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The Willows

The Willows are a fantastic acoustic duo that will provide the perfect soundtrack to your day. With mellow vocals & skilled acoustic guitar, the duo perform stylish covers & acoustic arrangements of popular songs, putting their own twist on them.

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- OUR INCLUDED COVID COVER

Secure your 2021 / 2022 booking before the 31st August 2021, and if Covid affects your event plans, we will offer 100% deposit credit to be used against new bookings.

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  • Event The Willows Acoustic Duo Bath, Somerset
  • Event The Willows Acoustic Duo Bath, Somerset
  • Event The Willows Acoustic Duo Bath, Somerset
  • Event The Willows Acoustic Duo Bath, Somerset

Set List / Repertoire

Here you can find a list of songs in our repertoire, for both Wedding Ceremonies and Wedding Receptions. We are always happy to learn a new song for your special day!

Wedding Ceremony Music:
At Last - Etta James
A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
All Of Me - John Legend
Forever Young - Bob Dylan
Just The Way You Are – Bruno Mars
Songbird – Eva Cassidy
Such Great Heights - Iron & Wine
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Roberta Flack
What A Wonderful World – Eva Cassidy
Wings - Birdy
You've Got A Friend - Carole King

Additional:
1234 – Feist
Ain't Nobody-Chaka Khan
Ain't No Sunshine - Eva Cassidy
Can’t Get You Out Of My Head – Kylie Minogue
Cannonball – Damien Rice
Crazy-Gnarls Barkley
Desperado - The Eagles
Diamonds-Rhianna
Dream A Little Dream Of Me – The Mamas & The Papas
Dreams – Fleetwood Mac
Drive - Incubus
Don’t Speak – No Doubt
Hedonism - Skunk Anansie
Heat Wave - Joan Osborne
I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
I Had A Real Good Mother And Father - Gillian Welch
I'm Like A Bird - Nelly Furtado
I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
I Will Follow You Into The Dark - Death Cab for Cutie
Living For The City-Stevie Wonder
Make you Feel My Love-Adele
Mary Jane – Alanis Morissette
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Mrs Robinson – Simon & Garfunkel
Put Your Records On - Corinne Bailey Rae
One Of Us - Joan Osborne
River Deep Mountain High- Tina Turner
Rolling in the Deep-Adele
Seven nation Army- White Stripes
She Will Be Loved – Maroon 5
Somewhere Over The Rainbow-Eva Cassidy
Stay – Lisa Loeb
Suspicious Minds – Elvis Presley
Sweet Dreams - Eurythmics
Sweet Child of Mine- Guns N Roses
There There - Radiohead
There Must Be An Angel - Eurythmics
Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper
Titanium- David Guetta
Toxic - Britney Spears
Use Somebody- King of Leon
Whats Love Got to Do Iwth It- Tina Turner
Yellow – Coldplay
You Gotta Be-Desree
Your Song- Ellie Goulding
Praise You - Hannah Grace
Nothing Compares To You - Sinead O'Connor
Alanis Morissette - One Hand In My Pocket
Stay - Rihanna
Nothing Else Matters - Metallica
True Colours - Cindy Lauper
Imagine - John Lennon
Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen

15 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication before and at your event: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
  • Excellent 15
  • Good 0
  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
  • Poor 0

You really made the evening

5 stars - The Willows are Highly Recommended
booked The Willows for their Wedding May 2021

“I can't thank you enough Lucy and Murray for playing at our reception. You really made the evening and so many of our guests came to us to say that they really enjoyed your music and how we had made the right choice for entertainment. Thank you for indulging my love of Take That, learning Rule The World and letting me sing along very loudly!!”


“who are the acoustic duo? - They’re incredible”.

5 stars - The Willows are Highly Recommended
booked The Willows for their Wedding

“The Willows played during our Church Ceremony and Wedding Breakfast. It was such memorable part of our day with many guests asking “who are the acoustic duo? - They’re incredible”. We all enjoyed listening and watching this amazing talent. The song choices were perfect and accompanied our relaxed event seamlessly. We would highly recommend this stunning and talented acoustic duo.”


We would like to thank you for how easy you have made booking the music for our ...

5 stars - The Willows are Highly Recommended
booked The Willows for their Wedding

“We would like to thank you for how easy you have made booking the music for our wedding ceremony. Right from the first enquiry you have responded promptly and answered any queries we have had. The music was absolutely perfect for our wedding, Lucy and Murray were both extremely professional and both ourselves and all our guests thought they were wonderful. Thank you again, Kim and Chris”


So many people have commented on how lovely your set was!

5 stars - The Willows are Highly Recommended
booked The Willows for their event

“Thank you again for such a wonderful set yesterday! The music really made our ceremony and so many people have commented on how lovely your set was!”


I don't think there was a dry eye at the ceremony!

5 stars - The Willows are Highly Recommended
booked The Willows for their Wedding

“Thank you Lucy & Murray for playing at our Wedding! You both helped create such a wonderfully relaxed and romantic atmosphere! Lucy, thank you for singing such an emotive entrance song...I don't think there was a dry eye at the ceremony! Thank you once again! We and our guests LOVED the Willows!”

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Prices

Price from £513 + travel from Somerset

Based on 2 members performing 2 x 45 minute sets

  • South West From £513
  • South East From £572
  • East of England From £705

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2 x 45 minutes sets


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Lineup

Default lineup: 2 members

Acoustic Duo: Female Lead Vocals and Male Backing Vocals/Acoustic Guitar.

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Highlights
* Perfect laid-back entertainment with stylish covers, mellow female vocals and skilled acoustic guitar.
* Repertoire offerings something for everyone spanning artists from Fleetwood Mac to Kylie Minogue
* Stunning soundtrack for your wedding and events
* Background music from iPod playlist provided between live sets as standard

"They have wonderful voices and are very talented musicians, many people asked where we found them, if you appreciate good music, they come highly recommended. "

About
The Willows are a fantastic alternative acoustic duo based in Somerset. They combine gorgeous mellow female vocals with skilled acoustic guitar to provide a beautiful ambience for your event. Singer Lucy Sturgess and guitarist Murray Gardiner have a wealth of experience between them, having performed throughout the country and abroad, as well as contributing to live session work for BBC and recordings on various albums.

From Radiohead to Rihanna, they have something for everyone. They have a large setlist of songs which work beautifully for wedding ceremony music, cocktails and canapés, drinks receptions, wedding breakfasts and early evening entertainment.

Unique
The Willows aim to have a unique spin, being influenced by many musical genres, from Americana and Indie Folk to Soul and Pop. As a result their sound and style is completely unique, taking well known songs and make them their own, giving them the Willows twist.

Background Music
The Willows are the perfect choice for your wedding ceremony, drinks reception or corporate event if you are looking for something that little bit different. The Willows can help create a relaxed atmosphere, providing emotive and unique acoustic music.

If you have a special song you'd like The Willows to perform, let an Alive Network booking agent know. If sufficient notice is given (3-4 weeks), The Willows are happy to learn 1 song request free of charge.

Please note: The Willows do not provide lighting.

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