Archive for the ‘2012 Press’ Category

Steve Delisi Band Featured in Atlantic City Weekly

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

The Steve Delisi Band rang in 2013 at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City this New Year’s Eve. This garnered them several mentions in the newsletter Atlantic City Weekly, which is now published online here. Be on the lookout for mentions of the band!

Hank Lane Music at the Premiere After Party of Les Miserables Movie at the Museum of Modern Art

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Last night, the much anticipated film version of the Broadway blockbuster Les Miserables was screened at the Ziegfield theatre with an after party at the Museum of Modern Art. The Harris Lane Band of Hank Lane Music had the honor of providing the entertainment for the celebration, which was attended by the stars including Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, Eddie Redmayne, and Samantha Barks. Our Bobby Attiko, was on hand as well and had the pleasure of meeting Barks, who will be plays Eponine, Hathaway, who plays Fantine and Seyfreid who plays Cosette. Check out a shot of the band at the MoMA celebration below!

Howard Taylor Band (formerly known as “Cashmere” band) Reviews from WeddingWire.com

Friday, October 26th, 2012

Hank Lane Music has recently signed the Howard Taylor Band for exclusive representation. This popular New Jersey based band has been together for close to 20 years, was formerly known as “Cashmere.” Since reviews are not yet available online under the band’s new name, we are pleased to provide clients with previously posted reviews for this very same band. We are very excited to add this fabulous group to our roster of bands. Here are some reviews that were posted WeddingWire.com. As new reviews come in under the new Howard Taylor Band name, we will post them in our blog.

Hank Lane Music’s Jeff Lubin Band at the Food Network New York Wine & Food Festival “Burger Bash” 2012 Hosted by Rachel Ray.

Monday, October 15th, 2012

This weekend was the culmination of the annual New York City Wine & Food Festival, to benefit the NYC Food Bank and Share Our Strength. Celebrity chefs from the Food Network, including Guy Fieri and Bobby Flay, showed their stuff over a 4 day culinary marathon, with events held all over the city. The Blue Moon Burger Bash, presented by Pat LaFrieda and hosted by Rachael Ray, featured Hank Lane’s Jeff Lubin Band as the live entertainment on the main outdoor stage. Over 30 of New York’s top chefs and restaurants prepared their version of the hamburger. Below are some pics of the band rocking out at Pier 36 in front of over 2500 people sampling the best burgers NYC has to offer.

Rachael Ray jamming onstage with the band

Hank Lane Music at Cydney Chase’s Wedding at a Private Home

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Chevy Chase dancing with his daughter, the bride, to the Erik Marshall Band.

This July, Hank Lane Music was honored to provide the music for the marriage of Cydney Chase, daughter of Chevy Chase, and Ryan Bartell. The Hank Lane Classical Trio performed Bach, Handel, and Mendelsohn pieces during  the ceremony, and the Hank Lane Cocktail Trio performed during the cocktail hour. Reception music was provided by the Erik Marshall Band, pictured below.

Dan Aykroyd officiated the ceremony, and recently posted on Facebook about the wedding and what an honor it was to be involved. Read more about the two SNL veterans and the event on Today Entertainment.

Hank Lane Music Donates Music to Benefit Animal Rescue: “Doggie Wedding” As Seen in the New York Daily News.

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

We are so excited about tonight’s dog wedding, no bones about it! We might call it Howly Matrimony. Thank you to Wendy Diamond for including us in the pet fete, and congratulations to Baby Hope and Chilly, the bride and groomed! Some of New York’s top wedding vendors donated their services for the benefit of the Humane Society, bringing awareness to animal rescue and to help save animals from being euthanized. Read about it below (click to enlarge)! With special thanks to the Michael Hart Band and party planner Harriette Rose Katz and her staff.

Hank Lane Music on Blog Talk Radio

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Hank Lane’s very own Harlan Ellis was recently a guest on radio show and podcast, Blog Talk Radio. As the second episode of the Summer Music Series, Hank Lane Music was highlighted as a professional and unique company in the industry. The introduction, as written by interviewer Jeannie Uyanik of C&G Weddings, to the episode reads:

As we move into the second episode of our Summer Music Series, we are joined by an industry giant, Harlan Ellis of Hank Lane. Representing a company that has been in business since 1978, Harlan will explain the nuances, benefits and process of working with an company acting as an agent to help couples and families select their musical line up from start to finish. Having bands at his fingertips that can play everything from Motown to Rock and Reggae to Top 40’s, Harlan will give us his most important tips for choosing music to ensure a smash hit event.

Listen above for the full podcast and to learn more about Hank Lane Music. Thanks again to C&G Weddings. Find them on Facebook and Twitter. For a complete transcript of the interview email us at info@hanklane.com.

Hank Lane Orchestra Performs at the Tony Awards Gala 2012

Monday, June 11th, 2012

The Tony Awards results are in! Congratulations to all the nominees and winners for the 2012 season. The prestigious award for Best Musical went to the stage adaptation of the film “Once” by Glen Hansard, and best play went to the incredible “Clybourne Park”, written by Bruce Norris. Hank Lane Music was honored to provide entertainment last night, as we have been lucky to do for the past several years. The full Hank Lane Orchestra band was seen dancing and celebrating with celebrities such as Judith Light, Josh Groban, Linda Lavin, NCISCote de Pablo (pictured dancing below), Treme‘s Wendell Pierce (pictured below with bandleader Kevin Osborne), and Modern Family‘s Jesse Tyler Ferguson.  We are so happy to be part of the thriving theater scene in the greatest place on Earth – New York City! Thanks to BizBash for mentioning us in their article. For an overview of the Awards and more celebrity photos, click here.

Hank Lane Music Waldorf-Astoria Pianist Daryl Sherman Celebrates Composer Cole Porter’s Birthday

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

He wrote some of the most loved and sophisticated songs in what has been popularly known at the Great American Songbook. His songs have been recorded by the greatest interpreters of American standards from Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Ella Fitzgerald, to Michael Feinstein, Harry Connick, Jr., and Michael Buble. This Saturday, June 9 marks the birthday of Cole Porter (1891-1964). Cole Porter lived in the New York’s Waldorf-Astoria Towers for 30 years. His piano, where he composed many of his songs, has resided in the grand hotel’s Park Avenue lobby for many years for all to see and hear. This Saturday, the piano is being moved into the hotel’s famous Peacock Alley bar during renovations of the Park Avenue entrance. Hank Lane Music piano/vocalist Daryl Sherman will honor the music of Cole Porter, performing his songs on his piano from 7:30pm-9:00pm. Before Ms. Sherman’s appearance listen to pianist Debbie Andrews during Happy Hour and for the late night crowd, you’ll enjoy listening to piano/vocalist Emilee Floor.

Hank Lane Music Pianist Daryl Sherman Celebrates Legendary Composer Cole Porter's Birthday on His Piano at the Waldorf-Astoria.

Hank Lane Reviews on Wedding Wire

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Lots of fabulous new Hank Lane reviews on Wedding Wire! Thanks to all of our clients and supporters.