If you’re from anywhere near Bainbridge Island, you know Islandwood. If you don’t know, it’s a 225 acre outdoor education center here on Bainbridge that just happens to be an amazing combination of green architecture and the outdoors with just the right amount of nod towards Washington history mixed in. As a bonus to us, Lisa was one of the graduate students there in 2008. Continue reading
Sometimes you just feel like you’ve got a client pegged musically. Well, that was this weekend for sure!
From the first client meeting, I knew that I was gonna get along with the couple famously. They were a little (a lot) nerdy, really musical, and of course they found us on Offbeat Bride. Yep, awesome wedding for sure. Continue reading
So, I finally got the chance to play a wedding at the Manor House! If you didn’t know, Bainbridge Island has been sorely lacking in the event space category for a long time now. Just last year, the Manor House opened up in Pleasant Beach and I’ve been itching to work there since I first saw it being remodeled. Of course, I got lots of opportunities to see it during many dinners across the street at Treehouse Cafe. That area is also one of my favorite run spots since it’s exactly a 10k when you run from Treehouse to Toe Jam Hill and back AND when you get done, there’s Treehouse waiting for you!
First off, it’s gorgeous inside. They’ve done an amazing job remodeling inside and the furniture, outdoor gardens, outdoor dining area complete with a fireplace and canopy and the open ceilings with exposed beams inside make for a great atmosphere inside and out. Continue reading
Sometimes, well a lot of times, it’s amazing to live in the state of Washington. Last year, we passed Referendum 74, making is one of the first two states to legalize same sex marriage! Almost immediately, we started getting calls about dj’ing same sex weddings, and we couldn’t have been more excited! Continue reading
Every once in a while, you have a wedding at the right venue with the right couple and the right guests. Well, that was last night!
I love the Garden Atrium at Kiana Lodge! All timber framing is amazing and the acoustics are really great. You can really rock out that dancefloor! Continue reading
Is your #1 wedding fear having this guy show up at your wedding? Fear not! Ask your dj these questions to find out if your dj has a soul of cheese or a soul of awesome!
Brilliant post and great, great advice from Offbeat Bride. Seriously, truer words were never written and you’ll love the results if you follow this advice.
We get asked a lot for help with ceremony music, particularly with the bridal march. Check out this great list of ideas from our good friends at Offbeat Bride!
I love this list of less-popular first dance songs compiled by our friends at Off Beat Bride. Check it out!