Junior’s Band (The Miami Rhythm Machine) is a Global Recording Artist Band with a very unique style that combines Top 40s English and Spanish mainstream pop songs by artists such as Camila Cabello, Maroon5, Dua Lipa, Calvin Harris, Bruno Mars, Ariana Grande, Daddy Yankee, Ozuna, Bad Bunny and many more along with 80s and 90s Hits with Tropical-hip rhythms underneath. Junior’s Band are Creators of the music movement (DOYO – Dance on your own) that engages audiences in dancing freely to create their own dance moves based on the vivacious feeling provoked by their unparalleled Miami rhythms. The Band has many current Global hits on all mainstream platforms Junior’s Band is available to perform Live in Private Events Worldwide such as Weddings + Corporates + Galas + other social gatherings. The Band sizes range from 9, 15, 18, and 21 Piece Band as per clients request.
Meet Junior – The Dance Floor Scientist
With many years of experience making people dance, more than 1000 events nationally and internationally, it is no surprise that Junior is always coming up with something new and exciting. Junior began the DOYO Music Movement inception in Houston, Texas. Junior’s Band was performing Paris by Chainsmokers at a private event, and Junior came up with the brilliant idea to play a merengue-hip rhythm underneath the song – and the crowd went wild. This is DOYO – Dance On Your Own.
D.O.Y.O. means Dance On Your Own: you can dance freely with any dancing patterns and chant your favorite mainstream songs/top 40s as you can watch in the Videos.
Junior’s Band can also play 21 other music genres in up to 9 different languages like no-other with an available playlist with more than 5000 songs to delight any demographics if needed aside from D.O.Y.O.
Junior’s Band is currently an endorsed Artist/Band by Ferrecci, Italy. There are 12 different colors of Velvet Tuxedo Jackets to match perfectly with your overall decor and ambiance look for your private event.
DANCE ON YOUR OWN has grown quickly and expanded with over 300,000 followers on Social Media. A MUSICAL MOVEMENT, DOYO has a yearly live audience of over 100,000 people due to Junior’s Band Performances (over 40 per year) and local/international DJ collaborations.
You can enjoy NOW Junior’s Band songs on Spotify & Apple Music. A set of many tracks will be constantly added infused with Tropical-hip rhythms that will blow you away by the richness of its sound and rhythms.
Frequently Ask Questions
Can you tell me a bit more about your Band/Company?
We are very Proud to be Preferred Vendors of Entertainment at The Breakers and The Mar-a-lago Club Palm Beach among many other upscale Properties in South Florida. We are more than just a Band but an Entertainment Company customizing performances for Private events with high standards. We are The Miami Rhythm Machine full of Sophisticated fun for the not so common gatherings. We have the largest Urban and Dancing Live Repertoire to please any demographic in Spanish, English, and Hebrew among 4 other languages. We can also take your event to a higher level with our amazing unique entertainment enhancements: LED Walls, Stage, Lighted dancefloors, Laser shows, Hora Ibiza or Crystal, confetti blizzard cannons, haze, and much more.
Do Junior’s Band travel?
Yes, we travel! We do charge for the time depending on the location and you’ll need to cover transportation, lodging, and Technical Rider for all band members. Ask your producer for a quote based on the specifics of your event.
What does the band wear?
We normally wear our very unique Italian velvet tuxedo Jackets, but we can accommodate you with different styles in our online planning system depending upon the formality of your event.
Do you play corporate events?
Yes, we love Corporate events!
Can you play the ceremony and cocktail hour for Weddings?
Absolutely! We provide Ceremony + Cocktail hour music with a broad musical repertoire. Want classical music for your ceremony, a jazz set for your cocktail hour, and dance party reception? You’ve got it. You can inquire about our Complete Entertainment Wedding Packages for more specific details and requests.
What style of music do you play?
We play a wide variety of music. From Top 40s, to dance, to our own style based on a unique combination of mainstream pop songs by artists such as Dua Lipa and Calvin Harris with Tropical-hip rhythms underneath. The music movement (DOYO – Dance on your own) engages audiences in dancing freely and creating their own dance moves based on the vivacious feeling provoked by the music.
Can I choose the music?
