Max Bishop Events offers a variety of services to cater for your events' specific needs and wants. All services can be themed and streamlined with the clients requests - the more interesting, the better.
Max Bishop Events offers professional, versatile and confident DJ's for weddings, corporates, birthdays and more. All equipment is provided (decks, lighting, microphones, smoke machines ect) and all DJs are equpped with wide ranges of music. DJs can also be teamed up with our saxophonist, Chris Street, and also live drums and other instruments on request. Arguably one of the most important aspects of an event is the music. The music sets the mood for the entire night, and can act as a great way to entertain guests, or alternatively, accompany an amazing dinner/relaxing showcase. Take a look inside our wonderful DJ roster below.
Beginning his DJing career 18 months ago, Max has saturated himself with Weddings, 50th, 21st, engagements, countless club gigs and even a regular Saturday morning at F45 Training in Ringwood. His love for all kinds of music is highlighted in his mixing and ability to read the crowd and keep the dance floor packed!
A selector and purveyor of the best music and a talent to whom entertaining is second-nature. Having DJ'ed countless functions including 21sts, 50ths, Weddings, Engagements and Formals, he tailors his selection to what he knows the crowd wants to hear and love. Even while playing venues as diverse as gyms, sports clubs and the esteemed Melbourne club/bar circuit, he provides a seriously entertaining vibe for everyone involved. Also involved with acclaimed band Mosé + The FMLY, touring and releasing music; he is no stranger to keeping crowds of all sizes engaged.
With nearly 3 years experience performing around Melbourne in private functions and clubs, Mitch has a great energy and focuses on bringing the right atmosphere to any function. Planning diverse sets for each function and ensuring both 'golden oldies' and modern fun stuff is played, Mitch is a skilled DJ with a great smile.
Popularly used for ceremonies in weddings, MBE's live soloists on offer a wide variety of music from pop covers and 80's/90's to funk covers and everything in between. With such versatile artists, we guarantee that one of these talented soloists will perfectly fit the criteria for your next event.
Joey Cirillo is a man of many talents - beginning his musical ventures in the pop/punk field, Joey has recently ventured into more eclectic genres such as electronic/pop/indie with his solo EP due for release very soon - he is busy musician with weddings, 21st and community events he is regularly singing at. He holds a regular residency at Prince Alfred Hotel Richmond and plays at Panton Hill Hotel, The Lakeside Mill and The Skinny Dog Hotel regularly.
Matt Darvidis is another talented live acoustic guitarist of Max Bishop Events. Matt is a versatile artist who loves playing weddings and engagements. Over the years he has studied jazz at Box Hill Institute and has played in successful folk and pop bands.
Stephanie Chavii has been playing music for almost 8 years now - having released a solo EP, played in several duo’s, and having played multiple weddings, birthdays and engagements, Steph can play to all types of crowds with a smile on her face.
Rory is a creative and friendly personality who has an inner drive to entertain through either music or acting. He can play the piano, the guitar and has had 4 years experience teaching Vocals. Rory and his boy band went through New Zealand’s X Factor competition and they released their debut album through Sony. Rory is now in Melbourne permanently, and is shaking up the scene on the streets and at private parties.
Want something more to look at rather than just a DJ for your next event? MBE offers a whole range of live bands from duo's, instrumental trios, cover bands, all the way up to 15 piece big bands. Let us know what sort of sound you are looking for, and we'll find you the perfect fit.
Soulful Sounds are a versatile live band catering to the tastes of funk, soul, jazz and hip hop. This band can go from duo, all the way up to an 8-9 piece band with a horn section. Incredible musicians for an incredible event.
Chris is a saxophonist, clarinettist and flautist capable of playing any style from jazz to theatre to RnB. As the the alto saxophonist of The Woohoo Revue, Chris has played many festivals including Port Fairy Folk, as well as regularly playing in Melbourne’s theatre and corporate scene, and at jazz venues across Melbourne.
MBE can completely design your next event for you - designs for social media, print etc. Anything from invitations to weddings, to band posters, charity nights plus more, MBE can make your next event looking spick and span.
Carla Scotto is a graphic designer and illustrator based in Melbourne, she has finished a Bachelor of Arts at Monash and a Cert IV in Graphic Design at Shillington College. She creates unique artwork for both print and digital design. From corporate to comic, Carla has you covered.
MBE has a diverse range of female and male photographers. With experience ranging from event photography, music based photography, weddings and nature photos, the mBE photography stable will be sure to take the snap at the right time.
Tom Clancy has been shooting for three years now and his interest in photography surrounds the use of creative lighting both natural and artificial to create a photographic narrative. Lately, his work has mostly involved birthdays, engagements and weddings where he often enjoys portrait style, personal photography just as much as capturing the entire celebration with many people in the one shot.
Emily is the newest addition to the MBE photography stable - starting photography 3 years ago with her love for shooting music events and live shows, she recently has leapt into the events realm of photography and is proving a force to be reckoned with - Emily's greatest photographic achievement thus far is shooting the AIR (Australian Independent record label association) awards.
Callum started shooting 3 years ago and instantly became interested in the intricacies of photography; lighting, angles, focussing and lenses became a major part of Callum’s life which is reflected in his photos. With corporates and plenty of birthdays under his belt, Callum is a great photographer who is a valued member of the MBE stable.
The PhotoBooth service is the newest innovative service from MBE. The PhotoBooth is an absolute winner when it comes to events - options include:
1. Theming - styling back drops and props to certain themed parties/events/weddings
2. Printing options - duplicate prints, various shapes and sizes
3. Customised designs - personalised logos relative to event/function, various formatted designs + More.
Video as a service! MBE's videography service is a great way to capture a whole event's atmosphere in a short 2-3 minute wrap up film. With Lawrence Phelan directing the entire videography team (can include up to 6 crew members for one event), MBE has your next event sorted. Specialising in wedding videos, event wrap up films pus more, consider a video from MBE for your next event.
Video has always been a long time passion of Lawrence's - he loves seeing products come together in new and exciting ways. Of course customer satisfaction always comes first as He always aim to hit the mark when It comes to stylish, slick and engaging video content.
Laura Doguet is an avid freelance videographer who is currently wrapping up her final year of her Media degree at RMIT University. Over time, she has produced, filmed and edited a diverse range of content, including event videography, promotional videos, documentaries and scripted content. She loves working with clients to help make their visions come to life and aims to best capture the essence of people and place in her work. With an eye for detail and perfection, Laura strives to create high quality video content no matter what the project might be.
MBE can provide the ultimate drinking experience for any wedding, corporate or birthday. With liquor co-ordinator Luciano Marcuzzi leading the way, Max Bishop Events can cater to any sized function with intricate cocktail celebrations of 10 people all the way up to 300 person weddings. consultations, theming, Australian products and sustainable alcohol is what Max Bishop Events strives to deliver.
Luciano’s bartending experience stemmed from a month in Spain, to a month in Germany, to 6 months in South Korea. Bartending in nightclubs and cocktail bars made him realise what is popular, when, where and why things sell. Luciano has an incredible and passionate vision to bring more attention to local product across beer, wine and spirit brackets and show that Australia is a leader when it comes to innovation and quality across all categories of liquor.
Studying makeup artistry at a ripe young age of 16, Olivia has learnt the tricks of the trade to creating a beautiful and flawless face. With a Certificate II in retail makeup and skincare and a huge passion for all things beauty, her clients always leave with a smile on their face (and a desire to take a couple of sneaky selfies) as Olivia believes in enhancing the features of her clients, rather than transforming them- although, she is more than capable of transforming a face as well.