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Rosemary Beach Town Hall Wedding | Jack & Alex

A Rosemary Beach Town Hall wedding is one of the most intimate weddings available on the Emerald Coast. We’ve seen it laid out in just about every type of configuration. However, for Jack And Alex, they used it a bit uniquely. They started with the cocktail hour indoors and then moved everyone outdoors for dinner. After dinner and toasts, they brought everyone back indoors for dancing.

Rosemary Beach Town Hall Wedding

Wedding at Rosemary Beach

The Details:

Venue: The Rosemary Beach Town Hall – Rosemary Beach, FL
Wedding Coordination: It’s A Shore Thing
Cocktail Hour & Reception DJ/MC: Brian B, B-Boy Productions
Floral Design: Florals By The Sea
Catering: Townsend Catering
Photography: Lauren Kinsey

For cocktail hour, we kept the music to standards/jazz. I rarely get those types of crowds so it was nice change! I moved locations to the lawn for the dinner where the music started mellow and then gradually grew in tempo and energy. Guests were signing along and tapping there toes throughout.

Rosemary Beach Weddings

Though this was a very intimate crowd of 60 people, they threw down when it was time to party inside. This venue makes it feel full which was ideal for this wedding. It wasn’t just the young kids partying either. I was actually able to get the father of the bride to do some “fist pumping”. Ha! With the weather nearly perfect, this was one of the prettiest weddings I’ve had all year long. Thanks Jack and Alex for having us!

Rosemary Beach Wedding DJ

Reception Formality Music

  • Grand Entrance (Bridal Party): “Feel So Close” by Calvin Harris
  • Grand Entrance (Bride & Groom): “Marry You” by Bruno Mars
  • First Dance: “La Vie En Rose” by Louis Armstrong
  • Father/Daughter Dance: “My Little Girl” by Tim McGraw
  • Mother/Son Dance: “Forever Young” by Rod Stewart
  • Cake Cut: “Sugar” by Maroon 5
  • Bouquet Toss: “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen
  • Last Song: “Time Of Our Lives” by Pitbull & Ne-Yo

Kelly Green Wedding in Alys Beach | Alexa & Anthony

Kelly Green Wedding: Alys Beach, FL

One of Alys Beach’s more popular spots, Kelly Green is a perfect venue for guest counts of over 100 people. It complements the town of Alys Beach so well. Its well-manicured lawns and semi-hidden location make for a luxurious and private wedding space. This wedding was that and more.

Kelly Green Wedding

Sweetheart table with a wall of candles as a backdrop.

The Details:

Venue: Kelly Green – Alys Beach, FL
Event Planning: The ladies from It’s A Shore Thing
Catering: Townsend Catering
Florals & Design: Florals By The Sea
Entertainment: DJ Brian B, B-Boy Productions, Inc.
Photography: Paul Johnson Photography
Videography: Josh Kidd Films

The groom, Anthony (wearing a blue tux and diamond studded shoes), and the bride, Alexa, were stylish themselves and into the details of every aspect of the wedding. From monogrammed everything to the food to the music list to a theatrical and choreographed grand entrance/first dance, their imprint on the event to was very evident for all to see and made it truly “them”. Music-wise, this crowd was into just about everything. The party, really took off, however, when we delved deep into the hip hop genre.

The most memorable part of the reception took place at the Grand Exit. The groom surprised his beautiful bride with her wedding gift – a murdered out Phantom Rolls Royce. I don’t think the bar can be set much higher gentlemen. Her reaction was priceless. She was so shocked, happy and blown away all at once! It was the perfect ending to an amazing night.

Alys Beach Wedding

Reception Formality Music

  • Grand Entrance: “I’m The Man (Remix)” by 50 Cent feat. Chris Brown
  • First Dance: “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran
  • Father/Daughter Dance: “Watching Over You” by Alter Bridge
  • Mother/Son Dance: “A Song For Mama” by Boyz II Men
  • Cake Cut: “Dreams” by Van Halen
  • Last Song: “This Is What You Came For” by Rihanna

A Destin Emerald Grande Wedding with Erica and Richard

Destin’s Emerald Grande…a great venue for a wedding.

I had been looking forward to Erica and Rich’s Destin Emerald Grande wedding for a long time, and needless to say I was NOT disappointed! From the moment their guests entered the reception ballroom, they were singing and dancing to the music. And speaking of the ballroom, it was decorated gorgeously, according to Rich and Erica’s vision. Partnering with our rental company for up lighting, we were awash in a very gorgeous shade of purple.

Destin Emerald Grande Wedding

Emerald Grande Destination Wedding

Venue: Emerald Grande, Destin, FL
Coordination: Elegant Beginnings
Officiant: Kim Cannon, B-Boy Productions, Inc.
DJ/MC: DJ Dan Davis, B-Boy Productions, Inc.
Lighting Production: B-Boy Rentals & Event Design
Florals & Design: Florals By The Sea
Photography: Michael K Photography

We created a cool Snapchat filter for them to use throughout their event.

Emerald Grand, Destin Florida

Erica’s family requested Chaldean music, a kind of ethnic folk music with Arabic decent, which was a first for me. I had a blast mixing it in with more contemporary dance music. To top it off, Rich & Erica got one of our party packs which consisted of glow wands, beads, and glow glasses for their guests to play with on the dance floor! I was exhausted in the best way possible after all was said and done.

