The Rockabilly theme is very popular for themed weddings, especially when couples are already interested in this lifestyle. Rockabilly comes from the early 1950’s and is a style of rock and roll music, however many fans of this genre also love to dress from that era too. Rockabilly is definitely a fun theme to include at your wedding and leaves you with endless possibilities when it comes to planning your wedding. Here we decided to put together our top ideas for entertainment for a Rockabilly themed wedding to give you plenty of inspiration – and after all, entertainment is our forte!
Need Inspiration for your Rockabilly themed wedding? Keep reading…
For your Wedding Ceremony why not hire a Saxophonist?
Start off your magical wedding day in style and hire a Saxophonist to perform during your wedding ceremony! There are many parts of your ceremony where you will require background music, such as when your guests are being seated, as you walk down the aisle, as you sign your wedding register and also for the recessional, when you are happily married and walk back down the aisle hand-in-hand. Of course popular entertainment choices for this part of your wedding include the String Quartet, however we can’t think of a better choice for a Rockabilly themed wedding than a Saxophonist! Add a warm and soothing element to your wedding and browse our selection of Saxophonists on our entertainment directory!
Book an Elvis Tribute Act for a true Rock ‘n’ Roll Experience!
For your wedding evening entertainment, why not choose an Elvis Tribute Act, to bring an authentic rock ‘n’ roll theme to your wedding! An Elvis tribute act not only tried to sound like the real thing, but look and act like him too and will play plenty of classics, including “Heartbreak Hotel”. If you have a specific Elvis song in mind that you want performed at your wedding, simply ask your chosen performer to see if it is in their repertoire. Enjoy a varied evening of Elvis entertainment by finding an Elvis tribute act to perform at your wedding evening reception today!
Find a Close-Up Magician to Perform for your Guests at your Wedding Reception
Don’t forget your wedding breakfast when it comes to keeping your guests occupied! Hiring a close-up magician to perform illusions and sleight-of-hand tricks to small groups of guests is a fantastic way to get your guests talking and acts as an amazing ice-breaker. During your wedding breakfast, a close-up magician may work around the tables, so that everyone gets involved and this type of entertainment is great for between sit-down courses and will wow your wedding guests to the maximum! Click here to check out all of the close-up magicians available on our website today and get booking!
Keep the 50’s theme running with a 1950’s Tribute Band
If you want a bit more variety when it comes to your evening entertainment than hiring, for example an Elvis tribute act, why not opt for a 1950’s tribute band instead? If you tell your chosen band that you are hosting a Rockabilly themed wedding they will usually choose songs which are perfect for this theme! From Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald, choosing a 1950’s tribute band will give you a much wider selection of music to choose from. Your chosen band will also generally dress from that era too so will fit in perfectly with your Rockabilly themed wedding! Find a 1950’s tribute band today and get the party started!
Choose a Swing Band to put the WOW Factor into your Wedding!
Another fantastic option for live music at your wedding reception is to hire a swing band to perform for you and your guests. Usually a swing band will include a singer, keyboardist, double bass player, saxophonist and a drummer. They will perform fantastic songs from the 1940’s and 1950’s while wearing vintage clothing and putting on a fantastic show! If you want to save a bit of money, why not book a Swing Band to perform during your wedding breakfast and evening reception too!? Click here to browse our selection of Swing Bands available on our entertainment directory and get your wedding entertainment sorted!
As you can see, we have plenty of different entertainment choices for a Rockabilly themed wedding, but this is just a selection! If you want to book kids entertainment to keep little ones out of mischief, or perhaps a comedy act or speciality / variety act, take a look at our website to see exactly what we have on offer! When it comes to entertainment, we are like a one-stop-shop where you can get everything sorted from your wedding ceremony through to your evening reception and if you want to finish off your evening with that WOW factor, why not look at fire performers – your guests won’t be expecting that!