Singing guitarist

Bethany Jane

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About Bethany

I love to bring my handcrafted acoustic music to your event, and make it that little more special ❤️ Can’t wait to hear from you!
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I have always enjoyed playing music from a very young age where I learnt the piano and then went on to learn the guitar. I enrolled into various musical productions and found a true love for singing and performing. I went on to learn the ukulele and continue to enjoy bringing my various instruments into my performing. I love playing songs people know so try to bring a variety of well known covers from the 60s onwards. With my own PA and lighting I will bring the show and you can sit back and enjoy it knowing that you and your guests will be thoroughly taken care of!

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This act has been working with Encore for over 5 years
25 gigs
Pro: 25 bookings through Encore
Pop, Acoustic, Covers
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Event types:
Wedding, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Bethany's Song list

Memories – Maroon 5
Someone you Love – Lewis Capaldi
A Thousand Years – Christiana Perri
All I am – Jess Glynn
American Honey – Lady Antebellum
Came Here for Love – Sigala, Ella Eyre
Cheerleader – OMI, Felix Jaehn
Count on me – Bruno Mars
Flames – Sia
Halo - Beyonce
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Here with me – Marshmello (feat. Chvrches)
How Long Will I Love You – Ellie Goulding
I Wasn’t Expecting That – Jamie Lawson
Just the Way You Are – Bruno Mars
Love me or Leave Me – Little Mix
Love Someone – Lucas Graham
Love yourself – Justin Bieber
Now I’m in it – Haim
Pack Up - Eliza Doolittle
Perfect day – Lady Antebellum
Price Tag – Jessie J
Rolling in the Deep – Adele
Shake it Off – Taylor Swift
Someone you Loved – Lewis Capaldi
Stuck Like Glue – Sugarland
Sucker Punch - Sigrid
The Man - Taylor Swift
Wishing Girl – Lola Marsh
A Moment Like This – Leona Lewis
A Thousand miles – Vanessa Carlton
Accidentally in love – Counting Crows
Bad Day – Daniel Powter
Before he cheats – Carrie Underwood
Better together – Jack Johnson
Black horse – KT Tunstall
Bleeding Love – Leona Lewis
Bless the Broken Road – Rascal Flatts
Complicated – Avril Lavigne
Elvis isn’t dead – Scouting for girls
Everybody - Ingrid Michaelson
Hey Julie – Fountains of Wayne
Hey Soul Sister – Train
Hey Ya - OutKast
I’m Yours Jason Mraz
Last Request - Paolo Nutini
Leave Right Now – Will Young
Lil Star – Celo Green
Lucky – Jason Mraz (feat. Colbie Cailliat)
Make you Feel my Love - Adele
MMM Bop – Hanson
Mr Rock and Roll – Amy McDonald
Naïve – The Kooks
Numb – Linkin Park
Our Song – Taylor Swift
Party in the USA – Miley Cyrus
Patience – Take That
Punk Rocker – Sandi Thom
Shut up and Dance – Walk the Moon
Somewhere only we know – Keane
Suddenly I see – KT Tunstall
Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
The Show – Lenka
This is the Life – Amy McDonald
Use somebody – Kings of Leon
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
When Love Takes Over - David Guetta
You and Me – Lifehouse
You Got the Love – Florence + The Machine
Aint Nobody – Chaka Khan
All Star – Smash Mouth
All that she wants – Ace of Base
Amazed – Lonestar
Baby When You’re Gone – Bryan Adams and Mel B
Beat it – Michael Jackson
Dancing in the Moonlight - Toploader
Don’t Look Back in Anger – Oasis
Dreams – Gabrielle
Eternal Flame – The Bangles
Get Here - Oleta Adams
Good Enough – Dodgy
I’ll Be There for you – The Rembrandts
Ironic – Alanis Morsette
Jumper – Third Eye Blind
Kiss me – Six Pence None the Richer
Man I Feel Like a Woman – Shania Twain
Somewhere over the rainbow – Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
Songbird – Eva Cassidy
Stop – Spice Girls
Summer of 69 – Bryan Adams
Tears in Heaven – Eric Clapton
There She Goes – The La’s
Wannabe – Spice Girls
When you Say Nothing at All – Ronan Keating
You Got a Friend in Me – Randy Newman
