When it comes to wedding entertainment, getting it right is SO important.
It sets the vibe for your day, and can enhance your atmosphere in a heartbeat.
Alive Network are the UK’s largest live entertainment agency, and they’ve got some top tips and local supplier recommendations to make sure your wedding entertainment hits the spot…
From goosebumps to giggles, bagging the best wedding entertainment will mean your big day is 100% heartfelt, fun, and totally memorable.
Our top ten wedding entertainment ideas will help you choose the best artists that fit your styles and loves. Just feel the inspiration flowing…!
Always number one in our bridal polls, a harpist is an ethereal choice for a ceremony, making you feel like you’re floating down the aisle in your own relaxing dream sequence!
Lush and Local: The Romantic Harpist
String Quartets and Classical Musicians
Whether you want that sophisticated feel for your ceremony, drinks reception or wedding breakfast, a classical string musician or ensemble can perform anything from the classic greats to your chart faves – sublime!
Pianists and Singer-Pianists
Pianist and singer-pianists offer a flexibility in style, turning their chords to any range of genres, including arrangements of classical, jazz, and pop music, perfectly tailored to your wedding day needs.
Classical Wedding Guitarists and Singer-Guitarists
Classical and Opera Singers
A professional opera singer will bring an air of sophistication to weddings, performing anything from classical songs and operatic arias to popular crossover and musical theatre. Jubilant, rousing, and pure – they’ll enchant your wedding with a special kind of magic.
Jazz Bands and Swing Artists
No matter what style of jazz and swing you love – from New Orleans to Rat Pack – it’s the coolest live music for your upbeat wedding reception, providing the perfect atmosphere of sophistication, style, and the hottest fun!
An award-winning caricaturist will add some fun to your W-day, with a totally unique take on wedding favours that you and your guests will treasure forever.
If you’re more of a rustic, homespun, festival-lovin’ pair, you’re going to love the toe-tapping wholesome goodness of an indie folk band or a trad musician. They can play your choice of chart tracks in a folk pop style, and many will also perform traditional home-grown music passed down through the generations, that’ll sing to your soul. (Ode To A Pasty? Heck yeah!)
Rock & Pop Bands
Our most popular live wedding bands are indie, rock and pop covers bands. They’re perfect for dancing, and many also offer a more laid-back acoustic set if you’re thinking about something more chilled for your aisle-walk and your afternoon reception. Bursting with talent and experience, you definitely can’t go wrong with our 2018 award-winners:
Lush and Local: Ride The Fire
It’s hands-in-the-air time, as your wedding turns into the par-tay of your lives! Most wedding DJs will have thousands of tracks at their fingertips, so you can be sure of a party you’ll remember forever, as you dance yourselves into married bliss.