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"The Pictures Band is an Austin TX HIGH ENERGY, interactive variety band specializing in Weddings, Corporate events, Galas/fundraisers, reunions, and all sorts of parties! Voted 'BEST AUSTIN WEDDING BAND'- Austin A-List and many other awards every year. Offering 6pc band all the way up to Orchestra. Doing shows in Austin, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, all across Texas and beyond, specializing as a variety band with softer dinner music early, if requested, Motown, 70s, 80s, 90s, Country and current and all other styles of dance music!"

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The Pictures Band Odessa Event, Odessa Odessa Event, Odessa
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The Pictures Band Corpus Christi Event, Corpus Christi Corpus Christi Event, Corpus Christi
The Pictures Band Chevron, Houston Chevron, Houston
The Pictures Band Ft Worth Club, Ft Worth Ft Worth Club, Ft Worth
The Pictures Band MaMaison, Dripping Springs MaMaison, Dripping Springs
The Pictures Band Westin Memorial, Houston Westin Memorial, Houston
The Pictures Band Camp Lucy, Dripping Springs TX Camp Lucy, Dripping Springs TX
The Pictures Band BRIK venue, Ft Worth TX BRIK venue, Ft Worth TX
The Pictures Band Austin Country Club, Austin TX Austin Country Club, Austin TX
The Pictures Band Four Seasons Hotel, Austin TX Four Seasons Hotel, Austin TX
The Pictures Band San Antonio Hotel Emma, San Antonio TX San Antonio Hotel Emma, San Antonio TX
The Pictures Band Alexandria LA Convention Center, Alexandria LA Alexandria LA Convention Center, Alexandria LA
The Pictures Band Horseshoe Bay Resort , Horseshoe Bay TX Horseshoe Bay Resort , Horseshoe Bay TX
The Pictures Band Waco Ridgewood Country Club, Waco TX Waco Ridgewood Country Club, Waco TX
The Pictures Band Willowbrook Country Club, Tyler TX Willowbrook Country Club, Tyler TX

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December and January! 

Hey there, Pictures fans, friends and family! Happy New Year 2019 to everyone - we’ve had a busy December and now taking some time to rest, recuperate and recharge. First up, Happy Birthday, Robin!! Our most excellent and industrious guitar guru celebrated his birthday last Friday with friends and family until the wee hours :D December was absolutely off the charts with a wide variety of parties; lovely wedding in Dripping Springs at Ma Maison on the 1st, thanks to Stacy and Misha! Great fundraiser in Ft. Worth and 4th time running for the Chevron Holiday celebration in Houston on the 8th - Wow! From Corpus Christi to Tyler on the weekend of the 14-15 for two more corporate blowouts, two birthday bashes on the 21st and 22nd, and then to the historic Kessler theater in Dallas for an amazing debutante party on the 23rd - Congrats to the O’Briens for an epic event!! We headed back out to Odessa for the for another Deb Ball on the 27th and then had a few days to rest up before the absolutely over-the-top NYE wedding party at the Hotel Granduca in Austin. Looking forward to parties on the 12th in Tyler, and the 19th at the beautiful Astorian in Houston, as well as the annual AWPA (Austin Wedding Planners Association) event on the 17th at the Lakeway Resort and Spa. Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season - now it’s time for back to school, work, or whatever you may have going on! Love and best wishes to all and, again, Happy New Year from The Pictures!!

NOVEMBER 2018 

Hey, Pictures fans, friends and family! Hope everyone has had a fantastic Thanksgiving holiday week to cap off a great November! We’re still recuperating from a ton of great parties this month; Madolyn and Kevin Brinig at the newly renovated Four Seasons Austin, the new Mr. and Mrs. Wood at the Horseshoe Bay Resort (although the weather was a little sketchy, their new tent/pavilion is a killer party room!), Holiday annual party at the Austin Country Club, Blair and Warren Thayer’s nuptials at Camp Lucy (be sure and check out the new restaurant Tillie’s at Camp Lucy - open 7 days/wk for lunch and dinner!) and we also have to give a special shout-out to Chrissy at the wonderful ‘new-to-us’ venue BRIK in Ft. Worth - a charming renovated warehouse space, it can accommodate up to 600 people on two floors and a lovely outdoor patio/pavilion space. It was our first time there, celebrating the wedding of Amber and Brandon King, and it couldn’t have been a better time! From Red Hot Chili Peppers to Daft Punk, The Weekend and of course, SHOUT! to end the night, it was a fantastic party at a fantastic venue. The band was mostly in the Austin area for the Thanksgiving holiday, and now we’re getting geared up for a crazy Christmas holiday season - about a dozen parties in the next 30 days including at least one wedding, several corporate parties (the Chevron event is always memorable!) and what is sure to be a fun-filled NYE at the Hotel Granduca in Austin. Stay tuned and we’ll keep you updated - that’s it for now! Happy Holidays from the Pictures family!!!

