Wedding entertainment has to be perfect and suited to your tastes. In addition to our own bands and DJs we can also arrange for many diverse, reliable, professional entertainers to help make your wedding reception a delightful experience.
Whether you need some classical background music or would like the harp to form an integral part of your ceremony, Marie Burns Harpbeat can help.
Marie has performed at a wide variety of functions ranging from weddings, corporate events, civic events and even tourist showcases to promote Northern Ireland.
Marie’s huge repertoire of music ranges from traditional Irish and classical favourites to popular music through the ages, and she can tailor her performance to the requirements of your ceremony or drinks reception.
The beautiful sound of the amplified harp provides the perfect music to complement your event and carries her superb sound around any size of venue.
Marie can also perform together with Ursula to offer an unforgettable experience.
Sepon String Quartet
Sepon String Quartet bring glamour and beautiful music to your ceremony and/or drinks reception.
These professional members of the Ulster Orchestra have performed at prestigious events all over Ireland and the UK, and will treat your guests to a breath-taking performance!
LooseStrings – String QuartetLooseStrings is a Belfast based string quartet made up of 2 violins, a viola and cello available to hire for weddings, civil partnerships, parties and other occasions. The members are all experienced musicians playing with the Studio Symphony Orchestra and have performed at a number of weddings, garden parties, charity events and dinner parties.
LooseStrings’ repertoire includes music from the Baroque, Classical and Romantic periods as well as many popular songs from musicals and films including Bach, Adele, Take That, Queen, Elvis, Elbow, John Legend, Bruno Mars, La La Land, Game of Thrones, Gladiators, Harry Potter and many more. If you require something different please contact us to discuss it.
Giovanni Bellino – Italian Tenor
Born in Rocca Imperiale in Calabria, Italy, Giovanni Bellino comes from a land where singing and songs come from the heart. Living in Lisburn, Northern Ireland for the last 25 years Giovanni maintains the proud tradition of his homeland and has become widely known for his fine baritone voice and his participation in many prestigious events throughout the province.
Giovanni is a trained classical Baritone and he speaks several languages including English and Spanish in addition to his native Italian.
The Saxophone Lounge
Create the perfect atmosphere at your wedding or corporate event with the cool instrumental sounds of The Saxophone Lounge. Official music provider for the 2014 Wedding Journal Readers Awards Ceremony, The Saxophone Lounge is the creation of professional saxophonist Bill Finnegan.
With more than 20 years’ experience in the music industry playing a variety of musical genres in different bands, Bill can play everything from light Jazz and Latin right through classic popular songs to current chart hits.
The instrumental sound created by The Saxophone Lounge is warm and cheerful, but at the same time mellow and un-intrusive. Whether it’s the ceremony, cocktail reception or wedding breakfast you can be sure that the music will complement the proceedings.
Click here to watch a sample video of The Saxophone Lounge performing (on YouTube).
Jig – Irish Dance Troupe
Jig is a troupe of world champion, highly talented dancers based in Newry, Co. Down who loves to perform. Jig’s routines are in the style of ‘Lord of the Dance’ and they have taken Irish dance to a whole new level at many events across Ireland and England.
Jig offer a variety of packages with as few as three dancers to as many as eight, and each performance is tailored to meet the needs of the event. A typical show will last approximately 25 minutes, half performed to modern Irish dance music and half to chart pop music.
All dances have a dress change to add colour and vibrancy to the show and audience participation can be incorporated upon request (a family member or friend can even be brought into one of the routines to give a personal touch to the performance!). Jig are flexible in meeting the needs of every event and all clients.
See a video of Jig performing here (on YouTube).
Shamie H – Swing & Rat Pack Singer
Sweet music for your Drinks Reception!
From Dean Martin to Michael Bublé, few have captured the mood of swing quite like Seamus Heaney.
Book him to sing the timeless Rat Pack classics or Bublé’s contemporary swing for your wedding, corporate event or birthday celebration and dance the night away to classic themes that have something for everyone and define the unique style of swing.
Shamie has sung in many prestigious venues across Northern Ireland and his easy rapport, dulcet tone and extensive repertoire will transport you back to the swing era where you can sit back and relax to an evening of classic entertainment!
New: Click to see Seamus performing (on YouTube).
Michelle Baird – Singer
One of the country’s leading sopranos, Michelle Baird is an award winning performer of outstanding versatility.
