About Us

Taxi Driver is a 6-piece Best of Omaha cover band playing all hits, all genres, all decades including Motown, Classic & Modern Rock, Country, Pop, Dance & Current Hits. Taxi Driver celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2021 and are well known for being a fun, interactive, professional, and easy-to-work-with band with one of the most diverse song lists in the Midwest. If you just want to have fun and dance the night away, come to a TD show!

We travel all over the Midwest to perform at corporate, holiday, & private parties, weddings, street dances, event centers, concert series’, festivals, bars and more, as well as opening for national acts such as Tim McGraw, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Sawyer Brown, The Monkees and BTO, to name a few. 

Taxi Driver has won Best of Omaha Local Band in 2022 and 2023 through Omaha Magazine, and Best Local Band for the Omaha’s Choice Awards through the Omaha World Herald in 2022 and 2023.

Taxi Driver has also been nominated 6 times in the category of "Best Cover Band" in Omaha by the Omaha Entertainment Awards. 

Our members: Michelle Irions (Co-manager and lead vocals), Al Irions (Co-manager and keys), Alex Rivas (drums), Mike Turner (guitar/vocals), Glen Smith (guitar/vocals), and Joe Gonzales (bass/vocals).

Festivals and Events we have performed include, but definitely not limited to:

The CHI Center, Holland Performing Arts Center, Westfair, Brownville Concert Series, Red Cloud Opera House, Taste of Omaha, Summer Arts Festival, LaFesta Italiana, Stinson Park, Bridge Beats, Willa Cather Foundation, Red Oak Junction Days, Hoo Doo Days, Omaha, Council Bluffs, & Duncan Ribfests, Milligan June Jubilee, Geneva & Dodge Daze, Norfolk’s Music in the Park, Shadow Lake & Vibes at Village Pointe Concert Series’, Light the Night for LLS, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Jennie Edmunson Annual Fundraiser for the Cardiac Center, Panama Picnic, Dunlap 4-County Fair, Riverfest, Earth Day, LaVista, Gretna, & Papilllion Days, The Legendary Anchor Inn Annual Labor Day Bash, The Wayne Chicken Show, and so much more!

If you’re looking for a fun, pro band for your function, look no further than Taxi Driver!!