Brother 2 Brother are a professional London based band of contemporary, versatile musicians for any event.
They play a selection of pop, rock, disco, funk, latin, jazz, soul, blues, R’n’B, rock ‘n’ roll and ballads from a huge repertoire of classics from the 50’s through to recent chart hits.
Led by twin guitarist/vocalists Brian and Paul, with a rhythm section of bass and drums, the band has a reputation for delivering a compelling performance of great songs with infectious energy and a total command of their instruments. The musical empathy between the brothers and with the rest of the band creates something special at every event they play.
Individually the band’s members have played with some of the most talented musicians around, from chart topping bands, household names and music legends such as Hot Chocolate, Shakatak, Art of Noise, Sheila Ferguson (3 Degrees), The Proclaimers, Odyssey, Nina Simone and Van Morrison, to name a few. The ‘brothers’ have also composed TV and Radio ads for products such as Ambre Solaire and Laboratoire Garnier Movida.
Lancome, Saatchi & Saatchi, Conoco, Thistle Hotel Group, L’Oreal, Coty, British Telecom, Brides Magazine, Smith Kline Beecham, Hotel du Vin
The Cafe Royal, The Savoy, The Dorchester, Marriott Hotels, Hotel du Vin Hotels, Sandown Park, Chez Gerard, Jumeira Beach Hotel (Dubai), Grosvenor House, Syon House, Wentworth Golf Club .
The band is very versatile, not just in the variety of material and styles they play but also in the formats they can offer to suit all occasions, venues and budgets!
As a 4-piece band, there are two guitars with vocals, bass & drums. This is a ‘do it all’ setup for any party or function. Offering everything from dinner jazz and background/reception music to a fantastic selection for dancing. With a repertoire of classics through to current hits – this is musical entertainment at its best. The 4-piece can be smoothly scaled up to a 5-piece with the addition of a saxophone or if required a full horn section.
** For smaller events or more intimate settings Brother 2 Brother can also perform as a duo (comprising 2 guitars/vocals) either with backing tracks for a ‘band like’ sound or ‘unplugged’ with acoustic or low volume electric guitars, or as a trio (2 guitars/vocals plus bass) in an ‘unplugged’ style i.e totally live without backing tracks.
Brother 2 Brother will always try to fit into your budget. With Brother 2 Brother you get top quality professional musicians at an affordable price.
Set List/Performance Info:
The band have an extremely large repertoire of several hundred songs, consisting of hits from the 1940’s Rat Pack, 50’s and every decade up to the present day. With such an extensive and varied set list they can accommodate a broad range of tastes and styles.
Clients are invited to pick some of their favourite songs from the bands extensive songlist so that each performance can be tailored for their special occasion. This way the band can ensure each and every booking is unique and fresh. If you have a particular song you would like to hear and they don’t already know it they are happy to take requests in advance.
The band normally play 2 x 1 hour sets. They are however totally flexible and can adjust the set list and performance times to suit your event. They can also play an extra set of an hour or more if required at additional cost. Between sets CDs can be played through the band’s sound system.
If you haven’t got time to view the repertoire list here is a selection of some of the artists covered :- Michael Buble, Stevie Wonder, George Benson, Eric Clapton, Kaiser Chiefs, Kings Of Leon, Oasis, Robbie Williams, Bryan Adams, Van Morrison, Eagles, Beatles, Kinks, Rolling Stones, Elvis, Everly Brothers, etc., etc..
Their collective experience offers enormous versatility; a vital ingredient when you’re playing to ‘everyone in the house’. Whether Brother 2 Brother are playing at a birthday party, wedding, engagement, anniversary, graduation, ‘soul night’, diplomatic, society or corporate event, the unique empathy between the ‘brothers’ and their absolute passion for live music shines through ensuring success every time.
All equipment is PAT tested and the band has full Public Liability Insurance cover.
"I’m thrilled to recommend Brother 2 Brother – they’ve played at staff parties I’ve organised at Conde Nast, my birthday party and I’ve passed their name on to a host of readers who write in asking for info on organising weddings." Ms J Faulkner, Director Brides MagazineAND 3 Years later....
"The band are so good, I booked them for my own wedding." Ms J Faulkner, Director Brides Magazine
"Hi, A thousand 'Thank you's' for an amazing evening on Friday! Everyone commented on how good you were, and the song selection was perfect. I have never been to a party where so many people were dancing almost all evening! I do hope you get more bookings on the back of this one - several people showed an interest. Thanks again, and all best wishes for the band." Enid Stevens
"A huge thank you from Jonathan and I to you, your brother and the rest of the band for playing at our wedding party. You were all fantastic and great to listen to and dance too, it really made our party a great success. Thanks." Sarah and Jonathan Newth
"Thank you very much for a fantastic performance at our wedding on 26th April and making it so special. Lots of our friends paid you many compliments. All the best" Bobbie Lamden, HSBC - Neil and Ros Godber
"Hi - Just to say a big thank you for organising the band Brother 2 Brother to play for our wedding reception... They were fantastic, and I've rarely seen so many people on the dance floor! Please pass on our thanks to the band for a great evening's entertainment. Many thanks and best wishes." Councillor David Hall
"Just a huge thank you to you and the band for playing at our wedding. You were fantastic and we've had such great feedback so hopefully a few more bookings will be coming your way in the future! Best regards" Auriol Walker & David Horne