(Closed) I need help making my venue work!!! eek

posted 8 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

Hmm maybe talk to the owner and see what the band will accept as a tip to come early for your wedding since they’re already doing a gig there. Good luck!!

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Yes, talk to the owner and have him talk to the band or put you in touch with them.  I sure you can work something out–hungry musicians will usually jump at another paid gig.

The location sounds like a lot of fun.  Good luck!

Post # 5
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Newbee

You could always have the wedding in the evening and have like a barbeque type reception.  It’s easy to get that catered pretty reasonably — barbeque, slaw, hushpuppies, potato salad, macaroni salad – those types of things.  Then when you get through eating everyone could head inside for the beer and band.  The band would probably be more than glad to come early for your barbeque when they are already booked inside that evening. 

My husband is in the logging business and that sounds like something a bunch of loggers and their girlfriends would really enjoy.  Best of luck with your plans!

Post # 6
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2011

Could you corner off (elegantly, of course) an area outside where people can dance? They could still hear the music but have a separate area.

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