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Every couple wants to create a unique musical experience during their party that sets them apart from the rest of the newly-wedded couples out there. Creating an amazing musical experience for guests to dance their booties off to during the wedding reception is what every couple strives to achieve. Keep in mind that there are some songs to ask your wedding band to stay away from, as they are overplayed, outdated, and just downright boring.

Songs That Forces Everyone To Do The Same Dance

We know that you know them, but we will list them for you anyway. Just tell your wedding band to avoid them. Your guests will thank you.

  • Electric Slide by Marcia Griffiths

  • Y.M.C.A. by Village People

  • Cha Cha Slide by DJ Casper

  • Macarena by Los Del Rio

  • Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex

  • Cupid Shuffle by Cupid


Songs That Make People Cringe at Weddings from Cheesy-ness

  • We Are Family by Sister Sledge

  • Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry

  • Stayin’ Alive by Bee Gees

  • I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor

  • What is Love? by Haddaway

Overplayed Wedding Band Songs That Everyone Has Heard Way Too Many Times

  • Let’s Get it Started by Black Eyed Peas

  • Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey

  • Happy by Pharrell Williams

  • All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor

  • Sexy And I Know It by LMFAO

  • Sexyback by Justin Timberlake

  • Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice

Choosing the Best Songs to Play at Your Wedding with The Best Philly Wedding Bands

When it comes time to sit down with your Philadelphia wedding bandleader or DJ to choose songs that will be perfect for your event, select a few must-haves that you would love to hear at your wedding. They may be meaningful to your relationship in some way or tell a story that you would love your guests to hear. Allow the pros to give their input, too! They may have some great suggestions for songs to play that you may not have thought of before.

If you are ready to put together your song list and need some help, contact us to hear from the top wedding bands in Philadelphia today. We are happy to help you design the wedding song list of your dreams!

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