Past DJ Events

Palazzo Del Sol Beach House | Destin Wedding

Niki and Martin’s Destin wedding was by far my (DJ Josh Weck) favorite wedding to DJ this year! It didn’t hurt that it took place at my favorite beach house venue, the Palazzo Del Sol, located in Destin, FL. The wedding ceremony was held underneath a tent in the backyard, which was fortunate because it was a rather windy day. The musical accompaniment was a violin, played by a friend of the family, Carol.

Palazzo Del Sol Destin Wedding

 

Palazzo Del Sol Wedding

Once the ceremony ended, the guests transitioned to the front of Palazzo del Sol for lawn games and drinks. The staff hastily flipped what was the ceremony space and turned it into where the reception was held.

Destin Wedding Lawn Games

Venue: Palazzo Del Sol, Destin, FL
Wedding Coordination: Christen Cowgill, B-Boy Productions
Wedding Design, Rentals & Floral: B-Boy Rentals & Event Design
Headliner DJ/MC: DJ Josh Weck, B-Boy Productions
Cake: Jennifer Murphy Cakes
Photography: Gwyne Gray Photography

My favorite part of a wedding reception is the toasts. This particular event, the groom bestowed the honor of best man on his father, which could leave him in a precarious position considering his father’s undoubted treasure trove of embarrassing stories. But, as most toasts end up, it was very heartfelt, very touching, and full of love: the recipe that makes up a great toast. Now that those formalities were taken care of, it was time to dance!

Palazzo Del Sol Wedding

Destin Wedding DJ

 

Palazzo Del Sol Destin

Reception Formality Music

    • Grand Entrance (Wedding Party): “24K Magic” by Bruno Mars
    • Grand Entrance (Bride/Groom): “Hooked On A Feeling” by Blue Suede
    • First Dance: “L-O-V-E” by Nat King Cole
    • Father/Daughter Dance: “I Loved Her First” by Heartland
    • Mother/Son Dance: “Here Comes The Sun” by The Beatles
    • Cake Cut: “Can’t Help Myself” by The Four Tops
    • Bouquet Toss: “Man! I Feel Like a Woman” by Shania Twain
    • Garter Removal/Toss: “Hot in Herre” by Nelly
    • Last Dance: “The Time of My Life” (Dance Remix) by Bill Medley & Jen Warnes

Niki had very specific songs for both of the dance sets. Usually, I get a bit nervous when the night is overly formatted. But, the songs she picked were GREAT selections and the guests loved them as well. The night was truly Niki and Martin’s. The dance floor filled immediately for the Anniversary Countdown and stayed packed the entire time there was open dancing. Here’s to the Geil’s! May they enjoy many happy years together.

Destin Beach House Wedding

Wedding at Manhattan Penthouse on Fifth Avenue | Kristen and Doug

So when you hear “wedding at Manhattan penthouse” most people think of a private residence. Though we’ve done those type before, the Manhattan Penthouse on Fifth Avenue is an actual event space in the heart of Union Square at 5th Avenue and 14th Street. It’s on the 17th floor and has one of the best views in the area.

Wedding at Manhattan Penthouse on Fifth Avenue

The space itself is very modular and is perfect for the entire wedding – ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. They do a “flip” of the ceremony/reception space while guests are ushered to a separate room on the same floor for cocktail hour. The cocktail hour room is great because it has an in-house sound system built in. The staff at the venue are some of the best in the business. Monica and Glenn do so such a fantastic job of taking care of their clients.

Wedding at Manhattan Penthouse on Fifth Avenue

Venue: Manhattan Penthouse on Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
Florist: FlorEsta
Ceremony Music: B-Boy Productions
Headliner DJ/MC: DJ Brian B, B-Boy Productions
Photography: Mark Sperry with Trent Bailey Studios
Videography: Harry Terjanian

Kristen’s family is from Wisconsin and she works in fashion. Doug’s family is from Irvine, CA and he works in the culinary industry. They both met in NYC. Their wedding was an intimate affair with a guest count of about 50 people. Though we had a Grand Entrance planned, Doug came up to me and decided to call an audible and make it a little more relaxed and organic so we struck the Grand Entrance all together. This was a great call by him and I’m so glad we did it that way. The venue did the catering and it was so good! During dinner, I keyed in on the bride’s suggestion of playing some Radiohead (specifically from the In Rainbows album). This was a surprise to Doug and he was so moved by hearing one of his favorite albums.

