(Closed) Musician or DJ for the ceremony? What did you choose?

posted 8 years ago in Music
  • poll: What do you prefer, a live musician or a DJ for the ceremony?
    Musician : (13 votes)
    45 %
    DJ : (16 votes)
    55 %
  • Post # 3
    1222 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    Oky, so stupid here voted before reading the WHOLE thing. I didn’t realize you meant for the ceremony. We had a harpist at our ceremony & she came w/ her own amp. Maybe you’ll be able to find a violinist w/ the same sort of set up ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 5
    16191 posts
    Honey Beekeeper

    Okay, I voted before you changed the name.

    We are having MUSICIANS for our ceremony, not a DJ like I voted. We’re having a string quartet. ๐Ÿ™‚

    That said, I’ve heard music simply played through the speakers before, and that worked fine, as long as there was someone manning it.

    Post # 7
    281 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    We used our DJ for ceremony music, and it worked out great.  We used instrumental versions of songs we loved (either guitar or violin) and the music was beautiful.  A plus was that she was able to handle a last minute music change very easily. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 8
    4546 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    We used a DJ and it worked out great!

    Post # 9
    7695 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

    We had a friend playing acoustic guitar and I Think it was beautiful!

    Post # 10
    82 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    My ceremony is in a church, so we have a vocalist and an organist.  The reception music will be done by a DJ.

    Post # 11
    173 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    I’m getting a harpist for my garden ceremony and then using an iPod for the reception ๐Ÿ™‚ 

    Post # 12
    251 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    We had a DJ (sound man) play our music.  I wanted all “non-traditional” music, and was nervous about someone playing.  I also didn’t want someone to play for the reason that I think it can be a bit distracting (sometimes beautiful, sometimes distracting).  I thought our music was perfect! : )

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