California Magic Strings is a live music and Dj services company based in Los Angeles. http://www.californiamagicstrings.com
We've been working for weddings, private parties and corporate events since 2005.Award winner 2015, 2016 and 2017 as best acoustic duo in Southern California: An accomplished violinist, singer and Sound Engineer, Dalila began her music education studying violin in Italy and the London Academy of Modern Music. She also graduated with honors from UCLA with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sound Engineering and Music composition.
She has worked in several music projects in the U.S. and Europe;
They were absolutely AMAZING! So easy to communicate with and so accommodating! They are so talented and I am so happy they were part of our special day!
Hudson & Delilah were Amazing. They Played at our wedding reception and they played all the songs perfectly and we even gave them music at the last minute and they were able to accommodate us and those songs weren't on their original playlist. As far as their price goes it was great, for the professionalism and expertise and quality of the their playing the value was Amazing. Anyone who wants great music and professionalism YOU SHOULD HIRE HUDSON & DELILAH, They won't disappoint you at all.
Dalilah and Jim were awesome!!! They are very talented and were perfect in setting the tone my daughter wanted for her wedding ceremony. I am SO VERY HAPPY with their performance and will definitely be using them again as well as recommending them. They made are special day EXTRAspecial! I had a couple of requests, which they accomadated. And asked her to use her judgement with a third song and she picked my granddaughters favorite (Hallelujah/Shrek song), without realizing it! I was already asked where I got them; that tells you I'm not the only one that LOVED them :)
Entertaining music, nice people.
My bride and I were so fortunate to have found Hudson&Delilah. They play amazing music and have a large selection of songs to chose from. I received many compliments from my guest about this wonderful duo. They were even able to play mine and my bride's first wedding dance song. They were able to accommodate this request in such a short notice. I highly recommend this duo. Their rates were really the best. Thank you so much for everything I will be hiring you again in the future.
Class act! While I was getting ready for the ceremony, I heard them play and it was magical. They were the start of our beautiful day and they did a beautiful job.
Thank you for all the love❤️
Hudson & Delilah are amazing. Excellent musicians, very professional. I will definitely book them for future events.
Our group thoroughly enjoyed their music at our event
They were absolutely amazing!! They played all the great Hip hop and R&B songs for my weddings cocktail hour. I wish I had hired them the entire reception. Would definitely recommend them and also hire them again! Thanks again for making my day special!!
Hudson and Delilah played an integral part in making our wedding possible. They arrived earlier than scheduled, leaving plenty of time to check mikes and make sure everything was working correctly. All the guests enjoyed their arrangements, and they were very communicative to make sure all our needs were met. They were both professional and talented. I would highly recommend them for a nice touch to any event.
We cannot thank you enough for the wonderful performance Hudson and Delilah provided for my mother birthday celebration.My 71 years old mother and all the guests were mesmerized by your music and we will certainly use your services again.
Although I didn't get to talk to Hudson and Delilah because I was running around getting ready to be married, the sound was excellent! She accommodated all requests, was punctual and overall provided quality music. We received multiple compliments from our guests regarding their cocktail hour performance. Thank you for being a part of our wedding day!
Hudson & Delilah are true professionals, very talented, and added so much charm and atmosphere to our wedding ceremony. Numerous people (guests and passers by) inquired about them and voiced interest in booking.
Wonderful music. Thank you
First experience with scheduling entertainment. They made it easy. Hudson & Delilah exceeded our expectations performing for our corporate retirement party. I highly recommend them for any event. They have such a wide variety of musical talents that this duo can perform anything from classical to comtemporary. Perfect for any occasion. We will definitely be using them for our next corporate function.
Hudson&Delilah were extremely professional, talented, accommodating, and truly took my proposal to the next level. I can't thank you enough.
Great professionalism, and of course the music at it finest. My mom is definitely smiling from above.
Guitar & violin are a beautiful duo. They sound great together. They are both easy & wonderful people. They made a very sad day a beautiful memory. Thank you both, truly. xo
I booked "Hudson & Delilah" for my surprise proposal to my partner! Within 3 minutes of posting the request on "Gig Salad" they wrote back with their interest to play my event and I appreciated their professionalism, quick communication, and that they were LGBTQ friendly :) The proposal went perfectly as planned, they followed every detailed request, and the music was so beautiful it made everyone in attendance cry! If you are looking for affordable, amicable, and delightful musicians to make your event special- I would highly recommend booking Hudson & Delilah for any occasion!
