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Mud Dogs Band - The Midwest's Top Rated Party Band Cover Band from West Des Moines, IA

Will travel up to 650 miles

  • Avg 5.0 | 6 Reviews
  • 12 Verified Bookings
  • Member Since 2005
  • 4 Awards & Badges
  • Virtual Services Offered
  • Accepts Online Payment
  • Starting at $4,000 per event

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Mud Dogs Band - The Midwest's Top Rated Variety & Dance Party Band Looking to hire a professional and dynamic live band for your next event? Look no further than Mud Dogs Band, the Midwest's top-rated variety dance & variety party band based right here in heartland of the Midwest. With their extensive song list and diverse musical styles, they are sure to bring the perfect entertainment to any occasion. The Mud Dogs offer a wide range of services to cater to your specific needs. Whether you're looking for an energetic cover band, an upbeat dance band, a band who can specialize in country or rock, or a crowd-engaging wedding or corporate party band, or all of thee above--The Mud Dogs have you covered. Their versatility in playing different genres ensures a memorable experience for all guests. Not only do they have an extensive repertoire, but the Mud Dogs also offer customized set lists to specifically suit your needs. Whether it's a corporate event, wedding, private party, or any other special occasion requiring live music, they will tailor their performance to your preferences and helpt to create the perfect ambiance and selection of music for your event. Whether it's a specific favorite song or a genre that you want to prioritize or avoid, they will work closely with you to help curate the perfect playlist--Your event, your music! Curious about pricing and availability? Please fill out their "request a free quote" form with details about your event, such as date, location, timing, and setup requirements, to receive a quick and accurate price quote, and as always, feel free to contact them today with any immediate questions. ------------------------------------------- *Featuring the biggest song list in the Upper Midwest *Playing hits from multiple genres, including: Rock, Oldies, Pop, and Country *Customized set lists for your event *Guaranteed to keep people on the dance floor all night long ------------------------------------------- Mud Dogs FAQ: Q: How much do the Mud Dogs charge per night? A: Exact pricing depends on the date, location, timing, and setup requirements--Please fill out our "request a free quote" for more information. Q: How far in advance does the band book out? A: The band takes bookings as far as two years in advance, although most shows are booked 6-15 months out...Be sure to call or email for an immediate response on our availability. (Side Note: May-October is the busiest time of the year for the band, so be sure to act quickly if your looking for one of these prime weekend nights.) Q: How far will the band travel? A: All over the world! Q: How many people are in the band? A: The Mud Dogs at the core are a trio, although we have additional players available for hire upon request. Q: Do I need to rent any sound & lighting equipment for my event? A: We always recommend checking with your venue to see what's already provided--Some of the venues already have an existing sound & lighting system installed, but most of them don't...The Mud Dogs have direct access to competitively priced sound, lighting, staging, wireless microphones, and generator rentals when needed. Don't worry about calling another production/rental company, we can take care of everything you need right here--Please call for more information. Q: What about staging--Do I need to rent staging for the band? A: Staging is not required--Although stage rentals are available directly through the band when needed. Q: How many breaks will the band take? A: On a typical night, the band will take 2 X 15-20. Appropriate DJ music will be provided during these breaks to keep the party going. Q: Do the Mud Dogs take requests? A: Yes! The Mud Dogs currently have a song list of 200+, and we're more than happy to play any of them at your request. If the band doesn't know your request, there's a good chance that we'll have it available on our DJ style system available during the band breaks. Q: Can we customize the set list? A: Yes! You can have as much input as you'd like in creating the set list. Tell us if there are certain songs that you do or don't want to hear...Set lists are generally created a few days prior to the engagement, so feel free to take your time while creating your customized song list. (Our complete song list is updated regularly, so be sure to checkout the link below for any new additions.)


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Review by Jim or Rose S.

Corporate FunctionReviewed on April 27, 2024From Des Moines, IA

These guys are awesome! They can play all of your favorite rock and roll. We hired them for our first night conference after party and they rocked it!!!! Highly recommend for any event they are great and our guests continue to say: That band was great!”

Review by Shelley L.

