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Connecticut wedding band, New York Wedding Band, New Jersey Wedding Band Ashley Douglass Events-Style Me Pretty!

Thank you Ashley Douglass Events for this beautiful write up!  Around Town Entertainment’s New York and Connecticut Wedding Band, “After Party Band”  was the selected group for this New Canaan, Ct. wedding!

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You can view all of the Around Town Entertainment write ups on Style Me Pretty!  We have been selected as the favorite Connecticut Wedding music and Entertainment, by our discerning clients!

New Canaan, Connecticut is where this beautiful wedding took place!  The Connecticut Wedding Band from Around Town Entertainment called the “After Party Band” rocked this wedding!  Justin Timberlake actually performed with the band to entertain his friends and all the guests there!

You can also read about our other events on our blog postings as well as on theknot.com and weddingwire.com

Around Town Entertainment was selected as the best New York wedding Entertainment , NJ wedding music and Ct wedding music and entertainment on both!

The perfect reviews can be read on both pages!

In addition to the After Party Band, Around Town Entertainment has 3 additional wedding bands!

Each of the four unique bands has at least 30 minutes of 100% live and unedited video.   There is no lip syncing on our videos like so many other NY CT NJ wedding entertainment companies are showing.  We wanted a true representation of the live wedding music and entertainment as each of the groups performed!

By visiting our videos you can select your favorite New York wedding band, Connecticut Wedding Band and New Jersey Wedding Band.  We perform for some of the most exclusive weddings in NY, CT, and NJ.

We design the music for each event around the taste of each client so each wedding is unique!

There are testimonials on our website on out clients are raving about their favorite band!

 

Everything is “Falling” Into Place in September for Around Town Entertainment!

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Around Town Entertainment has enjoyed performing in some of the most unique venues and meeting some of the area’s greatest people in the month of September.  Here are just some of our fall highlights to date:

September 5, Harvest Moon Farm and Orchard, North Salem, NY—Tartaglia/Covino Wedding

The Harvest Moon Farm and Orchard in North Salem was the site of the September 5 Tartaglia/Covino wedding, and the Around Town Band was there to enjoy it with the happy couple and their friends.  The wedding ceremony began with a processional of two cellos playing “Human Nature” by Michael Jackson, then proceeded to the bride walking down the aisle to “I Will Wait” by Mumford and Sons.  The recessional was “Send Me On My Way” by Rusted Root.

The bridal party entered to “Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher,” while
the bride and groom entered to the Beach Boys’ “Good Vibrations.”  The couple’s first dance was to “Into the Mystic” by Van Morrison, with the father and daughter dancing to “Tupelo Honey” by Van Morrison and “Suavamente” by Elvis Crespo.

Guests danced to such exciting tunes as “Cheerleader,” “Can’t Feel My Face” by The Weekend, “Hey Mama,” “Worth It” by Fifth Harmony, “Photograph” by Ed Sheeran, “Lean On” by Major Lazor, and “Cool For The Summer.” Everyone had a great time dancing the night away to all the hits!

September 5, Fern Hall Inn, Clifford, Pennsylvania—Sacco/Draper Wedding

The After Party Band was pleased to perform at the lovely Sacco/Draper wedding held at Fern Hall Inn in Clifford, Pennsylvania, on September 5th.  The bridal party entered to “A Thousand years” by Christina Perri, while the bride walked down the aisle to “Canon in D” and the entire group recessed to “Here Comes The Sun” by the Beatles.

The bridal party entered to “Signed Sealed Delivered” by Stevie Wonder, and the bride and groom entered to “Marry You” by Bruno Mars.  For their first dance, the couple chose “You And I” by John Legend.  Father and daughter danced to “When You Need Me” by Bruce Springsteen and mother and son danced to “Mama” by Boys2Men.

Guests enjoyed dancing to many Top 40 hits, including “Cheerleader” by Omi, “Can’t Feel My Face” by The Weekend, “Hey Mama,” “Worth It” by Fifth Harmony, “Photograph” by Ed Sheeran, “Lean On” by Major Lazor and “Cool For The Summer” by Demi Lavado.  It was a great chance for friends and family to get together to celebrate this happy event!

September 6, Royalton Mansion, 33 Club Drive, Roslyn Heights, NY–Vassallo/Pressl Wedding

The Around Town Band was excited to perform the music for the Vassallo/Pressl wedding, held on September 6 at Royalton Mansion in Roslyn Heights, New York.  The bridal party entered to “Classic” by MKTO, while the bride and groom entered to “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” and danced their first dance to “Spend Another Night” by Billy Gilman, which was sung by a 17-year-old guest singer.  Father and daughter danced to “I Loved Her First” by Heartland, while mother and son danced to “Sunshine On My Shoulders” by John Denver.

Guests also enjoyed dancing to “My Way” by Frank Sinatra, sung in honor of an uncle’s anniversary, “Dancing Queen” by Abba, and “New York, New York” by Frank Sinatra.  Everyone enjoyed the music, the dancing and the fun!

Sept 12, The Breakers, Spring Lake, New Jersey—Niver/Marino Wedding

 The Around Town Band was pleased to participate in the Niver/Marino wedding at The Breakers in Spring Lake, New Jersey.  The wedding began with a processional, “Who Wants To Fall in Love” with the bride coming down the aisle to “Canon in D” by Pachelbel and a recessional of

“Linus and Lucy” by Vince Guaraldi.

The bride and groom entered the reception to “Final Countdown” by Europe, with their first dance to “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.  Father and daughter danced to “Photograph” by Ed Sheeran, while mother and son danced to “Loves Me Like a Rock” by Paul Simon.  One set of parents also celebrated an anniversary with “I Will Wait for You” by Andy Williams, and the couple cut their cake to “Happy Together” by the Turtles.

Guests danced the evening away to “Uptown Funk,” “Boogie Wonderland” by Earth, Wind and Fire, and “Going To The Chapel of Love” by the Dixie Cups.  This evening was a great time with great people, and we were so happy to be a part of it!

Sept 12, Seawanhaka Yacht Club, Oyster Bay, New York—Oakes/Slaven Wedding

The A-List Band was pleased to be a part of the Oakes/Slaven wedding at the Seawanhaka Yacht Club in Oyster Bay, New York on September 12.

The guests entered to beautiful violin music, including songs such as “God Only Knows.” Parents and grandparents entered to “All You Need Is Love,” while the wedding party entered to “Can’t Help Falling In Love” by Elvis and the bride entered to “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri.  The recessional was “You Are The Best Thing” by Ray La Montagne.

