6 Mistakes To Avoid When Choosing Wedding Vendors

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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 […]

Wedding Planning For a Green Bride

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Weddings are a beautiful celebration of love between two people committing to a lifetime of partnership, but often our partnership with mother Earth is forgotten about during the actual planning. By no means do you have to sacrifice style to plan your perfect wedding while also keeping the environment in mind. Here are a few […]

Small Details You’re Forgetting For Your  Destination Wedding

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A destination wedding gives you and your soon-to-be spouse the opportunity to celebrate your love in a beautiful space! However, it can be easy to miss a few details when planning the event with all the different moving parts. You’ve remembered to hire your wedding planner, picked the venue, and have all the big details […]

What Can You Learn from Your Friend’s Wedding?

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  What Can You Learn from Your Friend’s Wedding? Especially in the summer months, your Instagram feed is probably dominated by wedding photos. You see your friends posing as bridesmaids, that girl you don’t remember meeting catching a bouquet at her sister’s wedding, your old flame from high school with their new stud husband, and […]

15 Qualities of Top Wedding Vendors

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15 Qualities of Top Wedding Vendors   Based on my last 20 years of working as a bandleader in one of the busiest Chicago wedding bands with a wide variety of wedding vendors, I’ve compiled this list of some qualities I’ve noticed in all the top wedding vendors throughout the nation.   1. EDUCATED – […]

Summer Ceremonies: Things to Keep in Mind for Outdoor Weddings

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Summer Ceremonies: Things to Keep in Mind for Outdoor Weddings July is one of the most popular months for people to tie the knot. While outdoor weddings can be absolutely beautiful, they also require a little extra planning in case mother nature doesn’t agree with the mother of the bride. Obviously, you can’t control the weather, […]