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The Ultimate Wedding Cocktail Music Playlist

You don’t want to hear crickets chirping during your wedding cocktail hour. Here’s what songs to put on your playlist.

Wedding cocktail Hour Playlist

The wedding cocktail hour gives your guests a chance to mix and mingle before the revelry begins at your reception. This is a prime opportunity for your friends and family members to get to know each other, so you don’t want to spoil their conversations by stacking your wedding cocktail hour music playlist with tons of crazy loud, dance-worthy tunes. We suggest opting for more laid-back wedding cocktail music – you can save the karaoke-worthy songs for later on. Tip: they don’t all have to be love-related, feel free to throw on anything easy and breezy.

Here’s your ultimate wedding cocktail hour music playlist.

  • Sleeping In - The Postal Service
  • The Way I Am - Ingrid Michaelson
  • Only Love - Ben Howard
  • Barcelona - George Ezra
  • New Soul - Yael Naim
  • Stuck On You - Meiko
  • Ho Hey - The Lumineers
  • She Moves in Her Own Way - The Kooks
  • 1234 - Feist
  • Superstar - Broods
  • Lego House - Ed Sheeran
  • Wasn’t Expecting That - Jamie Lawson
  • Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
  • Tiger Striped Sky - Roo Panes
  • Follow the Sun - Xavier Rudd
  • Atlas Hands - Benjamin Francis Leftwich 
  • Catch My Disease - Ben Lee
  • If You Ever Want to Be in Love - James Bay
  • Falling - HAIM
  • Dog Years - Maggie Rogers
  • Big Jet Plane - Angus & Julia Stone
  • She’s Electric - Oasis
  • Happy Accidents - Saint Motel
  • How Bad We Need Each Other - Marc Scibilia
  • From Afar - Vance Joy

Looking for more wedding cocktail hour songs? Consult with a wedding DJ or band on WeddingWire »