Professional Wedding and Function entertainment


"Five O'Clock Shadow'' offers an amazing entertainment package featuring live band, DJ service and acoustic guitar arrival/dinner music to really make your function perfect from beginning to end.Now also featuring a live duo with keyboard/guitar and vocals proving very popular after wedding ceremonies and during mingling time.

Check out the slideshow and audio demo from last season here:




Weddings are a specialty! check out our ultimate package now...

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Your music is such an important part of a sucessful and memorable wedding ,party or function so go with the experts who have a great reputation, well dressed,professional and fun. They know how to entertain the crowd, any age!

Five O'Clock Shadows amazing entertainment package can cover  up to 9 hours of quality music from backgound music, smooth acoustic  guitar while dining, acoustic vocal songs, live band sets,  the cruisy duo sounds and DJ service  to top it all off! The right song at the right time from start to finish with special themes and requests catered for. A great mix of classic and modern, something for everyone.


" Happy new year to all for 2018....What an amazing wedding season we are having, definitely our busiest and best by far and we wish to sincerely thank all the wonderful NZ brides and grooms for having us help celebrate their special day- and of course all your guests for packing out those dancefloors and busting out some great moves! Fun was had by all and that's the name of the game. We have certainly been here,there and everywhere from lakeside to beachside, barns, schools, wineries,Farms, marquees and waterfalls in the bush.... most exciting of all was to finally play a wedding at the venue we have created in the beautiful Waikato is called The Hall, check it out for fantastic deals on venue, band and catering package!The afternoon duo featuring keys/acoustic guitar has been a well received addition to the wedding package and with such a beautiful sunny Kiwi summer it was fantastic to see guests enjoying the sounds with a cold drink and some fine looking canapes.Dates are starting to fill rapidly for 2019 so get in touch now to see if we are available for your special day. Make it one to remember with "Five O'Clock Shadow"  Eugene

We still do awesome work functions and corpoarte events too!


BREAKING NEWS!!! Check out the brain child of Eugene and Joanna O'Reilly and the culmination of   3 years  incredibly hard work -a new  wedding venue in the central Waikato! A restored country hall with lovely gardens and amazing sunsets for your  own wedding festival.

The band has played many great  festivals and outdoor events including the main stage and beach stage at Mt Maunganui New Years  eve with crowds up to 30,000! The Chatam Island festival,Tauranga Wine and Food festival, BOP Times Flavours in the Bay festival,The KatiKati Avocado festival, A Taste of Matarangi and many more. Get in touch if you would like to have them at your event.

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Meet the band...


Contact: Eugene O'Reilly

Cell: 0272 47 47 44