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Wedding in Wine Country Giveaway in Loudoun, Virginia, DC’s Wine Country

Monday, February 25th, 2013

One lucky couple will win a Wedding in Wine Country Giveaway in Loudoun, Virginia:  DC’s Wine Country!  Enter to win at  Your destination wedding will be scheduled on Saturday, November 10th, 2013, with two of the prizes for the rehearsal dinner utilized on Friday, November 9th, 2013.  The Wedding in Wine Country Giveaway will include, from Olivera Music Entertainment,  ceremony and reception music.

First, you will have your choice of five venues to choose from for your wedding, including The Barns at Hamilton Station, Riverside on the Potomac, Stone Manor Vineyard & Orchard B&B, Woodlands at Algonkian, and Breaux Vineyards.

Your Wedding in Wine Country Giveaway continues with catering by Grandale Catering at 868 Estate Vineyards, a custom wedding gown from Ebrada Atelier, wedding pies from Mom’s Apple Pie, floral design by Louise Lynn Flowers and Holly Heider Chapple Flowers, photography by Alimond Photography, planning and coordination services from Dogwood Events, vintage event rentals and décor by Bella Villa, A 2-night stay at Salamander Resort and Spa for the bride and groom, transportation by Reston Limousine, rehearsal dinner at Doukenie Winery, and rehearsal dinner catering by Monk’s BBQ.  You can read the rules and regulations at the website.


Loudoun County is a popular area for a destination wedding, with a variety of settings available, from B&Bs, wineries, estates, mountain views, parks, hotels, and resorts.  You also have the opportunity to work with local vendors for all aspects of your wedding who offer a high level of expertise in their business.  Give us a call for more information.

Loudoun Chamber Award 2012–Home Based Business of the Year

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Olivera Loudoun Chamber Award

On November 9th, 2012, at the National Conference Center, Leesburg, VA, for the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards Ceremony, Olivera Music Entertainment was honored to receive the Loudoun Chamber Award for the 2012 Small Business ‘Home Based Business of the Year Award’.  The Loudoun Chamber, the largest in Northern Virginia, boasts over 1,100 members, with over 800 of these members considered Small Business members, including 270 members as Home Based.  For the 2012 awards, the Chamber received 347 nominations, which were narrowed down to 39 finalists in ten categories.  Each Finalist received a Loudoun Chamber Award recognition plaque while guests enjoyed a compilation video for each company, produced by Mesh Multimedia.  Enjoy the video:

Olivera Music Entertainment joined the Loudoun Chamber in March of 1990, and has seen the population in Loudoun County expand from 86,000 residents that year to over 340,000 today.
Many thanks to everyone for all of your support!

Washingtonian Best Wedding Vendor Award 2013

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013
Olivera best wedding vendor

Olivera best wedding vendor

Olivera Music Entertainment has once again received the prestigious ‘Best Wedding Vendor’ Award for 2013 from the Washingtonian Bride & Groom Magazine, having received this award every year since 1998.  Washingtonian Bride & Groom Magazine surveys DC area vendors in the wedding industry, along with recently married couples, to gain input into those deserving to be recognized.  Voting is by category, and includes such categories as bridal attire, cakes and desserts, caterers, florists, hair stylists, hotels, invitations & calligraphy, jewelers, lighting, limos and transportation, lingerie, makeup artists, music & entertainment, party rentals, photographers, registries, tailors, videographers, and wedding planners.

Olivera Music Entertainment, now in their 27th year as a premier DC area music entertainment agency, has extensive experience with weddings.  From a small, intimate gathering to a large celebration, we will assist you in finding the perfect entertainment for your special day.  Remember…..Music is Power….Music is the Life of a Celebration!



The Washington Post recommends Jazz Brunch at The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm, “20 ways to love your summer: #19. Do brunch in style”.

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Jazz Brunch at the Restaurant at Patowmack Farm includes the ‘Olivera Duo’.  In the Friday, May 20th, 2011 edition of The Washington Post, an article entitled “20 ways to love your summer”, by Lavanya Ramanathan included “#19. Do brunch in style”.  Here is their write-up:  “Patowmack Farm in Lovettsville sits on a perch in hilly Loudoun Valley, and there, at its organic restaurant, once a month, it serves soft-cooked, farm-fresh eggs and Chesapeake Bay crab cakes to the sounds of live jazz.  Make it the first stop in a day of summer wine tasting (Hiddencroft, Loudoun Valley and Corcoran vineyards – dubbed the Waterford cluster – are a short distance away).”

Sunday jazz brunches continue on August 21st, October 16th, November 13th, and December 4th.  The “Olivera Duo”, with Connie Olivera, pianist, and Kevin Olivera, bassist, provide a variety of jazz selections for your dining pleasure.

Reservations are required.  42461 Lovettsville Rd., Lovettsville, VA  540-822-9017.

Wedding Music success! Wedding Wire’s ‘Bride’s Choice Award 2011’

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Wedding Wire, the nation’s leading wedding technology company, is thrilled to announce Olivera Music Entertainment has received the prestigious annual ‘WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Award 2011’ for Wedding Music Entertainment.

Recognition for the Bride’s Choice Awards 2011 is determined by recent reviews and extensive surveys from over 750,000 WeddingWire newlyweds who shared their experiences.  Olivera Music Entertainment stands among the top 5% of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire community, representing quality and service excellence within the wedding industry.  Awards were given to the top wedding professionals across 20 service categories, and were based on the overall professional achievements throughout the past year.

States Timothy Chi, WeddingWire’s CEO, “With the annual Bride’s Choice Awards program, we have the unique opportunity to recognize the best wedding professionals across the US and Canada.  We applaud Olivera Music Entertainment for their professionalism and dedication to enhancing the wedding planning experience last year.”

The WeddingWire sites include WeddingWire, Martha Stewart Weddings, Project Wedding, and Weddingbee.

We extend our thanks to our past clients for nominating us for the ‘Brides Choice Award 2011’.


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