Of course! We have the most complete Live repertoire of songs that will please all your guests from your friends to your grandparents. It’s always important to have some freedom to read the room the night of, but our number one priority is pleasing to YOU. Just let us know what you want to hear, and, if it’s not already in our repertoire, we’ll work with you to make your night perfect. You can also give us a list of songs that you love and songs that you dislike on your planning page–we’ll base our choices on your music preferences. We will also go through a deep study of demographics to drive our performance towards it along with your music selection.
Will you learn a new song for us?
Most definitely! Just make sure you give us enough notice of your special request, so our band has time to learn your song(s).
How long does the band play for?
For Wedding events, our typical quote is for a 6-hour event. This includes 1 hour of Pre-Ceremony/Ceremony, 1 Cocktails hour, and 4 hours of Dinner/Dance. Our Band plays (03) sets of 1 hour each with intermittent breaks. With speeches and other formalities, you’ll find this is usually the perfect amount of time to have the band playing. If you require a longer event and more sets, we are happy to discuss adding extra hours at an additional cost. You can talk to our Producer about your ideas, and he will do his best to accommodate you within your budget!
For Corporate events, our typical quote is for a 3-hour event to perform when needed or required for the event.
Does the band play during dinner?
Yes, our band can absolutely play during dinner.
Do you have a DJ during your Band breaks?
Absolutely! Our Producer will sort through your music selection and decide which will sound best Live and which will be better to have our DJ play during our Band breaks. DJ service is always free – we want to make sure the dancefloor is always packed when the band isn’t playing.
Can the band play continuous music?
Yes, but we do charge for the extra time. Ask our Event Producer for more details.
Can the band stay late on the night of?
Yes, we can! We want you to have the time of your life, but we will need to have it approved in written at least 2 weeks prior to your wedding date by our Lead Producer. Just like your other on-site vendors, we do charge for the extra time.
What do you recommend for instrumentation?
Our basic setup (09) will include a guitar, bass, piano, drums, percussionist, and (04) singers. From there, you can add on horns or other instruments to take it to (15), (18), or (21) piece. Obviously, the more musicians the richer the sound and the more impact your guests will be.
Does the band provide a sound system?
Yes! We look after everything music related. We are all-inclusive of Sound, Lighting on stage, engineering, and back-line. We also conduct a deep sound check with equalization and balancing like no others in the industry to guarantee a very smooth and outstanding performance for you and your guests.
Can we use your sound equipment for speeches?
Yes! We always have a wireless mic for toasts. Please, no “drop the mic” moments! This equipment is very expensive and, contrary to popular belief, it does break when dropped–which you don’t want to risk right before your reception.
Can you MC my event?
Of course! Our Producer will send you a Questionnaire to fill put and return at least (04) weeks before your wedding, he will go through all the details, including how to properly pronounce that one groomsman’s name with the silent “G”.
Can I see the band perform before I book them?
We only perform at very private events, so we respect the privacy of our clients as we will respect yours. That’s why we invest tens of thousands on Videos to offer you the best possible view of our excellent performing capabilities.
How far ahead of the wedding will you be in contact to go over the day-of details?
We will get in touch (08) weeks before your event to finalize the details. This gives you plenty of time to decide on your special dances and work out your event timeline. If you contact us before that and we don’t immediately get back to you, we are likely handling details for a wedding that weekend. We will give you the same dedicated attention when it comes to (04) weeks before your event.
How much do I pay and when?
When you book the band, you’ll pay a 50% deposit to secure your date. The remaining amount is due (02) weeks before your event.
Who will be my contact on the day of?
You can always reach out to your producer with questions. The lead on your event will also be able to answer any questions your wedding planner or venue manager may have on the night of.
What does the band require on the night?
Stage depending upon the size of our Band (Do we want us to look good for you and to create the right ambiance?), an electrical power drop backstage, parking for all Staff + Talent, and Vendors meals with sodas + water in a private green/holding room to be able to eat and talk music strategies etc.
What size stage do I need for the band to fit?
You can always ask our Producer to coordinate the exact dimension depending upon the band size. We can also supply you the stage at an additional cost if needed.
Can the band play outside?
Yes, but we require cover and a flat, hard, dry stage to play on. Instruments don’t sound when wet and electrical cords mixed with water can be a fire hazard. Also, heat can damage instruments, so please keep this in mind when placing your band and have a backup plan just in case!
How may I reserve my date?
Please press here to inquire availability and go through the agreement/deposit process to reserve it for you.