wedding reception music

Wedding reception music is open to the atmosphere you want to create. The cocktail hour, when the guests arrive, has gentle background music. Then the wedding party is introduced with a song, and then a different song introduces the bride and groom. Each event during the reception – cake cutting, garter toss bouquet toss – should …

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r&b wedding songs

John Legend serenaded his beautiful wife Chrissy Teigen when the couple married at Lake Como last September. Not only did the R&B crooner perform, the legendary Stevie Wonder sang ‘River in the Sky’ at the reception. Nice. Let’s check out a few great tunes if you’re all about playing the best R&B wedding songs list! ‘Let’s Stay Together,’ …

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wedding dj

Wedding reception music: to DIY or not to DIY? Before we delve into the pros and cons of each, let’s note that your wedding doesn’t have to feature a dance floor. Plenty of excellent parties don’t have dancing, and a wedding reception is a party! It can be just as fun and fabulous without dancing. …

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wedding ceremony music

Planning the final details of your wedding ceremony, but are unsure whether to hire a live band or go with your own iPod playlist? Let’s look at the pros and cons of both, which will hopefully help you make a decision that works for you! Live Band/Singer Pros: Live music always creates a lovely mood for …

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2014 Wedding Entertainment Trends By Marc Sense, Integral DJs In any industry, innovation and evolution are key. As a wedding DJ, it’s simply a matter of keeping in touch with couples’ needs and pro-actively seeking out ways to improve their experience. Both skill development and new product implementation play an equally important role in ensuring …

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music for wedding

After engaging the services of a wedding DJ for your special day, a key task in the planning process is picking a wedding reception playlist. Assuming a four hour reception party and 15 songs per hour, you could have a wedding reception playlist of up to 60 songs. How many songs should you pick in …

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wedding entrance songs

Wedding Reception Grand Entrance Songs Once the ceremony and cocktail hour are over, it’s time to really get the party started. Make it memorable and fun with a dramatic grand entrance to the reception!  Your emcee for the night will be announcing the family, the bridal party and the newlyweds with music covering each of …

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wedding reception music

Recently I met with a couple planning their wedding last minute. They were nice young professionals throwing their Church wedding together in a matter of weeks. While we were discussing the music to be played and working on The First Dance and other traditional wedding songs, The Groom looked me in the eye and frankly …

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first dance songs

You wedding first dance is important. You want your bride and groom first dance to be memorable and special. Here are some first dance ideas: Dance like nobody’s watching. After all, the first dance is all about the husband and wife. However, there is absolutely nothing wrong with making sure it is a showstopper. A choreographed couple’s …

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disc jockeys

You enter the room to cheers and glasses tapping and you see some guy standing behind the DJ equipment wearing a t-shirt and jeans that you have never met before pronouncing your name incorrectly. Who is this guy and what is he doing at our wedding? Where is the DJ we booked?

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wedding music list

How much wedding music is the right amount to choose in advance? This is a great conversation to have with your DJ or bandleader.

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wedding musicians

Wedding Band Negotiating 101 Unless you happen to make your living as a talent agent, your wedding band or DJ is probably the first entertainer you have ever hired.  The good news is that by the time you finally say “I do” you will have dealt with so many different wedding vendors (florists, caterers, wedding …

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wedding dj

The music you choose for your wedding day makes the soundtrack of all your wedding memories. From poignant to joyous, music creates the atmosphere for you and your guests. Take the time to plan the wedding and reception music according to the melody you want. Begin planning your wedding and reception music as soon as …

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