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Arlen Music Productions

Evanston, IL View map

About

Founded by Ken Arlen, Arlen Music Productions is a Chicago-based entertainment company that specializes in providing live customized music for special events. Recognized as the leader and trendsetter within the Chicago special event industry, Arlen Music has also established a nationwide presence with its premier band, the Ken Arlen Orchestra.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you an agency or a band?

Band

How many musicians are in your band(s)?

1 - 3
4 - 6
7+

What genres of music does (do) your band(s) play?

Acoustic
Big Band
Blues
Caribbean
Classic Rock
Classical
Country
Dance
Folk
Funk
Gospel
Hip Hop
International
Jazz
Latin
Motown
Oldies
Orchestra
Pop
Punk Rock
R&B / Soul
Reggae
Rock
Strings
Swing

What music services do you provide?

Liability Insurance

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    Marissa M. Married on 11/30/2019
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    Amazing Group of Talent

    We hired Indigo to play at our wedding reception and they were incredible and very interactive with the guests. They were great performers. Everyone had so much fun and were dancing the entire night! Would highly recommend.
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    Greg Married on 10/26/2019
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    Velocity absolutely crushed it!

    Erik and his band are top notch professionals and super easy to work with. They did our ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception flawlessly and kept the dance floor packed all night long. One of the easiest and best decisions we made!
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    Michael K. Married on 09/14/2019
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    Best Decision We Made!!

    Erik Martinez and his band Velocity were the highlight of our wedding! Arlen music was SO EASY to work with. They listened to our vision and helped put together 3 different ensembles for each component of the wedding. We started with an amazing string trio for the ceremony playing beautiful classical music, but they also had many contemporary songs in their repertoire. The cocktail hour featured a piano & saxophone duo playing soft jazz and added a sense of ease and elegance to the ambiance. The reception featured the Velocity band and Erik Martinez as the band lead and emcee. We were so busy leading up to the wedding we were only able to provide 15-20 songs and a general idea of what we were looking for and they DELIVERED. We started the reception with big band jazzy type tunes and as dinner finished transitioned into the classic wedding dance songs. High energy, talented musicians, and so easy to work with! Would definitely use again and highly recommend!!

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2013 Winner

Map

1415 Sherman Ave., Suite 101 Evanston, 60201
8478698826

M-F 8:30PM-5:30PM
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