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About Georgia

Performing her upbeat soulful interpretations of everything from pop, and RnB to rock and country classics with a focus on crowd interaction
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'Armed with a voice that ranges from soft and sweet to a southern soul rasp all in the same verse' - The Leeds Debacle (2013)'. Unique... Performing her upbeat soulful interpretations of everything from Pop and RnB/Garage to Indie Rock and Country classics, Georgia is guaranteed to make you feel good! With her unique vocal stylings and use of her vocal harmony and loop pedal, she really makes popular songs her own and loves to keep audiences guessing. Past gig highlights have included leading a Beatle Singalong during a Manchester couples wedding breakfast (they were a fun bunch!). As well as working on the Carribbean Princess ship as her Cajon Duo where they worked with a Californian couple to orchestrate a beautiful wedding proposal during their show. Singalongs? Check. Fancy a dance? Check... Georgia particularly enjoys performing with a focus on crowd interaction, leaving audiences feeling energised, positive and always wanting more when the last set is over. If something low key is more your style, that's also not a problem, Georgia has years of experience providing musical ambience at restaurants, 5* hotels and wedding receptions. Versatile... Georgia has years of experience both entertaining large crowds and performing in more intimate settings. Past performances have included the main stage of The Gibraltar Music Festival and Live At Leeds 2012 as well as, most notably, performing to Tom Jones, Jessie J, Will.I.Am and Danny O'Donaghue on BBC's The Voice. Not a one trick pony, her vocal abilities see her performing every style thrown at her, not forgetting song requests on the day. Special requests.. A multi instrumentalist, Georgia is able to add an extra sparkle to your wedding day or private event by playing songs acoustically on guitar or, if you fancy something a little different, she can play your chosen song on the piano (see video of 'You got the love'). Georgia is also committed to ensuring clients have as much or as little control as they'd like over her set list on the day. Be it writing your own set list from her extensive song list, or, leaving it up to Georgia to choose! It's up to you. Fancy a little more rhythm or even another guitarist? Georgia can play in various set ups such as solo, duo, trio and even full 5 piece band.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform with backing tracks
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Encore awards
Lightning fast responses
4th Encoreversary
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Booked for 10 Encore gigs!
Pop, Acoustic, R&B, Motown, Soul, Covers, Top 40, Christmas, Rock, Britpop, Disco, Funk, Pop rock
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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, Recording session, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Live looping, Instrumental teaching, Singing teaching, Community music worker, Songwriter, Lyricist
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Song list

