Sophisticated First Dance

First Dance

It’s your wedding day and all eyes are on you and your partner on the Dance Floor. There is no better stage than this to show your excitement to be married than having a more sophisticated dance together. It will not only entertain your guests it can be a bonding experience for you and your partner.

Here are some song suggestions for Dancing Like the Stars:

 

First Dance Foxtrot Songs
It Had to Be You (Harry Connick Jr.)
Mango Tree (Zac Brown Band, featuring Sara Bareilles)
Such Great Heights (Iron & Wine)
The Rose (Westlife)
What a Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong)
First Dance Rumba Songs
All of Me (John Legend & Lindsey Stirling)
Dance With Me (Johnny Reid)
Rest of My Life (Bruno Mars)
The Book of Love (Peter Gabriel)
Thinking Out Loud (Ed Sheeran)
First Dance Slow Waltz Songs
Amore E Musica (Russell Watson)
Cherie, I Love You (Nat King Cole)
Come Away with Me (Norah Jones)
I Will Love You (Richard Chamberlain)
Kissing You from Romeo & Juliet (Des’ree)
First Dance Cha Cha Songs
Get Lucky (Daft Punk)
Happy (Pharrell Williams)
Nobody (Wonder Girls)
Save the Last Dance for Me (Michael Buble)
Sway (Michael Buble)

For those couples looking to impress on their guests with some real dance moves on their wedding night… Contact a Local Dance Studio near you to start yours steps.

Not only can the songs be danced as a single Dance style, but those seeking to showcase their fun personalities can also use multiple songs in a “Mash-Up” of dance styles that will surprise and delight family and friends.

16 Questions To Ask Your Wedding DJ

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We found this article online that asked many of the questions we suggest our customers to ask prospective djs. These question can help you to understand the level of professionalism and how easy the DJ will be to work with. Please see if you agree with these questions, and leave a comment below if would change anything on this list.

Here are 16 questions you might want to keep in mind when interviewing your wedding DJ:  (Source: Brideways.com)

  1. How long have you been a DJ (click here – for New York DJs) and how many weddings have you done?
  2. Will you have multiple gigs on my wedding day?
  3. What makes you different from your competitors?
  4. Have you played at the reception site already?
  5. Will you serve as an emcee during the reception?
  6. Can I provide you with list of “Do Not Play” songs?
  7. Do you take requests from guests?
  8. How often do you take breaks?
  9. Do you bring all of your own sound, wiring and lighting equipment?
  10. What will you wear at the wedding?
  11. Do you have any references?
  12. Are you insured?
  13. What is the back up plan if you are ill or there is an emergency on my wedding day?
  14. What is the deposit required to reserve you for my wedding date?
  15. When is the final balance due?
  16. What is your cancellation policy?

Being informed and having good communication with your wedding dj (click here for our national DJ services) ahead of time can save you a lot of headaches and worries.  We would love to hear from you.

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Real DJs: Most Requested Party Songs

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The variety of music requests a mobile gets its unreal. From old to new from country to Dance, our djs get asked to play everything.

The Summer of 2016 has been a fun year for making a mix for the dance floor.

Here are some of the top 5’s from a recent Billboard article online.

DJ Blair, Nashville Party Authority
50 Cent, The Clash, and Louis Armstrong make strange bedfellows in this eclectic grab-bag of sounds.

50 Cent, “In Da Club”
The Clash, “Should I Stay or Should I Go”
Louis Armstrong, “La Vie en rose”
Taylor Swift, “Shake It Off”
Elton John, “Tiny Dancer”

Jimmy Harris, DeepBlu Entertainment
’80’s classics and viral hits “Watch Me” and “Hit the Quan” are the standouts from the Nashville wedding DJ’s most requested tracks.

iHeartMemphis, “Hit The Quan”
Cyndi Lauper, “Girls Just Want to Have Fun”
The B-52s, “Love Shack”
Silento, “Watch Me”
Queen, “Another One Bites the Dust”

DJ Mike Walsh, Amp’d Entertainment

The Atlanta spinner specializes in mash-ups that throw seemingly divergent songs into a sonic blender for dancefloor-filling results.

50 Cent vs. Bee Gees, “Stayin’ Alive In da Club”
Taylor Swift vs. Nelly, “Shake Off The Country”
Pharrell Williams vs. Little Richard, “Happy Tutti Frutti (DJ Palermo Mashup)”
OutKast vs, Lynyrd Skynyrd, “Sweet Home Atlanta”
Taylor Swift vs. Notorious B.I.G., “B.I.G. Blood (DJ Bigg H’s Maniac Mix)”

Chad Oates, The TC Show

Stars of eras past dominate the most requested songs on Oates’ list.

Neil Diamond, “Sweet Caroline”
Bob Seger, “Old Time Rock & Roll”
Elvis Presley, “Can’t Help Falling In Love”
Marvin Gaye, “Let’s Get It On”
Ben E. King, “Stand By Me”

DJ Joel Rabe, Lethal Rhythms
Rabe’s most requested songs veer away from typical fist-pumpers and straight into touching love song territory.

John Legend, “All of Me”
Etta James, “At Last”
Ray LaMontagne, “You Are the Best Thing”
Adele, “Make You Feel My Love”
Eric Clapton, “Wonderful Tonight”

Billboard reached out to 37 top wedding DJs across 13 American cities, from the Deep South to Cali, to find the country’s most requested wedding party songs.

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