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Hot As A Pepper voted BEST MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT in Best of the Upstate!

This is exciting news! Hot As A Pepper members John M. Hoyt, Chip McDonald and their spouses Pamela Hoyt and Debra Hoyt attended the big gala event at Huguenot Mill behind The Peace Center in Greenville, SC on Tuesday,...

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Let’s do a theme show! Disco, funk, rock, you name it!

Hot as a pepper has done shows that were based around a theme before, but it’s been a while, so we are itching to get something fun going again. If you are planning a party or event where you...

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More equipment updates for our band – In Ear Monitors

In our continued quest to provide our clients and fans with the best possible experience, we have been experimenting with in-ear monitors. (IEMs) Our investment has been pretty modest up until this point, we purchased a Sennheiser wireless transmitter...

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Why does hiring a band for your event cost so much money?

Some find themselves experiencing a bit of sticker shock when a band tells them the cost of the event will be $3000, when a DJ quoted them $800. So why IS it so costly to hire a band or musician...

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Hot As A Pepper is upgrading our mixer – again!

Today’s a great day for Hot As A Pepper!  You could say we were filled with HAAPiness! Why? Because new toys arrived and we’re itching to use them for our upcoming shows. We’ve upgraded our audio mixer from the...

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Connect with Hot As A Pepper on social media!

Hot As A Pepper’s website is usually up to date regarding shows, but the various social media sites allow us to post photos, audio and video from our smartphones, so following us on some of these other places, you...

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Time to plan those neighborhood block parties!

The weekend was a beautiful preview of what spring has in store for us with temps almost touching 70 degrees. It has some of you thinking about throwing a neighborhood block party or other outdoor event, and what goes...

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Yes, HAAP does themed gigs – 60s, 70s, 80s, Rock, Dance

While Hot As A Pepper is primarily known as a variety band, covering a wide range of genres such as Rock, Beach, Disco, Funk, R&B, Motown, Soul, Country and more, we are also capable of doing shows that are...

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The InDwellings 70s themed “Back to the Bash” event was exciting!

Hot As A Pepper enjoyed playing for the Upstate organization “InDwellings” last month! Let’s talk about why… First of all, InDwellings has a goal to provide housing to those with special needs so that they can experience a HOME...

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