Corporate FunctionReviewed on June 8, 2023From Des Moines, IA

The Mud Dogs made our Corporate Event! The talent, communication and fun professionalism was exactly what we asked for and received. The were flexible in the playlist to accommodate our guests and got everyone up dancing and having an amazing time! Thank you to the band and we will definitely be reaching out in the future! Sincerely, Shelley Lewin Senior Account Director, Spiro

Review by Cayd B.

Birthday Party (Adult)Reviewed on July 18, 2022From Des Moines, IA

Top notch quality band. Solid steady performance with every song.

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  • 1, 2 Many | LUKE COMBS
  • Ain't Going Down ('Til the Sun Comes Up) | GARTH BROOKS
  • Amarillo By Morning | GEORGE STRAIT
  • America | NEIL DIAMOND
  • American Girl | TOM PETTY
  • American Kids | KENNY CHESNEY
  • American Pie | DON MCLEAN
  • Another One Bites The Dust | QUEEN
  • Anything But Mine | KENNY CHESNEY
  • Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way | WAYLON JENNINGS
  • Authority Song | JOHN MELLENCAMP
  • Back In Black | AC/DC
  • Bad Moon Rising | CCR
  • Beer Money | KIP MOORE
  • Beer Never Broke My Heart | LUKE COMBS
  • Big Green Tractor | JASON ALDEAN
  • Big River | JOHNNY CASH
  • Billy Jean | MICHAEL JACKSON
  • Blister in the Sun | VIOLENT FEMMES
  • Bobby McGee | JANIS JOPLIN
  • Boondocks | LITTLE BIG TOWN
  • Boot Scoot Boogie | BROOKS AND DUNN
  • Breakdown | TOM PETTY
  • Brilliant Disguise | BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
  • Brown Eyed Girl | VAN MORRISON
  • Burning Love | ELVIS PRESLEY
  • Cadillac Ranch | BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
  • Cadillac Ranch | CHRIS LEDOUX
  • Calling Baton Rogue | GARTH BROOKS
  • Can't You See | Marshall Tucker Band
  • Carolina | ERIC CHURCH
  • Cecilia | SIMON & GARFUNKEL
  • Chattahoochee | ALAN JACKSON
  • Check Yes or No | GEORGE STRAIT
  • Cherry Bomb | JOHN MELLENCAMP
  • Cherry Cherry | NEIL DIAMOND
  • Chicken Fried | ZAC BROWN BAND
  • Cocaine Blues | JOHNNY CASH
  • Copperhead Road | STEVE EARL
  • Country Girl (Shake It For Me) | LUKE BRYAN
  • Courtesy of the Red | White
  • Crazy Town | JASON ALDEAN
  • Dancing In the Dark | BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
  • Devil Went Down To Georgia | CHARLIE DANIELS BAND
  • Dirt On My Boots | JON PARDI
  • Dixieland Delight | ALABAMA
  • Don't Rock The Jukebox | ALAN JACKSON
  • Don't Stop Believing | JOURNEY
  • Drift Away | DOBIE GREY
  • Drink In My Hand | ERIC CHURCH
  • Drinking Dark Whiskey | GARY ALLAN
  • Drinking My Baby Goodbye | CHARLIE DANIELS BAND
  • Driving My Life Away | EDDIE RABBIT
  • Dust on the Bottle | DAVID LEE MURPHY
  • Elvira | OAK RIDGE BOYS
  • Enter Sandman | METALLICA
  • Every Rose Has Its Thorn | POISON
  • Family Tradition | HANK WILLIAMS JR.
  • Fast As You | DWIGHT YOAKAM
  • Fat Bottom Girls | QUEEN
  • Feel Like Makin' Love | BAD COMPANY
  • Fireman | GEORGE STRAIT
  • Fishin' in the Dark | NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND
  • Folsom Prison Blues | JOHNNY CASH
  • Footloose | KENNY LOGGINS
  • Forever in Blue Jeans | NEIL DIAMOND
  • Fourth of July | SHOOTER JENNINGS
  • Free and Easy | DIERKS BENTLEY
  • Friends in Low Places | GARTH BROOKS
  • Get Along | KENNY CHESNEY
  • Gimme Three Steps | LYNYRD SKYNYRD
  • Give It All We Got Tonight | GEORGE STRAIT
