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Booking the right music for a wedding can be quite the task. It requires a lot of preparation and proper searching to ensure that one gets the right kind of music, to avoid ruining the entertainment for the guests. Here are some useful tips to follow when booking the right music for a wedding.

One always makes sure that you have heard the music beforehand. Choosing music blindly will most probably result in a total disaster when the big day comes. Choose a band that you have heard play live or have heard their demo.

Ensure that the music band that you book has the right amount of experience which will be advantageous as they will have done the wedding routines plenty of times and the chances that you will be disappointed will be minimal. Furthermore, an experienced group will mean that they are familiar with wedding schedules and will not delay.

Always check to see if the music group that you have chosen has a good reputation. A bad reputation could mean the difference between the guests wanting more music or wishing that they would leave.

“It does not always follow that the most expensive music group is the best.” says Bobbie Reagan, a Vancouver live music booking agent from Noteable Entertainment.

“Check up on their previous clients’ comments to be sure that they are the best. If you feel that they are too expensive, change the group and use a cheaper one.” adds Reagan.

When booking the music group, agree in advance whether they will be playing their music or if they will play from a particular playlist. Knowing what music they will play will enable you to avoid a problem when the wedding day arrives. If they are to play from their playlist, ensure that you listen to the songs beforehand.

Wedding music needs to be happy and loving. It should put everyone in a good mood. Therefore, ensure that you choose a band that will be able to portray these emotions. Ensure that the band you choose plays wedding music, avoiding making the mistake of selecting a band that is too gloomy.

To prevent misunderstandings, arrange how the payments will be made in advance. If you will pay the deposit then the full amount later, or if you will pay in full for the ceremony. Avoid bands that demand full payments before performing.

Lastly, always book the music early in advance so that you have time to choose the right one.