I was back at Melville Castle this weekend to be the wedding dj for the October wedding of Lisa & Tim. Surprisingly sunny and warm, the weather was as good as it gets in October near Edinburgh.
It was my pleasure to play at the wedding of a wonderful couple and their amazing guests.
I arrived in the early afternoon to set up the equipment out of sight before the guests arrived. Nice easy access and helpful staff are always a plus for me. The stage at the far left of the marquee is the ideal area for a DJ to set up. We can keep the noise to the dance floor and still allow the guests to chat comfortably at their tables.
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The choice of music for the first dance of the night, by the bride and groom, was John Legend – All Of Me.
Lisa and Tim took their place on the dancefloor circled by their friends and family giving them a rapturous welcome. It was easy to see that everyone was close.
Wedding Shoe Game
Before the party gets started we have a quick wedding shoe game. Many of the guests had travelled a long way to attend the wedding so a quick game was organised to help break the ice.
This time it was with a wee bit of a difference, the questions were set by the guests. Everything started off fine but then came the risqué questions. Lisa and Tim are a great couple with a great sense of humour so they played right along, shocking some of their families but all in good fun!
I was armed with a playlist provided by Lisa & Tim via their planner page on my website. A good eclectic selection of music including some Italian songs. Although Lisa is a London resident, her family originated in Italy and many family members travelled to see Lisa married.
Other music included Spanish, Hip Hop, R&B, Dance and good old disco.
It is always good to have an energetic audience, especially on a Sunday night, that really wants to party. Party they did from the very start right up until the last song. There were a number of requests to keep the music going but the time had come to end the night.
An amazing night for a special couple and their guests.