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Mischief

Mischief

8 reviews

About Mischief

Mischief is a four-person cover band playing old time rock & roll and country music classics in the Greater Sacramento area since 2012. Our regular venues include the California State Fair, Laughs Unlimited Comedy Club in Sacramento, The Purple Place in El Dorado Hills, The Elk Grove Sports Bar and Judy's Wild Wrangler in Vacaville. We are also available for special events and private parties.

People of all ages love our show because we have excellent vocals and musicianship, we play the songs you know and love, and we keep our audience singing along and dancing!

Please look us up on Facebook. We'd love to be friends with you and let you know when we're coming to your town!

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Reviews

Amazing!

By Daniel S. on June 18, 2015

I see Mischief play at Laughs Unlimited in Old Sacramento. This band was everything you could ask for in a oldies band; great song selection, fun, danceable music, professional show. I highly, highly recommend Mischief!

Response from Mischief:

Hi Daniel, thanks for reviewing Mischief! We're glad you enjoyed out show.

Mischief at Laughs Unlimited

By Skip C. on May 4, 2015

Mischief brings a professional high energy all ages show that keeps the customers dancing and very well entertained.

Hired As: Cover Band

Response from Mischief:

Thank you for the kind words, Skip!

Four Seasons El Dorado Hills Ca

By Ross H. on August 17, 2014

This group is very good,their choice of music,harmonizing on their vocals and over the top guitar play.Our community really enjoyed our evening with them. Everybody was dancing and singing along at times.We are going to invite them back very soon

Hired As: Oldies Music

Terrific Band!!!

By Carol Z. on August 17, 2014

Mischief headlined our event last evening and they were just terrific! Great rapport with the audience, a playlist of well selected songs with wide appeal, excellent vocals and very professional execution! They kept the audience dancing all night and we will definitely have them back again before long.

Hired As: Cover Band

Response from Mischief:

Thank you for the generous review! We had a fabulous evening performing at Four Season's Ice Cream Social/Rock and Roll event and the whole band enjoyed making so many new friends. It would be our pleasure to come back again. Our regards to Carol, Don, Ross, Sue, and the Entertainment Committee.

Wow!!! get a little mischief in your life!!!

By Michael D. on August 17, 2014

One of the best well rounded bands in California. Also with a great personality that this band has it goes along way on and off stage...With lead singer (Joyce) just a beautiful person.....and great voice..This band is a must for your next event.....Mike Dryden producer (Sound Design Studio)

Hired As: Oldies Music, Cover Band

Awesome local cover band

By Eric P. on January 12, 2014

Impressive repertoire, stunning variety, always a fun time hearing them play!

Response from Mischief:

Thanks for reviewing the band, Eric. You can sit in on bass with us any time. We love you!!!

WOW! Great Band

By Michael D. on January 9, 2014

Mischief is one of the best Local bands in Northern CA...You got to check out the array of songs that this band plays. Everyone will enjoy a night of true entertainment with Mischief................

Hired As: Cover Band, Oldies Music

Response from Mischief:

Thank you for the kind words, Mike!

Bright and Tight

By Scott G. on December 30, 2013

Had the pleasure of seeing Mischief at Powells Steamer in Placerville. The perfect band for for a small or large venue. Good listening and they make you want to get up and shake it.

Hired As: Oldies Music

Response from Mischief:

Hi Scott, thank you for the kind words and hope to see you soon!

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 120 - 240 minutes
  • Fee: $400-$500

Overview

We will perform up to four hours of live music for dancing and listening enjoyment for all ages and occasions, including festivals and fairs, nightclubs, reunions, private parties, and weddings. We also provide our own sound system and equipment.

Additional Booking Notes

We will provide our own sound system and equipment.

Bio

The members include a computer programmer, former school teacher, retired law enforcement officer, and a Woodstock attendee--all seasoned musicians with decades of experience playing popular music in Northern California bands.

