What Will Your Guests Remember Most About Your Wedding?

Your wedding is sure to be special if you have a rustic barn, intimate garden or elegant chapel wedding. What makes a wedding truly memorable comes down to the atmosphere, elements such as decor and fleeting moments that unfold beautifully during the day. The atmosphere is a feeling that floats in the air, invisible but […]

The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Backyard Wedding

Backyard wedding

  Getting married is a major life event that you’ll never forget. If you’re planning to walk down the aisle with that special someone, a backyard wedding is a great way to say your vows and tie the knot on a budget. Whether your outdoor space is large or small, it’s easy to plan a backyard […]

The Return of Big Weddings

Grand-Weddings

You’ve spent the last year waiting to see the return of big weddings but when you’d be able to plan for your big wedding. Maybe you’ve been postponing booking your vendors, hoping that COVID-19 will be going away quickly. Perhaps you’ve had a micro-wedding instead of your ultimate wedding, but now you’re thinking about having […]

6 Mistakes To Avoid When Choosing Wedding Vendors

Wedding Vendors

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 […]

What Will Your Guests Really Remember About Your Wedding?

Thinking woman

There is an endless supply of decisions to make for your wedding, some big and some small. It’s important to start with the basic idea of what your guests will remember about your wedding. The best way to answer the question is to think back about weddings you’ve attended. What do you really remember the […]

The Only Trends that Count

Excited couple

Now more than ever, there are many ways to have a wedding. There are more ways than ever to get ideas for your Chicago wedding that others have used. You can read articles on The Knot, Wedding Wire, or on any social media platform like Facebook, Instagram, and hundreds of other sites. With all of […]

How to Include Music for Your Micro-Wedding

music | Piano player in church

  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 […]

Smaller Wedding Tips

Outdoor wedding setup

Due to the current circumstances, there are many couples re-thinking their entire wedding plan. There is a mixture of emotions and questions running through our minds. Is the wedding date secure or need to be rescheduled? Are the venue and other vendors on board with changes? During this time of uncertainty, take a deep breath […]

Daughter Getting Married? Your Role On Her Big Day

Mother and Bride

This article was first published on Dear.Ava Your daughter is overjoyed to begin the wedding planning process, and as the mother of the bride, you know that you play an important role in her big day. Of course, it’s key to talk to your daughter and her fiance about the role they’d like you to take in their […]

What Will Your Guests Talk About Most On Sunday Morning?

Chicago Band | Vocalist on Dance Floor

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

Chicago Live Wedding Band Singer

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 […]