About Atmosphere Productions

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The most respected personality Disc Jockey in CT, celebrating over 30 years in the DJ Entertainment Business, with unsurpassed elegance, class and style. When your Wedding entertainment must have amazing music, has to be fun, organized and professional, then experience the difference with Atmosphere Productions Professional Mobile DJ Service ~ Your Reception Entertainment Director.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Unique & "Live" - A Strolling Musician


No more do you have to listen to Kenny G or boring elevator music during your Cocktail Hour and Dinner. Bring the unique talents of a “live” strolling musician to your reception and your guests will surely have an unforgettable time. Contact us for booking information and availability.



Strolling Violin by Atmosphere Productions from Sylvester Samuels on Vimeo.


ATMOSPHERE PRODUCTIONS strolling musicians perform musical pieces for your traditional Wedding Ceremony and as a strolling Violinist during Cocktail Hour and/or Dinner.

Enjoy our strolling musician from table-to-table taking requests, heard over an incredible wireless broadcast sound system so that ALL your guests hear the virtuoso talents of this young musician.


From traditional classical repertoire that ranges from J. S. Bach to Prokofiev, to your favorite Irish Jig; from a Jazz Standard to the latest Pop/ Rock Anthem, the combination of our strolling violinist and Atmosphere Productions can make it happen at your Ceremony or Wedding Reception.


Atmosphere Productions LLC is a CT Wedding DJ, providing professional mobile entertainment service, Music, Reception Entertainment Directors, MC and DJ’s primarily for Weddings in the Greater Hartford area but throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island and in the New England area.


Specializing in wedding disc jockey entertainment, radio and club dj’s, corporate and business events, photo booth rentals, ceremony musicians, strolling violinist, guitarist, cocktail and chamber musicians, custom lighting, custom song editing and voice-over services.


For further information visit our website at www.atmosphere-productions.com

Contact us TODAY for FREE information.


DJ Sam

Sylvester Samuels

Reception Entertainment Director

As featured in Eric and Amanda’s winning wedding on the season finale of TLC’s TV

“FOUR WEDDINGS”



Couples’ Choice Awards™ 2014-2017, Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011-2013 and Gold Rated Awards™ 2011-2013


Atmosphere Productions LLC

Professional Disc Jockey Entertainment

PO Box 330303

West Hartford, CT 06133-0303

Phone: 860.231.7141

Skype: atmosphereproductions

Celebrating over 30 Years in the Wedding/DJ/Entertainment Music Business

Member of The DJ Network

Member of The West Hartford, CT Chamber of Commerce

Member of The Association of Professional Entertainers

DJ Times ~ Mobile DJ Of The Month

Former WKND Radio Air-Personality


Copyright © 2017 Atmosphere Productions™ LLC All Rights Reserved.



Unique & "Live" - A Strolling Musician

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Real Weddings: Stefanie and Rich - St. Clements Castle


Stefanie and Rich’s awesome wedding as photographed by Susie Martin from Netmartin.com


Stefanie and Rich’s Introduction Music:

Guns N Roses – Welcome To The Jungle


Stefanie and Rich’s First Dance:

Ray LaMontagne – You Are The Best Thing


Stefanie and her Fathers Song:

Frank Sinatra – The Way You Look Tonight


Rich and his Mothers Song:

Eric Clapton – Wonderful Tonight


Stefanie and Rich’s Cake Cutting Song:

Exile – Kiss You All Over


Stefanie and Rich’s Last Dance:

Journey – Don’t Stop Believin’


Songs That Rocked The Dance Floor at Stefanie and Rich’s Wedding:

Emotions – Best Of My Love

Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop The Feeling

Calvin Harris – This Is What You Came For

DNCE – Cake By The Ocean


Special thanks to Susie Martin from Netmartin.com












 


Atmosphere Productions LLC is a CT Wedding DJ, providing professional mobile entertainment service, Music, Reception Entertainment Directors, MC and DJ’s primarily for Weddings in the Greater Hartford area but throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island and in the New England area.


Specializing in wedding disc jockey entertainment, radio and club dj’s, corporate and business events, photo booth rentals, ceremony musicians, strolling violinist, guitarist, cocktail and chamber musicians, custom lighting, custom song editing and voice-over services.


