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What to Play for Your Wedding’s First Dance?

Uncategorized / February 18, 2015

The wedding’s party really starts with the bride and groom’s first dance. It can be difficult to choose the perfect song – but a local wedding DJ can really help out.

Songs come and go. You can reference top wedding sites like or others for the most popular first dance songs. However, this is a accumulation of stats from across North America. Only a local DJ entertainment business knows what your audience wants.

After all you wouldn’t want to play a song that is popular in California and is a dead beat in Ottawa. That is not a way to start the party.

Here’s an example. Quality Entertainment gathers a running tally of what songs Ottawa brides and grooms ask for their first dance. They are on the pulse of hometown.

Quality Entertainment list of First Wedding Dance:

  1. At Last – by Etta James
  2. I Won’t Give Up – by Jason Mraz
  3. All of Me – by John Legend
  4. A Thousand Years – by Christina Perri
  5. Then – by Brad Paisley
  6. Thinking Out Loud – by Ed Sheeran
  7. Marry Me – by Train

Here are other songs that can be considered:

  1. You Are the Best Thing – by Ray Montagne
  2. Better Together – by Jack Johnson
  3. Everything – by Michael Buble
  4. First Day of My Life – by Bright Eyes
  5. Make You Feel My Love – by Adele

The First Dance of the Bride and Groom really gives a message to your guests about your relationship. Great DJ service companies like Quality Entertainment work with you to help you give that message of love.