The Puppets
Wedding Band & Party Band
Bologna, Italy
Pop Covers, Rock, Funk, Soul, Indie, Male & Female Vocals, Medleys, Italian Songs, DJ Service
€2,488 (avg. price)

About The Puppets – professional wedding band based in Bologna, Italy
18 reviews

Booked 54 times on FixTheMusic

The Puppets are a charismatic pop covers band based in Northern Italy.

We are in demand to perform at weddings, corporate events, parties, public events and any type of event where a packed dance floor is required!

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In over twenty years of activity, The Puppets performed in the most prestigious clubs in Europe and participated in countless private parties and corporate events all over the world.

They were invited by fashion gurus like Tommy Hilfiger or Philipp Plein to animate their birthday parties and Domina Coral Bay.

The biggest Resort in Sharm El Sheik invited Puppets as principal band at their New Year's Eve party for seven years consecutively.

Their repertoire ranges from 70s disco to Rock 'n' Roll, from Italian's evergreens to the unforgettable 80/90s disco hits, but they make the difference with a Top 40 set list, regularly updated with today's big dance and pop music hits.

The high-quality vocal performance and look of the two singers Martina and Francesco combining perfectly into a single dimension the impact of a live show and the feel of a Dance House Club. The band is also known as the best party mash up band Italy has to offer!

The band is in demand throughout Italy. They have performed at destination weddings in Bologna, Milan, Rome, Tuscany, Lake Como, Lake Garda, Venice, Parma, Genoa, Padua, Verona and Pisa.

They also offer a DJ service and all Sound and Lighting equipment is included.

Here are just some of the locations where The Puppets have been booked by clients on FixTheMusic:

  • Borgo Casabianca, Asciano, Siena, Italy
  • Villa Catignano
  • Agriturismo Castelvecchi
  • Villa Alceo, Via S. Elia, Viggiù, Italy
  • Palazzo di Cuzzano, Bologna, Italy
  • Obbürgen, Stansstad, Switzerland
  • Borgo di Tragliata, Rome, Italy
  • Tuscany, Italy
  • Menton, France
  • Ravello, Province of Salerno, Italy
  • Vietri Sul Mare, Italy
  • Rifugio Valbella, Erbezzo, Italy
  • Villa Aura
  • Montelandi Villa
  • Lierna, Lecco, Italy
  • Passignano Sul Trasimeno
  • Tabiano Castello, Parma, Italy
  • Poggibonsi, Siena, Italy
  • Sirmione, Brescia, Italy
  • Roccamare, Italy

So if you're looking to hire the finest wedding band Italy has to offer for your wedding or event, get in touch with The Puppets.

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In Italiano

In oltre quindici anni di attività si sono esibiti nei più prestigiosi locali d’Italia ed hanno partecipato ad innumerevoli eventi privati e convention (BMW, Diadora, Nissan) vantando inoltre esibizioni in vari paesi europei (Austria, Germania, Francia) ed a Sharm El Sheik presso il prestigioso villaggio vacanze Domina Coral Bay.

Il loro repertorio spazia dai classici successi disco dance anni '70 al rockandroll , dagli evergreen italiani agli indimenticabili anni ‘80.

Ma il vero punto di forza della loro trascinante scaletta è la House Music che va dagli anni 90 alle hit del momento in un susseguirsi di musica e coreografie che permette alla band di soddisfare le esigenze delle platee più differenti tra loro.

Anche la sonorità della band è chiaramente dance in virtù della console DJ ed effettistica sul palco utilizzata a rotazione da ogni singolo elemento del gruppo.

La presenza sul palco dei due cantanti Martina e Francesco rende lo spettacolo un qualcosa che oltre che essere ascoltato merita di essere visto in quanto i 2 si rivelano ben presto dei veri e propri intrattenitori grazie alla consolidata esperienza in numerose discoteche del nord italia in veste di Vocalist.

Di fatto una band che conia perfettamente in una unica dimensione la forza dell’impatto live ed il coinvolgimento tipico delle discoteche e della dance music

La band è composta da Martina (voce solista), Francesco (voce solista), Marcello (chitarra), Simone (basso), Massimiliano (batteria).