For further information visit our website at www.atmosphere-productions.com

Contact us TODAY for FREE information.


DJ Sam

Sylvester Samuels

Reception Entertainment Director

As featured in Eric and Amanda’s winning wedding on the season finale of TLC’s TV

“FOUR WEDDINGS”



Couples’ Choice Awards™ 2014-2017, Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011-2013 and Gold Rated Awards™ 2011-2013


Atmosphere Productions LLC

Professional Disc Jockey Entertainment

PO Box 330303

West Hartford, CT 06133-0303

Phone: 860.231.7141

Skype: atmosphereproductions

Celebrating over 30 Years in the Wedding/DJ/Entertainment Music Business

Member of The DJ Network

Member of The West Hartford, CT Chamber of Commerce

Member of The Association of Professional Entertainers

DJ Times ~ Mobile DJ Of The Month

Former WKND Radio Air-Personality


Copyright © 2017 Atmosphere Productions™ LLC All Rights Reserved.



Real Weddings: Stefanie and Rich - St. Clements Castle

Saturday, March 11, 2017

2016 Real Weddings Study


TheKnot.com recently released the results of its 10th annual 2016 Real Weddings Study. This comprehensive report surveyed nearly 13,000 US brides married in 2016.


TheKnot.com 2016 Real Weddings Study captures detailed information on wedding budget, style preferences, event characteristics and other key statistics related to the bridal demographic.  The National Average Cost of a Wedding Hits $35,329……Remember, this is still an average, which means, depending on where you choose to wed, your wedding bill could be higher or lower.


Want to know the average cost of your wedding? Just enter your zip code at Costofwedding.com and create your own Wedding Cost Estimator.


Wedding Statistics


  • Average Number of Guests: 141

  • Average Cost Per Guest: $245

  • Average Cost of Venue: $16,107

  • Avergage Cost of Wedding Dress: $1,564

  • Average Cost of Engagement Ring: $6,163

  • Average Cost of a Wedding in Connecticut: $42,127

Read the entire study here


Atmosphere Productions LLC is a CT Wedding DJ, providing professional mobile entertainment service, Music, Reception Entertainment Directors, MC and DJ’s primarily for Weddings in the Greater Hartford area but throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island and in the New England area.


Specializing in wedding disc jockey entertainment, radio and club dj’s, corporate and business events, photo booth rentals, ceremony musicians, strolling violinist, guitarist, cocktail and chamber musicians, custom lighting, custom song editing and voice-over services.


For further information visit our website at www.atmosphere-productions.com

Contact us TODAY for FREE information.


DJ Sam

Sylvester Samuels

Reception Entertainment Director

As featured in Eric and Amanda’s winning wedding on the season finale of TLC’s TV

“FOUR WEDDINGS”



Couples’ Choice Awards™ 2014-2017, Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011-2013 and Gold Rated Awards™ 2011-2013


Atmosphere Productions LLC

Professional Disc Jockey Entertainment

PO Box 330303

West Hartford, CT 06133-0303

Phone: 860.231.7141

Skype: atmosphereproductions

Celebrating over 30 Years in the Wedding/DJ/Entertainment Music Business

Member of The DJ Network

Member of The West Hartford, CT Chamber of Commerce

Member of The Association of Professional Entertainers

DJ Times ~ Mobile DJ Of The Month

Former WKND Radio Air-Personality


Copyright © 2017 Atmosphere Productions™ LLC All Rights Reserved.



2016 Real Weddings Study

Saturday, March 4, 2017

3 Unique Wedding Gift Ideas


A wedding is a special time in a couple’s life. It is the beginning of their life together as husband and wife. So why not buy the newlyweds a wedding gift as unique as they are. With all of the wedding gifts on the market today, it is sometimes hard to narrow it down to one the couple with love. However, there are some unique wedding gift ideas that the bride and groom are sure to love.


  1. Gift baskets can be customized and tailored to the personality of the couple. If you are looking to add some romance to their wedding night, you could have a gift basket delivered to their honeymoon suite. You could include in the basket some chocolates, wine and glasses, massage lotion, bubble bath and candles. After all the stress of pulling the wedding together, this is a great way to unwind.

