Summer parties are a fun way to bring the family and friends together to celebrate an occasion. While delicious food, good company, décor, and wine have its own significance in a BBQ event, it is the music that can make the party even more special. A good beat will not only bring the guests into a groovy mood, it can also initiate a dance session. If you are planning to have a backyard party this weekend, incorporate some good music to make it more exciting. Give your event a concert-like feel by placing speakers and connecting them with your laptop or iPod.
Download Music Apps
In case someone wishes to listen to a particular song during the event, download a music app in your phone for instant songs-on-request. People of Melbourne, Florida are known to have a passion for good food and upbeat music; therefore, you can even have a song dedication session in your event to encourage people to express their feelings towards one another.
Make a Playlist
Since it is a must for any party, it is best that you prepare a playlist before hand. Include different genres of music so that everyone gets to hear one of their favorite songs. Here is a list of some tunes, (compiled by one of the known DJs of the country), that would best complement the appetizing aroma of a BBQ wafting through the air.
- 19th Nervous Breakdown by the Rolling Stones
- Blood on the Tracks by Bob Dylan
- All Summer Long by Kid Rock
- Paradise City by Guns N’ Roses
- Maybe Your Baby by Stevie Wonder
- Summer of 69 – Bryan Adams
- My Baby Loves Barbecue by Chris Cassone
- One Love by Bob Marley
- Pale Blue Eyes by the Velvet Underground
- Psycho Killer by the Talking Heads
- Reality Poem by Linton Kwesi Johnson
- The Harder They Come by Jimmy Cliff
- Tougher Than the Rest by Bruce Springsteen
- Give me Everything by Pitbull
- Party in the USA by Miley Cyrus
You might also want to add “Hungry like the Wolf” by Duran Duran. Although this one might not be everyone’s favorite, but this British Brand has surely made its place in many famous compilations. This song is sure to tickle your guest’s taste buds – they will love the food after listening to this!
Feel free to add additional songs. You need to create a fun-spirited atmosphere that gives you and your guests a break from the hustle and bustle of city life. Think of the songs that could enhance the feel of an outdoor summer BBQ. Play a song from your childhood or the one that was played on your wedding. To enjoy your event to the fullest, handover the cooking task to professionals by hiring a BBQ catering company. When you are done with this, you are good to go.