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Gay Wedding Music

Gay Wedding Music Ideas

You are going to pick your gay wedding music after you secure the church/minister, reception hall and photographer. The type of gay wedding music you choose can set the tone of your wedding and solidify a theme. And remember, it's the thing people most often remember.

Think about what musical genre best reflects your personalities and inspires the ambience you want to create. The way the music is delivered -- by live band or DJ -- also affects the ambience of your reception. The type of music you choose may dictate the choice too. Regardless of whether you choose a band or DJ, be sure they play slow and fast songs, and old and new tunes to encourage all of your guests to hit the dance floor.

While the entertainment portion of your special day may not be the biggest budgeted part, it is still important to research and know what you are looking for and what types of music you want for you gay wedding music.

There are many options available and they all vary in price. Know that all professionals should be open to your likes and dislikes. Give them your personal request list for your gay wedding music, as well as your “do-not-play list”. Some of the options that you may choose for your gay wedding music are as follows:

DJ (Disc Jockey)

The days of disco fever and flashing lights are long gone. You could argue that today's DJs are artists in their own right. When your gay wedding music consists of a DJ nowadays; they offer a balanced and eclectic mix of musical styles for all ages.

Plus, the songs played for your gay wedding music will sound exactly as you remember them, encouraging sing-alongs and improvisation. And, depending on the amount of equipment a DJ brings, they'll take up less dance floor space and can be relocated with relative ease.

DJs typically range from 200.00-1000.00. If you’ve thought about a DJ for your gay wedding music then click here for a list of questions to ask any potential DJ.


Another of the options available for your gay wedding music is a live band. Live Bands tend to be a bit more expensive than DJs.

You can expect to pay anywhere from 1000.00-4000.00 for a live band. Band prices vary by the number of musicians, the amount of time you want them to play for, day of the week, and what time of year it is.

Be sure to ask for a play list to ensure all the music on your gay wedding music list is on the band’s playlist. If you’ve thought about a Band for your gay wedding music click here for a list of questions to ask any potential Band.

DJ In A Box

Another option available for your gay wedding music is the DJ in a box. It is a fully programmable music system. It uses the latest technology, the best available hardware and has an extremely user-friendly interface, it’s self-explanatory and easy to understand.

DJ in a box provides you with complete control, choice and flexibility of your gay wedding music. The DJ in a box comes loaded with 6500 music selections. Prices usually range from 250.00-400.00.

Computer or IPOD

If you're like a lot of cost-conscious couples planning a gay wedding, perhaps you've heard the buzz about putting on an iPod wedding. If you don't have the full setup, it can all be rented for $200-$400.

Here’s how to play your gay wedding music with your ipod: You will need a mixer, microphone, microphone cable, mixer-to-amplifier cables, amplifiers, speakers, speaker stands, speaker cables, back up equipment, liability insurance, music, and someone to do announcements.

As with anything in life you should research all your gay wedding music options. It is also important to secure your gay wedding music entertainment as far in advance as possible as they will book quickly.

Remember your gay wedding is such a special occasion that you want to make sure you have the right entertainment secured for your special day.

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