CTO Park Central had an amazing evening at the Indian Trail Club in Franklin Lakes, Bergen County New Jersey. Franklin Lakes is the official home of the BRAVO show The Real Housewives of NJ! Indian Trail Club is a private country club with beautiful windows that open out to vista views of the lake, woods, and flowers, and this wedding was the central focus for everyone at the club, on August 25.
Meet Marissa and Snir Arama! The bride and groom met in Israel, and they chose this as a theme for their event. The night was very festive and sprinkled with equal parts Israeli music and modern dance selections.
The mother of the bride, who also happens to be the President of Temple University, expressed her many thanks to the band for fulfilling her every request, which was humbling and gratifying for CTO Park Central! Some guests came all the way from Israel and appreciated the fact that the evening began with an amazing Hora medley of many traditional Jewish selections that CTO Park Central has perfected over the years! The groom and others danced with people literally sitting on their necks.
Not every dance was Jewish or traditional though. The groom was also a huge fan of Bon Jovi, and he let everyone know about this fact when he screamed at the top of his lungs as we played his favorite song. Mixing traditional music with pop songs was a recipe to get everyone up and dancing. When the night was over no one wanted to go home. Making people feel good and getting them dance is what matters most to CTO Park Central. This party felt important to all the people who were celebrating Marissa and Snir’s wedding.
At their request, our sound engineer provided an “after-party” by continuing to play more Israeli song selections through his PA as the wedding party and guests continued to dance! He even adapted the “after-party” music to the crowd’s mixed tastes. The crowd was all warmed up and kept dancing and enjoying the celebration.