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We specialize in combining a great DJ service with live piano & other talented musicians for wedding ceremonies and receptions, but also enjoy playing for corporate events, holiday parties, anniversaries, retirement parties, reunions, banquets, bar/bat mitzvahs, birthdays, conventions fundraisers, grand openings, sporting events, surprise parties, grand openings, and private parties for special occasions of all kinds.

As professional Wedding DJs in Portland OR, we are very reliable and have the experience to make your event a success. Contact A Dancing Penguin for more info on our DJ and Live Music Services.


Live Piano with a DJ!
"To make your event special, we can start on piano/electric piano for cocktails and dinner, then switch to DJ when it's time for dancing.  We'll play the songs you request, at the volume you prefer, and make announcements so everything goes smoothly."
Portland Oregon Live Music
We offer duos that combine piano with, sax, flute, violin, cello, singers.  Add drums for more energy, female singer for more excitement.  Explore our web site to read more and hear song samples.

Since 1989, over 1500 happy clients

With years of experience at the finest hotels and country clubs, The Penguins are recommended by many event planners and talent agents. They’ll make announcements, and help coordinate your party. Standard attire is black tuxedos.

Over half of our clients come to us as referrals!

Read our reviews posted independently by clients on WedddingWire.com

The professionals say:

"We've recommended Kim of A Dancing Penguin Music for years"
- Roseanna Bennett, Waverley Country Club

"The Penquins are fun DJs. I always enjoy seeing them here."
- Dennis Yamnitsky, Oswego Lake Country Club

"Impeccably professional and experienced. A pleasure to work with."
- Nancy Tice, Northwest Artist Management

"The Penguins are so good, I hired them for my own son's wedding."
- Mike Bickler, Camera Art

"Professional, highly recommended!"
- Kathleen Kaad, Melody Ballroom

“The piano and DJ combination really adds a touch of class to your event.”
- Chandra Pomes, Timberline Lodge

“It's always a true pleasure working with Kim Ralphs. 
His professionalism and attention to our client’s needs are amazing.
I know when working with Kim the evening is going to be seamless.
 A great success every time!”
- Jessie, Adrianna Grand Ballroom

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