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Harbottle & Jonas

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About Harbottle & Jonas

An Upbeat Acoustic Duo based in Devon. 'Phenomenal' - BBC Introducing.
Mumford folk band
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Harbottle & Jonas would love to be a part of your celebrations. They are a lively and highly rated folk/pop duo perfect for getting any party started. They create the sound and energy of a full band and have a wealth of experience providing quality entertainment and creating a unique atmosphere for a variety of different occasions and are always happy to learn request songs. Harbottle & Jonas offer a range of different options. If you mix and match some of the options they would be very happy to negotiate on price. - Highly rated acoustic duo. - Have a wealth of experience providing quality entertainment for a variety of different events. - Repertoire includes over 100 upbeat and slow folky/acoustic cover songs. - Male and female vocals with acoustic guitar, concertina and stompbox. - Endorsed by BBC Introducing, Seasalt clothing and many folk icons. - Happy to learn request songs. WEDDING OPTIONS: - Ceremony: (pre-ceremony music, bridal entrance, signing of the register, recessional) - Canapés: x2 45 minute sets - Evening entertainment (Duo): x2 45 minute sets - Spotify disco with lights and equipment - An original song written and recorded especially for and about the happy couple - Learning three personal request songs - Trio / Full Band options available ‘Phenomenal’ – BBC Introducing

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
Encore awards
4th Encoreversary
Saved the day!
Booked for 5 Encore gigs!
Folk, Traditional English folk, Pop, Acoustic
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue 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

