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About Ellen

London based solo pop & folk singer and guitarist. I do current and classic covers for an upbeat, formal, relaxed or party atmosphere!
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I'm Ellen, and I'm a London based events musician specialising in Pop/Folk acoustic covers of current chart songs all the way through to 80s classics, from artists like Dua Lipa, George Ezra and Ed Sheeran through to Oasis, Whitney Houston and Cher. I have over 10 years of experience providing live music for wedding ceremonies and receptions, in addition to parties, corporate and private events, having played at events for the likes of Virgin Media, O2 and RBS. I also provide live music for pubs and bars, restaurants, hotels (including the Penta Hotels and Crowne Plaza Hotels), festivals (including British Summer Time Hyde Park), and other prestigious venues (including Royal Festival Hall, Hackney Empire and Fairfield Halls). I am super flexible depending on the atmosphere you are looking to create for your event, whether that's for your wedding ceremony, relaxed background music for drinks or dinner, or an upbeat party atmosphere to get your guests up and dancing! Having travelled across the country over the last 8 years, I have significant experience playing for these types of events and more, including proposals and bespoke surprise events, all the way through to army barracks and rugby club parties! I love to create a bespoke and unique experience for you and your event. Other accolades include MTV Cover of the Month winner and over 100,000 streams on debut single Going Under. My covers have been publicly recognised and shared by the likes of Anne-Marie, Dua Lipa, Louisa Johnson, Danny Jones (McFly) and Stefflon Don. I am a soloist including singing and guitar, and provide a full PA system adaptable to both large and small venues, unless the venue has their own. I also take special requests for no extra charge, for example if there is a special song(s) you want to be played for your first dance or birthday party, please specify this in your message! If you would like to book me for an upcoming event on Encore, please request a call or send a message with any details/budget for my availability and a quote. My current song list & example set lists are also available upon request. Thank you!

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Ellen's Reviews

From Encore customers:

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Samantha W
25 days ago
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5 out of 5

The Best Night Ever, Thanks to Ellen! Absolutely everyone loved her and we had guests of all ages. She was super professional from the very moment we began liaising via email and when I met her, she was an even bigger gem. I couldn't have asked for any better, her voice is just beautiful and her kind nature really set me at ease. I would highly recommend, I have had so many people reach out for her details. Thank you in abundance Ellen, you made my sisters birthday and everyones night!

Reply from Ellen
25 days ago

Thank you so much Samantha! That really means a lot and I’m so pleased you all had a great night - it was an absolute pleasure and so much fun!!

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Waz M
1 month ago
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5 out of 5

What can I say ! She made the party amazing voice and true star Ellen you left everyone wanting more will definitely use you again and recommend her to everyone

Reply from Ellen
1 month ago

Thank you Waz! I had such a great time, thanks again for having me and glad you had a brilliant night!

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Tom M
8 months ago
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5 out of 5

Ellen played for a wedding for a client of mine. It was a last minute booking but she was prompt with responding and great with communication. Ellen was exactly what we were after, very profesional, fantastic singer and just the right vibe for the first part of the day. would highly reccommend and wouldnt hesitate to use again for future events. Thanks Ellen!

Reply from Ellen
8 months ago

Thanks so much Tom - glad everyone enjoyed it and thanks for having me!

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Red J
9 months ago
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5 out of 5

Ellen performed at our evening event in June. She was extremely professional, arrived and set up in good time. She had selected a great range of music and her performance was excellent. We had loads of great comments from our guests and the the whole experience was very positive. Highly recommended.

Reply from Ellen
8 months ago

Thanks so much Red! It was a wonderful event and I'm pleased everyone enjoyed the music. Thank you very much for having me!

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Henry M
3 months ago, for a Private event in Maidstone
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5 out of 5

Ellen is amazing! She was very professional, and kind and helpful in accommodating my requests. And her voice is just amazing! I'm so impressed and would definitely recommend her!

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Kurtis J
4 months ago, for a Wedding in Bramley
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5 out of 5

Ellen was honestly amazing, and we were so grateful to have her join us! Everyone was raving about how great she was too!!!

