Felix and Fingers recently went to Tampa, Florida to play for the Floridan Palace Hotel Wedding. It was a wonderful evening. We are so glad this gorgeous property, which dates from 1926, reopened in 2012. It is amazing!
Floridan Palace Hotel Wedding
Wow! Wow and double Wow! Walk into this beautiful hotel and you will feel as if you were truly in a palace. We couldn’t believe the quality of this restoration. This hotel has been meticulously restored with historical expertise and detailed craftsmanship. Because of that, you can experience the old world charm but also have modern conveniences. You can find this one of a kind property right in the heart of downtown Tampa. If you are looking for a truly unique wedding venue, we give the Floridan Palace Hotel our highest recommendation. It is truly spectacular. Any bride will feel like a princess. The hotel rooms themselves are quite gorgeous as well. Felix and Fingers experienced the highest quality of service here and loved the catering too. Please click here to view this lovely, interesting, historical and all around top notch venue.
Beautiful Music From All
As guests took their seats for the wedding ceremony, we enjoyed some lovely classical pieces on the piano played by the bride’s niece. She did a fabulous job. Following the ceremony, the bride and groom exited to SOB by Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats. Champagne glasses immediately materialized in their hands for the toast and then it was on to party. Another family member, the groom’s aunt, Ali Olmo, sang for the mother/son dance. Ali is a very accomplished vocalist and songwriter whose voice can be heard in movies and TV and also recorded at Walt Disney World and Disneyland. We truly enjoyed her performance.
Your dueling piano specialists then heated things up a bit with Montell Jordan’s This is How We Do It and Party Up (Up in Here) by DMX. This brought everyone out on the dance floor and from that point on, the dancing and singing never stopped. We made sure to slow it down a bit for some romantic slow dances. For this we played the Whitney Houston version of I Will Always Love You and the Righteous Brothers Unchained Melody. That classic song is guaranteed to bring couples to the dance floor. What a wonderful night it was and when we played our last, or what we thought was our last, song, the crowd begged us to play “One More Song.” So, of course, we did. We ended our evening with Good Night Sweetheart, Good Night by the Overtones. And then it really was good night.
The Floridan Palace Hotel Wedding introduced us to a spectacular venue. Not only would it be beautiful for weddings, we’re sure it would be a perfect setting for any type of party in which you want to impress your guests. Felix and Fingers plays for all sorts of events and we’re sure we can provide entertainment that will show your guests the time of their lives. Please call us or send an email. You can find our contact information, and more, by clicking here.
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