& Professional Specialists
Macarthur Entertainment was established in 2005, and since its establishment has been providing experienced entertainers and professional services – as preferred suppliers – to several venues within the Macarthur region and beyond.
Whether you are looking for a soloist, duo, band DJ, or a professional Wedding MC, Macarthur Entertainment can assist you in making the right choice of entertainer or professional supplier, suitable for your Wedding or private celebration requirements.
WHAT WE PROVIDE:
Typically, a Wedding Reception is 5 hours in duration from guest’s arrival into the room to farewell. Our recommendation should you wish to book a DJ or MC, is that Macarthur Entertainment provide you the total Entertainment package. We include 5 hours of DJ entertainment as well as an MC for the entire night. This provides consistency, knowing that all professionals have been briefed accordingly and work well together, providing professional service for your event and ensuring that everything runs smoothly and on schedule.
Individual and combo MC and DJ packages available. Should you require a combination of Live performer for example your Ceremony or during canapé service, followed by a DJ and an MC for the Reception, then we’d be happy to accommodate this package to suit your requirements.
HOW IMPORTANT IS AN MC?
The responsibility of the MC is to ensure that your evening flows without a hitch. Our MC’s work closely with the venue management and staff so that all the formalities and catering services are co-ordinated with entertainment, photography and speeches.
Professional Sound System |Wireless Microphone | Mood Lighting for effects (around DJ desk) plus an extensive list of music to choose from.
What to expect: Should you choose to book Macarthur Entertainment, we will arrange our final meeting with you and your fiancé approx. 2 weeks prior to your Wedding to discuss and personalise your song and music selection for your Reception. This will allow our DJ to source and programme your specific music in advance. Our MC will also attend if selected to discuss your speeches and running order of procedures.
YOUR WEDDING DAY:
Our DJ will arrive at the venue to set-up prior to your Reception (approx. 45 min-1 hr). They are happy to play song requests from guests, along with noting & following your requests for any bands/music you don’t like. Your song preferences are included for the function – from formal Intro, easy-listening dining music during meals, cake cutting, bridal dance, party songs, to farewell and conclusion.
Choosing the right entertainer
SOLOISTS VOCALIST | ACOUSTIC SOLOIST | DUO | TRIO
– Solo vocalist to sing at your Wedding Ceremony with backing from an organ or piano or even backing tracks.
– Acoustic soloists who either play guitar or keyboard and are exceptional vocalists, create a pleasant ambience for your Ceremony or Reception.
– Duo vocalists either play guitar or keyboard or a combination of both, and provide a great sound with their fabulous vocal harmonies.
– Three piece entertainers (Trio) add an additional dimension to the sound. With three professionals producing music you can imagine how the sound fills out.
A Wedding band is great for that full live entertainment sound that you may be looking for. Generally, a 4 -5 piece band comprises vocals, guitars and drums. A band is not only restricted to these instruments as some bands incorporate keyboard, saxophone or other popular instruments.
NOTE: It is important to check with the venue re available space for a band based on your proposed numbers and final floor plan.
– Classical guitarist, Jazz guitarist , or easy-listening background music.
– Soloist Keyboard player, organist or guitarist.
– Soloist violinist or cellist
– Duo ensemble comprising violin and viola, or violin and cello
– Trio ensemble comprising violin, viola & cello
– Quartet is undoubtedly the best sound if you are looking for a full sting ensemble.
A DJ is a popular choice by Wedding couples as they provide a very large variety of music, from easy-listening selections during dining occasions to upbeat / party songs on the dance floor. You are able to select your choice of songs and artists, or you can allow the DJ to select the most appropriate music for your Wedding based on your taste in genre or performers. Our DJ’s are also are happy to take requests from your guests should you permit so.
MASTER OF CEREMONIES (MC)
How important is an MC? The responsibility of the MC is to ensure that your evening flows without a hitch. Our MC’s work closely with the function centre management and staff so that the formalities and catering services are co-ordinated with the entertainment and speeches.
All performers and DJ’s have their own production equipment including PA system and basic lighting. DJ’s also have a wireless microphone available for speeches.
There are several instances where you may need music entertainment:
typically 30 minutes prior to the ceremony commencement
During the Ceremony
typically 30-45 minutes
typically 1-2 hours
During Dinner at the Reception
typically 2-3 hours
Dancing after Dinner and formalities at the Reception
typically 2-3 hours
Your choice of live performer and music will reflect your personal style.
Scottish Bag piper – for when you walk down the aisle
String Ensemble (Solo, Duo, Trio & Quartet) – For a garden or church Ceremony
Acoustic Soloist, Duo guitarist-vocalist or Full Band – Reception party time