Contemporary folk band

Folk With Us

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About Folk With Us

Contemporary folk band
London
Public liability insurance of Β£10 million
Upbeat 2-6pc band, playing Folk, Ceilidh, Country, Pop and Rock hits in Fresh Arrangements, Acoustic or Amped . Classy and Sophisticated πŸ‘

A unique all-female Folky ensemble, offering Folk, Pop, Rock & Country from the different eras in unique acoustic arrangements. Folk With Us, a 2-6pc band established in 2016, consists of internationally acclaimed musicians and a strong female bond. Each coming from a different musical background such jazz, world music, funk and even heavy metal, gives the band their unique musical edge. The band is lead by Lilac Sheer - An established performer and multi-instrumentalist (vocals, guitar, harmonica, banjo, percussion) who's toured the UK, Europe, US and the Middle East leaving fans spellbound by her powerful voice and strong conviction. Lilac and her band recorded several folk albums, which can be found on Lilac Sheer's site store. The band recently performed at the renowned Trinity Theatre in Tunbridge to a full singing-along house and an excited standing ovation. Our quotes include a quality PA system & lighting, playlist DJ sets, and a dedicated engineer who keeps making sure everything sounds just right throughout the show, so the band can concentrate solely on giving your guests an unforgettable experience.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
We can perform while walking around a venue
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
1970s era music, Folk, Bluegrass, Folk rock, Acoustic, Americana, 1960s era music, Jewish music
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Types:
Contemporary folk band, Folk fusion band, Americana band, Cover band, Function band, Wedding band, Folk-rock band
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Event types:
Private event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

9 to 5 – Dolly Parton
Adia – Sarah McLachlan
All You Need Is Love - Remastered – The Beatles
Always On My Mind – Willie Nelson
American Pie – Don McLean
Angel – Sarah McLachlan
Baby Can I Hold You – Tracy Chapman
Babylon – David Gray
Bad Moon Rising – Creedence Clearwater Revival
Banks Of The Ohio – Olivia Newton-John
Big Yellow Taxi – Joni Mitchell
Bitter Sweet Symphony – The Verve
Blackbird - Remastered – The Beatles
Blowin' In the Wind – Bob Dylan
Both Sides Now – Joni Mitchell
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do – Neil Sedaka
Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon & Garfunkel
Building a Mystery – Sarah McLachlan
Caledonia – Dolores Keane
California Dreamin' – The Mamas & The Papas
Can't Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley
Castle on the Hill – Ed Sheeran
City of New Orleans – Willie Nelson
Country Road – James Taylor
Cups (Pitch Perfect’s β€œWhen I’m Gone”) - Pop Version – Anna Kendrick
Danny Boy – Eva Cassidy
Daydream Believer – The Monkees
Delilah – Tom Jones
Desperado – Eagles
Diamonds & Rust – Joan Baez
Don't Let Me Down - Remastered – The Beatles
Don't Think Twice, It's All Right – Bob Dylan
Down By the Sally Gardens – Loreena McKennitt
Fast Car – Tracy Chapman
Father And Son – Yusuf / Cat Stevens
Fix You – Coldplay
For My Lover – Tracy Chapman
From Clare to here – Ralph McTell
Galway Girl – Ed Sheeran
Guantanamera (Guajira) – Zucchero
Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley
Happy Together – The Turtles
Harvest Moon – Neil Young
Head Over Feet - 2015 Remastered – Alanis Morissette
Heart of Gold – Neil Young
Help! - Remastered 2015 – The Beatles
Hey, Soul Sister – Train
Ho Hey – The Lumineers
A Horse with No Name - Remastered – America
Hound Dog – Elvis Presley
The House Of The Rising Sun – The Animals
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) – James Taylor
Hurricane – Bob Dylan
I Need To Be In Love – Carpenters
I Saw Her Standing There - Remastered – The Beatles
I Want To Hold Your Hand - Remastered 2015 – The Beatles
I Wasn't Expecting That [Bedroom Sessions] – Mike Peralta
I'll Tell My Ma - Live – The Clancy Brothers, Tommy Makem
If I Had A Hammer - Live at PJ's 1963 – Trini Lopez
Ironic – Alanis Morissette
Jolene – Dolly Parton
Kisses Sweeter Than Wine – Peter, Paul and Mary
Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Remastered – Bob Dylan
Kumbaya – Thula Mama
Leaving, on a Jet Plane – John Denver
The Letter – The Box Tops
Like a Rolling Stone – Bob Dylan
Linger – The Cranberries
Lucky Man – The Verve
Make It With You – Bread
Michael, Row The Boat Ashore – Foster & Allen
Morning Has Broken – Yusuf / Cat Stevens
Mr. Tambourine Man – Bob Dylan
Mrs. Robinson – Simon & Garfunkel
My Silver Lining – First Aid Kit
New Kid In Town - Remastered – Eagles
New Shoes – Paolo Nutini
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down – Joan Baez
Old Man – Neil Young
Out On The Weekend - Remastered Album Version – Neil Young
Please Mr. Postman – Carpenters
Rainy Days And Mondays – Carpenters
Riptide - Vance Joy
Rocky Mountain High – John Denver
The Rose – Bette Midler
Scarborough Fair / Canticle – Simon & Garfunkel
The Scotsman Song – The Malarkey Brothers
She Loves You - Mono / Remastered – The Beatles
She's Not There – The Zombies
Sing – Travis
Some Day Soon – Ian & Sylvia
Something In The Way She Moves – James Taylor
The Sound of Silence – Simon & Garfunkel
Stay – Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories
Summer Breeze – Seals and Crofts
Sweet Goodbyes – Krezip
Take It Easy – Eagles
Take Me Home, Country Roads – John Denver
Talkin' Bout A Revolution – Tracy Chapman
Teach Your Children – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Teardrop – Newton Faulkner
There's A Kind Of Hush – Carpenters
(They Long To Be) Close To You – Carpenters
This Is The Life – Amy Macdonald
This Land is Your Land – Woody Guthrie
Ticket To Ride - Remastered – The Beatles
Time Of The Season – America
Top Of The World – Carpenters
Travelin' Soldier – Dixie Chicks
True Colors – Cyndi Lauper
Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season) – The Byrds
We've Only Just Begun – Carpenters
Where Have All The Flowers Gone - Remastered – Peter, Paul and Mary
Wild Horses – The Sundays
Wild World – Yusuf / Cat Stevens
Woodstock – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Yellow – Coldplay
Yesterday - Remastered – The Beatles
Yesterday Once More – Carpenters
You've Got A Friend – James Taylor
Your so Vain (You Probably Think This Song Is About You) – Mandy Miles
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

