Music

6 Ideas For Wedding Entertainment

When it comes to your wedding, the music is a key part of creating the atmosphere you want with the songs that mean a lot to you.
Whatever your taste is, there are options for everyone, with loads of local performers in the North West experienced at making weddings special occasions for all.
Here are 6 types of wedding entertainment to think about…
1. DJ
With a DJ, you can choose your own playlist and get suggestions from an expert. All songs will be mixed through so that the music is smooth sailing throughout the night. Even if you’ve got a bit of everything to please everyone, a professional DJ will be able to create a captivating set without a single second of silence. DJ Kevin in Derry-Londonderry has over 20 years of experience and knows how to pack a dance floor.

For more information click HERE
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2. String Quartet
If you’re looking for something more elegant, a string quarter offers something a little different. You will have the option of including classical music or instrumental takes on today’s latest pop hits to suit your taste. Northern Ireland’s Ionian String Quartet is one of the most in demand groups around. Based in County Down, they travel across the country and have been performing at weddings for over two decades.
For more information click HERE
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3. Harpist
For those that aren’t the full-on dancing type, a relaxing harpist can provide a romantic and soothing atmosphere. Gerard Carroll is a much-loved harpist and singer based in Dungannon, County Tyrone. Often hired for weddings, he has also been featured on Cool FM and praised in the Belfast Telegraph.
For more information click HERE.
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4. Rock Band
Looking to headbang the night away and celebrate to your favourite genre with everyone you love? There are loads of rock bands that love performing at weddings. Based in Derry-Londonderry, Superstition 5 piece band with a skill for rock ‘n’ roll. Lots of bands, like Superstition, are versatile and able to adapt to what you’re after.
For more information click HERE.
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5. Wedding Cover Band
If you want to hear your favourite songs, but want to hear them live, then you’re best option is to select a wedding cover band. Finding the right wedding cover band isn’t hard when there are so many out there to choose from. The Hitmen, based in Derry-Londonderry, have a setlist with the biggest tracks from the 1960s to today, covering everything and anything to make a wedding magical. They are made up of four experienced musicians with a record of putting on flawless performances.
For more information click HERE.
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6. Karaoke
Alternatively, you might want to provide some of the entertainment yourself, or at least let your friends and family sing to some of their favourite tracks. For some feel-good vibes and an option for the guests to choose some of the music, karaoke is a fun way to spend a wedding celebration. Sometimes Karaoke hire can come with a DJ, or you can get your own machine.
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By Jessikah Hope Stenson, Excalibur Press
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