Acoustic duo

Steve and Chess

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About Steve and Chess

The perfect Acoustic Duo to entertain your guests at your drinks reception or to sing you down the aisle with romantic love songs
Acoustic duo
Gerrards Cross
Public liability insurance of £10 million

Steve and Chess are based in the beautiful home county of Buckinghamshire and have been friends since the age of 11. Their acoustic duo partnership was formed in 2019, the strong connection between these two is what makes them an absolute pleasure to watch and gets everyone dancing and in the groove! The duo began in 2018 from a list of songs Steve and Chess wanted to perform at their local pub. From that moment they realised they had something special and had such natural chemistry together on stage. Steve and Chess have since never looked back, they perform at weddings, private gigs, corporate events and everything in between. Chess has made a career of singing internationally on Cruise Lines but has recently set up camp in the UK enabling her time to devote to the duo. Steve is a talented guitarist and singer, he has always had a love of all songs and is a natural on stage. Steve and Chess create a fun and engaging atmosphere without being too overpowering, they are the perfect duo for a wedding drinks reception, restaurant/pub music or a daytime party. Have your guests swaying along to Motown one minute and dancing in their seats to Beyonce the next. There is something for everyone to enjoy from this beautiful acoustic duo which will leave your guests clicking their fingers and tapping their toes

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Steve and Chess' Reviews

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Lewis H
2 years ago, for a Wedding in Burnham
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5 out of 5

Chess and Steve made our special day all the more special with their beautiful renditions of some of our favourite songs during our ceremony. They set the perfect, joyful tone to kick start the day. We cannot thank them enough for the memorable gift they gave to us!

Sarah D
2 years ago, for a Wedding in Burnham
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5 out of 5

Wow! Chess and Steve played at our wedding and made the day even more magical. Chess has the most beautiful voice and Steve is a brilliant musician. We were having complements about her all day. If you're looking for a wedding singer look no further. Chess will blow you and your guests away!

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Steve and Chess' Song list

Example list
If I Ain’t Got You - Alicia Keys
My Love Is Your Love - Whitney Houston
Landslide - Fleetwood Mac
Dreams - Fleetwood Mac
Only Love - Ben Howard
Say You Won't Let Go - James Arthur
Just The Two Of Us - Bill Withers
Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry
I’m A Believer - The Monkees
Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You - Frankie Valli
Yesterday - The Beatles
Hit The Road Jack - Ray Charles
Say a Little Prayer - Aretha Franklin
Higher and Higher - Jackie Wilson
Wake Me Up Before You GoGo - Wham
You to Me are Everything - The Real Thing
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Somebody to Love - Queen
Your Song - Elton John
I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
Faith - George Michael
Walking On Sunshine - Katrina & the Waves
How Will I Know - Whitney
Young Hearts Run Free - Candi Staton
Torn - Natalie Umbungo
Toxic - Britney Spears
Landslide - Fleetwood Mac
Someone Like You - Adele
Diane - Cam
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Love On Top - Beyonce
Everywhere - Fleetwood Mac
Dreams - Fleetwood Mac
Make You feel my love - Adele
At last - Etta James
Can’t help falling in love with you - Elvis Presley
How long will I love you - Ellie Goulding
Lean On Me - Bill Withers
You Send Me - Sam Cooke
Dancing In Street - Martha Reeves
Kiss Me - Sixpence None The Richer
Good Day For Marrying You - Dave Barns
Simply The Best - Tina Turner
Cheerleader - OMI
My Girl - The Temptations
Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley
Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra
Something - The Beetles
Crazy Little thing Called Love - Queen
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Heaven is a place on Earth - Belinda Carlisle
When The Going Gets Tough - Billie Ocean
Red Red Wine - UB40

Steve and Chess' Prices

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£450
Up to 2 hours£700
Up to 3 hours£900
Wedding ceremony2 musicians
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
Drinks reception2 musicians
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception


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Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

We have been friends for many years and this comes across in our performance. We give out a friendly and approachable atmosphere that puts our clients at ease.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

We have performed mainly for weddings and have entertained at local pubs.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

We love Motown, there is something about all Motown music that fits so nicely into an uplifting set without being too upbeat for the daytime or a reception.

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

That should be fine! We don't usually have more than one booking per day so are quite flexible with timings. Just let us know as soon as you can.

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

Yes of course, we can provide a playlist in keeping with the atmosphere of the day!

How much time do you need to set up?

We would need 1 hour to set up to allow for a quick sound check before your guests arrive.

Can you roam around while you perform?

Chess can as she has a radio mic.

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

Of course! Choose any favourites you like and we can definitely get them played.

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

Yes, it includes all the sound equipment you will need, all we need access to is a plug socket.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Yes, we do however ask for a small fee of £30 which accounts for learning and rehearsal time.
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