6 Mistakes To Avoid When Choosing Wedding Vendors

Unhappy bride

Planning a wedding requires a lot of decision-making, especially when hiring wedding vendors. Since suppliers play a crucial role in creating your dream wedding, knowing the most common mistakes to avoid when choosing wedding vendors can save you from any wedding horror stories. Pushing through with bookings without meetings, reading contracts, asking for samples, and […]

How to Include Music for Your Micro-Wedding

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  Because of COVID-19, weddings have now changed from 250 guests to 10-50 guests. Along with your gut count, many other aspects have been affected, including music. As you know from attending many of your friends’ weddings in years past, music is one of the most important aspects of any wedding. Just because you’re doing […]

What Will Your Guests Talk About Most On Sunday Morning?

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Is it your delicious coconut shrimp appetizers? The quality of the envelopes on your invitations? Or, how much fun they had at your wedding? If they talk about anything other than how much fun they had, your wedding wasn’t that great after all. While there are many Chicago wedding bands to choose from, it is […]

Why Cheaper is Much More Expensive

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When it comes to planning your wedding, you are faced with having to pay for many services and products that you’ve never bought before. While it might seem initially like hiring the cheapest vendors is the way to go, since you’re saving lots of money, but investing in the best vendors is by far a […]

How to Get a Packed Dance Floor

The Experts at Packing Your Dance Floor

Brides and grooms always say that one of the most important things to have for their wedding is to a packed dance floor with all of their guests dancing. Of course, it all begins with hiring a versatile, experienced, high-energy Chicago wedding band like David Rothstein Music. From our band’s extensive library, you will have […]

Chicago Wedding Band vs. Chicago Wedding Music Company

Chicago Wedding Bride and Groom

A Chicago wedding band requires much more than just the ability to play music for dancing. What you need is a complete Chicago wedding music company. Our company will be able to provide you with all of the music you need for your ceremony, cocktails, dinner, and dancing. While there are lots of Chicago wedding […]

Whose Wedding is it Anyway?

Whose Wedding is it Anyway? Balancing Your Parents’ Wishes with Your Own One of the most difficult things in planning a wedding is balancing your own vision with tradition, and this is especially true with parents involved. Weddings are about the couple, but they’re not only about the couple. It’s a chance for friends and […]

The Difference Between Club Bands and Wedding Bands

Club band and wedding band

The Difference Between Club Bands and Wedding Bands If you want your wedding to have a packed dancefloor and all of your guests singing and dancing to their favorite songs, hire a great Chicago Wedding Band, not some awesome band you saw playing originals at a club when you were out with your friends. Just like […]

How to Match Your Wedding Theme to Your Wedding Music

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[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 […]