Live Music for Outdoor Weddings: How to Plan for Oregon’s Unpredictable Weather

So far this year, our outdoor wedding musical adventures in beautiful Oregon have included a thunder and hail storm, soft sneaky rain that kept appearing and disappearing prior to the ceremony—just toying with us, 90 degree heat and 54 degree temps with periodic downpours intermixed.  There were also a few of those amazing Oregon summer […]

Our Acoustic Duo at the Lovely McMenamins Edgefield!

We love performing for events at the McMenamins Edgefield!   This popular Portland area venue combines the quintessential Portland quirkiness with our amazing Pacific NW natural beauty.  On Friday, we stayed cool in the shade of the meadow next to Blackberry Hall as our Acoustic Duo performed for an utterly delightful wedding of some of the […]

Inspiration for Live Wedding Music from Lindsey Stirling, the Piano Guys and Effesenden Music’s Latest Songs!

Last  night’s wedding featured one of my favorite ensembles to work with– our Acoustic Quartet.  With Piano, Guitar, Violin, Bass and a couple of vocal things it really is an incredibly versatile ensemble.  We performed live prelude music, ceremony music and cocktail hour music before handing over the “baton” to the DJ. Our clients requested a […]