7 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Band for Your Wedding

When you're planning a wedding reception and you want to turn it into an unforgettable event, what's the best way to do that?  Do you hire a wedding band or bring in a DJ to provide the dance music?  Without…

Professional or Amateur?

What, or who, do you think about when you hear the word “professional?” You may think of an athlete, business owner, corporate tycoon, etc, but what is a professional, really? 

I used to think that you were considered a professional…

What's in a Name?

It’s almost like naming a child when you are trying to name your band.  Okay, maybe not quite as intense, but it sure seems that way at the time. 

We started throwing around some different names, most of which I…

Roots

We have endured many changes in Spare Change’s lineup through the years.  If you have been following us, you may know some of them.  If not, here are some of the changes we endured in the early years.

The band…

My Band Roots - My Senior Project

There I was, my senior year in high school.  We finished up with the first semester and came back into new classes.  One of those classes was English Lit.  The teacher was Mrs. McCutcheon.  She ended up being one of…

My Band Roots - Early Years

Believe it or not, I wasn’t always as passionate about music as I am now.  I used to think it was boring, and my parents made me sing in church with the youth choir.  My Pa got all of us…

Wedding Day Help

We play quite a few weddings every year, so we have done hundreds of weddings over the years.  It wasn’t as polished back in the early years as it is now, but we have always tried to do our best…

Charleston

I will go ahead and apologize if you thought you were going to read about Charleston, SC.  This is about my buddy Charleston.  Charleston is our black Labrador retriever.  He is almost 5 years old and is incredibly smart…

Wedding Budgets

Not many people have to plan multiple weddings, and the ones that do usually get paid pretty well to do so.  It isn’t necessarily in everyone’s will-house.  I know it’s not in mine.  I probably have a lot more…

Family Guy

You obviously wouldn’t know what any of us hold near and dear to our hearts unless you have been following us for a really long time, or you are a friend of ours.  Even then, you may not really…

Ferries Everywhere!

I thought we’d tell some stories in this post.  Let’s talk about Veronica a little… 

Veronica had a short period of time where she was late to some of the gigs.  Now you would expect to hear some…