  2. Scrapbooking is quickly sweeping the nation. You could easily turn their wedding photos into a great album that they will cherish forever. Another option is to turn baby photos of the newlyweds into a great scrapbook. No matter what route you choose to go, the couple is sure to love the scrapbook.

  3. If you are financially able to, a unique wedding gift idea would be tickets to an exotic location for the couple’s honeymoon. Chances are the couple will want to get away after the wedding to celebrate their recent marriage. What better way to help them out, than to book a location they are sure to love.

Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/484851


Atmosphere Productions LLC is a CT Wedding DJ, providing professional mobile entertainment service, Music, Reception Entertainment Directors, MC and DJ’s primarily for Weddings in the Greater Hartford area but throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island and in the New England area.


Specializing in wedding disc jockey entertainment, radio and club dj’s, corporate and business events, photo booth rentals, ceremony musicians, strolling violinist, guitarist, cocktail and chamber musicians, custom lighting, custom song editing and voice-over services.


For further information visit our website at www.atmosphere-productions.com

Contact us TODAY for FREE information.


DJ Sam

Sylvester Samuels

Reception Entertainment Director

As featured in Eric and Amanda’s winning wedding on the season finale of TLC’s TV

“FOUR WEDDINGS”



Couples’ Choice Awards™ 2014-2017, Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011-2013 and Gold Rated Awards™ 2011-2013


Atmosphere Productions LLC

Professional Disc Jockey Entertainment

PO Box 330303

West Hartford, CT 06133-0303

Phone: 860.231.7141

Skype: atmosphereproductions

Celebrating over 30 Years in the Wedding/DJ/Entertainment Music Business

Member of The DJ Network

Member of The West Hartford, CT Chamber of Commerce

Member of The Association of Professional Entertainers

DJ Times ~ Mobile DJ Of The Month

Former WKND Radio Air-Personality


Copyright © 2017 Atmosphere Productions™ LLC All Rights Reserved.



3 Unique Wedding Gift Ideas

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Planning Your Summer Wedding - Start Today! By Christy Baker


There are so many perks to summer weddings that this is the time that most people plan to have their own weddings. Summer weddings are perfect when it comes to weather, scenery, and even the attitudes of other people, which are made much more pleasant by the presence of the sun and warm weather.


Picture it now: nice warm gusts of wind, an outdoor setting, bright colors and the sounds of birds in the air without a single cloud in the sky…


Of course, you can’t really change the weather, but you can try to. The weather forecast is not always the most reliable thing, especially when you really need to be able to count on the five-day forecast the most.


There are a few facets to summer wedding planning that any bride-to-be or wedding planner should keep in mind, and the first one actually is the weather. Many people plan their weddings for the summer time because the weather is a bit more predictable during this time. If you’re lucky, you will get beautiful sunshine, a light, cooling breeze and a nice clear night for the reception.


If you are like any other bride in the world, chances are that it will probably rain on your parade, so it is always best to have a backup location for your wedding or reception if the venue is outdoors. In some areas of the United States, summer weddings are great except for those few extremely hot days that roll around every year, and who wants to put off their own wedding due to extremely high temperatures? Don’t torture yourself or your guests, and make sure that you have a plan should the weather not be appropriate for your shindig.


As far as your wedding venue goes, if you are planning to have a summer wedding, you want to keep your guests in mind at all times. Summer weather can be brutal, so having shady places available (even if they are only trees or tents) is a must for any summer wedding. In addition, having enough refreshments for everyone when it is hot is also important. Whether or not they have a bottle of water next to their chairs could be the difference between your guests staying for the ceremony and sneaking out when you turn your back to take your vows.


Summer wedding planning can be a tricky thing as the weather patterns in most places in the summer are so much different than they are the rest of the year. It is best to plan your festivities according to the movements of the sun, unless you are having a night-time wedding, as this can keep your guests from cooking as well as yourself. After all, it is the bride that is going to be wearing the most clothing at a summer wedding, anyway.


Summer weddings are about fun, flirtatiousness, sunshine and happiness. Bring a little of all of that into your summer wedding planning and you will truly have a party and ceremony to remember forever.


See other articles by Christy Baker


Atmosphere Productions LLC is a CT Wedding DJ, providing professional mobile entertainment service, Music, Reception Entertainment Directors, MC and DJ’s primarily for Weddings in the Greater Hartford area but throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island and in the New England area.


