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Wedding Reception & Ceremony | 22 March 2022 | Sandy & Kevin | Melross & Willow Estate, Kangaroo Valley, Southern Highlands


Sandy and Kevin are a beautiful couple and whilst they are very different, they complement each other perfectly. They met via Tinder in 2015 and whilst both were feeling very nervous in the lead up to their first date, they “clicked”, instantly warmed to each other and the date proceeded involving lots and lots of talking.

Their ceremony and reception was held at Melross & Willow Estate located in Kangaroo Valley, which is in the Southern Highlands/Shoalhaven/South Coast area of NSW. The area is known for its lovely farm vistas, rugged mountains and the natural beauty of the valley, making it a perfect picturesque location for a wedding.

Unfortunately, due to recent torrential rain, Sandy and Kevin were unable to have their first choice of ceremony location, at the top of the hill, but really anywhere on this spectacular property is a good choice. In the end, the ceremony was held just outside the reception venue on the property, known as the Barn On Melross.

When Kevin proposed to Sandy he had organised a scavenger hunt under the pretense of a friend’s birthday party activity. It involved following clues to different locations around Sydney and eventually turning up to a location where there was a bucket on a stool, covered in a blanket which contained champagne and other items. When Sandy looked in the bucket, Kevin went down on one knee behind Sandy and when she turned around asked her to marry him.

Sandy, not expecting anything, replied “What about the game? Did I win the game?” Kevin replied that there was no real game and asked her to marry him again. But Sandy, still a little confused as to what was happening, asked again, “But what about the game?” Kevin the explained more fully, that there was no other contestants in this game, and asked Sandy once more for her hand in marriage. Third time lucky, Sandy said “Yes”!

It was a beautiful warm sunny day, with all the recent rain making humid and seeming even hotter, but at the allotted time, the Bridesmaids and Sandy began their processional to the ceremony location where Kevin, the Groomsmen and guests were waiting. Kevin and Sandy put their own touches to the ceremony, which was officiated by Deacon Peter Presdee and even included having their “child”, Gemma as the ring bearer, Sandy having a paw print on her body, Ned Kelly bursting into the reception and collecting the gift envelopes, along with some unique song selections to make it their own.

Courtesy of Red Berry Photography

Before we knew it, they were a newly married couple, following congratulations from the guests and a few family photographs, Sandy, Kevin and their wedding party were whisked away by Chris of Red Berry Photography for shots around the magnificent property.

Courtesy of Red Berry Photography
Courtesy of Red Berry Photography
Courtesy of Red Berry Photography
Courtesy of Red Berry Photography

The reception was lots of fun with great speeches, a delicious meal expertly prepared by Caterina, bride & groom trivia, a dance-off and of course, a scavenger hunt (to give a nod to the proposal – and Sandy knew exactly what was going on this time 🙂 ), which was enjoyed by all. A beautiful and unique first dance, before……..wait for it……..guests joined Sandy and Kevin on the dance floor for the Chicken Dance!

Guests danced the next couple of hours away, but before long it was time to wrap up the celebration, but not before the bouquet toss, garter toss and a farewell dance with everyone on the dance floor.

I had such a great time with these two and their super fun bridal party. Their wedding day was filled with laughter, crazy hot humid weather, quick downpours and a whole lot of fun. Sandy and Kevin, Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to be your Southern Highlands Wedding MC and Southern Highlands Wedding DJ. As you commence your journey as a married couple, may your marriage be filled with all the right ingredients: a heap of love, a dash of humour, a touch of romance, and a spoonful of understanding. May love, laughter, joy and music continue to fill your lives forever!!.

Photography by DJ:Plus! Entertainment except first five images courtesy of Red Berry Photography

Key Songs

Groom & Groomsmen Processional: “Thunderbirds End Theme” by Barry Gray

Bridesmaid Processional: “You Are The Reason” by Calum Scott & Leona Lewis

Bride’s Processional: “How Long Will I Love You” by Ellie Goulding

Register Signing: “The Typewriter” by Leroy Anderson, “Pokemon Rap” by Bill Cosby

Recessional: “House Of Cards UK Theme” by Original Soundtrack

Wedding Party Entry: “Dragon Ball Opening Theme Song” by Original Theme, “Back In Black” by AC/DC, “*iggas In Paris” by Jay-Z & Kanye West, “Baby, One More Time” by Britney Spears

Bride & Groom Entry: “You’re The One That I Want” by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John

Cake Cutting: “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies

First Dance: “Beautiful In White” by Westlife

Bouquet Toss: “Milkshake” by Kelis

Garter Toss: “Laughing Policeman” by Charles Jolly / Penrose

Farewell Dance: “Man! I Feel Like A Woman” by Shania Twain

Final Farewell: “1234” by Feist

Other Wedding Professionals

Caterer: Caterina Kangaroo Valley

Videographer: Red Berry Photography

Cake Designer: Caterina Kangaroo Valley

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Wedding Reception & Ceremony | 12 February 2022 | Deana & Joseph | Parklands, Blackheath, Blue Mountains


The weather forecast for Deana and Joseph’s Blue Mountains wedding was a mixed bag with 40% chance of rain expected. The rain came and went but the big grey clouds overhead seemed to stretch on forever. At midday as we were preparing for the ceremony, there were glimpses of blue sky and pockets of sunshine, then the heavens opened up and the rain came down, followed not long after by clear skies.

It was difficult to predict whether we would be safe to have the ceremony by the lake or play safe and utilise the indoor backup option. Eventually the call was made to hold the ceremony indoors (which was the right call for as soon as Deana had walked down the aisle, the rain started bucketing down and continued off and on throughout the rest of the day and evening).

