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Two Man Trio

Two Man Trio are the acoustic guitar covers duo who combine timeless classic tunes with more modern tunes, and a few surprises and remixes along the way. Covering hits from the Beatles, Van Morrison, Bryan Adams, and Rolling Stones all the way to Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz and Pearl Jam.

Over a three hour set, Two Man Trio take the punters from relaxing and sinking a few quiets with the more dulcet tones of the first set, progressing through to a good old fashioned dance with our faster set. This range of music has been designed to follow the natural progression of an evening out and encourage patrons to join us for a boogie on the dance floor taking requests and enjoying a bit of banter!

Two Man Trio consists of Kiwi lads Benjamin , (25) and Owain , (25) and has been a working band for over 6 years. Together they have played over 500 gigs including many pubs, 21st, 50th, weddings and corporate functions.

We are available for your next big date and look forward to giving your gig that something extra!

***Two Man Trio take their work seriously and have full public liability insurance to £2 million, and all equipment is PAT certified regularly. Additionally they have full breakdown cover for their van, insuring they are indemnified and will always make your event.

Act Information


Owain: Acoustic guitar and lead vocals
Bass foot stomp and tambourine stomp
Loop Station (has to be seen!)

Ben: Acoustic lead guitar and vocal harmonies.
Various Pedals

Also included

Full P.A:
2 x 10" Satellites (300 Watts)
1 x 15 Subwoofer (800 Watts)

Allen and Heath 12 Channel Professional Effects Mixer

Party Lights.


South East based and will travel to these areas: South East, South West, Midlands.

Previous Clients

The Slug and Lettuce, Fulham (residency)
The Malthouse, Fulham
Twickenham Tup, Twickenham
The Mulberry, Twickenham
Gable Bar, Bank
Telegraph Bar, Moorgate
The Vesbar, Shepherds Bush (residency)
The Shakespeare, Victoria
The Wheatsheaf, Fulham
The Kings Head, Fulham
Brogans Bar, Fulham


Reef Bar (residency)
Flying Moa (residency)
Cock and Bull
Barrel Inn (residency)
Foxes Bar
Loaded Hog


So these guys in cyprus...raised our spirits returning from afghanistan. awesome!

-Army guy

Watched them on the way home from Afghanistan. Absolutely amazing

-RAF man


"We had been recommended Two Man Trio by friends of ours after they had "really made the night" at their engagement do. We met the lads at one of their local gigs and showed us why their reputation was such! Obviously being my big day I wanted to make sure my friends and family could relax and enjoy themselves after the ceremony and these boys made sure that happened. The older folks were tapping along, the younger crowd were up dancing and everyone kept saying the band was fantastic. It gave me a great feeling to make everyone happy and its all testament to the band - I would definitely recommend Two Man Trio for any wedding."

Anna Mulloy, August 2009.

"I hired Two Man Trio for my wedding with a few reservations about having a duo in such a large hall - as soon as the first song was in swing I couldn't have been happier! Such a large sound for just two guys and they had a great array of instruments. The guys handled the crowd well and had us all up and dancing - there was even a congo line at some point (cringe!). I would recommend these lads for anyone who wants a great sound and an even better night. Awesome!"

Kate Walker, April 2010.


"At Reef Bar, I only hire top quality covers bands and Duo’s, DJs, and other entertainers. Speak Easy ( Owain Pennington & Ben Hurdley) approached me in early 2008 looking for gigs as a Duo. I liked the look of their set list so I trialed them on a Thursday night.

They played 2 acoustic guitars and Owain provided rhythm with what appears to be a drum set with his feet - I was amazed! Their vocals were awesome, their guitar work was great and they certainly gave our patrons a great night.

Two Man Trio are now my first call when I need a Duo - I recommend Two Man Trio for any venue that wants good quality live entertainment, they will be missed by our business when they travel and I look forward to hiring them again when they return to NZ.

For more information please contact me!

Aaron ‘Lizard’ Calman, Reef Bar."


"Two Man Trio got involved with Cure Kids, a charity focused on giving support to children affected by cancer. Giving up their time, instruments and voices, Two Man Trio helped raise over $11,000 NZD for our cause. Playing several gigs, and even being raffled off for a hens night. As a charity organisation, we search for tools to help us bring as much support in as possible and Ben Hurley and Owain Pennington were able to put themselves forward to facilitate that effectively. A great big thanks from all of us here at Cure Kids guys."


"Danced all night - sore the next day but was worth it! Awesome tunes - I've never said "oh this is my favourite song" so many times in a night.."

Cameron Orr, Builder

"Some really clever remixes in there - one song seamlessly into the other and I especially enjoyed the end Medley - has to be heard to be believed"
Angela Guiducci, Hedge fund manager.

"Punctual, courteous and professional."
Ann Duxton, Accountant.

"What was that thing he was playing with his feet!? Amazing!"
Matthew Watson, Engineer.

"I've been playing guitar for years, and It's not often you see someone play the full solo to Hotel California - I couldn't stop staring! Epic!"
Paul Curley, Sports Writer.

"One word, two syllables. BONGOS!"
Ants Birdley.


Sound of a three piece in an acoustic duo.
From chilled slower tunes to the big party starters, we do it all!!
Young, energetic Kiwi lads!



50's 60's 70's:
Van Morrison Brown Eyed Girl
Kenny Rogers The Gambler
John Denver Country Road
Marvin Gaye Grapevine
Marvin Gaye Sexual Healing
Lynard Skynard Sweet Home Alabama
Otis Reading Sitting On The Dock
Cat Stevens Where Do The Children Play
Cat Stevens Father And Son
Ben E King Stand By Me
Eric Clapton Layla
Eric Clapton Wonderful Tonight
The Beatles Let It Be
The Beatles Help
The Beatles Hard Days Night
Elton John Rocket Man
Elton John Can You Feel The Love
Tom Petty Mary Janes Last Night
Eagles Take It Easy
Eagles Hotel California
80's To Present:
Oasis Wonderwall
Oasis Champaign Supernova
Counting Crows Mr Jones
Queen Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Crowded House Weather With You
Crowded House Fall At Your Feet
Crowded House Better Be Home Soon
Hootie And Blowfish Let Her Cry
Bush Glycerine
Radiohead Creep
Stone Temple Pilots Plush
The Verve Pipe Freshmen
Live Lightening Crashes
Matchbox 20 3am
David Grey Babylon
Tracey Chapman Gimme One Reason
Pearl Jam Betterman
Pearl Jam Alive
Pearl Jam Yellow Leadbetter
Wheezer Say It Ain't So
Jason Mraz I'm Yours
Bryan Adams Summer Of 69
Incubus Drive
Jack Johnson Flake
Jack Johnson Taylor
Jack Johnson Rodeo Clowns
Sublime What I Got
Eagle Eye Cherry Save Tonight

Extra Costs

The price brackets above should be used as a guide only as all quotes are bespoke.

Performance times for most acts except Tributes and some other Unique performers are usually 2 x 60 minute sets or 3 x 40 min sets.

(If you require the act to perform longer than these times you may incur extra costs.)

Travel costs vary depending on the act and will be included to the quote given to you by our agents.

Our acts would usually expect to arrive around 6pm and to be finished around midnight.

(If you need the act to arrive earlier or finish later there may be extra costs but these can be negotiated.)