Category Archives: Dance Music

How Packed Do You Want The Dance Floor?

Wonderful DJ! posted 2014-11-08 on The Knot by Stephen & Victoria Bannon “Let me preface by saying my husband was very particular about who was going to do our music. He is a big music fan and wanted to make … Continue reading

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Beautiful Ceremony/Reception for Margaret & Mike

Sunday, September 21 was the big day for Mike & Margaret Charewicz. They hired me to play at both their ceremony held at Friendship Park (https://mppd.org/facility/friendship-park-conservatory) in Des Plaines and for their reception at European Crystal (http://www.ecbanquet.com/) in Arlington Heights. … Continue reading

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Dance Reception at Parmesans Station

This is one of those receptions that had so much fun to it that it is hard to decide where to begin. Parmesans Station (http://station.parmesans.com/parties-at-parmesans-station) located in the Tinley Park Train Depot hosted Troy & Caitlyn Vander Wyst’s reception on … Continue reading

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Top 20 Current Dance Tunes – April ’14

As a service and resource to our past and future clients,The Windy City Hitman will be posting on a monthly basis, beginning with April ’14, the top 20 Current Dance Hits of each month. This will be informative and demonstrate … Continue reading

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The Importance of “Reading the Dance Floor”

The ability & skill of playing the right song at the right moment comes through years of experience and knowledge of music. Reading the crowd is important to determine if a song will work, how long a particular set of … Continue reading

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Why Play Sets of Music?

Another big key in getting the most fun during dance time is to “Play Sets of Music”. Let’s keep the momentum going. Guests dancing to a particular type of music will continue to stay on the floor if similar music … Continue reading

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Double Bar Mitzvah for Isaac & Abe

Every Windy City Hitman Event is unique & special and our Bar/Bat Mitzvahs are no exception. Isaac Urow & Abe Frolichstein-Appel were such good friends that they decided to celebrate their Bar Mitzvahs together on December 14 at Maggiano’s Old … Continue reading

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Top 2013 Dance Songs Thru October

http://www.windycityhitman.com/3110/2013 #Thatpower Will.I.Am/Justin Bieber Alive Krewella All Around The World Justin Bieber & Ludacris Applause Lady Gaga Best Song Ever One Direction Blurred Lines Robin Thicke/Pharrell & T.I. C’mon Ke$ha Can’t Hold Us Macklemore & Ryan Lewis/Ray Dalton Carry On … Continue reading

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Jitterbug Sunday Night with Rich & Niki

It was a blast to be with Rich & Niki on they’re wedding September 22 at the Highland Park Country Club. We provided the music for both the ceremony & reception. Miked up the minister with a lavalier mic & … Continue reading

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Pool Fun at Royal Melbourne

It was not just Beach Songs, Island Tunes, Reggae & Jimmy Buffett on September 7 for Royal Melbourne Country Club (www.royalmelbourne.net) Member’s Summer Pool Party. It was also a lot of 80’s Rock & Roll along with Current Top 40. … Continue reading

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