Unique and Unusual Wedding Music?

Unique and Unusual Wedding Music?

I'm always on the lookout for new acts and artists to add to the 'Bands For Hire' roster but it can be extremely difficult to find a singer or band that meets all of our criteria for what makes an excellent wedding band. With shows like X-Factor, Britain’s Got Talent and the Voice, we've seen an influx of new singers and musicians looking for work, making it ever more difficult for new bands to find an agent.

Each week I wade through emails of new bands, singers and wedding musicians and so it's always a welcome treat when a new act lands right on our doorstep.

Last year I was out shopping with my wife-to-be in Cambridge town centre and as I waited patiently outside Cath Kidston, along with the many other pattern-shy men, I heard the unusual sound of 'Don't Stop Me Now' by Queen played on acoustic guitars with a unique classical-meets-rock twist. Upon closer inspection, I was given a leaflet for the Showhawk Duo, who at the time were touring the UK performing at venues in the evening and busking in town centres throughout the day. Of course, they are now firmly a part of the 'Bands For Hire' roster!

If you're feeling adventurous and fancy something a little bit unique at your wedding reception, I would certainly recommend that you take a look at the video of the Showhawk duo. Here's a rather nice email a client sent us after an event they played last week...

“Thank you for organising the Showhawk Duo for our recent event. We found Mick and Jake to not only be supremely talented musicians but also to be hugely engaging and really accommodating - they really added to the party and chatted with all our guests. The music they played was quite superb and had everyone enthralled - from 7 to 70 with a wide range of music. All have been talking about what a difference their presence made and how enjoyable the evening was. I can not recommend them enough and hope they have the success that their talent deserves (I should also add that it was very easy to book them via you - so thanks also for your help!)”

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