Recent Press

  • NSML April 2016

    Pitch Perfect: Becky Cagen shares what it is like to be in the spotlight. Whether she is keeping guests on the dance floor, or authoring a book, Becky is all about making dreams come true.  View ›

  • Vivek-&-Dania

    Dania & Vivek met on the dating site OkCupid. Read about their romance, and magical three–day wedding, with Unitarian service, henna painting, sangeet and a complete Hindu ceremony, with Cagen Music’s Hindu musicians. View Press> See our musicians>



  • Lauren & Lee

    Lauren and Lee chose the Museum of Contemporary Art, and warmed up the sleek modern spaces with personal touches. The couples first dance and special dances with parents were truly unforgettable! View>

  • Chicago-Magazine-February-2016

    “Incognito” was chosen by Chicago Magazine as the best band for a “mid–priced Classic Chicago wedding.” They wrote, “This 15-year-old wedding band, which includes eight to 10 high-spirited musicians, will keep everyone dancing until the venue kicks you out.” View>  Live Online>

  • Nora at Kesh Fairytale Experience

    “The Fairytale Experience.” Kesh Events entertained top Chicago wedding executives at the Waldorf Astoria, with music by Cagen Music’s hot new four–piece contemporary band, “Rise” and our beautiful violinist. View>

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    CS Modern Luxury Magazine chooses nationally renown entertainment experts Cagen Music for it’s “Top 5–Live the Good Life” feature. View ›

  • Matthew-&-John-wedding-Cagen-Music

    John & Matthew met at a church social group, and ten years later hosted an amazing wedding. Guests were treated to a nineteen course small plates meal and dancing to the Don Cagen Orchestra. View> Live Online>

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    Don Cagen shares with Modern Luxury Brides “all you need to know to bring in the band”
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  • Chelsy-&-Michael

    We are delighted to have so many of our wedding couples chosen for “Carats & Cake” Real Weddings feature. Enjoy the photos of Chelsea & Michael, pictured above, and seven more wonderful couples! View>

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    The “Bridal Buzz” asks Cagen Music to share the hottest 2017 trends in wedding entertainment. Read all about the the WOW factor. View>

  • Chicago-Style-Weddings-March-April-2016

    Real Weddings features the amazing love story of Suzanne & Brian, who met in the Peace Corps, and their fabulous Knickerbocker Hotel wedding with the Don Cagen Orchestra. View> Extra Photos> Live Online>

  • December 2016 cover

    The 2016 “Afternoon of Bridal Luxury” chose Cagen Music to entertain at this beautiful Oak Street event. CagenJazz played on Oak Street, Chitarra performed at Spiaggia and the CoverGirls Violin Show entertained at the Waldorf Astoria. View>

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    “From Weddings to the White House.” Bandleader Don Cagen featured in North Shore Weekend magazine.
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  • Ben Ann Wedding -0023 - Version 3

    Modern Luxury Weddings celebrates it’s 10th year in 2017 with a “Who’s Who of Wedding Experts.” Cagen Music and the Don Cagen Orchestra are featured for music and entertainment. View>

  • Becky Cagen & Tony Mantuano Spiaggia

    At Spiaggia, Modern Luxury launched it’s April 2016 NS Brides issue, which features an article on Becky Cagen. James Beard award winner Chef Tony Mantuano hosted Chicago’s top wedding planners in the newly renovated Spiaggia Private Events. View>

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    “Becky Cagen specializes in helping people live beyond their wildest dreams.” Best-Selling Author, speaker and musician chosen by CS Modern Luxury  for it’s “Top 5–Live the Good Life” feature. View ›

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    Don Cagen Orchestra in Summer 2015 Inside Weddings print magazine. Lots of mentions of our music, including the groom describing our band as “beyond words.”
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    Featuring a fabulous Drake Hotel Wedding with the Don Cagen Orchestra. Congratulations Brooke and Tom!
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  • nsml

    “The incomparable Don Cagen Orchestra”. Thank you Modern Luxury! $735,000 raised to send kids to camp.
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    Sun-Times feature! Sweet story on Jennifer & Eric, and their fabulous wedding at the Trump Chicago.
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    Cagen Music’s “Chitarra” entertains at the Belle Vie Bridal Couture Parisian Runway and dinner at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago.
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  • modern-luxury-brides-the-band-is-back-july-2015

    After James proposed to Alexis on the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, they planned an awesome New Year’s Eve wedding at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago. So happy we could rock in 2015 together!
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    Cagen Music chosen to entertain wedding couples at “The Afternoon of Bridal Luxury” for the sixth consecutive year.
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  • cs20

    CS Magazine fetes Cagen Music in it’s “Who’s Who of Chicago’s Best Wedding Experts” feature.
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    Chicago Tribune coverage of the L’Esprit de Sacré Coeur– the annual “Spirit of Sacred Heart” gala. Both Incognito and Don Cagen Orchestra have performed for this great celebration.
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    The Winter 2014 issue of Modern Luxury Brides features five wonderful couples who all chose the Don Cagen Orchestra. Congratulations to all, we loved performing for you!
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  • misercordia

    Don Cagen Orchestra plays for the Misericordia “Heart of Mercy Ball” for three consecutive years!
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  • cover-girls

    “The CoverGirls Violin Show” was chosen to entertain wedding couples at “The Afternoon of Bridal Luxury” two years in a row.  A beautiful event held on iconic Oak Street, starting at magnificent Spiaggia and ending at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago.
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