Gold Standard loves traveling to Napa for destination weddings! This Yountville celebration was packed with excitement from start to finish. Music for the big day started with dreamy violin instrumentals and ended with a high energy concert given by the 10-piece band, accompanied by a bride and groom crowd surf beneath a confetti and glitter drop. Talk about wedding goals...
Planner: Cole Drake Events // Venue: The Estate Yountville (Vintage House, Barrel Room) // Florals: Loop Flowers + Event Arts // Wedding Band: Downbeat LA (Gold Standard) // Photography: The Edges Wedding Photography // Videography: Elysium Productions // Lighting: The Lux Productions // Rentals: Bright Event Rentals
Gold Standard brought the live entertainment to this destination wedding on the beautiful island of Oahu! The ceremony and reception were held on the private nature reserve and popular filming location, Kualoa Ranch, nestled in the property's Paliku Gardens location.
Wedding Planner: Nichole Weddings and Events // Venue: Kualoa Ranch // Photographer: Rebecca Arthurs Photography // Videographer: Seeking Films Videography // Wedding Band: Downbeat LA (Gold Standard) // Florals: SU-V Expresssions
Gold Standard loves partnering with The Thacher School to make their events memorable!
Here are some of Downbeat LA's most memorable wedding moments with each of its bands:
Galway Downs (Temecula) & Calistoga Ranch (Napa Valley)
Millwick (Downtown LA) & The Beach Club (Santa Monica)
Beverly Hills Hotel & Vibiana (Downtown LA)
Pelican Hill Resort (Newport Beach) & Spencer's (Palm Springs)
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Gold Standard spent the night performing in Hollywood at a recent CIM Group event hosted at the incredible venue, Boulevard3. The evening was packed with the city's best performance artists, which included aerialists, dancers, and DJs accompanied by live drummers. The main stage stood atop the bar, where flare bartenders were mixing custom craft cocktails for party guests. It was an unforgettable party, check out some of the action below:
Gold Standard travels to Honolulu every year to celebrate The Howard Hughes Corporation's annual Brokers Awards Gala held at Ward Village in Waikiki Beach. The event planning team at Blake Entertainment pulls out all the stops by bringing in the band's full 10-piece ensemble with a show-stopping horn section to keep the crowd partying all night!
The evening is always full of world-class cuisine, craft cocktails, themed make-up artists and high energy live entertainment to help the company celebrate and recognize its local real estate brokers and their achievements. See more from this event in the gallery below:
Gold Standard rang in the New Year at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino's "Paint The Town Red" celebration in Reno, Nevada! Check out the event below:
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Gold Standard had a blast performing at the recent wedding between Jessica and Brandon Price at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara. What made the night even more special was getting to work with the rockstar team at Marianne Wilson Photography. From the absolutely stunning portraits to the candid moments on the dance floor that were captured, we couldn't recommend these photographers more!
This Southern California-based husband and wife photography team provides "awesome photos for rad people," and their end products are simply stunning! Not only were they great to work with, but they certainly know how to capture the magic of a wedding!
For more information about Marianne Wilson Photography, visit them at their website here.
Southern California's Coachella Valley near Palm Springs is a perfect destination for couples looking for a dream wedding location set against a desert oasis backdrop with palm trees and mountain vistas. Gold Standard recently performed at the gorgeous Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa for Charlie and Maggie's wedding, and it was an unforgettable party!
The 10-piece band kept guests dancing under the stars all night! There were dance battles, live performances of the couples' first dance and special parent dance songs, and the singers never missed a moment to get out into the crowd during the high energy dance sets!
The Adamson House is one of the best historic venues for a wedding right next to the shores of Malibu. A location that will have your guests in awe as they enjoy the scenic view and touch of history.
Gold Standard shared a night of celebration and played their little hearts out. Nothing is better than having good music, the people you love, and the ocean breeze to celebrate your special night.
The luxury resorts and venues sprawled across the region of Santa Barbara are undoubtedly all gorgeous, but one of our favorites to perform at is the Belmond El Encanto.
Gold Standard traveled to provide the live playlist for the Doll wedding and it was an unforgettable event!
Boasting “Hollywood glamour in a modern classic”, El Encanto sets a perfect scene:
”Steeped in charisma, Belmond El Encanto’s breezy hillside location and enduring iconicity make it one of the most desirable Santa Barbara event venues. Join us for lavish wedding parties or smaller, intimate occasions. Our lush Pacific-facing gardens, expansive terrace and expert party planners combine for the ultimate Californian celebration.”
For more information about this amazing venue, visit their website at www.belmond.com.
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It's no surprise that our bands love getting to perform in Malibu. The scenery is always gorgeous and the crowds are always ready to party! Gold Standard recently played at a wedding at Saddlerock Ranch and it was a picture perfect celebration.
Between the panoramic views of the Santa Monica Mountain range and the sun setting behind the luminous twinkle lights hanging from the trees on Saddleback Ranch's lawn, it was a magical night. Here are some action shots from the reception:
Gold Standard recently performed at a gorgeous oceanfront wedding at the luxurious Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes. The picturesque ballroom was set with romantic florals, pops of red and lit candelabras with friends and family filling the space, eager to celebrate the newlyweds, Brent and Jessica Fierro.
The 10-piece band was on stage the entire night, keeping the all white dance floor packed. Per the bride and groom's request, the band performed the special parent and sibling dances live and there wasn't a dry eye in sight. From dance-offs and party props to heartfelt toasts and speeches, here are some of the highlights from this amazing wedding we were lucky to be a part of:
Gold Standard recently traveled to Santa Monica to perform at the stunning oceanfront property, Hotel Casa del Mar. The bride and groom, Danielle and Andrew, threw a gorgeous wedding and pulled out all the stops when it came to entertainment.
With a full three-piece horn section and high energy band members, the stage was full the entire night, and so was the dance floor.
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A favorite venue of ours has always been Downtown LA's elegant Carondelet House, and our band Gold Standard recently performed at an unforgettable wedding hosted on its gorgeous property. From magicians and surprise choreographed dances, to multilingual toasts and jaw-dropping decor and bridal wear, the night was epic.
Gold Standard singers performed an acoustic set during the seated dinner and kept the party going with dance sets until the couples' sweet farewell, accompanied by magic acts that left guests speechless. The night also featured a choreographed dance by the bridesmaids as well as a special performance by the 70's American rock band, Ambrosia, who were in attendance that evening.
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Gold Standard recently traveled to Ojai Valley Inn for a beautiful wedding celebration located on the property's gorgeous grounds. The setting was intimate and the room was full of love as guests celebrated the newlyweds. The band was more than happy to accommodate the bride and groom's request for country music and special song selections to make it the best wedding ever for the happy couple.
The band was accompanied by a full horn section for the entire night, which kept the dance floor packed as singers and players led dance battles, conga lines, and so much more!
Luxury weddings are what Gold Standard does best! Whether it's in our home state of California, or across the country, we make sure our bride and grooms' entertainment needs are not only met, but exceeded.
Gold Standard had the pleasure of performing at Moorpark's beautiful Eden Gardens for a beautiful wedding ceremony and reception. You can see for yourself just how gorgeous this setting is:
Between the ceremony that took place overlooking the pond with acoustic performers, the cocktail hour beneath the canopy of trees and the dinner and dance party that followed with a full band that kept the dance floor packed, it was a night full of love. The DJ even ended the night with a silent disco, as requested by the bride and groom!
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