Virtual Live Music

The right entertainment for your virtual event. High quality video and audio to any device. Great for private or public digital spaces.  All of our solo artists can be configured into duos, trios or a full band.

Wendy Colonna

The Austin-American Statesman wrote “Wendy Colonna is not just a singer-songwriter, she’s a force of nature.”  In addition to being a 20+ year touring and recording artist, Wendy empowers artists and entrepreneurs as a creative career coach, is co-owner of the acclaimed Tips Concerts series and writes award winning custom songs for advertising. Wendy’s songs tell tales of empowerment, loss, mortality, joy, reclaimed innocence and celebration. Her resonant, signature, grit-infused-honey voice can moves from a sweet whisper to a full-on bayou-soul-shout without skipping a beat. Since her move from Louisiana to Central Texas in 2000, Wendy Colonna has released eight acclaimed studio albums.  Her 2017 release, "No Moment But Now" had tracks featured on Apple Music’s “Hot Tracks” and “Breaking Singer Songwriter playlist, as well as Spotify’s “Fresh Folk” playlist. Wendy garnered critical acclaim from multiple outlets including the New York Times (describing her music as “ethereal”), received a 2016 Black Fret Major Grant and she was selected as a 2017 Kerrville Folk Festival New Folk Finalist. In 2017, Wendy performed the Austin Women’s March to 60,000 attendees She's shared the stage with legends like The Wood Brothers, Mavis Staples, Delbert McClinton, Edgar Winter and Jeff Buckley.

Bonnie Whitmore

Born and bred as a musical performer, Bonnie has created a sound and voice of her own. She brings to every show a veracity of honest emotion and vulnerability that almost hurts you in its beauty. Her voice is a powerful one and will command your attention. Bonnie's performance will take you through many emotions and musical climaxes that will leave you craving for more.
Bonnie’s new album was on the top 50 of the AMA charts and she was named as a “Musician to Watch” in Paste and Austin Monthly Magazine .

Mike Cross

Michael Cross's professional music career started at 14-years-old, stepping on stage to play with popular bluesman Johnny Carson.  Since then he's played with several international known bands, including cover band Duck Soup, The Big Time, and Rusty Wier's Band.  Locally he's played in Antone's Monday-Night Blues Band and was also lead vocals on Beck's solo CD, Walk on. Cross has released his own originally written albums as well.  

In 2008 Cross received his highest honor when Former Austin Mayor Will Wynn declared June 21st Michael Cross Day. 

 

Jefferson Clay

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Jefferson Clay is a Singer-Songwriter from San Antonio, TX. A graduate of the University of Texas, he currently resides in Austin. Jefferson Clay has opened for world-renowned artists including: Bob Schneider, Lisa Morales, Misterwives, Jack Ingram, Clint Black and Vallejo. He has performed at SXSW, for the University of Texas' premiere music & arts festival, Forty Acres Fest, and for the 4th consecutive year, the Dripping Springs Songwriters Festival.

Sophia Johnson

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Sophia Johnson is a guitarist, songwriter and vocalist originally from Birmingham, UK, currently living and working in Austin, TX. 

As a founding member of her family band The Toy Hearts, she has toured and recorded extensively over the last ten years, performing on radio, television and at venues across the United Kingdom, Europe and USA. She plays a range of guitar styles including Bluegrass, Western Swing and Gypsy Jazz.

Haydn Vitera

Hayden Vitera is an extremely versatile vocalist who can growl like David Coverdale or sound as smooth as Luis Miguel. Formerly a member of Grammy-winning Asleep at the Wheel, he is a multi-talented instrumentalist who plays guitar, keys, and most notably, electric violin. His 6-string fretted Viper, introduced by Vitera for the first time into the Latin genre, can sing you a sexy melody then burn out a blistering rock riff to rival the meanest guitar.Vitera and his band are also extremely versatile. They can do a wide variety of music including rock/pop, country, blues, latin and jazz.

