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Liven up your event and create a great atmosphere with live music from a duo. From chart toppers to smooth jazz, country and originals, there is something for everyone. Perfect for small venues, small budgets, and simply for creating an intimate atmosphere, duos have a lot to offer.

Headliner helps you source and book great soloists, bands and DJs for your wedding, party or corporate event. Find and hire a local duo to perform at your event.

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    • Stephanie Jane Oliver

      Duo act for hire
      London based singer Stephanie Jane Oliver performs at private and corporate events and recently held a residency at Firebird at The Four Seasons in Dubai. From 1870's jazz and swing to contemporary alternative R&B and pop, she performs as a soloist, in small groups and with a band, tailoring the ...
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      Fee from £400
    • Kerry Le Bern Duo

      Duo act for hire
      We pride ourselves on having a wide repertoire which is both eclectic, quirky and fun. It is centred around the jazz genre with a vintage twist; that said, the duo are happy to accommodate most musical tastes. Whether you are looking for music to accompany your wedding guests as they sip ...
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      Fee from £440
    • J.B & BROWN Acoustic Duo

      Duo act for hire
      We are an experienced acoustic duo with bespoke repertoires. We provide both easy listening or upbeat sets to suit any occasion. This is accompanied by harmonious vocals and elegant guitar playing, with many year's of experience performing together. We are versatile and can provide our ...
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      Fee from £500
    • Ped and Joe

      Duo act for hire
      Ped and Joe are a Cardiff based acoustic duo available for events, charities and weddings. We play an expansive list of genres, artists and songs suitable for all ages and are flexible enough to take on board and learn any requests you might have for a first dance or similar. This is at no extra ...
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      Fee from £561
    • The Enigmas

      Duo act for hire
      The Enigmas are an acoustic duo that have performed together for over 10 years from pubs to clubs, arenas to tv studios across the UK and Worldwide. Previous clients include Royal Ascot, Silverstone, Butlins, Henley Royal Regatta, Avis, Australia Banks, Melia House Hotel, BBC, ITV, Crown Plaza, ...
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      Fee from £600
    • Mat Walklate & Paolo Fuschi

      Duo act for hire
      Mat Walklate (Harmonica and Vocals) and Paolo Fuschi (Guitar and Vocals) play Classic 50s and 60s blues, R&B and a little Ska. The duo feature hot, driving harp, immaculate, searing guitar and soulful vocals. The Manchester duo recreates the best of the golden age of urban blues. Mat Walklate ...
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      Fee from £300
    • The Belle Adventure

      Duo act for hire
      The Belle Adventure are a duo with a sexy, bootlegging, speakeasy vibe. We have a vintage flair, and style our shows accordingly, mixing bluesy Jazz and Soul with our distinctive Country Americana. We perform both old and new songs, and include original music as well, which has a Bluegrass and ...
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      Fee from £350
    • Boda

      Duo act for hire
      BODA is a Cambridge based duo offering a variety of music: background jazz, pop, gypsy Jazz, Latin/Cuban and more. Whether it is full on evening entertainment or a mood setting role BODA is equipped for the gig! Ryan (guitar, vocal) comes from a rich professional background in both functions ...
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      Fee from £400
    • The swanlock duo

      Duo act for hire
      The SwanLock Duo is a friendly London based act that provides wedding, cooperate and function entertainment, they gig regularly throughout the UK and internationally all year round. Using an assortment of loop stations, harmony pedals and other clever tricks they create the atmosphere, sound ...
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      Fee from £500
    • The Conspiritualists

      Duo act for hire
      The Conspiritualists are Sean Gaffney and Alex Pickford, a duo from Bishops Castle, Shropshire. Having completed two seasons in the French Alps playing in bars, restaurants and hotels day to day in various ski resorts, they have a wealth of experience behind them. In the summer months they ...
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      Fee from £500
    • Two Feathers Acoustic Duo

      Duo act for hire
      Hi! We are Two Feathers - an acoustic duo based in Leicester, specialising in weddings, parties and functions. Lauren Bird sings and David Gardiner plays guitar. We having been performing together for over 5 years and have played all over the UK. We play a variety of music, but love pop and ...
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      Fee from £600
    • Ed & Oliviya Acoustic Duo

      Duo act for hire
      Ed Stokes and Oliviya Nicole are rapidly becoming some of London's most well-known singer/songwriters. Having played and recorded with several celebrities in the scene including One Direction, Conor Maynard and Betsy Blue-English, they have amassed a following of thousands on social media sites ...
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      Fee from £300
    • Ciircus Street

