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Acoustic Guitar Duo
The Strings are a mixture of soul, pop and bluesy atmosphere on acoustic set that will charm you with the amazing and soulful voice of James supported by the magnificent guitar of Federico, that will deliver a massive groove and sweet complement to the live set in every occasion. If you would like to provide your guests at your corporate events, parties, balls or weddings with great musical entertainment The Strings are available for hire through Contraband.
They can provide a P.A. system, if needed, but they are also able to perform totally unplugged for a very cozy and intimate set.
Entertaining, professional, passionate, reliable and versatile are just a few of the adjectives that describe them as a Duo. The Strings are your perfect choice for an acoustic set in a hotel, restaurant, venue, private party, wedding etc.
They are able to provide also a percussionist if needed, for an accurate quote please make an enquiry.
Their repertoire includes the old favourites from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, 00’s to the very latest songs from the charts and everything in between. Artists include Ray Charles, Otis Redding, Stevie Wonder, Eric Clapton, Norah Jones, Prince, Amy Winehouse, Sting & The Police, Ed Sheeran and many more.
Standard Length Of Performance:
1x60 mins / 2x45 mins / 3x45 mins
★ A mixture of soul, pop and bluesy atmosphere
★ Will charm your guests
★ Amazing soulful voice and acoustic guitar
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Here’s what The Strings’s clients said:
This duo was extremely entertaining and had a great connection with the audience. Fantastic vocals and great guitar playing. The perfect music for this bar on a Saturday evening. People did not want to leave. I will most definitely be booking these guys again
Jam In A Jar – Harringay
The Strings were excellent last night. The soulful vocals along with the acoustic guitar worked perfectly at Starfish. The lead singer worked the crowd very well and the guitarist played wonderfully! I would highly recommend 8 strings for any venue
Starfish Loves Coffee – Palmers Green
You have been our best investment out of everything for this wedding!
Timbrell’s Yard – Bradford-on-Avon
James and Federico were a great asset on a weekend evening. Popular songs that had the audience singing along and enjoying their evening
The Bridge Hotel
This band really helped us out in a sticky situation – a band pulled out just days before the event and this duo really pulled through at the very last minute! They did some great song covers and they were willing to change some of their songs to match our family friendly event. They were both really friendly and easy to talk to on the day and got on with all their own set up. Prior to the event they were easy to contact and responded quickly to my queries, sending across all their H&S docs on request. Would definitely recommend!
Riverford (Riverford public Pumpkin Day)
The Strings’s Repertoire:
Signed, Sealed, Delivered – (Stevie Wonder)
Ain’t No Sunshine – (Bill Withers)
Drown In My Own Tears – (Ray Charles)
(Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay – (Otis Redding)
Imagine – (John Lennon)
Don’t Know Why – (Norah Jones)
Hand In My Pocket – (Alanis Morrisette)
Will you still love me tomorrow – (The Shirelles / Amy Winehouse)
Unchain My Heart – (Ray Charles)
Ironic – (Alanis Morrisette)
My Cherie Amour – (Stevie Wonder)
Alphabet Street – (Prince)
Tears In Heaven – (Eric Clapton)
Message In A Bottle – (The Police)
Roxanne – (Sting)
Head Over Feet – (Alanis Morrisette)
Kiss – (Prince)
Valerie – (Amy Winehouse)
Feel Like Making Love (George Benson)
Like A Star – (Corinne Bailey Rae)
Every Breath You Take – (The Police)
Killing Me Softly With His Song – (Roberta Flak)
Back To Black – (Amy Winehouse)
Chandelier – (Sia)
Black And Gold – (Sam Sparro)
Thinking Out Loud – (Ed Sheeran)
My Girl – (The Temptations)
Stand By Me – (Ben E. King)
Happy – (Pharrell Williams)
Get Lucky – (Daft Punk)
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