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Based around London, Pauline & the Imaginary Friends began playing music together in the local bar scene, perfecting their technical abilities and unique sound. They are very versatile and can deliver a very interactive performance. They love to interact with their audience, watch an example here. They play a very wide range of well known tunes, often adding a quirky twist and a little ‘je ne sais quoi’! A focus on uplifting songs that invoque dreaming and imagination. To learn more about their musical abilities and rates please get in touch. You can hire Pauline & the Imaginary Friends as a trio, duo or solo vocalist.
* Acoustic trio with professional guitarist and hand percussionist (cajon or handsonic, for a more Latino sound) 🎸🥁
* Acoustic duo with professional guitarist 🎸
* Solo vocalist a cappella or with carefully selected backing tracks 🎶
1 x 60 Minutes | 2 x 45 Minutes | 2 x 60 Minutes / 3 x 40 Minutes | 3 x 45 Minutes
Pauline & the band have various outfits to fit various themes, including toptail jackets, quirky accessories, etc.
* Alternative duo option with vocalist and hand percussionist (cajon or handsonic) & carefully selected backing tracks 🎶🥁
For a quirky add-on, Gareth Wax, AKA DJ Bongo can bring some extra fun to your party. Watch him in action here.
For a very unique cabaret act Pauline & the Imaginary Friends can perform with Miss Britain Kitten, more info here.
Pauline Callais, originally from France, is an experienced, authentic and heartfelt professional singer songwriter and artist. She is extremely versatile. Pauline has great stage presence and energy when performing. Her enthusiasm is contagious. Being very creative, Pauline likes to bring her own stamp to songs, changing the melody or style of song, making an emotional statement.
Matt Helm is a professional guitarist who has played in original bands, covers bands and musical theatre productions for the past 10 years. A versatile performer, his influences stretch from folk and motown through blues, funk and rock to industrial and dubstep. He met Pauline in 2018 and soon signed up as an Imaginary Friend. This has given him the scope to experiment with more acoustic, ambient and atmospheric sounds.
Gareth Wax, AKA DJ Bongo, started out in marching bands and in philharmonic orchestras, moving into punk, new wave and several years as a heavy rock drummer. After 10 years performing he took a 7 year break during which time he was taught hand drums specialising in Latin American, funk, jazz and folk. After 12 years playing in Ibiza, Hamburg, New York, London in the club scene he met Pauline and they formed the Imaginary Friends.