Friday, November 18, 2011

Brandi Weaver and Aaron Welch Wedding 11/12/2011

I returned to the Chateau Bellevue, on November 12, 2011, which is one of my favorite wedding facilities in Austin for the wedding of Brandi Weaver and Aaron Welch. After the ceremony conducted on the veranda, the party moved inside, where Brandi and Aaron did their first dance to "Lullabye" by The Dixie Chicks after introduction of the bridal party (while "Raise Your Glass" by Pink played).

As you can see from the above picture, we had a lighted monogram for the dancefloor.

We also did pink uplighting for the room.

After dinner and toasts, Brandi and Aaron went to cut the cake and the dance floor opened up.
Cake Cutting - It Had to Be You - Harry Connick Jr.
Cake Cutting - How Sweet It Is - Michael Buble
Cake Cutting - Say Hey - Michael Franti
I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
Tonight, Tonight - Hot Chelle Rae
Raise Your Glass - Pink
Wrapped - George Strait
Chicken Fried - Zac Brown Band
Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffet
Woman's Love - Alan Jackson
Crazy - Patsy Cline

Cha Cha Slide
In The Mood - Glen Miller

Jump Jive and Wail - Brian Setzer Orchestra
Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
Living on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
All Summer Long - Kid Rock
Forget You - Cee Lo Green

Motownphilly - Boyz II Men
Sexy and I Know It - LMFAO
Baby Got Back - Sir Mix a Lot
OPP - Naughty By Nature
Michigan Fight Song
Texas Fight
You Are So Beautiful - Joe Cocker
I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
You Are the Sunshine of My Life - Stevie Wonder
Landslide - The Dixie Chicks
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
Georgia On My Mind - Ray Charles
Last Dance - Don't Stop Believing (sung by friend of the bride and groom)

Kimberly and Andrew Marcus Wedding 10/22/2011

We had an awesome wedding at The Gardens of Cranesbury View in New Braunfels, TX on 10/22/2011. All of the planning had to be done via email or phone as the bride was in Switzerland and the groom was in Pennsylvania. For this wedding the color scheme was fall colors, so we used our uplighting package to add a warm glow to the facility, as you can see from the below picture:

After the introductions, the bride and groom went right to their first dance, "Faithfully" by Journey.

Below is our playlist from the reception:
I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
Wanna Be Starting Something - Michael Jackson
Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Let's Twist Again - Chubby Checker
The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra
My Girl - The Temptations
Unforgetable - Nat King Cole
In My Life - The Beatles
Kiss Me in the Dark - Randy Rogers Band
Cake Cutting

Cotton Eyed Joe - Isaac Sweat Payton
Sweat's Schottische - Isaac Sweat Payton
Boot Scootin' Boogie - Brooks and Dunn
The Time (Dirty Bit) - Black Eyed Peas
Wobble - Vic
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Shout - Isley Brothers
Twist and Shout - The Beatles
As Time Goes By - Jimmy Durante
Never My Love - The Association
Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO
Brass Monkey - Beastie Boys
Bust a Move - Young MC
Crazy in Love - Beyonce
Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
Living On a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Poker Face - Lady Gaga
Low - Flo Rida
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
Empire State of Mind - Jay Z
Chicken Dance
Lights - Journey
Last Dance - Don't Stop Believing - Journey

Special thanks goes to Laura Cathey for assisting me at this wedding.

I had a fantastic time at this wedding and from the below review (available here), so did the bride and groom:
"Greg was an excellent DJ. He had asked for song and genre suggestions prior to the wedding, and he fulfilled all of these (even the songs we requested mere days beforehand).
He provided the desired amount of interaction with the guests and announcing the different events during the evening, without going overboard. Our guests were dancing constantly after dinner, which is a credit to him keeping the right music playing.
He even surprised us by recording the best man and maid of honor toasts, which is something we'll treasure amongst our favorite wedding mementos.
We also used him to provide uplighting in the room, which again was exactly what we wanted (even though we had a difficult time describing it to him, he fine-tuned the color to create the desired effect).
I would highly recommend GGC to anyone looking for DJ services in the area."

