This is an act that creates a dilemma amongst it audience - when do you stop dancing ?
The Firing Squad band is a constant stream of modern live entertainment with a powerful and engaging trio supported by the current dance loops filling intros and breaks by a forth member who creates his craft from spining and layering.
With differences in style Quenel Mott and Treva Scobie share the lead vocal duties doubling this acts versatility and potency.
Sitting in the backrow with his hand firmly on the throttle is Bret Luton, also adding another third to vocal harmonies.
Mixing familiar hooks into the trios soundscape is DJ Scuz who also keeps the latest hits firing through the bands breaks, keeping the crowd warm.
"From what I have learnt about the live entertainment industry and the people that want to be entertained, is that there hasn't been enough thought into what keeps people in front of cover bands. The Firing Squad keeps it's foot down for 4 or 5 hours giving the crowd a fresh mix of rock, pop and dance with lights, atmosphere, energy and on top of that a whole new dimension created by adding a DJ as the forth member"
QLD Talent Scout, Brisbane
"We would just love to say how much our guests enjoyed listening and dancing (some very energetically!) to the Firing Squad. Many of our guests have asked who you were and how they can get in touch with you. On a more personal note, you made a very uncomfortable situation very simple. We seriously could not have had a better band perform at our wedding and we are so glad that we were lucky enough to have you looking after our event. It’s always a good wedding when the bride and groom get to have as much fun as the guests, and you guys ensured that this was possible.
Thank you thank you thank you !!!"
Matt and Steph
Bride & Groom, Sunshine Coast
"The Firing Squad were not only the most professional band I have worked with, but also the most dedicated act that I have seen.
Their song choice and their ability to perform consistently at such a high level resulted in an overwhelming positive response from the crowd. The bonus was having a DJ on stage to keep the momentum flowing throughout the bands breaks, then cleverly bringing them back in with creative loops & intros.
With the assistance of UltraSound AV, the whole night was left in very capable hands, with the sound and lighting being effective throughout speeches, awards and entertainment.
An investment in entertainment that went above and beyond the desired outcome."
Queensland Racing, Toowoomba
"... I am a huge supporter of Quenel and Treva on their own - but wow !!! What a team they have put together.
This is is a wake up call for all high end cover bands. Awesome night"
Event Promoter, Gold Coast
Just a quick email to compliment you all on such a smooth operation considering the last minute changes that had to be made. The band worked with the situation quite easily (in my past experiences most would have been put out) The photobooth team couldn't have been more co opperative and treated our guests with a high standard of care and professionalism.
We will being adding you to speed dial !
Event Agency Plus, Noosa
Hi Treva. Just wanted to say thanks very much to you and your crew for making my surprise 40th such a banger ! Everyone was super impressed with you guys and lots of Sydney people were loving how solid Brisbane rocks.
Private Client, Brisbane
"I really could not get to thank you all enough last Friday night. The low key selection of music you performed early in the evening, and then timing it perfectly to transform into this high energy act just as it was needed, went down a treat.
Chris from UltraSound, was also a breeze to work with, and we appreciate him going out of his way to fix up our little location problem - which made all the difference in the end. Something we will now be aware of next time.
Also, a big thank you to Troy for the Photobooth. This was easily the most effective piece of marketing the comittee invested in."
QLD Fundraiser - Cancer Council
"For the past three years I have use Treva at Qld Entertainment to source a band to travel west to Charleville to play at the RFDS Hangar Ball.
It's a credit to Treva and his team that our event has become a sell out. Every year we are complemented by all that attended on the band that has played. This year was no exception with the dance floor coming alive before the sun went down to the beats by the ‘Firing Squad’. We can not thank you (Treva) and the bands that travel to us (1600km round trip from Brisbane) enough, for your ease of dealings, professionalism when setting and packing up and of course for your fabulous ‘beats’.
Thank you, thank you, thank you !"
Flight Nurse/Event Management
Royal Flying Doctor Service
For Punchline, professionalism & creating a great vibe is paramount. They are an excellent choice for a range of occasions. Whether you are in the market for a classic rock / pop band to pump up your party or venue, or want to create the right atmosphere for a wedding or corporate function, Punchline will keep you entertained both on and off the dance floor. If something more relaxed is your style, that is also right up their alley whether it be the band, trio or duo. Punchline have performed in Singapore twice and toured extensively up the coast of Queensland as far as Port Douglas & also Gove in the Northern Territory.
The band's song-list consists of Top 40, Pop, Rock, Classics, Funk, Reggae, Country, Folk, & a hint of Jazz and Blues. Punchline can adapt to almost any event, function, or venue. The band dress to suit individual performances and can also perform within any case of noise restrictions with an electric drum kit when needed.
