This is a picture overview of a ceremony and reception
With my DJ experience many weddings follow this pattern. This is not to say that this is the only possibility but it does give a great template to
start from. I will usally meet with the bride and groom twice, the first encounter is a face-to-face introduction, and the next, usually about two weeks before the wedding to finalize all the details.

The Ceremony

The music at the ceremony is important from the beginning to the end. Background music is good for the seating of your guests. Additional selections can be made for the entrance of the parents, groom, bridesmaids and of course the bride. Music can be played throughout the ceremony up to the exit of the bridal party and the bride and groom.

Grand Entrance

At the beginning of the reception the parent's of the bride and groom, the bridal party
and the bride and groom are announced.

First Dance

Father/Daughter Dance

Mother/Son Dance

The bride and groom are introduced on the dance floor for their first dance as a married couple.
A precious sight is a father dancing with the bride, his daughter.
There is nothing greater than a mother's  love for her son.


Dinner can be buffet style or a sit-down dinner being served to you. While friends and family are enjoying each other and the food, gentle background music helps to create the atmosphere. Converstaions can easily be heard.

The Toast


There are several different toasts at the reception; fathers, best man, maid-of-honor, and friends.
The cake: time for the bride and groom to feed each other the first bite of cake. This can be messy and sweet at the same time.

Bouquet Toss

Guarder Toss

Who is going to be the next to marry? People say whoever catches the bouquet will be the next one down the aisle.
Be careful whoever catches the guarder will be the lucky man to place it on the lady that caught the bouquet.


Open up the dance floor and get the party started! By this time your guests are ready to let loose and dance. During this part of the event many guests will want to request their favorite dance song. Opportunity is given for the bride and groom, as well as others, to dance with their special someone.


The end of the night is a great time for a special newlywed send off. Bubbles, confetti, and sparklers are a perfect touch!