How to Add Dueling Pianos Entertainment to Your Wedding

Adding dueling pianos entertainment to your wedding events is a way to take your special day to the next level. Therefore we asked The Copper Piano Dueling Pianos to share their expert advice on the topic.

What is dueling pianos?

Thanks to Howl At the Moon Orlando, many people know exactly what Dueling Pianos is. Yet many couples still do not realize that dueling pianos is a fantastic, entertaining and musical way of bringing your family and friends together at any event. Whether it’s your engagement party, wedding reception, bridal shower, or bachelorette party, dueling pianos is ENGAGING entertainment.

With dueling pianos, there’s literally 2 piano players who play all your favorites. And take special requests! Now, when we say “they take requests”, we mean, ALL REQUESTS. That’s part of the allure of this entertainment. Your pianists can play literally anything your guests want to hear. For this reason, they are equipped with all the classic sing alongs everyone loves. Starting with the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s. Along with all of today’s hits. For instance, Michael Bubble’s I’m Feeling Good and Van Morrison’s Brown Eyed Girl. Likewise, Britney Spears’ Hit Me Baby 1 More Time. Indeed, we can go on and on!

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Here’s How We ROLL at your wedding events

What’s fantastic about dueling pianos, is that we can step in before the DJ and the dance floor gets chaotic. In fact, many times, couples have us play during the cocktail hour to warm up the crowd. Similarly, we love stepping in once the reception is winding down, while your late night snacks are being served. If you’ve envisioned that last song of the night. Surrounded by your wedding party, friends and family. All embracing in one circle on the dance floor.  Assuredly, that final song can be performed live, with everyone belting out that song favorite!

Another idea we love, is if you have a DJ performing inside your reception, you can have dueling pianos outside where a different crowd is enjoying cocktails, cigars and a beautifully lit fire pit. Undoubtedly we can create a lounge vibe for your guests. Correspondingly getting them warmed up for the epic dance party down the line. Or offer a different vibe entirely in a breakout area. Certainly the options are endless. Further we can work with you, your wedding planner and/or your venue, to produce the perfect dueling piano entertainment.

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The Copper Piano outdoor wedding

We love weddings. And we love playing at ALL the other events that lead up to and/or cap off the actual wedding. For instance, we played a Mama Mia themed wedding/bridal shower in Coral Gables. Including all the songs from Mama Mia. Moreover, the songs matched the décor and theme of the bridal shower. Additionally it allowed the bride and her guests to participate by singing along to all the songs they love!

Are you gathering all your out of town wedding guests for one more meal the day after you wedding? Because one other option is to have dueling piano entertainment for the after wedding brunch. As a result, you can have one more lasting memory. Coupled with dueling pianos playing the classics over mimosas, hugs and well wishes.

Dueling Pianos is a musical journey that captivates your guests and pulls them in. Above all it is always a TREAT for everyone.

Dueling pianos Entertainment FAQ

1.) Can dueling pianos perform at an outdoor venue/ event space?
Yes! As long as there is a rain backup plan, we are good to go. If we are working with a baby grand, we need a covered space.

2.) Do we have to choose dueling pianos?
No, we have single pianists as well. Correspondingly they can simply play a curated list of songs for your rehearsal dinner, cocktail hour, etc. As much as we thoroughly enjoy Dueling Pianos, The Copper Piano can also provide single pianists for all your wedding and private events and they too can carry an event and entertain the crowd!

3.) Will the piano be provided and set up by The Copper Piano?
Yes! We utilize and play on keyboards and for an additional charge, we can set up baby grand piano shells to imitate a baby grand piano for your event!

4.) If we want dueling pianos for cocktail hour and to play throughout the dinner hour, how does that work?
We simply offer hourly rates and you can add on additional hours to your agreement.

5.) Can we give you a list of songs we do NOT want you to perform, even if they are requested?
Yes! You are in charge. If there are songs you do not want played at your event, and you are concerned someone will request those songs, simply let us know and we will give that info to our pianists.

6.) Are there any other add on features to the dueling pianos entertainment for my wedding day?
Yes, we can include a drummer for more energy and a unique twist on the dueling pianos entertainment experience.

Join us for a Dueling Pianos Show NEAR YOU!

The best part about working with live musicians…you can check us out all week long at a show near you! That goes for many of the musicians in Central Florida and within the events industry in general.

Of course it is also true of The Copper Piano. We have weekly and monthly shows throughout Central Florida. From Daytona /Ormond to Cocoa Beach, Palm Bay, Orlando, Winter Haven and more!

Check out our I Said Yes! FL online profile for more info and find our upcoming shows on our Facebook page, as well as listed on our website. We encourage you to come on out and experience dueling pianos, sing along, dance along, clap along, but whatever you do, come prepared with your requests. See you soon!

The Copper Piano dueling pianos entertainment at I DOs and BREWS
Photo by Taylor Kuperberg Photography at I DOs and BREWS by I Said Yes! FL

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