“ We hired Toby to play at our wedding and couldn’t be happier with the decision. Leading up to the event, he was professional in his communication and we could tell it was important to him to make sure he understood what we wanted. When we let him know what song we planned the bride to walk down the aisle to, he sent us a recording of himself playing it to make sure it was right and that we were happy with it. Because of the pandemic, we had to change our wedding date twice, but Toby was flexible and understanding about the situation.
When day finally did arrive, Toby got to the venue early and double checked with us that the spot he was set up in was correct and that the sound level was where we wanted it. We had a lot of segments between the ceremony, speeches, photos, and a special performance and he was able to seamlessly transition between all of them.
Toby did an amazing job setting the mood for our wedding. We could tell what a difference it made because he had guests humming along to him. Many of them even commented on how much better the atmosphere was to have a live musician playing the whole day.
We highly recommend Toby to anyone who wants to add a special touch and elevated ambiance to their big day!” - Jason and Amanda
“ We hired Toby to perform at our wedding and he was just perfect! From the start, Toby was a pleasure to work with. He was very professional and patient with all our questions and requests. We provided him with the songs that we wanted for our wedding processional and signing and he was quick to work with us and sent us a fantastic recording of his renditions. The song arrangements were all that we imagined and they were timed perfectly to each setting. He also arrived early the day of to set up and that definitely helped ease our minds. Toby really helped set the mood during the cocktail hour. He played songs from multiple genres and decades and we’ve heard many comments from our guests on how much they enjoyed the music. During the reception, one of our guests asked Toby to play a special song for us out of the blue and Toby was quick to improvise which helped create such a beautiful moment on our special day.
Toby is a very talented musician and you can truly see how much he enjoys his craft. He has definitely helped make our perfect day even more magical!” -Nick & Sally
" I heard Toby play and I knew immediately I wanted to hire him for my upcoming family event. He showed up on time and ready to play! Throughout the party Toby played nothing but hits and had everyone grooving to his sound. I’ll absolutely be hiring him again and would highly recommend him to all of my friends and family" - Luisa C.
" My girlfriend insisted on hiring Toby after hearing him play in Unionville. I’m happy to admit, she was right. He added another level enjoyment and entertainment to our party. Thanks Toby for a job well done!" - Glen O.
" Let me start of by saying that when we found Toby, he was extremely professional and easy to work with. We provided him with possible songs that we would like for him to play for our wedding cocktail hour and he already had many of them in his repertoire. He was diligent and arrived to the venue before his hired time to set up.
When my wife and I arrived at our cocktail hour, Toby was already serenading the guests with beautiful renditions of familiar instrumental covers of top 40 songs as well as classics to accommodate all age groups. He was very interactive and had a great presence that made many of our guests sing along with him while he played classics such as Hotel California. Many of our guests had amazing comments about him and were very happy with his song selections.
My wife and I would 100% hire him again for any function and we highly recommend him for your cocktail hours or any events." - Andrew M.
" I hired Toby to play at my wife’s birthday party, Toby was incredible! Showed up on time and didn’t rush to leave, you can see that Toby has a passion for playing the guitar, has a wide range of music he can play and even managed to play a couple requests that he hasn’t played before. Super talented and would definitely have him back to play again! Thanks Toby!" - Michael S.
Amazing help for surprise proposal!
" Stumbled upon Toby through Gigsalad and went to see one of his live performances at Unionville and immediately knew I wanted his help in playing for my surprise proposal to my girlfriend! He was very familiar with the area which helped a lot and came early to set up and got everyone in a really really good mood. His rendition of Perfect by Ed Sheeran was just beautiful and perfect for when I proposed. After the proposal, he came to the restaurant, where we were having dinner and played all night! I originally told him that he could leave after an hour but the stayed the full 3 hours. Everyone at the proposal loved the songs he played and he was even able to play requests after listening to them only once. All of my guests told me that he was amazing and had only good things to say about his performance. Without Toby, the evening would have been dull but he really helped liven everything up.
I would strongly recommend him for any party or event as he is really talented and will help brighten any event. Thanks Toby! "- Moon K. M.
Great Performer and Incredible Performance
" My firm hired Toby to play at our corporate holiday party and Toby was incredible! Toby was willing learn new songs as per our requests. He is super talented and would definitely have him back!
Toby, thank you for the great performance! All of our Staffs, Lawyers, and Partners gave raving reviews about you and your performance. Thank you again!" - Patrick O.
