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    Some of Our Corporate Clients Include

    Rider Levett Bucknall (Corporate Function at National Art Gallery Victoria)

    12 Dec 2016 

    Hi Melissa,

    Thanks for ensuring a successful xmas party a few weeks back, everything went superbly.  In fact, so good that we have decided we want to do it all again next year!

    Can you please confirm your availability for……….as we want to book you in again and not miss out on our preferred Band.


    Tony Moleta

    E & S Trading (Corporate Function – Hilton South Warf)

    Aug 2016 

    Hi Melissa,

    Thank you again so much for your fabulous work at 5 year club this year. You both did an amazing job



    Sivan Carmody
    Marketing & Events Assistant | E & S (Head Office)

    Austin Healey Sprite Drivers Club 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner

    30 July 2016 

    On behalf of the Club Committee, the Club 50th Anniversary Committee and all Club Members & friends who attended our 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner I would like to thank and congratulate Black Suede Band for the important contribution you made to this milestone celebration night of ours.


    As you can probably appreciate it was such a milestone occasion for the Club that everybody’s expectations for every aspect of the night was set very high and I think I can say with confidence that these expectations were met or exceeded – including any expectations we had of Black Suede Band.


    Black Suede band was a pleasure to deal with in the lead up to the event in terms of communication & engagement, selection of our preferred music, working within our preferred ‘running order’ for the night, the check and sound check at the venue prior to commencement of things on the actual big night. I’d like to particularly mention the song we had specially written for the night which you kindly agreed to deliver – and you did so wonderfully.


    Congratulations on your talent and professionalism and thank you for the important part you played at our 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner. We would have no hesitation in asking Black Suede Band to participate at any similar event we might hold in the future and we would be pleased to recommend you to other parties who might be considering using your services.


    Please don’t hesitate to ask prospective clients to contact me if they would like to and I would be happy to tell them about our experience with Black Suede Band.


    Yours Sincerely,

    Greg Corbin
    President – Austin Healey Sprite Drivers’ Club Inc.

    Sandra Solari – Newell Rubbermade Pty Ltd (Corporate Function)

    Awesome gig Melissa! Thanks to you and the guys for the entertainment. We had a lot of great feedback!

    Wedding Clients


    16 Mar 2019 

    Melissa and the team were great to work with. Very accommodating for our tastes and needs. Minimal fuss and were more than happy on the night for impromptu changes to the order of events at our request.


    9 Mar 2019 

    We are so glad we picked Black Suede for music at our wedding. We had the DJ/band option and also had a acoustic set during canapés. We had so many fabulous comments from our guests. Melissa was so easy to deal with and easy going! We highly recommend Black Suede. you definetly won’t regret it!!


    23 Feb 2019

    Melissa with the 5 piece band were absolutely amazing! They were professional, they judged the crowd really well and they had absolutely everyone up on the dance floor. Their expertise meant I didn’t have to worry about a thing on our wedding night. They were easy to communicate with and I would definitely hire them again. If you haven’t already and you’re looking for a wedding band, book them NOW!!! Before it’s too late.


    26 Jan 2019 

    I could not recommend Black Suede Band enough, they were fantastic at our wedding. At times I didn’t know if it was Melissa singing or the DJ – fantastic voice. You sure had everyone up and dancing. You also impressed the venue and they raved about you guys. So thank you for a fantastic night, really made our wedding that extra memorable.

    Carley .M

    22 Nov 2018

    Wow!!!!! Black Suede!! They brought the most incredible Fun kick to our big night! From the music throughout the dinner to the dancing , they completely aced it! Everyone was on the feet dancing up a storm super early & didn’t stop until the very end. A lot of talent in this band- there was no dull moments at all , they brought the most amazing atmosphere with them & it stayed all night. Not only was the music sensational – Melissa also MCd our night & she was just perfect. Cannot recommend this gang enough!!!!! Thankyou Black Suede ❤️ Carley & Callum McAllister

    Courtney G.

    22 Sep 2018 

    Excellent, couldn’t fault them at all, it was fantastic!

    Linda E.

    18 Aug 2018

    We where fortunate to see Black Suede at a friends wedding a few years ago, so when it came time for us to book a band, we contacted Melissa and her wonderful musicians and booked them in. They played great music, all the songs we picked and more. Had everyone up dancing all night and just a great atmosphere. Everyone had a great night and if was to ever have anything on and needed a band, Black Suede will be it… 10/10 for these guys

    Michael S.

    04 Aug 2018 

    Melissa and the Black Suede band were AMAZING! We couldn’t have asked for a better band. Melissa was also our MC and she did an amazing job. All our guests danced and commented on how good the band were..Thank You P & M

    Kassie L.

