Live Performers - Thanks to Better Band Company
As well as a great team of DJs, we can also offer Live Music for your event thanks to our sister company Better Band. Choose from a selection of Cover Bands, Acoustic Duos, Solo Musicians, String Quartets & more for your event.
HIRE A PARTY BAND
You can never go wrong with a great Party Band to get the party started. We have a variety of Party Bands to suit any event, large or small. Depending on your budget, and the amount of space available at your venue you may wish to look at a variety of options from a full 5 piece band vs 2 piece party band.
TOP WEDDING BANDS
Check out three of our Favourite Wedding Bands on offer around New Zealand!
Auckland Wedding Band Hire
Coachella is a covers band with a difference, featuring a double bass for a unique look and sound that breaks the mould and will leave a lasting impression on you and your guests. Coachella play a wide range of songs from country & classics to modern pop & folk-rock so that we can guarantee there’ll be something for everyone. Front man Matt stone is also available as a solo artist, check out his profile here
Wellington Wedding Band Hire
The Pick Me Ups are a high energy party band who can cater for every event with professionalism and commitment to quality. The band members have performed around the world bringing together a diverse range of experience and skill. The band also offers an acoustic duo option for intimate and smaller events.
Tauranga Wedding Band Hire
Glitter Bang Band is not your average professional high-energy modern party band. This male AND female vocal- led band LOVE to play music! Available for festivals, weddings, corporate events, birthdays and private functions, their main motivation is to get you and your buddies on the dance floor with classic favourites, old school tunes and top 40 party hits.. They play EVERYWHERE and EVERYTHING. They have just returned from Europe playing London, Bristol, Cardiff, Birmingham, Southampton, Manchester, Cambridge, Norwich, Brighton, all the way to France and Italy and more.. now re-settled in Tauranga. oh yeah, and they’re cream of the crop. Not just another cheesy cover band, they all have University Degrees in Music, and that’s all they do – nothing else. Glitter Bang Band is 4 piece band with the option to add keys & sax as an extra. Lead singer Mandy is also available as a Duo under the name ‘Chilling in the Name of‘ for smaller intimate & acoustic sets.
TOP WEDDING ENTERTAINERS
Check out three of our Favourite Acoustic Wedding Musicians on offer around New Zealand!
Tauranga Wedding Musician Hire
Sam Fisher is a master of the guitar with over 23 years of experience and a degree in Commercial Music. Sam has worked as a cruise ship musician travelling and playing to the people all over the world. Sam can play a range of genres such as Pop, Rock, Country, Blues, Folk, Pub dance music etc. Sam has a strong ear for music and can often take requests for songs he has never played before. Sam uses a kick pedal for drum sounds, a harmony pedal for backing vocals, a loop pedal so he can play lead guitar, and a shimmer reverb pedal for atmospheric sounds. Sam is the ultimate one man band, and is also available as a Duo as ‘Sam & James‘
Auckland Wedding Musician Hire
Lana Fia is an Auckland based singer and performer. She’s known for her soulful voice and unique tone and uses a loop pedal to create interesting arrangements and bring energy to the dance floor. She performs well known covers from the 50’s right through to current top hits to be sure to have you singing and dancing along. Lana Fia is perfect for your casual acoustic after noon set or to party with, and also offers a duo service!
Queenstown Wedding Musician Hire
Tai Forrester, who is originally from Stewart Island and now a Wanaka based musician has been playing live music for 14 years. He is not afraid of the stage as he opened for the Doobie Brothers, Tiki Taane, Black Seeds, Elvis Costello… Over the years he built up lots of experience in playing live music, live looping and beatboxing at weddings, events, pub gigs etc… so he knows what the perfect wedding/event needs.
As a solo artist, he won Songstars Queenstown in 2014 with his song Guilty. He mainly plays covers with a ‘soulful blend of acoustic rumblings, peppered with a surprisingly powerful voice and precise playing’ as I quote The Source magazine. He is a wizard with vocals, guitar and looping! You are guaranteed a great evening. He is the perfect fit!
Apart from his solo gigs you can also find Tai Forrester as the singer of Queenstown band The Killer Seas. Inspired and influenced by rhythm & blues, 60’s garage rock and psychedelic soul, The Killer Seas are all about getting back to the essence of rock & roll music.