As you are working through all of the plans and details for your special day, don’t overlook the importance of music! Whether it’s played live by a solo musician, live band, or mixed by a DJ, music can set the tone for your entire event. Selecting songs that are meaningful to you and your partner can also be a simple and impactful way to personalize your ceremony and reception. There are so many opportunities throughout your wedding day to make a statement with music. So today, we are here to share some of our favorites!
BRIDAL ENTRANCE //
— Cannon in D (an absolute classic, but there are so many unique arrangements to choose from!)
— Can’t Help Falling in Love – Ingrid Michaelson
— The Story – Brandi Carlile
We love something fun & upbeat for newlyweds and their wedding party to walk out to!
— Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
— Love on Top – Beyonce
— You Make My Dreams Come True – Hall & Oates
FIRST DANCE //
You can really go so many different directions with this- from moderns and upbeat to classic and timeless!
— At Last – Etta James
— Beyond – Leon Bridges
— Stay With You – John Legend
— My Girl – The Temptations
— What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
— First Man – Camila Cabello (Up and coming for 2020!)
— Forever Young – Rod Stewart
— In My Life – The Beatles
— How Sweet it is – James Taylor
GET THEM ON THE DANCE FLOOR WITH… //We love kicking off the dance with a few songs that will get guests of all ages moving and that the majority of guests will know!
— Shout! – The Isley Brothers
— I Wanna Dance with Somebody – Whitney Houston
— Good as Hell – Lizzo (Maybe not for the older generation, but this hit filled the dance floor time after time this past summer!)
LAST SONG //
— Piano Man – Billy Joel
— Closing Time – Semisonic
— Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey
Let us know some of your all time favorites in the comments below! We would love to hear from you!