8 Perfect Wedding Reception Songs

by Azure

I was thumbing through an old InStyle Weddings magazines (yes, I keep every bridal book I've ever read) and stumbled upon the perfect wedding reception playlist from Lindsey Lohan's ex, Samantha Ronson. Since the guests at your wedding will span many generations, it's easy to get stressed about what to play. You want to play your music, but want everyone dancing. You want to incorporate some rap and hip hop (or whatever genre you and your hubby-to-be love), but don't want to offend...

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Pets and Wedding Entertainment: Who Let the Dogs Out?

by Azure

Special to OneWed from Marta of GigMasters.com Any animal lover knows that pets can quickly become a member of your family. With more couples living together and owning pets together before the wedding, and weddings taking a decidedly personal turn, it’s no wonder that a lot of couples are incorporating their furriest family members into the wedding day. Before deciding whether or not to make your pet a part of your wedding day, there are some obvious things to consider, like...

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Top 5 Ways to Incorporate Belly Dancing in Your Wedding Day

by Azure

Special to OneWed from Marta Segal Block of GigMasters.com One of the hot trends for wedding entertainment this year is thinking beyond the band vs. DJ debate to provide not just music to dance to, but an entire entertainment experience. A belly dancer can be a great way to add to your wedding entertainment. The art form is especially appropriate for couples that love to travel, or come from a Middle Eastern heritage. Here are five great ways to incorporate belly dancing into your...

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Get Wedding Guests Dancing to the DJ at Your Reception: 5 Top Tips

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Ben of Create Excitement, New Jersey's Professional DJ Service Throughout your wedding reception there will be open dancing. This is the time when your guests are able to celebrate your reception with you. It is important to make your own mark on your event. However, taking into consideration your guests' likes and dislikes will allow them to feel part of the celebration. Pass along a few of the ideas below to your wedding DJ, and your guests will be boogie'ing...

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Is Burlesque Right for Your Wedding Day Entertainment?

by Azure

Special to OneWed from Marta of GigMasters.com Over at GigMasters we recently looked at this year’s Golden Globe nominations as a predictor of wedding trends to come. One prediction we made is likely to raise a few eyebrows. We see an increase in cabaret and burlesque-themed wedding entertainment coming your way! Burlesque and cabaret have been on the rise for a few years now, but many brides and grooms have a hard time seeing how this might affect their wedding entertainment...

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Destination Wedding Entertainment Tips from GigMasters

by Azure

Special to OneWed from Drew Stoga of Gigmasters.com The most successful destination weddings are usually those that truly embrace the local culture, food and customs of the area. Destination weddings are once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for couples to share a favorite, special place with their closest friends and family. It just so happens that I’m currently planning a destination wedding of my own – in the great city of New Orleans, LA. My fiancée and I fell in love with...

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Wedding Contest from GigMasters: Find the Perfect Wedding Day Entertainment

by Azure

Looking for a great wedding band? GigMasters (THE national database of performers) is so sure that they’ve got the right DJ, band, or entertainer for you that they want to give you a chance to win $500 toward hiring one of their performers. To win, simply contact at least one performer through the GigMasters site and get a free quote. Absolutely no purchase is necessary! Hurry though, the contest ends February 5th! What more details? Check out the complete rules and regs....

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Bubbly Bride: Pool at Your Wedding

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride Before you start pulling out your swimsuit and sunscreen, I am not talking about swimming pools. I want to play around with the idea of bringing in a billiard table for an additional detail to keep your guests talking. If you are looking to add some entertainment for your friends, consider adding a pool table to your reception. I am not suggesting to put this in the middle of your beautifully decorated room, but find a back corner where it won't be in the way for...

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