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Our Specialty is Wedding Music

At Musical Occasions, we understand how important your wedding day is and we promise that we will give you personal, worry-free service. We can provide the perfect music for your special day – from the ceremony to the reception. We also understand how expensive weddings can be and are happy to design a beautiful program to fit within your budget.

Booking wedding music is easy

Booking your wedding music from Musical Occasions is easy. Browse through our live music acts to find exactly what you are looking for and then contact us. All of your musical wedding planning can usually be done with one consultation and then we handle the rest! We recognize that each person may have different goals for their event, so we offer a clear and concise booking process to meet those objectives.

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Music for your wedding ceremony

Most wedding clients will need to choose two processionals (one for the bridal attendants and one for the bride), as well as a signing of the registry selection and a recessional selection. If you are having a small wedding party, then only one processional may be necessary. The processionals should be a fairly slow tempo, while the recessional selection is best if it is a little faster.

The signing of the registry selection can be any tempo/selection that appeals to you, as there is usually no walking done during the signing. We would be happy to assist you with your ceremony selections as well, if you like. For Catholic Weddings and other Specialty Weddings, please contact us directly to discuss the particular requirements.

Music for your wedding reception

For the cocktail reception or dinner hour, keep the atmosphere laid back with a string quartet, harpist or pianist, or kick things up a notch with a jazz vocal act or a dinner jazz band. Live music can really set the tone for the occasion and help to make it more special and memorable.

To get the party started, choose from our huge selection of dance bands or hire a DJ. All of our dance bands are masters in entertaining and we guarantee your wedding guests will be raving about the band for weeks after your wedding. From ballroom to disco, pop to country, rock to hip-hop, swing to the latest dance craze, our dance bands are versatile, fun, engaging and able to entertain a diverse crowd by playing something for everybody.

Why book with us?

  1. We have been providing wedding music for 21 years

  2. We arrange the musical services for hundreds of weddings annually, so our depth of experience is unparalleled.

  3. We know what we are doing

  4. We can help you customize your ceremony repertoire selections, or we can design your musical program for you – your choice! With Musical Occasions handling all the music bookings, you do not need to worry about a thing on the wedding day!

  5. We have the best musical acts to choose from

  6. Our performers are amongst the very best professional musicians available in Vancouver and surrounding areas and we know through years of experience which musicians are adaptable, flexible and enjoy playing at weddings.

  7. We are flexible

  8. We work with all budgets (large or small) and we can easily work with the very top wedding planners or directly with you. You choose!

  9. You will receive a legally binding contract for our services

  10. When you book with us you will receive a contract with all the details in writing. No surprises!

  11. We give you peace of mind

  12. You will be able to relax knowing that the musicians who will play at your wedding will be there early to set-up and ensure your musical experience is everything you dreamed it would be.

  13. We guarantee our services

  14. We promise to provide outstanding professional and personal services that surpass industry standards. We are a proud member of the Better Business Bureau and we guarantee expertise of musicianship and exceptional knowledge of the local music industry.

Our booking process

  1. Consultation by Email or Phone

  2. The goal of the consultation is to establish a comfortable relationship and to find out what type of event you are having, your budget, your vision and then determining the best style of music that we can organize for your special occasion.

  3. Music Sampling

  4. The goal is for you to actively listen to samples of music played by the artists that fit the style of music you envision for your event. Please visit the Music section of our web site to listen to audio samples or view video demos of our musicians.

  5. Availability

  6. Once you have chosen the style of music and/or the artists that you would like to have play at your event, we determine if they are available. If they are not, we will provide you with more choices to choose from.

  7. Customization

  8. This step is only necessary if you would like to choose your own personalized wedding ceremony music. We can easily guide you through this process via email or on the phone. We recommend that you leave the majority of the song selections to the professionals. It is best if you choose only your own processionals, signing and recessional selections.

  9. Booking

  10. You will receive a contract with all the details in writing. No surprises!

  11. We Take Care of the Rest

  12. You will be able to relax knowing that the musicians who will play at your wedding will be there early to set-up and ensure your musical experience is everything you dreamed it would be.

What our clients say

We will ensure that your wedding is musically as unique and special as you are! We will help you choose the music that will express your own personal vision for your special day.


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