We are JUMPSTART, the High Energy Variety Dance Band – serving Austin since 1988 and the winner of The Knot.com “Best of Weddings” Band, 2011!

JUMPSTART your event or establishment with a perfect flowing mix from the 30’s to yesterday, dance styles from the Waltz to Salsa (Texmex and Latino too), Country to Soft Jazz, Two Step to Swing/Big Band and regular slow to Polka to Rock your socks off. We specialize in All-Age-Appeal.

Along with a full and varied playlist, JUMPSTART offers a dynamic and energetic presentation of High Energy Variety + Cocktail Music that will keep the good times rolling. We have a great time performing and with 9 vocal entertainers and 14+ instruments, we really get our audience involved in the show.

Since 1988 JUMPSTART has been entertaining clients at public and private events: corporate, holiday, birthday, and fundraising events; we specialize in entertaining at weddings of all sizes and types.

JUMPSTART is the perfect group to enhance your celebration. JUMPSTART your party with us!

Song List


1, 2, 3, 4 - Plain White T's

All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor

Firework - Katy Perry

Get The Party Started - Pink

Hot N Cold - Katy Perry

Hot Hot Hot - Buster Poindexter

I Gotta Feeling - The Black Eyed Peas

I Will Follow - U2

Just Dance - Lady Gaga

Lucky - Jason Mraz And Colbie Caillat

Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5 Feat. Christina Aguilera

Proud Mary - Ike And Tina Turner

Roar - Katy Perry

Runnin' Down A Dream - Tom Petty

September - Earth, Wind & Fire

Soak Up The Sun - Sheryl Crow

Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond

Walking On Sunshine - Katrina And The Waves

You Don't Know Me - Jann Arden

80s POP / ROCK

Addicted To Love - Robert Palmer

Any Way You Want It - Journey

Authority Song - John Cougar Mellencamp

Doctor Doctor - Robert Palmer

Don't Stop Believin' - Journey

Hit Me With Your Best Shot - Pat Benatar

Hollywood Nights - Bob Seger

867-5309 / Jenny - Tommy Tutone

Just The Way You Are - Billy Joel

Livin' On A Prayer - Bon Jovi

Love Shack - The B-52's

Middle Of The Road - The Pretenders

One Thing Leads To Another - The Fixx

Peg - Steely Dan

Pink Cadillac - Bruce Springsteen

Pour Some Sugar On Me - Def Leppard

Rapture - Blondie

Sharp Dressed Man - ZZ Top

Suffragette City - David Bowie

Summer Of '69 - Bryan Adams

Surrender - Cheap Trick

Talk To You Later - The Tubes

The House Is Rockin' - Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble

Walking On A Thin Line - Huey Lewis And The News

What I Like About You - The Romantics

Wild Wild Life - Talking Heads

Working For The Weekend - Loverboy

You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC

Your Love - The Outfield

70s POP / ROCK

All Right Now - Free

Already Gone - The Eagles

Beer Drinkers And Hell Raisers - ZZ Top

Best Of My Love - The Eagles

Cowboy Song - Thin Lizzy

Free - Chicago

Free Ride - Edgar Winter

Hot Stuff - Donna Summer

Josie - Steely Dan

Long Cool Woman - The Hollies

Low Rider - War

Redneck Friend - Jackson Browne

Saturday In The Park - Chicago

September - Earth, Wind & Fire

The Boys Are Back In Town - Thin Lizzy

Vehicle - The Ides Of March

Your Song - Elton John

60s POP / ROCK

Back In The U.S.S.R. - The Beatles

Born To Be Wild - Steppenwolf

Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison

Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley

Devil With A Blue Dress On / Good Golly Miss Molly - Mitch Ryder And The Detroit Wheels

