Monthly Archives: September 2012

Smaller is Sometimes Better – Suggestion

If you have a choice, a dance floor that is “too small” is better than one that is “too big.” It creates the impression, whether real or not, that the floor is full. It’s psychological, people are more likely to … Continue reading

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Kelly & Colleen All Smiles

What a joy to have celebrated with Kelly & Colleen (Delahanty) Anderson on their big day in downtown Arlington Heights at the Metropolis Ballroom (metropolisballroom.com) on September 22.The dance floor was filled all evening long with dancers and a lot … Continue reading

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Packed Dance Floor = Fun

We had an amazing time at Derec & Ashley (Alden) Schmidgall’s reception at the Hotel Palomar (www.hotelpalomar-chicago.com/index.html?WT.srch=1&WT.mc_id=iq_id-47155168-VQ6-12755632015-VQ15-1t1&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=Brand-Hotel%20Name_EXT&utm_term=hotel%20palomar%20chicago_47155168-VQ6-12755632015-VQ15-1t1on) on September the 15th. The dance floor was totally packed all night long, yes all night long. We’ll take only 1/2 the credit … Continue reading

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Don’t Disrupt the Dancing – Suggestion

It is best for any traditional events or speeches to be done before the open dancing begins. Let’s not stop the excitement & momentum once it starts. It is also best if all the pictures of the bridal party and … Continue reading

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Elvis Karaoke Night

Karaoke can be a total blast. On August 10th we held a tribute to “The King” in downtown Itasca above Delias Deli (www.deliasdeli.com). Joe performed his wonderful Elvis Presley karaoke medley to about 20 in attendance. The fans enjoyed renditions … Continue reading

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Partick, Natalie & Cupid

Patrick & Natalie (Westling) Baldwin started it all off with Sam Cooke’s “Cupid” for their 1st dance and the reception floor was never empty thereafter. Great sets of Oldies, Romantic, Country, Motown & Current Top 40. Their outdoor wedding ceremony … Continue reading

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Do Dance Lights Make a Difference?

Decisions, Decisions. Lights or No Lights. If Lights What Kind? Music & the atmosphere the DJ creates is the key to the reception, yes even more important than lighting. Where does dance lighting come in? Well let’s see. 3 types … Continue reading

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Reunion in Peoria

It’s been 40 years for Peoria Central class of ’72 & time to reminisce, rekindle friendships & celebrate. We had the privilege to provide the music on August 31st for these graduates. The festivities occurred on the scenic banks of … Continue reading

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