 

Nathan Hinojosa

Nathan Hinojosa picked up Flamenco guitar as a child and never wanted to put it down. But, although he loved the classical flamenco style he wanted to incorporate other genes as well. Now older, Nathan has a passion for many genres of music including flamenco, jazz, reggae, and funk. All of which, he mixes together with his Flamenco. Along with releasing a new album this year, Nathan, just finished up his national tour in November and will be out touring Europe and Asia later this year.

Ali Holder

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Although Holder was raised on outlaw country in Wichita Falls, Texas, she is influenced by a broad swathe of styles including country, jazz, blues, folk and indie. She began writing, singing and playing guitar in junior high, and fell in love with songwriters early on- “Janis Joplin and the women of Lilith Fair had a big impact on me growing up”.

 

Whether her inspirations come from haunting historic sites, communing with cattle or reading Stephen King, Ali Holder clearly has creative blood coursing through her veins. Let her spill some into your ears.

Mike Gonzales

As the lead singer and guitar player of Austin’s famed cover-trio Jukebox Heroes, Mike Gonzales knows how to entertain audiences and get them dancing. Gonzales specializes in the greatest Motown hits (Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, and Al Green) and classic rock of the 70’s (The Eagles, Led Zeppelin, Bad Company) as well as 80’s favorites (Prince, Tom Petty). He can even throw in the newest pop hits as well.

Monte Mann

Guitarist, bassist and vocalist Monte Mann has been an active part of the Austin music scene for over ten years, singing and playing guitar with countless Texas bands. Armed with only his acoustic guitar and outstanding singing style, he captivates audiences for hours. Monte has provided music for a wide variety of events and has the capability to 'read the audience' and give them what they want. Monte is equally comfortable providing background music at a corporate mixer as he is presenting a high-energy show.

 

Graham Weber

Graham Weber is one of Austin’s finest singer-songwriters.  He moved to Texas from Ohio nine years ago and it didn’t take him long to make a name for himself in the ‘Live Music Capital of the World.’ Just recently Austin Monthly reviewed Weber as a ‘promising addition to the live music circuit, with particular thanks to his bare-boned lyrics.’Known for his beautiful soulful voice, Weber will captivate your guests with his upbeat covers one minute and his heartfelt poetry like songs the next. When Weber isn’t playing corporate events and social functions you can find him performing at all sorts of famous Austin haunts; such as, Continental Club and Gallery, Threadgills, The Driskill and Cactus Cafe just to name a few.
 

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Ben Cina

Ben Cina takes familiar songs and makes them his own. With his bluesy/jazz style he captivates audiences and doesn’t let them go until the end. For the past 3 years, Ben has showcased his talent at the SXSW music festival. In addition to touring the Lone Star State, he’s cut a new CD and had time to share the stage with ROC Nation artist Rita Ora for a late night rendition of Usher’s “Nice and Slow,”.

Tyler Brunner

Tyler Brunner has been singing, songwriting and performing since he was a kid. 

During high school and college he starting traveling and playing with a local band. After graduating he decided to take on music as a full time career.

Currently Brunner play all around Austin and the Hill Country area. 

He Also got to the top 10 of the America’s Got Talent Celebrity Judge Round, Was in the top 100 of “The Voice”

John Arthur Martinez

John Arthur Martinez is one of the Hill Country favorite singer songwriters. From the Country Rendezvous in France with Mark Chesnut & The Greencards to the Grand Ole Opry with Carrie Underwood & Charlie Pried to his birthplace of Austin, Texas with Elton John, he’s proven his music grades on stages all over the world. His flowing melodies carry stories told by a true Texas songwriter, with evocative lyrics inspired by wide open spaces, friends, family and the wayfarers who populate our lives in unexpected ways.

Martinez claim to fame was his time on TV’s Nashville Star. He won second, ahead of Miranda Lambert.

Sophia Johnson

Sophia Johnson is a guitarist, songwriter and vocalist originally from Birmingham, UK, currently living and working in Austin, TX. As a founding member of her family band The Toy Hearts, she has toured and recorded extensively over the last ten years, performing on radio, television and at venues across the United Kingdom, Europe and USA. She plays a range of guitar styles including Bluegrass, Western Swing and Gypsy Jazz.

