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Trust us, if you follow our advice, you won't have to deal with this wedding reception dilemma. Let the party begin! Cocktail hour is a great time to get the party going. Consider Puto Piatich Prútov - 5R - Potomok Rodu specialty performers. The main idea is to make sure your guests aren't noshing and drinking in silence. Small dance floors are too cramped and big ones make people too self-conscious.
So, if you have guests, you would need a 15' x 15' dance floor; guests would be about an 18' x 18' area; guests calls for about 25' x 25' of space. Ask your reception site about adding on extra flooring if the standard seems too small.
By highlighting it, you send guests the message that dancing will be a big part of the evening. Seat friends and family who love to Loving Is Easy - Barclay James Harvest - Berlin (A Concert For The People) closest to the dance floor.
They'll be more likely to get up and start moving early if they have easy access. As for your more elderly guests, do them a favor and keep them away from the speakers. They'll appreciate it. Mind your decibel levels too. Talk to your musicians about how they plan to handle volume and accoustics within your reception space. Besides, do you really want a friend or family member getting up to grab the microphone all night to announce your cake cutting and bouquet toss?
Didn't think so. If you do your homework, you'll find a band or DJ in your price range who fits your style. Trust us—it's worth the money knowing your guests will be entertained all evening. Even if you both truly love indie rock, there's a good percentage of your guests who probably haven't heard of Modest Mouse and won't appreciate it like you will. A playlist made up entirely of '80s dance music, rap or country is the same story. Don't get us wrong, including your favorite genre at your Shes Got A Way (New Mix) - Bryan Adams - Новая Коллекция - MP3 Collection is great, but it's important to include a little mix of everything—that way there's a little something for everyone.
Your wedding is a celebration of your relationship—one that probably involves music—but it's also a time to share with your extended family. Keep them in mind when developing your playlist. Throw grandparents a nod with Frank Sinatra and give your aunts and uncles a chance to dance to a little "We Are Family" unless you're truly averse.
Seeing them enjoy the night will be well worth a few minutes of Sister Sledge. Let guests in on the fun by allowing them to request songs via the RSVP card. Or set up a poll on your wedding website and ask everyone to vote on your first dance song or the last song of the evening.
You'll have everyone looking forward to the voters' choice song reveal. Put together a short list of please-don't-play songs for your DJ or band to avoid.
But at the same time, don't micromanage. You may have fallen in love listening to "Free Bird," but imagine how long nine minutes and eight seconds will feel alone on the dance floor. And if it's dragging for you, imagine how your guests will feel. Pay careful attention to your favorite song's length before committing to it for your first dance.
Time your song and practice dancing to it beforehand. Even four minutes can kill you if you're just rocking back and forth. If your heart is set on a certain long ballad, try to have it cut down to a reasonable length. Work with your DJ or band to come up Waltons* - Remain In Rust the perfect shortened version.
Surprise your guests with something unexpected, like introducing a never-seen-that-before act. Think live entertainers, like break dancers or flamenco dancers. Ready for this genius idea? Your guests will notice and be more likely to join you when they see how much fun you're having.
And when in doubt, enlist your wedding party. That way, if you do get caught up talking to guests, they'll have your back. Planning Tools Sign up Already a member? Log in. No one wants an empty dance floor at their reception.
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