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Hints On Booking Live Music For Your Wedding
Part 1 - Types of music
There are a myriad of ideas for music during the ceremony, from string quartet to bagpipes! Singers -from solo to a choir, organist, trumpet, brass ensemble and harpist are just some of the many other options.
Reception Drinks and / or Wedding Breakfast
For background or 'dinner' music between one and three musicians is ideal, unless you are expecting more than about 100 guests, when you might want a slightly larger band. Vocalists can be somewhat distracting for purely background music, particularly during a meal, as it can seem like more of a performance, and guests may feel rude talking while they are singing.
Musicians particularly suitable for background music are:
For a wedding it is important to remember that there are likely to be a very wide mixture of guests, with a correspondingly wide mixture of tastes. It is therefore prudent to consider whether your choice of a profane rap band is really what your Granny is going to dance to. A quality covers band should be able to cater to a wide audience, encouraging your guests to dance without beating them over the head with pumping bass drum when they are still digesting the sumptuous wedding breakfast.
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