Wedding Reception Entertainment: Band or DJ?

By Lisa Beth Miller A wedding reception is meant to create an atmosphere that reflects the personality of the newly married couple. It is their first party and should obviously be memorable. Selecting the entertainment can be a bit tricky, as music is very personal to most members of the wedding party and guests. A song that is meaningful to the best man may not impress Grandma. The decision that most couples spend the most time contemplating is whether to hire a DJ or a live band at the reception. A DJ can be a great choice for several reasons. In most cases, a DJ will be more affordable than a live band and can work in small spaces without too much equipment. A DJ often appeals to a great variety of guests because they have recognizable versions of most …

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Timeless Tunes for Your Wedding Day Playlist: Classic Songs from Every Decade

By Rebecca Barnes, Publisher of Brides & Weddings Signup for Bridal Buzz newsletter¬† Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life, and the right music can make it even more special. If you’re a fan of classic songs from different decades, consider adding some of these timeless tunes to your wedding day playlist. 1950s Elvis Presley – Can’t Help Falling In Love Frank Sinatra – Fly Me To The Moon Bill Haley and His Comets – Rock Around The Clock Etta James – At Last The Platters – Only You (And You Alone) 1960s The Beatles – Here Comes The Sun Louis Armstrong – What A Wonderful World The Temptations – My Girl Stevie Wonder – Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours) Ben E. King – Stand By Me 1970s ABBA – Dancing Queen Earth, Wind …

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