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Your Wedding Reception Sound Track - Essential Checklist


Music sets the stage for just about everything at your wedding reception. You need to decide what songs you want played for your grand entrance, the cake cutting ceremony, the first dance, and so on. There's a good chance there are songs you don't want played, as well songs that you want to make sure are played.  The best way to make sure your reception music goes off without a hitch is to provide this information to your wedding DJ well ahead of time.

Use this outline to help coordinate your track selections.

RECEPTION EVENTS

1. Wedding Party Introductions
  • Song:
  • Artist:
2. Bride & Groom Grand Entrance
  • Song:
  • Artist:
3. Bride & Groom First Dance
  • Song:
  • Artist:
4. Father -Daughter Dance
  • Song:
  • Artist:
5. Mother-Son Dance
  • Song:
  • Artist:
6. Cake Cutting Ceremony
  • Song:
  • Artist:
7. Bride & Groom Exit
  • Song:
  • Artist:

DON'T PLAY LIST
If the Electric Slide annoys you and the Macarena isn't exactly what you had in mind for your reception dancing, be sure to create a DO NOT PLAY list for your DJ.  Keep in mind, your wedding guests may request these songs, so let your DJ know how you want him to handle it if they do!

  • Song:
  • Artist:
  • Song:
  • Artist:



MUST PLAY LIST
If there are certain songs that mean a lot to you as a couple, add them to your MUST PLAY list.  You might also want to pay tribute to parents and grand-parents in the room by playing THEIR wedding songs during dinner. Creating this list for your DJ will ensure that your favorites are played all night long.

  • Song:
  • Artist:
  • Song:
  • Artist:

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