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Ellen's Song list

Example song list:
10:35 – Tiesto & Tate McRae
2002 - Anne-Marie
7 Rings – Ariana Grande
A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
Africa - Toto
All I Am – Jess Glynne
All Night Long – Lionel Richie
All of Me – John Legend
All These Nights – Tom Grennan
American Boy – Estelle
Angels – Robbie Williams
Anywhere - Rita Ora
As It Was – Harry Styles
Attention - Charlie Puth
Baby – Clean Bandit
Bad Guy – Billie Eilish
Bad Habits – Ed Sheeran
Believe – Cher
Better Half Of Me – Tom Walker
Blank Space – Taylor Swift
Body – Loud Luxury feat Brando
Breaking Me – A7S
Breathe - Jax Jones
Cake by the Ocean – DNCE
Came Here For Love - Sigala
Can’t Feel My Face – The Weeknd
Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley
Cheap Thrills – Sia
Ciao Adios - Anne-Marie
Circles – Post Malone
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Creep – Radiohead
Cruel Summer – Taylor Swift
Dance Monkey – Tones and I
Dancing On My Own - Robyn
Decline - Raye
Desire – Years & Years
Disconnect – Becky Hill
Don’t Look Back in Anger – Oasis
Don't Start Now - Dua Lipa
Eastside – benny blanco, Halsey, Khalid
Elastic Heart – Sia
Everywhere – Fleetwood Mac
Feather – Sabrina Carpenter
Feel It Still - Portugal. The Man
Flowers – Miley Cyrus
For You - Rita Ora and Liam Payne
Freed From Desire – Gala
FRIENDS - Marshmallow & Anne-Marie
Galway Girl - Ed Sheehan
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper
Hallelujah – Jeff Buckley
Havana - Camilla Cabello
Heaven Is A Place On Earth – Belinda Carlisle
How Does It Feel – Tom Grennan
I Don’t Care – Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber
I Wanna Be Like You - The Jungle Book
I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston
I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
If You’re Over Me - Years & Years
Into You - Ariana Grande
Iris – The Goo Goo Dolls
Is That Alright? – Lady Gaga
Issues - Julia Michaels
Jolene – Dolly Parton
Just The Two Of Us - Grover Washington
Just You and I – Tom Walker
Levitating - Dua Lipa
Lose Control – Becky Hill
Love Story - Taylor Swift
Lover – Taylor Swift
Lullaby – Paloma Faith
Lush Life - Zara Larsson
Melody – Sigala
Midnight Sky – Miley Cyrus
New Rules - Dua Lipa
No Scrubs - TLC
Nothing Breaks Like a Heart – Miley Cyrus
One Dance – Drake
Over and Over Again – Nathan Sykes
Overpass Graffiti – Ed Sheeran
Padam Padam - Kylie Minogue
Paradise - George Ezra
Perfect – Ed Sheeran
Promises – Calvin Harris, Sam Smith
Radioactive – Imagine Dragons
Rhythm Of The Night – Corona
Ring Of Fire – Jonny Cash
Ring Ring – Jax Jones, Mabel
Riptide - Vance Joy
Rise – Jonas Blue
Ruin My Life – Zara Larsson
Say So – Doja Cat
Sea Of Love – Phil Collins, Jonny Cash
Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
Shape of You - Ed Sheeran
She Will Be Loved - Maroon 5
Shotgun – George Ezra
Slow Hands – Niall Horan
Small Bones – The Courteeners
Somebody That I Used To Know – Gotye
Something Just Like This – Coldplay and The Chainsmokers
Stick Season – Noah Kahan
Strangers - Sigrid
Sucker For You – The Jonas Brothers
Sweet But Psycho – Ava Max
Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
Sweet Dreams – Eurythmics
Symphony – Clean Bandit and Anne-Marie
Take Me To Church - Hozier
Teenage Dream – Katy Perry
Thank U Next – Ariana Grande
The Middle - Zedd and Grey
These Days - Rudimental ft Jess Glynn
This Love – Maroon 5
Too Good at Goodbyes - Sam Smith
Toxic - Britney Spears
Unhealthy - Anne-Marie & Shania Twain
Watermelon Sugar - Harry Styles
Wish You Well – Sigala & Becky Hill
Wolves - Selena Gomez
Wonderwall – Oasis
Yellow – Coldplay
You & Me Song – The Wannadies
You Don’t Know Me - Jax Jones
Your Song – Elton John
Christmas:
All I Want For Christmas Is You
Hallelujah
It’s the Most Wonderful Time
Last Christmas
Let It Snow
Mistletoe
One More Sleep
Rockin Around The Christmas Tree
Santa Baby
Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Santa Tell Me
Snowman
Underneath The Tree
White Christmas

Ellen'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)£200
Up to 1 hour£250
Up to 2 hours£275
Up to 3 hours£300
Packages
Wedding ceremony
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
£300
Drinks reception
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
£380
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception
- Music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. - 2 x 45 min performances at the drinks reception.
£500
Customer questions

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

I always do my best to be as flexible as I can, so if timings change slightly in the run up to the event, even on the day of, just let me know. My timings always have some flexibility to make sure your event runs as smoothly as possible!

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

Yes, definitely. I always provide a playlist between sets unless specified otherwise, and can also provide this before or after the final set.

How much time do you need to set up?

I normally set up an hour prior to performance start time, just to make sure everything runs smoothly. However, I can be flexible with this as set up takes approximately 20 minutes, and set up earlier or later depending on the event!

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

Absolutely. It's important to me that my performance is bespoke and tailored to you, so I craft a unique set list for every gig based on your needs. There are some songs that I know work well to ensure everyone has a good time, but if there are any songs on my list that you particularly like then please let me know and I will make sure these are worked in!

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, I’ve got a full PA system with everything I need to perform that’s adaptable to both small and large venues. Everything is PAT tested, and I can provide any certificates if needed.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes, definitely. Included in all of my quotes are up to 5 new song requests that you'd like me to learn before the event (this is subject to the time between booking confirmation and the event). I like to make sure that every performance is bespoke and unique to you and your event, so please let me know upon booking if you have any requests.
Musicianship
Genres:
Acoustic, Folk, Pop, Ambient pop, Covers, Top 40
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Event types:
Bar / Club / Venue event, Wedding, Virtual event, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve, Recording session
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Other skills:
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