Response from California Magic Strings:
Hi Bernadett, thank yo so much for your wonderful review. We enjoyed playing for you and being part of your special moment. And we strongly support universal love!
You're such a wonderful couple and we wish you a lifetime of happiness together.
Delilah was able to help me pull off the perfect engagement proposal! She went above and beyond by setting a staging area with a blanket, rose pedals, and candles. She knew many songs and even played a special song I requested. I would highly reccomend her to anyone looking for a violinist. Her partner is also a very good guitarist so the two of them together make a great duo.
Wonderful choices of music. All guests, from the young to older generations enjoyed the performances tremendously.
Delilah was fantastic, thumbs up for a great performance
Dalila and Hudson are so charming and talented with such a great disposition they are truly a diamond in a ruff, if you are truly looking for some music with passion and soulfulness your search is over they are fantastic and two really special individuals there are allot of good musicians in this world we will use them again and promote their journey I drove an entertainer bus for a few years hauled lots of bands been in plenty of green rooms Dalila and Hudson are the real deal, there is no doubt in anyone's mind that was there for are gathering this couple have devoted years to what they love.
Thank you both for the great experience, for enhancing our wedding with your musical talents. Your skills are amazing, thank you for making the entire proses effortless.
I have to say Delilah and Hudson are just amazing at what they do! It was a surprise for my sisters wedding and everyone at the reception had nothing but great things to say about them. Many wanted their information for a future booking. Highly recommend them!
These two pro's where a great addition to my wedding. Hudson & Delilah learned three songs in a very short notice, sounded beautiful, saved the day and brought extra equipment for us to use, responded to texts and emails quickly and where a cherry on top to my beach wedding. I highly recommend them.
If you are looking for a dual that can wow people, then it is Hudson and Delilah. My guest could not stop talking about how good they were and my husband was filled with joy. There music is outstanding..I thank them so much for a wonderful evening.
We kept getting great feedback from friends and clients saying they loved Hudson&Delilah. I got positive feedback from the venue and our event coordinator on how professional they were and they played what was requested and honestly I'm very happy with hiring them!!!
This is my first time booking anything over the internet, especially an 80th birthday party for my dad. We're so very thankful to have come across Delilah and Jim on gigsalad! They were very prompt in my inquiries and very patient with my questions. Also on the day of the party, it rained in LA and they arrived ahead of time and are just pleasant and talented, easy-going musicians! Plus, they played a custom song that my dad wrote too and moved him and everyone in the room! They provided a range of variety of music from mellow to upbeat to contemporary. Highly recommend!
We kept getting great feedback from friends and family saying they loved Hudson&Delilah. I got positive feedback from the venue and our wedding coordinator on how professional they were and they played what was requested and honestly I'm very happy with hiring them!!!
Hudson&Delilah played at my fiance and I's engagement party and not only were we more than pleased with their performance, we were VERY appreciative and thankful for their flexibility and overall professionalism when it came to our program being delayed 30-45 minutes. We requested 2 specific performances, "A Thousand Years" and a last minute request to do a live backing of "Besame Mucho", and they came through with flying colors. I would HIGHLY recommend Hudson&Delilah for your next event they are THAT GOOD! And I will definitely be booking them for our wedding next year. Thank you once again Hudson&Delilah for your talents and good music.
Price Range: $100-2000
Gig Length: 30 - 350 minutes
Languages: English, Italian, Spanish
Insurance: $50,000 - Live performance
Website: Visit website
What to Expect
We've been playing as a professional musician for live events since 2004.
We offer professionalism, high standard of live music, a full service including full sound system for our performances at affordable prices, and flexibility.
We love our work and we love to make our clients happy.
Electric and acoustic violin
Violin and guitar duo
California Magic Strings is a live music and sound services company based in Los Angeles.
Providing live music services and Dj services, we've been working for weddings, private parties and corporate events since 2005.
Dalila is an accomplished singer, violinist, and Sound Engineer. She began her music education at the Music Academy J.S. Bach in Berlin, San Pietro a Majella in Italy and the London Academy of Modern Music. She also graduated with honors from S.A.E. Institute - London with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sound Engineering, and a Master in Music Composition from UCLA.
