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The Perfect Playlist For Your Winter Wedding

DJ Carver | Posted 02.12.2013 | Weddings
DJ Carver

A seasonal winterscape wedding can be achieved with the right vibe, the right music, and the right DJ who can seamlessly mix genres and styles.

4 Signs You've Found The Perfect Wedding Band

Mary Giannone | Posted 02.10.2013 | Weddings
Mary Giannone

The musicians you and your future partner choose will provide the soundtrack to your distinctive love story, so it is important to consider all aspects before signing the dotted line.

How To Choose The Perfect First Dance Song

Alex Donner | Posted 01.27.2013 | Weddings
Alex Donner

When I first began in this business, it seemed that every couple had "their song," but very few couples do now. So it is part of the bandleader's job to suggest one. But what does the bandleader do when a couple has very different musical tastes?

The Most Awkward New Wedding Trend?

Marta Segal Block | Posted 01.09.2013 | Weddings
Marta Segal Block

Many people love the idea of a brother/sister dance and there are clearly ways to do it without becoming a Lifetime movie of the week, but couples should think carefully about why they're choosing to do it.

10 Songs Guaranteed To Get Your Guests On The Dance Floor

blogs.houstonpress.com | Posted 11.01.2012 | Weddings

Years ago, a wedding planner told me the basis of a successful wedding is remembering that primarily the ceremony is for the bride, the food is for th...

Why Justin Timberlake Should Have Skipped The Serenade

Anita Malik | Posted 12.30.2012 | Weddings
Anita Malik

In theory, it is the fairytale moment every bride might hope for. Even I, admittedly, wished and asked for a secret song in my honor at our reception. But the theoretical and the reality of your big event are two different things.

5 Things You Need To Know Before Hiring A Band

Denise Oliveira | Posted 12.18.2012 | Weddings
Denise Oliveira

You're planning your wedding, and after a ton of deliberation you've decided to hire a live band instead of a DJ. Before you sign a contract, you'd better do your homework.

14 One-Hit Wonders To Celebrate Marrying Your One True Love

Posted 09.25.2012 | Weddings

One-hit wonders tend to be pretty catchy, so it's not surprising that many are go-tos for wedding reception playlists. To celebrate National One-Hi...

Retro Songs That All Your Wedding Guests Will Love

DJ Shakee | Posted 10.30.2012 | Weddings
DJ Shakee

While it probably goes without saying that 70's, 80's and 90's songs can mix seamlessly with current pop and top 40 music, with technology making things so accessible, you can even find remixes of music from the 50's and 60's that will fit into your set just as well!

The 7 Songs I'll NEVER Play At My Wedding

Claudia Maittlen-Harris | Posted 08.22.2012 | Weddings
Claudia Maittlen-Harris

That's the thing with music. We can all hear the same song, but it can have a million different meanings to people. Everyone can tell you "Don't play the Chicken Dance song at your wedding!" But what if you and your guy danced like idiots to that song at a wedding, and it makes you both laugh at the memory?

The Guest Everyone Wants At Their Wedding

Marta Segal Block | Posted 08.18.2012 | Weddings
Marta Segal Block

Weddings featuring Justin Bieber's "Baby" may have become the wedding video hit of 2012, but long before Bieber Fever there was Elvis -- and The King is still dominating weddings.

The Most Inappropriate Wedding Songs

Posted 05.30.2012 | Weddings

Similar to how guests know not to wear white to someone's Big Day, there are just some things you know NOT to do when it comes to weddings. From downi...

9 Perfect Mother-Son Dance Songs

Posted 05.10.2012 | Weddings

While father-daughter dance songs may get all of the hype and attention in the wedding world, that doesn't mean an equally important moment should be ...

9 Tear-Jerker Father-Daughter Dance Songs

Posted 05.04.2012 | Weddings

Trying to decide which song is best for your father-daughter dance? We've got you covered. HuffPost Weddings polled top wedding DJs to find out which ...

LISTEN: Top 20 Most-Played Wedding Songs

Posted 04.25.2012 | Weddings

What are American newlyweds dancing to on their wedding days? LMFAO's "Party Rock Anthem," apparently. Recently, digital music service Spotify ...

The Strangest Wedding Song Requests I've Ever Received

Marta Segal Block | Posted 06.24.2012 | Weddings
Marta Segal Block

For many wedding songs, appropriate and inappropriate are definitely in the eye of the beholder.

11 Songs Guaranteed To Get Your Wedding Guests On The Dance Floor

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Lai | Posted 04.24.2012 | Weddings

No bride likes to admit it, but there's usually an awkward lull during the wedding reception -- typically right after the newlyweds have finished thei...

The Ultimate Reception Playlist, As Chosen By You

Posted 04.11.2012 | Weddings

It's tough to please everyone's musical tastes at a wedding reception: you know that your 13-year-old cousin will pester the DJ with requests for Just...