The Black Velvets are a heart-melting Acoustic Duo based in East London. A classic mixture of warm Guitar strings, ethereal Vocal Harmonies and soaring Violin. The Black Velvets traverse an eclectic mix of material, your favourite songs from The Forties to The Noughties and beyond.
Comprising of The Voice 2016’s very own Violinist/Rapper & Vocalist, Charlotte Andrew (Aka Charley Blue) and Award-winning Songstress, Guitarist & Vocalist, Laura James (Laura James & The Lyres),
The Black Velvets were brought together in 2009 when they both attended degree courses in Music at The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA). The Duo have been playing together since then in various bands and guises before finally forming The Black Velvets in 2014.
Since forming, The BVs have been busy playing Weddings & Functions all throughout the UK. Clients have included O’Neills Irish Bars & Thomson Sensatori Resort, Cyprus. At the heart of the duo is a mutual desire to provide professional and inspired music for all occasions.
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