Specializing in wedding disc jockey entertainment, radio and club dj’s, corporate and business events, photo booth rentals, ceremony musicians, strolling violinist, guitarist, cocktail and chamber musicians, custom lighting, custom song editing and voice-over services.


For further information visit our website at www.atmosphere-productions.com

Contact us TODAY for FREE information.


DJ Sam

Sylvester Samuels

Reception Entertainment Director

As featured in Eric and Amanda’s winning wedding on the season finale of TLC’s TV

“FOUR WEDDINGS”



Couples’ Choice Awards™ 2014-2017, Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011-2013 and Gold Rated Awards™ 2011-2013


Atmosphere Productions LLC

Professional Disc Jockey Entertainment

PO Box 330303

West Hartford, CT 06133-0303

Phone: 860.231.7141

Skype: atmosphereproductions

Celebrating over 30 Years in the Wedding/DJ/Entertainment Music Business

Member of The DJ Network

Member of The West Hartford, CT Chamber of Commerce

Member of The Association of Professional Entertainers

DJ Times ~ Mobile DJ Of The Month

Former WKND Radio Air-Personality


Copyright © 2017 Atmosphere Productions™ LLC All Rights Reserved.



Planning Your Summer Wedding - Start Today! By Christy Baker

Friday, February 17, 2017

Liability Insurance....Does Your Wedding Vendor Have It?


When looking for wedding vendors, it can be a concern laying down a deposit for your photographer, DJ or videographer a year or more in advance of your wedding date. You really don’t know them. You figure your banquet facility isn’t going to disappear in the dead of night with your deposit (although many have in the past few years).


One way to distinguish one vendor from another is asking to see their liability insurance policy. Why? If a wedding vendor runs their company in a professional manner, then liability insurance is never an option. It is a simple way of doing business.


ATMOSPHERE PRODUCTIONS carries Business and Liability Insurance for general liability, personal and advertising injury, damage to rented property, medical expenses and property damage and theft of equipment.


There are many CT banquet facilities that require proof of liability insurance before vendors can work in a particular venue. ATMOSPHERE PRODUCTIONS is qualified to work in virtually any CT banquet facility and can provide special insurance coverage for your venue or next corporate event (special fee may apply).


Atmosphere Productions LLC carries a minimum of $1,000,000.00 in Liability Insurance coverage. A copy of our coverage is available here.


Beware of vendors, especially CT wedding DJ’s, that are not covered by proper Liability Insurance. Don’t let them tell you that it is a cost issue (Professional Liability Insurance is inexpensive through a professional organization or association). It’s just a sign of poor business practices if you don’t have it.


Atmosphere Productions LLC is a CT Wedding DJ, providing professional mobile entertainment service, Music, Reception Entertainment Directors, MC and DJ’s primarily for Weddings in the Greater Hartford area but throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island and in the New England area.


Specializing in wedding disc jockey entertainment, radio and club dj’s, corporate and business events, photo booth rentals, ceremony musicians, strolling violinist, guitarist, cocktail and chamber musicians, custom lighting, custom song editing and voice-over services.


For further information visit our website at www.atmosphere-productions.com

Contact us TODAY for FREE information.


DJ Sam

Sylvester Samuels

Reception Entertainment Director

As featured in Eric and Amanda’s winning wedding on the season finale of TLC’s TV

“FOUR WEDDINGS”



Couples’ Choice Awards™ 2014-2017, Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011-2013 and Gold Rated Awards™ 2011-2013


Atmosphere Productions LLC

Professional Disc Jockey Entertainment

PO Box 330303

West Hartford, CT 06133-0303

Phone: 860.231.7141

Skype: atmosphereproductions

Celebrating over 30 Years in the Wedding/DJ/Entertainment Music Business

Member of The DJ Network

Member of The West Hartford, CT Chamber of Commerce

Member of The Association of Professional Entertainers

DJ Times ~ Mobile DJ Of The Month

Former WKND Radio Air-Personality


Copyright © 2017 Atmosphere Productions™ LLC All Rights Reserved.



Liability Insurance....Does Your Wedding Vendor Have It?

