We performed for some beautiful weddings the weekend of October 16th, 17th and 18th, 2009.  Here are our recaps!

Kevin and Justin, 10/16/09 - Engineers Club, Baltimore, MD

DJ: Evan Reitmeyer

The setting:  One of our favorite venues, the beautiful and historic Engineers Club in Mt. Vernon in Baltimore.

The first dance: “Be Without You” by Mary J. Blige

The music: An awesome mix of all types of music – the big hits on the dance floor were 70’s disco and 80’s dance!

Outstanding vendors: Asha Hislop and her team from the Engineers Club kept things organized and moving!

Carrie and Alex, 10/17/09 - Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay, Cambridge, MD

DJ: Michael Bell

The setting: The always beautiful Hyatt was bedecked with giant centerpieces of roses, chrysanthemums and eucalyptus, in shades of red and orange.

The first dance: "Lucky" by Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat

The music: Lots of hip hop as requested by the bride, as well as rock, oldies and country.

A funny moment: The bride and groom danced with their children to Rihanna's "Disturbia" before they went off to bed.

Outstanding vendors: The staff of the Hyatt were very accommodating, and florist/coordinator Amy from Monteray Farms did a wonderful job as well.

Gina and Christian, 10/17/09 - Ft. Belvoir Officer’s Club, Ft. Belvoir, VA

DJ: Evan Reitmeyer

The setting: The beautiful Mount Vernon room overlooking the Potomac River.

The first dance: “You Are the Sunshine of My Life” by Stevie Wonder

The music: A great mix of old and new kept the crowd on the dance floor the entire night.  This was a great group and a lot of fun!

An unexpected surprise:  The bride’s sister and maid of honor conspired with me to deliver a jaw-dropping 3-minute song set to the music of “Miss You Much” by Janet Jackson.  It was ridiculously hilarious! 

Emily and Matt, 10/17/09 - Loews Hotel, Annapolis, MD

DJ: Anthony Simpson

The setting:  The beautiful Loews Hotel in downtown Annapolis, with its stunning three-story atrium, provided a very elegant setting.

The first dance: "You and I" by Michael Buble

The music: The guests really enjoyed a high-energy mix of 80s hard rock, current R&B, and a couple of international songs honoring the couple's diverse Lebanese and Greek heritages.

A fun tradition: The bride's family performed a Dabke dance, a traditional Arabic circle dance that was a big hit.

A touching moment: The bride and groom gave a teary-eyed impromptu toast to their guests, during which they recognized their only living grandparent who happened to be in attendance.  The bride also thanked the groom's parents for having their son, which was very touching and warmly received.

Molly and Sergio, 10/17/09 - Chesapeake Bay Beach Club, Stevensville, MD

DJ: Jeff Brown

The setting: The absolutely gorgeous Chesapeake Bay Beach Club with its sweeping bay views.

The first dance: "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley

A fun moment: The bride's sorority sisters requested "Perfect Gentleman" by Wyclef Jean and had a great time dancing together!

A touching tradition: The father of the bride, best man and maid of honor all gave very special toasts, and the groom shared a dance with his mother to a song she sang to him as a child.

Outstanding vendors: Teresa Hunter and everyone at the Beach Club were wonderful hosts, and photographer Heejin Ryu was wonderful to work with as well!

Tara and Christopher, 10/17/09 - 1840s Ballroom, Baltimore, MD

DJ: Soor Kothari

The setting: The eclectic yet elegant ambiance of the 1840s perfectly reflected Baltimore's culture -- the venue also offered a beautiful view of the harbor and cityscape.

The first dance: "Best Days" by Graham Colton

The music: This couple was very into a wide variety of music, including Rat Pack classics, pop, 80s rock and roll, old school hip hop and salsa!

Outstanding vendors: Stasia from the 1840s Ballroom, Diane Maguire and everyone at Simply Elegant Catering and photographer Travis Hill made my job a pleasure!

Melissa and Matthew, 10/18/09 - Grey Rock Mansion, Owings Mills, MD

DJ: Anthony Simpson

The setting: The historic Grey Rock Mansion provided a beautiful indoor backdrop for the ceremony, cocktails and dancing, while guests enjoyed dinner outside in a beautiful tent.

The first dance: "I Will" by The Beatles

A fun fact: The couple met at a party one night, and communicated regularly via email and phone between Boston and Delaware.  They are also huge New York Mets fans!

A special tradition: Dancing started off with a very spirited Hora, followed by a Mezinka tradition in honor of the groom's parents, who had married off their last child.  Guests also enjoyed a polka in honor of the bride's mother.

A fun moment: The best man's toast was very touching and funny, and included a reference to the bride being the groom's "number one draft pick!"

Leah and Adrian, 10/18/09 - Inn at Brookeville Farms, Brookeville, MD

DJ: Evan Reitmeyer

The first dance:  “Question” by the Old 97’s

The music: A stellar mix of classics and current dance, this crowd was awesome – especially for a daytime wedding!

Outstanding vendors: Darcy Long and her staff at the Inn at Brookeville Farms did a great job, and photographer Sandi Foraci was an absolute pleasure to work with!