||Live music and entertainment is what wedding do's are all about. With an island stuffed with musical talent, we can arrange a variety of musical acts to entertain you. Please click on the artist title in order to expand their biog and listen to sample audio.
If you are reading this, may I firstly say, ‘Congratulations on soon becoming Mr and Mrs’!!
Having hosted a multitude of wedding discos throughout Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, 'The Wedding DJ' (Max Crane BA Hons - Music Technology) has enjoyed partying with Brides and Grooms from all over the world. (Many from Ireland)
Max recognises to make the perfect wedding disco, the right balance of style and presentation is essential. Priding himself on the ability to play exactly the music your guests will enjoy, from a library of over 40,000 tracks, you will be dancing the night away into the wee small hours!
Max is 31, recently married with a baby and a bump and has lived in Lanzarote for 8 years. Max has a wealth of experience in wedding functions and caters for all tastes.
All music files are played electronically (mp3) for speed and top quality stereo sound. Wireless microphones are available for speeches and announcements.
Lighting and smoke machines are also available on request, adding extra atmosphere to your wedding party night.
We guarantee to play all of your requests accepted at the time of booking; subject only to the limitations of playing time (must be available on current UK release). Of course if you want to leave the choice to us, we’ll be happy to judge the mood on the night. Max is well versed on ‘reading a crowd’ and is there to play for you and your guests, not himself!
Upon booking, clients will receive Max’s ‘request sheet’ Here clients can decide exactly how they want their evening to go. This covers everything from the first dance to the last dance, bouquet tossing to the conga! This gives Max an idea of your musical preferences and makes for a perfect evening.
Read previous clients comments on my guestbook at our website.
SCOTTY SILVER - Has probably around 250 weddings under his belt in Lanzarote and that number again from when he was a DJ back in the UK, he has got himself a very good reputation broadcasting on the only British radio station to broadcast live from Lanzarote...ukawayfm... He made his way through the ranks to the heights of station manager and head presenter, after three great years he left ukawayfm to go to powerfm, but didn't like the format as much so within a year he was back at ukawayfm where you can logon to www.ukawayfm.com and catch him 4 until 6pm Monday to Fridays, he likes to do the radio show and the night time DJ work with a smile on his face, and as he says it's fantastic for me to be a small part in some ones special day.
All in all he is a great all round entertainer and will entertain all ages.
DJ NARTAK is one of the leading figures of the international Lounge, Chillout and Electronic Music scene. In the last 10 years more than 20 different CD compilations selected by DJ Nartak got released. His profound knowledge of atmospherics and people's energy combined with an enormous broad musical understanding and stylistic flexibility has earned him fame.
From Lounge & Chillout to NuJazz, World, New Classics, Dub and Soul ranges his interpretation of a modern, swinging sound. His unique radio shows "Globality" and "Klassik Lounge Nightflight" on DeluxeTV, Klassik Radio and LoungeFM became trend setters for Lounge lovers.
DJ Nartak is also the founder of several record labels such as Abstrait Music, Jubilee Records and Liquid Sound Music. Over the years Lanzarote with its rough and inspiring nature became his favorite spot to develop new ideas and creative concepts. DJ Nartak is the Resident-DJ at Lanzarote's famous restaurant "Emmax" at Playa Honda beach.
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ALLAN DAY is an excellent vocalist who will add a bit of class to your Wedding Reception. His professional vocal skills and sophisticated performance will impress all ages. Allan has a professional outlook and a friendly personality, singing with a smile!
Allan covers songs made famous by the likes of Michael Buble, Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Neil Diamond, Dean Martin and Nat King Cole to name but a few.
Allan was the lead singer with The Borders Big Band, in the UK, from 2002 to 2006 and performs to a very high standard. Allan moved to Lanzarote in September 2006 and he has entertained at a large number of venues and weddings across the Island and continues to entertain at 4 and 5 star hotels on Lanzarote and Fuerteventura.
