Chicago Music & Entertainment
Concerts, Festivals, Weddings and Parties
Cagen Music has been electrifying events for over 30 years. Our nationally acclaimed musicians perform at concerts, festivals, corporate events, charity galas and remarkable weddings, like yours!
Cagen Music’s premier ensemble, hailed as one of “one of the hottest bands in the nation” by Modern Bride Magazine. Ten to sixteen performers, featuring five stellar singers that “rival the original recordings” (Chicago Tribune). Lauded for their high energy, amazing versatility, and superior talent. Choose this incredible orchestra and your dance floor will be packed all night long!
Learn more about the Don Cagen Orchestra
Presenting Cagen Music’s latest smash hit! Big Beat is the new generation of high-energy wedding and party bands, combining the hottest young talent with experienced veteran performers. Featuring a flexible instrumentation from nine to eleven performers, plus options for our amazing rock violins, percussion, and late-night digital music playback.
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Chosen by the Chicago Reader as the “best wedding band in Chicago”, Incognito is all about the jam on the dance floor. Available with eight to ten performers, Incognito is ideal for the parties and weddings that need a smaller band. Incognito has the perfect blend of outstanding singers, versatile instrumentalists and an experienced bandleader and MC.
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Exciting DJ ‘s for after-parties, live music/DJ combinations, and full event entertainment. High energy music mixes blended with our 25 years of event planning experience.
Learn about Cagen Music DJ’s.
Chicago’s outstanding choice for Jewish orthodox, traditional and conservative weddings. Featuring your choice of superstar vocalists. Contemporary and traditional Chassidic, Israeli and Klezmer music. May be combined with the complete Cagen Music songlists and vocalists for a wide range of dance styles.
Learn more about Ashira.
Greek Beat, Chicago’s authentic high energy Greek Wedding Band! Need both live Greek and American music? Combine our Greek entertainers with our American singers or DJ for the Chicago Greek wedding of your dreams!
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Fresh, flirty and fun! Cagen Music and the CoverGirls have produced a rock violin show that is a colorful, choreographed high-energy musical revue. Hear the greatest pop and rock hits from the Beatles to Beyonce, all performed on the CoverGirls’ signature purple electric violins with the rockin’ Cagen band.
Learn more about the CoverGirls.
Chitarra reinvents the trio of acoustic guitar, cello and violin with a hip, modern sound. With just three players, these creative artists can produce the sounds of a full band on their instruments, but at the perfect background music volume. Extraordinary cocktail, dinner and ceremony music.
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The finest in live jazz for your Chicago corporate event, Chicago wedding or charity gala. No matter what your favorite jazz flavor: New Orleans, swing, Sinatra, smooth, contemporary, latin, or even jazzy instrumental versions of pop music – CagenJazz serves it up with impeccable style.
Learn more about CagenJazz.
Trendsetting music. Give your event a modern look and sound. Featuring electro-acoustic instruments, UltraSound presents cutting edge entertainment for cocktail parties, corporate receptions, and award presentations.
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Gorgeous classical and contemporary string music for ceremonies, dinners and receptions. Romantic and beautiful string trios, string quartets and strolling violins.
Learn more about The Arioso Strings.
An extraordinary twist on the small jazz band! Unique combination of instruments is both fun to watch and amazing to hear. Featuring Vibraphone soloist, with optional keyboard, Saxophone and Drums.
Learn more about Goodvibes.
Hip, Sexy and Imaginative. The string quartet redefined. Red Riding Hood is making a splash on the Chicago music scene with a high-energy mix of virtuosic styles from Haydn to Hendrix. Ideal for receptions and dinners. Personality and passion… and great shoes.
Learn more about Red Riding Hood.
Solo Pianists, Harpists, and Guitarists; Duos, Small Dance Bands, Blues Bands, Latin Bands, Vocal Groups, Steel Drum Band and more! Perfect music for corporate events, ceremonies, receptions and dinners.
Learn about our soloists and ensembles.