Acoustic Wedding Songs Ideas 

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Picking out songs for key moments in your wedding celebration can be a daunting task. You have seemingly endless choices and you want your songs to be authentic, meaningful, and just right. Therefore, it may come as no surprise that we are asked for recommendations almost every week.

As a result we have created an inspirational list of acoustic wedding songs, all of which we have performed in the last few years. We hope it inspires you and helps you find your perfect songs!



Yours - Russell Dickerson

The Story - Brandi Carlile

Tennessee Whiskey – Chris Stapleton

More of You - Chris Stapleton

Love Story - Taylor Swift

Yellow - Coldplay

I Choose You - Sara Bareilles

Perfect - Ed Sheeran

Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran

Photograph - Ed Sheeran

A Thousand Years - Christina Perri

Better Together - Jack Johnson

Banana Pancakes - Jack Johnson

Marry Me - Train

Marry You - Bruno Mars

I Do - Colbie Caillat

Lovesong - The Cure

All of Me - John Legend

Today - Smashing Pumpkins

You Are the Best Thing - Ray LaMontagne

Hold You in My Arms – Ray LaMontagne

Make You Feel My Love - Bob Dylan  (Adele)

Home - Edward Sharpe & Magnetic Zeroes

I Will Follow You Into the Dark - Deathcab for Cutie

First Day of My Life - Bright Eyes

When the Right One Comes Along - Striking Matches

Ho Hey - Lumineers

Everything - Michael Buble

1,2,3,4 - Plain White Ts

Darlin’ - Dave Barnes

When the Right One Comes Along - Striking Matches

The Luckiest - Ben Folds

Everything – Michael Bublé

Kiss Me – Sixpence None the Richer



Oldies (1930 - 1999)

Can’t Help Falling in Love - Weiss/Creatore/Peretti (Elvis)

Your Song - Elton John

Fly Me to the Moon (Howard) - Frank Sinatra

My Funny Valentine (Rodgers, Hart) - Frank Sinatra

The Way You Look Tonight (Fields, Kern) - Frank Sinatra

This Must Be the Place - Talking Heads

Ripple - Grateful Dead

Friend of the Devil - Grateful Dead

Wonderful Tonight - Clapton

Wedding Song (There is Love) - Peter, Paul & Mary

Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Garland

Dancing in the Moonlight - King Harvest

Ashokan Farewell - Ungar

We Are the Champions - QUEEN

Somebody to Love - QUEEN

Grow Old With Me - John Lennon

Close to You - Bacharach (Carpenters)

The Girl From Ipanema - Antonio Carlos Jobim

Unchained Melody - North/Haret (Righteous Brothers)

Don’t Stop Believin - Journey

Friday I’m in Love - The Cure

Stand by Me - Ben E King

The Way You Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra

La Vie en Rose - Louis Armstrong (Edith Piaf)

Light My Fire - The Doors

How Sweet it is to be Loved By You - Marvin Gaye

500 Miles – Proclaimers

Everywhere – Fleetwood Mac






I Will

Octopus's Garden

I’ve Just Seen a Face

Here Comes the Sun

In My Life

Penny Lane

All You Need Is Love

I Want to Hold Your Hand

Free as a Bird

I Don’t Want to Spoil the Party

When I’m Sixty-Four




Lullaby - Dixie Chicks

Walk Through This World With Me - George Jones

My Heart Skips a Beat - Buck Owens

Walk the Line - Johnny Cash

Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash

You Are My Sunshine - Traditional

The Lucky One - Alison Krauss & Union Station

Danny Boy - Irish Traditional

In Spite of Ourselves – John Prine, Iris DeMent



Classical & Traditional

Canon in D - Pachelbel

Air On a G String - JS Bach

Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring - JS Bach

Wedding March - Mendelssohn

Ave Maria - Schubert

Ave Maria J.S. Bach

Bridal Chorus - Wagner

Ode to Joy - Beethoven

Trumpet Voluntary - J Clarke

Good Good Father - Chris Tomlin

How Great thou Art - Traditional

Let there Be Peace on Earth - Traditional

wedding party cheering for the bride and groom at their wedding in the blue ridge mountains at cabin ridge in asheville, north carolina

We are also always happy to learn songs beyond this list for your celebration!