Historic Mission Style
We see a lot of barn venues. And there’s nothing wrong with that. Being from the Piedmont of North Carolina, there’s a lot of barn venues in our area. So barn venues are some of our bread and butter. But the Fair Barn in Pinehurst near Southern Pines was a barn venue unlike any we’d seen before.
Just from seeing the exterior you can tell it isn’t your typical barn. They describe it as “historic mission style,” so you know right away it’s not your typical wood-and-panel barn. And inside the Spanish-style venue you find vaulted ceilings, polished floors, and rustic wooden trusses. In terms of unique venues we’ve seen, the Fair Barn is definitely up there. We had to spend our first few minutes there just admiring the decor and architecture and taking it all in.
Sometimes there are venues that’re very cool on the inside but have less-than-inspiring surroundings. Here, however, that was not the case. The barn is situated amidst a large equine sports complex. Which just means there were a lot of horses and a lot of pastures. Which definitely qualifies it as a true “rustic venue.” Though to be fair, it’s hard to go wrong with scenery in the Pinehurst and Southern Pines area. We have a great time taking everything in basically every time we’re around that neck of the woods.
Music to Match
We hear all kinds of music. After all, our job is to play it. We’ve learned the right music is what can really take any celebration to the next level. And the best way to pick the right music is to have music that matches you and your day. Taking into account what your tastes are and what music you envision playing on your big day. Then tying that in to the vibe of the venue and the day as a whole. If we could impart one piece of wisdom it would be that.
And in this case, Erin and Kimberly definitely had “picking music to match” down-pat. For the ceremony we had a combination of slow country music and acoustic guitar and cello. Which was a very unique and fitting combination.
We had a country-music themed cocktail hour, followed by a Queen song for bridal party introductions, then Christian Worship music for dinner. In Erin and Kimberly’s case, it was clear their music reflected both them and their venue.
When an all around vibe like that is created, it’s something you can feel. And that vibe is one of the reasons we won’t be forgetting this wedding any time soon. And one of the reasons we can’t wait til we can make it down to the Pinehurst/Southern Pines area again.
Dow Oak Events
Sarah with Carolina Media Star
Perry with David Videography Production
Mark Wilson with Carmen’s Flower Boutique
Kirk Tours & Limousines
And as a final note, we just need to say… We absolutely love what we do. Being a part of the unique and personal ways couples celebrate is why we do it. And we loved being a part of this celebration. It’s always awesome to see how couples choose to celebrate.
In conclusion, we’ve learned that being a wedding DJ isn’t just about playing the music. So we take our role seriously. Facilitating such a big day is a serious job! That’s why we always give every wedding or event our all.