Mark Anthony Cruz

Besides concertizing as an acclaimed solo guitarist, Mark has played for hundreds of weddings in the last 20 years. Mark is a soloist, plays as a duo with his wife and also plays with a guitar trio and a jazz combo. His repertoire is extensive and varied and because of it, couples find it easy to customize their weddings and receptions.

Barbara Nesbitt

"Barbara Nesbitt, a Georgia native, has found her home in music. Her life is reflected in the songs she writes which are about the ways, large and small, we abandon and seek that elusive safety of home." She has recently sung back-ups for Willie Nelson and Bob Weir and has shared the stage / opened for artists such as Bonnie Raitt, Lyle Lovett, Robert Earl Keene, Lisa Loeb, Hootie & The Blowfish, Meredith Brooks, Nickel Creek, Jerry Garcia Band, Keller Williams, Widespread Panic,and more. 

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Ruby Jane & The Reckless

Ruby Jane & The Reckless is a band out of Austin TX that is led by violin prodigy/singer-songwriter Ruby Jane. At the age of 9, Ruby Jane was crowned the youngest person to play the Grand Ole Opry. At the age of 12, she joined legend Dale Watson on stage at Austin’s historic Continental Club.

With their combination of extraordinary musical abilities, beautiful harmonies, and hooky choruses, they are creating a new sound that breaches the limits of musicianship in modern day pop music.

Bonnie Whitmore and Drew Womack Duo

Bonnie and Drew comprises of celebrated musicians Bonnie Whitmore and Drew Womack. They both keep the crowds asking for more with their killer voices and flexible styles. From Pop, Contemporary, The Blues to their beloved Country they can and will do it all. Bonnie and Drew are a great choice for corporate, social and wedding events. Womack  was part of Top 10 charting band Sons of the Desert, and has lent his voice and pen to Lee Ann Womack's #1 crossover hit "I Hope You Dance" which won the single of the year for the Country Music Association. He co-wrote Kenny Chesney's #1 hi "She's Got It All."
 

Dirty River Dixie Band

The Dirty River Dixie Band is a traditional style jazz band hailing from San Antonio, Texas. The first band members originally met at Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, Texas; where most of them studied music. 

The Dirty River Dixie Band’s sound closely emulates The Jim Cullum Jazz Band who has helped mentor the members of the band.

With everyone in the band being a music educator, the goal of the band is to bring high energy and expertise to a style of music that some have forgotten. The roaring 20’ are coming back around and The Dirty River Dixie Band is the future of traditional jazz in Texas.

Jukebox Heroes

 With an acoustic guitar, acoustic drum (Djembe) and three-part harmonies, the Austin, TX based band has played for and entertained nightclub audiences, wedding parties, corporate gatherings, and private parties all over the country and beyond - and elevated the party to a success every time. Specializing in the greatest Motown hits (Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, and Al Green) and classic rock of the 70s (The Eagles, Led Zeppelin, Bad Company) as well as 80s favorites (Prince, Tom Petty), the band brings its signature sound to today’s hit songs, too.
 

The Royal Dukes

The Royal Dukes were voted one of the country's best party bands by "The Knot" magazine. The Royal Dukes perform all around the world, but play mostly in Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin, New Orleans and Oklahoma, plus the surrounding areas. They play an unusual high energy mix of funk, old- school rock, jazz, current top 40, soul, swing, 80s/70s/90s hits, afro-cuban, country and more - anything to get 'em up and dancing - the choice is yours!

Selmers Arch

Jazz Trio

Selmer's Arch was formed in 2014 by Anne-Marie Smart and Jim Foster, who decided to from the group after playing together in various early jazz ensembles in Austin. Inspired by our love of both vintage jazz as well as contemporary music, we attempt to synthesize the most beautiful qualities of the old with the new!

