Guide Price: £1530
Genre: Vintage/Folk-style covers
Line-Up: Drums, Bass, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals/Violin
Lead Vocals: Female vocals
Playing the best tunes from the swinging sixties to the latest popular music, Folk Junkies are a professional 4-piece band based in Surrey. They are available to play at local events in and around Surrey, London, Hampshire, Sussex, and beyond - including international events.
Folk Junkies are experts at delivering an authentic Mumford & Sons-style line-up with drums, upright bass, acoustic guitar, violin, piano and stunning female-led vocals. With a wide range of covers from Fleetwood Mac, Elvis Presley, The Beatles and Ray Charles, to new tunes by Clean Bandit, George Ezra, and Taylor Swift, everyone can hear their favourite in this fresh and exciting new style keeping them glued to the dance floor all night!
First formed at the renowned Academy Of Contemporary Music in Guildford, Folk Junkies are a collaboration of established contemporary musicians who can bring their specialist knowledge and experience of performing at major festivals to your wedding or function.
As standard Folk Junkies provide:
In addition the band can add:
“Hi Nick, Folk Junkies were amazing on Sunday night! We will be recommending them to EVERYONE :) Many Thanks”Nicola Richards (Event Manager) - Skylark Golf & Country Club, Hampshire
“Thank you so much for being part of The Vintage Wedding Festival!!!! The day was a huge success and we have had wonderful feedback already from our attendees. Thank you for your awesomeness which made it such a great day! We really loved having you there, stay tuned for details of our next event!!”Kelly & Claire - Wedding Fair, The Vintage Wedding Society
“We just wanted to say a massive thank you to the band for yesterday. They were absolutely fantastic, we LOVED them!. The dance floor was full the whole evening and everyone was commenting on how good they were. They were amazing! Thanks for all your help and please do pass on our thanks to them, they were perfect and we are so grateful. ”Hannah & Stuart - Wedding, Hampton Court House, East Molesey
“Just a quick note to let you know how good the Folk Junkies were. Very professional and sound great. Everyone has been saying how good they were. We are so pleased we chose them. Please send on our thanks.”Jessica Kane - Wedding, Bartholomew Barn, West Sussex
“Best band I've seen in ages. Lead guitar is phenomenal, whole band is amazing. Looked like you were just jamming having fun. My misses wants you at our wedding!”Adam McMenemy - Petersfield Square Festival
“You guys were fantastic, we have had so many lovely comments from guests to say how much they loved you guys! Thank you for helping make our day so special!”Gemma Warburton & Peter Jarvis - Wedding, The West Mill, Derbyshire
“Just wanted to let you know that Folk Junkies were amazing at my party on Friday night - they were such a great bunch of people and their performance was above and beyond what I was even expecting. They really did make the party a success please pass on a huge thank you from us to everyone in the band.”Lorraine Rowlands - Birthday Party, Private Address
“Hi Phoebe, Dave & I wanted to say a massive thank you to the band for their amazing performance at our wedding. They really were fantastic & made the evening so so much fun. The setup was amazing, as was the music & performance. We've had so many compliments about what a good night it was. Please pass on our thanks to them.”Lucy - Wedding, Cripps Stone Barn, Cheltenham
“Folk junkies were great too. All our guests loved dancing to them. We would recommended them as an evening wedding band. No matter what type of music you liked you couldn’t help but get up and dance when they played.”Felicity Pett - Wedding, Lainstone House , Winchester
How long do you take to set-up?
What time do you play?
Any time to suit you. Standard prices are for 2 x 45 minutes of live music, anytime between 7pm and midnight.
How long do you play for?
We perform 2 x 45 minute live sets in a folk style as standard and have the option of performing a 45 min electric rock/pop set as an add-on. We also provide a pre-mixed disco before and after live sets. Your whole night of entertainment is covered.
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
Yes – all included in the price.
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
Will you perform our first dance?
Yes, as long as we have two weeks notice we will learn the first dance of your choice.
How much space do you require?
We have played in some very small spaces, but ideally a minimum of around 2.5m x 5m.
How much power do you require?
2 x 13 amp sockets is fine for our system.
Do I need to provide food/drinks?
Ideally soft drinks and a hot meal or buffet. But this is certainly not a deal breaker so if you can’t provide this, just let us know in advance and we’ll bring food & drink with us.