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Renee · Married on 11/21/2015
We loved the Franklin and Alison Orchestra for our wedding two and a half weeks ago. All of our guests were blown away when they walked in to the reception and saw a 9-piece band on stage ready to go. They made the night so much fun. The owner was wonderful and enthusiastic from the beginning and gave us a great deal. We ended up going for an additional half hour, which was a great idea, and they still had to tell us when they night was over because our guests were having so much fun dancing to their music. We were extremely pleased with their performance and would love to work with them again.Sent on 12/08/2015
Ann · Married on 11/14/2015
FANTASTIC!Sent on 12/08/2015
Reviewed On 12/08/2015
Franklin and Allison did a fantastic job at our daughter's wedding in November! The music during the cocktail hour was great and provided a wonderful background while we greeted our guests. It was Laraine's idea to get the dancing started right away at the reception and she was right! Many guests remarked that they loved getting to dance even before the salads were served. Laraine expertly coordinated the reception timeline with the banquet manager for serving the dinner, cutting the cake, etc. Everything ran like clockwork. Prior to the wedding we requested 3 songs that were not on the band's song list. They learned all 3 and the performances were spot-on! Our family and our guests have all attended many weddings and other events, yet everyone unanimously agrees that our daughter's wedding was the best party they ever attended. We literally danced all night!
Allison · Married on 11/08/2015
Franklin and Alison orchestra did a fantastic job at our wedding on November 8, 2015. They were great at responding to emails and staying in contact. The music went above and beyond our expectations. All of our guests have had nothing but positive things to say. Everyone was dancing and having a great time the entire reception. The band learned a few songs for us and did a wonderful job. Thanks again :)Sent on 12/08/2015
Jessica · Married on 10/03/2015
Franklin and Alison Orechestea did an amazing job performing at our wedding. They covered a number of different genres and musical eras. Our guests were on the dance floor the entire night!!Sent on 10/05/2015
Franklin & Alison Music's reply:Jessica ..thank your so much!!!!
User5525703 · 2+ years ago
We used Franklin & Alison Orchestra for our wedding in September at Jasna Polana in Princeton and they were absolutely phenomenal. They did a great job reading the room and getting people up and dancing during the dance segments, while keeping the music quiet enough to be able to have a nice conversation during dinner.Sent on 10/14/2015
Laraine was incredibly responsive during the planning process and a real pleasure to work with. Not only did she help set up the band, she made herself available to answer any random wedding questions we had. For instance, when we were having trouble finding a wedding planner, she sent me several referrals and went out of her way to make sure we were happy.
Can't recommend them enough!
User5256132 · 2+ years ago
The Franklin Alison Band was wonderful to deal with. They were very accommodating to all of our needs and especially for our music selection at our country farm wedding in June. The dance music was top notch, from 70's music, top 40 and jazz, it was all outstanding! Our guests are still raving about the band and it's members!Sent on 07/13/2015
Thank you for a memorable wedding day!
Alli · Married on 05/24/2015
We absolutely loved working with Laraine and the band. Our guests had the BEST time and kept commenting on how fun the band was! The night went way too quickly, we could have kept dancing for hours and hours! They were professional and so flexible, and truly helped make our wedding the most special night of our lives!Sent on 06/15/2015
Franklin & Alison Music's reply:Thank you Alli!!!!!
Tracie · event on 02/21/2015
The quartet with sax were awesome! They delivered exactly what I requested and the guests loved them... So much fun!Sent on 03/04/2015
Courtney · Married on 09/27/2014
We had the Franklin and Alison Orchestra play at our wedding on 9/27/14 and they were hands down fantastic. From start to finish, FAO made things easy, fun, and enjoyable. Laraine was prompt on responses and made sure she had all of our requests down.Sent on 10/10/2014
We had a ceremony musician (guitarist), 3 musicians play during cocktail hour, and the band to keep the party going. Everyone was on the dance floor having a good time, and the band brought so much energy to our wedding that you don't get from DJ's. Keith was fun and energetic and made sure things were in order. This is a very talented group of people who helped made our wedding day unforgettable!
Franklin & Alison Music's reply:Thank you Courtney!!
User4407752 · 2+ years ago
The Franklin & Alison Orchestra are amazing and made our wedding unforgettable! Laraine manages the band and was an absolute pleasure to work with! She helped plan every detail of the night and was so accommodating. She helped with the song list so that it was tailored specifically to our style of music. She was so fun to work with, I will miss speaking with her over the phone!! The band is so incredibly talented! They are not your average wedding band. The dance floor was packed all night and the band sounded amazing on every song!!!! We love the versatility of the band. They truly surpassed every expectation. Keith continued to check in with us throughout the night and was so great to work with. Our guests couldn't stop complimenting us on the music. We could not be happier that we chose the Franklin & Alison Orchestra to play at our wedding. They helped to make our night so special and completely rocked it!! We highly recommend them for any wedding - they will not disappoint!!Sent on 09/17/2014
Franklin & Alison Music's reply:Thank you Karen!!!
User4229907 · 2+ years ago
Absolutely amazing!! VERY easy to work with and truly want to make the event exactly what you want it to be. Couldn't have asked for a better experience!Sent on 07/07/2014
User3665589 · 2+ years ago
The Franklin and Alison Orchestra were amazing, and they performed flawlessly throughout our wedding celebration. The dance floor was packed throughout the night because of the good music and atmosphere that they provided. They did a great job of setting the pace and making sure there was a nice balance of music/dancing with dining/conversations. Laraine was the representative contact, and she was always so accommodating and responsive. We never hesitated to discuss anything with her because she was so receptive and helpful. We have absolutely no regrets about selecting the F&A Orchestra for our wedding - they were perfect - we highly recommend!Sent on 08/17/2014
Franklin & Alison Music's reply:Much appreciated!
