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Jade Thornton

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About Jade Thornton

I’ve been street performing and playing numerous gigs over the past 6 years, including shows in Norway. Perfect for all sorts of events!
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Jade Thornton is a 24 year old busker / singer-songwriter based just North of London. She has been singing since she can remember and started to learn guitar at the age of 14, after convincing her parents to get lessons. Song-writing was an obstacle for her to overcome, but went on to place top 10 in the country in the ‘Song Academy’s Young Songwriter’ competition with her song ‘Only Me’ in 2017 and took part in the 2017 Mayor of London’s ‘Busk in London’ competition. After completing her academic years, gaining qualifications in music performance and music technology, and trying various jobs, she decided to take the plunge and do music full time. In 2021, Jade was lucky enough to get two cover tracks on ITVs 'Love Island', amassing over 50,000 streams. She also released her debut studio EP titled ‘Pages’, which consists of 5 original songs and can be found on all major streaming platforms. Now you can find Jade frequently performing on the Souhtbank under the famous London Eye, and has even taken her music to Amsterdam, Norway and as of October 2022; South Korea, where she placed in the top 60 for the 1st Buskers World Cup!

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Jade Thornton's Reviews

From Encore customers:

Alice P
24 days ago
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5 out of 5

Absolutely perfect - such a great musician and a lovely person too!

Christine L
2 months ago
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5 out of 5

Despite Jade having to cancel due to illness, I can't thank her enough for going above and beyond and for being so kind and caring. Jade was amazing at keeping me informed. She did all the work involved in sourcing an excellent replacement and she spent time learning additional songs. I'm so sorry I didn't get to meet you Jade. I wish you a very happy and successful future.

Reply from Jade Thornton
2 months ago

This is so sweet, thank you Christine!❤️ all the best😊

Paulo P
4 months ago
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5 out of 5

Jade gave a great immersive performance with excellent vocals. Highly recommend and I will certainly book her again.

Anna G
6 months ago
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5 out of 5

Jade was brilliant - on time, really friendly and professional. Her singing and guitar playing was beautiful and everyone commented how amazing they found it! She made our wedding drinks reception even better :-) thanks Jade!! Anna & Cedric

Reply from Jade Thornton
6 months ago

Thank you so much for your kind words!🫶🏻

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Donna S
11 months ago, for a Private event in Milton Keynes
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5 out of 5

Jade played our garden party 20th May and was just perfect for what we needed. She created a relaxed vibe with her lovely mix of song choices and sounded wonderful despite being outside. All of our guests said how good she was. Thank you Jade

Jo T
1 year ago, for a Wedding in Wasing Park
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5 out of 5

Thank you, Jade, for playing such a beautiful set at our wedding; you created the most wonderful atmosphere following our ceremony. All of our guests absolutely loved listening to you and dancing along, from my beautiful nan to my two-year-old nephew! And a special thank you for adding the extra songs you kindly learned for us to your set list - our friends loved that special touch of hearing you play songs that mean so much to our friendship groups - we're so grateful, thank you!

