DJ Bob

  • DJ
  • Manchester
  • 1
  • (13)
from£295

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Bob has been the first call wedding & party DJ in his native Manchester for the majority of his 15 year career in the music business. Although not specialising as such in any particular genre, Bob is able to cater for all types of musical tastes, and actively encourages audience requests.

Bob's music library is updated weekly and his current song count in excess of 25,000 tracks, including everything from golden oldies to modern chart hits.

In addition to residencies at some of the top venues in the North West, Bob has provided the music for many varied function types including birthday parties, charity evenings, corporate functions, private gatherings at rugby and social clubs (for the Dewsbury Rams Rugby Club and Yarnbury Rugby Club) marquee weddings, military events (Dishforth Airfield Officers Mess, Army Apprentice College Harrogate), theme nights (James Bond, 70s, 80s, Rock’n’roll etc), numerous stadium gigs (Headingley and Elland Road) and supporting many of Function Central's live bands.

You could not ask for a friendlier DJ. Great contact prior to the wedding. We submitted all our guests favourite songs prior to the wedding and DJ Bob played every single one on the night much to their delight. Bee, Wedding, Cheshire

Bob is able to play appropriate background music as your guests arrive, as well as music for dancing and is happy to work with Function Central's bands to create a seamless night’s entertainment. He can also liaise with your party planner and venue to make everything run smoothly on the day.

We recommend making a list of around 50 songs that you’d like Bob to play, and submitting these to us in advance. You can also make as many additional requests as you like on the night.

MP3s are played through a contemporary music player program installed on a laptop which is controlled through a digital fully featured controller.

Equipment

  • 1 x pair of 300watt RMS Alto truesonic active Trapezoidal Speakers
  • 1 x flight cased Asus Laptop and Numark Mixtrack Pro Digital controller
  • 1 x Behringer VMX1000 Mixer
  • 1 x Numark CDN88 twin CD player
  • 2 x Trantec S4 wireless microphones
  • 3 x Dynamic corded microphones
  • 1 x Equinox front screen
  • 1 x Pair of Novopro plinth extensions

Lighting Effects

All work sound to light, (or can be controlled via DMX) so will provide a stunning light show activated wirelessly by any music source. Ideal when appearing alongside Live bands with no, or little of their own lighting.

  • 2 x Chauvet Hemisphere mirror ball effect lights
  • 2 x American DJ REVO 3 LED lighting effect
  • 1 x Plasma cluster laser
  • 1 x Veyron Cluster effect Laser with green and red light beams
  • 2 x NJD Datamoon lighting effects
  • 2 x KAM Swingfire LED lighting effects
  • 2 x Stairville LED par cans
  • 6 x QTX smart par flat LED lights with remote foot controller
  • 1 x Haze/Smoke hybrid machine
  • 1 x American DJ Gobo projector
  • 2 x small Flame effects lights
  • 1 x Chauvet Obey DMX light controller

Hardware

  • 1 x custom built stainless steel deck stand with removable integral goalpost light bar
  • 2 x lighting t- bars

Performance info

Line-up Fully self-contained mobile DJ
Performance duration Up to 5 hours 30 minutes DJ-ing and background music

Bob carries 1000s of songs across all genres (too many to list here), but for most functions he would play upbeat, danceable party tunes from the 40s - 00s.

When you book with us, we'll send you a song request form, where you can tell us which songs or genres you'd like Bob to play on the night, and also which songs or genres you'd prefer him to avoid.

Book with confidence! After events, we ask our clients what they thought of our acts. We publish what they say here, so you can read genuine, unbiased feedback before booking.

“DJ Bob got the right balance for the event, mixing tracks from my playlist of 60 songs (including 10 African songs that I only informed him about a few days before) with other hits to keep the dance floor packed all night. He played from 7pm to 11:45pm with only a very short break and was relaxed about the food and drink. He accommodated several requests on the night, including a couple of obscure ones. Several of the party guests commented that they had really enjoyed the music. I would highly recommend him for events requiring a lively disco.”

