The Retrosettes are a vintage themed acoustic duo, playing music from the 50s to the present day. The versatile duo has both male and female lead vocals (they are also a married couple) and are ideal for an outdoor festival style wedding or party.
- Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:Live acoustic duo with Female vocals/piano and male vocals/guitar/bass drum. Playing popular songs from the 50s - present day in a folky stripped back acoustic style.
- What are the highlights of your career?Touring Europe in arenas and stadiums with Simply Red (2016) then touring again with American Artist Lindsey Stirling (2017). Releasing our first album through Universal Music in Germany in 2017 and appearing in a film with Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel in 2016 called 'Youth'.
- What is your competitive advantage (special features)?We have both male and female lead vocals, and we are both musicians so can create a large sound for such a small act. We have our own busking setup that allows us to play away from a power source.
- What kind of events do you usually serve?We play at weddings, festivals, parties and live music venues
- Who are your previous clients?Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Paolo Sorrentino Various stadiums across Germany Hotel Josef, Prague Peking Hotel, Moscow, Russia Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Mumbai, India Ryan Giggs Joe Hart Wembley Stadium (Club Wembley) Marks and Spencers Aintree Racecourse for Crabbie Grand National Mercedes TD Tom Davies designer Home House member club London Hilton Hotels Harvey Nichols Boots Manchester Trafford Centre Old Trafford/Manchester United Ferrari Classic Specsavers Habitat Wigan, Birmingham, Newcastle, Manchester, Marsden Jazz festivals Various Jazz venues across the country Birmingham International Airport Birmingham NEC
- How long do you play for?Usually for 2 x 50 minutes as a duo, but for an extra fee we can play for longer.
- Do you have your own PA and lighting?We have our own 1200watt PA and simply uplighter for our stage area.
- Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?Yes we have £10m PLI and all of our equipment is PAT tested
- How much space do you require?2metres x 4metres
- My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?We are happy to learn 2 new songs for any event, maybe more if we have similar music tastes!
- How many breaks do you take? How long are they?Very flexible on our breaks, we can take as many or as little as suit the situation
Modern Folk and Pop
All I Want Is You - Barry Louis Polisar
American Boy - Estelle
Black Horse And A Cherry Tree - KT Tunstall
Blame It On Me - George Ezra
Budapest - George Ezra
Cannonball - Damien R...