Originally Posted by LanaM18
I am having a private beach party/Welcome Mixer and was wondering what previous brides were using for music there? They told me I can rent an amplifer for 250...anyone use that?
Originally Posted by girltravel77
Hi Kaela - I wasn't sure if you've had a chance to send that info you sent via snail mail to your guests before the wedding? - just want to make sure it didn't go to my spam inbox by accident! My email is email@example.com. Thank you once again! I agree the day passes are expensive! We really wanted everyone to be at the resort with us, but in our friend's case it makes sense since they are a family of 4 and their brother lives in Cancun where they can stay for free. Free stay makes it still a lot cheaper to cough up the dough for the day passes than actually stay in the resort. I also was curious if anyone used the ipod docking station for $150 vs. the amplifier for $250? Does the docking station have adequate sound for the lesser price or is it worth it to get the amplifier system?
Originally Posted by Amanda Hammett
I as well was wondering if you had emailed me the information you mailed to your guests. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org
Girltravel77, I will send you what I sent a few weeks ago to my guests.
I am renting the $250 amplifier instead of a DJ....I'm nervous about this decision.
Hey girls! Sorry for the delay, I just sent you both the notes we sent to our guests a couple weeks prior to the wedding.
I can tell you my experience with the amplifier. I rented it for our private cocktail party the evening before the wedding. We went with the amplifier because we weren't sure about how much the sound would project with just an ipod docking station, and we wanted to give a few speeches and allow guests to "roast and toast" us, and the amplifier includes a microphone.
It was a great choice. The price actually includes a "sound guy" that worked out really well because he would turn the music up and down when people were/weren't giving a speech. We had the cocktail party at the Wave Lounge, outdoors, and I do think the amplified sound was a good choice, as the waves can be a little noisy! :-)
I brought my own ipod and had created a playlist ahead of time. I included a lot of caribbean island style music, some reggae, steel pan hits. Fun stuff! Hope that helps.