The bride and groom entered the reception to “Feeling Good” by Michael Buble and danced their first dance to “You’re All I Need To Get By” by Tammi Terrell and Marvin Gaye, while father and daughter danced to “Bread” by Aubrey and “You Can Never Tell” by Chuck Berry and mother and son danced to “My Wish” by Rascal Flatts and “I’ll Always Love My Mama” by the Intruders, followed by “Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough” by Michael Jackson.

The cake cutting was followed by “September” by Earth,Wind and Fire, and the bouquet and garter toss were set to “Sexy Thing” by Barry White.”  The guests also enjoyed dancing to “Poison” by Bel B. Devoe, “Lean On” by Major Lazor, “Fantasy” by Mariah Carey, “Take Your Time Do it Right” by SOS Band and “Watch Me.”  It was a great evening of dancing, romance and fun!

Sept 12, Westchester Country Club, Rye, NY—Chirico/Occhino Wedding

The After Party Band had a great time playing for the Chirico/Occhino wedding at Westchester Country Club in Rye, NY.  The bridal party entered to the “NFL Theme Song,” while the bride and groom entered to “Marry You” by Bruno Mars and danced their first dance to “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran.  Father and daughter danced to “Wind Beneath My Wings” by Bette Midler, while mother and son danced to “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.”  The groom’s parents were also honored on their anniversary with the song “If” by Bread.  The bride tossed her bouquet to “Single Ladies” by Beyonce, and the cake cutting was set to “I’ll Be” by Edwin McCain.  It was a magical evening of fun for the happy couple, their friends and family!

Sept 12, Piping Rock Beach, Locust Valley, NY—Campbell/Dunlaevy Wedding

The band had a blast playing for the Campbell/Dunlaevy wedding at The Piping Rock Beach in Locust Valley, New York.  The processional was “Here, There, Everywhere” by the Beatles, and the bride walked down the aisle to “Anthem-Suzanne Ciani” while the recessional was “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” by the Beach Boys.

The bride and groom’s first dance was “For Once In My Life” by Frank Sinatra, while father and daughter as well as mother and son danced to “How Sweet It Is” by James Taylor.  What a beautiful wedding for a beautiful couple!

September 12, Club Getaway, Kent, CT—Robbins/Beyrout Wedding

The Robbins/Beyrout wedding at Club Getaway in Kent, Connecticut, on September 12 was a wonderful event that the Altitude Band was proud to be a part of!  The bride and groom chose

“You Are The Best Thing” by Ray La Montagne for their first dance, while father and daughter as well as mother and son danced to “You’ve Got A Friend” by Carol King.  The Hora included “Simon Tov,” “Heivenu Shalom,” and “Hava Negilah.” The family also chose to play the “Mezinka” to symbolize their youngest child’s marriage.  The bride and groom cut their cake to “Fly Me To The Moon.”

Guests enjoyed dancing to a wide range of music, including “At Last” by Etta James, “We Found Love,” “Call your Girlfriend,” “Change The World” by Eric Clapton, and “Suavemente.” It was a great night with great friends!

September 12, The Plaza, New York, NY—Ahmad Wedding

The String and Jazz Ensembles were honored to be chosen to accompany the Ahmad wedding at the Plaza in New York on September 12.  The group played a number of classical songs, including the wedding party’s processional, “Rondeau” by Mouret, the bride’s processional, “Canon in D” by Pachebel, and the recessional, the “Wedding March” by Mendelssohn.  We were pleased to be a part of this beautiful, classic ceremony.

September 19, Old Oaks Country Club, Purchase, NY—Gavin/Lowry Wedding

The Around Town Band was excited to provide music for the Gavin/Lowry Wedding which was held at the Old Oaks Country Club in Purchase, New York.  The bride and groom entered to “Raise Your Glass” by Pink and danced their first dance to “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran.  Father and daughter danced to “I Loved Her First” by Heartland, while mother and son danced to “A Song For My Son” by Mikki Viereck.  The band played “How Sweet It Is” by James Taylor during the cake cutting, followed by “Don’t Stop Believin” by Journey.  Guests also enjoyed the “Beer Barrel Polka.”  What a fun and fantastic time we had at this wonderful wedding!

Sept 19, Hartford Golf Club, West Hartford, Connecticut—Agarwal/Sullivan Wedding 

The After Party Band was excited to play the music for the Agarwal/Sullivan wedding at the Hartford Golf Club in West Hartford, Connecticut, on September 19.  The bridal party entered to

“All You Need Is Love” by the Beatles and “Shake It Off” by Taylor Swift, while the bride and groom entered to “Bang Bang.”  The couple’s first dance was to “Not a Bad Thing” by Justin Timberlake, while father and daughter danced to “God Only Knows” by the Beach Boys and mother and son danced to “Tell you Something-Nana’s Reprise” by Alicia Keys.  The cake cutting took place to “Sugar” by Maroon 5.

Guests also enjoyed dancing to a wide variety of great hits such as “Get Down On It” by Kool and the Gang, “Color My World” for the parents’ dedication song, “Shut Up and Dance” by Walk the Moon, “Time Of Our Lives” by Neyo/Pitbull and “Your Love” by Outfield.  We had a blast dancing and singing the night away with this great group of people!

September 19, Bedford, NY—Klebanow/Kadiyala Wedding

The Altitude Band enjoyed our recent trip to Bedford, New York, to play for the Klebanow/Kadiyala wedding.  The wedding ceremony music included “Can You Feel The Love Tonight” by Elton John, “In My Life” by the Beatles, “My Own Peculiar Way” by Willie Nelson, “Here Comes The Sun” by the Beatles, “Let It Go” by Idina Menzel, and for the bride’s processional “Nocturne in Eb Major of No 2” by Chopin.  The recessional was “All You Need Is Love” by the Beatles.

The Hora included “Simon Tov,” “Havenu Shalom,” and “Hava Negila.” The couple danced their first dance to “Into My Arms” by Nick Cave, and the last song of the night was “Don’t Stop Believin” by Journey.  It was an exciting and fun wedding, and we were pleased to be a part of it!

September 19, Hamilton Farms Golf Club, Gladstone, NJ—Hollows/Samson Wedding

The Hollows/Samson wedding at Hamilton Farms Golf Club in Gladstone, New Jersey, was an exciting and fun evening for the Altitude Band.  The wedding processional was the “Theme from Love Actually,” while the bride walked down the aisle to “Canon in D” by Pachelbel.  The recessional was “Signed, Sealed, Delivered.”

The bridal party entered to “Shut Up And Dance” by Walk The Moon, while the bride and groom entered to “I’m On Top of the World” by Imagine Dragons, and danced their first dance to “If I Should Fall Behind” by Bruce Springstein.  Father and daughter danced to “Daddy’s Angel” by T.Carter, while mother and son danced to “In My Life” by the Beatles.

