Perhaps you’ve noticed whenever you’ve attended a wedding or other formal event: When someone moves to the microphone to give a speech, there is a moment of dead air that occurs whilst everyone waits. [wp_ad_camp_1] Speech Introduction Ideas Because speeches are a lovely part of wedding receptions, you can enhance them by having the DJ […]
Music, Songs & Playlists
All about music, songs and playlists for weddings and events.
When it’s time for the bride and groom to say their farewells, they’ll need to choose two or three of their favourite songs for this wonderful tradition “The Farewell Circle”. It’s a way for the guests to say goodbye to one another, and it also lets the bridal couple say their thanks to every guest
As the reception moves well into its second half, the single ladies gather around for the bride to toss her bouquet. This is an old tradition dating back to the times when baths were rare, and flowers served to keep the bride smelling sweet. Fortunately, those days have passed! But it’s still a lot of
The dances between the bride and her father (father & daughter dance), and the groom and his mother (mother & son dance) are among the most poignant traditions at the reception. These two dances have become popular only in recent times (1970s – 1980s). Father & Daughter (Bride) Dance The father & daughter dance represents
There was a reason why people called that era “The Roaring Twenties”—it was a time when prosperity and high spirits following the end of the First World War put a real spin on culture, and nothing expressed the mood better than the music. From New York to London and other capital cities of the world,
The music you play at your wedding ceremony will express the characteristics that you have as individuals and as a couple. It will also set the tone and mood for your wedding. If you doubt the power of music at a wedding, just think about the ceremonies you’ve attended over the years—and you’ll undoubtedly recall
You may be planning a wedding rehearsal dinner or the actual reception, or possibly you’re arranging for a friend or relative to have a splash of a birthday party this year. Even if the event in question is a work-related event, you’ve got to give careful thought to music. Just what makes great dinner music?
What kind of music moved people to get up and dance way back, about 80 years ago? Popular music from the 1930s meant every bit as much and maybe more to the people who tapped their toes to the tunes that hit the airwaves. Back then, there were no televisions, computers, or videogames to keep
Parties are always a blast, but the sure way to make your party even more of a hit is to give it a theme. One theme that seems to be popular is the 1940s. This iconic ear was filled with amazing music and any party would be exciting with the sounds of 1940s party songs.
You’ve spent hours considering various options, and now it’s time to pick some good wedding dance songs for your reception. Four-fifths of people who had recently attended a wedding reception stated in a poll that the music stood out for them more than any other detail of the wedding. It’s not difficult to create the