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Wedding Reception Basic: Finding the Best Music and Entertainment

Now that you have spent countless hours finding and deciding which wedding dress, decorations and wedding venues – or in the area where you’re going to tie the knot – are ideal to your theme, it is now time to look for the right entertainment and music for your wedding reception.

When considering these aspects, keep in mind that your selections can make a big difference to the success of your big day, as these help set the tone of your special event. With that said, here are some useful tips on how to choose the best entertainers for your party:

Determine the type of vibe you want on your big day. Base your decision on your theme and the type of guests who will be attending your party. For instance, if you want a classic style wedding, consider hiring a professional DJ. Here, at Ardanien Entertainment, we can play classic or traditional wedding music for you. We can also customise our playlist so you can really get the ambiance for your wedding. You can also hire a band, along with a DJ, for a merrier entertainment.

Consider the size of your wedding venue and crowd.It's very important to communicate with your entertainment providers before your wedding day so you can discuss with them the size of your venue and the number of people who will be attending your celebration. This way, they can plan something that would fit your needs perfectly. Now if you still don't have a wedding venue, you might want to check out some of our suppliers.

Consider also your guests. For your reception to be a success, make sure to have something for everybody. If you want your 48-year-old aunt, 16-year-old nephew, and 65-year old grandfather to all boogie down on the dance floor, try to choose different musical genres. It would also be a great idea if you can collaborate with your DJ in creating your playlist. Now if you're running out of ideas, here are some famous wedding reception songs that might just tickle your interest.

Instruct your DJ or band to play a wide variety of music that spans several decades, from those Big Band standards to the latest hottest songs, and don't forget to include everything in between. Start your party with some intergenerational songs that are so popular that all your guests will know and have fun bogeying to them. Then as night progresses – with curfew-bound guests start to say goodbye, don't hesitate to spice up the night with age-appropriate songs.

Make sure to meet with your DJ or musicians before the wedding. To ensure that you hire the right DJ or band for your reception entertainment, you need to meet with them before your big day. This will ensure that they have the personality that can really entertain your guests. Ask also for references of other weddings they have played for and make sure to call these up for any comments.

Overall, it is crucial to choose the best entertainment and music for your wedding party because if your guests are not dancing on the dance floor, they probably are bored and not having fun.

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