Austin Variety Bands
The Drywater Band's credentialed lineup of music industry professionals includes notable recording artists, choreographers, session players, touring musicians, record producers, and certified audio engineers. With 14 lifetime Grammy awards/credits distributed amongst various Drywater personnel, the group has set a new standard for live corporate, special event, & wedding entertainment. By matching the most appropriate vocalists and musicians to specific genre preferences, Drywater provides an authentic and highly customized entertainment experience.
Instrumentation: The Houston, Texas based Drywater Band performs as a 3 to 12-piece group consisting of male vocals, female vocals, keyboards, pedal steel guitar, lead guitar, saxophone, trumpet, bass, drums, fiddle, and percussion. Various Drywater musicians and crew have performance, recording, and/or touring credits with Taj Mahal, Hank Williams Jr., Bonnie Raitt, Santana, La Mafia, Doug Supernaw, Isreal Houghton, James Fortune, Lonestar, Ray Price, Jay Leno, Jason Mraz, Don Henley, Kelly Osbourne, The Wailers, Smokey Robinson, Pat Green, Cory Morrow, Willie Nelson, and many more.
Repertoire: The Drywater Band plays a wide variety of different musical styles while maintaining a high degree of authenticity. The band's 300+ song repertoire consists of Top 40, Rock, Country, R & B, Pop, Jazz, Latin, and Hip-Hop.
Production: The Drywater Band's production includes premium sound, wireless microphones, energy efficient LED stage wash lighting, break music service, and master of ceremonies. From an intimate 50 person dinner in a small banquet room to a 1250 person corporate event in a 30,000 sq. ft. ballroom, Drywater can handle nearly any production challenge with the band's own equipment.
Weddings: Since 2004, The Drywater Band has performed at over 275 wedding receptions. The group works closely with Houston, Austin, Dallas, and San Antonio brides, grooms, parents, and wedding planners to ensure that entertainment for your special day is scheduled and performed with special attention to detail. Please check our wedding page for more information. References from Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Shreveport, and Las Vegas couples available upon request.
Corporate: In addition to providing high-energy musical performances for corporate parties, Drywater can provide dancers, instructors, and interactive lessons. In additional, The group is well adept at performing "house band" duties at corporate awards ceremonies and presentations. Technical directors can rest assured knowing the band's familiarity with "stings", "in-ear monitors", "talk-back mics", "reprisals", "cues", and "stem mixes".
Service Area: The Drywater Band is available nationally for private parties, corporate events, weddings, and select club dates. The band has performed in Austin, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas, Shreveport, Longview, Fredricksberg, San Antonio, San Antonio, and several other cities in Texas and beyond.
Extra Services: Videography, Wedding & Event Planning, Decorative Mood Lighting, Intelligent Stage and Dancefloor Lighting, Stage Backdrops, Generators, and Video Projection.
Clientele: Aramco, AIG American General, LeaseCorp, Tesco, Andrews & Kurth LLP, Pappasito's, Woodlands Resort and Conference Center, Isle of Capri Casino, Schlumberger Corporation, River Oaks Country Club, Houston Country Club, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, City of Houston, City of Sugarland, Cinco Ranch Property Association, George R. Brown Convention Center, Spawglass Construction, Telepson Builders, Sugarland Masonic Lodge, Kroger, The Woodlands Concert in the Park, Westheimer Street Festival, Sugarland Town Square, The Woodlands Network, MD Anderson, Turner Collie & Braden LLP, St. Cecilia Church, St. Anne's Catholic School, North Cypress Medical Center, More or Less Cooking Team, United Casing, and many more.
Venues: The Houston Club, Rockefeller Hall, River Oaks Country Club, Houston Country Club, Toyota Center, Junior League Tea Room, The Houstonian, George R. Brown Convention Center, Crown Plaza, Briscoe Manor, Downtown Houston Marriott, The Parador, Rice University - Cullen House, Hotel ZaZa, Salt Lick in Driftwood, The Omni Hotel, The Westin Oaks, Tin Hall, Woodlands Resort & Conference Center, Westchase Marriott, West Side Tennis Club, Elmwood Gardens, Heights Firehouse, Ft. Bend County Fairgrounds, Nortwest Forest, H & H Ranch, Champions Golf Club, Sylvan Beach Pavillion, St. Cecilia Church, Hess Club, The Swingin' Door, Blackhorse Country Club, Magnolia Hotel, Northwest Forest and many more.
Festivals and Outdoor Concerts: The Drywater Band has played outdoor concerts for City of Pearland, City of Sugar Land, Sugarland Town Square, City of Houston, The Woodlands, Cinco Ranch, The West Fest, MD Anderson, and many more. The band is available for outdoor concerts in Austin, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Fort Worth, New York City, and Las Vegas.