About Us

Dulcet Sounds are an award winning, Manchester based promotion and event management company based in the City Centre, Manchester who produce over 800 events per year including the Women in Comedy Festival, Club Feminista & Laughing Cows Comedy.

Founded in 1998 by Hazel O’Keefe Dulcet Sounds curate live events and projects across the UK which support the arts, encourage diversity, celebrate culture, challenge inequalities and provide equality of opportunity.

Based in Manchester, her work has been recognised by Manchester City Council who awarded her ‘Women of Arts and Culture,’ commended by the Northern Power Women Awards, as an Agent Of Change and won Northern Soul Business of the year.

Dulcet Sounds also assist organisations and individuals with bespoke event management offering a wide range of services including DJ and PA hire, photography, design, marketing and PR.

Whether your brief is large, small, UK-based or international, last minute or one of the biggest events of your career with 20 years of experience we will help bring your vision to life.

We handle everything you need for a successful and memorable event.

We have the technical and creative skills to ensure your event is executed perfectly.

We love the unexpected, but we don’t believe in surprises. A successful event doesn’t happen by accident or by will. It happens with thoughtful planning

Dulcet Sounds don’t think small, and they also simply don’t give up. They have taken on projects that I was worried were impossible, but they have a strategic vision and a calm tenacity that means that they can be trusted to simply get things done, even big things.’

Read some more testimonials here

Dulcet Sounds are uniquely placed to provide you with a total event solution. We can provide you with DJs, comedians, photographers, hosts, singers, bands, pa hire, key note speakers, catering, security, mobile disco’s, front of house staff, chefs, sound engineers, consultancy, travel management, venue sourcing  training anything you may need for your event or project ! We will give your venue / event the extra bit of energy it deserves. We guarantee to exceed your expectations and save you time and money.

From conferences and AGM’s, birthday and anniversary celebrations to weddings, club nights, festivals and parades, mobile disco’s, fashion shows, fundraisers and charity events we are fully equipped to offer a full event management service.

We support several venues and projects in the North West with event management, DJ provision, PA and lighting installs, PR, photography, marketing, design and printing solutions.

We have been commissioned by organisations such as Greater Manchester Police, The Frog & Bucket Comedy Club, The Mirror Ball, L Fest, Schools Out, Pear Mill Vintage Emporium, The House Of Ghetto, Manchester, Club Zindagi, Aecom, Train, The Lesbian and Gay Foundation, Tribeca, Wordsmith, local councils, alternative education provisions and youth offending services under our Community & Youth Work portfolio.

We have a wide range of high quality audio and visual equipment which is available for hire with a sound engineer / DJ or as part of our event management package. We hire out DJ equipment, lighting rigs, mobile clubs, back line equipment and pa systems with a team of professional, creative, friendly and approachable engineers to operate the equipment. Utilising our large stock of in-house equipment we can offer you greater flexibility for your event and remain budget friendly.

Provided by:
Qualified / experienced professionals
with PAT tested and well maintained professional equipment, risk assessments and Public Liability Insurance

We enjoy curating events so much that we produce regular public events such as The Women In Comedy Festival, Laughing Cows Comedy Night and Club Feminista.

Comedy wise we have worked thousands of comedians including, Jo Brand, Gina Yashere, Sarah Millican, Susan Calman, Tanyalee Davies and Zoe Lyons.

Within our music portfolio, we have been commissioned by Sony Records, promoting tours and provided event management or audio visual services for thousands of customers including:
Alison Limerick, Crazy P, Dave Haslam, Hazell Dean, Heather Peace, The Indigo Girls, J P Cooper, Jayne Compton, Katastophys Wife, LIINES, Lucy Spraggan, MC Tunes, Norma Lewis, Peter Hook, Raxstar, Rowetta, Soibhan Fahey (Shakespears Sister / Bananarama), Sonia, Sinitta, Sybil, Stu Allen, Tom Robinson, Tom Hingley (Inspiral Carpets), Terry Christian, Toyah Wilcox and Veba (Groove Armada)

We are proactive, we get things done, quickly and to a high standard. Email us or call us on 07958642090 to discuss how we may be able to work with you.

‘Hazel’s work has nurtured and empowered hundreds of female performers to explore their talent by providing a supportive space. Hazel has achieved a unique way of supporting women in Manchester and has created a legacy for women both at a local and international level in an art form where women are still under represented.’  Manchester City Council in relation to the Women in Culture and Art 2014’ Manchester City Council


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