Kittleson / Dahm Wedding

By |2013-01-22T05:16:18+00:00January 22nd, 2013|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

We had the pleasure of playing a venue in 2012 that we haven't played in for years.  The Elks Club in Waterloo, Iowa.  What a wonderful and beautiful facility.  It was just as beautiful as we remembered.  Great architecture and a great vibe.  And the Bride and Groom were a blast to boot. The Groomsmen all [...]

You just got engaged! What should you do next?

By |2012-08-29T10:59:29+00:00August 29th, 2012|Categories: Blog|

Or more importantly, what shouldn't you worry about doing next?  Often times, when people start working on something that they just don't know that much about or have much experience doing (such as a wedding) they concentrate their time on tasks that can actually wait till later.  And, the tasks or items that need to get [...]

May Wedding – Alyssa Kratovil

By |2012-06-20T04:37:57+00:00June 20th, 2012|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

At the end of May we were fortunate enough to entertain at the Kratovil Wedding.  This was a beautiful wedding reception held in the club lounge of Kinnick Stadium.  The wedding cake was "Cupcakes!", and the stadium even had the bride and grooms video playing on the jumbo-tron.  Very cool stuff.  Below are some pictures of [...]

Wedding Reception Traditions

By |2012-06-15T13:13:20+00:00June 15th, 2012|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

At a planning session for a wedding coming up later this summer, I was asked "What is the traditional way of doing the reception?"  The more I think about this question, the more I realized that I am getting asked this question a lot.   Anymore, it's not really about what traditions need to be followed.  [...]

Wedding Splurges Totally Worth it!

By |2012-07-12T04:44:20+00:00April 19th, 2012|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

It's gonna cost how much?!? There are many questions you have to come to a conclusion on when planning your wedding.  And, truth be known, not all those questions are universal for every wedding.  It depends on the type of wedding, the age of the bride and groom, demographical area, budget, etc..... Regardless, you still have [...]

How can you not like this?

By |2012-04-18T03:09:05+00:00April 18th, 2012|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

I stumbled across this video while on the internet the other day, and I gotta say I love it!  Now let's be clear on a couple of things; - I'm a child of the 80's, so all the big hair metal and cheesy pop music that was played then, I still like - I've seen Hall [...]

Irish Wedding Traditions

By |2012-03-15T04:00:35+00:00March 15th, 2012|Categories: Blog|

It's March, and that means two things - Spring is just around the corner, and so is St. Patty's day!  Now here in Cedar Rapids, St. Patty's day is kind of a big deal.  We have a huge parade, and downtown is a zoo with all sorts of people.  With spring, comes the wedding season and [...]

10 Best Movie Wedding Scenes

By |2012-03-14T05:40:50+00:00March 14th, 2012|Categories: Blog|

What's your favorite wedding movie to watch?  No doubt that with your impending wedding coming up, and all the planning, you may have watched a movie or two or seven that involves a wedding.  It's a great way to get some ideas for how to do a wedding.  And of course, it's a great way to [...]