The band is available from solo musician up to a 6 piece band. Based on your event & preferences we can either recommend a band line-up, or you can request specific instruments. Available instruments: Vocals, guitar, harmonica, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, keys, double bass, percussion, drums.

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

When you book with us, we keep that date & time in our diary just for you. We understand that timings for any event can vary and always remain as flexible as possible within reason, while communicating with you prior to and throughout the event. Please note: Additional fees may apply for finishing after midnight (in line with Musician Union regulations).

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

All our bookings include a bespoke DJ playlist service throughout the event, tailored with all your song requests. Live DJ sets are also available at a special price.

How much time do you need to set up?

1pc = 1hr 2-3pc = 1-2hrs 4-5pc = 2hr 5-6pc = 2-3hr * Generally, the earlier we can get in - the better * Timings vary based on the amount of lighting required * Setup is normally quiet, besides the last 15-30min of sound check * When dining & entertainment happen in the same hall, some venues supply a divider screen for the band to setup behind during meal.

Can you roam around while you perform?

Yes, we offer an acoustic and portable version of the band. Message us for more details.

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

You can select ALL your songs, and even select some songs which aren’t on our list. We love learning new songs, and ensuring your show is fully-tailored and unique to your event.

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

Indeed. Remember, bands can only sound as good as the amplification they’re playing through. That's why we use PAT tested high-end amplification, as well as party, stage & mood lighting with a dedicated engineer, to ensure everything looks & sounds just right all throughout your event. * Make sure to ask your venue whether or not they use a noise limiter.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Yes. Learning new songs keeps us quick on our feet and keeps our repertoire fresh. This will normally be free of charge. * In case you have an exceptional request (i.e song arrangement for a large band or a large number of songs especially prepared) we may have to charge a bit extra.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Clients tend to rave about the band’s high level of showmanship & crowd engagement, as well as our warm & friendly approach, bespoke service and special attention to detail.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Wedding venues, hotels, members clubs, sports clubs, theatres, bars, restaurants, festivals, markets, fairs.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Mumford & Sons, John Mayer, Joni Mitchelle, The Lumineers, Tracy Chapman, Dave Matthews Band, Jewel.

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

Hurlingham Club, Hospital Club, Bloomberg, KPMG, TEZENIS to name a few.

Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click β€œCheck availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hourΒ£1100
Up to 2 hoursΒ£1200
Up to 3 hoursΒ£1400
Available services
1hr Live DJ Set
+Β£200
2hr Live DJ Set
+Β£300

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Katherine P, 1 year ago

Remko did the sound for Lilac Sheer's 60s tribute gig at our big and acoustically challenging church in Brighton in May - and it was fab. Not too much equipment - so easy on our historic building plus a quick load-out. Flexible too, so Remko could move around the building and tweak the sound to work with our arches and aisles. It was a really happy gig - no grief at all. Which is not always the case! Thank you and do let us know when you fancy another jaunt to Brighton. :-)

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Bill B, 2 years ago

Your show was tremendous. You and the girls were brilliant. We would be delighted to welcome you back anytime. I and the entire audience enjoyed it immensely. See you soon!

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