Maine DJ Patrick Daniels

Maine DJ Patrick Daniels
" We make your dreams, reality ."

Thursday, December 30, 2010

End of Year recap ! Thank You !!!

As 2010 gives way to 2011 and a whole new Wedding season is upon us , I would like to thank all of our previous clients for an amazing year and welcome our new 2011 clients ! It is always a pleasure to serve you and to be a part of your special day . I can think of no greater honor than to be asked to represent a client on one of the most important, fun days of their lives that they will cherish for years to come.

I would also like to take a moment to recognize the talented folks who keep Double Platinum Celebrations rocking and rolling along : DJ Tom , DJ Nate, DJ Mike V, DJ Chris, DJ Mike C, DJ Kevin, DJ Scott, Asst. DJ Seth, Asst. DJ Mitchell, and Asst. DJ Tyler. There are many people behind the scenes who help shape and update our efforts daily so that we may better serve you..
Thank you to our webmaster : Don C. for always being there and going above and beyond in many cases no matter what time of day or night or time of year ! To our friendly competitors out there who put the clients needs above politics and $ to ensure the client is taken care of with the most qualified available DJ whether it's with their own company or reaching outside of their organization. To my business partner and life long friend; DJ Mark who simply is amazing .
Last and certainly not least by any means, I would like to thank the person who gave me the inspiration at our wedding and continued dedication and support to keep this whole train rolling along... My wife, Cindy . Thank you !

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Merry Christmas !

Merry Christmas to all from DJ Pat ! Thank you to everyone for making 2010 an incredible year for Double Platinum Celebrations !

Friday, December 17, 2010

December 2010

Wow ! Another year has gone by ...
We were fortunate enough to celebrate two Holiday Parties this year with two new clients..

12/3/10 .. We were at Martindale Country Club with Auburn Concrete
12/10/10 ... We were at the McKernan Center at S.M.C.C. with Wright-Ryan Construction

What a great time we had at both functions and we made some new friends as well !
Thank you very much for celebrating the holidays with us ! We look forward to seeing you next year !

October 2010 Weddings Pt.2

DJ Pat closed out the 2010 wedding season with a bang at the Eastland Park Hotel with Katie & Chris ! From the opening notes of the Grand Entrance " I Wanna Dance with Somebody " by Whitney Houston to the Last Dance " Sweet Caroline " by Neil Diamond.. this crowd sang and danced all night ! Thank you Katie & Chris for a memorable ending to our fantastic 2010 wedding season !

October was one of our busiest months . In addition to all of the functions DJ Pat did, we must include the services of our distinguished staff of DJs who were out there keeping the dance floors full onbehalf of Double Platinum Celebrations ..

10/2/9 .. DJ Mike C. at Point Sebago with Stephanie & Chris
10/2/9 .. DJ Mike V. at MapleHill farm B&B with Joe & Katie
10/2/9.. DJ Tom at the Italian Heritage Center with Kerry & Kris
10/9/10 .. DJ Tom at Sunday River with Alicia & Beau
10/9/10.. DJ Norman at Smuggler's Cove with Jessica & Adam
10/16/10.. DJ Mike V. at the Elks Lodge in Waterville with Yvonne & Joey

October 2010 Weddings Pt.1

October 9th , Maine Wedding DJ Patrick Daniels helped Justin & Michelle celebrate in style at the Marriott at Sable Oaks in South Portland, Maine. From the opening notes of " We Like to Party " to the end of the night " Save the Last Dance for Me " this was a festive crowd with great requests ! Thank you Justin & Michelle for booking us a year in advance !

The next day, October 10th, DJ Pat was busy at the Portland Harbour Hotel with Temba & Shannon as they celebrated their new life together . The ceremony took place on the outside patio with a cocktail social hour in the parlor followed by dinner in the adjacent chamber.What a beautiful setting ! 10/10/10 truly was a magical day for a wedding !

October 16th DJ Pat was off to the Brunswick Golf Club for Kyle & Haley's wedding day.
Their ceremony took place in Bath at the Gazebo in the Park . The Grand Entrance for the Parents was " Better Together " by Jack Johnson , and " Higher Ground " by the Red Hot Chilli Peppers for the Bridal Party ! What a high energy wedding ! Congratulations Kyle & Haley !