Arctic Monkeys – I Bet That You Look Good On The Dancefloor
Adele – All I Ask
Adele – Hello
Adele – Hometown Glory
Adele – Make You Feel My Love
Adele – Rumour Has It
Adele – Set Fire To The Rain
Adele – Send My Love To Your New Lover
Adele – Someone Like You
Adele- Rolling In The Deep
Alanis Morissette - Ironic
Alicia Keys - If I Aint Got You
Alicia Keys - Not even the king
AlunaGeorge - You Know You Like It
Amy Winehouse - Love is a losing game
Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
Amy Winehouse – Our Day Will Come
Amy Winehouse – Stronger Than Me
Amy Winehouse - Valerie
Amy Winehouse – Rehab
The Animals – House of the rising sun
Artful Dodger – Please Don’t Turn Me On
Ariana Grande ft Nicki Minaj – Side To Side
Ariana Grande - God Is A Woman
Arctic Monkeys - Mardy Bum
Aretha Franklin – I Say A Little Prayer
Atomic Kitten - Eternal flame
Avicii – Wake Me Up
Barry White – You’re The First The Last My Everything
Basement Jaxx - Red Alert
Basement Jaxx - Romeo
Bastille – Pompeii
Be my baby – The Ronettes
Beatfreakz – Somebody’s Watching Me
Beyoncé - Love on top
Beyoncé – XO
Beyoncé – Hold Up
Bill Withers – Lovely Day
Billy Joel - Just the way you are
Bing Crosby – White Christmas
Birdy – Wings
Black Street - No Diggity
Blink 182 – All The Small Things
Blu Catrell ft Sean Paul - Breathe
Blondie - Heart of glass
Bob Dylan - Don't think twice its alright
Bob Dylan Boots Of Spanish Leather
Bob Dylan - Blowin in the wind
Bob Dylan – It Aint Me Babe
Bob Dylan – Knocking on heavens door
Bob Marley - Is This Love
Bob Marley - Wait in vein
Bob Marley – One Love
Bob Marley – 3 little birds
Britney Spears - Toxic
Bruce Springsteen - Dancing in the dark
Bruno Mars - Grenade
Bruno Mars - Just the way you are
Bruno mars - Marry you
Bruno Mars -Runaway Baby
Bruno Mars – Locked out of heaven
Bruno mars & BOB – Nothin’ on you
Bruno Mars ft Travis McCoy – Billionaire
Bryan Adams - Summer of 69
The Barenaked Ladies – Odds Are
The Beatles – Come Together
The Beatles – Hey Jude
The Beatles – In My Life
The Beatles – Help
The Beatles – Lady Madonna
The Beatles – Let It Be
The Beatles – Twist n Shout
Calvin Harris ft Florence Welch - Sweet nothing
Calvin Harris/Pharell/Katy Perry - Feels
Candi Staton – Young Hearts Run Free
Cee Lo Green - Forget You
Chic - Le Freak
Chic - Good Times
Chris Brown – Fine China
Christina Aguilera – Genie In A Bottle
Christina Aguilera – Beautiful
Christina Perrie – A Thousand Years
The Chainsmokers - Closer
Chakakhan - Aint Nobody
Chakakhan – I feel for you
Chris Isaak – Wicked Game
Clean Bandit - Rather Be
Clean Bandi – Rockabye
Coldplay- Adventure of a lifetime
Coldplay - Paradise
Coldplay – Yellow
Corinne Bailey Rae – Put Your Records On
The Courteeners – Not Nineteen Forever
The Civil Wars – I’ve Got This Friend
Craig David – Fill Me In
Cyndi Lauper – Time After Time
Daft Punk - Get lucky
Daniel Bedingfield – Gotta Get Thru This
Daniel Bedingfield – If You’re Not The One
Daniel Merriweather – Red
David Bowie – Lets Dance
David Bowie - Starman
Des’ree – Kissing You
Des’re – You Gotta Be
Destiny’s Child – Say My Name
Diana Ross - Upside Down
Dionne Warrick – Walk On By
Disclosure ft Sam Smith - Latch
Disclosure ft Sash Keable - Voices
Discolsure ft Alunageorge - White noise
DNCE – Cake By The Ocean
Donna Summer – Hot Stuff
Drake – Hold On We’re Going Home
Drake – One Dance
Dolly Parton - Jolene
Dolly Parton – 9 to 5
Dua Lipa - New Rules
Duffy - Mercy
Duke Dumont ft AME - Need you 100%
Dusty Springfield – Son Of A Preacher Man
The Doors – Light My Fire
The Doors – People Are Strange
Ed Sheeran - A team
Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
Ed Sheeran – Shape of You
Ertha Kitt – Santa Baby
Ella Eyre - Comeback
Ellie Goulding – Burn
Ellie Goulding – Guns n Horses
Ellie Goulding – How Long Will I Love You
Ellie Goulding – Love Me Like You Do
Ellie Goulding – On My Mind
Emeli Sande - Next to me
