Steve hails from Newcastle in the North East of England, and has the ability to enhance the ambience of a whole spectrum of functions. He is sought after for Corporate Events, Weddings, Exhibitions, Conferences, Product Launches, Black Tie Dinners not only in the UK, but all over Europe. He can often be seen entertaining on leading cruise ships and in five star hotels. Whether your requirement is background music which is entertaining yet unobtrusive, or more of a punchy set for people to dance to and party the night away, you couldn't make a better choice!
You may want someone who can sing a Rat Pack set at the beginning of the evening……………but not for the whole night! Steve's "Rat Pack or "Swing” set gets asked for a lot these days. If the client prefers this for the evening, then Steve is happy to oblige. However, whilst this kind of music is popular with some people, it isn’t to everyone’s taste. This being the case, why book someone who can only sing in one particular style? Steve can do everything from Frank Sinatra to Queen, and Motown to Take that!
As with organising any Wedding, Corporate Event, Black Tie Dinner, or Function, there can be many worries don’t let the entertainment be one of them. If you are looking for a great entertainer with a proven track record and CV second to none, look no further. Steve is the perfect choice, whether you book him to accompany a disco, or to hold the evening together by himself, you won’t be disappointed. If preferred, Steve is able to work with a "live" band, and can assemble some of the finest session musicians in the industry to accompany him. The size of the band is determined by the budget, and can incorporate a brass section.
Steve is now widely regarded as one of the UK's leading Compere’s. As well as hosting at many major black tie Corporate Events, Summer Balls and Sporting occasions such as the Champions League Final, he has hosted such diverse things as Fashion shows, Exhibitions, Product launches, Car Launches, Beauty Contests, Award Ceremonies, Open air festivals, Christmas light switch on's, Remembrance day parades, Sportsman's dinners, right through to Quiz evenings.
Steve is a very experienced TV Presenter, with over 1000 hours of live Presenting experience on both Sky and terrestrial channels. Combined with the fact that Steve is a vastly experienced comedian, this is a cast iron insurance policy, that should anything go wrong on the night, he can cover effortlessly for as long as is required.
Steve is equally at home hosting shows with Showbusiness legends from the world of variety such as Des O’Connor and Freddie Starr, or more cutting edge stars of today - such as Al Murray, Patrick Kielty, Ed Byrne and Ant and Dec. As well as those, Steve has Compered Events also with, or Performed with Celebrities, Musical or Sporting Stars such as the late great Sir Bobby Robson, Tim Healy, Roy 'Chubby" Brown, Cat Deeley, Jim Davidson, Alan Shearer, Ricky Tomlinson, Michael Owen, Clive Anderson, and Si King and Dave Myers (The Hairy Bikers) to name just a few.
Steve has hosted many events for not only leading UK companies, but also, the World’s Blue-Chip Companies, such as Procter and Gamble, Aviva, Siemens, Microsoft, Post Office, BT, Ford, KLMuk, Peugeot, Yorkshire Bank, Toyota and Nissan to name a few.
When you want a safe pair of hands at a reasonable price, Steve Walls is the perfect host for your event.