Professionally trained with over 20 years performance experience in concerts, theatre, corporate entertainment and weddings along with radio, television and recording studio work, Michelle Baird is an accomplished and highly regarded soloist.
Her impressive vocal range offers something for everyone, with an extensive repertoire ranging from classical to musical theatre, jazz and Abba!
Michelle Baird will use her expertise and talents to help make your day a truly unforgettable occasion. All Michelle’s performances can be tailored to suit your requirements.
Mark Graham – Singer
Mark is a singer-songwriter from Lisburn, Northern Ireland.
As well as award-winning song writing and appearances at venues and festivals at home and abroad, Mark also performs at wedding celebrations and other family and corporate events.
He relishes the opportunity to indulge his passion for live acoustic performance and will help make your event memorable with a unique playlist chosen by you.
You can be assured of getting the best of music to enhance your special day, and of making an impression on your guests!
You can see a video of Mark performing here (on YouTube).
Magician Sean BranniganSean Brannigan has been a Magical entertainer for over 30 years, performing amazing Magic for adults and children whenever that little something special is required. His easy-going, relaxed and fun style has made him a very popular entertainer at all types of events and has helped him win several prestigious awards throughout his Magic career.
A true professional magician, Sean is an Associate of The Inner Magic Circle with Silver Star, a member of The International Brotherhood of Magicians (Ring Nos. 25 and 85) and is also a Past President of Ring 85.
He is no stranger to stage and screen nor large events, both performing for and working with stars including Elliott Gould; comedians Frank Carson, Gene Fitzpatrick, Roy Walker and Jimmy Cricket; TV presenter and funnyman Patrick Kielty; Eurovision winner Dana; former World Boxing Champion Barry McGuigan; Olympic Gold Medallist Mary Peters; chat show host Gerry Kelly; and Northern Ireland’s funniest ‘lady’ Miss May McFetridge.
Sean says, it has been “a real Magical Mystery Tour” so far – if you’re looking for some spectacular entertainment, why not make your wedding his next stop?
Brian O – Comedy Juggling
Brian has been performing for over ten years and in that time has risen to be not only one of the best jugglers in the country but also Ireland’s best performing Unicyclist.
His Comedy Juggling Wedding Show is up to 45 minutes of hilarious comedy, awesome skills and bewilderment.
The show is specifically designed to cater for everyone in the wedding audience and Brian works hard to ensure that his performance is unique to your wedding. With your permission, material can be customised based on you, your family and friends, and the show is full of impromptu audience interaction.
Brian’s charming grin and 7 foot tall unicycle are but two of his weird and wonderful props!
Click here to see a video of Brian’s truly unique wedding show.
Miss Peggy O’Dee – the Wedding Gate-crasher
Think of Dame Edna, May McFetridge and Mrs Brown rolled into one frock and you’ve got Peggy O’Dee!
Auntie Peggy hasn’t been invited to a wedding since she snogged the Parish Priest at one in 1985 but she’ll find out where the reception is and gate-crash it after the meal.
Suitable for all ages, Peggy’s act is 30 – 40 minutes of good clean banter and humour – of course she has a few friends and relatives to single out of the crowd so they better be up for a laugh and thick-skinned!
Watch a video of Peggy performing here (on YouTube).
Available in various shapes and sizes from 16X16ft to 18X18ft, a Starlight Ceremony Aisle and Dance Floor really bring an element of glamour to your wedding day.
Are you looking for something quirky, fun and exciting that guarantees to bring smile, laughter and giggles to your wedding?
Make your special occasion really memorable by creating a fun and entertaining environment in a specially adapted, modern photobooth operated by the user and providing a printout in seconds.
With green screen technology your guests can be transported anywhere in the world as their image is projected onto the photo background of their choice.
So, all your guests need to do is grab a wacky wig, hilarious hat or a pair of silly sunglasses, press the button and 3, 2, 1…. STRIKE A POSE AND SAY CHEESE!!!
Discover Northern Ireland
If you are thinking about holding a wedding in Northern Ireland and would like to give guests from abroad the opportunity to see more of this beautiful island, the Irish travel specialists at My Ireland Tour have put together a comprehensive tour of the unmissable sights.
If you live abroad but would like more information on holding your wedding in Ireland, take a look at their brief Insider’s Guide to getting Married in Ireland.