Fortunate Son - Creedence Clearwater Revival

I Got You (I Feel Good) - James Brown

It's All Over Now - The Rolling Stones

Land Of 1000 Dances - Cannibal And The Headhunters

Mony Mony - Tommy James And The Shondells

Nobody But You - Cannibal And The Headhunters

Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison

Roadhouse Blues - The Doors

She Loves You - The Beatles

Shout - The Isley Brothers

Temptation Eyes - The Grass Roots

Twist And Shout - The Beatles

Unchained Melody - The Righteous Brothers

Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On - Jerry Lee Lewis

Wild Night - Van Morrison

50s POP / ROCK

Book Of Love - Jay Malone

Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White - Perez Prado

Iko Iko - The Dixie Cups

Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley

Keep On Dancin' - The Gentrys

Let's Twist Again - Chubby Checker

Shake, Rattle And Roll - Bill Haley And His Comets

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - The Platters

The Twist - Chubby Checker


Ain't Too Proud To Beg - The Temptations

Brick House - The Commodores

Can't Turn You Loose - Otis Redding

Celebration - Kool & The Gang

Dancing Queen - ABBA

Fire - Ohio Players

Get Down Tonight - KC And The Sunshine Band

Get Lucky - Daft Punk Feat. Pharrell Williams

Give It To Me Baby - Rick James

Grooveline - Heatwave

Higher Ground - Stevie Wonder

I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) - Four Tops

I Second That Emotion - Smokey Robinson And The Miracles

I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor

I Wish - Stevie Wonder

In The Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett

Knock On Wood - Eddie Floyd

Ladies' Night - Kool & The Gang

Last Dance - Donna Summer

Let It Whip - Dazz Band

Let's Get It Started - The Black Eyed Peas

Let's Groove - Earth, Wind & Fire

Let's Stay Together - Al Green

Locked Out Of Heaven - Bruno Mars

Midnight Train To Georgia - Gladys Knight & The Pips

Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett

My Girl - The Temptations

Papa's Got A Brand New Bag - James Brown

Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry

Precious Time - Van Morrison

Proud Mary - Ike And Tina Turner

Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground) - Michael Jackson

Shining Star - Earth, Wind & Fire

Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours - Stevie Wonder

Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder

Soul Man - Sam And Dave

Sweet Home Chicago - Traditional (Blues)

