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Meg & Ben

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About Meg & Ben

Providing live music for your venue, pub, café, bar, party, wedding, festival, event… or anything else you have in mind! Based in Liverpool.
Acoustic duo
Public liability insurance of £10 million

Liverpool-based, with regular slots on the Albert Docks, Lark Lane, Hope Street to name just a few. Strong links with Manchester, Birmingham and surrounding areas as well, and willing to travel to you. Covering songs from 60s-70s oldies but goldies, 80s-90s classics, chart toppers, sing-song classics, cocktail jazz-style, laid back acoustic and can throw in an original or two if you fancy. Willing to learn requests and work around your needs. Meg is the singer and rhythm guitarist who studied at Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, BA (Hons) Music, and Ben is the lead guitarist who has a keen love of music, live sound and all things gigs. DM us today for enquiries!

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Meg & Ben's Reviews

From Encore customers:

Marion C
1 year ago
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5 out of 5

We booked Meg and Ben for a 50th birthday party we had in our garden in September. They were awesome! Meg has such a lovely voice and they make a really great sound together. They really got the party going and lots of people got up and had a dance. They're both super chilled and lovely as well so highly recommend them. Thanks Meg and Ben!

From other customers:

Workshop -
1 year ago, for a Bar / Club / Venue event in Liverpool
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5 out of 5

Meg and Ben - always provide an outstanding music selection, Meg and Ben have an attractive vocal tone, and puts real feeling into the lyrics. They play a regular slot in our venue and always keep the vibe going.

Johnny -
1 year ago, for a Bar / Club / Venue event in Liverpool
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5 out of 5

“Whether you're looking for professional performance, stunning vocals, expert musicianship, or trying to find an act that embodies all three, Meg and Ben always hit the perfect note. They're a pleasure to watch perform as they always deliver, always impress, and will always be welcome back again. Guests love them, we love them, and you'll love them too.” - The One O’Clock Gun (Liverpool)

