Weddings

Flo Rida, Sinatra, and the Archies: Expert Playlist

Need help narrowing down your song selections for the wedding reception? Each week, Bridal Party asks a local music pro to whip up a genius playlist to get your guests’ feet on the dance floor. This week’s expert: Dan Goldman of Bialek’s Music

Want to get your guests on the dance floor? Try a little Taio Cruz, says Goldman. Photograph by Mary Gardella/Love Live Images

Music consultant and DJ Dan Goldman of Bialek’s Music has over ten years of experience in the industry, a selected a mix of club favorites, ’80s rock, and standards, with a little country thrown in for good measure.

Listen to Goldman’s playlist on Spotify (if you don’t have Spotify, download it here)

Bridal Party Entrance: “Club Can’t Handle Me” by Flo Rida featuring David Guetta

Couple’s Entrance: “All I Do is Win” by DJ Khaled

First Dance: “Shelter” by Ray La Montagne

Father/Daughter Dance: “Forever Young (acoustic remix)” by Rod Stewart

Mother/Son Dance: “The Way You Look Tonight” by Frank Sinatra

“This is a good song to get people on the dance floor halfway through,” says Goldman.

Cake Cutting Song: “Sugar, Sugar” by the Archies

Song to Play During Dinner: “Take On Me” by A-Ha

Song to Get Everyone on the Dance Floor: “Dynamite” by Taio Cruz

Slow Song: “Then” by Brad Paisley

Last Dance: “Don’t Stop Believin’ ” by Journey

“Yes, it’s played out, but it just works,” says Goldman.

Did you have an awesome wedding playlist? Send it to us at kforrest@washingtonian.com and we’ll post it here!

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