Summary ProfileStarting out as a violin and guitar duo performing at weddings as a weekend hobby, Acoustic Element has quickly become one of Cape Town’s most contemporary acts.
When cousins Callen Petersen and Jody Abel combined their musical talents, an extraordinary combo was born! Callen on the violin and Jody on the guitar make up the musical duo – Acoustic Element.
Since their arrival on the Cape Town entertainment scene, Acoustic Element has performed alongside some of the countrie’s hottest performers, including Jimmy Nevis, Chad Saaiman, Bianca Le Grange and Auriol Hays.
The duo has a diverse repertoire and are able to adapt their genre to suit any desired style and taste. From rock faviourites “Living on a Prayer” by Bon Jovi and “Zombie” by the Cranberries, to current chart topping hits including Avicii’s “Wake Me Up”, Megan Trainor’s “All About the Bass” and Magic’s “Rude”. From jazz standards such as “Sway” and “Fly me to the Moon” to more smooth ballads such as Sam Smith’s “Stay With Me” and Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking out Loud”.
Their first radio single “Nothing Better” featured vocals from Chad Saaiman and was playlisted on the likes of KFM and Heart 104.9. Their second single, “Awesome”, featuring Jeremy Olivier, will be released to radio the first quarter of 2015.
Having performed for a wide range of events all around the country – from weddings and markets, corporate events, concerts, parties and clubs, Acoustic Element knows how to ensure that your guests enjoy the entertainment they provide.
Some of their clients which they have worked with include Investec, Old Mutual, Sanlam, Grandwest, Amdec, Prime Media, Grand White Dinner and SAICA. They have also performed at Cape Town clubs such as St Yves, The Living Room and Plan B.
With the unique charisma and flair, Acoustic Element is sure to give any event that “something extra” to make it an unforgettable experience!