The right mix of music for your reception! The Steiner’s let you know!

When you really think about it, what is important when your hire a dj? Sure they need to be a grea emcee and make the announcements. Yes they need to have a really good sound system and most likely you will want some great lighting and uplighting!

What is the intangible item that not every dj can provide you with? It is the right mix of music for your crowd. This really requires years of experience to perfect, and be able to do properly with different crowds at all different types of weddings! This is something that we at Music Express are really great at! Don’t just take my word for it; listen to the Steiners talk about it!

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Wedding Testimonials – Get them at your wedding! The Longs had a great time with Music Express!

The Longs had a great time with Music Express wedding disc jockeys! Listen to what they had to say!

Wedding Tips – Men are more involved in wedding planning more than ever! Ask you man what he wants!

According to an article written in the Huffinton Post this last November of 2012, men are more involved in wedding planning than ever before. In fact, most men want the wedding more than the bride according to the article.  It goes on to say that men would forgo saving for a house to have a great wedding!

This is also becoming more prevalent because mor and more women have high powered jobs and the men in some cases have more time to plan the wedding.

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Wedding Tips – Your name in lights! – Gobo light!

This question comes up all the time: What is a gobo light?

A gobo light is a special light that allows me to project your name or logo onto the wall or dance floor and put it in lights.

This is a great method to commemorate a wedding or other special occasion.

You should really consider this when you are getting married. This is something that really adds to the personalization of your wedding day.

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Put your name in lights!

Wedding Tips – Ceremony and Reception? – or Reception only? – Why is this important to know?

Most of the weddings that I am involved with I play music for the ceremony, and we also play music for the reception as well. It is important to know because if I am doing both, then sometimes I have to bring two sound systems. Also, this gives me an idea of about how long you will need our services. Many times the bride and groom are not really sure. I can provide you with sample timelines that will give you a great idea of how things will flow at your wedding.

This information also helps me to be able to give the bride or groom more information about how your wedding will flow.

 

 

 

Wedding Tips – The absolute best California venues!

There are so many wonderful wedding venues in California. My favorite venues and their locations will be discussed here. Here they are:

  • Monterey Area
  1. The Monterey Plaza hotel
  2. Blackhorse Bayonet Golf Course
  3. Monterey Hyatt
  4. Corral de Tierra
  5. Monterey Doubletree
  1. San Francisco Ritz Carlton
  2. San Francisco Marriott
  3. San Francisco Fairtmont
  4. San Francisco Hilton
  • San Jose Area
  1. San Jose Hilton
  2. Paul Masson Winery
  3. San Jose Fairmont Hotel
  4. San Jose Marriott
  • San Luis Obispo Area
  1. The Cliffs
  2. Madonna Inn
  3. Shorecliffs
  4. Embassy Suites
  5. Edna Valley Winery
  • Fresno Area
  1. Crystal Ballroom is a gorgeous venue with real crystal chandeliers. The food is amazing and the staff are friendly.
  2. Wolf Lakes is a beautiful outdoor venue with great food, and their staff is very helpful and friendly.
  3. Copper River County Club is one of the most beautiful golf courses in Fresno, CA. It is a PGA style course and is extremely well maintained.
  4. Belmont Country Club is probably the best kept secret in Fresno. Wonderful grounds, great food, great staff, and a lovely setting.
  5. Wonder Valley in Sanger is another great outdoor venue where you can have your ceremony and reception.

Make your reception perfect – dinner muisc – wedding tips!

How do your make your reception perfect? You have to hire a dj that pays attention to the details, and you must give him/her the essential details that they need to make your day great. One of the most overlooked aspects of the wedding reception is the dinner music. While the bride and groom are having their pictures taken after the ceremony, the guests are gathering inside the reception venue to mingle and listen to dinner music.

The bride and groom arrive, they are announced in a grand fashion, and the dinner music continues. This music should not be too loud, but should add to the atmosphere of the day. Some of the popular choices for dinner music include in order:

  1. Classical Music
  2. Love songs
  3. Jazz music
  4. Big Band
  5. Custom choices

So, make sure you pay attention to all the details of your wedding. The entertainer, dj you hire should be very interested in what you want!