Gone are the days where Weddings would begin and end on 1 single day. Nowadays, most people are opting for a weekend long event for their special wedding occasion. And why not, there’s no better excuse for a good party. Especially seeing as you already have your family and friends close by. It makes perfect sense to go all out and celebrate in style.
As everyone knows, the music and entertainment you choose can make or break the atmosphere in your venue, and the same is true for your 2nd day wedding party. Even though it might be a different vibe from the previous day, it really pays to invest wisely in your entertainment. Below are some tried and tested ideas that should make picking and booking your entertainment hassle free.
1) Book a trad band
Nothing beats a good traditional Irish music session. However a lot of time, it can be difficult to fit them into a wedding if you only have the one day. Between your drinks reception music, your main band, and then your DJ, there isn’t a whole lot of space left. But on day two, they fit in perfectly. This kind of music always goes down well with both Irish and international wedding guests. Whether you’re looking for a duo, trio, or even a full band, we have heaps of options and ideas available.
Check out some of our trad groups here
2) A Cool DJ
You and your guests have probably danced your legs off the night before, and are now looking for something a little more chilled. What better way to create a chilled out and relaxed vibe for your guests then with a professional Dj. From house and lounge music to blues and jazz, the right DJ will really create a cool atmosphere. The perfect way to gently introduce your guests to the next part of your party.
3) A walk about act
Walkabout acts have been growing in popularity in a really big way for Summer weddings, and it’s easy to see why. They are the perfect addition to an outdoor wedding party. And being able to roam freely around your venue is a massive advantage. With very little set up required, they really are a hassle free entertainment idea, that will make a lasting impression on your guests.