Reception Recap: International Tennis Hall of Fame (Jen & Mark)

Published 06/19/2018

Jen & Mark planned there Newport wedding from New Jersey but they did not miss a detail! Most of our communication was done via email and phone calls which happens a lot with our out of state couples. It was clear from when we spoke that the music was important to them and they wanted to ensure that their guests had a fantastic time at their wedding - creating an experience for them. Their soundtrack to their wedding was perfect.

Musical Selections

Ceremony: Vitamin String Quartet - "All You Need is Love"
Vitamin String Quartet - "Hoppipolla"
Bon Iver - "00000 Million"
The Darkness - "I Believe in a Thing Called Love"

Cocktail Hour & Dinner Music: Classic Rock, Soul, Modern Rock (Beatles, Otis Redding, Sam Cooke, Wilco, Billy Joel, Florens & The Machine, The Kings, REM, DMB, Beach Boys, Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Wonder, Prince, Curtis Mayfield and the Zombies

Formal Selections

  • Introductions: Queens of the Stone Age - "No One Knows" and Lindsey Buckingham - "Holiday Road"
  • First Dance: The Black Keys - "Everlasting Love"
  • Cake Cutting: James Taylor - "How Sweet it Is"
  • Parent Dances: Heartland - "I Loved Her First and Simon & Garfunkel - "Only Living Boy in New York"
  • Last Dance: Bryan Adams - "Summer of '69"

Dancing Must Plays:
Blackstreet - "No Diggity"
Whitney Houston - "How Will I Know"

More dancing:
Beyonce - "Crazy In Love"
DMX - "Party Up (Up in Here)"
Lauryn Hill - "Doo Wop (That Thing)"
Carly Rae Jepsen - "Call Me Maybe"
Lady Gaga - "Bad Romance"
Ol' Dirty Bastard - "Got Your Money"
Outkast - "Ms. Jackson"
Run DMC - "Walk this Way"

Do NOT Play:
Abba - "Dancing Queen"
B-52s - "Love Shack"
Black Eyed Peas - "I Gotta Feeling"
Capital Cities - "Safe and Sound"
Taio Cruz - "Dynamite"
Neil Diamond - "Sweet Caroline"
Earth, Wind & Fire - "September"
Four Seasons - "December 1963"
Isley Brothers - "Shout"
Journey - "Don't Stop Believin'"
Lumineers - "Ho Hey"
Van Morrison - "Brown Eyed Girl"

"We had a GREAT time at your wedding this past Saturday! DJ Rick did a GREAT job! Thank you again for everything" - Jen & Mark

Wedding Pros:
Venue: International Tennis Hall of Fame
Caterer: McGrath Clambakes
DJ: Arpeggio Wedding Entertainment
Photographer: Blueflash Photography
Day of Coordinator: Kim from Dream Wedding & Events by Illumination Design
Trolley Transportation/Tours: Viking Tours of Newport

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