    16 Mar 2018 

    Awesome!!! So much fun!! Will definitely get these guys back again!

    Emma R.

    24 Feb 2018 

    AMAZING!! We cannot recommend them enough! They MC’d for us as well and did an amazing job! The music is everything we asked for and all our guests complimented them. We could have danced all night long with them. Melissa is such a gem to work with!

    Sarah M.

    01 Dec 2017 

    great band. They sound amazing! Mel was a pleasure to deal with

    Kimmie N.

    16 Sep 2017 

    Fantastic music and very friendly DJ

    Bec B.

    18 Nov 2016 

    Wow oh wow… black Sude Band were amazing.. Melissa sang for my ceremony and was nothing short of amazing. During the reception the band was everything we wanted. Will definitely recommend them to anyone

    Kim.M (Wedding at Melina on the Rooftop Melbourne CBD)

    Jan 2017 

    Hi Melissa, I just wanted to say thank you for making our night so amazing! We’ve had so many people comment on how awesome you guys were and how great the music was. I was so happy. Couldn’t have wished for anything more. Hope you guys managed to have some fun.
    Kim xx

    Rebecca and Steve.L

    November 2016

    Wow oh wow… black Suede Band were amazing.. Melissa sang for my ceremony and was nothing short of amazing. During the reception the band was everything we wanted. Will definitely recommend them to anyone.

    Rebecca and Yuri.R

    May 2016

    Thanks so much to you guys for the wonderful music at our wedding. So many people have let us know how great you were. Trent rocks as an MC. Will be highly recommending you guys for sure Xo

    Tom and Vanessa Angelakis (Wedding at the Maison)

    Hi Richie,

    Just a quick email to say THANK YOU very much for helping make our wedding reception such a wonderful occasion on the 17th of October. We found you extremely lovely to deal with and very professional and will be recommending your team to all our friends getting married in the future!

    Thanks again and best wished to you all!

    Stephen McKay (Wedding at Bram Leigh)

    Hi Melissa,

    Hope you are well.
    I just wanted to thank you and the other members of Black Suede for making our daughters wedding on the 21st of June so memorable.
    Great Music, and immaculately presented band with a stunning lead singer. 10 out 10.
    What an absolute pleasure it was listening to you all.
    You guys certainly left a lasting impression on all who attended and I for one will have no hesitation in referring you to friends in the future.

    Thank you all once again.

    Civil Celebrant Dawn Nance

    Black Suede Band where a dream to work with. They assisted me in carrying all my equipment to and from the ceremony area and then even helped set up my equipment before they performed! And boy can they play and sing! The ceremony was definitely made extra special with Black Suede Band. I won’t hesitate in recommending them to all my future Brides and Grooms.

    Bernadette Frost and Peter Richardson (Wedding at Morning Star Estate)

    Hi Melissa,

    Peter and I just wanted to pass on our gratitude for the fantastic music that your band and DJ played at our wedding on Saturday night at Morning Star Estate.
    All our guests were up dancing. My father was up on the dance floor moving to the music which was fantastic to see because he had bee lying in a hospital bed 2 months ago with a broken hip. Everyone loved the Band and DJ. All our wedding guests had a great time. Please pass on our thanks and appreciation to the other band members. Their music was fantastic and made our night so special.

    Lisa (Wedding at International of Brighton)

    Hey Melissa,

    All I can say is WE LOVED THE BAND! Rebecca was awesome, such a lovely voice and Trent was an amzing MC>

    My family were so wrapped with everything and people thought we spent heaps of money on you guys lol.

    I called you after the wedding to thank you but left a message.

    Thanks so much. xx

    Raeleen and Frank Krivaci

    Hi Melissa and band,

    Just a quick thank you for the beautiful singing you performed for us. There were many comments from guests on how beautifully you all sang. It set the tone for the rest of day which went flawlessly from start to end.

    That day was up there as one of the three best days of my life and Raeleen was involved in each of these days:

    My smart and beautiful daughter Ashlee being born

    My beautiful green eyed son with the golden heart being born

    My wedding day to my partner of 35 years that brought into the world the two bundles of joy

    Thank you again from both of us for performing and sharing the moment with us !!!

    Leanne (Wedding Bram Leigh Receptions)

    Hi Melissa,

    Just back from the honeymoon, sorry I didn’t get back to you before now! Both Andy and I were very impressed with you and the band on the night and Andrew was devastated that he forgot to thank you all in his speech ! I think Alexs speech really threw him……Now, I wish I had a video of the wedding as it all went past in a blurr and I would have loved to hear you singing my songs again! I would and will highly recommend you to anyone that asks, and I should tell you that guests the next day were raving about you as well……you won the crowd that’s for sure !

    So thank you thank you thank you………………….you guys rock


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