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Elie Rees and James Delarre

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About Elie Rees and James Delarre

Established artists on the folk and singer songwriter scenes Elie and James play tunes, sing songs and play the odd barn dance.
Acoustic duo
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James Delarre and Elie Rees are a new and exciting pairing of accomplished musicians from two differing backgrounds. James is a very well known established figure in the folk music scene and regularly performs alongside the very top musicians of the genre, playing violin and mandolin he brings a superb understanding of melody and a great sympathy for the harmonic content of a song. An exciting and dynamic performer he is in high demand as a session musician and has lent his skills to many an artists album as well as music for film and television. Elie Rees has a fast growing reputation as a formidable songwriter and performer, her voice is full of emotion and passion and will deliver a song with considerable power and at times great tenderness. She is heavily involved in the Americana scene and has recently signed an album deal with Ginger Dog records to produce her debut solo album.  Together they have a thorough understanding of what makes a song work and will pass the lead roles between them throughout their performance. Their passion for the material and their desire to share this with the audience will leave you with a feeling of having witnessed something truly intimate and special. 

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
We own a PA system
Folk, Ceilidh, Country, Folk rock, Traditional English folk, Originals, Pop, Acoustic, Americana, Covers, Jazz
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve, Virtual event
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Song list

Crooked Road
Danny Boy
Leaving Eden
Spencer the Rover
Wagon Wheel
He's Fine
Devil Went Down to Georgia
Wild Rover
Searching For Lambs
Cruel Sisters
Cuckoos Nest
Hares on The Mountain
Roseville Fair
When First I came to Caledonia
Irish Washerwoman
Connaghmans Rambles
Harry Rag
Drowsy Maggie
Paddy on the Shore
Planxty Irwin
Dueling Banjos
Farewell to Whiskey
The Wise Maid
Yellow Ribbon


From customers:

Peter C, 2 years ago

Really enjoyable night, sensitive treatment of songs and great tunes too.

Hannah (, 2 years ago

We had James and Elie play us down the aisle with a special request and it was exactly what we asked for.