18 verified reviews

"Simply amazing wedding day! Thanks to the best cover band in the world. Puppets brought down the house!"
– Giovanni Giorgi, 13 March 2020, wedding at Pagoda Beach, Punta Ala, Grosseto, Italy
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"A huge thank you to The Puppets for creating such a wonderful atmosphere and a lively night. The guests loved the band; everyone had an amazing time, dancing and singing along. Plus, they are very helpful and professional."
– Thao Luu, 4 November 2019, corporate dinner in Rome, Italy
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"My husband and I booked The Puppets for our wedding on the 3rd September 2019. We would like to write a review for you to add to their profile. The Puppets were outstanding. Their performance was professional and flawless. We had such an amazing time and all of our guests enjoyed their performance so much. We would highly recommend this band, the were professional and efficient from start to end. Many thanks and best regards, Eleonora and Alexander."
– Eleonora Hornung, 29 October 2019, wedding at Casa Clelia, Sotto il Monte Giovanni xxiii, Bergamo, Italy
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"FixTheMusic were perfect for booking our wedding band. We are from Canada and had our wedding on the Amalfi coast in Italy. Within days of making our request online (male and female singer with full band to play top hits) we were recommended The Puppets and had direct contact with them. Simone from the puppets and Ed from fix the music were top notch to deal with. Very straight forward and simple, they took all the stress out of one of the most important elements of our wedding. As for The Puppets, their performance and professionalism on wedding night was incredible, they had all of our guests dancing and partying all night and everyone asking ‘where did you find this band!!!’ A huge success, I would recommend using fix the music to anyone who needs help finding the perfect band for their event. And as for the Puppets they were amazing, played above and beyond our expectations and were open to all of our setlist suggestions and must have song requests. Unbelievable band, excellent people. Thank you so much, Gerardo e Holly."
– Gerardo Festa, 9 October 2019, wedding in Vietri Sul Mare, Salerno, Italy
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"We received compliments from all the guests for the choice of the band. Everything was managed well and everyone enjoyed it. We loved them a lot!"
– Simona Sasanelli, 20 September 2019, wedding at Grand Hotel Savoia, Bologna
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"We recommend this band to everyone as they have been very helpful and professional. They advised us in some highlights of the party and involved everyone in the dancefloor. A success!!"
– Ilaria Teodori, 14 September 2019, wedding at Zucca's Locanda, Ferrara
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"We had the great pleasure of working with the Puppets on 7th September for a very complicated wedding. Simone and his band, the DJ, the sax player and the piano player - every single one of them - were amazing! Not only they are fantastic musicians but they have demonstrated patience and understanding for the problematics of the wedding that are second to none. They really went the extra mile for us! They were accommodating and available for any request, no matter how small. We can't praise them enough. Thank you for a job VERY well done! We have already booked them again for next year!"
– Salvina Cernalbi, 9 September 2019, wedding at Palazzo Cuzzano, Castello di Serravalle, Bologna, Italy
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"The boys were really engaging, they started off a little bit and then let us go wild. We have chosen them for the welcome drinks, and I must say that it was really a fantastic moment. They are very nice guys, gentle and helpful, we had several contacts with them, especially with Simone, who calmed us down whenever we raised a problem or raised a doubt. Thanks again for everything."
– Gianluca Muscettola, 3 September 2019, wedding at Capo Santa Fortunata, Sorrento, Italy
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"Words cannot describe how happy we were with the Puppets Band. We looked everywhere for a wedding band and couldn’t be happier with our final choice! They are incredibly talented, passionate, friendly and such a lovely group to work with. We received so many compliments from our guests regarding the band and everyone kept saying how they’d never seen a dance floor so full! We would recommend the Puppets to anyone looking for a wedding band. Not only is Simone & his team amazingly talented but such beautiful people. Thank you."
– Rebecca de Francesco, 17 August 2019, wedding at La Badia Di Orvieto, Umbria, Italy
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"Just AMAZING!! We were very excited about this band from the offset, watching their videos online and we weren’t disappointed!! The atmosphere they created was incredible and their energy onstage insured that they just weren’t your standard wedding band. Our guests are still asking us who this band are and where we found them as they want to follow their future events online! So thanks to you also fixthemusic! Communication with Simone throughout was commendable and reassuring. The Puppets were an absolute highlight for our remote mountain wedstival and we couldn’t have asked for more. Thanks very much guys!!! Whatever your special occasion or event may be then look no further! These are your guys!!!"
– Arlene Williamson, 9 July 2019, wedding at Rifugio Valbella, Erbezzo, Verona, Italy
