Advanced Systems offers a selection of services including an entertaining and professional DJ, commercial audio system and a something-for-everyone music library, as well as a variety of podiums, video game consoles, audio visual systems, rentals, lighting systems, projectors, screens and monitors.
ALWAYS ROCKIN MOBILE DJS
These DJs will make your event a happening one. Whether you’re just looking for a few hours of today’s best dance music or you want the full shebang---the disco lights, mirrorball and smoke along with having the DJ be the MC of the event---they can do it all for you.
ANDREW'S MOBILE DJS SERVICE
Andrew’s is an experienced DJ and AV company serving Halifax and surrounding areas. Its primary goal is to take your vision and turn it into a reality that you and your guests will remember for years to come. The company’s entertainers work with you to create an atmosphere that not only suits your taste but also the taste of your guests.
Mixed-age events such as weddings require the talents of an experienced wedding DJ with an extremely wide selection of music. Hosting hundreds of Halifax events, Atlantic Audio Pro has the experience and professionalism with an ability to “read the crowd” and supply request menus for each table. Last year, Atlantic AudioPro was voted the Best Halifax DJ company at the Consumer Choice Awards.
Locally owned and operated, Atmosphere offers professional disc jockey services, equipment rentals, insured DJs for your event, professional, commercial grade sound and lighting equipment. Its DJs are experienced, knowledgeable and well-dressed. The business also provides lighting packages to enhance your event.
BEDFORD BRASS QUINTET
Make your wedding shine with the glorious sound of the Bedford Brass Quintet. Featuring two trumpets, horn, trombone and bass trombone, their repertoire includes classical, baroque, spiritual, jazz, pop and even rock music. Members have performed with many of Canada’s leading ensembles, including Symphony Nova Scotia and the National Ballet Orchestra. They'll help you select the perfect music for your ceremony---traditional or modern, religious or secular, elegant or offbeat.
Bentham is a piano entertainer who plays many different styles of music. He’s studied at the Royal Conservatory of Music, with jazz and swing a specialty. He’s worked in bars, hotels, restaurants and cruise ships. Bentham believes that the key to a successful event is organization and catering to his client’s wishes. Prices range from $350 to $550.
Brandon can bring atmosphere to your event with her skillful playing of jazz, classical, Celtic or pop guitar.
BROOKS DJ ENTERTAINMENT
Mike Brooks provides a specialized wedding disc jockey service, offering everything from audio visual elements to uplighting and music for the ceremony, cocktails, dinner and dance. “From the “I do” to the last dance, we pride ourselves on taking some of the stress off your wedding planning,” he says. “Meet with us soon and find out the many ways we can help—entertainment can make or break a party, on your wedding day, have one of our team of DJs leaving your guests wanting more!” And he’ll play your requests.
The Candlelight Trio has been performing since 1995, offering live music for your special ceremony, reception or dinner, and provide their own transportation. The trio consists of a violinist, violist and cellist---two of the members perform in Symphony Nova Scotia. The repertoire includes a range of familiar composers and classical melodies, as well as popular selections.
CAREFREE SOUNDS DJ SERVICE
CareFree Sounds prides itself on making your wedding care-free and offers a series of packages, each including a free consultation, complimentary use of the PA system, professional sound equipment, a formally dressed DJ, request sheets and an early setup.
CLASSY DJ SERVICES
Aside from offering DJ services, Classy DJ also has a new service---Event Decor Lighting---and has upgraded its sound systems, lighting effects (including LED light systems) and music library. You’ll find discounts if you order early.
THE FINE TUNERS
Do you or your partner want to celebrate Celtic heritage? Maybe you just love Celtic traditions and music, or you want to throw a killer east coast party. The Fine Tuners make Celtic magic for your wedding day as you make the unforgettable walk down the aisle. Have your choice of two different wedding packages—the first features a fiddler and a bassist, the second a fiddle, cello bassist and pianist.
SAEED FOROUGHI, GOLDEN HARP
Saeed Foroughi has a lifetime of experience in music, offering his skills with a harp for wedding ceremonies and receptions. His talent doesn’t stop there: He also plays the flute, the Irish harp, the santor and dulcimer, and can provide classical melodies in a number of cultural styles.
Tristan Legg is an up-and-coming musician. He's a well-known figure around the Halifax music scene for his rich, powerful voice, strong guitar playing and his outgoing personality on stage. He is a regular at such pubs as The Old Triangle, Celtic Corner and Split Crow. His list of instruments includes guitar, vocals, trumpet, mandolin and tenor banjo. While Legg can play many instruments he is also a very versatle player in his styles playing everything from traditional east coast to jazz and blues.
