I was invited to DJ at the National Television Awards After Party at the O2 Arena along with my good friend Rusty Egan from Visage. This was a long day but a lot of fun. I got to the venue at 1.30 and took about half an hour to clear security with my van and get the AAA security pass (access all areas) After off loading my sound system (brought in to give the Indogo Club room's sound system
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18th birthday party - I was asked to play at a joint 18th birthday at the London Rowing Club. They wanted a mixture of current club tunes and classic sing along type songs with some up to date charts at the beginning of the night. The venue was in The London Rowing Club down by the Thames in Putney, London. This is what one of the birthday boys had to say. "Just wanted to say thanks for a great party
Cotswolds wedding - Cripps Barn was the venue for this wedding in the Cotswolds and what a wedding it turned out to be. I was joined by Andre on Sax who had flown in from Marbella that afternoon, we worked really well together and that helped make the party go with a swing. The venue (Cripps Barn) is one of the best I have played in.... Great Sound system, staff, food and its the right size too.
Surrey Party - This was a lovely late summer party at a beautiful house in Surrey. The purpose was to celebrate a 50th Birthday Party and what a party it was. From singing waiters to dancing trees, they had everything...... "Paul – we loved having you, you were amazing and everyone loved the music!" And this is the music I played: Rhiannon [LP Version] Fleetwood Mac Clocks (feat. Coldplay) Bunea Vista Social Club Melodia (Mollono.Bass Remix) Tibau Angola (JM
Back for it’s 9th summer, we see Freddie Rocks at Pikes as an annual party that truly puts the ‘fun’ in fundraising, as international and local DJs, Ibiza residents, holidaymakers and the entire Pikes family all come together to make a contribution to the foundation while honouring our late great hero in a way we believe would have made him break into that signature grin. If you didn’t already know, Pikes was the place where Freddie Mercury celebrated his wild and wonderful
Italian Wedding DJ - This was a very multinational affair with the groom from Persia the bride from the Far East the venue in Italy at Castella di Petrata in the mountains overlooking Assisi Add into the mix a DJ from the UK (me) drummer from Ibiza (Rocky) and a Sax player from Poland and an all international guest list it was a very cosmopolitan affair. The evening started with a Persian and Jewish music, moving onto middle of the
80's Festival - I was really pleased to be asked to go out to Belgium and DJ at the W-Fest It was a Synth Festival with some 80's classics and those that have been influenced by the music of that time. As you can see there where some pretty cool bands....... The Human League The Stranglers Alphaville She Wants Revenge Killing Joke Nik Kershaw The Blow Monkeys Johnny Hates Jazz China Crisis VNV Nation The Primitives Nitzer Ebb Apoptygma Berzerk
Festival Wedding - For a great set up in the Surrey Hills for a festival wedding, look no further than Westmead events Set amongst beautiful meadows, with lake views and surrounded by mature trees and hedgerows, Westmead offers 11 acres of gorgeously private and picturesque land – a perfect venue for your tipi wedding. I worked with these guys on the most amazing wedding a few weeks back. Happy People [Radio Edit]/Radi R. Kelly Amy Winehouse - Valerie (reggae version
London Rooftop Party - When the owner of Fabric asks you to do a private party, you know you are going to measured against the best in the industry, so the pressure is on. When you get feedback such from the client saying "Thanks for making it a cracking party, music was spot on, loads of neighbours round the area loved the tunes" and then from other attendees "Everyone loved the music" and "Amazing DJ" you know its gone well......
60's and 70's party - This brought back a few memories to the people attending the birthday party held in a beautiful surrey cottage last weekend. The client wrote to me the next day saying "We really enjoyed the music yesterday evening. A friend has written to say it was their first time on the dance floor in 10 years, so that can't be bad!" Here are the tunes I played: Oh Lori Alessi Brothers Oh, Babe What Would