Entries by Chicago Wedding Blog

Wedding Dress Designers

Wedding Dress Designers You Need To Know The Island Fashionista – Tamara Catz Miosa Couture, Sacramento, CA, 916-443-1301, miosabride.com, $1,600-$10,000 The Green Pioneer –  Deborah Lindquist Deborah Lindquist, North Hollywood, CA, 818-762-7199, deborahlindquist.com, $935-$3,000 The Southern Belle – Suzanne Perron Suzanne Perron, New Orleans, LA, 504-899-6895, suzanneperron.com, $6,000 and up The Embellishment Artiste – Mariana […]

Wedding Reception Timelines

When it comes to planning the timeline of your reception, you may not be sure how to organize your timeline.  “This is my first wedding and I have no idea what to do.” We hear this time and time again. Please remember, hiring “high-end” wedding vendors will make your planning so much easier.  Music By […]

New Band Forms

Dave Grohl, Josh Homme and John Paul Jones of the Foo Fighters, Queens Of The Stone Age and Led Zeppelin respectfully, have come together to form a new band called Them Crooked Vultures. Their debut concert is at Chicago’s Metro August 9th Dave Grohl, Josh Homme and John Paul Jones Form Them Crooked Vultures, Schedule […]

Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa

The lyrics, “Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa” was made famous by the Michael Jackson song “Wanna Be Starting Somehtin”. The story behind these syllables is very interesting. The syllables originated in the Cameroonian language Duala. Duala is spoken in Cameroon’s largest city Douala. The word Makossa is translated as “to […]

Over The Rainbow – IZ

Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World by Israel Kaʻanoʻi Kamakawiwoʻole “Excuse me young man, what is the name of the song that you are playing?” I was asked this question this past weekend and seem to be asked every time I play “Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World” by Israel Kaʻanoʻi Kamakawiwoʻole. It’s a great […]

Customer Feedback

We both thought David was wonderful. He really took care of everything and was never overbearing in the mic. The music selection was great, something for most ages. People were really commenting the next day that they really liked the music and had a great time dancing. The dance floor had a constant stream of […]

The Darkness

We are getting so many requests for this song, we thought a little background may be helpful. Click here to listen the song. The Darkness were a multi-BRIT Award-winning British rock band. Their traditional hard rock style of music was influenced by bands like Queen, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, Mötley Crüe, Guns N’ Roses, Aerosmith, Sparks, […]

Personalize Your Reception

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of DJ’ing a wedding chalked full of personal touches that displayed the bride and groom’s outgoing, fun-loving personalities. My Thoughts…When planning your wedding, do not worry about what other people expect or what is conventional. Don’t be afraid to add a little flair to your special day. For […]