Weddings

PRO DJs Portland 2017 Events Review

 
Reflecting on 2017, PRO DJs has put together video slideshows of the many weddings and events we have performed over the past year.
 
WEDDINGS:
This video features photos taken by PRO DJs and some local area photographers at the following weddings: Devon & Brandon (5/6/17 at Inn at Langdon Farms Golf Club in Aurora, Oregon), Barb & John (5/20/17 at McMenamins Edgefield in Troutdale, Oregon), Gina & Blake (6/24/17 at Camp Angelos in Corbett, Oregon), Megan & Patrick (7/15/17 at McMenamins Sand Trap Bar & Grill in Gearhart, Oregon), Alexandria & Matt (7/22/17 at a private residence in Grand Rhonde, Oregon), Deborah & Zak (7/23/17 at Mt. Hood Bed & Breakfast in Parkdale, Oregon), Lanie & Tyler (8/5/17 at Horning’s Hideout in North Plains, Oregon), Leslie & Rick (8/19/17 at Mt. Hood Bed & Breakfast in Parkdale, Oregon), Gabrielle & Kevin (9/2/17 at Gray Gables Estate in Milwaukie, Oregon), Katie & Devin (9/3/17 at Bridal Veil Lakes in Corbett , Oregon), Suzanne & Zak (9/4/17 at The Troutdale House in Troutdale, Oregon), Erica & Sean (9/9/17 at Leftbank Annex in Portland, Oregon), Kelly & Keith (9/16/17 at Fort Vancouver Artillery Barracks in Vancouver, Washington), Leah & Eric (10/1/17 at Mt. Hood Organic Farms in Hood River, Oregon), and Ashlei & David (11/11/17 at Abernethy Center in Oregon City, Oregon).
 

 
BAR MITZVAHS & BAT MITZVAHS:
This video features photos taken by PRO DJs and some local area photographers at the following events: Daniel’s Bar Mitzvah (1/14/17 at Mittleman Jewish Community Center in Portland, Oregon), David’s Bar Mitzvah (2/11/17 at the Benson Hotel in Portland, Oregon), Jacob’s Bar Mitzvah (6/10/17 at the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel in Portland, Oregon), Anita’s Bat Mitzvah (7/1/17 at Congregation Beth Israel in Portland, Oregon), Nathan’s Bar Mitzvah (7/8/17 at the Salem Convention Center in Salem, Oregon), Mazzi’s Bat Mitzvah (8/12/17 at Langdon Farms Golf Club in Aurora, Oregon), Callie’s Bat Mitzvah (9/2/17 at Multnomah Athletic Club in Portland, Oregon), Heshy’s Bar Mitzvah (10/21/17 at Mittleman Jewish Community Center in Portland, Oregon), Estelle’s Bat Mitzvah (11/4/17 at Coopers Hall in Portland, Oregon), and Jack’s Bar Mitzvah (12/16/17 at Urban Studio in Portland, Oregon).
 

 
Click Here for more photos and event recaps.
 

Abernethy Center Oregon City Wedding

 
Ashlei and David were married at their Abernethy Center Oregon City Wedding on Saturday, November 11, 2017. It was a wet mid November day for their ceremony held inside the Abernethy Chapel across the street from the main ballroom. I setup two sound systems for this event to be able to provide music for the ceremony.
 
Abernethy Center Oregon City Wedding Ceremony Highlights:

  • Bridal Party Entrance: The Piano Guys – A Thousand Years
  • Bride Entrance: Canon In D (new romantic classical piano and violin duets)
  • Bride/Groom Exit: Colbie Cailatt – I Do

Abernethy Center Oregon City Wedding (11-11-17)
 
Following the wedding, the rain held off for a bit to allow all guests to make their way across the street to the main ballroom for the reception, while the wedding party stayed behind for additional photos.
 
For background music during cocktails and dinner, I played a mix of familiar hit songs that featured artists such as Michael Buble, Queen, Al Green, Tim McGraw and more.
 
Abernethy Center Oregon City Wedding (11-11-17)
 
Abernethy Center Oregon City Wedding Reception Highlights:

  • Grand Entrance: Colbie Cailatt – I Do
  • First Dance: Sung Live by Family Friend (Donna) – Thinking Out Loud
  • Cake Cutting: James Taylor – How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
  • Father/Daughter Dance: Tim McGraw – My Little Girl
  • Mother/Son Toss: Boyz II Men – A Song For Mama

Once the dance floor opened to everyone, we only had a short time left, but many guests took advantage by packing the floor for the opening and closing slow dances and all the fast songs in between. ‘Twist & Shout’ and ‘Uptown Funk’ were particularly well-received, along with line dance favorites, ‘Cupid Shuffle’ and ‘Cha Cha Slide’.
 
Abernethy Center Oregon City Wedding (11-11-17)
Abernethy Center Oregon City Wedding (11-11-17)
Abernethy Center Oregon City Wedding (11-11-17)
 
Their first dance was sung live earlier in the evening, so it felt right to end the night with the original ‘Thinking Out Loud’ from Ed Sheeran, so guests could dance with the newlyweds to their special song.
 