Guests enjoyed dancing to a number of hits, including “The Humpty Dance” by Digital Underground, “Chicken Fried” by Zach Brown, and “Brown Eyed Girl” by Van Morrison.  A great night and a great couple added up to a great party!

September 25, St. Clements Reception Center, Matawan, New Jersey—Campbell/Halmi Wedding

The lovely Campbell/Halmi wedding took place at the St. Clements Reception Center in Matawan New Jersey, and we were on hand to deliver great music!  The bridal party entered to

“Sugar” by Maroon 5, and performed their first dance to “L.O.V.E.” by Nat King Cole.  Father and daughter danced to “My Little Girl” by Tim McGraw, while mother and son danced to “My Wish” by Rascall Flats and “How Sweet It Is” by James Taylor.  Guests enjoyed dancing to other songs such as “Life Is A Highway” by Rascall Flats, “Sweet Home Alabama,” “All About That Bass,” “Uptown Funk,” “Handwritten” by Gaslight Anthem, “Beer Barrel Polka,” “Melody of Love,” and “YMCA.”

September 26, Lake Mohawk Country Club, Sparta, NJ—Kent/Novic Wedding

The Around Town Band was on hand for the Kent/Novick wedding at the beautiful Lake Mohawk Country Club in Sparta, New Jersey.  The bridal party entered the wedding to “Hallelujah,” while the bride walked down the aisle to “Canon in D” by Pachelbel.  The recessional was “Marry You” by Bruno Mars.

Guests entered the reception to a beautiful instrumental rendition of “Be Our Guest” from Beauty and the Beast, and the bridal party danced in to “Uptown Funk” by Bruno Mars.  The bride and groom entered to “Shut Up and Dance” by Walk the Moon and danced their first dance to “Can’t Help Falling In Love” by Elvis.  Father and daughter danced to “Child Of Mine” by Carole King, while mother and son danced to “In My Life” by the Beatles, and all married couples were invited onto the floor to dance to “Through The Years” by Kenny Rogers.

The Hora included “Simon Tov,” “Hava Negilah” and “Avenu Shalom Alechem” with the cake cutting set to “Mack The Knife” by Bobby Darin.  Guests danced to “One In A Million” by Larry Graham, and the bride’s parents wedding song, “From This Moment” by Shania Twain was played during the break.  It was a great wedding and fantastic, fun party!

September 26, Central Park, New York–Kirk/Stanley Wedding 

The After Party Band was excited to play for the Kirk/Stanley Wedding in New York on September 26.  The wedding party proceeded to “You Are the Sunshine Of My Life,” by Stevie Wonder, then the bride entered to “La Vie En Rose.”  The recessional was played by bagpipes, lending an interesting note to the music.

The bridal party as well as the bride and groom entered the reception to “I Feel Good” by James Brown, then the couple danced their first dance to “Our Kind Of Love” by Christopher Denny.  Father and daughter danced to “Taking You Home” by Don Henley, while mother and son danced to “Tura Lura Lura” by Van Morrison.  Guests enjoyed dancing to “Shout,” “Wooly Bully” by The Sham and Pharoahs, “Fell in Love With A Girl” by The White Stripes and “Last Night” by The Strokes.  We had an awesome time playing for this awesome wedding!

September 26, Le Parker Meridian, New York, NY—Hark/Kledanov Wedding 

The A-List Band was on hand for the Hark/Kledanov Wedding at Le Parker Meridian in New York, and we had a great time playing the couple’s favorite hits!  We began with the processional,”Air on the G String” by Bach, then proceeded to the bride’s song, “Canon in D” by Pachelbel.  The recessional was Andrea Bocelli’s “Con Te Partiro.”

At the reception, the bride and groom were introduced to “Now That We Found Love” by Heavy D and danced to “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri for their first dance.  Father and daughter danced to “Que Sera, Sera” by Doris Day, while mother and son danced to “Besame Mucho.” The Hora featured “Simon Tov,” “Havenu Shalom” and “Hava Negilah” with the cake cutting featuring “L.O.V.E” by Nat King Cole.

Guests also enjoyed “La Vida Es un Carnival” by Celia Cruz, “La Tortura,” “Lamadam” “Adios La Pido” and “Get Lucky” by Daft Punk as well as “All of Me” by John Legend and “Pumped Up Kicks.”   It was a fantastic party with exciting music and great friends! 

September 26, Ox Ridge Hunt Club, Darien, Connecticut—Bigger Rig Event

The Altitude Band was pleased to be invited to perform the music for the Ox Ridge Hunt Club’s annual Bigger Rig event on September 26 in Darien, Connecticut.  The event is an exciting way for the club to celebrate its long history.  Founded in 1914, the club features horseback riding, boarding and horse shows as well as other activities for its members.  The band was pleased to provide background music for this wonderful annual event.

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August Is Sensational With Around Town Band

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The heat of summer continued through the month of August with great performances by the Around Town Band throughout the New York and New Jersey area and abroad.  We were happy to be asked to be a part of many wonderful events and enjoyed sharing special moments with great people!

August 1, Wakefield, Rhode Island—Weidinger/Cox Wedding

The beautiful Weidinger/Cox wedding took place at a lovely home in Wakefield, Rhode Island, on August 1, and Around Town Band was there to help the couple, their friends and family celebrate!  The couple danced their first dance to “You Make My Dreams Come True” by Hall and Oats, and cut the cake to “You’re My Best Friend” by Queen.  The guests danced to “Thank You” by Dido, “Beautiful Day” by U2, “One Love” by U2, “Build Me Up Buttercup,” “Don’t Stop Me Now” by Queen, “You shook Me All Night” by AC/DC and “We Go Together” from the musical Grease.  Everyone enjoyed the wedding and the great music!

August 1, New Haven Lawn Club, New Haven, CT—Herman/Tremaglio Wedding

The After Party Band performed live music for the beautiful Herman/Tremaglio wedding, held at the New Haven Lawn Club on August 1.  The bridal party entered to “Forever” by Chris Brown, with the bride and groom’s entrance accompanied by “You Make My Dreams Come True,” by Hall and Oates.  The couple’s first dance was set to “XO” by John Mayer, with father and daughter dancing to “Unforgettable” by Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole, and mother and son dancing to “Kind and Generous” by Natalie Merchant.  For the cake cutting, the couple chose “For Once In My Life,” by Stevie Wonder.

