When it comes to planning a traditional wedding, there is lots to do. There’s picking out your menu, arranging your flowers and most important of all, choosing the right music! Having great music on your special day is a great way to elevate your celebrations so it’s important to choose a playlist that’s perfect for you and your needs. If you’re looking for inspiration when it comes to choosing a playlist for your big day, keep reading on to find out more!

Best Playlists for Traditional Weddings - Michael Jackson Bad Cover


If you’re looking to give your guests the gift of tunes that they know and love, look no further than your classic wedding tunes. Feel good hits contain songs from the 80s, 90s and today and are guaranteed to get your guests up and dancing on the dance floor.

Feel good hits are usually upbeat, fun and have a great rhythm perfect for dancing. Some of these fun, classic songs include:

  • Billie Jean by Michael Jackson
  • Love and Marriage by Frank Sinatra
  • Twist and Shout by The Beatles
  • Don’t Stop Believin by Journey
  • Stayin’ Alive by The Bee Gees

With feel-good hits, guests from all different age brackets are guaranteed to get up and boogie!

Best Playlists for Traditional Weddings - Uptown Funk


If a large majority of your guests are from younger generations, why not have a modern playlist at your traditional wedding? Modern hits feature fun songs that have been popular over recent years and are likely to get your loved ones up and dancing in no time!

Using a modern playlist is a great way to add a youthful touch to your traditional wedding. Just because you’re getting married in a historic setting doesn’t mean you need to have historic music! Some fun and modern wedding songs that can be included in this playlist include:

  • Gotta Feeling by Black Eyed Peas
  • Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
  • Can’t Stop the Feeling by Justin Timberlake
  • Crazy in Love by Beyonce ft. Jay-Z
  • Happy by Pharrel Williams

Modern hits are perfect for a traditional wedding that needs a youthful touch.

Best Playlists for Traditional Weddings - Ed Sheeran


If you’re planning a romantic, candle-lit traditional wedding, you may choose to go for a romantic playlist instead. Romantic playlists usually feature stunning ballads filled with lots of piano and beautiful music. This is a great way to keep your ceremony intimate, romantic and beautiful.

Some popular romantic songs include:

  • Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran
  • All of Me by John Legend
  • Love by Lana Del Ray
  • Speechless by Dan & Shay
  • Better Together by Jack Johnson

If you’re looking to have a romantic and intimate ceremony, then a romantic playlist is perfect for your celebration.


If you’re looking to create lifelong memories at your traditional wedding, why not hire a party band to play all of your favourite tunes for you? They can study your playlist well in advance to make sure all songs are delivered in a professional and engaging way for you and your guests. After all, there is nothing better than live music when it comes to planning a special day!

This post was written by Tailored Entertainment on their website here. They are an exhibitor on the WeddingShow247 Bands floor of the Music Hall. You can visit their WeddingShow247 exhibition stand here