Archive for January, 2014


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Nite-Time learns a lot of special requests in a year. We’ve learned sorority songs, team songs, old lullabies, parents’ wedding songs, Spanish songs and many more, but none of these special songs are as important or as special as a couple’s first dance.

Here’s a list of some of our favorites from the last few years, in no particular order. They run the gamut and are as varied and individual as our brides and grooms themselves. Some are classics, some are modern and some have a different approach, but they all produced great moments for the couples that danced to them!

 

You Are the Best Thing by Ray LaMontagne

To Make You Feel My Love by Adele

Everything by Michael Buble’

Ribbon in the Sky by Stevie Wonder

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Someone Like You by Van Morrison

Baby I Love You by Aretha Franklin

I Wanna Grow Old With You by Adam Sandler

You Are So Beautiful by Joe Cocker

Moonlight Serenade by Glen Miller

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Tupelo Honey by Van Morrison

Ring of Fire by Johnny Cash (as interpreted by Amy)

Have a Little Faith in Me by John Hiatt

Just in Time by Nina Simone

I Only Have Eyes for You by The Flamingos

I’ll Stand by You by The Pretenders

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A Thousand Years by Christina Perri

Little Trip to Heaven by Tom Waits

I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing by Aerosmith

Anniversary Song by Cowboy Junkies

1,2,3,4 by Plain White T’s

and of course… At Last by Etta James

There are obviously thousands of possibilities for a first dance song (and more being written every day). These are just a few from the huge list we’ve had a great time compiling over the years… 

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Happy New Year Everyone!

I know, it’s a tad late, but we were so busy last year, we thought we’d take a couple of weeks to kick back. We haven’t gotten much of a chance, because planning for this year’s events and weddings is already in full swing. We’re looking forward to partying with old friends and making new ones on the dance floor in 2014!

This year’s resolution is to keep you all more updated on what we’re doing, songs we’re adding to our already massive repertoire and to showcase some of the awesome clients, brides and grooms we’ll be working with this year.

But first, let’s take a minute to look back at some of the highlights from last year in photo form, shall we?

Qiana and Chris kicked off 2013 with a rockin' February wedding!

Qiana and Chris kicked off 2013 with a rockin’ February wedding!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We had a great tie participating in our first ever NY Magazine Weddings event. See you again in March!

We had a great time participating in our first ever NY Magazine Weddings event. See you again in March!

 

 

Tina and Dave had a beautiful wedding at The 21 Club.

Tina and Dave had a beautiful wedding at The 21 Club.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Caught this beautiful sunset the night of Sarah and Jose's wedding at The Boat House in Central Park.

Caught this beautiful sunset the night of Sarah and Jose’s wedding at The Central Park Boathouse.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sarah and Jose cutting their beautiful (and chocolatey) cake!

Sarah and Jose cutting their beautiful (and chocolatey) cake!

 

 

Setting up for Columbia. The calm before the dancing storm!

Setting up for the Starlight Reception at Columbia U. The calm before the dancing storm!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don't you just love this view?

Don’t you just love this view?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evan and Rachel's hora. I love the look on her face!!

Evan and Rachel’s hora. I love the look on her face!!

 

 

Yves jammin' out at Rachel and Evan's wedding.

Yves jammin’ out at Rachel and Evan’s wedding.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yves and his big band at The Great Gatsby themed July 4th party on LI!

Yves and his big band at The Great Gatsby themed July 4th party on LI!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ellen Wolff's great shot of all 12 of us in July!!

Ellen Wolff’s great shot of all 12 of us in July!!

 

 

Evin and Robert's ceremony at The Stone House at NY Botanical Gardens.

Evin and Robert’s ceremony at The Stone Mill at NY Botanical Gardens.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evin cutting loose on the dance floor!

Evin cutting loose on the dance floor!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

They had such a cool set up for the Sunningdale CC's 100th anniversary.

They had such a cool set up for the Sunningdale CC’s 100th anniversary.

 

 

 

A mini challah for every guest at Mitch and Mimi's wedding, how cute?

A mini challah for every guest at Mimi and Mitch’s wedding, how cute?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And how cute are Mimi and Mitch?

And how cute are Mimi and Mitch?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

or how cute are we for that matter? That was a fun party!

or how cute are we for that matter? That was a fun party!

 

 

Knigi and Bogdan Getting Down! These two had serious moves.

Knigi and Bogdan Getting Down at The Water Club! These two had serious moves.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maryann and Matt had style!

Maryann and Matt had style!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maryann and Matt also had the coolest thing ever at their wedding - mashed potato bar w/ all the fixin's. Too good!

Maryann and Matt also had the coolest thing ever at their wedding – mashed potato bar w/ all the fixin’s. Too good!

 

 

Jen and Tom's first dance at The Garrison.

Jen and Tom’s first dance at The Garrison.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jen and Yves at the end of the night. Another happy bride - we love it!

Jen and Yves at the end of the night. Another happy bride – we love it!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jennifer and Blah Blah share their first dance at A Private Estate in Germantown, NY.

Jennifer and Peter share their first dance at A Private Estate in Germantown, NY.

 

 

Jennifer rocked the mic that night when she serenaded her man with "Orange Colored Sky"!

Jennifer rocked the mic that night when she serenaded her man with “Orange Colored Sky”!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yves and me with the Michelin Man at the Michelin Star Awards Gala. We love that guy.

Yves and me with the Michelin Man at The Michelin Star Awards Gala. We love that guy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Danny and John playing for the cocktail hour at the Michelin Gala at Guastavino's. I think I was somewhere eating something amazing during this!

Danny and John playing for the cocktail hour at the Michelin Gala at Guastavino’s. I think I was somewhere eating something amazing during this!

 

 

Folks getting down to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Franklin Hospital on LI, part of the North Shore LIJ Health Care system.

Folks getting down to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Franklin Hospital on LI, part of the North Shore LIJ Health Care System.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ann and Matt's first dance at The Saratoga National in Saratoga Springs.

Ann and Matt’s first dance at The Saratoga National in Saratoga Springs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ann and Matt displayed old photos of their families weddings near their cake. We saw this a couple of times this year - it's such a nice personal touch, I think everyone should do it!

Ann and Matt displayed old family wedding photos near their cake. We saw this a couple of times this year – it’s such a nice personal touch, I think everyone should do it!

 

 

Ann, Matt and me at the end of the night. I had such a great time partying with them!

Ann, Matt and me at the end of the night. I had such a great time partying with them!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christmas with the John St. Crew! See you in December...

Christmas with the John St. Crew! See you in December…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There you go, 2013 in pictures… looking forward to 2014’s party season which we kick off in a few short weeks with a Valentine’s Weekend wedding!

TTFN

Amy