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Jade Thornton's Song list

ABBA - Dancing Queen
ABBA - I have a Dream
ABBA - Knowing me Knowing you
ABBA - Mamma Mia
ABBA - Super Trouper
ABBA - Thank You For The Music
ABBA - The Winner Takes it All
ABBA - When I Kissed The Teacher
Adele - Someone Like You
Adele - To Make You Feel My Love
Adele - Hometown Glory
Aha - Take on Me
Alec Benjamin - Let me Down Slowly
Alicia Keys - No One
Amy Winehouse - Back to Black
Amy Winehouse - Rehab
Amy Winehouse - Valerie
Anne Marie - 2002
Arctic Monkeys - Do I Wanna Know
A Star is Born - Shallow
Avicii - Wake Me Up
Backstreet Boys - As Long As You Love Me
Ben E. King - Stand By Me
Ben Platt - Grow as We Go
Beyonce - Best Thing I Never Had
Beyonce - Halo
Beyonce - If I Were a Boy
Beyonce - XO (John Mayer version)
Billie Eilish - All the Good Girls Go to Hell
Billie Eilish - Ocean eyes
Billie Eilish - TV
Billiy Joel - She’s Always A Woman
Billy Joel - Piano Man
Bill Withers - Aint No Sunshine
Bill Withers - Just the Two of Us
Bill Withers - Lean on Me
Bonnie Raitt - I Cant Make you Love Me
Bruno Mars - Count on Me
Bruno Mars - Just The Way You Are
Bruno Mars - Marry You
Callum Scott - Dancing on my own
Callum Scott - You Are the Reason
Cat Burns - People Pleaser
Chaka khan - Aint nobody
Charli XCX - Boom Clap (Lennon & Maisie Version)
Cher - Believe
Cher - If I Could Turn Back Time
Chris Isaak - Wicked Game
Chris Stapleton - Tennessee Whiskey
Christina Perri - A Thousand Years
Cliff Richard - Congratulations
Coldplay - Hymn For The Weekend
Coldplay - Viva la vida
Coldplay - Fix You
Cookin' On 3 Burners - This Girl
Corrine Bailey Rae - Put Your Records On
Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
Cyndi Lauper - Time After Time
Dolly parton - Jolene
Doris day - Dream a Little Dream of Me
Doris Day - Que Sera Sera
Doris Day - You are My Sunshine
Dua Lipa - Don’t Start Now
Dua Lipa - New rules
Dua Lipa - Levitating
Ed Sheeran - Bad Habits
Ed Sheeran - Castle on the hill
Ed Sheeran - Give Me Love
Ed Sheeran - Hearts Don’t Break Around Here
Ed Sheeran - Perfect
Ed Sheeran - Sunburn
Ed Sheeran - Tenerife Sea
Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out loud
Ed Sheeran - Afterglow
Ellie Goulding - How Long Will I Love You
Ellie Goulding - Your Song
Elton John - Rocket Man
Elvis Presley - Cant help falling in love
Elvis Presley - Hound dog
Elvis Presley - Suspicious Minds
Eva Cassidy - Fields of gold
Fleetwood Mac - Dreams
Fleetwood Mac - Everywhere
Fleetwood Mac - Go Your Own Way
Fleetwood Mac - Songbird
Fleetwood Mac - The Chain
Franki Valli - Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You
Frank Sinatra - Fly Me to the Moon
Frank Sinatra - New York New York
Freya Ridings - Lost Without You
George michael - Careless Whisper
George Michael - Faith
George Ezra - Blame It On Me
George Ezra - Budapest
George Ezra - Hold My Girl
George Ezra - Shotgun
Gnarles Barkley - Crazy
Goo Goo Dolls - Iris
Harry Styles - Adore You
Harry Styles - As It Was
Harry Styles - Sweet Creature
Harry Styles - Watermelon Sugar
Jack Johnson - Better Together
Jake Bugg - Seen It All
Jake Bugg - Simple As This
James Arthur - Empty Space
James Morrison - You Give Me Something
Jason Mraz - I’m Yours
Johnny Cash - Ring of Fire
John Denver - Leaving On A Jetplane
John Denver - Take Me Home Country Roads
John Legend - A Good Night
John Legend - All Of Me
John Lennon - Imagine
Judy Garland - Somewhere over the rainbow
Kacey Musgraves - Butterflies
Kacey Musgraves - Slow Burn
Katrina and the Waves - Walking on Sunshine
Katy Perry - Teenage Dream
Keane - Somewhere only we know
Kings of Leon - Stormy Weather
Lauren Spencer-Smith - Fingers Crossed
Leonard cohen - Hallelujah
Lewis Capaldi - Before You Go
Lewis Capaldi - Forget Me
Lewis Capaldi - Pointless
Lewis Capaldi - Someone You Loved
Lucas Graham - Love Someone
Maroon 5 - She Will Be Loved
Maroon 5 - This Love
Mcfly - All About You
Mcfly - Obviously
Mcfly - Love Is Easy
Miley Cyrus - Flowers
Natasha Bedingfield - Unwritten
Natalie Imbruglia - Torn
Nat King Cole - L.O.V.E
Neil Diamond - Sweet caroline
Nina Simone - Feeling Good
Noah Kahan - All My Love
Noah Kahan - Dial Drunk
Noah Kahan - Everywhere Everything
Noah Kahan - Growing Sideways
Noah Kahan - Stick Season
Oasis - Don’t Look Back In Anger
Oasis - Half A World Away
Oasis - Champagne Supernova
Oasis - Wonderwall
One Direction - Night Changes
Outkast - Hey Ya
Paramore - Still Into You
Paramore - The Only Exception
Pharrell Williams - Happy
Prince - Purple Rain
Real Thing - You To Me are Everything
Ronan Keating - When You Say Nothing At All
Ruelle - I Get To Love You
Sam Fender - Hypersonic Missiles
Sam Fender - Seventeen Going Under
Sam Fender - Spit Of You
Shania Twain - Man I Feel Like A Woman
Shania Twain - Still The One
Shane Filan - Beautiful In White
Sixpence None The Richer - Kiss Me
Stevie Wonder - Isnt She Lovely
Stevie Wonder - Superstition
Taylor Swift - All Too Well
Taylor Swift - Anti Hero
Taylor Swift - Love Story
The Beatles - A Hard Days Night
The Beatles - Here Comes the Sun
The Beatles - Hey Jude
The Beatles - Let It Be
The Beatles - Love Me Do
The Beatles - With a little help from my friends
The Beatles - Yesterday
The Commodores - Three Times a Lady
The Cranberries - Zombie
The Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup
The Frey - How to Save a life
The Greatest Showman - A Million Dreams
The Greatest Showman - This Is Me
The Killers - Mr Brightside
The Lumineers - Hoy Hey
The Monkees - Day dream believer
The Monkees - I’m a Believer
The Pogues - Love You Til The End
The Proclaimers - I'm Gonna Be 500 Miles
The script - The Man Who Cant be Moved
The Script - Breakeven
The Temptations - My Girl
Tina Turner - Simply The Best (Mashup with Sweet Child of Mine)
TLC - Waterfalls
Tony Christie - Amarillo
Toploader - Dancing in the Moonlight
Tori Kelly - Dear No One
Toy Story - You’ve Got a Friend in Me
Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
Vera Lynn - We'll Meet Again
Years and Years - If You’re Over Me
Walk the Moon - Shut Up and Dance
Wheatus - Teenage Dirtbag
Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance with Somebody
A selection of original songs which can be included upon request.