Reception Formality Music

    • First Dance: “Luna” by Smashing Pumpkins Lewis
    • Father/Daughter Dance: “A Song for My Daughter” by Ray Allaire
    • Cake Cut: “Sugar” by Maroon 5
    • Bouquet Toss: “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen
    • Garter Removal/Toss: “The Man” by Aloe Blacc
    • Last Dance: “This Must Be The Place” by Talking Heads
    • NYC Wedding DJOnce the dance floor opened, it took a bit to get everyone out there (which tends to happen with small guest counts). That said, once they all had a little liquid courage in them, the dance floor was packed the rest of the night. We wish the newlyweds nothing but many years of marital bliss.

      NYC Wedding DJ

High School Prom DJ, DJ Charles: Crestview High 2017

It’s crazy to think but we’ve been working with Crestview High School for 9 years now.  When B-Boy Productions, Inc decided to add High School Prom DJ services to our repertoire in the Florida Panhandle, they were our very first one. This year’s Prom 2017 dance was held at the Destin Community Center. We had our resident school dance DJ, Charles, there to rock it out while our sister company, B-Boy Rentals and Event Design, handled the lighting. The dance floor immediately filled once “Passionfruit” was played early on. One other big notable track of the night was “Peek A Boo” by Lil Yachty. For the complete playlist, see below.

Crestview High School Prom 2017

 

DJ Charles’ 2017 Crestview Prom Playlist

Gooey – Glass Animals
Black & Gold – K Gates
Troubled Love – Mullally
Location – Khalid
Molly – Tyga feat. Wiz Khalifa & Mally Mall
Ride (Thieves Remix) – Twenty One Pilots
Side To Side – Ariana Grande feat. Nicki Minaj
(Hot Sh*t) Country Grammar – Nelly
Shining – DJ Khaled feat. Beyonce & Jay Z
Passionfruit [DJ Valid Remix Clean] – Drake
Like I Would [Oliver Nelson Remix Short Edit] – ZAYN
Cake By The Ocean [House Edit Clean] – DNCE
The Anthem – Pitbull feat. Lil Jon
Cupid Shuffle – Cupid
GDFR (Goin’ Down For Real) – FloRida feat. Sage The Gemini
Beyonce Gets Humble [Formation Blend] – Beyonce vs Kendrick Lamar
Flex [HMC ‘OOOUUU’ Edit Clean] – Rich Homie Quan vs Young M.A.
Snap Ya Fingers – Lil Jon
Crank That vs Watch Me – Soulja Boy vs Silento
Collard Greens – Schoolboy Q feat. Kendrick Lamar
Birthday Cake [Remix] – Rihanna feat. Chris Brown
Bounce Back – Big Sean
Gold Digger – Kanye West feat. Jamie Foxx
Starboy – The Weeknd feat. Daft Punk
Controlla – Drake feat. Popcaan

