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The Acoustics

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About The Acoustics

Upbeat piano and guitar duet available for private parties, weddings and corporate events
Acoustic duo
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Lead vocals: Raquel Guitar/Piano: Nick The Acoustics are a talented reputable duo from Liverpool and Chester available for weddings, corporate events, private parties or any other setting which suit your needs. They have vast experience in music. Raquel fronted a soul/disco band before going solo, and also teaming up with Nick to perform acoustic/piano sets. Nick is classically trained on piano and is a full time Guitar and Piano Teacher. Together they have performed in venues all over the UK from pubs to stadiums to weddings and festivals and are able to cater for any occasion. Their setlist caters to all ages and a diverse range of tastes.

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The Acoustics' Reviews

From Encore customers:

Nigel P
10 months ago
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4 out of 5

Good especially in difficult conditions

From other customers:

David H
1 year ago, for a Hotel / Restaurant event in Old Haymarket
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5 out of 5

I've seen The Acoustics before in various restaurants around Liverpool and they are enjoyable to listen to!

Sarah P
1 year ago, for a Private event in Liverpool L9
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5 out of 5

The Acoustics performed in our garden for the beginning of my friend's hen do. They were amazing and played all our favourite songs!

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The Acoustics' Song list

4 Non Blondes- What's Going On
ABBA- Dancing Queen
Adelle- Make you feel my love
Adelle- Rolling in the deep
Al Green- Let's Stay Together
Alicia Keys- If I Ain't Got You
Amy Winehouse- Back to black
Amy Winehouse- Valerie
Aretha Franklin- Natural Woman
Audrey Hepburn- Moon River
Barbara Streisand- Enough is enough
Beatles- Come Together
Beatles- Let It Be
Beatles- Twist and Shout
Beatles- Hey Jude
Beatles- Oh Bla Di Oh Bla Da
Beatles- Here Comes The Sun
Beatles- Yesterday
Ben E King- Stand By Me
Bewitched- C'est La Vie
Beyonce- Halo
Bill Withers- Just The Two Of US
Blink 182- All The Small Things
Blondie- Maria
Blondie- One Way Or Another
Bon Jovi- Living On A Prayer
Bon Jovi- You Give Love a Bad Name
Bonnie Tyler- Holding Out For a Hero
Britney Spears- I love Rock n Roll
Bruno Mars- Marry You
Bruno Mars- Uptown Funk
Bryan Adams- Heaven
Bryan Adams- Summer of 69
Candi Staton- Young Hearts
Cardigans- Love Fool
CC Peniston- Finally
Chaka Khan- Ain't Nobody
Cher- Believe
Chic- Good Times
Christina Perry- A thousand years
Chuck Berry- Johnny B Goode
Coldplay- Viva La Vida
Coldplay- yellow
Corinne Bailey Rae- Put Your Records On
Courteeners- Not 19 Forever
Cranberries- Zombie
Creedence Clearwater Revival- Bad Moon Rising
Daft Punk- Get Lucky
Darkness- I believe in a thing called love
Dolly Parton- Jolene
Dua Lipa- Levitating
Duffy- Mercy
Dusty Springfield- Son of a preacher
Ed Sheeran- Castle on the hill
Ed Sheeran- No Diggity
Ed Sheeran- Perfect
Elton John- I'm Still Standing
Elton John and Dua Lipa- Cold Heart
Elvis Presley- I Can't Help Falling In Love With You
Erasure- A little respect
Etta James- At Last
Fleetwood Mac- Dreams
Fleetwood Mac- Go Your Own Way
Florence and The Machine- You got the love
Foundations- Build Me Up Buttercup
Frankie Valley- Begging
Frankie Valli- Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You
George Ezra- Green Green Grass
George Ezra- Shotgun
Gnarles Barkley- Crazy
Greenday- Holiday
Guns n Roses- Sweet Child Of Mine
Harry Styles- Watermelon Sugar
INXS- Need You Tonight
Jackie Wilson- Your Love Is Lifting Me Higher
James- Sit Down
Jason Mraz- I'm Yours
Jax Jones- Breathe
Jess Glynn- Hold my hand
Jimi Hendrix- Little Wing
John Denver- Country Road Take Me Home
John Legend- All of Me
John Legend- Conversations In The Dark
Journey- Don't Stop Believing
Karen Ramirez- Didn't know I was looking for love
Katrina and the waves- Walking on sunshine
Keane- Somewhere Only We Know
Kevin Lyttle- Turn Me On
Killers- Human
Killers- Mr Brightside
Kings Of Leon- Sex On Fire
Kings Of Leon- Use Somebody
KT Tunstall- Black Horse and The Cherry Tree
Lana Del Ray- Summertime Sadness
The Las- There She Goes
Lulu- Shout
Luther Vandross- A Thousand Kisses
M People- Moving On Up
Mamas and Pappas- California Dreamin
Mamas and Pappas- Dream a little dream
Martha Reeves and The Vandellas- Dancing in the street
Michael Jackson- Beat It
Michael Jackson- Billie Jean
Muse- Starlight
Nancy Sinatra- Boots Are Made For Walking
Neil Diamond- Sweet Caroline
Nirvana- Smells like teen spirit
Noisettes- Never Forget You
Nolans- I'm in the mood for dancing
Norah Jones- Don't Know Why
Norah Jones- Turn Me On
Oasis- Champagne Supernova
Oasis- Don't Look Back in Ange
Oasis- She's Electric
Oasis- Wonderwall
Otis Redding- Sitting On A Dock Of A Bay
Otis Redding - Tenderness
Patti La Belle- Lady Marmalade
Paulo Nutini- Last Request
Peggy Lee- Fever
Pink- What about us
Pointer Sisters- I'm so excited
Radiohead- Creep
Robbie Williams- Angels
Robyn S- Show Me Love
Rolling Stones- Paint It Black
Ronettes- Be my baby
Sam Cooke- Cupid
Shania Twain- Man I feel like a woman
Shirelles- Will you still love me tomorrow
Sixpence None The Richer- Kiss Me
Stereophonics- Dakota
Steve Earl-Galway girl
Stevie Wonder- Isn't she lovely
Stevie Wonder- I Just Called To Say I Love You
Sugababes- About you now
Supremes- Can't Hurry Love
Survivor- Eye Of The Tiger
Temptations- My Girl
Tina Turner- Proud Mary
Tina Turner- Simply The Best
Tracy Chapman- Fast Car
Train- Drops of Jupiter
Van Morrison- Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrison- Moon Dance
Wham- Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
Whitney Houston- How Will I Know
Whitney Houston- I Wanna Dance With Somebody
Womack and Womack- Teardrops

