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THE BEST ACOUSTIC BANDS FOR HIRE 2016

June 8th, 2016

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Your Wedding Entertainment: Unplugged

At Entertainment Nation we’re proud of all our talented artists, but on this beautiful Wedding Wednesday, it’s the turn of our acoustic wedding bands for hire and acoustic wedding duos for hire to shine. Acoustic bands for weddings are the perfect choice to complement a summer wedding: they can play the bride down the aisle with a romantic acoustic version of the couple’s favourite ballad, chill out sweltering guests with laid-back tunes to accompany their afternoon drinks and recharge flagging revellers by adding an acoustic twist to high tempo party songs at the evening reception.

We’ve established that acoustic bands are versatile and sound great, but there are other, more practical, reasons why booking an acoustic band is a good idea: if your venue is a tight squeeze or has limits on the volume a live wedding band can play at, an acoustic wedding band is the ideal solution. Without all the wires and heavy amplification equipment, acoustic bands take up less space and naturally play at a lower volume.

We are delighted to present to you ten of our most talented acoustic wedding bands and acoustic wedding duos. Enjoy while you dream of sipping champagne in the sun!

1. The Jetters

Charismatic and cool, The Jetters duo are in high demand. Evocative male vocals and deftly played acoustic guitar are the perfect accompaniament an afternoon drinks reception in the sun. Not only an exceptional acoustic duo, The Jetters offer the option of adding an acoustic drummer to provide the beats for an evening wedding reception, or for those who really want to let their hair down, an optional manned DJ service.

2. Roaming Free

Roaming Free create the ultimate feel-good festival vibe at any wedding. We can’t guarantee the weather, but we can guarantee that these boys will put on a performance to brighten the bleakest of skies with their talent and “Mumford & Sons” style showmanship. As their name suggests, Roaming Free aren’t constrained by any pesky wires, liberating them to stroll around the wedding venue, giving a personal touch that’s sure to be appreciated by guests of all ages.

3. Achoostick

One of Entertainment Nation’s most coveted acoustic wedding bands, Achoostick perform stripped-back, Live Lounge style versions of classic songs that span the decades and genres. An acoustic 3 piece made up of members of the incredible Beat Union (also available to hire from Entertainment Nation), with the option to add a pianist and bass player, Achoostick are the perfect choice for wedding venues with sound restrictions (check out our blog on that here).

4. The Fortellas

Lovers of soul and Motown needn’t miss out on the acoustic wedding band love – The Fontanas blend rich, soulful vocals with the unmistakable acoustic sound. Performing in a variety of line-ups, from a daytime-only duo to a quintet, The Fontanas are ideal for venues with limited space or volume restrictions.

5. Big T

Big T are one of the most versatile acoustic wedding bands around. This popular 3-piece perform an astoundingly varied repertoire including (deep breath) funk, soul, rock, pop, ska, R’n’B, reggae, latin, dance and rock ‘n’ roll! Energetic and talented performers, Big T are a superb choice for any wedding.

6. Swan Duo

Featuring sumptuous female lead vocals and impeccable acoustic guitar playing, Swan Duo are experienced performers who’ve entertained at countless successful weddings. What makes Swan Duo really special, apart from their sublime talent of course, is their creative use of loop and harmony pedals, which enable them to produce the sound of a much bigger band.

7. Downtown Acoustic

Available as a female singer and acoustic guitar wedding duo or a wedding trio with the addition of drums, Downtown Acoustic can perform in any style to produce the required atmosphere – from a relaxed set to create a laid back vibe to high-tempo party songs to get the dance floor packed.

8. Soul Junkies Duo

Soul Junkies Duo features not one but two impressive acoustic guitarists, along with smooth male vocals and backing vocals. With the ability to play songs by legends like Stevie Wonder and Bob Marley all the way up to modern day superstars like Jess Glynn and Calvin Harris, Soul Junkies duo can charm any audience.

9. Rose Avenue

Rose Avenue receive rave reviews wherever they perform. Like “Mumford & Sons”, but slightly less beardy, Rose Avenue consists of acoustic guitar, double bass and cajon, fronted by stunning female lead vocals. A wedding band made up of experienced performers who have toured worldwide, Rose Avenue are a unique choice for a summer wedding.

10. Quartertones

The Quartertones are talented professional wedding musicians who bring a cheery vibe to any wedding. Featuring male and female lead vocals along with the use of some unique instruments, The Quartertones are a fun and quirky acoustic wedding band who offer something a little different.

If any of our awesome acoustic wedding bands or acoustic wedding duos have tickled your fancy, don’t hesitate to fill in the enquiry form on their profile to receive a speedy quote! If you’ve got any questions or need any advice, get in touch with our friendly team anytime between 10am-10pm, 7 days a week.

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