How to Create a Basic Timeline for Your Wedding Music
Your wedding day will progress according to a certain timeline. From the moment you begin getting ready until you step onto the dance floor for your last dance of the night, you are sticking to your wedding timeline. Your music also requires a timeline.
Are you aware of how you can create the perfect timeline for your music?
Here at DJ Brock & Steele Weddings, we are happy to see couples experience a beautiful wedding day with the perfect soundtrack. So, we have put together a few tips on how to create a basic timeline for your own wedding music. If you would like to discover some great insight, be sure to continue reading:
- The Prelude. As your guests gather and find their seats, they will need music to set the right mood. Presenting soft and welcoming tunes, such as music by artists like Jason Mraz and John Legend, would be ideal.
- The Processional. You and your wedding party will make your way to the altar, be sure to find songs that set the ambiance for your romantic ceremony. For a traditional sound, consider playing Canon in D by Pachelbel.
- Bride’s Grand Entrance. As the bride, your grand entrance is anticipated, and only the right song will do. Traditionally, the “Wedding March” is showcased for this moment. However, to add some uniqueness to your big day, consider the song A Thousand Years by Christina Perri.
- The Recessional. After your vows have been recited and the bride has been kissed, it’s time to make your way out of the ceremony and on to the celebration. A fun song to present for this moment would be Signed, Sealed, Delivered by Stevie Wonder.
- The Cocktail Hour. While you and your partner are readying yourself for the reception, your guests will need to be entertained. Cocktail hour is the perfect time for good drinks and great music. Add to the moment by playing music by artists suck as Johnny Cash and Jack Johnson.
- Wedding Party Reception Entrance. After cocktail hour has finished, it’s time to celebrate. Your wedding party will make their way into the reception with an uplifting song. Uptown Funk by Bruno Mars would be a festive song for the moment.
- Newlywed Entrance. You and your partner are now married! This is super exciting, and you can showcase your excitement with the perfect entrance song. You can get your guests in the celebratory mood with a song such as Raise Your Glass by Pink.
These tips are sure to help you create a basic timeline for your wedding music with ease. Here at DJ Brock & Steele Weddings, we are ready to assist you with your musical needs as a Lake Tahoe wedding DJ. Contact us today to share your wedding vision and book your wedding DJ in Tahoe.
AUTHOR: Marketing Marriage
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