The Barn at Smugglers’ Notch Wedding in Jeffersonville, VT

June 1, 2019

Caitlin & Benny

Ensemble: Atlantic | Eight Piece

A charming wedding at the The Barn at Smugglers’ Notch in Jeffersonville, VT where East Coast Soul's Atlantic ensemble definitely made some new best friends!

East Coast Soul was blessed to be asked to join Caitlin & Benny for their stunning The Barn at Smugglers’ Notch Wedding in Jeffersonville, VT.

Preprations for Caitlin & Benny's Big Day

Our planning for the wedding began well ahead, with Caitlin & Benny sharing their music and logistical preferences and vision with us for the wedding (we take our preparation process extremely seriously). Caitlin & Benny were heavily involved in this advanced planning and super helpful throughout.

Once the wedding arrived, East Coast Soul traveled to Jeffersonville, VT and began our standard load-in and sound check for The Barn at Smugglers’ Notch weddings. Our process for loading in and setting up at any given venue is a big part of our preparation process. This is a part of the day that we take seriously, spending extra time to avoid rushing, and ensuring our gear is properly tuned for the room.

Ceremony

In this case, East Coast Soul was not involved with couple's ceremony, with those arrangements having already been taken care of.

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Cocktail Hour

As is often the case, East Coast Soul was requested to perform cocktail hour music. Cocktail hour is a wonderful chance for the bride and groom to relax after the intense emotions of the ceremony. We contribute by providing a blend of relaxed music for guests to enjoy. In this case, and featured music by artists such as John Coltrane, Miles Davies, and more.

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Reception

In a lion's share of wedding celebrations, the band is asked to handle MC services for the formal portions of the celebrations. This The Barn at Smugglers’ Notch Wedding was no different.

The groom and bride’s First Dance

The bride and groom's first dance is consistently one of the most emotional parts of the wedding. It's an opportunity for the bride and groom to take a moment for themselves. With this part of the evening complete, the guests and vendors took a break for dinner. After a super brief break, East Coast Soul's Atlantic ensemble returned to the stage.

Dance Party

our dance performances often start with older material. We've discovered this is an excellent approach to get everyone up on the dance floor with songs they know and love. Artists like Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, Earth Wind & Fire, and more dominated the outset of our performance. We then transitioned into performing music by artists like Whitney Houston, Prince, Michael Jackson and more. Finally, we ended the night performing contemporary material that everyone could sing along with.

Guests danced non-stop from beginning to end, and we limited our breaks to ensure people had as much time to dance as possible.

Thanks so much to Caitlin & Benny for having us at their beautiful June wedding at The Barn at Smugglers’ Notch!

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Ready to Learn More?

Planning a Wedding? Maybe at The Barn at Smugglers’ Notch, perhaps in Jeffersonville, VT? Either way, feel free to learn more, and let's connect!

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