Potholes Brass Band

Why book Potholes Brass Band?

The Potholes Brass Band was established in 1996 and currently directed by Sousaphonist Rob Espino, is acoustic and able to play in almost any setting. From the stages of major festivals, Weddings, Jazz Funerals, Private, Corporate or Religious Events, Clubs and Venues, to the grand ballrooms of the finest hotels; from paddle wheel riverboats to the streets of the city, the Potholes have been heard, enjoyed, and danced to by thousands all throughout the world. Whether you desire a large stage band, a parade band, or a smaller intimate band, the Potholes Brass Band can provide quality New Orleans entertainment to fit the occasion.





They ROCKED House of Blues Dallas

Professional, easy to deal with and great guys, they delivered far beyond expectations and left our guests (and staff!) beging for more!

Priced Fairly
Reviewer: Krishna H.
Organization: House of Blues, Dallas
Event: Bar/Lounge in Dallas, TX
Event Date: Oct 5, 2011
Hired As: Brass Band, Brass Band, Brass Musician, Drummer, Jazz Band, Mardi Gras Entertainment, New Orleans Style Entertainment, Percussionist, Trombone Player, Trumpet Player

"Hot as Hades", says Billie Holiday.

"Hotter than Haydees", says Moi. Bravo on your never-mind-the-heat, just-keep-on-singin'-and-dancin', complete with a multitude of birthday tributes and a humorous going-away song.

Looking forward to your gig at Bayou in Georgetown, or back here at Haydees.

Reviewer: M
Event: Bar/Lounge in Washington, DC
Event Date: Jul 23, 2011

Review by Bella A.

Potholes Brass Band completely blew away me, my husband and my guests. They were absolutely amazing. Very professional and wonderful to work with.

Priced Fairly
Reviewer: Bella A.
Event: Wedding Reception in New Orleans, LA
Event Date: Mar 7, 2009
Hired As: Brass Band, New Orleans Style Entertainment

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 10 - 180 minutes
  • Fee: Contact for rates
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Unions: AFM


High Energy.

Past Booked Events

10/27/12 10:30pm Bayou 2519 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20037
10/12/12 10pm House of Blues Dallas, Tx White Swan Building 2200 N. Lamar Street Dallas, TX 75202 (214) 978–BLUE (2583)
09/22/12 10:30pm Bayou 2519 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20037

The team providing the talent:

Rob Espino


Influences & Inspiration

Bonerama, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, New Orleans Nightcrawlers, Leroy Jones, Meters, Kirk Joseph,

Setup Requirements

From a simple chair to full-blown stage and lighting, there are certain configurations and needs that many performers and service providers require in order to provide the best possible experience at your event. Get a free quote request to check with Potholes Brass Band to find out what their setup requirements are.

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