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BIG SKIES

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Country band
Nottingham
Public liability insurance of £10 million
Acoustic country/folk rock/Americana covers duo specialising in vocal harmonies

Susie and Steve are two Nottingham musicians who have been performing in and around Nottingham for many years, both as soloists and duo members. Experienced in performing at different venues and functions. Great audience rapport. 4 or 5 piece band also available.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Country, Folk rock, Folk, Bluegrass, Pop, Acoustic, Americana, Covers, Rock, Classic rock
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

I walk the Line - Johnny Cash
Oh Sister - Bob Dylan
Sound of Silence - Simon and Garfunkel
Who's Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Feet - Bluegrass
Jolene - Dolly Parton
Jackson - Johnny Cash
Til I Kissed Ya - Everley Bros
When You're Gone - Bryan Adams
Ooh La La -Faces
The Cuckoo - Trad
Big Yellow Taxi - Joni Mitchell
You Can Close Your Eyes - James Taylor/Carly Simon
If I Were a Carpenter - Tim Hardin
The Willow Garden - Everley Bros
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry - Hank Williams
Roving Gambler -Trad
Country Roads - John Denver
Across The Universe - The Beatles
Mozambique - Bob Dylan
Homeward Bound - Simon and Garfunkel
Cecilia - Simon and Garfunkel
Love Hurts - Gram Parsons
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
You're The One That I Want - Country version
Those Were The Days - Mary Hopkin
Volcano - Damien Rice
California Dreamin - Mamas and Papas
Battle of Evermore - Led Zeppelin
Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
Dirty Old Town - The Pogues
Proud Mary - Tina Turner
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Wiser Time - Black Crowes
These Boots are made for Walking - Nancy Sinatra
Wild Rover - Dubliners
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Stuck in the Middle - Stealers Wheel
Dirty Old Town - The Pogues
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Help - The Beatles
Falling Slowly - Glen Hansard
Don't Look Back in Anger - Oasis
Gonna Be - Proclaimers
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

Yes, we can provide duo with guitar, mandolin/percussion up to a 5 piece band including electric guitar, bass and drums.

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

We are happy to be flexible and will always try and accommodate any changes.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

Yes, we can happily provide this free between sets. We can offer a DJ service after the final set until the venue closes for an additional £100.

How much time do you need to set up?

Duo takes 20 mins to set up. Full 5 piece takes approx an hour.

Can you roam around while you perform?

No, our performance doesn't lend itself to roaming around.

Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?

Yes, we are happy for you to have a say in what we play.

Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?

Yes.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

We might be able to learn a song request, we are happy to chat about this, if we think it's something we can do, we can learn it for an additional £50.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Great song choices, fantastic harmonies with voices blending beautifully together. Audience rapport and authentic country sound.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Mostly pubs and bars. Have performed at open air festivals and larger venues.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Simon and Garfunkel, Everley Bros, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Dolly Parton, Gram Parsons, Hank Williams...

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Norfolk folk/country festival

Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£300
Up to 2 hours£400
Up to 3 hours£500

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Jak M, 1 month ago

Customers loved it!!!

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Beverley H, 2 months ago

All our residents have commented on how much they enjoyed Big Skies and would like them back to perform again Thank you

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Monica D, 6 months ago

We had a great night. A real treat, such talented people. We only went in for one drink and stayed for four. 😍 Thank you.

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Diana P, 1 year ago

We really enjoyed your gig - such a lovely evening.

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