Whether you book Allan to entertain your guests in the evening, before the DJ or after a Band you will not be disappointed.
CHRISSY LOOKER , or as he is known on the circuit as “Mr Versatility” has for many years been one of the top entertainers here in Lanzarote.
The name of “Mr Versatility” was given to Chrissy because of his unique capability as a singer / entertainer to perform songs for all ages and from all eras - from to 1940´s right through the musical spectrum to some of the present day chart songs.
There are far too many artists and groups of whose songs are in Chrissys vast repertoire but as a very small example here are just a few:-
Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bobby Darin, Sammy Davies Jnr, Buddy Holly, The Drifters, Cliff Richard, Neil Diamond, Johnny Cash, Tina Turner, Everley Brothers, Elvis Presley, Wet Wet Wet, The Steroephonics, Rod Stewart, Bobby Vee, Roy Orbison, Michael Buble, Robbie Williams, Westlife, Boyzone, George Michael, Marvin Gaye, Luther Vandross, The Temptations and the list goes on, and on.
All of the above artists make for a great party atmosphere , which usually have the dance floor full for the whole evening, as Chrissy likes to admit, ”there is always something for everyone”
Chrissy hails from London and has been in the music industry for 30 years. He started his career as a singer /guitarist playing the pubs and clubs of London. He has also recorded four albums in the UK with a couple of different bands.
In 1987 he formed a band called “Passion” who became a very big name in London, performing in London hotels and nightclubs , at Corporate functions and at weddings all around the country and Europe.
He moved here to Lanzarote in the year 2000 where he soon made a big name for himself with tourists and residents and is still entertaining full houses nightly at various functions.
Chrissy was very flattered a couple of months ago when a fan of his created “The Official Chrissy Looker Fan Club” on the very popular facebook.com check it out for comments on this very talented and very popular singer.
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GARY NEWTON - Has many years experience in the music industry and has been resident in Lanzarote for 15 years, during which time he has worked in most of the major venues.
He has been instrumental in record production and has engineered many well known recording artists during a rewarding career. He is long established and accepted as truly one of the finest male vocalists and entertainers in Lanzarote.
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From Dusty Springfield to Duffy, Rock & Roll to Musicals, Gerie B's repertoire is as large as her powerful voice. She sings from the heart and entertains in a fun loving style, forging a wonderful rapport with people of all ages.
Whilst happy to entertain in a wide range of styles in her popular Cabaret Show, Gerie also offers a county music show. Encompassing both old favourites such a Patsy Cline and Billy Joe Spears to Shania Twain & Dixie Chicks, this is a popular show with the most ardent of country fans.
A full disco is also available with all the favourite party tracks both old an up to the minute hits.
Always aware of the importance of a personal touch, Gerie will source any ‘special tune’ for your first dance or any other particular requirements you may have.
This Bubbly Lady is a greatly sort after act on the island and is always to be relied upon for a fantastic nights entertainment and to put that special touch to your special day.
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JO NORFOLK - is a true professional, having worked with many great names during her illustrious career. Jo has lived in Lanzarote for 15 years during which time she has established herself as one of the most sought after female entertainers.
She offers a complete entertaining show covering, classics and modern music, incorporating comedy and dance combined with superb vocals.
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A versatile and powerful vocalist covering a wide spectrum of musical talent, heavily influenced by the great singers of our time, such as Karen Carpenter, Petula Clark, Tina Turner and Dusty Springfield.
Elayne also performs a complete Motown/Soul selection from such classic artists as Gladys Knight, Jackie Wilson, Smokey Robinson, Aretha Franklin and most of the fantastic girl groups of this era.
Simply singing a song is not for her, she ‘feels’ every note and lyric with a quality and style that few can equal.
Elayne’s repertoire is extensive and she can tailor her performance to suit any occasion, from a solo spot to the entire evening.
