Acoustic duo

Helta Skelta

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Acoustic duo
Cannock
Unplugged Rock n Roll Duo

Helta Skelta are an unplugged rock n' roll duo who play traditional Irish jigs and anything rock n roll from the 50's to the present day! We play Acoustics, Pianos, Mandolin and Banjo to keep everyone on their toes!

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
Musicianship
Genres:
1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Irish rock, Rockabilly, Traditional Irish folk, Acoustic, Pop, Covers, Rock, Alternative rock, Classic rock, Pop rock, Indie, Punk rock, Rock 'n' Roll
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Types:
Acoustic duo, Pop duo, Rock duo, Traditional Irish folk group
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event
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Song list

A HARD DAYS NIGHT - BEATLES
ALL SHOOK UP - ELVIS
BLUE SUEDE SHOES - ELVIS
CAN'T BUY ME LOVE - BEATLES
CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE - ELVIS
CRAZY LITTLE THING CALLED LOVE - QUEEN
DEVIL IN DISGUISE - ELVIS
DO YOU LOVE ME
EVER FALLEN IN LOVE - BUZZCOCKS
GOOD GOLLY MISS MOLLY
HEARTBREAK HOTEL - ELVIS
HOUND DOG - ELVIS
I FOUGHT THE LAW - CLASH
I LOVE ROCK N' ROLL - JOAN JETT
I'M A BELIEVER - MONKEES
JOHNNY BE GOOD - CHUCK BERRY
LAND DOWN UNDER - MEN AT WORK
LET IT BE - BEATLES
RING OF FIRE - JOHNNY CASH
ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK -
ROCK THIS TOWN - STRAY CATS
ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN - CHUCK BERRY
SAW HER STANDING THERE - BEATLES
SHAKE RATTLE AND ROLL
SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO - CLASH
SIT DOWN - JAMES
STAND BY ME -
TAINTED LOVE - GLORIA JONES
TAKE ON ME - AHA
TEENAGE DIRTBAG - WHEATUS
THAT’S ALRIGHT MAMA - ELVIS
TWIST AGAIN
TWIST AND SHOUT - BEATLES
WANT YOU TO WANT ME - CHEAP TRICK
BLACK VELVET BAND - TRADITIONAL IRISH
BROKE - BAD RATS
DEVILS WAYWARD SONS - BAD RATS
DRUNKERN LULLABIES - FLOGGING MOLLY
FIELDS OF ATHENRY - TRADITIONAL IRISH
SALLY MACLENANNE - POGUES
SHE SAID - BAD RATS
SHIPPING UP TO BOSTON - DROPKICK MURPHYS
TELL ME MA - TRADITIONAL IRISH
THE OLD PIANO - BAD RATS
WHISKY IN THE JAR - TRADITIONAL IRISH
WILD ROVER - TRADITIONAL IRISH
BUGGER OFF - DUBLINERS
7 DRUNKEN NIGHTS - DUBLINERS
THE AULD TRIANGLE - TRADITIONAL IRISH
DIRTY OLD TOWN - POGUES
GALWAY GIRL - TRADITIONAL IRISH
IRISH ROVER - TRADITIONAL IRISH
SALTY DOG - FLOGGING MOLLY
RARE OLD TIMES - TRADITIONAL IRISH
ROCKY ROAD TO DUBLIN - TRADITIONAL IRISH
ALTERNATIVE ULSTER - STIFF LITTLE FINGERS
IF I SHOULD FALL FROM GRACE WITH GOD - POGUES
7 DEADLY SINS - FLOGGING MOLLY
IF I EVER LEAVE THIS WORLD ALIVE - FLOGGING MOLLY
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

Our line up is as follows: Leigh Bucknall - Guitar, Vocals, Mandolin Adam MacGuire - Piano, Banjo, Vocals

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 to 1.5 hours 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 you roam around while you perform?

We don't roam around unfortunately.

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?

Our PA and lighting system is included in your quote.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If a song isn't included in our song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn that fits our style then we are happy to do this for you.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

The Irish section of our set always goes down really well with clients saying they actually felt like they were in temple bar, Dublin!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

o2 Institute, Birmingham o2 Academy 3, Birmingham Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton Mr Kyps, Poole Various Social Clubs up and down the UK Ramada Hotel, Belfast Gypsy Rose Club, Dublin

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

The Beatles, Flogging Molly, The Pogues, The Stones

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

St. Patricks Day Parade at the o2 Institute, Birmingham

Prices

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£320
Up to 2 hours£400
Up to 3 hours£450

Reviews

From customers:

Bridgtown S

The Irish part of the set made us feel like we were actually in Temple Bar, Dublin!

Hen H, 1 year ago

Energetic Duo playing all the songs you know and love with a whole new twist!