Emeli Sande - Read All About It
Emily King – The Switch
Estelle - American Boy
Etta James – At Last
Etta James – I’d rather go blind
Eva Cassidy – Somewhere Over The Rainbow
Eva Cassidy - Songbird
Fleetwood Mac – Everywhere
Fleetwood Mac – Go Your Own Way
Florence and the machine - Cosmic Love
Florence and the machine - Dog Days are over
Florence and the machine - You got the love
Florence and the machine – Seven Devils
Frank Sinatra - The way you look tonight
Frank Sinatra - Fly me to the moon
The Foundations – Build Me Up Buttercup
Foo Fighters - Everlong
Foo Fighters - My Hero
Foster the people - Pumped up kicks
Fountains Of Wayne – Stacy’s Mum
Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks
Gabrielle Aplin - Power of love
Gabriella Cilmi – Warm This Winter
George Ezra - Blame it on me
George Ezra – Budapest
George Michael – Careless Whisper
George Michael – Fast Love
Genesis – Home by the sea
Girls Aloud - Love machine
Gnarls Barkley - Crazy
Goo Goo Dolls – Iris
Gotye ft Kimbra - Somedoby That I Used To Know
Green Day – American Idiot
Green Day – Basket Case
Green Day – Holiday
Green Day – Time Of Your Life
Guns n Roses – Sweet Child Of Mine
Haim - Falling
H.E.R - Hard Place
H.E.R - Focus
Hozier – Jackie and Wilson
Imagine Dragons - Radioactive
Inner City – Good Life
Israel - Somewhere over the rainbow
Jack Johnson - Better Together
Jackson 5 – Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
James Arthur - you’re nobody till somebody loves you
James Arthur – Say You Wont Let Go
James Bay – Hold Back The River
James Bay – Let It Go
Jamie Lawson - I Wasn’t Expecting That
James Vincent Mcmorrow - Higher Love
Janis Joplin – Me and bobby mcgee
Janis Joplin – Piece of my heart
Jason Mraz - I won’t Give Up
Jason Mraz - Lucky
Jason Mraz -I’m Yours
Jax Jones – You Don’t Know Me
Jeff Buckley – Halleluiah
Jefferson Airplane – Somebody to Love
Jermaine Stewart - We don't have to take our clothes off
Jessie J - Do it like a dude
Jessie J - It’s My Party
Jessie J - Price Tag
Jessie Ware - Alone
Jessie Ware - Running
JoJo – Mad Love
Johnny Cash – Jackson
John Denver - Country Roads
John Denver - Take Me Home
John Denver – Annies Song
John Denver – Leaving on a jet plane
John Legend - All of me
John Legend – Ordinary People
John Lennon – Imagine
Joni Mitchell – Big Yellow Taxi
Joss Stone – Fell In Love With A Boy
Joy Division – Love Will Tear Us Apart
Justin Bieber – Boyfriend
Justin Bieber – Love Yourself
Justin Bieber – Sorry
Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop The Feeling
Justin Timberlake – Cry Me A River
Justin Timberlake - Mirrors
Justin Timberlake – Senorita
Justin Timberlake - Suit and tie
Johnny Cash – Jackson
Johnny Cash – Ring Of Fire
John Mayer - Why Georgia
John Mayer – Your Body is a Wonderland
Journey - Don’t Stop Believing
The Jam – English Rose
The Jam – That’s Entertainment
Katy Perry - Roar
Katy Perry – Chained To The Rhythm
Katy Perry – Last Friday Night (TGIF)
Katy Perry - Teenage Dream
Katie Melua – The Closest Thing To Crazy
Kings of Leon - On Call
Kings of Leon – Be Somebody
Kings of Leon – Sex On Fire
Korn – Freak On A Leash
KT Tunstall – Black Horse & A Cherry Tree
The killers - Mr. Brightside
The Kinks – All Day And All Of The Night
The kinks -Sunny Afternoon
The Kinks – The Village Green Preservation Society
The Kinks – Waterloo Sunset
The Kooks – Naïve
The Kooks – Seaside
Lady Antebellum - Need you now
Lady Gaga – Applause
Lady Gaga – Allejandro
Lady Gaga- Born This Way
Lady Gaga- Edge of glor
Lady Gaga – You and I
Lady Gaga – Bad Romance
Lady Gaga – Million Reasons
Lady Gaga ft Beyoncé - Telephone
Lana Del Rey - Summertime sadness
Lana Del Rey - Will you still love me
Lauryn Hill – Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You
Leonard Cohen – Halleluiah
Leonard Skynard – Sweet Home Alabama
Lily Allen – Hard Out Here
Lily Allen - Smile
