Originated From

Our music picks

We are going to have a DJ for our wedding reception. We really enjoy our music and have certain songs (other than our first dance song) that we would like played. Is it okay to give the DJ a list of songs that we want played?

Liked this question? Tell your friends about it

4 Answers

Order by
Oldest to Newest
Newest to Oldest

...I totally agree with all the replies here, especially wicked742's. Give the DJ "PLENTY" of time to locate (or purchase) the songs you'd like. If you have them already in your collection, I doubt he/she would be offended if you loaned them to save time, effort and extra expense.

   I am a solo guitarist/singer and perform many 50th anniversaries and family reunions rather than weddings. While negotiating the contract I ALWAYS ask them to suggest a few favorite songs that I would try to learn for them and perform them "live".  Nothing bugs me more than being asked to learn a song a day or two before the affair takes place, especially when they had a six month period  of time to brief me, prior.

   Just curious Fiance...What is going to be "your song" ?

Congratulations and have a long and happy life together !

Absolutely! Your DJ should welcome song suggestions. It helps him/her alot to know they are playing songs that make you happy...its your day!

Of course, Im a DJ and I do alot of weddings. Thats what you pay them for. Let the DJ know ahead of time so he can make sure he hase it, you don't want to wait until the last minute to find out he don't have it, telling them ahead of time gives them time to find the song or put it in there playlist for that day Cool

Of course it's okay to give your dj a list of the songs you would like to have him/her play at your wedding reception.  Don't forget you hired him/her, so s/he's is working to make you happy!Laughing

Related Questions

Other people asked questions on similar topics, check out the answers they received:

Asked: The date of the wedding?

the date of the wedding?

Asked: Wedding Services Provider?

Is there any Wedding services provider in India?

Asked: Rustic Mexican Fiesta Wedding

Who doesn’t love chips, salsa and margaritas? Well … we certainly do! So, it’s no surprise that we are super excited to feature Randy and Naomi’s rustic Mexican fiesta wedding. Complete with a ...

More Questions

Guitar picks

It just depends really. I personally switch it up. Thicker picks can be better for fast playing or working with guitar speed exercises , but thin picks can give you a lot of "wrist freedom" especially with chords. Most beginners are typically used to using a thin pick on an acoustic guitar, but it ...


they aren't married yet and no official date has been released

I was told today that music is used for therapy. Is that possible?

Music is used as therapy. Ever hear that music calms the savage beast? Much has been done in exploring the therapeutic results of music. It has been found that Classical music, opens the mathematical portion of children's brains and calm them. In Japan they use Classical music on their ...

How do i promote my music on SoundCloud?

SoundCloud is the best platform to promote your music. It has almost over millions of user. So you can easily promote your music through SoundCloud. So if you're not having much followers who can like and comment on your music then you can purchase it from some firms which provide the like and ...