Highly recommend Toby
" We hired Toby for our wedding banquet and he was amazing! He was professional and polite in all our communication before the wedding. On the wedding day, he came early to set up. We had some issues with our own audio equipment, and Toby came to the rescue and fixed everything for us, even though that was not part of his job. Thank you so much for improvising!
From our entrance, to our first dance, to speeches, to saying goodnight, Toby made all the transitions seamless. He is professional and knows exactly what’s going on during the night and played the right music. Near the end, my nephew and nieces were running around, and Toby even played some kiddie songs and kept them entertained, what a lovely sight.
His music set the perfect mood for the entire evening. Many of our guests commented on how great he was, and I absolutely agree!
What makes Toby different is his passion and love for music. I wanted to forget all my guests and sit there and just watch him perform all night! He is so incredibly talented! I would definitely recommend him to anyone having a wedding or party. Toby, please continue what you do because you are excellent at it, and I hope more people will get to experience your music." - Charlene T. (May 2022)
“ We hired Toby to play for a VIP dinner event, everyone loved him and he had a wide range of songs to play. 100% will hire again.” - Daylee G. - Pickering Casino (June 2022)
"Toby was great from start to finish. Easy to book, great communication throughout (even switched the start time the day before, with no problems), arrived promptly, setup quick and easily, and Toby interacted with the family while performing giving us a memorable night.
We will be booking Toby again!" - Domenic M. (July 2022)
"Toby played at our wedding and cocktail hour. Except one song, we did not specify his playlist. We were very happy with his acoustic performance and professional appearance.
You knew that this was not the first ceremony or event he was playing and everything went very well without us having to interfere or micromanage, which we highly appreciated on our wedding day.
The one song we selected was the 'Backstreet Boys - I want it that way' for her to walk in :)
Thank you Toby!” - Alexander W. (July 2022)
"Absolutely fantastic! If you want an acoustic guitarist, this is your guy.
From the moment we contacted Toby for our wedding he was kind courteous and prompt in his responses.
He sent us a set list along with a prompt for any songs that we would like. He worked with us on the timing that he would play for our wedding.. We chose some welcome music, the processional and a cocktail hour.
Toby arrived early to set up. I was so busy trying to get ready that I wasn't there to direct him but he found the perfect spot. Had all this equipment and best of all was so calm and reassuring as I was very nervous when walking down the aisle.
He plays beautifully. And I can say that you will not be disappointed in your choice if you go with Toby. My guests loved him. I have many years of instrumental training as do my friends. Many of whom have studied music as part of their post secondary degree. So we know our stuff and have high standards. He exceeded them.
Toby is so professional and one of the easiest vendors to work with. I highly recommend that you consider him for ANY event that you are hosting. We will certainly be hiring him in the future when we have our next big party.” - Trishna Kamath (July 2022)
“I am obsessed! I was your typical bride that was making changes at the last minute for the music that I wanted for our ceremony and also the cocktail hour at our wedding on July 30th, 2022.
I reached out to Toby last minute and thankfully he was available!
I loved the music, Toby is beyond skilled and a total delight! We invited him to say for dinner and enjoy after he wowed us and our guests for the wedding and after we all were amazed during the rest of his performance. A total delight! Super reasonable in price and just downright accommodating and kind. Our guests are still talking about him. I will be calling on Toby again for other occasions without hesitation!! Thanks again Toby!!!!” - Elizabeth S. (July 2022)
“We hired Toby to play during our wedding ceremony and reception. He was a true professional from the time we first contacted him - responsive, courteous, and straightforward in his communication. We had a few song requests for key parts of the ceremony, such as the processional, and Toby worked with us to ensure that we were happy with the tempo, length, and sound - and even sent demos ahead of time, making us feel completely at ease and confident that the music would be fantastic.
On the day of our wedding, Toby came early to set up and played throughout, seamlessly transitioning between the various activities of the day. Our guests could not stop raving about how beautiful his guitar playing was. We were able to socialize without having to raise our voices all while enjoying the music. We also asked Toby to play our first dance song and have absolutely no regrets. What makes Toby stand out is his passion and love for playing music. He was a pleasure to work with and his guitar playing is stunning; we highly recommend him and would hire him again in a heartbeat.” - Timothy N.( Sept 2022)
"Wish I could give Toby 100 stars! Hired him to play ceremony and reception for our outdoor wedding and he blew it out of the water! Everyone was saying how amazing he was and we hope to see him at other events now that we gave everyone his contact info :P Toby is very professional and accommodating. Simply the best.” - Joseph T.( Sept 2022)