****Beauty And The Beast (Clean)**** (Prom King/Queen Dance)

M.A.A.D. City (Eprom Remix) (Vanilla Cup Trap Bootleg) – Kendrick Lamar
Broccoli [Joe Maz Remix Clean] – D.R.A.M. feat. Lil Yachty
Goosebumps [Deville No Drop Bootleg Redux Clean] – Travis Scott & 4B
Hit The Quan [Zookeper Remix] – iLoveMemphis fka iHeartMemphis
Wobble – VIC
Gasolina [Remix] – Daddy Yankee
Crazy In Love [Groove Dealers Twerk Remix] – Beyonce & Jay-Z
Bring Em Out – T.I. feat. Jay-Z
London Bridge [Neighborhood Watch Vs TWRK Max Meth Edit] – Fergie
Yeah – Usher feat. Lil Jon & Ludacris
24K Magic [All Gold Everything Hype Intro Clean] – Bruno Mars vs Trinidad James
Let Me Clear My Throat (Remix) – DJ Kool
No Diggity [Moombahton Remix Siren Acapella Out Short Edit]
All Night [BB & Pat C Throwback DJ Intro Clean] – Chance The Rapper feat. Knox Forture vs Lionel Richie
Low – FloRida feat. T-Pain
Peek A Boo – Lil Yachty feat. Migos
Caroline [Audio1 Uptempo Bass Mix Clean] – Amine
Bad & Boujee Into New Level [BB Edit] – Migos vs ASAP Ferg
No Problem (Radio Edit) – Chance The Rapper feat. 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne
No Hands – Waka feat. Roscoe Dash And Wale
Whoomp! (There It Is) – Tall Boys vs TRP Acap Intro
Hotel Room Service – Pitbull
iSpy [HMC ‘Crankdat’ Trap Bootleg] – Kyle vs Crankdat
That’s What I Like [Cabuizee Remix] – Bruno Mars
Sugar (Instrumental) – Maroon 5
Perfect – One Direction
I’m the One [DJ Intro Clean] – DJ Khaled feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Lil Wayne
XO Tour – Llif3 Lil Uzi Vert
Mask Off [DJ Scene Flash Funk Bootleg Clean] – Future
Party [JD Live Party Flip Clean] – Waka Flocka vs Chris Brown, Gucci Mane & Usher
Hotline Bling into Mercy – Drake vs Kanye West
Pop That – French Montana feat. Rick Ross, Drake & Lil Wayne
My Boo (Tom Budin Remix) – Ghost Town DJs
Lose Control – Missy Elliott feat. Ciara
Good Vibrations [DJSkillzMusic Acapella Intro Edit] – Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch
Wop – J. Dash
Express Yourself – Diplo feat. Nicky Da B
Here Comes The Hotstepper – Kid Cut Up Drop That Kitty Bootleg
Back That Azz Up [Fraze Remix Clean] – Juvenile
Ayy Ladies [Fraze Remix] – Travis Porter
Party Up [Twerk Remix] – DMX
Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air – TV Theme
Tunnel Vision – Kodak Black
Good Life vs In Da Club vs We Fly High [Mashup XXX]
Ante Up – MOP feat Busta Rhymes
Fckin’ Problems (Clean) – A$AP Rocky feat. Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar
Dessert – Dawin feat. Silento
The Night We Met – Lord Huron
Don’t Stop Believing vs Wild Thing – Journey vs Tone Loc
XO [Single Edit] – Beyonce

Baker FL Wedding DJ Brian B | Chelsea and Jesse

When you think of a wedding on the Emerald Coast, a Baker FL wedding probably isn’t one of the first things that comes to mind. But it should. I was honored to be the Baker FL Wedding DJ of choice at Camp Retreat, an amazing venue that features a barn which can fit upwards of 200-300 people. This came in useful since we had over 250+ folks in attendance. Chelsea is the cousin of one of our sales associates and wedding directors, Christen Cowgill, which made the event all the more fun and personal.

Baker FL Wedding DJ

Venue: Camp Retreat, Baker, FL
Ceremony Music: B-Boy Productions
Ceremony Design & Floral: Sheer Elegance Beach Weddings and More
Officiant: Graeme Cowgill
Headliner DJ/MC: DJ Brian B, B-Boy Productions
Photography: Gwyne Gray Photography
Videography: Marion Meggers
Catering: Beth Brant
Cake: Publix Bakery

Florida Barn Wedding Ceremony

 

The ceremony location was a small walking jaunt from the barn and overlooked a lake that created a stunning look!  They handmade the arbor and brought in old school pews to complete the setting. The weather was perfect — not too hot, not too cold and more importantly VERY LOW humidity. Graeme officiated and knocked it out of the park. Musically, the ceremony choices were eclectic. We used some Bethel Instrumental selections from the album “Without Words” for prelude and family/wedding party entrances. The bride came down the aisle to “A Thousand Years” (Piano Guys version) and the wedding party exited to “Can’t Stop The Feeling” by Justin Timberlake. How about these doors?

Wedding Ceremony Barn Door Decor

Chelsea (the bride) and I had some great discussions about her and Jesse’s (the groom) vision for their reception. They literally gave me the reigns with one directive, “play amazing music”. That was it.  While I am honored with their trust, it always is a bit daunting at a wedding because of the diverse cultures and age ranges not to mention other “day of” factors – family dynamics, weather, etc. From the time the reception started, it was on! The crowd was seriously ready to throw down. I took one look at Chelsea jamming out during dinner and I knew I was on the right track.

Barn Wedding DJ

 

Once the dancing started, tit packed out pretty quickly!  I could’ve played the Hokey Pokey and it would’ve gone off (disclaimer: I would never play that song – ha). It was all over the map musically (in one stretch I went from Led Zeplin to Luke Bryan to Mo Money Mo Problems) and the crowd ate every song up.

