The following appeared in Brides Chicago, Fall/Winter 2009, page 260
Brides Chicago is a Chicago-specific editions of Brides magazine.

 Try It!  Unique Entertainment Ideas

Hiring a band or DJ for your wedding is standard practice, but adding a novel, unexpected entertainment option will guarantee an unforgettable evening. 

We asked Marcia Hemphill of An Urban Affair for some ideas...


A Hawaiian band (book through, with vocalists and ukeleles [sic], makes for a smooth musical transition from the mellow ceremony music to the more upbeat cocktail hour — the Hawaiian sounds are energetic yet unobtrusive. 

You can even add lei greeters, fire dancers, and hula dancers for a more interactive performance..."