5 examples of great live entertainment for wedding ceremonies


The ceremony is arguably the most important part of your entire wedding, and yet sometimes it can be overlooked in favour of the evening entertainment! Some great wedding ceremony music can be found out there, to really set the tone for whatever kind of ceremony you choose to have…

Wedding String Quartets
A classic choice; the standard set-up is usually two violins, a cello and a viola and this gives a well-rounded and full sound. A string quartet such as The Rose Street Quartet work fantastically with large venues such as a churches acoustics to create atmosphere.

Wedding Harpists
Just as traditional as a string quartet, however a wedding harpist is great if you are looking for a more soothing and elegant affair. Whether it is a classical harp or a smaller Celtic harp that you are looking for, a great wedding harpist can be versatile to any wedding ceremony or venue.

Classical Wedding Guitarists
The same elegance can be achieved with a classical guitarist, and they’re also perfect for an intimate gathering. Acoustic guitarists such as Simon Stephenson also have the benefit of being able to fit into almost any space with ease!

Scottish Wedding Pipers
Looking to go back to your roots? A traditional piper is a great way to express you or your partner’s Celtic heritage, and will ensure that you make an entrance!

Wedding Choirs
Choosing a singer is especially instructive if you want your ceremony guests to sign hymns. If you’re not having a traditional church ceremony there are some great choirs out there that can sing more modern tunes to set the tone. A popular request is for the singers to recreate the ‘Love Actually’ wedding scene, perfect of you want to inject some fun!

But don’t just take our word for it! There are so many more musical options for your ceremony, for more ideas why not check out Hitched for some great tips on planning your special day.

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