23 Wedding Music Mistakes to Avoid on Your Big Day



No matter what form of entertainment you hire for your Big Day—be it a DJ, string quartet or a 10-piece band—there’s no denying that the music played during your wedding sets the mood for your entire party.

And since it’s such an important factor, we’ve made it a point to fill the blog with tons of tips and song suggestions that’ll guarantee your guests are on the dance floor all evening long—and this post is a super helpful one to add to the bunch.

As you begin to plan out the entertainment for your wedding, you’ll want to keep in mind a few common music missteps that can easily kill the vibe at your party: Abruptly switching from one genre to the next (or, on the other hand, sticking to just one genre), micro-managing the playlist (let the pros do their job!), choosing a first dance song that’s too long (or is totally inappropriate) and playing songs with awkward lyrics are just a few of the mistakes you’ll want to avoid.

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