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Professional musician performing over 1000+ shows across the UK. Acoustic/Electric pop and rock popular covers entertainer.
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Staffordshire
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I am a 28-year-old musician and have been performing live shows all over the country at different events, weddings, pubs, festivals, christenings, etc... You name it I've probably done it and I always love to make a lasting impression on an audience. I can adjust from being background music and setting a nice atmosphere over an evening to being centre stage and getting everyone singing and dancing. My dad is a musician too so naturally I've always been involved in music which is why it's such a deep passion of mine. I've performed in excess of 1000 shows and have played for the likes of Led Zeppelin frontman 'Robert Plant' as well as the one and only 'Chesney Hawkes' and multiple others. I like to personalise shows as much as possible by seeing if there are any specific requests for an evening and I'll try my best to accommodate. Rest assured, if you book me for your entertainment then I'll put a personalised guarantee on having a great night.

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Calum's Reviews

From Encore customers:

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Susan L
1 month ago
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5 out of 5

We had a superb evening listening and dancing to Calums music at my husbands birthday party! Absolutely fantastic, everyone enjoyed themselves thoroughly and specifically wanted to say how much they loved the entertainment, and what a refreshing change to hear novel takes on the classic dance songs, he is such a skillful and accompished musician. Calum acted as our DJ too and selected the right music to match the mood and got everyone dancing. I would definitely recommend Calum for your party, and if there is an occasion in the future, would not hesitate to engage Calum again

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Julie S
10 months ago
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5 out of 5

Calum was absolutely amazing! He got everyone dancing, everyone said he was brilliant and we all had the best night!!

Reply from Calum
7 months ago

Thank you Julie! We had a great time and everyone was so welcoming. :)

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Olivia P
1 year ago
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5 out of 5

Calum is a fantastic singer and it was an amazing evening, we danced all night! He was extremely efficient with communication prior to the event and sang a range of old and new songs as requested. I highly recommend Calum and I will definitely book him again!

Reply from Calum
1 year ago

Hey Olivia, Thank you so much for your lovely review! Hope the wedding was amazing! Looking forward to playing for you guys again sometime :)

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Justine H
2 years ago
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5 out of 5

Calum was excellent very professional he has a fantastic voice everybody at my 50th party loved him he sang a range of songs suitable for all

Reply from Calum
2 years ago

Thanks so much, Justine. I'm really glad we had a great night and thanks for the lovely review!

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Chelsea J
5 years ago, for a Wedding in Chelmsford
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5 out of 5

Just wanted to say a big thank you really for singing at our wedding. The music you played was amazing! Dan and I were so impressed with your voice and so were all our guests! We had such a brilliant day and evening dancing away with all our family and friends - exactly what we wanted! Thank you again for providing such great music!

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Fiona H
6 years ago, for a Birthday party in Rochdale
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5 out of 5

Calum played at my 30th birthday party....I could not recommend him enough. Great range of music and styles, sound was amazing lightening was amazing, all round absolutely fantastic evening for myself and for all my guest....hes very easy on the eye too! Fiona

