Acoustic duo

Harbottle & Jonas

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About Harbottle & Jonas

Acoustic duo
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An Upbeat Acoustic Duo based in Devon. 'Phenomenal' - BBC Introducing.

Harbottle & Jonas are a stunning young folk duo based in Totnes, Devon. Their music is eclectic and is always accompanied with a great story. They have received plaudits from folk royalty including Seth Lakeman, Jon Boden, Rod Clements, Declan Sinnott, BBC Introducing and have recently been endorsed by Seasalt Clothing. Playing over 100 gigs each year, these troubadours are to be found far and wide across our beautiful island. - 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. ‘Phenomenal’ – BBC Introducing 'Two Amazing Musicians' - Seasalt Clothing 'A Really Unique Sound' - Seth Lakeman 'Thoroughly Enjoyable' - Jon Boden (Bellowhead) 'Fabulous' - Declan Sinnott (Christy Moore) Supported: Martin Carthy, Seth Lakeman, Declan Sinnott, Ruarri Joseph, Maz O'Connor. Interesting Facts: Had a beer named after our debut album. Appeared on Italian and Irish Television. Busked across Europe. Endorsed by Seasalt Clothing. Have had their music streamed in excess of 1,000,000 times in 25 different countries.

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
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:
Make you feel my Love - Adele
Back to Black - Amy Whinehouse
To Love Somebody - Bee Gees
Ain't no sunshine - Bill Withers
Don't Think Twice it's Alright - Bob Dylan
Moon River - Breakfast at Tiffanys OST
First Day of my Life - Bright Eyes
Dancing in The Dark - Bruce Springsteen
I'm on Fire - Bruce Springsteen
Father and Son - Cat Stevens
Wild World - Cat Stevens
Just Like a Star - Colleen Bailey Rae
Heroes - David Bowie
Life on Mars - David Bowie
Lego House - Ed Sheeran
Small Bump - Ed Sheeran
Thinking out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Eva Cassidy
Dreams - Fleetwood Mac
Budapest - George Ezra
Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
The Moon Song - Her OST
Better Together - Jack Johnson
Hear You Me - Jimmy Eat World
Annies Song - John Denver
Country Roads - John Denver
In Spite of Ourselves - John Prine
A Case of You - Joni Mitchell
Underneath The Stars - Kate Rusby
House Full of Empty Rooms - Kathleen Edwards
River - Leon Bridges
So Long Marianne - Leonard Cohen
It Must be Love - Madness
Over My Shoulder - Mike and The Mechanics
The Living Years - Mike and The Mechanics
Come What May - Moulin Rouge OST
Come Away with me - Norah Jones
Falling Slowly - Once OST
High and Dry - Radiohead
Human - Rag n' Bone Man
Skin - Rag n' Bone Man
Saving the Good Stuff - Richard Thompson
Still the One - Shania Twain
Stars - Simply Red
Kiss Me - Sixpence None The Richer
All You Need is Love - The Beatles
Real Love - The Beatles
Oh La La - The Faces
Some Kind of Love - The Killers
Have a Nice Day - The Stereophonics
Maybe Tomorrow - The Stereophonics
Crazy Love - Van Morrison
Into the Mystic - Van Morrison
Auld Lang Syne
Black is The Colour
Black Velvet Band
Cornwall My Home
Danny Boy
Dirty Old Town
Drunken Sailor
Fog on The Tyne
Galway Girl
I'll Tell Me Ma'
Leaving of Liverpool
Meet me on the Corner
Molly Malone
Oh' Mary don't you Weep
Old Dan Tucker
Raggle Taggle Gypsy
Ride On
South Australia
Spanish Ladies
Whiskey in The Jar
Why Aye Man
Wild Mountain Thyme
Wild Rover
This is the Life - Amy Macdonald
Stand By Me - Ben E King
It Doesn't Matter Anymore - Buddy Holly
Wagonwheel - Darius Rucker
Queen Bitch - David Bowie
Jolene - Dolly Parton
Save Tonight - Eagle Eye Cherry
Everywhere - Fleetwood Mac
If Ever I Stray - Frank Turner
Photosynthesis - Frank Turner
As - George Michael
Faith - George Michael
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
You Make My Dreams Come True - Hall & Oats
Two Fingers - Jake Bugg
Hold Back The River - James Bay
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
I Walk The Line - Johnny Cash
Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash
All I Want is You - Juno OST
The Bucket - Kings of Leon
Black Horse & The Cherry Tree - KT Tunstall
All About You - McFly
Little Lion Man - Mumford & Sons
Hey Ya - Outkast
New Shoes - Paolo Nutini
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
If it Make You Happy - Sheryl Crow
I Feel Fine - The Beatles
Lovefool - The Cardigans
Dreaming of You - The Coral
Mr. Brightside - The Killers
Ho Hey - The Lumineers
Forever Lost - The Magic Numbers
Dancing in The Moonlight - Thin Lizzy
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Fire and The Flood - Vance Joy
Riptide - Vance Joy
Christmas Songs 
Come All Ye Faithful
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (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, 5 months 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, 1 year 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'.