If you are having a cocktail hour between your wedding and reception, it is a good idea to use that time to really set the mood. You don’t have to have sleepy, boring music during this time; you can and should insert your personalities.
Wedding music means more than just the typical processional song or first dance. It includes a realm of other types and genres of music. Feel free to liven up the party with more than your typical wedding songs during the cocktail hour. Step outside the norm, after all it is your day as a new couple, make it memorable.
Guests will be loosening up and hopefully be ready to party by the time the cocktail hour is over. By using a few of these different ideas, they will be ready to hit the dance floor for the remainder of the night.
Try some of these different types of music — they can really set the tone for the rest of the night.
During the wedding music planning with your partner, make sure it feels like you as a couple. Remember, this day is all about you. Your music from the ceremony to the cocktail hour to the reception should reflect you and no one else!