The duo are based in Brighton but frequently play across the south, and south east of England.
D&L Acoustic Duo are a dynamic duo available to hire for all kinds of social 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 studied, played, performed & taught for many years. The pair met when they moved to Brighton to study at the Brighton Institute of Modern Music and have been working together ever since.
They played in some of Brighton's best original bands, including the 8 piece original funk band The Grand Majestic who played at many prestigious venues & events. These included supporting The Brand New Heavies at Brighton's Komedia, the Californian funk legends Breakestra at Brighton's Concorde 2 & playing at London's Lovebox Music Festival. They also co-ran the ongoing success that was Brighton's Akoustic Karma Lounge, which were eclectic music nights featuring the best of Brighton's acoustic bands and artists. These nights appeared at some of the best Brighton venues for many years.
Both Duncan & Lizzy continue to write, teach & perform in many different forms and situations.
All the time that they have spent working together has created a great dynamic between them which is portrayed in the music, making their duo a great and exciting addition to any event. Their repertoire is vast ranging from classic to contemporary and they are always willing to personalise their set around your event including any special requests you have.
With top quality equipment, including a Mackie PA rig, they have all the equipment needed to provide a great sound at your event. They can also offer Duncan Howlett as a solo guitarist.
Lee, Manager of The Hartington-
"Lizzy and Duncan have played at The Hartington 5 times already this year and will be back to play again soon. They're an awesome duo with a real mix of music that is enjoyed by all"
Louise Woollard, Private Function-
"First saw Duncan and Lizzy at our village jubilee celebrations and was so impressed that I booked them to play at my afternoon birthday party in August 2012, everyone loved them. Would thoroughly recommend."
Judy Welsh, Customer Services Executive Brighton Racecourse-
"..provided the perfect atmosphere for our August Festival marquee lunch events last year. Just the right background sound with a style range to suit everyone's taste."
Janet/Peter Clapshaw, Private Function-
"a top quality singer and guitarist covering most styles of music. I booked them for my party and would recommend them for any social occasion. They are so professional, reliable and are able to get with their audience. Two beautiful young people."
Jenny & John Mills, Wedding-
"Duncan and Lizzy did music at our wedding at Turkey Mill in Kent on the and it was fantastic! thankyou both very much."
Rob, The Buxted Inn-
"still buzzing from the other night, was such great fun! ..find the results amazing when musicians come together, especially when they are as talented as you and Lizzy. Keep up the good work."
Count on me - Bruno Mars
Wade in the water - Eva Cassidy
Drops of Jupiter - Train
Lovely day - Bill Withers
Pricetag - Jessie J
Time after time - Eva Cassidy
The Joker - Steve Miller Band
Sweet child o' mine - Guns & Roses
Fly me to the moon - Frank Sinatra
I won't give up - Jason Mraz
Man in the mirror - Michael Jackson
Dance with me tonight - Olly Murs
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Everything - Michael Buble
I'm yours - Jason Mraz
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Son of a preacher man - Dusty Springfield
Feel my love - Adele
Beggin - Frankie Valli
It's not unusual - Tom Jones
Walking in Memphis - Mark Cohn
I believe in a thing called love - Lemar
We found love - Rihanna
Moondance - Van Morrison
Use Somebody - Kings of Leon