Groove Labs Band

The Groove Labs Band is a high-energy dance party band consisting of seasoned and well-respected musicians! Available from a five piece to a nine piece, this band covers all genres of music, including the classics which makes them perfect for corporate, social and wedding events. The G-Labs Band philosophy, deliver a riveting and energetic performance and make people dance!!! Players in the band have toured with the likes Bruce Springsteen, Allman Brothers, Gary Puckett, Johnny Winter and have played the White House more than twice!

Electric Circus

Electric Circus is a modern Top 40, Dance band based in Texas. They perform hit songs from 80's artists like, Run DMC, Billy Idol and The B-52's and 90's songs from Whitney Houston, Blink 182 to Guns N' Roses. The band also plays all the best jams from the 2000's from Nelly, Black-Eyed Peas, Pitbull, and so many others. The EC Band has something for everyone!

Fingerpistol

Fingerpistol is a three-time Austin Music Award winning country dance band from Austin, Texas combining tried and true country classics with crowd pleasing originals penned by Fingerpistol front man Dan Hardick, accompanied by the sweet vocals of Miss Meg Bodi, plus guitarist Landis Armstrong, pedal steel player Neil Flanz, who has been inducted into the Steel Guitar Hall of Fame, and tight rhythm section.

Heybale

Check out Heybale! They play with verve and swing and will keep you dancin' all night to classic country hits. This superstar bands contains players that toured with country legends Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash and others. Boy Howdy, this is for real.

  

 

Lost and Nameless Orchestra

Foot stomping, heart racing, exciting music…" As this fan attests, there’s something about dueling fiddles, vigorous guitar playing, and an air-tight rhythm section that compels your body to move. Tastefully pairing a wide dynamic range and an intimate connection with the listeners, the Austin-based fiddle-driven folk rock quartet, Lost & Nameless Orchestra gets you out of your chair and onto the dance floor.  As the intensity builds, it is not uncommon to catch band members dancing on chairs and fueling the fire of excitement in the room.

Kevin Lovejoy Trio

Jazz

Kevin Lovejoy is a gifted pianist who’s played with everyone from John Mayer to Austin’s own jazz legend, Kat Edmonson. This trio is as comfortable commanding a crowd with its jazz acrobatics or adding colourful background music to your event. From jazz interpretations of  Burt Bacharach to Bob Dylan, this is an Austin Jazz experience.

In10City

 In10City is putting a fresh spin on familiar music and is redefining what is expected from current working party bands. During an In10City dance set you'll hear songs from the most recent Billboard Top 40 chart accompanied by creative remixes, mashups, transitions and medleys that keep the energy high and the dance floor full. We approach every event with an absolute determination to keep the dance floor packed and the energy high. The band spends as much time on the dance floor with your guests as we do on the stage! We leave the rock-star attitude at the door and hit the stage ready to have fun WITH you. We love what we do and it shows.... we simply won't allow an event to be boring..
 

Jay Eric & Blieder's Creek Band

A group of very talented musicians led by a great lead singer with fantastic vocals, Jay Eric & Blieder's Creek has been entertaining South Texas and beyond for years and just keep getting better.

This group of talented musicians take pride in their work and it is evident by the quality of their performances. Each has played with various artist and other acts before and during their time with Jay but agree to a man that Jay is still one of the very best singers in the San Antonio area.  

Frio Trio

 Add some old time fun and country charm to your event with the talented players of Frio Trio. Offering a blend of Texas Country, Western Swing and more, Frio Trio features Ron Knuth on fiddle and Lynn Daniel on Bass.

Lady and West Duo

Lady & West is an acoustic folk duo that combines an elemental blues groove with melodic, earthy imagery that listeners describe as ‘evocative, hypnotic, transportive and pure’.  About their yin-yang name: “Lady” refers to the melodic, delicate, perhaps more civilized side of life, while “West” is the groovy, muddy, below-the-horizon half of things.  What happens when those pieces come together is what they find inspiring, and where they found their sound. 

David Webb Jazz Combo

David Webb delivers classic jazz standards with his band. His piano playing always sounds original and fresh. Performances may range from solo to jazz quintet with vocalist. Whether you want background music to highlight your cocktail party, or a showcase performance, David Webb's Jazz Combo is the perfect choice. With 35 years experience as a working musician, top flight references, and performing and recording experience with internationally known artists, David has the talent, knowledge and flexibility to help make your event a memorable one.