You Gotta be – Des’ree
You’re still the one – Shania Twain
9 – 5 – Dolly Parton
Don’t stop believing – Journey
Every Breath you Take – The Police
Faith – George Michael
Fast Car – Tracy Chapman
Girls just want to have fun – Cindi Lauper
Heaven on Earth – Belinda Carlisle
I Wanna Dance with Somebody –Whitney Houston
Just the Two of Us – Bill Withers
Living on a Prayer – Bon Jovi
Moonlight Shadow – Mike Oldfield ft Maggie Reilly
Take on Me – Aha
The Tide is High – Blondie
True Colours – Cindi Lauper
Wake me up before you go go – Wham!
Walking on Sunshine – Katrina and the Waves
ABC – Jackson 5
Big Yellow Taxi – Joni Mitchel
Blame it on the Boogie – Jackson 5
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Dreams – Feetwood Mac
Lean on me – Bill Withers
One love – Bob Marley
Please Mr Postman – the Carpenters
Top of the World – The Carpenters
Wagon Wheel – Bob Dylan
Wonderful World – Sam Cooke
You Got a Friend – Carol King
Your My Best Friend – Queen
Your Song – Elton John
Aint No Mountain - Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
All you Need is Love – The Beatles
At Last – Etta James
Blowin in the Wind – Bob Dylan
Both Sides Now – Joni Mitchell
Build me up Buttercup – The Foundations
I Want you back – Jackson 5
I Wish I knew how it would feel to be free– Nina Simone
I’m a Believer – The Monkees
It’s my Party – Lesley Gore
Let’s Twist Again – Chubby Checker
My Girl – The Temptations
Rock around the clock – Bill Hayley and his Comets
Stand by me – Ben. E . King
Sweet Caroline – Neil Dimond
The First time Ever I Saw Your Face – Roberta Flack
What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
You are My Sunshine – Ray Charles
Blue Skies - Frank Sinatra
Blue Suade Shoes – Elvis Presley
Here comes the Sun – The Beatles
Hound Dog – Elvis Presley
I Say a Little Prayer –Aretha Fraklin
It’s not unusual – Tom Jones
Lollipop – Chordettes
My Boy Lollipop – Millie Small
Rock around the Clock – Bill Haley and his Comets
Shake Rattle and Roll –Bill Haley and his Comets
Streets of London – Ralf McTell
Sway – Dean Martin
Tutti Fruiti – Little Richard
Blue Skies - Frank Sinatra
Don’t sit Under the Apple Tree – The Andrews Sisters
It’s Long Way to Tipperary
Pack up Your Troubles
Roll Out the Barrel – Vera Lynn
She’ll be coming Roung the Mountain
Somewhere over the Rainbow – Judy Garland
The White Cliffs of Dover – Vera Lynn
When the Saints go Marching in
When you Wish Upon a Star – Cliff Edwards
Zipadee Do Da – Song of the South
Christmas Repertoire
1. Rocking Around the Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee
2. Santa Claus is Coming to Town – Jackson 5
3. Merry Christmas Everyone – Shakin’ Stevens
4. White Christmas – Bing Crosby
5. All I want for Christmas – Mariah Carey
6. Last Christmas – Wham
7. Do they know it’s Christmas – Band Aid 20
8. Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas – Judy Garland
9. Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow – Dean Martin
10. Santa Baby – Taylor Swift
11. Frosty the Snowman – The Ronettes
12. Winter Wonderland – Dean Martin
13. Mary Did you know? – Mark Lowry
14. We Wish you a Merry Christmas
15. Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer
16. Joy to the World
17. Long Time Ago in Bethlehem
18. Oh Come All Ye Faithful
19. I Wish it Could be Christmas Everyday – Wizzard
20. Jingle Bells
21. Holly Jolly Christmas – Johnny Marks
22. When you Wish Upon a Star – Cliff Edwards
23. Silent Night
24. We Three Kings – Rod Stewart Version
25. The First Noel
26. Hark the Harald Angels Sing
27. Oh Holy Night
28. Under the Tree – Kelly Clarkson
29. My Favourite things – Kelly Clarkson
30. Jingle Bell Rock
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

I think the song choices - usually ones people love and know!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Lots of fun weddings, parties, corporate events.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

So many different people to be honest, tricky to pin point many, I grew up listening to lots of 90s and 00s pop.

