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Last Song of Your Wedding Ideas and Grand Exit Song Choices

Wedding Reception Last Song and Grand Exit Ideas

 

As much as I hate it when the party is ending, this is the song that they will all be singing in the car on the way to the hotel or to the bars so we have got to make it good!  I hope you enjoy this list and get some good ideas for your own wedding.

 

1.  Wagon Wheel – Old Crow Medicine Show

2.  Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey

3.  Carolina In My Mind – James Taylor

4.  Time Of My Life – Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes

5.  Friends In Low Places – Garth Brooks

6.  Evacuate The Dance Floor – Cascada

7.  New York, New York – Frank Sinatra

8.  How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You – James Taylor

9.  One Love – Marley

10.  All Night Long – Lionel Richie

11.  We Go Together – (From Grease)

12.  Save The Last Dance For Me – Michael Buble

13.  Stand By Me – Ben E King

14.  Livin’ On A Prayer – Bon Jovi

15.  I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston

16.  Hit The Road Jack – Ray Charles

17.  Bye Bye Bye – N’Sync

18.  Home – Phillip Phillips

19.  Party Rock – LMFAO

20.  Glad You Came – The Wanted

21.  Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra

22.  Friends in Low Places – Garth Brooks

23.  Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond

24.  Brown Eyed Girl  – Van Morrison

25.  Sweet Child O’ Mine – Guns ‘n’ Roses

26.  Livin’ on a Prayer – Bon Jovi

27.  What I Got – Sublime

28.  My Own Worst Enemy – Lit

29.  Shout – Isley Brothers

30.  Piano Man – Billy Joel

31.  I Would Walk 500 Miles – Proclaimers

32.  Wonderful Tonight – Clapton

33.  Time of my life – David Cook

34.  Save the last dance for me – Buble

35.  What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong

36.  Closing Time – Semisonic

37.  Sitting on the Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding

38.  Let’s Get it On – Marvin Gaye

 39.  Lets Go Crazy – Prince

40.  Grow Old With You – Adam Sandler

41.  Theme from Cheers

42.  Time Of Your Life – Green Day

43.  That’s What Friends are For – Dionne Warwick

44.  Theme from Golden Girls

45.  It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye – Boyz II Men

46.  Country Roads – John Denver

Jenny & Clayton’s Grand Wedding at The Umstead Hotel in Cary, NC

Jenny & Clayton’s Wedding by Emily Chidester Photography

We’ve been a part of so many amazing weddings so far this season and we’ve only just begun! Earlier this year we got to provide DJ and photo booth service for Jenny and Clayton’s wedding – here’s a few words about their big day:

Jenny and Clayton had a beautifully quaint wedding out at the amazing Umstead Hotel in Cary, NC.  Their first dance was to ‘Forces’ by Japanese Wallpaper.  You can see some great photos from the very talented and fun Emily Chidester Photography below.

This couple has very diverse musical tastes!  Their play list included: Avicii, Florence + The Machine, Hozier, Calle 13, Flume and Daft Punk to name a few.   They also really love some motown, folk hits, lots of indie rock and top 40 dance music from today like Bruno Mars and Lil Jon.

Here is Jenny & Clayton’s Amazing Wedding Vendor Team!

 

Venue: The Umstead Hotel and Spa

Coordinator: Gina Johnston with A Southern Soiree

Photographer: Emily Chidester Photography

Ceremony and Cocktail Hour Musicians: Arioso Strings

Florist: Watered Garden Florist Studios

Cake: Once in a Blue Moon Bakery & Cafe

Hair and Makeup: Makeup for Your Day

 

 

Jenny & Clayton's Wedding by Emily Chidester Photography

Jenny & Clayton’s Wedding by Emily Chidester Photography

Jenny & Clayton's Wedding by Emily Chidester Photography

Jenny & Clayton’s Wedding by Emily Chidester Photography

Jenny & Clayton's Wedding by Emily Chidester Photography

Wedding Cake by Once in a Blue Moon Bakery and Cafe. Jenny & Clayton’s Wedding by Emily Chidester Photography

Best Man Toast at Jenny & Clayton’s Wedding by Emily Chidester Photography

Welcome Speech at Jenny & Clayton’s Wedding by Emily Chidester Photography

First dance at Jenny & Clayton’s Wedding by Emily Chidester Photography

First Dance at Jenny & Clayton’s Wedding by Emily Chidester Photography

Cake by Once in a Blue Moon Bakery and Cafe. Jenny & Clayton’s Wedding by Emily Chidester Photography

