East Coast Soul Wedding Performance

West Dennis Yacht Club Wedding in West Dennis, MA

September 21, 2019

Lindsey & Rich

Ensemble: Stax | Eight Piece
Photographer: Elizabeth LaDuca |

An inspiring September wedding at the West Dennis Yacht Club in West Dennis, MA where East Coast Soul's Stax ensemble found it nearly impossible to say goodbye to this particular group of guests!

Testimonial

"You do not need to search any further - you should hire East Coast Soul for your wedding! They are INCREDIBLE. We used the Stax ensemble and so many guests made a point of letting us know after the wedding how impressed they were by the sound and physical energy the band brought to the stage. The band played for several hours straight without breaks and kept the dance floor energy up - and we had a blast the entire time. Everyone from our little cousins to our grandparents were on the dance floor absolutely loving the music. And Sean was an excellent emcee the whole night which made the intros, cocktail music, and speeches run perfectly. Not to mention the band was very easy to work with and accommodated all of our requests - including having family members play with them and asking them to learn new songs for our dances. Guests haven't stopped asking for more information on this band for family / friends weddings because they are truly the best band you can hire for your wedding. Don't wait to reach out or they'll be booked for your big day!"

Lindsay (Bride)

West Dennis, MA
September 21, 2019

East Coast Soul was grateful to be invited to join Lindsey & Rich for their stunning West Dennis Yacht Club Wedding in West Dennis, MA.

Preprations for Lindsey & Rich's Big Day

Our groundwork for the big day began well ahead, with Lindsey & Rich sharing their music and logistical preferences and vision with us for the big day (preparation is a key part of our process). Lindsey & Rich were heavily involved in this advanced planning and a huge asset throughout.

Once the big day arrived, East Coast Soul traveled to West Dennis, MA and took care of the normal load-in, set up, and sound check process for West Dennis Yacht Club weddings. We're often asked about our process for loading in and sound checking at various venues. 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.

West Dennis Yacht Club Wedding

Cocktail Hour

As is often the case, East Coast Soul was asked to provide cocktail hour music. Cocktail hour is a great opportunity for the bride and groom to unwind after the intense emotions of the ceremony. We contribute by providing a blend of relaxed music for guests to listend to. In this case, We provided a Playback and and featured music by artists such as Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, and more.

West Dennis Yacht Club Wedding - ECS playing

Reception

In a majority of weddings, we is asked to take care of MC services for the formal portions of the wedding celebrations. This West Dennis Yacht Club Wedding was no different.

The bride and groom’s First Dance

The groom and bride's first dance is invariably one of the most emotional parts of the big day. It's a chance for the bride and groom to take a moment for themselves. With this part of the wedding finished, the guests and vendors took a break for dinner. After a super brief break, East Coast Soul's Stax ensemble circled back to the stage.

Dance Party

our performances commonly kick off with vintage material. We've found this is a great way to get folks relaxed and dancing with songs they're familiar with. Artists like Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Sam and Dave, and more dominated the outset of our performance. We then moved into performing music by artists like Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Prince 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 Lindsey & Rich for having us at their beautiful September wedding at West Dennis Yacht Club! And thank you to Elizabeth LaDuca for sharing these beautiful photos with us!

West Dennis Yacht Club Wedding - Bride Singing Along

Ready to Learn More?

Planning a Wedding? Maybe at West Dennis Yacht Club, perhaps in West Dennis, MA? Either way, feel free to learn more, and let's connect!

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