Live Band Performance Tips – How To Compete With Mobile Phones A couple of months ago I went to see Quentin Tarantino’s masterpiece, “Hateful Eight”. Tarantino’s film is a conceptual experience designed to give the movie-goer an experience similar to seeing a film at the cinema in the late 50’s/early 60’s. Two notable parts of… Read More


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


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


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


should i hire a band for my 40th

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


Jacqui and Kieran – Centennial Park Dining, 11th July, 2015 On Saturday, 11th July, 2015 we played at Jacqui and Kieran’s wedding reception at Centennial Park Dining. *(For more information on this venue, please refer to their website – http://www.cpdining.com.au/  ) Jacqui and Kieran are a great couple with heaps of friends and family members who love… 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