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SmackWaterBand

Variety Band from Monroe, LA Will travel up to 325 miles

  • Avg 5.0 | 4 Reviews
  • 6 Verified Bookings
  • Member Since 2016
  • 2 Awards & Badges
  • Accepts Online Payment
  • Starting at $1,200 per event

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The "wedding specialists"! Smackwater is a 4 piece band based in the Monroe, LA area. The members extensive song list and combined 200+ years of experience in playing live music will bring the best in music to any setting, weddings, night clubs, balls, casinos,conventions and festivals. Any place where fun and music are present! The band moves quickly and easily from song to song leaving no "down time" between songs and giving the venue more music for their money! The bands playlist consists of hundreds of songs including classic rock, R&B, Swamp Pop, Cajun, and country. And if requested, other live instrumentation like horns can be added as well as a female vocalist too! So, for the very best in live party music, you won't go wrong with Smackwater! Meet the band! Steve Cagle keyboards, vocals, trombone, rhythm guitar, manager Steve is the keyboardist for the band and also plays trombone and rhythm guitar. A Monroe, LA native, Steve has played all over the U.S. Most recently Steve was with Easy Eddie and the Partyrockers for 8 years and before that was with fellow Smackwater band members Mark and Mike in G.G. Shinn's Hot Damn Band. Steve has performed in shows with Mickey Gilley, Conway Twitty, The Equinox Jazz Orchestra and many others. Mike Weathersby guitar, vocals Mike is an Arkansas native relocated to Louisiana years ago and is known as "The Legend" in the region. Mike played for several years in the Memphis, TN music community, and then throughout the deep south. He fronted his own very successful variety band Spice in Louisiana for many years. Mark Smith drums Mark has been drumming professionally since the age of 15. He has played and toured with many recording artists throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Central and South America. Artists he has performed with include G.G. Shinn, Percy Sledge, Margo Smith, Pam Tillis, Randy Travis, Bobby Vinton, and the list goes on and on! Richard McClain Bass guitar and vocals. Richard is the newest member of the band and a local native. Richard played many years in the Nashville music scene backing up many top recording and performing artists. We're thrilled to add Richard to the Smackwater line up!

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Review by Allen H.

Wedding ReceptionReviewed on December 9, 2017From Hot Springs, AR

Great group to work with. Very flexible and goes with the flow. They also sound incredible.

SmackWaterBand:

Thank you so much for booking Smackwater! Y'all were a pleasure to work with. We wish you many happy years and marriage, prosperity and health!

Review by Cason P.

Wedding ReceptionReviewed on October 28, 2017From Natchez, MS

These guys were just fantastic all around! Couldn't have asked for a better group to perform for our special day. Professionalism was shown fom the first inquiry on booking these guys until the last song last night.

Review by Aly S.

Wedding ReceptionReviewed on May 20, 2017From Vicksburg, MS

Y'all! This is NO JOKE! Our wedding was the week of May 20th and our original band cancelled on us the week of (that Tuesday) due to an emergency surgery the lead singer had to undergo that Wednesday. Total panic on my end as the bride, right? I was directed online to GigMasters by pure accident and requested a free quote. Smackwater band responded SO quickly and through their sincerity and understanding we booked them on Wednesday(3 days before our wedding). They were a God send! They were a true blessing and a BLAST to have play at our reception! Better than we could have EVER dreamed or hoped for! To each and every member, from the bottom of our hearts, thank you!

SmackWaterBand:

Thank you so much for the kind words! It was our pleasure to be a part of your very special day. It was fortunate for everyone that our gig that was scheduled for that day was cancelled due to weather and we were able to be of service to you. Best wishes to y'all in your future together!

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Song List

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  • Ain't too proud to beg
  • All right now
  • All these things
  • Always on my mind
  • As long as I can see the light
  • Back to Louisiana
  • Barefootin'
  • Before you accuse me
  • Big Mamou
  • Boogie shoes
  • Born on the bayou
  • Brick house
  • Bring it on home
  • Brown eyed girl
  • Can't get enough of your love
  • Cinnamon Girl
  • Cocaine
  • Crossroads
  • Domino
  • Don't close your eyes
  • Drift away
  • Every day I have the blues
  • Fast as you
  • Flip flop and fly
  • Fooled around and fell in love
  • Further on up the road
  • Get down tonight
  • Gimme some loving
  • Gimme 3 steps
  • Giving up for your love
  • Going back to Big Mamou
  • Got you on my mind
  • Great balls of fire
  • Green River
  • Groove Me
  • Groovin'
  • Heard it through the grapevine
  • Hold on I'm coming
  • Honky tonk women
  • Hurts so good
  • Jambalaya
  • Johnny B. Good
  • Just call me lonesome
  • Just my imagination
  • Kansas City
  • Knock on wood
  • Last Date
  • Long train running
  • Magnolia
  • Matilda
  • Members only
  • Mercy mercy
  • Midnight hour
  • Midnight hour
  • New Orleans Ladies
  • Nothing takes the place of you
  • Oh, lonesome me
  • Old man down the road
  • Peter Gunn
  • Peter Gunn
  • Play that funky music
  • Pretty woman
  • Proud Mary
  • Rocky mountain way
  • Sea of love
  • Secret agent man
  • Shake rattle and roll
  • Sick and tired
  • Since I met you baby
  • Soul man
  • Sleep walk
  • Stand by me
  • Stormy Monday
  • Susie Q
  • Sweet home Alabama
  • Sweet Soul Music
  • Takin' care of business
  • Tell it like it is
  • Tennessee whiskey
  • The thrill is gone
  • The twist
  • To love somebody
  • Tough enough
  • Tupelo honey
  • Twist and shout
  • Twist and shout
  • Walking the dog
  • Wasted days and wasted nights
  • When a man loves a woman
  • Whiter shade of pale
  • Wonderful tonight
  • Working man blues
  • Young blood
  • And many more!

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Past Events

December 9, 2017 • Wedding Reception
Sat7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hot Springs, AR
October 28, 2017 • Wedding Reception
Sat7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Natchez, MS
June 30, 2017 • Horseshoe Casino
Fri8:30 PM - 12:30 AM Bossier City, LA
June 24, 2017 • Landry-Coon Engagment Party
Sat8:00 PM - 12:00 AM Monroe, LA
June 17, 2017 • High School Reunion
Sat7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Pearl, MS
June 10, 2017 • Club Event
Sat7:00 PM - 11:00 PM Magnolia, AR
May 20, 2017 • Wedding Reception
Sat6:00 PM - 10:30 PM Vicksburg, MS
December 17, 2016 • Corporate Function
Sat6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Ruston, LA

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