But Deana and Joseph took it in their stride, made some slight allowances and let the day unfold with out fuss or stress. They selected Parklands Country Garden & Lodges in Blackheath as the location for their ceremony and reception. Parklands is a beautiful secluded retreat within 28 acres of manicured grounds, reminiscent of a European great estate and is a perfect location for a wedding.

It was a beautiful ceremony, which was officiated by Myriam Diaz, and then finally, following two postponements, Deana and Joseph were officially declared a married couple!! There was much joy all around for them that they were now married after having waited so long. A few group and family photographs followed, taken by Photographer; Jack Jones, before our newly-weds headed out during a break in the weather for photographs around the picturesque property.

Guests availed themselves to a Grazing Table filled with delectable delights whilst being entertained by accordionist, Ross Maio. Guests may have felt like they were in a grand house in Tuscany during this time.

Soon enough, it was time to welcome our gorgeous couple and their wedding party! All members of the wedding party entered to great applause and cheers. A highlight was their little boy, Luca, entering in an open top motorised car (which was driven via remote control). Of course the loudest cheers were for Deana and Joseph.

The next part of the evening was taken up by guests being served a delicious meal, many heartfelt speeches, father daughter and mother son dances, interactive activities and games which not only involved some of the guests, but entertained and delighted them all – so much fun!

As they say time flies when you are having fun, and in what seemed to be no time at all, it was time for the cutting of the cake and Deana and Josephs very first dance as a married couple. Part way through, they were joined by their baby boy, Luca.

It was then time to invite everyone up to the dance floor; and boy did they dance. They danced to classics, traditional songs, dance hits, urban hits and more. It was obvious everyone wanted to celebrate with our beautiful couple. A slight pause for the bouquet toss and it was then time for the farewell dance. Everybody was invited to join Deana and Joseph for the final dance of the evening for which they had selected “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen. It was great to see everyone slow dance during the first half of the song and then jumping to the second half of it

There was a light drizzle at this time, but we could not let them leave without their sparkler exit, so a sparkler exit we gave them to end the celebration as they headed to begin a new life as a married couple!!

Deana and Joseph’s wedding day reflected who they are in everything they did.. relaxed, fun and completely perfect for each other! I had such a great time getting to know them better over the past 20 months as we planned their wedding. Despite some minor challenges with the elements, it really was perfect, just like their love for each other. These two light each other up and are so deeply in love it literally radiates off them. It was such an honour to have been able to be a part of this celebration.

Thank you Deana and Joseph for your trust in me as your Blue Mountains Wedding MC and Blue Mountains Wedding DJ, for being all about the FUN and for not letting the crazy weather dampen your amazing day! Marriage is the combination of two hearts and two souls, which join each other on the day of your wedding. Wishing you both a very happy and blessed married life! May love, laughter and music continue to fill your lives forever!!

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Photography & Video by DJ:Plus! Entertainment

Key Songs

Bridesmaids Processional: “Stand By Me” by Guitar Way

Bride’s Processional: “Can’t Help Falling In Love” by Guitar Way

Register Signing: “Godfather Theme” by Live Guitarist

Recessional: “Ain’t No Mountain High Engough” by Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell

Wedding Party Entry: “Celebration” by Kool & The Gang, “(I Got You) I Feel Good” by James Brown, “Waterloo” by ABBA, “We Like To Party (Vengabus) by Vengaboys, “Touch The Sky” by Kanye West Feat, Lupe Fiasco, “Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough” by Michael Jackson, “Ridin” by Chamillionaire Feat. Krayzie Bone

Bride & Groom Entry: “Moviendo Caderas” by Yandel Feat. Daddy Yankee

Cake Cutting: “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies

First Dance: “Perfect Symphony” by Ed Sheeran & Andrea Boccelli

Father Daughter Dance: “Sweet Child Of Mine” by Guns n Roses (DJ:Plus! Edit)

Mother Son Dance: “A Song For Mama” by Boyz II Men

Bouquet Toss: “Single Ladies” by Beyonce

Farewell Dance: “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen

Sparkler Exit: “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life”” by Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes

Other Wedding Professionals

Celebrant: Myriam Diaz Marriage Celebrant

Photographer: Jack Jones Weddings

Videographer: Jack Jones Weddings

Cake Designer: Stacy Brewer Cakes

Caricaturist: Illustrating Man – Danny Cohen

Accordianist: Ross Maio

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ABIA Wedding Industry Awards, 10 December 2019


On Tuesday the 11th of December 2019, DJ:Plus! Entertainment was very proud to once again be a finalist in the 22nd New South Wales’ ABIA Wedding Industry Awards for the nineteenth consecutive year. ABIA congratulated DJ:Plus! Entertainment on its achievement as one of New South Wales’ Best Wedding Businesses!

DJ:Plus! Entertainment has previously won the NSW Award six times and achieved runner-up and third status many times over the years, but being a finalist and considered one of the best in New South Wales is truly an honour. Given that in 2019 ABIA introduced an quantity criteria in determining the results, which makes it more difficult for a business model like DJ:Plus! Entertainment as it focuses on quality not quantity and as such does not accept more than 25 weddings in any twelve month period, to qualify against those that can potentially perform at a 100 or more weddings a year, is in itself most gratifying in the regard that my couples value the service provided so highly.

Leading a successful business in the saturated wedding marketplace can prove to be a difficult challenge. ABIA went on to say that it is wedding-brands like DJ:Plus! Entertainment that continually strives to improve and deliver the best service possible which can give couples assurance and confidence when planning their wedding day.

As always, a huge thank you goes to each and everyone of my beautiful couples who invest their trust in me, this trust is truly valued and drives me to deliver on expectations each and every time! Thank you from the bottom of my heart!!! ~ Serge

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