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

I would say GoogleLondon as I’ve performed for their events a number of times with my duo Bethany Jane and Bro at their HQ. We have really enjoyed being called on to bringing the vibe for them!

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

I always try my best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let me know.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

I can offer a DJ service for you event - please see my extra services to add this on. For background music I can play some music from an ipod between sets for free.

How much time do you need to set up?

I usually need around 45 minutes. As soon as my PA is set up I can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live performance!

Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?

I can try and make sure I do ones from my set list you would like played.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, absolutely! I bring my own instrument and PA so it's all covered.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If a song isn't included in my song list there may still be a chance I already know it. If there is a special song you'd like me to learn I am happy to do this for you. There is a fee of £30 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc.

Bethany's Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£500
Up to 1 hour£500
Up to 2 hours£500
Up to 3 hours£700
Wedding ceremony
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. I can learn up to three songs for your day and you can choose any others from my set list.
Drinks reception
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception while your guests sip champagne and enjoy the vibe. Full flexibly on choices from my set list and I can learn three songs for your reception.
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception
- Music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. Including up to three songs I can learn for you. - 2 x 45 min performances at the drinks reception.
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Dinner
- Music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. Plus three songs I can lean for you. - 2 x 45 min performances at the drinks reception. - 2 x 45 min performances as dinner is being served.


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Evening full party sound with duo + DJ Playlist
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Bethany's Reviews

From Encore customers:

10 months ago
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5 out of 5

Oh wow and double wow. Everything and more.. if you are having a special occasion then put Bethany on your list.. she is a must!! Her voice and the guitar playing, spot on, captivating, what a lovely lady, chatty, friendly, polite and so professional. Communication always there from start to finish. She was the finishing touch to our special wedding.. Wow wow and wow again . Bethany was worth every penny and more

Reply from Bethany
10 months ago

Thank you so much Caroline for your lovely words!! I’m so grateful and enjoyed singing for you all so much. What a lovely day it was, Thank you again 🙏 Bethany

Adam E
1 year ago
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5 out of 5

Thank you again Bethany for your help with Horwood House's Crisis charity event. It was a pleasure having you perform.

Reply from Bethany
1 year ago

Thank you so much for having me! I had a wonderful time and so grateful to have been part such an amazing event. Bethany

Paul G
1 year ago
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5 out of 5

Made our special day perfect, super friendly, quick to respond to queries, great play list options, wonderful voice.

Reply from Bethany
1 year ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review Paul! So lovely to sing for you, Elanor and your guests. Fab evening and so happy I could be a part of it. Thank you both. Bethany

Emma T
1 year ago
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5 out of 5

I am not quite sure where to start because Bethany is amazing!! Me and my (now) husband found Bethany online and we loved her so we got in touch and managed to see her locally before we confirmed booking and within a minute of her first song we were sold and knew we had to have her! From that night to the wedding day, Bethany was a dream to work with and so easy to contact and so helpful with timings etc and how things work! She sung and learnt our walking down the isle song which is so special to us! If I could give Bethany 10 stars I would as she is fabulous! If you are thinking of booking her, just do it! You will not regret it! Thank you for such amazing memories Bethany, Adam and Emma xx

Reply from Bethany
1 year ago

Emma thank you so much for such a lovely review I’m so glad you enjoyed my singing at your wedding and I am so grateful for such a wonderful words. Thank you to you and Adam for choosing to have me there for your day. Bethany x

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From other customers:

Jae L
6 months ago, for a Wedding in Biggleswade SG18 9EA
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5 out of 5

Thanks a lot, Bethany we really had a fantastic night with your music! It was a lovely first dance live music and thanks for admitting to our requests. All of our guests really enjoy your DJing and you encourage everyone's engagement! We are delighted that we had you on our special day. Jae & Tom

Hans E
7 months ago, for a Bar / Club / Venue event in Shimpling
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5 out of 5

Oh Thank you Bethany! Unfortunately I was tied up with cooking whole evening so didn’t have a chance to go out and listen, but everyone I’ve spoken to thought it was a fantastic performance, so very happy! Weekend went well and I’ll be very happy to have you playing at the pub again, All best! Hans

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