Guests enjoyed dancing to a variety of old and new hits, including “Just My Imagination” by the Temptations, “Shake it Off” by T. Swift, “Uptown Funk” by Bruno Mars, “Let’s Dance” by David Bowie, “I Wanna Dance With Somebody,” “Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay,” and “This Must Be The Place” by the Talking Heads.  Everyone enjoyed a great time with a great group of friends!

August 1, Rosecliff, Newport, Rhode Island—Harrington/Uhde Wedding

The A-List Band was honored with the opportunity to provide the music for the beautiful Harrington/Uhde wedding at Rosecliff in Newport, Rhode Island.  While Bossa Nova and Latin style were the primary types of music, the first dance was to “Say A Little Prayer” by Aretha Franklin, the cake cutting was set to “Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough” by Michael Jackson, and the last dance was “All Night Long” by Lionel Richie.  The guests also enjoyed dancing to “Want to Want Me,” “Please Don’t Stop the Music” and “Diamonds” by Rhianna, “Get Down Saturday Night” by Oliver Cheatham, “Buy You a Drank” by T-Pain, “Ignition” by R. Kelly, and “Trap Queen.”  The wedding party and guests had a great time dancing to the beat!

August 8, Bronx Zoo, New York-Mejia/McAulife WeddingThis amazing wedding at the Bronx Zoo featured the Around Town Band playing a wide range of Beatles hits.  The first song was “You Are Mine,” sung by a cousin of the bride, and the processional was “Michelle” while the recessional was “I’ve Just Seen A Face,” by the Beatles.  The bride and groom’s first dance as well as the parents’ dances were to “As” by Stevie Wonder, while the bride surprised her husband by singing “Suavamente.”  The guests were also treated to great dance tunes like “Michelle” by the Beatles, “All I want For Christmas” by Mariah Carey, “Your Love Keeps Lifting me Higher” by Jackie Wilson, “Like A Prayer” by Madonna, “Faith” by George Micahel.  The bride and groom left the reception to “Don’t Stop Believin” by Journey.  Everyone enjoyed the evening and the great music!

August 8, My Moon, Brooklyn, NY—Simmermacher/Yarbrough Wedding

The After Party Band was honored to be featured at the wonderful Simmermacher/Yarbrough Wedding held at My Moon in Brooklyn.  The band started out with a processional of “Shake It Off” by Taylor Swift, with the groom entering to the “1812 Overture” by Tchaikovsky and the bride coming down the aisle to “Canon in D” by Pachelbel.  The recessional was “Best Days” by Matt White.

Father and daughter danced to “Father and Daughter” by Paul Simon, while guests were able to enjoy such diverse songs as “I Saw The Sign” by Ace Of Base, “Jenny From the Block” by Jennifer Lopez, “Shoop” by Salt N Pepper, “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran and “MMMM Bop” by Hanson.  What a great wedding and a fun time for everyone!

August 9, Congregation B’Nai Tikvah, North Brunwick, NJ—Shpigel/Siegal Weddling

The Around Town Band was pleased to be a part of the Shpigel/Siegal wedding in North Brunswick, New Jersey, where they played many traditional songs such as the processional “Al Kol Eleh” and the recessional “Simon Tov.”

The entrance of the bridal party to the Hora consisted of “Od Yishama,” “Simon Tov,” “Havenu Shalom,” “Hava Negila,” “Ose Shalom,” “Tzena Tzena,” “Moshiah,” “David Melech,” “Od Avinu Chai,” “Yismehu,” and “Yasis Aleich.”

The couple danced their first dance to “All of Me” by John Legend, while father and daughter danced to “I Loved Her First” by Heartland and mother and son danced to “Wind Beneath My Wings” by Bette Midler.  The cake cutting took place to “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz.

Everyone enjoyed both the classic and modern songs and celebrating the union of the happy couple!

August 15, The Inn At Longshore, Westport, CT—Loh/DeMarco Wedding

The wonderful Loh/DeMarco wedding took place at the Inn at Longshore in Westport, Connecticut, and the Around Town Band was there to help the happy couple celebrate.

The bridal party entered the reception to “Time of Our Lives” by Pitbull and Neyo, while the bride and groom entered to “I Really Like You” by Carly Rae Jepson.  Their first dance was to

“Hooked on A Feeling” by Blue Suede, while father and daughter danced to “My Girl” by the Temptations and mother and son danced to “You Are The Sunshine Of My Life” by Stevie Wonder.  The cake cutting took place to “Sugar” by Maroon 5, while the flower toss took place to “Just A Girl” by No Doubt.

Guests also danced to “Shut Up And Dance,” “Sweet Caroline,” and “I Wanna Dance With Somebody.”  Everyone enjoyed a great evening of romance and fun!

August 22, OceanCliff, Newport, Rhode Island—Polo/Landau Wedding

The Around Town Band was pleased to be featured at the Polo/Landau wedding on August 22 at the OceanCliff in Newport, Rhode Island.

The bridal party was introduced to “A Little Party Never Killed Nobody” by Fergie, while the bride and groom entered to “True Companion” by Marc Cohen and “Oye Como Va.”  The Hora followed, featuring “Simon Tov,” “Havenu Shalom” and “Hava Negila.” The groom’s parents, who were also celebrating their 48th wdding anniversary, so they enjoyed a celebration song with “My Way” by Frank Sinatra, as well.

The guests danced the night away to Spanish versions of “Vivir Mi Vida” by Marc Anthony, “La Vida Es Un Carnival” by Celia Cruz and “Adios La Pido” by Juanes.  The guests also enjoyed other songs such as “Like A Prayer” by Madonna, “Feel So Close” by Calvin Harris, “Sweet Melissa” by Dave Matthews, “Boom Boom Pow” by Black-Eyed Peas, “Disturbia” by Rhianna and “Marry You” by Bruno Mars.  What a great party with friends and family enjoying themselves!

August 22, Michael’s Restaurant, New York, NY—Gundy/Barron Wedding

The wonderful Gundy/Barron wedding took place at Michael’s Restaurant at 24 West 55th Street in New York, and After Party Band was there to help celebrate the wonderful occasion!  The bridal party as well as the happy couple entered to “New York, New York” Sinatra, and the couple celebrated their first dance to “Shut Up and Dance” by Walk The Moon.  Father and daughter danced to “As Time Goes By” by Herman Hupfeld, while mother and son danced to “Barbara Ann” by the Beach Boys.

The guests enjoyed dancing to “Semi Charmed Life” by Third Eye Blind, “Wagon Wheel” by Old Crow Medicine Show, and “Dancing Shoes” by Green River Ordinance.  Everyone had a great time and enjoyed the music, food and fun!