  • Give It Away | GEORGE STRAIT
  • God Bless The U.S.A | LEE GREENWOOD
  • Good Hearted Woman | WAYLON & WILLIE
  • Good Old Boys | WAYLON JENNINGS
  • Guitars Cadillacs | DWIGHT YOAKAM
  • Hell On the Heart | ERIC CHURCH
  • Help Me Make It Through The Night | KRIS KRISTOFFERSON
  • Here For A Good Time | GEORGE STRAIT
  • Hey Good Looking | HANK WILLIAMS
  • Highway To Hell | ACDC
  • Hold My Hand | Hootie And The Blowfish
  • How 'Bout You | ERIC CHURCH
  • Hungry Heart | BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
  • Hurt So Good | JOHN MELLENCAMP
  • I Can't Help Falling In Love | ELVIS PRESLEY
  • I Cross My Heart | GEORGE STRAIT
  • I Love A Rainy Night | EDDIE RABBIT
  • I Love Rock and Roll | Joan Jett
  • I Love This Bar | TOBY KEITH
  • I Saw Her Standing There | BEATLES
  • I Walk the Line | JOHNNY CASH
  • I Want To Know What Love Is | FOREIGNER
  • I Want You To Want Me | CHEAP TRICK
  • I Will Survive | GLORIA GAYNOR
  • I'm Going Down | BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
  • If You're Going Through Hell | RODNEY ATKINS
  • If You're Gonna Play In Texas | ALABAMA
  • In Color | JAMIE JOHNSON
  • Into The Mystic | VAN MORRISON
  • It Ain't My Fault | BROTHER'S OSBORNE
  • It Don't Hurt Like It Used To | BILLY CURRINGTON
  • It's Your Love | TIM MCGRAW
  • Jack and Dianne | JOHN MELLENCAMP
  • Jessie's Girl | RICK SPRINGFIELD
  • Johnny B. Goode | CHUCH BERRY
  • Keep Your Hands To Yourself | THE GEORGIA SATELLITES
  • King of the Road | ROGER MILLER
  • Lay You Down | CONWAY TWITTY
  • Live Those Songs Again | KENNY CHESNEY
  • Living On A Prayer | BON JOVI
  • Lot of Leavin' Left To Do | DIERKS BENTLEY
  • Louisiana Saturday Night | MEL MCDANIEL
  • Love Bug | GEORGE JONES
  • Love Your Love The Most | ERIC CHURCH
  • Luckenbach Texas | WAYLON & WILLIE
  • Mama Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys | WAYLON & WILLIE
  • Mama Tried | MERLE HAGGARD
  • Man I Feel Like A Woman | SHANIA TWAIN
  • Margaritaville | JIMMY BUFFET
  • Mercury Blues | ALAN JACKSON
  • Mountain Music | ALABAMA
  • Mr Brightside | THE KILLERS
  • Mustang Sally | WILSON PICKETT
  • My Church | MAREN MORRIS
  • My Kind of Party | JASON ALDEAN
  • My Maria | BROOKS AND DUNN
  • Neon Moon | BROOKS AND DUNN
  • Night Train | JASON ALDEAN
  • Nobody To Blame | CHRIS STAPLETON
  • Oh Boy | BUDDY HOLLY
  • Old Time Rock n' Roll | BOB SEGER
  • Old Town Road | Nas And Billy Ray Cyrus
  • On The Road Again | WILLIE NELSON
  • Out Last Night | KENNY CHESNEY
  • Over When It's Over | ERIC CHURCH
  • Papa Loved Mama | GARTH BROOKS
  • Piano Man | BILLY JOEL
  • Pink Cadillac | BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
  • Pink Houses | JOHN MELLENCAMP
  • Play Something Country | BROOKS AND DUNN
  • Pretty Good At Drinking Beer | BILLY CURRINGTON
  • Pretty Woman | ROY ORBISON
  • Purple Rain | PRINCE
  • Race Is On | GEORGE JONES
  • Rain Is A Good Thing | LUKE BRYAN
  • Rhinestone Cowboy | GLEN CAMPBELL
  • Right Where I Need To Be | GARY ALLAN
  • Ring of Fire | JOHNNY CASH
  • Roadhouse Blues | THE DOORS
  • Run To You | BRYAN ADAMS
  • Running Down A Dream | TOM PETTY
  • Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy) | BIG AND RICH
  • She's Country | JASON ALDEAN
  • Should've Been A Cowboy | TOBY KEITH
  • Sideways | DIERKS BENTLEY
  • Simple Man | LYNYRD SKYNYRD
