Big, small, country, city; we do them all. We know thousands of tunes, and will learn a song or two for your special day. The Mercenaries are not your run-of-the-mill wedding band; but you’re probably not your run-of-the-mill couple ‘bout to get hitched. Want to sing a specail song backed by a killer band on your day, No problem. Need a bagpiper, we have you covered.
Are you looking for an irreverent, fun loving band who will help you let loose and get your freak on without letting you down or freaking you out? The Mercenaries are the band of your dreams -- professional, consummate musicians who come ready to take requests, improvise, and hype the crowd. The Mercenaries make it their mission to inject fun and energy into any occasion -- from intimate (yet safely distanced!) house parties, to corporate events in need of serious amplification. Plus they dig Boomers, X-ers, Zeds, and Millennials. That’s just facts, fam.
As champions of community and alchemists of song, Ian and “Toronto’s Greatest Dance Band”, The Mercenaries, have been expertly guiding humans to supreme levels of fun for over eight years. When it comes to crowd-pleasing and creating an unforgettable event, Ian Goodtimes is your man. If you’re looking for something extraordinary, hire the entertainer’s entertainer. This guy lives up to his name with humour and huge heart. AND Ian plays bagpipes too!
This band cant be beat! The energy, joy and fun they brought MADE my wedding night! It was infectious. They got everyone up out of their seats and loving the dance floor, Even my 80 year old grandpa couldn't stop dancing all night. Great song choices. high level musicians and performers. I cant imagine my wedding without them. I didn't want it to end. They arrived on time and were super professional and fun to work with. I would hire them again in a second for any event or party. They are worth every penny and more.
Ian Goodtimes and his incredible band The Mercenaries" have brought the house down for many years at all kinds of events. Creative, inspired and real rock and soul from the heart of Toronto is guaranteed everytine. Book them for your next bboy battle wedding conference-apalooza! Ian and team will even write or remix your favourite songs!!!!
The Mercenaries are the best! Amazing musicians and super professional. Always my number #1 recommendation for clients looking for a live band for their event. Hire them, you won't regret it.
We wanted music to be a major focus of our wedding. The Mercenaries kept everyones energy up all night long as they masterfully played through all of our favourite songs. An added bonus was how easy and stress free they made the entire process. Thank you for making our special day everything we dreamed of.
The Mercenaries were the highlight of my wedding - Amazing musicians, best songs, and great vibes that kept our dance floor going all night. Lead singer, Ian, was a breeze to plan and coordinate with. Made the day of feel extra special and exactly what I was hoping for. Highly recommend!!