Upcoming Booked Events

Oct 22, 2016 Judy's Wild Wrangler, Vacaville, CA
9:00pm–11:55pm

Past Booked Events

Aug 20, 2016 Yolo Brewing Company, West Sac
6:00pm–9:00pm
Aug 13, 2016–Aug 14, 2016 Elk Grove Sports Bar
9:30pm–1:30am
Aug 12, 2016–Aug 13, 2016 Elk Grove Sports Bar
9:30pm–1:30am
Jul 24, 2016 California State Fair
2:30pm–3:30pm
Jul 16, 2016 Laughs Unlimited, Old Sacramento
4:30pm–7:30pm
Jul 06, 2016 Davis Farmers Market Picnic in the Park
5:00pm–8:30pm
Jul 02, 2016 Sundstrom Hill Winery, Davis, CA
1:30pm–5:30pm
Jun 18, 2016–Jun 19, 2016 Judy's Wild Wrangler, Vacaville, CA
9:00pm–11:55pm
Jun 11, 2016–Jun 12, 2016 Cheers Pub, Vacaville
9:30pm–1:30am
May 28, 2016–May 29, 2016 Elk Grove Sports Bar
9:30pm–1:30am
May 27, 2016–May 28, 2016 Elk Grove Sports Bar
9:30pm–1:30am
May 21, 2016 The Purple Place, El Dorado Hills, CA
9:00pm–11:55pm
May 14, 2016 El Dorado Hills Natural Farms Strawberry Festival
4:00pm–8:00pm
May 07, 2016 Dixon May Fair
12:30pm–6:00pm
Mar 25, 2016 Rancho Murieta Country Club, Rancho Murieta, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Mar 19, 2016 Covell Gardens, Davis, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Mar 05, 2016 The Purple Place, El Dorado Hills, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Mar 04, 2016 Carefree Living, Sacramento, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Feb 27, 2016 Bella Bru Cafe, Sacramento, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Feb 21, 2016 Laughs Unlimited, Sacramento CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Feb 14, 2016 Heritage Park Valentines Dance, Sacramento CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Feb 06, 2016 VFW Hall Private Party, West Sacramento, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Jan 23, 2016 Covell Gardens, Davis, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Jan 15, 2016 Carefree Living, Sacramento, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Jan 09, 2016 Bella Bru Cafe, Sacramento CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Jan 02, 2016 Judy's Wild Wrangler, Vacaville, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Dec 31, 2015 4 Seasons Senior Community, El Dorado Hills, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Dec 31, 2015 Four Seasons Community, El Dorado Hills, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Dec 26, 2015 Purple Place, El Dorado Hills, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Dec 26, 2015 Purple Place, El Dorado Hills, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Dec 19, 2015 Brookdale, Napa, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Dec 18, 2015 Carefree Living, Sacramento, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Dec 12, 2015 Brookdale, Napa, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Dec 12, 2015 Covell Gardens, Davis, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Nov 28, 2015 Brick House, Elk Grove, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Nov 27, 2015 Brick House, Elk Grove, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Nov 13, 2015 Carefree Living, Sacramento, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Oct 25, 2015 Valencia Club, Penryn, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Oct 17, 2015 Laughs Unlimited, Sacramento, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Oct 03, 2015 Sacred Heart School, Sacramento, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Sep 26, 2015 Cheers Pub, Vacaville, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Sep 19, 2015 Laughs Unlimited, Sacramento, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Sep 13, 2015 Valencia Club, Penryn, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Sep 07, 2015 Heritage Park, Sacramento, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Sep 05, 2015 Lighthouse Marina, Isleton, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm
Sep 04, 2015 Carefree Living, Sacramento, CA
7:00pm–8:00pm

The team providing the talent:

Les Kurtz

Lead guitar, vocals, steel guitar

Larry Aulich

Drums

Joyce Ketcherside

Rhythm guitar, vocals, keyboards

Rich Lavallee

Bass guitar, vocals

Set List

Sample Song List

Bad moon Rising - Credence Clearwater Revival
Black Magic Woman - Santana
Surfin' USA - The Beach Boys
Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams
Fire on the Mountain - Marshall Tucker Band
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
Brown-Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
When Will I Be Loved - Linda Ronstadt
Your Cheating Heart - Hank Williams
Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Presley
I Hate Myself for Loving You - Joan Jett
Pride and Joy - Stevie Ray Vaugn
Knocking on Heaven's Door - Bob Dylan
Somebody to Love - Jefferson Airplane
Wooly Bully - Sam the Sham & The Pharoas
Freebird - Lynyrd Skynyrd

Influences & Inspiration

Credence Clearwater Revival, Johnny Cash, Jefferson Airplane, Elvis Presley, Joan Jett, The Beach Boys, Hank Williams, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Jimmy Buffett, Linda Ronstadt

Setup Requirements

Stage large enough for four performers with full drum set, electricity, shade if outdoors

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