Wedding Planning 3 Things That Make A Wedding Reception Successful When planning a Wedding Reception, a few things are essential, and many things are superfluous. Appeal To The Five Senses Most of us are blesses with having five senses that stimulate our brains. Sight Sound Touch Smell Taste Planning a wedding reception is as simple… Read More


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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


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


Long Reef Golf Club – What’s The Best Band To Hire?   Maybe you have made a booking to hold your event, function or wedding reception at Long Reef Golf Club and now you are pondering on what’s the best band to hire for this venue.  We love playing at Long Reef Golf Club, Collaroy,… Read More


Best Band To Hire For Event at Zest, The Spit Maybe you are wondering, “Who would be the best band to hire for my forthcoming event at Zest, The Spit”? I have had a long association with Zest at the Spit. My band actually played at the opening of this venue. We always relish the… Read More


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Best Band To Hire For ‘View By Sydney’ One of my favourite venues in Sydney has just been rebranded. It is now called “View By Sydney”. I have had a long association with this venue under various names and incarnations. Initially the venue was Ottoman Cuisine. It was an exceptional Turkish restaurant owned by chef,… Read More


5 Must Have Tips When Booking Your Wedding Band Tip #1 Bands Ain’t Bands Should you accept a “throw-together” band  just because the gig is your wedding? What actually makes a band  “a band” is when the same group of musicians do hundreds of gigs together as one unit. It’s the combination. This can’t be… Read More


Best Band To Hire For An Event At Sergeants Mess, Chowder Bay (Mosman) One of Sydney’s premium venues for functions and events is Sergeants Mess. Situated at Chowder Bay, Mosman, this venue has incredible views across to Nielsen Park, Vaucluse. The venue is perfectly laid out to maximise these breathtaking views. The venue can seat… Read More