About TD Ontario Productions
Professional DJ entertainer, Tim Drew, knows that the entertainer you choose plays a significant part in the success of your special event. At the end of the day, we want your guests to tell you how much they enjoyed the entertainment!
TD Ontario has been working in the entertainment industry for over 30 years. We have been recommended by many of the GTA's prominent hotels for indoor and outdoor events, and have been invited back many times for over 20 years.
Tim has worked with and learned from the best—including sound expert, designer and engineer, Les Bates, and
Alfio Trovato, who builds recording studios.
Tim has provided entertainment for the Single Professional Network for 12 years, as well as numerous weddings, children's events, bar mitzvahs, fashion shows, night clubs, swinger clubs, alternative lifestyle events, firefighter clubs and many police events. He has entertained at Ontario Place and private clubs such as Tam Heather Golf and Country Club, Aurora Country Club, Boulevard Club and many others. Tim has provided sound and MC services for the Ontario Demolition Derby, native community fundraisers and horseshoe events. He has DJ'd between sets for Gowan, Platinum Blonde, Jim Cuddy (Blue Rodeo), the Partland Brothers, Kim Mitchell, Doug and the Slugs, The Spoons, The Kings, Moe Kaufmann, David Wilcox, Mike Mandell, The Blues Brothers Band, Shania Twain, Rappers Face Off, Mr. Errol Blackwood, and many other bands.
Insured & Certified
TD Ontario Productions is fully insured (including liability insurance). We are certified in special effects, pyrotechnics and firework displays. Police and drug checks are available upon request.
TD Ontario Productions is a proud supporter of CARP.
Tim, In the Beginning
My friend, Ken, was in a panic. The Christmas Dance was a few hours away and his DJ was a no-show. At 4:00 pm Ken looked like he was on the verge of heart failure. I knew he was in trouble so I offered to help him out. Ken thought I was crazy; I had zero experience as a disc jockey. However, we didn't have any other options, so I asked Ken to draw me a picture of how his equipment worked. At 5:00 pm Ken gave me a diagram. We contacted friends and neighbours and scrounged up as much music as we could.
I arrived at the venue and discovered it was a Christmas Dance for radio DJ's! Young and stupid, with no fear, I started hooking up the equipment according to my diagram, making sure nobody saw my 'cheat sheet'.
I played music till 2:00 am. Everyone had a great time! I began working for $20/night. I got lots of requests and worked my way up to $60/night. Life was good. For the next year, I worked for Ken every weekend and occasionally during the week. I then purchased some equipment and started my own business.
And that's how it all began.