A professional party band that plays a variety of hits from the 1950s through today.
We hail from West Lafayette, Indiana and have been performing shows, benefits, and wedding receptions in and around the area since 2011. We travel with our own sound and lighting equipment, as well as a professional sound engineer.
I hired The Mixtapes to play at my wedding in Lafayette, Indiana. They exceeded my expectations. I worked with Mike and Ryan regarding a special request to play a couple of Frank Sinatra tunes along with their other regular dance songs. These guys are extremely talented and can cover a wide range of music. I have seen The Mixtapes play many times before and after my wedding and they never disappoint the crowd. They are high-energy while maintaining a respectable performance that is suitable for all ages and family members. The were on-time and well prepared. Mike is the keyboard player and has many years of experience as an emcee of events like weddings. Ryan is the lead vocalist who is great working with the crow. You can rely on both of them if you need help with giving instructions to crowd for dining or the garter-toss or whatever you might need during the event. Highly recommended!
Price Range: $1500 and up
Gig Length: 60 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
A Mixtape's show delivers hit songs from the 1950s through today. Expect to hear intricate guitar, piano, bass and drum solos as well as amazing lead vocals with a full, rich backing vocal blend. We utilize professional audio gear and take great pride in providing a top quality show.
This ain't yo daddy's cover band.
The Mixtapes are a six-member band from Indiana that has been performing in the Purdue area since 2011. Due to the band members' ability to play nearly any musical style cleanly and professionally, their shows always draw a crowd. They have performed at downtown festivals such as the Lafayette Mosey Down Main Street and the Taste of Tippecanoe, as well as many other local and regional venues. The Mixtapes also have opened for national touring act Here Come the Mummies, a funk band consisting of musicians based in Tennessee.
Guaranteed to turn any venue into a dance floor, our musical roster comprises songs from the 1950s through today, an eclectic mix of favorites from only the most popular artists through the years. As a band, we pride ourselves on our willingness to take risks and play songs that, while not always expected, delight nonetheless.
Past Booked Events
|August 13, 2016 • 10:00pm - 11:00pm||Mosey Down Main Street - Lafayette, IN|
Songs you might hear us play (please turn device sideways to view in mobile):
Song Title - Artist
Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers
All These Things The I've Done - The Killers
Big Balls - AC/DC
December 1963 - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
Desperado - The Eagles
Foreplay/ Longtime - Boston
Gold on the Ceiling - The Black Keys
Good Times Bad Times - Led Zeppelin
Higher Ground - Stevie Wonder
Hit Me With Your Best Shot - Pat Benatar
I Believe in a Thing Called Love - The Darkness
Ignition (Remix) - R. Kelly
Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry
Killing in the Name of - Rage Against the Machine
Let's Get Drunk and Screw - Jimmy Buffet
Let's Stay Together - Al Green
Lonely Boy - The Black Keys
Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
Maybe I'm Amazed - Wings
Mony Mony - Tommy James & The Shondells
One Headlight - The Wallflowers
Oye Como Va - Santana
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Rock n Roll - Led Zeppelin
Sexy Back - Justin Timberlake
Sultans of Swing - Dire Straits
Sympathy for the Devil - The Rolling Stones
Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
The Middle - Jimmy Eat World
Twist and Shout - The Beatles
Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers
War Pigs - Black Sabbath
What's Up - 4 Non Blondes
You Are So Beautiful - Joe Cocker
Influences & Inspiration
We are influenced and inspired by great musicians, past and present.
12 x 20 foot minimum stage area
Three 20 amp power outlets minimum. We have plenty of extension cords if the outlets are not near each other.
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