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Sparkles and Joyride, led by Mary and Dave, are a professional acoustic duo that has been offering its excellent services for the past 15 years in the business. They're based in Melton Mowbray and available to travel all across the UK and abroad in order to turn your special into an unforgettable event. Mary, with a powerhouse voice and Dave, riffing alongside her, assure to deliver you a fun show filled with surprising covers.

Services offered

Sparkles and Joyride will make sure that your wedding turns out to be a musical journey for everyone attending, with their lively set of acoustic rock, pop and jazz. They cover a grand variety of artists including, Johnny Cash, Jessie J, Michael Jackson, and many more. Besides, they also offer a customised repertoire so that you hear exactly what you want at all times on your special day.

Other services

Sparkles and Joyride can be booked for any event and special occasion apart from weddings. Some of the events they've performed at the most include:

  • Private parties
  • Corporate events
  • Holidays and festivities
  • Other social events
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Frequently asked questions

What services do you offer?

Ceremony music
Cocktail/banquet music

What is included in the wedding package?

Various packages available for Ceremony, Drinks reception, wedding breakfast, evening reception and DJ option. Available single or combinations. All PAT Tested and Public Liability Insurance inc

How far in advance should I contact you?

As far as you are ready to book :) If you want songs learnt to the ceremony (Which is included in this package) or first dance then the further in advance the better

What style of music do you offer?

Latest hits

Type of musical group:


Size of group:

Small (2 - 3 musicians)


Covers that Sparkles and Joyride perform include contemporary and classic artists of rock, pop and some mo town thrown in! song list available on request

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

Of COURSE! it is your special day! Included in many of our packages is us learning special songs for you - up to 3 for ceremony and 1 for first dance!

What's your experience?

A professional acoustic duo with over 15 years of industry experience. They have gigged in the UK and internationally and have a wealth of experience from cruise lines to ski resorts!!

Do you have your own equipment?


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

Yes, power plug in

Can you travel?

Yes, all of the Uk and abroad

Is there a charge for travelling?

Yes, may be travel surcharges for some distances - can be discussed

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?

This is dependant on the package chosen. sometimes 2 x45 min sets or 1hr30mins over 3 hour period. Have a chat to us and we can always come to arrangement

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

We will need a sound check and time to plug in - we would usually like to be there an hour before if possible

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?

After midnight has an hourly surcharge. Extra hours on the day will be discussed

What are the forms of payment?

Deposit paid upon booking and then Bank transfer, Paypal, cheque, or cash on the night/event day
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Leicestershire LE13 Melton Mowbray (Leicestershire)

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