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"We are based in the UK and Puppets band was booked through FixTheMusic (who I found online) for our wedding in Bellagio, Lake Como over a year before the event. Initially we were a little nervous about paying the deposit so early and having faith that the band would turn up and do a good job. However we had no need to worry, the professionalism of both Simone at Puppets and the Fix the Music team and the excellent communication from both, soon set our minds at rest.On the day of the event the band arrived in good time to set up and played the most amazing ‘gig’ with dance music exactly as we had asked, the whole wedding party got up to dance and the night was a huge success. At the end of the night Simone came across to thank us and see if we were happy with their friendly! We would have no hesitation to recommend either Puppets who travelled from Bologna to Bellagio, or Fix The Music, based in the UK...a great team!"
– Penelope and Tim Wright, 19 June 2019, wedding at Villa Aura del Lago, Lake Como, Italy
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"We could not have made a better choice! Available and professional during the organisation and equally good during the event! We received only compliments ... If you want to see your guests go wild and have fun they are certainly the right choice!"
– Laura Sullivan, 17 June 2019, wedding in Tenuta Bonzara, Italy
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"We booked The Puppets for a small wedding in Castle Borgia. They put on a great show and kept the party going the whole time they were playing. They played a great mix of music from the 80’s, 90’s and 00’s, as well as some modern hits and Latin music. They got the crowd involved and kicked of many singalongs. Would recommend them without hesitation if you are thinking of booking a live band. The only issue I have is that they don’t live closer to me so I can see them again! Regards, Brendan.
– Brendan Pfahlert, 1 June 2019, wedding at Il Borgia Castle, Tuscany, Italy
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"This band made a huge difference to our wedding. They put on a live show that involved everyone, both young and old. They were all on the dance floor. Great, professional musicians all of them. We are sure that without them the wedding party would not have been the same!"
– Anna Maria, 21 November 2018, wedding at Officine del Volo, Milan, Italy
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"I would like to thank Puppets for amazing show that they performed at my birthday party in Toscana. The atmosphere was incredible, guys actively engaged with guests and performed very well. Artists arrived at the agreed time slot, quickly and efficiently organized the set up for their performance. We've agreed the playlist in advance and they took into account all my preferences. It was amazing party and thanks to Puppets for being central part of it!"
– Yulia Skripko, 11 October 2018, wedding in Roccamare, Tuscany, Italy
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"These guys are the real deal, and created one incredible party! I lost count how many times I was asked on the night, who they were and where we found them, all of the guests were very very impressed. The setlist was faultless and included a range of music from the '70s all the way up to modern classics - it meant people of all ages were on the dance floor non-stop. Everything about this band is real quality - musical talent, equipment, performance, set-list, engagement with the crowd - the list can go on! It's also worth mentioning Simone, one of the band members, who was a pleasure to deal with and always very quick to respond to any queries or questions. I would highly recommend the Puppet's for any kind of event, you won't be disappointed!"
– Matthew Sheehan, 3 October 2018, wedding at Tabiano Castello, Parma, Italy
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"They are an exceptional band, very professional, precise and helpful! Highly recommended! All our guests were 100% satisfied; everyone was on the dance floor thanks to the band. They made helpful suggestions for the set list and they were flexible with every request we made. Plus, they are very nice people!"
– Sara Mitcham, 14 September 2018, wedding at FuturLab 2.0, near Bologna, Italy
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"We had the Puppets from Bologna perform, as planned, at our event last Saturday. Absolutely brilliant! They kept all guests on their toes through the entire set. Everyone just loved their energy and sound! They are an amazing find. I’ll be more than happy to write a recommendation for them - 6 stars out of 5 or 12 Stars out of 10, whatever your scale. Could you please send me a link to where I can leave customer feedback - this was just awesome, and Simone was very easy to work with from abroad! A BIG word of THANK YOU from the Bronder family - Liz, Cornelio, Pascale, Alec - and all our guests! Last night your performance was AWESOME!! Really, really good to keep guests from 10 years to 60 years of age dancing non-stop all night!! Our guests this morning were VERY appreciative of the music, the voices, the whole setting and story. I am so glad that I found you and that you had time to come down to Cinciano for this gig. Now, you have a friend at Cinciano with Jacqueline and with Angela who - I hope and I repeated to them - should recommend "The Puppets" to any other large event that might need a music performance. And we will keep our eye out for a gig in the USA :)"
– Cornelius Bronder, 22 August 2018, private party in Poggibonsi, Siena, Italy
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Set List

