Category Archives: Suggestions

How many Songs per Hour?

We get this question a lot, that is how many songs will be played per hour during our event? We use to have clients who would pick upwards of 200 songs, of which well over half could never be played … Continue reading

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Why do playing musical sets = a packed dance floor?

Putting together sets of tunes will keep guests on the dance floor! Keep the momentum, energy and continuity going. Those dancing to a particular song will continue to dance if similar music is played. It’s worth their effort to get … Continue reading

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11 Reception Suggestions

11 RECEPTION SUGGESTIONS Over the years we have gleaned some practical ideas on musical performance which we would like to share with you which will help create a great reception. A Summary of our previous thoughts. 1) Don’t put the … Continue reading

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When Picking out Music – Suggestion

Keep your guests in mind. When choosing your music remember to pick both your “personal favorites” and music your guests will dance to. This will help make your reception special, fun & memorable. Sometimes your favorites will be similar to … Continue reading

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Keep The Doors Closed – Suggestion

Keep the doors closed as much as possible. Having them open invites people outside the main room & allows more light into the room. You want to keep your guests focus in the reception room for as long as possible.

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Don’t Cram Your Entertainment – Suggestion

Don’t cram your entertainment out of the way in a remote corner of the room, your entertainment should be seen. Entertainment should not be viewed as just some sideshow. While the focus of attention should be on you and your … Continue reading

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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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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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Bars in the Main Dance Room – Suggestion

If you have a choice, have the bars in the main dance room, preferably closer to the dance floor, but the floor shouldn’t be in the way of the lines to the bar. If a bar is located outside the … Continue reading

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Playing Sets of Music – Suggestion

Realize the importance of playing sets of music. When guests come out to dance to a certain type of music they are likely to stay out there for similar songs with a similar beat. Let’s not clear the dance floor … Continue reading

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