Band Reviews

“Hot Pickin 57s were wonderful!”

— Kears S. // Uber

“Highly recommend this group!”

“They were so professional- communicated promptly, arrived early to set-up and make sure things were perfect.

Talent was fantastic- everyone loved the music. Thank you Hot Pickin 57s- would definitely book again!”

     - Jennifer K. // Fredericksburg TX

Hot Pickin 57s exceeded all expectations. They had high energy and got many compliments from the crowd. We were looking for something Texas-inspired for the event and they truly delivered. They were also all so nice and helpful. Would definitely use them again!

- Katie L // Kount

“The band was professional, extremely talented and friendly. They communicated with me throughout the day of our event, and helped formulate a bad weather contingency plan, as they were supposed to set up outdoors but a storm came in. All of our guests raved about the band’s performance. Highly recommended!”

-Jennifer L

"Wonderful. The guys were great! They were focused on all the right things during pre- planning, on time and then gave a great performance. They were a pleasure to work with!”

— Paul Chung // Tobin Center for Performing Arts, San Antonio

"The Hot Pickin 57s were great. They were very professional during planning, even helping us pick songs when we weren't sure what to play. At the event they were wonderful, the music sounded great at both the ceremony and reception. The guests had a great time dancing and it just brought such a good vibe to the event. We were very happy with them!

     - Brady Stoll // Bride

"People had lots of fun last night, we got great feedback. You guys were awesome!”

- Olga M. // Dell Corporate Event

"Did a great job, everyone really enjoyed... Thank you"

- Michael W. // La Cantera Resort and Spa

“From the get go, Max responded promptly, thoroughly, and professionally. They were truly a perfect vendor, and above all, their music was a major hit with the guests during my wedding! A truly talented group. I can't wait to hear them perform again. Thank you, Hot Pickin 57s!  

     - Kelly Y. // Bride

"Hot Pickin 57s did a fantastic job entertaining our event attendees, everyone had a fabulous time! They were extremely professional to work with - arriving early to set up, clear communications and were amazingly accommodating to our event needs. I highly recommend them!

- Amy S. // Sourcecon

"Hot Pickin 57s is a group of amazing musicians. They have a great repertoire of songs, from bluegrass to classic country to Americana and others, and they played them all so well. They also took requests. It's always fun to see people who love what they do, and Hot Pickin 57s clearly does - they added so much to our event.”

- Helane F. // American College of Phlebology Foundation

"Max Zimmet & Hot Pickin 57s was the perfect group for our pop-up shop's launch party! Very easy to work with from out of state and even better in person. They were the perfect soundtrack for our party. From our San Francisco crew to the local kids attending from just down the street, everyone loved the music! Thank you for everything!"

- Jessie D // Tea Collection- a San Francisco clothing company

"A most excellent experience! Great music, easy to work with. We hired them for a corporate cocktail party and they killed it. I will definitely hire them again."

- Ben G. //Momentum

"Hot Pickin 57s was a fantastic addition to our conference reception! Perfect adjustments were made as the band read the crowd, and everyone enjoyed themselves. I definitely recommend them.”

- Shelby C. // Reception at the AT&T Conference Center

"The Hot Pickin 57s provided music for a reception at our national conference. Hot Pickin turned a potentially dull event into a lively evening. Thanks Hot Pickin 57s!!"

- Lillian Mills // UT McCombs School of Business

"Thank you guys for coming out! You were one of our best bands ever, and everyone will be talking about that performance. There were people there who didn't even know what bluegrass is, and now they're fans! Thanks again,"  

    - Laura M // Texas Heritage Foundation House Concert 

"Hot Pickin 57s were an absolute delight to work with. The group had exceptional attention to detail and nailed the set, including our special requests. Fun, upbeat bluegrass and country was exactly what we were hoping for in our "rustic" style wedding. They are an incredible group of musicians!”

     - Amy C // Bride

“From the start, they were great at communicating, and helped work through potential challenges. They even said yes to some curveballs (can you play for the ceremony too?) and saved the day for us. They showed up early, did a fantastic job both with music selections, and engaging the group, and announcements. I can't recommend them enough!  

     - Cassandra Crudo // Bride’s Best Friend

“Hot Pickin 57s performed at our conference's opening reception. They did a great job and our conference attendees had a fantastic time! They were very easy to work with and flexible. I would recommend Hot Pickin 57s to anyone!”

— Liz Ziola // Strategic Management Society

Working with Hot Pickin 57s was perfect! They offered excellent suggestions for the wedding ceremony and reception (including the first dances). The music was perfect and the guests loved dancing. They even came out to preview the venue to make sure all the details were arranged! Thank you Hot Pickin 57s for a very special addition to our daughter's wedding.”  

     - Lisa S // Bride’s Mom

“The Hot Pickin 57s helped to make our 30th Vow Renewal celebration a wonderful event. They were great to interact with from first contact and the music was awesome. They went above and beyond! Highly recommend!!"  

     -Lisa Kurek 

“It was a pleasure to work with Hot Pickin 57s! Max was very communicative before the event and the guys showed up early. We really enjoyed them and look forward to using them at future events!”

- Dena Foster // EEA Consulting Engineers

"I would book this band again in a heart beat! Professional, Timely and Talented - WOW!! I look forward to their next performance.”  

      -Jenny Phillips // Director of Lifestyle and Activities, Sun City Georgetown, TX

"Hot Pickin 57s did a fantastic job. Music was up beat and fun. Max was wonderful to work with and made everything super easy for us. I look forwards to having them come again.”

- Jamie Smithson

"What a fantastic evening we had listening to Hot Pickin 57s. You guys were awesome. From your interaction with the crowd to the selection of music both original and wonderful bluegrass and country standards. Looking forward to seeing HP 57 again in the near future.”

      - Russel Schmidt // Grapevine TX Sunset Concert Series

"Hot Pickin’ 57s were really hot Saturday night! Camp Street Cafe was a great venue, and the guys put on an incredibly talented and entertaining show. Looking forward to seeing more of this group soon.”  

      -Anne Hayden // Camp Street Cafe


“Thank you for an amazing day today!”

“The entire team absolutely loved you guys! We look forward to having you guys many times in the future.”

Tiffany Chavez // Fairmont Austin

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