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Posted on Jan 17, 2016

Wow! What a venue! As most of you already know, we have been performing weddings and headlining all of the area’s top casinos for nearly 5 decades now. We perform literally 52 weeks a year each and every year. There probably isn’t a catering venue we haven’t performed at in the Philly/South Jersey area. Many of them are “exceptional” venues with quality service. On Sunday April 30th, 2017, however, we encountered the “creme de la creme” – Brigalia’s ( 

Located in Sicklerville, NJ (minutes from the Philly area), Brigalia’s features an atmosphere and presence that is simply un-matched in our entire area! The grounds are meticulous (perfect for wedding pictures) and the atmosphere reminds you of the Bellagio in Vegas! The facility is amazing! It’s hard to impress the band since we’ve been all over over for decades now BUT all 10 members were in awe of the presence, atmosphere and aesthetic appeal of Brigalia’s.

Owner, Tina Brigalia, has been “in the business” since age 5!  Her parents, Frank and Sue, passed on the tradition, establishing a “history” of top quality food, service and appearance! We were asked to partake in a special bridal expo for over 100 “brides to be” and their families (well over 400 people). The experience was unbelievable! Food was “off the chart” (Tina is “master chef”), service was outstanding (Tina’s sister, Diana, is the wedding planner/front end manager) and the grounds and facility were immaculate! The “giveaways” were comparable to “the price is right” and “let’s make a deal” – cash prizes, big screen TVs……

We are thrilled to be “part of the family” now! We’ll be there for the next 2 NY’s Eve celebrations. If you are planning a wedding or a special event, this venue is a MUST SEE!

SUMMER 2017 – Every Thurs night at The Windrift (Avalon,  NJ), every Sunday at The Deck at Golden Nugget, special appearances throughout the summer at Eden Lounge at Harrah’s, Parx Casino, Sugarhouse Casino, Casey’s on Third in N. Wildwood, Currans in N.E. Philly, Sands in Bethlehem, Pa, Maggies in N.E. Philly and The Buck in Feasterville, Pa.

Check out this cool youtube link – On Feb. 8th, 2014 we performed a private party at The Curtis Center in Philly and Matt Schuler from The Voice was there. We literally threw this together in 15 minutes and it was incredible! He’s such a mega talent and destined to be a major star!

If you’re interested in wedding or private party info, feel free to email us or call the office for availability and pricing. Our standard package includes Piano Player for cocktail hour and full band and DJ for 4 hour reception. We also provide the emcee for the evening and can customize our standard package to fit your particular needs. Since we perform 52 weeks a year, multiple times per week, we do NOT do showcases. We urge you to see us “live” at an event/affair near you. You won’t be disappointed!


Phil Valentino

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