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Choosing Your Groomsmen: No Matter What They Say, Nobody "Must" Be In the Wedding Party

Jonathan Edwards Winery Vineyard Wedding | Mohegan Sun Event Fundraiser | | Brian Ambrose Photography | Hartford CT | Stonington CT_0010


Your lovely fiancée has chosen her ‘maids, and now you’re stuck with the task of finding just the right number of family and friends to pair them with. How do you decide who makes the cut?


The Usual Suspects

Remember: No matter what your family or friends say, there aren’t people who “must” be in the wedding party. Select buddies you’re close with-not guys you feel obligated to ask. If you’re unfamiliar with wedding etiquette, however, here are the “usual” rules for including groomsmen in your wedding party.


Brothers-yours and your bride’s-come first. Unless there are strange circumstances (if you don’t speak to your brother, for instance), your brothers and her brothers are automatically in the wedding party. Next come your closest friends (some may be relatives) who are responsible-and let’s get real here-financially sound. Being in a wedding, especially if travel is involved, is expensive.


The Best Man for the Job

We’d like to advise you to ignore anyone who offers input on choosing your best man, but we know this isn’t entirely realistic. We will say, however, that you’ll want to choose the male who is closest to you and has been there for you. Whether he’s a blood relative or close friend, you’ll be glad when your wedding day arrives that you picked your best friend.


Great Expectations

When you begin asking your friends to stand up in your wedding, be sure to explain what’s expected. The basics include:


  • Travel and accommodations

  • Attend the rehearsal and dinner

  • Renting tuxedo and shoes

  • Attend tuxedo fittings

  • Help plan and attend the bachelor party

  • Seat guests at the wedding

  • Walk down the aisle with a bridesmaid (maybe)

  • Dance with same bridesmaid

  • Wedding gift (unspoken requirement, of course!)

If this is manageable for your buds, you’re in business.


Who Doesn’t Make It

Keep in mind that a lot of money (whether it’s yours is inconsequential) and effort are being spent on the biggest day of your life. You don’t want to start your lifetime commitment with the following burdens (trust me, I’m a wife): friends who get too drunk, who are late for everything, and who have a reputation for not showing up for important events. These guys are not the best choice for groomsmen. If there’s any doubt about whether your skiing buddy, “GanjaDaddy,” will fulfill his duties, you probably shouldn’t ask him. We suggest, based on horror stories we’ve heard and witnessed, that you choose your most responsible friends for this very special day.


This doesn’t mean you load your wedding party with a bunch of stiffs. You know what we’re saying. Keep it reasonable.


About the Author

Jennifer Baumann is editor of Wedding Gazette, the resource for real-world wedding planning that’s packed with info on how to plan your budget, how to avoid killing certain family members, exhaustive theme ideas, plus tons of resources on finding favors, necessary accessories, gifts for your groomsmen, and much more.


Atmosphere Productions LLC is a CT Wedding DJ, providing professional mobile entertainment service, Music, Reception Entertainment Directors, MC and DJ’s primarily for Weddings in the Greater Hartford area but throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island and in the New England area.


Specializing in wedding disc jockey entertainment, radio and club dj’s, corporate and business events, photo booth rentals, ceremony musicians, strolling violinist, guitarist, cocktail and chamber musicians, custom lighting, custom song editing and voice-over services.


For further information visit our website at www.atmosphere-productions.com

Contact us TODAY for FREE information.


DJ Sam

Sylvester Samuels

Reception Entertainment Director

As featured in Eric and Amanda’s winning wedding on the season finale of TLC’s TV

“FOUR WEDDINGS”



Couples’ Choice Awards™ 2014-2017, Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011-2013 and Gold Rated Awards™ 2011-2013


Atmosphere Productions LLC

Professional Disc Jockey Entertainment

PO Box 330303

West Hartford, CT 06133-0303

Phone: 860.231.7141

Skype: atmosphereproductions

Celebrating over 30 Years in the Wedding/DJ/Entertainment Music Business

Member of The DJ Network

Member of The West Hartford, CT Chamber of Commerce

Member of The Association of Professional Entertainers

DJ Times ~ Mobile DJ Of The Month

Former WKND Air-Personality


Copyright © 2017 Atmosphere Productions™ LLC All Rights Reserved.



Choosing Your Groomsmen: No Matter What They Say, Nobody "Must" Be In the Wedding Party

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