Fay Brotherhood is a Hertfordshire based solo acoustic singer guitarist.
With a background in folk and musical theatre, her exceptional vocal ability is complemented by guitar, bouzouki and mandolin. Fay Brotherhood's Acoustic Covers is one to book if you want to infuse your themed wedding, garden party, private or corporate function, conference or alternative event with eccentric, vintage folk style.
Her performance skills and highly professional attitude were instilled into her from a childhood immersed in music. Her mum singing, her dad playing bass and her cousin playing guitar in various function and blues bands, she was exposed to music from the womb and has been a singer for as long as she can remember. In 1998, inspired by folk rock bands like Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span and Pentangle, she learned to play guitar and write songs. She was heavily involved in musical theatre during college and and has been performing ever since.
In 2011 she won the chance to open the main stage at Southwell Folk Festival's open mic competition. Over the years she has supported a range of notable folk acts whilst touring her original music around the UK, including Dave Swarbrick (Fairport Convention) and The Strawbs She had a song included on critially acclaimed 2015 compilation Femme Fatales of Folk and is currently planning a crowdfunding campaign to produce her first professionally produced album.
Fay has played in a number of acts, including duo's and bands and is currently a member of Hertfordshire based circus rock band Papa Shango.
She can offer
Uptempo party sets
Intimate background sets
A varied repertoire spanning pop rock/alt/indie & folk from the 60’s onward.
Specialist and mixed sets
Her own PAT tested PA system
A between set playlist
2x45 min sets - £150 - £500
When using own PA please allow approx 45 min for set up and sound check.
First dance/special request – from £38 30
Solo acoustic ceremony performance – from £188
Extra 30min set – from £150