      Duo act for hire
      Ciircus Street are a male duo, Mashing up their unique vocals to create well blended harmonies. Currently gigging around various parts the UK, the boys have received a huge amount of positive feedback, and are playing in venues such as 'Ronnie Scotts' and 'The Barfly' With a piano, guitar ...
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      Fee from £150
    • Jazz Gardenias

      Duo act for hire
      Laura & Wendy create an uplifting Piano and Vocal Jazz/ Blues Duo, covering songs from the 1920s,30s & 40s. Pianist Wendy has a unique style of combining jazz,ragtime, swing & stride piano, that help create a constant lively bounce to the atmosphere. Music that is swinging, moving forward and ...
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      Fee from £180
    • D&L Acoustic Duo

      Duo act for hire
      D&L Acoustic Duo are a dynamic duo available to hire for all kinds of events. Made of singer Lizzy and guitarist Duncan Howlett they play a wide variety of acoustic arrangements of classic & contemporary songs. Lizzy & Duncan have a vast experience in the music industry having learnt, played, ...
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      Fee from £200
    • back2back

      Band act for hire
      Fun energetic band who can play any covers depending on gig requirements, many years experience and have full PA and lights, willing to travel and already played home and abroad, very versatile to each particular gig Info on band photo's and videos available at www.facebook.com/back2backrock
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      Fee from £250
    • Elements Acoustic Duo

      Duo act for hire
      We're Elements Acoustic Duo - A musical duo unlike most! We've developed a fun, energetic act rooted in acoustic music with the addition of several guitar effects & looping technology. The result is a diverse and eclectic mix of songs varying from stripped back soulful renditions to upbeat full ...
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      Fee from £320
    • Music By Kate and Dave

      Duo act for hire
      Hi, we are Music By Kate and Dave - a newly married musical duo specialising in bespoke arrangements of your most treasured songs for your wedding. Kate sings and Dave plays keyboards plus Dave also DJs so we can cover your whole day’s entertainment in one easy-to-book package! We met ...
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      Fee from £350
    • Black Fish

      Duo act for hire
      Black Fish Duo formed in 2013 from the collaboration between an Italian-American blues&jazz vocalist and an eclectic English guitar player. Born and raised in Italy Jessica De Giudici has developed artistically over a decade of engagement with the Blues, from rugged busking environments ...
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      Fee from £371
    • Union Avenue

      Duo act for hire
      Leicestershire based Union Avenue are a rarity on the live music scene - they are an all female acoustic duo. Ruthie and Tara have a wealth of performing experience having previously worked on numerous worldwide contracts for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, P & O, Ocean Village, Bourne Leisure ...
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      Fee from £400
    • 'The Blue Wild'

      Duo act for hire
      The Blue Wild consists of two professional musicians Hannah Wildes and Dave Shannon. Hannah has a powerful vocal and is a very versatile singer she has been gigging and writing for many years and has appeared on 'The Voice' in 2015. Dave plays guitar, piano and beatbox and is an amazing musician ...
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      Fee from £400
    • Blondie and Ska

      Duo act for hire
      Blondie and Ska Tribute recreates classic tunes from Blondie, Madness, The Specials, Bad Manners, Bob Marley, The Jam, The Who and more. Blondie and Ska Tribute has over 30 years of performance experience, including over 800 hours of live performances at over 100 different venues across the ...
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      Fee from £425
    • Acoustic Soul Sessions (duo or trio)

      Duo act for hire
      Acoustic Soul Sessions are an acoustic duo comprising of female vocals and keys or guitar. Between us we have played for some of the world's top singers and musicians. We are happy performing to a small intimate crowd, as well as playing to some huge crowds and VIP events. We have ...
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      Fee from £450
    • Strawberry Letter Piano Duo

      Duo act for hire
      Strawberry Letter are a vocal and piano duo based in Leicestershire. Sarah Bird sings and Andy Robertson plays piano. We play a range of songs, from classics from artists such as Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder to more contemporary artists like John Legend and Emeli Sande. We cater to many ...
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      Fee from £500
    • The Better Half Duo

      Duo act for hire
      The Better Half Duo are a dynamic musical duo, available for hire for weddings, parties, clubs, bars, and more! ​ With Megan's powerful, diverse voice and Ross' innovative piano style, the couple create unique versions of popular songs, suitable for any occasion. From gyspy swing pop covers ...
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      Fee from £565
    • Shotgun Fakes

