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The Travelling Hands

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About The Travelling Hands

Strolling band
London
Public liability insurance of £10 million
International Roaming Acoustic Band The Travelling Hands - Performing for private clients and global brands worldwide.

The Travelling Hands are an international acoustic roaming band from London performing feel good interactive sets of popular music across for the world at a wide array of events from weddings & private parties, to corporate events for a huge number of global brands including Google, Facebook, Adobe, Rolls-Royce, Oetker Collection, HSBC, British Airways, Formula 1, Jaguar Land Rover, Help For Heroes, Air Canada, Cancer Research UK, Avis, Taylor Wessing, City AM, WH Smith, Boots, Epson, & Kwik Fit to name a few. They have also performed for the President of Cyprus, James Caan, Tyson Fury, Fred Sirieix and Ross Brawn. These British gents regularly entertain at prestigious venues. They’ve entertained at Kensington Palace, Hampton Court Palace, Tower Bridge, Tower of London, Royal Ascot, Wimbledon Tennis Championships, Twickenham Stadium, The Ritz, The Ned, Claridge’s, The Lanesborough, The May Fair, The Langham, Hotel Cafe Royal, Grosvenor House, The Ham Yard Hotel, The V&A Museum, Natural History Museum, Sky Garden, The Shard; plus international destinations such as The Mulia (Bali), Chillon Castle (Geneva, Switzerland), Isola Del Garda (Lake Garda, Italy), Domaine de Chantilly and Les Invalides (Frances), Limassol (Cyprus) and Albufeira (Portugal. Combining acoustic guitars, percussion, saxophone, double bass and a whole lot of harmonies, The Travelling Hands offer a fresh delivery of live music through their arrangements of classic songs and modern hits in a warm, feel-good style of performance. Together, these musicians perform as a 3-6 piece band (offering the 5 piece lineup as standard) and the blend of their instruments creates the perfect bed for harmonised vocals. Whether you're looking for strolling entertainment during a wedding breakfast, a drinks reception or otherwise, this adaptable group are ready for waiting for your enquiry. What’s more they’re also sponsored by award winning designer Marc Darcy who provide their brilliant classic British tweed suits to bring an extra sharp look to every event they attend. If you want the full sound of a complete band, with a more acoustic delivery, or you’re just looking for a performance with a twist, then The Travelling Hands are the band for you.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We can perform while walking around a venue
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Christmas, Folk, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Covers, Funk, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Rock, Alternative rock
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Event types:
Corporate event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Amy Winehouse - Valerie
Andy Williams - Can't Take My Eyes Off You
Backstreet Boys - Everybody
Beatles - Saw Her Standing There
Ben E King - Stand By Me
Bill Hailey & the comets - Rock Around The Clock
Bill Withers - Lovely Day
Bob Marley - Three Little Birds
Bon jovi - Livin On a Prayer
Bruno Mars - Locked Out of Heaven
Bruno Mars / Mark Ronson - Uptown Funk
Bryan Adams - Summer Of '69
Cee Lo Green - Forget You
Chuck Berry - Johnny B Goode
Daft Punk - Get Lucky
Eagle Eye cherry - Save Tonight
Ed Sheeran - Shape of you
Elvis - Suspicious Minds
Elvis Presley - Blue Suede Shoes
George Michael - Faith
Jackie Wilson - Higher & Higher
James Brown - I Feel Good
Journey - Don't Stop Believing
Justin Timberlake - Can't Stop The Feeling
Kings Of Leon - Use Somebody
Kings Of Leon - Sex On Fire
Lumineers - Ho Hey
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama
Maroon 5 - Moves Like Jagger
Oasis - She's Electric
Oasis - Wonderwall
Oasis - Don't Look Back In Anger
Otis Reading - Dock Of the bay
Pharell Williams - Happy
Queen - Don't stop me now
Ricky Martin - Livin La Vida Loca
Ritchie Valens - La Bamba/Twist and shout
Robin Williams - Angels
Stealers Wheel - Stuck In The Middle
Stereophonics - Dakota
Stevie Wonder - Superstition
Sting - Englishman in New York
Take That - Back For Good
Taylor Swift - Shake It Off
The Beatles - Hey Jude
The Killers - Mr Brightside
The Kinks - You Really Got Me
The Monkees - I'm A Believer
The Proclaimers - 500 miles
The Rembrandts - I'll Be There For You
The Temptations - My Girl
Tom Petty - Free Fallin
Toploader - Dancing In The Moonlight
Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
Wheatus - Teenage Dirtbag
Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

Our standard lineup is a 5 piece band with two acoustic guitars, saxophone, double bass and percussion (with vocals too of course). We can upsize to a 6 piece with an extra guitarist or downsize to a quartet or trio too.

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, and we'll do our best to make them work / inform of any price alterations if applicable.

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

As our performances are completely unplugged, we don't bring a sound system to our events, but we often work with DJ's at events and would be happy to communicate with them to ensure smooth transitions in between or after our sets.

How much time do you need to set up?

Roughly 45 minutes prior to our start time is all we need.

Can you roam around while you perform?

Absolutely - this is what we do for global brands and private clients worldwide.

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

If you have a few favourites from our repertoire then let us know. Our roaming sets work best left fairly organic so that we perform the best songs to each group of guests we see using our experience doing what we do around the world.

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

N/A

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 we are happy to do this for you. Additional fees (if applicable) available upon request.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Our interactive roaming sets, performing feel good singalong songs, and all provided by a band dressed in classic British suits via our sponsorship.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Kensington Palace Tower Bridge Tower of London The Sky Garden The V&A The Natural History Museum Wimbledon Tennis Championship Twickenham Stadium Queen’s Club Royal Ascot The Shard The Ritz Claridge’s The Lanesborough The Ned The Corinthia St. Pancras Renaissance The Langham Hampton Court Palace The Ham Yard Hotel Babington House The Cutty Sark

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Everything from The Beatles to The Backstreet Boys

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

3 weeks in Portugal performing for Jaguar Land Rover A fantastic wedding at The Mulia in Bali A private party in Kensington Palace Performing for the biggest social media company in the world at their London office

Prices

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£3000
Up to 2 hours£3600
Up to 3 hours£4400

Reviews

From customers:

- R, 1 year ago

The Travelling Hands were that great that we booked them new flights home the next day so they could play at our evening events, simply amazing! Thanks guys! See you at another one of our events real soon.

Rory B, 1 year ago

Loved these guys – talented, likeable, versatile and with a great repertoire

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