I had the honor of providing San Diego wedding DJ & wedding lighting services for an NFL Raiders wedding at the Rancho Bernardo Inn. In addition to my wedding DJ services they also flew in The Tyrone Smith Revue which is a 10-piece party band from Nashville. This is the band that played at the reception for the President’s daughter Jenna Bush’s marriage to Henry Hager. I had been looking forward to this wedding for months and knew it was going to be a great wedding!
The wedding ceremony started off outside overlooking the golf course. The flower design for the ceremony looked amazing as it transitioned from white to light pink and then faded into a vibrant fuchsia. Once the ceremony was over guests were guided to the outdoor patio terrace for cocktail hour.
Once inside the ballroom guests were treated to a custom seamless dance floor surrounded by lounge furniture. Positive Energy Productions provided all of the lighting for this San Diego wedding which included fuchsia uplighting throughout the room. This really added some color and tied all of the elements together. We also lit up the dance floor with a few spotlights to really make their design stand out once we dimmed the lights down.
There were a variety of wedding floral centerpieces on each table which added some interest instead of the same arrangement on every table.
As their San Diego wedding DJ I took care of all of the MC duties for the evening including the introductions, first dance, father / daughter dance, mother / son dance, as well as, all of the other events. The band played through dinner and took a few breaks now & then. I was able to fill in these gaps with music and take care of some of the events during these breaks. The band ended at 10pm and we were able to switch gears into the DJ portion of the evening. The dance floor was packed all night. We ended up going an hour overtime because they were having such a great time.
The cake spotlighting (in the photo below) really stood out tonight and added tons of drama to the wedding cake. It also allowed the wedding photographers to capture some really interesting silhouettes of the couple (see the photo at the top). After the wedding I took a quick photo with the bride & groom while we were waiting for everyone to line up for their sparkler exit. One we were ready we sent them outside and they made their getaway.
Well they didn’t exactly head back to their room. This ended a little differently than most weddings because after their sparkler exit they ran right over to the pool and jumped in! The entire wedding party all got inspired and jumped in as well! Made for a great time, excellent photos until security came out to shut it down. I have been wondering what security would have done against 10-12 NFL Raiders players…
+ 12 Uplights
+ Cake Spotlighting
+ Dance Floor Spotlighting
San Diego Wedding DJ & Vendors:
Coordinator + San Diego Weddings by Gina
Band + Tyrone Smith Revue
Photographers + Corey Conroy Photography
Videographer + Joe Park Wedding Cinematography
Florist + Nancy Stevens Wedding Flowers
Lighting + Positive Energy Productions
Lounge Furniture, Chairs, & Dancefloor + Concepts Event Design
Groom’s Cake + Twiggs Bakery
Photo Booth + Lovely Photo Booth
Ceremony Strings + Caprice Strings
Transportation + Simply Elegant Limo
Cigar Rolling + Cuban Cigar Factory
Ice Sculpture + Soc Cal Ice
For more information about this event or to hire us as your San Diego wedding DJ or San Diego wedding and event lighting company please click here: Positive Energy Productions | 858.490.0445