Dance

Can’t take that song off of you

your music style

Five Star Entertainment plays your first dance song according to your music style. With some couples, style trumps the song itself. The Knot compiled a nice list of first dance songs, and a few overlapped with our list, including the timeless classic, “Can’t take my eyes off of you.” The song was written in 1967 by…

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First dance etiquette for modern brides

first dance etiquette

First dance etiquette for weddings is timeless. We live in an era where some couples go to great lengths to choreograph high energy productions for their first dance. YouTube is full of them, like the one below: Let’s face it, this approach isn’t for everyone. Here’s the good news: you DON’T need an exotic production.…

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Your first dance song done exactly the way you want it

favorite first dance songs

What are the favorite first dance songs? Our blog presented ten of the best a while back, but we also recommend the Knot’s great list, complete with 50 wonderful songs you’ll hear at weddings coast to coast. We’ve made an interesting observation of these songs. The older and the better they are, the more artists…

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“No mistakes in the Tango, Donna, not like life”

no limits entertainment

Welcome to the world of ‘no limits entertainment!’ This is a classic scene from “The Scent of a Woman.” Al Pacino’s character is blind. That doesn’t stop him from dazzling a young woman on the dance floor with a tango. She voices her concerns about making a mistake, which prompts Pacino to utter that famous…

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DJ integrity is everything

DJ Integrity

Do you like the owner of  the DJ company you’re considering for your wedding? If not, move on. DJ integrity is paramount to a successful wedding. The first vibe you pick up from a company is often telling. Trust your instincts. Don’t look back. Wedding celebrations are special. And entertainment makes the event. If there…

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Bands vs. DJs

bride on a budget

Okay … you’re planning your North Carolina wedding reception, and you are a bride on a budget. As we’ve written in a previous blogpost [“How much to spend on wedding entertainment”], entertainment makes the event.  The question is, what type of entertainment is right for you? Every event needs music.  DJ entertainment and bands each…

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How much interaction do you want?

packed dance floors

What single factor will determine the success of your wedding? Packed dance floors. If you’re like the typical bridal couple, success is defined by the dance floor, and if it is empty, the wedding is considered a failure.  But if it is packed, it is considered a success. If it is packed all night long,…

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Top Ten Classic Songs for Your First Dance

top ten songs for your first dance

Two singular moments define your wedding day:  your vows and your first dance. Here’s our top ten songs for your first dance. Your first dance is a magical moment in your life.  You’ll never forget it, so the song you select for us to play should be personal, meaningful, and nice and slow. Song lyrics…

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