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Simone · Married on 08/27/2016
Bongo D is a must have at any wedding, especially a beach wedding. He played the steel drums during the ceremony and cocktail hour. Not one person failed to mention that it was one of their favorite parts of the wedding. He is extremely talented and his music creates a beautiful atmosphere during the wedding. I highly recommend Duane as my wedding would not have been the same without him! He even gets the audience to participate and try out his instruments! A true entertainer and great addition to any wedding!Sent on 09/13/2016
Robbin · Married on 07/28/2016
The guests loved Bongo! He was very accommodating to our needs and provided great entertainment !Sent on 08/09/2016
Jenna · Married on 07/23/2016
Bongo D exceeded our expectations and provided outstanding service for our pre-ceremony/ceremony/reception. From the moment I initially contacted him to the final moments of our wedding, Bongo D was always there to tend to our needs and answer any question. For our beach wedding, he played the steel drums pre-ceremony/ceremony/cocktail hour and the rest of the wedding he helped MC and make announcements. We made our own playlist and plugged in our iPad to his equipment and it worked beautifully. Our beach wedding wouldn't be complete without the steel drums and everyone raved about the ceremony/cocktail hour music he played. I would use Bongo D over and over again and he was such a generous and great person.Sent on 08/02/2016
User6787714 · 2+ years ago
Excellent performance! Everybody loved him! We had a great and fun time! Thank you!!!Sent on 06/03/2016
Diane · Married on 06/18/2016
Don't just book Bongo D, book is band as well. It was a little more to pay but worth it by far. Our guests were so expressed that we provided a live steel drum band. They are the real deal, look and sound amazing. Reminded us of Bob Marley. They played for 2 hours and with full energy. Don't look for another band in Key West because Bongo D and his band Niceness which consists of 4 additional instruments will be an amazing addition to your wedding.Sent on 07/02/2016
Jamie · Married on 05/14/2016
Bongo D was absolutely an amazing musician and he was very personable when interacting with our guests. He got guests involved in playing instruments which made our event more fun! Bongo D provided steel drum music for our rehearsal dinner and it really helped create a fun atmosphere for our celebration. Bongo D arrived with plenty of time to set up and his music was incredible. I highly recommend Bongo D as a musician for any wedding event!Sent on 06/22/2016
Dee · Married on 04/30/2016
Bongo D was great to work with from start to finish. He was very responsive and helpful during the planning of the wedding and he did an outstanding job during the ceremony and cocktail hour. He was there right on time and ready to go and really added a great vibe to the wedding ceremony. He kept all of our guests entertained and provided a great back drop of sound during the cocktail hour. We made some good choices for our wedding and having him play was one of the top ones. He also provided microphones for use during the ceremony. He's great. We would highly recommend having him play at your wedding, you will not regret it.Sent on 05/18/2016
Patricia · Married on 04/23/2016
Amazing!! The guest at our wedding absolutely loved him. Such a hit. Also, he is the sweetest guy, very professional.Sent on 05/12/2016
Jennifer · Married on 01/06/2016
Wow!!! Bongo D was so amazing at my wedding ceremony and SO easy to work with! Everyone was complimenting our music all night and still are! He made the music fun with other instruments including a conch shell. He and his guitar player sounded great and added exactly what we hoped for our day! We cant thank you enough!!Sent on 01/18/2016
Mr & Mrs · Married on 10/10/2015
Bongo D played for our wedding ceremony & cocktail hour on 10-10-15Sent on 10/17/2015
He was the perfect addition to our beach destination wedding, music was perfect, & got all the guests up & dancing at the cocktail hour. So glad to have him as part of our special day :)
Tom and Kim · Married on 09/06/2015
Bongo D was the very best you could have for your beach wedding!Sent on 09/08/2015
User5271016 · 2+ years ago
Bongo D did a great job! He was professional and the guests loved him! I would highly recommend him!Sent on 07/18/2015
User5216192 · 2+ years ago
Bongo d was prompt, responsive, polite, and flexible during the planning process. We had him play steel drums for the ceremony and cocktail hour and added a guitar player for the rest of the reception. The music was wonderful and he had a great sense of humor. We loved him and so did our guests!Sent on 06/29/2015
Jeff · Married on 06/22/2015
Bongo D was EXACTLY what we were looking for!Sent on 08/06/2015
We got married in June in Islamorada on the beach and Bongo D provided the music for our ceremony and reception.
