What Will Your Guests Really Remember About Your Wedding?

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 Groom’s Guide to Gifting for the Guys in your Wedding Party

So, you’ve just walked in the door from your bachelor party and you’re still a little bit high off of love! You are pretty lucky to have a great group of guys that are hysterical, loyal and ride-or-die.   At this point, you’ve done a lot of wedding stuff. You’ve probably tasted cakes, you’ve been […]

What Will Your Guests Talk About Most On Sunday Morning?

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 […]

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 […]

How to Use Social Media for Your Wedding Planning

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Social media is a part of every aspect of our lives, and planning your wedding is certainly no exception. Brides and grooms use it for finding out about trends, getting ideas they can use for their own wedding, and seeing what other people say about their wedding experiences. As helpful as social media sometimes can […]

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 […]

What Can You Learn from Your Friend’s Wedding?

  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

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 – […]

Why We Believe 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, […]

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

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 […]