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The Heartstrings

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We are an acoustic covers duo, hailing from the coast of Essex, UK. We LOVE music and we'd be honoured to provide the soundtrack to your wedding!
Pricing & Costs

Prices start at

£500
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Details

Type of Performer(s) or Business

Ensemble / Group
Other Type of Performer

Style of Music

Acoustic
Ceremony Music
Drinks / Cocktails Music
Other Style of Music
Pop / Rock
Reception Music

Primary Instrument(s)

Female Vocals
Guitar
Male Vocals

Additional Services

Learn New Songs
PA System
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Sound Equipment
Take Requests
Full Description
BASIC PACKAGE ♥ 2 x 1 hour live evening or afternoon performance ♥ Professional PA system & lighting setup ♥ Ideal for corporate and private events WEDDING PACKAGE (Basic package + option of the following live performance extras) WE CAN PLAY DURING: ♥ Seating of guests ♥ Bridal Entrance ♥ Ceremony & signing of the Register ♥ Bride & Groom exit ♥ Drinks Reception ♥ First Dance / Pre-DJ OPTIONAL EXTRAS Background Playlist Music ♥ Need some background music to fill an interval or while your DJ sets up? We can gladly offer this as an addition to our live performance. Special Request ♥ Is your favourite song not part of our current setlist? Feel free to make a request upon booking and we’ll learn it for your special day. EQUIPMENT ♥ PA system & lighting included upon booking. All of our equipment is fully PAT tested & we are covered by public liability insurance up to £2,000,000.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Thomas & Sarah
Hi! Congratulations on your recent engagement! We can't wait to meet you and get started on providing the perfect live soundtrack to your special day. Get in touch!

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2014
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 30 and 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
No. of People In Team
2
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Casey & Dan
Married in August 2017
September 2017
You made our ceremony so special to us!
We just wanted to say a huge thankyou to both of you for singing at the church and at the reception. Everyone commented on how good you both were and you made our ceremon...
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Sue & Ken
Married in April 2016
September 2017
You both sounded amazing and we had nothing but hi
Hi Tom and Sarah Ken and I would like to say a massive thank-you for playing at our wedding on 24th March at Prested Hall. We were both so pleased with the way you got w...
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Alison & Mark
Married in May 2017
September 2017
Everyone said how much they loved you!
I just wanted to send a big thank you for being part of our special day (just wish we could of sat down and enjoyed you more). Everyone said how much they loved you!
Location & Contact Details

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Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England

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What is your most memorable wedding?

We absolutely loved a recent wedding we performed at - an old friend of Sarah's was getting married and requested Ain't No Mountain High Enough. The ambience was so relaxed, until we started playing this song! Everyone, including both brides, were on the dance floor, and it was such a hit that they asked us to play it again at the end of the set! What a brilliant evening.

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Easy-going, bespoke, fun, light-hearted and emotive.

What about your business are you most proud of?

That we are completely bespoke. No wedding is the same for us as we work with each couple to fuse their favourite music with their dream day.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Consider including live music throughout your entire day - many couples neglect the earlier parts of their wedding day, but these are normally the most effective with live music being performed. Imagine walking down the aisle to your favourite song being performed in harmony by live musicians! What better way to start your big day?!

What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?

We love seeing weddings where there is no seating plan. It is a day where two families become one, so let everyone mingle!

Describe your typical process with a couple.

From the enquiry, we try to gauge what sort of direction a couple hope to take their wedding in. We like to keep in touch every few months with a personal email to ask how plans are going, and then we tend to meet couples about 2 months before their big day. This allows us to get to know the couple a little more, discuss finer details, and ensure we all have the same information. The next time we see a couple is on their wedding day, and it's lovely catching their eye as you sing their favourite songs during the day.

What makes a romantic first dance?

Anything you like! You request it, and we'll do our best to learn it.

What is your number one floor-filler?

Normally when we play before a DJ, there's a few tunes we leave until the end as they are guaranteed to get people dancing! Faith, Valerie and Ain't No Mountain High Enough are our top choices!

Which band from the past would you most like to have been part of?

Although we sing a lot of modern songs, we are both massive fans of retro music. Sarah would love to have been a female member of The Beatles, while Thomas would most like to have been in a duo with Jimi Hendrix!

What is the soundtrack to your life?

The cover of Beyonce's XO, by John Mayer. As well as both being huge John Mayer fans (and Beyonce fans secretly!), we are also a couple so we like to sing this to each other!

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