Jade Thornton's Prices

Last updated: 2024

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)£175
Up to 1 hour£260
Up to 2 hours£340
Up to 3 hours£400
Drinks reception
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
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.
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. - 1 x 45 min performances as dinner is being served.


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2 extra songs learned
3 extra songs learned
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

The variety of my setlist always goes down a storm!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

My first paid gig was at Royal Sandhurst Academy; and the variation has been wide ever since. I have played at various pubs, beautiful wedding venues and even above the Arts Theatre in London and the Theatre Cafe.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

I’d be lying if I said Ed Sheeran didn’t influence my career! Many others have influenced along the way, including Tory Kelly, Dodie, Maisie Peters and more generally; the genre of musical theatre.

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

I would say either Royal Sandhurst or the Theatre Cafe. I’ve also been interviewed on BBC Radio London and had 2 tracks featured on Love Island 2021. As of 2023, I have also played at both the Old Park Lane and Piccadilly Hard Rock Cafes.

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

That is no problem at all. All I ask is that you try and give me notice, but I am usually quite flexible!

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

I can provide an instrumental playlist through my amp between sets!

How much time do you need to set up?

Around 20 minutes is required to set up; my setup is very contained.

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

Sure! I can either select some that I think would fit to your event, or you can pick any from my setlist! I will not be offended if you tell me which ones you don't want me to play either!

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Everything required is provided by me!

Can you learn song requests before the event?

I can learn two songs for free for you (most popular for first dances or aisle entrances) but anything extra will be £20 each.
Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Pop rock
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