Phoenix Wedding Ceremony Music – Most Popular Songs

With all the decisions brides have to make when planning their wedding ceremonies, selecting the songs for their ceremony can be one of the most difficult but also the most fun. Couples get to decide: Live ensemble or recorded music What style of music What exact songs Once a couple selects who will play the…

Wedding Music at Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix

We recently played for a beautiful wedding ceremony and cocktail hour at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix that was such a lovely, memorable event. The couple were living out of town, so many of the arrangements were made by the bride’s mother and father. We made most general arrangements about the music through them,…

Romantic Winery Wedding in Arizona With Live Music

We recently had the pleasure of playing our first wedding at the Windmill Winery in Florence, Arizona. It’s a small little town, but what a special wedding venue! Before the ceremony, we got to ride in a horse-drawn buggy where the driver took us around to tour the property. We saw the lake house and…

Songs for the Unity Sand Ceremony at Your Wedding

Unity sand ceremonies for weddings have become a popular alternative to the more traditional unity candle ceremonies. But, with all the details that go with planning weddings, music for the sand ceremony is often not considered until the musicians ask. The sand ceremony is a perfect opportunity for music though! Depending upon what you arrange…

FAQs about hiring live musicians for a Phoenix event or wedding, part 2

Unless you host a lot of parties and special events, you may have a lot of questions about hiring musicians for your anniversary party, fund raising event, holiday party, life celebration or other special event. Below we answer some of the most common questions we get from clients looking to book us for a special…

5 mistakes to avoid when choosing wedding music

As most people know, the music you choose for you wedding ceremony, cocktail hour, dinner and reception is one of the main ways you can set the mood for your special day. But, unfortunately, many couples with good intentions make bad decisions because they just don’t know enough about selecting music, selecting a band or…

4 Main Considerations for Choosing the Music for Your Cocktail Hour

While we get a lot of requests to play music for couples’ cocktail hours, many are unsure of what type of music they’d like to have. If you choose carefully, you can ensure that the music will be welcoming for your guests and set the right tone for your celebration. When choosing your cocktail hour…

Celtic Music: Beautiful Melodies For Weddings and Special Events in Phoenix

Celtic music is one of our most popular styles of music to perform for weddings, private parties, cocktail hours, corporate events and, of course, St. Patrick’s Day parties. “Celtic” music has many definitions including: Irish and Scottish folk melodies Traditional fiddle tunes Irish jigs, hornpipes and reels Highland bagpipes The more commercial genre with New…

Checklist for Hiring Musicians in Phoenix (part 2)

Once you’ve considered the ensemble type and size as well as researched the musicians, it’s time to take the next steps in hiring musicians. Next, you should consider the following: WHEN contacting musicians (Contact your favorite musicians as soon as possible, as they often book up to a year in advance.) □ Discuss style for…