Chicago is the city of continuous music traditions, including international concerts and festivals, world-popular bands and soloists and, certainly, the highly valued Chicago blues music. It is a city, consisting of and existing for the sake of music; thus, if you plan to have your wedding in Chicago, be sure that the music will be the best in the world.
There are more than three hundred professional Chicago wedding bands or bands ready to travel to Chicago to perform at your wedding event. The most popular and famous Chicago wedding band is the Brian Patty Orchestra, offering the compliment of music from a trio to a full orchestra. The presence and performance of this Chicago wedding band at your wedding reception will make it a royal event in your life. The Brian Patti Orchestra highlights include the Grand Opening of the Chicago Convention Center and the Inaugural Ball for the New Chicago Symphony Orchestra Center.
Brian Patty is in the third generation of orchestra leaders within the Patty family with over twenty years of professional experience. He is a recording artist, who has recreated clarinet styles of Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman for television and radio commercials. He is a featured soloist for a variety of ensembles in Chicago recording studios.
You may consider it a joke, but the recollections of those, who once hired Brian Patty to perform for their weddings, included such fact that the dance floor was still crowded after the last song was played. This is a hint of the high professionalism of the orchestra, and such a great experience in performing for wedding receptions that allows the performers to read the guests' moods.
We should also mention Chicago's Singing Sensation, which is not a less prominent Chicago wedding band. The vocalist of Chicago's Singing Sensation, Peter Oprisko, is often described as "the next Frank Sinatra"; hence, you can imagine the significance of his personality, as well as his performances. It is hard to imagine that one singer can perform two thousand songs in diverse genres, ranging from swing, jazz, Latin gems ballads, Broadway classics and country.
Another highly rated Chicago wedding band and at the same time a new Chicago performer is Bmr4.The Bmr4 is a jazz quartet that features some of the best jazz players in the city, comprising members of the Buddy Guy, Lonnie Brooks and Patrica Barber bands.
Impulse is the Chicago wedding band, boasting of having played for over one million people in the course of fifteen years. Not many bands can claim it. However, if you like piano music, invite Chicago's finest pianist and jazz trio leader, Larry Kenzal, playing wedding ceremonies for more than twenty years. Larry's style is a combination of contemporary and classic influences.
Among other popular Chicago wedding bands are the Snatch Inc Band, The Acoustic Duo, Peter Tye, Judy Bridges (Bridges Brass) and many more.
The room does not allow to cover all more than three hundred wedding bands; nevertheless, you can find enough information about them and decide which band, style and genre is the most appropriate for your wedding theme.