October Ward Photography via BLoved Weddings The ceremony is over. The toasts are done. Your belly is full and now it's time to hit the dance floor. After you've swooned and spun during your first dance together, it's time to get this party started! But while you ...

Are you stressing about the music at your wedding reception? Because your wedding guests will be both young and old, spanning several eras, music selection can be a stress-inducing wedding planning task. You want your DJ to play music you love and music that'll get your guests out on ...

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 ...

At OneWed we pride ourselves on having a great wedding checklist, so that you can keep track of your little "to dos" before the "I dos." But, even we can't think of everything! That's why we turned to the experts in booking wedding musicians, GigMasters, to give us ...

Special to OneWed from Drew of GigMasters.com The days just before your event can be among the most stressful you’ll ever experience. You’re busy worrying about caterers, the five-day forecast, the potential of your uncle giving one of his famous embarrassing speeches and any number of other ...

One of the difficult things about planning a wedding is that you’re suddenly expected to make good decisions about things you may have never thought about. What’s more, these decisions can be expensive! Choosing the music for your reception is one of the most important decisions you’ll ...

Special to OneWed from The Plunge Yes, here at The Plunge we write for grooms, but this one issue crosses gender lines. Grooms, brides—everyone should focus on the music. It’s a critical variable. It’s more important than the invitations, cake, and even those precious platters of chocolate ...

As your walk down the aisle approaches, you imagine every last detail falling into place. After all, you’ve worked hard to bring endless moving parts into sync and make choices that reflect you and your fiancé’s personalities, interests and love for one another. For this dream day’s ...

HITCHED WITHOUT A GLITCH: WEDDING CEREMONY MUSICAL CUES Specal to OneWed from Marissa Latshaw of GigMasters.com As your walk down the aisle approaches, you imagine every last detail falling into place. After all, you’ve worked hard to bring endless moving parts into sync and make choices that reflect ...

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 ...

About The Man Registry The average wedding guest will tell you that they’re more apt to have a great time at the wedding reception if they see that groom and bride out on the dance floor enjoying themselves. The playlist at the reception can be a huge factor in ...

Special to OneWed by Rick Creel of The Great Imponderables You’re planning your wedding reception. You have most of your vendors (caterer, cake, venue). Now your want to hire a band for your reception, but how much should you expect to pay? The answer: “The world may never know ...

Special to OneWed by Chicago wedding pianist Kathie Nicolet Many brides are overwhelmed by the 2,156 decisions they have to make in planning their wedding ceremonies and receptions. What to choose? Silver or gold table linens? Chicken or salmon? Pink roses or delphiniums? Please allow me to assist you ...

OK, this video goes on a little too long for my tastes, but here is why I absolutely LOVE it anyway: 1) The couple found a way to make it clear from the very beginning of their wedding that the wedding was about them, their feelings, their lives, their style ...

A few months ago I did an article on hiring wedding bands. Becca, the bandleader I interviewed, mentioned that there were some songs that people requested that she preferred to put on an ipod. One of them was Michael Jackson’s Thriller. If someone wants to hear Thriller, they want ...