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    Brett & Sandy Gallagher

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  • Brett and I were married in May 2019 at the Hyatt Regency in Jersey City. The Metropolitan Players are a must have at your wedding or ANY event! We got to enjoy the band at Brett’s sister’s wedding in September 2018. We knew right there that we wanted the same band at our wedding. I couldn’t wait to celebrate on the dance floor with them. Many of our guests expressed how much they loved the band and how amazingly talented they were. We had so much fun dancing at our wedding! Everyone was dancing, even family who normally wouldn’t dance! Erin and her team were great to work with. They accommodated requests we made and had wonderful song suggestions to moments we were stuck on. We had a unique ceremony musical request and it turned out even better than I imagined! Erin was also the one who recommended the venue and photographer we ended up working with! She was a huge help! We are so thankful for all her expertise that led to the perfect wedding! Book them now!!

    Sarah Hutcherson

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  • The Met Players were the shining stars of our wedding!! From the moment we contacted them, Erin was prompt, friendly, and always willing to answer all of our questions. When we asked for a bluegrass-inspired cocktail hour and a slow-to-fast version of September with personalized lyrics, the Met Players said yes without hesitation (and with tons of enthusiasm). To this day, our friends and family reminisce about our epic last song (Fat Bottomed Girls by Queen that the Met Players learned for our wedding) and our mother-daughter dance, where we sang Shania Twain. These moments would not have been possible without the Met Players' thoughtful attention-to-detail and dedication to making our wedding night an unforgettable, magical night.

    June Anne Burke

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  • The Metropolitan Players are outstanding!!! My husband and I are extremely happy that we hired them for our wedding ceremony and reception. They exceeded our expectations in every way. We had several planning calls to discuss music preferences, number and type of instruments and number of vocalists. They have a wide range of music from which we created our playlist for the reception. We collaborated on timeline for the ceremony and the reception. They were 100% reliable, professional and pleasant to work with. They were flexible and fair in working with our budget. Their onsite coordinator was on top of every detail and the musicians were fabulous!!! Our guests from young to old were on the dance floor to the end of the reception and we received many unsolicited compliments from our guests about the band. My husband and I had a wonderful time dancing, and they made our first dance especially memorable. Everyone we worked with from the planning coordinator, onsite coordinator... Read more

    Ryan and Samantha Farrell

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  • Ryan and I got married in November 2019 at The Berkeley in Asbury Park. The Metropolitan Players are a MUST have at your wedding or ANY event! We got to enjoy the METPLAYERS at one of Ryan’s friends wedding in July 2017. Ryan and I weren’t even engaged yet but I knew when we got married that we wanted them at our wedding because we loved them so much. From the moment we contacted them, Erin was prompt, friendly, and always willing to answer all of our questions. Erin and her team were amazing to work with and if you are looking for a band for our wedding they are a MUST HAVE!!!! The METPLAYERS played our music in the church for our ceremony followed by cocktail hour and reception. MOST of our guests came up to us throughout the night and kept asking what band we had because they were so amazing... they played every song we asked for and sounded INCREDIBLE!!!! A lot of our friends and family are still talking about how great they were and how the dance floor was packed the entire... Read more

    Christine

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  • The Metropolitan Players made our wedding reception feel like the party of the century! Erin and her team are so easy to work with and helped us work out all the details effortlessly. We've received so many compliments about how fun our reception was...all thanks to the Metropolitan Players!

    Meggie Davenport

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  • What is there to say? If you are lucky enough to have the Metropolitan Players play at your wedding, do not hesitate to book them! They are truly the best wedding band I have ever seen, and I am SO HAPPY that we were able to have them at our wedding. If you want people to dance all night, you will NOT be disappointed! Erin was so sweet and helpful from the start, and she was super accommodating of all our requests! We asked them to learn several additional songs for our wedding, and they absolutely nailed every single one. People were on the dance floor almost nonstop, from before dinner at 630 until the encore at 11pm, and everyone had the most amazing time. We were all simply blown away, and I would recommend the Metropolitan Players to anyone who is getting married in the area!! Wish we could do it all over again!

    Greg C

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  • Erin, Drew and all of Met Players were incredible. It is a rare thing to find a wedding band that sounds great and appears to have fun playing together with everyone and it was one of the biggest things we were looking for in a band. Erin was great at answering all of our questions, and there were a lot, and extremely responsive via email. We have heard nothing but amazing things from all of our guests about the band.

