Spotlight on Callanwolde Gardens

The Square One Band has had the pleasure of performing at Atlanta’s Callanwolde Gardens on several occassions. We enjoy it as it has a spacious dance floor in the reception room, with great landscaping and a place where the ceremony can be held as well. Very nice! Read about all Callanwolde has to offer here.

Spotlight on Aldridge Gardens in Hoover, Alabama

Although the Square One Band has played in the suburbs of Birmingham a few times, one of the places we really enjoyed was performing at Aldridge Gardens in nearby Hoover. This venue has a beautiful pavilion, lush gardens and ample parking. Check it out here.

Wedding Disasters!

Of course, nobody wants their wedding days to go down in the history books as one of the worst, but sometimes bad things happen….but hopefully to someone else! Read this article and then rejoice that it wasn’t you!

Where Do These Traditions Come From, Anyway?

We all know about the tossing of the garter, the bouquet, and the tying of cans behind the car of the bride and groom as they leave the reception. But where do these traditions originate? Here is an article that looks at these traditions and more.

Reduce your Wedding Stress

I have to admit that more often than not, when playing at a wedding I often say to myself “I am glad this is not my wedding”, b/c I know how stressful it can be, from remembering my own wedding. And I know it is generally much harder on the bride! With that, I found a great article which looks at “de-stressing” techniques when dealing with the big day. I hope you find it helpful.