Blog Archives

The treasure trove of blogs.  Every post that any member of our company has written can be found here in our archives.  If you are looking for something in particular, it may be easier to use the search function from the main blog page or the blog map.

For those of you who like to scroll through endless pages, this is for you!

Wedding Bands: How to Pick the Right One!

Wedding Bands: How to Pick the Right One!

In the wide world of wedding entertainment, the first question that every bride and groom asks themselves about entertainment is "Live or DJed?"  Assuming you're considering live, you're now faced with a myriad of options.  From the size of the band (1-12+) to the...

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Prairie Street Brewhouse Dueling Pianos Wedding

Prairie Street Brewhouse Dueling Pianos Wedding

July was Felix and Fingers' first event at The Prairie Street Brewhouse in Rockford, and before discussing the wedding entertainment, let's just say wow...what a gorgeous venue!  From the Rock River location, to the urban chic downstairs bar, and then all the exposed...

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Uplights, Cameras & Shells, Oh my!

Uplights, Cameras & Shells, Oh my!

Whether you're months or years away from your wedding date, or you're just counting the days till "I Do", it seems like wedding planning is a never ending barrage of decisions.  Our goal with Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos is to make everything as simple as possible...

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The Miracle at Kickapoo Creek

The Miracle at Kickapoo Creek

No matter how far in advance we book a wedding, there are almost always some last minute requests and changes to the original questionnaire we send to our brides and grooms.  The one we received for the McVey wedding at the Kickapoo Creek Winery in Edwards, IL was a...

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Corporate Entertainment For Boring Audiences

Corporate Entertainment For Boring Audiences

No way... You did not just call your co-workers 'boring,' did you? Don't feel bad, you're not alone.  Of course we have never called them a 'boring audience.' We just don't see them that way.  But there have been countless times that the person in charge of an event...

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Dueling Pianos Infographic

Many of our subscribers/visitors might have already read about the history of dueling pianos through an earlier blog that we had posted.  It was a rather short, but fun post with a video clip from a well-known movie. "Dueling pianos" has been an evolving term.  But I...

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Shake It Off Taylor Swift!

Shake It Off Taylor Swift!

Taylor Swift just released a new song and music video entitled "Shake it off".  I just saw it and was surprised...though I'm not yet sure if it's for the better or worse. Taylor Swift's music has been a staple of the Dueling Pianos scene with at least one request...

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Pontiac Parkpalooza!

Pontiac Parkpalooza!

Palooza Palooza! Read all about it! Couple weeks back, Fingers and I headed over to play for the second annual Parkpalooza in Pontiac, IL. This was Felix and Fingers' second appearance at the event (if you do the math, that is 100% Palooza exclusivity!) For some...

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Hilmerson RV Breaks New Records

Hilmerson RV Breaks New Records

This weekend, I traveled up to Little Falls, MN with Dave Radford (the original 'Felix') to perform at a wedding.  The wedding was being hosted at Hilmerson RV.  Honestly, it was the first time for me to perform at a wedding that was held in an RV showroom.  If you're...

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Aurora Country Club

Aurora Country Club

I love a good birthday party. Especially when that party is a decked out 60th birthday party (like, to the nines), that hires Felix and Fingers for the event! Even without the roasted rack of lamb appetizers and ice sculpture martini luge, it would have been smashing....

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