THE VERSAILLES BALLROOM AT THE RAMADA – LAURA & JOSEPH
The dazzling Versailles Ballroom at the Ramada in Toms River, NJ was a magical venue for Laura and Joseph to say their vows, and we are happy to say #JamaicanHerDavis was a success! Laura and Joseph had their perfect day.
The ceremony began with the bridesmaids entering to “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran (the wedding version featuring Pachelbel’s Canon | Piano Cover – LISTEN HERE). They were followed by the stunning bride, escorted down the aisle by her dad to Christina Perri’s “A Thousand Years” (piano/cello cover – LISTEN HERE). Once the vows had been read and rings were exchanged the newlyweds walked back up the aisle to “This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)” by Natalie Cole.
Following the ceremony guests enjoyed a lovely cocktail hour while we offered a custom blend of instrumentals & country, gradually building in the tempo leading to the reception. The dramatic high ceilings, large dance floor, expansive bar and cascading crystal chandeliers provided an absolutely gorgeous setting for the reception. The parents and wedding party were introduced into the room to the song “I Gotta Feeling” by the Black Eyed Peas. Then everyone stood as Laura and Joseph were introduced for the first time as as husband and wife to “Could You Be Loved” by Bob Marley.
During the high energy intro and all the applause, we asked everyone to push in their chair and make their way onto the dance floor toward our bride, groom and wedding party and join them for the first dance of the evening, “We Are Family” by Sister Sledge. This was a definite ice breaker that carried over for the rest of the reception. Laura & Joseph danced their first dance to “From The Ground Up” by Dan + Shay. Next was Laura and her father dancing to “My Little Girl” by Tim McGraw, followed by Joseph and his mother dancing to “Greatest Love Of All” by Whitney Houston.
After everyone found their seats our own Ben Domena, owner of Create Excitement, gave the blessing, and the 5 groomsmen and the Matron of Honor each gave a short toast. The bride and groom offered a welcome speech, and dinner commenced. During dinner a fun mix of tunes, including “River Flows In You” by Lindsey Stirling, was played.
Once dinner was over it was time to get everyone back on the dance floor! Reggae and Caribbean music are very important to the bride and groom, so we were sure to add it into the mix. Some of the requests made were:
Wannabe – Spice Girls
Cheerleader – OMI
Love Like Crazy – Lee Brice
Man! I Feel Like A Woman! – Shania Twain
Perfect – Ed Sheeran
Shout! – Otis Day And The Knights
Through The Years – Kenny Rogers
Timber (feat. Ke$ha) – Pitbull
What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
Bailando – Enrique Iglesias Featuring Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona
Barbie Girl – Aqua
Beautiful Crazy – Luke Combs
Bless The Broken Road – Rascal Flatts
Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke ft Pharrell & TI
Cupid Shuffle – Cupid
Despacito – Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
Galway Girl – Ed Sheeran
Girls Just Want To Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper
Give Me Everything Tonight – Pit Bull featuring Ne-Yo
I Drive Your Truck – Lee Brice
I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) – Whitney Houston
Is This Love – Bob Marley & The Wailers
Life is a Honeymoon – Florida Georgia Line featuring Ziggy Marley (Cake Cutting)
Livin’ On A Prayer – Bon Jovi
Love Is My Religion – Ziggy Marley
Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of…) – Lou Bega
No Games – Serani
Respect – Aretha Franklin
That’s How Strong My Love Is – Otis Redding
The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson
True To Myself – Ziggy Marley
Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars
Vivir Mi Vida – Marc Anthony
Affairs of the Heart – Damian Jr. Gong
Ai Seu Te pego – Michel Telo
All of you – Jah Cure
I feel good – Beres Hammond
I Love you Higher Benny Myaz
One more night/Night shift – Busy Signal
She’s Royal – Taurus Riley
Thinking out loud – Lukie D
Tuff Rygin – King
Unconditional Love – Jah Cure
You Girl – Shaggy
3 little birds – Bob Marley (Final Song)
And because the party just wasn’t ready to stop quite yet, we also did “Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)” by Neil Diamond as an encore!
We at Create Excitement were honored to be a part of Laura and Joseph’s special day and could not be any happier for the lovely couple. We wish them love and happiness for many years to come!
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