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    The Dueling Pianos Phenomenon that your audience will flip over!

  • Bringing the fun to your event

    The Piano Maniacs are:

    2 baby grand pianos & 2 talented piano entertainers dueling it out to provide outstanding, entertainment at your event!

    • Weddings
    • Conventions/Conferences
    • Special Events
    • Charity Fundraisers
    • Nightclubs and Casinos


    Dueling Pianos was invented at Pat O'Briens in New Orleans in 1933 and has been popularized with hundreds of dueling piano bars all over the US.

    Book yours now!

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    Baby Grand White Pianos, Black Pianos or Black & White-Take your pick

    Our entertainers will give your wedding that special ambience. Class and fun that you just can’t get from a band. Music that all your guests will love. From the Ceremony to Dinner and Party at Reception, we’ve got you covered.

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    Classic Baby Grands

    You'll get delicate background music for dinner then rip roaring sing along requests, comedy, and dancing after dinner. We’ll make your convention event a night to remember!

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    Fundraising Events

    Enhance your fundraising event with class and fun!

    Our entertainers use proven techniques for getting your crowd to donate more $$ through interactive games that are hilarious and will bring extra money for your cause. They will just love it and will definitely come and give again next year!

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    Dueling Pianos was born in New Orleans at Pat O’Briens 70 years ago! Going strong!

    Piano Maniacs was integral in opening & staffing Spirits Piano Bar and Ticklers Piano Bar in New Orleans, both have been huge successes, making money for over 5 years now with no sign of slowing down. Audiences simply love this! Let us show you how to make more money in your Night Club or Casino with Dueling Pianos, 1 to 7 nights week.

  • Fundraisers

    Perfect for entertaining and thanking your top contributors. Yes we have dueling triple pianos!


    A really fun and engaging way to entertain and loosen up your hardworking attendees.


    The best way to get everyone dancing, singing and having fun no matter their age!

  • What we bring

    We bring it all, you bring the venue and audience!

    Over 2,000 songs in our repertoire

    Every genre, every generation!


    Different Grand Pianos to choose from


    Different piano entertainers

    35 years

    in the Music Business in New Orleans

    1000's of gigs

    Performed all over the world!

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    John Autin

    Can't find his keys, but knows where his piano is.

    John is The New Orleans Piano Man &

    Founder of the New Orleans Piano Maniacs. John is our most versatile entertainer covering everything

    from Frank Sinatra to current pop songs,

    Jazz and Rock. He will bring the party!

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    Michael O'Hara

    The Torch Singer

    Michael O'Hara is a multi-faceted performer beyond compare. Singer Songwriter and a Piano Maniac. His live performances are part rock & soul revue, part R&B tent revival, and non-stop entertainment.

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    Jim Lockwood

    Nothing gets him down, except F minor.

    Jim came to us from being the lead singer

    in many of New Orleans top Rock Bands. Jim’s high voice and big energy brings to mind Journey, Sting, and Paul McCartney. Jim’s just plain fun and will get everyone rocking.

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    Learned everything she knows in church

    Serabee grew up singing in her daddy’s church on Sundays. Her Soulful Voice brings to mind both modern Gospel and Aretha Franklin. An accomplished recording artist, you may have seen Sera on The Voice. She’ll add heart & soul to your event!

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    Matt Wilson

    Has a cowboy hat in the shape of a piano.

    Matt Wilson is a highly lauded performing musician. He played to sold-out audiences as the “Piano Man” in the First National Tour of the Billy Joel & Twyla Tharp Tony-award winning musical “Movin’ Out.” Matt continues to tour with his band, headlining numerous public, private, and social events of all sizes.

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    Kimberly Krohn

    Still playing the toy piano she got when she was 4 years old.

    Kimberly is a consummate pro piano & vocal entertainer with over 30 years performing throughout the US, Europe and the Caribbean in first-rate resorts, hotels & piano bars, including an 11-year residency at Pat O'Briens in NOLA.

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    Jeff Spence

    Has been known to sleep with his piano.

    Came to us from a 20 year residency at Dirty Nellies in San Antonio & worked cruise ships all over the world. Jeff’s huge song list includes Jazz, Sinatra, Ray Charles, and pop songs of the 60’s through today. There's no song request that will stump Jeff!

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    Lacey Troutman

    She's a movie star in her spare time.

    Lacey's repertoire ranges from standard rock tunes, to country, to rap and anything else the audience throws at her. She's able to gauge what the audience needs and she gets them requesting, drinking and dancing on stages around the country and world. 

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    Mark Monistere

    He forgets if he's playing sax or piano.

    Michael Bublé comes to mind with Mark's

    smooth & sexy voice. He specializes in current songs that often bring the house

    down with his lively renditions of John Legend, Sinatra, Louis Prima, Marvin Gaye, and Get Lucky with Daft Punk!

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    Nate Rodriguez

    Calls himself the Piano Whisperer.

    Nate is a talented multi-instrumentalist known for his dynamic vocals, quick wit, bountiful positive energy and ability to play all styles of music well.

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    Flogs Jimmy & Nate if they miss a note.

    Mele is an award winning piano bar entertainer, who brings excitement and fun to her dueling piano shows. Her vocals cover a wide range of styles and artists. She can bring the house down with soaring vocals or get the room moving with her rock-n-roll songs.

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    Jimmy James

    Learned piano to avoid dancing.

    Rock on with Jimmy James while he plays the best dance party music anywhere featuring Rock, Contemporary and Motown hits. Once he hits high gear, you can't help but join in singing and dancing to song after song!

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    Amanda Walker

    She's been known to terrify unicorns.

    You may have seen Amanda singing a song she wrote on CSI: New Orleans! Amanda delights her audiences with her sultry voice and and fun list of songs you will know and love. She is a vibrant presence on the impressive New Orleans music scene.

  • What Our fans are saying!

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    Lauren Pickel Entertainment Manager - Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa

    “Just wanted to say WOW. Nate, Jimmy, and Mele rocked it. Such a fun show!”

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    Convention & Fundraiser

    Shawn P. Harrison, AIF®

    CoSource Financial Group

    “We have used John and his company for the past two years for a piano night fundraiser. I cannot tell you how many people come up to me to say how it felt as if they were in Pat O’s with the pianist playing such great songs and interacting with the guests. John makes it easy for me, I just book him and then he shows up with everything he needs to make it happen!” Thank you!

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    Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Gala

    Annual Benefit

    "What an elegant addition to our fundraiser , thank you for helping us make it a success."

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    Southern Hotel Courtyard Wedding

    Sanders - Boudreaux Wedding

    "The pianos were so cool for our wedding! It was just perfect."

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    Private Birthday Party

    New Orleans Nightclub

    "We laughed, we sang along, we danced, thanks for making our party a big success!!"

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