    Andrea

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  • Choosing The Met Players for your wedding music should be one of the easiest decisions you make -- search no further, you won’t regret it! They were INCREDIBLE to work with from the early planning stages months before our big day all the way through to the end of our wedding night. They executed flawlessly and we received so many compliments from guests about how impressed they were with the band! Throughout reception, the Met Players read the room really well to play the perfect mix of songs (including a couple special requests they learned just for us) and nailed the timing throughout the night. We also loved the piano and bass duo that set the ambience at our ceremony and cocktail hour, and Met Players made the process of adding these musicians in as part of the package super easy. We researched and interviewed several bands while we were considering our options. We were immediately impressed when we spoke with Erin, the cofounder of Met Players. She is friendly, professiona... Read more

    Stephanie

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  • Stop looking for a band, you’ve found the best one! The Metropolitan Players made our July wedding day amazing! The band played my brother’s wedding two years ago impressing everyone. When I got engaged, I immediately knew I had to have the Metropolitan Players at my wedding. Erin was so easy to work with. From the early planning stages to the minute by minute itinerary, she understood everything we wanted and was able to make it happen. She was great at getting back to us at every email and phone call. Erin was on top of everything way in advance, which helped me stay relaxed through all the planning and the day of! The band’s song list already has so many hits, but they learned all of the new songs we requested. It was very important to us that we had tons of dance time and they made that happen no problem! Our guests are still talking about how great the band was. Everyone was dancing the entire night! The Metropolitan Players are professional and extremely talented The... Read more

    Vanessa J Pellegrino

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  • When our couples choose to have The Metropolitan Players at their wedding we, Gilbertsville Farmhouse Wedding Venue, get very excited because we know the guest are in for such a good time! The Metropolitan Players are a pleasure to work with. They are committed to making all of your wedding dreams come true. We love having them as a part of our Gilbertsville Farmhouse family.

    Lauren Fijol

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  • This band is the main reason our wedding was the perfect celebration! The music, the timeline, and the flow of the entire evening was great. The band sound amazing and our wedding guests kept complimenting us throughout the night about how great everything sounded. The band members are truly talented musicians who know how to keep a party going! Erin did a fantastic job not only during the wedding, but leading up to the day. We had a lot of special requests and a lot of opinions about music and she listened to everything we had to say and tailored the evening to be exactly how we envisioned it. The band also played very specific music (chosen by us) for our ceremony and they even collaborated with the groomsmen, who played trumpet with them after only a 5 minute rehearsal! Erin can make anything happen to make the couple happy on their special day! I cannot recommend this band enough and am SO happy they were able to be such a huge part of our special day.

    Chris and Emily Clark

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  • "This the best wedding band I've ever heard!" This was the comment we heard over and over from numerous guests. The music was high energy and very dance-able. The band did an excellent job of reading the crowd and selected songs that kept the party alive throughout the night! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!

    Christa

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  • Choosing the Metropolitan Players as our band was easily the best decision we made for our wedding. They are hands down the most talented and fun wedding band we’ve seen, and on top of that they were an incredible partner throughout our wedding planning process. The passion for their work is evident – the Manager and Music Director, Erin and Drew, founded the band because they couldn’t find the perfect band for their own wedding. If the perfect band didn’t exist then, they certainly succeeded in creating it! We worked with Erin from our first inquiry through our wedding day. You will not find a better vendor manager out there! Erin is a very caring and thoughtful person and she’s extremely thorough and detail oriented. She made sure every aspect was exactly what we wanted and made us feel at ease every step of the way. We first met Erin at one of the band’s showcases in Manhattan. The band played a mix of songs for an hour, Erin and the team of event coordinators to... Read more

    Dara Berkowitz

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  • Metropolitan Players was absolutely amazing for our wedding this past April in NJ. Right from the start of the planning stages, Erin and Drew worked with us to design our perfect “band”, incorporating brass and woodwinds as requested by my parents , as well as letting us rank the female and male vocalists. We were able to attend a showcase night to sample the tunes, before we signed the contract where we could meet with Erin and Drew and several of the band members . And I can confirm that the big day could not have been any better. From the ceremony music which was a combination of pop hit instrumental and traditional classical to the cocktail hour background music to the amazing 10 piece band we had- Met Players made our day! They had all generations up and dancing and the dance floor full of positive vibes and energy up until the last song at Midnight. And I can tell you that they learned our 1st dance song - Love Someone by Lukas Graham - and It was just as good as the origi... Read more

    Adam W

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  • They are so talented - several of our guests noted how much energy they brought. They also have a huge selection of songs. Not to mention they'll learn a few additional songs by request. The Metropolitan Players host showcases so you can see them ahead of time and even pick out the singers you want. Their manager, Erin is so great to work with. Very responsive and thoughtful. Always willing to help in any way she can. So organized that you know you don't have to even think about the day going off without a hitch. Book them now!
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