LITTLE ZAIDE MUSIC
Local multi-instrumentalist Adam Fine manages great local musicians, including Gypsophilia, Jeff Torbert, Norma MacDonald and Bend the River. “All those groups are available, and I also have access to lots of others, including custom groups for events that need something special,” says Fine. “In short, Little Zaide provides one-stop shopping for the best world music and swing in the region: energetic, original, fun music for any kind of event.”
Sheila Margeson is a pianist who will offer you elegant music for your special event. She has performed for many private and corporate functions, and has a friendly, fun attitude that makes any event she performs at a pleasure to attend. Sheila's CD, entitled Joyful Spirit, includes all of her own music and is perfect for weddings.
MARITIME MOBILE DJ SERVICES
Professional, modern and reliable DJs that special in Halifax-based weddings and provide free consultations to ensure the music and lighting at your reception is exactly what you want. Choose from custom setups to set yourself apart from the ordinary.
maritimemobile.ca, firstname.lastname@example.org, 902-222-1330
Halifax’s premiere dance party band, The Mellotones are a nine-piece ensemble (horns included) with a high energy stage presence. Their repertoire includes soul, funk and rock and roll, and they know all the classic songs by The Commodores, James Brown, KC and the Sunshine Band, Al Green and The Rolling Stones.
Nanton Entertainment is a hot, experienced DJ company offering you the top music tracks to keep you dancing all night long. Offering a crisp sound system and light show to add a little punch to your event, with a music library of over 35,000 edited tracks guaranteed to keep the party going without hearing the same song twice. With a completely beat-mixed, non-stop party, Nanton is able to fulfill almost all requests.
NITELIFE DJ SERVICES
Nitelife DJ Services has preformed at hundreds of weddings all over the HRM as well as most of Nova Scotia since 2001. They provide a simple but effective light show as well as a crisp and clear sound system to accommodate any size crowd and any size venue. Nitelife will adjust the sound and lighting needs according to crowd and venue size at no extra charge. Packages start at $450 plus HST (including dinner and cocktail music).
CHERYL REID O'HAGAN
Known as Nova Scotia’s Harp Lady, O’Hagen is able to create a unique and thoughtful ambience for special events and weddings. Her specialty is Celtic harp but she also is comfortable working with the classical canon and interpreting folk standards.
ONE STOP ENTERTAINMENT
At One Stop Entertainment, they know what a good DJ or VJ requires when working various events. Along with a professional attitude, it is their objective to supply the right music for any given occasion along with supplying the best equipment for the job. All of their music and music videos are licensed, and the equipment supplied is chosen by the size of the venue and number of guests attending the event. Pre-event consulting on music is also part of the package.
PURE PLEASURE DJ SERVICES
Pure Pleasure DJ has been operating in the Maritimes for more than 30 years, offering 12 professional DJ's with extensive backgrounds in music, from playing in bands to studying broadcasting and certified DJ Courses. Many of the finest hotels in Halifax and the Dartmouth area (Halifax Sheraton and Prince George Hotel to name a couple) recommend this company to their clients. Prices start at $395 for four hours.
PURE QUALITY PRODUCTIONS
Pure Quality offers full audio and lighting options ranging from $300 to $650 and add-ons ranging from $25 to $150. This includes online planning and a commercial audio and light setup delivering you a wide selection of music through HQ digital turntables and a Macbook Pro to prevent skipping or freezing.
A Halifax-based four-piece wedding and special event party band, known for its high energy performances, which include pop, indie, rock and dance covers from the last six decades. Also available, DJ and lighting services.
Co-founders Monique Ryan and Laura Selenzi specialize in bellydance, and offer hula hoop, flexibility, burlesque and fitness classes, too. You can find all of these things, and way more, at their bright studio off Spring Garden Road, it's basically oozing positive vibes. Whether you're celebrating your bachelorette with some Serpentine experts, or simply renting out their sweet space to celebrate, you aren't going to find many party venues that trump this one.
1489 Birmingham Street,902-406-1668, cabaretserpentine.com
A Toronto-based company with a new Atlantic office, Star Productions offers premium DJ services for Canada’s most discerning wedding couples. Its philosophy is to listen to its clients and work with them to create the perfect wedding reception. 452-5029
TRUE NORTH EVENTS
With a showroom on the Bedford Highway, True North is set up to provide DJs who put clients minds at ease by being clean, professional and courteous, but above all they know how to throw a great party. From oldies to ’70s, dance to hip-hop, old school or new school, True North's team knows the anatomy of a killer dance party.
405-0282, 1266 Bedford Highway
Walt Music is operated by Shimon Walt, a professional musician with 30 years experience, and is an entertainment agency offering professional musical ensembles for your wedding, counting some of Nova Scotia’s finest pros on its roster. Consider solo instruments (piano, classical guitar) to larger ensembles (a duo, a dance band, an orchestra). His players have even performed for the Queen.