenhuett on High, Institute of Texan Cultures, La Cantera Resort, San Antonio Alamo, Leon Springs Dance Hall, Los Patios, Lost Missions, Marquis II, Marriott Riverwalk, Montesino Ranch, Omni La Mansion, Paws and Taws, Pearl Stables, Pedrotti North Wind Ranch, River Oaks, Rockport Country Club, Sisterdale Dance Hall, Sunset Station, Tapatio Springs, The Venue at Church Street, Westin Riverwalk, Witte Museum, Yacht Club, and much moreā€¦

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