Testimonials

DAVID BERV, WEDDING IN SANTORINI, GREECE

Sam and H2NY exceeded all our expectations and helped make our wedding day extra special! The were a dream to work with for our destination wedding in Greece. From our initial phone call and throughout the entire process leading up to the big day, they were super responsive, professional and helpful (and fun!). Sam’s voice is unparalleled and all the band members are very talented musicians and performers. We used them for an acoustic set during our ceremony, DJ services during cocktail hour, as MC throughout the evening, and then the 6-piece band for dancing. At our request, they learned several new songs ahead of time for our ceremony and first dances. Each part was executed perfectly and exactly as we imagined. They were incredible in terms of set lists and interacting with our friends and family. All our guests were up on their feet dancing the entire night! We had so many guests come up to us afterwards and ask how we were able to find such an incredible band. Also worth noting that we had some last minute timing changes due to weather and they were incredibly flexible and helpful! We wish we had some other big event to throw just so we could hire these guys again!”

GISELLE MACKINLAY, BIRTHDAY PARTY, LONDON

Dear Sam, and the whole H2NY band,
Thank you from the bottom of my heart for such an incredible evening on Friday.
I honestly can’t put into words just how amazing you were, you literally made my evening.
I have been to many 18ths, 21st and black tie events and enjoyed bands, but you surpassed them all.
The playlist of songs was perfect, the music was outstanding, and your voice was simply phenomenal. Your energy and enthusiasm was unparalleled. We were thrilled with the saxophonist, and loved dancing with him on the dance floor.
Everyone was dancing, and I genuinely had the best night of my life. I didn’t want to leave the dance floor.
You guys have a big future ahead of you! All the guests were raving about you, and commented that you were exceptional.
We’re already planning mum & dads 60th…. is it possible to book 5 years in advance?! I must see your calendar for upcoming gigs as I am desperate to come to any that are near us!!
Thank you again for such an unforgettable evening. I will cherish the memories for the rest of my life.
Please extend my thanks to the rest of the band.
All the best,
Giselle

CHRISTINA BREADEN, WEDDING IN PARIS, FRANCE

Thank you so much for providing wonderful music for our wedding! And for helping with the audio equipment. You guys did a great job feeling the crowd and playing music they liked. It was a night we will never forget!

JACOB RAWSON, UK WEDDING

H2NY were utmost professionals from out the outset, right up until the last note on our wedding day.
Sam was quick to get in touch, and forthcoming in letting us suggest songs, and even learnt our first dance specially!
On the day, they were punctual, friendly and easy-going, and were also very flexible. They kept the dance floor full with their flawlessly performed music through the ages, and the energy and skill in which all four played was talked about long into the next day.
I couldn’t recommend H2NY enough. Thanks Sam and the gang!

GEORGIE HAMILTON, UK WEDDING

You guys were EVEN better than we remember! A mega thank you for absolutely smashing it! We were over the moon with your energy, song choices and performance. You created an awesome atmosphere for everyone to thoroughly enjoy themselves. Thanks so much for your brilliant music. It had just the right depth and professionalism for the venue while being super fun. I loved seeing the dance floor so packed! A thank you too for your extreme efficiency before the event. You were a dream to work with – lightening email replies and organisation.

CATIE SHERLOCK, UK WEDDING

Just wanted to say a huge thanks you for Saturday! We really couldn’t have asked for anything better. You absolutely smashed the first dance and the set list was just incredible! We have had so many comments about how you were the best wedding band anyone has ever experienced. We wish we could live it all over again. We really can’t thank you enough!!

JUDITH VEENHUIZEN, WEDDING IN CHIANTI, ITALY

H2NY were phenomenal! Sam was great to work with, he was really flexible and helpful. Their performance was amazing. We asked them to perform an altered version of 500 miles as our first dance song and it was absolutely perfect. They nailed every song, built up their set list to really get the party started and managed to get every one of our guests dancing with us. The whole band had such a positive attitude, even when it started pouring down and it looked like our whole outdoor wedding had to be moved inside last minute they were helping out and looking for solutions. And when we eventually moved back outside they made it all work seamlessly. We cannot thank them enough. They gave us the party we had been hoping for. Saying we highly recommend them doesn’t even begin to cover it.

NATHALIE LEONG, WEDDING IN SIFNOS, GREECE

I have always dreamt of a band for my wedding. Thank you so much Sam and H2NY for making our pre-wedding dinner, the wedding ceremony as well as the party unforgettable. Sam is so professional, flexible and helpful. All the rather difficult logistics went seamlessly. We were looking for a band for our wedding in Greece, to cover 2 days of partying. Sam not only played the piano for our church wedding (including french and latin songs), but H2NY also played jazz on our pre-wedding dinner, as well as party music during the wedding party. You are phenomenal! During the party, you got all our guests dancing, there were songs for everybody’s taste, the saxophonist was incredible playing in the dance crowd, and all the other musicians from the band were also perfect. I didn’t leave the dance floor! Everybody commented on how great you all were. Sam, your voice is amazing! We highly recommend all of you, and I was already asked for your contact details! Thank you from the bottom of my heart for making the day such a memorable one.

MELISSA WOOD, UK WEDDING

We just wanted to say thank you very much – you were all absolutely brilliant. You sounded amazing, created the right sort of atmosphere we were looking for and had everyone up on the dance floor. All our friends loved the music – the indie vibe went down an absolute storm! You performed the first dance just as requested and I’ll have great memories of jumping around to Wheatus and Blink 182. We’re so pleased that we booked you as our band – we would highly recommend you to anyone!”