September 2010 Pt.3

DJ Tom had a fun wedding at Point Sebago . He helped Cara & Keith celebrate their wedding day on Sept. 18th. A busy day for Double Platinum Celebrations !

September 25th rounded out our busy month. DJ Pat & DJ Mark from Best Maine DJs traveled to Hope, Maine to a private residence for one of the most beautiful settings we have ever had the pleasure of working ( see the picture for this blog ! )
Amy & Ben had a a perfect country wedding in a fairy tale setting with scenery that looked like something right out of Tolkien.
From the tractor pulled wagon with men and then a second trip for the ladies for the Grand Ceremony Entrance right up to the incredible lighted and decorated tent.. this was an event to be dazzled by ! Congratulations Amy & Ben

September 2010 Pt. 2

Our next function was a Surprise 50th Birthday Party for Randy & Pam , put on by their daugters at The Gold Room in Portland, Maine. The theme was groovy 70's ! Lots of Funk and Disco echoed through the hall , and DJ Pat got to show off his Disco Elton John look !

September 11th on Drake Island in Wells, Maine at a private beachside residence was the intimate setting for Linda & Bruce. They had a lovely seaside ceremony on the beach and then everyone transitioned back to the cabana tent for cocktail hour , dinner and dancing .
Old classics and some 80s and tecno were the rave of the night ! A truly beautiful day and magical evening ! Thank you Linda & Bruce !

September 18th was the date for Kristin & Joshua to be married at Springhill in S.Berwick.
The ceremony took place on the grounds under the Arbor . From the opening notes of Pachebel's " Cannon " outside to the last thunderous guitar chord of AC/DC " You Shook Me All Night Long " at the end of the night .. this rocked ! We even had a Conga line that stretched out into the parking lot ! A very fun wedding day !
Congratulations Kristin & Josh !

September Weddings 2010 Pt. 1

September was true to form and was a very busy wedding month for DJ Pat and his staff at Double Platinum Celebrations !

First up was Nancy & Ryan's wedding in Hollis , Maine in a huge tent on his family's property.
After some brief formalities and fun announcements , it was time to party ! A pig roast and massive buffet welcomed the guests and no one left hungry ! " Hicktown " by Jason Aldean was the perfect fun -spirited introduction song for the bride and groom ; followed by Darius' Rucker's " History in the Making " for the couple 1st Dance. Congratulations to Nancy & Ryan !

Sunday, September 5th found DJ Pat & DJ Mark from Best Maine DJs at Springmeadows Golf Club in Gray, Maine to celebrate along with Steve & Shannon . The ceremony was held on the deck outside with the Bridesmaids entering to Pachebel's, " Cannon in D " and the Bride entering to Norah Jones version of " Love me Tender ." The Recessional was " The Traditional March out ." A fun ,customized entrance was planned for the wedding party with personalized snippets . Dancing ensued after dinner right up to the very end ! Congratulations Steve & Shannon ! Thank you for allowing Best Maine DJs to celebrate with you !

Monday, December 13, 2010

DJ Tom keeping busy for August 2010

We would like to recognize one of our star DJs, DJ Tom for all of his hard work and excellent services . Tom had 3 weddings this month and hit a home run with each one ! Way to go Tom !

Tom's first wedding was on Aug. 7th at the Silver Spur in Mechanic Falls with Hillary & Elijah.
Next was Paul & Justyna at the Italian Heritage Center in Portland on Aug. 21st .
Tom rounded out the month at the McKernan Ctr in S.Portland to celebrate with Anne & Eric from California .

Tom works very hard to ensure his clients are taken care of and will always go the extra mile to make sure they are relaxed, and satisfied !

August 2010 Weddings Recap pt. 3

Aug. 28th at The Inn by the Sea was the romantic setting for Elizabeth & Keth's wedding reception. They were married just down the road at a quaint historical church. The cocktail hour was on the lovely grounds and dinner was in the tent on the other end of the property. Dancing and cake took place inside the seaside reception room.Congratulations Keith & Elizabeth !

