Planning a less traditional ceremony? Here are 10 of the most popular modern ceremony songs. Keep in mind, many modern songs are also available in string quartet versions, for the best of both worlds in your ceremony! As always, feel free to contact us with any questions! These are in no particular order... Christina Perri - 1000 years Sara Bareilles - I Choose You Haley Reinhart - Can’t Help Falling in Love Adele - Make You feel My Love Ed Sheeran - Perfect Bright Eyes - The
Of course, you want the perfect wedding day to never end! But it will... They all do. :-( With all that fun planned, it's tempting to take the venue up on that "all day 'till midnight" offer, or the DJ who promised "unlimited coverage"... So why WOULDN'T you want the party to keep going? Welp, maybe you do, but remember, you're throwing a party for your guests to enjoy. It's important to consider things from your guests perspective! The following are 5 things to consider, as
Need song ideas!? Don't worry, nobody is going to judge you for not knowing exactly what song to use or for not having it planned for years in advance... There's a ton of great music, where to start? Why not start by looking at the most often selected songs! These lists are dynamically compiled based on online requests made over the past year at thousands of weddings around the world, where #1 is the most requested song. Feel free to Contact Us for more! Top 20 Wedding Party
Just a quick reminder of the importance of KNOWING what you're getting! We offer several distinct styles of Photo-Booth, which can be seen on our Photo-Booths page. Here are some pics of the various photo booths offered by Select Receptions: (click to enlarge) This is a picture of an open-air "photo booth" offered by an actual upscale downtown Syracuse wedding venue: The same can be said of any number of extras offered by venues. Many offer inferior up-lighting, photo-booths,
Your Timeline is important! It determines whether or not the reception will flow with forward momentum, making guests feel engaged and having FUN, OR giving them the feeling they’re watching a slow-movie, waiting for the next scene. Guests who are not involved & having fun might leave early! As a client, PLEASE don't hesitate to reach out about any timeline questions or concerns. I'm glad to sit down with you and go over the entire days timeline- offer pros & cons to doing th
A sad bride-to-be recently wanted to book a date we weren't available for :(. It happens. She was a bit lost on what to do next, as she'd never hired a DJ before, let alone planned a wedding! The least I could do was offer some advice on things to avoid... And being me, I figured it'd make a good blog post, if I added some snazzy images. Badda-bing, badda-boom. Red Flag #1.
They churn-out multiple weddings at a time. They might use buzzwords like "boutique" to describe thei
This Beardy McHipster couple might love "Indy Tunes Only"... But the one thing all of the most successful weddings have in common is.......
They were fun!
They weren't ironic. The song-lyrics or music didn't tell some story over the course of the night that guests were supposed to catch... They were simply FUN. They were personalized everywhere my client envisioned, and still they were considerate of their many guests. Reasons your reception fun and dancing can fall flat: