Acoustic duo

Handpicked

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About Handpicked

Acoustic duo
Middlesbrough
Scintillating Jigs and Reels! Top class musicians based in the North of England With guitar, fiddle and tenor banjo, mandolin/mandola

Top Class Musicianship, with authentic-Singing and harmonies, mixed with a sprinkle of humor, and wit. Andy Len and Joe, have entertained around Teesside for many years. Joe, plays fiddle and cittern Len plays, banjo, mandolin and guitar. Andy lead vocalist , plays guitar, and hails from Killkenny, Southern Ireland. Together they have something special…..

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:
Traditional Irish folk, Folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Traditional English folk, Folk rock
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Types:
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Event types:
Private event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

3 Drunken Maidens
Arthur McBride
Spancil Hill
All for me Grog
Crack was 90 in the I.of M.
Farewell to Carlingford
I used to Love Her
The Ferryman
Paddy Works on the Railway
Dirty Old Town
Sally McLennane
Black Velvet Band
Leaving of Liverpool
I’ll Tell Me Ma
Irish Rover
Whiskey in the Jar
Barney Hare
Galway Girl
Fryin Pan Song
Big Strong man Sylvest
REELS
Spootiskerry
Brenda Stubberts
Boys of Malin
Greengates
Lafferty’s
Farewell to Erin
Jackie Colemans
Julia Delaneys
Dick Gossips
Found Harmonium
JIGS
Connaught Man’s Rambles
Ships in Full Sail
Kesh
10 penny Bit
Morrisons
Tripping up the Stairs
Haste to the Wedding
Irish Washerwoman
POLKAS
Kerry Set
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

Our standard line up is as a trio, Guitar/Fiddle/Banjo we can also come as a four piece with Bass

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?

Ipod can be used between sets

How much time do you need to set up?

Usually 30mins

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

Our set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time. However, we're definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event

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

All PA included, no lighting

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Yes

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£350
Up to 3 hours£400

Reviews

From customers:

Wedding, 1 year ago

Mark and I, just back from our honeymoon, want to thank you and the band very much for our splendid wedding ceilidh - we and our guests had such a wonderful time. It was exactly what we wanted...