Wedding at the Asian Jewels Restaurant in Flushing, New York

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The saying “everything happens for a reason” was true in the case for Kim and Joe.

jewish horah at queens weddingThis couple had their wedding planned at a Restaurant in Brooklyn. Three months before the wedding, the venue gave their date away with no explanation. They had to rush to find another venue and send out invitations.

The wedding took place at the Asian Jewels Restaurant in Flushing, New York and it turned out wonderful.




bride and groom cake cutting at queens weddingLocated in Downtown Flushing, this restaurant could not be more convenient for your guests.

The Long Island Railroad is minutes away, giving your guests easy access to NYC in less than 20 minutes!

The 7 train is also there along with many bus routes, making the restaurant super accessible.




Thankfully, the restaurant is also not far from LaGuardia Airport for the guests who may be flying in from out of town. Citifield also is not far away for people who have not visited the new stadium yet!



dancing time flushing new york weddingDJ Enrique and MC Johnny ensured the bride and groom had a smooth time planning the music part of their wedding, especially considering the issues they had with switching the venue last minute.

During the cocktail hour, the guests were able to watch a traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony which allowed everyone to get to know Chinese culture even better.




Adding parts of your cultural background to your wedding gives guests a unique way to remember your event and get to know you better!





father daughter bride dance at queens asain jewels seafood restauThe newlyweds danced for the first time to the song “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri. It was then time for the father-daughter dance and they chose the song “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” while the groom and his mother danced to the classic “Sunshine of my Life” by Stevie Wonder.

During the cake cutting ceremony, the song “Sweetest Thing” by U2 played.



wedding dancing fun at queens weddingfThe Asian Jewels Restaurant is not only convenient in terms of transportation but in terms of hotels as well.

For guests who are out of town there are plenty of options. Hotels nearby are Marco Hotel and The Parc.





Don’t want the party to end after the last dance?

Host your after party right nearby at The One Boutique Hotel! This hotel has a chic, trendy rooftop bar area, complete with Manhattan views and fire pits that will let your guests enjoy themselves into the late night!


Staten Island Sweet 16 at The Grand Plaza

Grand Plaza at Staten Island sweet 16

A Sweet 16 is the day every little girl gets to feel like a princess!

MC celebrating sweet 16 at the grand plaza in staten islandIts the day where in the eyes of her family and friends, she is “all grown up”. Alexa’s Sweet 16, was a party fit for a princess, with music that ignited the way.

The party was held at the Grand Plaza, of Staten Island, a catering venue, developed around the concept of effortless luxury and imminent style, there is no better place for a Sweet 16 princess to call her castle for a night.




Grand Plaza at Staten Island sweet 16For a party like this, all the stops were pulled out, Alexa and her family chose the Home Run Package, which featured, DJ Steward and MC Hector, as entertainment for the night, as well as 2 televisions to play memories from the years leading up to her special day, there was also a vintage light show which had everyone on the dance floor illuminated.





father son dance at staten island sweet sixteenA traditional event at most Sweet 16’s is a candle lighting ceremony, in which the guest of honor, thanks loved ones for being a part of her special day.

Accompanied by each person is a song that best exemplifies her relationship with each person. Alexa’s candle lighting ceremony was consisted of songs which we think will help anyone on their special day, check them out!



grandpa singing to his grand daughter at her sweet 16 in staten island“Happy” by Pharrell – This is a great song to use when bringing up large groups of friends. “Somewhere over the Rainbow” by Judy Garland – A perfect tune to share with grandparents.

“I Had the Time of My Life” by Billy Medey – Fun for small groups of friends, or a best friend. “You are the Sunshine of My Life” by Stevie Wonder – Perfect song to share with your parents. “I’ll Be there for You” by the Rembrandts – Just the right piece for siblings, young and old. “Perfect Two” – A sweet love song, for a high school sweetheart.


DJ Stew & Enrique having fun at Staten Island sweet 16



NYC Wedding at The Manhattan Penthouse

Bride & groom wedding ceremony at The Manhattan Pethouse

Jessica looked gorgeous in her ball gown while exchanging vows with her groom.


The Manhattan Penthouse, occupies the entire floor of a historic building, located on the world-famous Fifth Avenue!

