Wedding Ideas Blog

20 Questions to Ask Your Wedding/Event DJ!

If you google “wedding DJ Austin,” you’ll get over 21 million results. You’ll probably check out page 1 and 2, maybe page 3, but how do you determine which DJ or DJ company will best suit your needs? A great way to do this is to narrow down your results and get at least 3-5…

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First Dance Tips for your Wedding

Here are some ideas on how to make your first wedding dance, well, maybe not perfect,  but pretty decent. First:  Give your self enough time to learn how to dance. Dancing isn’t something you can do in a crash course. It’s not a long list to memorize before the test in the morning.  If you…

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Let’s See a Kiss

Everyone knows the old standby of clinking a wine glass or water goblet to make the bride and groom kiss at a wedding reception. Today, many venues discourage the practice because the glass might break if it is banged too hard; however, there are better ways to do it. Read on for a few of…

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iPod vs. DJ vs. Live Band

Wedding Music

Can’t decide on the music for your reception yet? Here’s our opinion! iPod : Using an iPod can be a great and cost effective alternative to hiring a DJ/Live Band. You get to pick all the songs, and in what order they play. This can be awesome if you have unique musical choices or you’re just…

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5 Crucial Things to think about when choosing the Parent’s Dance Songs

Mother Son Song

Okay, so you already have your first dance song chosen for your wedding. You may have the Father-Daughter song narrowed down to about 12 songs, and you have no clue about the Groom-Mom song. Am I close? Well, you are not alone. That is the average response I get when talking to my brides and…

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A Straightforward Guide to Wedding Music Planning

Music at your Wedding

A wedding has two phases – the ceremony and the reception – and they can both be significantly enhanced by carefully chosen music. The environment for the reception is often quite different than the ceremony and may dictate a different set of musicians; however, it’s sometimes possible to utilize some of the same musicians for…

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The First Dance

Your First Wedding Dance

There is nothing that strikes fear in the heart of most grooms and some brides than the very thought of the first dance.  All eyes are on the two of you alone in the middle of a big room. Since everyone has watched “Dancing With The Stars” expectations are pretty high.  The truth is that…

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Is a Disc Jockey Right For Your Reception?

Wedding DJ

If you’re planning a wedding reception right now, you’re facing an enormous amount of choices. One significant decision is finding the right entertainment for your event. The range is limitless, from a single harp player, to a six-piece live band, to a disc jockey. The type of entertainment you select, however, will set the tone…

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Father Daughter Dance

Father Daughter Dance

“More than Just a Dance” One of the most poignant moments at a wedding reception can be the father daughter dance. In my final consultation with brides prior to their wedding, I often find some getting emotional when they describe sharing a dance with their dad. As the father of two girls, I know firsthand…

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Bagpipes & Weddings

Bagpipes for your wedding

Have you ever wondered how you could give your wedding a unique musical flare? Maybe you are of Scottish or Irish decent and want to bring traditional Celtic melodies to your wedding ceremony. In my many years of experience, the bagpipes have always made weddings even more of a day to remember. Here are some…

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