Pin It
Favourite

Creating Atmosphere 

9 Live Music Ideas

Live music can add allure, entertainment and elegance to your wedding day. Here are three traditional, three affordable and three unique ideas to help you add the right live music to your wedding. Traditional: 1. Walk down the aisle to Pachelbel’s Canon in D performed by a solo cellist, a flute and guitar duo or a full string quartet. 2. Add soft background music to your reception or dinner with a solo jazz guitarist or pianist. 3. Consider hiring one group to play throughout your wedding day with variations on instrumentation (a soloist for the ceremony, a duo for the reception and a full band for the dinner). Affordable: 1. Hire a solo musician instead of a group to play for your wedding. 2. Hire the musician(s) for the ceremony only. 3. Contact university music departments and ask about their best students. Unique: 1. Ask your musician(s) if they can play your favourite pop song or movie theme as your processional instead of “Here Comes The Bride.” 2. Hire a musician to compose an instrumental song just for you and your partner, to be played while you recite your vows. 3. Hire a live band for dancing instead of a DJ – think hip hop, classic rock, swing jazz, 70s soul and funk, or approach your favourite local band.
Pin It
Favourite

Latest in Wedding & Reception Planning

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Planning a wedding and lost in the labyrinth of decision making? Post a wedding question and let Halifax's wedding community tackle the issues. Or check out questions already asked by others.

Coast Top Ten

  1. Sarah & Craig   (Wedding Album)
  2. Come away with me   (Expert Advice)
  3. Venue: Warm reception   (Expert Advice)
  4. Carol & Neketo   (Wedding Album)
  5. Winchester's and Felicity Bridal make it offical   (The Essentials)
  6. In Bloom   (Wedding & Reception Planning)
  7. Creative, Budget Friendly Wedding Receptions   (Wedding & Reception Planning)
  8. Sukhpal & Tim   (Wedding Album)
  9. Recently Engaged: Carolyn & Kevin   (Recently Engaged)
  10. Pamela & Ryan   (Wedding Album)

In Print This Week

Vol 25, No 52
May 24, 2018

Cover Gallery »


Real Time Web Analytics

© 2018 Coast Publishing Ltd.