Blake Belcher, DJ & MC
Blake Belcher founded the company in 2005. As the President, he has over 25 years in the industry working many different styles of events including many that require a high level of creativity.
Blake is the ultimate entertainment planner, Master of Ceremonies and DJ. His philosophy as a creative artist is that “every moment has a soundtrack”. He assists in the building of the event atmosphere through music and visual effects when requested.
Share your event vision with Blake and he will help make it come to life!
Derek Veenhof, DJ & MC
Derek has been part of the team for 10 years performing with Blake on the bigger events along with DJing many weddings and corporate functions.
Derek is a hip hop producer, has his own company as a graphic designer, is a true artist and an awesome DJ.
Derek has a unique way to turn heads at events throwing in many surprises that get people’s attention. His experience and music knowledge shines through and allows him to create truly memorable moments.
Rob Burke, Officiant, MC & DJ
Rob is a fantastic addition to our team. He is well known in the Niagara region for his talents as a musician and running a theatre group in Niagara on the Lake. His latest project leading a David Bowie cover band has been successful playing at many festivals.
His love for people and making them smile works well being a DJ on our team. His positive personality will spread through the atmosphere he creates at any event he will play at.
You can ask more about him being an MC and Officiant at your wedding too.
Christian Gagliardi, DJ
Prior to joining our team, Christian has played for high school dances and had interests in event production. Recently, he has taken on the task of being a Light Technician for events and been a DJ assistant with Blake and Derek on many weddings. Christian is a fun addition to youth events, graduation and birthday parties.
He is a mature young professional and has a love for people with his kind heart and has an amazing work ethic.
Shelley Beirnes, Vinyl DJ
Shelley has come to our team after originally being found spinning vinyl at craft breweries local to Guelph. Her personality fits perfectly on the BRE team as an independent artist. Shelley has an amazing passion for music and making people happy.
If you're looking for a unique sound for your event, large or small, Shelley can spin for your guests and set the right mood for your day!
Brianna Brusutti, DJ Assistant
Brianna, or "Bri", has joined the BRE team with her energetic attitude and athleticism, which assists with the CT Jumpstart Games, where Bri shines! She is great at engaging with the kids and rocks each event with special choreography, thanks to her dance background!
Bri is awesome on the microphone and has set her sights on learning how to DJ; her enthusiasm makes her an excellent assistant for each event.
Amanda Belec, Photographer
Amanda has been capturing moments since 2011 when she first picked up her camera, anything ranging from weddings to family photos to product shoots and more. She has recently joined forces with By Request Entertainment to offer photography services for events and weddings.
She started out doing weddings on her own; then she joined a team, as a second shooter, which she's been doing for almost 10 years.
Amanda's style is clean, bright, capturing the candid moments in each of your events and special days.
She's always up for a surprise proposal or an elopement, as well as any wedding or corporate event; whatever you want to throw at her!