(Closed) Really need help with Music!!! Thoughts??

posted 8 years ago in Reception
  • poll: What kind of music should I play at our no-dancing reception?
    Soft listening classic love songs : (9 votes)
    60 %
    Orchestra style, non-lyrical : (1 votes)
    7 %
    Other: (please describe!) : (5 votes)
    33 %
  • Post # 3
    85 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    @SamanthaSadlier: Hey, i think lyrics in the background would be fine as long as its not super upbeat. my wedding is a music theme…were doing an all beatles ceremony and then a 60s music reception. if you go with the beatles songs about love theyre usually pretty mellow sounding…even enough for a “no dancing” reception. Smile

    Post # 4
    1032 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2009

    We did some retro music. during our coctail hour. Like Frank Sinatra

    Post # 5
    6065 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: January 2012

    You could have a lot of beautiful mellow Ella Fitzgerald, Chet Baker, Nat King Cole songs..that would be really lovely. Not elevator jazz, but really beautiful jazz that is still pleasant enough to be background music.

    Post # 6
    2767 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    I would do like old 40’s music or something, like Big Band.  And then do some Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin too.  Don’t do soft love songs, that will be too sappy imho.  Gotta have something more upbeat.  And music with vocals is fine.

    Post # 7
    923 posts
    Busy bee

    I think going with soft listening lyrical AND orchestral music will be beautiful. Why not do both? It will keep it different and then people won’t get too tired of just listening to one type of music all through dinner and drinks.

    Post # 8
    2459 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2010

    I agree with some of the other posters, I think mellow jazz is in order for your reception….lots of Frank, Ella and Dean!!!

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