Dalila plays both the electric and acoustic violin. She's able to combine the classical training with the modern sound of pop music. She owns a Recording Studio in Los Angeles where she constantly produces soundtracks and beats to play along with her violin.
Additional Booking Notes
Full sound system provided for live performances and Dj set.
Acoustic and electric violin.
Microphones, stands, and all the equipment required for the performance.
You hire us, we take care of everything!
A hard day's night - The Beatles
A thousand Years - Christina Perri
Air on the G String - Bach
All I ask for you - The Beauty and the Beast OST
All I have - J. Lopez
All for love - Brian Adams
All of me - John Legend
Allegro - Scarlatti
Ave Maria - Shubert
Barcelona Nights Ottmar Liebert
Battle scars - Lupe Fiasco
Beauty and a beat - J. Bieber
Besame Mucho - Consuelo Velasquez
Bog Poppa - Notorius B.I.G.
Bitter Sweet Synphony - THe Verve
Black Orpheus - L. Bonfa'
Bridal Chorus - Wagner
Can you feel the love tonight - E. John
Can you read my mind - Superman OST
Cannon D - Pachelbel
Canzonetta - Mendelsshon
Carl Goes Up - "Up OST"
Chan Chan - Buena Vista Social Club
Cielito Lindo - Quirino Mendoza
Danny Boy - Traditional Irish song
Disturbia - Rhianna
Drunk in Love - Beyonce'
Du Ring an Minem Finger - Shumann
El mariachi loco
Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles
Enjoy the silence - Depeche Mode
Every breath you take - The police
Fancy - Iggi Azalea
Ferry cross the mersey
Fireworks - Katy Perry
For sentimental reason - N.K. Cole
Forever Young - Alphaville
Free Bird - Collins
Georgia on My mind - R.Charles
Good Luck Charm - E. Presley
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road E. John
Guantanamera - J. Fernandez
Halleluja - J. Buckley
Hey Jude - The Beatles
How deep is your love - The Bee Gees
I can't stop loving you - R. Charles
I wish - S.Wonder
Imagine - John Lennon
In my place - Coldplay
It will rain - Bruno Mars
Jesu,Joy of Man's Desiring - Bach
Just the way you are - B. Loel
Your guardian Angel - The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
Kashmir - Led Zeppelin
La Bamba - R. Valens
Layla - E.Clapton
Let it be - The Beatles
Let it go - Frozen OST
Leyenda - Albeniz
Libertango - A. Piazzolla
Litanei - Shumann
Los panaderos - Bolero
Lost without you - R.Thicke
Love on Top - Beyonce'
Love me tender - Elvis Presley
Marry you - Bruno Mars
Michelle - The Beatles
My cherie amour - S. Wonder
My girl - The temptation
My heart will go on - Celine Dion
My love - J. Timberlake
My way - F. Sinatra
O' sole mio - Italian Classic Folk Song
Ochi Chernye - Russian Folk Song
Ode to Joy - Beethoven
On Eagle's Wings - M. Joncas
Pretty Wings - Maxell
Puff the magic Dragon
Recuerdos de la Alhanbra - Terrega
Rolling into deep - Adele
Rondeau - Mouret
Royals - Lorde
Sakura - Japanese folk song
Say SOmething - C. Aguilera
Sevilla - Albeniz
Shades of Gray - The monkeys
Sheep May Safely Graze - Bach
Someone like you - Adele
Somewhere in the night
Spanish Dance 5 - Granados
Speak Softly love - The Godfather
Stand by me - Ben King
Stairway to heaven - Led Zeppelin
Still D.R.E. Dr Dre
Suite 1 - Bach
Sunrise - Nora Jones
Tarantella - Italian Folk Song
Tears in Heaven - E.Clapton
The 4 seasons - Vivaldi
The dock of the bay - Otis Redding
The Last of the Mohicans OST - Trevor Jones
The look of love - D. Krall
Time to say goodbye - A. Bocelli
Titanium/Pavane - D. Guetta
To make you feel my love - Bob Dylan
Traumeri - Shumann
Valse 3 - Barrios
Influences & Inspiration
We love every kind of music. From Classical to rock.
Ask us to play any genre!!
we provide all the equipment for the performance! P.A. system, mics, stands, etc...