Capturing Magic: A Soulful Wedding at the Boston Public Library
East Coast Soul had the honor of joining Meghan & Peter for their breathtaking Boston Public Library Wedding in Boston, MA. From the meticulous planning to the soulful tunes that filled the air, this celebration was truly one for the books.
Introductions and Preparations for Meghan & Peter’s Big Day
Meghan & Peter’s journey with East Coast Soul began in October 2021, initiating months of detailed planning. Their involvement and keen preferences ensured a seamless preparation process, a testament to the dedication both sides invested in making the wedding day extraordinary.
The logistics of loading in at the Boston Public Library were met with utmost care, emphasizing the band’s experience at this unique venue. The challenging setup demanded precision, and East Coast Soul delivered, setting the stage for an unforgettable day.
The ceremony unfolded in the enchanting Courtyard at Boston Public Library, with East Coast Soul providing a string trio. The carefully curated playlist, featuring classics like “Here Comes The Sun” and “A Sky Full of Stars,” added a touch of magic to Meghan & Peter’s vows. Detailed ceremony diagrams and technical notes showcase the band’s commitment to perfection, ensuring every note resonated flawlessly in this distinctive venue.
Transitioning to the cocktail hour, East Coast Soul’s jazz duo set the mood in the Courtyard. A blend of timeless tunes by Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald created a relaxing atmosphere for guests, allowing Meghan & Peter to savor precious moments after the emotional ceremony.
With a lion’s share of celebrations, East Coast Soul assumes the role of MC, guiding the reception’s formal portions. Unique touches, such as group entrances and personalized songs for parents, added a special charm to this Boston Public Library Wedding.
The formal intros transitioned to the highlight of the evening—the bride and groom’s first dance. Dancing to the live rendition of Bill Withers’ “Lovely Day,” Meghan & Peter shared a magical moment, setting the tone for an unforgettable celebration.
The parent dances continued the emotional journey, with the Bride/Father dance featuring Louis Armstrong’s “What A Wonderful World” and the Groom/Mother dance accompanied by Stevie Wonder’s “You Are The Sunshine Of My Life.”
As the night progressed, the dance floor came alive with East Coast Soul curating a playlist that seamlessly blended Funk, Soul, and Motown hits. Incorporating must-plays like “Get Down On It” and “September,” the band kept the energy high, ensuring a non-stop dance party.
Meghan & Peter’s input played a vital role, guiding the playlist with favorites from Earth Wind & Fire, Kool & The Gang, and more. The dance party was a perfect reflection of their taste, featuring both vintage and contemporary hits.
Meghan & Peter’s September wedding at the Boston Public Library was a harmonious blend of meticulous planning, soulful performances, and unforgettable moments. East Coast Soul’s dedication and expertise elevated the celebration, leaving a lasting impression on all who attended. Special thanks to Janelle Carmela for capturing the beauty of this magical day in her stunning photos.