  • Smoke A Little Smoke | ERIC CHURCH
  • Somebody Like You | KEITH URBAN
  • Something 'Bout a Truck | KIP MOORE
  • Somewhere With You | KENNY CHESNEY
  • Springsteen | ERIC CHURCH
  • Squeeze Box | THE WHO
  • Stand By Me | BEN E KING
  • Stay A Little Longer | BROTHERS OSBORNE
  • Stuck In the Middle | STEALERS WHEEL
  • Summer of 69 | BRYAN ADAMS
  • Summertime Blues | EDDIE COCHRAN
  • Suspicious Minds | ELVIS PRESLEY
  • Sweet Caroline | NEIL DIAMOND
  • Sweet Home Alabama | LYNYRD SKYNYRD
  • Take a Little Ride | JASON ALDEAN
  • Take It Easy | THE EAGLES
  • Take It On The Run | REO SPEEDWAGON
  • Take Me Home Country Roads | JOHN DENVER
  • Taking Care of Business | BACHMAN-TURNER OVERDRIVE
  • Talk Dirty To Me | POISON
  • Tear In My Beer | HANK WILLIAMS
  • Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off | JOE NICHOLS
  • Thank God I'm A Country Boy | JOHN DENVER
  • The Chair | GEORGE STRAIT
  • The Dance | GARTH BROOKS
  • The Gambler | KENNY ROGERS
  • Think I'll Stay Here And Drink | MERLE HAGGARD
  • Three Little Birds | BOB MARLEY
  • Thunder Rolls | GARTH BROOKS
  • Tougher Than The Rest | BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
  • Troubadour | GEORGE STRAIT
  • Turn The Page | BOB SEGER
  • Twist And Shout | The Beatles
  • Two of a Kind | GARTH BROOKS
  • Two Pina Coladas | GARTH BROOKS
  • Two Tickets To Paradise | EDDIE MONEY
  • Walking In Memphis | MARC COHN
  • Wanted Dead or Alive | BON JOVI
  • Watching Airplanes | GARY ALLAN
  • We Will Rock You | QUEEN
  • What I Got | SUBLIME
  • What Was I Thinking | DIERKS BENTLEY
  • Whatever It Is | ZAC BROWN BAND
  • When You Say Nothing At All | KEITH WHITLEY
  • Where The Green Grass Grows | TIM MCGRAW
  • Whiskey Glasses | MORGAN WALLEN
  • Whiskey River | WILLIE NELSON
  • Wish You Were Here | PINK FLOYD
  • Wonderful Tonight | ERIC CLAPTON
  • Working Man's Blues | MERLE HAGGARD
  • Wrecking Ball | ERIC CHURCH
  • You and Tequila | KENNY CHESNEY
  • You Can't Always Get What You Want | ROLLING STONES
  • You Don't Know How It Feels | TOM PETTY
  • You May Be Right | BILLY JOEL
  • You Never Even Call Me By My Name | DAVID ALLAN COE
  • You Shook Me All Night Long | AC/DC
  • You Wreck Me | TOM PETTY

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Past Events

April 24, 2024 • Corporate Function
Wed7:30 PM - 10:00 PM Des Moines, IA
June 7, 2023 • Corporate Function
Wed6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Des Moines, IA
September 30, 2022 • Birthday Party (Adult)
Fri8:00 PM - 12:00 AM Bennington, NE
July 16, 2022 • Birthday Party (Adult)
Sat4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Des Moines, IA
July 10, 2021 • Community Event
Sat7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Garner, IA
August 9, 2019 • Private Party
Fri7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Woodbine, IA
December 8, 2018 • Christmas Party
Sat8:30 PM - 11:00 PM Sioux City, IA
August 11, 2017 • Community Event
Fri9:00 PM - 11:30 PM Rock Valley, IA
December 10, 2016 • Wedding Reception
Sat8:00 PM - 11:00 PM Iowa City, IA
April 18, 2009 • Private Event
Sat12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
August 2, 2008 • Private Event
Sat12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
July 19, 2008 • Private Event
Sat12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

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