Carly and Martina are 15 year-old twin singer songwriters who have performed at over 25 venues across the US delivering powerful vocals and harmonies. They perform their originals as well as songs spanning from The Beatles to modern-day pop. Carly and Martina are top-notch performers who are available for private events, weddings, corporate events, festivals and concerts. Carly and Martina can also provide background/ceremony music for intimate occasions like private parties, anniversaries, and engagements.
"Request anything and we can try to play and sing it," is something you will hear if you attend a performance by Carly and Martina. These young singer songwriter and pianists sing and play songs from Billy Joel and the Carpenters, to Megan Trainer and Maroon 5 plus they have many originals. Their fingers move almost effortlessly on the piano.
These twin sisters have harmonies that are as tight as their friendship with each other. When you attend a performance by Carly and Martina, you will feel like you are part of their family, so why not book them for your next family gathering, wedding, birthday party or outdoor event?
I have heard Carly and Martina several times, including occasions where I have booked them for a performance in a concert hall and in front of high capacity donors at a charity event. They are professional, easy to work with and super talented. Their music will lift the spirits of any group. This is a duo on the rise. I highly recommend them!
Response from Carly and Martina:
Thank you so much:)
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 45 - 130 minutes
What to Expect
Carly and Martina can perform multiple sets for up to 3 hours. They will have a keyboard the two will sing beautiful harmonies to cover songs and their originals. They can provide a lot of entertainment to the audience with their sense of humor and their great original sound.
Besides their original music, which is POP oriented, they can play cover songs from the Beatles, Adel, Billy Joel, Coldplay, Faith Hill to DJ Snake, Maroon 5, 21 Pilots and many more.
They have such a wide range of songs that they can tailor their gig to the specific performance. They have such a great knowledge of music that they can mold the gig to what is expected.
They will light up the room with their infectious personalities and guarantee that the audience will have an amazing time at your event.
Carly and Martina's music career started with one song -- Make Me Happy. Carly and Martina wrote Make Me Happy one day after being bullied at school. Later that summer, Carly and Martina enrolled in a songwriting camp at The Evanston School of Rock and all of the students liked Carly and Martina's song so they decided to record it at Delmark Records. The sound engineer at Delmark Records liked the song so much that a few weeks later he offered Carly and Martina a one song record and video deal.
Soon after releasing Make Me Happy, Carly and Martina were interviewed on WGN 720 Radio with Brian Noonan, a nationwide radio show. During that broadcast, a DJ of a college radio station and assistant teacher in Waukesha, WI heard the song and contacted Carly and Martina on social media asking if he could share the song with his sixth-grade students during their anti-bullying week. Carly and Martina agreed and quickly became friends with many of his sixth-grade students. A few months later Carly and Martina were invited to North Shore Middle School in Hartland, WI to lead day-long break-out anti-bullying sessions for the entire sixth-grade. CBS58 TV in Milwaukee and the local press covered the event: CBS 58 interview Carly and Martina Carly and Martina created a Youtube video documenting the day: Carly and Martina Stand Up Against Bullying
Carly and Martina also appeared on FOX32 with Corey McPherrin to discuss their song Make Me Happy and their blossoming music career and were spotlighted by (link hidden), a nationwide anti-bullying prevention program.
The next year in February, Carly and Martina were invited to perform at Feinstein's 54 Below in both New York and San Francisco as part of the Broadway Against Bullying event benefiting (link hidden). Carly and Martina At 54 Below for No Bully
Since the release of Make Me Happy and their television and radio performances, Carly and Martina have performed at many venues throughout the country, such as:
-Birdland Jazz Club: Jim Caruso's Cast Party (NYC)
-Feinstein's 54 Below (NYC)
-The Bitter End (NYC)
-Caffe Vivaldi (NYC)
-Sidewalk Cafe (NYC)
-The Rose Bar at the Gramercy Hotel (NYC)
-The Django at The Roxy Hotel (NYC)
-The Sugar Bar (NYC)
-Nichols Hall for The Music Institute of Chicago (Evanston, IL)
-Uncommon Ground (Chicago, IL)
-The Wine Cellar (Highland Park, IL)
-Mayne Stage (Chicago, IL)
-Apple Fest, Licoln Square Festival (Chicago, IL)
-Kafeine (Evanston, IL)
-First Night Evanston, (Evanston, IL)
-WGN Radio, The Brian Noonan Radio Show (Chicago, IL)
-Fox 32, Good Day Chicago with Corey McPherrin (Chicago, IL)
-The Bluebird (Nashville, TN)
-Douglas Corner Cafe (Nashville, TN)
-Blue Moon Waterfront Grille (Nashville, TN)
-The Commodore Grill (Nashville, TN)
-Kimbro's (Nashville, TN)
-Feinstein's 54 Below (San Francisco, CA)
-The Bombay Grill (Ventura, CA)
-The Walnut Room (Denver, CO)
-The Workhouse Arts Center (DC Area)
-Roots Cafe (Waukesha, WI)
-The Steaming Cup (Waukesha, WI)
-Friday Night Live (Waukesha, WI)
-Walk For Cancer Benefit (Waukesha, WI)
-North Shore Middle School, (Hartland, WI)
-Arte (Milwaukee, WI)
-Roots Cafe (Oconomowoc, WI)
-Mama D's (Wales, WI)
Carly and Martina have also released 10 original songs, 6 of which can be found on their debut EP "Carly and Martina."
Carly and Martina's song "Will You Be Mine" was picked as a semi-finalist out of 18,000 entries for the 2015 International Songwriters Competition.
Carly and Martina's song "All That I Am" from their debut EP was picked as a finalist out of 16,000 entries for the 2016 International Songwriters Competition.
Carly and Martina recently were once again guests on The Brian Noonan Show on WGN 720 AM Radio to talk about everything that's happened since their first interview on The Brian Noonan Show. Here's a link to their most recent interview: Carly and Martina On WGN Radio
Carly and Martina were selected to speak at the TEDxIIT 2017 Event. Carly and Martina's TEDxIIT Talk was about how their song "Make Me Happy," which has an inspiring anti-bullying message, energized a movement and launched a music career.
Carly and Martina are constantly trying to inspire people through their music as they continue to build their international fanbase. They love meeting people through social media and connecting with people to build a strong fanbase that they absolutely love.
Additional Booking Notes
Carly and Martina have their own keyboard and mics but can use sound systems that also may be in place. Technical info is very simple.
This is just a couple of the songs we play. We also play our originals along with covers. We have so much more!
Piano Man - Billy Joel
Samson - Regina Spektor
I Will - The Beatles
Let Me Love You - DJ Snake ft. Justin Beiber
Don't Wanna Know - Maroon 5
Viva la Vida - Coldplay
I Wish - Stevie Wonder
Influences & Inspiration
Carly and Martina have been playing the piano since they were 4 years old. They are both classically and jazz trained and have picked up other instruments like guitar, bass and drums along the way.
Although Carly and Martina describe their sound as a mix between Taylor Swift, Ed Sheehan and Sia, their influences also include the classics like The Beatles, The Carpenters and Carole King.
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