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Cafe Wha? Band

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About

2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner

The Cafe Wha? Band is a wedding musical ensemble operating out of New York City. Based in the heart of Greenwich Village, this seasoned musical group has kept audiences on dance floors for over three decades. They have become renowned for their renditions of both timeless classics and contemporary hits and are ready to provide your day with the perfect soundtrack.

Services Offered

The Cafe Wha? Band is available for weddings throughout New York City and beyond. With a wealth of experience, they will customize their performance to both fit your musical tastes and align with your one-of-a-kind vision. They are the perfect accompaniment to every stage of your celebration, including your rehearsal dinner, ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception. For superior audio quality, they use only the highest quality equipment and will also learn any special requests for a fully personalized musical experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which of the following are included in the price?

Learning New Songs
Lighting
MC
Music During Breaks
Reception Music
Sound/PA System
Travel Expenses

Which of the following are included in the package?

Learning New Songs
MC
Music During Breaks
Reception Music
Sound/PA System
Travel Expenses

Are you an agency or a band?

Band

How many musicians are in your band(s)?

4 - 6
7+

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

Acoustic
Blues
Classic Rock
Country
Dance
Folk
Funk
Gospel
Hip Hop
International
Jazz
Latin
Motown
Oldies
Pop
Punk Rock
R&B / Soul
Reggae
Rock
Swing
Top 40

What music services do you provide?

Instrumentals
Ceremony Music
Cocktail Hour Music
Learning New Songs
MC
Reception Music
Music During Breaks
Rehearsal Dinner Music
Sample Performances
Vocals
Liability Insurance
Willing to Travel

What items are available?

Fog Machine
Lighting
Microphones
Sound/PA System

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    Amanda Married on 06/18/2022
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    Cafe wha? Was incredible!

    Cafe Wha? Band was amazing! They have the most talented musicians and singers. The energy they brought to our wedding was incredible. Everyone was up dancing the entire night. In addition, the music for the ceremony and the cocktail hour was perfect too. They are so professional and easy to deal work with. There is not one person who I have spoken to since the wedding who has not commented on how great the band was. I would hire them again in a minute!
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    Niki L. Married on 06/18/2022
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    Cafe Wha? Band was Incredible

    Cafe Wha? Band was amazing! They have the most talented musicians and singers. The energy they brought to our wedding was incredible. Everyone was up dancing the entire night. In addition, the music for the ceremony and the cocktail hour was perfect too. They are so professional and easy to deal work with. There is not one person who I have spoken to since the wedding who has not commented on how great the band was. I would hire them again in a minute!
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    Rachel Married on 05/14/2022
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    Epic party!

    Wow. Mike our bandleader and the entire cafe wha band were absolutely amazing at our wedding. We had a particular vibe we were looking for and both our bandleader Mike and director of musical operations Hap not only listened to us but also exceeded our expectations on delivery. They are amazingly talented and brought tremendous energy - engaging with the crowd, passing off the mic to the bride and groom, etc. The energy was infectious and the night was magical thanks to them!

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner

Real Weddings

  • Betsy & Mike
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125 MacDougal St New York, NY, 10012
3476997147
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