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Better Halves is a phenomenal wedding music duo in Austin, Texas. Husband and wife team Jimmy Joe and Chrissie Natoli have been performing together for over a decade. They bring romantic ambiance and a true spirit of love and happiness to all weddings for which they perform. When you choose Better Halves, you鈥檒l be able to include music from any era that is personally significant to you. They create the perfect performance for your wedding, no matter what size, style, or service you choose.

Experience
The Natoli's are an incredible musical duo, with over three decades of experience between both of them. Jimmy Joe was a student at the Berklee College of Music, and has been performing for over 25 years. Chrissie has played guitar for over 17 years, and has also picked up the mandolin and ukulele from Jimmy Joe. Together, they have been performing since 2008.

Services Offered
Better Halves offers custom wedding music packages for ceremonies, cocktail hours, and receptions. They have an extensive repertoire of classical pieces as well as instrumental renditions of contemporary songs. They will learn custom arrangements of your favorite songs as well to include in your setlist. Together, Jimmy Joe and Chrissie can perform duets of guitar mandolin, ukulele, sitar, and banjo. A third musician can be added to create a trio with cello.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the starting price for wedding ceremony music?

$400

What is the price of your most popular wedding package?

$400

Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

Ceremony Music
Cocktail Hour Music
Learn New Songs
Microphones
Sample Music
Sound/PA System
Travel Expenses

What ceremony music arrangements can you provide?

Acapella
Instrumental - Solo
Instrumental - Duo
Instrumental - Trio
Soloist / Vocalist

How many musicians are in your band(s)?

1 - 3

What instruments does your group play?

Cello
Guitar

What services do you provide?

Ceremony Music
Cocktail Hour Music
Learn New Songs
Microphones
Music During Breaks
Reception Music
Rehearsal Dinner Music
Sample Performances
Sound/PA System
Vocals
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Heaven Married on 02/16/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Lovely music and couple!

Chrissie and Jimmy played music during our ceremony and cocktail hour for our wedding on February 16, 2019 and they did a wonderful job. They were easy to work with and helped make our day special. They learned two songs for us and from what I could hear it was beautiful. Thank you for helping us bring joy to our guests with beautiful music!
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Kelly Married on 03/24/2018
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I hired them on short notice and it was perfect. I will highly recommend them to my friends and family. Thank you so much for playing and I can't wait to use your services again!!
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Evan Married on 02/24/2018
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Such an amazing touch to our wedding day. Jimmy Joe went above and beyond to learn a few new songs. I definitely recommend Better Halves for any and all occasions.
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Whenever I show up to perform a wedding and see Better Halves are playing I get SO excited. I love them so much. I remember our first wedding together at the French Legation-- I had to know who they were. Such a sweet duo. I highly recommend them.

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