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Natali Sandlin and Carson Thomas Wedding 9/4/2011

This was my first wedding at The Hummingbird House. Prior to the wedding, we received news of the wildfires in Bastrop. With the wind blowing our direction, we began to smell the smoke. Fortunatelly, nothing happened to us and the smoke disappeared well before the start of the ceremony.
First Dance - "When You Got a Good Thing" - Lady Antelbellum
Father/Daughter Dance - "You've Got a Friend" - James Taylor
Mother/Son Dance - "I Hope You Dance" - Lee Ann Womack
"I Gotta Feeling" - Black Eyed Peas
"Don't Stop Till You Get Enough" - Michael Jackson
"Play That Funky Music" - Leif Garrett
"Brickhouse" - The Commodores
"Cupid Shuffle" - Cupid
"Brown Eyed Girl" - Van Morrison
"Shout" - Isley Brothers
"Twist and Shout" - Beatles
Bouquet Toss - "Single Ladies" - Beyonce
Garter Toss - "Rude Boy" - Rihanna
Dollar Dance - "Kiss Me In the Dark" - Randy Rogers Band
Dollar Dance - "Crazy Girl" - Eli Young Band
Dollar Dance - "Boots On" - Randy Houser
Dollar Dance - "Perfect Love" - Alpha Rev
Thanks to Jamie Maldonado for assisting during the Dollar Dances
"Let's Twist Again" - Chubby Checker
"Getting Jiggy Wit It" - Will Smith
"Hip Hop Medley"
"Zoot Suit Riot" - Cherry Poppin Daddies
"Party Rock" - LMFAO
"Empire State of Mind" - Jay-Z
"Moves Like Jagger" - Maroon 5
"Cha Cha Slide"
"Take Over Control" - Afrojack
"Ghosts N Stuff" - Deadmau5
"Dynamite" - Taio Cruz
"I Want You Back" - Jackson 5
"Sex Machine" - James Brown
"Respect" - Aretha Franklin
"La Bamba" - Los Lobos
"Cotton Eyed Joe"
Last Dance - "You Are the Best Thing" - Ray LaMontagne

Jenny Hui and Jesse Ontiveros Wedding

I know it's been a while since I've written a wedding blog, but it's been a very busy summer.
We met Jenny and Jesse at the Bridal Extravaganza show in June. Their wedding was held at House on the Hill, which is one of my favorite facilities in the Austin area. Nice and intimate. Everything can be done onsite, including rooms for the bride and groom. This was a great wedding.
First Dance - Nick Drake - Pink Moon
Father/Daughter Dance - Unforgettable - Nat King and Natalie Cole
Anniversary Dance - The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra
I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
Don't Stop Till You Get Enough - Michael Jackson
Party Rock - LMFAO
You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
Living on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
Don't Stop Believing - Journey
Hip Hop Medley (Apache, Funky Cold Medina, Brass Monkey, Bust a Move)
Jammin - Bob Marley
Just Like Heaven - The Cure
Bizarre Love Triangle - New Order
Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners
Shout - Isley brothers
Twist and Shout - The Beatles
La Bamba - Los Lobos
What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
One Love - Bob Marley
Chicken Dance - Brave Combo
Tik Tok - Ke$ha
Poker Face - Lady Gaga
California Gurls - Katy Perry
Cupid Shuffle - Cupid
Like a G6 - Dev
The Eyes of Texas and Texas Fight - Longhorn Band

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Cheadle/Winfrey Wedding 03/12/2011

After a break from writing event blogs, I'm back to write some more. What a wedding to start the wedding season, which seems to last from March to October.

The wedding and reception were held at the Walden Plantation in Llano, Tx. This is a new bed and breakfast in the hill country right on the Llano River. The wedding was held next to the pool and hottub. The reception was held in a tent just behind the facility.

What a wedding to start the season with. With almost 300 guests and running from 6:00 to midnight, this was going to be a awesome reception. Plus, this was the first wedding I got to use my new Chauvet Min Laser. Against the ceiling of the white tent, the laser looked fantastic.

