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Debbie And Fernando

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An upbeat and captivating acoustic duo (singer and guitarist) performing across Scotland with original arrangements of popular cover songs
Acoustic duo
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'Debbie and Fernando' are an upbeat acoustic covers duo (vocals and guitar) performing across Scotland with original arrangements of beautiful and popular songs. We focus on delivering a classy, laid back sound and an atmosphere that is pleasant and engaging while increasing the tempo to get people up on the dance floor for those events where this is appropriate. Debbie Abbott is a professional singer from Dundee with a beautiful voice (often described by her clients as amazing) who loves to sing many different genres from pop and rock through country to R&B, folk and jazz. She has performed at a variety of large and small events and venues across Scotland. Fernando Quintiliani is originally from Italy but now lives in Perth. He is a polystrumentalist with a particular passion and talent for playing the guitar. 'Debbie and Fernando' are available to perform across Scotland at weddings, events, private functions and also in hotels, restaurants, clubs and bars. We have a good repertoire of cover songs from ‘60s to current - across all genres including pop, R&B, country, jazz, soft rock and folk rock. We are happy to learn your favourite songs and we will definitely make your wedding, event or function really special. We offer a highly reliable service and are completely self-sufficient for both large or small venues with a top-end Bose twin tower sound system suitable for any venue.

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Pop, Acoustic, Americana, Covers, R&B
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Wedding, Wedding proposal, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

500 Miles – Proclaimers
57 Chevrolet – Billie Jo
A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
All Of Me – Billie Holiday
Always Remember Us This Way – Lady Gaga
Amazed – Lonestar
Angels – Robbie Williams
Annies Song – John Denver
Auld Lang Syne
Back To Black – Amy Winehouse
Bay City Rollers Medley - Shangalang, Bye Bye Baby
Beatles Medley – Let It Be, Imagine, Hey Jude
Beautiful Sunday – Daniel Boone
Black Horse and The Cherry Tree – KT Tunstall
Brass In Pocket – The Pretenders
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Budapest – Georg Ezra
Burning Love – Elvis
Butterflies – Kacey Musgraves
Caledonia – Dougie MacLean
California Dreaming - Mamas And Papas
Cannonball – Damien Rice
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Cotton Eye Joe – Rednex
Country Roads – John Denver
Don’t Marry Her – Beautiful South
Don’t Stop – Fleetwood Mac
Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
E x’s and Oh’s – Elle King
Every Breath You Take – Sting / The Police
Faith – George Michael
Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra
Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash
Forever In Blue Jeans – Neil Diamond
Golden – Lady Antebellum
Happy Hour – Housemartins
Hey Jude – The Beatles
Hillbilly Rock – John Brady
How Long Will I Love You – Ellie Goulding
I Walk The Line – Johnny Cash
I Wanna Hold Your Hand – The Beatles
If It Hadn’t Been For Love – The Steeldrivers / Adele
Imagine – Beatles
Imagine – The Beatles
It Must Be Love – Labi Siffre
Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley
Johnny B Goode – Chuck Berry
Jolene – Dolly Parton
Let Her Go – Passenger
Let It Be – The Beatles
Loch Lomond
Love Is All Around – Wet, Wet, Wet
Make You Feel My Love – Adele
Mister Rock & Roll – Amy McDonald
My Girl – The Temptations
My Love Is Like A Red Red Rose
Need You Now – Lady Antebellum
Nine To Five – Dolly Parton
Only You – Yazoo / Alison Moyet
Perfect – Ed Sheeran
Rhythm Of My Heart – Rod Stewart
Ring Of Fire – Johnny Cash
Rock & Roll Medley - Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, etc.
Rocking All Over The World – Status Quo
Rose Garden – Lynn Anderson
Rose Garden – Lynne Anderson
Rotterdam – Beautiful South
Runaway – Del Shannon
Shangalang - Bay City Rollers
Sing – Travis
Someone Like You – Adele
Someone You Loved – Lewis Capaldi
Stay The Night – The Shires
Stuck In The Middle With You – Stealers Wheel
Suspicious Minds – Elvis Presley
Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
Sweet Dreams – Eurythmics
Take On Me – Aha
That Don’t Impress Me Much
That’s Alright Mama – Elvis Presley
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down – Joan Baez
The Wild Rover – Dubliners
These Boots Are Made For Walking – Nancy Sinatra / Miley Cyrus
This Is The Life – Amy MacDonald
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Wagon Wheel – Darius Rucker
Walk Me Home – Pink
White Wedding – Billie Idol
Whole Lot Of Shakin - Jerry Lee Lewis
Wild Mountain Thyme – The Silencers
Will Ye Go Lassie Go
You Never Can Tell – Chuck Berry
Your Cheating Heart – Patsy Cline
Your Song – Ellie Goulding / Elton John
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

As an alternative to the standard 'Debbie and Fernando' acoustic duo line-up, Debbie Abbott will perform as a solo singer with backing tracks if you are looking for a full-on party set to finish the evening or if you are simply looking to save a little by having only one musician.

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

We always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let us know

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

Absolutely. This is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for free.

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually set up about 1 hour before the performance time. As soon as our PA is set up we can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live performance!

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

We always put together a setlist which is specifically tailored to your event and the particular ambience you are looking for, whether that is emotional beautiful songs to capture the moment, background music while guests are eating or chatting, or getting everyone up on the dance floor. You are welcome to review the setlist and suggest amendments.

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

Yes our quote includes provision of a top-end twin-tower Bose sound system and we are happy to provide professional lighting if required.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If a song isn't included in our song list we may still already know it and, if there is a special song you'd like us to learn, we are happy to do this for you free of charge, given sufficient notice.


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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£230
Up to 2 hours£290
Up to 3 hours£350
Solo singer - up to 2 hours2 musicians
Debbie Abbott performs as a solo singer with backing tracks - £230 for up to 2 hours or £290 for up to 3 hours
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From customers:

Maggie P
5 months ago, for a Wedding in Station Hotel
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5 out of 5

Debbie and Fernando have now performed for us twice. We married during covid so we had a smaller wedding day with close family and friends. We were so impressed with their performance the first time that we booked them immediately for our larger evening celebration which we had a year later. I can’t recommend them enough. Debbie has an amazing voice and is very professional. Everyone commented on how good they were and the dance floor was full from start to finish. Everything went very smoothly - the initial booking, communication prior to the event and then the performance itself. If you have a special song or two that they don’t already have in their large repertoire, Debbie and Fernando will learn them for you. Thank you so much Debbie and Fernando xxx

Sandra B
1 year ago, for a Wedding in Boat of Garten United Kingdom
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5 out of 5

Debbie was fantastic from the word go, very professional and friendly, asking all about our plans and songs we liked or disliked and our favourite music types and eras. Debbie and Fernando arrived in great form and right from the first song they had our guests tapping their feet and dancing. Their lighting and sound was really professional. We had a fantastic evening and all our guests said they had a fabulous night and how much they loved the music. We would highly recommend Debbie and Fernando and we would definitely book them again. Thank you guys so much for a fantastic evening to remember! Sandra & Charlie, Inverness

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