This is an example of a typical wedding reception timeline. Of course, your wedding could be quite different. One reason this works is because it coordinates the events with the food service. Toasts, for instance, never take place while the servers are putting down a course or clearing the tables, so there are no distractions. Music is used to create the proper atmosphere at each point during the evening, building the mood to prepare the guests for dancing. I hope this gives you some ideas about your own wedding and how music plays a crucial role in a successful reception. Continue reading Standard Wedding Timeline
When a couple dreams of their wedding, probably the single most important aspect of their event is that they and their guests have the best time of their lives! The easiest way to accomplish this is to take the worry out of the equation. How do you do that?
It’s simple really! Hire a professional and highly experienced band leader who will manage the entire itinerary for your wedding reception. He will guide everything and everyone from beginning to end. From your entrance to your exit, a true professional carries it all by timing everything perfectly, and coordinating with the catering to make sure your reception schedule stays on track. Continue reading How to Have the Perfect Wedding Reception
Most couples have no experience planning a wedding reception timeline. They are often confused by the process, and have no idea where to begin. Hiring a wedding planner can be a great idea, but if that’s not in your budget, both your music provider and the catering director at your venue are experienced professionals who have done many weddings and can be of great help. The following is a typical scenario with dancing between courses that is often used by wedding planners, but it’s just one of many ways to organize a successful reception. Continue reading An Ideal Chicago Wedding Reception Timeline