Everything around might seem so dream-come-true after your wedding date is fixed. You must be very excited and looking forward to the biggest event of your life. It is not just you. Everybody feels the same about his or her wedding. So, have you started preparing for the wedding yet? Well, you should even if you haven’t. After all, there are plenty of things that you have to plan for the day, especially music. We all know that music is a must for any wedding ceremony. For that, you better start searching for wedding reception bands.
How do you think you find the right wedding band for your big day? Well, when you search for “wedding reception bands”, you will find numerous bands. Here a few tips that you can while looking for wedding bands. So, let’s begin.
1. Start Your Research About the Wedding Reception Bands:
You can just do some research about the wedding reception bands you found on the internet. You can search them on social media platforms. You might find their earlier performances there. This will provide you a clear vision of the bands and which one you will like to have. In addition to that, you can get further information about researching about the band members.
2. Conduct a Small Interview:
This is another thing you can think of doing while searching for “wedding reception bands”. It means you can interview the band members. After all, you are hiring them to make your big day even more special. What if they are not able to deliver the performance you want? What if this is just their first performance? You don’t want to think about these things after booking the wedding band. Right? Therefore, it’s better to sit down with them and conduct a question-and-answer session. If not that, you can even interview the call.
3. Ratings and Reviews:
This is probably the best way to know about their past performances. Along with conducting the interview session with the wedding reception bands, you can view their rating and reviews on their website. These things will further help you make up your mind. In other words, these things will help select the right band among the short-listed musical bands for your wedding party. If a musical band’s website has reviews like the following, you can think of going with them.
Furthermore, we have listed a few songs for three different moments. Otherwise, you can select the songs and ask the members of the wedding reception bands to perform.
Songs while you are getting ready for the special day:
Just like other moments of the wedding, getting ready for the special day is also special. Especially when it is for girls, getting ready can be much more than wearing a nice dress. The excitement and anticipation you feel while dressing up, doing your make up and fixing your hair. These moments can become even more special with music. The wedding reception bands will play the music in the background, making every moment special. You will be able to start the special day on a good note. Meanwhile, the family and friends around you will enjoy them with the fun songs. Also, we have listed some songs to make every moment unforgettable for you. You can just go through the songs underneath and select the song you like. Then, you can ask the wedding reception bands to play them. Otherwise, you can suggest the songs you have in your mind.
- Angel – Shaggy ft. Rayvon
- Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It) – Beyonce
- Raise Your Glass – Pink
- Dear Future Husband – Meghan Trainor
- Your Love – Nicki Minaj
- Watermelon Sugar – Harry Styles
- Chapel of Love – The Dixie Cups
- High Horse – Kacey Musgraves
- I Want You To Want Me – Letters to Cleo
- Truth Hurts – Lizzo
Songs while the bride walks down the aisle:
You or your bride must have some special song in your mind, especially for this purpose. You must have some romantic numbers that you want to have in the background as the bride walks down the aisle. Holding your father’s arm when you start walking down the aisle, you can hear the songs. The wedding reception bands will take care of everything. You have to worry about nothing. They will play the most romantic yet mellow songs to make your moment special. Also, we have listed a few songs that you can think about having in the background during the moment. You can go through them and see if you like any of them or not.
- A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
- Heartbeats – Jose Gonzalez
- My Only One – Sebastian Yatra and Isabela Merced
- At My Worst – Pink $weat$
- Wildest Dreams – Duomo
- Somewhere Over The Rainbow – Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
- With You – Tyler Shaw
- The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face – Roberta Flack
- Halo- Beyonce
- Part of Your World – Jodi Benson
Songs when you enter the wedding reception venue:
After the wedding ceremony, the next celebration will be at the reception venue. The guests will reach the venue before the newly wedded couple. The entry song for the couple should be of high energy. This will mark the beginning of the celebration. The live bands for the wedding reception will make sure that the energy level of the party remains high right from the start. However, you can select the songs for this celebration as well. To help you, we have mentioned some songs underneath for you to refer to.
- Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake
- I Gotta Feeling – The Black Eyed Peas
- Dynamite – Taio Cruz
- Good Life – Kanye West ft. T-Pain
- Marry You – Bruno Mars
- Club Can’t Handle Me – Flo Rida ft. David Guetta
- Levels – Avicii
- I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) – Whitney Houston
- Cheap Thrills – Sia
- Shape of You – Ed Sheeran