Aug. 29th DJ Pat & DJ Mark were up bright and early to team up for the first of 3 weddings together . This one being at the Inn at Peaks, on Peaks Island, Maine. Jordan and Emily had their ceremony on the grounds with classical musicians providing the arrival and ceremony music. A cocktail hour and dinner followed their grand entrance " You've Got a friend in me " by Randy Newman & Lyle Lovett . A beautiful summer's day came to a close with the Last Dance, " With a little help from my friends " by Joe Cocker.

August 2010 Weddings Recap pt. 2

Aug. 14th was a beautiful wedding day for Caitlin & Adam at the Boothbay Boatyard. One of the boat hangars was transformed into a really nice reception hall complete with a real Downeast Lobster bake ! The Grand Entrance was " We are Family " by Sister Sledge . This totally set the festive family tone for the evening . The 1st Dance was " Bless the Broken Road " by Rascal Flats. The Last Dance was " Celebration " by Kool & the Gang , followed by an encore of " You shook me all night long ." We went out with a bang ! Some of the best accoustics we've ever come across in a boat/ airplane hangar .. it was awesome !

Aug. 21st we celebrated with Molly & Keith from Canada. Their wedding day was at Chase Hill Events in Kennebunkport , Maine ( formerly Windows on the Water ) What a lovely facility !
The ceremony was on the grounds and the cocktail hour was on the lovely grand deck overlooking the port and grounds. After an incredible dinner and formal dances, the guests boogied on the deck right up until midnight . Wow ! What a night !

Aug. 22nd found DJ Pat back at the Portland Country Club in Falmouth, Maine for Stacia & Rob's wedding day. Multiple sound set ups were utilized to surround the guests on the premises.
Intimate jazz standards played out in the parlor room, while easy listening played softly in the main reception room and the roof top lounge was converted into a reggae bar complete with the best Bob Marley tunes. What a fun day and awesome couple !

Sunday, December 12, 2010

August 2010 Weddings Recap pt. 1

August came roaring in with 3 weddings in a row for DJ Pat !

First up was Justine & Zach's Aug. 6th wedding at the ever popular Dune Grass
( our 3rd wedding there in 3 weeks )
The Bridal Party Grand Entrance was " Born to Run " by Bruce Springsteen , and the Newlyweds made their entrance to " We Will Rock You ." by Queen The 1st Dance was " Then " by Brad Paisley. Parent Dances followed the Couples 1st Dance. Everyone danced the night away and the Last Dance was " Save the Last Dance for Me " by Michael Buble. Congratulations Justine & Zach !

Aug. 7th Double Platinum Celebrations hosted a good old fashioned back yard ceremony & reception in Hartford, Maine with Tyler & Kara . We had a tremendous amount of fun planning the day out in advance with the young couple. From customized Processional songs hand picked by DJ Pat to formal traditional selections and a little classic rock thrown in for good measure !
As one guest noted, " The wedding date fell on the same night as the only New England appearance of KISS. Since we couldn't go to the KISS concert, DJ Pat brought some of the KISS concert to us ! The dance lights lit up the night sky and that famous chorus to Rock and Roll All Nite echoed through the Hartford area ! We wanted the best, and we got the best ! DJ Pat !"

Aug. 8th Wedding in Kennebunkport with Tracy & Josh at the Ocean Woods Resort .
Bon Jovi's " Livin' on a Prayer " welcomed the Bridal Party in to the reception room and Bonnie Tyler's " Something to Talk About " was the song of choice for the newlyweds.
After a cute, memorable speech from the Flower Girl, Anna Belle it was time for dinner and dancing . Tim McGraws, " Stars Go Blue " was the Last Dance of the evening.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

2010 Season Recap ! 2011 Season looks great !

What a year !! We were so busy, we didn't even have time to update our blog once August hit !
The busy season continued right through October , and November was a very busy month for bookings ! 2011 is shaping up to be a great year for Double Platinum Celebrations .
Let us take a moment and pick up where we left off earlier in mid-season , and touch base on the all functions that took place for the remainder of 2010 from August forward.
Read on.. seek and ye shall find .....

Monday, December 6, 2010

Website Upgrade

We are continually striving for methods of easier communication to get our information out to all of our friends , clients and future clients. We have been working on layout , design and new features on the website that will enable folks to browse at ease and get the initial information they are seeking . More changes and upgrades are coming forth. We hope you enjoy them !