The Mud Dogs began performing in 1998, and with thousands of shows under their belt, they have quickly become the premier variety-dance band for Weddings, Private Parties, and Corporate events in the Upper Midwest and beyond


Variety, Rock, Country, Oldies, Dance


Anniversaries, Awards Nights, Bachelor Parties, Bachelorette Parties, Banquets, Birthday Parties, Children's Birthday Parties, Celebrations, Christmas Parties, Clubs, Community Events, Conventions, Corporate Functions, Country Clubs, Dinner Dances, Festivals, Fund Raisers, Graduation Parties, Grand Openings, Halloween Parties, New Year's Eve Parties, Picnic, Private Parties, Restaurants, Reunions, School Assemblies, Weddings, Wedding Ceremonies, Wedding Cocktail Hours, Wedding Receptions

Q: How much do the Mud Dogs charge per night?
A: Please visit our "Pricing" page for more information on our rates. 


Q: How far in advance does the band book out?
A: The band takes bookings as far as two years in advance, although most shows are booked 9-15 months out.  (Side Note: April-September is the busiest time of the year for the band, so be sure to act quickly if your looking for one of these prime weekend nights.) 


Q: How do we reserve a date?

A: Please call (651)705-6408 to proceed with the booking process.  All reservations/bookings require a non-refundable 50% retainer payment to secure your date.  This payment can be paid online or via credit card payments over the phone.

Q: What if our event is cancelled?

A: 100% of the total agreed upon compensation is due by the performance date, including any remaining balances, regardless of whether or not the client cancels the performance. When the Mud Dogs Band are booked for an event they are often turning down dozens of other clients considering that same date.

Q: How many people are in the band? 
A: The Mud Dogs are a 4 piece band.


Q: How long does the band play per night?

A: Our shows are generally booked in 3 or 4-hour intervals, but additional prorated time may be added to any performance on the fly when needed...It's very common for the Mud Dogs to have their performance extended for a 5th or even 6th hour!


Q: Does the band take any breaks during the performance? 

A: For a typical 4-hour show, the band will take 2 X 15-20 minute breaks.  DJ music will be provided during these breaks to keep the dance floor going.


Q: Do the Mud Dogs take requests? 
A: Yes! The Mud Dogs currently have a song list of 200+, and we're more than happy to play any of them at your request. If the band doesn't know your song, there's a good chance we can have it available on our DJ style system to be played during one of our breaks.

Q: Can we customize the set list? 
A: Yes! We encourage our clients to have as much input as they'd like in creating the set list. Tell us if there are any special songs you really want to hear, or maybe certain songs that belong in the do-not-play column...Set lists are generally created a few days prior to the performance, so feel free to take your time while creating your customized list.  Be sure to check out our "Song List" page for any new additions.


Q: How far will the band travel?

A: All over the world! :) 


Q: Are there any potential travel charges?

A:  All of our online estimates include travel times up to 3-hours from our homebase, Saint Paul, MN.  If your event is being held outside that radius, please call (651)705-6408 for a more customized travel quote.






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