Wedding Music Checklist

wedding music checklist Wedding Music Checklist

Everyone who has planned a wedding knows how difficult it can be, and planning the music for the wedding can be one of the most difficult aspects. Using a well thought out, well designed wedding music checklist can be a big help in your planning.

Using Your Checklist To Choose Your Music

A good wedding music checklist can be very important as you plan the music you want at your wedding.

For instance, your wedding music checklist should indicate the type of music you and your fiancé prefer, whether you want a band or a DJ, favorite songs, and other important elements.

Once you have created your wedding music checklist it will be easier to shop for a band, DJ and other musical items for your big day.

Using Your Checklist After You Have Chosen Your Music

A wedding music checklist can also be very valuable after you have hired the band or the DJ. As the wedding day ticks closer, the wedding music checklist can be used to verify important elements with the band or the DJ.

For instance, you can use your wedding music checklist to verify the song that will be played during your first dance as husband and wife, the first song that will be played at the reception, and other important things.

Using Your checklist To Insure You Are Both One The Same Page

Having such a wedding music checklist will help you and the musical provider to be on the same page. Since music is such an important part of any wedding ceremony and reception celebration, a good wedding music checklist will be a big help.

It is of course important to create this wedding music checklist as early as possible. Time is often short when planning a wedding, and it is important that the all important wedding music checklist not be forgotten.

It is much better to allow too much time for the creation and execution of your wedding music checklist than to find yourself scrambling at the last minute.

For A printable copy of the  Printable Wedding Music Checklist click here.

Wedding Music Checklist

The Ceremony Music


First Selection



Postlude Selection

Decide on a date.

The Reception Music

Introduction / Arrival

First Dance

Father And Daughter Dance

Mother And Son Dance

Brother And Sister Dance

Special Person Dance

Cake Cutting

Bouquet Toss

Garter Toss

Last Dance

Group Dance




The Type Of Music And Cost



















Hours Of Music:

Hourly Rate:

Overtime Rate:

Total Ceremony Music Cost:

Total Reception Music Cost:

Working With The Musician

Get References

Chose A Musician



Contact Person

Company Name

Sign Agreement Contract (Learn About The Refund Policy)

Pay The Retention Deposit

Let The Musician Know The Date, Time, And Location Of The Wedding And The Reception

Let The Musician Know About Any Restrictions That Are Related To Music At The Wedding And Reception Hall

Specify An Arrival And Departure Time

Pay Your Balance Due


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