The Mixologists Choice Wedding Cocktail Hour

Four years ago, the DJ music mixologists of Ambient DJs decided to post a few wedding cocktail hour playlists and select accompanying cocktails.  Posting these blogs was fun, but we never aspired to scale up the project to any set number of playlists.  We just kept posting them as ideas came to mind.  Along the way, we covered a wide range of themes and musical genres.  The variety and depth of musical knowledge at our company is something to be truly proud of.

Fast forwarding to March 1, 2019, we’re excited to post our 100th wedding cocktail hour playlist!  To make the 100th playlist extra special, our DJs/staff were provided an opportunity to select their all-time favorite songs appropriate for a wedding cocktail hour.

For a signature drink, we’ve selected a celebratory bottle of chilled LaMarca Prosecco.  This Italian sparkling wine is refreshing, crisp and a great value at just $14 a bottle. La Marca Prosecco

Immediately following the playlist below, take a listen to the entire set on Spotify (unmixed), plus a bonus continuous DJ mix by Linda Leigh entitled “A Fine Day To Say I Do.”

Thank you everbody for reading and listening!  If you have any input on how you would like to see the wedding cocktail hour project evolve, please let us know.  If you are strategic partner who can help us take this project to the next level, we’d love to hear from you!

The Mixologists Choice Wedding Cocktail Hour – Compiled by the Ambient DJs Team

Next to each song is listed in parentheses the team member who selected it.

  1. Find You – Emanative and Matthew Halsall (DJ Cloak Dagger)
  2. Waltz for Koop – Koop (DJ Cloak Dagger)
  3. Quando, Quando, Quando – Michael Buble w/ Nelly Furtado (DJ Iron Mike)
  4. Kiss of Life – Sade (DJ Iron Mike)
  5. On the Ocean – K’Jon (DJ Big Jae)
  6. I Can’t Help It – Michael Jackson (DJ Gregg Ambient)
  7. Heaven Must Have Sent You – The Elgins (DJ Greg Lam)
  8. Love and Happiness – Al Green (Lynn Ferry – Social Media Manager)
  9. Lovely Day (Sunshine Mix) – Al Green (DJ Linda Leigh)
  10. Back at One – Brian McKnight (DJ Nicholas Kaminski)
  11. XO (Cover) – John Mayer (DJ Gregg Ambient)
  12. Amber – 311 (DJ Marti Gras)
  13. Everlong (acoustic version) – Foo Fighters (DJ Dre Ovalle)
  14. I’m Yours – Jason Mraz (DJ Mike K.)
  15. Shame, Shame, Shame – Lake Street Dive (DJ Demby)
  16. Beautiful Soul – Jesse McCartney (DJ Spinz)
  17. Your Body is a Wonderland – John Mayer (DJ Mike K.)
  18. Lovefool – The Cardigans (DJ Spinz)
  19. Time after Time – Cyndi Lauper (DJ Linda Leigh)
  20. Head Over Heels – Tears for Fears (DJ Linda Leigh)
  21. True – Spandau Ballet (DJ Nicholas Kaminski)
  22. sobeautiful – Musiq Soulchild (DJ Spinz)
  23. Can You Stand the Rain – New Edition (DJ Big Jae)
  24. Nightshift – The Commodores (DJ Jeremy)
  25. Ain’t Nobody – Chaka Khan (DJ Jeremy)
  26. Dancing in the Moonlight (2001 Remix) – Toploader (DJ Greg Lam)
  27. Africa – Toto (DJ Marti Gras)
  28. Jubel – Klingande (DJ Barty)
  29. So Good to Me – Chris Malinchak (DJ Linda Leigh)
  30. There is a Light that Never Goes Out -The Smiths (DJ Dre Ovalle)

Listen on Spotify (Unmixed)

Bonus Mix

About Ambient DJ Service

Ambient DJ Service is an award-winning mobile DJ entertainment company  specializing in weddings and servicing the New Jersey, New York City and eastern Pennsylvania.  To book one of our talented music mixologists for your wedding or other celebration, connect with us online at   Ambient DJ is also available for destination weddings.

To view our 2019 Wedding Music Master Class that contains links to our other 99 themed cocktail hour playlists, click here

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