For city slickers like Thomas and Jessica, the Manhattan Penthouse was a wonderful location for their autumn wedding. With 360 degree views, stretching from Wall Street to Times Square, sleek wooden flooring and Palladian style windows, your guests will be in awe! You can see the New World Trader Center when looking out of the South windows and The Empire State Building when looking out of the North windows, offering the best of both worlds in NYC.

This venue holds up to 200 people. Wanting the same penthouse-loft feel but have a smaller guest list? No problem! The Alger House is Manhattan Penthouse’s sister venue, catering to more intimate events, with enough space for up to 80 people.


wedding dancing at the manhattan penthouseDJ Enrique and MC Jacob got this party started on the right foot and introduced the parents of the couple to “Earth, Wind and Fire” by September and the bridal party danced their way in to Zedd featuring Ariana Grande’s “Break Free”.


At this point it was time for the bride and groom to make their way into the reception and were announced in to “Levels “By Avicci!


The night started off with the bride and groom having their first dance to the song “Find You” by Zedd’s acoustic version.


Dancing Fun with MC Jacob At The Manhattan PenthouseJessica later danced with her father to country singer Tim McGraw’s song “My Little Girl”, followed by her dance with her step-father to another country tune by the Rascal Flatts, called “My Wish”.
The couple kept to the country theme while dancing with their parents. The groom then danced with his mother to Kenney Chesney’s “Don’t Blink”. All of these songs were sure to bring up memories and were the perfect song choices for this couple and their parents!


The crowd was excited and was ready to dance the night away. The couple had a liking for 80’s music and disco and BTL DJS had the perfect selection while also mixing in current favorites.

Wedding decorations at The Manhattan Penthouse

Keeping with their autumn wedding.

The bar featured a pumpkin which had the names and descriptions of the couples signature drinks!


Unique place cards at nyc wedding

the couple decided to have NYC metro cards be the place cards for the guests!

Fun Story: Thomas and Jessica met while on the subway. Thomas thought she was beautiful but didn’t speak to her on the train. Fate would have it that the two were on their way to the same party in Times Square and it was there that Thomas decided to speak to Jessica! To highlight the way they met and their NYC theme, the couple decided to have NYC metro cards be the place cards for the guests! The night ended on a classic note to Frank Sinatra’s famous song “New York, New York”.


The Manhattan Penthouse is an awesome location for your guests long after your wedding is over. If you want the festivities to continue on, 230 Fifth has an incredible rooftop bar as well for your after party where your friends and families can continue to celebrate! Union Square is also only one block away! There is also an array of hotel choices to pick from in the nearby area including but not limited to, Hotel 373, Ace Hotel, Andaz Hotel and Langham Place. Of course, you can also make a trip out of it and see major attractions right near-by. Take a walk and view the Empire State Building, the New York Public Library and St. Patrick’s Cathedral to name a few! From the décor, location and top notch service, the Manhattan Penthouse is definitely an A plus choice!


Wedding On East River at The Water Club

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The Water Club, a Zagat rated, New York City restaurant was the ideal location for Christina and Daniel’s wedding.

Set on the East River, along the FDR Drive, the incredible panoramic views will knock your guests off their feet, as were the guests at this special wedding. The Water Club has the chic-edge of the “city feel” along with a cozy atmosphere with their quaint fire place. The Water Club serves award winning, delicious classic American cuisine, specializing in seafood and would be a great choice for a special date night as well.


Who says a small wedding can’t be an upbeat-party?

Whether your special event is taking place in a huge ballroom or in an intimate space in a restaurant, BTL DJS is sure to make your event a memorable one, ensuring each person has a blast! Christina and Daniel’s event was no exception! This couple opted for a Wednesday night wedding with about 40 guests in attendance and the evening was filled with dancing, laughter and tons of fun. BTL DJS offers a variety of packages to meet your needs and expectations.


Each package brings the very best to each event!

Center piece at Water CLub for weddingDaniel and Christina chose the classic package for their wedding which included a DJ and an MC, and opted for no lighting that come with package. From the Basic package all the way up to the Timeless package, BTL DJS is committed to excellence and bringing your party to life!


The bridal party entered the reception to Taylor Swift’s, “Shake it Off”, which really got the couple’s guests pumped up. The newlyweds were announced in with the song “Uptown Funk” by Bruno Mars, getting the crowd really ready to party and dance.


The beautiful couple slow-danced to the contemporary song “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran. It was then time for the bride and her father to dance and they chose the classic Frank Sinatra song “The Way You Look Tonight” and the groom and his mother danced to “Isn’t She lovely” by Stevie Wonder.


