Ceremony & Reception
Cereative ideas for ceremony music, DJ, live band and the first dance music.
article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on June 03, 2013 at 5:00am
Processional/Recessional Despite being based in Indie music mecca Portland, Ore., Jessica Church of Bash! Weddings & Events says that Pachelbel’s “Canon in D” is the most popular processional song among couples she works with, “hands down.” Depending on the tone of your wedding, it’s also fine to stroll down the aisle to something more unique, like Cat Power’s “Sea of Love,”…
article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on January 19, 2013 at 5:00am
Professional Help You might have limited funds or a love of getting your hands dirty, but bringing in a few wedding pros will help ensure your I do’s are your vision-come-true – and save both time and your sanity. Of course, DIY is encouraged for areas such as favors, says Anja Winikka, the site director for TheKnot.com, but some details that are better left to the professionals – think…
article by Metro Creative | posted on December 26, 2012 at 10:19am
If Michael Bublé or Nat King Cole aren’t on your playlist, chances are you may be looking for a first-dance song that’s a little less traditional for your wedding reception. Couples considering a song that’s a little different and speaks to them but won’t necessarily offend the wedding purists in attendance might want to consider the following tunes: “All I Want is You” (U2) “Amazing”…
article by Ashlene Ramadan - CTW Features | posted on November 30, 2012 at 5:00am
The music – and the DJ you have running the show – gets the guests excited and ready to party all night. Couples should make sure to do their due musical diligence before deciding on a DJ. Consider the following: One of the first things to look into when scouting potential DJs is to check how long they’ve been in the business. “You will want to judge their experience with weddings by…
article by NewsUSA | posted on November 24, 2012 at 5:00am
Between the thrilling proposal and the pre-wedding whirlwind, setting the date, finding the perfect wedding dress, and planning the honeymoon, weddings should feel joyous and romantic. But after the wedding, couples should enjoy their newly wedded bliss, not panic about digging themselves out of debt. According to the Association for Wedding Professionals International, the average wedding…
poll by Buffalo Brides | posted on October 05, 2012 at 9:15am
One of the things that guests remember most about a wedding reception is the music. How will you entertain your guests? Tell us in this week’s wedding poll!
poll by Buffalo Brides | posted on September 28, 2012 at 9:52am
The YouTube phenomenon has spawned many crazy first wedding dances. Are you going for your 15 minutes, or will you be content to simply enjoy the moment?
article by Metro Creative | posted on July 21, 2012 at 5:00am
Not every bride-to-be has visions of walking down the aisle to Wagner’s “Bridal Chorus.” Some prefer other songs that are romantic or dramatic. There may be a particular song dear to a bride’s heart or one she just fell in love with. For those looking for something that more accurately reflects the tone of individual weddings, here are some selections, courtesy of The Knot, that can make the…
article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on March 03, 2012 at 7:00am
So, you want a wedding that’s just as much his as yours, but you don’t exactly relish the notion of all the men off in a dudes-only corner playing Xbox. Nevermind the fact that “man cave” was just included in Lake Superior State University’s annual “List of Words Banished from the Queen’s English for Misuse, Overuse and General Uselessness,” weddings are for celebrating, not…
article by Timothy R. Schulte - CTW Features | posted on September 19, 2011 at 10:16am
You can cram into a too-small limo, stumble through your vows and even enjoy a too-well-done steak – at the end of the day, you’re going to remember the fun you had and not a few minor details. But when it comes to the music, you don’t want to make any concessions. Your DJ will be the arbiter of your party, single-handedly making the decisions that bring out the craziest, funniest and…
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