50th Party in Surrey - Reggae Ska and a bit of 80's. I was approached by the Head of School at Surrey University to DJ at her 50th after a recommendation from her students, which was nice. After having a chat on her musical preferences this was definitely going to be an interesting gig..... The request went like "an 80’s theme- mostly dance, I was never a Duran fan! I was more mod into ska back then which progressed to
New Romantic and New wave Party for a 50th Birthday Party. I always enjoy playing at an 80's party and having a brief of playing the music I grew up with and am involved with now thanks to my working relationship tp Rusty Egan of Visage. This is what my client had to say...... "Paul, you were amazing. I had the best time and I know my guests were very happy too. I’m tempted to repeat this if not next
Fifty Funky Party - This Funky Fifty something wanted to relive his youth with music he heard in the clubs back in the day. A bit of Funk finished of with some 90's House and a few Faithless tracks. Here are some of the comments from the guests: "the music was the best I have had for years, my feet are still hurting...." “Your work the other night was brilliant, I’m no aficionado, but that was the best music and
Stoke Newington - I played in a great party venue a few weeks back called the Old Church in Stoke Newington, London. The occasion was a 50th birthday and the requested music was 80's and more of the New Romantic style from that time frame. The building lent itself to uplighting as this really brought out its features. I also showed images from 1967 news reals as this was the date that the birthday couple had been born in.
Garden Party - The client was in films having played roles in James Bond and Star Wars and came from a family of actors, the party was in the garden of their Lonon home with a great chef producing delicious canapés for a few hours, a gin bar and waiting staff. As you can see from the photos the garden was just how you would imagine a garden party would be and the weather was amazing. The set I played was
The clients for this 50th Birthday party really went to town with this brilliant Fancy Dress party. They managed to squeeze a marquee into the back garden of a 3 floor London Victorian Villa in Battersea and take their guests back to the time of Poldark. My brief was to play older tunes with a modern twist which was achieved by the playlist below and the client very happy "Thanks a lot for doing such a fantastic job" It was great