I was so happy to finally play for Heather and Lincoln’s wedding at 214 Martin Street on November 9th! They originally were supposed to be married in September, but Hurricane Florence had other plans.
Their ceremony was still held at All Saints Chapel. After that the 120 guests made their way over to 214 Martin for the reception. As the guests arrived I had a mix of trip hop, indie rock and electro-swing playing. Photographers Andrea & Marcus Anderson stayed at the chapel to get some shots of the wedding party before heading over for the reception.
After the cocktail hour I invited guests to find their seats and went to line the wedding party up with lots of help from planners C and D Events. The Bridesmaids entered to “Run The World” and Groomsmen to “It’s Raining Men”. Heather and Lincoln entered to “Shape Of You” from the top of the stairs and made their way to the dance floor for their first dance to “Say You Won’t Let Go”. Her Father welcomed everyone and her Aunt blessed the meal. The Catering By Design buffet opened shortly and during dinner I played standards, blues and indie rock.
After dinner, we had the toasts and parents’ dances. Heather and her Father danced to “I Loved Her First” and Lincoln and his Mother to “Loves Me Like A Rock”. After that, we had the cake cutting to “When I’m Sixty-For” and an anniversary dance to “Cheek to Cheek” by Ella & Louis. I opened the floor to everyone with “S.O.B.” by Nathaniel Rateliffe and the ZimZoom Photo booth opened. For the next 1.5 hours, guests danced to ’70s, ’80s, sing-alongs and a few oldies before the last dance to “Time Of My Life” from Dirty Dancing. As everyone was leaving I played “Home” by Edward Sharpe before the sparkler exit.
Thank you so much, Heather, Lincoln, and Kelsy! I had a blast and was so glad I could play for your rescheduled date!
Randy Bennett works out of the Raleigh office, has 38 years of DJ experience, and wants to be YOUR Wedding DJ. Contact Randy here or call 919-785-9001.
DJing is more than just showing up and pressing play. It’s also more than just knowing how to choose songs and mix them together. Begin a wedding DJ is about creating experiences and atmospheres. That’s what our DJing philosophy boils down to. We don’t want to just provide the perfect music. We want to create the perfect day. That’s why we excel in what we do. And this wedding was a perfect example of that. Working with this awesome couple to create the day they envisioned is something we’ll never forget. And it’s a service we provide all our Raleigh Weddings again and again.