Meet The Team

Martin Goddard – Director, Entertainment Co-ordinator

As an Entertainment Co-ordinator, Martin is first point of contact for all Music HQ’s initial enquiries. He is responsible for understanding the client’s requirements, budget and planning. He works closely with our clients to provide a truly personal booking experience, ensuring their Wedding Day Entertainment is everything they imagined and more.

Martin is part of Coverland, a multi-award winning wedding and party band based here in Wales. Playing over a 100 weddings a year, being part of Coverland has provided Martin with a wealth of knowledge and first-hand experience in professional wedding entertainment.

In his spare time Martin tries to find a healthy balance between family and controlling his semi-unhealthy obsession with TV comedy The Office.

Suzanne Carley – Director, Creative, Client Support

As Client Support, Suzanne administers the delivery of services to clients and is responsible for developing Music HQ’s customer service policies.

Suzanne has worked as a professional singer for over 15 years. She has been lucky enough to tour the world doing what she loves. She has toured the UK, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, China and Australia. Suzanne played major leading roles in London’s West End including Sandy in ‘Grease The Musical’, Linda in ‘Blood Brothers’, and Eva Cassidy in ‘Over The Rainbow’. She has appeared on the Smash Hits Tour as a solo artist, Eurovision, X-Factor, and has recently worked with international superstars including Rod Stewart, Robbie Williams, Katherine Jenkins & Cee-Lo Green.

As a Creative, Suzanne’s performance background enables her to mentor the acts we work with, bringing out their charisma and stage presence, meaning you get exceptional live entertainment. She is passionate about providing only the very best entertainment to our clients.

In her spare time, Suzanne looks after her husband Ryan Aston and their beautiful children.

Ryan Aston – Director, Artist Liaison, Creative

As Artist Liaison, Ryan handles all aspects of coordination for our acts. His key roles ensure that everything runs smoothly with scheduling, logistics and inventory and that all our bands always enjoy a well organised, stress free performance.

Ryan is a highly experienced and respected professional drummer from South Wales. He has been playing drums from a very tender age and has over 25 years of professional playing, touring and recording experience under his belt. During his career he has worked on numerous artist sessions, live TV shows, and played at many legendary festivals across the globe. Most recently Ryan has been playing for artists including, Imelda May, Mercury Prize winner Badly Drawn Boy and is currently playing drums for number one artist James Arthur.

As a Creative, Ryan’s unparalleled musical ear and total professionalism means he really understands what it takes to be a great band member. When selecting our acts he uses his breadth of knowledge to hand pick the finest artists who are not only super talented, but also have the right attitudes. He looks for the whole package so that our clients get only the very best entertainment.

Ryan is a keen videographer and has recorded and edited all of our exclusive bands live music videos.

Martin Goddard – Director, Entertainment Co-ordinator

As an Entertainment Co-ordinator, Martin is first point of contact for all Music HQ’s initial enquiries. He is responsible for understanding the client’s requirements, budget and planning.  He works closely with our clients to provide a truly personal booking experience, ensuring their Wedding Day Entertainment is everything they imagined and more.

Martin is part of Coverland, a multi-award winning wedding and party band based here in Wales.  Playing over a 100 weddings a year, being part of Coverland has provided Martin with a wealth of knowledge and first-hand experience in professional wedding entertainment.

In his spare time, Martin tries to find a healthy balance between family and controlling his semi-unhealthy obsession with TV comedy The Office.

Suzanne Carley – Director, Creative, Client Support

As Client Support, Suzanne administers the delivery of services to clients and is responsible for developing Music HQ’s customer service policies.

Suzanne has worked as a professional singer for over 15 years. She has been lucky enough to tour the world doing what she loves. She has toured the UK, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, China and Australia. Suzanne played major leading roles in London’s West End including Sandy in ‘Grease The Musical’, Linda in ‘Blood Brothers’, and Eva Cassidy in ‘Over The Rainbow’. She has appeared on the Smash Hits Tour as a solo artist, Eurovision, X-Factor, and has recently worked with international superstars including Rod Stewart, Robbie Williams, Katherine Jenkins & Cee-Lo Green.

As a Creative, Suzanne’s performance background enables her to mentor the acts we work with, bringing out their charisma and stage presence, meaning you get exceptional live entertainment. She is passionate about providing only the very best entertainment to our clients.

In her spare time, Suzanne looks after her husband Ryan Aston and their beautiful children.

Ryan Aston – Director, Artist Liaison, Creative

As Artist Liaison, Ryan handles all aspects of coordination for our acts. His key roles ensure that everything runs smoothly with scheduling, logistics and inventory and that all our bands always enjoy a well organised, stress free performance.

Ryan is a highly experienced and respected professional drummer from South Wales. He has been playing drums from a very tender age and has over 25 years of professional playing, touring and recording experience under his belt. During his career he has worked on numerous artist sessions, live TV shows, and played at many legendary festivals across the globe. Most recently Ryan has been playing for artists including, Imelda May, Mercury Prize winner Badly Drawn Boy and is currently playing drums for number one artist James Arthur.

As a Creative, Ryan’s unparalleled musical ear and total professionalism means he really understands what it takes to be a great band member. When selecting our acts he uses his breadth of knowledge to hand pick the finest artists who are not only super talented, but also have the right attitudes. He looks for the whole package so that our clients get only the very best entertainment.

Ryan is a keen videographer and has recorded and edited all of our exclusive bands live music videos.