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Who am I hiring?

photo by Kat Eye StudiosThe right team.

Backthird couples don't hire "just a DJ." The Herrington Inn wedding packages below include:

  • Account Manager to build your wedding plan and serve as your office contact and confidant
  • Lead DJ and Assistant DJ to build your wedding agenda, run sound, mix music and act as Master of Ceremonies
  • On Call DJ to be on standby on your wedding date, in case of emergency

Want to set your wedding apart? Many weddings at The Herrington also include live music.

What's my setup?

photo by Kat Eye StudiosThe right tools.

Weddings at the Herrington Inn are unique - you'll say your vows in a riverside courtyard, drink cocktails outside or in the upstairs bar - and then transition to the downstairs dinner space before moving back up to the bar for dancing.

Celebrating in these two, closely connected indoor spaces makes for a great flow to your Herrington wedding reception - as long as you and your DJ know how to use the space correctly. 

All wedding packages below include:

  • Sound and microphones for your wedding ceremony
  • Standalone sound system for your cocktail music in the courtyard, if neccessary
  • Our standard DJ setup for your dinner and dance times - including a wireless mic for toasts and MC services, music system (with backup) for dinner and dance tunes, and fun-but-not-overbearing dance lighting

3 Plans & Prices

Pick your plan.

Here are 3 ways to throw an unforgettable party at the Herrington in Geneva. Find your favorite, or customize anything below to suit your style and budget.

Plans below assume a 7-hour wedding celebration: 1 hour for your ceremony, 1 for cocktails, 2 for dinner, speeches and special events - and 3 hours to dance.

1. Upbeat strings

$/Annual

Ceremony

ceremony pop strings trio (violin, cello & piano)

pop strings trio

Cocktails

pop strings trio (violin, cello & piano)
pop strings trio

Dinner

Your DJ directs dinner events and plays dinner music.
DJ/MC

Dancing

Your DJ runs your WHOLE reception as MC, then rocks the dance floor when dinner is done.
DJ/MC

$3415 

 

Set your ceremony and cocktail hours apart with the unique sound of a pop strings trio. (Love guitar? Get a guitar trio instead of piano for the same rate.)

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2. Laid-back jazz

$/Annual

Ceremony

ceremony piano

solo piano

Cocktails

jazz duet (piano & upright bass)

jazz duet

Dinner

Your DJ directs dinner events and plays dinner music.
DJ/MC

Dancing

Your DJ plays what you want to dance to.
DJ/MC

$2615

 

Get romantic with a solo piano for your trip down the aisle - then jazz up cocktail time before the DJ takes over.

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3. Trust the DJ

$/Day

Ceremony

ceremony DJ/engineerDJ/engineer

Cocktails

cocktail DJ/MC

DJ/MC

Dinner

dinner DJ-MC
DJ/MC

Dancing

dance DJ
DJ/MC

$1795

 

Don't need live music? Let your DJ personalize your whole night, from first look to last dance.

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What affects my wedding cost?

More or less.

The plans and rates above are typical of weddings we've performed at the Herrington. But there's no such thing as a typical wedding, right?

George Street PhotographyWant to customize these plans? For a little MORE than the rates above, you could:

  • Include different live music, like a jazz quintet or a pop strings quartet
  • Include uplighting (a great way to highlight the Herrington's vintage brick walls, as you see in the photo at the top of this page!)
  • Extend your celebration to last longer than 7 hours total, including the ceremony

Your wedding might cost LESS than the rates above if:

  • You need reception service only (no wedding ceremony at the Herrington)
  • The celebration lasts less than 6 hours total

We can put professional entertainment plans together at most budget levels - but the single biggest factor in your wedding cost is the size of your guest list.

Which plan do you like best?

Any of the 3 plans above will work great for your wedding at the Herrington Inn in Geneva. We should know - we've done them!

But you can customize, too: Mix and match elements you like from different plans, or ask us how to personalize to fit your style and budget.

So what's your plan? Use this form to tell us what you like - we'll check to make sure it's still possible on your event date. Then we'll contact you personally talk about next steps.

Backthird was a preferred vendor for our venue, and for good reason! They were wonderful - and they knew their way around.
read the full review on WeddingWire!

Joe & Amanda

People were dancing from dinner until last call! The DJs are phenomenal at reading the guests and choosing songs that the most people are going to enjoy while also taking into consideration the musical taste of the bride and groom... I can't say enough good things about our experiences with Backthird and would recommend them to anyone!
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Allison & Ben