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Band or DJ for Wedding Reception?

Congratulations! You just got engaged and are planning the wedding of your dreams. Now you just need to decide what kind of entertainment you want at your reception! Do you want a DJ? A band? Both are wonderful options and it can be difficult to choose between the two. Read on to learn the pros of a band or DJ for wedding receptions so you can decide which will create the party of a lifetime!


Photo: Kayley Haulmark Photography

If you’re looking for some great tunes to shake up your wedding but aren’t sure exactly what you want, we recommend checking out Box Talent Agency. No matter your preference, Box Talent has the perfect choice for your reception entertainment. Their extensive list of bands, DJs, and entertainers will make any event an unforgettable experience!

Things to Consider

The most important things to consider when considering what kind of entertainment you are wanting for your reception include what vibe you want to achieve, your entertainment budget, and any space limitations for your reception. Do you want a laid-back mood? A non-stop dance party? Will the reception be held in a small space or a giant ballroom? These are just a few things to consider that will help narrow down your choices.

Pros of a Live Band

Having a live band at any event, wedding, or reception creates a mood that is unique and memorable! Your guests will be able to enjoy the live music and will love the ambiance that only a live band can bring. Live bands bring a one-of-a-kind experience, can adjust to any kind of theme, and can amp up any dance floor! Although live bands tend to be more expensive and require a bit more space, they can make any reception an incredible experience for you and your guests!   

Pros of a DJ

DJs know how to bring life to any party – which is perfect for your wedding reception! DJs have the ability to play crowd-favorite songs and make suggestions for curating the perfect playlist! They require less space, are usually less expensive, and can provide more variety in the songs that they play. DJs understand the vibe of the event reception and know how to amp up the crowd. They can also play songs to make your guests want to slow dance the night away! 

The Right Choice

As Oklahoma’s premier talent agency, Box Talent has the perfect selection of bands, entertainment, and DJs for you! No matter what your preference is for your big day, Box Talent can help you select the entertainment of your dreams.

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