Croaker and the Honeybee

(3 reviews)
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Far North Coast | Byron Bay | Lismore  View Map
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Croaker and the Honeybee are a fun, musical duo based in NSW. With experience performing an eclectic range of genres and using their powerful voices, this dynamic pair provides couples with entertainment on their wedding day like no other. From calming folk music at dinner to pop songs bound to get your guests on the dancefloor, Croaker and the Honeybee are a fantastic addition to any wedding.

Situated in New South Wales’ far north coast, musicians Croaker and the Honeybee are extraordinarily talented wedding and event entertainers, performing fun, ecclectic tunes for couples on their big day. Also entertaining at weddings in Byron Bay and Lismore, Croaker and the Honeybee’s Elphie and Markus are highly experienced musicians, offering brides and grooms brilliant entertainment that will get their guests dancing and even singing along. The pair can play and sing to a range of genres, so whether you’re after folk music to get the party started or pop with a Spanish twist, this versatile duo can make it happen. Couples just love the energy and fun Croaker and the Honeybee bring to their weddings, with guests often commenting on the terrific choice of material and incredible performances - guests won’t be able to help themselves, there will be dancing! While their sound is full as a duo, they team up with incredible musicians and add violin, saxophone and double bass to the mix when requested.

“Their combination is compelling as is their song writing. It doesn’t matter what language Honeybee is singing in… I get it. Go see them live - it’s worth it. But if you can’t get to a gig then download some of their songs. I play them when the sun is going down because it feels like the perfect music for that time of day.” Flan, Hot Tomato 1029

What you can expect when working with Croaker and the Honeybee for your wedding:

  • Brilliant vocals. Croaker and the Honeybee are seasoned professionals, with a great command of their vocals and experience performing for crowds. They don’t waver, and perform clearly, confidently and sound absolutely terrific.
  • Range of genres. From blues and folk music to jazz and flamenco, Croaker and the Honeybee are extremely versatile, and can perform a range of genres - so if you’re after something a little bit different, why not give it a go?
  • Incredible performances. Croaker and the Honeybee are known for their energetic, soulful performances that really move a crowd - whether that’s emotionally or physically.
  • Connection. Croaker and the Honeybee connect with guests of all ages. Their passion for their music and performance is evident, and guests pick up on this, encouraging them to listen and feel the music - before getting up to dance, of course.

Here’s what else you need to know about Croaker and the Honeybee:


  • Can organise a band. While Elphie and Markus are an incredible musical duo, they can also arrange to have a full band with them on stage, including a saxophonist, bassist and even a violinist. Yes, your wedding will be super impressive with a violinist!
  • Different languages. Croaker and the Honeybee’s Elphie is a singer and linguist, and can perform in five languages - talk about talent. 
  • Original songs. Markus is a talented songwriter and has written a number of beautiful, original songs. If you’re after a unique, heartfelt song exclusive for your wedding, please let Croaker and the Honeybee know, they’re more than happy to play something for you.
  • Willing to travel. Croaker and the Honeybee are willing to travel around the New South Wales north coast to be there on your wedding day - they just love exploring new places and seeing the smile on couples’ faces when they perform.

Do you play at other events besides weddings?


Yes! Croaker and the Honeybee are highly experienced professionals, and have performed at festivals, parties, restaurants, birthdays - you name it! If you like what you hear and see at your wedding, Croaker and the Honeybee can certainly perform at another event for you.

How would you describe your style?

Croaker and the Honeybee has an eclectic style, and takes inspiration from a number of national and international influences. They are known for taking their guests on a ‘journey around the world’ as their setlists usually incorporate a range of genres - think flamenco, French cafe, folk, country, rock and pop. 


“Thanks so much for a wonderful night of music and dancing.” Sonia


“Thank you Croaker & the Honeybee for playing at our party at Tuntable Creek on Saturday night. You were fantastic and everybody loved you.” Jeanne



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(3 reviews)
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15 Feb 2020

Croaker and the Honeybee were a dream to work with. They have an unlimited repertoire and even learnt a Hawaiian song on the ukulele for our ceremony. Organisation was seemless, we just told them the time and place. They were the perfect accompaniment to a heavenly day and their music is absolutely sublime. We love Croaker and the Honeybee and would recommend them to anyone for any indoor or outdoor event.

Croaker and the Honeybee  

Thank you Rosalie, It was truly an honour to play for such a beautiful couple. You made us feel like we were part of the family! I've never seen such a relaxed bride before...don't know how you did it! And Clarke's Beach at Byron Bay was such a dream location. What a spectacular day! All the best for your future together love Croaker and the Honeybee

17 Aug 2019

Get ready for something out of the ordinary! Why? Because I'm reviewing the "Honeybee", and she sang like an angel at my wedding...and then I married her! A little back history is needed. We booked our sax players band 'Acid Bleed' (a year in advance) but 3 weeks before our big day, our venue rang and said, "So sorry, but we double booked."With 3 weeks to go, we had limited options. We had to change venue and dates and the band was no longer available. So...pre-recorded music was our only option. To my joy and surprise however, after the service my Honeybee sang for me! It was love at first sight all over again. It's not only me who is touched by this shining light. She loves love, and when she sings at weddings there is a palpable authenticity and feeling of love & delight that she emanates!

16 Apr 2019

These guys were great, they really set the mood for our wedding and even learnt the songs we requested,couldnt recommend them highly enough, if you are thinking of having live music at your wedding book these guys

Croaker and the Honeybee  

Thank you so much David and Sam. What an incredibly beautiful couple you are! Obviously well suited! You made us feel so welcome and we loved the gorgeous rural location. All the best for your future together and much love and happiness to you both! Love Croaker & the Honeybee


Service Area
Far North Coast | Byron Bay | Lismore

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