The Fourth of July Wedding Cocktail Hour

July 4, 2016 by Gregg Hollmann

Americans love celebrating the birth of our country.  With patriotism running high and the long holiday weekend, it’s no wonder that 4th of July weekend weddings are so much fun!  The following cocktail hour playlist prepared by our DJ Gregg Ambient includes patriotic anthems, songs about freedom and revolution, and feel good classic rock Americana.

For a signature drink, Gregg has selected a cold bottle of Budweiser beer whose bottle is adorned in red, white and blue.

You can list to the playlist on Spotify unmixed at

In the mood to dance around the BBQ pit today?  Then enjoy our new continuous 4th of July party mix shown immediately below the cocktail hour playlist.

Enjoy the music, and God Bless America!

The Fourth of July Wedding Cocktail Hour

The Star Spangled Banner (live from Woodstock) – Jimi Hendrix
The Stars and Stripes Forever – US Marine Band
America the Beautiful – Ray Charles
Pink Houses – John Cougar Mellencamp
Keep on Rockin’ in the Free World – Pearl Jam and Neil Young
R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A. – John Cougar Mellencamp
Born Free – Kid Rock
Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue – Toby Keith
Firecracker – Josh Turner
Chicken Fried – Zac Brown Band
Wagon Wheel – Old Crow Medicine Show
Sweet Home Alabama – Lynrd Skynyrd
God Bless America – LeAnn Rimes
God Bless the USA – Lee Greenwood
The Unknown Soldier – The Doors
Freedom ’90 – George Michael
I’m on Fire – Bruce Springsteen
American Girl – Tom Petty
Firework – Katy Perry
American Pie – Don McLean


Gregg Hollmann Gregg Hollmann (55 Posts)

Ambient DJs’ Founder and President, Gregg Hollmann, is a leader in the wedding and events industry. With formal musical training on several instruments, Gregg is known for his creative mixing and chameleon-like ability to play in different musical styles. His musical knowledge allows him to excel in environments ranging from elegant wedding receptions to convivial dance parties. A graduate of the College of New Jersey, he holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration. He enjoys working with clients and personalizing events to their tastes. An industry leader, Gregg has served as President of the East Coast’s premier professional disc jockey organization, the New Jersey Disc Jockey Network for the past three years. He is the author of The Bride’s Guide to Selecting the Perfect Wedding DJ available on

Filed Under: Music