Lionel Richie – All Night Long
Little Mix – Black Magic
Little Mix - Touch
Lorde – Royals
Luther Vandross – Never Too Much
Madness – It Must Be Love
Maroon 5 - Sugar
Madonna - Like a virgin
Magic! - Rude
Major Lazer Ft Mø – Lean On
Mary Mary - Shackles
Mariah Carey – I don’t Want A Lot For Christmas
Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk
Martha and The Vandellas - Heatwave
Marvin Gaye – Aint No Mountain High Enough
Maroon 5 - Sunday morning
Maroon 5 – This Love
Matchbox Twenty – Time After Time
Meghan Trainor – All About That Bass
Meghan Trainor – Dear Future Husband
Meghan Trainor – No
Michael Jackson – Pretty Young Thing – P.Y.T
Michael Jackson – Rock With You
Michael Jackson – Thriller
Miranda Lambert – Oaklahoma Sky
Moloko – Sing It Back
The Monkees – I’m a believer
Nelly Furtado – I’m Like A Bird
Neiked - Sexual
Niall Horan - Slow Hands
Nirvana – Come As You Are
Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit
No Doubt – Don’t Speak
No Doubt - Underneath it all
The Noisettes - Never Forget You
Oasis - Don't look back in anger
Oasis – Songbird
Oasis - Whatever
Oasis - Wonderwall
Of Monsters and Men - Little Talks
Omi - Cheerleader
One Direction - History
One Direction - You don't know you're beautiful
Otis Reading - Sitting on the dock of the bay
Outkast – Draculas Wedding
Paolo Nutini - Loving you
Paolo Nutini - Pencil Full Of Lead
Paolo Nutini Candy
Paul Simon – You Can Call Me Al
Paramore – The Only Exception
Passenger – Let Her Go
Patsy Cline – Crazy
Peggy Lee - Fever
Peter Andre – Mysterious Girl
Pharrell Williams - Happy
Pink - Raise your glass
Portishead – Glory Box
Portishead / Allesia Cara (mash up) –Glory Box / Here
Prince – Kiss
Prince – Purple Rain
Prince - 1999
Razorlight – In the morning
Red Hot Chilli Peppers - Scar Tissue
Roberta Flack – The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Roberta Flack / The Fugees – Killing Me Softly
Rolling Stones – Gimme Shelter
Ronan Keating - when you say nothing atall
Rihanna - Man down
Rihanna - We Found Love
Rihanna – Disturbia
R Kelly – Ignition (Remix)
The Reflections – Just Like Romeo & Juliet
The Rembrants – I’ll Be There For You (Friend’s Theme tune)
Sam Smith - I'm not the only one
Sean Kingston - Beautiful Girls
Selena Gomez – Bad Liar
Shawn Mendes – Stiches
Shania twain - Man I feel like a woman
Shawn Mendes – Treat You Better
Six Pence None The Richer – Kiss Me
Sia - Chandeleir
Sister Sledge - Lost in Music
Sister Sledge – Thinking Of You
Simply Red – Holding Back The Years
Simply Red - Sunrise
Smokey Robinson – Tracks Of My Tears
Spice Girls – 2 become 1
Sweet Female Attitude – Flowers
Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars
Soft Cell – Tainted Love
Stereophonics - Dakota
Stevie Wonder - Isn’t She Lovely
Stevie Wonder – Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Stevie Wonder – Master Blaster / Jammin’
Sting – Fields Of Gold
The Smiths – This Charming Man
The Specials - Ghost Town
The Specials - Message to you Rudy
The Supremes - Baby Love
The Supremes – Can’t Hurry Love
The Supremes – Stop in the name of love
Taylor Swift – Shake It Off
Take That - Rule The World
Talking Heads – Psycho Killer
The Temptations – My Girl
TLC – No Scrubs
TLC - Waterfalls
Tom Odell - Real Love
Toploader – Dancing In The Moonlight
Tracy Chapman – Baby Can I Hold you
Tracy Chapman – Fast Car
Tweet – Oops Oh My
U2 – Sunday Bloody Sunday
U2 – With Our Without You
UB40 - Can’t Help Falling In Love With You
UB40 - Kingston Town
UB40 – Red Red Wine
Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl
Vance Joy – Riptide
Walk The Moon – Shut Up And Dance
Wham! – Last Christmas
Whitney Houston - I wanna dance with somebody
Womack & Womack - Teardrops
The Weekend – I Can’t Feel My Face
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Heads Will Roll
Years & Years - King
The XX – Angels
Zara Larson - Lush life
Customer questions

