The Orchestra

You've come to the right place to get your party started. Click on the images below to see bios of our talented singers and musicians and see why The Eddie Bruce Orchestra is one of the best wedding bands in Philadelphia.

Eddie Bruce
Eddie Bruce

Eddie Bruce is a natural performer – he always has been! Whether he’s singing from the concert stage with The Philly POPS or performing for hundreds of guests at an event, he instinctively knows how to engage his audiences. It’s why he’s such a stand out. Michael Feinstein said about Eddie after a performance in his New York supper club, “Eddie Bruce has a wonderful voice. And, his stage presence and tone are just as good.”

Eddie is proud to have sung with The Philly POPS in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center at the launch of the new Philly POPS, under the direction of Maestro Michael Krajewski. He also performed for sold-out, standing ovation crowds at the Ocean City POPS and for the Hershey Symphony. A frequently requested performer from coast to coast, he presented Eddie Bruce & Friends at Sugar House Casino for two and a half years, works in clubs in the region including the new Razz Room in New Hope, PA, in New York at the famed 54 Below, Feinstein’s and Metropolitan Room and at the M Bar in Los Angeles. When he presented his “Bruce on Bennett” show at the Prince Music Theater in Philadelphia, he had a two-week sold-out engagement.

Eddie is a popular media personality. He was the original host of “Dancin’ on Air,” a popular TV show in the 80’s, and recently hosted the reunion show on Channel 17, WPHL-TV. He was also a radio talk-show host for many years on WWDB-FM. The Eddie Bruce Orchestra is one of the most prominent social bands in the region and recently he led them at the prestigious Academy Ball, The Assembly Ball and the Ball in the Square in Rittenhouse Square.

Charlene Holloway

International Recording Artist, and a native Philadelphian, Charlene Holloway has been the lead female vocalist of the Eddie Bruce Orchestra for over 18 years. Party audiences across the region have thrilled to her voice and energy.

Her career, however, has taken her well beyond the Philadelphia region and, in fact, across the globe.  Holloway has performed with some of the greatest recording vocalist and musicians on the planet including Regina Belle, Patti Labelle, Patty Austin, Anita Baker, Teddy Pendergrass, Gorky Park, Stephanie Mills, The Late Great Lou Rawls, Phyllis Hyman, Luther Vandross and many others.

In 2006, Charlene was chosen from 500 singers as the top finalist to perform the National Anthem for the Philadelphia Eagles

Tim Kraus

For over 10 years, Tim has been an in demand live audio engineer in the Philadelphia area.  In that time he’s worked with The Wailers, Rusted Root, Dr. John, Tim Reynolds (of Dave Matthews Band), the Hershey Pops and many other regional and local artists.  He has also helped many artists in the area achieve more by embracing music technology.  In 2006, he took over engineering duties of the Eddie Bruce Orchestra and enjoys every opportunity to mix and now perform with this amazing ensemble. Tim has become an exciting performer and audiences love his fun energetic and quirky stage presence!


Growing up in a musical family, Cibon has had a passion for music since an early age. Participating in various musical and creative endeavors including but not limited to live performances and EDM recordings heard worldwide,a promising career in the entertainment industry has already began to form for this singer. While creating original music of her own, Cibon has been thrilling audiences at the events played by the Eddie Bruce Orchestra. Cibon’s stage presence and talent shines through in everything she does, and the joy of sharing her gift continues to motivate her to strive for success in the industry as a young artist!

Eddie "Rumbero" Rosado

Eddie “Rumbero” Rosado has performed with Eddie Bruce Orchestra for over 12yrs. Eddie “Rumbero” Rosado has been playing percussion for over 30yrs. Mr. Rosado has received many awards for his work with special education and special needs students, including Camden County Prominent Hispanic Award presented in 2012. Eddie Rosado is the Founder and Director of Folkloric Heritage LLC for 15yrs, Providing Cultural programs Boston to Florida. Known as “Rumbero” he has been entertaining audiences with his dead on version of the amazing Pitbull…He is a real showman!

Jessica DiDonato is from Titusville, New Jersey. She now lives in Yardley, Pennsylvania. She’s performed professionally as a singer/Dancer for the last 16 years. Jess started in the theme park world and performed at Busch Gardens and Disney in Florida then moved into the sea where she was a lead singer on a couple Royal Caribbean Ships. After getting her land legs back, Jessica returned to Florida and continued singing for Disney.

She recently moved back to the Philadelphia Area and is proud to be a part of the Eddie Bruce Orchestra.

Listen to Us
Can’t Stop the Feelin’
Jessica and Ensemble
Cheap Thrills
Jessica and Ensemble
24K Magic
Jessica and Ensemble
Bang Bang
Raise Your Glass
Higher and Higher
Eddie Bruce and Company
Uptown Funk

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Wedding Blog

Eddie has been performing at Weddings for over 20 years in the Philadelphia area. That experience has given Eddie plenty of insight into what goes into having an amazing wedding day. Check out our video blog below and get some advice for your big day and hear some crazy stories.

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Eddie’s advice to the fathers of the brides

This is to the Fathers of the Brides: You’re going to write a toast, you want your daughter to hear how you love her and how happy you are that she got married today. Don’t give her life story.  I had a dad, sweetest man ever, he took the mic and he started

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How to Enjoy Your Own Wedding

How do you make sure that you totally enjoy your own wedding. First thing: put a team of professionals together that you’re confident will remember everything you told them and get it done for you. If you’ve dotted all your i’s and crossed all your t’s then you know the day of the wedding you can just be a guest.

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