Happy Valentine’s Day! As the song says: “All You Need is Love!” Every married couple spends time on Valentine’s Day remembering their wedding day. Besides remembering our own wedding, Don & I have the added joy of reminiscing about the over 4500 weddings we have performed at during our career. As a way to thank you for the honor and privilege of celebrating your “Big Day” with you, we created this video of your first dance photos, which we hope you will enjoy! It was next to impossible to choose only 60 photos from the thousands of photos you have READ MORE >
A big thank you to our clients for this recognition! Cagen Music has received our third consecutive “Couples Choice Award” from the readers and reviewers of Wedding Wire. We are grateful to be chosen to entertain you and your guests at your fabulous weddings, and appreciate your confidence in our staff, bandleaders and musicians. Cheers!
Join us this Sunday, March 11, 2018 at the gorgeous InterContinental Chicago for the 17th annual Chicago Bridal Showcase. The hotel’s famous elliptical Grand Ballroom, with it’s stunning 12,000 pound Baccarat chandelier, has long been one of our favorite venues! This luxury wedding show has it all – champagne brunch, runway show presenting fashion by Mira Couture, Simply Luxe Bridal, Laurel Bridal, Winnie Couture, AND live music (of course!) by Cagen Music! We will feature our CoverGirls Violin Show. Don Cagen and I will be there to meet attendees and share wedding entertainment tips and trends. The showcase will include floral READ MORE >
Happy Mardi Gras! As the song says, “Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans?” No worries, because we are bringing Mardi Gras to you! Here are some fabulous photos and video from our favorite Mardi Gras Party. Becky Cagen produced this corporate event featuring The Don Cagen Orchestra, CagenJazz, The CoverGirls Violin Show and several NewMoon performers. Décor and lighting by Taylor & Company, amazing food presented by Jewell Events, and Jennifer Mordini Photography and Delack Media Group captured every minute of this crazy Fat Tuesday celebration! Let the Good Times Roll, or as they say in READ MORE >
What a wonderful musical summer we have been having, and it’s not over yet! Our fans are always asking us to let them know when we are playing at a public venue. On Saturday, August 26, 2017, the Don Cagen Orchestra is performing a three–hour “Concert for Conservation” in Barrington Hills, Illinois. Pack a picnic, your favorite blanket & lawn chairs, and relax in a “Ravinia–style” atmosphere with your family and friends at the Under the Tall Oaks estate in Barrington Hills. Proceeds support the mission of The Barrington Area Conservation Trust to preserve magnificent open spaces for current and READ MORE >