San Francisco Bay area couple Cassidy and Buck met in South Bend while he was attending Notre Dame and she was at St. Mary’s.  With their strong connection to campus and the same for many of their friends and family, they chose to have their wedding reception at the beautiful Blue Heron Event Center at Blackthorn Golf Course back in South Bend and picked our Essential wedding package with DJ Iceberg as their entertainer.

We work with a large number of Notre Dame couples from out of state each year, and the ability with technology like Skype and Facetime to get to know our clients virtually from across the country has been nothing short of remarkable.  This was the case with Cassidy and Buck as well, since we had to do all the planning while they were in California.   With the expert help of Lexi Nyari at the Blue Heron, this celebration came together beautifully with about 90 guests in attendance for the ceremony outside on the lawn, officiated by Buck’s Uncle; cocktails on the patio; and dinner and dancing in the ballroom.

This couple and their friends loved current Top 40 music along with a good sprinkle of bar sing-a-long songs popular at the Linebacker near campus, and Iceberg was able to expertly put together a winning playlist that kept the floor packed all night!


Cassidy · married on 09/15/2018

 5.0 Stars

We had the Music Place DJ our wedding reception and we couldn't be happier. We planned our South Bend wedding from 2400 miles away in California and Blake was super flexible and accommodating when coordinating with us about our special day. We had Jeff - aka DJ Iceberg - for our reception and he was great. Jeff made announcements whenever we wanted (e.g. wedding party intros, first dance, cake cutting, etc.), and then opened the floor for a few hours of dancing. He accommodated requests from our guests, played all the songs we asked for, and played a bunch more that he knew everyone would enjoy. Everything went perfect and we absolutely recommend the Music Place.

Reception song selections:
Grand Entrance:  On Top of the World – Imagine Dragons
Cake Cutting: Today Was A Fairytale – Taylor Swift
First Dance:  Kiss Me Slowly - Parachute
Mother-Son Dance:  My Wish – Rascal Flatts
Anniversary Dance: Can’t Help Falling In Love With You – Elvis Presley
Bouquet Toss:  Boys – Charlie XCX
Garter Toss:  Eye of the Tiger – Survivor

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