When it comes to wedding entertainment the right music is key to creating the perfect party atmosphere. Depending on the theme of your wedding, there are so many options to choose from: live music for a festival vibe or a swing band for a vintage theme.

 

So, we have compiled a list of the questions you should be asking to make sure you have picked the right musician for your wedding.

 

  1. Is my wedding date available?
  2. How many weddings have you played?
  3. Do you perform more then one event in a day?
  4. Can we hear you before the wedding?
  5. What’s the minimum amount we can hire you for?
  6. Have you performed at my venue before?
  7. How would you describe your style?
  8. Can we help put the set list together?
  9. Can You Help Me Choose the Music for My Processional, Recessional, Father-Daughter Dance, etc?
  10. Are you willing to learn new songs?
  11. Do You Have Alternatives If Our Venue Has Restrictions?
  12. Can we have a ‘do not play’ list?
  13. What information do you need from us before the wedding day?
  14. Who will set up and what time?
  15. What will you wear?
  16. Does your equipment require any special electrics?
  17. Where would you recommend playing at my venue?
  18. Do you take any breaks and how many?
  19. What’s the back up plan if a member unexpectedly falls ill?
  20. Do you require a meal?
  21. How much do you charge and what’s included?
  22. Can I negotiate the price?
  23. How much deposit do you require, and do you have payment plans?
  24. How much do you charge for overtime?
  25. Are you insured?
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