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 […]

What Will Your Guests Talk About Most On Sunday Morning?

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why We Believe Love is Love

DRS Music Love is Love

David Rothstein Music has always been a huge supporter of the “Love is Love” philosophy. We’re all about doing everything we can to help people celebrate their love, regardless of their sexual orientation, religion, age, or ethnicity. We’ll always be advocates of all forms of love! Love is non-discriminatory, and so are we. In June, […]

Chicago Is The Nation’s Third-Most Expensive Wedding Location

Vocalist and Saxophonist

We’ve been featured in the Chicago Tribune! They sourced the best Chicago vendors for wedding essentials at the high-end and more budget friendly options, including food, beverages, venue, music and flowers. Here’s what they said about us: “Price: $18,975 for six hours. This is the company’s most expensive package (most couples get the $6,700 option), […]

What Is A Band?

Horn section performing

In order to define what a Chicago wedding band is, it’s important to start with what a band isn’t. A band isn’t a random group of musicians that get together and play music for a specific event. The same thing applies to people that are all on the same train car, but don’t know each […]

The Big Day: Don’t Forget Items!

Bride dress

With your wedding day just around the corner, it’s normal for the nerves to start kicking in. We know how much planning goes into that one single day, but in the end, it’s all worth it. You’ve probably made a list and checked it twice, but sometimes things get forgotten and bumps occur along the […]

Why You Need a Professional Emcee

David making announcements

Every wedding has bright spots and some spots that everyone silently agrees not to bring up. Take, for example, the relative who has been enjoying the open bar a little too liberally and decides they will do the announcing from here on out. They ramble on, tell everyone your embarrassing childhood nickname and someone has […]