The Retrosettes duo

Verified bookings: 1
Reviews: 0
Book Safely - confirm booking via Poptop to receive Money Back Guarantee

Media Files

3 Photos

4 Videos



Price from: £450.00

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.

0 Reviews

Services From The Retrosettes duo

The Retrosettes duo

Acoustic trio with female and male vocals

Our acoustic trio is ideal for rustic, vintage and festival type events. We can play acoustically, with battery amps (if away from power) or with a full PA. Our instrumentation is female vocals/piano/accordion, male vocals/guitar/bass drum and double bass. We cover a wide range of music from Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers, Johnny Cash, The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, The Kinks etc. We have our own PA and lighting. 2 x 50 minute sets
From: £600 per event
The Retrosettes duo

Acoustic quintet with female and male vocals

Our acoustic quartet is ideal for an end of the night band at a Wedding, Party or event. We cover a range of material and play all songs in a quirky, retro acoustic style. We have both male and female lead vocals, along with Double bass and drums, guitar and piano. We have a wide array of music we can play including 50s rock n roll, 60s - 00s pop and soul and scattering of music from everywhere else! We aim to get people up on the dance floor all night with our upbeat acoustic vibes. We have our own full PA and lighting and can learns songs upon request. We can also put DJ playlists on in between our sets so a separate DJ may not be required. 2 x 50 minute sets
From: £1050 per event
The Retrosettes duo

Acoustic duo with female and male vocals

Our acoustic duo is a great option for rustic, vintage, festival type events. Both musicians play an instrument and sing, and with the added bass drum the duo can achieve a big sound for only 2 people. They will play for 2 x 50 minutes and are ideal for daytime music at a wedding/party/event or the early evening slot. They have their own PA and simple lighting. They can take song requests if they are not already in their extensive repertoire spanning the 1950s to present day. Expect a mix of Johnny Cash, Elvis, The Smiths, The Lumineers, Mumford & Sons, The Beatles and loads more!!
From: £400 per event


  • 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

Set List/Services

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 Rice
Dreaming Of You - The Coral
Ex’s & Oh’s - Elle King
Fever - The Black Keys
Fill My Little World - The Feeling
Gold On The Ceiling - The Black Keys
Hey Soul Sister - Train
Hey There Delilah - Plain White Ts
Ho! Hey! - The Lumineers
Hold My Hand - Jess Glynn
I Will Wait - Mumford And Sons
I’m Yours - Jason Mraz
I Need A Dollar - Aloe Blacc
Last Request - Paolo Nutini
Lightening Bolt - Jake Bugg
Little Talks - Of Monsters And Men
Mama Do - Pixie Lott
One Hand In My Pocket - Alanis Morrisette
Rest Of My Life - Holly Maher
Riptide - Vance Joy
Rolling In The Deep - Adele
Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes
She Moves In Her Own Way - The Kooks
Slow It Down - The Lumineers
Sweet Creature - Harry Styles
The A Team - Ed Sheeran
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
You Know I’m No Good - Amy Winehouse

