About Us

Experience is the keynote …

Our Variety Band in Sacramento brings the vitality of live music to any event in Northern California. John Skinner’s party bands have graced area’s most prestigious events for over 20 years. From California Governors’ bashes, to corporate celebrations, to wedding anniversaries and over 3000 wedding receptions, our music has filled dance floors and kept tens of thousands of toes tapping.

Large or small crowds, we’ll tailor a band for you…

John Skinner’s variety is the secret of our success. We are not grandpa’s dance band. Our repertoire of 1000 tunes encompasses the top hits of the last 50 years — ranging from Big Band Swing to party Rock & Roll.

We s-t-r-e-t-c-h to fit your needs…

Our Party Band in Northern California ranges from a seven-piece combo to a full Big Band.

Instruments include horns, piano, guitar, percussion and exciting vocals.

Have music, will travel…

We serve out of town locations like; Sacramento, Tahoe, Reno, the Napa Valley, the Bay Area, Redding and Fresno and keep our prices affordable.

John Skinner’s Band stretches from Combo to Big Band, with over 1000 tunes.

Swing, rock n’ roll, jazz, Latin and country – the beat goes on for all tastes and age groups. Each band features exciting horns and singers!

Weddings, anniversaries, shows, corporate or club parties of any size (or budget) – all come alive with the elegance and vitality of live music!

From Big Voodoo Daddy to Glenn Miller to James Brown tunes, this band keeps all ages entertained. We have some of the most popular tunes of the last 50 years. Our combo has a repertoire of 600 tunes and the big band offers 1000 selections.

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