Jim Stanley and Shannon Duncan were united in marriage in a double ring, rock & roll wedding on Feb. 26, 2011 at the Oakdale Rodeo Grounds. A reception followed with 150 guests in attendance.
Music for the ceremony was provided by a live wedding band consisting of Mike Stewart on drums, Greg Rivera on guitar, Brad Flodman on bass, and Craig Day on lead vocals.
Presiding over the ceremony was Rev. Ron “Mr. Q” Quintanal, who entered playing “You’re Still a Young Man” on trumpet.
The bride is the daughter of Patti Duncan, who was escorted in to “Bohemian Rhapsody” by brother of the bride, Sean Duncan. He performed “Grow Old With You” during the sand ceremony. The bride wore a black-tiered dress and jeweled tiara, her grandmother’s wedding ring, and carried a bouquet of red roses. She was given in marriage by her Godfather, Don Husing of Capitola, while she sang “Signed, Sealed, Delivered.”
Camaron Keyes of Waterford was Matron of Honor and entered singing “Hit Me With Your Best Shot.” Serving as bridesmaids were sister of the groom, Jill Hayes of Phoenix, who came in to “Touch of Grey,” Muffie Paugh of Oakdale, who entered singing “Phantom of the Opera,” and Melanie Eaton of Modesto, who walked in to “She’s a Lady.”
The groom entered playing “Crazy Train” on wireless electric guitar. Beside him as Best Man was his brother, Ken Stanley of Nashville, who entered in to “La Virgen De La Macarena.” Serving as attendants were Ron Winter of La Grange, who entered singing “Burning Love,” Perry Keyes of Waterford, who walked in singing “Sweet Caroline,” and Brian Wardlaw of Oakdale, who entered singing “Superstition.”
Daughter of the bride and Flower Girl, Miranda Kline, danced in to “Amanda.”
The bride and groom are both members of local bands Remedy and Steadfast Heart.
The couple honeymooned at Disneyland and enjoyed a seven-night cruise to the Mexican Riviera. They currently reside in Oakdale.