Rockabye / Chandelier (mashup) - Clean Bandit/sia

Rolling In The Deep - Adele

Adventure In A Lifetime - Coldplay

Daft Punk – Get Lucky

Medley Bee Gees

Staying Alive

More Than A Woman

Night Fever

Medley Lady Gaga

Bad Romance


Born This Way


Poker Face

Medley Dance Latin / Reggaeton 1

Ricky Martin -maria

Jennifer Lopez - Let's Get Loud

Gloria Estefan - Conga

Noelia - Candela

Ricky Martin - Livin' La Vida Loca

Medley Dance Latin / Reggaeton 2

Gustavo Lima – Che Che Che

Don Omar – Danza Kuduro

Tacabro – Tacatà

Medley Dance Latin / Reggaeton 3

Bailando – Enrique Iglesias

Luis Fonsi – Despacito

David Guetta – Ehi Mama

El Mismo Sol - Alvaro Soler

Limbo - Daddy Yankee

Medley Dance 80s

Depeche Mode – I Just Can Get Enough

Twins – Face To Face

Tracy Spencer – Run To Me

Samantha Fox -touch Me

Bananarama – Venus

Dead Or Alive – You Spin Me Right Round

Omd - Enola Gay

Medley Dance 80s N.2

Cindy Lauper – Girl Just Want To Have Fun

Wham – Wake Me Up Before I Go Go

Culture Club – Karma Chameleon

Kenny Loggins – Footloose

Katrina And The Waves – Walking On Sunshine

Medley Dance 70s

Donna Summer - Hot Stuff

Madonna – Music

The Trammps - Disco Inferno

Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive

Sister Sledge - We Are Family

Donna Summer - Bad Girl

Abba - Mamma Mia

Medley Dance 90s N.1

Robert Miles - Children

Gala – Feed From Desire

Haddaway – What Is Love

Double You – Please Don’t Go

Corona – Rythm Of The Night

Snap! – Rhythm Is A Dancer

Corona – Sweet Dream

Medley Dance 90s N.2

Blu – Eiffel 65

Tell Me Why – Marvin & Prezioso

Let Me Stay - Marvin & Prezioso

Think About The Way – Alexia

L'amour Toujours – Gigi D'agostino

Medley Dance 1

Icona Pop – I Love It

Avicii – Wake Me Up

Nejo – Play Hard

David Guetta Feat. Kally Roland - When Love Takes Over

Black Eyed Peace - I Gotta Feeling

Medley Dance 2

Dj Antoine – Ma Cherie

Nejo – Let’s Go

Oceana – Endless Summer

Benassi – Satisfaction

Avicii – Levels

Scissor Sisters – Only The Horses

Dj Antoine – Welcome To Saint Tropez

Cerebro – Mama Lover

Medley Dance 3

Madkon – Don’t Worry

Robin Shultz – Sugar

Jess Glynne - Don't Be So Hard On Yourself

Calvin Harris – How Deep Is Your Love

Calvin Harris – This Is What You Came From

Years & Years – King

Calvin Harris – Child

Medley Rock & Roll:

Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode

Beach Boys - Surfin Usa

Ray Charles - Twist It Shake Your Tail Feather

Chubby Checker - Let's Twist Again

Jerry Lee - Great Balls Of Fire

The Blues Brothers - Gimme Some Lovin'

Medley Rock:

Van Halen - Jump

Weather Girls - It's Raining Men

Michael Sembello – Maniac

Medley Rock 2

Queen – We Will Rock You

Queen – Another One Bites The Dust

Ac/dc – Black In Black

Ac/dc – You Shook Me All Night Long

Gun’s & Roses – Sweet Child ’o Mine

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