Emerald Coast Wedding DJ

 

Barn Wedding DJ Brian B

Reception Formality Music

    • Grand Entrance (Wedding Party): “Uptown Funk” by Bruno Mars
    • Grand Entrance (Bride/Groom): “My Best Friend” by Tim McGraw
    • First Dance: “Heaven On Earth” by Lunchmoney Lewis
    • Father/Daughter Dance: “I Loved Her First” by Heartland
    • Mother/Son Dance: “Simple Man” by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • Cake Cut: “Sugar” by Trick Daddy
    • Bouquet Toss: “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” by Cyndi Lauper
    • Garter Removal/Toss: “Some Kind of Wonderful” by Grandfunk Railroad
    • Last Dance: “Closing Time” by Semisonic

At the end of the night, we did a grand exit with sparklers. By far, one of my favorite weddings in 2017! Congrats Chelsea and Jesse.  Thanks for having me!

Sparkler Grand Exit

Wedding at Bud and Alley’s, Seaside with DJ Dan Davis

Brenna and Alexis’ (his name is French, pronounced Alex-see) wedding at Bud and Alley’s, Seaside, FL was an absolute blast and couldn’t have happened on a more perfect Spring day! With both families coming from Alabama and France, there was an awesome mix of cultural heritage and style.

Seaside FL Wedding

Venue: Bud and Alley’s, Seaside, FL
Coordinator: Kathryn with Bud and Alley’s
Ceremony Musician: Jim Armstrong
Officiant: Robert McArthur
Headliner DJ/MC: DJ Dan Davis, B-Boy Productions
Photography: Deanie, Mad Love Photography
Ceremony Decor & Design: Ceremony Design Company
Floral: Suppossey via Ceremony Design Company
Cakes & Macaroon: Sweet for Sirten

Wedding at Bud and Alley's, Seaside

One of the most memorable moments was when one of Brenna’s friends, Mary-Claire, gave a special acapella vocal performance.  She is a trained opera singer which was a wonderful touch to the already elegant evening. After the sun went down, the party turned up, and the crowd danced until the witching hour!

 

Reception Formality Music

    • Grand Entrance (Wedding Party): “Uptown Funk” by Bruno Mars
    • Grand Entrance (Bride/Groom): “The Way You Make Me Feel” by Michael Jackson
    • First Dance: “You Are The Best Thing” by Ray LaMontagne
    • Father/Daughter Dance: “I Hope You Dance” by Lee Ann Womack
    • Mother/Son Dance: “What A Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong
    • Cake Cut: “I’m Yours” by Jason Mraz
    • Bouquet Toss: “Somebody To Love” by Queen
    • Last Dance: “Don’t Stop Believin” by Journey

Depending on how my creative planning appointment goes with my clients, I may suggest a somewhat unique ending to the night instead of just playing a last dance song. Brenna and Alexis loved it when I pitched them the idea. Here’s how it went down: I put the bride and groom at the center of the dance floor and had the wedding party, family and friends form a circle around them. I always look to include guests that have not been on the floor all night, assuring them I’m not going to make them do anything embarrassing or cheesy. I told everyone to look to their left, then look to their right, and explained that today there are two families becoming one (which is why we were in one circle with the bride and groom in the center). I asked everybody to link hands, arms, shoulders, whatever. I then asked them two questions: If you could say anything to the bride and groom right now, would you tell them that you love them? (Yes!) Would you tell them you are excited for them to take the first steps of the rest of their lives together? (Yes!) By that time, I had already maneuvered myself back behind the decks and said, “Well, if those answers are true, I am willing to bet that there is one other thing you’d like to tell them,” and I immediately hit play on “Don’t Stop Believin’” by Journey. The crowd always goes nuts when that happens (and this crowd was no exception). I asked them to sing along. When the end of the song came up, right before “Don’t stop believing / hold on to that feeling,” I prompted everyone that I wanted a big finale, that I wanted everyone to hear them back home where they came from singing, then prompted a cheer for the bride and groom at the end.  For this crowd, it was a perfect way to end the night.

 

Bud and Alley's Wedding

Emerald Coast Top Salon 2017 Fashion Event | #bboygivesback

We’ve been involved with the Emerald Coast Top Salon event since its inception back in 2011. I (Brian B), personally, feel honored to have DJ’d 3 out of the 6 events (including the last 2 consecutive years). It’s a unique event in that they select a handful of local salons to participate and “battle” one another. Each salon has a charity they are supporting. The Emerald Coast Top Salon 2017 battle is fairly simple: Take one person (of the salon’s choosing) and do a complete make-up (hair, make-up, clothing, etc.). The winning salon’s charity is awarded a substantial cash donation.

