Posts Tagged ‘Virginia Wedding Venue’

Real Wedding, Alexandra and Carter at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Earlier this summer we had the pleasure to work with one of the sweetest couples for their Virginia wedding at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens.  Alexandra and Carter had a wedding filled with joy!  It was wonderful to work with Katie DeLorme Photography, the photos are absolutely stunning from this wedding and we couldn’t wait to share them!  The staff at Meadowlark did an amazing job, and we could just tell that all of Alexandra and Carter’s guests were having the best day ever.

Alexandra and Carter at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, wedding DJ – Chris Laich Music Services, photography – Katie DeLorme Photography

Alexandra and Carter each started the day getting ready with their wedding party and family.

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We love how they set-up the ceremony outside at Meadowlark.  They chose the song “Begin Again by” for the Bridesmaids and “A Thousand Years” for Bride Alexandra and her Father.  For their recessional, we played “Forever”

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Additional photos of the wedding party and reception details were taken after the ceremony, we love the simple and elegant style of this wedding party!

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To start the reception, we introduced the wedding party and then Alexandra and Carter danced their first dance as Husband and Wife to “The Only Exception by Paramore”.

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Alexandra’s parents then gave a welcome and toast before dinner.  After dinner, we heard toasts from the Maid of Honor and Best Man.

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To open the dance floor, Alexandra and Carter each danced with their parents and then all were welcomed to dance.  Alexandra and her Father danced to “Can You Feel the Love Tonight by Elton John”.  Carter and his Mother danced to “Songbird by Fleetwood Mac”.

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Later in the evening, Alexandra and Carter cut their wedding cake to “Lucky by Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat”, delicious cupcakes were also served to guests.

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After the bouquet and garter toss, the dance party continued for the remainder of the evening!

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Congrats again to Alexandra and Carter!  We hope you’re enjoying newlywed life!

Alexandra and Carter at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, wedding DJ – Chris Laich Music Services, photography – Katie DeLorme Photography

 

Chris Laich Music DJ Set-up, Lansdowne Resort

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, VA is a stunning four diamond resort; it has incredible golf courses, a full service spa, and located near Virginia’s Wine Region.  It is a wonderful location for a wedding in Northern, VA.  Our team at Chris Laich Music Services always looks forward to our weddings at the Lansdowne Resort.

Whether your family and friends are travelling to the area or are local, Landowne Resort is a perfect place to make a weekend event of your wedding.  There are lovely outside settings as well as a stunning ballroom.  Many couples utilize several spaces and we are always equipped with our  inconspicuous wireless Bose speakers to provide optimal sound in every area.

Here are some photos from a recent wedding of our set-up:

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Chris Laich Music DJ Set-up, GW Masonic Memorial

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

We are spoiled living in Washington, DC and having access to so many gorgeous Monuments and Memorials.  The George Washington Masonic Memorial in Old Town, Alexandria is also a gorgeous setting for a DC wedding.  Family and friends will be impressed by the unique setting, and can take advantage of the observation deck with amazing views of Alexandria and DC.  Our team at Chris Laich Music Services always looks forward to our weddings at the GW Masonic Memorial.

With it’s stunning architecture and location in Old Town, many couples in the area seek out the GW Masonic Memorial to rent for their wedding.  It’s a venue that offers a few different spaces for weddings and social/corporate events.  Because the main ballroom is surrounded by columns, the space is beautiful but sound can be tricky!  The last thing we want is the volume to be too soft or too loud and we definitely don’t want to detract from the space by wires and huge speakers.  We always bring our sleep Bose wireless speakers for ample volume and sound anywhere!

Here are some photos from a recent wedding of our set-up:

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Real Wedding Highlights for Nora and Matthew

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

It was a pleasure to work with Nora and Matthew for their Spring wedding at the Sheraton Pentagon City with Pamela Lepold Photography.  Here are highlights, to view Nora and Mattt’s wedding photos check out the full gallery on Pamela Lepold Photography’s facebook page.

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Real Wedding Highlights – Nina and Matthew at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

This past Spring we had the pleasure of working with Nina and Matt for their wedding at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens with Stephanie Dee Photography.  Their wedding was filled with sweet details and a whole lot of love.  Friends and family came from near and far to celebrate their love and marriage.  Here are some of the highlights of the day.  For the full post, head over to Stephanie Dee Photography’s blog.  These two were also featured on Style Me Pretty earlier this month!

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Nina and Matt at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens , wedding DJ – Chris Laich Music Services, photography – Stephanie Dee Photography

Photography: Stephanie Dee Photography | Floral Design: Bergerons Floral Design | Wedding Dress: Priscilla Of Boston, “Carter” | Cake: Fluffy Thoughts Bakery | Ceremony Venue: Meadowlark Gardens, Vienna, Virginia | Catering: Great Blue Heron Catering | DJ: Christ Laich Music Services | Getting Ready Hotel: Crowne Plaza At Tysons Corner | Hair And Make-Up: Bridal Artistry

Real Wedding Feature for Nina and Matt on Style Me Pretty – Meadowlark Botanical Gardens Wedding

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Our spring wedding for Nina and Matt at one of our favorite venues, Meadowlark Botanical Gardens, was featured on Style Me Pretty earlier this month!  From Style Me Pretty: “Some weddings just seem to be effortlessly beautiful, where every detail appears to fall into place as if it’s always been there – yet you know it is the result of hours and hours of planning.” We couldn’t agree more!  See the full post on Style Me Pretty  photography by Stephanie Dee, flowers by Bergerons Floral Design, see the he full vendor list is below.