Abernethy Center Oregon City Wedding (11-11-17)
 
Congratulations Ashlei and David and thank you for choosing PRO DJs.
 
Post Event Satisfaction Survey:
 
“Rich outperformed our expectations! He packed the dance floor, came through for our every specified request, and maintained continual communication. Anyone who uses his service will not be disappointed, and I would recommend him in the future to anyone looking for a quality DJ!” ¬†
 
-Ashlei McGauvran & David Fylan

  • Event Date: Saturday, November 11, 2017
  • Event Type: Wedding & Reception
  • Event Location: Abernethy Center, Oregon City
  • Event Staff: Rich Ellis
  • Quality of Customer Service via Telephone: Excellent
  • Quality of Customer Service via Internet: Excellent
  • Quality of Customer Service at Event: Excellent
  • Friendliness of your Entertainer: Excellent
  • Promptness of your Entertainer: Excellent
  • Professionalism of your Entertainer: Excellent
  • Entertainer’s Performance: Excellent
  • Entertainer’s Appearance: Excellent
  • System Appearance: Excellent
  • Sound Quality: Excellent
  • Overall Volume Levels: Excellent
  • Music Selection: Excellent
  • Incorporation of Your Requests: Excellent
  • Lighting Effects: Excellent
  • Equipment Appearance: Excellent
  • Overall Customer Service: Excellent
  • Planning Assistance: Excellent
  • Entertainer’s Cooperation with Other Vendors: Excellent
  • Overall Performance Rating: Excellent
  • Would you recommend this service to others? Yes

Mt. Hood Organic Farms October Wedding

 
The summer wedding season for 2017 ended this weekend, but as the calendar flipped to the first of the month, the weather held on for a nice day at Leah and Eric’s October wedding at Mt. Hood Organic Farms in Parkdale, Oregon
 
The wedding ceremony took place on the lawn just outside the Cottage & Carriage House and guests were greeted by a Mariachi band who also played all the ceremony music. I setup a separate sound system to provide a lapel microphone for the officiant and vows.
 
Mt. Hood Organic Farms October Wedding (10-1-17)
Mt. Hood Organic Farms October Wedding (10-1-17)
 
Afterwards, everyone followed the Mariachi band down the gravel road to the Apple House for the reception, where the band continued playing music for the cocktail hour as guests engaged in conversation, danced, and played lawn games while the newlyweds took pictures with Mt. Hood in the background.
 
Mt. Hood Organic Farms October Wedding (10-1-17)
Mt. Hood Organic Farms October Wedding (10-1-17)
Mt. Hood Organic Farms October Wedding (10-1-17)
 
I was setup in the Green House, but also positioned a separate speaker inside the dining area to provide background music for dinner and for the toasts that followed.
 
Mt. Hood Organic Farms October Wedding Reception Highlights:

  • Cake Cutting: James Taylor – How Sweet It Is
  • First Dance: Frank Sinatra – Fly Me to the Moon
  • Bride and Father Dance: Louis Armstrong – What A Wonderful World
  • Groom and Mother Dance: Louis Armstrong – What A Wonderful World
  • Bouquet Toss: Spice Girls – Wannabe
  • Garter Toss: Inner Circle – Bad Boys (Theme from Cops)

Thanks to the Mariachi band, who also played a few selections during dinner, this group brought loads of energy to the dance floor from the first song as they got right to it and didn’t let up until the last song. From the classic hits, such as ‘Twist & Shout’ and ‘Billie Jean’ to recent favorites, ‘Can’t Stop The Feeling’ and ‘Despacito,’ the cool evening air was an afterthought.
 
Mt. Hood Organic Farms October Wedding (10-1-17)
Mt. Hood Organic Farms October Wedding (10-1-17)
Mt. Hood Organic Farms October Wedding (10-1-17)
Mt. Hood Organic Farms October Wedding (10-1-17)
 
It was good to see Kelly and Eric who referred me to Leah’s mom Laura for this event. I was the DJ at their wedding in July 2014 also held in Parkdale.
 
Congratulations Leah and Eric and thank you for choosing PRO DJs.
 

Fort Vancouver Artillery Barracks Wedding

 
Kelly and Keith’s Fort Vancouver Artillery Barracks wedding reception was held on Saturday, September 16, 2017 in Vancouver, Washington.
 
They were married a month earlier on a cruise in Puerto Rico and the Carribbean, so this was a reception for their friends and family who were not able to attend.
 
Fort Vancouver Artillery Barracks Wedding Reception (9-16-17)
 
Fort Vancouver Artillery Barracks Wedding Reception Highlights:

  • Grand Entrance: Stevie Wonder – Signed Sealed Delivered…
  • Cake Cutting: Queen – You’re My Best Friend
  • First Dance: Al Green – Let’s Stay Together
  • Last Dance: Sister Sledge – We Are Family

Guests had a great time dancing to a wide variety of hits, including ‘Uptown Funk’, ‘Cupid Shuffle’, ‘Celebration’, ‘Can’t Stop the Feeling’ and more.
 
