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Sydney Wedding Bands Get out your phone, tablet or computer, go to Google and search for “Sydney Wedding Bands”. The result will show page upon page of bands spruiking themselves as being “Sydney’s Premier Wedding Band”. The impression it gives is that every musician and singer wants to play in a wedding band, yet it… Read More


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


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


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


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


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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