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Acoustic duo

Silk & Strings

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About Silk & Strings

Devon based Silk & Strings perform their own material and covers. 2 vocals, guitar, a looper and percussion plus a bit of blues harp.
Acoustic duo
Okehampton

Silk & Strings have been performing since January 2016 after spending 9 months assembling material, writing songs and being voiced coached. They are a Devon based duo. Playing both covers and their own material, they create an intimate audience connection using vocals and guitar (with occasional looper, drum machine, blues harp and percussion) woven in captivating arrangements. Highlights for 2017 included the release of their debut EP as well as performances at The Plough Arts Centre, Torrington and Hatherleigh Festival. While they are more than capable of using the drum machine and percussion to get people up on the dance floor at parties, they are particularly suited to intimate and special occasions. They have played Valentines night at the George Hotel in Hatherleigh for two years running having developed a quiet, acoustic, non-intrusive set. They are huge lovers of all types of music, particularly live and self penned music. They still play the local open mic circuit to meet up with other musicians and hear what they're up to.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Christmas, Folk, Folk rock, Originals, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Covers, Rock, Pop rock
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Event types:
Hotel / Restaurant event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session
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Song list

Devon based duo Silk & Strings perform a wonderful mix of covers and original songs. Perfect for Pubs, Festivals, Weddings and Valentines nights.
We’re always learning and writing new songs and we are happy to learn that special song for your wedding, birthday party etc. - just give us a few weeks notice! ;)
Covers
1. Snow Patrol – Run
2. Nina Simone – I wish I knew how it would feel to be free
3. Lana Del Rey – Summertime Sadness
4. Cold Play – Yellow
5. Yazoo – Only you
6. Van Morrison – Moondance
7. Amy Winehouse – Valerie
8. Louis Armstrong – Wonderful World
9. Mamas & Papas – Dream a little dream
10. Ellie Goldings version of the Waterboys – How long will I love you
11. Guns & Roses – Sweet Child of mine (Slower acoustic version)
12. Cyndi Lauper – Time After Time
13. Dido – Hunter
14. Animals – House of the rising sun
15. Suzanne Vega – Luka
16. Pierces – You’ll be mine
17. David Guetta – Titanium (Slightly slower acoustic version)
18. Crowded House – Don’t dream its over
19. Everything but the girl – Missing
20. Adele – Rolling in the deep
21. Jack Johnson – Angel
22. The Velvet Underground – Femme Fatale
23. LP – Lost on you
24. James Bay – Hold back the river
25. Sam Smith – Stay with me
26. Mark Knopfler – If this is goodbye
27. Nick Cave & the bad seeds / Kylie Minogue – Where the wild roses grow
28. Christine and the Queens – Tilted
29. Oasis – Wonderwall
30. Ben King – Stand by me
31. REM – Find the river
32. Oasis - Don’t look back in anger
33. Fyfe Dangerfield - High on the tide
34. REM - Losing my religion
35. Bobby McFerrin - Don't worry be happy
36. Bob Marley- Three little birds
37. Van Morrison - Brown eyed girl
Own compositions
1. Tonight
2. Silk ‘n Strings
3. Alone
4. Life, love and heavens above
5. Don’t spectate, Live
6. Fightin’ Talk
7. Lordy Lordy
8. Party
9. Dreams
10. With you
11. Corridors

Prices

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£220
Up to 2 hours£260
Up to 3 hours£340

Reviews

From customers:

Hatherleigh S, 4 years ago

We had the pleasure of having Silk and Strings perform for us at our Community Fun Day. They donated their time and entertained us. Brilliant!

Diane H, 3 years ago

Silk & Strings have been playing in our pub on several occasions, as dinner music on Valentine's evening, and in what we call lazy Sundays, a recipe of court yard, drinks, bbq and live music to make people have a pleasant Sunday afternoon. Both types of event are nicely done by Silk and Strings, having a repertoire that covers a variation of taste, fits perfectly for our type of venue, add to that, their vocal matches nicely and the use of instruments is subtle and adds to the ensemble. We would have no hesitation in recommending them.