The Heartbeats

from£520

This is the act's lowest available price for a local performance by their smallest line-up. It does not include any travel costs.

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One of our most in-demand rock & pop duos, The Heartbeats have sung, strummed and drummed their way through more than 150 weddings, corporate parties and charity events for Function Central over the last three years – they never fail to raise the roof.

Their repertoire is stacked with upbeat hits that everyone loves by artists such as Kings Of Leon, Stevie Wonder and Ed Sheeran. Their unique instrumentation (cajon drum, vocals and guitar) is a perfect set-up for clients who need enough of a beat to get people dancing yet may not have the space or budget for a large band.

Stunning vocals and guitar wizardry, their take on some of the most popular songs ever written are pure class. Lee, Promotor, Oxford

When they're not performing at private events, The Heartbeats write and perform with top producers and labels representing household names such as Taio Cruz and Girls Aloud.

The duo offer add-ons such as a female vocalist for extra harmonies, or drums and bass (replacing their cajon) to create a bigger sound at larger-scale parties.

The Heartbeats are professional, well-presented and are more than happy to tailor performance details and dress code to your requirements. Be sure to let them know if you have any song requests, they want their performance to be perfect for your event!

Performance info

Line-up Male lead vocals/acoustic guitar; cajon/percussion/vocals
Performance duration 2 x 60 minute or 3 x 40 minute sets
Interval music Yes (included in price)
Lighting Yes (included in price)

Booking options

Song requests
Add £0
The band are happy to learn and perform a request (e.g. first dance), subject to suitability
Remove percussion/cajon
Deduct approx £215
Soloist available for smaller venues and intimate events
Add drums
Add £POA
Recommend for dancing
Add guitar or keyboards
Add £POA
For a bigger sound
DJ service
Add £125
Upbeat, mainstream pop music from all eras, run from a laptop equipped with virtual DJ software. Requests taken and mic available for announcements
Extra performances
Add £65 per half hour
Extend the band's sets by up to one hour

The Way You Make Me Feel / Only Love

Someone Like You – Kings of Leon

1901 - Phoenix
A-Team - Ed Sheeran
Ain’t No Sunshine - Bill Withers
Aint Nobody - Chaka Kahn
Another Day - Jamie Lidell
Better together - Jack Johnson
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Black and Gold - Sam Sparrow
Breakeven - The Script
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Cannonball - Damien Rice
Closer - Neyo
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Don’t Know Why – Norah Jones
Dreaming of you - The Coral
Easy - The Commodores
Elusive - Scott Matthews
Fast Car – Tracy Chapman
Fire and Rain - James Taylor
Flaws - Bastille
Girl Put Your Records On – Corrine Bailey Rae
God Only Knows - The Beach Boys
Gravity - John Mayer
Have I told you lately that I love you - Van Morrison
High and Dry - Radiohead
Higher and Higher - Jackie Wilson
Hit The Road Jack - Ray Charles
Home Again – Carole King
I need a dollar - Aloe Blacc
I'm Getting Ready - Michael Kiwanuka
I’m Like A Bird – Nelly Furtardo
If I Aint Got You – Alicia Keys
Im Yours - Jason Mraz
Is This Love - Bob Marley
Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
Keep Your Head Up - Ben Howard
Kids - MGMT
Lean On Me - Bill Withers
Lego House - Ed Sheeran
Little Lion Man - Mumford and Sons
LOVE - Joss Stone
Lovely Day - Bill Withers
Man In The Mirror - Michael Jackson
Masterblaster (Jammin') - Stevie Wonder
Misstra Know It All - Stevie Wonder
Moondance - Van Morrison
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Multiply - Jamie Lidell
Naive - The Kooks
New Shoes - Paulo Nutini
No Woman No Cry - Bob Marley
Only Love - Ben Howard
Ordinary People - John Legend
Please Dont Stop The Music - Rihanna
Price Tag - Jessie J
Pumped Up Kicks - Foster The People
Redemption Song - Bob Marley
Rewind – Paulo Nutini
Rock With You – Michael Jackson
Romeo – Bassment Jaxx
Set the tigers free - The Villagers
Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes
She Moves In Her Own Way - The Kooks
She Will Be Loved – Maroon 5
Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
Stop This Train by John Mayer
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
The Bucket - Kings of Leon
The Fear - Ben Howard
The Great Escape - Patrick Watson
The Scientist - Coldplay
The Way You Make Me Feel - Michael Jackson
Umbrella - Rihanna
Use Somebody - Kings of Leon
Valerie - The Zutons
We are the people - Empire of the Sun
When the night feels my song - Bedouin Soundclash
Wonderwall - Oasis
You to me are everything - The Real Thing
You've Got The Love - Florence and the Machine

Book with confidence! After events, we ask our clients what they thought of our acts. We publish what they say here, so you can read genuine, unbiased feedback before booking.

“We were so impressed by The Heartbeats! All of our guests raved about them and they were very friendly and professional. For two people they make quite an impact. They made our wedding extra special. I'd definitely recommend these guys!”

Liz, Wedding, June 2019

“The Heartbeats were excellent - very professional, great contact before the event and the perfect accompaniment to our Christmas meal.”

Katie, Christmas Party at Stanbrook Abbey in Worcester, December 2017

“The Heartbeats were a really fantastic act and made the evening reception at our wedding great fun! They were great at communicating beforehand and learnt a song that we requested. They had everyone up on the dance floor, and all of our guests have been saying to us how much they loved their style of playing and the songs that they chose!”

Louise, Wedding in Oxford, October 2016

“We could not have been happier with The Heartbeats, so over the moon with them. The duo were quite simply perfect for the evening of our special day. The guy is an incredibly talented singer, sang and performed our chosen 'first dance' song perfectly in his own style, and all this aside, the duo were simply genuinely nice guys to have join us for our day, and all the guests agreed! Faultless. Cannot recommend them enough, and will hope to book them in the future!”

Gary, Wedding in Kent, September 2016

“Couldn't have been more happy with the Heartbeats for our event! We had a festival style wedding and they fitted the theme perfectly. They contacted me a couple of weeks prior to the wedding to discuss songs and the finer details. On the night, their sets were brilliant. We had loads of comments from our guests saying how good they were! Would definitely recommend these guys to anyone!”

Tanya, Wedding at Manor Farm in Broadway, June 2017

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