The tables at this wedding were decorated with beautiful, white, low centerpieces. The bride looked stunning in her off the shoulder, lace and satin gown while the groom’s style was a nod to the roaring 1920’s with his black and white tuxedo and bow tie and suspenders.


bride and groom thank you speech at water club for weddingThe two looked incredibly happy during their cake cutting ceremony with “Love and Marriage” by Frank Sinatra playing along with “I Can’t Help Myself” by Four Tops. There’s no doubt about it-this couple had a flare for classic and old school style.


The elegant ambiance, amazing food, incredible music choices, desirable location and top-notch service made this wedding one to remember. As the evening was ending, BTL DJS continued playing great songs and throwbacks such as the Al Green throwback “Let’s Stay Together” and
Joe Crocker’s “You Are So Beautiful to Me”.


The night closed on an appropriate note to Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York!” Christina and Daniel’s grand exit was one to remember, complete with guests holding and waving sparklers, cheering and everyone celebrating their new life together!


Sparkeler send off at water club for nyc wedding

Photo Credit: The Water Club official Website – wedding page

Don’t want the festivities to end after the last dance?


The Water Club provides a perfect option. The Crow’s Nest is the Water Club’s lively outdoor patio and rooftop bar. Here, you and your guests can enjoy great cocktails, amazing views and casual food. Another similar venue to the Water Club is Riverpark and Apella along the east river. Other waterside venues include Giando’s On The Water in Brooklyn as well as Vista Penthouse Ballroom in Long Island City, all featuring amazing views of Manhattan. Hotels near the Water Club include Pod 39, Dumont, and Park South Hotel to name a few that your guests can stay at!


Fall Wedding at Greentree Country Club (New Rochelle, NY)

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The Bride looked stunning in a sparkling, trumpet style gown.

New Rochelle fall wedding at Greentree Country Club

home run dj package at Greentree country club for weddingLocated on the Long Island Sound with panoramic water front views and a perfectly manicured landscape, the Greentree Country Club in New Rochelle was an obvious choice for Agnieska and Thomas.

Designed by the famous architect Stanford White, this opulent mansion offers classical high ceilings, glistening marble floors and full-length windows, offering guests breathtaking views.


family fun at westchester wedding in New Rochelle

Greentree gives couples the option of having an outdoor wedding ceremony overlooking the water along with an outdoor cocktail hour.


BTL DJS started the reception off by introducing the bridal party accompanied by the song “Danza Kudoro” by Don Omar.

Sticking with a contemporary theme, the newlyweds were introduced with Lil’ Jon’s, “Turn Down for What”.

dancing at greetree country club in new rochelleIf you are hoping for a wedding with a large variety of music, BTL DJS does just the job.

After the introductions, the bride and her father danced to the legendary Judy Garland’s “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” and the groom and his mother danced to the country-style song “My Wish” by Rascal Flatts.

The rest of the evening, the guests partied the night away to artists such as Pitbull, Marc Anthony and David Guetta.

It takes an experienced DJ to be able to include such a wide variety of music and BTL DJS specializes in this area, making sure your night is seamless and all songs played flow together well, ensuring your guests are having a ball!


photo booth fun at greentree country club in New Rochelle

Photo booth with fun props brought the crowd together with lots of laughter!

Thomas and Agnieska’s September festivities exuded the elegance of a formal affair yet had fun touches to make their party comfortable and personal.

A photo booth with funky props, amazing music, a gorgeous monogram of their names provided by BTL DJS, endless laughter and a belly dancer made their wedding truly a night to remember!

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This belly dancer added a unique cultural touch to the evening.



Wedding at Loeb Boathouse in Central Park, NYC


Cake cutting with bride & groom at Loeb Boathouse

Justin and Sarah had an elegant four-tiered wedding cake and their cake cutting ceremony was accompanied by the appropriate song “Sugar” by Maroon 5.

Nothing says ‘NEW YORK’ quite like Central Park.

Guest enjoying cocktails at Loeb Boat house

Guests laughing and enjoying themselves during the outdoor cocktail hour.

A filming location for the famous movies When Harry Met Sally, Little Manhattan, Sex and the City and many others, The Loeb Boathouse in Central Park is a classic venue and was the perfect choice for Justin and Sarah’s early summer wedding. Offering a great balance of bustling city energy and natural surroundings, it is hard to beat the unique location of this venue.