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

That is no problem, feel free to let me know and if I am able to change my set times I will! I always try to be flexible so if the change of time doesn't affect another booking we will be able to amend.

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


How much time do you need to set up?

30 minutes but I always arrive 1 hour before start time to be sure.

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

I have a song list of near 500 songs, you can highlight your favorites from it to create sets no problem.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes I do. The only thing I do not own is lighting, however this can be hired for an extra cost.

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Yes I can, I can learn up to 3 free of charge however any extra will incur a small fee.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Clients love my ability to adapt to the needs of the audience or venue. If what you are looking for is someone to get the party started, I have no qualms at getting people involved with crowd interaction and getting them up to dance. At the same time, if you're booking a musician to create a chilled out ambience in the room I am also able to do this.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

I have performed at various festivals including Live At Leeds, The Gibraltar Music Festival and Beacons. Venues I have performed at include Leeds College of Music, The Hideaway Jazz Club and Ronnie Scotts.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Amy Winehouse, Bob Dylan, Laura Marling and Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

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

I supported Mica Paris at The Hideaway Jazz Club in Streatham, London. I also appeared on UK's The Voice in front of Jessie J, Tom Jones, Danny from The Script and Will I Am.


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Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£160
Up to 1 hour£225
Up to 2 hours£350
Up to 3 hours£410
Wedding ceremony
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave.
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Dinner
- 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. - 2 x 45 min performances as dinner is being served.
Full wedding day SOLO+DUO
In the event that you may require a full day of entertainment, including the following: -Wedding ceremony (as guests sit & during ceremony & exit song) - 2 x 45 minute sets during the drinks reception (Georgia Solo) - 2 x45 minute sets during or following the wedding breakfast (Duo with Louis on percussion/cajon) - To finish , DJ Package for up to 3 hours. -Disco lights and extra PA hire costs
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Rob B, 1 month ago

We booked Georgia to perform two 45 minute sets at our Wedding last weekend. She was absolutely fantastic! Georgia has a great song selection to choose from - it was hard to decide our final set lists! She even learnt a few songs that weren't on her playlist which was awesome. Our only regret was that we didn't ask her to perform for longer! Would highly recommend to anyone. Thank you Georgia for making our day so special :)

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Ms R, 5 months ago

Georgia and Louis were absolutely amazing!! I hired them for a friend's birthday BBQ and they really made the day special They have a great song list and were super flexible in doing songs perfect for my pal. Though I was really disorganised and didn't pick songs until 2 days before, they played everything perfectly and brought a brilliant summer party vibe to the day. Highly recommend!

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Sara D, 7 months ago

Georgia was brilliant - wonderful voice, engaging and accommodating of all of our event asks. Just outstanding. I can't wait to book an event with her again.

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Louise R, 1 year ago

Georgia and Lois played brilliantly. Tremendous singing and guitar playing.

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Nick R, 1 month ago

I cannot recommend Georgia enough, she made my party!! Her whole style and how she sang all of the songs was stunning, I cannot stop re watching all of the videos of her from the day. Georgia gave us a list of songs to choose from beforehand and she sang them throughout her set. They all sounded beautiful and all the guests commented on how amazing Georgia was. My only regret of the day is that I couldn’t sit down and watch every minute of her performance to soak it up. My party was due to go ahead two years ago but due to a family bereavement it didn’t so this was a long time in the making and definitely worth the wait. Georgia definitely ticked all our boxes and we would highly recommend her :)

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Simon A, 4 months ago

We booked Georgia to provide entertainment for a 50th birthday celebration in the private dining room of the Waterside Inn in Bray. She delivered the perfect balance between background music whilst we were eating, but then wonderfully ‘cranked it up’ after dinner - to the point we were all on a our feet dancing and singing along within her. She’s a very talented musician & performer.

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