Uptown Drive | Event & Wedding Band

Your New Favorite Dance Band

Variety band perfect for weddings and events in Austin, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas and beyond. We feature non-stop dance medleys from Motown to Top 40 and everything in between!

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Texas’ Highest Rated Wedding Band With 100 Unique 5-Star Reviews

Thanks to you, Uptown Drive is now the highest rated band in the state of Texas on Wedding Wire with over 100 unique 5-star reviews! So grateful to have the support of our friends, family, and clients to help make such an amazing year.

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High Energy Variety Band Plays Wedding In New Ulm, Texas

What a riot Michael & Kaitlyn’s wedding at The Vine in New Ulm, Texas was! We we’re happy to provide our live entertainment- wedding band services to create a consistent party atmosphere for the entire reception. Our top-tier dance / variety band helped to curate the ideal entertainment program to perfectly fit the wedding goals & concerns of Michael & Kaitlyn’s big day.

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Austin Wedding Band plays Waco Convention Center Wedding

Waco Convention Center was the perfect location for our bride & groom Travis & Arden’s wedding reception. Serving as the premiere meeting and event facility in Central Texas, the Waco Convention Center offers space & variety to any given event or special occasion of any capacity making it an ideal location for a wedding venue. Our Austin wedding band was happy to provide all the wedding entertainment needs throughout the memorable night.

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Austin variety band plays wedding at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Bride & groom highlight of Briana & Dave’s wedding at Austin’s breathtaking  Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center! We can’t get over how much fun this crew was!

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Highest Rated Wedding Band with most unique 5-STAR reviews in Texas

So grateful for this amazing review from a lovely Mother of the Bride! This is our 93rd review, making us the highest rated wedding band boasting the most unique 5-STAR reviews in Texas on Wedding Wire! Wow!! Check out the link below.

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Uptown Drive perform South Austin Music Venue TONIGHT

Making some noise at our hometown show in Austin tonight! Bring all your friends out to dance the night away with us at Baker Street Pub & Grill - South Austin starting at 9PM-1AM!

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How to beat the Texas heat when planning an outdoor wedding

Celebrating your wedding in the hot months of summer can be a scorcher. Temperatures easily soaring up to one hundred degrees make an outdoor wedding in the state of Texas a force to be reckoned with. As your top Austin wedding band & variety band we have a few summer Texas wedding tips to help beat the heat in order to pull off the outdoor wedding of your dreams. 


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San Antonio River Walk Wedding with Austin Variety Band

An effortless place to host special events, meetings & receptions is none other than the Briscoe’s Museum’s Jack Guenther Pavilion. Located in the heart of the downtown San Antonio this picturesque contemporary venue is nestled right on San Antonio’s renowned River Walk. Jack Guenther Pavilion offers an indoor & outdoor event space making it an ideal location for a fancy sit-down dinner, cocktails & dancing & an upscale elegant wedding. 

Out of Austin we would travel to bring our high energy variety band to Jack Guenther Pavilion of historic San Antonio for bride & groom, Brooke & Robin. With us, we’d bring our meticulously selected & proven setlist of Top 40, RnB, Country, Motown & Rock Anthem’s that is crafted into smooth transitioning dance medley’s that flow effortlessly from one song to the next. 

Such a pleasure it was for our Austin wedding band to work along side such fantastic, top of the line wedding vendors from all over the great state of Texas. Each wedding vendors keen attention to detail helped make this day a a magical one. See for yourself in the links below of all the great wedding vendors Brooke & Robin selected to help make their wedding day a memorable one. 

Thanks to this happen couple for inviting us to be your variety wedding band. It was such a pleasure bringing the live entertainment to an already magical night. 

If you are looking to hire a local variety band, wedding band & live entertainment in Austin, San Antonio, Dallas, Houston & surrounding areas. We can achieve your live entertainment needs! Please contact gregwilliams10@gmail.com

Photo by Rachel L'Antigua

Photo by Rachel L'Antigua

Fort Worth Zoo Wedding with Austin's Top Variety Band

Love, live music, celebration, drinks & zoo animals! Nothing makes a more memorable wedding than that combination. Our Austin wedding band & variety band provided the live entertainment for a wedding to remember at the Fort Worth Zoo.

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Live Entertainment for South Austin Wedding Venue

Live entertainment is a key ingredient to adding charisma, energy & lasting memories for you & your guests to hold onto. Recently our Texas wedding band was booked as the live entertainment for the love of Crystal & Reid’s wedding reception. Our professional team of Austin Texas musicians and pro sound engineer set up camp at the undeniably gorgeous Green Pastures of Austin.

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Sunday Funday Residency with Austin Variety Band in Downtown Austin

Sunday Funday is here to stay! Our Texas wedding band & top-rated variety band is ready to party with you at our Sunday residencies at Dogwood West 6th for the remainder of April & select Sunday's in May. We are thrilled to continue providing the best live entertainment to fulfill your Sunday dancing needs in the live music capital of Austin, Texas. 

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Umlauf Sculpture Garden Reception w/ Your Austin Wedding Band

Uptown Drive was honored to play a beautiful wedding recently at a local Austin oasis called Umlauf Sculpture Garden. The Umlauf Sculpture Garden is a museum & outdoor sculpture garden centered on the artistic work of American sculptor Charles Umlauf.

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2018 Promo Reel for Austin's Top Wedding Band Recently Released

It is with great pleasure we announce the release of our newly revamped 2018 Promo Reel just in time for spring & summer wedding season. Our variety band was pleased to work alongside the likes of Ladybird Studios, one of Austin’s premiere wedding videographers & vendors who brought their professional eye & creative direction to showcase the many dynamics of our Austin wedding band.

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Wedding Showcase with Texas Variety Band in beautiful Hill Country

We love bringing our Austin Texas Variety Band past the Austin’s city lights & into the scenic landscapes of Texas Hill country. Our Austin Texas Wedding band provides a fantastic high energy dance show for the public as well as potential wedding clientele. Find out more about why Crossroads Saloon is the perfect place to pick your wedding band! 

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Behind The Scenes 2018 Wedding Reel Shoot with Lady Bird Studios

It’s not every Monday night you get to hang out in Austin’s 3Ten ACL Theatre filming promo reel for your wedding band. A Monday such as this is a rarity for our Austin Wedding Band, but it proved to be a productive & enjoyable night for all involved.

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Public Local Variety Band Show This Friday Night

Our Austin Texas variety band is set to play our first public live band show of 2018! We are ready to unleash our party band to the public this coming Friday night, January 26th 2018 at none other than Austin’s own Baker St. Pub! 

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Why Wedding Entertainment Is The Key Ingredient To A Perfect Wedding

Wedding entertainment is one of the key ingredients to a perfect wedding day. Not only is it a fundamental element to your nights recipe, but it is the missing puzzle piece that helps your day flow smoothly & come off with out a hitch.

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