The Buskers are one of New Zealand’s top covers bands led by highly reputed musician Danny McCrum. Danny has worked with and supported many music greats including Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, John Mayer, Tommy Emmanuel, Jimmy Barnes, Bryan Ferry, Simple Minds and many more. He regularly performs all over New Zealand and internationally and has earned a reputation for his unwavering professionalism and commitment to quality.
Each musician has been handpicked by Danny and has extensive experience on stage and in the studio. The Buskers sound is a mix of rock, funk, soul and pop and their set covers a wide range of music, including songs by Stevie Wonder, Daft Punk, Bruno Mars, Michael Jackson, Prince, The Black Keys, Pharrell Williams, Kings of Leon, Jamiroquai, Beyonce, Ceelo Green, Queen, The Killers, David Bowie, The Weekend, Duffy, Bob Marley and many more.
Incorporating modern technology, classic sounds and top musicianship, The Buskers show is truely unique. Right from the start the bands vision has been to perform a quality show of great songs played well. To remain current and competitive, innovative and gritty, performing shows that surprise and delight their audiences. The show has evolved over the years and now includes a good mix of current and classic songs. The Buskers aren't a pub band, The Buskers are much more than that and they take pride in being professional, easy to communicate with, reliable and committed to quality in all areas including the music, the shows presentation and their interaction with you and your guests.
Playing the songs as if they are their own, the band delivers an energetic, unique and lively show full of groove and spontaneity. The Buskers will be sure to give a memorable performance at your next event!
Ideal for: dance entertainment for corporate function, private party, wedding
Ain't Too Proud To Beg - The Temptations
Bad Moon Rising - CCR
Bohemian Like You - The Dandy Warhols
Can't Feel My Face - The Weekend
Can't Stop The Feeling - Justin Timberlake
Cosmic Girl - Jamiroquai
Crazy Little Thing - Queen
Distant Sun - Crowded House
Faith - George Michael
Forget You - Ceelo Green
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
Happy - Pharrell
Have You Ever Seen The Rain? - CCR
I Feel Good - James Brown
Kiss - Prince
Let's Dance - David Bowie
Living For The City - Stevie Wonder
Lock Out Of Heaven - Bruno Mars
Lonely Boy - The Black Keys
Losing My Religion - REM
Mercy - Duffy
Message In A Bottle - The Police
Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett
Money For Nothing - Dire Straits
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Rock Your Body - Justin Timberlake
September - Earth Wind & Fire
Signed, Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Single Ladies - Beyonce
Sledgehammer - Peter Gabriel
Steal my Kisses - Ben Harper
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Sunday Morning - Maroon Five
Three little birds - Bob Marley
Treasure - Bruno Mars
Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
Use Somebody - Kings Of Leon
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Walk Of Life - Dire Straits
When Doves Cry - Prince
Won't Back Down - Tom Petty
You Can't Always Get - The Rolling Stones
As well as performances at many weddings, functions and bars, Buskers clients have included:
4PR, AIG, AMPresents, ANZ, AON NZ, Auckland AK05 Festival, Auckland Council, Auckland Museum, Auckland Seafood Festival, Auckland University, Auckland University Law Students Society, Auckland Zoo, Avenue Events, Balmoral School, Beyond Reality Media, BMW, Brayco Floor Covering, Bright Star, Bunnings, Canterbury University, Caraki Jewellers, Chapmann Tripp, Chiefs vs Reds, Waikato Stadium, Chiefs vs Stormers, Waikato Stadium, China Travel, CI Events, Citizen Park, CMC Events, Co-op Money, Continental Car Services, CrackerJack Promotions, Credit Works Solutions Ltd, Crest Hotel, Crowe Horwath (NZ), Crowne Plaza Auckland, Cunningham & Lindsey, Datacom, Deluxe Events & Promotions, Design Works, Designworks, Devonport Food & Wine Festival, Digital Strategies, Down Low Concepts, ECCO Production, Emergency Services Ball, Entrepreneurs’ Organisation Awards, ESR, Essentially New Zealand, Eventmakers, Fisher & Paykel, Fulton Hogan, GE Finance, Goode Events, Grant Thornton, Haydn & Rollett, Holcim, Howick Town Centre, IAG, Icon Events, Just Cruising Charters, Kitchener Group, Life Education Trust, Lion Nathan, Lyall Green Consultants, Mango Communications Marketing Fix, Massey Orientation, Motat, N-Compass, New Zealand Management Academies, North Harbour Hockey, NZ Netball, NZ Racing Board, NZ Sponsorship Agency, NZ Venture Investment Fund Ltd, NZI, NZIPP, Oz Management, Pacific Entertainment, Pead PR, Pro-Ma Systems, Publicist Mojo, Rakon, Remuera Business Association, Revlon, RGL, RSVP Events, SCHMOOZE, Sero, Showdown at the Showgrounds, Simpson Grierson, Sky City, Sony NZ, Spark Activate, Specsavers, Sustainable Business Network, Sydney Speakers, The Baby Factory, The Breakthrough Company, The Edge, The Flying Moa, The Hilton, The Radio Network, Top Energy, Tourism Australia, Uxbridge Centre, Ventell, WHK, World Cup Series and Wurth NZ.
Yes, we thought the Buskers were fantastic, and appreciate your service and help to make it happen. Danny is a great guy and his band mates were professional and talented.
I’ll hit you up again next time I need a band!
No, the Buskers were definitely not satisfactory.
I think “bloody awesome” is more like it.
Flexible, friendly, fabulous. Highly recommended.
Thanks so much to you and Pete for all of the help
The night was a great success and The Buskers were fantastic onsite - much loved by the client and the songs were perfect for the group.
The band were really easy to communicate with as well and Danny has been awesome and same with the other members.
Awards Night Gala Dinner
Hi Pete we had a fantastic evening and the Buskers were awesome. Really friendly, talented and professional. Loads of our friends commented on their great vibe and loved the music! We'd definitely recommend them to others and would book them again for a function.
Thanks for your help.
Just wanted to say a massive thank you for the great entertainment on Saturday night at the Horse and Trap. Everyone had a fantastic night, and that was mostly due to the great vibe you guys created with your music.
We've had many friends comment that it was the best party they've been to for ages and that the band was "epic"!! We'll certainly be recommending you to anyone looking for a great band in the future.
Thanks to you all for your friendly, professional manner and for making our celebration a great night to remember for all of us!
Buskers were great, all went well.
The guys were fantastic. Thanks so much for your help.
I will definitely recommend your website for anyone else looking for entertainment.
Thanks for your email, the band were fantastic and staff have been raving about how good they were. It was a fantastic evening had by all.
Please pass our thanks again onto Danny and the band.
British American Tobacco
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