Your wedding is one of the most significant occasions in your life, and you want it to be memorable. One way to make sure memories of your wedding will remain vivid is to have music that is personal to you; music your guests can relate to. If you want the ceremony to be an unforgettable experience, hiring a live band is the way to go.
Live bands will energize the wedding and reception
DJs might be cheaper than live bands most of the time, but they don’t have the same energy that a live performance brings. Hearing your favorite music live is just more personal and more engaging. In a way, live bands can bring the energetic atmosphere of concerts to your big day.
Live bands know the right songs to play
A live band will help you make your wedding memorable by delivering music that fits the taste of you and your guests. Experienced live bands have an extensive list of songs they can play, spanning different genres. Even if they don’t know the song you want to be played at your wedding, they’ll gladly learn it without charging you extra.
Live bands keep the entertainment going
Live performances can be tiring, so live bands have to take breaks. Many think of this as a negative, but it’s not really a big deal as live bands can continue playing music through their sound system while they rest. You can even use this break as a time to play a special request or take wedding photos.
Live bands provide a one-of-a-kind experience
There are lots of live bands out there, and they all have a different character. A particular band will have a unique way of performing, making every song they play one-of-a-kind. The uniqueness of their performance is also what makes live bands more memorable than a DJ. You'll surely find that the live band you hired is one of the things most of your guests will praise.
Live bands bring elegance and sophistication
Through their music, their attires, and their personality, live bands can bring elegance and sophistication to your wedding. Watching a band perform the music closest to you and your partner live and with such grace is one of the experiences from your wedding day you’ll surely remember.
Live bands will blend with the wedding’s theme
Do you want a traditional wedding? Or a quirky one with a special theme that you and your partner are passionate about? A live band will have no problem synchronizing with the theme and atmosphere that you want. Just tell them to wear and explain your wedding’s theme, and they will gladly oblige.
Live music encompass generations
Each piece of music belongs to a certain time and generation. With recorded music, there will always be a song that only a handful of people can appreciate, while alienating the rest. This is not the case with live music. Live performances tend to make any song from any generation enjoyable for people of all ages. If your guest list spans people from multiple generations, hiring a live band is the best move.
Live bands have excellent flexibility
What makes live bands great at maintaining a mood is their capability to adjust on the fly. If there’s a disturbance in the middle of a performance, live bands will be able to pause and restart with no problem. If it happens they don't know one of your favorite songs, they’d be able to learn it and play it fantastically. Whatever the situation throws at them, live bands excel in adapting to provide you with the best experience.
Live bands can adjust the tempo for every dancer
Continuing on live bands’ flexibility, they can adjust the music’s tempo to cater to every dancer. If the young, energetic guests want to rave and dance to fast-paced songs, the live band has them covered. If the older guests or those who want to slow dance come to the floor, they’d be able to slow down to tempo without a hitch.
Live bands have creative flexibility
Do you need a particular part of a song to be extended or shortened? Do you need a song to be more energetic? Do you want a song to better fit the mood you want? Live bands can make these adjustments for you, even in real-time. They can even perform instrumental solos that add significant entertainment value.
Live bands are worth your every penny
Compared to DJs, live bands are typically more expensive. However, you must realize that when you hire a DJ, you’re paying one person, but when you hire a live band, you’re paying multiple people. Live bands have the advantage in terms of versatility and flexibility. A live band can perform in one room and reserve one member to play an instrument in the other.