Helen, 50th Birthday Party, London, August 2019

“The dj was brilliant, everyone was happy. He played different music and got people on the dance floor.”

Alex & Andy, Wedding at The Shankley Hotel, September 2018

“Hi Mike, firstly apologies for not writing sooner, but have been so busy this end. Neil and I wanted to say that our wedding went with a bang, the guitarist was sensational, our guests are still talking about him weeks after the wedding. His performance was beyond our expectations. Please say a big thank you to him from us and all of our guests; he really made our wedding reception. We would also ask you to pass on our thanks to the DJ, the kids loved him, his music choices were just right for our event. His personal contribution of glow in the dark bangles went down well, he interacted with the children beautifully and took pressure off the parents to have a bite to eat and a drink just at the right time. Again, many thanks for all your and their hard work. We would be more than happy to recommend you and the boys to potential customers.”

Tracey and Neil, Wedding, Birmingham, July 2018

“The DJ was excellent. He played all the music we suggested and tuned in to the taste of the audience immediately. I don’t think there was a moment when the dance floor wasn't full. The quality of the music system was fab and all the songs were up to date and what we had asked for and the DJ was friendly, polite and always open to requests. Booking through Function Central made arranging the entertainment very easy. You were very helpful with a vast choice of acts to choose from. Prices were very reasonable and everything down to how many electricity sockets you need was explained. Thank you for your help, the party was one to always remember!!”

Christiane, 18th Birthday Party, May 2018

“The act was very good, they were punctual and ready well before we arrived at the venue. The DJ encouraged the children to get up and dance which they enjoyed and he played the music we specified. The act was everything we hoped and would hire again. He was really nice and contributed to making our day brilliant.”

Sonia, Wedding, Hampshire, May 2018

“DJ Bob was great - he played all our song requests, accompanied the Indian dancers with their medley tracks and was even able to add a few extra song requests from people on the night which was much appreciated. Both Christian and Bob were friendly and approachable on the phone before the wedding and very punctual and flexible in responding to any queries. They really were lovely and very easy to work with. Thanks once again for all your help - it really was much appreciated. Also our thanks again to Bob for helping to make our day so memorable!”

Alex, Wedding, Weatherby, April 2018

“We had a great evening and everyone said how good the DJ was! Thank you. Would definitely use him again.”

Sarah, Daughter’s birthday party, Surrey, January 2018

“We book a DJ with Function Central every year and as always our last event was fantastic, the DJ really made our event memorable and the dance-floor was bursting!”

Amanda, Conference Dinner, Hilton Hotel, September 2017

“Bob was friendly and professional from start to finish, playing all the requests we asked for, and taking a few on the night as well. Thanks Bob for a great night of music!”

Karen, Wedding, Leeds, February 2017

“You could not ask for a friendlier DJ. Great contact prior to the wedding. We submitted all our guests favourite songs prior to the wedding and DJ Bob played every single one on the night much to their delight. Thanks for you all your assistance.”

Bee, Wedding, Cheshire, August 2016

“Very satisfied. Bob was set up on time, responded to requests and provided a lively disco that got lots of people dancing. He was very friendly and easy to interact with.”

Mike, Wedding, Leeds, June 2016

“The DJ was amazing and if he ever came up this way again I would not hesitate to go and see him. My son is getting married in 2011 and I hope he will be there I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone - he was the best. Thank you so much for a wonderful night.”

Linda, Wedding, Scotland, May 2016

“I confirm that I did in fact email after the party to say how pleased we were. The DJ was fantastic on the night and had all the music we had requested. He was very friendly, arrived well in advance and the set was perfect for what we wanted. He made a real effort to ensure everyone had a good time and was active in encouraging people to sing. We were really pleased and would without hesitation recommend you to our friends. You will be first on our list should we ever need another DJ.”

Sharon, Wedding, London, May 2016

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