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Modica is an acoustic wedding band based in Bristol, England. Ben Cipolla and Hesta Banks perform covers of heartwarming hits by your favourite artists, including Elvis, Etta James, Joni Mitchell, Bob Marley, Elton John, Ed Sheeran, and more. They have performed to audiences in Europe, the United States, Thailand, and New Zealand, and they would love to bring that extra bit of magic to your wonderful wedding celebration.

Services Offered

Modica is all about making beautiful music and sharing joy. Ben and Hesta can provide music for your ceremony, drinks reception, and wedding breakfast. They offer a complimentary virtual mini gig so that you can get to know them and discuss ideas for your celebration. You can choose up to 10 songs from their list, and they are happy to learn up to three new songs for no additional charge. Ben and Hesta perform at wedding venues all across the United Kingdom. They also offer virtual gigs and dance lessons.



Ceremony music, cocktail/Banquet music


Jazz, latest hits, pop, folk



  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in the wedding package?

A 90 minute set for your wedding breakfast or drinks reception. We can also learn specific requests for your wedding ceremony

How far in advance should I contact you?

Please contact us at least two weeks before the wedding

Size of group:

Small (2 - 3 musicians)


We cover all a range of popular decades, from light summer pop, to heart-warming ballads. Usually at a wedding we would include 30 songs in our set. You can access our song list via

Is it possible to request something that's not in the repertoire?

You can choose at least 10 songs from our song list & we will complete the setlist with more music that compliments your style. We can learn up to 3 songs that are not on the song list free of charge


Creating a fun, friendly and relaxed atmosphere is at the heart of what we do. This is why we offer a mini virtual gig, free of charge, so that we can get to know each other before your wedding

Do you have your own equipment?


Do you need specific materials or conditions to offer your service?

Yes, we provide PAT Tested Amplification and have Public Liability Insurance. Our set-up requires us to be in the shade and no further than 10metres away from a plug socket

Are you able to travel?

Yes, anywhere in the UK or Europe

Is there a charge for traveling?

Yes, £0.45 per mile

Do you cover more than one wedding a day?


Do you work alone or do you have a team of professionals?


What is the length of time of the act?

A 90 minute set of continuous acoustic covers (solo and duo) without breaks - this can include our own originals if requested

How much time do you need to prepare for an act?

Typically we would need two weeks to prepare for a wedding

Do you do open-air acts?


Do you charge per hour or per event?

Per event

If needed, would you be able to work extra hours?


How do you charge extra time?

We charge an extra £300 per hour on-top of our typical rate

What are the forms of payment?

We would require a deposit of £300 to confirm the booking. BACS bank transfer is preferable. The remaining fee can be paid just before or after the wedding
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