(Closed) Music at Cocktail Hour? Yes or No?

posted 6 years ago in Music
  • poll: Will YOU be having music during cocktail hour?
    yes : (19 votes)
    95 %
    no : (1 votes)
    5 %
  • Post # 3
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    yes.  we made our own CD for the DJ to play.  It’s a little peppier than dinner music.

    Post # 4
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    Busy Beekeeper

    We had our ceremony musicians play during cocktail hour and people loved it!

     

    Post # 6
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: February 2013

    Wondering about this, too. I think we might just put together a playlist on an ipod and use that during cocktail hr. Depends on DJ price.

    Post # 7
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    We’re having a jazz trio play at ours, but it was at a discount since the members are coming from out 9 piece band that is playing at the reception…

    Post # 8
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    Well, we’re not doing music for the first half, but the second half of cocktail hour we have a bellydancer coming (FMIL is Turkish so we thought it’d be a fun surprise) so I voted yes. I personally don’t think background music is necessary, people will be talking and drinking and it will largely go unnoticed..I don’t recall ever hearing (whether it happened and I didn’t notice or it just didn’t happen) music during a wedding cocktail hour before, so if you can’t afford it or don’t want the hassle, I wouldn’t sweat it 🙂

    Post # 9
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    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    Yes – we did.

    Every cocktail hour I’ve attended has had music too.

    Post # 10
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I vote yes… It gives ppl something to dance too a little as you and the wedding party take your pictures

    Post # 11
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    We are, I mean it isn’t going to be like fist pumping tunes, just some subtle background noise

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