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BVTLive! Is Proud to Welcome Joanne Farrell Dickerson as Executive Entertainment Consultant

News
BVTLive! has announced that Joanne Farrell Dickerson has joined the BVTLive! team. Joanne comes with a wealth of experience in the entertainment industry, most notably as lead female vocalist for BVTLive!’s Midnight Hour dance band, for which she will continue to perform. Joanne also managed Sway Entertainment, a specialty live entertainment company since 2004. Joanne…
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Inspired Emotions End The Summer In Style

Wedding & Party Bands
The BVTLive! Specialty Acts and Inspired Emotions have been quite active this past month. Take a look at how these accomplished acts have ended their summer! Bill Handy performed at Finley Catering’s Crystal Tea Room for a custom ceremony and cocktail hour.  During an Engagement Party at Doubletree in Plymouth Meeting, Lou Lanza performed Classical…
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The Evolution of the Ceremony Song by Lou Lanza

Advice From Pros and Brides
On the many recent ceremonies that I have been a part of as a vocalist, musician, or as a coordinator the most striking trend I have noticed is the variety of styles and selections. Naturally, the evergreen type of selections have still been popular. Pieces such as Pachelbel’s Canon in D, Purcell’s Trumpet Voluntary, &…
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Wedding Day Timeline By Linda Simunov

Advice From Pros and Brides
Timing is Everything! We have all been there, the wedding that started late! And I don’t mean, 5 or 10 minutes late. Do yourself, your vendors, and most of all, your guests a huge favor by creating a “Wedding Day Timeline”. Your guests may not notice when the timing is working, but they will definitely…
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Sid Miller Dance Band visits Martha’s Vineyard

Wedding & Party Bands
The Sid Miller Dance Band performed at an exquisite wedding in Martha’s Vineyard on July 19th. We were elated to be a part of Sara and Phillip’s special day. After we thought one encore was enough, the guest s requested another! We could have played all night, had they not had a sound ordinance. The…
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Venue Spotlight: Brandywine Manor House

Wedding & Party Bands
Offering three stunning outdoor ceremony sites, a rustic, soft lit Manor Barn, as well as an elegant Crown Ballroom, the Brandywine Manor House is a breathtaking venue for any wedding. Nested in the heart of Chester County, amongst 85 acres of rolling landscapes, the Manor offers an intimate space for your event. Having been built…
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BVTLive! and Jellyroll piling up 2014 Awards!

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BVTLive! is proud to announce another award as Jellyroll has been selected as “Best Party Band” again for 2014 by Main Line Today magazine. This award is in addition to the BVTLive! 2014 Wedding Wire “Couples Choice” award, and 2014 The Knot “Best of Weddings”, and “Best of Weddings Hall of Fame” awards. Jellyroll has…
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BVTLive! In The Clubs

News
For over a decade, BVTLive! has been your one stop total solution for the member event dance bands in the tri-state area! In the last few weeks we have had numerous acts perform at various member events including: • Back2Life at Manufacturers Golf and Country Club • Contagious at Lancaster Country Club • Jellyroll at…
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Inspired Emotion’s Summer Feel

Advice
It was the nicest weekend of the summer so far, and BVTLive!’s Inspired Emotions Division kept themselves busy and outside for this event-filled weekend. Richard Plunkett performed at Philadelphia Cricket Club’s new, state of the art pool complex, with an Island Guitar set. On Sunday, he made his way to Springfield Country Club’s new Tavola…
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