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FarAway

Charlottesville, VA View map
Rating 5.0 out of 5
26 reviews
$2,000 Most Popular Price

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$2,000 Most Popular Price

FarAway is a duet and band located in Charlottesville, Virginia. Comprised of two singer-songwriters, Sara Davenport and Brian Franke have played over 30 weddings since 2013 and a variety of other special events in the Washington DC, Charlottesville, and Richmond area. The duo works closely with each couple to ensure every requirement is met and no small detail in the performance is overlooked.

Services Offered

FarAway offer a range of services to best suit every couple’s wedding or special occasion. From the ceremony, cocktail hour, and rehearsal dinner, the duet and band can play the appropriate music to match the event’s style and atmosphere. To ensure a stress-free experience, the band offers one-on-one consultations to discuss venue logistics, set up of the sound system(s), and any other coordination that may be needed. No matter what the preferred music taste, the band specializes in a variety of different genres and can customize their playlist to include every couple’s favorite songs. Additionally, the band format can also add other instruments such as drums, bass, piano, and violin among others. For more information regarding services, the band can be contacted directly through their official website www.farawaysongs.com

Styles of Music

FarAway has a wide range of music that can be played for any portion of the wedding. Their music includes classic rock, 90s alternative rock, folk (rock, pop, traditional), pop hits, Top 40, singer/songwriters, and more. They can provide potential clients with a song list and learn new music if needed. They also play public shows and welcome potential clients out to see them to get a feel for what they do (www.farawaysongs.com/shows).

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Since FarAway can customize your wedding music experience, prices vary depending upon the legth of music, if you would like the duet, full band or solo, and what parts of the wedding you'd like music for. The most popular package is having the duet for the ceremony and cocktail hour followed by the full band for the reception. Also available is having your own music played on a pre-determined Spotify playlist for such things as dinner time music or for dancing (please note FarAway is NOT a DJ service and the playlist is selected by the wedding couple). In addition to the rates for playing music there are additional fees that can include the use of more than one sound system, learning new song material not on their song list, lighting, wireless microphones, and other poential logistical fees done prior to the wedding (ex. going to the venue to meet with the wedding coordinator).

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the starting price for wedding ceremony music?

$275

What is the price of your most popular wedding package?

$2,000

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

Ceremony Music
Cocktail Hour Music
Learn New Songs
Microphones
Music During Breaks
Reception Music
Rehearsal Dinner Music
Sample Music
Sound/PA System
Travel Expenses

What ceremony music arrangements can you provide?

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

How many musicians are in your band(s)?

1 - 3

What instruments does your group play?

Drums
Guitar

What services do you provide?

Ceremony Music
Cocktail Hour Music
Instrumentals
Learn New Songs
Liability Insurance
Microphones
Music During Breaks
Reception Music
Rehearsal Dinner Music
Sample Performances
Sound/PA System
Vocals

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    Justin B. Married on 10/23/2021
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    Perfect band for our wedding

    Sara and Brian were exactly what we wanted for a wedding reception/ceremony band. Great communication and planning ahead of time, arrived and played beautifully at both our ceremony and reception, and our guests loved their vibe. Also they worked with us on learning and playing custom songs we wanted (and did an excellent job playing them!)
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    Katelyn K. Married on 09/25/2021
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    Great Wedding Band!

    Brian and Sara were super responsive and helpful during the planning phase. On the day of the actual wedding they played our ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception. Everyone had an absolute blast and they did a phenomenal job with both choosing when to play songs and how they played them. Highly recommend!
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    Darren Married on 07/25/2020
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    FarAway the best from others!

    Sara & Brian played our recent ceremony and were fantastic to work with and listen to! They performed songs for the actual ceremony, learning “Every breath you take” by the Police for the groom/groomsmen/bridesmaids walk-down and played music for our reception as well. They were extremely flexible and took requests, and also helped MC our toast and quick speeches. We ran a little over and they stuck around a little longer which helped out a lot! They were extremely pleasant to work with, willing to learn songs, take a playlist, and to work with the venue to figure out their equipment set-up. Coordination was super easy and they are also extremely friendly and wonderful people! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
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Charlottesville, VA, 22901
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