      Duo act for hire
      Festival style atmosphere for your wedding or party ? ... Why the hell not! Shotgun Fakes are Pamela and Stefan Myburgh performing upbeat and unique covers of all well known and popular songs that keep everyone up on their feet. They create a fun and energetic vibe with Pam whimsically singing ...
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      Fee from £750

    HEADLINER'S DUOS

    One thing you can count on is the movement of time, days, months, and years. You can also count on the occurrence of special occasions, events, parties, celebrations, and ceremonies along the way.

    Just think, there are milestones to celebrate such as a 21st birthday, a 50th wedding anniversary, the day one actually gets married, and/or the day one graduates university. Aside from milestones, there are holiday parties, feel-good backyard gatherings, professional engagements and corporate events (i.e. festivals, fundraisers, fairs), fancy galas, family reunions, intimate dinners, and more.

    All of these instances have one thing in common – inviting and booking live entertainment and performers enhance them all. Hiring local duos not only boosts attendance or increase donations at fundraisers, they also keep guests entertained.

    We've all attended uninspiring, boring events, at least once or twice in our lives. And, we've all likely said to ourselves, "It was a cool event, but the only thing missing was some type of entertainment."

    While having fun is the easy part, trying to hire a duo has been a stressful and difficult process for some time. From having the time to research acts and sending emails to negotiating terms and prices, securing live entertainment was once an overwhelming task.

    That was until Headliner.io was launched.

    With a vision to make booking live entertainment simpler and more accessible, Headliner was launched in June 2015. Essentially, Headliner is an online marketplace that connects world-class artists with event professionals and bookers looking to hire a duo.

    Being seasoned music industry professionals and understanding the plight of musicians, along with having experienced the challenging consumer side of trying to book wedding duos for their special day, the founders incorporated two major components to benefit both sides:

    1. An in-house team that conducts a stringent and continuous vetting and review process to ensure quality musicians and performers.
    2. Permitting musicians to manage their own bookings, from start to finish, allowing them to earn a sustainable living doing what they do best, as well as control their own careers.

    Gone are the days of sifting through pages of search results, missed phone calls, delayed emails, and bad contracts. Simply put, Headliner has eased the task of hiring duos for parties, special events, ceremonies, or other occasions requiring live entertainment.

    Headliner's streamlined process for finding a duo for hire, to them actually showing up to your event, starts with a simple artist search.

    Bookers can either search the 'Artists of the week', which is presented on the search page or use the 'Refine Your Search' feature to find and narrow down an exact match by using the following search criteria: event location, event date, price range, act name, performance type, genres, and event types.

    For those who take to Google to search "how to hire a duo near me" or "duos near me", need to search no further. Searching on Headliner, anyone can zero-in on specific locations to find the acts they are looking for.

    Throughout the searching process, bookers have the ability to click on any musician profile to acquire more information. From bios, videos of them in action, and their preferred event types to learning their specializations, listening to their music, and viewing their availability calendar. It's never been easier to hire a duo.

    Bookers can also use the ‘Wish List' feature to curate a collection of their favorite Headliner acts. Whether used to organize choices to make a final decision or to simply revisit profiles, creating a list of potential acts will definitely come in handy.

    All carefully vetted, musicians can be messaged directly through the platform, with details of your event. A free no-obligation quote can be requested as well (no booking fees); responses are typically received within 48 hours.

    Once a decision has been made to book a duo, the act can be confirmed by paying the requested deposit through a safe and secure booking system. As an added bonus, all payments are held in an escrow account, only to be released to the musician 48 hours after the event. This is to ensure 100% satisfaction.

    In addition, Headliner invites all frequent bookers to sign up for the Reward Scheme program. Refer friends, family, or colleagues to Headliner and receive cash back and/or vouchers when they make their first booking.

    Lastly, Headliner offers an exclusive concierge service, "H", which is a premium specialist service connecting agencies, brands, and event planners directly to global talent.

    With a mixture of backgrounds in events, music journalism and performance, design, marketing, web development, and tech, the Headliner team prides itself on being the go-to online platform to find and hire the best in live entertainment – that's simple, affordable, and reliable, no matter the type of event.

    All in all, Headliner.io is the answer for all of your live entertainment booking needs.

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