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Calum's Song list

- Ramble On - Led Zeppelin
- Refugee - Tom Petty
- Real Real Gone - Van Morrison
- Friday I'm In Love - The Cure
- Turn - Travis
- Bad Day Daniel Powter
- 500 Miles - The Proclaimers
- London Calling - The Clash
- When You Were Young - The Killers
- Luka - Suzanna Vega
- High And Dry - Radiohead
- Dancing In The Dark - Bruce Springsteen
- You Get What You Give - New Radicals
- Careless Whisper - George Michael
- Another Girl Another Planet - The Only Ones
– Domino – Jessie J
– I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
– No Woman No Cry – Bob Marley
– Cooler Than Me – Mike Posner
– Windows – Lewis Watson
– Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix (Looped)
– Superstition – Stevie Wonder (Looped)
– Wonderwall – Oasis
– Don’t Look Back In Anger – Oasis
– Champagne Supernova – Oasis
– Lion Man – Mumford And Sons
– Babel – Mumford And Sons
– I Will Wait – Mumford And Sons
– Sing- Travis
– Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
– Three Little Birds – Bob Marley
– Where Have You Been – Rhianna
– Have A Nice Day – Stereophonics (Looped)
– Dakota – Stereophonics
– America – Razorlight
– Golden Touch – Razorlight
– Old Pine – Ben Howard
– Break-Even – The Script
– Come On Get Higher
– You’re Not Alone – Mads Langer
– Better Together – Jack Johnson
– Fast Car – Tracy Chapman
– Talking About A Revolution – Tracy Chapman
– Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
– The Scientist – Coldplay
– Goldrush – Ed Sheeran
– Free Falling – John Mayer (Version)
– Say – John Mayer
– Atmosphere – John Mayer
– Christopher Street – Brian Kennedy
– Ye Jacobites – Robert Burns (Looped)
– Wish You Were Here – Pink Floyd
– Father And Son – Cat Stevens
– Jack And Diane – Joh Cougar Mellencamp
– Clarity – John Mayer
– All Along The Watchtower – Bob Dylan (Looped)
– Feeling Good –
– Someone Like You – Adele
– Don’t Stop Believing – Journey
– Home – Michael Buble
– Amazed – Lonestar
– Olivia – John Mayer
– Only Love – Ben Howard
– Everything Has Changed – Taylor Swift
– Time After Time – Cindy Lauper
– Are You Gonna Go My Way – Lenny Kravitz
– Little Things- One Direction
– With Or Without You – U2 (Looped)
– Sunday Bloody Sunday – U2
– Viva La Vida – Coldplay (Looped)
– Hounds Of Love – Kate Bush
– Space Oddity – David Bowie
– She Moves In Her Own Way – The Kooks
– Oh Well – Fleetwood Mac
– Big Love – Fleetwood Mac
– Landslide – Fleetwood Mac
– Black Horse And A Cherry Tree – Katie Tunstall (Looped)
– Fluorescent Adolescent – Arctic Monkeys
– Snap Out Of It – Arctic Monkeys
– Do I Wanna Know – Arctic Monkeys
– Tribute – Tenacious D
– Use Somebody – Kings Of Leon
– Your Sex Is On Fire – Kings Of Leon
– Whole Lotta Love – Led Zeppelin (Looped)
– Angel Dance – Robert Plant (Looped)
– Rainbow – Robert Plant (Looped)
– Hey Ho – The Lumineers
– Decode – Paramore
– Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus
– Let Her Go – Passenger
– My Girl – The Temptations
– Delilah – Tom Jones
– Iris – Goo Goo Dolls
– She Is Love – Parachute
– You’re Beautiful – James Blunt
– What Do You Mean – Justin Bieber
– Hallelujah- Jeff Buckley
– Get Up – James Brown
– Blackbird – The Beatles
– I Feel Good – James Brown
– Don’t Let Me Down – The Beatles
– Hound dog- Elvis Presley
– Ain’t Nobody – Chaka Khan
– Heartbreak Hotel – Elvis Presley
– Come Together – The Beatles
– We Can Work It Out – The Beatles
– Rocket Man – Elton John
– Two Ghosts – Harry Styles
– Personal Jesus – Depeche Mode
– Accidentally In Love – Counting Crows
– Roll To Me – Del Amitri
– A New England – Billy Bragg
– Waterfall – The Stone Roses
– Free Fallin’ – Tom Petty
– I won’t back down – Tom Petty
– Learning To Fly – Tom Petty
– Refugee – Tom Petty
– Pina Colada Song – Rupert Holmes
– Stayin’ Alive – The Bee Gee’s
– Faith – George Michael
– Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana
– Don’t look back in anger – Oasis
– Half the world away – Oasis
– Soulsbury hill – Peter Gabriel
– Naive – The Kooks
– Whole Of The Moon – the Waterboys
- Dancing In The Dark - Bruce Springsteen
- Get Back - The Beatles
- Jailhouse Rock - Elvis
- Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon
- Times Like These - Foo Fighters
- Lightning Bolt - Jake Bugg
- Desire - U2
- Angel Of Harlem - U2
- Grandmas Hands - Bill Withers]
- Come Together - The Beatles
- Slow Dancing In A Burning Room
- Fake Plastic Trees - Radiohead
- Creep - Radiohead
- Nothing Ever Happens - Del Amitri
- Babylon - David Grey
- Sail Away - David Grey
- Live Forever - Oasis
- Purple Rain - Prince
- The Boys Are Back In Town - Thin Lizzy
- Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes
- Gypsy - Fleetwood Mac
- Sing - Travis
- Fluorescent Adolescent - Arctic Monkeys
- Driftwood - Travis

Calum'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)£62.50
Up to 1 hour£200
Up to 2 hours£375
Up to 3 hours£500

Add-ons

Skype Consultation and 3 New Songs Learned
+£300
DJ set
+£300
Customer questions

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

That's no problem at all. Just get in touch and we can choose the best course of action

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

Yes as an add on I can provide a full DJ service on top of my performance

How much time do you need to set up?

Roughly between 1 hour to 1 and a half hours.

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

Yes this is very common and I like to play what the client has requested.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes everything I need I will bring. The only thing I will need is a single plug socket so I can run power from my systems.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes this can also be selected as an add on and I can learn specific pieces for you.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Clients love it when I get everyone involved singing and dancing it truly makes for a night you'll never forget.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Hundreds across the UK including Alexandra Palace, Mr. Wolfs, The Exchange etc...

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

John Mayer, U2, The 1975, Def Leppard,

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

I performed a private show for Led Zeppelin front man Robert Plant on his 65th birthday!
Musicianship
Genres:
Pop, Acoustic, Motown, Rock, Alternative rock, Classic rock, Hard rock, Indie, Pop rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Covers, Easy listening, Originals, 1980s era music, Christmas
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Concert, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve, Recording session
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Other skills:
Songwriter, Lyricist, Live looping
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