His look and sound are precisely what we wanted for our wedding.
Bongo D played our entrance music and recessional as perfect as could be. Then, while Layla & I were off getting pictures taken, he moved his equipment to the reception area and played through cocktail hour and then dinner.
After the first couple hours, he was joined by another musician and the 2 of them played beautiful, fun music that created the beach dance party atmosphere that we were looking for.
He also had a sound system that sounded great, even when playing the music that we sent him and he had prepared and ready to play whenever I gave the word.
In one word: PERFECT!
If you choose Bongo D, you will not regret it!
Tiffani · Married on 06/11/2015
Bongo D made my wedding ceremony!! He was amazing at the drums! The music was everything I wanted!Sent on 06/22/2015
He also played at our cocktail hour and got the guests involved. Everyone is still talking about him!!!!
User5031899 · event on 04/28/2015
Duane was awesome! The attendees loved him. As a coordinator, he was a dream to work with; professional, responsive, and on time (in fact 40 minutes early). I would absolutely hire Duane again- he added so much to our beach welcome reception!Sent on 04/30/2015
Betsy · Married on 04/18/2015
Bongo D is absolutely amazing! He played the steel drums for our wedding and entertained our guests at cocktail hour by blowing the conch shell and getting all the guests involved with other little instruments. Everyone enjoyed the awesome sounds of the steel drums and had so much fun. I can't wait to get our wedding video back so I hear everything I missed from him! Thanks Bongo D, you're the best!Sent on 05/18/2015
Karli · Married on 03/15/2015
Bongo D is great to work with. His positive energy makes for a comfortable and enjoyable event!Sent on 03/21/2015
Monika · Married on 02/06/2015
We decided less than a month before our wedding to add a steel drummer to our ceremony and cocktail hour, and luckily Bongo D was available. We communicated through email and he was very responsive. His website for signing the contract and picking music was easy to use. The guests had a lot of fun interacting with him during the cocktail hour. It really added a fun element to our event.Sent on 02/19/2015
Erica · Married on 11/08/2014
Bongo D was great! We all loved him.Sent on 11/26/2014
Sarah · Married on 10/11/2014
Bongo D was such a great addition to our rehearsal dinner. He was a pleasure to work with while planning the night and selecting our favorite songs.Sent on 11/26/2014
Not only did he add so much to the night, but he truly had a great time doing it. He was dancing around and singing the whole night. He included the guests by giving them instruments to play. We even asked him to stay for a few more songs and he was happy to do so.
Wonderful guy, great music, can't go wrong with Bongo D!
nancy · Married on 09/13/2014
What a wonderful addition to our daughter's island wedding. Bongo is very accommodating, talented, and fun! He entertained our guests and even had them play musical instruments. His list of songs is endless..you can choose or he will choose for you.Bongo's Caribbean appearance and laid back attitude complete the package!Sent on 09/17/2014
Can't wait to have another party to listen to Bongo again!
Megan · Married on 06/01/2014
We had Duane play during our ceremony and reception and he was AMAZING! He was extremely professional to work with and so much fun. He played the steel drums during our ceremony, giving it an unique island vibe, and was exactly what I had imagined. It was perfect! During our reception he brought out other instruments and got everyone involved. I cant tell you how many people came up to us afterwards and said how much the loved Duane and how much fun they had. If you're getting married in the Keys and are looking for entertainment, Duane is your guy!!Sent on 06/16/2014
User4044837 · 2+ years ago
Bongo d was absolutely amazing. He was not only extremely professional when it came to responsiveness by email etc. He was so much fun. We had some inclement weather during our big day but no one even noticed because bongo kept the party going. I would highly recommend him!! He really added that island land back feel to my wedding that I wanted. Thank you so much bongo for making our big day even more amazing!!!!Sent on 04/17/2014
Steve · event on 04/04/2014
Bongo D was the best! Our guests loved the steal drum and it really set a great atmosphere for our beach wedding. Bongo D is so cool that he gave our brother in law an impromptu steal drum lesson before the ceremony! Very cool!! Would definitely recommend... Thanks again, Steve and MegSent on 04/16/2014