More than just a DJ

Great Celebration for Sam and Jacob

June 17, 2016

Sam and Jacob wanted to make a splash for themselves and their guests at Eltham Lodge for their wedding celebration.  Eltham Lodge is a very grand venue on its own but with a little colour and a few extras it can be transformed even further into a glamorous and splendid arena for a once in a lifetime event.  To this end and as part of my Classic evening only entertainment service I supplied:

 

  • starlight DJ booth

  • mood lighting for the bar

  • mood lighting for the dance area

  • sparkling white LED dance floor

 

Playing meaningful music is vitally important for an inclusive event.  Sam and Jacob gave me plenty of music choices, including a couple of South African ones (see full playlist below) as Jacob and his family are from there.  Their guests made good use of the online event planner and I was well armed prior to press 'Play'. 

 

 The full playlist for the evening was as follows:

 

Warm Up

 

Zoe - Sunshine On A Rainy Day

Santana - Maria Maria

Leela James - Music

Robert Palmer - Mercy Mercy Me I Want You

Lily Allen - LDN

Sexual Healing (Kygo Remix)

Jill Scott - So In Love (feat. Anthony Hamilton)

Lemon Ice - Stand By Me (Radio Edit)

Drizabone - Real Love (Radio Version)

 

First Dance

 

Birdy – Wings

 

Reception Party

 

Michael Jackson - The way you make me feel

Four Tops - I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)

The Supremes - Baby Love

Ray Charles - Hit The Road Jack

Martha Reeves & The Vandellas - Dancing in The Streets

Sam & Dave - Soul Man

Earth, Wind & Fire - September

Phil Collins - You Can't Hurry Love

Communards - Don't Leave Me This Way

Wham! - The Edge of Heaven

Yazoo – Don’t Go

Soft Cell - Tainted Love

Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Billy Joel - Uptown Girl

Human League - Don't You Want Me

Jermaine Stewart - We Don't Have To Take Our Cloths Off To Have A Good Time

R Kelly - She's Got That Vibe

James Brown - Living in America

Madonna - Vogue

Kylie Minogue - I Should Be So Lucky

Steps - Tragedy

Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive

Billy Ocean - Love Really Hurts Without You

Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl

Tina Turner - Proud Mary

Erasure - A Little Respect

Whitney Houston - How Will I Know

Aretha Franklin - Respect

Robin S - Show Me Love

Deeelite - Groove Is in the Heart

Snap - Rhythm Is a Dancer

Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go Go

Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines (feat. T.I. & Pharrell)

Beyoncé - Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)

Pharrell Williams - Happy

Maroon 5 Featuring Christina Aguilera - Moves Like Jagger

Jess Glynne - Hold My Hand

Justin Bieber - What Do You Mean

 

South African Tunes

 

Fredi Nest - Getoor

Kurt Darren - Dans op die Tafels

 

DNCE - Cake By The Ocean

Justin Timberlake - CAN'T STOP THE FEELING!

Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk

OMI - Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix)( Radio Edit)

Usher Featuring Lil John And Ludacris - Yeah

Kevin Lyttle - Turn Me On

Montell Jordan - This Is How We Do It

DJ Pied Piper & The Masters of Ceremonies - Do You Really Like It

K-Ci & JoJo - Tell Me It's Real (Club Asylum Vocal Mix)

Sweet Female Attitude - Flowers

R Kelly - Ignition (Remix)

Tinie Tempah  - Girls Like (feat. Zara Larsson)

Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough

Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine

Four Tops - Reach Out I'll Be There

Frankie Valli – Can’t Take My Eyes Off You

Tony Christie - Avenues & Alleyways

The Beatles - Twist and Shout

Jackie Wilson - Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher

Lulu - Shout

The B52's - Love Shack

S Club 7  - Don't Stop Movin'

Carly Rae Jepson - Call Me Maybe

Avicii ft. Aloe Blacc - Wake Me Up

Rihanna - We Found Love (feat. Calvin Harris)

David Guetta - Titanium (feat. Sia)

Swedish House Mafia ft. John Martin - Don't You Worry Child

Nicki Minaj - Starships (Edited Version)

The Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling

LMFAO - Sexy and I Know It (Album Version)

Ben Haenow Featuring Kelly Clarkson - Second Hand Heart

Little Mix - Black Magic

Miley Cyrus - Party in The U S A

Mark Ronson Feat. Amy Winehouse - Valerie

Artful Dodger Feat. Craig David - Rewind When The Crowd Say Bo Selecta

Spandau Ballet - Gold

Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)

Tina Turner - The Best

Queen - Don't Stop Me Now

Katrina & The Waves - Walking on Sunshine

The Killers - Mr. Brightside

Jam - A Town Called Malice

Taylor Swift - Shake It Off

Lady Gaga - Judas

Frank Sinatra - Theme From New York New York

 

 

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