Welcome to
The Music Matters Band! 
The ultimate rock, funk, soul, country, 

50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and 

Today’s Cover band!   
The best variety rock band in Massachusetts. 

Mike Tarara on Lead Vocals/Rhythm Guitar,  Jodi “Doc” Stevens on Bass, 

Steve Mcdonough and Gabe Luxton on Drums
and Kevin Williams on Lead Guitar,
The Music Matters Band has
music for all ages and styles.

Mike Tarara

Mike is the owner of Music Matters DJ & Party Services.  He fronts the band as the Lead Vocals and Rhythm Guitarist.  He also performs solo shows with over 3000 cover songs.  As a cover artist and songwriter, he plays Weddings, Casinos, Corporate events and more.  His style performing of brings a rich and full sound to the band. 

Jodi Stevens

Jodi has been a performer in the New England area for two decades. She has been happily playing with the Music Matters Band for seven years. Jodi is endorsed by Hartke Bass Amplifiers. A Berklee Graduate and a full Music teacher, Jodi rocks every song she attacks. 

Steve Mcdonough

Steve has been holding down the fort for the MM Band as well as playing with many different groups over the years. His experience, styles and grooves

bring together the magic that sets the tone for any ensemble he rocks!


Gabe Luxton

Gabe Luxton has been sharing the MMB stage for years. Amongst the other bands he’s been in, Gabe has an overall feel for whatever is needed for each song thrown at him. 

Kevin Williams

Kevin divides his professional time between various types of performances, teaching guitar, directing, recording and many other avenues of making music. His bluesy style of playing carries with it a signature sound that gels great in virtually any setting and finds a great home
in the Music Matters Band.