Sweet Soul Music - Arthur Conley

The Loco-motion - Little Eva

Treasure - Bruno Mars

UpTown Funk! - Mark Ronson Feat. Bruno Mars

What Is Hip - Tower Of Power

When Something Is Wrong (With My Baby) - Sam And Dave

Where Did Our Love Go - The Supremes

YMCA - Village People


Always And Forever - Heatwave

At Last - Etta James

Chicken Dance - Traditional

Father And Daughter - Paul Simon

Have A Little Faith In Me - John Hiatt

I Knew The Bride (When She Used To Rock N' Roll) - Nick Lowe

In My Life - The Beatles

Into The Mystic - Van Morrison

Open Arms - Journey

The Stripper - David Rose

Unforgettable - Nat King Cole

What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong

When A Man Loves A Woman - Percy Sledge

Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton

You Are So Beautiful - Joe Cocker


All Blues - Instrumental Adaptation

Blue Bossa - Instrumental Adaptation

Blue Moon - Instrumental Adaptation

Bye Bye Blackbird - Various

Girl From Ipanema - Antonio Carlos Jobim

Hello Dolly - Instrumental Adaptation

It's Impossible - Instrumental Adaptation

Misty - Johnny Mathis / Instrumental Adaptation

One Note Samba - Instrumental Adaptation

Satin Doll - Instrumental Adaptation

Sleepwalk - Santo & Johnny

Spanish Eyes - Instrumental Adaptation

Stella By Starlight - Instrumental Adaptation

Sugar - Instrumental Adaptation


All Of Me - Belle Baker

Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra

Give Me The Simple Life - Steve Tyrell

I Get A Kick Out Of You - Frank Sinatra

I Wanna Be Like You - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

In The Mood - Glenn Miller And His Orchestra

Jump, Jive An' Wail - Louis Prima / Brian Setzer Orchestra

L-O-V-E - Nat King Cole

Mambo Swing - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

New York, New York - Frank Sinatra

Sway - Michael Bublé

Take The "A" Train - Duke Ellington

The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra

Zoot Suit Riot - Cherry Poppin' Daddies


Dance The Night Away - The Mavericks

I Hope You Want Me Too - The Mavericks

I Want To Dance With You - George Strait

Tango Pa Ti - Original

Two Pina Coladas - Garth Brooks


Adelida - George Strait

All You Ever Do Is Bring Me Down - The Mavericks

Amarillo By Morning - George Strait

Amy's Back In Austin - Little Texas

Bless The Broken Road - Rascal Flatts

Boot Scootin' Boogie - Brooks & Dunn

Could I Have This Dance - Anne Murray

Cowboy Rides Away - George Strait

Cruise - Florida Georgia Line

Down At The Twist And Shout - Mary Chapin Carpenter

Empty Glass - Gary Stewart

Even The Man In The Moon Is Cryin' - Mark Collie

Fast As You - Dwight Yoakam

Feet Don't Touch The Ground - Stoney LaRue

Friends In Low Places - Garth Brooks

Girl Crust - Little Big Town

Give It All We Got - George Strait

God Blessed Texas - Little Texas

I Fall To Pieces - Patsy Cline

I Feel Lucky - Mary Chapin Carpenter

I Loved Her First - Heartland

I'd Have To Be Crazy - Willie Nelson

I Swear - John Michael Montgomery

In Heaven There Is No Beer - Traditional (Polka)

It's Your Love - Tim McGraw Feat. Faith Hill

Killin' Time - Clint Black

London Homesick Blues - Jerry Jeff Walker

My Maria - Brooks & Dunn

My Wish - Rascal Flatts

Need You Now - Lady Antebellum

Neon Moon - Brooks & Dunn

Never Alone - Lady Antebellum

Old Flame - Alabama

Passionate Kisses - Mary Chapin Carpenter

Pop A Top - Alan Jackson

Rose Colored Glasses - John Conlee

She's Got This Thing About Her - Chris Young

Should've Been A Cowboy - Toby Keith

Silver Wings - Merle Haggard

Somebody Like You - Keith Urban

Take Me Out To The Dance Hall - Pat Green

The Chair - George Strait

True Believers - Darius Rucker

Wagon Wheel - Darius Rucker

When I Said I Do - Clint Black And Lisa Hartman

You - Chris Young

You Look So Good In Love - George Strait

You Never Even Called Me By My Name - David Allen Coe

You Shouldn't Kiss Me Like This - Toby Keith


Hava Nagila - Traditional

Siman Tov - Traditional

Chos'n Kale Mazel Tov - Traditional

Od Yishama - Traditional


Baile Este Cumbia - Selena

Conga - Gloria Estefan

Corazon Espinado - Santana

Cumbia Raza - Los Lobos

(Hey Baby) Que Paso - Texas Tornados

I Need To Know - Marc Anthony

Jalisco - Traditional

La Bamba - Ritchie Valens

La Charranga - Fandango USA

La Comparsita - Traditional (Tango)

La Vida Es Un Carnival - Celia Cruz

Las Nubes - Little Joe Y La Familia

Livin' La Vida Loca - Ricky Martin

Margarita - Little Joe Y La Familia

Seguro Que Hell Yes - Flaco Jimenez And Raul Malo

Smooth - Santana Feat. Rob Thomas

Tarantula - Bob Schneider

Tequila - Traditional


Bob Roberts Society Band - Jimmy Buffett

Changes In Attitude - Jimmy Buffett

Cheeseburger In Paradise - Jimmy Buffett

Come Monday - Jimmy Buffett

Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) - Harry Belafonte

Fins - Jimmy Buffett

If You Wanna Be Happy - Jimmy Soul

Limbo Rock - Traditional

Mambo No. 5 - Lou Bega

Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffett

Son Of A Son Of A Sailor - Jimmy Buffett

Stars On The Water - Jimmy Buffett

Under The Boardwalk - The Drifters

Volcano - Jimmy Buffett


Common Law Love - Sonny Landreth

Jambalaya Crawfish Pie - Hank Williams


Auld Lang Syne - Adaptation

Santa Claus Is Coming On A Boogie Woogie Choo Choo Train - The Tractors

Bells Will Be Ringing - Charles Brown

Blue Christmas - Elvis Presley

Boogie Woogie Santa Claus - Lionel Hampton

Feliz Navidad - Jose Feliciano / Adaptation

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen - Salsa Adaptation

Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms

Jingle Bells - Adaptation

Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee

Santa Baby - Eartha Kitt

Monster Mash - Bobby "Boris" Pickett

Werewolves Of London - Warren Zevon