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Just Said Yes September 2020

What music did you play for dinner?

Miranda, on September 13, 2020 at 8:43 AM Posted in Wedding Reception 0 10
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I am having a hard time finding instrumental music for my wedding dinner! Help!!!

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Latest activity by Molly, on September 14, 2020 at 12:02 PM
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    Master January 2019
    Cassidy ·
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    Honestly I don’t even remember what music was playing during dinner, lol.
    I don’t think it was instrumental though. Pretty sure I just told my DJ I wanted quiet, slow/soft dinner music. But I know as soon as gusts were done eating they were hitting the dance floor even with just the soft dinner music.
    If you have a DJ just tell them the vibe you’re going for. If you don’t I think any instrumental or slow music is fine.
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  • Chelsea
    Devoted October 2020
    Chelsea ·
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    I've always found jazz or instrumental beats or acoustic never disappoints for dinner
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  • Julie
    VIP February 2020
    Julie ·
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    We just played early-mid 90s top 40 pop rock. People got a nostalgic kick out if it, and it was easily talked over. I'm talking like Spin Doctors era
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  • Amy
    Devoted October 2019
    Amy ·
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    For cocktail hour we had our dj play crooners/romantic oldies, and during dinner he played happy music you might hear on the radio, but nothing super dancey so people could eat without missing “their song”. I remember All of Me by John Legend and Ed Sheeran playing
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  • Jana
    Master October 2022
    Jana ·
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    If you want instrumentals, check movie soundtracks and Vitamin String Quartet. Otherwise most djs will often play the Old Standards (Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Doris Day, etc).
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  • Rebecca
    Rockstar August 2019
    Rebecca ·
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    We sent our DJ a lot of the music we liked, and she sifted through for dinner appropriate songs, as well as adding in stuff she knew that was similar.

    If you have a DJ, they can guide you... or better, you ask you what you like and select appropriately.

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  • Hannah
    Rockstar July 2019
    Hannah ·
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    Like Cassidy, I don't even remember. The DJ just played music at a low volume to provide ambiance.
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  • Liz
    Dedicated August 2021
    Liz ·
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    I'm giving the DJ control over that with the exception of the first song Be Our Guest - Beauty and the Beast
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  • Karla
    Super February 2020
    Karla ·
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    We had an electric violinist who played hip hop, r&b and top 40 hits.
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  • Molly
    VIP September 2020
    Molly ·
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    We just played music from my hone on shuffle. No one really listens to dinner music.

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