August 22, Dolce Norwalk, Norwalk, CT—Himmel/Mucci Wedding

The A-List Band had a chance to enjoy the Himmel/Mucci wedding in Norwalk, Connecticut on August 22 when they played the bride’s and groom’s favorite songs.  The processional included “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri, while the bride entered to “Marry Me” by Train.  The recessional was “All You Need Is Love,” by the Beatles.

For the entrance into the reception, the couple chose “Empire State/New York New York,” and danced their first dance to “Give Me Love” by Ed Sheeran.  Father and daughter danced to “What a Wonderful World” by Nat King Cole, while mother and son danced to “She’s Always A Woman To Me,” by Billy Joel.  The Hora included “Simon Tov,” “Hava Negila” and “Havenu Shalom Alechem,” and the couple also enjoyed the Ohio State theme song, “Hang On Sloopy.”  What a fun and exciting wedding!

August 22, The Bowery Hotel, New York, NY—Bouadana//Kachala Wedding

The Altitude Band was pleased to perform for the Bouadana/Kachala wedding held at the Bowery Hotel in New York on August 22.  The couple’s first dance was set to “Hey, Hey, What Can I Do” by Led Zeppelin, while father and daughter danced to “It’s For My Dad” by Nancy Sinatra.

Guests also enjoyed “You Make My Dreams Come True” by Hall and Oates, “Shout” by the Isley Brothers, “Fat Bottom Girl” by Queen, and “Baby Hold On To Me” by Eddie Money.  The couple and their guests danced the night away to the best tunes from both the past and the present!

August 24, The Central Park Boathouse, New York City

The Around Town Band was proud to provide live and exciting entertainment for the corporate event in New York City at the Central Park Boathouse.  The Clinique Event was a huge success!

August 28, The Garrison, Garrison, New York—Vella/Dooley Wedding

The Around Town Band was excited to perform for the Vella/Dooley wedding in Garrison, New York, where family and friends gathered to celebrate the couple’s happy day.  The processional was “In My Life” by the Beatles, while the bride’s song was “Here Comes The Bride” and the recessional was “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” by Stevie Wonder.

The bride and groom entered to “2001” by Phish, then danced to “Crazy Love” by Van Morrison for the first dance.  The best man’s toast was conducted to the “Immigrant Song” by Led Zeppelin.  After this, the band played “Like a Virgin,” by Madonna.  Father and daughter danced to “My Little Girl” by Tim McGraw, and mother and son danced to “Have I Told You Lately” by Rod Stewart.

Guests enjoyed such diverse selections as “That’s Amore” by Dean Martin, “Turn on Your Lovelight” by the Grateful Dead, and “Another Night” by Real McCoy as well as “Billy Jean,” “Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough,” “Can’t Help Falling In Love,” “Stir It Up” by Marley, “Sugar Pie Honey Bunch,” “Crazy In Love,” “Rather Be,” “Santeria,” “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg,” and “Burning Down The House.”  The last song of the night was a Tweezer reprise, sending everyone off on an exciting note!

August 29, Bear Mountain Inn, Tomkins Cove, New York—Dreher/Berner Wedding

The A-List Band rocked the house at the Dreher/Berner wedding held at the lovely Bear Mountain Inn in Tomkins Cove, New York.  Background music for the wedding included “Let’s Stay Together” by Al Green, “All You Need Is Love,” by the Beatles, “Crazy In Love” by Beyonce and “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz.  The bride entered to “Can’t Help Falling In Love” by Elvis, and recessional was the timeless “This Will Be An Everlasting Love” by Natalie Cole.

The couple’s first dance was “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran, while the father/daughter and mother/son dances were held to “Kind and Generous” by Natalie Merchant and the cake cutting to “Love On Top” by Beyonce.  Guests enjoyed dancing to “Cheerleader” by Omi, “Rather Be” by Clean Bandit, “Uptown Funk” by Bruno Mars, “Happy” by Pharell, “Ain’t No Mountain,” “Marry You,” “We Are Family” and “Dancing in the Streets.”  The bridal party and guests were certainly on the dance floor for a fun and exciting evening!

August 29, Surf Club, New Rochelle, New York—Rubenstein/Aizenberg Wedding

The band had a great time performing at the Rubenstein/Aizenberg wedding on August 29 at the Surf Club in New Rochelle, New York!  The ceremony began with the lovely “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” while the bride entered to “Canon in D” by Pachelbel and the party recessed to “All You Need Is Love” by the Beatles.

The bridal party was introduced to “Hey Ya” by Outkast, while the first dance featured “You Are The Sunshine Of My Life” by Stevie Wonder.  The Hora included “Simon Tov,”  “Havenu Shalom Alechem” and “Hava Negila.” The guests danced to “Remix To Ignition” by R. Kelly, “Shout” by the Isley Brothers and a number of other great hits.  Everyone had a blast enjoying the great music and good company!

August 29, Espace, New York, New York—Ohring/Casaletto Wedding

The Around Town Band played for the Ohring/Casaletto Wedding at Espace, located on West 42nd Street in New York.  What an exciting opportunity and a great wedding!  The ceremony began with “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri ushering in the bridal party, with the bride walking down the aisle to “Canon in D” by Pachelbel and the recessional accompanied by “New York, NY” by Frank Sinatra.

The bridal party entered the reception to “Empire State of Mind” while the bride and groom danced their first dance to “Crash Into Me” by Dave Matthews.  Father and daughter danced to “Landslide” by Fleetwood Mac.  The Hora included “Simon Tov,”  “Havenu Shalom Alechem” and “Hava Negilah” while the cake cutting featured “You Make My Dreams Come True” by Hall and Oates.

Guests danced to “Africa” by Toto, “Dancing Queen” by Abba, “Want to Want Me” by Jason Derulo, “We Found Love” by Rhianna and “Living on A Prayer” by Bon Jovi.  The last song of the night was “Wagon Wheel” by Darius Rucker.  Everyone enjoyed themselves tremendously in this fantastic venue with great friends and family!

August 29, Society Room, Hartford, CT—Morrone/Berman Wedding

The After Party Band rocked the night away at the Morrone/Berman wedding in the Society Room in Hartford, Connecticut on August 29!  The party entered the wedding to “Canon in D” while the bride walked the aisle to “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri.  The recessional was “Here Comes The Sun” by the Beatles.

The bridal party entered to “Celebration” by Kool and the Gang, with the bride and groom entering to “I Want You Back” and dancing their first dance to “Crazy Love” by Van Morrison.  Father and daughter danced to “Wind Beneath My Wings” by Bette Midler, while mother and son danced to “Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong.  The Hora included “Simon Tov,” “Havenu Shalom” and “Hava Negila.”