Cindy · event on 01/18/2014
We hired Franklin & Alison Orchestra for our 50th formal birthday party. They are an excellent band! Played awesome music and kept the party lively! Everyone at the party, even weeks after commented on how great the band was!! Can't wait for another event to hire them!!Sent on 03/17/2014
Madeline · Married on 09/01/2013
The Franklin and Alison Orchestra was absolutely amazing! They were everything I wanted in a wedding band. My husband and I went into our wedding knowing that music was one of the most important parts, so we settled on a band. They surpassed our every expectation and then some. The party started immediately and continued through the night. Their music selection was crafted beautifully based on the events of the evening.Sent on 03/05/2014
Laraine, the band director, was so helpful in planning all of the details of the evening, and Keith the band leader was truly a joy to work with on wedding day.
Thank you so much for making all of my wedding dreams come true!
Catherine · Married on 06/22/2013
I couldn't be happier with our choice of Franklin & Alison Orchestra for our band. I had spoken with about 15-20 bands in the area, and from the first time I spoke with Laraine of Franklin & Alison, I knew this would be a great band that would meet exactly what we were looking for. Laraine is so friendly, and she truly wants to make sure you get exactly what you want for your wedding. We were able to customize our song list and she provided great tips for the overall schedule of the night. They also played a custom song for the father daughter dance, and they did an amazing job on our first dance. They played music that every generation enjoyed. We were blown away during the reception by how good they sounded. The female singer sounds like Adele. Even my grandfather raved about how great the band was! I would highly recommend this band for an amazing reception - especially if you want your guests to dance!Sent on 07/15/2013
Tara · Married on 06/01/2013
I am so happy we chose Franklin & Alison to play at our wedding reception! They played music that everyone in all age groups knew and loved and people were dancing all night. Many of our guests commented on the great music and they really made our wedding a fun party. Laraine was so nice and great to work with as we planned the type of music we wanted to hear. They were totally worth the price and I know our wedding would not have had the same atmosphere without them- they made the night extra special! Thank you!!Sent on 08/05/2013
Molly · Married on 05/03/2013
from the minute we watched the online video of this band we knew we had to have them. Lorraine was wonderful with all of the planning and details and made us feel excited, comfortable and really led us in the right direction when it came to music choices. Keith was great to work with during our reception, he continued to check in with us to make sure everything was just perfect.Sent on 08/05/2013
The musicians and singers were outstanding! Every song was great and they read the crowd and kept us all on the dance floor!! they even learned our first dance song for us and nailed it!!!
We love this band , and hope to work with them again. Highly recommend this band, they are simply the best around!
Amanda · Married on 09/22/2012
Franklin and Alison Orchestra were so much fun to work with. Google them, go on their website, and check out their video! We received so many compliments and attended weddings before and after ours and the bands did not even compare!Sent on 12/01/2012
Anna · Married on 09/08/2012
Keith and Larraine - thank you for making our wedding such a fun and special event. Everything went perfectly, and all our friends and family have been raving about how much fun they had out on the dance floor! From the jazz music during the cocktail hour, to the first dance, to the dance music throughout the night, everyone loved your band and the energy you brought to the party. You guys kept the party going, and Keith did a great job as an MC. We won’t hesitate to recommend you to anyone looking for a band, and we would love to hire you again in the future.Sent on 10/10/2012
User4422774 · 2+ years ago
Price-Barocca Wedding - June 2012Sent on 09/24/2014
What an absolutely fantastic Band. They added so much to the wedding. The Franklin & Alison Orchestra/Dance Band is simply the best. Their music sounds just like the original recordings by the original bands/singers. Also, the fact that they feature several different singers that sound just like the original recording artists makes them so unique. They also have a long and current song play list. They can do anything. I cannot think of ever having any band but Franklin & Alison for any event. Every and I mean every guest at the wedding raved about the band. The first question that we ask when we are invited to the wedding is, "who is the band?" When it is not the Franklin & Alison Band, we are disappointed. On a 10-point scale where 10 is the top, I would rate them a 15+!! If you have not looked at them for your event, do it now! If you have not hired them for your event you have missed the boat!
Kristy · Married on 05/18/2012
The Franklin & Alison Orchestra are the best! Laraine was a pleasure to work with in the planning process, as was Keith on the wedding day. The band really got everyone, and more importantly, kept everyone on the dance floor all night long! I got an endless amount of complements from our guests about how great they were! I would highly recommend the Franklin and Alison Orchestra to anyone!Sent on 06/12/2012
User2259336 · event on 02/25/2012
I would recommend the Franklin & Alison Orchestra to anyone who is looking for live music at their next event. From initial contact to final product, we were extremely satified with the service and, most importantly, with the music! Both the band and the vocalist were amazing and everyone raved about what a good time they had! Highly recommended.Sent on 02/28/2012
eileen · event on 02/25/2012
The band played a wide variety of music. I even got my husband out there to dance to Glen Miller! We had a wonderful evening.Sent on 03/20/2012
Jennifer · Married on 11/06/2010
Franklin and Alison worked closely with me on all aspects of their performance at my reception, and were responsive to all of my requests. It's two months later and I'm still getting compliments and rave reviews about F&A from wedding guests. They played such a variety that everyone enjoyed themselves - something for everyone. F&A also learned two new songs for me and my groom - our first dance, and an extra song that was special to us. All in all - five stars all the way around. Thanks F&A for helping to make our wedding day spectacular!Sent on 01/07/2011
Nicole · Married on 05/22/2010
Love...Love..Love this band!!! They made our wedding the most incredibly fun night for EVERYONE!!! You name it and they can play it.Sent on 07/01/2010