Father/Daughter Dance at Jenny & Clayton’s Wedding by Emily Chidester Photography

Open Dance Floor at Jenny & Clayton’s Wedding by Emily Chidester Photography

Open Dance Floor at Jenny & Clayton’s Wedding by Emily Chidester Photography

Bouquet Toss at Jenny & Clayton’s Wedding by Emily Chidester Photography

Garter Toss at Jenny & Clayton’s Wedding by Emily Chidester Photography

Open Dance Floor at Jenny & Clayton’s Wedding by Emily Chidester Photography

Open Dance Floor at Jenny & Clayton’s Wedding by Emily Chidester Photography





Caitlin & BJ’s Sunday Wedding at Caffe Luna in Raleigh, NC!

Caitlin & BJ were married and had their wedding reception at the casual, comfortable and spectacular Caffe Luna restaurant in downtown Raleigh, NC.  These two were so fun and laid back and they really let their personalities come through on their wedding day.  They chose some super fun and unique songs and were not afraid to make it ‘their’ day!  What a great couple to work with!

Caitlin was nice enough to write All Around Raleigh DJ a fantastic review and you can read it HERE.

We had a fabulous time working with the great vendors below and we know that you will too.  Please take a few minutes to look at their sites and drop them a line.  Please remember to tell them where you found them!

Event Coordinator: Sweet SaraBell Southern Weddings and Events was amazing to work with as always.  This wonderful team of event planners helped make Caitlin & BJ’s wedding day perfect.  Thanks SaraBell!

Venue: Caffe Luna is one of our absolute favorite venues to DJ at!  If you are looking for a casual, elegant, comfortable venue with absolutely amazing food then this is your wedding venue.

Photographer: Three Seventeen Photography was awesome to work with and awesome enough to share the spectacular photos below with us.  We love working with Niki and we highly recommend her!

Videographer: Stan Chambers Jr Photography did a fantastic job capturing the moment.  He worked really hard to capture the moment without being in the way. Great job Stan.

Makeup: Christy Ponte got rave reviews from Caitlin and her bridesmaids.  We look forward to working with Christy again soon!

Linen Rentals: CE Rentals provided Caitlin and BJ with fantastic linen rental service.  Every single wedding that we do is a CE Rental wedding and they always take care of things beautifully.

Florist:  Fallon’s Flowers once again provided perfect floral arrangements for our bride and groom.  They always deliver.

Wedding Cake:  Simply Cakes provided Caitlin and BJ with a perfectly designed and delicious wedding cake.  Very classic and very delicious!

 

Caitlin & BJ’s

Wedding Planner

October 5th, 2014 

Caffe Luna, Raleigh, NC

4 pm – DJ set up and playing music

4:15 – Ceremony Begins

  • Prelude Songs are instrumental versions of: ‘You Are Always on My Mind’ by Willie Nelson, ‘Drift Off to Dream’ by Travis Tritt, ‘Let Her Go’ by Passenger, ‘Remember When’ by Alan Jackson
  • Seating of Family song is ‘God Gave Me You’ by Blake Shelton (instrumental)
  • Bridal Party song is ‘ Love Your Love the Most’ by Eric Church (instrumental)
  • Bride’s Entrance song is ‘Weenie Ride’ (instrumental w/out saxophone)
  • Recessional song is ‘You Are the Best Thing’ by Ray LaMontagne

4:30 to 4:55 – Cocktail Hour

5:00 – Grande Entrance

  • Song is ‘I Believe in a Thing Called Love’ by The Darkness
  • Bobby & Amy
  • Darrin & Christin
  • Josh & Meghan
  • Mr & Mrs BJ and Caitlin!!

5:05 – Dinner Begins

  • Blessing by Larry, Welcome by Joe

6:00 – Toasts

  • Best Man Darrin, Maid of Honor Amy and Matron of Honor Christin

6:00 – Cake Cutting

  • Song is ‘Sugar, Sugar’ by The Archies

6:05 – First Dance

  • Song is ‘You Make It Look So Easy’ by Eric Church (start 30 seconds in)

6:10 – Father/Daughter 

  • Song is ‘My Little Girl’ by Tim McGraw
  • Joe and Caitlin

6:15 – Mother/Son Dance

  • Song is ‘Simple Man’ by Shinedown (end at 3:40)
  • BJ and Deborah

6:20 – Party Time!!

8:00 – Expected end of Caitlin & BJ’s Wedding Spectacular

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Caitlin & BJ’s Wedding by All Around Raleigh DJ courtesy of www.threeseventeenphotography.com

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