Also available as Punchline Duo, Trio or 4 piece
Dezzie D and the Stingrayz provides a thrilling experience which will guarantee a journey of pure bliss as they take you back to the 40's and 50's era of class, sass and provocative tunes that have shaped the music industry.
The formation Stingrayz has brought together some of the finest Rhythm & Blues musicians in Brisbane.
Hailing from the Gold Coast and Brisbane, fronted by lead vocalist Dezzie D, these guys have become the must see act for high quality and entertaining live music.
They have quickly become one of the regular favourites in establishments and festivals throughout South East Queensland and perform their unique style of 40’s & 50’s Rhythm & Blues to appreciative audiences.
Mixing up funky dance numbers, old school soul, with pop & rock classics, this band has something for everyone from their vast repertoire of hit songs. With an impressive performance history of over 10 years from performing to around 25,000 people at Suncorp Stadium opening up the Broncos vs Tigers football match in 2017, to being the opening act for Aussie icons Daryl Braithwaite twice (2012 & 2014) and also the Choirboys (2007), through to performing at countless large corporate events for high profile companies, you can be assured of quality music and an extremely professional service.
They perform completely live, no backing tracks are used and everything you hear is done there and then in the moment. An incredibly entertaining choice to get everyone on the dance floor at corporate events, weddings, and private parties of any size being able to cater as background music right through to high energy dance tunes.
Also available as a 5 or 6 piece by adding saxophone or a second female vocalist to the above lineup.
Brenden Schick, along with brother’s Nathan and Jared Walmsley, have been involved in the professional music industry for over 15 years.
They have accompanied and supported many of Australia’s best and most respected country music artists.“SOUTH WEST” is a new vision for live music entertainment that showcases the best of what country music can now offer.
South West's professional approach and many years of cohesive experience will guarantee an unforgettable encounter of country music at its finest.
I just wanted to let you know about the amazing job the boys from South West Duo did at our wedding on the 2nd of April. The song choices were perfect (even after I was so generalised about what I wanted). They played at the perfect volume level and were just great fun. Thanks again.
When The Deported gets on stage they have one simple
objective; get people on the dance floor and keep them there.
To get them there you need a super tight rhythm section with a rock solid groove, introducing Bass-man Eamonn Leatherby and Groove Meister, Nic Forster. To keep them there you need a front man that works the crowd and keeps the vibe alive all night long. Enter lead vocalist and guitar extraordinaire, Nathan Mahony.
Whilst you may not be immediately familiar with the name, The Deported is not new to the live music scene. With over 20 years experience in each member and having played support shows for international acts such as Katchafire, The Screaming Jets and Suicidal Tendencies just to name a few, these guys have clocked up enough flying time to know how to get the job done.
Performing a classic song list ranging from Pop to Punk, Funk to Blues, Rock to Reggae, old school staples to contemporary hits, The Deported have come armed and ready to rock the house.
Stevenson St. draws on their wealth of industry experience to effortlessly play a broad range of music styles to suit each particular audience.
They can also provide full audio and visual production for small intimate shows to rockin' outdoor events.
Whatever your entertainment needs, Stevenson St. are sure to be a crowd pleaser.
Elegant Soul is a four piece corporate and functions band based in Brisbane.
The band consists of a vocalist, piano, double/electric bass and drums/percussion.
Elegant Soul specialises in vocal and instrumental Jazz as well as R&B/Soul and Pop music. The band's members are all professionally trained and currently gigging in the South East Queensland music scene. They draw on influences such as 50s/60s Jazz and Bossa Nova, Frank Sinatra, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Nat King Cole, Harry Connick Jr, Michael Buble, Stevie Wonder, Al Green, Marvin Gaye, Donny Hathaway, Motown, James Brown and many more.
Elegant Soul are perfect for any occasion, whether it be relaxing background music to an all out dance party and somewhere in between. We believe it is important to work with our clients to tailor our performance to their needs, taste and style.
Available for : Corporate/Private/Public
After traveling overseas and finally settling down in the South East Qld, Gung Ho can now call themselves one of QLDs most popular and experienced live entertainment covers band. Having performed in areas such as Brisbane, The Sunshine Coast, The Darling Downs, North QLD and even way out west far enough to touch the borders.
Drummer, Bret, grew up in Melbourne and has kept the beat for some of Australias most successful recording artists, and has all the groove and energy people love to see cracking at a snare.
Dean, guitarist and vocalist, is now a QLD resident after spending time in Memphis, Tennessee, soaking himself in music history and racking up a collection of 50+ (who’s counting?) guitars.