The bride and groom had a perfect summer day for their June wedding reception. With a beautiful outside area for the cocktail hour, guests enjoyed the fresh air, food, cocktails and of course the views of the lake. Surrounded by trees, flowers and plants this cocktail area is stunning.


Choosing the right songs and ‘reading the crowd’ is crucial to having a fun, upbeat wedding. BTL DJS accomplishes this task perfectly with their events and this event was no different! This couple opted for a day-time wedding. Many couples worry about setting their reception for day-time hours, believing they may not get the “party vibe” they are hoping for.

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This is no obstacle for BTL DJS! With their expertise being in helping to create an unforgettable party, BTL accomplishes this each and every time, regardless of the time of day. Picking a variety of songs by artists including but not limited to Coldplay, Rihanna, Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra and Calvin Harris guaranteed that everyone in the room was having a great time and on the dance floor.




Sarah and Justin danced for the first time as husband and wife to “Too Marvelous for Words” and Sarah danced with her father to “The Way You Look Tonight”, both by Frank Sinatra.

When heard into the future, these songs are for sure going to bring many special memories to mind for this couple and their families. During dinner, guests were entertained by instrumental pop songs that kept a light and fun vibe going.


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BTL DJS Wedding set up for Sarah & Justin’s Wedding reception





Harlem Sweet 16 at Crystal Ballroom

Sweet 16 candle ceremony at NYC partyThink Paris, black tie and a New York DJ set that had guests on their feet all night. The Crystal Ballroom, Located in NYC’s East Harlem Neighborhood was the location for the occasion, where guests gathered in all black for to celebrate the Sweet 16 of Celeste, who stood out in an all white ensemble.

Father Daughter Dance at Sweet 16 Bridal Court Sweet 16 dance in NYC


This Manhattan sweet sixteen was handled by DJ Nicholas and MC Hector, who delivered nothing short of amazing entertainment with the “Lights Camera Action” package, requested by the clients. Guests moved to the music in sync with an LED light show, and when they took a break from the dance floor captured memories in a Photo Booth provided by Bigger Than Life entertainment.


Highlights of the night included Celeste’s entrance done to Trey Songs “Say Ahh”, which got everyone in the mood to start dancing, and of course the Father/ Daughter dance, done to Taylor Swift’s “Never Grow Up”, which brought tears to the crowd.
Photo Booth Fun at Washing Heights Sweet 16

The night never stopped once the dance music started!


From artist like Drake, Romeo Santos and Fetty Wap.  BTL DJS also played teen favorites “Watch me Whip” and “Team Little Man Anthem” were just a few of the top 40 favorites, mixed in with classics such as The Temptations, and Motown.

Great music, dancing and an unbeatable location made this night one for the books!







New York Harbor Wedding on the Aqua Azul Yacht

Bride and groom with DJ Erique Colon on the Aqua Azul yacht NYCWhen you have a bride from West Virginia, and a groom from New York City, there’s nothing better then sailing away on your wedding night.

That’s exactly what bride Megan, and groom Brandon did on the Aqua Azul, a 120 foot yacht which sails out from Chelsea Piers in New York City.

They entered into a night of celebrating and memory making, with the magnificent New York City skyline as a backdrop.





The Classic BTL DJ package, which included a DJ, MC, and light show provided entertainment for the night, was led by DJ Enrique and MC Jonathan. Guests and the happy couple, danced the night away to some of the music greats, including, Earth Wind and Fire, The Temptations, KC and The Sunshine Band and Aretha Franklin.


With bride, Megan, being a southern belle and having family from West Virginia in attendance it was no surprise when the crowd went wild, and spirits and excitement over flowed to what can only be referred to as a “10” while the DJ played, John Denver’s “Country Road”. This was a true highlight of the night, and perfectly orchestrated to bring out a little country in everyone.

Statue in background, bride and groom on yacht with MC and DJ Bigger than Life DJSBride and groom on the yacht overlooking the Statue of Liberty from the bow of the boatAs happiness settled in and the night came to a close, the newlyweds and their guests sailed back in to the perfect final 3, which included Billy Joel’s “New York State of Mind”, Jay Z’s “Empire State of Mind” and Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York. The nuptials of Megan and Brandon, was just the right mix of southern hospitality and a New York State of Mind.
Cheers to the Happy Couple!






