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Tweed in Bourbon

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About Tweed in Bourbon

Wedding band
Bournemouth
Public liability insurance of £10 million
Tweed in Bourbon | 2 to 6 piece | High energy Folk, Covers, Americana & Ceilidh | Wedding & Live Events band | Based in Dorset

Our Musical Genres range from long-established Irish, Scottish & English Folk music and Ceilidh tune sets - to Americana classics and modern Folk tracks, inspired by the likes of Mumford & Sons. This is all alongside unique covers, 'Live Lounge' style chart hits and even our own unique take on Folk. Our Sets are carefully thought out to ensure guests are not only entertained, but also up and dancing all night. We balance the order and style of songs performed, so that everyone is catered for; and customise each gig to suit our clients unique, bespoke requirements. IRISH FOLK | SCOTTISH FOLK | ENGLISH FOLK | TRADITIONAL FOLK | POP FOLK | LIVE LOUNGE FOLK | AMERICANA CLASSICS | CEILIDH'S | BARN DANCE'S | WEDDINGS | FESTIVALS | PARTIES | EVENTS Sample of Songs Covered: Johnny Cash Mash-Up | Up To The Riggs (Of London Town) | 10,000 Miles Away | Mustang Sally | Whiskey In The Jar | Wake Me Up | Tell Me Ma | Rattlin' Bog | Auld Lang Syne | New York Girls | Rochdale Coconut Dance | Barrels of Whiskey | Lovers Of The Light | Yarmouth Reel | 500 Miles | Mairi's Wedding | Roll Away Your Stone | Uncle Penn / Old Joe Clarke | Lion Man | 7 Drunken Nights | Irish Rover | Haste To The Wedding | The Sloe | John Ryan's Polka | Scotland The Brave | Irish Washerwoman | Tenpenny Bit | Atholl Highlanders | Cooley's Reel | Wild Rover | Drunken Sailor | Galway Girl | Folsom Prison Blues | Tune For A Found Harmonium | The Bare Necessities | No Diggity Mashup | JCB / Breakfast at Tiffany's | Sweet Home Alabama | Funky Matty Groves & Tunes

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
We can perform while walking around a venue
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Folk, Folk rock, Traditional Irish folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Irish rock, Bluegrass, Ceilidh, Rockabilly, Country, Traditional English folk, Christmas, Americana, Pop, Covers, Acoustic
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Types:
Wedding band, Ceilidh band, Traditional Irish folk group, Contemporary folk band, Americana band, Traditional Scottish folk group, Bluegrass band, Traditional English folk group, Folk fusion band, Country band, Cover band, Acoustic band, Festival band, Party band, Function band, Acoustic duo, Acoustic trio, String duo
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, 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

Johnny Cash Mash-Up
Up To The Riggs (Of London Town)
10,000 Miles Away
Mustang Sally
Whiskey In The Jar
Wake Me Up
Tell Me Ma
Rattlin' Bog
Auld Lang Syne
New York Girls
Rochdale Coconut Dance
Lovers Of The Light
Yarmouth Reel
500 Miles
Mairi's Wedding
Uncle Penn / Old Joe Clarke
Lion Man
7 Drunken Nights
Irish Rover
Haste To The Wedding
The Sloe
John Ryan's Polka
Scotland The Brave
Irish Washerwoman
Tenpenny Bit
Atholl Highlanders
Cooley's Reel
Wild Rover
Drunken Sailor
Galway Girl
Folsom Prison Blues
Tune For A Found Harmonium
No Diggity Mashup
JCB / Breakfast at Tiffany's
Sweet Home Alabama
Funky Matty Groves & Tunes
Customer questions

Will the singer be the same as who I see in the videos?

Yes. Andy and Matt are the primary male vocals. On occasion, they are joined by deps Richard, Bronco and Emma-Jane who may also provide vocals and harmonies.

Do you have different line-up options?

Yes - from 2 to 6 piece.

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

We are flexible, but must be aware of final event plans at least 72 hours in advance,.

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

Yes - before, during and afterwards (DIY disco options available).

How much time do you need to set up?

60 minutes minimum.

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

Yes, you may request preferences from the set list. We also do consider bespoke song requests.

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

Yes, everything we require is included. PA, lighting, etc...

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Yes and no. We are happy to look at any and all song requests but will be honest in our feedback if we don't feel the song works for us. Additional requests do come with an associated fee.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

The energy we bring. How we engage everyone in attendance. The quality of music provided and performed. Our happy attitudes and general love for folk music.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Various across the UK - from private mansions and country houses to barns, fields, tents, marquees, high-end luxury venues, cow sheds, etc... Our most regular location is Larmer Tree Gardens in Wiltshire. Typically venues we perform at are either in the Dorset area, out towards Devon and Cornwall, or up towards Cheltenham and the Midlands.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Hundreds, traditional and modern. We draw much of our inspiration from lesser-known folk bands and local musicians, along with huge names like Bellowhead.

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

You can read about one example at http://theweddingcommunityblog.com/2019/04/29/rustic-informal-winter-wedding-dewsall-court/?fbclid=IwAR3VGm4jFG-U9i3eEkCZcvu5mD89rgJrfAykwgR4-wXW6iIQ974PchKMtYg (celebrity guests included Matt from Busted and Emma Willis, both friends of the bride & groom.

Prices

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£750
Up to 2 hours£900
Up to 3 hours£1100

Reviews

From customers:

Chris A, 1 year ago

We had an amazing day and we loved the music you played. The music at the ceremony was perfect and really added to our special day. The evening music was great as well and everyone loved having a little dance. -

Neil A, 1 year ago

We loved you guys, you were brilliant! Everyone had so much fun dancing, you totally lived up so our most hopeful hopes and made the ceilidh part of our evening totally brilliant.

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