The guests also enjoyed dancing to “Don’t Stop Believin” by Journey, “Wagon Wheel” by Darius Rucker, and “I Wanna Dance With Somebody.”  Everyone had a blast and enjoyed the great food and fun!

July Heats Up With About Town Entertainment!

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July is sizzling with great events at fantastic venues for Around Town Entertainment.  Here is a look at some of our recent events:

Erstad/Costello Wedding—De Seversky Mansion NYIT—July 10, 2015

The lovely Erstad/Costello Wedding began with a cocktail hour followed by a beautiful reception.  The bride and groom entered with “Come Fly With Me” by Sinatra and had their first dance to “Everything” by Michael Buble.  Father and daughter danced to “The Way You Look Tonight,” while mother and son chose to use the same song and enter later.  The cake cutting took place to “You are the Best Thing” by Ray LaMontagne.  What a great wedding with great people, inspired and fun!

Willow Ridge Country Club, Harrison, NY—50th Birthday Celebration–July 3, 2015

The Willow Ridge Country Club located at 123 North Street, Harrison, NY, celebrated its 50th Birthday with a great mix of continuous live music to keep everyone dancing for the entire event.  The band played all styles of live music continually, from the “Golden Oldies” to today’s hits.  Everyone hit the dance floor and had a wonderful time celebrating the club’s anniversary!

Cohen/Krubich Wedding—Crystal Plaza, Livingston, NJ–July 4, 2015

The lovely Cohen/Krubich Wedding opened with the bridal party processional “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri, with the bride choosing the traditional “Here Comes the Bride” for her entrance.  The recessional was Mendelssohn’s “Wedding March,” creating a very traditional feel for the ceremony.  The wedding was followed by cocktails and a lovely reception that featured the parents, flower girl and ring bearer entering to “Uptown Funk” by Bruno Mars, the Bridal Party entering to “Five More Hours” by Chris Brown, and the bride and groom entering to “Love Me Like You Do” by Ellie Goulding.  The couple’s first dance was held to “You’re The Reason I Come Home” by Ron Pope, while father and daughter danced to “As You Dance” by Reid Michaels and mother and son danced to “A Song for Mama” by Boys 2 Men.  The guests enjoyed a Hora and Mezinka as well as “Want You To Want Me” by Jason Derulo, “Trumpets” by Jason Derulo, “Heroes” by Alesso, “Shut Up And Dance,” and “Without You” by Usher.  The family also enjoyed the talents of a special Russian vocalist and some music inspired by the Russian culture.  Everyone had a wonderful time, and Around Town enjoyed the event as well!

Justin Timberlake sings with Around Town Entertainment as June events continue!!

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June is the traditional month for weddings, with its lovely weather and relaxed atmosphere of summer. Flowers are in bloom and so is love! Around Town Entertainment has certainly been busy with some of the best weddings we have ever played. Here are some highlights.

Cepeda/Patone Wedding—Crescent Beach Club—Bayville, New York—June 26, 2015

The lovely Crescent Beach Club in Bayville, New York, was the setting for the incredible Cepeda/Patone wedding. The bridal party entered to “Groove Is In the Heart” by Deelite-Lisala, while the bride and groom made their entrance to the “Power Of Love” by Huey Lewis and the News. The new couple danced their first dance to “All of Me” by Frank Sinatra, and the father and bride danced to “That’s Amore” by Dean Martin, setting an old-style flavor for this amazing event, while the mother and groom danced to “I’ll Be There” by the Jackson 5. Back to the up-tempo dance music, the crowd went wild to “Culo” by Pitbull and “Jungle Love” by The Time, while the band also played a selection of Spanish music. Everyone danced the night away in great style!

Wicker/Panzer Wedding—Wicker Residence—166 Briscoe Road, New Canaan, CT—June 27, 2015

Wedding bells sounded for the Wicker/Panzer nuptials on June 27, and Around Town Entertainment was there to
help everyone celebrate. A string trio played during the cocktail hour, then the band kicked in for the reception with “My Love Is Your Love” by Whitney Houston. The guests danced to “Danza Kuduro” by Don Omar, “Call Your Girlfriend” by Robyn, “Trumpets” by Jason Derulo, “Timber” and “Proud Mary.” Everyone had a blast!
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Kaufman/Cooper Wedding-Rockleigh Country Club-Rockleigh, NJ-June 28, 2015

The lovely Kaufman/Cooper wedding took place at the Rockleigh Country Club in Rockley, NJ on June 28, 2015, with a lovely morning service. The bridal party entered to the “Canon in D,” while the bride came down the aisle to the “Theme from Love Actually.” The recessional was “Ose Shalom.” The reception was equally beautiful with the bride and groom entering to “You Are The Best Thing,” by Ray La Montagne. The couple’s first dance was to “I Will” by the Beatles, while the father/daughter dance took place to “Man in My Little Girl’s Life: by Michael Douglas and the mother/son dance was to “Wind Beneath My Wings” by Bette Midler. The party also danced the Hora as well as to selections like “Lara’s Song” from Dr. Zhivago, “Lucky” by Jason Mraz, “Rainbow Connection” by GTO and “All My Loving” by the Beatles. There were also songs by Whitney Houston, Van Morrison, Michael Jackson, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, Mumford and Sons, Sarah Bareilles, Adele, Amy Winehouse, James Morrison and Blurred Lines. It was certainly a wonderful reception for a great couple!

DeGuzman/Borod Wedding-New York Botanical Gardens Stone House-June 28, 2015

The DeGuzman/Borod wedding took place at the breathtaking Stone House in the New York Botanical Gardens, beginning with the “Canon in D” for the wedding party as well as other lovely classical songs for processionals and
recessionals. The band played soft background music for the cocktail hour while the reception included “Cup of Life” by Ricky Martin, “Fire Burning/911” by Sean Kingston, “I Gotta Feelin” by the Blacked-Eyed Peas, “Don’t Stop the Party” by Pitbull, “Can’t Hold Us” by Macklemore-Katrina and “Raise Your Glass” by Pink. The bride and groom entered to “Where Have You Been” by Rhianna and danced their first dance to “Marry You” by Bruno Mars. The father of the bride danced with his daughter to “The Way You Look Tonight” and the groom’s mother danced with her son to “The Best is Yet to Come.” A lovely evening ended with the party dancing to the greatest hits by Around Town Entertainment!

May and June Swing Into Summer With Around Town Entertainment Weddings

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Around Town Entertainment has been busy with the beginning of wedding season in late May/early June! We have played for so many great weddings, it is hard to choose a favorite. We love all of our brides and grooms and enjoy celebrating their great days with them!

