Highly Strung

Cumbria Based Wedding Band

Professional, Eclectic, Modern.




We are Highly Strung


7 piece wedding and corporate function party band based in Carlisle Cumbria, featuring top-class musicians dedicated to making your celebration a night to remember. Our show has been refined and developed over many years, and delivers not only the professional playing of popular songs from the fifties to present day, but a show that puts the emphasis on PERFORMANCE.

We can travel anywhere in the UK but our main local work is generally based around Cumbria, the Lake District, the North East as well as South of Scotland, We are only 8 miles from the wedding capital of the UK, Gretna. Dumfries and Galloway are also on our doorstep as well as the beautiful lakes including Windermere, Coniston, Ullswater and Derwentwater in Keswick.


Vocals, Guitar / Andy Whitaker

Keyboard / Alain Mayson

Bass / Russ Furmston

Drums / Lewis Ryecroft

Guitar / Danny Wood

Brass / Chris Riley, Callum Mellis