First Dance - Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Father/Daughter Dance - I Loved Her First - Heartland
Mother/Son Dance - What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
Stepfather/Daughter Dance - He Didn't Have to Be - Brad Paisley
I Gotta Feeling
Don't Stop Believing
Cake Cutting (was warm in the tent, so the icing was melting, had to move the cake up about 45 minutes)
I Like It, I Love It
That's How Country Boys Roll
Undo It
My Wish
What I Said I Do
Waltz Across Texas
Won't Take Less
Pound Sign
Pretty Good At Drinkin' Beer
Your Man
It's 5 o'clock Somewhere
Love Like Crazy
My Little Girl
Seminole Wind
Do I
Tosses - Bouquet - Ladies Night
Tosses - Garter - Foxey Lady
Retro Medley
Bust a Move
Cupid Shuffle
Hold It Against Me
Round and Round
Copperhead Road
My Maria
Cowboy Casanova
Carried Away
She's Everything
My Best Friend
In Da Club
Cha Cha Slide
Don't Stop Till You Get Enough
Brown Eyed Girl
Twist and Shout
Funky Cold Medina
Ice Ice Baby
Jump Around
Take Me Out
Friends in Low Places
Lukenbach, Texas
Family Tradition
Good Directions
Billie Jean
I Want You Back
Sex Machine
You Shook Me All Night Long
You Give Love a Bad Name
It Takes Two
Like a G6
Tik Tok
Party in the USA
Nuttin' But a G Thang
Blister in the Sun
Bizarre Love Triangle
Come On Eileen
Cotton Eyed Joe
Sweat's Schottische
Lord Loves the Drinkin' Man
Getting You Home
Let's Get It On
Bump and Grind
Save the Last Dance For Me
New York, New York (no "Last Dance")

Overall, we had a great time and were worn out by the time we got back home.

Next week, we return to the Chateau Bellevue in downtown Austin.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

GGC Productions is recognized as a 2011 Bride's Choice Award Winner

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GGC Productions stands among the top five percent of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire community, representing quality and service excellence within the wedding industry. Awards were given to the top wedding professionals across 20 service categories, from wedding venues to wedding photographers, and were based on the overall professional achievements throughout the past year.

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We are happy to announce that GGC Productions is among the very best DJs within the WeddingWire Network, which includes leading wedding planning sites WeddingWire, Martha Stewart Weddings, Project Wedding and Weddingbee. We would like to thank our past clients for nominating us to receive the Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011.

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Monday, January 3, 2011

Wedding 12/31/2010 at Texas Old Town in Kyle, Tx

I know I haven't added a show blog in a while, but it it my goal to add one after every wedding in 2011.
And there is no better time to start than after being a wedding DJ for a New Year's Eve wedding. The wedding for Jeslyn and Will Sabol was held at Texas Old Town in Kyle, Texas. This was my first time at Texas Old Town and I really enjoyed the facility. Lots of dancefloor space and an easy load in area in the back.
This was a fun couple and their guests were ready to party, with it being New Year's Eve and all. The ceremony was held outside just a short walk from the Tejas reception hall. It was a perfect night for a ceremony with no clouds in the sky and the temperature around 50 degrees. The ceremony ended with a nice fireworks show (a first for me).
During the dinner, I played a variety of the guest's requests which they were allowed to make on their invitations. Some of these included:
"Can't Help Falling In Love With You" by Elvis Presley
"She's No Lady, She's My Wife" by Lyle Lovett
"I Get a Kick Out of You" By Frank Sinatra
"Bread and Water" by Ryan Bingham
"My Home Town" by Charlie Robinson
"The Way I Am" by Ingrid Michallson
"Strong Enough" by Sheryl Crow
"Today is the Day" by Shake Russell
"Right of Rain" by Adele
"Love Letter" by Bonnie Raitt
"No One is Gonna Love You More Than I Do" by Band of Horses
and "Everyday Angel" by Radney Foster.

First Dance - "Then" by Brad Paisley
Father/Daughter Dance was written by the Father of the Bride. The first verse was sung to her by him, then the minister sang the rest of the song. The song was excellent and if recorded, I believe it could be a standard for father/daugher dances in the future.
Stepfather/Daughter Dance - "Tiny Dancer" by Elton John
Mother/Son Dance - "Blessed" by Elton John
Cake Cutting - "How Sweet It Is" by Michael Buble

I Gotta Feeling - BEP
Forever - Chris Brown
Magic Carpet Ride/Old Time Rock N Roll
Cupid Shuffle
Aggie War Hymn
Tosses (Single Ladies, Sharp Dressed Man)
Retro Megamix
I'm Yours
When a Man Loves a Woman
The Way You Look Tonight
Cha Cha Slide
California Gurls
Hot Stuff
Countdown to Midnight/Auld Lang Syne
Like a G6
You Shook Me All Night Long
Living on a Prayer
Don't Stop Believing
At Last
Last Dance - "You Are the Best Thing" - Ray LaMontagne

I wish I could have played a lot longer for this group as they were ready to party. It's weddings like this where I've done a great job at the end of the night and everyone went home happy, especially the bride and groom.

For pictures from this event, go to or visit my pictures on Facebook.