Planning a wedding requires that you are aware of a huge number of concerns at once. Anyone who has tried to plan out a wedding will know exactly how stressful it can be, and it’s the kind of thing which you need practice in in order to get it right – but that is not something you can easily come across, of course. One of the main priorities you will need to face is that of the entertainment. Without some kind of entertainment in the evening and throughout the day to some extent, you can’t really expect to host the best possible wedding. In this article, we are going to take a look at a number of the options you have available to you when you are looking into wedding entertainment. Understanding what you can do should help you to know where best to look.
This is arguably one of the better options, and it’s something that most people will at least consider for their wedding, whether they end up going with it or not. If you want to hire a live band for your wedding, you will however need to be careful and make sure that you find one that is going to be suitable for a good number of the visitors. The most important thing is you and your partner, and you should make sure that your tastes are accommodated for – but you should also think about trying to provide a band that people are likely to actually get up and dance to. Many live bands will do medleys of famous songs, which can be a great approach to take. Find some live bands in your area and see which you would like to consider for your big day.
The other common option is to use a DJ, which might not have the same kind of energy as a live band, but which is still nonetheless something you will absolutely want to consider for many good reasons. A good DJ will still be able to get people up and dancing, and you might also find that they are generally cheaper to hire as well. What’s more, they will generally go for longer and need less of a break, which avoids you having a sharp cut-off moment – a sure way to ruin the vibe at any event. You’ll want to make sure you hire a DJ who knows what kind of event it is, however, and that they are happy to take the kind of requests that will likely be shouted out.
If you are looking for something a little different, then you might wish to forgo the music idea entirely and instead hire a travelling stage show to come to your wedding. This is a great way of doing things, as it will provide a different feeling that people won’t be expecting, and it will mean that your wedding stands out as being much more memorable to those who are your guests. You can find comedy shows, which can be particularly good for such an event, and you will find that it makes for a particularly interesting evening.
What kind of entertainment do you like to see at a wedding? I’d love to know in the comments below!