Fort Vancouver Artillery Barracks Wedding Reception (9-16-17)
Fort Vancouver Artillery Barracks Wedding Reception (9-16-17)
 
Congratulations Kelly and Keith and thank you for choosing PRO DJs.
 
Post Event Satisfaction Survey:

  • Event Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017
  • Event Type: Wedding Reception
  • Event Location: Fort Vancouver Artillery Barracks
  • Event Staff: Rich Ellis
  • Quality of Customer Service via Telephone: Excellent
  • Quality of Customer Service via Internet: Excellent
  • Quality of Customer Service at Event: Excellent
  • Friendliness of your Entertainer: Excellent
  • Promptness of your Entertainer: Excellent
  • Professionalism of your Entertainer: Excellent
  • Entertainer’s Performance: Excellent
  • Entertainer’s Appearance: Excellent
  • System Appearance: Excellent
  • Sound Quality: Excellent
  • Overall Volume Levels: Excellent
  • Music Selection: Excellent
  • Incorporation of Your Requests: Excellent
  • Lighting Effects: N/A
  • Equipment Appearance: Excellent
  • Overall Customer Service: Excellent
  • Planning Assistance: Excellent
  • Entertainer’s Cooperation with Other Vendors: Excellent
  • Overall Performance Rating: Excellent
  • Would you recommend this service to others? Yes

Fun With Friend At Leftbank Annex Wedding

 
Erica and Sean’s Leftbank Annex Wedding took place on Saturday, September 9, 2017 in Portland, Oregon.
 
And it was good to be inside on this day as we received the first rain since early June. With the Rose Quarter in the background, everyone was comfortable as they witnessed the exchange of vows in an intimate setting.
 
Leftbank Annex Wedding (9-9-17)
 
Leftbank Annex Wedding Ceremony Highlights:

  • Groomsmen Entrance: Neil Young – Heart of Gold
  • Bridesmaids & Bride Entrance: Lady Gaga – The Cure
  • Bride/Groom Exit: Dire Straits – Money for Nothing

The entire room was arranged for dinner after all guests made their way to the back of the room for cocktails. For background music, I played a mix of classic hits, including artists Marvin Gaye, Beatles, Bob Marley and the groom’s requests for Neil Young and Built to Spill.
 
Leftbank Annex Wedding (9-9-17)
 
Leftbank Annex Reception Highlights:

  • Grand Entrance: Andrew Gold – Thank You For Being A Friend
  • Cake Cutting: Beatles – Twist & Shout
  • Bride and Father Dance: Eric Clapton – Wonderful Tonight

The dance floor covered a lot of ground, but guests weren’t shy about getting out there and having a good time gettin’ down to Prince, Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake and more, including requests for 2Pac and Kendrick Lamar.
 
Leftbank Annex Wedding (9-9-17)
Leftbank Annex Wedding (9-9-17)
Leftbank Annex Wedding (9-9-17)
 
Congratulations Erica and Sean.
 

Calendar
Connect with PRO DJs

PRO DJs on FaceBook PRO DJs on Google Plus PRO DJs on You Tube
Archives
Categories
Portland | Gresham | Lake Oswego | Vancouver | Maywood Park | Troutdale | Wood Village | Fairview | Camas | Corbett | Banks | Beaverton | Cornelius | Durham | Forest Grove | Gaston | Hillsboro | King City | North Plains | Battle Ground | Sherwood | Tigard | Tualatin | Wilsonville | Canby | Damascus | Estacada | Gladstone | Happy Valley | Johnson City | Washougal | Milwaukie | Molalla | Oregon City | Sandy | Woodland | West Linn | Longview | Astoria | Cannon Beach | Gearhart | Seaside | Warrenton | Clatskanie | Columbia City | Ridgefield | Rainier | Scappoose | St. Helens | Vernonia | Cascade Locks | Hood River | Aurora | Donald | Gervais | Hubbard | Jefferson | Keizer | Mt. Angel | Salem | Silverton | St. Paul | Stayton | Sublimity | Stevenson | Turner | Woodburn | Dallas | Falls City | Independence | Monmouth | Willamina | Kelso | Albany | Garibaldi | Manzanita | Nehalem | Rockaway Beach | Brush Prairie | Tillamook | Wheeler | Amity | Carlton | Dayton | Dundee | Lafayette | McMinnville | Newberg | Sheridan | White Salmon | Willamina | Yamhill

PRO DJs
Portland, OR 97213
1-800-9-PRO-DJS
info@prodjsportland.com

Pro DJ's, Disc Jockeys, Seattle, WA
Wedding and Event Mobile DJ Company serving the Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington Metro Areas.
© 2018 Super Entertainment, Inc.