50s/60s/70s - Rock n Roll/Country and Pop
16 Tonnes - Slim Lightfoot
A Day In The Life - The Beatles
All The Young Dudes - Mott The Hoople
Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life - Eric Idle
Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Be Bop A Lula - Gene Vincent
Be My Baby - The Rosettes
Bend Me Shape Me - The Amen Corner
Big Yellow Taxi - Joni Mitchell
Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Presley
Bring It On Home To Me - Same Cooke
California Soul - Marlena Shaw
Cecelia - Simon And Garfunkel
Come And Get Your Love - Redbone
Come Together - The Beatles
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Cum On Feel The Noize - Slade
Dedicated Follower Of Fashion - The Kinks
Delilah - Tom Jones
Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood - The Animals
Don’t Let Me Down - The Beatles
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
Get It On - T-Rex
Gimme Shelter - The Rolling Stones
Hazy Shade Of Winter - Simon And Garfunkel
Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
Heatwave - Martha Reeves And The Vandellas
Hello Mary Lou - Ricky Nelson
Here Comes The Night - Them
Here Comes The Sun - The Beatles
Hooked On A Feeling - Blue Swede
I Feel Good - James Brown
I’m Looking Through You - The Beatles
I Only Want To Be With You - Dusty Springfield
Is This The Way To Amarillo - Tony Christie
It Ain’t Me Babe - Bob Dylan
Itchycoo Park - The Small Faces
I Walk The Line - Johnny Cash and June Carter
Jackson - Johnny Cash and June Carter
Jolene - Dolly Parton
Little Wing - Jimi Hendrix
Lola - The Kinks
Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) - Edison Lighthouse
Manic Depression - Jimi Hendrix
Mr Blue Sky - ELO
Mrs Robinson - Simon and Garfunkel
Mr Tambourine Man - Bob Dylan
My Boy Lollipop - Millie Small
Norwegian Wood - The Beatles
Oh You Pretty Things - David Bowie
Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
Return To Sender - Elvis Presley
Ring Of Fire - Johnny Cash
Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley And The Comets
Runaway - Del Shannon
Spirit In The Sky - Norman Greenbaum
Substitute - The Who
Sugarman - Rodriguez
Sunny Afternoon - The Kinks
Tainted Love - Gloria Jones
Take Good Care Of My Baby - Bobby Vee
That’s Alright Mama - Elvis Presley
That’ll Be The Day - Buddy Holly
The Chain - Fleetwood Mac
The Joker - The Steve Miller Band
The Letter - The Box Tops
The Man Who Sold The World -David Bowie
(There’s) Always Something There To Remind Me - Sandie Shaw
Time Of The Season - The Zombies
Twistin’ The Night Away - Sam Cooke
Two Of Us - The Beatles
Venus - Shocking Blue
We Gotta Get Outta This Place - The Animals
When I’m 64 - The Beatles
Yakety Yak - The Coasters
You Got It - Roy Orbison
You Never Can Tell - Chuck Berry
You Really Got A Hold On Me - Smokey Robinson
Wake Up Little Suzie - The Everly Brothers
Waterloo Sunset - The Kinks
We Gotta Get Out Of This Place - The Animals
You Got It - Roy Orbison
You Never Can Tell - Chuck Berry
You’ve Really Got A Hold On Me - Smokey Robinson And The Miracles
Yakety Yak - The Coasters
Ziggy Stardust - David Bowie

80s/90s Popular songs
Bohemian Like You - Dandy Warhols
Boys Don’t Cry - The Cure
Disco 2000 - Pulp
Don’t Look Back In Anger - Oasis
Faith - George Michael
Fast Car - Tracey Chapman
Friday I’m In Love - The Cure
Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now - The Smiths
It Must Be Love - Madness
One Hand In My Pocket - Alannis Morrisette
Only You - Yazoo
Personal Jesus - Depeche Mode
Psycho Killer - Talking Heads
Say You’ll Be There - Spice Girls
Sweet Dreams - The Eurythmics
Take On Me - Ah-Ha
Tender - Blur
The Day We Caught The Train - Ocean Colour Scene
There Is A Light That Never Goes Out - The Smiths
The You And Me Song - The Wannadies
Valerie - The Zutons
You Got The Love - Candi Statton

The Beatles
I Saw Her Standing There - 1963 - Please Please Me
You Really Got A Hold On Me - 1963 - With The Beatles
And I Love Her - 1964 - A Hard Day’s Night
Eight Days A Week - 1964 - Beatles For Sale
You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away - 1965 - Help!
Drive My Car - 1965 - Rubber Soul
Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) - 1965 - Rubber Soul
I’m Looking Through You - 1965 - Rubber Soul
I’m Only Sleeping - 1966 - Revolver
A Day In The Life - 1967 - Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
When I’m 64 - 1967 - Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
Fixing A Hole - 1967 - Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da - 1968 - The White Album
Blackbird - 1968 - The White Album
All You Need Is Love - 1969 - Yellow Submarine
Come Together - 1969 - Abbey Road
Here Comes The Sun - 1969 - Abbey Road
You Never Give Me Your Money - 1969 - Abbey Road
Golden Slumbers - 1969 - Abbey Road
Oh! Darling - 1969 - Abbey Road
Two Of Us - 1970 - Let It Be
Strawberry Fields - 1976 - Magical Mystery Tour
Don’t Let Me Down - dropped from - 1970 - Let It Be