Top 5 Tips To Make Sure Your Party Is A Success Here are my top 5 tips to ensure that your party is successful. Find the right location Get the people there Give them plenty to eat and drink Avoid long speeches Provide great entertainment 1. Find The Right Location There is no right or… Read More

Bridal Dance – Top 10 Song Choices Here is my top 10 list of song choices for the Bridal Dance At Last (made famous by Etta James) Love Is In The Air (made famous by John Paul Young) Let’s Stay Together (made famous by Al Green) It Had To Be You (made famous by Harry… Read More

Why Book a Live Band For Your Christmas Party ? As we approach Christmas, the diary is starting to fill up with Christmas Party bookings. Some are staff parties and some are client parties, but… Why should you hire a live band to play at your Christmas Party? The Staff Christmas Party Here is a… Read More

Live Band For Wedding, Sydney Weddings should be one of the most memorable events in people’s lives, yet it’s easier than you think for a wedding to be forgettable and boring. My perspective of weddings is from the viewpoint of an entertainer, musician and band-leader. Occasionally I also double up as an MC and DJ.… Read More

Slide McBride at Sergeants Mess

What Is The Meaning Of Life ? This age old question has haunted humans since the dawn of time. Many have made conclusions. Here’s mine. The meaning of life is… To serve others. Here’s why. I have been a singer and musician for longer than I care to admit. I have seriously played a lot… Read More

Why Hire A Live Band For Wedding ? This week I took a band booking for a wedding next March. The bride-to-be was the person who called and booked us. This is a second-time wedding for this bride-to-be, which means she has already experienced the joys and woes of wedding planning.¬†One of the regrets from… Read More

Live Band For Wedding One of the most common post-wedding regrets that grooms have is… …they didn’t hire a live band for their wedding reception This is understandable, mostly because it is a natural thing to make mistakes at our first attempt at things. I have personally played at around two thousand weddings, and in… Read More

On Saturday, 1st August, 2015, we played at Andrew and Helen’s wedding ceremony, followed by their reception at The Hughenden, Woollahra. Helen and Andrew had seen us perform last December at their friends’ wedding in Berry. They actually based their whole wedding date around our availability, which is a wonderful endorsement. The ceremony was in… Read More

Same Sex Marriage and Band Hire Last Saturday night we played at a post wedding celebration for Daniel and Damon. There wedding was in New York, U.S.A. last year. Obviously, the wedding was wasn’t in Australia, because that can’t happen here, yet. Damon (one of the grooms) is from America. Daniel (the other groom) is… Read More

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Memorable Events – How Hiring a Band Can Help Our lives are made up of memories. The more amazing they are, the better our lives have been. Last week I drove past The Albion Park Aerodrome (just south of Wollongong). I had a flash back to the only time in my life that I have… Read More