Jamie and Peter’s Wedding – Oak Brook Marriott

Congratulations, Peter and Jamie! We love it when we are given the opportunity to do a repeat performance. We played the first wedding for this family back in 2007, then played for them again on 4/26/14. The parents of the bride put on spectacular parties both times, and we were so pleased to rock the […]

Another Great Google Review!

Nothing makes us happier than knowing we did a great job for our clients on one of the most significant nights of their lives! Here is another Google review from the father of the bride on August 3: “I am writing this review for all the Mom’s and Dad’s out there who are searching high […]

A Few Tips For A Successful Wedding

There is no chance to redo a wedding. You only have one chance to get it right. It’s the most important night of your life. You’ve invited all the people you are closest to, and you want them to have the time of their lives! As a veteran of several thousand weddings, I’ve seen what […]

More Google Reviews!

Thanks to our recent clients for these fantastic reviews on Google! “Wow” is all we can say about Peter Hennes Orchestra!!!! We had three things we really wanted for our wedding: good food, good drinks, and an amazing band – we hit the jackpot, and they did not disappoint!! Peter Hennes was recommended to me […]

Tips For Choosing A Wedding Band

I was asked to provide a chapter for the book “Planning the Perfect Wedding” in a question and answer format. If you have never before hired a band, it can seem like a daunting process. I hope you find this helpful! What should a couple consider when choosing between a live band and a DJ? […]

8/11/12 Wedding at the Allerton Hotel

There are some truly wonderful things about being a wedding band. We have an incredible time at every wedding we play, and so does our audience. I have to admit, though, that the best thing is the feeling that we have made the most important night in the bride and groom’s life the BEST night […]

Adler Planetarium Wedding 9/4/11

The Adler Planetarium is a fabulous venue for a wedding with some of the most incredible views of the Chicago skyline I’ve ever seen. Here’s what the groom had to say about our performance: The Peter Hennes Orchestra is an extraordinary band. They played at my wedding and blew everyone away. Their music is so […]