James Riley Band
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About James Riley Band
Folk, bluegrass & soul dynamos from South London, via Nashville Tennessee. We've toured the UK & the US mulitple times. At home on any stage
Public liability insurance of £1 million
We can perform outdoors
We own a PA system
Folk, Bluegrass, Country, Folk rock, Irish rock, Traditional English folk
HILLBILLY HIGHWAY - Steve Earle
FOLSOM PRISON BLUES - Johnny Cash
RUN ON FOR A LONG TIME - Blind Boys of Alabama
RED CLAY HALO - Gillian Welch
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL - Creedence Clearwater Revival
IDA RED - Hot Club of Cowtown
COUNTRY ROADS - John Denver
MY OKLAHOMA HOME - Bruce Springsteen
YOU NEVER CAN TELL - Chuck Berry
MAN OF CONSTANT SORROW - The Soggy Bottom Boys
WALKING IN MEMPHIS - Mark Cohn
BOYS OF SUMMER - Don Henley
JOLENE - Dolly Parton
THE GAMBLER - Kenny Rogers
WAGON WHEEL - Old Crow Medicine Show
GALWAY GIRL - Steve Earle
TEARS OF A CLOWN - Smokey Robinson & the Miracles
THE JOKER - Steve Miller
SUMMER'S COMIN' - Clint Black
HALFWAY DOWN - Patty Loveless
CAN'T EVEN GET THE BLUES - Reba McIntire
ALL THAT HEAVEN WILL ALLOW - The Mavericks
DON'T TOUCH MY HAT -Lyle Lovett
AMERICAN GIRL - Trisha Yearwood
WILLIN' - Little Feat
GUITAR TOWN - Steve Earle
FALLIN' & FLYIN' - Jeff Bridges
DOWNTOWN TRAIN - Mary Chapin Carpenter / Tom Waits
PRIVATE CONVERSATION - Lyle Lovett
CADILLAC JACK FAVOUR - Clint Black
SOMEDAY SOON - Judy Collins
IT JUST COMES NATURAL - George Strait
IF I HAD A BOAT - Lyle Lovett
WHAT A CRYING SHAME - The Mavericks
FLYING INTO LOS ANGELES - Arlo Guthrie
JESSE JAMES - Bruce Springsteen
I'LL FLY AWAY - Gillian Welch
What do your clients love most about your performances?
The thing we hear most often is that people love how quickly we're able to get a party going! We absolutely love playing this music, and I think that joy really communicates in our live show. We hope you're going to love it as much as we do!
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
We have played consistently as the House band at Blues Kitchen in Brixton for over 2 years, as well as countless smaller venues and festivals around the UK. From blues, to swinging soul we've got your Americana music needs covered.
Do you have different line-up options?
Our line-up is as follows: James: Vocals/Guitar Chris: Pedal Steel James: Fiddle/Vocals Tim: Upright Bass We sometimes play shows as a duo or 3 piece, depending on your requirements.
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
We always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let us know.
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
Absolutely. This is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for free. If you'd like a DJ service via our PA after the final set until the venue closes, we provide this for an additional £100
How much time do you need to set up?
We usually set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time. As soon as our PA is set up we can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live performance!
Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?
Our set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time. However, we're definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event.
Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?
Our PA system is included in your quote. We usually require a minimum of 8 x 8 square feet ground area to perform.
Can you learn song requests before the event?
If a song isn't included in our song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you. There is a fee of £40 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc.
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Up to 1 hour||£800|
|Up to 2 hours||£1000|
|Up to 3 hours||£1200|
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