OCT 18-27 BUSY!!! 

 

Hey, just wanted to catch up with friends, family and fans of The Pictures Band - keepin’ it real in Texas…and Beyond!! 

A couple of highlights - last Thursday, October 18th, we were excited to be asked to be the band for the Austin Big Fake Wedding - tons of great local vendors got to show off their best stuff for nearly 100 brides and grooms.  Hosted by the great Addison Grove venue, we want to thank Callie Rogers for doing such a great job coordinating the event.  A special shoutout to my friend Elana Pearlman of Iced Cakes and Confections for bringing some delicious sweet treats! 

Friday night OCT 19, brought us to Tyler, Tx for the annual Rose Festival party - about 850 people packed the Country Club and danced like crazy til midnight - Our congratulations to the Rose Queen of 2018, Her Majesty Amanda Hiles. 

We had a wedding blowout in Waco Saturday night Oct 20, with Madeline and Daniel, the happy newlyweds, and even had a surprise appearance by Bruiser, the Baylor mascot, who entertained the crowd and had a special on-stage dance with the Bride and Groom - definitely a night to remember!  (Jump Around was an especially popular request!!!) 

Friday night, the 26th, we brought a full 4-piece horn section with us all the way out to Alexandria, LA for a giant LSU fundraiser, our 3rd time there.  We had some great boudin balls, crawfish pies and a whole lot more tasty Cajun food before the party and then did a marathon 3-hour set for an extremely appreciative crowd - looking forward to next year already!! 

Last, but surely not least, we spent Saturday night OCT 27 at the very stylish Hotel Emma with our latest bridal couple; Brandon and Elizabeth and their lovely families and friends.  We highly recommend Hotel Emma for the modern/vintage/industrial steampunk sort of esthetic, really a unique venue with friendly professional staff. 

Ok, that’s all for this edition; some of us are heading out to Marfa and Big Bend to do some hiking and get some fresh air, those of us near Lake Travis are still recovering from the crazy flooding of the past few weeks, but looking forward to the next adventure!  Talk with y’all soon - be well and come see us!    

P.S. - Next public appearance at Steiner Ranch Steakhouse (near Lake Travis) for Nov. 23 - Black Friday - if the weather holds (CALL FIRST, they may call the season earlier this year) and hopefully we’ll be there for all of your post-shopping drinking/eating/dancing needs!!!

 
 

SEPT 29-OCT 20 

Hey, Fans, Friends, and Family!! Hope everyone is enjoying this INSANE weather we’re having - sending this message by dogsled, LOL We had a blast at Greek Bros. in El Campo on the 29th - thanks so much to the club, to Matthew Charkalis, and to our friend Keith Rod for helping to make it happen!! We hope to be back there soon and will keep y’all updated! Shoutout to our friends at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church Fundraiser in Houston where we spent last Saturday night with an aMAZing bunch - great fun, some crazy kids dancing and some excellent BBQ!! Saturday night was at the lovely Old Glory Ranch outside of Wimberley - congrats to Erin, Daniel, and all their family and friends and also thanks to Suzanne at OGR and her crew (Carey and Karen)- what a great crowd and a great venue! In other news, we’re all obsessing (well, those of us with kids anyway) over Baby Shark (doo-do-do-do-do) and looking forward to the Big Fake Wedding in Austin at Addison Grove on Thursday (if you are looking at booking the band, contact us and we can give you a free ticket to come check us out) and then Rose Festival party in Tyler on Friday as well as Madeline and Daniel’s wedding in Waco on Saturday - Hope everyone is doing great - stay warm and we’ll see you soon!

September 2018 

Hello to all the friends, fans and family of The Pictures Band - just wanted to let y’all know what’s been going on lately! We had a great time last Friday at the Odessa High School class reunion. Since Byron and Robin both went to school in Odessa, they had tons of friends to catch up with and share some great memories from that era :) Saturday we performed for a corporate group at the JW Marriott in San Antonio and talk about a rowdy bunch! They danced from the first song til the end of the night and were yelling for more! The lovely Sheila Spensley did a fantastic job, Dom handled the sound engineering beautifully and a good time was had by all!! Looking forward to Saturday the 29th when we party in El Campo at the fantastic Greek Bros. club and restaurant - run since the 80’s by the Charkalis family, Greek Bros. is an institution in SE Texas and will be a great time. If you’re anywhere in the Houston, Victoria or Columbus area, please come early, have an awesome dinner and dance the night away to a great band ;) Talk soon!

New Website improving daily 

Hello, Pictures fans and clients! We are hard at work behind the scenes improving the website to make it cleaner and easier to navigate.

We will be adding new info, videos and blog entries regularly, so stay tuned!

We are working on the schedule, so please contact us about specific dates.

By overwhelming bridal demand, we have added a Sparkling White option to our staging and costuming, so please contact us to discuss the Sparkling White as well as other options to color coordinate with your event!

 

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