Frontman vocalist and bass player, Travis has been beating the boards in just about every venue around in some form or another. But bass guitar is what he knows best, after spending many years in and around Australian touring bands, with his thumping low end four strings and straight ahead rock vocals.
Sound Application - Minimal space and noise
To perform is one thing, but to produce a quality sound that is enjoyable to everyone is another.
And this does not mean that volume is energy.
As professional musicians should, Gung Ho have invested in high quality equipment strengthening their position in the entertainment arena as a versatile act that can perform within the needs of any sound conscious or space conscious client or venue.
With the use of in-ear monitoring and instruments direct input into a high clarity and compact PA (eliminating on stage amps and noise) with electric drums, volume is as simple as one overall slider.
For the more generous venues, a larger PA system - which still possesses the same audio brilliance - can be combined with a full back-line of onstage amps and acoustic drums.
To compliment the bands performance and audio pleasure, a first class lighting and effects package complete with smoke machines, laser lights and moving LED's is also tastefully added.
With Gung Ho .... anything is possible - just ask !
Gung Ho has appeared many times as the energetic corporate band, the perfect wedding entertainment with a wide genre to keep everyone happy and connected.
Also available as a duo (The Dynamic Duo)
Offering a musical repertoire to suit all generations, they ensure
a packed dance floor whatever the event. Seeing themselves as
a vital component of any successful event has ensured both longevity and success in a highly competitive industry.
Playing Vegas is a five piece band fronted by a powerful female vocalist and backed by four talented musicians each with a
strong vocal presence, their solidarity as a team on and off stage has paved the ways to their success and is clear for all to see.
Their diverse set list combines talents of both male and female vocalists with outstanding musicians to produce possibly the best sounding and most musically accurate Five-piece function band around.
Over the years Playing Vegas has performed for many satisfied corporate clients as well as weddings, private parties and charity events in QLD’s illustrious venues.
"Entertaining is a lot more than playing an instrument it’s about reading an audience and engaging them in the performance"
Australia has had a love fair with Mr Bublé since 2003, when his debut Album Reached no1 in the Aria Charts. Since then he’s had two Australian sell out tours, released another 5 albums sold over 100 million records. Michael Bublé has jazzed up Jazz and brought the timeless classics back, to be introduced to new generations.
With 8 piece Big Band, “The swinging Residuals” & front man Rhydian Lewis, this is a show that brings all of the hits to the stage in a powerful and intimate way. All the songs played are from the original Bublé arrangements, to keep the authenticity.
The Musicians are mostly in their 20’s and all play with a contagious joy that really kicks off any party. Foot tapping crowds cannot help but be drawn to the music of one of the worlds biggest selling artists.
The show features songs that Dean Martin, Sinatra and Bobby Darin would have sung in their lifetime. Featuring all time Classics such as “Beyond The Sea”, Come Fly With Me””, & ”The Way You Look Tonight”, this show is a journey down memory lane, partnered with the original songs “Home”, “Everything” and “Lost” by Michael Bublé.
Rhydian’s narrated stage talk is brief but interesting, and gives details about how Bublé’s relationship forged some of the most moving loves songs of his career to date.
Venues that have so far been on the tour list are The Basement Sydney, Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, Redcliffe Cultural Centre, Jupiters Casino Gold Coast.
The act regularly perform on P&O cruise ships, Heron Island, Hamilton Island, Thredbo Hotel & Park Hotel Switzerland in Gstaad. The act can range from a duo to a 4 piece.
Preserve the Moose offers something for every occasion. They are the ideal choice to satisfy any crowd or any event requiring liveentertainment. The Moose have a unique interpretation on popular tunes, both old and new. If you’re after a funky night out'singing and dancing to some modern tunes, or if the classic tunes are more to your liking, the Moose mean it when they say they have got something for everyone.
Members of Preserve the Moose have toured extensively throughout Australia and over seas. Some of the artists they haveplayed for (as members of the band) include: James Blundell,Shannon Noll and Richard Clapton. The guys have also played in many high profile function and corporate acts including Remedy, Gotham City Horns, The Wheelers and The Footy Show band.
With this extensive experience, Preserve the Moose understand the art of adapting to any given situation to create an atmosphere that captures and unites the audiences, giving a real sense of occasion.
The band was absolutely fantastic! We were so happy with them, and they got great reviews from all our guests.
Kim - Bride
Hi Treva & Andrzej,
Just wanted to send a quick email to say thank you to Andrzej & the band for playing at our wedding. They were awesome and a lot of people have said to me they loved the band. So thank you Andrzej for your last minute improvising, amazing voice and for getting people in the mood to party.
If we are ever in the market for another live band, I know who I'll be contacting :)
And thanks Treva for your assistance in organizing the entertainment over the past few months, you made it very easy during a very busy time.