Accordion and Keyboard Player
Strolling Accordion perfect for a party_cocktail party_dinner party_wedding rehearsal dinner
Solo or Band
International Music French Italian Jewish Spanish
Danceable Music For All Occasions
my Keyboard has various rhythms...latin, ballroom, rock, and various
Will travel up to 300 miles radius
The accordion added a lot to our Octoberfest party and having Bob wander and play in his authentic attire was a treat. Everyone enjoyed the music and he was fun and professional too.
Bob Planner was a wonderful addition to our Oktoberfest celebration. Our guests enjoyed his music.
Response from Bob Planner:
thank you very much
We really enjoyed having Bob with us. This was an outdoor arts festival. He was thorough and following up with us. He was there on time and obviously wanted to do what would please us most. Although we specified him as a scrolling musician he was willing to get on stage and play through the PA system as well. Most of what he played was just right. I had envisioned some particularly lively polka type music to get our crowd motivated to jump around. Ha ha. But most of it was nice casual strolling type music
The rehearsal dinner for our son and his fiancée had a French bistro theme; we asked Bob Planner to play the accordion during cocktail hour on the terrace. Everyone loved him and the music! He played the type of music we requested, wasn't too loud or too soft, walked around/engaged with our guests and overall added so much to the ambiance of our event. He was communicative prior to the event, arrived to the venue early and was ready to roll when we arrived after rehearsing. We are so thrilled he was a part of our wedding weekend!
Hired Mr Planner for a school event. The kids loved it! He was sweet and on time and worked the crowd the entire 2 hours. Would hire him again.
Bob was hired to play the accordion at my husband's Oktoberfest Themed birthday party. He showed up 10 minutes prior and was ready to play right on scheduled time. He fit right in with his lederhosen. The crowd was very excited to have him there walking around the party singing and playing German songs. It was a great night and we all were very happy with the service and performance provided by Bob.
"You hired an accordion player?" My brother's voiced dripped with skepticism and amusement as we planned my mother's 90th birthday party. After the party, he said "Hiring Bob was a stroke of genius." And indeed it was. Bob's ability to engage with everyone there, from a 2 year old toddler to my mother's elderly cronies was the highlight of the party. Thanks again, Bob!
Bob provided just the right ambiance for our German themed birthday party. Very professional and polite-will definitely use again for future parties.
Bob played an informal Oktoberfest event at the Druid Hills Golf Club and everyone thought he was talented and wonderful. Thank you so much!
We recently hired Bob Planner for a birthday party.. We could not have been happier! He arrived on time, ready to go. We didn't have space for a lot of equipment and it was ideal that he could wander thru out the party. His music is not over-whelming but provides a nice background sound. Since some of our guests were from Pittsburg he played some funs songs that everyone enjoyed. We also appreciated him taking his time to explain his accordion and the mechanics of it to all those who asked. Our guests of all ages really enjoyed his musical entertainment. We highly recommend him!
Price Range: $150 to $600
Bob Planner is a professional accordion player and vocalist who has performed at major venues throughout Georgia. His inspiration to play the accordion came from my ancestors who left Germany in the 1800s. Seeking a better life, they settled in Dayton, Ohio, where Bob was born. Growing up and listening to his parents, his uncle, and well-known accordionist, Robert Yahle, and Frankie Yankovic play the accordion, Bob became inspired to play the instrument at age 6.
Comments “Bob, you’re one hell of a musician” - Steve Jones, ballroom dancer
When it comes to a party, Bob Planner plays accoustic accordion and synthesized accordion, is available as a solo strolling accordion for Octoberfests, Italian, French, cocktail hour. Also available as a duo or trio and some impressive yodeling, and even the German sing-a long Schnitzelbank Song. depending on the event and client choice.
Bob appears for private parties, birthday parties, weddings, and corporate events, for all occasions.
His German band, Bob And The Bavarians, features accordion, trumpet, tuba, is a group dedicated to having fun while promoting Bavarian and german Music, international and European music and a big selection of various types of music, is available for parties and Octoberfests.
He has performed at numerous venues throughout Atlanta, from country clubs, to the Ritz Carlton Buckhead for (Lancome Cosmetic Company and Epilepsy Ascn) to the Ms Georgia Senior America Pageant.
Peformed in Fiddler on the Roof at Jewish Theatre of the South and in the Sewanee Summer Music Festival at University Of The South, Sewanee, TN. and the Intercontinental Hotel in Atlanta, Ga.
Upcoming Booked Events
|May 25, 2019 • 5:30pm - 9:30pm||House Party|
|June 20, 2019 • 6:30pm - 9:30pm||Dinner Party|
Past Booked Events
|March 17, 2019 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm||Nonprofit Event|
|December 31, 2018 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm||Corporate Event|
|October 28, 2018 • 5:00pm - 6:30pm||House Party|
|October 22, 2018 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm||Cocktail Party|
|October 18, 2018 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm||Retirement Community Event|
|October 01, 2018 • 4:00pm - 4:45pm||Festival|
|September 29, 2018 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Corporate Event|
|April 14, 2018 • 12:00pm - 4:30pm||Festival|
|April 06, 2018 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm||Dinner Party|
|October 21, 2017 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Dinner Party|
|October 11, 2017 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm||Cocktail Party|
|October 11, 2017 • 11:00am - 1:00pm||Nonprofit Event|
|October 06, 2017 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm||Cocktail Party|
|October 05, 2017 • 3:30pm - 5:30pm||Corporate Event|
|September 30, 2017 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm||Birthday (Adult)|
|May 27, 2017 • 2:30pm - 6:00pm||Birthday (Adult)|
|April 09, 2017 • 8:00am - 11:30am||Worship Service|
|November 12, 2016 • 5:00pm - 6:30pm||Birthday (Adult)|
|October 19, 2016 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm||Dinner Party|
|October 14, 2016 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Holiday Party (Other)|
|July 30, 2016 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||Birthday (Adult)|
|April 09, 2016 • 7:00pm - 9:30pm||Cocktail Party|
|October 23, 2015||Festival|
|September 26, 2015||Nightclub Event|
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