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Rich Joy is a percussionist who travels the UK playing for Corporate events, Celebrations, Product launches, Barmitzvahs and Club nights
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Rich Joy is renowned drummer and percussionist who has played for many international artists including Avril Lavigne, Sarah Darling, Stewart Mac, Fedde Le Grand, Steve Smart (Kiss FM) and Eminem. As the lead percussionist in various DJ Live set ups he has opened for Judge Jules, Nick Grimshaw, Brandon Block, Trevor Nelson, Rebecca Ferguson, Scott Mills, Hackney Colliery Band and many others........

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform with backing tracks
Encore awards
1st Encoreversary
Electronic, Ambient, Deep house, IDM, Ibiza club, Electronica, Pop, Covers, Disco, Funk, Ambient pop, R&B, Top 40
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Event types:
Corporate event, Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Charity event, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Drum technician, MC
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Customer questions

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

I will always do my best to accommodate.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?


How much time do you need to set up?


Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?

Definitely yes!

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

I bring all of my instruments. You just need to supply the PA, mics and DJ!!

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes I can!!

What do your clients love most about your performances?

I am always energetic, always happy to go that extra mile and above I enjoy what I do and that really shows on stage.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Cafe de Paris Ministry of Sound Fabric Bloomsbury Ballroom The Gherkin The CheeseGrater The Dorchester Hilton Park Lane The Mayfair One Marylebone One Mayfair One Embankment

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Ive played on TV many times, Ive played at the Brits...Ive played in front of 70,000 people at Party in The Park and played shows all over the world


Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£300
Up to 1 hour£300
Up to 2 hours£350
Up to 3 hours£375


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Craig P, 5 months ago

Rich was hugely experienced and versatile. Ideal for the wide range of material we recorded and a top chap.

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Philippa E, 2 years ago

I love having Rich on my gigs. He has great gear and has always been my no.1 guy. I’d always recommend RJ for club/DJ/party nights...

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Daisy C, 2 years ago

Rich is a great percussionist. Always on time and always a pleasure to work with. 100% commitment!!