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Meg & Ben's Song list

Jazz/Soul/Laid Back Covers
Ain't No Mountain - Marvin Gaye, Tammi Terrell
Ain’t No Sunshine - Bill Withers
Back to Black - Amy Winehouse
Best Part - Daniel Caesar ft. HER
Beyond the Sea - Bobby Darin
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You - Frankie Valli
Corduroy Dreams - Rex Orange County
Don’t Know Why - Norah Jones
Easy - The Commodores
Feeling Good - Nina Simone
Girl From Ipanema - Frank Sinatra
If I Ain’t Got You - Alicia Keys
Intertwined - Eloise
Isn’t She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
Last Request - Paolo Nutini
Lean on Me - Bill Withers
Leave the Door Open - Silk Sonic
Love is a Losing Game - Amy Winehouse
Natural Woman - Aretha Franklin
Put Your Records On - Corinne Bailey Rae
Stand By Me - Ben E King
Tadow - FKJ, Masego
Warwick Avenue - Duffy
You Got a Friend in Me - Randy Newman
You, Dear - Eloise
Black and Gold - Sam Sparrow
Black Horse and The Cherry Tree - K T Tunstall
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Dakota - Stereophonics
Dog Days are Over - Florence and The Machine
Dreaming of You - The Coral
Florescent Adolescent - Arctic Monkeys
Foundations - Kate Nash
Handrags and Gladrags - Stereophonics
Ho Hey - The Lumineers
Hypersonic Missiles - Sam Fender
Make You Feel My Love - Adele
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Rehab - Amy Winehouse
Riptide - Vance Joy
Rolling in the Deep - Adele
Royals - Lorde
Ruby - Kaiser Chiefs
Say So - Doja Cat
Suddenly I See - K T Tunstall
Toxic - Britney Spears
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Watermelon Sugar - Harry Styles
Brimful of Asha - Cornershop
Creep - Radiohead
Don’t Look Back in Anger - Oasis
Friday I’m in Love - The Cure
No Scrubs - TLC
She’s Electric - Oasis
There She Goes - The La’s
Wannabe - Spice Girls
What’s Up - 4 Non Blondes
Wonderwall - Oasis
Zombie - The Cranberries
Ain’t Nobody - Chaka Khan
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Fast Car - Tracey Chapman
Heart of Glass - Blondie
I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
I’ve Had the Time of My Life - Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes
One Way or Another - Blondie
Sweet Dreams - Eurythmics
This Must Be the Place - Talking Heads
Tide is High - Blondie
Wicked Game - Chris Isaak
Classics - 70s
Big Yellow Taxi - Joni Mitchell
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Dreams - Fleetwood Mac
Hit the Road Jack - Ray Charles
Hound Dog - Elvis
In My Life - The Beatles
I’m a Believer - The Monkees
Jolene - Dolly Parton
Stuck in the Middle - Stealers Wheel
Sunshine of Your Love - Cream
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Three Little Birds - Bob Marley
Twist and Shout - The Beatles
You Can Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
Wedding Covers
Adore You - Harry Styles
All You Need Is Love - The Beatles
All of Me - John Legend
Angels - Robbie Williams
Better Together - Jack Johnson
Build Me Up Buttercup - The Foundations
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
City of Stars - La La Land
Count On Me - Bruno Mars
Dancing On My Own - Robyn
Dancing in the Moonlight - Toploader
Don’t Stop Believing - The Journey
Easy on Me - Adele
Fields of Gold - Eva Cassidy
Fix You - Coldplay
Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
How Long Will I Love You - Ellie Goulding
I Can’t Help Falling in Love - Elvis
I Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing - Aerosmith
I Won’t Give Up - Jason Mraz
Iris - The Goo Goo Dolls
I’m Yours - Jason Mraz
Just the Way You Are - Bruno Mars
Little Things - One Direction
Love Story - Taylor Swift
Marry You - Bruno Mars
Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley
Ordinary People - John Legend
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Rewrite the Stars - The Greatest Showman
Say You Won’t Let Go - James Arthur
Shallow - Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper
She’s The One - Robbie Williams
Someone You Loved - Lewis Capaldi
Somewhere Only We Know - Keane
Songbird - Eva Cassidy
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Thousand Years - Christina Perri
Time After Time - Cyndi Lauper
True Colours - Cyndi Lauper
Use Somebody - Kings of Leon
Viva la Vida - Coldplay
Yellow - Coldplay
Your Song - Elton John
All I Want for Christmas - Mariah Carey
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Frank Sinatra
Last Christmas - Wham!
Merry Christmas Everyone - Shakin' Stevens
White Christmas - Bing Crosby
Winter Wonderland - Bing Crosby
3rd - Meg Shaw
Always You - Meg Shaw
Blue - Meg Shaw
Favourite Part - Meg Shaw
How to Feel - Meg Shaw
November Wind - Meg Shaw
Run - Meg Shaw
Simple Lives - Meg Shaw
The Escape - Meg Shaw
This Time it Might - Meg Shaw
What You Deserve - Meg Shaw
What's On Your Mind - Meg Shaw

Meg & Ben's Prices

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£150
Up to 2 hours£300
Up to 3 hours£450
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
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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What do your clients love most about your performances?

"Meg has such a lovely voice and they make a really great sound together. They really got the party going and lots of people got up and had a dance. They're both super chilled and lovely."

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

'Meg&Ben', and are avid gig-players around Liverpool and beyond, including; the Albert Docks (One O'Clock Gun), Hope Street (Free State Kitchen, Liverpool Arts Bar, Pen Factory), Lark Lane (Bookbinder, Blondie's, Lost in Lark Lane), Baltic (Peaky Blinders, Alpine Bar) and many more. They also play at family carnivals, weddings, birthdays, staff parties.

Do you have different line-up options?

Our line up is as follows: Vocals, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Basic Percussion. If you require more, please feel free to drop us a message and we can see what we can do! We have strong contacts with a pianist, drummer and bassist should you require this.

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.

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

Absolutely. This is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for just an extra £20. Just let us know the sorts of songs you require and we will build a playlist accordingly for us to play between sets.

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually set up about half an hour to an hour before the performance time.

Can you roam around while you perform?

Unfortunately, no.

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

Our set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time. However, we're definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event.

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

Our PA system is included in your quote.

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. There is a fee of £20 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc.
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