LOOKING FOR QUALITY WEDDING SINGERS?
Choosing the right wedding singers can make or break your wedding reception. But don’t freak out – we’ve put together a few things to look out for when it comes time to pick the right wedding singer for your big day.
Most importantly, it all comes down to experience. Not only will you want your singer to have an outstanding voice, be endearing to your guests, have tonnes of personality and be approachable with your concerns about playing the right songs for weddings, they have to have experience.
It’s totally acceptable to ask them some hard-hitting questions. Things like, have they performed at many weddings, and how recently? Do you know the right songs to play at the right times to keep your guests up on the dance floor? Ask them to give you some examples. Do they take requests? Can they listen to your needs and accommodate your (reasonable!) requests?
Once you’ve established that the wedding singer has the experience to perform at their peak for your wedding, you’ll wanna check out their stage presence.
Having a likable front man (or woman) makes everyone happy. It’s important to have your guests feeling comfortable with someone who can guide them to participate – clapping, singing, dancing, moshing – you name it! This is the job of an experienced wedding singer, and it can make all the difference. You want your wedding night to have a fun party vibe, and the singer’s stage presence is key.
NEXT UP? SEX. NO, NOT ON YOUR WEDDING NIGHT- FEMALE OR MALE SINGER?
Most couples tend to stick to a male vocalist, although there is certainly charm in having a female singer also. A female and male duo can produce beautiful harmonies, can perform duets, be playful with your guests and each other, and broaden the overall song choice.
YOU’VE GOT THE SINGERS BUT WHO IS GOING TO BE PLAYING THE MUSIC?
The right band backing your wedding singer is paramount. Part of the overall wedding band package is having a tight wedding band to back up your wedding singer. It’s essential that all the musicians play together regularly, understand each other’s on-stage cues, and can adapt easily to song changes on the spot. A good wedding singer should be able to lead his or her band through the entire reception.
Research is the key to finding the right wedding entertainment for your big day, as the band for you and your guests will be the main attraction after you’ve said “I do”.
Without a doubt, Lily Road is one of Australia’s best wedding bands with the best wedding singers, hand-picked from a selection of professionals, with most being top finalists on popular talent shows Australian Idol, The X Factor and The Voice. Check out their videos page!