Minor Mishap

Fun, loud and in the street! Minor Mishap Marching Band is a 25-piece renegade circus-punk brass band: Bourbon Street meets Budapest. We are inspired by a love of street music, brass bands, and spectacle, as well as a desire to create community and reinvent public spaces

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DJ E.N.S

A New York City native, Andres Santiago, aka Everyone Needs Sound , known as a mix-tape afficionado, began swaping cassettes in 8th grade and compiling mixes for house parties using his dual deck tape recorder.  Andres has been blessed to work with companies such as Google, Zumba Fitness, Nolcha Fashion Week, Redbull and Facebook and has played at popular venues such as SOB's, Alvin Ailey, Pacha, IL Bastardo and SXSW and charities such as United Cerebral Palsy Foundation, The Cinema School, Graham Windham Foundation and SoBRO.
 
Musical styles vary, but are NOT limited. Everyone Needs Sound is about connecting people at any occassion and bringing solidarity on the dancefloor. Mashing together different styles such as Disco, Salsa, R&B, Hip Hop, Reggae, Cumbia, Moombahton or EDM, Everyone Needs Sound will always keep the party moving. With a catalog of over 20,000 songs, Andres brings an in depth knowlege of music to his sets and will take you through a journey with no boundaries.  

DJ Nixx

As a DJ, Nixx been on the scene since 2008, but she grew up around music her entire life, especially in dance or singing. At age 10, her mother taught her how to use turntables on their old Technics, with, in particular, Michael Jackson’s “Off the Wall” and Stevie Wonder's "Songs in the Key of Life" records.



Nixx has been working in the nightlife industry since the age of 18.  This has allowed her to take in the music of countless different types of Djs every night and slowly gain influence from them.

Henry & The Invisibles

Give it up for Henry and his Invisble Band. Henry brings the funk, pop and soul as he creates infectious dance grooves with his one man band. He starts with a groove, layers in some bass, adds some sparking guitar then sings his heart out. He's the one man band that needs to be in your plan.

DJ Craig

With over 12 years experience DJing all kind of events, DJ Craig never stops reaching for the best mixes to entertain his audiences. "You're only as good as your last gig, so each new event is a chance to shine," says Craig. "It would be easy to just play what works in the past, but I try to play what's right for the event." Check out some of Craig's recent event playlists on his Serato user page at: http://serato.com/playlists/groovelabs.

Scratch Lab

With Scratch Lab, we put your event attendees on the turntables and let them learn the art of the wickity wick wick. Learn about scratching, slamming, dubbing and other DJ tricks. Not only do we show your attendees how to be a DJ but we also record the mix and send it to them via the Internets, yes the whole Internets. Great for Technology User Conferences, Corporate Events and Social Parties. Let Groove Labs bring Scratch Lab to you anywhere in the US of A! You can either do one Scratch Lab station or double the DJ fun with TWO! You will not be disappointed!

DJ+

This dynamic entertainment option fuses a live band consisting of bass guitar, drums, keyboard and guitar with a talented disc jockey, both playing together and, at times, competing against each other to see who can create a better sound: Band or DJ! DJ+ is a customized option where live musicians join the stage instrument-by-instrument to complement the DJ performance. We can even bring in a singer to spice up hit songs like you’ve never heard them before. By the end of the night, you've got a DJ, a full band rocking out, and a crowd of folks dancing in the front row!

DJ the DJ

DJ the DJ takes the love of vinyl records and the art of crate-digging and combines them into a one of a kind hands-on experience. Instead of just voicing a request, guests actually get to pick the record and song the DJ will play. AND Any song goes!! Here’s how it works: Crates and/or shelving are set up around the room filled with records… just like you would see in any records shop. During the event your guests get to dig through the vinyl, pick a song, then hand it to the DJ to play. They control the music for as long as they want to. We can even set it up where the guests take home a free record of their choice at the end of the night.

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