Yung/Hafner Wedding-Harbor Club at Prime-Halesite, NY-May 24, 2015

The exciting Yung/Hafner wedding began with the bride and groom entering to “Down” by Jay Sean, then dancing their first dance to “Crazy Love” by Michael Buble. Father and daughter danced to “Lullaby” by Billy Joel and mother and son danced to “My Wish” by Rascal Flatts. During the cake cutting, “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran was the song of choice, and the last dance of the night was “Shout.” Everyone had a wonderful time dancing to “Semi Charmed Life” by Third Eye Blind as well as “Sugar” and “Four Five Seconds” by Rhianna, “Bills,” “Times of Our Lives,” “Want to Want,” “Love Me Like You Do,” “Shake It Off,” “All About Bass,” “Lips Are Moving,” “Shut Up and Dance,” “Uptown Funk” and “Don’t Look Down.” Guests particularly enjoyed the special grooms’ dance right after the first dance. Everyone had a blast, and congratulations to the happy couple!

Intercontinental Hotel in Miami, Florida—May 28, 2015

The gang from the Around Town Band took a road trip to Miami this weekend tothe fabulous Intercontinental Hotel to play and sing for a great wedding. We performed “1000 Years” as well as “Best Days of My Life” by American Authors as well as other great hits. The bride and groom loved our music, and we were excited to be part of their special event!

Santangelo/Iptolito Wedding-Bonnett Island Estate, Manahawkin, NJ-May 30, 2015

The glamourous Santangelo/Iptolito wedding began with the processional “Better Together” by Jack Johnson and the bride’s song “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” with the recessional being “All You Need Is Love” by The Beatles. The bride and groom entered the reception to

“The Temper Trap” by Sweet Disposition and had their first dance to “Home” by Edward Sharp. The father/daughter dance was held to “Father Daughter” by Paul Simon, while mother and son danced to “93 Million Years” by Jason Mraz. Guests danced to “Shambala” by Three Dog Night, “Love Her Madly” by The Doors, “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” by Queen, “All Shook Up” by Elvis, and “Suit and Tie” and “Bend me Shape” by American Breed. The dance floor was certainly hopping during this fun and exciting event!

Bradle/Ratnaswamy Wedding-Grandview-Poughkeepsie, NY-Friday, June 5, 2015

The lovely Bradle/Ratnaswamy wedding at the Grandview kicked off with the bridal party entrance song “Blurred Lines” by R.Thicke and the bride and groom’s entrance to “Dutty Wine” by Tony Matterhorn. The bride and groom’s first dance was to “Stay With Me” by Sam Smith with revised lyrics, while the father/daughter dance was to two songs: “Hero” by Mariah Carey and “My Girl” by the Temptations. Mother and son danced to “A Song For Mama” by Boys 2 Men, and the cake cutting was held to “Sugar” by Maroon 5. Guests enjoyed dancing to “Bridge Over Troubled Water” in which they all joined in and sang, “Never My Love” by The Association, “Say My Name” by Destiny’s Child, “Can’t Help Falling In Love” by Elvis, “Wonderful Tonight” by Eric Clapton, and “NO” by Bon Jovi. What a great evening with great friends!

Ebbecke/Goldstein Wedding-Woodbury Country Club, Woodbury, NY-June 6, 2015
The Ebbecke/Goldstein Wedding started out rocking with the bridal party entrance to “Fireball” by Pitbull and the bride and groom’s entrance to the “Top Gun Anthem,” while the new couple danced their first dance to “Bonfire Hearts” by James Blunt. A special brother/sister dance took place to “My Wish” while mother and son danced to “In My Life” by the Beatles. The cake was cut to “A Moment Like This” by Kelly Clarkson. We enjoyed this special evening with this special couple!

D’Ambrisi/Herndon Wedding—Muttontown Club, East Norwich, NY-June 6, 2015

The D’Ambrisi/Herndon wedding kicked off with the couple’s first dance to “You’ll Always Be My Girl” and the father/daughter dance to “You’ll be In My Heart” by Phil Collins, while mother and son danced to “My Wish” by Rascall Flatts. Guests enjoyed grooving to “Single Ladies” by Beyonce, “Ain’t No Mountain,” “Signed, Sealed, Delivered,” “Timber,” and “Can’t Hold Us.” What a great wedding with a fantastic group of people!

Hydzik/Senerchia Wedding-Imperia, Somerset, NJ-June 13, 2015

The Hydzik/Senerchia wedding started out with a bang when the bride and groom entered to “Shut Up and Dance” by Walk the Moon and “Heaven” by DJ Sammy. Their first dance was to “History in the Making” by Darius Rucker, with the mother/son dance to “Isn’t She Lovely” by Stevie Wonder and the father/daughter dance to “Never Alone” by Lady Antebellum. The cake cutting took place to “Best I Ever Had” by Gavin DeGraw. We thoroughly enjoyed our time with this lovely couple!

Lachman/Nicholson Wedding-Montauk Yacht Club, Montauk, NY-June 13, 2015

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The lovely Lachman/Nicholson wedding began with the processional “Canon in D” and the bride’s entrance to “Trumpet Voluntary” then ended with a special bagpipe recessional. Guests adjourned to the reception where the bridal party entered to “Happy” by Pharell and the bride and groom entered to “Signed, Sealed, Delivered.” The couple danced their first dance to “Stand by Me” by Ben E. King, with a family dance to “We Are Family.” Guests danced to “Uptown Funk” by Bruno Mars, “Do You Love Me” by the Contours, and “Shout.” What a great evening to dance the night away!

Terkeltaub/Fleeter Wedding-The Yale Club, New York-Saturday, June 20, 2015

The Terkeltaub/Fleeter wedding took place at the distinguished Yale Club where the processional was conducted to the “Canon In D” by Pachelbel, while the bride entered to
“A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri and the party recessed to “Oh What A Night” by the Four Seasons. The bridal party entered the reception to “Crazy In Love” by Beyonce, while the bride and groom entered to “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” by Stevie Wonder, and then danced a special dance routine to “Marry You” by Bruno Mars. Father and daughter danced to “Your Smiling Face” by James Taylor, while mother and son danced to “Through the Years” by Kenny Rogers. The Hora was danced to “Simon Tov,” “Avenu Shalom,” and “Hava Negilah.” The mother made a toast to “I’m Coming Out” by Diana Ross, while the cake cutting took place to “How Sweet It Is” by James Taylor. Guests danced to “Jealous” by Nick Jonas, “Want to Want Me,” “Dear Future Husband” by Meghan Trainer and “Life Is A Highway” by Rascall Flatts. Everyone
enjoyed this magical evening!