Special Dances:
Ceremony Processional: Emiliana Torrini – Time After time Acoustic Version
Bride Processional: Bridal Chorus (Gentle Piano, short) Wagner by Wedding Music Project
Recessional: Stevie Wonder – Signed Sealed Deliver

Bridal Party Grand Entrance: Kool & The Gang – Celebration
Bride & Groom Entrance: Bob Marley – Is This Love
Bride & Groom First Dance: Smokey Robinson – Crusin

Parents Dances
Bride / Father Dance: Frank Sinatra – The Way You Look Tonight
Groom / Mom Dance: James Taylor – How Sweet It Is
Cake Cutting: Bruno Mars – Marry You

Last 3 Songs Of Night:
(1) Billy Joel – NY State Of Mind
(2) Jay Z – Empire State Of Mind
(3) Frank Sinatra – New York


Our Favorite Wedding Venue: The Midtown Loft and Terrace

People dancing at a wedding at the Midtown Loft and Terrace

One of the best parts about being a entertainment company is getting to play at some of the most amazing venues in New York City. One of our favorites is the Midtown Loft and Terrace, with a gorgeous rooftop and exquisite views of the Empire State Building, a wedding here is the definition of extravagance and elegance.

Our perfect wedding would pair this outstanding venue with some other personal favorites, which would include, catering from Pies & Thighs, a staple in Williamsburg and the Lower East Side, with fried chicken that will always leave you wanting more.

The bride and groom cut their wedding cake at the Midtown Loft and TerraceA cake, from Milk Bar, which will be everything you’ve ever dreamed of and of course, let’s not forget who coordinated this amazing wedding Tracey Goldstein from Polka Dot Events, whose attention to detail was evident throughout the night.

Not only can Manhattan wedding DJ Bigger Than Life DJS, send you to all the best vendors and sites, with years of experience we can provide creativity in helping choose the soundtrack to your perfect day. Bride, Haiyun and groom, Grant, experienced that first hand.

Working together on the perfect set list, their wedding day played out with an eclectic mix of songs to keep them dancing through the night. The introductions were playful, welcoming the parents of both the bride and groom with T.I. “Bring ‘Em Out” and the bride and groom themselves, to “Beyonce Crazy in Love.

Bride and goom dancing on the dancefloor and the Midtown LoftAs the bride and groom took their place on the dance floor, they took things down a notch and swayed to the emotionally sweet “First Day of my Life” by the Bright Eyes. To keep things fun, ladies danced and caught the bouquet to “It’s Raining Men”, and everyone watched the cake cutting to “Sugar Sugar” by The Archies.
Great food, drinks, and location, topped off by a soundtrack that you will never forget, this is our idea of the perfect wedding day.

Bride and groom's first dance at the Midtown Loft, NYC  Partry on the dancefloor at the Midtown Loft and Terrace, NYC   Wedding guest on The Midtown Loft's dancefloor















Soho Wedding at Thalassa Restaurant in Tribeca

Everyone was dancing at this wedding reception in Soho.

Here’s to another beautiful beginning. Bride Kathy & Groom Janio, celebrated their Spring 2015 nuptials at Thalassa Restaurant, a Tribeca favorite for elegance.

Grand entrances by the wedding party were made to Bruno Mars, “Marry Me” and the all time feel good tune of “Happy”, by Pharrell brought the beautiful bride and groom in to meet their guests.

BTL DJS own, DJ Steward had the pleasure of spinning for this unforgettable occasion, while guests and the happy couple were dancing the day away on the dance floor. From Merengue, Bachata, Dembow, Reggaeton, Salsa, 80’s, Alternative & Top 40 the music never stopped. MC Hector, on the microphone was the voice of the reception, keeping things fresh and exciting.



No Wedding is complete without a playlist to accompany the most significant moments. After working with the bride and groom to compile a list that captured the true essence of their love, guests watched the cake cutting while listening to Ed Sheeran’s, “Thinking Out Loud”, the bouquet toss to the very appropriate Beyonce hit “Single Ladies” and the bride and grooms first dance to their personal favorite, Don Omar Ft. Natti Natasha, “Perdido En Tus Ojos”.


The bride and groom cut their wedding cake at their wedding reception in Soho at Thalassa Restaurant in Tribeca.Latin wedding reception with Dominican music, bride and groom on the dancefloor at their reception party at Thalassa RestaurantThe MC gets the wedding guests on the dancefloor during this afternoon wedding reception in Soho.The bride dancing at her wedding reception in Tribeca.