MARRIOTT COUNTY HALL, LONDON (JAMIE SHIPP), CORPORATE EVENT

The band were great and really professional throughout the booking process and on the day. They arrived 2 hours before the set up time and were able to rehearse and get set up with time to spare. Sam and the band were also accommodating by allowing us to use the mic to make some announcements during their break and took some requests for songs during that intermission from some of the guests. During the end of the second set with 15 minutes remaining, the hotel security informed us that there had been some complaints over noise so Sam was able to adjust his set and play quieter to ensure there was no further disturbance. Both sets were made up of great songs that were loved by the guests and many were dancing and singing along. The great reception to some of the tracks prompted the band to then play more from that artist and they tailored the set to what people were enjoying and what was getting a great response. From both a booking and arranging, and performance point of view, H2NY were fantastic and I would happily recommend them in the future.

RAY WILSON, UK WEDDING

It was an absolutely fantastic wedding and the day could not have gone better. Even the snow was a bonus and gave us some spectacular photos, although we hope it didn’t make travelling home too difficult for you all. Can you pass on our sincere thanks to the band for a great job. The music was outstanding, the song choices really worked and we had some lovely feedback on the way you interacted with our guests. Indeed, without exception, our guests thought you were brilliant. Can we also thank you personally for your thorough professionalism, advice and guidance during the planning process – it made it all so much easier and felt effortless. Thank you all once again, and we will certainly have no hesitation in recommending you to others. All the best! Diane & Ray

ROLLO HOARE, UK WEDDING

You guys were absolutely fantastic and kicked-off the evening spectacularly – we could not have been happier. The quality of the music your band produce is phenomenal, and I’m so glad we got the female vocalist as well.

MATT HOWARD-CAIRNS, UK WEDDING

You guys were amazing at the wedding – we’ve had so many comments both at the time and since about how much you guys rocked it! We had a great time!

CHRIS HEPBURN, UK WEDDING

We had a fantastic day! Thank you so much for absolutely smashing the music, we had so much fun dancing with everyone. My wife loved the Chilli Peppers – you guys killed it!

RICHARD MIRFIN, WEDDING IN SICILY

We can’t thank Sam and H2NY enough for helping make our wedding day in Sicily so special, extremely fun and forever memorable! All our guests commented on how insanely good the band was both vocally and at creating a fantastic atmosphere that made everyone want to get up and dance – we would wholeheartly agree! Sam made everything such a joy during the planning stages – so professional and genuinely friendly and and helpful. His solo singing during dinner and our first dance displayed just how talented he is a singer; it was perfect and exactly what we wanted. The band and DJing entertainment post dinner was just as amazing and no one wanted it to end – we would highly recommend H2NY!

SAMSUNG, CORPORATE EVENT

You guys were incredible and we will most definitely be in touch regarding future events.

NICK HEYWOOD, UK WEDDING

We wanted to say thank you so, so much for playing at our wedding yesterday. We can honestly say it was our favourite part of the day and you could not have put together a better set list for us. We both loved it personally and have also had the most amazing feedback about you from our guests, particularly how perfect the sound quality was. Sam, you have an amazing voice and as a band you just gel perfectly. We would have absolutely no hesitation recommending you to our friends and family, but doubt we would need to after yesterday! Hope you enjoyed playing for us and were able to have time to relax in between your sets. It’s a testament to how good you guys are that the barn was full of people dancing away despite the gorgeous weather outside, especially as the venue said the barn can often be empty when the weather is so nice.

ALISTAIR WHITELEY, UK WEDDING

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts to Sam and Halfway to New York. They smashed it. A slick, professional and truly lovely bunch of guys. From the ceremony and drinks reception acoustic entertainment to the band and DJ – the list of thanks is for life. You made our wedding such a wonderful and memorable day. So many guests commented on how awesome the music was. And it was!! We were just so thrilled to have you guys make our special day even more special

THOMAS MILLER INVESTMENT, CORPORATE EVENT

We had a post-Ball meeting a couple of days ago and the committee asked me to pass on their gratitude for an excellent performance, so once again, many thanks to you and the band. Absolutely nothing but positives!

THE ANDERSON FOUNDATION, CORPORATE EVENT

Halfway to New York are extremely talented musicians who cover a wide range of genres, and are adaptable to playing in intimate surroundings or to hundreds of guests in a large arena. Their endearing and genuine nature is infectious.

SHELLY KIRK, UK WEDDING

We’re just back from honeymoon and reflecting on what an amazing day we had! Thank you again for playing – it was exactly what we wanted and everyone had an awesome time.

JMC RECRUITMENT, CORPORATE EVENT

H2NY were AMAZING! The guests would have had them playing for hours more. Fantastic Night!

KEW CAPITAL, CORPORATE EVENT

Halfway to New York are the perfect choice for Corporate Entertainment. Energetic, professional and a joy to work with, Kew Capital would highly recommend them for any event

TARA HOBSON, UK WEDDING

You guys were flipping awesome I didn’t leave the dance floor the whole time you played. Everyone has been going on about you since!!! So great to meet you x

CAROLINE LINDBACK, UK WEDDING

We had an amazing time, thank you so much for a fantastic set! Everyone absolutely loved you!!

INCREDIBULL , CORPORATE EVENT

Sensational band, amazing vocals – everybody loved it.  Thanks so much.  Will definitely be booking again

 

 

 

 

 

 

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