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Photography: Stephanie Dee Photography | Floral Design: Bergerons Floral Design | Wedding Dress: Priscilla Of Boston, “Carter” | Cake: Fluffy Thoughts Bakery | Ceremony Venue: Meadowlark Gardens, Vienna, Virginia | Catering: Great Blue Heron Catering | DJ: Christ Laich Music Services | Getting Ready Hotel: Crowne Plaza At Tysons Corner | Hair And Make-Up: Bridal Artistry

Real Wedding Feature for Natalie and Joseph

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

We had such a pleasure working with Natalie and Joseph for their rustic Virginia wedding reception at Bluemont Vineyard!  The day was beautiful and Natalie incorporated many DIY details that were a reflection of her and Joseph, their styles, interests and personal touches from their lives together.  It was such an honor to provide music for their day and it was a great to work with Stephen Bobb Photography and the staff at Bluemont.

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This beautiful wedding was featured on United With Love earlier this year.  See the full feature, here is the recap:

Ceremony Venue: St. John the Apostle Roman Catholic Church
Officiant: Father Peffley
Reception Venue: Bluemont Vineyard
Photography: Stephen Bobb Photography
Catering: Savoir Fare Limited
Cake: Market Salamander 
Floral Design: Event Studio
Bridal Attire: Watters from Love Couture Bridal
Bridesmaids Attire: Jenny Yoo
Bridesmaids Accessories: Verde
Shoes: Betsey Johnson
Hair + Makeup: Le Mariee
Jewelry: Ross-Simons
Groom Attire: Black by Vera Wang
Stationery + Calligraphy: Melissa Kelman
Music: Chris Laich Music Services
Transportation: Chariots for Hire
Draping: Elegant Momentz by Kathleen

Real Wedding Highlights for Samantha and Matt at The Pavillion at Brambleton Regional Park

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Earlier this Spring we had the pleasure to work with Samantha and Matt for their wedding at The Pavilion at Brambleton Regional Park.  It was a beautiful day and perfect wedding for the happy couple.  Family and friends travelled near and far to celebrate with Matt and Samantha!  It was a pleasure to work with Katelyn James Photography and Anna Burke Events to coordinate the day.

Here is a recap from their day, to see more head over to the Katelyn James Photography Blog!

View More: http://katelynjames.pass.us/matt-and-samantha-wedding

Samantha and Matt at The Pavilion at Brambleton Regional Park, wedding DJ – Chris Laich Music Services, photography – Katelyn James Photography

Samantha and Matt at The Pavilion at Brambleton Regional Park, wedding DJ – Chris Laich Music Services, photography – Katelyn James Photography

Vendors:

Ceremony and Reception | The Pavilion at Brambleton Regional Park
Florists | Diana Campbell at Jerry’s Flowers
Dress | Bella Sera Bridal
Dress Designer | Allure Bridals
Shoes | Kate Spade
Bridesmaids | Weddington Way  Designer: WTOO
Groomsmen | BLACK by Vera Wang
DJ | Chris Laich Music Services
Coordinator | Anna Burke
Hair & Makeup | Jordan K Winn & Co.
Invitations |  Ann’s Bridal Bargains
Favors | Yummies Candy & Nuts
Catering | Famous Dave’s BBQ & Great Blue Heron Catering

 

 

Real Wedding Highlights for Jessica and Jordan at Lansdowne Resort

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Our wedding for Jessica and Jordan at Lansdowne Resort was a stunner!  Photographer Rachel May Clarke did an amazing job capturing the day.  With Ashlee Virginia Events and Petals & Hedges their day was coordinated beautifully and included stunning floral designs.  This wedding also included our wireless uplighting services, the soft pink lights worked well in the space and made an impact on the overall design of the reception setting.  See the full post via Rachel May Clarke Photography, here are the highlights!

Jessica and Jordan at Lansdowne Resort, wedding DJ and lighting – Chris Laich Music Services, photography – Rachel May Clarke Photography

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Congratulations Jessica and Jordan!  Thank you for the opportunity to be a part of your wedding celebration.

Jessica and Jordan at Lansdowne Resort, wedding DJ and lighting – Chris Laich Music Services, photography – Rachel May Clarke Photography

 

Real Wedding Highlights for Michelle and Walter at Whitehall Manor

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Here are some beautiful photo highlights from Michelle and Walter’s wedding at Whitehall Manor.  It was such a beautiful and sweet wedding to be a part of, and wonderful to work with Documentary Associates.  See the full feature on the Documentary Associates blog!

Michelle and Walter at Whitehall Manor, wedding DJ – Chris Laich Music Services, photography – Documentary Associates

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Congrats again Michelle and Walter, we hope you’re having a wonderful 2014!

Michelle and Walter at Whitehall Manor, wedding DJ – Chris Laich Music Services, photography – Documentary Associates