Contact & FAQs
On this page you can use the form below to contact us & also find many common FAQs to help you at this stage. We have performed for hundreds of clients over the years and pride ourselves on great customer satisfaction. We can’t wait to do the same for you, suit up, and perform at your next big event. So no matter if you already have a date for your event in mind, you have a question we haven’t answered below, or you’d just like to have a chat about something else then this part of our website is the place to begin.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to book The Travelling Hands?
Fees are dependent on date, location, timings, and of course band size too. This will help determine which musicians you require, the travel time involved and of course the performance times required at your event too. Providing us with as much information as possible will help us put your quote together.
Is this the best place to book The Travelling Hands directly?
Yes indeed it is! You might find us represented online by a number of third party websites etc. However, this is the only place to speak with the very founders of the band directly; and where you can be sure to get the best price too.
Are there always 5 musicians in the band?
The 5 piece band is the full and most common band size giving the full sound of The Travelling Hands, and the unplugged roaming sets we provide work brilliantly at events big and small. The band can also upsize to a 6 piece band with the addition of an extra guitarist/vocalist. It’s also possible to downsize to a quartet and occasionally even to an acoustic trio.
How long do The Travelling Hands play for?
As standard The Travelling Hands perform 2×45 minute unplugged strolling sets. If you’re looking for something different time wise, just let us know and we’ll be happy to help.
How far will the band travel?
The Travelling Hands are based in London but are available worldwide. They regularly perform overseas and have travelled as far away as Bali, so if you’re booking a special overseas location and you’d like to enquire about the band then don’t be shy – we’d love to hear from you.
How long does it take The Travelling Hands to setup?
The band’s performance style creates a setup of ease and simplicity. All they need to do is unpack their instruments, tune up and get their tweed on! The Travelling Hands arrive approximately 45 minutes before they are due to play as standard.
Are outdoor performances a possibility?
Definitely! As long as the band not getting wet then an outdoor performance is a great choice and they can often be found performing on boats, rooftops, terraces & private gardens across the UK and overseas.
Can The Travelling Hands work with a sound limiter?
Yes – no problem. The unplugged roaming performances eliminate the problems some venues face with noise complaints so you’re in safe hands (pardon the pun).
How is the setlist put together and can I choose the songs I want?
From huge gigging experience at all manner of events from birthday parties to weddings and corporate events, take our word from it that The Travelling Hands know how to put together a great setlist. Generally speaking, the band will put together a mixture and order of songs that appeals to different generations to keep all your guests happy. The Travelling Hands perform hundreds of times every year, and it’s this experience that gives them the upper hand in creating a setlist that your guests will love.
Can I see The Travelling Hands live before I book?
99% of our events are private, and this means we can’t invite guests of our own. However – we do have an entire range of live event videos and live recordings of the band within our videos section of this website, and on our youtube page too (click through to our video page and watch away).
Do The Travelling Hands take live requests?
If they can, they will. If the musicians know the song that a guest requests, then they will be happy to use their musicianship and skill to perform as much as they can as they move around your event – bringing that extra slice of personalised fun whenever they can for your guests.