Mutziger/Rose Wedding-Blue Point, New York-June 20, 2015

The lovely Mutziger/Rose wedding took place at the family home in Blue Point with the bridal party and bride and groom entering to “Long Train Running” by the Doobie Brothers. The first dance was to “Love Song” by Adele, while father and daughter danced to “Summertime” and mother and son danced to “You Are The Sunshine.” We enjoyed attending this lovely event and we hope our music helped to make it special!

Sciora/Paquette Wedding-Roundhouse, Beacon, NY-June 20, 2015

The exciting Sciora/Paquette wedding in Beacon, NY, began with the bridal party’s entrance to “Dog Days Are Over” by Florence, with the couple’s first dance to “Harvest Moon” by Neil Young. Father and daughter chanced to “All The Things You Are” by Ella Fitzgerald while mother and son danced to “You Are The Sunshine of My Life” by Stevie Wonder. Guests danced a polka as well as modern tunes from Pearl Jam, while the cake cutting took place to “Picture in A Frame” by Tom Waits. A special parents’ anniversary song, “And I Love You So” by Don McLean was also played. Everyone had a blast celebrating this special evening!

Remember that Around Town Entertainment can help you celebrate your wedding this summer! Give us a call for more information.

May Continues for Around Town Entertainment With Incredible Wedding Music

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The month of May continues for the talented professionals at Around Town Entertainment with even more great weddings.  Our schedule is packed with great opportunities to share music of all types at incredible venues.  We love bringing to life your wedding reception, bar mitzvah, birthday or other party!

Saturday, May 16, 2015—Lighthouse, Chelsea Piers, New York—Coppola/King Wedding

The Coppolas and the Kings gathered together for an evening of non-stop music at the celebration of the joining of their two families at Pier 61 of Chelsea Piers of the West Side Highway in New York.   This lovely wedding, held in a historic location filled with old New York atmosphere, included a cocktail hour followed by a European-style wedding with hours of dancing after dinner!  Our musicians played and sang non-stop, beginning with the couple’s first dance song, “You’re All I Need To Get By” by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell.   Father and daughter then danced to “Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World,” a combination of two great favorites by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole.  The mother/son dance took place to “Moon River” by Andy Williams, while the rest of the guests enjoyed grooving to “Mack the Knife” by Bobby Darin.  Hooray for old New York and its fantastic musical history!  Around Town Entertainment was pleased to be a part of this wedding that was a quintessential New York gala.  Congratulations to the happy couple!

Saturday, May 16, 2015—Woodway Beach Club, Stamford, CT—Ryan/Mengel Wedding

The beautiful Woodway Country Club was the site of the Ryan and Mengel wedding in Stamford, Connecticut.  In keeping with the sophisticated and trendy style of this wedding, the event was held at the world-famous Beach Club building overlooking beautiful Long Island Sound.  The After Party Band from Around Town Entertainment was chosen as the CT wedding entertainment.  The guests enjoyed cocktails in an outside tent, while the reception was held in the building itself.  The couple’s first dance was to “Make You Feel My Love” by Adele, while father and daughter danced to “What is Life” by George Harrison.  Mother and son danced to “God Only Knows” by the Beach Boys, and the couple cut their wedding cake while the band performed “You Are The Best Thing” by Ray La Montagne.  Finally, the bride tossed the bouquet to the tune of “Single Ladies” by Beyonce.  What a magical night under the stars for everyone!  Congratulations to the new couple on their lovely
wedding.

Remember that Around Town Entertainment can provide you with the music you want, no matter what your musical preferences!

Busy May Wedding Weekend For Around Town Band

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While June is traditionally the “bridal month,” many couples are marrying in May to avoid the seasonal rush and still enjoy the beautiful weather that abounds this time of year.  Around Town Entertainment has been busy with weddings through the beginning of May, each of which represented a different style and all of which were absolutely stunning!

Saturday, May 2, 2015—Klein/Kelly Wedding in Jersey City, NJ—Around Town Band

The month of May kicked off with the Klein/Kelly wedding in Jersey City at the Hyatt Regency.  The bridal couple chose “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke for their party’s entrance song, with “I Gotta Feelin” by the Black Eyed Peas for the couple’s entrance.  Despite the uptown beat of their entrance, the new couple’s first dance was performed to “Can’t Help Falling in Love,” a beautiful and traditional slow ballad originally performed by Elvis Presley.  Father and daughter danced to “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” while mother and son danced to “When I Need You.”  The entire party grooved through the evening to great music including “Everything in Between,” a song especially written by the bride for the groom!  Other great musical selections included “Shut Up and Dance” by Walk the Moon, “The Club Can’t Even Handle Me Right Now,” by Flo Rida, and “Fly Me To the Moon” by Frank Sinatra.  Everyone had a great time and danced the night away to fantastic music!

Saturday, May 2, 2015—Park/Rabinovici Wedding—Westbrook, CT—After Party Band

The After Party Band stepped up for the Park/Rabinovici Wedding held at the Water’s Edge Resort and Spa in Westbrook Connecticut, bringing
an incredible fusion of jazz and other elements to this sophisticated gathering.  The bridal party entered to “Raise Your Glass” by Pink, while the bride and groom entered to “Fireworks” by Katy Perry.  Their first dance was performed to “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran, with the parents dancing to “Let it Be Me” by Ray La Montagne.  The Hora was performed to “Simon Tov,” “Havenu Shalom” and “Hava Negilah,” and the couple performed the cake cutting to “By Your Side” by Sade.  The wedding guests all agreed that the music beautifully reflected the eclectic and polished class of this event!

Sunday, May 3, 2015—Mauceri/MacFarlane Wedding—Roslyn Heights, NY

The Royalton at Roslyn Country Club was the setting for the beautiful Mauceri/MacFarlane wedding on May 3,
featuring an elegant garden ceremony with “Caledonia,” an Irish-inspired Dougie MacLean number and a bridal processional of “Canon in D” by Pachelbel.  After the ceremony, the party recessed to “You Are The Best Thing” by Ray La Montagne to a cocktail reception followed by the dinner/dance.  The bride and groom entered to “Best Day of My Life” by American Authors, with their first dance to “And I Love Her” by Passenger performed in both acoustic and with vocals.  The father/daughter dance was performed to “I Loved Her First” by Heartland, while mother and son danced to “Have I Told You Lately” by Rod Stewart.  During the cake cutting, the band played Billy Joel’s “Just The Way You Are.”  Additional songs included a vibrant mix with “Moralito” by Carlos Vives, “Vivo Per Lei” by Andrea Bocelli, “Don’t Stop The Party” by Pitbull, “Uptown Funk” and “Conti Partiro” sung in Italian.

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