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How to Find a Wedding Band

Advice From Pros and Brides
Enjoy this informative blog written by our intern, Nick Cardillo, on searching for the perfect wedding band: The decision to hire live entertainment for your wedding is one that is incomparable to any other option you might have considered. A wedding or dance band has the ability to bring a whole new element of entertainment…
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BVTLive! Gathers Tips From The Experts

Advice From Pros and Brides
During each BVTLive! Showcase, we make time to answer some of your wedding questions. Four experts in the industry offered up some useful answers about current wedding trends. On the panel we have Big Ric from Big Ric Rising, Kurt Titchenell, President of BVTLive!, Gabe Fredricks of Philip Gabriel Photography, and Tim Sudall of Allure…
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Choosing Your Songs for Wedding – Intro Songs

Wedding & Party Bands
As band leader for Jellyroll, our band has learned and performed some really fun songs at our weddings.  In addition to your first dance song, and parent dance songs, think about the song that you and your fiancé are announced to.  This song should be fun, high energy and a favorite of yours.  Here are some…
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How to Create an Exciting Wedding Celebration!

View From The Stage
Here are some things to consider when planning the flow of your wedding, if your goal is to maximize the time on the dance floor: Introductions: We are seeing bridal party introductions less often, and this is not a bad thing. Think about it, after the cocktail hour, guests enter the ballroom dancing while the…
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BVTLive! at the 2014 PHLCVB Annual Luncheon

Wedding & Party Bands
The “Here for the Making” 2014 Annual Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau Luncheon was hosted last week on the eve of Thanksgiving. This year, BVTLive! was again a proud sponsor of this event with industry leaders all across the Philadelphia region to meeting up to network . This is Philadelphia’s largest hospitality event. The PHLCVB…
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BVTLive Scholarship

Investing in the Future of Our Industry

Wedding & Party Bands
The Philadelphia Vicinity Club Manager’s Association (PVCMA) is an organization of all the country clubs in area, and each year, its foundation awards scholarships to deserving individuals who demonstrate a strong presence or promise in the hospitality industry. For the first time ever, BVTLive! has committed to contributing $1,000 to these scholarship awards yearly, as a…
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Wedding Expert Panel at BVTLive!’s Showcase

Wedding & Party Bands
The Expert Panel at BVTLive!’s Showcase At each BVTLive! Showcase, not only do we offer the chance to see a selection of our award-winning dance bands, but we also bring industry experts to the stage to answer your questions! The November 3rd showcase at The Ardmore Music Hall featured four of the best: Ricardo “Big Ric” Minter of…
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Jellyroll Rocks The Royal Worthington Apartments

Wedding & Party Bands
It is not typical for a BVTLive! dance band to perform for the opening of an apartment building, but this was not a typical situation, nor is The Royal Worthington in Malvern your typical apartment building. It all started when developer Brian O’Neill of O’Neill Properties saw Jellyroll perform at a wedding at the Hyatt…
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