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 |

A charming September wedding at the West Dennis Yacht Club in West Dennis, MA where East Coast Soul's Stax ensemble had the guests screaming for an encore!

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 brought to join Lindsey & Rich for their stunning West Dennis Yacht Club Wedding in West Dennis, MA.

Preprations for Lindsey & Rich's Big Day

Our planning for the wedding day began many weeks prior, with Lindsey & Rich offering a myriad of musical and logistical options with us for the wedding day (we take our preparation process extremely seriously). Lindsey & Rich were heavily involved in this advanced planning and a huge asset throughout.

Once the wedding day arrived, East Coast Soul traveled to West Dennis, MA and carried out our normal load-in, set up, and sound check process for West Dennis Yacht Club 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.

West Dennis Yacht Club Wedding

Cocktail Hour

As is common, East Coast Soul was asked to provide cocktail hour music. Cocktail hour is a wonderful chance for the bride and groom to relax after the intense emotions of the ceremony. We do our part by performing a blend of relaxed music for guests to enjoy listening to. In this case, We provided a Playback and and featured music by artists such as John Coltrane, Miles Davies, and more.

West Dennis Yacht Club Wedding

Reception

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

The couple’s First Dance

The bride and groom's first dance is invariably one of the most emotional parts of the wedding day. It's a chance for the bride and groom to take a moment for themselves. With this portion of the evening finished, the guests and vendors took a break for dinner. After as short a break as possible, East Coast Soul's Stax ensemble returned to the stage.

Dance Party

East Coast Soul dance performances commonly kick off with vintage material. We've found this is a great way to get everyone up on the dance floor with songs they know and love. Artists like Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Sam and Dave, and more dominated the outset of our performance. We then transitioned into playing tunes 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 - Guests Dancing

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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