Sample Repertoire:
Adele - Make You Feel My Love 
Amy Whinehouse - Back To Black 
Anais Mitchell - Wedding Song 
Andy Williams – Can’t Take My Eyes Off You
Bee Gees - To Love Somebody
Billy Joel – She’s Always a Woman
Bill Withers - Ain't No Sunshine 
Bob Dylan - Don't Think Twice It's Alright 
Breakfast at Tiffanys OST - Moon River 
Bright Eyes - First Day Of My Life 
Broncho - Class Historian 
Bruce Springsteen -Dancing in The Dark 
Bruce Springsteen - I'm on Fire 
Cat Stevens - Father and Son 
Cat Stevens - Wild World 
Celine Dion - Prayer 
Colleen Bailey Rae - Just Like a Star 
Damien Rice – Delicate
Dave Barnes – Good Day for Marrying You
David Bowie - Heroes 
David Bowie - Life on Mars 
Dobie Gray – Drift Away
Ed Sheeran- Perfect 
Ed Sheeran - Lego House 
Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud 
Ed Sheeran - Small Bump 
Ed Sheeran – What Do I Know
Elbow - We're Away 
Elton John - Your Song 
Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling In Love 
Eva Cassidy - Somewhere Over the Rainbow 
Eva Cassidy - Songbird
Eva Cassidy – Time After Time
Finley Quaye - Even After All 
Fleetwood Mac - Dreams 
George Ezra - Budapest 
Great Big Sea - Captain Wedderburn 
Goo Goo Dolls - Iris 
Gorillaz - 19-2000 
Her OST - The Moon Song
Hugo – 99 Problems
Ingrid Michaelson - The Way I Am 
Ingrid Michaelson - You and I 
Inside Llewyn Davis OST – 500 Miles
INXS - Never Tear Us Apart 
Jack Johnson - Better Together 
James Morrison - Precious Love 
Jimmy Barnes - Working Class Man 
Jimmy Eat World - Hear You Me 
Jo Jo - Music 
John Denver - Annies Song 
John Legend - Ordinary People 
John Prine - In Spite of Ourselves 
Joni Mitchell - A Case of You 
Kate Rusby - Underneath The Stars
Kathleen Edwards - House Full of Empty Rooms
Laura Marling - Crawled Out Of The Sea
Laura Marling - Rambling Man
Leon Bridges – River
Leonard Cohen - So Long Marianne
Madness - It Must be Love
Michael Franti - Life is Better with You 
Mike and The Mechanics - The Living Years
Moulin Rouge OST - Come What May
Nick Cave - Into My Arms
Nina Simone - Mr. Bojangles
Norah Jones - Come Away with me
Once OST - Falling Slowly
Passenger - Anywhere 
Paul McCartney - Maybe I'm Amazed 
P.S I Love you OST - How Long Will I Love You?
Radiohead - High and Dry
Rag n' Bone Man - Human
Rag n' Bone Man - Skin
Rolf Harris - Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport 
Richard Thompson - Saving the Good Stuff
Seth Lakeman – Meet Me in The Twilight
Shania Twain - Still the One
Simply Red - Stars
Sixpence None The Richer - Kiss Me
Skinny Lister - The Plough and Orion
Taylor Swift - Love Story 
The Beatles - All You Need is Love 
The Beatles – Here Comes The Sun
The Beatles - Real Love 
The Carpenters – Top of the World
The Corrs - Runaway
The Eagles - Desperado 
The Eagles - Hotel California 
The Faces - Oh La La 
The Killers - Mr.Brightside
The Killers - Some Kind of Love 
The Ohio Express - Yummy Yummy Yummy 
The Postal Service - Brand New Colony 
The Postal Service - Such Great Heights 
The Shires - State Lines 
The Stereophonics - Have a Nice Day 
The Stereophonics - Maybe Tomorrow 
The Wedding Singer OST - Grow Old With You 
Tina Turner - River Deep, Mountain High 
Trevor Hall - The Lime Tree
Van Morrison - Crazy Love 
Van Morrison - Into the Mystic
Xavier Rudd – Follow The Sun
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Hysteric 
Upbeat / Dancing 
Amy Macdonald - This is the Life
Ben E King - Stand By Me
Buddy Holly - It Doesn't Matter Anymore 
Darius Rucker – Wagonwheel
Dolly Parton - Blue Smoke
Dolly Parton – Jolene
Don McLean – American Pie
Dropkick Murphys – I’m Shipping Up To Boston
Eagle Eye Cherry - Save Tonight
Fleetwood Mac – Everywhere
Frank Turner - If Ever I Stray
Frank Turner – Photosynthesis
George Michael - As
George Michael - Faith
Gnarls Barkley - Crazy 
Hall & Oats - You Make My Dreams Come True 
Jake Bugg - Two Fingers 
James Bay - Hold Back The River
Janis Joplin – Call on Me
John Denver - Country Roads
Johnny Cash - Folsom Prison Blues
Johnny Cash - I Walk The Line
Johnny Cash - Ring of Fire
Juno OST - All I Want is You
Katrina and The Waves – Walking on Sunshine
Kings of Leon - The Bucket
KISS - I Was Made For Lovin’ You 
KT Tunstall - Black Horse & The Cherry Tree
Matthews & While – On my way now
McFly - All About You
Mumford & Sons - Little Lion Man
Of Monsters & Men - Little Talks
Outkast - Hey Ya
Paolo Nutini - New Shoes
Passenger - Anywhere
Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Ram Jam – Black Betty
Ray Charles – Hit The Road Jack
The Beatles - I Feel Fine
The Cardigans – Lovefool
The Coral - Dreaming of You
The Cure - Friday I'm in Love
The Jungle Book - I wanna be like you
The Lumineers - Ho Hey
The Magic Numbers - Forever Lost
Thin Lizzy - Dancing in The Moonlight
Tina Turner – River Deep, Mountain High
Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
Vance Joy - Fire and The Flood
Vance Joy - Riptide
Wallis Bird - My Bones
Traditional / Celtic
Auld Lang Syne 
Black is The Colour 
Black Velvet Band 
Cornwall My Home 
Crow on The Cradle 
Danny Boy 
Dirty Old Town 
Drunken Sailor 
Fare Thee Well Northumberland
Fog on The Tyne 
Galway Girl 
Henry My Son 
I'll Tell Me Ma' 
John Kanaka 
Leaving of Liverpool 
Lord of The Dance 
Meet me on the Corner 
Molly Malone 
Oh' Mary don't you Weep 
Old Dan Tucker 
Parting Glass 
Raggle Taggle Gypsy 
Ride On 
South Australia 
Spanish Ladies 
Waltzing Matilda 
Whiskey in The Jar 
Why Aye Man 
Wild Mountain Thyme 
Wild Rover 
Christmas Songs 
12 Days of Christmas
Come All Ye Faithful
Comfort and Joy 
Fairytale of New York
Happy Xmas War is Over 
Hark The Herald Angel Sing
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas
In The Bleak Mid Winter 
It’s Beginning to look a lot like Christmas
Let it Snow
Oh Come Emmanuel 
Santa Baby 
Silent Night
Star of Wonder
Three Ships
We Three Kings 
While Shepherds
Winter Wonderland
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

We can perform as a duo or with a full 4 piece band (bass and drums).

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

We are generally flexible.

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

Yes of course!

How much time do you need to set up?

Typically between 1-2 hours.

Can you roam around while you perform?

We prefer not to do this.

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


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


Can you learn song requests before the event?

Of course.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

We are upbeat and engaging. We have a very unique sound.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Too many to name...We perform around the UK and Europe regularly in the past six years. Islington Assembly Hall, London in front of 800 people was pretty cool.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Anything Singer-Songwriter / Folk / Americana.

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

- The Great Hall, Dartington. - Islington Assembly Hall, London.


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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£350
Up to 2 hours£400
Up to 3 hours£500


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Liz R, 2 years ago

Thank you! Dear Freya and Dave We would just like to say a heart felt thank you for playing at our wedding last week. So many of our guests commented on how great you are and we thoroughly enjoyed having you as part of our special day. We hope you managed to relax at some point over the weekend and enjoy the sunshine. Thank you again for helping make our day so wonderful! Lizzie and Ian

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Charlie D, 3 years ago

'Dave and Freya were amazing. Friendly but super professional. Just perfect. From the communication, price to the first song. They had everyone at the wedding dancing from the second they started. Can't recommend Harbottle & Jonas highly enough'.