A STORY OF JOLENE

Photograph by Sarah Bradshaw

HOW GREAT TO HAVE ONE OF OUR COUPLE’S WEDDINGS PICKED UP BY WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE. 

Big Ray and the Kool Kats, one of Washington DC’s most popular wedding bands was delighted to celebrate with a couple who clearly loved their dog, Jolene. 

A Parisian-styled wedding with the reception at the Army-Navy Country Club with its views of the city was special enough. 

Big Ray always asks his couples for special selections, songs with special meaning, really anything musical Big Ray and the Kool Kats can do to make their wedding reception special. 

When during a conversation they mentioned that their dog Jolene was a big part of their lives, we knew what we had to do. 

Not in our everyday repertoire, but we love making musical moments. Jolene by Dolly Parton is a great song, and with an introduction so all the wedding guests understood, Big Ray and the Kool Kats launched into it. There was not a dry eye in the house, especially the bride and groom.  Big Ray and the Kool Kats…we make memories.

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