Duck Soup performs throughout the United States and has played other parts of the world as well. Affectionately known as “The Unofficial Band of the PGA Tour”, they’ve played for events ranging from weddings to presidential galas, as well as various stops on the PGA Tour.

 

One of the best party bands in the business!

With their strong vocals and incomparable devotion to their instruments, America’s premier party band has been entertaining party goers and wedding guests since 1984.

Duck Soup plays an incredibly wide range of musical genres that span generations from the forties to the present day. This dance band from Austin, Texas always entertains, “playing music that makes you feel like you’re back in high school.”

If your event or party is looking for great music and appeal, Duck Soup is for you. The band is very talented, and like all thoroughbreds, yearns to run.

 

Recipe for Duck Soup:

duck_soup1Whether it be a black-tie affair or a very casual event, this recipe will serve an unlimited number of guests.

  • 1 Plump Bald Guy
  • 1 Lg. Bunch of Talented Musicians, Finely Tuned
  • 3 Cups 60’s rock-n-Roll Hits
  • 1 Cup 50’s Classic Rock
  • 2 Tbsp. 70’s Groove
  • 1 Dash 60’s Funk
  • Simmer for Hours of Fun and Laughter
 

Now Playing: “My Girl” by the Temptations

Upcoming Events:

All events public; private events not published at clients’ requests

Sep
1
Fri
Duck Soup at the Backstage at El Mercado South @ El Mercado South
Sep 1 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

We’ll be playing the Backstage at El Mercado South on Friday September 1st.

1302 South First St, Austin Texas. Plenty of free parking!

Cover is $12 at the door. Bring back the days of Anchovies and let it all hang out!

Check the website for El Mercado at ElMercadoRestaurant.com, and Backstage Austin at AustinBackstage.com.

We’ll be playing from 8-ish to about 10:30 pm. Bring your friends!

Sep
8
Fri
Duck Soup at private party
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

We’ll be playing a private party in Brazosport, Texas on this date.

Sep
9
Sat
Duck Soup at Blaine McAllister Invitational Golf Tournament @ Pecos County Civic Center
Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm – 11:59 pm

We’ll be traveling to Fort Stockton to play the Blaine McAllister Invitational Golf Tournament on Saturday, September 9th.

The show will be open to the public with tickets for $10. All you West Texas folks come out and have some fun with us!

We’ll be starting about 9pm and playing until around midnight. See you there!

Sep
14
Thu
Duck Soup at Paul Workman Political Fundraiser @ The Oasis
Sep 14 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We’ll be at the Oasis to play the fundraiser for state Senator Paul Workman on Thursday, September 14th.

The address is 6550 Comanche Trail, at the Oasis on Lake Travis in Lakeway.

We’ll be playing from 6:30 or so to about 9:00 pm. Bring your friends and support the senator!

Sep
16
Sat
Duck Soup at private party
Sep 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

We’ll be playing the 55th class reunion for Midland High and Midland Lee high schools.

Sep
29
Fri
Duck Soup at Rock ‘n’ Cancer Charity Fundraiser @ Gunchie's
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

We’re heading up to the Quad Cities to play a fundraiser for the Barbara J. Struve Charitable Fund. It’s part of the Rock ‘n’ Cancer Charity Golf Tournament. They’re raising money for the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital. This is our third appearance there!

We’ll be at Gunchie’s in Rock Island, so all our Illinois and Iowa fans come out and see us and support a great cause!

Playlist

  •     Sea Cruise
  •     Timer
  •     Summer Wind
  •     Slow Dance

 

Reviews

 

USA Today

“On Saturday night… Robert (That’s Bob to you) Seger wed Juanita Dorricoft… Duck Soup, a band imported from Austin, Texas, provided rock and R&B classics … and displaying impressive chutzpah by cranking out Seger’s own “Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll.”

 

Sports Illustrated

“Anybody on the Tour who wants to live his rock-and-roll dream will always be embraced by Duck Soup. The Austin-based, eight-piece ensemble—which proudly calls itself the unofficial band of the PGA Tour—entertains at a dozen regular Tour, Senior Tour, Nike Tour and LPGA events a year and recently cut an album titled Dead Solid Perfect, on which several Tour players, not to mention golf fanatic Willie Nelson, sang. In live performances Duck Soup provides a regular haven for frustrated singers Peter Jacobsen, Andrew Magee and Fuzzy Zoeller, guitarists Mark Lye and Larry Rinker, mouth harpist Payne Stewart and cowbell junkie Robert Gamez.”

 

The Washington Post

“The Armey’s did a quick twirl to “Brown-Eyed Girl,” but the Gingriches stayed on the floor for song after song — including a version of the Village People’s “YMCA, “complete with arm movements spelling out the letters.”

 

Austin American-Statesman

“Talk About A Hot Band’ Duck Soup played recently at the Michigan wedding of rock’n’roll star Bob Seger… [and] has played at so many Professional Golf Association tournaments that it’s known in golfing circles as the “unofficial” band of the PGA Tour, we hear.”

 

Houston Chronicle

“Austin’s own Duck Soup has performed at a number of tour events… So it should come as no surprise that the long awaited debut album by the group features vocals by some of the leading golfers on the PGA Tour, as well as country icon Willie Nelson.”

“Irwin has an expressive face, which he constantly contorts on stage. He is not averse to scratching his body like a monkey. He will make you laugh.”



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