Blonde Chocolate Trio

Full Bio

Want a memorable night with plenty of WOW!!

Do you want your guests left begging for more??

Then you need "BLONDE CHOCOLATE"

One of the few Brisbane bands playing current top 40 as well as the classic hits we all know and love. Our diverse and extensive repertoire allows us to perform anything from sophisticated stylish jazz though to energetic party music- whatever you preference. Our mission is simple- to spread the infectious joy that music brings!! Whatever your taste in music- jazz and swing by Michael Buble; Soulful melodies from Adele, 70’s and 80’s pop by the likes of ABBA and Tina Turner; dance music from Black Eyed Peas and Rihanna or you want to rock away with Pink- we play it all for you. With over 50 years experience in the music and entertainment industry BLONDE CHOCOLATE has consistently provided a reliable, professional and quality service at all clients. BLONDE CHOCOLATE performs as a duo /trio/ quartet or 5 piece band and we are happy to play any mix of music you choose for your function- it’s your day!!

BLONDE CHOCOLATE History

Blonde Chocolate was formed in 2008 with its current band members. After years of performing with various other acts, we realized that most cover bands had EXACTLY the same repetoire. I wanted to create a band that would be able to play the same old favourites everyone else played along with an up to date range of current top 40 music AND jazz and swing. This means we work endlessly at increasing & expanding our repetoire,as it's so fulfilling when you are able to play almost anything that is requested. Blonde Chocolate play sophisticated dinner music through to fun, energetic party music- whatever is required. We have different line-ups available- duo through to 5 piece.You have the choice of choosing the songs you’d like played for your special day or you can leave it to us to read the audience. Whatever you prefer- it’s your day!

Band members info Ellen is an energetic and enthusiastic performer whose commitment and passion for singing and entertaining propels her onto the stage regularly. Her upbeat confidence and charisma leads her to be a versatile and engaging performer. Ellen's addiction to performing has led her to expand her talents from solo work through to the dynamic duo/trio/4 piece/5piece band Blonde Chocolate. Over the last 12 years she has performed with bands such as Undercover Cool, Crooney Tunes, Echo33 and played as support act for Richard Clapton in Brisbane. Along with Ellen comes Blonde Chocolate right hand man and lead guitarist and vocalist Dan Schulzeck. With 18 years of onstage experience and an accredited teacher of Australian Music Examination Board, Contemporary Guitar & Theory of Music. Dan has also had the privileged to support international acts such as: Jimmy Barnes, Stevie Wright, Angels, Phil Emannuel, Hoodoo Gurus, Pseudo Echo. Not to be forgotten is vocalist/keyboard player extraordinaire Steve Hawley. Steve has worked professionally in Brisbane and Melbourne over the past 20 years performing solo and with many talented acts like “Crossroads” The Australian Bon Jovi Tribute, Sheik, Adore (featuring Sophie Monk), Made in Australia, Gary Anderson, Left Lane, Splash, Big Boyz, The Chisel Barnes Show. Steve has also worked with many recording artists as a talented session musician. As well as working as a musician and singer Steve has a successful music school operating out of St Mary of the Cross, Windsor, inspiring young minds and hopefully creating a few superstar musicians of the future...

PA Details

We use 2 Bose L1 system with digital mixers and 3 subs etc

Lighting Details

I-Color-4 as well as a tree of 4 led dance lights and a floor effects lighting.

Additional Charges

For distances greater than 60klms or one hour travelling from Brisbane CBD will incur a travel surcharge. Price on application.

Notes

Blonde Chocolate is happy to travel to any destination as long as there is provision made for flights, accom, meals, transport of equipment etc.
All quotes include equipment, lighting, setbreak music.
All quotes cover an audience of up to 200 guests. Larger audiences are catered for but poa.
Please ensure parking is available for 4 cars- much appreciated.