Profile: We are very fortunate to be able to offer you our highly-esteemed Piper, who is a former Scots Guards Piper who has been playing at the very highest standard for over 30 years. He has performed as the Lone Piper on the castle ramparts at the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, and at many events, including State Occasions and weddings. He attended the Senior Piper’s course at Edinburgh Castle, and has been an active and well known Pipe Major for some 20 years. When booking him, our clients can be assured of a high degree of professionalism in turnout, deportment, and, of course, musicianship. He is happy to travel to events across the UK, and plays in full regalia. Links to videos and further details can be sent to you on enquiry.
“I write to thank you for your exceptional performance at my recent wedding. You were timely, professional and engaging. No task was too much for you and your piping was first rate. In short, you quite simply made our day. I won’t hesitate to recommend you. Yours aye, Major A G Wills”
Style: Playful gypsy style from Marley to UK garage
Profile: What is a Roaming Band? These guys have re-defined the concept with their fully wireless equipment, which allows them to play through their portable PA or connect to a larger system for excellent coverage of a larger event. This means they can perform outside for a drinks reception, wedding or party, giving you fun and interaction with guests, or be your evening party band partying alongside you on the dance floor. During a dinner they can move round the tables while the sound remains even across the room.
But roaming is far from the end of the story. The superb musicianship and excellent voices of all the band members has to be heard to be appreciated, and you can get a good feel for it from the video below. Four-part harmonies and gypsy-style rhythms, from Marley to UK garage, this is music to delight everyone.
VOCALIST accompanied by acoustic guitar. Saxophone can be added to form a trio.
Style: Pop, Soul, Rock, Motown
Profile: This is a young, modern and dynamic duet offering their own arrangements and an innovative take on popular songs that is quite unique. If you’re interested in a modern/pop feel with delicious singing and superb guitar accomapaniment, this is an excellent place to start!
They formed in 2015 and have already been booked to perform globally at prestigious hotel launches, corporate hospitality events, parties, weddings, festivals and sporting occasions.
Stylish and fashionable, whether as background music, afternoon entertainment or the highlight of the evening, they will impress and entertain.
An exceptional duet, the musicians also form up as different acoustic groups to form a trio or a quartet if required.
Style:Pop and jazz covers of all genres, mostly from 1950 onwards. A typical set includes songs from Abba, Beatles, Ceelo Green, Eurythmics, Madonna, Coldplay, Frankie Lymon and Kim Wilde. Festive Carols and Songs seasonally.
Profile: VOCAMIX are an innovative and fun 5-piece a cappella vocal group based in Surrey. Guaranteed to entertain, they sing unique arrangements of jazz and pop standards in close harmony with vocal percussion. Vocal looping, choreography, stunning costumes and a touch of body percussion complete the act. Vocamix provide their own microphones, mixer, vocal effects board and PA suitable for most venues. They offer an acoustic set for small venues where amplification is not suitable. If you have all the NOW! albums, enjoyed Glee, or loved Perfect Pitch, then you will enjoy the special treatment that Vocamix bring to the songs you know and love.
“Thank you so much – Vocamix were absolutely wonderful yesterday evening and it was such an absolute pleasure to host them once again at London House; I hope that they enjoyed being with us as much as we enjoyed having them to sing for us!
I wish you all the very best for a Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year!”
More than just background music … STRING QUARTET and voices
Style: A mix of classical, film, jazz, gypsy, opera, show music – presented with song, dance and comedy.
Profile: Not only a perfectly elegant background string quartet, the infamous Bowjangles have a trick up their sleeves. The group have a unique music-comedy show which they have performed at private and corporate events, theatres and arts festivals the world over. This exciting show combines cleverly-arranged music of many genres with four-part harmony singing, hilarious comedy and energetic dance moves. Where appropriate, the group can also serenade your guests and even introduce a little gentle audience participation. When Bowjangles play first gentle background music and then something a little different, your guests will be drawn into an exciting entertainment. The Bowjangles show works well at drinks receptions or as an after-dinner show, and is flexible enough to be performed in most venues, from large well equipped stages to smaller rooms. The group can play with or without radio microphones depending on the size of audience. Bowjangles are a string quartet like you will never have seen before. All classically trained to virtuosic levels, they also leap, juggle, sing and joke, leaving their audiences incredulous. Expect a cello-playing Charleston, a sexy tango, musical tennis, sweet four part harmony singing and to laugh until your sides ache. A perfect after dinner experience for any kind of event.
Style: Traditional/Modern Ceilidh, up to a 9-piece band, with Caller, including gypsy violin and accordion.
Profile: 3 to 9 piece band and caller will perform traditional ceilidh music with a Caller for entertainment and dancing. You will speak directly to the band leader to discuss all the requirements of your unique event in this ever-popular tradition. This band is suited to weddings, private events, Burns Night, Scottish and Irish functions, Gaelic weddings and community halls.
BARBERSHOP & UNACCOMPANIED SINGING
We supply a number of really excellent groups of professional singers who perform a whole range of music without accompaniment, in close harmony, including the performance generally called Barbershop. This music is well suited to performing for weddings, private functions and corporate events, where the diverse repertoire avaiable, from classical and popular arrangements, offers a genuine choice for the event. Any number of singers from four up to the full choir may be booked as appropriate to the occasion. The examples below are not all the groups available for you, so please enquire!