Walking down the aisle song-does it start when the bm's walk or the bride??

posted 3 years ago in Music
Post # 3
7019 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Whatever you want to do. Certainly from reading here it is common to have a different tune for the bride.

Another alternative: here in Australia, and certainly in my circles, it is common for the bride to walk down first. (That’s also the UK tradition, if the William/Kate wedding is anything to go by). That kind of eliminates the problem because the music starts when the bride walks down, and the bridesmaids follow her to the same tune.

Post # 4
450 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Our parents & bridal party had a song, then my groom had his special entrance with his own song, then my song came on.

Post # 5
3249 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@Nic01:  Any way you want it.  That’s the way you need it.  Any way you want it.

Post # 6
146 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I think it depends on what you want. Most weddings I have been to the bridesmaids had a separate song….but, our wedding we all walked down to the same song. Our musicians played it instrumental while my ring bearers/flower girl and jr. bridesmaids walked down and then began singing the song when I walked down.

Post # 8
3442 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I’m doing one song for all of us. Nothing else sounded right to play before my song, so I figured.. why not? Plus, I only have two people walking before me, so it’s not that big of a deal.

Post # 10
1304 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I just used one song for twe entire bridal party, but (a) out wedding was relatively small and low key and (b) I did not especially want to be the center of attention so I didn’t want to use a change in music to mark my arrival.

Post # 11
1640 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013 - Rustic mill, historical site

@Duncan: LOL!


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