 

Ceremony Music

  • Bridal Party Processional: “Thinking Out Loud” (Violin and Piano Cover) by Daniel Jang
  • Bride Processional: “Beautiful In White” by Westlife
  • Recessional: “Best Thing” by Anthem Lights

Reception Formality Music

  • Grand Entrance (Bridal Party): “Danza Kuduro” by Don Omar
  • Grand Entrance (Bride & Groom): “Cheeleader” by OMI
  • First Dance: “Yours” (Wedding Edition) by Russell Dickerson
  • Father/Daughter Dance: “My Wish” by Rascal Flatts
  • Mother-In-Law/Son Dance: “Never Alone” by Jim Brickman feat. Lady Antebellum
  • Cake Cut: “Sugar” by Maroon 5
  • Bouquet Toss: “Single Ladies” by Beyonce
  • Last Dance: “Bye Bye Bye” by N’Sync

Destin Wedding DJs Brian B & Josh B at Rutherford’s 465 | Lauren & Alex

When I first met Lauren and Alex at the Commons in Destin, FL before they booked us, I just knew that they would be a fun group.  Although laid back, they both had a “cool” factor and I was really looking forward to sharing their day with them and their guests.  They had a vision for what they wanted and being one the few Destin wedding DJs that has seen just about everything, I loved the fresh and creative spin that they were putting on their wedding!

I started following them both on Instagram and was stoked to see that Alex was totally into fly shoes like I am.  Sure enough, he and his groomsmen were sporting some dope kicks at the wedding.  But I digress…

The wedding was great on so many levels.  We worked with some talented professionals – Christine Walker from RSVP Destin, Michael from Michael K Photography, Sally from Florals By The Sea, Heidi from Bake My Day Destin and of course Jackie from the venue, Rutherford’s 465.  A few years back when I was living full-time in Destin, it seemed like I worked with this crew just about every weekend so it was exciting to be reunited with some of the best in that local market again.

As far as our staff goes, we had Eric Partin officiating, Cam Ray playing keys for the ceremony and cocktail hour, and then I got to work the reception with DJ Josh B as the wedding DJs.  The venue, itself, is such a modular space and the couple took full advantage of the multiple levels that it offers.  Sally and her crew did an awesome job with the décor throughout from lounge seating on the deck to sweeping linens from the inside ceiling, etc.

When it came to the dancing, this crowd was ready! The space is so well lit that everything just popped!  Each song seemed to go over perfect and the dance floor filled almost immediately.  In our venue review, we used a ton of photos from this wedding so to not be repetitive; we leave you with this highlight reel we put together.  We wish Alex and Lauren many happy years together!

Wedding Entertainment with DJ Irving G: Henderson Park Inn, Destin FL | Harris Wedding

With the sugar white sand on the beach, the perfectly clear sky and the turquoise water color on full display, it was another awesome spring day on the Emerald Coast of Florida. Our bride and groom, Justin and Hayley Harris, had assembled an all-star supporting cast of vendors to work with us at Henderson Park Inn in Destin, FL. We had Michael K Photography, Florals by the Sea, Cake Destination and Beach Walk Café. There was no doubt that we were primed for an amazing wedding.

As the guests filed down to the beach, you could just feel the excitement. When Justin saw Hayley walk down that aisle, his face lit up with a huge smile. It was such a beautiful ceremony.

Henderson Park Inn Wedding Ceremony

With the ceremony over, the guests transitioned to the lawn for cocktail hour. They enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while listening to the the smooth Caribbean sounds of our steel drummer extraordinaire, Rudy Applewhite. Drinks in hand and the great company of friends, many of whom had not seen one another for a long time, made for the perfect combo as we got ready for a fun-filled reception.

Henderson Park Inn Wedding Decor

Mr. and Mrs. Justin Harris walked into the reception and the crowd went wild. The first dance was a very appropriate choice with it being a beach wedding. They danced to “Kokomo” by the Beach Boys. The happy couple was just lost in the moment.

Henderson Park Inn Wedding First Dance

The music for the dinner hour was a mixture of laid back reggae, some retro throwbacks and a few current selections mixed in. Guests were singing and clapping along to many of the songs. As we got ready to transition into dancing, we picked up the tempo a bit.

Henderson Park Inn Table Decor

Henderson Park Inn Wedding Dinner

Once we segued into open dancing, it became very apparent that the crowd loved that old time rock and roll. Everything from The Beatles to Jerry Lee Lewis, guests couldn’t get enough. From the very first song, guests were out on the floor!

Henderson Park Inn DJ

When the crowd really got down, the white Wayfarer shades came out and the dance floor stayed packed almost the entire night.

Henderson Park Inn Wedding DJ

I even got on the dance floor and led a few dances with Justin, Hayley and their guests.

Henderson Park Inn Wedding DJ BBoy Productions

How did they end this perfect night? With a glow stick tunnel of course. All of their family and friends cheered them on as Justin and Hayley made their way through it. It was a great send-off and completed an awesome reception.

Want to see more? My DJ Assistant for the night, DJ Dan Davis, took some pictures and video and we put together this quick collage. Enjoy!