Acoustic Guitar – Ceremony Music?

posted 3 years ago in Music
Post # 3
82 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

@eastcoast:  My brother is going to play the guitar in our ceremony. We are only having him play the recessional. I was just youtubing songs we like and putting “solo guitar” in the search box. we are having him play “here  comes the sun” by the beatles for the BMs and “I see the light” from tangled for when I go down the aisle.

Post # 4
1822 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013 - Pavilion overlooking golf course scenery, reception at banquet hall

We had an acoustic guitarist at our ceremony, and it was my favorite feature 🙂 He played “Make You Feel My Love”, “Here Comes the Sun”, and “Brown Eyed Girl” for processional/bride/recessional, and some classical stuff (that I cannot remember right now) while guests were milling around for seats. He also played “Time in a Bottle” during our sand ceremony.

Post # 5
873 posts
Busy bee

We had a friend sing and play accoustic guitar for the walk down the aisle, he did “Everlong” by the foo fighters

Post # 8
434 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2013 - Tybee Island, GA

I had a guitarist at my wedding.

He played EVERYTHING whle the guest and all was coming in and then when i walked down the aisle he played “I can’t help falling in love with you” and then when we were exiting he played “Here comes the sun” byt the beatles.

I loved it way better than an ipod or a cd;)

Post # 9
858 posts
Busy bee

We are doing this as well!

I have chosen, cant help falling inlove with you by Elvis presley for the wedding part. And At last by etta james, found an amazing acoustic version on youtube!

Post # 10
202 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

I’m doing this too!  I have a classical/Spanish guitarist for the ceremony and cocktail hour. He also plays jazz and all different genres of music (totally random, but his rendition of “Smooth Operator” is amazing!!). I am so excited about it; it’s going to be so unique compared to the usual organist, pianist, etc.

Post # 11
2851 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

My FI will be playing the guitar while the kids/ bridesmaids and dad and I walk up the aisle. We will have guitar on CD when guests are being seated and during the recessional.

Post # 12
1137 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

@eastcoast:  I am not married yet, nor seen it done in person. But it was beautiful in HIMYM!

I’d also take a good acustic guitar over a violin any time.

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