Using An Ipod Playlist For Your Wedding Using and Ipod playlist at your wedding reception seems like such a sensible option. You check out the option of hiring a band, and they all seem so expensive. You look into hiring a  DJ. They are so much cheaper, but then how do you know that they… Read More


Band Still Available For Your Friday Night Christmas Party For some strange reason, my band is still available on 3 x Friday nights in December, 2017. This is most unusual. Typically, Friday nights in December book out months in advance, but… Slide McBride (the band) is still available for your Friday night Christmas Party. The… Read More


High Demand For Bland Something that fascinates me is the high demand for things that are bland. With so many options available to us, we still seem to gravitate towards the dull and the boring. The demand for blandness seems to have reached a new high. Car Colour I don’t understand the preoccupation people have… Read More


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What Other Sydney Wedding Band Gets Reviews Like This? We play at lots of weddings. I commonly get “thanks you” messages, either by email or text message. Occasionally I get hand written thank you letters. My question is, what other Sydney wedding bands gets reviews like this? Good Evening Slide, I just want to thank you… Read More


I meet many photographers at the many weddings we play at. One of the best around has to be Milton Gan. For more on Milton Gan…  Email: milton@miltongan.com   Website: www.miltongan.com   Facebook: www.facebook.com/milton.gan.photography   Instagram: www.instagram.com/miltongan   Phone: 0424 531 368… Read More


Do I Really Need Any Speeches At My Wedding Reception? On the October long-weekend we played at two weddings. The unusual thing with both weddings were the absence of speeches. I’ve played at an abundance of weddings and have seen many variations of what makes a truly memorable reception. It’s rare to see people skip… Read More


Trish Foundation Ball at Sydney Hilton Hotel On Saturday 3rd September, we played at the Trish Foundation Ball. The event was a charity fund raising event and was held in the Ballroom at The Sydney Hilton Hotel. Money raised at this event will go towards research into finding a cure for Multiple Sclerosis. The M.C.… Read More


Alex and Sarah’s Wedding at Aqua Dining We played at Alex and Sarah’s wedding reception on Friday, 26th August. Their venue was Aqua Ding at Milson’s Point. This venue has spectacular view of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. It is nestled in between North Sydney Pool and Luna Park. Their reception was a cocktail style event.… Read More


Alison and Andy’s Wedding at Gunners Barracks On Saturday, 27th August we played at Alison and Andy’s wedding at The Gunners Barracks, Mosman. This venue is like a second home to us. We are a popular choice for The Gunners Barracks because we fit in perfectly with the unique layout of the venue. For more… Read More


Tim and Rosy’s Wedding in Port Douglas On Sunday, 4th September we flew up to Port Douglas to play at Tim and Rosy’s wedding. Guests had flown in from all over Australia to attend this tropical wedding. Most turned Tim and Rosy’s “destination wedding”┬áinto an opportunity for a short holiday. We flew up on Sunday… Read More