La Jolla Womans Club Wedding

Client: Emily and Brandon
Venue: La Jolla Womans Club
Venue Address:7791 Draper Avenue at Silverado Street, La Jolla, California
Services Provided:Wedding DJ, Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Planner: Theory Weddings and Events (Victoria Schaefer-Ramirez)
Venue Coordinator: Sharlene Thompson (Executive Director)
Photography: Mcguire Photography (Maryanne Mcguire)
Florist:Moments in Bloom
Caterer: Personal Touch Dining (Iman)
Officiant: Grant Donaldson
Photobooth:The Fotobox

In August 2011 I had the pleasure of Djing a wedding at Lomas Santa Fe for Danielle and Pierce. We had a great time, and at the end of that wedding the newlyweds assured me that I would be emphatically recommended to their friends. How right she was. Within the next year, Danielle referred me to Emily and Brandon. Meeting Emily and Brandon was a really enjoyable experience (although just trying to arrange a meeting with them was quite the task). They came fully prepared and even gave me a CD full of songs that they liked, which was an excellent way to get an understanding of their musical tastes (hint hint to all you couples who I haven’t met with yet). Three days after our meeting, they booked.

La Jolla Womans Club Wedding Ceremony

Prelude Seating:String Versions of Popular Hits
Parent Seating:Stand By Me – Ben E King
Wedding Party Entrance (Bridesmaids)Beatles – All You Need Is Love
Bride’s Entrance:Lovely Tonight-Joshua Radin
Recessional: All I Want is you-Barry Louis Polisar

Emily and Brandon had their wedding ceremony in La Jolla Womans Club’s Front Ceremony Garden. This area can be arranged one of two ways, with the ceremony in front of a European style fountain, or an old English oak tree. They chose the latter. It actually sprinkled a bit on their wedding day, but a little bit of water wasn’t going to stop this couple from using their planned ceremony location!

La Jolla Womans Club Wedding Reception

Cocktail Music:Client Customized Playlist (Indie Music)
Grand Entrance (Wedding Party):
Grand Entrance (Newlyweds):
American Girl- Tom Petty
Alright – Darius Rucker
Dinner Music:Client Customized Playlist
First Dance:Secret Garden – Bruce Springsteen
Father Daughter Dance:It Won’t Be Like This For Long – Darius Rucker
Last Dance:DJ Choice

La Jolla Womans Club DJ

The Clubhouse inside La Jolla Womans Club has a built-in stage which I shared with their large head table. It was quite a cozy setup, to say the least. I set speakers up on each side of the stage to provide proper coverage to the entire room.

Grand Entrance

After their Grand Entrance, we went directly into Emily and Brandon’s First Dance.

First Dance

Blessing and Toasts

Father Daughter Dance

Mother Son Dance

Wedding Dancing I

Once we started dancing, we didn’t stop for anything! As you can see, this was a daytime wedding with a lot of dancing going on!

And this is my favorite photo from the event. A packed dance floor and a very happy couple of newlyweds posing for the camera. Awesome!


After such a great afternoon I made sure to get my signature photo with my happy clients.


No review of my services yet, but I’ll be sure to post one here if it happens.


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