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Julie and Steve (Wedding at the Carnegie Museum)

Julie and Steve’s wedding was a true reflection of their personalities—full of fun, love, and a strong sense of togetherness. During the heartfelt toasts, it became clear that they not only cherished their own happiness but took equal joy in seeing their friends and family have a blast.

Their big day began at the elegant Hall of Sculptures at the Carnegie Museum, where they exchanged vows before everyone headed to the stunning music hall for an unforgettable reception.

A highlight was their first dance to “Hey Julie” by Fountains of Wayne, with guests watching from the balcony above—an intimate touch that showed their deep bond.

What set their celebration apart was their music choice. Opting for a few favorites, they left the rest to me as their DJ. This allowed their guests to groove to a fantastic mix that kept the dance floor alive all night. Julie and Steve’s energy was infectious. They spent the evening dancing and singing with their loved ones, making the party come alive.

The entire evening was a unique celebration that blended personal touches with the power of music. As the last notes played, the memories lingered. With a well-deserved honeymoon ahead, their wedding day marked a beautiful beginning to their journey together. Cheers to the happy couple and the adventures that lie ahead!

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Erica and Fred (Carnegie Museum Wedding Reception)

When it comes to creating an extraordinary wedding reception, the power of music cannot be underestimated. It sets the tone, evokes emotions, and brings people together in a way that few other elements can. As a DJ, I have been fortunate enough to witness the magic that unfolds when couples like Erica and Fred choose to infuse their wedding reception with a fully customized playlist that truly reflects their unique style and love story.

Erica and Fred’s reception took place in the breathtaking Carnegie Museum Music Hall Foyer, a venue that exudes elegance and grandeur. While all of their details were absolutely amazing, I personally enjoyed the tiny miniatures of their dogs making an appearance on the wedding cake the most.

The dance floor was alive throughout the night with laughter and happiness. Guests of all ages and backgrounds couldn’t help but join in the festivities. Erica and Fred’s choice to infuse their reception with so many special song choices not only made the night unforgettable for them but also created a shared experience that their guests will forever hold dear.

I feel incredibly grateful to have been a part of Erica and Fred’s wedding reception. Their passion for music and dedication to creating an extraordinary experience for their guests was truly inspiring. It is a testament to the transformative power of music and its ability to bring people together in the most beautiful way. Congratulations to Erica and Fred on a remarkable celebration!

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Allison and Nick (Carnegie Museum Wedding Reception)

If you read my posts regularly, you know I believe it’s the wedding guests that are the most important part of the celebration. Wedding couples who put their focus on their friends and family are almost always the one who end up having the most memorable and fabulous receptions. Allison and Nick were so excited to spend time with all of their favorite people, and made sure that everyone was included in the fun during their amazing wedding day.

Their reception was held at the always gorgeous Carnegie Museum Music Hall Foyer. Guests were treated to live string music during cocktail hour before watching the newlyweds first dance (they prepared a wonderful routine to Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect”). Throughout the evening, Allison and Nick chose great music to make sure everyone got a chance to hear music they could enjoy.

Allison and Nick’s guests danced and danced to songs from yesterday and today. The best compliment I received was when Allison had told me that even her father was up dancing (apparently not a regular occurrence!). The happy couple planned their entire day around the concept of spending time with all of their closest friends and family (this included both a pre-party and an after party!). I loved the chance to work with these two awesome people through multiple wedding date reschedulings, and was so excited to see their big day turn out so successfully. Allison and Nick will soon head off for a truly one-of-a-kind safari honeymoon!

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Caitlin and Mark (Carnegie Museum Wedding Reception)

So much happens during your wedding day, it’s important to try and slow down and really cherish every moment. Some couples get caught up in worrying about what’s next, they miss the opportunity to enjoy what’s happening around them. Caitlin and Mark did a fabulous job at staying in the moment at their beautiful and elegant wedding reception held at the stunning Music Hall Foyer at the Carnegie Museum

The Museum has always been one of my favorite venues in all of Pittsburgh. The gorgeous space was made even more specular with Caitlin and Marks’ beautiful decor. Each table featured wonderful photos of the newlyweds through each year of their lives.

Guests were excited to be part of the celebration as they joined on the dance floor with the newlyweds for a fabulous dance party!

I was so glad to see Caitlin and Mark take full advantage of the time they had at their reception. They were able to spend time with all of their favorite people while enjoying a great time dancing to some of their favorite songs. The happy couple is soon headed off to a very well-deserved honeymoon in Granada.

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Victoria and Cody (Carnegie Museum Music Hall Foyer Wedding Reception)

Every couple who gets married in December is faced with the choice of whether or not they should acknowledge the holiday or not. Victoria and Cody made a fabulous decision to embrace the spirit of Christmas for their gorgeous and fun wedding reception held at the stunning Carnegie Museum Music Hall Foyer.

If you’ve read this blog, you’ll know how much I adore Djing at the museum. The Music Hall Foyer looked amazing and the choices of flowers and decor was perfect. I can’t even begin to say how much I loved the fabulous Christmas present cake Victoria had chosen for the big day.

Everyone came ready to celebrate! There was plenty of wonderful music (including a few Christmas songs) for all of the newlyweds friends and family to enjoy.

It was so much fun to watch Victoria and Cody’s friends gather around to show their love and support. Including a splash of Christmas into their celebration was the best choice since their wedding day truly was one of love, family and making amazing memories that will last a lifetime.

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Julie and Tim (Carnegie Museum Music Hall Foyer Wedding Reception)

The most common thing I hear from couples is how they would like to avoid having all of the standard, overplayed music at their wedding. I love to work with people who really take the time to think about what songs will be special and unique for their celebration. Julie and Tim’s wedding is one I know I’ll never forget as their playlist featured so many amazing songs that made their wonderful reception truly one-of-a-kind.

The Carnegie Museum has always been one of my favorite venues and I can’t imagine a better location for Julie and Tim’s reception. The large dance floor was the perfect space for an epic dance party.

Be sure to click the link below to see all of the amazing music that went into Julie and Tim’s playlist. I believe what made their song choices so successful was because the newlyweds spent so much time on the dance floor singing and dancing with all of their friends and family. Their excitement was infectious. The end of the evening came entirely too fast for everyone (including me). Julie and Tim gave their guests an evening like no other and I’m sure no one will soon forget.

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