Five piece live band, based in Carlisle, Cumbria


Highly Strung are a five piece live band, based in Carlisle, Cumbria.
Founding members Andy Whitaker and Dave Mason both strive to stay at the top of the scene. They have performed at so many weddings over the years (averaging 40 a year) and always receive an amazing response. They have also performed at various festivals, supporting Little Mix and Dr & The Medics.

16th Aug 2014
Ann Renucci

Thank you guys you were truly amazing at my daughters wedding 16th August 2014. Our guests were all commenting about how fantastic you were. You made the day and night just perfect. Very well done, thank you!


Band member bio's

Ian Sargison Drums

Over the years Ian has performed, composed, recorded and studied with a broad range of very talented musicians across the UK, Italy and USA.Following a significant period away from drumming and performing to secure two academic degrees in psychology and educational psychology.Ian has welcomed the recent opportunity to join and perform with Highly Strung. Whilst having played and studied the drums for around 30 years - Ian continues to challenge and develop both his understanding of the instrument and his overall musicianship in order to to make the most out of any musical opportunities afforded to him.

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