The Acoustics' Prices

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£200
Up to 2 hours£400
Up to 3 hours£600
Private Party2 musicians
2x45 mins
Drinks reception2 musicians
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Dinner2 musicians
- Music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. - 2 x 45 min performances at the drinks reception. - 2 x 45 min performances as dinner is being served.


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Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

The Acoustic's performance is unique. They can play numerous instruments and a diverse range of genres. Nick uses a loop pedal to create numerous tracks which can sound like a full band.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Gaucho Liverpool Piccolino Hale Piccolino Knutsford Piccolino Bramhall Carlisi Liverpool Gino Da Campo Restaurant Liverpool Skybar Gino Da Campo Liverpool Riva Hale Riva Liverpool Anthopologist Manchester The Cigar Bar and Terrace, Warrington King Street Kitchen, Knutsford The Lion and Swan, Congleton Anfield Stadium, Liverpool

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt, Debussy, Steely Dan, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Oasis, Guns n Roses, Adele, Stevie Wonder, Lenny Kravitz, Etta James, Frank Sinatra, Macy Gray, Al Green, Norah Jones, Paul Weller, Beatles, Chris Stapleton, Stone Roses, LP, Igusa Seiji, Stanley Myers, Lauren Hyll, Corrine Bailey Rae, Amy Winehouse, Billy Ocean, Talk Talk,

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

Skybar Gino Da Campo on behalf of Liverpool Dinner Club Anfield Stadium

Do you have different line-up options?

Yes we can provide a trio or a 4 piece

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


How much time do you need to set up?

20 minutes

Can you roam around while you perform?


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?

Acoustic, Jazz, Blues, Pop, Funk, Funk rock, Motown, Rock, Alternative rock, Hard rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Post rock, Pop rock, Indie, Progressive rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Punk rock, Synth rock, Easy listening, Light music
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Event types:
Wedding, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Virtual event, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Recording session, Concert, New Year's Eve, Christmas party, Birthday party, Charity event, Corporate event, Burns night, Cruise, Theatre / Show
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