It’s true, Elayne has something for everyone…
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A PINCH OF SPICE - Present double the fun with their dynamic duo, adding a ‘Pinch of Spice’ to any occasion. Their incredible voices blend magnificently with unforgettable harmonies and their vast repertoire makes them an unbeatable choice to help make your wedding reception a momentous occasion. Please see Chrissy Looker & Gerie B's own write up for more information on these fantastic entertainers.
Kelly Noble & Gary Newton vocal Duo “Two chez” have lived and worked in Lanzarote as a duo and solo artistes respectively for the past 15 years. During their illustrious careers they have worked with top-liners in the business and are totally professional.
They shine above all the others with great vocal harmony and superb audience participation, together they are electric.
They supply three shows in one, a solo spot each followed by a dynamic duo spot.
When these two fire up, the show really comes to life, providing a blend of fun and vocals second to none.
Martin is a classically trained guitarist and has been playing since he was 10. A professional since 1990 he has been playing in lanzarote since 1994. He teamed up with Lee 2 years ago primarily for weddings but have also played pub gigs once or twice a week.
Lee began playing the guitar at the age of 11 and joined his first group as lead guitarist and vocalist a couple of years later. He has been a professional musician now for 35 years the last 5 of those here in Lanzarote. For 20 years previous to that he ran his own showband and played at prestigious venues in many countries including Germany, Monte Carlo, Dubai, Bahrain & Qatar and has supported many legends including Fats Domino, Frankie Laine, The Searchers and many more.
Mick James are quite one of the most experienced and professional wedding entertainers in the Canary Islands. Since forming 7 years ago in Lanzarote, they have performed at more than 700 weddings besides their busy schedule of concerts, benefits, television and radio appearances.
Appearing most often as a duo, with Mick Bennett on guitar and vocals, James Lynch on upright bass and vocals, their live shows combine a large concert sound with the urgency and excitement of a small club. If you close your eyes, you would think you are listening to a 4 or 5 piece band.
Both Mick and James have been songwriters all their lives and have recently released an album of their own compositions. A member of two-time Grammy nominated group the Moody Brothers, James has since worked with John Carter Cash, Tony Joe White, Elliott Murphy and Flaco Jimenez. A native of Dublin, Mick has had the opportunity to work with the likes of Christy Dignam of Aslan, Irish legend Jimmy McCarthy, Paul Young, Brian Downey from Thin Lizzy and Irish blues star Don Baker.
With James´ North American roots and Mick´s Irish origins, their style is an original blend of country, rock, Irish and folk - but they can touch upon all other musical styles as well... They are extremely listenable and danceable, and you will always want to sing along.
Mick James also appear in the format of a 3, 4, or 5 piece band, with the addition of your choice of electric guitar, keyboards, saxophone and drums.
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A new featured live act of Mick James is “Mountain Dew”, which consists of Mick and James performing an acoustic Irish and/or Country ballad session, fitting perfectly before or after the wedding dinner.
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For a more classic style entertainer you may prefer our Rat Pack Artist, a great show to wow all groups of all ages, covering some of the greatest songs and performers of all time As well as the “party music set”, Chrissy has also made a big impact on the circuit with his “ Rat Pack Show ” This Performance is also ideal for evening entertainment or as an option to add that classy atmosphere during Cocktails or pre-dinner drinks in the early part of your special evening.
USUAL SUSPECTS - The Band from Mulligans bar are the best quality and most professional you will find in Lanzarote. They have a massive repertoire of songs to chose from and will suit all ages and music types. Please ask your planner for more details.
The trio ; Kelly Noble on vocals and dance, Gary Newton playing bass guitar, acoustic guitar and vocals and Andy King on lead guitar and vocals. have been formed purely for weddings and corporate functions. They have the same sound as the five piece band, but the drums and keyboard parts are programmed. Formed from the selected top musicians and entertainers that live here on the island, they create the perfect entertainment outfit that will surely be the icing on your cake on your special day.
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