This one turned out to be quite the social event. Got the chance to work with my new friends from Ace Photography again. Wow, do these guys do fantastic work! Lighting was provided by Nashville Event Lighting (they beat me out on this one) and they did a superb job. The start was a bit bumpy. Power had to be drawn a fairly long distance and because of rain we had to shift our rig over to be under the plaza's canopy. Fortunately, the rain held off and everything stayed nice and dry. Seeing how the plaza is so spread out, we dropped a wireless speaker on the opposite end. It worked like a charm and you could hear clearly, all over the plaza.
Both Andrea and Shea are precious and we enjoyed a nice first hour of just light dinner music, letting everyone visit. When the party got started, it really got started and the scenery was simply stunning: I have to say it, these guys pulled off the absolute best garter toss I've seen to date. Andrea was seated and Shea really did a production for his removal. Problem was, when he went in there was no garter to be found. Andrea had Shea then turn around and sit down while she searched for it on his leg. Low and behold, there it was, and it was a University of TN, orange and white garter and the moment it came into view, Shea asked me to fire off Rocky Top. The crowd came un-glued.
The rest of the night was excellent and I was thrilled to play a part.
(Note to self: Don't setup under the ledges. Pigeons have impeccable aim)
http://www.rickryan.com/playlist.aspx?s=c:\DJ\-%20Playlists\2011-07-13%20Wedding%20Reception%20-%20War%20Memorial%20-%20Nashville%20TN.m3u Event Playlist 2011-07-13 Wedding Reception - War Memorial - Nashville TN
Filename Song Artist Year Genre C:\DJ\James Taylor\How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You.mp3 How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You James Taylor 1975 Oldies C:\DJ\Beyonce\(Disc 2) 03 - Diva.mp3 Diva Beyonce 2008 Pop C:\DJ\Elvis Presley\The Essential Elvis Presley\(Disc 2) 06 - A Little Less Conversation.mp3 A Little Less Conversation Elvis Presley 2007 Pop C:\DJ\- Jazz9 ian's smile.mp3 ian's smile Dwayne Jones 0 Jazz C:\DJ\- Jazz2 If You Care.mp3 If You Care Dwayne Jones 0 Jazz C:\DJ\- Jazz3 afterglow.mp3 afterglow Dwayne Jones 0 Jazz C:\DJ\- Jazz5 steppin' out.mp3 steppin' out Dwayne Jones 0 Jazz C:\DJ\- Jazz4 any port in a storm.mp3 any port in a storm Dwayne Jones 0 Jazz C:\DJ\- Jazz\11 one more chance.mp3 one more chance Dwayne Jones 0 Jazz C:\DJ\- Jazz8 slow turn.mp3 slow turn Dwayne Jones 0 Jazz C:\DJ\Frank Sinatra1 Come Fly with Me.mp3 Come Fly with Me Frank Sinatra 2008 Vocal C:\DJ\Frank Sinatra8 - Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words) (Remastered Album V.mp3 Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words) (Remastered Album Version) [The Frank Sinatra Collection] Frank Sinatra 2008 Pop C:\DJ\Michael Bubl?\Moondance.wma C:\DJ\Michael Bubl?\Sway.mp3 C:\DJ\Nat King Cole1 Unforgetable.mp3 Unforgetable Nat " 0 Easy Listening C:\DJ\Nat King Cole7 L-O-V-E.mp3 L-O-V-E Nat " 0 Easy Listening C:\DJ\Sara Bareilles\Little Voice\10 - Many the Miles.mp3 Many the Miles Sara Bareilles 2007 Pop C:\DJ\Taylor Swift3 - Love Story.mp3 Love Story Taylor Swift 2008 Country C:\DJ\Stevie Wonder7 Isn't She Lovely.mp3 Isn't She Lovely Stevie Wonder 1982 Soul And R&B C:\DJ\James Taylor\Carolina In My Mind.mp3 Carolina In My Mind James Taylor 1993 Pop C:\DJ\Frank Sinatra9 Summer Wind.mp3 Summer Wind Frank Sinatra 2008 Vocal C:\DJ\@PrimeCuts\Enrique Iglesias - I Like It [No Rap].mp3 I Like It [No Rap] Enrique Iglesias 2010 Top 40 C:\DJ\Des'ree6 - Im Kissing You.mp3 I'm Kissing You Des'Ree 1998 Pop C:\DJ\Mikey Graham\Mikey graham Youre My Angel.mp3 C:\DJ\Stevie Wonder7 You Are the Sunshine of My Life [Version].mp3 You Are the Sunshine of My Life [Version] Stevie Wonder 1982 Soul And R&B C:\DJ\Various Artists\Motown\(Disc 4) 04 - Never Can Say Goodbye.mp3 Never Can Say Goodbye Jackson 5 2008 Pop C:\DJ\Eagles\31 - Love Will Keep Us Alive (Remastered LP Version).mp3 Love Will Keep Us Alive (Remastered LP Version) Eagles 2007 Rock C:\DJ\Frank Sinatra\11 Call Me Irresponsible.mp3 Call Me Irresponsible Frank Sinatra 2008 Vocal C:\DJ\@PrimeCuts\Rascal Flatts - I Won't Let Go.mp3 I Won't Let Go Rascal Flatts 2010 Country C:\DJ\Frank Sinatra4 Luck Be a Lady.mp3 Luck Be a Lady Frank Sinatra 2008 Vocal C:\DJ\Various Artists\Motown\14 - My Girl.mp3 My Girl Temptations 2008 Pop C:\DJ\Michael Bubl?