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8 Strings



  • Unique Pop & Soul acoustic duo with a touch of blues.
  • Amazing repertoire from the 60’s to the very latest hits
  • Perform as a guitar and vocal duo


The act are based in London and happy to travel all around the UK .

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 45 minute sets with 15 minute break

About this Act

8 Strings is an acoustic duo born and based in London, that fuses pop and soul with a touch of Blues. The powerful and colourful voice of James Follette perfectly matches the magnificent sound of Federico Accardo’s guitar, guiding you from the most velvety sound to the hottest groove that will shake your bones.

Their repertoire is an amazing journey from the 60’s to the very latest hits covers acts such as Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Clapton, Amy Winehouse, Daft Punk and more. Passion and high drive combined with professionalism make 8 Strings the perfect choice for your private party, wedding, corporate events, venues, restaurants and anything that involves entertaining an audience with a high standard acoustic act.


"This duo was extremely entertaining and had a great connection with the audience. Fantastic vocals and great guitar playing. The perfect music for this bar on a Saturday evening. People did not want to leave. I will most definitely be booking these guys again"

 Jam In A Jar - Harringay 

"8 Strings were excellent last night. The soulful vocals along with the acoustic guitar worked perfectly at Starfish. The lead singer worked the crowd very well and the guitarist played wonderfully! I would highly recommend 8 strings for any venue"

Starfish Loves Coffee – Palmers Green

"You have been our best investment out of everything for this wedding!"

Timbrell’s Yard – Bradford-on-Avon

“James and Federico were a great asset on a weekend evening. Popular songs that had the audience singing along and enjoying their evening"

The Bridge Hotel

“This band really helped us out in a sticky situation - a band pulled out just days before the event and this duo really pulled through at the very last minute! They did some great song covers and they were willing to change some of their songs to match our family friendly event. They were both really friendly and easy to talk to on the day and got on with all their own set up. Prior to the event they were easy to contact and responded quickly to my queries, sending across all their H&S docs on request. Would definitely recommend!”

Riverford - Riverford public Pumpkin Day


Set List

Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers
Drown In My Own Tears - Ray Charles
Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
Imagine - John Lennon
Don't Know Why - Norah Jones
Hand In My Pocket - Alanis Morrisette
Will you still love me tomorrow - The Shirelles / Amy Winehouse
Unchain My Heart - Ray Charles
Ironic - Alanis Morrisette
My Cherie Amour - Stevie Wonder
Alphabet Street - Prince
Tears In Heaven - Eric Clapton
Message In A Bottle - The Police
Roxanne - Sting
Head Over Feet - Alanis Morrisette
Kiss - Prince
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Feel Like Making Love George Benson
Like A Star - Corinne Bailey Rae
Every Breath You Take - The Police
Killing Me Softly With His Song - Roberta Flack
Back To Black - Amy Winehouse
Chandelier - Sia
Black And Gold - Sam Sparro
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
My Girl - The Temptations
Stand By Me - Ben E. King
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Get Lucky - Daft Punk


  • Acoustic duo consisting of guitar and vocals


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