The Top 10 Nashville Cover Bands

Written by Bridget Clarke

Finding the perfect band for your event can be like finding a needle in a haystack, especially when you’re searching in Music City of all places. No need to panic any longer, we’ve compiled the top 10 Nashville based cover bands to make your search for the right band a little easier.  



The Goldenaires

From the sound, stage presence and hair, The Goldenaires are a Nashville cover band that embodies all that is rock ‘n’ roll. With a repertoire of over 100 songs through the swinging 50s to the neon-lit 80s, this band has everything you need to keep you dancing all night long. With outstanding experience from performing at different events to touring around the states as tribute artists and session musicians, The Goldenaires are living the rockstar lifestyle. If you are looking for a band that you can rock out to, The Goldenaires are exactly what you’re living for.   





Hot Chicken Funk All-Stars

Hot Chicken Funk All-Stars are quickly becoming Nashville’s favorite funk and soul cover band on the block. The 10-piece band performs authentic, steamy funk and soul music from celebrated artists like Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson and Otis Redding. With passion and flavor to spare, Hot Chicken Funk All-Stars is the band for your event if you want to keep that dance-floor red hot all night.


A class act that we love to have back year after year. Prompt, sophisticated and easy to work with. We could listen to them all night.





Gossamer Trio

If you’re trying to find a Nashville based jazz trio to bring class and sophistication to your event, look no further. Gossamer Trio covers beautiful arrangements of beloved jazz songs with a contemporary twist. The trio’s song list ranges from light-hearted swing to romantic ballads and includes songs from fan-favorite artists like Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Michael Bublé and more. Although based in Nashville, TN, the Gossamer Trio have toured internationally in Australia, UK and New Zealand. With all that experience under their belt, the trio’s expertise doesn’t go unnoticed in their performance and charming stage presence. The Gossamer Trio is perfect for your event whether it’s a wedding, cocktail hour, corporate event or general celebration, this jazz trio will have all your guests swinging through the night.  


The trio were a great fit for our event. Not only did Cy and his band grasp what were trying to achieve with our event quickly, they were easy to work with and completely self-managed during the event, helping to take that little bit of pressure off on the night. Needless to say, their sound was a hit and the band's charisma certainly added to the atmosphere of the evening, making it an enjoyable and memorable night”





The Lemon Drops 

Jive yourself through the night with The Lemon Drops, a Nashville based jazz cover band who know how to read a crowd and bring the luxurious atmosphere of jazz with them wherever they go. whether your event is relaxed mellow or high energy, their extensive and adaptable song list will fit perfectly with whatever you’re looking for. Packed with all your favorite jazz and blues artists like Elvis Presley, Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald, The Lemon Drops have songs that’ll have your guests swinging all night long. If you’re looking for professional live jazz musicians for your event with over 10 years of performance experience, The Lemon Drops are the band for you.




Simon Stanley 

Acoustic vocalist and guitarist with 15 years of experience performing in the UK, the United States and NZ, Simon Stanley brings you beautiful acoustic arrangements of your favorite songs but doesn’t forget to bring a side of groove with every performance. Performing a mix of rock ‘n’ roll, country and classic pop, Simon’s song list has absolutely something for everyone at your event. With artists like The Beatles, Queen and Bob Dylan, your guests don’t have an excuse not to be dancing the night away. Whether you’re looking for an artist for a mellow Summertime afternoon or dance floor etiquette, Simon Stanley has everything you need.  


Simon was a real treat! He played at a local Nashville venue for our quarterly medical sales meeting. His music, rhythm and smile was perfect! The group continues to comment on the excellent time they all had. Thank you! Class act for sure. We look forward to coming back and seeing you again!




Rachel Baiman TriO

Rachel Baiman is an extraordinary multi-instrumentalist whose love for folk and acoustic music inspired her to move from Chicago to Nashville in 2008, creating the Rachel Baiman Trio. With a song list full of artists like Bob Dylan, The Beatles and Amy Winehouse, this acoustic folk trio has prepared a little something for all your guests, no matter their age. Combining Rachel’s championship-winning fiddle skills and love for beautiful folk music, this trio will go down a treat for all lovers of traditional acoustic music with a contemporary edge. The Rachel Baiman Trio creates a perfectly relaxed atmosphere suitable for any occasion.





Sparrow Strings

The Sparrow Strings are a Nashville based string trio with decades of experience making events, including working with the Nashville Ballet and the Nashville Symphony. The trio performs songs by both classical and contemporary artists from Bach to The Beatles and are also available as a duo for smaller settings. Whether you’re wanting the sound of angelic strings as you walk down the aisle or the sophistication of classical, contemporary or jazz music at your event, Sparrow Strings can help make any occasion perfectly suited to you.  


Sparrow Strings truly made our day more than we ever expected and set the wedding apart. They played all our requests for the ceremony and recessional. I highly recommend them for any and all of your music needs at any event. They were extremely professional and great to work with. Thank you from us both!





Orange Blossoms

Acclaimed vocalists Abigail Flowers, Hollie Hammel and Bethany Merritt bring to you the three-part harmonies of Orange Blossoms. This Nashville cover trio creates a captivating ambience and brings the 50s back to life with songs from artists like Ella Fitzgerald and Audrey Hepburn. If you’re searching for a show-stopping jazz trio with talent, style, who will keep your guests entertained all night long, the Orange Blossoms has you covered.





Amanda Fields

Amanda Fields has been performing bluegrass and traditional country music and developing her craft as a songwriter since she moved to Nashville at 18. Amanda performs live with a band that contains some of the best bluegrass musicians in the world and her song list includes tracks from country legends like Randy Travis and the Stanley Brothers, as well as performing her own original music. Whether you’re a country lover or not, Amanda Fields will create a special ambience for your event, no matter the occasion.





Amie Miriello

With a blend of rock, indie pop, and folk, Amie Miriello has a sound that will keep you dancing all night long. After finding success in NYC and LA, having lent her powerhouse vocals to top-tier acts like Jessica Simpson and Courtney Love, and releasing two album-and-tour cycles with Jive Records, Miriello decided to call Nashville home. This superstar in the making will create any occasion or event into a music spectacle of your dreams.  





If you still haven't found exactly what you're looking for to make your event perfect, check out more of our incredible Nashville cover bands on our website, or if it's a wedding band you're seeking, check out our list of Top Nashville Wedding Bands. Whether you're looking for solo artists or duos, jazz or classical, or bands to keep the party going for hours, you'll find it all on Findaband.

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