\Crazy Little Thing Called Love.wma C:\DJ\Various Artists\Motown\(Disc 7) 01 - Cruisin'.mp3 Cruisin' Smokey Robinson 2008 R&B C:\DJ\Various Artists\Classic Soft Rock2 - Brown Eyed Girl.mp3 Brown Eyed Girl Van Morrison 2008 Rock C:\DJ\Various Artists\Motown\(Disc 3) 09 - ABC.mp3 ABC Jackson 5 2008 Pop C:\DJ\Sister Sledge8 - We Are Family.mp3 C:\DJ\Elvis Presley\20 - Can't Help Falling In Love.mp3 Can't Help Falling In Love Elvis Presley 2002 Pop C:\DJ\Bob Marley1 - Is This Love.mp3 Is This Love Bob Marley 2002 International C:\DJ\Michael Jackson\Billie Jean.mp3 Billie Jean (Single Version) Michael Jackson 1983 Pop C:\DJ\Etta James\At Last.mp3 At Last Etta James 1999 Blues C:\DJ\Etta James\A Sunday Kind Of Love.mp3 A Sunday Kind Of Love Etta James 1993 Blues C:\DJ\Various Artists\Motown\(Disc 8) 06 - All Night Long (All Night).mp3 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie 2008 R&B C:\DJ\Electric Slide.mp3 Electric Slide Ultimate Party Mix 0 Other C:\DJ\- Hip-Hop\Cupid\Cupid Shuffle - CLEAN.mp3 Cupid Shuffle Cupid 0 Other C:\DJ\@PrimeCuts\Taio Cruz - Dynamite.mp3 Dynamite Taio Cruz 2010 Adult Contemporary C:\DJ\- Hip-Hop\DJ Casper\Cha Cha Slide - CLEAN.mp3 Cha Cha Slide Org Platinum Band 0 Other C:\DJ\- Hip-Hop\Quad City DJ's1 - C'mon N' Ride It (The Train) (LP Version).mp3 C'mon N' Ride It (The Train) (LP Version) Quad City DJ's 1996 Rap & Hip-Hop C:\DJ\Otis Day\Shout.mp3 Shout Various Artists 1999 Children's Music C:\DJ\- Hip-Hop\Usher2 - Yeah!.mp3 Yeah! Usher Featuring Lil' Jon & Ludacris 2004 R&B C:\DJ\@PrimeCuts\California Swag District - Teach Me How To Dougie.mp3 Teach Me How To Dougie California Swag District 2010 Urban C:\DJ\Various Artists\NOW 10th Anniversary8 - Hips Don't Lie.mp3 Hips Don't Lie Shakira 2008 Pop C:\DJ\- Hip-Hop\Sir Mix-A-Lot\Baby Got Back.mp3 Baby Got Back (Album Version) Sir Mix A Lot 1992 Pop C:\DJ\- Hip-Hop\Ole School Players\Tootsie Roll - CLEAN.mp3 Tootsie Roll (Single Version) Old School Players 2007 Pop C:\DJ\Various Artists\Party Starter- Funk Mix2 Brick House.mp3 Brick House The Commodores 2006 Soul And R&B C:\DJ\- Kids\Disney9 YMCA.mp3 YMCA Village People 2004 Disco C:\DJ\Various Artists\Party Starter- Funk Mix4 Super Freak, Pt. 1.mp3 Super Freak, Pt. 1 Rick James 2006 Soul And R&B C:\DJ\@PrimeCuts\Usher Feat. Pitbull - DJ Got Us Fallin' In Love.mp3 DJ Got Us Fallin' In Love Usher Feat. Pitbull 2010 Adult Contemporary C:\DJ\- Hip-Hop\Mc Hammer2 - U Can't Touch This - CLEAN.mp3 U Can't Touch This Mc Hammer 1990 Pop C:\DJ\Osbourne Brothers\Rocky Top.mp3 C:\DJ\@PrimeCuts\Young Money Feat. Lloyd - Bedrock.mp3 Bedrock Young Money Feat. Lloyd 2009 Top 40 C:\DJ\@PrimeCuts\Katy Perry - Firework.mp3 Firework Katy Perry 2010 Top 40 C:\DJ\- Hip-Hop\Chris Brown\Forever - CLEAN.mp3 Forever Chris Brown 2008 R&B C:\DJ\- Hip-Hop\Ludacris\Ludacris - How Low [Clean].mp3 How Low [Clean] Ludacris 2009 Top 40 C:\DJ\- Hip-Hop\Snoop Dogg3 - Drop It Like It's Hot.mp3 Drop It Like It's Hot Snoop Dogg 2004 Rap & Hip-Hop C:\DJ\N Sync\Greatest Hits1 - Bye Bye Bye.mp3 Bye Bye Bye N Sync 2005 Pop C:\DJ\Black Eyed Peas5 - I Gotta Feeling.mp3 I Gotta Feeling Black Eyed Peas 2009 Pop C:\DJ\@PrimeCuts\Chris Brown - Yeah 3x.mp3 Yeah 3x Chris Brown 2010 Top 40 C:\DJ\@PrimeCuts\Tmp\T.I. - I'm Back.mp3 I'm Back T.I. 2010 Urban
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