The 2017 event was held at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa in the Emerald Ballroom on April 7, 2017. Over 600 people were in attendance to see 14 salons battle it out and see their models walk the runway. Pure and Couture Salon won “Fan Favorite”, Southern Roots Salon and Spa won the “Judges’ Pick award” and the grand prize, the 2017 “Top Salon” was Avantgarde Salon Spa. This was Avantgarde 4th time winning the event and 2nd consecutive win. Their benefiting charity was Others of Destin, Inc.

Emerald Coast Top Salon 2017

Runway tracks were as follows:

  • Volume One Salon: “Get Me Bodied” by Beyonce
  • Traveling Chic: “Confident” by Demi Lovato
  • The Posh Daisy Salon Spa: “Live Like You Are Loved” by Hawk Nelson
  • The Kat House Hair Studio: “Pound The Alarm” by Nicki Minaj
  • The Cutting Room Salon and Spa: “Vivrant Thing” by Q-Tip
  • Spa Lala Day Spa and Salon: “Layla” by Eric Clapton
  • Southern Roots Salon and Spa: “American Woman” by The Guess Who
  • Serenity by the Sea Spa: “Me Too” by Meghan Trainor
  • Pure & Couture Salon: “Something Just Like This (Vanity X Kevin Peels Remix)” – The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
  • project:STYLE salon: “U Got the Look” by Prince
  • Lux Solis Aveda Salon & Spa: “Girl On Fire” by Alicia Keys
  • La Renaissance Salon: “Can’t Stop The Feeling” by Justin Timberlake
  • Avantgarde Salon Spa: “24K” by Bruno Mars
  • As You Like It Salon and Spa: “Finally (Roman Hunter Remix)” by CeCe Peniston

DJ Brian B spun the pre-event music setting a high-energy tone with an open format.  There were 4 intermissions between the 14 salons that became “booty breaks” with attendees jumping on to the catwalk and dancing it up.

This was by far the most successful showcase in this event’s six year history.  Looking forward to including this event in our 2018 #bboygivesback plans.

Spring Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Wedding Entertainment | DJ Brian B

We Love Providing Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Wedding Entertainment…especially for great couples.

This past weekend we were back at one of our favorite venues for a Spring Wedding – Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort for Cindy and Chris’ wedding. When you’re providing Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Wedding entertainment and handling the activities for such a great couple, you want to be sure everything is top notch.

I (Brian B) feel like I have known Cindy forever. We probably chatted at least once a month from the time she booked with us up until the wedding day. I love those types of clients. They actually were already married (Chris is in the military) so this celebration was for family and friends.

Cindy had the complete B-Boy experience. Beyond what Sandestin provides, we covered everything else except for floral and photography. You can’t put a price on having our entire team there. The chemistry with our crew working together is umatched.

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Wedding Entertainment

 

Sandestin Photo Booth

Venue: Sandestin Beach and Golf Resort, Sandestin, FL
Ceremony Music: B-Boy Productions
Officiant: Eric Partin, B-Boy Productions
Headliner DJ/MC: DJ Brian B, B-Boy Productions
Photography: Melissa Wilson Photography
Photo Booth: B-Boy Photobooths
Floral: It’s a Perfect Day
Cake: Bake My Day

When we started the planning process, the collaboration with Cindy and Chris was effortless. They wanted to do as many unique things that we could come up with so we did a LOT of them – from bride and groom trivia, to the anniversary countdown, to the garter switch to a celebrity sighting and grand exit!

Reception Formality Music

    • Grand Entrance (Wedding Party): “24K Magic (Instrumental)” by Bruno Mars
    • Grand Entrance (Bride/Groom): “I’m All Yours” by Jay Sean feat. Pitbull
    • First Dance: “I Get To Love You” by Ruelle
    • Father/Daughter Dance: “I Loved Her First” by Heartland
    • Mother/Son Dance: “A Song For Mama” by Boyz II Men
    • Cake Cut: “Sugar” by Maroon 5
    • Bouquet Toss: “Milkshake” by Kelis
    • Garter Removal: “Candy Shop” by 50 Cent
    • Garter Toss: “Big Pimpin” by Jay-Z
    • Celebrity Sighting: “Tearin’ Up My Heart” by N’Sync

 

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Wedding Entertainment

Palate & Palette | #BBOYGIVESBACK

Our #bboygivesback has kicked off with a flurry in 2017 and shows no signs of slowing down. We had an opportunity to once again work with Shelter House – this time for their Palate and Palette Event which took place at the Tack Room at Arnett’s Gulfside Ranch in Santa Rosa Beach. It included a five course dinner along with a live painting during the event. The musical soundtrack for the evening was live mixed by our own DJ Charles.

