The Importance of Wedding Details that Aren’t the Dress, Date or Venue

David with Bride and Groom

Planning your dream wedding can often become a nightmare. There are so many things to do and seemingly no time to do them. That stress often leads to too much focus on the standout items, like picking the right gown and booking the perfect venue on the right date. But there are other extremely important […]

How to Match Your Wedding Theme to Your Wedding Music

Outdoor wedding setup

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Perhaps you are ready to get married and you have already set a date but cannot seem to agree on the wedding music. While you might love dancehall music, your spouse might be in love with country music, making it hard for you to choose the right Chicago wedding band. Now that you are getting […]

Why You Need a Live Band for your Wedding

Bride on dance floor

We’ve all been to weddings where the bride or groom’s cousin/friend-of-a-friend does the DJing for their wedding. Sometimes it can be…passable, but it can also be a disaster! They may not take into consideration your song requests. They may play tired and old wedding music (Hokey-Pokey, Chicken Dance, etc.) They may decide your wedding is […]

Why is a Separate Emcee Such an Advantage?

David Rothstein

Every wedding includes a great deal of activities from introductions, to toasts, to all your formal dances. It is important to have all of those activities clearly announced by an experienced emcee. All bands have somebody who does this, what makes David Rothstein Music stand out among other Chicago Wedding Bands, is that even though […]

5 Memorable Ideas for Your Bride and Groom Dance

Bride and groom dance

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. So, music and dancing will play an integral role in creating beautiful memories. The bride and groom dance is the opportunity to show the world who you are as a couple. It can be a nod to shared memories, your family culture, […]

Why Wedding Reception Entertainment Is Important


Everybody wants their special day to be memorable for everyone involved. Read here to learn why wedding reception entertainment is important. You’ve worked hard planning, waited excitedly, and said your vows. Now it’s time for the celebration to start. Your wedding reception should be one big party. Choosing the right wedding reception entertainment will make […]

How to Find The Best Live Band For Your Event

Bride and groom dancing

Make your next event the best one yet with a live Chicago wedding band! We’re sharing what you need to know to find the best live band for your next event here. Considering hiring a live band for a big event, but not sure how to find the best one? A live band can make […]

The 7 Best Mother/Son Dance Songs 2021 (Wedding Bands)

mother and son dancing

7 Best Mother/Son Dance Songs 2021 Feeling a little overwhelmed about your wedding music choices? See our top 7 songs that will make your wedding personalized and emotional when it comes to a Mother/Son dance song. The mother/son dance is one of the sweetest moments during a wedding. Few things are stronger than a mother’s […]

Cringeworthy Father/Daughter Dance Songs

Cringeworthy Father/Daughter Dance Songs

Written by Marc Robisch The father/daughter is one of the sweetest moments of the wedding. The right song won’t leave a dry eye in the house. There are a number of wonderful songs fathers and daughters can dance to at weddings, but it is important to analysis the lyrics before you pick your song. A […]

First Dance Playlist

First dance

Written by Marc Robisch The first dance for a married couple is important because it shows the guests two people coming together as one. It is a moment to share with the person you love most. Whether you are spinning them around in your arms, gently swaying or getting lost in their eyes the first […]

What Makes One Chicago Wedding Band Better Than Another?

Vocalist performing with bride and groom

Let’s face it, you’ve never hired a wedding band before, and planning a wedding in general is a very challenging process. You have to buy a large number of products and services you’ve never bought before, and learn a great deal in a short period of time. Many couples decide on letting price be the […]