David Wilner combines rock vocals and classically-trained piano skills to craft an engaging show of original tunes - with the occasional cover thrown in for fun. He's been performing in bands and as a solo artist in Chicago for the past twenty years and knows how to entertain an audience. David also is a highly sought after party MC/DJ for weddings, charity fundraisers, and other events. Let David show you how to combine the elegance of live music with the energy of a professional DJ to make your event the best it can be!
We can not say enough good things about David, and either can our guests!
David played piano and sang during our wedding ceremony and stole the show. The wedding was three weeks ago and we are still receiving compliments on his magnificent performance.
In addition to be an incredibly talented musician David was also an absolute joy to work with. He recommended songs based on what we liked, and helped guide us through the entire planning process. On the day of the wedding David showed up early to make sure everything was in order, and worked seamlessly with the wedding coordinator.
We could not have been luckier to have found David on GigSalad and would happily recommend him to anyone looking for an outstanding musician!
Thank you David for an incredible performance that we will cherish for the rest of our marriage!
Response from David Wilner:
Laura and Tyler,
You are incredibly welcome! It was an absolute honor to play such an important role in your wedding day. I'm thrilled that you and your guests enjoyed my playing and singing so much, and thank you for your kind words of praise. I hope to see you two again someday soon, hopefully in the audience at one of my shows! :)
Wishing you all the best,
David did a great job at our conference's welcome reception; on time, professional and entertaining. Definitely recommend him.
Price Range: $200 and up
Gig Length: 30 - 120 minutes
Chicago native David Wilner writes and performs original pop/rock songs, combining his powerful solo vocals, uniquely expressive keyboard skills, and thought-provoking lyrics.
David began his professional music career as the leader of the highly acclaimed vocal quintet Blind Man’s Bluff. For six years, David and BMB toured the country, performing as many as 200 shows a year. David’s band was nominated as “College Music Artist of the Year” by the National Association for Campus Activities. Their independently produced albums sold over 20,000 copies worldwide.
After the band separated, David recorded his debut solo album, Never Too Late. In the years since then he has performed in support of his CD, introducing his solo repertoire to clubs, coffeehouses, and colleges in the Chicago area and across the nation.
David decided to put his microphone skills and natural stage presence to work in a second discipline, joining the elite team of disc jockeys at Sounds Abound Entertainment in Naperville, Illinois. David has become one of the most popular party emcees in the entire Chicagoland area.
Today, David is on stage as often as possible: performing solo, playing with his band, leading events as a DJ, singing in the vocal harmony quartet Ac·Rock, and as a featured performer in the Frankie Valli and The Four Season’s tribute band The Four C Notes.
Past Booked Events
|December 16, 2017 • 6:00pm - 11:00pm||Wedding reception in Countryside, IL|
|December 10, 2017 • 3:00pm - 6:00pm||Holiday Party|
|December 09, 2017 • 5:00pm - 11:00pm||Wedding reception|
|December 08, 2017 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm||Holiday Party|
|December 04, 2017 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm||Restaurant entertainment in Chicago, IL|
|December 03, 2017 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm||Holiday Party|
|December 02, 2017 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Corporate Event in Chicago|
|December 01, 2017 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Holiday Party|
|November 18, 2017 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm||Birthday Party in Naperville, IL|
|November 11, 2017 • 7:00pm - 11:00pm||Charity fundraiser|
|November 04, 2017 • 6:00pm - 11:00pm||Wedding reception|
|October 21, 2017 • 4:30pm - 11:00pm||Wedding ceremony and reception|
|October 16, 2017 • 5:00pm - 11:00pm||Wedding reception|
|October 14, 2017 • 12:30pm - 4:00pm||Private event|
|October 07, 2017 • 4:00pm - 11:00pm||Wedding ceremony and reception|
|September 30, 2017 • 6:00pm - 11:00pm||Wedding reception|
|September 23, 2017 • 6:00pm - 11:00pm||Wedding reception|
|September 16, 2017 • 12:00pm - 4:00pm||Private event|
|September 10, 2017 • 12:30pm - 2:30pm||Concert in the park - Oak Lawn, IL (public)|
|September 09, 2017 • 5:00pm - 11:00pm||Wedding reception|
|September 03, 2017 • 12:00pm - 4:00pm||Private event|
|September 02, 2017 • 5:00pm - 11:00pm||Wedding reception|
|August 19, 2017 • 5:00pm - 11:00pm||Wedding ceremony and reception|
|August 13, 2017 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm||Concert in the park - Watertown, WI (public)|
|August 12, 2017 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Private event|
|August 05, 2017 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Private event|
|July 15, 2017 • 5:00pm - 11:00pm||Wedding reception|
|July 02, 2017 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm||Concert in the park - Wheaton, IL (public)|
|July 01, 2017 • 6:00pm - 11:00pm||Wedding reception|
|June 30, 2017 • 6:00pm - 11:00pm||Wedding reception|
|June 29, 2017 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Concert in the park - Rosemont, IL (public show)|
|June 24, 2017 • 4:00pm - 11:00pm||Wedding ceremony and reception|
|June 17, 2017 • 6:00pm - 11:30pm||Wedding reception|
|June 16, 2017 • 6:00pm - 11:30pm||Wedding reception|
|June 10, 2017 • 7:00pm - 11:30pm||Wedding reception|
|June 09, 2017 • 7:00pm - 11:30pm||Wedding reception|
|June 04, 2017 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Concert in the park - Orland Park, IL (public)|
|June 03, 2017 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm||Private event|
|May 27, 2017 • 6:00pm - 11:30pm||Wedding reception|
|May 20, 2017 • 5:00pm - 11:00pm||Wedding reception|
|May 13, 2017 • 6:00pm - 10:00pm||Private event|
|May 06, 2017 • 12:30pm - 4:00pm||Private event|
|April 29, 2017 • 9:00am - 12:00pm||Charity Fundraiser|
|April 22, 2017 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm||Private party|
|April 15, 2017 • 4:30pm - 11:30pm||Wedding Ceremony and Reception|
|April 08, 2017 • 12:00pm - 3:00pm||Private party|
|March 18, 2017 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||Chicago Harmony Sweepstakes|
|February 19, 2017 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|February 10, 2017 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||Charity Fundraiser|
|December 03, 2016–December 04, 2016 • 6:00pm - 12:00am||Wedding Reception|
|November 19, 2016–November 20, 2016 • 6:00pm - 12:00am||Wedding Reception|
|November 15, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Private Party|
|November 12, 2016 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Charity Fundraiser|
|November 04, 2016–November 05, 2016 • 5:00pm - 12:00am||Wedding Ceremony and Reception|
|October 22, 2016 • 6:00pm - 11:00pm||Wedding Reception|
|September 29, 2016 • 5:30pm - 7:00pm||Convention/Trade Show|
|January 02, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Eddie Merlot's, Warrenville, IL|
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