Palate & Palette Shelter House

The featured chefs were Nikhil Abuvala of Roux 30A, Tim Creehan of Cuvee 30A and Destin Ice Market 30A, John Engle of The Gulf Okaloosa Island, Jack McGuckin of Bijoux and Dan Pettis of Fuel Restaurant and One20: A Modern Bistro. Each of them contributed one course to the meal. Krutz Family Cellars of Sonoma County, California paired each course with wines.

The featured artist, Jon Moody, is based out of New Orleans and his work has been seen on the hit television show “Empire” as well as recognized by the White House. He created a piece of art during the dinner which then was auctioned off following the dinner by Chris Camp of Luxury Estates Auction Company. The winning bid was for $4,500. This inaugural signature event brought in just short of $18,000.

Musically, DJ Charles stuck with an urban chic city vibe. The playlist included songs like “Cherry Wine” by Nas & Amy Winehouse and selections from a few different albums: “Bright Moments” from Flamingosis and “Chasing The Golden Hour” from GRiZ. DJ Charles commented, “This wasn’t a dancing event but the music was crucial to its success. I went with a very groovy cocktail music style to start and would switch things up from course to course to keep the vibe fun, upbeat, and people wondering what was coming next.”

DJ Charles Shelter House

Jon Moody Palate and Palette

Giving Back Initiative | Fun at Shelter House’s Brunch and Bowl

As part of B-Boy Productions’ #bboygivesback initiative, we are partnering with Shelter House, a domestic and sexual violence center, for many events in 2017. Our first Giving Back Initiative event of the year with them was their inaugural “Brunch and Bowl” event held this past January. This particular event raised more than $6,000. DJ Shawn Frady spun music for this event as those who attended enjoyed a fabulous brunch, unlimited bowling, a silent auction and of course, amazing music! It was held at Uncle Buck’s Fish Bowl and Grill located at the Destin Commons in Destin, FL.

The bowling was a fun-filled competition featuring some of law enforcement’s finest from the Walton County Sheriff’s Office and the OCSO Sheriff’s office as well as Century 21 Blue Marlin, ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Paul Hughes Family Foundation, Wine and Wenches, Vieno Investments Agency (VI-A), Wesley McGrail & Wesley and RLI.

DJ for the event and General Manager of B-Boy Florida’s Division, Shawn Frady, commented, “A hearty brunch, bowling, music and raising money for a fantastic non-profit organization. I’d say that’s a great way to spend a Saturday morning.”

Giving Back Initiative

Brunch and Bowl Shelter House

Destination Wedding DJ Heidi Jade at Hilton Sandestin

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DJ Heidi Jade

Today we are highlighting Destination Wedding DJ Heidi Jade who recently was our headlining entertainer at the destination wedding of Grace and Danyel. The ceremony and reception took place at the Hilton Sandestin in Destin, FL. When asked what their ideal DJ looked like, their reply was “carefree and fun.” We then had them describe their ultimate wedding reception to which they said “party of a lifetime”.

Assigning their wedding DJ was a no-brainer. We knew Heidi would fit the bill perfectly for this wedding. Her easy-going demeanor and impressive mixing skills would be sure to amaze not only the bride and groom but their 65 guests in attendance as well. We utilized one of our DJ assistants so it would be easy for Heidi to coordinate and get out from behind the decks and into the middle of the deck for the Grand Entrance announcements.

One of the best parts of a destination wedding is that you have your closest family and friends in attendance. This usually means they have no problem letting loose and having a good time. Grace rated her crowd as a 9 on a scale of 1-10 (10 being complete party animals). The love that these guests had for the bride and groom could be felt immediately and they lived up to the party rating.

From the moment the open dancing started, Grace set the tone and danced the entire evening. Her guests followed suit and the party was officially on! With some of their guests coming from New Orleans, Zydeco and Cajun music were on the request list as well as some of the popular line dances like “Cupid Shuffle” and “The Wobble”. These were the formality song choices:

  • Grand Entrance (Bridal Party): “I Gotta Feelin” by Black Eyed Peas
  • Grand Entrance (Bride/Groom): “Everything” by Michael Bublé
  • First Dance: “1000 Years” (Christina Perri Cover) by Boyce Avenue
  • Father/Daughter Dance: “Butterfly Kisses” by Bob Carlisle
  • Mother/Son Dance: “What A Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong
  • Cake Cut: “How Sweet It is” by James Taylor

Check out this highlight reel of Heidi that we put together from the wedding below.

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